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Sandestin’s newest addition seeks to rewrite comfort and luxury along the Emerald Coast.

Get to know Sara Becnel, Vice President of Development.

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BEHIND THE SCENES

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Ovide headlines an assortment of culinary options sure to please any visitor.

The award-winning chef crafts the menus at Hotel Effie’s restaurants, cafes and hideaways.

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GET TO KNOW CHEF HUGH ACHESON

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Rediscovering Our Comfort Zone Take a moment to appreciate our surroundings and thank those who make this area home

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hen we think about summer at the beach, it usually stirs thoughts of fishing boats on the horizon, the splash of water and children’s laughter in a sparkling pool, the faint cry of a seagull as it flies overhead and the tranquil sounds of waves washing onto bright white sand. We are accustomed to enjoying everything that nature and the beautiful Florida coastline has to offer to those who live here and those who visit. When we are caught up in the bliss and beauty of the Gulf Coast, it’s easy to take for granted what happens behind the scenes to make this area the paradise that we all love and enjoy. SRE wants to take this time to recognize and acknowledge the herculean efforts of our local residents who work the front lines of the restaurants that serve our favorite dishes, the recreation and amenities that provide us places to play, the retail stores and boutiques that we spend hours in browsing to find that perfect item, and the resorts and hotels that work tirelessly to ensure you have a soft, fresh pillow to lay your head on and dream of tomorrow’s fun and adventure. If the past few months have taught us anything, it’s that nothing in our day-today lives can be taken for granted. We are not guaranteed a tomorrow that will be the same as our yesterday. We need to appreciate the places we go, the people we see and the things we enjoy to the absolute fullest. And most importantly, we need to appreciate the people who make it all possible. When you are out and about, take a moment to say “Thank you” to those who make it their mission to make your experiences and memories ones that will last a lifetime.

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COVER STORY

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Sandestin community eagerly awaits opening of the new Hotel Effie BY KARI C. BARLOW

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andestin Golf and Beach Resort is poised to usher in a new era of hospitality when the much-anticipated Hotel Effie opens its doors to travelers later this year. Located on the north side of the 2,400-acre resort, the elegant 250-room hotel sits between the Gulf of Mexico’s sugar-white beaches and the verdant shores of Choctawhatchee Bay. Hotel Effie, which physically connects to the busy and popular Baytowne Conference Center, is the only full-service hotel owned by Sandestin Investments, LLC. “Sandestin has never had an offering like this. Effie brings charm, personality and a new luxury experience to Florida’s Emerald Coast,” said Sara Becnel, vice president of development at the resort. Hotel Effie is one of only two major projects to be built at Sandestin since the Welcome Center was completed in 2012. The other was Osprey Point, a neighborhood of luxury condominiums that opened in the summer of 2020. In development since 2016, Hotel Effie officially broke ground two years later. The property’s namesake is Effie Burns, the grandmother of Sandestin owner and developer Tom Becnel. “She was considered to be the ultimate hostess — there was always an open rocking chair next to her on the porch, and she always had a hot meal ready to serve,” Sara said. “It felt like the right fit to name the hotel after her as she has so many qualities we still emulate today. From the genuine smiles, open doors and friendly greetings, Southern hospitality is at the core of the hotel’s welcoming and helpful service style.”

SET TO OPEN in 2020, Hotel Effie combines luxury and comfort with the scenic vistas of the Gulf Coast.

NEXT-LEVEL COMFORT

Hotel Effie brings together world-class dining curated by celebrity chef Hugh Acheson, a luxury spa — Spa Lilliana, expansive new event and meeting spaces and a stylish rooftop pool and lounge that is singular across the Emerald Coast. For Sara, who has lived and breathed the entire project from its infancy, the hotel’s opening will be a vision and labor of love fully realized. SANDESTIN.COM

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EFFIE’S SIGNATURE restaurant, Ovide, will be curated by award-winning chef Hugh Acheson.

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“As owners, we have a hands-on approach and a passion for Sandestin, and Hotel Effie is no exception,” she said. “Our aim is to create experiences here that become part of the rich fabric of this amazing community. As we take our image to the next level, we will continue to adapt to our guests’ needs and offer the exceptional experiences they expect.” Working closely with Atlanta-based interior design firm Design Continuum Inc., Sara helped with selecting and approving every detail in the hotel, from flooring and fixtures to upholstery and paint colors. She could be found in her hard hat on the job site almost daily, taking great care to infuse equal amounts of comfort SANDESTIN LIVING

and luxury into every aspect of a guest’s stay. Throughout the hotel, guests will find luxury textiles, natural wood grains, quartzite and sparkling minerals all bathed in natural light. Hotel Effie’s coastal-contemporary guestrooms are appointed with luxury bedding and overstuffed pillows, all in soothing color palettes. Some in-room details — such as floor-length mirrors, lighted bathroom mirrors and an extra large vanity — were specifically designed with female travelers in mind, and a variety of vanity areas accommodate makeup application, hairstyling, in-room spa services and personal care.


“Sandestin has never had an offering like this. Effie brings charm, personality and a new luxury experience to Florida’s Emerald Coast!” — Sara Becnel

All of these designs, Sara says, were created to make every room feel like home. “From start to finish, everything is built around thoughtful design,” she says. “We have thought through every detail to make sure that every visit to Hotel Effie is an experience where visitors never have a worry and are surrounded by comfort at every turn.” The hotel will also commit to a greater level of environmental responsibility with sustainable, bulk amenities by Lather in the guest rooms. Instead of single-use plastic water bottles, each floor will have a hydration station, and a carafe will be located in each room for guest use. Use it to relax after a full day, or fill up your own bottle and take it with you to the beach or around the resort. Other next-level amenities at Hotel Effie include a fitness center that includes Peloton bikes, TRX, Life Fitness machines, kettlebells and other equipment to meet the needs of the health-conscious traveler. For those

seeking a lighter load, there are also free weights and yoga mats. “The fitness center is open to everyone,” Sara says. “From hardcore workouts to light yoga, all are welcome.” At Spa Lilliana, hotel guests will find a place to rejuvenate and relax. It will feature 10 treatment rooms, one couples’ room, four flexible rooms that can be combined to make two additional couples’ rooms and a coed relaxation lounge with private men’s and women’s relaxation lounges inside the locker rooms. SANDESTIN.COM

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These coed spaces are designed to allow guests and couples to mingle before their treatments or relax between spa experiences. Drawing inspiration from the local area, treatments will blend quartz and saltwater, offering wellness and healing options in addition to a regular spa menu. For those needing on-the-go service, in-room spa treatments are also available.

