Destin Florida real estate has appealed to vacationers along the Emerald Coast for over 100 years. Destin features a large selections of income-producing real estate to accommodate over 3 million annual visitors. Popular with boaters and fishers, Destin claims an excellent location in Northwestern Florida on the Peninsula that separates the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay.
Anyone who loves boating will love Destin. “The World’s Lucky is Fishing Village” lays claim to Florida’s largest fleet of fishing vessels. Deep waters and bayous surround Crab Island, a popular anchorage. Destin Harbor is straddled by beaches and the peninsula, some wonderful Gulf front real estate.Search Destin FL Homes for Sale
Destin FL homes for sale include numerous high-rise condominiums, townhouses, row homes, single-family homes and estate homes. The architecture includes a broad range from Georgian and the southern beach home to the modern condominium building.
Properties may be tucked into the on the Gulf, on the Bay, in the city, and around several popular golf courses and resorts. Gated communities and gated properties are in the mix. Many homes and enclaves feature private swimming pools.
Destin accommodates 13,000 full-time residents, 40,000 more tourists, second-home owners, and investors. Prices range from the $100,000s to over $5 million. It is possible to find a nice small condominium in the $400,000 range but condo prices may reach $1.5 million.
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Amenities in Destin
Destin is a perfect home base for relaxing adventures. The blazing-white beaches and emerald waters bring people to Destin. Most explore nearby natural areas as well. Henderson Beach State Recreation Area and Okaloosa Day Use Area. Popular golf resorts in San Destin, the charming beach towns along Highway 30A, and nearby Fort Pickens on Santa Rosa Island makes for many wonderful day trips.
Destin also features numerous community events. The annual Destin Fishing Rodeo began in 1948. Then there is the Destin Seafood Festival, a huge display of fresh seafood along with the works of local artisans.
History of Destin Florida
Leonard Destin, a Connecticut fishing captain, settled in Destin in the mid-1800s. And built a New England colonial home. The Destin family fished the area for decades. Fast forward to the 1970s when modern developments started springing up.
Directions to Destin FL Real Estate
Located in Okaloosa County Florida, Destin is near Fort Walton Beach on the west and Niceville, a community linked via the Mid-Bay Ridge. Destin is just a few minutes from the Destin-Fort Walton Regional Airport and about an hour from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.
From the NWF Beaches International Airport, go south on West Bay Parkway. Turn right on West Highway 388, left on Highway 79, and right on US 98 W/FL 30A. Continue 40 miles through the scenic Emerald Coast to Destin and Choctawhatchee Bay.
Discover Your Great Home. For information about Destin Florida homes for sale and South Walton 30A real estate along the Emerald Coast, please contact Broker/Owner Cole Blair, Luxury Property Specialist at (850) 376-3269. Cole Blair Properties, LLC, 192 Lake Pointe Dr., Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. Providing authentic, attentive service in the 30A real estate market.