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Exploring the Cities of Brevard – Viera
Dated: January 31 2019
Viera, while not as well-known around the world as its famous neighbor Cocoa Beach, is a rising star in Brevard County. Viera is situated on the mainland, south of Cocoa and north of Melbourne, and offers beautifully master-planned communities filled with gorgeous homes and a multitude of amenities. Shimmering lakes and lush green areas dot the landscape amid family oriented neighborhoods, exceptional educational facilities, and attractions galore. From art galleries to movie theatres, shopping venues to delightful dining, state of the art medical care to sports venues, Viera is a great place to call home.
Viera flanks interstate 95 on either side, making it convenient to all the region. The community that is Viera began humbly as a celery farm, given the name meaning ‘faith’ in Slovak, the language of the founding Duda family. Viera was created with thoughtful stewardship to become the beautiful area evident today, offering the family’s values of dedication, commitment, and connection to community as its hallmark.
Environmental and habitat preservation are at the forefront of Viera planning which features vibrant healthy living for all who call the area home. With Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands offering more than 200 acres to explore, the Moccasin Inland Tract (River Lakes Conservation Area with 44,000 acres), and Viera Wilderness Park at 5,200 acres, Viera boasts two of the largest trail and wetland areas to explore in Brevard. Trails take visitors and residents alike on exciting tours of the region’s unique birds, wildlife, and vegetation.
In the center of Viera, residents enjoy Viera Regional Park offering up 125 acres with lighted sports fields – baseball, softball, soccer, basketball – and tennis courts along with playgrounds, a gym and community center.
Quality of life is at the core of Viera, and includes the Viera Health Park, where residents are provided state of the art health and wellness facilities. Health First Viera Hospital anchors the Park and offers 24-hour emergency care as well as diagnostic, lab, and surgical services. Alongside the hospital is Pro-Health and Fitness Viera with the latest exercise equipment, pools, indoor track, gym, and more. Also onsite is the Health First Cancer Institute offering specialized treatment and care.
Education also contributes to quality of life in Viera with its A-rated facilities and educators. Students and their families are engaged through the excellence that is Brevard Public Schools, presently ranked third in the state. The region’s schools boast 10-year district wide A-rating with Viera High School ranked in the top 20 in the state and carrying an incredible 90 percent college acceptance rate for its students. In addition, the region is home to the Florida Institute of Technology, satellite campuses of the University of Florida, Eastern Florida State College, and more.
When its time to explore and enjoy the region, residents and visitors alike can explore the conservation areas, visit the beautiful beaches, and enjoy all manner of water sports. Families enjoy the excitement of the Brevard Zoo, sporting events at Space Coast Stadium, and movies at the multiplex. On top of that, a visit to Avenue Viera promises outdoor shopping at its finest with art galleries, national retailers, local boutiques, and outstanding restaurants.
Living in Viera means access to all this along with the amenities of well-planned communities, each with its own distinctive style and overflowing amenities. In Viera, there truly are homes for every budget, priced from the $100s to $3M, as well as homes to suit every lifestyle.
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