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All of Hotel Effie’s food and beverage offerings will be curated by chef Acheson, a James Beard Award-winner whose skills are sure to heighten the travel experience for hotel guests of all ages and backgrounds. The hotel’s main restaurant, Ovide, which is named for Effie’s husband, will serve food reflecting the local flavors of the Gulf Coast presented with French cooking techniques. To start your day, there’s the grab-and-go coffee market, Sweetbay Coffee, which will brew an array of coffee and tea blends and serve quick breakfasts and light bites. In between the beach and dinner, grab WHETHER a beverage at The Lobby Bar, perfect for IN need of a getting a cocktail after check-in, a pre-dinner ballroom or a fun night drink or a needed libation after a busy day at out, Hotel the conference center. If you’d rather return Effie is built to to the comfort of your room for a quiet accommodate. evening, Hotel Effie also has an in-room dining service that draws from Ovide’s menu while also offering some unique treats. Rounding out Hotel Effie’s dining options is Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge — named for the Greek constellation — which offers a unique open-air event space with panoramic views overlooking The Village of Baytowne Wharf and Choctawhatchee Bay. To read more about chef Acheson and learn about all of Hotel Effie’s culinary options, read the story on page 18.

WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS NOTHING LASTS like a picture, and the new Hotel Effie will help cater to all those with a penchant for photo albums. In the lobby, a beautiful life-size mural of Effie Burns, the hotel’s namesake and the grandmother of Sandestin owner and developer Tom Becnel, will greet guests

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as they arrive. Created by local South Walton artist Bryan Hand, the mural will sit adjacent to rocking chairs where guests can pose alongside for a quick photo. Sara Becnel, vice president of development at the resort, said the mural drew inspiration from President Obama’s presidential portrait, which depicted him seated

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among a field of ivy. This will just be one of the many “Instagrammable” spots in the hotel to help guests capture lifelong memories of their visit, Sara says. “We really want guests to make memories here and to feel relaxed during their entire stay,” said Sara Becnel, vice president of development at the resort.

Other perfect spots for a shot will be the rooftop bar sunsets and the nearby custom graffiti mural that will adorn one of the walls of the bar. Then there are the hotel rooms themselves, which will offer great views of the bay and the beach. Said Becnel: “There’s not a bad view in the entire hotel.”


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SARA BECNEL BEYOND THE BOARDROOM

Another sector where Hotel Effie is poised to be in high demand is business travel, and it is scheduled to open to groups and meetings in October. “It’s well suited for all types of events from small, intimate board events to national sales meetings,” said Andrew Lott, executive director of resort sales at Sandestin. “For meeting planners, the ability to book venues able to hold up to 1,200 people in such a beautiful location will definitely place Hotel Effie and the resort at the forefront.” The busiest of travelers will find smart solutions throughout the hotel, starting with state-of-the-art meeting facilities, creative catering concepts and the latest conference technology. Beautiful touches such as unique fixtures and custom carpets add a tasteful backdrop to events. In all, Hotel Effie offers 20,000 square feet of extraordinary meeting space, including the Juniper Ballroom, a 13,000 square-foot ballroom that boasts a 25-foot high ceiling. “We really feel like this is going to bring a different type of traveler to Sandestin,” said Sara. Combining the hotel’s meeting space with Baytowne Conference Center’s 30,000 square feet allows the resort to host multiple groups and meetings simultaneously. A breezeway that connects the two centers means larger groups can utilize both locations in tandem. The Baytowne Conference Center also recently underwent interior renovations to match the furnishings and finishes inside Hotel Effie to create a more integrated meeting experience. That connection between Baytowne Conference Center and Hotel Effie is expanding the resort’s meetings reach and allowing it to host much larger groups. “We are currently working with both corporate groups and larger national associations in segments that range from insurance to pharmaceutical to the energy fields,” Andrew said. “Other events in the works include incentive groups where planners want to reward their people with a truly one-of-a-kind experience at a brand new, luxury boutique hotel in our beautiful resort setting.”

Vice President of Development

Q How long have you been an owner/operator of Sandestin, and what makes this resort so special to you and your family? A My family purchased the resort in 2010, and I started working here in 2012. This resort is so special to us because it is our home; we don’t just work here, we live and play here too. Q When you are not working, what is your favorite thing to do? A I love taking advantage of all the resort has to offer! I can be found riding my bike on the extensive biking trails, walking my two puppies — Justice and Joyful — every night, and hanging out at the beach or Beach Club. I love to shop at the stores in Baytowne, especially Barefoot Princess and Coconut Kidz for all my nieces and nephews, and I dine at my favorite spots, like the Burnt Pine Club salad bar for lunch or Slick Lips. When I am not enjoying this paradise that I call home, I am usually traveling to other amazing spots around the globe. I have been to Portugal, L.A., San Diego, Taos, Zion, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and more in the last year! Q During your time with Sandestin, is there a particular moment that stands out for you or a particular project that is close to your heart? A There have been so many, but I do feel the one that is closest to my heart is Hotel Effie. That project has truly been a labor of love for me, from start to finish. I am so excited to see the vision in my mind turn into reality! Q Can you share your most memorable Sandestin experience? A One of my favorite moments every year is the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic tournament. I absolutely love the vibrancy down at the docks during the weigh-ins and getting to run into my friends and see all the big fish being brought in. Q If there was one thing that you wish everyone knew about Sandestin, what would it be? A How diverse the resort really is. We have everything from quaint cottages to expansive bay-front homes to luxury condos, and now we are adding a full service hotel, Effie, to the mix! There’s something for everyone — every taste, fitness level, beach lovers, adventure seekers, foodies, shopaholics and so on.

WITH NUMEROUS personal touches, every room at Hotel Effie is built to feel like home.

