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Found 8 blog entries tagged as "Destin beachfront homes".

Living the Dream on the Emerald Coast

Are dreams of luxury coastal living dancing in your head? Have you always wanted to live near some of the most beautiful beaches in the U.S.? Some of the most luxurious, and opulent, homes on the Emerald Coast are in the Destin area. Here are the three most expensive homes sold in Destin and surrounding 30A, this year. Each residence epitomizes the elegance and beauty to be found in our luxury, coastal home communities.

Most Expensive Homes Sold This Year in Destin & 30A

1. Selling Price: $10,750,000 - Seagrove Beach, FL

A glorious beachfront home in Seagrove Beach, measures 6,462 sq. ft., 3 stories, and has 7 bedrooms, and 10 bathrooms on a quarter-acre lot. This beauty is conveniently located to area

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2018 Destin market stats

Thinking of buying or listing a home or condo in Destin or along the 30A? The following stats show you the top selling markets, overall sales stats comparing the 1st quarter in 2017 vs 2017, and where we've seen the highest price increases.

  

2018 1st Quarter Condo Sales for Destin & 30A

Destin and 30A condo stats

Condos in the Destin and 30A area saw more substantial increases with a 21% gain overall in average condo prices. Several areas saw huge price increases including: 30A East (+71%), 30A West (+35%), Miramar/Sandestin Resort (+31%), and Niceville (+13%). There were 500 condos sold in the first quarter 2018 for an average 96% of list price.

The highest price condo sold was $2,200,000 in Sanctuary by the Sea.

Check out our blog post "2018 Top Selling

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Destin beachfrontRecently Walton commissioners voted to remove signs, ropes and any obstructions from the beach. This meant that homeowners with "private property" or "no trespassing" signs on their beachfront lots would face penalties if they didn't take them down.

Well, it wasn't long before homeowners started to push back. A federal lawsuit was filed on Monday by Edward and DeLanie Goodwin, claiming that this action was violating their First Amendment rights to display signs on their private property.

According to report in the NWF Daily News, the Goodwins, who have owned their home since 1978, are entitled to its use down to the mean high water line. There are several times in the past when strangers have trespassed on their property and even entered their home

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Beachview of Holiday Isle, Destin FL

Largest Beachfront Lots in Destin

For the largest beachfront lots in Destin, Holiday Isle is the place to be. Here, you'll find rare one acre beachfront homesites, or spacious 100 foot by 400 foot lots. Eighteen spectacular Gulf front properties span over 2,000 linear feet of soft white sand in Holiday Isle. A home with a larger property offers so many more choices. The yard can easily accommodate a beach house 10,000 square feet or larger, with swimming pool, and ample parking and storage for boats, or an RV. 

Holiday Isle, Destin beach homes

Architectural styles in Holiday Isle include Beach Mediterranean and Modern with two-story designs that maximize the incredible Gulf views.

Live the Beachfront Lifestyle

 Located close to the harbor, a home in Holiday Isle

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2015 has been an outstanding year for owning a rental property in Destin. We're still waiting to see the typical drop off in tourism that usually happens in September and October, because this year, it hasn't happened. In fact, Destin News recently reported that due to the amount of tourists still flocking to the beaches, lifeguard patrol will be extended until November 1. Usually, that service ends by October 15.

Vacation rentals in Crystal Beach

This is great news for anyone with a rental property, or local Destin business that depends on tourism. To put it in perspective, the permanent resident population of Okaloosa County is approximately 180,000. Just over 13 million people visit the Emerald Coast each year, and every dollar they spend gets pumped into our local economy 1.8

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Beachfront Living in Destiny by the Sea

This week our quest for the ideal beachfront home in Destin takes us to the most prestigious community in the city, Destiny by the Sea. Over 2,000 feet of  crystalline white sand beach and turquoise Gulf waters serve as the canvas for just 36 exclusive beachfront homes.

Destiny by the Sea, view to the beach

The Homes

Beachfront homes in Destiny by the SeaThe Mediterranean inspired architecture, complete with stucco tiled roof creates a Tuscan theme in this gated community. Homes in Destiny by the Sea range from 2,500 square feet to over 12,000 square feet of palatial luxury. Generous sized lots are 90, 50, 34 or 64 feet in width, providing ample space.

True beachfront residences can be found in the distinguished addresses from 4700 to 4772 Ocean Boulevard.

 

Secure,

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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

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Most people don't need to be talked into buying a Destin beachfront home, but in case you're having doubts, here are a few reminders why this is probably the smartest real estate decision you'll ever make.

1. Great Investment

The investment can't be beat, even after a down market, beachfront real estate is the first to recover. Upscale gated communities such as Dunes of Destin with prices well into the millions, still have a strong market.

2. Lucrative Rental Properties

Rental properties closest to the beach are typically the first to be rented and for higher leasing fees than listings further from the water. Areas such as Crystal Beach, Destiny by the Sea, or Holiday Isle offer extremely lucrative and high demand beachfront vacation

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