Located only eleven miles north of downtown Pensacola, the University of West Florida-Scenic Hills North area is remarkable for its rolling hills and beautiful oak trees lined streets. The UWF is the largest university in the area and offers undergraduate and Masters degrees as well as having a Doctorate program in Education. UWF consists of three colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, and Professional Studies. The main campus includes a wildlife refuge of 160 acres and is bordered by the Escambia River and the Escambia Bay.
Just south of the college are many subdivisions of homes that are convenient to the alumni of the University as well as being next to its newly acquired golf course and country club, Scenic Hills. Some of the communities bordering UWF include Waterford Place, Valley Ridge, Woodbridge, Autumn Chase, University Park, University Oaks, and Colonial Terrace.
Homes for sale near the University of West Florida are quite desirable and actively pursued by buyers. The residents living in the greater UWF or Scenic Hills area can take advantage of abundant shopping, recreation facilities, and medical services. Baptist Medical Park is very handy, located on the nine-mile corridor, and there are good hospitals just minutes away.
The Scenic Hills Country Club golf course and subdivision is adjacent to UWF and offers highly sought-after Pensacola golf course homes that range in style and price. Most of the Country Club homes were built in the 1990's and are moderately priced, where some of its higher-priced estate homes are found in smaller subdivisions like Highlands at Scenic Hills, offering luxury properties with prices from $450,000 to $500,000 and more. The community is popular for its winding tree-lined roads, elegant homes right on the greens, and mature landscaping.
There are several similar communities located on the outskirts of the Country Club. Woodlands, Fox Run, Ashley Place, Aurelias Place, Quail Run, and several others take advantage of the nearby golf course and its popular and scenic area. Each community is a bit different, some offering new construction, smaller homes, wooded lots, or sidewalks and manicured streets.
If you are interested in finding a home for sale in the golf course area or near the University, we can help. Below are some homes in the University area, More about the Country Club as well as its outskirt communities can be found under the page for Scenic Hills Country Club.