Destin & South Walton Real Estate Blog

Alys Beach is a stunning one of a kind coastal village, and if you have traveled down Scenic 30A, you have undoubtedly seen it. You can’t miss noticing the striking bright white exteriors that are used throughout this genuinely unique village that looks like some magical place in the Greek isles.  Most of the meticulously planned picturesque coastal communities here along 30A have their own architectural style, but Alys Beach truly stands out.

Alys Beach Alley

Southern Living Magazine recently called Alys Beach “the perfect beach town,” but that’s almost an understatement. This residential enclave is highly desired among privileged patricians, and it straddles both sides of Scenic 30A. It's premier paramount position high upon a sugary dune overlooks the

Are you searching for your dream beach home or looking for a lucrative vacation rental investment property? 

60 Ballamore Road Miramar Beach

Perhaps you desire something that offers both! This magnificent home for sale located at 60 Ballamore Road is in highly sought after Miramar Beach and is available to suit such needs and desires. It encompasses over 4,400 square feet, has six bedrooms with en suite baths, (which features 7.5 total baths) and is on a vacation rental program that recently grossed over $114,000. This is not surprising since it is located in the exclusive residential enclave of Avalon Beach Estates, which is off the beaten path, yet in the heart of everything Miramar Beach has to offer. The outstanding location off Scenic Gulf Drive is near the emerald toned

This charming three bedroom beach bungalow is now available for new owners either as a wonderful family home, a lucrative vacation rental investment property or both! It is located at 4430 Clipper Cove in the highly sought after residential community of Crystal Beach Cottages of Destin. This prestigious enclave with its own beach access point features an Old Florida styled look complete with white picket fences, wraparound porches, and lovely tropical landscaping. The laid back atmosphere here is surprising since it is in the heart of everything Destin has to offer. The popular Destin Commons, Paradise Key Shopping Center and even the famous Silver Sands Premium Outlets in Miramar Beach are minutes away. Grocery stores, wine outlets, nationally known

This furnished one bedroom condominium at 675 Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach is available for sale. The Beach House 404B can provide a lucrative return as a vacation rental property, and it already has been a proven investment winner since the 2018 gross totaled $37,641.21. The return on investment, (ROI), came in at an enviable 10% for the year. This is not a surprise since The Beach House is a highly sought after location among vacationing families who frequent this resort complex on Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach. Besides being nestled upon the gorgeous jewel-toned gulf, this excellent locale is less than five minutes away from popular gulf front restaurants with friendly beach bars, area grocery stores, liquor wine outlets and one of the

97 Vista Bluffs Destiny WestThis luxurious lakefront home has a prominent location at 97 Vista Bluffs in Destiny West. The white stucco exteriors and thick concrete tile roofing give it a stately regal appearance. This exceedingly prestigious exclusively gated residential community straddles Scenic Highway 98 in Destin and features abundant amenities. This home is just two minutes away from the sugary shore. It encompasses 4,306 square feet and includes five bedrooms with full en suite baths and a half bath powder room. It is also currently on a lucrative vacation rental program (inquire for rental figures).


When you enter this home, you are immediately impressed by its size which is accentuated by soaring twelve-foot ceilings and open-concept living areas. A square columned open

How would you like to be the new owner of this spectacular beach home that was featured in Southern Living Magazine? Now you have the opportunity to do so if you are the fortunate buyer!

277 Pine Street - Grayton OrangeThis gracious Grayton Beach home for sale comes completely furnished and is also on a lucrative rental program with our sister property management division at Ocean Reef Resorts. Last year it grossed $130,000. It is located at 277 Pine Street in the charming original historical village center of Grayton Beach, south of Scenic 30A. This 4,236 square foot house has six beautifully decorated bedrooms, seven full baths and stands three stories tall. It comes with an elevator for ease of movement.

The coveted location features heavenly unobstructed views of the sugary

Ocean Reef Real Estate is pleased to announce a new listing for a stately spacious three bedroom vacation residence at Harbor Landing on coveted Holiday Isle in Destin.

Harbor Landing Destin

This exclusively gated residential resort has a prominent privileged location at 725 Gulf Shore Drive nestled between Destin’s harbor and directly across from the bright white shimmering crystalline shoreline. The lushly landscaped gated entrance is lavishly embellished with towering palms, clusters of palmettos and native tropical plants. This residence comes completely furnished and is ready to move into right after closing or be placed on a rental program for lucrative investment income. It was professionally decorated in upscale fashion with elegant, comfortable furnishings

This charming one bedroom cottage in Point Washington is nestled away in the pines near the lovely grounds and gardens of Eden State Park. This quiet location at 233 Dick Saltsman Road in Bayou Creek Estates also borders the Point Washington State Forest. This preserved forest spans across over 15,000 acres in South Walton and has miles of nature trails allowing you to experience the gorgeous scenery while viewing abundant wildlife. Despite this home's seemingly remote location, it is less than a 15-minute drive to the beautiful beach. Grocery stores, wine outlets, a Wal-Mart Center and popular restaurants are also just minutes away.  

Point Washington Tiny House for Sale
This nicely furnished cottage only encompasses 637 square feet, but the design plan includes multiple windows and a

The golden real estate mantra says that price is directly related to... “Location, Location, Location!” This new modern state of the arts residential community has an awesome coastal village locale in the heart of the highly sought world of Scenic 30A in South Walton. Blue Mountain Beach has the acclaimed distinction of having the highest elevation on the entire Gulf of Mexico. When early Spanish explorers first mapped it from far offshore, they gave it this name because they thought they were seeing a “blue mountain” rising above a “beach” - and the name stuck! What they were actually seeing were the soaring dunes covered with flowering wild blue lupine.

The Crest Blue Mountain Beach

The Crest at Blue Mountain Beach has a prominent position right on Scenic 30A in the center of

A penthouse in Seaside, Florida? Yes, there is such a thing located in the heart of this iconic Americana styled coastal village, and it's now offered for sale!  Seaside received international acclaim back in the 1980s when it introduced the “New Urbanism” design in town planning for easily accessible pedestrian living. The enchanting style resembles a “seaside” town built in the early 1900s. White picket fences, beach pavilions, gazebos and an amphitheater that features concerts provide golden charm. Restaurants, casual friendly beach bars, galleries, boutiques, musical performances, fun festivities, and seasonal events abound. If you’ve never visited, you might have seen Seaside when it was used as the idyllic fantasy town of “Seahaven” in Jim Carrey’s

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