Destin & 30A Homes in Gated Communities

Gated communities in Destin, Florida, and along the picturesque 30A corridor offer an exclusive blend of security, luxury, and lifestyle amenities. With secure entry points and a range of upscale features such as private beach access, proximity to golf courses, and resort-style amenities, gated neighborhoods on the Florida Gulf Coast are highly desirable living destinations for individuals and families seeking a luxurious and secure coastal lifestyle.

View available gated neighborhood homes for sale in Destin and along the Scenic 30A, or read more about the advantages of living in a Gulf Coast gated community.

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Sales Stats for Destin & 30A Gated Communities

Gated Communities 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 483 106 $1,985,987 $17,995,000 $334,900 $614 $2,673 $165
Sold (Last Year) 647 307 $1,629,780 $17,600,000 $315,000 $541 $4,795 $157

Last Year Sales By Month

Highest Sales by Month

May 2023 - 71 Pelican Circle, Inlet Beach, FL
Sold
71 Pelican Circle, Inlet Beach
Spanning 76 feet of Gulf-frontage on 30A's popular east end, this charming beachfront home is poised in the gated community of Pelican Pointe. The gulf-front community of Pelican Pointe directly neighbors Camp Creek Lake, and offers a uniquely quiet...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
1,653 SqFt
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Jun 2023 - 12 White Cliffs Crest, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
12 White Cliffs Crest, Santa Rosa Beach
Life doesn't get much better than living on the Gulf of Mexico, and beach homes don't get much better than this estate bordering the pearl white sands and overlooking the emerald green waters. The private boardwalk begins at the back deck and ends where...

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
8 Baths
6,453 SqFt
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Jul 2023 - 35 Compass Rose Way, Inlet Beach, FL
Sold
35 Compass Rose Way, Inlet Beach
Masterfully built with endless Gulf views and impeccable design selections, 35 Compass Rose Way perfectly epitomizes the coveted lifestyle of WaterSound Beach. This serene home, designed by T.S. Adams and constructed by Gulfview Construction in 2017, has...

Detached Single Family

6 Beds
8 Baths
5,221 SqFt
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Aug 2023 - 108 Longue Vue Drive, Inlet Beach, FL
Sold
108 Longue Vue Drive, Inlet Beach
Nestled between the highly coveted communities of Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach along Scenic Highway 30A, 108 Longue Vue Drive is perfectly positioned on a quiet cul-de-sac in a private, gated enclave of only 11 homes. With over 6,200 square feet of...

Detached Single Family

6 Beds
7 Baths
6,274 SqFt
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Sep 2023 - 14 N Founders Lane, Watersound, FL
Sold
14 N Founders Lane, Watersound
Indulge in a life of coastal luxury at this exquisite WaterSound Beach residence nestled on a premier corner homesite with over 6,000 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 7 full and 2 half bathrooms, a private pool courtyard, incredible Gulf of Mexico views, an...

Detached Single Family

6 Beds
9 Baths
6,036 SqFt
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Oct 2023 - 96 Camp Creek Point Drive, Inlet Beach, FL
Sold
96 Camp Creek Point Drive, Inlet Beach
Just steps from the crystalline waters of the Gulf of Mexico, this remarkable residence perched above the dunes demonstrates perfect harmony between modern elegance and old-world charm. Every aspect of this home, created by Geoff Chick, strikes notes that...

Detached Single Family

6 Beds
8 Baths
6,259 SqFt
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Nov 2023 - 60 Shingle Lane, Watersound, FL
Sold
60 Shingle Lane, Watersound
Introducing a captivating residence nestled on a corner lot mere moments from the beach & golf path. This estate boasts a safeguarded conservation area to its south, maximizing privacy & curtailing future development. It features one of Watersound's...

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
5 Baths
4,974 SqFt
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Dec 2023 - 5055 W County Highway 30a Unit 1011, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
5055 W County Highway 30a Unit 1011, Santa Rosa Beach
Entered for Comp Purposes Only - Completely renovated home.

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
5 Baths
3,172 SqFt
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Jan 2024 - 58 Sinclair Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
58 Sinclair Lane, Santa Rosa Beach
The Majestic Property sits on the Edge of Draper Lake with Expansive Views of the Gulf of MexicoPicturesque vistas abound from this Frank Lloyd Wright inspired masterpiece featuring approximately 135 feet of private lake frontage and majestic views...

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
6 Baths
4,752 SqFt
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Feb 2024 - 95 Little Redfish Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
95 Little Redfish Lane, Santa Rosa Beach
ENTERED FOR COMP PURPOSES ONLY.

