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Destin Bayou Homes

Bayous are inlets from the Choctawhatchee bay that are characterized by deep water, silt bottoms, and are protected from winds and storms. Destin Bayou homes are desirable for these features and allow owners to dock large boats and other watercraft while also providing a great starting point to kayak, fish, or paddle board. Bayous also hold bait, which is essential to a good fishing trip. All Destin homes for sale are sought after, but for boaters wanting easy access to some great fishing, a house on the bayou is worth checking out.

View available bayou real estate in Destin, Florida, or learn more about some of our favorite bayou communities in Destin.

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243 Matties Way, DESTIN, FL - $3,295,000

Detached Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,863 SQFT
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Welcome To 243 Matties Way, A Beautifully Remodeled Deep Water Bay Front Home In The Exclusive Gated Neighborhood Of Kelly Plantation. This Stunning Property Boasts 119ft Of True Deep Water Frontage, Three Boat Slips, Two Boat Lifts Two Jet Ski Li...

4141 N Indian Bayou, DESTIN, FL - $3,690,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 8,629 SQFT
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Amazing Bayou And Bay Views From This Boater's Dream Home With Huge Southern Charm! With 2 Deep Boat Slips, A Jet Ski Lift And 225 Ft. Of Bayou-front Shoreline, This Gorgeous 5br/7ba 8,629 Sqft. Southern-style Home Takes Advantage Of What The Flor...

737 Bayou Dr, DESTIN, FL - $4,149,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,456 SQFT
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Privacy And Quality Abound Throughout This Sprawling Five-bedroom Waterfront Estate On Joe's Bayou, Offering A Peaceful Deep Water Ownership Experience For Discerning Buyers Who Simply Demand The Best. Expertly Designed And Built By Reiker Homes, ...

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4045 Indian Bayou N, DESTIN, FL - $1,800,000

Detached Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,556 SQFT
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Deep Water!!! $50,000 Price Reduction! Seller Is Motivated!!!an Amazing Renovated Home Perfectly Positioned On The Deep-water Inlet Of Indian Bayou. This Home's Transformation Is Incredible! Along With A New Dock And Boatlift This Property Also Ha...

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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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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...

Popular Destin Bayou Communities

Homes in Joe's Bayou, Destin FLJoe’s Bayou

Joe’s Bayou is the largest, deepest, and most expansive bayou in Destin. Navigating the large inlet is easy for even the novice boater. On a warm sunny day, it’s common to see paddle boarders getting in a vigorous workout and boats heading out to the Gulf. At night, anglers love to fish the docks of these awesome Joe’s Bayou homes.

Real estate in Joe's Bayou varies in age from the 1960’s to new construction, set on estate sized lots that approach 1 acre in size, and are elevated 20 or more feet above sea level. Located near the East Pass, homes on Joe’s Bayou are always at a premium. The two streets that you will find most houses are Bayou Drive and Beach Drive. View listings for homes in Joe's Bayou


Homes in Cobb's Point, Destin FLCobb's Point

Cobb’s Point is a subsection of Joe’s Bayou and defined by its absolutely stunning natural beauty. Live Oaks and long leaf pines are abundant here and homes on Cobb Point are owned by some of the most successful businessmen in the area. If you want to drive around the area, Bambi Drive is the only street on Cobb’s Point. View listings for homes in Cobb's Point


Homes near Indian Bayou Golf Club, FLIndian Bayou

Indian Bayou is another large bayou with homes that line each side. The bayou is navigable year round except for a few weeks in the winter. Even then, boats less than 30 feet in length don’t experience many issues. Indian Bayou homes are in high demand.

Since Indian bayou narrows at its extremities to little more than a canal, buyers can purchase homes in these locations at much reduced prices. You still get great dockage but the views aren’t as expansive. Indian Bayou homes can be accessed from Indian Bayou Dr. North, or from the neighborhood of Indian Bayou. Real estate ranges in age from the 80’s up to present day. View listings for homes in Indian Bayou


Jone's Bayou real estate, Destin FLJones Bayou

Jone’s Bayou is a little further east and is located in Kelly Plantation. Homes of more than 15,000 square feet have been sold here in Destin’s only gated bayou home neighborhood. Kelly Plantation is in a cobra zone which requires a LOMA letter to mitigate flood plain concerns. View listings for homes in Jone's Bayou & Kelly Plantation


Marler’s Bayou

Marler’s Bayou is the closest bayou to the East pass, but it’s also the smallest and most shallow bayou in Destin. The inlet is impassable at certain times of the year. However, the water in the bayou is reasonably deep and will accommodate decently sized boats. You can see homes on Marler’s Bayou from a small area of Calhoun Street.


Destin Bayou Market Stats

# Listings Avg. DOM Avg. Price Avg. Price/SqFt Median Price Median Price/SqFt Avg. % Reduced
Active Listings 6 55 $3,138,833 $571 $2,974,500 $574 8%
Sold Listings (past 12 months) 26 294 $1,562,885 $383 $763,000 $396 7%


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Contact Tim Shepard and the Destin Real Estate, LLC for more information about buying a bayou home in Destin. 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 25th, 2021 at 4:15am CDT.