If you are going to live in Florida, it only makes sense to live near the beach, right? You can’t get much closer to the ocean than living in the Amherst Gardens community in Satellite Beach Florida. Amherst Gardens is a fully developed subdivision with 226 single family homes. The majority of the homes were built between 1963 through 1980 with the most recent home being completed in 1998. The homes are all at least 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garages, and concrete block construction. They range in size from 1240 square feet of living space to over 2400 square feet.
The main road through this community is Desoto Parkway that starts right at the ocean! There is a public beach access at Desoto Parkway that is your gateway to miles and miles of sandy beaches to enjoy! As an added bonus, if you go just a little north of Desoto Parkway beach access you have Pelican Beach Park and this city park has a lot to offer. There are 6 pavilions with tables and grills available to rent that can accommodate a small party of 12 up to 70. There is a playground. There are 2 volleyball courts. There are restrooms and showers. Pelican Beach Park also has a farmers market every Thursday from 10-4. Pelican Beach Park has a full calendar of activities for you to enjoy. Here is a link to the website that will show you all the activities the city of Satellite Beach offers at the Pelican Beach Park http://www.satellitebeach.org/departments/recreation_department/pelican_beach_park.php
Besides being that close to the beach, you also have some great amenities in the community and nearby. Head west on Desoto Parkway until you come to Jamaica Blvd. A few blocks south you will find a skate park, a dog park, and the cities library. You are also near a baseball field and soccer fields too.
So, what else is nearby? You have Publix, Walmart & Winn Dixie. You also have some great restaurants and specialty shops like the Green Turtle Market https://greenturtlemarket.com/ . You have the Eau Gallie Yacht Club, Oars & Paddles Park and the Telemar Bay Marina. Do you like a game of tennis? You can choose to play at either the Satellite Beach tennis courts or join the Kiwi Tennis Club. If you like to run or ride your bike, head over to Mather’s Bridge on Sunday mornings and run south Tropical Trail to the Pineda Causeway. (The Space Coast Runners usually have water & Gatorade set up around the 3-mile mark) All of this is within 3 miles of the Amherst Gardens subdivision.
If the knowing what schools are nearby is important to you, here are the schools for the Amherst Gardens subdivision.
Surfside Elementary is .7 miles away
Delaura Middle school is 1.4 miles away
Satellite Senior High School is 1.4 miles away
Here is more information for our Brevard County Public Schools https://www.brevardschools.org/
If this location in Satellite Beach sounds like home to you, then you should look a little closer at 240 Desoto Pkwy; a 3 bedroom 2 bath pool home that is on the market for sale. The home was built in 1964, has a 2 car garage and has 1,548 square feet of living space. The well cared for home has a lot of great features like the updated kitchen with shaker cabinets and granite counters. The two bathrooms have both been updated. One has a tiled shower, rain shower head, and beach mural and the other bathroom has a deep tub with green glass subway tiles. It will be easy to spoil yourself in either bathroom. Other features of the home include tile flooring throughout the home, a metal roof, newer HVAC and most of the windows have updated with keepsake glass (This link will show you why that is important https://youtu.be/bk_rYiuZVac )
The home is on an 85×106 lot that has a privacy fenced backyard with gates on either side of the home. The gate on the east side of the home is surrounded by banana trees and has an outdoor shower. Heading to the backyard, you have palm trees and tropical landscaping. You have the pool for a quick swim or grab a float and relax. Just off the pool, you have the grilling station that offers storage around your grill and granite counters to make your prep work and grilling that much easier. Sounds like paradise, right? Are you ready to live where most people dream of vacationing? I can help! Simply CLICK HERE to schedule a showing or to request more info on the home.
So, if you are considering a move in Brevard County and you want to live near the beach; Satellite Beach has a lot to offer. You have the miles of beach to explore to the east with the Banana River and Indian River to the west. You have easy access to the mainland by using either the Pineda Causeway or the Eau Gallie Causeway. You are 9 miles from the Melbourne International Airport, 17 miles from Port Canaveral, and 30 miles from the Space Center. If you want to visit Disney, you are just over an hour away. Let me know how I can help! CLICK HERE with your questions or you can give Eric Larkin with REMAX Solutions a call or text at 321-795-1854, send an email to Eric@EricLarkin.com, leave a message on this site, or visit the website www.EricLarkin.com
About the author:
Eric Larkin is a Broker Associate with REMAX Solutions. He lives, works, and plays in the Cocoa Beach area. Eric has been helping buyers and sellers with their real estate needs since becoming a real estate agent in 2003. His focus is always on helping, answering your questions, and doing everything possible to make certain you have a smooth transaction from beginning to end.
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