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Destin Bayfront Homes

The Choctawhatchee Bay is a 129 square mile body of water that borders Destin to the North and provides a connection from the Intercoastal waterway to the Santa Rosa Sound. Destin bayfront homes line the majestic shores and range in architecture from Mediterranean to Florida Cottage.

View available bayfront real estate in Destin, Florida, or learn more about life on the bay, and some of our favorite bayfront communities in Destin. Search all Destin FL homes for sale.

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460 Captains Cir, DESTIN, FL - $2,849,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,487 SQFT
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French Riviera On The Choctawhatchee Bay-a Cherished Home Offers Gracious Living In A French Country Design. Owners' Travels Throughout Provence Inspired Gorgeous Details Found In This One-owner Home. An Entertainer's Delight With Ample Room For G...

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4117 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $1,990,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,979 SQFT
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Spectacular Colonial Revival Bayfront Estate In The Heart Of Destin. This Fully Furnished, 3 Story, 5979 Sq Ft Brick Home Is The True Definition Of Southern Charm. Situated On .84 Acres And Featuring An Impressive 100 Feet Of Water Frontage & Unob...

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707 Sixth St, DESTIN, FL - $497,000

Detached Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,440 SQFT
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Prime Joe's Bayou Deep Waterfront (this Is Not Creekfront Or Shallow Bayfront). Very Large 3/4 Acre Lot. 8' Of Water Depth And A Nice Beach For Toys! Homesite Has An Amazing 18' Of Elevation Above Sea Level That Will Be A Prime Commodity. 60' Dock...

936 Bambi Dr, DESTIN, FL - $2,175,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,562 SQFT
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This Beautiful New Construction Home Is Located In The Exclusive Area Of Cobb's Point. The Bay Front Views Are Visible From Almost Every Room In The House. This 4 Br/ 3.5 Ba House Is Located On A Large Lot, With A Pool And Spa. All Of The Cabinets...

321 Calhoun Ave, DESTIN, FL - $1,599,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,405 SQFT
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Truly Stunning Picturesque Craftsman Style Home On 85 Feet Of Waterfront In Beautiful Destin, Florida. This Home Offers So Much For Any Family Wanting To Experience True Florida Living. Every Material For The Construction Of This Home Was Carefull...

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1318 Emerald Bay Dr, DESTIN, FL - $1,549,000

Detached Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,863 SQFT
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Unique Architectural Estate Home Located On Largest Waterfront Lot In Emerald Bay. This Home Has A Media Room, 2 Additional Studies & 2 Half Baths. Private Heated Pool, Sun Deck, Hot Tub, Out Door Kitchen +cabanas, 182 Ft Dock W/covered Sitting Ar...

4141 N Indian Bayou, DESTIN, FL - $1,950,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 8,631 SQFT
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Deep Southern Porches And Warm Salty Breezes Lead The Way To High Style And Lush Appointments, All On Deep Water. Dockage Supports A Vessel Of Up To 75 Feet, With An Addition Dock For A Boat Of Up To 30 Feet Plus A Pull-beside Mooring. Enjoy Long ...

400 Coleman Point, DESTIN, FL - $3,750,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,794 SQFT
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Hollywood Worthy Architecture And Grounds With The Laid-back Style Of The Emerald Coast. 385 Feet Of Water Front Spanning Two Lots Along The Bay With Private Dock, 2 Slips And Lift! Massey-ledo Studio Architects Designed Masterpiece With Breathta...

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3811 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $975,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,356 SQFT
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This Is An Ideal Location For Anyone Who Loves To Spend Their Free Time On Our Gorgeous Waters With The Sun On Their Skin And Wind In Their Hair. From Your Dock, It Is Only A 3 Mile Boat Ride To Crab Island And The Destin Harbour. In Less Than 5 M...

4156 Belcourt Dr, DESTIN, FL - $3,395,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 4,695 SQFT
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Opportunity Knocks With This Rare Chance To Acquire A Luxury Residence Currently Under Construction On A 0.67 Acre Lot Overlooking Choctawhatchee Bay. Tucked Away At The Extreme East End Of Indian Trail, The Private Cul-de-sac Location Of This Mat...

