20 apartments for rent in Scenic Heights, Pensacola, FL
The comfortable brick ranch homes of Scenic Heights look out over well-tended lawns. As an established area, large trees shade the sidewalks, making for pleasant walks to the nearby park. This is a convenient area, sitting close to shopping, entertainment, and great scenery along the bluffs overlooking Escambia Bay.
Scenic Heights is bound by Langley Avenue, Greenwood Lane, Whispering Pines Drive, and Keystone Road. Hitzman Optimist Park is across the street, and Pensacola Regional Airport is close by.
The 16-acre Hitzman Optimist Park has athletic fields, a covered shelter, and playground equipment. There is a YMCA in the park as well, making it a convenient family destination. The YMCA has facilities for fitness, an outdoor pool, swimming lessons, and programs for children like daycare and summer camps. There are three other parks close by.
Also close to Scenic Heights is Cordova Mall, which provides shopping, entertainment, and restaurants. This mall has several national department stores, upscale stores such as Ann Taylor Loft, and a wide range of specialty stores. Entertainment in the mall area includes Cordova Lanes Bowling Center and Rave Motion Pictures Bayou 15.
This is also a convenient neighborhood for anyone pursuing higher education. Pensacola State College is about three miles from Scenic Heights, and the University of West Florida is only a bit farther, about seven miles.
More recreational sites are within a 30-minute drive and include the white sand beaches of Pensacola Beach and Santa Rosa Island. History buffs will find the forts along the Gulf provide a chance to explore sites dating back 400 years or more.