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 29 108 $759,563 $799,500 $719,000 $426 $676 $216
Sold (Last Year) 42 284 $741,416 $799,000 $650,000 $379 $1,083 $226

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Highest Sales by Month

Jun 2023 - 9201 Market Street Inn 166 Street 166, Miramar Beach, FL
Sold
9201 Market Street Inn 166 Street 166, Miramar Beach
This luxurious home has stunning bay views from the 3rd floor. Le Jardin is a New Orleans inspired townhome (condo) complex offering a serene private living experience while being in close proximity to a bustling lifestyle. Unit 166 is situated on the...

Attached Single Unit

3 Beds
4 Baths
1,659 SqFt
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Jul 2023 - 1338 Ravens Run, Miramar Beach, FL
Sold
1338 Ravens Run, Miramar Beach
JUST REDUCED TO SELL! New roof installed 6/2023 Charming Florida Cottage located in the highly sought-after neighborhood of Laurel Grove. Located on a corner lot with a golf cart charging station, the home is situated on a lovely tree-lined street....

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
1,623 SqFt
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Aug 2023 - 1440 Addie Drive, Niceville, FL
Sold
1440 Addie Drive, Niceville
Addie's Place is a gated new home village of 40 stunning homes from 2100 sq to 3800 sq ft. The Addie plan has 2335 sq ft, 3 beds, 2.5 baths, an office and much more.

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
2,335 SqFt
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Sep 2023 - 101 Sweet Breeze Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
101 Sweet Breeze Drive, Santa Rosa Beach
One of the best opportunities to secure your dream of home ownership on 30A! This lovely 1-story home located in the desirable, gated community of Cypress Breeze Plantation is indeed a rare find at this price point in the 30A West market. Being offered...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,808 SqFt
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Oct 2023 - 92 E Lafayette Road, Inlet Beach, FL
Sold
92 E Lafayette Road, Inlet Beach
This professionally designed home has tons of upgrades. Enjoy quiet outdoor living on the oversized screened lanai that opens up to the tranquil nature preserve with colorful winter sunsets. The x-large kitchen has plenty of storage, an oversized pantry...

Detached Single Family

2 Beds
2 Baths
1,855 SqFt
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Nov 2023 - 37 Kriss Court, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
37 Kriss Court, Santa Rosa Beach
Welcome to the Village at Blue Mountain Beach! This is arguably one of the best locations along 30A and could be yours at a fraction of the price of other 30A properties. This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home features all wood floors throughout. In the kitchen,...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
1,540 SqFt
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Dec 2023 - 270 Eagle Drive, Miramar Beach, FL
Sold
270 Eagle Drive, Miramar Beach
It is all about the views at 270 Eagle Drive. Relax on your private dock overlooking the lake, the Choctawhatchee Bay, and the Links Golf Course. This beautiful townhome in Fairways at Sandestin has been completely renovated and is being sold fully...

Attached Single Unit

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,451 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 - 5441 Tivoli Terrace Drive # 5441, Miramar Beach, FL
Sold
5441 Tivoli Terrace Drive # 5441, Miramar Beach
This Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 4 Bath TOWNHOME is located in the GATED neighborhood of TIVOLI TERRACE on the BEACH SIDE of the World Class SANDESTIN Golf & Beach Resort. Unit 5441 is just steps to the COMMUNITY POOL & 10 minute walk or quick Golf Cart ride to...

Attached Single Unit

3 Beds
4 Baths
2,163 SqFt
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Mar 2024 - 8 Daylily Court, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Sold
8 Daylily Court, Santa Rosa Beach
New Home Construction Located in the Desirable Rental Restricted Neighborhood of Hidden Grove. This Home will have LVP Floors throughout with Tile in the Bathrooms. The Master Bedroom is located on the first floor with a large custom tile shower and walk...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
4 Baths
2,544 SqFt
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Apr 2024 - 35 Bethany Bay, Destin, FL
Sold
35 Bethany Bay, Destin
Nestled within the esteemed gated community of Emerald Bay in Destin, this Mediterranean-style residence, strategically situated on a cul-de-sac and adjacent to a conservation area, boasts an unparalleled level of privacy. Upon entering through welcoming...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
2 Baths
2,381 SqFt
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May 2024 - 4231 Cougar Circle, Niceville, FL
Sold
4231 Cougar Circle, Niceville
Magnolia Plantation Gem! This exceptional home offers a unique, custom design with a spacious open floor plan located in one of Bluewater Bay's exclusive gated communities. Ideal for hosting guests, it features soaring 10 and 11-foot ceilings, granite...

Detached Single Family

4 Beds
3 Baths
3,079 SqFt
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Jun 2024 - 74 Aaron's Reef, Destin, FL
Sold
74 Aaron's Reef, Destin
Under contract with contingency; accepting back-up offers. Where's the best place to vacation in Destin? Right in your own backyard! Welcome to 74 Aarons Reef. This well-maintained home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the desirable gated golf course...

Detached Single Family

3 Beds
3 Baths
2,468 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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