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A world-famous gourmet chef, television personality, and restauranteur is selling his magnificent bay view estate. The incredible location at 3253 Burnt Pine Cove is within the privileged privately gated Burnt Pine residential community in the already exclusively gated Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. This gorgeous family compound borders the beautiful bay and a lush fairway on the premier Burnt Pine Golf Course. The Club House is centered on the fairways that meander through a forested setting adorned with lovely lagoons. Opportunities like this are rare! If you are ready to purchase your forever vacation dream home take a look at this opulent villa.

3253 Burnt Pine Cove

As soon as you arrive up the paver stone drive past the lavish tropical grounds, you will feel like…

If you are ready to purchase your forever dream home on a private waterfront estate, this palatial palace at 3730 Preserve Bay Blvd in Panama City Beach will not disappoint. It evokes an imperial presence inspired by the classic Palladian villas in Italy originally designed by famed Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio. The residence took years to complete, from planning to construction, due to the owner's desire to feature meticulous architectural integrity and historical authenticity. It was reportedly built by a tycoon of railroad and broadcasting.

3730 Preserve Bay Blvd

This magnificent home encompasses an impressive 9,473 square feet of opulent space with five bedrooms that include full ensuite luxury baths. Another full bath and three half bath powder rooms are…

Ocean Reef Realty is pleased to present this lovely three-bedroom home for sale at 8797 St. Andrews Dr in the exclusively gated Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. St. Andrews is a beautiful well-established neighborhood bordered by the lush forested Baytowne Golf Course adorned with two lovely lagoons providing a heavenly setting. Having a residence in this outstanding world-class resort gives you access to Sandestin’s own sugary white crystalline shoreline overlooking the glowing jewel-toned gulf, four championship golf courses, a pro tennis club, a fitness center, and use of numerous neighborhood swimming pools.

8797 St. Andrews Dr

This home takes full advantage of its location since it features panoramic views of the forested fairways around it. Although it is located…

Until recent years the forested coastline and sugar-white shore along the eighteen-mile stretch of Scenic Highway 30A was somewhat undiscovered territory. Remote rustic old towns like Dune Allen, Grayton Beach, and Seagrove were there but very small. This all changed in the 1980s when Seaside was created, introducing an Americana-styled pedestrian-friendly village design on the pristine shoreline. It immediately received international architectural acclaim and introduced "New Urbanism" to the rest of the world.

The Most Affordable Home in Each 30A Town

This altered everything since other picturesque meticulous master-planned coastal villages from 2004 thru 2006 blossomed almost overnight. They included Watercolor, Watersound, Alys Beach, Seacrest Beach, Rosemary Beach, and Inlet Beach.…

Real Estate opportunities like this do not come on the market often, especially in an iconic, internationally famous coastal village like Seaside. If you are in the position to purchase a lucrative rental investment property, be sure to check out 120 Quincy Circle.

120 Quincy Circle

Seaside received its claim to fame as the first masterplan community in the world that featured a pedestrian-friendly design. Residents are able to easily walk anywhere in the village from their gracious homes, including the lush lawn amphitheater lined with towering palm trees, fashion boutiques, restaurants with friendly bars, and the bright crystalline beach. This picture-perfect place was featured as the film background for the idyllic fake town of Seahaven Island in The Truman…

This totally renovated, stylishly furnished, and colorfully decorated vacation residence in Miramar Beach is located in the charming Summer Breeze community at 2384 Scenic Gulf Drive A203. Its fantastic location is directly across from the wide beach promenade with easy access to the bright sugary shoreline. This place has full views of the luminescent jewel-toned gulf and the community pool from a covered balcony off the open living area. Brightly colored raised Adirondack chairs invite you to experience the breezy balcony views while sipping your favorite drinks and enjoying tasty treats.

2384 Scenic Gulf Drive A203

Summer Breeze 203A has been completely renovated with a new kitchen, two luxury baths, plumbing, painting, beach-washed hardwood tiled flooring, lighting…

This urban two-bedroom residence with ensuite luxury baths and a powder room includes 1,732 square feet and exemplifies outstanding value due to its stellar location. It is located in Fishermans Village of the enchanting Village of Baytowne Wharf at 246 Fishermans Wharf. This privileged serene setting in the “Tupelo Courtyard” features lush landscaping and a classic fountain.

246 Fishermans Wharf

Situated in the exclusively gated Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the lush 2,400 acres of forested grounds are adorned with lagoons from the sugar-white beach to the beautiful bay. This wonderful world includes four championship golf courses, fifteen professional tennis courts, a yacht marina with over 200 slips, a fitness center, and a spa. One of its biggest crown jewels is…

Ocean Reef Realty reports that residential property demands continue to be very active, and the buyer market has changed. Demand remains far above supply and is expected to be this way for quite some time with escalating prices. During the real estate "boom" several years ago, buyers are were purchasing to flip for profits to create a speculative bubble. Now, most buyers are leaving large cities up north to purchase a home here as a primary residence or a forever vacation dream home. Many of these homes also serve as lucrative rental investment properties. If you are a prospective buyer and ready to do the same, the following Miramar Beach vacation homes have just hit the market.

3 Destin Vacation Homes For Sale Under $1.5M

You know what they say about the value of a great location! These…

This magnificent beachfront home encompasses nearly 6,000 square feet and includes ten bedrooms. It has an impressive location at 219 Open Gulf St in Miramar Beach. It could become your forever vacation home or the most lucrative rental investment property in your portfolio. In 2021 this home boasted $633,178 in gross annual rental income, and over $600,000 of gross revenue is already on the books for 2022. This three-story vacation home was just completed in 2018 and has "all the bells and whistles" for creature comforts and opulent appointments.

219 Open Gulf St

This incredible beach house has a coveted location hidden away in a residential enclave yet in the heart of everything Miramar Beach offers. The stunning setting will make you feel like you're visiting a…

Ocean Reef Realty is proud to present this new offering in Crystal Beach for a spacious five-bedroom vacation home with 3,644 square feet at 77 Crystal Beach Drive. This short-term rental, known as Lighthouse By The Sea, exudes charm with a white picket fence front yard and a covered porch that spans the home's entire width. It is the perfect forever dream home or lucrative investment property with an annual gross rental income of $150,000 in 2021.

77 Crystal Beach Drive

This premier vacation residence can sleep up to sixteen beach-going guests and features a lovely lagoon-shaped private swimming pool. The pool measures 27' x 13' with a private courtyard patio and grilling area for fun family cookouts. A furnished screened porch and an intimate covered dining pavilion…