Grant - Valkaria
A largely rural town at the southern end of Brevard County, Grant-Valkaria is mostly known for its annual “Grant Seafood Festival” held each February. The proceeds of the Festival go towards college scholarships and community activities. A BBQ fest is held each April with proceeds going to the Toys for Kids drive. The residents of Grant-Valkaria enjoy hosting these festivals to not only raise money but to celebrate country living and to foster volunteerism and community spirit. The two previously separate and unincorporated towns came together as one and became incorporated in 2006. Valkaria airport serves small general aviation aircraft. Grant-Valkaria has seen development in the way of planned communities and subdivisions, but the goal is to maintain the country feel with larger lots and preserved green spaces. Grant-Valkaria is home to several private pilots, and the airport serves many small general aviation aircraft. The Habitat at Valkaria Golf Course is a par 72 championship course in the midst of a wildlife preserve.
Grant-Valkaria Real Estate
Due to the rural feel of this community, you won’t find any condos or townhomes here. Single family homes, waterfront homes and some estate homes are for sale in Grant-Valkaria. Prices range from $150,000 to well over $1,000,000. Homeowners here enjoy river activities, wide open spaces and privacy on larger than typical lots. Animal lovers and the Atlantic Ocean, homeowners can enjoy the best of both worlds.
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Location on the Indian River
The town of Grant-Valkaria is 30 square miles with approximately three miles of it situated on the banks of the Indian River. Due to the proximity of the River, fishing and boating are a common pastime for residents and visitors. Grant-Valkaria is located in Brevard County on Florida’s “Space Coast”. The Space coast boasts 72 beautiful miles of coastline. Surfers, beachgoers, favor the Space Coast for its fabulous waves and and uncrowded beaches with plenty of access and free parking. Other activities residents and visitors enjoy are boating, fishing, paddleboarding, sailing and kayaking. Several International airports are a short drive from most cities and towns
Port Canaveral, one of the countries busiest cruise ports, is home to Royal Caribbean, Disney and Carnival Cruise lines. Residents and visitors can hop on a 3, 5- or 7-day cruise from the Port. The area also hosts a number of great restaurants where you can watch the cruise ships arriving and departing the Port.
For space history enthusiast, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers tours and meet the astronaut programs. The Cape Canaveral Air Force Station launches satellites many times throughout the year
The first known settlers to Grant-Valkaria were the Ais Indians. The Spaniards brought disease to the Indians and the population eventually died off. Known as a fishing community, settlers fished, but also grew citrus and pineapples. The first post office opened in 1890. In 1892 the population of Grant doubled with three families stepped off the steamboat and came to stay. The first school opened in 1893, the same year the first train stopped in the town. In 1894 Grant Grocery opened and remains in operation today. The store is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.