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Ocean Reef Real Estate Sales proudly presents this lovely vacation home for sale that can also serve as a lucrative rental investment property. It has an outstanding location at 4440 Luke Ave in Destin's highly sought-after Crystal Beach community.

4440 Luke Avenue

Orange Beach is a hospitable four-bedroom vacation home with comfortable furnishings, cheerful décor, and the ability to sleep twelve fortunate beach-going guests. Bedrooms are located on each one of this home's two levels. A carriage house includes separate guest quarters, another bedroom with a king-sized bed, and a full bath. This home features an Old Florida-styled exterior, a landscaped yard surrounded by a white picket fence, a beautifully furnished veranda, and open sun decks. Its premier position…

Ocean Reef Real Estate Sales is proud to present a new listing for a gulf-front Crystal Sands condo at 3290 Scenic Hwy 98 #311B in Destin. If you are ready to purchase a family beach vacation residence that can also serve as a lucrative rental investment property, check out this place. It currently serves as both and is on our highly acclaimed Ocean Reef Resorts property management program. This popular vacation residence had an annual gross rental income of $70,000 last year!

Crystal Sands 311B

Crystal Sands 311B has two bedrooms and a loft that can comfortably host up to eight beach-going guests. The three-story-tall Crystal Sands condo complex is aptly named with a shimmering white ribbon of crystalline sand overlooking the glowing jewel-toned gulf waters. Two…

Ocean Reef Real Estate is pleased to present a value-priced new offering for a stately vacation home in the highly privileged and exclusively gated residential enclave of Destiny by the Sea at 4835 Ocean Blvd. This idyllic three-story residence features a bright regal presence, encompasses almost 3,500 square feet, and includes five spacious bedrooms. It may become your ideal forever vacation dream home and also serve as a lucrative rental investment property for added income.

4835 Ocean Blvd

Ideal Beach Destination is currently on a vacation rental program with our highly acclaimed Ocean Reef Resorts property management team and is extremely popular. Last year’s annual gross rental income came in at $163,000, and so far this year, it already has over $137,000 on…

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…

Destin has become a go-to destination among the rich and famous for several years now. In fact, many have established their primary residence here along the Emerald Coast. This is to no surprise with our area's crystalline white beaches and glowing jewel-toned gulf waters. Destin offers an idyllic lifestyle for vacations and privileged residency. If you are looking to acquire the crème de la crème of homes with a big boat dock, this regal residence on the bay at 4512 Olde Plantation Pl in Destin is the spot for you!

4512 Olde Plantation Pl

This lavish, exclusively gated family estate is in the already exclusively gated Kelly Plantation residential community. Kelly Plantation, which was named after one of Destin's original founding families, is a highly prestigious world…

Opportunities like this are a rarity! If you are looking for a family vacation compound near the beach, a group of forever homes, or short-term rental investment properties, this unique property package can suit all three! These properties consist of two single-family homes that sit side by side at 3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98 in Destin's prestigious Crystal Beach community. One of the homes includes a separate Guest House for additional guests or family members. This phenomenal location is in a fantastic world of its own but still in the center of everything Destin has to offer.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

These gracious homes are a short block away from the neighborhood beach access, leading you to the shimmering crystalline shore beside the glowing jewel-toned gulf. Each of…

This condominium is located in the prestigious privileged world of Sterling Shores in the very heart of Destin at 1751 Scenic Highway 98. Sterling Shores 804 is a spacious vacation residence that spans 2,289 square feet. It features three lavish bedrooms with two ensuite luxury baths and a full hall bath that serves as a convenient powder room. It includes comfortable contemporary furnishings and beautiful chic décor that provides a stunning look. The private shimmering white “sterling shore” is a fantastic amenity at this wonderful beach resort which features lushly landscaped grounds forested with clusters of tropical palm trees.

1751 Scenic Highway 98

This residence takes full advantage of the sensational scenery with a spacious covered balcony that overlooks the…

Are you fortunate enough to purchase a magnificent beach vacation home in Destiny by the Sea, which generates a large amount of annual rental revenue? If so, take a look at 4789 Ocean Blvd, an amazing Mediterranean-styled villa that is steps away from a beautiful private beach. This opulent, lavishly furnished residence encompasses 4,273 square feet, stands three stories tall, includes seven bedrooms with seven full luxury baths and a half bath powder room. Staircases and a private elevator provide easy access to the upper levels.

This high-end home places owners and their lucky guests in the lap of luxury at Destiny by the Sea, one of Destin's most premier exclusively gated residential enclaves. This privileged world of its own sits nestled…

Opportunity knocks twice with this spectacular gulf-front home at 132 Sandprint Circle in dazzling Destin! Not only does it provide the perfect “Forever Home” for your entire family’s beach vacation it also doubles as an amazing rental investment property. This is no surprise since it has an outstanding location on the shimmering white beach, includes a gulf front swimming pool, and can sleep over a dozen fortunate guests.

132 Sandprint Circle

The exclusively gated Dunes of Destin neighborhood is a privileged residential community and a tropical paradise where this home is located. You are immediately swept away by this stunning setting upon arrival. It is adorned with lush landscaping and includes a large coastal lagoon with fountains and pedestrian walkways with…

Buying a Vacation Home in Destin

Buying a vacation home can be an exciting yet daunting decision. If you frequently vacation in Destin, but are growing tired of spending valuable cash and only renting, it's likely time to purchase your own vacation home. Factoring in the current real estate market and the following additional considerations may help you identify the signs that it's time to buy a vacation home in Destin.

 

1. You Did Your Research

Before purchasing a vacation property, it's important to do your research on which part of Destin is right for you. When doing this analysis, it's essential to consider a few key factors about the different areas, and any specific requirements you may have. Some of these factors include: the surrounding location, the market,…