Pensacola Homes For Sale
Are you looking for a place that feels like a big city but still has small-town hospitality? Pensacola is the place for you. With its rich history dating back to the earliest settlement of America, amazing restaurants and tranquil beaches Pensacola has something for everyone.
Beautiful white sand beaches can be found to the west in Perdido Key and to the east at Pensacola Beach. Between these gorgeous beaches is a thriving downtown with amazing bay front views, nightlife, and entertainment.
Full of history, Pensacola is the oldest settlement in the United States. Discovered 5 years prior to the settlement of St. Augustine, the city has been governed by England, France, Spain, and America during its 460-year existence. This rich culture can be seen in the unique architecture throughout the city.
Pensacola’s cultural arts scene boasts a professional theater, ballet, opera company and symphony, as well as an accredited arts museum. With great restaurants, many live music venues and tons of shopping Pensacola can entertain everyone in the family.
Pensacola is home to a number of annual festivals, events, historic tours, and landmarks. The Pensacola Seafood Festival and the Pensacola Crawfish Festival have been held for nearly 30 years in the city’s historic downtown. The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is held annually in November in Seville Square, and often draws more than 200 regional and international artists. The Children’s Art Festival, also held in Seville Square, displays art by local schoolchildren. Pensacon is a comic convention held each February, with nearly 25,000 attendees from around the world.
Scuba diving and deep sea fishing are a large part of Pensacola’s tourism industry. The USS Oriskany was purposefully sunk in 2004 to create an artificial reef off the shores of Pensacola.
There are several walking tours of restored 18th-century-era neighborhoods in Pensacola.
Pensacola is the site of the Vietnam Veterans’ Wall South. There are a number of historical military installations from the Civil War, including Fort Barrancas. Fort Pickens served as a temporary prison for Geronimo. Other military landmarks include the National Naval Aviation Museum and Pensacola Lighthouse at NAS Pensacola.
The city’s convention and visitors’ bureau, Visit Pensacola, is overseen by the Greater Pensacola Chamber.
Historic Pensacola Village – Explore Historic Pensacola and experience the rich heritage of America’s first multi-year European settlement.
T.T. Wentworth Florida State Museum – The Wentworth Museum is a general history museum with galleries dedicated to both permanent and changing exhibits.
Pensacola Museum of Art – Engaging cross-disciplinary exhibitions, educational programming, and stewards a growing collection of modern and contemporary art of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries.
Performing Arts – Pensacola proudly boasts a classic ballet company, symphony, opera, live theater and more.
Pensacola Children’s Museum – Two floors of interactive and imaginative fun let kids of all ages play in Pensacola’s 450-year history.
If you are interested in purchasing real estate Pensacola, the Abbott Martin Group is here to guide the way. View available Gulf front properties listed in Pensacola or contact our Buyer Specialists at 850-812-3261 to schedule a consultation.