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Neighborhood Profile: The Woodlands of Pace in Pace, Florida

Neighborhood Profile: The Woodlands of Pace in Pace, Florida

Nestled in Pace, Florida off West Spencerfield Road, The Woodlands is a rapidly growing community in northern Santa Rosa County. Let's take a tour of the neighborhood to see what makes Woodlands a sought-after neighborhood in Pace.

Located in the heart of Pace, the Woodlands neighborhood enjoys a prime location with easy access to Hwy 90, an easy drive to I-10 and nearby cities like Pensacola and Milton. Its proximity to essential amenities such as shopping centers like Target & Walmart, restaurants like Chili’s and Pedro’s, and entertainment venues like Oops Alley and AMC Theatre, ensures residents have everything they need within reach. Additionally, the neighborhood's serene setting provides a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life. 

Henry Company Homes began construction in the Woodlands in 2015 and continues today as D.R. Horton remains actively engaged in developing new homes in the community. This larger neighborhood features over 800 homes and boasts two entrances and a network of streets adorned with cul-de-sacs. One of the most unique and valuable amenities in the Woodlands of Pace is something that very few Pace neighborhoods have: its own park! Residents can enjoy a large park with several recreation areas, a nature trail, and its very own splash pad, an even rarer neighborhood amenity.

Family-Friendly Neighborhood and Great Schools 

With well-maintained streets, playgrounds, and a highly rated school district, families can enjoy peace of mind knowing their children have ample opportunities for outdoor play and education. Additionally, the neighborhood's friendly atmosphere provides a supportive network for parents and children alike to thrive. Current school districts for the Woodlands include Pea Ridge Elementary, Avalon Middle School, and Pace High School, which rank higher than nearby Escambia County schools. 

Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to love about Woodlands and its surrounding areas. The neighborhood is bordered by lush green spaces, several parks, and nature trails, offering endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration. Within a mile is Benny Russell Park, Pace’s largest park equipped with two playground areas and Pace’s only public splash pad. Nearby is Blackwater River State Park, which offers some of the best camping and canoeing options in the area. There's no shortage of opportunities to connect with nature right in your own backyard.

Woodlands HOA Pace, Florida 

The Woodlands of Pace is a covenant restricted community and has an active homeowners’ association to maintain the integrity of the neighborhood. As of today, it’s managed by Virtuous Management Group in Miramar Beach and annual dues are currently $250. Living in a homeowners’ association (HOA) provides benefits such as enhanced community amenities and property value preservation, but it also comes with potential drawbacks like additional fees and restrictive regulations. Be sure to review the community restrictions before renting or purchasing a home in the Woodlands community. 

Woodlands Community Real Estate and Housing Options 

Woodlands offers a diverse range of housing options to suit various preferences and lifestyles. From single-family homes with spacious yards to modern townhouses and condos, there's something for everyone in this vibrant community. 

The Townhomes at Woodlands sold between $263,000 and $274,000 and single-family homes sold between $270,000 and $390,000 in 2023. Homes styles vary in this newer construction neighborhood, with single-story, smaller patio homes with only 1,387 square feet to sprawling two-story homes with 2,593 square feet. 

With ongoing development projects, this vibrant community offers the opportunity to purchase brand-new homes, with the highest energy efficiency standards and new construction incentives offered by the builder. Looking to purchase a new construction Pace home in the Woodlands?  Search Pensacola area new construction homes here or check out all homes available in the Woodlands community. 

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Rental Homes in the Woodlands of Pace 

Rental options range from cozy single-family homes nestled on cul-de-sac streets to modern townhomes on Village Oak Lane, there's something for everyone in this vibrant community. Properties in the Woodlands rented between $1,700 - $1,750 for a townhome and between $1750 and $2,300 for a single-family home in 2023. 

Searching for a Pace rental home and love the idea of moving into the Woodlands?  Visit our website to see what’s available or email us for current availability in the Woodlands.

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Woodlands Property Management 

Realty Masters manages several homes in the Woodlands and is happy to provide property management services for Woodland homeowners. We offer military discounts on management fees fee. Reach out to our team if you’re a Pace homeowner in need of property management services. 

In conclusion, the Woodlands neighborhood in Pace, Florida, offers a blend of suburban charm, community spirit, and modern convenience that makes it a desirable neighborhood to reside in.  Whether you're drawn to its peaceful surroundings or its family-friendly atmosphere, Woodlands welcomes you to experience the best of suburban living in the Sunshine State. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, empty nester, or looking to relocate, Woodlands provides a welcoming environment to call home. Reach out to let us know how we can help you with your Pace, Florida real estate search or property management needs.