Destin Real Estate

About Destin

Destin, FL is located in the Florida Panhandle, centered between Pensacola, FL and Panama City Beach, FL. Nicknamed “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” it has grown into one of the Emerald Coasts' most sought after resort destinations. Destin has earned many accolades such as Good Morning America’s “Top 10 Most Beautiful Places in America” through its charm, amenities and endless natural resources.

Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Destin is the 2nd most popular driven-to vacation destination, behind Walt Disney World (in Florida). This bustling beach town is known for its breathtaking white sand beaches and emerald-green waters.

The Destin FL Real Estate market is extremely varied. Properties range from luxurious gulf front homes and condominiums, to modest condos/townhomes, to secluded bay front sanctuaries. The city’s award-winning golf courses, premier shopping, varied restaurants and family-focused activities make it a magnet for full and part-time residents of all ages, as well as a valuable year-round tourist market.

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Destin Real Estate

$15,000,000
6 Beds 10 Baths 888966 MLS
This exemplary tribute to Neoclassical Southern Coastal Architecture, designed by Louisiana Architect, Kevin Gossen, is now offered for sale in the flourishing market, and now nationally acclaimed lifestyle of the Emerald Coast of Florida!Oriented perfectly on its rare 2.75 acres of premier waterfront land enjoying a broad view corridor across the scenic Choctawhatchee Bay, this irreplaceable estate is located within the most elite neighborhood of Destin, Florida known as Waterford at Kelly Plantation; a convenient, yet secluded waterfront and privately gated enclave, which is also located behind the master-planned community's guarded gates of Kelly Plantation, a golf and tennis community. The subject estate itself is gated as well, with state-of-the-art security. The structural integrity of its Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) is like that of a fortress, which construction began with immense site preparations and fortifications like none other in this local market. This timeless home was custom designed, engineered, and constructed with generational ownership and ease of entertaining in mind. The extraordinary craftsmanship throughout this home and estate is astonishing; unrivaled locally. Features include, but certainly are not limited to the following: (6) bedrooms with (6) en suite baths (master bedroom offers dual areas for the privacy of spouses), multipurpose room with full bath, which can be a 6th bedroom, office, storage, etc...outdoor pool bath with shower, three ½ baths; one services the kitchen area, one services the theatre, and one services the 3rd floor game room; living room with full functioning fireplace, formal dining room, custom movie theatre room with 4K projector and wet bar area, family room with full functioning fireplace, custom kitchen with two dishwashers, Wolf range, Subzero refrigerator and freezer, laundry room with two sets of washers and dryers, plus utility kitchen features, two separate home offices, complete gym with steam and sauna, fully conditioned (4)-car garage with large utility room, 45' pool with separate hot tub and cold plunge, game room with snack bar, separate climate-controlled wine cellar on 3rd floor, whole-home Crestron controlled Vantage lighting system; whole-home Crestron control with centrally distributed audio and video supporting whole-home sound system, whole-home talking door and window alert with full security system, camera surveillance system, automated custom tailored drapery and shade control, outdoor theatre with surround sound, whole-home surge protection, whole-home lightening protection system, whole-home automatic backup generator, whole-home water filtration system, whole-home recirculating hot water system, geothermal heated floors in family room, kitchen, and master bathroom area, geothermal system for conditioning home (negating the need for outdoor compressor units), whole-home water leak detection system; outdoor pavilion with gas stove, refrigerator drawers, and warming drawer, backyard mosquito misting system and separate Mosquito Magician system; insulated concrete construction on all exterior walls, movie room, and protected storm room with heavy duty lockout door, old Chicago brick on exterior of insulated concrete construction; massive, poured concrete columns, operable window shutters; all exterior doors and windows are "storm force impact rated hurricane protection", and long lasting authentic Slate roof. Fabulous antique armoires and chests provide discrete, functional storage complemented by custom furniture, and antique rugs that are beautifully exhibited throughout the home. Select furnishings are available for discerning buyers. The gorgeous waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay are accessible via 390' dock, while the estate fronts over 301' of the most coveted, tranquil waters of the Gulf Coast. The dock contains a boat slip and lift, as well as (2) jet ski lifts, immersed in a depth of approximately 4'. The home has been regularly and meticulously maintained. Approximate Square Footage Allocations: 1st Floor home base area = 7,340 sq. ft; 1st floor climatized garage and work room = 1,770 sq. ft.; 2nd floor over garage includes gym and two guest bedrooms 1376 sq. ft; second floor main home area includes 2 bedrooms, sitting area, and foyer 2359 sq. ft.; added living space over master wing; room with bath = 1,025 sq. ft.; 3rd floor game room, office, wine room, bathroom = 1,959 sq. ft. Thus, the Total Heated & Cooled Living Area equates to 15,829 sq. ft. Front & Rear 1st floor Galleries, 2nd floor balconies, pavilion, and storage room = 2,583 sq. ft. The Total Improved Square Footage equates to 18,412 sq. ft.

4307 Breakwater Drive, Destin

Listing courtesy of Somers & Company.

