Watercolor Real Estate

About Watercolor

Watercolor is a coastal resort and master-planned residential community found along Scenic Highway 30A. Bordered by the Gulf of Mexico, Western Lake, two state parks and the community of Seaside, Watercolor offers the charm of small town life with many conveniences to boutique shopping, groceries and fine dining.

The amenities of Watercolor are regarded as some of the best along Scenic Highway 30A. They cater equally to adults and children and include a vibrant Town Center, Gulf-front Beach Club, the Boat House on Western Lake, Tennis Center and Camp WaterColor, as well as four pool areas, multitudes of green park space and miles of trails.

When you purchase real estate in Watercolor, you become a part of a quaint 30A community that still believes that life is what we make of it...

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Watercolor Real Estate For Sale

7 Beds 7 Baths 933494 MLS
Situated in Watercolor's most prominent location [Lot 1, Town Center] this iconic residence boasts multiple outdoor living spaces and porches with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico from the soaring four-story watchtower. It is positioned directly across from the beach club and multiple beach access points. This rental revenue producer grossed over $500K in 2022. Look down on the large, private pool, carriage house and garage to the rear, easily accessed from Western Lake Drive. Designed by architect Dawn Thurber, this grand Florida home has recently been updated with the addition of a new third-floor bathroom, flooring and new lighting throughout. High-end finishes include a central vacuum and full-height impact glass windows. The second floor boasts the main living and dining areas elevated for maximizing privacy. The open living room features lofty ceilings and multiple French doors opening onto a spacious balcony for taking the party outdoors. Elsewhere you'll find a formal dining area and many cozy nooks for quiet times or intimate chats. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with a bar for socializing before heading out for dinner. Seven private bedrooms, a built-in bunk space and 6.5 baths can comfortably accommodate larger family groups, weddings and gatherings looking for a luxury retreat. Nestled between the home and carriage house, the private pool area is perfect for enjoying a swim or relaxing after dark in front of the woodburning fireplace. The large outdoor kitchen will be a favorite place for barbecues and casual dining after a full day's activities. At sunset, head up to the tower room and enjoy the best gulf views beneath the crimson sky. The renovated laundry room has two sets of washers and dryers next to the designated changing room. It's perfect for the steady procession of guests and renters returning from the pool or beach. Close to WaterColor Beach Club and multiple beach access points, this prime vacation home is a short stroll from Town Center shops and restaurants including Fish Out of Water. The renowned WaterColor Inn is right across the street. Tennis, pickleball courts and Camp WaterColor are just a short bike or golf cart ride away. Again, not surprisingly, this one-of-a-kind home is ideal for investment income with rentals exceeding $500,000. Buyer to verify all measurements.

