Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club, Destin, FloridaDestin, Florida and the surrounding area is lush with some of best golf courses on the Emerald Coast. Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club, Kelly Plantation, Indian Bayou and Emerald Bay are just a few of the world-class clubs you can expect to find here.

Our posts on Destin golf courses feature course information, reviews and contacts for tee-times. Check our Destin Golf Directory for additional contact info for local clubs.

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Florida Golf Homes in Destin & the 30A, for Every Budget

Golf communities in Destin, Florida and 30A

In a Destin golf home community you can enjoy life backing onto your favorite fairway. Imagine hopping into your golf cart and be teeing off just minutes from your house. Whether it's a cosy patio home or a custom estate, there's a Florida golf home for every budget and lifestyle.

Destin Golf Homes - Quick Stats

Here is a quick summary of the golf homes and townhomes sold in the Destin and 30A area from January 1 to May 31, 2019:

Total Homes & Townhomes Sold: 214

Average sale price was $671,992

Average Sqft: 2,556

Average Days on Market: 96

Highest Selling Price: $4,500,000

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Burnt Pine Home for Sale

3595 Preserve Lane, Miramar Beach, FL 32550: $2,495,000

A Tuscan villa in a coastal setting best describes this exceptional home in Burnt Pine, Sandestin Resort. Ideal for large families, this estate has all the features you would expect from such an exclusive neighborhood. From the gourmet kitchen, multiple guest rooms, to the mega outdoor kitchen and living space; for those who love to entertain, this is your dream home. View complete Burnt Pine listing here

Overhead shot of Burnt Pine home

Quick Facts

  • Price: $$2,495,000
  • 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths
  • 2 Stories, 5,103 Square Feet
  • Acreage: 0.57
  • 3-Car Garage

The Entry

An elegant paver laneway leads to an exquisite entrance with 3-car garage. 

A wood and wrought iron doorway…

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Golf cart crossingLooking to retire in a Florida golf community? Some of the best golf course homes are right here in Destin, Niceville and along the Scenic Highway 30A. In Destin and the surrounding Emerald Coast, there were 70 golf course homes sold from January to the end of April in 2018. This included both single-family homes and townhomes.

The highest selling price was $2,200,000 for a 5,700 square foot home in Burnt Pine. The lowest price sale was $163,500 for a brick rancher in Country Club Estates, Fort Walton Beach.

  • Average Size: 2,659 square feet
  • Average days on market 83
  • Average Selling Price: $589,705
  • Median Listing Price: $490,500

For the golfer that enjoys boating, Kelly Plantation and Indian Bayou offer waterfront homes with…

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:Huff Homes in Emerald Bay

Emerald Bay Custom Homes

Award-winning Huff Homes of Florida unveils two new construction houses in Emerald Bay, Miramar Beach. Owning one of these quality homes means that from the moment you walk in, everything is brand new and built beyond your expectations. Buy early and you'll be able to customize your colors and additional finishes.

$540,900 MLS #762063
264 Cobalt Lane, Miramar Beach FL
4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths and 2,550 square feet

The outside of this home features an attractive brick and Hardie Board siding, Jeld-Wen insulated windows and wind load rated garage door. The backyard is fenced with a screened porch.

Inside, a spacious floor plan features 10 foot ceilings on the main floor and 9 foot on the second floor. Warm hardwood…

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Indian Bayou bayfront homeIndian Bayou Golf Club is favored by many residents, both seasonal and permanent. Three 9-hole courses, each well planned and challenging in their own right. Play one, play all 27, or choose based on your desired level of technical play.

The neighborhoods surrounding this popular west Destin course are also  extremely desirable. We don't always get the inventory we'd like here. Once people discover the Indian Bayou golf communities, they tend to stick around. Here neighborhoods are close to all the beaches, popular sites and restaurants, but a bit further removed from the hustle and bustle. Bordering Choctawhatchee Bay, it's never more than a walk or short drive to your favorite boat launch. Fishing and boating, picnics at quiet parks and some great…

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Destin golf community checklistMoving to a Destin Golf community? Heres a tool to help you keep track.

Buying a home can be overwhelming, to say the least. You've just spent the day touring some of Destin's finest golf communities, but they're all blending together. The Burnt Pine house overlooking the golf course had a pool, or did it? Was it the Regatta Bay listing that had no short term rentals, or the Baytowne property?

Here's a handy little tool you can use to keep track of all the Destin golf homes or condos you look at. Just fill in the name of the community, address and MLS#, the price, note some of the pros and cons and give the golf course your own star rating. Take a quick photo, and later that night when you're discussing the various homes, it will all come back to…

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For those dreaming of living in a golf course community, the Destin area has an awesome selection to choose from. Median prices for homes on a golf course in Destin range from $463,750 to $1,135,000 with both private and public courses available. Burnt Pine, Kelly Plantation, Regatta Bay, and Emerald Bay are gated while Indian Bayou is not. Some courses require more skill than others but I'll leave that determination up to you.

Year to Date Comparison of Destin Golf Communities as of May 31, 2016

Destin golf home sales stats

Burnt Pine

Located within the gates of Sandestin, Burnt Pine is the most exclusive golf course community in the Destin area. The average home is over 4,000 square feet with a median sales price of $1,135,000. The most expensive home in Burnt Pine…

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Kelly Plantation Golf Club

Greens at Kelly Plantation

Overlooking miles of waterfront along Choctawhatchee Bay, Kelly Plantation Golf Club boasts a spectacular setting for this championship course. This Fred Couples and Gene Bates environmentally sensitive design features 18-holes sculpted around native pines, 11 lakes and winding bayous, completely integrating the natural beauty of the Destin Bay area into a challenging and awe-inspiring course.

307 Kelly Plantation Drive, Destin, Florida 32541
For tee times phone: (850) 650-7600

Quick Facts About Kelly Plantation Golf Club

  • Type: Semi-Private
  • Designers: Fred Couples & Gene Bates
  • Size: 18 hole, Par 72, 7,099 yards
  • Grass Type: Bermuda Greens
  • Golf carts are equipped with GPS

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Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club

Regatta Bay golf course

Backing onto 120 acres of protected nature preserve along Choctawhatchee Bay, the Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club is one of the most popular and scenic golf clubs in Destin. The challenging course, friendly staff and excellent food and beverage service will keep you coming back for more.

465 Regatta Bay Blvd, Destin, Florida 32541-5329
For tee times phone: (850) 337-8080

Quick Facts About Regatta Bay Golf Club

  • Category: Resort & Golf Community
  • Type: Public
  • Architect: Robert C. Walker, ASGCA
  • Size: 18 hole, Par 72, 6,894 yards with 4 tee boxes
  • Slope Rating: 148
  • Greens: Tifdwarf Grass
  • Fairways: Bermuda Grass


  • 16,000 square foot Clubhouse
  • Pro Shop

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