Q What do you think is the most amazing stat for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort? A That the staff here is truly like family; 39% of our team has been here for five or more years. This speaks to how loyal our team is and how much they care. It is always on my mind and on my heart that our team members wake up every morning and choose to come to work for Sandestin — that means the world to me! SANDESTIN.COM

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pscale dining. A celebrity chef. Rooftop cocktails. The best cuisine the area has to offer. And all of that is wrapped up in the unmatched luxury and style one expects from Sandestin. Put it all together, and you begin to understand what Hotel Effie brings to guests at Sandestin’s newest luxury addition.

Hotel Effie’s culinary options will be serving up a variety of tastes for travelers. That includes fine cuisine at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Ovide; small bites at the vibrant The Lobby Bar; artisanal cocktails and breathtaking panoramic views at Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge; a chance to recharge for the day at a charming coffee market, Sweetbay Coffee; or in-room dining

options. No matter what you choose, you’re sure to find a taste suited to you. “Morning to night, you have everything you need at the hotel,” said Sara Becnel, vice president of development at the resort. Shaping that taste will be award-winning celebrity chef Hugh Acheson. The James Beard Award-winning Georgia chef owns several acclaimed restaurants — including SANDESTIN.COM

JAMES BEARD Award-winning celebrity chef Hugh Acheson will craft menus across all of Hotel Effie’s culinary and drink offerings.

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Five & Ten, Empire State South and the National — and he has been a Top Chef Masters competitor, a Top Chef judge and a celebrated cookbook author. While the culinary crown jewel of Hotel Effie will be the signature restaurant Ovide, chef Acheson will also be crafting the offerings at the hotel’s other options: Sweetbay Coffee, The Lobby Bar, Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge and the hotel’s own in-room dining service. The highlight for any stay will undoubtedly be Ovide, which will be serving classic Gulf Coast fare with a French flare. “I think that the seafood will be the star overall,” chef Acheson says. “It is hard not to adore Gulf seafood. … I love the idea of cooking the food that people love and feel comfortable with — just doing it better than most chefs do. Fully embracing technical simplicity is a beautiful thing.” But Ovide is just one of the tasty options that Hotel Effie offers.

SWEETBAY COFFEE

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Whether you’re in need of a latte, an espresso or just a good ol’ cup of joe, Sweetbay has what you need. That also includes a diverse array of tea blends and small bites, such as a selection of toasts.

ARA ROOFTOP POOL & LOUNGE

Perfect for lazy days spent poolside, Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge offers the luxury of private cabanas and a menu featuring the finest wines, hand-crafted cocktails and delicious fare. Adding to the chill ambiance is the custom graffiti mural — complemented by breathtaking 340-degree panoramic views of the Gulf, the bay and the Village of Baytowne Wharf — plus a stylish vibe that will make you feel like you’ve gone to paradise. “Ara has garage doors and the bar is all weather, so we’ll have service even if there’s a rainstorm,” Sara says. “We’ll also have all sorts of fun activities up there.” Poolside, pick out your favorite lounge chair and order a cocktail or experience one of the nearby private cabanas that offer bottle service. Need a little fun? There is also a turf-covered flex space where guests can take part in rooftop sunset yoga or play games, such as life-size chess, Connect 4 or cornhole, to name a few. And no matter where you choose to relax

up top, food and drink service is at your beck and call.

THE LOBBY BAR

Perfect for those who appreciate the art behind crafting a creative cocktail and have a penchant for a social moment spent over great drinks and unique eats, The Lobby Bar is the perfect spot to meet with friends, grab a drink after check-in, chat with your fellow conference attendees or wrap up the day. The bar is open to the public, so enjoy your favorite classic cocktail or try something new — and pair it with one of the shareable small plates on the menu.

IN-ROOM DINING & CATERING

Need a late-night bite or just want to lounge around in your room, Hotel Effie also has in-room dining featuring a menu specially created by chef Hugh. Hotel Effie will also offer catering services for weddings and gatherings of all kinds. Planning a wedding at the hotel? You can contract chef Hugh to write the menu for your wedding and reception. No matter what’s on your menu, Hotel Effie has a style that will fit your tastes. “We are bringing a fresh new culinary experience to the Emerald Coast,” Sara said.


The chef of Sandestin’s newest signature restaurant dishes on his plans and what shaped his style in the kitchen BY LIESEL SCHMIDT

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reeting guests with a sense of luxury the moment they walk in the door, Sandestin’s new Hotel Effie is the soul of sophistication and class, and that feeling of refinement naturally extends to their dining and culinary options. Hotel Effie’s signature restaurant is Ovide. Offering a menu created by celebrity chef Hugh Acheson, the cuisine at Ovide shows his love of Southern Gulf fare, his impeccable classic French technique and a bold creativity that has been the hallmark of his career. Each dish bears representation of the standard of excellence that the Hotel Effie commands, heightened with a passion for sustainability and seasonality that gives each bite incredible flavor unlike anything else you’ve ever tasted. And while most people can only wonder at what the genius behind the dish is like, we had the distinct honor of getting to know Chef Hugh just a little bit better …

Sandestin Living: Where are you originally from? Chef Hugh Acheson: I’m from Ottawa, Canada, but have lived in the Southern U.S. since I was 25.

to dutiful studying. Cooking was a place where I excelled and could be an asset to an organization. After high school, I went to college and then dropped out to cook full time. 

SDL: When did you first get into cooking, and why? HA: I started cooking when I was about 15 years old just to have a job. I come from a very academic family, but I was the black sheep when it came

SDL: Where have you previously cooked? HA: Prior to having my own restaurants, I cooked in Hull, Quebec, at a French place called Henri Burger. It was fine French food. Before that, I cooked at a

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couple of great Italian spots in Montreal, a youth hostel in Banff (Alberta), an Austrian cafe in Ottawa and some others. When I got married and moved down South, I cooked in Athens at the Last Resort and then moved to San Francisco to work at a restaurant called Mecca. Then I was an opening sous chef at Gary Danko. SDL: What brought you to Sandestin? HA: I love the beach and adore the area. I have been working with Highgate Hotel company for the last few years to create some restaurants and jumped at the opportunity to work with the Sandestin team for the Hotel Effie project.  SDL: What would you say is your style, and how did that style come about? HA: I am trained in fine French food but love weaving in the foodways of the American South into my food. For this project, we will be placing a natural emphasis on Gulf seafood and local farms.

