Destin & South Walton Real Estate Blog

 

If you have ever traveled down Scenic 30A, you have probably been awed by this 6,900 square foot architectural masterpiece at 208 Paradise by the Sea, nestled in between Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach, Florida. It has an Aladdin meets Star Wars kind of look, which dovetails Moroccan detailing into a sleek, distinctive contemporary style. It is the kind of home you expect to see featured in the latest edition of Architectural Digest or Ocean Home Magazine and is in a word - Magnificent!

 

208 Paradise by the Sea

This sensational icon graces one-half acre of lush tropically landscaped grounds encased by bright white alabaster walls with a fortress-like tower and curved balcony decks that provide panoramic views of the jeweled gulf.

 

Dual custom-designed

This lovely two-story home at 217 Tradewinds Drive in Santa Rosa Beach encompasses 1,850 square feet, contains three bedrooms, and is located in the charming Sea Dunes residential community, just a short stroll away from the beautiful beach. The neighborhood is just north of a coastal dune lake in Dune Allen Beach and exudes charm with white picket fences, lush tropical landscaping, a neighborhood gazebo along with Old Florida styled architectural designs.

Santa Rosa Beach Cottage for Sale
A square columned veranda and the upper-level wraparound balcony provides a warm embrace.  The nautical light blue exteriors with white trim remind you that the shimmering shoreline is not far away.

The open living area has a bright, crisp look with white tile flooring throughout, double glass

Searching for your ultimate Dream Home that can also dock a big boat? They’re a rare find in Destin since other than some properties on Holiday Isle and a few harbor front homes, deep water dockage here is nearly nonexistent. The Gulf is out of the question, and most homes along Choctawhatchee Bay have shallow water near the shoreline. Although they may accommodate shallow bottomed boats and pontoons with a long dock, a big boat is too deep for such waters. People elsewhere who have big boats have to store them in pricey facilities when not in use.

India Bayou Waterfront HomeHowever, this magnificent home at 134 West Country Club Drive in Destin’s well established prestigious Indian Bayou neighborhood does harbor big boats!

Three words aptly describe this 4,238 square foot

Ocean Reef Real Estate is pleased to offer another vacation home for sale in magnificent Miramar Beach at 266 Open Gulf Street. This three-bedroom beach view abode is nestled away in a quiet residential neighborhood that places you steps away from the bright white beautiful beach. It has a Location with a capital “L”!  The premier convenient locale is close to popular restaurants with friendly beach bars along Scenic Gulf Drive, area grocery stores, and abundant amusements at Baytowne Wharf along with Grand Boulevard in Sandestin.

266 Open Gulf Street
This property makes for an ideal family vacation home or rental investment property. In fact, it is currently on a lucrative vacation rental program with our highly acclaimed property management division known as Ocean Reef

This unique masterpiece of design at 114 E. Surfside Drive in Blue Mountain Beach encompasses 3,249 square feet with four bedrooms and a connected two-car carriage house with guest quarters. The sought after location has the highest elevation on the entire Gulf of Mexico, close to picturesque 30A coastal villages for dining, drinking, shopping and the enjoyment of seasonal festivals.

30A Geodesic Home for Sale
This place has lots of "Wow" factor! Geodesic dome designed homes are very rare, and most people have never even seen one in person. They were created by the renowned architect R. Buckminster Fuller in the 1950s. The modern avant-garde spherical design became popular among independent creative people when introduced as Ford Motor Company's new headquarters building and the

Dune Allen Lakeview HomeThis delightful home in Dune Allen at 135 Oyster Lake Drive is only an arrow’s shot away from a coastal dune lake and a short distance from the community beach access. It was built in 1986, but the exteriors have a fashionable Mid Century Modern Vintage look with contemporary styling. The entire interior has a distinctly 21st Century appearance since it has been beautifully remodeled to create a state of the art design with up-to-date details.


It encompasses almost 1,500 square feet which includes two bedrooms and two full baths. It is raised up on pilings with wraparound decks and porches that provide lovely views of the lake through a wooded area. The lower ground level has a carport, a large storage workshop, and a climate-controlled wine cellar.

 Are you searching for an awesome Dream Home that can double as a very lucrative vacation rental investment property? If so you may have just struck gold! Ocean Reef Real Estate is proud to offer this new three-story home at 35 Clareon Drive in Seacrest Beach. This to-be-built property faces Scenic 30A in South Walton and will include six bedrooms and encompasses 5,221 square feet. 

 

30A Vacation Home Lot This highly sought after location is a popular destination among affluent families who vacation along Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast. The home's lavish creature comforts, meticulous attention to detail, high-quality workmanship, and state of the arts design will ensure regal residency. It is being crafted from the ground up to incorporate a proven design that will

Sandestin is an exclusively gated 2,400-acre world-class community and is the most prestigious resort in Northwest Florida. The lushly landscaped grounds straddle the entire peninsula from the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico across to the Choctawhatchee Bay. Four championship golf courses meander throughout the forested grounds dotted with lovely lagoons.  The enchanting French Quarter inspired Village of Baytowne Wharf and swank Grand Boulevard town center provide a wide array of restaurants, lively bars, boutiques, galleries, outdoor concerts, seasonal festivals along with all sorts of delightful diversions. Sandestin boasts a privileged setting that exemplifies an extraordinary lifestyle for those who are fortunate enough to live here.

Sandestin Resort Home for Sale
This exquisite 3,970


Ocean Reef Real Estate Sales has a wonderful new listing for a family vacation home and/or a lucrative rental investment property.

Prominence Townhome For SaleThis gracious townhome at 175 Milestone Drive Unit B encompasses 1,679 square feet and includes three bedrooms, two full baths, and a half bath powder room. The interiors have a casual coastal style that features comfortable furnishings with a laid back appeal. The premier privileged setting in the newly developed residential coastal community of Prominence has become one of the most sought after places in South Walton at this price point. It straddles Scenic 30A just west of Seacrest Beach and Rosemary Beach.


As soon as you enter this welcoming abode, you feel right at home. Dark engineered hardwood flooring is

This brand new, sleek, spacious five-bedroom home for sale encompasses 3,126 square feet and is located at 220 North St. Francis Drive in the exclusively gated residential enclave of Emerald Waters Village. This lovely neighborhood in Miramar Beach is just minutes away from the sugary white beach on Scenic Gulf Drive, where you will also find several popular restaurants with friendly beach bars. This location, along with convenient deeded beach access for owners and guests is a great vacation destination. It may command over $100,000 in annual projected gross rental income, which solidifies this purchase not only a second home but also as a lucrative residential investment property. Since it comes lavishly furnished and beautifully appointed with vibrant