Living on the beach in Destin Pointe

The quest for a true Destin beachfront home is not as easy as you would think. There are beach view, harborfront, waterfront properties, but this blog series, 'Living on the Beach in Destin' addresses only the true beachfront homes. Those magnificent properties you might view from the water that border the Gulf of Mexico. As an owner, you literally walk out of your back door onto white, sandy beach.

In the Destin area, the most common areas to find a Gulf beachfront property include Destin Pointe, Holiday Isle, Dunes of Destin, Crystal Beach, and Destiny by the Sea.

This week we're covering Destin Pointe real estate, but be sure to bookmark this series as we feature a new area each week. If you've ever had doubts about purchasing one of these sought after properties, check out our post, "8 Reasons to Buy a Destin Beachfront Home."

Beachfront Living in Destin Pointe

Destin Pointe in Holiday Isle offers the ultimate beachfront lifestyle you only see in magazines. Situated on a point overlooking the Gulf, a handful of exclusive coastal residences back onto 600 feet of white sand beach. 

In addition to panoramic ocean vistas, homes boast ever changing views of the East Pass Access, a mile-wide inlet connecting the Gulf of Mexico to the Intercoastal Waterway. This area provides a constant source of entertainment with pleasure yachts sailing by, and fishing boats that park here in the mornings catching bait before they embark on their daily trips. Brimming with marine life, these protected waters are a favorite spot feeding spot for dolphins.

Gulf view in Destin Pointe

A Handful of Beachfront Homes

There are several houses in the area with desirable Gulf views, but only the true beachfront homes in Destin Pointe can be found in the 14 addresses from 48 to 71 Lands End Drive, right at the end of the point. You can check the latest Destin Pointe listings here

Lot sizes vary up to 60 feet in width and houses range in size from 2,500 square feet to over 7,500 square feet. Architecture is typical “Florida Cottage Style,” three stories high, with large covered balconies that provide panoramic views, and spacious, open floor plans inside.

Secure, Private Community

Destin Pointe is a gated, luxury Destin community with 24 hour security, swimming pool, tennis court and gazebo available for resident-only use. O'Steen Beach is just a short walk and offers access to a public beach.

Proximity to East Pass Access offers residents a front row seat when it comes to popular events such as the annual cigar boat races.

The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is a huge tournament. The “kickoff”includes a staging of all boats at the East Pass. This is really a magnificent display featuring dozens of $2M plus boats in a procession as they start their multi-day search of the highly sought after Blue Marlin.

Whether you're playing in the sun, or just enjoying the view from your private balcony, these beachfront homes in Destin Pointe will offer the lifestyle you've always dreamed of. Although these residences may not be readily available, we will gladly send you listing updates, the moment one of these elusive properties appears on the Destin market.

Watch for the next edition in our series "Living on the Beach in Destin" when we cover the beautiful Destiny by the Sea community.

Posted by Tim Shepard - Broker on


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