SDL: What will you be offering at Ovide? HA: We’re still in development, but four main courses that we are thinking through include roasted grouper with Anson Mills farro verde and pickled satsuma gremolata in a vermouth butter; grilled mahi mahi served with summer panzanella salad in a soy vinaigrette and gingered bok choy; gulf bouillabaisse with shrimp, grouper, snapper, and clams in a saffron broth finished with rouille and accompanied by crisp bread; and smoked duck breast with dirty wheatberries, celery leaves in a meyer lemon conserva with madeira jus. SDL: What’s your personal favorite thing to eat and cook? HA: Perfectly roasted chicken with gravy and rice. SDL: Who are some of the chefs you admire most in your career? HA: Frank Stitt, from Birmingham, Alabama;

Jessica Koslow, from Los Angeles; Traci des Jardins, from San Francisco; and Eric Ripert, New York City. SDL: When did you know you’d made it as a chef? HA: I knew that I’d really made it when I learned that people respected what I had to say and wanted to be led by me. SDL: What was the hardest thing to master? HA: I don’t know that I ever mastered anything. I view cooking as a constant learning experience. SDL: What makes you a passionate chef? HA: Cooking, beverage and hospitality are neverending topics that I can learn about every day of my life. I am blessed with a job that makes me eager to learn every day.   SDL: What is the most satisfying thing about the work that you do? HA: Believing that you can make it better every single day.

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BAYTOWNE WHARF Whether you visit for the summer or take up permanent residence, The Village of Baytowne Wharf encourages you to adopt a mindset of permanent vacation. Nestled along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay are diverse specialty stores, award-winning restaurants, eclectic art galleries, exciting nightlife and a calendar packed with events for all ages. Spend the daylight hours soaking in the sun by a relaxing fountain, golfing or zip-lining. Shop until you drop with options ranging from fashionforward attire to a beautiful piece of beach-inspired

art. Cap off the evening with a glass of your favorite libation or a meal at one of our fabulous restaurants. If you’re in the mood for a special time, come on down for our always memorable Fourth of July celebration Red, White and Baytowne, or grab a pint at the annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival. From laidback and luxurious to action-packed adventure, it’s your vacation — spend it as you like! Discover more about the village at BAYTOWNEWHARF.COM. The Village of Baytowne Wharf is pet-friendly and OPEN to the PUBLIC year-round.

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SRE • REAL ESTATE SALES DISCOVERY CENTER Sandestin Real Estate Sales 1 represents those interested in owning or selling in Destin, Sandestin, South Walton and 30A. Let the local experts on the SRE team help you make your dream a reality. SRE Discovery Center is also home to Commercial and Residential Leasing and Sandestin Vacation Rental Management. (850) 267-8100, SandestinRealEstate.com

Wonderful people with extensive mortgage experience have come together to create Rock Mortgage, a division of Bank of Little Rock Mortgage. We allow originators to take care of their customers with market-leading rates and closing costs and the most efficient closing timeframes. Our team is not just here to make loans but to make a difference in people’s lives. (850) 460-7950, TheMortgageTeam.com

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BAYTOWNE WHARF NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION The Baytowne Wharf Neighborhood Association manages the 28-acre Village at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Contributing to visitors’ unique experiences at Sandestin, BWNA engages an active event marketing strategy, producing more than 150 events each year. These events, along with several venues and areas on our property, provide corporate partners with exceptional sponsorship opportunities! (850) 267-8180, BaytowneWharf.com

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ANOTHER BROKEN EGG CAFE A charming French country café offering award-winning breakfast, brunch and lunch (7 a.m.– 2 p.m.). Voted Best Bloody Marys in town and the Best Breakfast on the Emerald Coast for 15 years running! We’re always inspiring Eggs to Excellence! (850) 622-2050, AnotherBrokenEgg.com

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This seafood restaurant offers 13 casual, upscale fine dining for dinner only. Specializing in the freshest catch-of-the-day specials, seafood and grilled steaks. Large groups are welcome. (850) 351-1990, MarlinGrill.com

RUM RUNNERS TROPICAL ISLAND GRILL & DUELING PIANO BAR

Experience casual dining with a full-service bar that features live entertainment nightly and the World Famous Dueling Piano Show. Mon–Sun 11 a.m.–2 a.m. (850) 351-1817, RumRunners.com

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FAT TUESDAY’S DAIQUIRI BAR

Enjoy frozen concoctions, each blended, chilled and served to cool the summer heat. Also enjoy snacks to munch on while you catch the big game on TV. (850) 351-1809, Fat-Tuesday.com

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SEASIDE SWEETERIES Come enjoy our authentic gelato, 18 gourmet espresso drinks, decadent desserts and more, with relaxing lakeside seating. SeasideSweeteries.com

SLICK LIPS SEAFOOD & OYSTER HOUSE Derived from the nickname given to Amberjack who don't have any teeth, Slick Lips is a family-friendly seafood and oyster house nestled in the picturesque Baytowne Wharf. With a concentration on fresh ingredients, locally caught fish and an assortment of fresh oysters, prepare to be hooked on this prime dining spot. (850) 347-5060,​ ​ SlickLipsSeafood.com

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HARTELL’S VILLAGE DINER A classic ‘50’s diner that features a full-service menu, including lunch, dinner, dessert and late-night treats. To-go orders are available. (850) 654-9453, facebook.com/Hartells

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POPPY’S CRAZY LOBSTER We invite you to enjoy fresh local seafood along with some of our Creole & Cajun favorites while overlooking the beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay. (850) 351-1996, CrazyLobsterDestin.com.

