Living in Suntree is still one of Brevard County’s best kept secrets. Located close to US-1, Wickham Road and Interstate 95 Suntree is the definition of being centrally located. Although you are close to every surrounding area in Brevard Country, Suntree has plenty to offer without even having to leave the community.
Although there are plenty of options for restaurants and shopping, one of the best features of Suntree is the community takes advantage of the beautiful tropical surroundings with a wide variety of parks, trails and wildlife reserves. One of the most popular parks is Suntree Interlachen Park. Interlachen Park has a wide variety of equipment including slides, swings and climbing bars. There is also ample seating and picnic tables which makes it a great place to enjoy a lunch or evening picnic. There are gorgeous views of a scenic lake to enjoy while you spend time in the park, There are many other options as well, like Spyglass Park and Lake Washington park.
Once you have enjoyed the great outdoors, make sure to check out some of the local museums, art galleries and performance venues. The Foosaner Art Museum is a an amazing venue that features local and world renowned artists in addition to classes for children and adults alike. The museum is affiliated with the Florida Institute of technology and there are events that occur on a weekly basis such as artist exhibits and jazz performances. There are several other museums that feature other items than art such as the Rocket Garden and American Muscle Car museum. The King Center, which is located at Easter Florida State’s Melbourne Campus, hosts major performances such as comedian Jerry Seinfeld, Singer Yani and artist Ted Nugent. There also are frequent performances of the Space Coast Symphony and Space Coast Ballet.
Living in Suntree means you are not only centrally located to all of the great local attractions such as The Brevard Zoo, Cocoa Beach Pier and Manatee Stadium, but are only a short ride from Orlando and the attractions. Orlando of course brings world class theme parks such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Seaworld and Legoland. Additionally there is the Orlando International Airport which means you are just a short drive from being anywhere in the world. There are new additions to the Orlando area with more being developed all the time. The Orlando Eye is a 400 foot tall giant ferris wheel that was opened in 2015 that provides amazing view of the city. Orlando City Soccer is the in process of building a new stadium just two short blocks away from the Amway center – another venue that hosts some of the biggest artists and events in the world in addition to the Orlando Magic NBA team. Living in Suntree gives you access to this and so much more.
When it’s time to hit the books Brevard county is a great place for your primary or continued education. There are plenty of public school options with 112 in Brevard. Student to teacher ratios are great as well with an average of 15 to 1, so you know you child is going to get a first rate education. The private schools are even better in Brevard. There are currently 81 private institutions with an amazing 12 to 1 teacher to student ratio. Private schools like Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy and Florida Air Academy in Melbourne are top notch schools and prepare your kids for college and the real world. There are colleges for your continued education in Brevard as well. Eastern Florida State College has several campuses in the area which makes it very convenient. The Florida Institute of Technology is located in Melbourne Florida and is an amazing school for both technical positions, aviation and business degrees. Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is now a professor at this prestigious school.
Suntree is the perfect place to live in Brevard County. The amazing tropical climate, proximity to the beaches and other local attractions, great shopping and dining options along with endless family friendly subdivisions make Suntree a great place to live. Make sure to come and visit Brevard County’s Best kept secret for yourself!