Out on the East edge of Viera is the spectacular community of Herons’ Landing. With 295 home sites Herons’ Landing is a non-gated neighborhood made up of single family homes built by custom homebuilders such as Barber Construction, Gary Schull, Salgar Construction and Christopher Burton Homes. Standard lots in Herons’ Landing tend to be around 75' by 130' in size while many on cul-du-sacs are much larger. The neighborhood was developed from 1993 through 2006 and blends beautifully around 6 lakes and several acres of natural preserve land. In fact over 85% of the homes enjoy spectacular water views or the privacy and peacefulness of the natural preserves.
Strolling through the community it often seems like no two houses are the same. Since Herons’ Landing was built out slowly over a 13 year period and by several different builders there is a wide variety of elevations and floor plans to choose from. Homes range in size from 1,600 square feet to over 3,100 square feet with 3 and 4 bedroom options. Some homes built in 1993 are of frame construction while the majority of homes are of concrete block construction. About one third of the homes in Herons’ Landing have their own private in-ground pools while those that don’t have plenty of room to add one. The community has access to natural gas lines and reclaimed water for sprinklers. Since the homes in Herons’ Landing were all built by custom home builders you’ll find most homes have been nicely upgraded from flooring and cabinets to counter tops and summer kitchens. Many homes were designed with high ceilings and large sliding glass doors enabling indoor and outdoor spaces to blend seamlessly. Call friends and family…Herons’ Landing homes are great for entertaining!
Situated right in the middle of Herons’ Landing is an extraordinary community park. On any given day you’ll find residents enjoying Herons’ Landing private community pool complete with lounge chairs, tables, covered patio and restrooms. Youngsters are often just outside the pool area playing on the commercial quality play set or swinging on the swings while teenagers in the community will meet up for basketball at the private court. Herons’ Landing recreational area is surrounded by peaceful grassy areas, sparkling lakes and natural preserve areas, perfect for relaxing, dog walking or watching the grand children at play.
For nature lovers, Herons’ Landing is extraordinary! The Viera Nature Trail runs right through the center of the neighborhood and continues north for about ¼ mile from the Herons’ Landing community center, winding its way through the natural preserve and eventually connecting with a nearby community to the north. The trail is paved and provides great opportunities to see birds, turtles and other wildlife in their natural habitats.
Following the trail south and then west from the Herons’ Landing main entrance takes you to another fantastic park area. Suseda Park is a heavily wooded park with winding sidewalks for jogging, skating or biking. There is a playground for the kids with a covered patio, tables and restrooms. Open fields at the South end of the park are often used by local soccer teams or golfers getting in a little driving practice. The park is perfect for dog walking, jogging, skating or relaxing on the shaded park benches.
The Herons’ Landing homeowner’s association is very active, publishing a monthly newsletter and maintaining a website with helpful information about the community. There’s a buy and sell page, lost and found section and even a small classic car club. The Herons’ Landing community wide garage sales, complete with signage and advertising, are also announced on the website. Love taking photos of nature? So do Herons’ Landing residents! Check out the Nature and Wildlife page on the community website showcasing dozens of photos taken by Herons’ Landing residents.
Health And Education
Families with children will find Herons’ Landing 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 Herons’ Landing.
Exceptional health care facilities are near Herons’ Landing as well. The cutting-edge Viera Health Park features Health First's 100-bed Viera Hospital, Health First's Pro Health & Fitness Center and a 76,000 square foot Medical Plaza. Situated on 50 acres, it's the only healthcare campus in Brevard County that combines health, wellness and disease prevention.
Although the community is tucked away and surrounded by nature, Herons’ Landing residents have no shortage of things to do. Herons’ Landing is just a short bike or golf cart ride away from several local restaurants including Longdogger’s, Beef O’ Brady’s, Brooklyn Pizza, Bagel Stop and Ladybug’s sandwich shop. You’ll often see Herons’ Landing residents meeting up at one of these nearby establishments for lunch, dinner or game night.
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy how close Herons’ Landing is to Viera East Golf Club. This beautiful 18 hole championship golf course is open to the public and is just a short golf cart ride away. 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.
The Space Coast Stadium, Brevard Zoo, and the highly-frequented open-air mall, The Avenue at Viera are all within 2 miles from Herons Landing. A short ride east lands you on 72 miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches and just a few miles to the north is Port Canaveral, one of the busiest ports in the world and home base to ships from Disney Cruise Line, Carnival Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Holland America, and more. Head west and in just an hour’s drive you’ll be in the heart of Orlando theme parks like Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios.
Imagine watching the sun slowly set over the glistening lake from your private back yard lanai as the smells of the grill from your summer kitchen waft through the air. What will you be doing this coming weekend? A last minute getaway cruise from nearby Port Canaveral? A day at Disney with the grandkids? Perhaps a round of golf, some casual shopping or catching a local ball game? Or maybe just a little wildlife spotting along the nearby nature trail? 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. Herons’ Landing becomes a place to call home.