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Woodland Drives is an historical neighborhood found in Leon County, Tallahassee. This neighborhood boasts about 450 homes featuring an eclectic mix of architectural styles ranging from single-family homes to brand new townhouses. Among Woodland Drive’s amenities are its vicinity to parks, schools, businesses, and shopping malls along with its many green spaces offering peaceful settings and havens for wildlife.
Interestingly, archaeologists have discovered items of historical importance in the area such as evidence of religious missions from the 1600s and remnants of the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto’s winter encampment. Part of the neighborhood encompasses Myers Park Historic District comprised of about 362 acres.
Green areas are abundant in this area. Myers Park encompasses 42 acres and features tennis and basketball courts, a pool, a children’s playground, nature trails, and picnic areas. Capital City Country Club is Tallahassee’s oldest golf course offering its members a challenging 18-hole golf course, Olympic sized swimming pool, tennis courts, and fine dining for its members. Elegant ballrooms are also available for wedding receptions, dinner dances, banquets, and other special events. Bird watching enthusiasts will enjoy the Chapman Pond Park, which is home to many migratory birds.
Parents of school-age children have several choices when it comes to nearby schools. Little Lambs Preschool off Old Saint Augustine Road, Frank Hartsfield Elementary School off Chowkeebin Nene, and James Rickards High School off Jim Lee Road are a few schools nearby. The Pace Center for Girls, a community-based, early intervention program serving girls ages 12 to 17 can also be found off Cross Creek Circle. The Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University is also conveniently close by off Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard.
Shopping enthusiasts will certainly appreciate the Gulf Wind Shopping Center and the Governor’s Square Mall just a few blocks away.