Sandestin is an exclusive gated resort in northwest Florida that spans across 2,400 acres of lushly landscaped grounds from the jewel-toned waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the vast, serene expanse of Choctawhatchee Bay. It features four nationally acclaimed championship golf courses and fifteen tennis courts. A charming New Orleans French Quarter-inspired village called Baytowne Wharf and an upscale town center known as Grand Boulevard, feature a wide array of restaurants, lively bars, specialty shops, musical concerts and seasonal festivals with fireworks.
Sandestin’s main claim to fame is its prominent location in the heart of the Emerald Coast, where the dazzling gulf waters border a sugary shoreline of shimmering pure white quartz crystals. The luxury high rise towers at Sandestin feature panoramic views of the gorgeous gulf. Your first breathtaking glimpse of these towers occurs as you enter the gated gulf side entrance where the drive meanders beside a lovely landscaped golf fairway lined with Royal Palms that are uplighted at night. You see these opulent towers in the distance soaring above the beautiful beach beside the glittering emerald toned gulf. They include Beachside I, Beachside II, Southwinds I, II & III and Westwinds.
Beachside Towers I and II are a stunning set of alabaster white fraternal twins that sit side by side one another with contemporary cubical step-like levels that rise to twenty stories tall. Both pools at the palm-studded Beachside Towers are next to boardwalks that cross over the dune to the bright white sand. Next door to the towers is an iconic giant gazebo type structure on the beach beside a pool has a popular restaurant called The Beach House. Currently, there are three units listed for sale at Beachside I which include a two bedroom with 1,177 square feet at $549,000 and a couple of a three bedroom units with 1,571 square feet at priced at $879,000 and $975,000. Beachside Towers II has five units for sale priced from $439,900 for a two bedroom with 932 square feet up to $2,245,000 for a three bedroom 2,820 square foot unit. The median list price for all eight properties is $594,450 at $536.76 Per Square Foot. Within the last twelve months, 14 units have sold at the Beachside Towers, ranging from $345,000 for a 732 square foot unit up to $915,000 for a 1,571 square foot unit which averaged at $485.54 psf.
Southwinds is a set of tanned triplet towers that face the beach with direct southern exposure and are styled with distinctive exterior box turret accents. A large adjoining double squared pool is surrounded by a spacious sun patio adorned with palms with a walkover to the beach. BBQ grills, a kid’s playground, a Fitness Center, Steam Room, and sauna are on site. Five residential properties are listed for sale at Southwinds priced from $759,000 for a 1,761 square feet three bedroom unit; $764,900 for a 2,032 square foot two bedroom unit; $779,000 for a 1,761 three bedroom unit and $939,000 for a 2,018 two bedroom unit with an average at $453.74 psf. Eight properties have sold at the Southwinds towers within the past twelve months ranging with a closing price ranging from $830,000 up to $1,185,000 and coming in at an average $998,812 for 2,196 square feet or an average at $483.75 psf.
Westwinds resembles a magnificently curved box sandcastle of sorts with western exposures that offer guests dazzling sunset views. At Westwinds, a large lagoon shaped pool is surrounded by a tropical forest of palm trees and a serene creek that flows down from a waterfall. There is also a bubbling hot tub for adults as well as a kiddies’ pool. Westwinds also has a Fitness Center. There are currently only three residential properties listed for sale at Westwinds. Two of them are each 1,090 square feet with two bedrooms priced at $534,900 and $619,000. A three bedroom unit with 1,565 square feet is listed at $929,000. The average priced listing stands at $694,300 at an average of $556.07 psf. Nine properties have sold here within the past twelve months ranging from $524,900 up to $949,000 at an average closing price at $670,044 which comes in at $520.61 psf.
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