Piney Z Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Piney-Z is a popular neighborhood of Tallahassee Florida, located just 6 miles east of the downtown area of the city on the shores of Piney-Z Lake. This neighborhood is part of the Community Development District. Providing a community center, swimming pool, fitness center, picnic pavilion, playground, and Gazebo Park, there are many outdoor locations for family recreation in the Florida sunshine.
The neighborhood follows Piney-Z Plantation Road from Heritage Park Boulevard on the north to Planters Ridge Drive on the south. The Apalachee Elementary School is just a mile away providing Pre-K through grade 5 instruction with a 1 to 12 teacher to student ratio. The Bannerman Crossing Shopping Center close by has shops, services, and restaurants with some open air sites.
Lafayette Heritage Trail runs through the area along the Piney-Z Lake where there is a playground and picnic tables offering a scenic view of the lake. The multi-use trail runs for 10 miles through 2000 acres of parkland. The trail is actively used for hiking, jogging, and biking.
Golf is a favorite recreational activity and the Seminole Golf Course and Club near the Piney-Z neighborhood provides championship greens to play. This course is owned and operated by Florida State University. Special student, walker, and cart rates are available for the 18 hole course.
History comes alive at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens located on Miccosukee Road. Visitors experience the family cotton plantation which originally covered 1675 acres. The home features porcelain, furniture, glassware, textiles, art, and many personal effects of the family. The décor reflects the World War I period. Guided tours are available. The lush gardens cover 16 acres and are 20th century in design. There is no charge to visit and stroll through the beautiful grounds.