- 6 Beds
- 7 Baths
- 4,073 SqFt
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Studied by design professionals and architectural schools worldwide, the master planned community of Seaside is a potpourri of housing styles, from southern cottages with wide front porches, to Victorian, all while being visually appealing.
Founded in 1981, developer Robert Davis envisioned a community where people would gather, relax and enjoy a simpler way of life. He wanted to re-create a slower lifestyle reminiscent of the summer days he spent here with his grandparents. Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company visited several Southern cities and designed Seaside based on Davis’ ideas. Seaside contains a thriving downtown that attracts residents and tourists from the nearby, more secluded beach towns, including Seagrove to the east and Watercolor to the west.
As part of an inaugural New Urban community, Seaside is designed with traditional principles in mind. This includes not only an active city center with a prominent cultural and civic presence but also a town with bike paths and walking trails which provides access to all points of interest within Seaside easily accessible. Yet this beach town was developed with the look and feel of an older village, as if it has been around for decades. It was not intended to resemble a modern tract home development, yet the included amenities are top of the line.
When not at the beach or enjoying one of the many outdoor sports activities, residents can visit the twice-weekly Farmer’s Markets, summer concert series, Stories by the Sea, as well as outdoor movies, holiday parades and a host of other activities.
Visitors and homeowners alike have easy access to their favorite beaches through The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. It is only 30 miles to Seaside. The airport designation is ECP, and is the first international airport built in the U.S. since 2011.
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Listing information last updated on December 15th, 2019 at 9:30am CST.