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 4 52 $376,224 $399,995 $359,900 $222 $274 $164
Sold (Last Year) 23 303 $365,327 $405,000 $315,000 $274 $775 $165

Last Year Sales By Month

Highest Sales by Month

Jun 2023 - 1820 Stable Lane 11, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Sold
1820 Stable Lane 11, Fort Walton Beach
Is this your new home? Come take a look! This charming 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom townhome located within a gated community is a MUST SEE. This property offers a sizable 1-car garage, 1,435 sq. ft. of spacious elegance and an open backyard. This residence...

Attached Single Unit

3 Beds
3 Baths
1,435 SqFt
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Jul 2023 - 594 Marquis Way, Freeport, FL
Sold
594 Marquis Way, Freeport
Welcome to 594 Marquis Way in Freeport, FL! This beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is situated on the second largest lot in the neighborhood and offers a private, wooded backyard view. The home also includes an additional flex space room for an office or...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,859 SqFt
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Aug 2023 - 412 Lightning Bug Lane, Freeport, FL
Sold
412 Lightning Bug Lane, Freeport
IMMACULATE 3 Bed/2 Bath Craftsman Style home located in the Gated Firefly neighborhood of Hammock Bay. Constructed with 4 sided Hardie, aluminum fascia with vinyl soffits, weather resistant house wrap barrier and covered porch. This home is the Bristol...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,672 SqFt
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Oct 2023 - 4654 Chanteuse Pkwy, Crestview, FL
Sold
4654 Chanteuse Pkwy, Crestview
SOUTH OF I-10

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
2 Baths
2,200 SqFt
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Nov 2023 - 478 Lightning Bug Lane, Freeport, FL
Sold
478 Lightning Bug Lane, Freeport
Introducing the Arlington blueprint. This extraordinary residence boasts refined 9' ceilings, exquisite EVP flooring gracing the communal spaces, plush carpet adorning every bedroom, and a suite of stainless steel appliances encompass a stove, microwave,...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,568 SqFt
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Dec 2023 - 93 Dusky Way, Freeport, FL
Sold
93 Dusky Way, Freeport
Gorgeous newer construction, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath Hammock Bay home was recently completed in 2020 in the Firefly community, which is gated and has its own community pool (in addition to the other HB community pools). AND lawn care and cable are included!...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,568 SqFt
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Jan 2024 - 4660 Chanteuse Parkway, Crestview, FL
Sold
4660 Chanteuse Parkway, Crestview
GATED+SOUTH OF I-10 LOCATION FOR THIS BRAND NEW HOME! Covered front porch leads to open dining/great room/kitchen area, trayed ceiling in dining area, raised ceilings throughout the rest of the home. Kitchen features granite countertops, oversize...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,331 SqFt
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Feb 2024 - 3100 Scenic Highway 98 123, Destin, FL
Sold
3100 Scenic Highway 98 123, Destin
One story complex directly on 300 feet of breathtaking private beach. 2 assigned parking places right at front door. The only 2 Bedroom unit in the complex. Don't miss this opportunity. Profitable rental with low HOA fees. Rental history 2023 -...

Attached Single Unit

2 Beds
1 Bath
705 SqFt
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Mar 2024 - 3100 Scenic Highway 98 Unit 112, Destin, FL
Sold
3100 Scenic Highway 98 Unit 112, Destin
$100,000 Price Reduction ***$399,000 Priced to Sell ***Very Rare Opportunity *** Turnkey vacation rental investment property that generates great rental income! ***Updated Kitchen and Bath***Own a piece of Old Florida and get outstanding returns on your...

Attached Single Unit

1 Bed
1 Bath
600 SqFt
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Apr 2024 - 546 Marquis Way, Freeport, FL
Sold
546 Marquis Way, Freeport
Experience the epitome of comfort and style in this immaculate residence! Presenting the exquisite Holiday Builder's most desirable split bedroom Dogwood floor plan. This move-in-ready home boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a seamlessly integrated open...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,562 SqFt
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Jun 2024 - 228 Amberjack Drive Unit 27, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Sold
228 Amberjack Drive Unit 27, Fort Walton Beach
Boat slips, pool, and water views. Experience the beauty of waterfront living at Clipper Cove community on Okaloosa Island. Enjoy stunning water views and the convenience of private boat slips available for rent to owners. The prime location of this...

Attached Single Unit

2 Beds
3 Baths
1,324 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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