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LATITUDE 25 Upscale retail store specializing in high-end resort and outerwear for all seasons. (305) 747-7776

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BAREFOOT PRINCESS Barefoot Princess offers a large selection of Lilly Pulitzer apparel, shoes and accessories for ladies and children. The store was voted “Best in Destin” by Destin Magazine in 2014-2017. (850) 351-1806, facebook.com/ BarefootPrincessBaytowne

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ISLAND CLOTHIERS Carrying the latest in men’s and women’s apparel, jewelry and footwear, Island Clothiers is the Emerald Coast’s best shopping destination for men and women. From resort casual to a glitzy night on the town, Island Clothiers offers the perfect outfit for any occasion. Southern charm, trendy or classic for people of all ages. Voted “Best in Destin” for Men’s Apparel in 2014-2019. (850) 351-1806, ShopSandestin.com

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HPO | HIGH PERFORMANCE OFFSHORE Catch the latest in footwear, sunglasses and fishing gear before hitting the water! HPO features highperformance offshore gear for the avid fisherman including Rogue Offshore, Deep Ocean and Hook & Tackle brands and more. Shop our complete line of clothing and accessories for men, women and children! (850) 424-5052

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HAMMERHEAD’S BAR & GRILLE

ROBERTO’S ITALIAN PIZZERIA & SPORTS BAR

Come enjoy this dockside bar and grille serving fried baskets, steamed seafood and burgers alongside ice-cold beers and cocktails. Relax overlooking the Choctawhatchee Bay with live music in a family/pet-friendly ambiance. Open daily from 11 a.m. – until the fun stops. (850) 351-1997, HammerHeadsBarandGrille.com

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Our family-friendly restaurant features live entertainment, freshly smoked meats, homemade BBQ sauces as well as your favorite seafood. Our live music dance club originally from Bourbon Street has won Best of the Emerald Coast, Best in Destin and finest on the Emerald Coast Awards. Whether dining or dancing, enjoy our gorgeous new shaded dockside bar with beautiful views of the Baytowne 29 Marina, Choctawhatchee Bay and amazing sunsets. (850) 502-4590, TheVillageDoor.com

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Pull up a chair and relax inside or outside. This charming location is a great spot for weekend breakfasts, a hot or cold beverage of your choice and lunch or early dinner any day of the week. It’s a treasure for all ages. (850) 267-7778, facebook.com/ SandestinMarinaBar

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Shop an extensive selection of doll clothing, footwear and accessories for American Girl and Bitty Babies priced 35-50% less than American Girl lines. Dolls & Friends also carries reasonably priced 18" dolls that make great friends for your American Girl dolls. (850) 837-4402, DollClothesFactory.com

Challenging fun for the entire family awaits at Baytowne Adventure Zone! Experience a ride across the lagoon on the Baytowne Zipline or test your balance on the new Stairway to Heaven! For the thrill seekers in your group, there is the SkyTrail Ropes Course and little ones can check out the SkyTykes Ropes Course made just them! The EuroBungy is a good place to “flip out” while the 40’ Tower Climb tests your strength and strategic skills! There’s also fun entertainment for all ages at the Golf Challenge or Baytowne Tug Company! (850) 428-2736, BaytowneAdventureZone.com

Welcome to the experience your family will never forget! Explore the Choctawhatchee Bay and Jolee Island from a stand-up paddleboard! YOLO Board Adventures offers rentals, lessons and kids camps! Rent by the hour, by the day, for yourself or the whole group! (850) 267-7877, YoloBoard.com

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ARTFUL SOAP CO. Offering locally handmade 100 percent natural skin care products including: bar soaps, liquid soaps and shampoos, body scrub, lip balms, bath bombs, sunburn spray, bath accessories, natural sea sponges and essential oils. (919) 478-3666, ArtfulSoap.com

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BAYTOWNE MARINA WATER SPORTS Located adjacent to our Village is our full-service, 113-slip marina. You can charter whatever boat you want to float. Also offers light-tackle fishing charters, pontoon boat rentals, wave runners, and yes, we even have bicycles. (850) 267-7773

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BLAST ARCADE AND LASER MAZE SANDESTIN CLOTHING COMPANY Celebrate your stay with a purchase 42 from Sandestin Clothing Company, the resort’s only signature logo shop for men, women and children. Popular items also include collectibles, gifts, beach necessities, keepsakes and so much more. (850) 267-8700, ShopSandestin.com

COCONUT KIDZ Coconut Kidz provides 43 44 children and parents with the ultimate kids’ shopping experience. Coconut Kidz has the best children’s apparel and toys. Looking for a new plush friend to remind your child of their Sandestin vacation? Find it in our mounds of TY plush toys, beach toys and limitededition collectibles; or be creative and build a bear, dolphin or alligator. (850) 351-1800, ShopSandestin.com

Sandestin’s No. 1 spot for kid and family entertainment. Blast features over 50 redemption and video games. Come test your speed and agility in our Laser Maze. Win tickets and apply toward great prizes. Blast is also a great location for your one stop, no-stress party headquarters! (850) 654-3333, BlastFunAndGames.com

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Bait, tackle and gift shop. This shop features rod rentals, live bait, souvenirs and charters. Scott Cunningham, legendary marine broker, on location. (850) 267-4396, SpitfireMercantile.com

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Shop LOCAL or custom print on hundreds of options for your business or just simply a vacation keepsake, while enjoying one of our signature “stuffed frappes”! We also have grab and go breakfast and brunch options with an endless drink menu featuring any caffeinated or alcoholic beverage. Come Eat•Drink•Live•LOCAL! locallifeusa.com

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BAYTOWNE LIVE The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents Baytowne LIVE on Adventure Lane. The newly renovated art and entertainment lawn has a brand new stage where you will find musical, artistic and interactive entertainment. Located just across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze. For upcoming performances, go to BaytowneWharf.com.

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“Rootin Tootin” comes to life in this theatrical and animated shooting gallery designed to entertain the entire family. (850) 654-3333, BlastFunAndGames.com

SUNQUEST CRUISES Dine Dance Cruise … Enjoy extraordinary dining and live entertainment onboard the 125-foot luxury yacht SOLARIS docked at the Baytowne Marina. (850) 650-2519, SunQuestCruises.com

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For commercial leasing opportunities call (850) 267-8727 or visit the Discovery Center.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS JULY 4 +FESTIVAL

PATRIOT GOLF DAY WEEKEND

SEPTEMBER 5–7

Sandestin is offering $25 rounds of golf for all retired, active and veteran military members this Labor Day Weekend. Military guests are invited to play Friday through Monday on Sandestin’s championship golf courses, including Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club and The Links Golf Club. Golfers can call (850) 267-8155 to book tee times.