81 Western Lake Drive, Santa Rosa Beach

8 Beds 9 Baths 931675 MLS
Nestled among nature, on a prime site directly overlooking the lake within the coveted Phase 1 Park District of Watercolor, Florida. This large residence stands as the embodiment of the coastal dune lake lifestyle, touting the ultimate in outdoor living with multiple deep porches, rare in their substantial size. The spacious 8-bedroom home, crafted under the expert guidance of a renowned team in architect Tom Christ and builder Mark Breaux, received a recent extensive remodel and also has gorgeous new interior appointments by Tracery Interiors. Discover an iconic legacy beach home positioned on a prime lot on the foothills of this community's crown jewel, Western Lake, with access to the community dock at your doorstep. Fronting Western Lake offers a highly sought-after location within the famed planned community. Upon entering, from an expansive, screened covered porch with dining table, lounge area and grill deck, guests are greeted with breathtaking vistas of Western Lake. Step inside this bright and uplifting beach house, with an open plan for the first floor kitchen, dining and living areas. Charmingly flanked by French doors that welcome in ample light and open to the huge screened porch that extends the full length of the west side of the home, lending outdoor dining and li irk spaces as well as direct access to stroll to the community walkover on Western Lake. This residence thoughtfully marries the indoors with the out, allowing you to embrace what truly defines Watercolor's coastal lifestyle. The broad living room, where 12-foot ceilings flaunt an airy and inviting atmosphere, frames scenic lake views with natural light flooding in. The custom chef's kitchen with expansive island is a hub for family gatherings and entertaining, adorned with custom cabinetry, exquisite designer lighting and plumbing fixtures, Viking appliances and pristine quartz countertops. The main level showcases a private primary suite with stunning lake views, a sanctuary of comfort and serenity, that envelopes a large custom bathroom with freestanding tub, quartz counters and walk-in shower. stunning lake views, as well as his and her closets and a spacious sitting room that privately accesses the tranquil lakefront deck. A laundry room on the main level is conveniently tucked away, with ample counter space, cabinetry and sink, as well as a half-bathroom and garage access. Ascend the staircase to the second level guest quarters, a haven of comfort and elegance. A spacious second primary suite opens to a private sitting room that accesses a second-story lakefront screened porch. This level unfolds to five more guest bedroom suites, two of which also offer direct access to the screened porch, as well as two additional laundry spaces. The attached carriage house, above the garage, is a splendid touch with its direct access from the main house. The carriage house presents a generous space, complete with its own living room, kitchen area and bedroom, a charming and inviting oasis where guests can make themselves at home and have an added layer of privacy. Climb to the third level to find an impressive ample space that serves as additional guest quarters, complete with a living/media room, a full bathroom, and an additional bedroom. Escape to Watercolor, a coastal community that is a testament to thoughtful new urban planning, boasting an intricate network of trails, bridges, walkways and parks that seamlessly blend natural beauty, convenience and a vibrant sense of community, while also enjoying the sugary white sands and crystal clear waters of the Gulf. Enjoy the unmatched convenience of a prime Phase 1 location, tucked in nature on the lake while just a short stroll to The Beach Club and a wealth of unmatched, exclusive community amenities, including the numerous boutiques and dining options of neighboring Town Center and the water activities at a The Boat House, Marina Park, the Amphitheater and award-winning tennis and pickleball courts. A residence designed to experience the luxury of true coastal living along Scenic Highway 30A.

409 Western Lake Drive, Santa Rosa Beach

5 Beds 6 Baths 930822 MLS
One of a kind rare opportunity to own a beach masterpiece south of 30-A in WaterColor Resort. This beach estate is custom furnished by award-winning Lovelace Interiors in a Rustic Modern style with a coastal flair featuring clean lines and finishes of grays, creams and ice blues that play with and reflect light. Uniquely positioned on a corner lot adjacent to Western Lake and the Gulf of Mexico, this property adjoins Grayton Beach State Park's rare Coastal Dune Lakes and its pine forests. With three levels of luxury living, this stunning residence radiates elegance and grandeur. Custom built by James A Rice and designed by Thurber Architects, this home is as unique as its surroundings. It offers 5 bedrooms, including a double-bunk room, 4 Full baths + 2 Half Baths and is constructed with only the finest materials. Custom reclaimed Pecky cypress was selected for: kitchen cabinets & hood, interior doors, curved entry walls, and beamed ceilings. Features include an elevator, chef's gourmet kitchen equipped with Thermador appliances, 56 bottle wine cooler, Shiplap plank walls, 5'' white oak plank floors, cedar plank exterior, imported tile, Carrara marble countertops throughout the bathrooms and kitchen, 3 wet bars, ice machine, 2 gas fireplaces, security system, Sonos, 2 car garage with 14'ceilings in case one might need a car elevated, and lighted landscaping. The first floor will impress immediately with 14' Pecky cypress ceilings and reclaimed Pecky cypress walls which adorn the entry way leading to the stairway and elevator. This floor hosts one master suite, a second bedroom and a bunk room equipped with four bunks, each hosting its own private TV, an oversized laundry room with a front loading washer and dryer and a separate 'mud room' shower off the 2 car garage. Ascend the stairway to the second floor grand living area which offers a seamlessly flowing floor plan connecting indoor and outdoor living spaces. This area has a wet bar, ice maker and a chef's gourmet kitchen, a true entertainer's delight. Your eye can't help but catch the distinctive tabby scallop shell stucco gas fireplace and cypress mantle. The expansive covered lanai overlooks Western Lake and the gulf is close by. The chef's gourmet kitchen features cypress kitchen cabinets. The dining area adjoins the kitchen offering a buffet serving wet bar. The third floor offers two master suites. The first master has a gas fireplace, oversized walk-in closet, private covered lanai with an outdoor shower offering the ultimate privacy, a tranquil luxurious master bath which overlooks the coastal dune lake and gulf. The third floor offers a 2nd master suite with custom designed walk-in closet. The third floor has a generous wet bar area to help you enjoy morning coffee or an evening cocktail. This estate offers a modern, sophisticated flair through the use of light fabrics, modern furnishings, reflective finishes and well-placed unique accent lighting that is complemented by the occasional organic or sculptural wood piece, the sparkle of glass, and chrome and silver leaf accent pieces. Shimmering, plush area rugs provide a light, inviting anchor for each furniture arrangement, and also provides a dramatic contrast from the pine floors. With impeccable design and exquisite finishes no expense was spared to create this one of a kind residence. The builder created this home to satisfy the most discriminating buyer!

