Destin’s bright white shimmering shoreline and jewel-toned waters of the glittering gulf have received international acclaim for being among the most beautiful beaches in the world. Over the past three decades here at Ocean Reef we have been the proud to help families and investors alike purchase real estate in this specials piece of paradise.
Prices of properties available for sale in Destin and along the Emerald Coast have soared due to the greatly increased demand that has far outpaced supply. However there are still a few opportunities for value for properties that are quite lovely. For those of you who may want to make Destin your second home or for others who are looking for an investment by owning a rental property yourselves take a look at these three condominiums. Not only are they affordably priced, they all happen to have great views of the gorgeous gulf!
The first is a charming cozy furnished one-bedroom condominium, 520A located at Jetty East. This condo offered for sale sits perched at the far western end of prestigious Holiday Isle at 500 Gulf Shore Drive. It seems a world away from everything yet is just minutes away from Destin’s Harborwalk Village, abundant restaurants, lively bars, fun festival celebrations and shopping venues. This highly sought after location has unobstructed views of the gleaming gulf, East Pass, Destin Harbor and the bay. The private beach spans almost 1,000 linear feet with plenty of space for swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking and even parasailing. You are a short stroll away from watching the boats go in and out of East Pass or snorkeling along the rock jetties where you may see colorful fish. A large gulf front pool and bubbling hot tub provide wonderful relaxation. Other amenities include tennis courts, shuffleboard and a pavilion for picnics or grilling. This intimate gated family friendly resort was one of the first to be established on Holiday Isle but recent extensive renovations makes it seem brand new. These include new atrium windows in the lobby, some exterior painting, a retiled and resurfaced pool, balcony sealants and parking garage repairs. Starting in October 2017 renovations will be completed for new exterior windows, complete exterior painting and new atrium lobby carpeting. This unit has an balcony that faces northwest providing heavenly views of sunsets from spring thru early fall over Destin’s harbor, East Pass and the bay. Fireworks may be seen over the water during the summer and on special holidays. This 636 square foot one bedroom vacation residence has a casual ambiance created with comfortable furnishings and brightened by vibrant decorative art. It includes a white galley kitchen and stacked washer dryer for convenience. This beach view condo is listed at for sale at $189,000.
A two-bedroom property with two full baths and almost 1,000 square feet of sophisticated urbane space is available in The Palms of Destin, located at 4207 Indian Bayou Trail. Number 2509 is furnished in a clean contemporary style with a large main living area that includes an open kitchen with granite topped counter bars and a dining section. Sliding glass doors lead out to a curved balcony with gorgeous views that is also accessible from the sunny Master Bedroom which features a full en suite bath. The Guest Bedroom is tucked off the main living area with access to another full bath that serves as a powder room. The Palms is noted for having the largest lagoon styled swimming pool in Destin, which encompasses 11,000 square feet along with a separate 21,000 square foot heated pool. They are lushly landscaped with towering palms, five waterfalls, mini pool islands and interconnecting pedestrian bridges. This condo for sale overlooks this sensational sparkling scenery as well as the glistening gulf in the distance. The Palms is a first class resort destination that also includes a beach shuttle, tennis courts, basketball, a playground for kids, a state of the arts fitness center, a spa, a poolside restaurant and a bar. This unit is offered for sale at $175,000.
A Fractional Ownership opportunity is being offered at The Emerald Grande, which is the magnificent masterpiece of architectural design that incorporates two luxury towers directly above Harborwalk Village at the Destin Bridge. The views from high atop this beautifully furnished 1,675 square foot three bedroom unit in the East Tower are truly spectacular since they include the harbor, swimming pool, East Pass and the glittering gulf. A balcony spans its width with access from the main living area and dining room. The Master Bedroom has its own private balcony and a full luxurious en suite bath. A Guest Bedroom also has an en suite bath while another one has direct access to a full hall bath. Besides the amazing location, The Emerald Grande amenities include a swimming pool, bubbling hot tubs, a fitness facility, steam room, sauna, an upscale restaurant, full bar and a beach shuttle. This Fractional Ownership is being offered for sale at $147,000 and is comprised of six exclusive weeks of use that rotate forward on a revolving basis every the year.
Contact our Ocean Reef Real Estate Office today for a professional consultation from one of our friendly agents who can provide details on association fees, included amenities and information regarding possible rental income. Since we both manage distinctive privately owned vacation rentals and are involved with real estate sales, our staff can provide you with important information related to each venture. Call us at (877) 392-6085 and receive information to own your own affordable precious piece of paradise in Destin!