SANDESTIN 4TH OF JULY BBQ 6–9 p.m. Baytowne Marina Enjoy a 4th of July BBQ perfect for the whole family! Delight in delicious barbeque favorites, live entertainment, face painting, bounce house and much more! After enjoying the music, food and fun, cap off the evening with an amazing fireworks display over Choctawhatchee Bay.

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BAYTOWNE ART WALK 5–10 p.m. The Village of Baytowne Wharf Exceptional artists featured in the area’s leading galleries from across the southeast will gather for this three-day festival featuring the best in the world of art. For details, visit BaytowneWharf. com or call (850) 267–8117.

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BAYTOWNE MARINA LUAU 6–8:30 p.m. Baytowne Marina. Revel in delicious Hawaiian cuisine, live music, a bonfire, limbo, magic show, face painting, bounce house, parrot meet and greet and much more! Ticketed event. Call (850) 267-8000. Sandestin.com

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BUBBLY BAYTOWNE 5–7 p.m. The Village of Baytowne Wharf Stop in various retail merchants as you enjoy a selection of premium champagnes and enjoy the sounds of live music in the Events Plaza. *This event is free and for 21-and-up only. For details, visit BaytowneWharf.com or call (850) 267–8117.

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13TH ANNUAL BAYTOWNE WHARF BEER FESTIVAL OCTOBER 9–10

Known as the “Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast,” this popular event features more than 40 on-site craft brewers, nearly 200 domestic and international craft beers, seminars, samplings and live music. Everyone from beer novices to beer lovers will be able to sample delicious options — including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers. Enjoy discounted accommodations and tickets to Saturday’s tasting with savings of more than $50 and accommodations starting at only $119 with group code: BEER18.

» Summer AT SANDESTIN SANDESTIN EVENTS JULY–AUGUST, Throughout the resort Patriot Golf Day Weekend Sept. 5–7, at the Sandestin Golf Courses ← Sandestin Luau Sept. 5, 6–8:30 p.m. at Baytowne Marina Marina Bar & Grill Live Music Fridays — 6–9 p.m. Enjoy live music. FREE Ice Cream with the purchase of a game Every Sunday 10 a.m.–10 p.m. at Dunes Putting Course. Sandestin Fourth of July BBQ July 4, 6–9 p.m. at Baytowne Marina

Marina Bar & Grill Tailgate Party 11 a.m.–10 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday on gameday Sandestin summer activities and events are open to Sandestin resort guests. Visit Sandestin.com/events or call (850) 267-7000. *Cost associated and open to public.

THE VILLAGE EVENTS JULY–AUGUST, The Village of Baytowne Wharf Red, White, and Baytowne Saturday July 4, 6–9 p.m. Sunday Cinema 8 p.m. Enjoy a movie on the Events Plaza lawn July 5–26. HydroFlight Mondays July 1—Aug. 3, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Enjoy shows from fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell over the lagoon. Boomin’ Tuesdays July 1—Aug. 4, 7–9:15 p.m. Enjoy lawn

games and inflatables. Light up the night with fireworks at 9:15 p.m. over the Lagoon. Wednesday Night Concerts July 1—Aug. 29, 7–9 p.m. Enjoy live music and musicians as they entertain. Magical Thursdays July 1—Aug. 6, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Magic Show performed by Captain Davy. Admission is free and open to the public. For additional details, visit BaytowneWharf.com.

TENNIS » Sandestin Tennis Center Junior Tennis Quick Start Program Monday–Thursday, year-round: 4–5 p.m. Ladies Round Robins Tuesday and Thursday, March– August: 10 a.m.–Noon (all levels) Men’s Round Robins Monday, Wednesday, Friday, year–round: 9–11 a.m. (all levels) Mixed Doubles Round Robins Saturdays and Sundays, year-round: Sat. at 10 a.m., Sun. at 9 a.m. Adult Tennis Clinics Monday–Saturday, year-round: 9–10 a.m. SANDESTIN.COM

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AROUND THE RESORT

Mardi Gras Parade and Baytowne Mardi Street Pardi Laissez les bon temps rouler — let the good times roll! The Village streets were filled with costumed dogs, unique colorful floats and golf carts to celebrate the end of carnival season at the Mardi Gras Parade. Mardi Gras music filled the air as onlookers were showered with a barrage of beads, moon pies and other trinkets from parade participants and their four-legged friends. The excitement continued on Fat Tuesday with the Baytowne Mardi Street Pardi. Village goers were treated to a Village Street party complete with live music from Boukou Groove, entertainers and performances by Aerial Events, a special Hydroflight show, face painting and more.

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National Puppy Day Our furry friends love the beach just as much as their humans! Check out these four-legged friends enjoying the sugar-white sand.

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31st Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival The Sandestin Gumbo Festival is one of the largest and most popular winter food events along Florida’s Emerald Coast. The weekend kicked off Friday, Feb. 14 with a delicious Seafood Boil. The festival then rolled into Saturday with the main event from featuring live music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe, family activities and the best gumbo cook-off on the Gulf Coast. Photos By Land Air Sea Productions

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Spring Family Fun Check out our guests’ favorite memories from this spring. No matter the season, our beach is always the best place for family fun.

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Oriental Rugs • Natural Fiber Rugs Custom Rugs • Stair Runners Cowhides • Sheepskins The Crossings at Inlet Beach 13123 E. Emerald Coast Parkway, Inlet Beach (850) 230-4425

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Introduction Beautiful Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is located on Florida’s Emerald Coast and consists of 72 exclusive neighborhoods — each with its own distinctive charm and personality. Among them, you’ll find Beachside properties near the sugar-white sands of the Gulf of Mexico, bayside homes with panoramic views of Choctawhatchee Bay, Burnt Pine estate homes overlooking lakes and lush fairways and resort condominiums at The Village of Baytowne Wharf in the heart of Sandestin. SRE is here to assist you. Browse our exclusive properties in the following real estate listings. Use the neighborhood key below and the map on the facing page to help find your slice of paradise.

Sandestin is our home. Let us help you make it yours.

