Case Study: Gulf-Front Home In 30A’s Most Private Community

Retreat Beach Front Homes

5 Bedroom | 6.5 Bathroom | 5,523 Sq. St | Sold4/26/24 for $12,700,000 

Perched on coastal dunes, this beachfront home embodies the prestige of The Retreat, 30A’s most coveted community. Extending to the water's edge, this meticulously built property offers uninterrupted 180-degree views from Destin to Panama City Beach and features year-round outdoor living, creating a unique opportunity. Its appeal, combined with a multi-phase marketing strategy, enabled 36 East Saint Lucia Lane to enter escrow in less than 30 days, marking the first west 30A property above $10 million to go under contract and close in 2024.

When the sellers acquired this exceptional property, they sought to…

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91 N Emerald Cove Lane, Inlet Beach, FL

91 Emerald Cove Ln6 Bedroom | 6.5 Bath | 6,875 Sq. Ft. | Sold 12/1/22 for $6,700,000

91 Emerald Cove, boasting perpetual Gulf-front views, is arguably one of the premier lots on 30A. Just steps from the emerald waters and pristine white sands, this stunning new home captures the landscape with expansive windows that frame the breathtaking water views. The convenient walkover provides direct access to the water and miles of exquisite, sugar-white sandy beach. This splendid new build, spanning over 6,875 square feet, provides ample space for family and friends. Buyers should verify all information and dimensions; while information is considered reliable, it is not guaranteed.

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200 Eastern Lake Drive, Seagrove Beach, FL

200 Eastern Lake 5 Bedroom | 8 Bathroom | 7,154 Sq. Ft. | Sold 5/19/22 for $11,300,000

The private patio and Gulf-front pool offer a serene escape for relaxation. The chef's kitchen connects to a wine cellar and features top-tier appliances from Miele, Sub-Zero, and Thermador, with an oversized island and Taj Mahal countertops that seamlessly integrate into the living, sitting, and dining areas, creating a perfect space for entertaining. The home's first level boasts a grand foyer with a spiral staircase, a custom chandelier, a wrap-around glass elevator, and two guest suites, along with a living space that doubles as a guest retreat, a laundry room, a full guest bath, and additional climate-controlled storage. Just steps…

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243 W Bermuda Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL243 W Bermuda Dr5 Bedroom | 6 Full 2 Half Bath | 6,080 Sq. Ft. | Sold 1/22/22 for $13,200,000

Perched atop rolling white sand dunes with limitless views of the Gulf of Mexico and Draper Lake outfall sits ''The Art of the Sea,'' a home unlike any other where design inspiration was drawn from the sea and finishes were purposefully selected to reflect a life well lived on the water. This 6,080-sq.-ft. like-new residence tucked inside the private, leafy community of The Retreat lacks for nothing with five bedrooms, a bunk room and six full and two half baths. Built in 2016, with architectural work by Archiscapes and construction by Gulfview Construction, this home is a masterclass in elegant living, from its nearly 2,000…

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77 S Green Turtle Lane, Rosemary Beach

77 S Green Turtle Lane5 Bedroom | 5.5 Bath | 5,046 Sq. Ft. | Sold 8/5/22 for $20,000,000

Step into the epitome of coastal luxury at 77 S Green Turtle Lane, nestled in the heart of the prestigious Rosemary Beach community. This exquisite residence promises an unparalleled living experience with its stunning architecture and prime location, just moments from the sugar-white sands and sparkling emerald waters of the Gulf Coast.

This elegant 5,046 sq ft home features 5 spacious bedrooms and 5.5 beautifully appointed bathrooms, designed to offer both privacy and comfort. The open-concept living area, with its soaring ceilings and abundant natural light, provides the perfect setting for relaxation and entertainment. Discover…

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 122 Camp Creek Pointe Drive | Inlet Beach, FL 32461

122 Camp Creek Pointe4 Bed | 4 Full and 2 Half Bath | 3,426 Sq. Ft. | Sold for $8,000,000

Successfully entering escrow after only a single day on the market, with back-up offers in play, 122 Camp Creek Point Drive has officially closed for $8,000,000 - commanding a $2,335 per square foot price, and 100% of the initial list price. The appeal of the private, non-rental community, paired with the 75 feet of private Gulf frontage was an enticing opportunity that the new buyers were quick to claim for themselves. 



Meticulous care and a procedural based approach was taken in regards to both pricing and presentation of the home, with diligent attention to taking care of all maintenance prior to entering…

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 A Seaside, FL Milestone Sale

2182 E County Highway 30A

2182 E Co Hwy 30A in Seaside6 Bedrooms | 6 .5 Bathrooms | 5,335 SqFt | Sold for $12,390,000

The picturesque coastal town of Seaside, Florida, recently witnessed a significant milestone in its real estate market with the sale of 2182 E County Highway 30A, also known as "The Cerulean." This remarkable property commanded a sale price of $12,390,000, a transaction noteworthy not only for its substantial value but also for the tactical marketing strategy employed in the sale process.

The Cerulean: A Beacon of Luxury

"The Cerulean", aptly named for its backdrop of shimmering turquoise waters, is not just a home; it's a masterpiece of design and architecture. Designed by Eric Watson and constructed by Dune Construction…

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Finding the Ideal Home: The 247 Matt's Way Story

247 Matt's Way Living Room4 Bedroom | 4.5 Bath | 2,826 SqFt | Sold 11/30/23 for $1,765,000

Blue Mountain Beach
Finding the Perfect Match: A Family's Two-Year Quest

A family's journey to their perfect home at 247 Matt's Way in Santa Rosa Beach, FL, was a result of unwavering commitment, two years of patience, and extensive exploration of homes and communities. Their initial "want list" was rather vague, and the possibilities in terms of communities were abundant. Collaborating closely with their dedicated real estate agent, Ron Hefner of Scenic Sotheby's International Realty, they ventured into multiple communities while heeding his advice to skip others. Along the way, they encountered numerous homes, each contributing…

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Investment Triumph: Silver Dunes 105A Sells Amid Evolving Real Estate Landscape

Silver Dunes 105A2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 980 SqFt | Sold for $520,000

In the dynamic world of real estate, where timing and strategy are key, Silver Dunes Unit 105A in Destin, Florida, stood out by finding new owners on November 13, 2023, amidst a fluctuating market. The property's impressive rental history emerged as a crucial element in its successful sale, especially significant in a period when buyers, faced with numerous options, are making more deliberate financial decisions. This track record of financial success not only distinguished it as an attractive option for buyers but was also central to the sale's success. It enabled the sellers to position the property as a…

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