$11,000,000
5 Beds 7 Baths 885553 MLS
This house is simply the Best property that Destin and probably all of Northwest Florida has to offer! This location is the only location in Destin that is also within the exclusive Kelly Plantation subdivision and sits on a large over 1.5 acre, double lot peninsula where you have both the long range views across the bay and also the deep, protected water for multiple large yachts! The gated estate is spectacular with the Mediterranean architecture flowing with the curvature of the lot to provide panoramic views from nearly every room. Entering through the double, hand forged wrought iron doors to the grand, two story rotunda, you'll find an elegant formal living space that extends gracefully to the entertaining space on one side and the most spectacular primary suite wing on the other. The living area features a full bar, enormous kitchen and living space as well as a pool room or lounge. Upstairs there is another large living space and full bar as well as 3 bedrooms each with their own ensuite bathroom and balcony access. Attached to the house are three garages! The smallest is currently set up as a tackle room for the owner's fishing yachts, but it could also be a golf cart garage, and the other two garages have ample space for collectible cars and normal living. Attached via a breezeway is a mother-in-law suite that is a one bedroom self-sufficient guest house. With a total covered area of 16,119 square feet you will find ample space outside to spread out on the large screened porches, porticoes, balconies and spacious grounds to roam or play. There is also ample parking in the circular drive and motor court. The docks are set up with power and water to support multiple large yachts. The owner currently has a 70ft boat and a 55ft boat there as well as a large center console and jetskis. If you're looking for a very exclusive, private paradise within paradise; then this is the property. This gated estate on a cul de sac within the top gated community and close to Destin's private, executive airport with all of the features you could want in a grand, waterfront estate give this property an aura of luxury and exclusivity like none other!

4512 Olde Plantation Place, Destin

Listing courtesy of Livin Right Real Estate LLC.

$8,495,000
11 Beds 12 Baths 880269 MLS
Imagine a place where you can cruise from your backyard to the sparkling emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico in just minutes. Later, when it's time to relax, a 90-second walk takes you to a white sandy beach where the views are incomparable and the sunsets spectacular. Dream no more. Welcome to Villa Blanco where you can have the best of both worlds any time of year.Strategically positioned on two lots, Villa Blanco presents a rare opportunity to own one of the most extraordinary properties in Destin's exclusive enclave of Holiday Isle. Water enthusiasts will appreciate the two 55-foot boat slips and 25,000 -pound lift that facilitates numerous outdoor adventures after passing through scenic Destin Pass. Those who prefer to sink their toes into cool soft sand need only walk across to their private deeded beach access. Inside the 11,913 square foot Mediterranean home is a sophisticated plan that redefines coastal elegance with sweeping water views throughout. A coffered ceiling, fireplace and walls of glass in the expansive second floor living area create a welcoming space for entertaining and luxurious family living. The fully equipped wet-bar transitions guests to the spacious casual dining area which is easily served by the generously sized kitchen equipped with quartz countertops, custom cherry cabinetry, butler's pantry and an abundance of work and storage space. Formal occasions will be hosted in the banquet-sized dining room appointed with a hand-painted mural that extends into the tray ceiling. The current 11-bedroom layout includes a sumptuous owners' suite, a private guest wing on the third level and two bunk rooms on the first floor. A 14-seat movie theater and an adjoining game room featuring a wet-bar, kitchenette and video wall are also located on the first floor. Augmenting the residence are a heated swimming pool, 6-car garage and an elevator. Built like a fortress to withstand extreme weather conditions, Villa Blanco is the ideal family compound or vacation getaway. Artwork, along with indoor and outdoor furnishings, convey with the purchase of this property.

627 Gulf Shore Drive, Destin

Listing courtesy of Five Star Properties RE FL Inc.

$8,000,000
7 Beds 6 Baths 902456 MLS
Located in the highly exclusive Shores of Crystal Beach area, this 5,700 square foot architectural masterpiece with a two car garage was designed to impress. Villa Palazzo has jaw-dropping panoramic Gulf front views throughout which are evident as you approach the elongated driveway. Here you will find yourself in a personal oasis filled with lush greenery and beautiful scenery on this expansive parcel which boasts over half an acre. The coastal-mediterranean design of wide open spaces, soaring double height ceilings, and nearly 70' of Gulf frontage perfectly complement the natural environment and immaculate grounds. The sprawling 7 bedroom, 6 bathroom residence includes a spacious first-floor master suite, a formal dining area to entertain guests, and a gourmet kitchen which flows into a gorgeous family room complimented by a gas fireplace. A unique feature of this property is the attached lockout-guest suite with a full secondary kitchen, living room. and sleeping areas. This fully furnished home features a spiral staircase, exceptional custom workmanship, and luxurious travertine flooring throughout. Multiple outdoor terraces display the stunning emerald green waters from every angle and the gulf front pool is perfectly positioned overlooking the beach. Do not miss the chance to purchase this amazing rental property with an established history in place!

2988 Scenic Highway 98, Destin

Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Destin.