One word best describes the lifestyle here — Priceless! MAP KEY BEACHFRONT & BEACHSIDE Beachside I & II . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Southwinds I, II & III . . . . . . . . 7

Beachwalk Villas . . . . . . . . . 2

Tivoli by the Sea . . . . . . . . . 8

Island Estates . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Tivoli Ridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Luau I & II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Tivoli Terrace . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

One Beach Club Drive . . . . 5

Pine Ridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Sandestin Beach Villas . . . . 6

Westwinds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

VILLAGE Bahia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Elation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Grand Sandestin . . . . . . . . . 3 Lasata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Market Street Inn . . . . . . . . . 5

Observation Point . . . . . . . . 6 Pilot House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Le Jardin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Fisherman’s Village ������������ 8

B AY S I D E Augusta Village . . . . . . . . . . 2 Bayou Village . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Cove on the Bay . . . . . . . . . . 7 Fairways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Golf View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Grand Harbour . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Harbour Point . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 L’Atrium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Linkside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Magnolia Village . . . . . . . . 26 Northshore . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

LAKESIDE Anchorage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Baypines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Baytowne Avenue . . . . . . . . 5 Bungalos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Crystal Cove . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Crystal Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Deerwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Del Mar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 The Fountains . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Genoa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Heron Walk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Inspiration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Island Green . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Laurel Grove . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Legend Creek . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Magnolia Bay . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Prestwick Place . . . . . . . . . 29 St. Andrews Drive . . . . . . . 32 The Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . 33 Troon Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Turnberry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Tuscana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Villa Lago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

BURNT PINE Arrowhead Point . . . . . . . . . . 1 Bay Estates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Bay Villas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Burnt Pine Cove/Lane . . . . . 4 Club Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Club Estates . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Merion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Pine Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 The Preserve . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Ravenwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 The Oaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Players Club . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Sandestin Estates . . . . . . . 30 Sandpiper Village . . . . . . . . 31 Vantage Pointe . . . . . . . . . . 37

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BEACHFRONT

Sandestin’s beachfront towers create a recognizable skyline along the snow-white beaches of the Emerald Coast. Beachside I & II, Southwinds I, II & III and Westwinds towers offer studio, one, two, three and four bedroom residences with balconies overlooking the beach and private beachfront pools.

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4218 BEACHSIDE II, 1,385 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA Upon entering 4218 Beachside II, you will be impressed by the views of the Emerald Green waters and white sugar sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, which can be enjoyed inside or outside on the private balcony. No expense has been spared in the complete remodel of this wonderful condo. Tile flooring throughout provides for easy care, plus there's fresh new paint, crown molding, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and all new furnishings. The master bedroom offers Gulf views with balcony access as well as a large walk-in closet with custom shelving. The en suite master bathroom has a gorgeous new double vanity and large frameless walk-in shower. The guest bedroom features twin beds, and the guest bath has also been updated with quartz vanity and tiled tub/shower. $659,000

4455 SOUTHWINDS I, 2,056 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA Own a piece of paradise in this 15th-floor beachfront resort home with stunning views of the Gulf. This is the coveted H-floor plan with all three bedrooms on the Gulf side. There are floor-to-ceiling updates and features galore to include: upgraded wiring to support HD TVs and high-speed internet; new furnishings, linens and dĂŠcor, including 40-inch wall mounted smart TVs in the guest bedrooms; fresh paint on walls, ceiling and cabinets; all new ceiling fixtures; travertine floors throughout with waterjet stone inlay designs and granite/ stone accent borders; kitchen sink made of decorator glass with an under mounted light feature; granite countertops in kitchen and baths; stainless steel appliances with new LG French door fridge; and remodeled and enlarged guest bathrooms that include double sinks and walk-in tile. $1,135,000

4806 WESTWINDS, 715 SQ FT, 1 BR, 1 BA Incredible sunrises and panoramic beach views are abundant from this 13th-floor condo in Sandestin's most desirable beachfront rental building, Westwinds. Details include brand new LVP flooring, stainless appliances, granite countertops and coastal chic furnishings. Westwinds owners and guests enjoy covered parking, gated access, private beach access, fitness center, business center and a luxurious pool deck with waterfalls, kiddie pool, hot tub and seasonally staffed tiki bar. $469,900

4808 WESTWINDS, 1,090 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA Breathtaking easterly views of both the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico and north across the resort to the Choctawhatchee Bay, all from the private balcony of this 13th-floor resort home. The split floor plan allows for maximum privacy and Gulf views are enjoyed from the living area and bedrooms with balcony access from the living area and master bedroom. Owners and guests enjoy covered parking, gated access, private beach access, fitness center, business center and a luxurious pool deck with waterfall, kiddie pool, hot tub and seasonally staffed tiki bar. $639,000 SANDESTINREALESTATE.COM

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BEACHFRONT LISTINGS 4621 SOUTHWINDS III

4621 SOUTHWINDS III, 1,975 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA Get a view from this 8th-floor, H floor plan villa that offers one of the largest covered balconies plus two Gulf-front bedrooms with balcony access. The unit features wood and marble flooring in the main areas with light, plush carpet in the bedrooms. The living room has been transformed with freshly painted walls and crown molding, plus new furniture and decor that brightens the entire room. The kitchen offers granite counters, custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances with an adjacent large laundry room and wet bar area. The master suite is separate from the guest bedrooms and offers private balcony access, walk-in closet, separate walk-in shower, soaker tub and double vanities. $1,300,000

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4771 WESTWINDS

4771 WESTWINDS, 1,145 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2/1 BA Breathtaking Westerly views can be taken in from the expansive balcony of this 8th-floor Westwinds condo. This resort home has so much to offer, including granite countertops in the kitchen and ceramic tile through out all of the condo for easy cleaning and maintaining. The master bedroom also has balcony access and the en suite master bath offers a double vanity and fully tiled shower with frameless glass door. A guest bedroom, full size bath and powder room complete the space. Brand new HVAC installed. Westwinds owners and guests enjoy covered parking, gated access, private beach access, fitness center, business center and a luxurious pool deck with waterfalls, kiddie pool, hot tub and seasonally staffed tiki bar. $634,900

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BEACHSIDE

The Beachside neighborhoods at Sandestin are just a flip-flop stroll away from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, with streets and walkways meandering around picturesque lakes where families feed ducks, watch for turtles and enjoy backyard fishing. Kids of all ages can hone their putting skills on the miniature golf course or shoot a game of hoops on the basketball court! Everything on the beachside is just a short walk, bicycle ride or golf cart adventure through the underground tunnel to fun, food and shopping at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, the Marina, the Tennis Complex and so much more!

