Patrick Air Force BasePatrick Air Force Base Florida Real Estate and Community Information Patrick Air Force Base is located in Brevard County, Florida between Satellite Beach and Cocoa Beach. It is a census designated community about 60 miles southeast of Orlando. The population of the base is made up of military affiliates and families, as well as contractors and military technicians. Residents of the base will find a variety of amenities and include Marina, golf course, Movie Theater, fitness center and bowling alley, medical clinics and commissary. The amenities allow residents to find everything they need within their community and neighborhood. The base is a major contributor to the local economy.
Residents concerned with public safety will be happy to know the military provides security at all base access points. The military also provides Police and Fire services for the residents. Base residents will also find on-site medical care including women and children’s healthcare. Residents will also find the appropriate religious services and observations.
Teens and youths will find age appropriate amenities including clubs places to hang out and socialize with friends. There are also sports leagues available for a variety of sports according to age.
For more information about Patrick Air Force Base, visit www.mybaseguide.com
EducationThe children who reside on the base are educated through the Brevard County Public School District. The district educates school children from Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. The district is the 47th largest district in the country and 10th largest in Florida. The district operates 55 elementary schools, 11 middle schools and 16 high schools, 10 charter schools and 20 special educational centers. School children from the base are transported to schools in Cocoa Beach and attend Holland Elementary School, DeLaura Middle School and Satellite High School. The district also offers a variety of Pre-Kindergarten programs designed to give students the very best educational foundation.
Families may also choose to enroll their children in one of the several private or parochial schools in the area rather than undertaking a public school education. Every school in the district has been recognized as a Grade A school according to the state educational grading system and is ranked the second best school district in the state. Students continue to achieve high scores in state mandated tests making the district quite attractive to parents, students and educational professionals.
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Real EstateFamily housing is available in three neighborhoods and includes two, three and four bedroom homes, multi-family homes and multi-bedroom and bathroom apartments. The homes are continually being upgraded to meet the needs of military families. Some homes have a water view or are a few minutes walk from the water. Maintenance is provided by a team of technicians who respond to calls within 24 hours. Trash and recycling is included in the services provided by the installation, as well as lawn care with certain stipulations. The housing opportunities are geared to family with the appropriate amenities within walking or bicycling distance or a short drive away.
Persons interested in housing on the base should contact Classique Properties. The real estate team has the necessary experience to help families, as well as individuals find the appropriate housing to meet their needs and within budget.
Parks and RecreationThe Air Force Base provides a variety of recreational facilities and opportunities as well as age appropriate programs. Residents will find parks with picnic areas, fitness center, swimming pool, camping facility, tennis courts, 18-hole golf course and a movie theater. Residents will also find recreational opportunities in the base area and include camping, parks and playgrounds, hiking, bicycling and walking trails and dedicated dog parks. There are also a variety of programs and sports leagues available for youths and adults, according to age, and include baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, football, gymnastics and road races.
Residents will also find several community centers that include gymnasiums, learning centers and child care services. The centers sponsor athletic programs and events, and provide rooms for meetings and other public or private gatherings and functions.
For more information, visit www.patrick-family-housing.com and www.brevardcounty.us
Attractions, Activities and EventsBase residents will have a number of things to do while living on the base and include boating, wind surfing, boat tours, fishing charters, waterfront recreational opportunities, Tree Top Trek’s, wetlands and nature sanctuaries and observation areas and theater.
Annual events include neighborhood and holiday celebrations, seasonal events, charitable events and food and music celebrations. Programs include water and swimming sports and programs for persons with disabilities. The disability programs offer opportunities to socialize, learn life skills and develop new friendships.
The base is an hour from Orlando, home of Disney World, Universal Studio and Sea World. A popular attraction approximately 15 minutes from the base is Brevard Zoo. The Zoo features more than 600 animals from Australia, Asia, Africa, South America, as well as Florida.
For more information, visit www.tripadvisor.com, www.floridatoday.com and https://brevardzoo.org/