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- 6,000 SqFt
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- 5,200 SqFt
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Located in the heart of the Emerald Coast along Florida’s panhandle, and featuring miles of shoreline between the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay, it is no wonder that Destin is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the state.
Vacationers and residents are drawn to its combination of stunning white sand beaches and jewel-toned waters, exquisite scenery and sunsets, and a vacation lifestyle filled with recreation, amenities, entertainment, and shopping. It is the ideal real estate market for your perfect vacation home or rental property.
Destin offers neighborhoods and communities to suit your every need, surrounding wetlands, parks, walking and hiking paths, golf courses, and not to mention Gulf and bay-front homes. Popular neighborhoods include Destin Harbour, Emerald Coast Parkway, Crystal Beach, Kelly Plantation, Indian Bayou, and Regatta Bay.
Destin real estate features the finest of Gulf luxury residences, with options to suit your size, style, and budget.
From stately 3-4 floor beachfront homes with private resort-style swimming pools and private boat slips to elegant luxury penthouses with sweeping panoramic views, from sleek contemporary condos with private outdoor lounging, to majestic Mediterranean-style estate homes in gated golf communities, Destin homes are the ultimate luxury vacation haven.
You will find impeccably designed, showpiece quality homes with beautiful design elements like vaulted ceilings, quartz tile floors, and countertops, or marble floors, accent walls, and columns. Kitchens are functionally designed for entertaining, often with professional-grade appliances. Luxurious bathrooms feature double vanities, steam showers, and soaker tubs.
Destin homes offer premium features like Smart Controls, additional office space, walk-in closets, theatre rooms, temperature-controlled wine cellars, saunas, even in-suite or in-home elevators for ultimate accessibility.
Destin offers all the fun, excitement, and outdoor activities of a major vacation destination like Daytona, while still maintaining its relaxing beach town charm. Whether you are a vacationer, settling as a retiree, or a working resident, you will find everything you need in this Florida beach paradise.
There is never any shortage of things to do in Destin, no matter your interests. With its frequent warm weather and over 250 days of sunshine a year, residents and visitors enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities and amenities.
Not only do Destin’s stunning white sand beaches offer miles of relaxation, and spectacular Gulf scenery and sunsets, but there are endless water sports and activities to enjoy as well. Enjoy everything from kayaking to paddle boarding, from surfing to snorkeling and scuba diving, from jet skiing to speed boating and sailing. Destin offers a variety of shops and vendors that specialize in instruction and rentals, for all skill levels.
Crab Island is a popular natural attraction for residents and visitors alike. Only accessible by water, this shallow sandbar is home to a multitude of sea life. Once reaching the area by boat, it is a great place to swim/snorkel and observe underwater.
Destin was originally founded as a fishing village, and its reputation as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” continues to this day. Boasting North America’s largest charter fishing fleet, it is a great starting point for deepwater fishing on the Gulf Coast. Anglers pull seasonal sport fish such as snapper and triggerfish, and deeper waters yield bigger fish like tuna, bullfish, and sharks.
The Oskaloosa Fishing Pier is a popular land-fishing spot. With daily rates under $10 per person, and tackle and bait shops, it is a great place to catch tarpon, blackfin tuna, king mackerel, and cobia.
Henderson Beach State Park is a must-visit, with over 6000 ft of natural scenic Gulf shoreline. Relax on the beaches, go fishing, or hike through the coastal dunes. Featuring numerous world-class golf courses, Destin is a fantastic golf destination. Enjoy beautiful, lushly landscaped courses with sparkling Gulf and bay views at top-rated courses like Kelly Plantation Golf Club, Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club, and Emerald Bay Golf Club.
Not only is Destin a place that abounds with activity, but it also specializes in relaxation and well-being. Unplug for some much-needed rest and pampering at one of Destin’s many luxury spas, yoga studios, or holistic health clinics.
Not only does Destin feature world-class beaches and activities, but it has some of the best shopping and dining options on the Emerald Coast. Because of its fishing-town roots, it features many long-standing seafood restaurants serving the day’s freshest catch. Destin is home to the Gulf-to-Table movement, with more than 30 local establishments serving fish from local fishermen, as well as the “you hook it, we’ll cook it” option. Local favorites include:
Destin is seeing a boom in the craft brewing scene, and there are many connoisseur-approved locations in the Destin and Fort Walton Beach areas. Book a pub crawl tour, or sample the brews on your own. Highlights include the Destin Brewery, and Props Brewery and Grill, which is veteran-owned and operated.
Destin has a great variety of shopping and amenities to fit your every need. No matter what neighborhood you are in, there is always a nearby shopping center or village shops within a short distance. Destin Commons features over 80 shops and specialty stores, 20 eateries, and an AMC multiplex movie theatre. Silver Sands Premium Outlets features over 110 name-brand and designer stores.
Overlooking the Gulf, HarborWalk Village incorporates the best of Destin shopping and recreation all in one place. Wander through specialty shops, grab a beer or enjoy any of the numerous restaurants. There is a recreation center offering boating, fishing, paddle boarding, jet ski rentals, a zipline, a rock climbing wall, even options like swimming with the dolphins or pirate ship sailings.
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Listing information last updated on August 3rd, 2021 at 7:45pm CDT.