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Want to move to Melbourne, FL?
It is easy to see why; it’s affordable, offers nice weather, great schools, lots of outdoor activities, close to many attractions and is full of historical landmarks. Let’s delve deeper as you consider moving to Melbourne, Florida using White Glove Moving to make your move easy:
In comparison with the rest of the country, Melbourne’s cost of living is 11.70% lower than the U.S. average, according to Sperling’s Best Places. Residents of Melbourne never pay income tax because Florida is one of the nine states that does not have a state income tax. Naturally, this contributes to city being one of the most affordable places to live.
2. Nice weather.
If warm sunny weather is what your heart desires, Melbourne has it. With over 300 sunny days, on average in Melbourne, no seasonal depression will exist. In any given year, the weather normally stays between 71 and 90 degrees, with it being in the 80s and 90s mostly during the day. The below weather chart shows Melbourne’s monthly weather averages to help you get a better feel of what the weather is like in Melbourne.
3. Great schools.
Melbourne offers great schools for children in all grade levels from preschool to college.
GreatSchools.org gave these elementary schools located in Melbourne a 10 out of 10 in its elementary school ratings:
Longleaf Elementary School
Quest Elementary School
Suntree Elementary School
Sherwood Elementary School
Credible area colleges include:
Florida Institute of Technology
Brevard Community College
Complete Ratings of Elementary Schools in Melbourne
Best High Schools in Brevard County
4. Plenty of outdoor activities.
There are a ton of outdoor activities for people of all ages to have fun with in Melbourne. Some of them include:
• Scuba diving
5. Attractions galore within driving distance.
Melbourne is just a short drive from these popular Florida attractions:
Kennedy Space Center: Approximately an hour drive or less.
Disney Land: Approximately an hour and half drive or less.
Sea World: Approximately an hour and half drive or less.
Bush Gardens Tampa: Approximately a three hour or less drive.
6. Melbourne was once home to several popular celebrities.
Born in Melbourne, Jim Morrison of Cast Away, Darrell Hammond of Scary Movie 3, and Issac Singleton Jr. of Pirates of the Caribbean once called Melbourne their home.
Robbie Carrico – This Season 7 American Idol Contestant has lived in Melbourne.
Bill Nelson – This United States Senator graduated from Melbourne High School in 1960.
Bruce Bochy – This major league baseball player also graduated from Melbourne High School, but in 1973.
7. Landmarks with interesting history.
History buffs will appreciate the historic sites in Melbourne. A handful of them include:
Front Street – In the 1880s, Front Street was popular for grocery stores and a fish house boating building.
Gen. John B. Castleman House – This house dates back to before 1900. Gen. John B. Castleman was a veteran of the Civil and Spanish-American wars who used this house as his winter home.
Foosaner Art Museum – especially great for families. This museum offers art classes for children and adults. As of April 2013, the museum has exhibitions on photography, printmaking, and others.
With lots of big homes and condos, hiring a professional mover can make the entire experience that much easier. At White Glove we have been names Most Trusted Mover by Hometown News and have received the Angie’s List Super Service Award since 2013. Our reputation for fair pricing and efficient moving services including storage options have gained us loyal customers for over 13 years. For a free moving and storage estimate please call 866-GLOVE10. Download tips, frequently asked questions and view video testimonials at www.whitegloveusa.com.