Cantonment Real Estate
Twenty miles north of Pensacola is Cantonment real estate, where in 1914, Andrew Jackson camped his troupes. Most of the city residents commute to Pensacola, Pace, or Milton to work. Cantonment is a small city with a country feel, but don’t think you have to be miles from everything. Cantonment is within minutes of local hospitals and infrastructure and the University of West Florida is just Seven miles away.
Cantonment real estate is a home buyer’s paradise with an option for everyone. There are homes in this area ranging from under 100,000 all the way up to over 500,000. You can find luxury gated neighborhoods on one street and rural homes with acreage on another. The most popular neighborhoods in the area include: Milestone, Bristol Park, Kings Road, Lakes of Carrington, Glenmoor Trail, Grande Oaks Farm, Wind Song, Indian Lakes ,Bentley Oaks, Barrineau Park, Dunlieth, Magnolia Lakes Estates, Windsong, and many more to suit every interest. Let one of our experienced local agents guide you towards the Cantonment real estate home you want today!!
Cantonment has twelve schools in the area including Beulah Academy of Science, Blessed Star Montessori Christian School, and the Pensacola Jr. Academy. One feature of the area, however, is the Roy Hyatt Environmental Center. Not opened to the public, the center was established in 1968 and holds educational field trips during the school year. The facility features classrooms, laboratories, a bird bus for bird watching, a butterfly gazebo, and an outdoor educational classroom.
With five lakes and the Escambia River, the fourth largest river in Florida, Cantonment real estate has plenty of appeal for fishermen and families looking to spend a day on the water. Becks Lake Fish Camp, not really a lake but rather a bayou of the Escambia River, has 85 native fish species including Bass, Bream, Crappie, and Blue Gill. The camp also has boat ramps, hiking, and kayaking and is a popular base camp for hunters who access the Florida State Wildlife Management Area.