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
5 Baths
4,647 SqFt
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Mar 2024 - 122 Camp Creek Point Drive, Inlet Beach, FL
Sold
122 Camp Creek Point Drive, Inlet Beach
Situated behind the gates of the private, rental-restricted community of Camp Creek Point, and presiding over 75 feet of private beach frontage, this enchanting all-concrete residence provides an ideal locale to retreat from everyday life. A dual-bay...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
6 Baths
3,426 SqFt
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Apr 2024 - 36 E St Lucia Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
36 E St Lucia Lane, Santa Rosa Beach
Sitting atop Blue Mountain Beach overlooking white sand coastal dunes, this beachfront home reflects the prestige of 30A's most desirable community, The Retreat. Deeded to water's edge, meticulous construction, ''smart home'' features, and year-round...

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
7 Baths
5,523 SqFt
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May 2024 - 90 S Watch Tower Lane, Watersound, FL
Sold
90 S Watch Tower Lane, Watersound
Imagine a place where the murmur of the waves and the horizon welcomes a sunset. Welcome to 90 South Watch Tower a masterpiece of coastal architecture, one tier back from the dunes and the pristine mile of beach in the private Community of WaterSound. As...

Detached Single Family

6 Beds
7 Baths
4,656 SqFt
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Advantages of Living in a Gated Community

Gated communities in Destin, Florida, and along the 30A offer several advantages that appeal to residents seeking a premium living experience:

  • Enhanced Security: Gated communities typically have controlled access points, including gates and security personnel, providing residents with a heightened sense of security and privacy.
  • Exclusivity and Prestige: Living in a gated community in Destin or along the 30A conveys an aura of exclusivity and prestige, attracting discerning homeowners who value upscale living environments. Some of the more exclusive gated communities in the area include:
  • Destin Pointe, Destin
  • Destiny-By-the-Sea, Destin
  • Camp Creek Point, Inlet Beach
  • Longue Vue, Inlet Beach
  • Paradise by the Sea, Inlet Beach
  • The Retreat, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Village of White Cliffs, Santa Rosa Beach
  • Enhanced Security: Gated communities typically have controlled access points, including gates and security personnel, providing residents with a heightened sense of security and privacy.
  • Community Amenities & Golf: Many gated communities boast a range of exclusive amenities such as golf courses, tennis courts, fitness centers, swimming pools, and private beach access, offering residents a luxurious lifestyle within their neighborhood.
    Popular golf communities in the Destin and 30A area include:
  • Burnt Pine, Miramar Beach
  • Emerald Bay, Destin
  • Sandestin Resort, Miramar Beach
  • Kelly Plantation, Destin
  • Regatta Bay, Destin
  • Shalimar Pointe, Shalimar
  • Villa Lago, Miramar Beach
  • Windswept Estates, Freeport
  • Maintained Aesthetics: Gated communities often have strict architectural guidelines and landscaping standards, resulting in well-maintained streetscapes and common areas that enhance the overall aesthetics of the community. This can be a disadvantage to those desiring a more relaxed or unstructured neighborhood.
  • Peaceful Environment: Gated communities tend to experience less through traffic and noise pollution, creating a serene and tranquil living environment for residents to enjoy.
  • Tight-Knit Community: The controlled access and shared amenities in gated communities foster a sense of camaraderie among residents, encouraging social interaction and community engagement through organized events and activities.
  • Property Value Preservation: The exclusivity, amenities, and maintained aesthetics of gated communities can contribute to the preservation of property values over time, making them attractive investments for homeowners.
  • Enhanced Privacy: Gated communities offer residents an additional layer of privacy, limiting access to outsiders and reducing unwanted solicitation or disturbances.
  • Family-Friendly Environment: Many gated communities in Destin and along the 30A are designed with families in mind, offering safe and secure environments for children to play and explore.
  • Resort-Like Atmosphere: With their upscale amenities and meticulously landscaped grounds, gated communities in Destin and along the 30A often evoke a resort-like atmosphere, allowing residents to experience a vacation lifestyle year-round.

These merits collectively contribute to the appeal of gated communities in Destin, Florida, and along the 30A, making them highly desirable living destinations for individuals and families seeking a luxurious and secure coastal lifestyle.


Please don't hesitate to contact the team at Destin Real Estate, or (850) 325-0004 for more information about real estate in Florida Gulf Coast gated communities, or to view what's currently on the market.

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