Grayton Beach

The community is the original vacation haven on the Florida Panhandle and offers an authentic, top-quality beach lifestyle.
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Welcome to Grayton Beach

Among the beaches of South Walton and highly desirable 30A Gulf Front real estate, electric Grayton Beach boasts the perfect location and a free-spirited personality. Its old narrow roads and beach cottages nestle into the magnolias, oak, and tall pines. Grayton Beach offers an authentic, top-quality beach lifestyle.
Surrounded by Grayton Beach State Park, the community is the original vacation haven on the Florida Panhandle. Fanning out in either direction are miles of sugar-white sandy beaches and a collection of rare dune lakes. The freshwater of Western Lake along the easternmost edge of Grayton Beach meets the saltwater of the Gulf of Mexico. Alligator Lake is in the middle of the town of Grayton Beach.

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Quaint cottages with picket fences, cabins in the woods, modern beach homes, and low-rise condos are all part of the Grayton Beach real estate options. Numerous historic residences have been upgraded as others show off the character of water-worn decks and floors. Truly, homes in Grayton Beach invite family and friends to get away from it all. Most prices fall in the $350,000 to $2+ million range.

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There’s always something refreshing to do in Grayton Beach. Play in the water. Go boating or fishing, canoeing or kayaking. Stroll the beach or play in the sand, bicycle along the Gulf, or into the state park. Check out the one-of-a-kind eateries, shops, galleries, or Red Bar Pandora’s for live music. Dune buggies are allowed here, too. Once in a while, take the local fishing charter boat to a deep-sea adventure.
Popular Grayton Beach State Park spans 2200 acres and is a wonderful place for bicycling, boating, and Beach activities as well as scoping out the wide variety of birds and wildlife. The terrain includes extensive dunes covered with sea oats, salt marshes, and sparkling sand leading to the Gulf waters. Western Lake is a large coastal dune lake within the park It is popular for swimming, fishing, snorkeling, and camping.


Grayton Beach was founded in 1890 by Tuolumne generals who named it after every major Charles Tigre. Gray had built a Homestead there in 1885. It took decades for electricity, highways, bridges, and the Intracoastal Waterway to make the community accessible. The US Coast Guard had a presence in the 1940s and much of the surrounding land was owned by the federal government. Florida’s land east of town became Grayton Beach State Recreation Area in 1967. The state eventually purchased the beachfront, dunes, and forest land to the west and north in 1985.

Directions to Homes in Grayton

Grayton Beach lies below Choctawhatchee Bay midway between Destin and Panama City. It is connected to 16 other beach towns along the 30A trail system. Residents and guests drive in via Highway 98, Scenic Highway 30A, or County Road 283 S or fly into either Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport or Fort Walton Beach Okaloosa Airport.

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Discover Your Great Home. For information about Grayton Beach 30A Gulf Front real estate, 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 Florida real estate market.

Overview for Grayton Beach, FL

197 people live in Grayton Beach, where the median age is 55 and the average individual income is $84,761. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Grayton Beach, FL

There's plenty to do around Grayton Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cava and Cakes, Pecan Jacks 30A, and For The Health Of It.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.08 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.95 miles 226 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.33 miles 40 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.2 miles 13 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Shopping 3.41 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.37 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Grayton Beach, FL

Grayton Beach has 81 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Grayton Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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