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Bobbin Brook is a neighborhood in Tallahassee, Florida in the 32312 zip code. The borders of the neighborhood are Maclay Road on the north and Hawks Nest neighborhood to the south. Rural is the word that best describes this area with loads of soaring trees on huge yards with a variety of single-family, detached homes. It is a quiet area with only local traffic. Located northeast of downtown Tallahassee, it is convenient to the I-10.
The Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park is located across the street from the neighborhood. This is quite a large area with over 1,000 acres which was formerly a cotton plantation. Today it has two lakes—Lake Overstreet and Lake Hall and miles of trails both paved and unpaved. These are multi-use trails and are used by walkers, bikers, and horseback riders. Lake Hall offers both swimming and boating but no motors are allowed. It is also a popular place to fish. Another attraction at the park is the ornamental garden. Residents enjoying using the park for picnics and while adults appreciate the views, children will enjoy the playground.
The private Maclay School is walking distance across the street from the entrance to the neighborhood. This offers residents an alternative to public education.
Tallahassee Mall is just a short drive away from Bobbin Brook. It is anchored by Belk and Burlington Coat Factory. The AMC movie theaters are another big attraction of the mall. Among the stores of note are Zale’s Jewelry Store, Spencer Gifts, Sam Goody, Foot Locker, and Barnes and Noble Book Store. Eating is not a challenge at the mall with choices such as Broadway Fries, Coldstone Creamery, and Sbarro Italian Eatery.