Sandestin is a full service resort that has golf courses, swimming pools, tennis courts, and over 1 mile of beach.  Real Estate offerings in Sandestin include homes, lots, condos, and townhomes with views of the bay, beach, and golf courses.  This page will contain news relating to all Sandestin Real Estate activities.

Destin and 30A real estate market report 2021

2021 Property Values Continue to Climb in Destin & 30A

2021 was an aggressive year for buying and selling real estate in Destin, the 30A and surrounding Florida Gulf Coast. Buyers were faced with high prices, a leaner choice of inventory, and bidding wars. The offers with fewest contingencies and often higher than asking price were often the winners.

Home and condo sellers in 2021 saw their property values increase beyond the norm. They often reaped the benefits of a quick sale that was close or over their asking price. They also faced the challenging prospect of finding a new place to live, in a difficult market. 

2021 brought significant increases to the Destin, Florida real estate market and surrounding Gulf Coast:

  • Sales Volume was…

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Destin fishing

Upgrades to the Baytowne Marina at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort are looking good for the 2021 Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic.

The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a sought after destination for offshore fishing. The location couldn't be more appropriate. Overlooking Choctawhatchee Bay, boaters have a short ride to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Home to the "big money", Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, this popular event attracts sport fishermen from all over the world.

Within the resort, the Baytowne Marina currently has over 123 active slips that can accommodate vessels up to 140 feet. You can gas up your boat, acquire short or long term dockage, or use the personal marina concierge to book a tee time, or make a reservation…

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Hottest Selling Condos in Destin and the 30A Area for 2020

2020 Top selling condos in Destin and the 30A, FL

Quick Condo Facts From January 1 to December 31, 2020

# of Condos Sold: 2,515

Average sale price was $475,199

Average Sqft: 1,268

Average Days on Market: 106

Highest Sold Price: The highest price for a condo sold in the Destin area was $4,750,000. Selling in just 18 days, this 4-Bedroom, 5-Bath turn-key villa at Thirty-One on 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida and boasts unobstructed Gulf of Mexico and beach views.

 

Top Selling Condos by Price

This list is derived from the top selling condos in 2020. Sorted by price range, you'll find listings for most budgets: from $300,000 to over $1 million. At a glance, this gives you an idea of the most popular Destin and 30A…

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Four Mile Village, a Beachfront Paradise

Sea Oats by the beach at Four Mile Village, Miramar Beach FL

Just off Hwy 98 amid the bustling malls and resorts of Miramar Beach, Florida is a hidden gem that even some locals have yet to explore. In fact, traveling down the densely forested Village Road and through the gates of Four Mile Village is like taking a step back in time. Four Mile Village is reminiscent of the old Florida before the big hotels and condos. When people came to the area to truly get away from it all, surround themselves in nature and relax. Days were filled with fishing, walking the white sand beaches, and splashing in the Gulf with the kids. 

Designed for quality not quantity, Four Mile Village has fewer than 50 homesites, each sitting on oversized lots with height restrictions to…

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Waterfront home in Destin and the Emerald Coast, Florida

The timing couldn't be better to purchase a Florida investment property in Destin or the surrounding Emerald Coast.

Now that vacation rentals in the Destin area are once again open for business, we're starting to see a huge demand for these properties. In fact, the number of new condo listings from the beginning of May to June 15, 2020 is already 7% higher than the same time in 2019. People are starting to list again and the buyers are coming out of the woodwork.

Average sale prices are up by 10% for condos and 16% for single-family homes. Interest rates are at all time lows. It's a win/win for both buyers and sellers of Destin homes and condos.

- Buying an Investment Rental Home
- Buying an Investment Rental Condo

Top Selling Home & Condo…

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In 2019, What Were the Top Selling Condos in Destin and the 30A Area?

2019 Top selling condos in Destin, Florida

Quick Condo Facts From January 1 to December 31, 2019

# of Condos Sold: 1,891

Average sale price was $448,284

Average Sqft: 1,272

Average Days on Market: 118

Highest Sold Price: The highest price for a condo sold in the Destin area was $4,050,000. This was for a to be constructed 3-bedroom condo in Thirty One, A Condo Development, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Its elevated setting lended to spectacular panoramic views from most rooms in the residence.

 

Top Selling Condos by Price

This list is derived from the top selling condos in 2019. Sorted by price range, you'll find listings for all budgets: under $200,000 to over $1 million. At a glance, this gives you…

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These Were the Most Popular Destin & 30A Communities in 2019

2019 Top Selling Condos in Destin & 30A, Florida

The info below spotlights the 2019 real estate market for single-family homes in Destin, the 30A and surrounding Emerald Coast. See hottest selling subdivisions and average sale prices.

Quick Facts From January 1 to December 31, 2019

4,520 single family homes sold

Average sale price was $590,677

Average Sqft: 2,204

Average Days on Market: 73

Highest Sold Price: $8,995,000 for a Gulf front Seagrove beach house located very close to the Seaside community. At 4,446 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 6 baths, this is the epitome of a Florida beachfront estate home. Boasting elaborate finishings such as Italian stone floors and an elegant custom staircase, this was a special…

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top investment rentals on the Florida Gulf Coast

Outstanding Investment Potential in the Destin, Florida Area!

Destin and 30A area homes and condos are frequently recognized as having the best rate of return to be found throughout the United States.  It's easy to understand why. Millions of visitors return year after year to enjoy our beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, abundant estuaries, bayous, and amazing fishing,  What makes a great investment? That's easy, find a property with great cash flow and upside appreciation potential. I've picked four of the best currently on the market.

1. South of 30A | San Remo Custom Home - $1,495,000

4049 W County Hwy 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL - MLS #830331

ACTUAL RENTAL: $130,000 plus per year

What's not to love about this property, here are…

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How Did the Destin & 30A Market Perform in 2018?

2018 Destin market report

Here are the 2018 year-end real estate stats for homes and condos in Destin and the surrounding Emerald Coast. Find out which areas were hot sellers for condos, homes and townhomes and, where did prices go up, or down.

2018 Condo Sales for Destin & 30A

The number of overall condo sales in the Destin and 30A area increased by 7% in 2018. Average sale prices went up 15% and homes sold about 96% of their asking price. Some of the biggest gains in overall number of homes sold were in Destin (+19%), Navarre (+15%) and Miramar/Sandestin Resort (+10%).

Average sale prices for condos in 30A West jumped by 77%, 37% in 30A East and 16% in Miramar/Sandestin Resort.

Top 10 Selling Condo…

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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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