Luxury Homes And Properties For Sale In Pensacola
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Pensacola, Florida is located in the western panhandle of the state, close to the Alabama border. It is part of Escambia County, with a population of just under 55,000 residents.
The city was first founded as a Spanish settlement back in 1559. Since that time it has become a haven for retirees and beachgoers as well as tourists.
Pensacola is a seaport on Pensacola Bay. The bay connects to the Gulf of Mexico and is protected by barrier islands.
Residents of and visitors to Pensacola find that the city offers them many great things to see, including the Naval Air Station, the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the beauty of white sand beaches.
Touted as "the cradle of naval aviation," Pensacola is also nicknamed "P-Cola," "Emerald Coast" and “Red Snapper Capital of the World.” The city is large enough to offer plenty of things to do, and small enough to feel cozy and comfortable.
Many residents of Pensacola, Florida, move to the area for the great weather, where they can enjoy sunshine nearly all year round. While the area can get chilly in winter and even see snow flurries on occasion, its proximity to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico helps ensure that most days and nights stay above freezing.
Retirees and "snowbirds" often make their winter home in the Pensacola area and return to northern areas of the country during the springtime. For those who decide to make Pensacola their full-time home there are numerous opportunities for luxury real estate in the area.
The majority of the city is uphill from Pensacola Bay, placing it out of reach of storm surges that could come with a hurricane or other tropical weather. With a subtropical climate, Pensacola has hot, humid summers and short, mild winters.
Tours, annual festivals and events are common in and around Pensacola. The Pensacola Seafood Festival and the Pensacola Crawfish Festival are both very popular and have been held in the city’s downtown for over 30 years.
The area is also home to the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, held every November in Seville Square.
Beach and water activities are a focus in Pensacola. Deep sea fishing and scuba diving are popular tourist activities also enjoyed by Pensacola residents.
Walking tours of restored neighborhoods are also popular, as many people in the city like to get out in the warm sunshine and explore what the area has to offer.
For residents of Pensacola who are looking for luxury real estate for sale, there are several options for neighborhoods to consider.
The downtown area has many restored older homes that are beautiful and elegant, with the option to walk to nearly everything a resident might need. Additionally, East Pensacola Heights is another popular neighborhood for residents who want luxury properties and the beauty of the northwest Florida landscape.
With neighborhoods that offer amenities, water views, golf courses and large lots with well-kept luxury homes, there is something for everyone in the Pensacola area.
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