Gulf Breeze

Welcome to Gulf Breeze, Florida. The Gulf Islands National Seashore in Gulf Breeze is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Florida Panhandle.

There are 41 residential real estate listings for sale in Gulf Breeze.
There are 13 commercial real estate listings for sale in Gulf Breeze.
There are 17 vacant land real estate listings for sale in Gulf Breeze.
There are 71 total real estate listings for sale in Gulf Breeze.

72 Real Estate Listings Found

Displaying 1 to 10

1.   786883
732 Peakes Point Drive, Gulf Breeze
$15,000,000.00
11811 square feet, 6/6/1, 2006

2.   786755
1793 Smugglers Cove Drive E, Gulf Breeze
$32,000.00

3.   786615
5068 Tarpon, Gulf Breeze
$218,900.00
1570 square feet, 3/2, 2017

4.   786610
5067 Bonito, Gulf Breeze
$207,900.00
1490 square feet, 3/2, 2017

5.   786608
5062 Tarpon, Gulf Breeze
$219,900.00
1570 square feet, 3/2, 2017

6.   786502
4990 Soundside Drive, Gulf Breeze
$279,900.00
1904 square feet, 3/2, 1966

7.   786200
1471 Georgetown Court, Gulf Breeze
$289,000.00
2297 square feet, 4/2/1, 2014

8.   785814
5307 Tulsa Court, Gulf Breeze
$159,900.00
1210 square feet, 3/2, 2006

9.   785594
1565 Oak Drive, Gulf Breeze
$210,000.00
1548 square feet, 3/2, 2000

10.   785551
4241 Mcdonald Court, Gulf Breeze
$205,900.00
1650 square feet, 3/2, 1978


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History of Gulf Breeze

Gulf Breeze shares the rich history of Pensacola Bay. Shell mounds here date back over one thousand years, evidence of the Native Americans desire for seafood. The first European settlement was attempted in 1559 by Tristan de Luna, but was abandoned two years later. The Spanish returned in 1698, but transferred all of Florida to the British in 1763. It was the British who named Town Point. British Navy Cove was the area where ships were careened, a process of hauling ships aground to allow the hulls to be scraped free of barnacles.

Florida became American territory in 1821, and by 1824 a road ran through the peninsula all the way to St. Augustine. Part of this road can be traced in the Naval Live Oaks Area of Gulf Islands National Seashore today. President John Quincy Adams authorized Naval Live Oaks, a federal tree farm dedicated to providing live oak timber for U.S. Navy ships, in 1828. The Pensacola Navy Yard dates to 1825, and the Army began building forts to protect the yard and Pensacola Bay in 1829. Beginning with Fort Pickens, the Army built harbor forts off and on through World War II, all of which are within Gulf Islands National Seashore, a unit of the National Park System. Fort Pickens was one of only four forts in the South to be held by the U.S. Army during the entire Civil War. In November of 1861, Union held Fort Pickens exchanged 6000 rounds of cannon fire for two days with Confederates at Fort Barrancas and Fort McRee. Both Confederate held forts were heavily damaged and the Confederates abandoned the area in May of 1862.

In 1931 the first bridge across Pensacola Bay was opened with great fanfare. This concrete drawbridge connected Gulf Breeze to Pensacola until the current bridge replaced it in 1960. The original bridge is now two fishing piers. A concrete drawbridge replaced a wooden bridge to Pensacola Beach built in 1931 in 1951. It, too, is now used for fishing and was replaced by the current bridge built in 1973.

Gulf Breeze traces its name to the Gulf Breeze Cottages and Store, which opened a post office branch in 1936 where Beach Road Plaza now stands. The community began to grow following the opening of the improved bay bridge in 1960, and continues to grow today.

Information provided by the Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce. Need a relocation packet ($5.00)? Contact them at:

Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce
409 Gulf Breeze Parkway
P.O. Box 337
Gulf Breeze, FL 32562
(850) 932-7888

Gulf Breeze Recreation

Local Attractions

Fort Pickens
1400 Fort Pickens Road
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
(850) 934-2635

The ZOO
5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
(850) 932-2229

Parks

Shoreline Park
Shoreline Drive
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

Gulf Islands National Seashore
1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

Gulf Breeze Recreation Center
800 Shoreline Drive
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
(850) 934-5140

Golf

Tiger Point Golf & Country Club
1255 Country Club Road
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
(850) 932-1333
1-888-21-TTIME


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