Thousand Oaks Apartments for Rent
Situated on the north side of the charming coastal city of Pensacola, Florida is a mid-sized residential community known as Thousand Oaks. This Florida neighborhood is just east of Chemstrand Road, surrounded by the communities of Dueling Oaks, Turner’s Meadow, Clear Creek Farm, Ashland Park and Highland Downs. It is part of the 32514 zip code and within Escambia County.
Approximately 140 predominately residential home sites make up this nieghborhood, which is dominated by Fleming Drive. Other streets include Thousand Oaks Drive, Thousand Oaks Court, Haven Wood Road, Springmier Place and Fleming Circle. Homes in a mix of sizes and architectural styles were built, and most are quite spacious and well-maintained. Most lots offer some mature shade trees, and many also feature backyard swimming pools.
One of the major attractions near the Thousand Oaks community is the University of West Florida, the city’s most prominent institution of higher learning. Proximity to its campus makes Thousand Oaks convenient for university students, faculty, and staff.
Another attraction near Thousand Oaks is Ashton Brosnahm Park, a mid-sized park within one-half mile to the southwest. This park is primarily used for soccer, football, baseball and softball, with numerous playing fields to accommodate a variety of field sports.
For local shopping and dining, neighborhood residents travel a few miles southwest to Nine Mile Square and Lowe’s Shopping Center. These small retail spaces feature several specialty shops and eateries.
Other options within a few miles of home include a supermarket, a Wal-Mart Supercenter and a movie theater for family entertainment. For major shopping trips, University Mall and Cordova Mall are two of the city’s largest retail centers. Several major medical centers and the Pensacola Regional Airport are also within a short drive to the south, closer to the downtown area.