$7,999,000
6 Beds 7 Baths 896253 MLS
Imagine unobstructed Gulf views of the emerald green water and sugar sand beaches every day from your balconies. The home called ''Tuscany'' boasts 6 bedroom and 6.5 baths with the master bedroom enjoying gulf views. Each of the 3 stories have balconies adorned with wrought iron railings to allow the gulf breeze and breathtaking VIEWS! Travertine embellishes the floors on the first floor which is the main living area. The kitchen, dining and living rooms are downstairs which is also the main entrance of the house. The kitchen has beautiful custom cabinets , double gas stoves and double ovens as well as a large breakfast bar. The adjacent living area can accommodate any size gathering and easily flows to the outdoor balcony. The balcony provides private beach access via your own personal beach walk out. Proceed to the upper levels by the stairs or the elevator making the transition easier. The second floor has the large master gulf front suite as well as three other suites. The master en suite has a sizable bathroom with a separate shower and tub, double vanities and large walk in closet. The master bedroom has private access to the second floor covered balcony which is a great place to relax and soak it all in. A second living area, full kitchen, two additional guest suites and an office complete the third floor. The area feels very spacious with cathedral ceilings and gorgeous wood beams. This home has all the amenities needed to relax and recharge but not surprising as you will be in awe gazing out of the windows to capture the gulf in all its wonder. Call for your showing today.

4742 Ocean Boulevard, Destin

Listing courtesy of Engel & Volkers Destin.

$6,459,000
6 Beds 7 Baths 904014 MLS
Welcome to your happily ever after! At 480 Captains Circle, luxury living will combine with nature's very best to create a lifestyle that's like none other. This brand new home, this neighborhood, and this opportunity will not be available long, so stop dreaming and start living...here. (Watch video under virtual tours) This masterpiece will feature over 4500 square feet of luxury accommodations and amenities. Take a step out back and you'll be transported to the world of Bayfront living where you can relax with magical sunsets or jump into adventure with endless watersports. 480 Captains Circle defines what the Emerald Coast really is and why this location is truly a treasure. In addition to waterfront luxury living, you can also step out of your front door and live the Regatta Bay lifestyle that features. World class golfing, shopping, boating, dining and even our beautiful beaches that are literally a golf cart ride away. Whether you want to do it all or escape it all, 480 Captains Circle has it all. Built by Vlahos, DeBogory & Tuck Construction, utilizing the most current technology for each build using only the finest materials and high-end finishes such as: Wolf and Subzero appliances, 12 ft. 1st floor ceilings, 10 ft. 2nd floor ceilings, premium hardwood and marble flooring, designer specified trim, steel front door, ES wind and impact rated windows and doors, foam spray insulation in roof for superior energy efficiency, fiberglass insulation in all interior and exterior walls for energy efficiency and sound proofing, insulation between floors for sound barrier, Schluter waterproofing systems, high efficiency a/c units, Rinnai tankless water heater and prewiring for smart home technology. Luxury outdoor living includes a salt water heated and cooled gunite pool-negative edge and premium tile, a custom, summer kitchen-waterfall edge, solid stone surface and stainless steel, flow through decking and a 30 ft. boat dock with slip cover.

480 Captains Circle, Destin

Listing courtesy of Legendary Realty LLC.

$5,849,000
7 Beds 6 Baths 902570 MLS
This phenomenal waterfront home with its custom pool and breathtaking harbor views is the ultimate dream for boating enthusiasts. Set on a half-acre lot it boasts a 70-ft. waterfront with a generous private dock and deeded beach access. There are four boat slips for vessels up to 75 feet and a new boat lift. Imagine enjoying captivating sunrise and sunset views over Destin Harbor from all floors of this impressive new waterfront retreat. Occupying one of the largest waterfront lots in Holiday Isle, the home was completely rebuilt from the foundations up in 2019. Clearly, no expense was spared on the finished details. Brazilian Koa hardwood floors complement the rich mahogany front doors. In the open great room, eyes are drawn to the modern color-changing fireplace that makes a central feature. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer 180-degree water views from the gourmet kitchen, dining area and sofas in the sitting area. The kitchen is fully equipped with the latest appliances and the extensive granite-topped island provides seating for six. Serve up breakfast pancakes, casual snacks and evening cocktails while chatting together in this sociable open space. The property has garage parking for three vehicles and driveway parking for another six. There's ample space for entertaining on a grand scale with 690 square feet of wraparound porches and covered balconies to complement the huge pool terrace and lawns. Cool off on lounge chairs that are semi-submersed in the new custom pool before sinking down on cushioned sofas while dinner sizzles on the barbecue. Seven beautifully appointed bedrooms include a waterfront master suite on each floor and a custom bunk room with full-size dual bunk beds. Kids will naturally gravitate to the game room with a foosball table for hours of competitive fun. This luxurious waterfront home has limitless potential as a luxurious private residence or second home with excellent rental potential. Make sure you're the first to view it.

16 Moreno Point Road, Destin

Listing courtesy of Scenic Sotheby's International Realty.

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