31 Park Row Lane, Santa Rosa Beach

5 Beds 6 Baths 920046 MLS
This stunning WaterColor estate sits peacefully across from Western Lake and backs up to the nature preserve, allowing for maximum relaxation and privacy. A Romair Construction build, this home, on the sought-after Vermilion Way, sleeps over 14 guests, perfect for families and entertaining. Upon entry you are greeted by the expansive living area that is flooded with natural light through the floor-to-ceiling windows. The open floor plan allows for seamless flow between the living, dining, and kitchen areas. The oversized gourmet kitchen features marble countertops, Wolf double oven with griddle, Sub Zero refrigerator, dual sinks, and a large island with ample seating. Behind the kitchen is the laundry with double sets of washers & dryers, as well as countertop space, a sink, and a fridge. Completing the first level is the main suite. The large bedroom, surrounded with windows, features a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom with dual vanities, a soaking tub, and spacious shower. Through the master suite and the side of the home, you are granted access to the massive screened-in porch over looking the nature preserve. Complete with a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, and ample space for furniture, this porch offers serenity and quiet relaxation. The second main suite and remaining guest rooms are on the second level. Right up the stairs sits the bunk room with 2 built-in sets of full bunk beds. Down the hall is the second level main suite with access to the front balcony. The ensuite bathroom features dual vanities, a soaking tub, walk-in shower & closet, and views from the front deck. The remaining guest bedrooms offer closet place, ensuite bathrooms, and access to the screened-in balcony with a swinging porch bed. The third level of the home features amazing views of the street, perfect for watching the sun go down. The spacious carriage house above the 1.5 car garage has a large bedroom, closet, kitchenette, and bathroom with total privacy from the main house. Discover why WaterColor is one of the most sought-after communities on 30A! The amenities of this neighborhood include a beach club with multiple pools, beach access, the BoatHouse with paddle board rentals, pickleball courts, tennis courts, Camp WaterColor, and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to own the perfect vacation, rental, or primary home!

102 Vermilion Way, Santa Rosa Beach

5 Beds 6 Baths 922586 MLS
Nestled in the heart of WaterColor Phase I, this luxury beach cottage boasts an enviable location facing the beautiful ''Central Park'' of WaterColor and adjacent to Western Lake. With only ten homes enjoying this coveted location, this upscale property provides a unique opportunity to experience the very best of South Walton's lifestyle. Designed by Dungan/Nequette Architects, this home is beautifully presented with authentic 100-year-old pine floors and high-end designer furnishings throughout. From the columned porch with a swing seat, to the generous wraparound porch, the outdoor spaces offer a serene retreat to relax and enjoy the park and treetop views. This property features a main house and full carriage house, providing plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. The second floor of the main house features an open living space with shiplap walls and a lime-washed brick fireplace, offering rows of windows for natural daylight and access to the wraparound porch. The elegant formal dining table for eight beneath a modern chandelier, and the modern chef's kitchen with its marble tile backsplash and grand quartz-topped island breakfast bar, make entertaining a breeze with top-of-the-line Sub-Zero and Wolf stainless appliances, including a crushed ice maker and wine fridge. The first floor offers three beautiful king suites and an additional media/living area, while the top floor provides a third-floor loft space for another media/living area, twin guest room, a half bath, wet bar, and two sleeper sofa couches. The separate carriage house provides independent guest quarters boasting the same outstanding quality, including a king-size bedroom, full bath, living area, and full galley kitchen. Located steps away from the famous white-sand WaterColor beach, the private WaterColor Beach Club, and the remarkable Boat House stocked with kayaks and paddle boards, this home offers the ultimate luxury beach lifestyle. With the Central Park location, this home is highly desired and also adds to its appeal for year-round rentals. This luxury beach cottage provides a rare opportunity to have it all, with exquisite craftsmanship, upscale finishes, and an unbeatable location in one of South Walton's most sought-after communities.

