Wanted North of the 98

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  1. Michele19

    Michele19 Beach Comber

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    Hi all! We are looking into buying a home in the area and I'm wondering if you are north of the 98, how feasible is it to bike across safely with children? Does traffic fly through there? Would it be too far of a bike ride to get to an actual beach access? Ideally we're looking south of the 98, but for the right price and if it's still in biking distance to the beach, we may branch out! Thanks in advance!
     
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    Keep in mind that traffic on 98 is extremely heavy most of the year and drivers are usually going 55/65 mph. It is a 4 lane divided highway. It gets hairy crossing in a car, at a light sometimes, I personally would not think of riding a bicycle to the beach from my home north of 98, much less do it with children. It is anywhere from 3 to 10 miles from the beach from north of 98. Pretty long trip for kids.
     
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    Thank you so much, Jodi! This was very helpful!
     
  4. Tyler T

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    I would do it but not with children. We are adding an underpass in Inlet Beach though.
     
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    Biking would be a challenge most times of the year, along the north south connectors of hy 98 to 30a.
     
  6. Tyler T

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    Several connectors have separate bike paths.
     
  7. Petermoh

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    tyler t. yes some do but not all. and along 98 is hectic so how do you get to one of those that do have a bike path.
    Thompson rd yes. 393, only half way. etc, etc
    Florida just barely makes the top ten of bike friendly states
    State Report Cards
     
  8. AWBrandon

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    Hi,
    I just listed my home FSBO in a gated neighborhood 10 minute walk to beach access. Very safe and sidewalks to 30 A Beach Access. Pool, Health Club, low maintenance yard, with palm trees and sago palms. 3 BR/3 Baths, sleeps 10 as configured.
    205-246-3900 if interested. Available 8/1/20
     
  9. Michele19

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    Hi! Thanks for sharing, can you post a link to the listing so we can check it out? Thank you!
     
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    Please view at VRBO #458208. Happy Independence Day!
     
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    Thank you, you as well! Beautiful home, but we are hoping to purchase something with a bit more yard. Thanks!
     

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