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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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4045 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $1,995,000

Detached Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,695 SQFT
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This Is Your Opportunity To Own One Of Destin's Bay-front Estates. This Stunning Home Is Situated On Nearly 1.25 Acres Of Lush Landscaping, Entertaining And Living Space With An Impressive 100 Feet On The Picturesque Choctawhatchee Bay And Nearly ...

4053 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $1,495,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,967 SQFT
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Here Is Your Opportunity To Own One Of Destin's True Florida Architectural Style Bay-front Estates. This Is One Of The Largest Lots On The Bay With Nearly 1.2 Acres Of Landscape, Entertaining And Living Space. 100 Feet Of Bay Waterfront And Nearly...

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

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,466 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...

1200 Baycrest Cove, DESTIN, FL - $4,950,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 7,124 SQFT
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Welcome To Waterford At Kelly Plantation, The Exclusive Gated Waterfront Enclave Offering Estate Sized Bay Or Bayou Front Home Sites. A Full Year Of Planning, Making Sure No Detail Was Overlooked, And The Result Is Purely Magnificent.....casually...

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945 Bambi Dr, DESTIN, FL - $2,950,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,700 SQFT
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One Of The Finest Lots In Destin, Florida, Located In Exclusive Cobb's Point! Measuring Nearly One Acre, With Approximately 165' Of Water Frontage At The Coveted Point Of Joe's Bayou And Choctawhatchee Bay, The Property Features The Most Desired W...

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4121 Indian Trail, DESTIN, FL - $1,450,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,913 SQFT
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If You've Imagined Living In An Alluring 4913 Sq.ft. Secluded Bay Front Antebellum Style Home W/100' Of Water Frontage In One Of The Most Picturesque Settings In Old Destin, Drive On Home! Stunning Architectural Details Define The Personality Of T...

400 Coleman Point, DESTIN, FL - $3,650,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,794 SQFT
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Stunning Bay Views From This 4br/5ba 5,794 Sf Home On Two Lots In Desirable Kelly Plantation. Designed By Massey-ledo Studio Architects, This Elegant Home Features Over 385 Feet Of Waterfront With Boat Dock/ Lift And Amazing Lush Tropical Landscap...

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 ...

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4156 Belcourt Dr, DESTIN, FL - $2,995,000

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 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 Matt Savoie-designed Residence E...

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413 Calhoun Ave, DESTIN, FL - $2,885,000

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. ...

4374 Old Bayou Trail, DESTIN, FL - $1,295,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,298 SQFT
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Beautiful Home Enjoying The Coveted Deep-water Of Scenic Indian Bayou And The Exclusivity Of Kelly Plantation, A Magnificent Gated Golf And Tennis Community! The One-story Floorplan Offers A Practical Level Of Convenience And Functionality, Yet Ea...

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 11 220 $2,587,636 $490 $2,950,000 $518 7%
Sold Listings (past 12 months) 10 164 $1,244,800 $366 $1,234,500 $511 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 November 22nd, 2019 at 8:45pm CST.