Merritt Island real estate offers a wide range of properties from manufactured homes, to canal homes to luxury waterfront condos and waterfront homes and estates. It’s location makes it easy to access Orlando, Jacksonville, and Miami. You are also less than 10 minutes from the beach and Port Canaveral. There are plenty of public parks in Merritt Island that offer plenty from kayak launches to soccer fields and more. Being surrounded by water, there are plenty of boat ramps available for the boater in the family. Fish caught on the rivers include redfish, black drum, trout, ladyfish, sheepshead, flounder, tarpon, and snook, and wahoo, dolphin, and tuna offshore.
Shopping available in Merritt Island includes the Merritt Square mall, Target, Walmart, BJ’s, several Publix Supermarkets, and much more. Some of the restaurants include Bonefish Grill, Outback, Longhorn, Chili’s, and Beef O’ Bradys. There are also plenty of smaller locally owned options.
Merritt Island offers a small public general aviation airport that offers a 3600′ long runway.
The Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (http://www.fws.gov/merrittisland/) covers 140,000 acres and protects over 1500 species of plants and animals, including several endangered species. It just celebrated its 50th year “Conserving Space for Wildlife” on November 9th 2013.
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