Watersound Beach

It is a great escape to a 256-acre paradise on the Emerald Coast, a St. Joe’s Resort experience.
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Welcome to Watersound Beach

Listen to the hush of the wetlands from the refreshing deck of Watersound homes for sale on the South Walton Florida Gulf Coast. The intimate planned community breathes tranquility. It is a great escape to a 256-acre paradise on the Emerald Coast, a St. Joe’s Resort experience.
Watersound, FL sits along the Scenic Highway 30A trails between Rosemary Beach and Seagrove Beach. Walk the winding boardwalks, golf on three gorgeous courses, and swim forever in the 7000-square-foot pool. And frolic in the nearby sand dunes, ride through the forest, stroll the vast white beaches, and dive into the aqua sea. Watersound also has shops and restaurants, farmers markets, and commercial areas Watersound Crossing.

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Watersound Homes for Sale

Prices for new single-family homes range from approximately $1 million to $10 million.

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Residents and guests gather in the joy of beauty all around. Adjacent to Watersound is popular Lake Powell, a large coastal dune lake with its dock ready for boats. Folks mingle at events on the Village Commons or at Watersound Café. Wonderful community areas include Watersound Trail, Woodlands Park, Wind Garden Park, and Crescent Park. Children love the playground and community garden.
Amenity Club Membership includes dining at the Watersound Café, community events, and many amenities. Golf courses connected with St. Joe include Origins Golf Club, Camp Creek, and Shark’s Tooth Golf Club.
A St. Joe Community & Company Headquarters, developed and owned by the St. Joe Company, memberships are connected to St. Joe Resorts. The community anchors a dream come true for the company, which moved its headquarters across from Watersound. St. Joe Company manages timber operations and owns several commercial, resort, and club properties in Northwest Florida.


Set off Scenic Highway 30A, Watersound is one of 16 beach towns to explore along the 26-mile stretch between Destin and Rosemary Beach. It is 300 miles south of Atlanta. Air transportation is available to and from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport and the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.
From the International Airport, turn right on Hwy 388 to left on CR 79. Turn right on Hwy 98, and cross Lake Powell. Turn left on Scenic Hwy 30A and continue approximately 5 miles to Watersound.

Real Estate Agents 30A Florida Gulf Coast

Discover Your Great Home. For information about additional Highway 30A Gulf Front communities in Northwestern Florida, 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.

Overview for Watersound Beach, FL

2,158 people live in Watersound Beach, where the median age is 55.4 and the average individual income is $74,989. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Watersound Beach, FL

There's plenty to do around Watersound 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 30A Olive Oil Co, Distillery 98, and Wild Olives Bistro.

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Dining 1.23 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.72 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.53 miles 13 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.53 miles 16 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.97 miles 57 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 4.11 miles 28 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Watersound Beach, FL

Watersound Beach has 953 households, with an average household size of 2.26. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Watersound 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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