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 32 117 $657,453 $699,000 $604,900 $351 $642 $191
Sold (Last Year) 52 268 $631,460 $690,000 $500,000 $268 $522 $172

Last Year Sales By Month

Highest Sales by Month

Jul 2023 - 275 Tequesta Drive, Destin, FL
Sold
275 Tequesta Drive, Destin
Tranquil lake view from the generous screened patio in the gated Emerald Lakes subdivision! Well maintained house with room to spread out. Prime location directly across from the community amenities . Terrific curb appeal with palms and a paved driveway...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,695 SqFt
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Aug 2023 - 228 W Club House Drive, Freeport, FL
Sold
228 W Club House Drive, Freeport
Introducing an exquisite pool home situated in the prestigious gated community of Windswept Estates. Look no further, as this home is fully prepared for its new owner. Boasting 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, this residence features a spacious open floor plan...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,246 SqFt
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Sep 2023 - 214 Wekiva Cove, Destin, FL
Sold
214 Wekiva Cove, Destin
Welcome home to this enchanting lake front beauty in the popular gated community of Emerald Lakes and just minutes to Destin's famous white sandy beaches. Nestled at the end of a street on the largest lot in the entire neighborhood (0.32 acres) with a...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,450 SqFt
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Oct 2023 - 84 Gentle Wind Court, Freeport, FL
Sold
84 Gentle Wind Court, Freeport
Introducing an exquisite new residence nestled within the gated haven of Windswept Estates. This remarkable 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home, expertly crafted by Truland Homes using the Hampton Floorplan, boasts a generous open layout adorned with alluring...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
4 Baths
2,957 SqFt
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Nov 2023 - 4217 Lost Horse Circle, Niceville, FL
Sold
4217 Lost Horse Circle, Niceville
Located in the Gated Community of Magnolia Plantation in Bluewater Bay, this stunning 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath beauty has incredible Lake Views, Mature Trees, and Tons of Privacy! Large Master Suite with Walk-in Closet, Dual Sinks, Walk-In Shower and Tub. Large...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,570 SqFt
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Dec 2023 - 93 Brushed Dune Circle, Freeport, FL
Sold
93 Brushed Dune Circle, Freeport
READY NOW! Our Monaco floorplan has been a staple in Windswept Estates! This is the final Monaco that we will ever build in this community! Do not miss out on this opportunity. This home boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, a media room, an owner's...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
3,448 SqFt
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Jan 2024 - 245 Apopka Cove, Destin, FL
Sold
245 Apopka Cove, Destin
Nestled in the heart of Destin, this custom-built lakefront home sits peacefully at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the gated community of Emerald Lakes. As you walk into the home, you'll be greeted by dramatic arches, elegant pillars, and 15' ceilings...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,632 SqFt
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Feb 2024 - 1260 Deerwood Drive, Miramar Beach, FL
Sold
1260 Deerwood Drive, Miramar Beach
This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home, with 2 car garage, is located in the friendly Sandestin neighborhood of Deerwood. An ideal floor plan provides a relaxed flow throughout the residence, while large windows and doors provide an abundance of natural light. A...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
1,782 SqFt
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Mar 2024 - 1740 Osprey Cove, Niceville, FL
Sold
1740 Osprey Cove, Niceville
CURRENTLY UNDER CONTRACT, SELLER WILL CONSIDER BACKUP OFFERS' NEW PRICE! Welcome to this meticulously maintained home located in the highly sought-after, gated community of Bolton's Landing nestled in the prestigious Bluewater Bay community. Rarely, does a...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
4 Baths
2,683 SqFt
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Apr 2024 - 101 Baywind Drive, Niceville, FL
Sold
101 Baywind Drive, Niceville
Classic, elegant style in this enormous home in gated Southwind. Set on the golf course on one of the largest lots in the neighborhood and bordered on one side by nature preserve, it's a private haven. Glowing wood floors, including Brazilian cherry, and...

Detached Single Family

5 Beds
4 Baths
3,424 SqFt
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May 2024 - 9201 Market Street Inn Street 162, Miramar Beach, FL
Sold
9201 Market Street Inn Street 162, Miramar Beach
Elegant 3-story end unit townhome in Sandestin's Baytowne Wharf. Le Jardin townhomes have a New Orleans feel with gas lamps, quiet walkways, and a French quarter-style fountain garden. 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome has 12-foot ceilings, polished travertine,...

Attached Single Unit

3 Beds
4 Baths
1,659 SqFt
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Jun 2024 - 1729 Bolton Village Lane, Niceville, FL
Sold
1729 Bolton Village Lane, Niceville
MULTIPLE OFFERS RECEIVED. VA-qualified buyer may assume the Seller's 2.25% VA loan. Stunning REMODELED 4 bed/ 3 bath home nestled on a serene cul-de-sac in desirable Parkwood Estates, convenient to Bluewater Elementary school! Beautiful curb appeal...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,361 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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