Near Pensacola in the western Florida panhandle, the small town of Milton, Florida, is a great place to buy a home on the Blackwater River. Home to roughly eleven thousand people, Milton is adjacent to Bagdad and approximately two miles north of Interstate 10. It sits along U.S. Highway 90 and is a well-established community incorporated in 1844. Its history and heritage include ship-building and timber, then later peanuts and cotton production.
Although it began as a sleepy mill town, today Milton is a vibrant suburb that serves as the U.S. Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s support center. Whiting Field and the nearby Pensacola Naval Air Station have earned the area the nickname “Cradle of Naval Aviation.” Beyond these advantageous features, Milton also boasts a charming historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As a result, there are several historic points of interest in the community such as the L&N Train Depot, the Imogene Theater, Arcadia Mill, and the Museum of Local History. Likewise, there are many recreation destinations within convenient proximity to Milton homes, such as the Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park, Blackwater Heritage State Trail, and Blackwater River State Park.
Homes for sale in Milton are surprisingly diverse considering the city’s small size. There are roughly twelve new home builders in the area and typical Milton real estate offers three to six bedrooms and two to four bathrooms. Similarly, real estate in Milton generally offers a minimum of one thousand two hundred square feet of living space, up to more than four thousand five hundred square feet. If you would like more detailed information about the specific properties available in Milton, Florida, simply connect with us whenever you can.
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