81 W W Watercolor Boulevard, Santa Rosa Beach

6 Beds 7 Baths 922235 MLS
Modern elegance meets tranquility at this private luxurious retreat nestled between the pines in the heart of Watercolor. With Wood Fern Park and Camp Watercolor to the east and a wooded nature trail immediately to the south and west, this Gregory Jazayeri designed six bedroom, six full bath residence constructed by Borges Brooks Builders has privacy rarely found in Watercolor. Upon entering the home, guests are welcomed by soaring 12-foot ceilings and a professionally decorated interior. A guest bedroom with ensuite and a well-appointed laundry room are located off of the main entry, with a hallway leading to the open concept kitchen, living, and dining area. A Pecky cypress ceiling, Sub-zero and Wolf appliances, lighted open shelving with custom tile, and quartz countertops including a grand 11 foot waterfall island complete this chef's dream kitchen. In the living and dining room, a gas fireplace, ceiling with exposed wooden beams, and bifold accordion glass doors create a perfect transition from the modern interior of the home to the peaceful setting found on the idyllic outdoor back deck with a heated pool overlooking the wooded nature trail. On the second level, you'll find two beautiful guest bedrooms, each with ensuite and access to the front balcony overlooking Wood Fern Park. A third guest bedroom with custom barn doors is situated across the hall from a spacious covered porch with a gas fire table that overlooks the forest to the south. The grand main suite is also on this floor and features a substantial walk-in closet as well as an impressive ensuite with dual vanities, a soaking tub and a large shower. The main suite also has a private balcony where a custom bed swing and views of the serene nature trail await. The third floor offers the kids a retreat of their own featuring a large bedroom, a game room and its own private bathroom. An investor's dream, this exquisite home which is now offered fully furnished has a remarkable rental history and has been professionally and meticulously maintained.

196 Red Cedar Way, Santa Rosa Beach

5 Beds 6 Baths 916817 MLS
Home is currently under contract with a 72 hour kick-out clause. Welcome to quintessential Watercolor living with this impressive 5 Bed/5.5 Bath, 4,384 sq.ft. home that sits on an oversized corner lot in phase II. 11 Acorn Way boasts one of the largest carriage homes in the neighborhood, an amazing vaulted outdoor fireplace, wine room, renovated kitchen and so much more. When you walk up to the home, it welcomes you with a warm eat in kitchen and cozy fireplace for comfortable wintertime living. Opening up to the grand living and dining areas, this home will entertain the whole family in style with rustic beam work on 14' ceilings. Being located on a corner lot means ample covered porches for relaxing and escaping the afternoon summer showers and each porch connects seamlessly to the open living areas of the home. The home boasts 5 full bedrooms and each conveys with its own private en suite bath, with three separate laundry facilities and is nestled just steps from the new camp watercolor amenities and restaurant. Within the past two years, the home has been updated with new Trane HVAC units, the exterior has been completely re-painted, and a wine vault has been added with temperature control for ambiance filled entertaining. The outdoor fireplace was added in 2017 with vaulted hand-milled cypress wood beams and combined with the privacy of having no homes on either side of you, this feature allows the utmost privacy for relaxing. The expansive master features a private sitting area and two separate walk-in closets. This home can be a great rental or a true second home as the main home has been a primary residence so it is in great shape. The home is being offered furnished with a small exclusion list of personal items and is turn-key ready to go for your new beach home. Watercolor offers some of the nicest amenities in the area and features a new expansive beach club complete with three different pools, restaurants, sunset decks, beach service, and more. The neighborhood has been designed for outside living and features other pool areas like Camp Watercolor with its own food service, lazy river, pool slide, full-sized soccer field, and lounge bar as well as other private style pool retreats like the frog pool, and boat house pool. The neighborhood wraps around Western Lake and also features a boat house complete with paddle boards, kayaks, canoes and some of the most iconic scenery on 30A. These amenities are available only to Watercolor owners and guests which uniquely makes Watercolor one of the best neighborhoods on the Scenic 30A route.

