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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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3879 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $1,500,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,909 SQFT
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Irreplaceable View On 1.75 Acres And Includes 2nd Lot Where An Additional Home Could Be Built. Beautiful Rustic Home With An Estate Sized Lot On Prestigious Indian Trail. Primely Positioned On 195' Of Pristine Water Frontage On The Choctawhatchee ...

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4017 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $1,999,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,500 SQFT
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Located In The Heart Of Destin This Renovation Rivals Any Hgtv Reality Show! Decked Out With 5 Bedrooms/4 Baths This Estate Is Ready For A New Family. This Home Sits On Over One Acre With 100+ Feet Of Waterfront On Choctawatchee Bay Making It Gre...

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4325 Breakwater Dr, DESTIN, FL - $3,995,000

Detached Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 7,983 SQFT
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Bay Front Estate Rare Opportunity Exclusive Gated Community Of Waterford With Only 12 Property Owners With 1+ Acres Each, All Waterfront Properties, Inside The Gated Community Of Kelly Plantation In The Heart Of Destin. The Mediterranean Estate, S...

3901 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $2,299,999

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,383 SQFT
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Beautiful Estate Winding Through Established Oak Trees On A Brick Paved Driveway With Over 5300 Sq Ft Of Living Space. An Amazing 2 Story, Brick Home Sitting On 100' Of Choctawhatchee Bay. As You Enter Into The Home, You Are Greeted With Over 19...

4053 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $2,695,000

Detached Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,967 SQFT
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An Amazing Waterfront Playground! With 100' On Choctawhatchee Bay, Almost 5,000 Sf Of Living Space And A 1.06-acre Lot With Large Front And Back Yards, This Fabulous Property Provides Plenty Of Room To Spread Out And Enjoy A Relaxed Emerald Coast ...

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921 Bambi Dr, DESTIN, FL - $3,900,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 9,151 SQFT
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Located In The Heart Of Destin, Minutes From The Gulf Of Mexico And Executive Airport, This Gated Bay Front Home Offers 113' Of Water Frontage And Desirable Amenities Including Panoramic Bay Views And Rare Yacht Dockage. This Inspiring Estate Is L...

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3973 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $4,550,000

Detached Single Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 9,868 SQFT
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Offered $100,000.00 Below Recent Appraisal! One Of Destin's Finest Estates, Meticulously Upgraded By Its Current Owner! The Ornate Main House Combines The Grace Of A Traditional Southern Plantation Home With Elaborate Interiors Inspired By The Gr...

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 7 101 $2,991,286 $492 $3,995,000 $500 9%
Sold Listings (past 12 months) 0 0 $0 $0 $0 $0 0%

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 July 23rd, 2021 at 8:30pm CDT.