Living in Northwest Florida

With our community’s inland forests surrounded by freshwater streams, rivers, lakes and springs, residents of Niceville are blessed to live among some of the Sunshine State’s finest natural amenities. Hiking and biking, fishing and much more are either right here in Niceville or just minutes away.

Ruckel Properties’ communities are designed to harness the best of what Niceville offers. Located slightly inland, Niceville is protected from volatile maritime weather while still offering tremendous access to the coastal communities and beaches of the Panhandle. Combine that with excellent dining options, including the freshest seafood, and a friendly community that rekindles thoughts of a time passed, and you’ll find Niceville, FL is a great place to raise a family, build a dream home and expand or relocate a business.

Arts & Culture

The residents of the greater Niceville area are patrons of many local and regional cultural amenities. These include The Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College and the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra.

For sports fans, the nearby Northwest Florida State College Raiders compete in the Panhandle Conference of Florida State College Activities Association. The NWFS baseball and basketball teams have Junior College National Championship titles and have produced multiple MLB and NBA players.