Package Deal: Buy 3 Destin Homes Across from Beach

Posted by Destin Real Estate Sales on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 at 9:00am.

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 them also includes a private swimming pool providing refreshing sparkling fun for owners and their fortunate guests. In less than a handful of minutes, you may go from frolicking in one of the pools to floating around in the gorgeous gulf. Each home has a beautiful Old Florida-styled look, complete with a covered wraparound porch, a white picket fence, and lovely tropical landscaping. They also have views of the glittering gulf in the distance from the upper levels.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The home at 3171 Scenic Hwy 98 encompasses 2,885 square feet with five bedrooms and three full baths. The Master Bedroom includes a luxury ensuite bath, while two full hall baths are accessible from the guest bedrooms.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

Double glass doors lead into an expansive open living, dining, and kitchen area that is filled with lots of natural light from many windows. Beach-washed hardwood flooring flows throughout this space, and the living area features a gas fireplace.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The adjoining dining area is contained within a bright alcove flanked by three sunny windows and a glass door leading out to the wraparound veranda on one of its sides.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

Beside the fireplace on the other side of the room is a ledge pass-thru bar connected to the kitchen, providing a space for entertainment and drinks. The kitchen features cream-colored panel-sided custom cabinetry, finely mottled granite countertops done in soft ash tones, and brushed stainless steel appliances.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The huge Master Bedroom is upstairs and includes the ensuite bath. This room is big enough to include a king-sized bed and extra bunks or beds if you want to maximize the space for rental guests or individual family members. A double glass door is flanked by side windows, accentuating an even more spacious look.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

These doors lead to a regal portico that provides shade for seating and a very large open deck for sunning. The breezy views are quite lovely since this home sits directly across from an opening toward the gulf, providing a glittering vista across the palm-studded grounds. An open sun deck on a third-floor tower level provides even greater panoramic views.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

A lagoon-shaped swimming pool out back includes a nice patio adorned with lovely tropical plantings. The lavish poolside Guest House includes two of the five bedrooms and has a full luxury bath.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The open living, dining, and full galley kitchen area features a dramatic two-story-tall cathedral ceiling along with a wall of windows crowned by arched palladiums. One bedroom is on the first floor, while an elegant black spiral staircase leads upstairs to another in a semi-open loft.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The home next door at 3175 Scenic Hwy 98 with three bedrooms and two full baths encompasses 1,923 square feet.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The gracious wraparound porch also leads into this home's open living, dining and kitchen area. It features the same beach-washed hardwood flooring and a similar gas fireplace. The space is slightly smaller than the other home; however, three walls of multiple windows accentuate a bright, spacious look.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The kitchen also features a pass-thru bar for entertainment, and the dining nook is more private. The kitchen has a warm, inviting appeal with white beadboard under cabinetry, glass front upper cabinets, and brushed stainless steel appliances.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The Master Bedroom upstairs is also large enough to accommodate extra beds if desired. It has access to an open sundeck bordered by palm treetops. The full ensuite bath features double vanity sinks and a spa jetted tub shower combination.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

A third-story covered balcony provides distant views of the gulf.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The kidney-shaped pool outback has a lovely patio for sunning with room for lounge furniture and tables for dining.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

This awesome locale is close to grocery stores, wine outlets, popular gulf front restaurants with friendly beach bars, and unique shopping adventures. The picturesque captivating retail complex of Destin Commons is two minutes away, providing an idyllic shopping experience. It features a charming ambiance complete with turrets, an old-fashioned clock tower, pedestrian-friendly avenues lined with towering Royal Palms, a classic fountain, and a kid's play plaza with alternating mini geysers. It is anchored by a Belk's Department Store, a Bass Pro Shop, and Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl & Grill. These stores are connected to a wide variety of fine clothiers, fashion boutiques, specialty stores, shoe shops, jewelers, restaurants with casual bars, and an AMC multiplex movie theater. It is also equidistant to all the wonderful happenings at HarborWalk Village in Destin and the enchanting Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin. Each features great restaurants, bars with live music, specialty shops, family amusements, outdoor concerts, fun festivals, and exciting seasonal firework displays.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

This residential property with three homes directly across from the gulf has a total of 4,808 square feet and is listed at $2,850,000. This price comes in at $592.76 per square foot. If you do not wish to purchase these homes as a bundle, they may also be purchased individually. The one with three bedrooms and 1,938 square feet is priced separately at $1,275,000, which comes in at $657.89 per square foot.

3171 and 3175 Scenic Hwy 98

The 2,885 square foot home with a total of five bedrooms that includes the separate Guest House is priced at $1,575,000, which comes in at $545.93 per square foot. There are currently eleven single-family homes in Crystal Beach for sale priced between $1,347,000 for one with 2,500 square feet up to $$3,650,000 for a home with 5,889 square feet. The total average price for all homes currently listed for sale comes in at $582.38 per square foot.

If you wish to be the lucky buyer, contact our Ocean Reef Real Estate office today at 877-392-6085. We will provide you with complete details, a complimentary Comparative Market Analysis of all Crystal Beach homes listed, pending contracts or sold within the past twelve months, and schedule a private tour. We can also offer you current gross rental income data for comparable homes in Crystal Beach from our acclaimed Ocean Reef Resorts property management division.

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