4516 Olde Plantation Place, DESTIN, FL - $3,695,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,887 SQFT
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Prime Waterfront Estate In The Prestigious Master-planned Golf & Equestrian Community Of Kelly Plantation, Perfectly Located ... Situated On A Very Private Cul-de-sac From The Street, And Set On Deep Water On Protected Indian Bayou, With Breathtak...

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413 Calhoun Ave, DESTIN, FL - $2,895,000

Detached Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,603 SQFT
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This Stately Bay Front Residence Is Situated On Over An Acre And A Half Of Land. It Offers A Rare Combination Of Expansive Views Of Both The Bay And Bayou. The Brick Paved Driveway Meanders Around Century Old Oak Trees Draped With Spanish Moss. ...

Which Destin Bayfront Community is Right for You?

Destin bayfront homes can be found in gated communities, have small or large lots, and be as large as 15,000 square feet or more. Some of the most popular neighborhoods are:

Kelly Plantation bayfront homes in DestinKelly Plantation

Kelly Plantation bayfront homes favor Mediterranean architecture and are finished on the luxury end. It’s pretty common for these homes to have a swimming pool, fitness room, media room, and immaculately landscaped lots. Buyers expect to find high ceilings, crown moldings, granites, exotic flooring, and other appointments. View listings for bayfront homes in Kelly Plantation


Regatta Bay bayfront homes in DestinRegatta Bay

Regatta Bay is another gated bayfront community in Destin. Like Kelly Plantation, these homes have the same high end finishes and the neighborhood has around the clock security and residents enjoy access to swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness centers and other amenities. View listings for bayfront homes in Regatta Bay


Emerald Bay bayfront homes in DestinEmerald Bay

Emerald Bay is another gated community overlooking the bay in Destin and is considerably less expensive than Kelly Plantation and Regatta Bay. The lots are slightly smaller but the views are fantastic. View Listings for homes in Emerald Bay


Indian Trail bayfront homes in DestinIndian Trail

Indian Trail bayfront homes are preferred by those looking for an estate.  These lots are close to an acre in size and allow owners to build compounds with guest homes, detached garages, and other accessory buildings. These homes are typically found along Indian Trail and Calhoun streets in Destin. View Listings for homes in Indian Trail


Destin Bayfront Market Stats

# Listings Avg. DOM Avg. Price Avg. Price/SqFt Median Price Median Price/SqFt Avg. % Reduced
Active Listings 16 233 $2,157,000 $467 $2,364,500 $478 4%
Sold Listings (past 12 months) 23 167 $1,613,641 $356 $2,640,000 $268 9%

Life on the Bay

Amazing sunsets and stunning views from every angle are found from Destin homes on the bay. This provides a perfect vantage point for taking in the natural beauty of the area. Whether you enjoy watching the seagulls swoop down on unsuspecting fish, eagles soaring above, or the menhaden busting the top of the water, these homes are perfect for you.

Since the bay is 6 miles wide or more in most spots, owners of Destin bayfront real estate enjoy panoramic and unobstructed views and often see dolphins playing in the distance, trout feeding in the grass beds or mullet jumping out of the water as they are being chased by redfish.

The water along the shores can become very shallow so bayfront houses in Destin have docks that will only accommodate small boats. You won’t have any problem keeping deck boats, pontoons, or small center consoles in your backyard and nearby marinas are available to keep yachts and cruisers.

Homes on the Choctawhatchee Bay are perfect for those looking for primary residences or second homes and provide a great place for water related activities. Traffic is never an issue as you can jump on your boat, find an amazing private beach to enjoy the day or take a short boat ride to one of the many fine restaurants on the Destin harbor.

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Contact Tim Shepard and the Destin Real Estate, LLC for more information about buying a home on Destin's beautiful bayfront. We'd love to take you on a tour of some of the area to find the best location for your needs. Call (850) 325-0004.

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Listing information last updated on March 24th, 2019 at 5:00pm CDT.