11 Acorn Way, Santa Rosa Beach

5 Beds 6 Baths 906945 MLS
Welcome home to Park District, the final phase (V) in WaterColor. Offered Furnished or with an allowance, this unique, highly-sought-after phase will be rental-restricted, focused on primary living and true second home ownership. Enjoy a private residents-only pool with access to the world-renowned amenities of WaterColor Beach Club, Camp WaterColor, trails, parks and more. This phase offers an extremely private setting backing up to a preservation area that's within walking distance of shopping and dining. You don't want to miss this beautiful home located on a cul-de-sac with all the bells and whistles of an immaculate and detailed custom build. Early contracts will have the luxury of tweaking decor to their own tastes, if desired. Don't miss out on your piece of paradise. This beautiful home was designed by Gregory Jazayeri with family in mind- the ultimate in living and entertaining. This 5 bedroom, 5 and a half bathroom home features a Main Level Bedroom with walk in closet and private bathroom. Continue on into the main living space and find yourself in beautiful, large gourmet kitchen with an Island, upgraded appliances and large walk-in pantry. The kitchen flows beautifully into the inviting family room with fireplace. Enjoy beautiful glass sliding doors that open up to an outdoor kitchen and private pool. The main level also boasts a mudroom and powder room. The second level offers an exquisite master suite and master bath boasting great light, space, walk-in closet and masterful details. On the second level you will find another bedroom with private bath, laundry room and office. Both levels have spacious covered porches. One more floor up will be 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths & Game Room.

16 Climbing Rose Way, Santa Rosa Beach

5 Beds 5 Baths 928535 MLS
Nestled in the final phase of WaterColor within the sought after Park District, this newly constructed edifice offers the epitome of luxury coastal living. The expertly planned design spanning four distinct levels and over 4,700 square feet was drafted by Archiscapes and executed by the renowned team at Minchew Construction. Bordered by preserve area to the North and pond frontage in the rear the outdoor porch space, totaling over 1,400 square feet, takes full advantage of the prime homesite location. Upon initial approach, the welcoming foyer leads the way to the expansive kitchen and living area adorned with pecky cypress beams and stunning hardwood floors. The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry with modern slab fronts, an island with integrated seating, Thermador refrigeration, and AGA range. Blurring the line between indoors and out, the bi-fold nano doors create an opening that spans the entire living room wall fully leveraging the refreshing summer breeze and views of the pond frontage while also providing direct access to the backyard oasis which encompasses an outdoor kitchen, living area, and private heated pool. A bedroom suite, laundry area, half bathroom, and drive-through garage complete the first level. The stately staircase and vestibule styled elevator provide access to the upper levels while doubling as a work of art. The main suite boasts a walk-in wardrobe with dedicated dressing area and sumptuous ensuite with a custom tiled shower, dual vanity, separate water closet, and soaking tub. A secondary living area, two bedroom suites, half bathroom complete with a laundry center, home office, and home gym area are also found on the second floor. Situated on the third floor, the home theatre was designed with entertaining and family gatherings in mind. The third floor is also home to an additional bedroom suite that could be utilized as a secondary home office if desired. Perched atop the roofline, the window-lined cupola is the perfect place to admire the palette of vibrant colors and majestic glow exuded from the famed Emerald Coast sunsets each and every night. The short term rental restrictions within the Park District uphold the privacy and exclusivity of the community while creating a compelling opportunity for full time and second home residents alike. WaterColor amenities include a beach club, fitness center, town center, tennis courts, ample walking trails, and close proximity to all of the world-class dining and entertainment venues 30A has to offer. Inquire today to schedule a private viewing and start envisioning the coastal lifestyle you deserve.

24 Climbing Rose Way, Santa Rosa Beach

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