20 apartments for rent in Weatherwood West, Pensacola, FL
With its quiet, tree-lined streets and acres of surrounding woods, the community of Weatherwood West offers its residents a peaceful place to call home. Many homes in this serene neighborhood look out over lush forest land.
Weatherwood West is located in zip code 32506 in Escambia County. The community is bounded by Esther Street on the north, North 69th Avenue on the east, and Weatherwood Drive on the south and west. Downtown West Pensacola lies to the east, the Gulf of Mexico sits to the south, and the Interstate 110 runs to the east. The area is primarily residential.
Of the many appealing aspects of living in Weatherwood West is Meadowbrook Park. This popular spot features playgrounds, baseball diamonds and hiking trails. Tulip Park, a little farther to the east, features a playground and a multi-use field.
Golfers needn’t go far to catch a game at the Osceola Municipal Course, which lies a short distance to the northeast. This picturesque, 18-hole course features rolling greens and fairways. The AC Read Golf Club to the south sits on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. This scenic course features an 18-hole executive course and a nine-hole course.
The Gulf Islands National Seashore to the south has white, sandy beaches, and offers visitors the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities including hiking, biking, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, bird watching, beach combing, boating and even camping. Fort Pickens is also located at the park. Built from 1829 to 1834, the fort is one of four built to defend Pensacola Bay, and was named for Major General Andrew Pickens of the South Carolina militia.