This eclectic beach community on the Florida Panhandle Gulf Coast is known for its casual, free spirited and laidback lifestyle. Neighborhoods are scattered with a variety of home styles, including everything from cozy beach cottages to more modern designs, yet there is a familiar hometown, welcoming feel to Grayton Beach. The overall motto that you will hear frequently regarding this one of a kind beach is: “Nice Dogs, strange people.” And long time residents take this to heart.
Situated between Destin and Panama City, Grayton Beach is an historic community that once belonged to the Choctaw Indians. Celebrating its 125th birthday in 2015, the town has maintained its charm through the years. Mature tree lined streets, notable homes, and well-traveled roads make this a popular choice for residents and visitors alike who desire a low-key community.
Grayton Beach Homes for Sale and Activities
Locals enthusiastically support the area’s art galleries, specialty stores and the infamous Red Bar, a popular drinking hole that has a long standing reputation and keeps customers coming from miles.
Adjacent to Grayton Beach is Grayton Beach State Park - a popular destination with over 2,000 acres of dunes, scrub, forests and marsh. Hiking, camping, renting cabins, biking and seeing wildlife provides a quieter experience for those that appreciate nature. Western Lake, one of South Walton’s 15 rare Coastal Dune Lakes along Scenic Highway 30A, covers most of the park and is a popular choice for canoeing, paddle boarding, or kayaking. A boat ramp is available that provides access for both saltwater and brackish-water fishing.
Grayton Beach is on of the few beaches that allows driving on the sand in restricted areas. A permit however is required to property owners and more information can be found from the South Walton County Clerk of Court office.
Grayton Beach Travel
Visitors and homeowners alike have easy access to their favorite beaches through The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.It is only 31 miles of Grayton Beach. The airport designation in ECP, and is the first international airport built in the U.S. since 2011.
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Listing information last updated on March 28th, 2020 at 6:15pm CDT.