Destin & South Walton Real Estate Blog

A unique and potentially lucrative opportunity has just become available for savvy real estate investors in Miramar Beach who are looking for substantial vacation rental property income. This gorgeous gulf front duplex is located in one of the area’s most established residential communities and has just been listed by our Ocean Reef Real Estate Office. The gracious, hospitable home was distinctively designed to serve as a duplex for rental income and is a sought-after vacation rental property managed by Ocean Reef Resorts. 

Gulf Front Miramar Beach Home for Sale

Gross rental income for 2017 totaled at $184,000 and the owner saved some weeks for themselves. The 2018 gross income totals are scheduled to surpass that mark since it is already at $156,000 and climbing!  Its popularity comes

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Watch out Texas, Georgia is coming on strong at the Majestic Sun! Texans traditionally flock to The Majestic Sun for family vacations and usually account for over ten percent of reservations here among our Ocean Reef guests. However this year more Georgians are making reservations, edging out guests from Texas and Tennessee who currently come in at second and third place. This is no surprise however since Georgians own most of the units at the Majestic Sun. In fact, at a marketing forum held at the Grand Sandestin prior to opening the new Panama City International Airport a few years ago, it was stated that the majority of ALL tourists and property owners along The Emerald Coast are from the Atlanta Metropolitan area. This affluent group can certainly

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This penthouse-styled condominium soars high in the sky at One Water Place, located in a luxury tower with a stunning bayfront setting in Destin.

One Water Place at Kelly Plantation

The community has a  prestigious aura of privileged living at the exclusively gated Kelly Plantation. The 3,220 square feet of sensational space includes three bedrooms with en-suite luxury baths and has been completely renovated. It is “over the top” due to its towering fourteenth floor placement and the opulent décor that spreads throughout the lavish interiors. The rotunda-like columned balcony has panoramic views of both the beautiful bay and glorious gulf. Vibrant spectacular sunsets are featured throughout the year. A private elevator foyer is lighted by a modern starburst chandelier and has thick

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Santa Rosa Beach is a highly sought after place to be in South Walton, centered between the gulf and bay. No matter where you live in Santa Rosa Beach you are just minutes away from the emerald toned waters of the glorious gulf. Precious property here sells at an average price of $523,859. Santa Rosa Beach is unincorporated, but its zip code 32459 includes eastern portions of Miramar Beach, Dune Allen, Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, Watercolor, Seaside, Seagrove Beach and Watersound. Out of 696 single family homes currently listed for sale here, only 32 are priced below $300,000. The price range goes as high as $13,000,000 for a 12,167 square foot mansion with seven bedrooms, and over 200 homes are priced above one million dollars!

Santa Rosa Beach Less Than $300K
A wonderful

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Scenic 30A in South Walton has become “home to the rich and famous” over the past dozen years, so it comes as no surprise among locals that a home for $1,925,000 would be considered a great deal. One of the newest most stunning coastal villages being established along this famous route is Alys Beach. Southern Living Magazine called it “the perfect beach town,” however that’s almost an understatement. Most of the meticulously planned picturesque residential communities here have their own distinct style but Alys Beach truly stands out. It has become a highly desired residential enclave among privileged patricians. You can’t miss it since the bright alabaster exteriors used throughout makes the lovely village look like an enchanting place you might find in

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We are pleased to announce a new listing for a sizeable charming cottage with four bedrooms at the Lakeside community in Blue Mountain Beach. This new exclusively gated residential development is located just north of South Walton's Scenic 30A and a short distance away from the beautiful bright white beach. The gorgeous forested setting is nestled away beside the Point Washington State Forest, which borders it on two sides.

Lakeside Blue Mountain Beach Entrance

You cross a scenic bridge to get to this neighborhood since the road spans a wetlands creek preserve that connects to Big Redfish Lake. These rare precious coastal dune lakes are found in very few places in the world and support a rich habitat for wildlife. The homes here are custom built in an enchanting architectural style that

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This luxurious three bedroom condominium is exciting in two different ways. First of all, it has one of the absolute best locations on Holiday Isle, which always guarantees property value. Secondly, it is also the best-priced waterfront condominium at Waterview Towers. This complex is aptly named with “water views” from every unit, providing vistas of Destin’s East Pass where private yachts or big fishing boats go to and from the gulf.  In fact, this unit comes with its own deeded deep water boat dock on site! A breezy balcony allows you to enjoy this tropical scenery first hand, which includes spectacular sunsets year round and fabulous firework displays over the harbor on special holidays. This sought after luxury tower includes a large sparkling

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Gold’s Gym has become a household name since becoming the first pioneer in the entrepreneurial world of fitness over 50-years ago. They started out in Venice, California back in 1965, way before the fitness fever and national mania for Adonis or Venus-like bodies became all the rage. They have grown exponentially and have thrived ever since. Today they are found in well over 700 locations throughout the U.S. and twelve different countries. Gyms are located around the globe from New York to Egypt to Australia to California to Florida. Gold’s has always been at the forefront of the fitness revolution with state of the art equipment, personal instruction from certified trainers and diverse, dynamic group exercise programs. The global fitness industry is now

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Attention fortunate buyers and investors! Here is a unique opportunity to own a brand new gracious dream home near the beautiful beach that also provides an incredible opportunity for vacation rental income. This 5,200 square foot hospitable home is to be located in the established residential community of Gulf Pines.  This special treasure is hidden away in a wonderful world of its own, but located in the heart of magnificent Miramar Beach nestled beside the western boundary of the prestigious Sandestin Resort. The awesome sought after locale is highly popular due to close proximity to gulf front restaurants, grocery stores, wine outlets and bargain shopping at the famed Silver Sands Premium Outlets. Nearby Sandestin features Baytowne Wharf as well as

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In recent years wash facilities have become a popular investment for business income and 37% of all these existing enterprises today have opened in just the past five years. The total gross revenue is almost a Six Billion Dollar industry nationwide. People pay to have over eight million cars washed every day throughout the country. An in-bay car wash generates an average of approximately $140,000 per year with an annual net profit at close to $90,000. Now a turnkey commercial opportunity to own a car wash is available in southern Walton County and is located right on Emerald Coast Parkway, (Highway 98), near Santa Rosa Beach. It is extremely close to Scenic County Highway 30A, just east of its junction to Highway 98. This prime commercial location has an

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