Crystal Beach Homes for Sale, Destin

Crystal Beach is located on the east end of Destin, Florida, with houses that sit along the Gulf and Scenic Hwy 98. Real estate in Crystal Beach ranges from vacant lots to cute beach cottages, and extravagant beachfront houses.

Although homes for sale in Crystal Beach offer buyers outstanding primary residences and second homes, you'll also find opportunities for lucrative investment properties. Bargains can also be had on Crystal Beach foreclosures when available.

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Crystal Beach Real Estate - Market Stats

Crystal Beach sales data is provided by the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors and reflects 12 months of sales data.

  # Listings Avg. DOM Avg. Price Highest Price Lowest Price Avg. Price/SqFt Highest Price/SqFt Lowest Price/SqFt
Active 34 139 $2,175,265 $6,650,000 $815,000 $621 $886 $436
Sold (Last Year) 22 324 $1,667,500 $4,100,000 $850,000 $553 $723 $393

Last Year Sales By Month

Highest Sales by Month

Apr 2023 - 96 Shirah Street, Destin, FL
Sold
96 Shirah Street, Destin
Ideally located just one block from the Gulf of Mexico, this custom built and meticulously kept home offers versatility as a primary residence, second home or investment property. Opportunities are endless with the home's spacious floorplan and beautifully...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
5 Baths
3,038 SqFt
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May 2023 - 98 Barracuda Street, Destin, FL
Sold
98 Barracuda Street, Destin
This pristine coastal retreat in Crystal Beach is just steps to one of the Gulf's most beautiful beaches. No HOA fee. Rental ready and comes fully furnished. This low maintenance, two story beach home's outdoor living area boast a freshly painted back...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
1,973 SqFt
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Jun 2023 - 225 E Grand Key Loop, Destin, FL
Sold
225 E Grand Key Loop, Destin
Villages of Crystal Beach, Known by investors for its fantastic rental return rate. This 3 story can be the next RENTAL GENERATOR to your investment portfolio. GROSS REVENUE in 2021 of $134,990 and $75,375 in 2022. 2022 the property had 43 days of...

Detached Single Family

6 Beds
4 Baths
2,769 SqFt
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Jul 2023 - 94 Dolphin Street, Destin, FL
Sold
94 Dolphin Street, Destin
Welcome to the Lazy Palm! This well maintained home sits on the absolute northeast cornerstone of Crystal Beach and checks all the boxes of what it means to be a great rental property. Boasting 7 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms at just over 2800 sqft with a pool...

Detached Single Family

7 Beds
6 Baths
2,820 SqFt
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Aug 2023 - 92 Pompano Street, Destin, FL
Sold
92 Pompano Street, Destin
Welcome to your own private oasis! This stunning beach house has PERMANENT ALLOWED OCCUPANCY of 24 guests providing for maximum income potential and projections over $270K. Located in Destin's famous Crystal Beach, this home is just a short walk from the...

Detached Single Family

7 Beds
8 Baths
3,182 SqFt
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Sep 2023 - 91 Cobia Street, Destin, FL
Sold
91 Cobia Street, Destin
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Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,542 SqFt
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Oct 2023 - 69 Dolphin Street, Destin, FL
Sold
69 Dolphin Street, Destin
Built by one of the regions premier luxury home builders, 69 Dolphin St. showcases the finest in quality, attention to detail, design, function and class. From the faux air brushing of the vents and speakers across the cypress ceilings to the whimsical wet...

Detached Single Family

8 Beds
9 Baths
5,905 SqFt
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Nov 2023 - 89 Shirah Street, Destin, FL
Sold
89 Shirah Street, Destin
Meet the ultimate beach retreat, a contemporary vision poured into an eight-bedroom, eight-and-a-half bath home that boasts a desirable location and all the hallmarks of modern luxury, including a Watermark-built, 60,000-gallon resort-style pool. The...

Detached Single Family

8 Beds
9 Baths
5,705 SqFt
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Jan 2024 - 3449 Scenic Hwy 98, Destin, FL
Sold
3449 Scenic Hwy 98, Destin
INVESTORS-You will not find a better opportunity on the market! This property is an ROI unicorn boasting a gross of $275,000 in 2022 and with projections of $304,000 for 2023. Recently renovated with new systems and a focus on rental income and low...

Detached Single Family

6 Beds
7 Baths
4,567 SqFt
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Feb 2024 - 66 Cobia Street, Destin, FL
Sold
66 Cobia Street, Destin
This quintessential Florida cottage, just steps from the sugar white sands of the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, is the perfect income producing vacation rental investment or second home getaway. Nestled in the charming Crystal Beach area, this four...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
1,985 SqFt
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Mar 2024 - 4486 Ocean View Drive, Destin, FL
Sold
4486 Ocean View Drive, Destin
Indulge in the epitome of luxurious modern living with this exceptional vacation rental, perfectly situated in the prestigious Crystal Shores community of Destin, Florida. Unparalleled in its location, this stunning property sits directly across the street...

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
5 Baths
3,754 SqFt
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Apr 2024 - 4496 Clipper Cove, Destin, FL
Sold
4496 Clipper Cove, Destin
Snuggled between the sugar white sands of the beach and the shopping, dining, and entertainment of Destin Commons, 4496 Clipper Cove is a coastal cutie complete with picket fences, deep porches, and community pool just steps away. This 3 bedroom, 3 bath...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
1,778 SqFt
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Houses in Crystal Beach

Investment Rental Income

Tourist flock to Crystal Beach to enjoy the turquoise waters and sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. The area's close proximity to world-class dining and shopping opportunities, along with the paved walking path that runs along Scenic Gulf Drive, make houses in Crystal Beach highly desired by buyers and renters alike. In fact, many properties here can generate between $25k and $75k each year in rental income, while some beachfront homes in Crystal Beach gross in excess of $150,000 annually. Check out our listings for turnkey investment homes currently for sale in Destin and the Emerald Coast.

Home Styles

In terms of architecture, you'll find classic beachfront cottages as well as Mediterranean and Contemporary designs. Many homes are multi-level, have swimming pools, and include separate living quarters sometimes referred to as cabanas or mother-in-law suites. Nestled among the native vegetation, Crystal Beach homes provide a traditional beach experience with ample privacy.

Crystal Beach homes are situated in neighborhoods like Clipper Cove, Kokomo, Villages of Crystal Beach, and set along streets named either after fish (Cobia, Barracuda, Stingray, Tarpon, etc.) or the books of the Bible (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John).

Beachfront homes in Crystal Beach, Destin, Florida

Nothing but miles of sandy beach in a Crystal Beach gulf front home.

Crystal Beach Property Values

Crystal Beach property values are important to both buyers and sellers and depend on many factors such as:

  • Proximity to the beach
  • Age, size, number of bedrooms
  • Finish, quality, and design
  • Building materials
  • Exterior features such as swimming pools and cabanas

Land in resort areas is always in high demand. As a result, extremely small lots are common in most beach communities. However, property in Crystal Beach is the exception to this rule, with lots typically in the 50 x 150 ft. range. Lots of this size provide plenty of space to build a large house, including garage and swimming pool.

Original Crystal Beach Plat Map from the city of Destin, dating back to 1932

Crystal Beach homes on the Gulf of Mexico, Florida

Beachfront home in Crystal Beach, Destin, Florida

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