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 30 96 $566,416 $599,900 $515,000 $267 $580 $196
Sold (Last Year) 44 306 $555,491 $600,000 $475,000 $255 $477 $161

Last Year Sales By Month

Highest Sales by Month

Jun 2023 - 77 N J. Hunters Way Way Lot 24, Freeport, FL
Sold
77 N J. Hunters Way Way Lot 24, Freeport
Reduced $30K! New construction in Freeport. Magnolia Bay Estates is a gated community, conveniently located to FL - 20 & Hwy 331. This highly desirable ranch plan home reflects one level living at its finest. The Boca B home plan which will sit on Lot...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,386 SqFt
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Jul 2023 - 4216 Lost Horse Circle, Niceville, FL
Sold
4216 Lost Horse Circle, Niceville
Beautifully appointed home on a corner lot in the gated community of Magnolia Plantation. This home boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths plus an office. As you enter the foyer, you are greeted with beautiful hardwood floors, an open floorplan, gas...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
2,180 SqFt
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Aug 2023 - 305 Wimico Circle, Destin, FL
Sold
305 Wimico Circle, Destin
Welcome to this stunning lakefront abode nestled within the prestigious gated community of Emerald Lakes. Step inside and prepare to be enchanted by its spacious layout, which has been meticulously adorned with top-of-the-line features and luxurious...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
2 Baths
1,782 SqFt
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Sep 2023 - 186 Double Eagle Court Lot 8, Freeport, FL
Sold
186 Double Eagle Court Lot 8, Freeport
New construction in Freeport. Windswept Estates is a gated community, conveniently located off FL - 20 near Hwy 331. The community has pool, nature trails, clubhouse, tennis courts and more. This highly desirable ranch plan home reflects one level...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,628 SqFt
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Oct 2023 - 187 Gentle Wind Court, Freeport, FL
Sold
187 Gentle Wind Court, Freeport
*Seller offering up to $7,500 towards buyers' closing costs.* Your search ends here. This 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom residence, constructed in 2020, boasts meticulous attention to detail. Numerous enhancements grace this home, such as plantation shutters in the...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,512 SqFt
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Nov 2023 - 96 J Hunter's N Way Lot 26, Freeport, FL
Sold
96 J Hunter's N Way Lot 26, Freeport
New construction in Freeport. Magnolia Bay Estates is a gated community, located conveniently off FL-20. This highly desirable ranch plan home reflects one level living at its finest. The Largo home plan which will sit on Lot 26, boasts 4 bedrooms and 3...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,628 SqFt
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Dec 2023 - 28 Mackenzie Lane Lot 33, Freeport, FL
Sold
28 Mackenzie Lane Lot 33, Freeport
New construction in Freeport. Magnolia Bay Estates is a gated community, located conveniently off FL-20. This highly desirable ranch plan home reflects one level living at its finest. The Largo home plan which will sit on Lot 33, boasts 4 bedrooms and 3...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,628 SqFt
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Feb 2024 - 313 Wimico Circle, Destin, FL
Sold
313 Wimico Circle, Destin
Tucked right in the heart of Destin in the extremely Desirable Emerald Lakes Subdivision is this exquisite 3 bedroom, 2 bath located on a beautiful lake. It has been Fully renovated with a new addition including an ensuite office and a small Florida room,...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
2,207 SqFt
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Mar 2024 - 96 Eagle Haven Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
96 Eagle Haven Drive, Santa Rosa Beach
Eagle Bay Landing is a small bayside gated community just minutes from the 30-A corridor, Grand Boulevard Town Center with local dining and shopping and the Sacred Heart Hospital. This sought after craftsman style home is 5 years old, one owner and...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
4 Baths
2,496 SqFt
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Apr 2024 - 325 J Hunter's Way S Way Lot 19, Freeport, FL
Sold
325 J Hunter's Way S Way Lot 19, Freeport
New construction in Freeport. Magnolia Bay Estates is a gated community, located conveniently off FL-20. This highly desirable ranch plan home reflects one level living at its finest. The Largo home plan which will sit on Lot 19, boasts 4 bedrooms and 3...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,628 SqFt
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May 2024 - 4515 Parkview Lane, Niceville, FL
Sold
4515 Parkview Lane, Niceville
Welcome to your MOVE-IN READY dream home nestled within the gated community of Parkwood Estates! This FULLY RENOVATED gem offers the perfect blend of luxury, convenience, and tranquility, making it the ultimate retreat for you and your family. With 4...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,419 SqFt
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Jun 2024 - 1702 Dellmont Cove, Niceville, FL
Sold
1702 Dellmont Cove, Niceville
Your new home is located on a cul de sac in the gated community of Parkwood in Bluewater Bay. Lined with sidewalks, it is an easy walk to the elementary school. With 5 bedrooms, an open eat-in kitchen with keeping room, separate dining room, and an...

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
3 Baths
2,532 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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