West Highlands Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
As its name might suggest, Pensacola, Florida’s West Highlands neighborhood is located on the west side of the city. The community lies just over three miles directly west of the central downtown area, which translates to a 10-minute drive. This residential community is located just north of US Highway 90, clearly bounded by West Gonzalez Street on the south, West Avery Street on the north, North Green Street on the west, and North Kirk Street on the east. The neighborhood is part of the 32505 zip code, within Escambia County.
Although predominately residential, this neighborhood does have a few commercial offerings within its bounds. Residential offerings include more than 180 single-family homes of various sizes and architectural styles. The lots here also range in size significantly, and most offer mature vegetation. Thanks to the ample tree cover, residents enjoy both a sense of privacy and shade from the hot Florida sun.
Plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options exist near West Highlands, especially along the nearby highways. Cory Field Shopping Mart and Southgate Shopping Center are situated a few miles to the south, and the larger Cordova and University Malls are within a short drive of home, as well. Residents are just a few minutes from several major medical centers, and the city’s regional airport lies within 10 miles to the northeast.
Students living in this community may attend Oakcrest Elementary or Escambia Christian School, both located within walking distance of home. For older students, Pensacola High is located within a short drive of home. The college bound can choose between Pensacola State College and Pensacola Christian College, both of which lie within ten miles of home.