One of Viera East’s southern most neighborhoods is the quaint community of Hammock Lakes. Developed from 1992 through 1994, Hammock Lakes is a non-gated neighborhood with 125 single family homes built by Holiday Builders. Lots in Hammock Lakes tend to be around 50’ to 60' wide and mesh beautifully around 2 lakes and a wildlife sanctuary. Over half of the homes enjoy spectacular water views or the peace and privacy of a 30 acre wildlife sanctuary along the north side of the neighborhood. Homes range is size from about 1,100 square feet to over 2,100 square feet with one story and two story options. Some homes are of frame construction while others are concrete block. About one third of the homes in Hammock Lakes have their own private in ground pools while others situated on one of the lakes or wildlife sanctuary have plenty of room to add one. In fact, many of the homes that border the wildlife sanctuary have extraordinary open back yard spaces and views due to easements along the sanctuary. Come listen to the winds blow!
Residents in Hammock Lakes enjoy many things about the community. For example, every street in the neighborhood ends in a cul-du-sac and most of the streets are fairly short. In fact Privet Court only has 7 homes and Willow Court has only 13. These short streets create a cozy feeling amongst neighbors where “everybody knows your name”. And with minimal traffic, these short streets are great for kids. In Hammock Lakes it’s not uncommon to see groups of youngsters running and playing together near the cul-du-sacs. Now that’s enjoyable for kids and adults alike!
And that’s not all. Just a short walk from any home in the neighborhood is Hammock Lakes’ own private park. Relax on a bench in the shade underneath the towering oak trees while the kids play on the swings. Or do a little bird watching from the gazebo!
And just across the lake, and within walking distance from Hammock Lakes’ private park, is another park called Woodside Park. Woodside Park is also cloaked by towering oaks and includes a sprawling grassy field that’s perfect for kids and pets. There’s a commercial play set, covered patio, tables and restrooms. And an open area at the South end of the park is perfect for bounce house parties or community “movies under stars”.
On the west side of Woodside Park is the 30 acre wildlife sanctuary where you’ll find a nice, wide walking path. The path hugs the edge of the sanctuary and peacefully meanders through Hammock Lakes while also connecting to other neighborhoods next door. Hammock Lakes was most definitely built with relaxation in mind!
Health And Education
Families with children will find Hammock Lakes particularly attractive as it is located within one of Brevard County’s highest rated school districts. Brevard County maintains the 10th largest school system in Florida, and has 110 educational intuitions as well as seven charter schools and 17 special centers to choose from. Click here to get up to date information about the schools near Hammock Lakes.
A wide variety of health care facilities are near Hammock Lakes as well. Just across Murrell Road is the Spyglass medical area including Viera Medical Center, Surgery Center of Viera, Millennium Medical and Weustoff Specialty Physicians. Less than 1 mile west is the state-of-art Viera Health Park, a 76,000 square foot medical Plaza and home to Health First's 100-bed Viera Hospital and a Pro Health & Fitness Center. Constructed on 50 acres, it's the only healthcare center in Brevard County combining health, wellness and disease prevention in one area.
And to top it all off, there’s even a fire department just across the street. Brevard County’s fire station #47 is within walking distance from Hammock Lake’s main entrance. Good to know when every second counts!
Although the community feels tucked away in nature, Hammock Lakes residents have no shortage of things to do. Hammock Lakes is just a short drive away from several local restaurants including Tuscany Grill, Amici’s Italian Restaurant, Carrabas, and D.I.G. Bistro.
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy Hammock Lake’s close proximity to Viera East Golf Club. This beautiful 18 hole championship golf course is open to the public and is just a short drive to the north. The course includes a practice facility, multi-station driving range and a large putting green. Click here for more information about Viera East Golf Club.
At only about three quarters of a mile away The Brevard Zoo is within walking distance from Hammock Lakes. Enjoy animal encounters from around the globe, zip line through Treetop Trek or float quietly down Nyami Nyami River in a Kayak. Space Coast Stadium, The Avenue at Viera and the Viera Regional Park are only about 1 mile west of Hammock Lakes.
Access to Interstate 95 is just minutes away. Get to Harris, Northrup Grumman or Port Canaveral in about 30 minutes. Or be in the heart of the Orlando theme park attractions in 60 minutes or less! Better yet, be on the beach with your feet in the sand in 20 minutes or less!
Imagine lying in your back yard hammock feeling the breeze blowing through the trees of the wildlife sanctuary. What will you do tomorrow? Wind surfing at the beach, jet skiing on the lagoon or just some nearby fishing in the pond? Perhaps a round of golf, some casual shopping or catching a local ball game? Or maybe just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of the sanctuary? To have all this at your fingertips, for an affordable price, is what The Space Coast is all about. Viera brings this amazing lifestyle within reach. Hammock Lakes becomes a place to call home.