In Okaloosa County, near the Eglin Air Force Base on Boggy Bayou and Choctawhatchee Bay, you will find the remarkable city of Niceville, Florida. Home to around 14,000 residents, Niceville is part of the Fort Walton Beach-Destin metro area in northwest Florida. Originally known as Boggy, Niceville received its current name in 1910. Formerly in Walton County, Niceville became part of Okaloosa County when the county was formed in 1915. Comprised of approximately 11.3 square miles, Niceville has a long, rich history and an abundance of natural beauty.
Students in Niceville are served by: Bluewater Elementary, Lula J. Edge Elementary, James E. Plew Elementary, Rocky Bayou Christian School, C. W. Ruckel Middle School, Addie R. Lewis Middle School, Niceville High School, as well as the Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College and Northwest Florida State College. This family-friendly community boasts a plethora of amenities, including multiple community events and festivals held annually, such as the Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival.
Nestled amongst bayous and the bay, in the 32578 zip code, Niceville has both, thriving commercial businesses and peaceful residential neighborhoods. Residents of Niceville enjoy great shopping, dining and entertainment options, as well as a plethora of recreational opportunities. Located between Pensacola and Panama City, Niceville has a warm, hometown atmosphere and boasts diverse real estate options. Niceville is home to great condominiums such as: Garden Oaks, Lakeside at Bluewater Bay, Marina Villas on Bluewater Bay, The Florida Club and The Oaks. There are also townhomes, single family homes and estates in many of Niceville's prestigious neighborhoods, such as: Bayshore Place, Chardonnay Estates, Dana Pointe, Magnolia Plantation, Parkview Place, Parkwood, Rocky Bayou, Southwind, Sunset Beach and Swift Creek. Homes for sale in Niceville, Florida vary in price depending upon the property’s size, location, architectural style, and special features, however the median sale price of a home is around $201,000.
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