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5108 BEACHWALK VILLAS, 1,300 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2/1 BA This beautiful lakefront townhome is within a half mile to the beach. As you walk up to the front door, enjoy a private, shaded courtyard. The interior offers an array of updates, including granite counters and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen; granite counters in both baths; new A/C in 2013; and low maintenance tile on the main level. This home is located on the northern side of the lake with relaxing views from your private patio, living room and master bedroom. $359,000

6409/11 LUAU I, 1,164 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2/1 BA Enjoy Gulf views from this 4th floor, northeast corner resort home. Brand new A/C installed in July 2018 (both sides). There is all new porcelain plank tile throughout the entire condo, new living room sofa and chairs, and it's fully furnished with large flat screen TVs in each room. Guests will enjoy the ease and convenience of location to the beach, spacious lock-off floor plan, as well as gorgeous sunrises on the large wrap-around balcony. $365,000

7601/03 LUAU I, 1,204 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA The easterly views go on and on from this 16th-floor southeast facing A-rated lock-off. This condo features wood plank tile flooring throughout and updated furnishings. The one bedroom side features a full kitchen, large living and dining areas and a bedroom offering a king size bed and en suite bathroom. The studio has two queen beds so nobody has to sleep on the sleeper sofa. Luau offers exceptional amenities for you and your guests to enjoy, such as a lagoon-style pool with a swim-under waterfall and hot tub, a fitness center, outdoor gas grills and easy beach access. $469,000

7805/07 LUAU I, 1,646 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA The spectacular coastline views of the Gulf of Mexico will amaze you from the moment you step into this spacious and airy coastal condominium residence. The "lock-off" studio side of this condo is beautifully decorated in tranquil colors of sand and sea, and it offers unobstructed coastline views as far as the eye can see. You will see why it is A-rated on the Sandestin Rental program! The two-bedroom side continues the color scheme and elegant coastal decor with weathered wood accent pieces, beautiful fixtures and slip-covered furnishings. And, of course, there are the amazing views! This unique residence offers you spectacular views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. The large living room opens to a private oversized balcony, complete with top-of-the-line furnishings. $689,000 SANDESTINREALESTATE.COM

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6310/12 LUAU I, 1,164 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2/1 BA Relax in this 3rd-floor lock-off with a large L-shaped balcony overlooking the Tivoli Terrace pool. Fully furnished and rental ready, this floor plan allows three different rental options: a studio, 1 bed/1.5 bath, or 2 bed/2.5 bath. The walls and kitchen cabinets are freshly painted, and the floors in the living and dining area have been replaced. $359,000

6525 LUAU II, 469 SQ FT, 0 BR, 1 BA Located on the 5th floor with a private balcony, this fully furnished and rental ready studio condo offers a king-size bed, full-size sleeper sofa for extra guests and morning kitchen with microwave, coffee maker and refrigerator. Luau offers exceptional amenities for you and your guests to enjoy; such as a lagoon-style pool with a swim-under waterfall and hot tub, a fitness center, outdoor gas grills and easy beach access. $170,000

404 ONE BEACH CLUB DRIVE, 2,080 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA One Beach Club is Sandestin's Premier High Rise Residence. Located on the beach side of the resort, OBCD overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and offers an abundance of amenities, including secured gated access, deeded underground parking, climate controlled deeded storage, private tennis court, fitness center, media room, rec room with pool table and full catering kitchen, lagoon pool with hot tub and large sun deck, grilling facilities, private guest suites for overflow guests, and a walk to the Private Beach Club with full beach setup and food and beverage services. $799,000 46

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5269 TIVOLI BY THE SEA, 2,530 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4 BA This is a large condo that feels like home! The interior is immaculately cared for with new coastal furnishings, updated guest baths with quartz counters, all new en suite master bath, plus hardwood flooring throughout the main living area and kitchen. New HVAC added in 2019 and new appliances in 2012. The floor plan is bright and airy with high ceilings, open kitchen to living area, ample windows, and multiple balcony access doors. Relax all day on the screened balcony overlooking the No. 13 fairway of Baytowne Golf Club. $596,900

405 ONE BEACH CLUB DRIVE, 1,591 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2/1 BA Enjoy panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico from all rooms and the expansive private balcony of this condo located in the exclusive rental restricted building of One Beach Club Drive. This meticulously kept condo features Gulf views, hard flooring throughout, including hand-scraped engineered wood and travertine flooring. The kitchen offers granite countertops and breakfast bar with travertine flooring. The master bedroom also offers balcony access and Gulf views. The en suite master bathroom has a double vanity, whirlpool tub and large walk-in shower. There is a guest bedroom with balcony access, full bathroom, powder room and full laundry room with sink. $649,900


114 Cannery Lane The Village of Baytowne Wharf Baytowne's own Coastal Grill and Cantina. Mexican and Caribbean inspired style of tacos, burritos, bowls, and quesadillas.

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City Market Bayside 4495 Furling Lane, Destin, FL 32541 Serving delicious smoothies, wraps, sandwiches, flatbreads & salads in the Destin area.

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THE VILLAGE OF BAYTOWNE WHARF

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the heart and soul of the resort and the ultimate gathering place for locals and visitors alike. This vibrant wharf-side village offers unique shops and boutiques, award-winning restaurants, exciting nightlife and activities and attractions for all ages. The Village regularly features special events, fireworks, parades, live music and more.

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5201/03 ELATION 5322 ELATION 5413 ELATION 5416 ELATION 5715 ELATION

1,274 SQ FT 2 BR, 2 BA 816 SQ FT 1 BR, 1 BA UNDER 445 SQ FT CONTRACT 0 BR, 1 BA 445 SQ FT 0 BR, 1 BA UNDER 816 SQ FT CONTRACT 1 BR, 1 BA

$359,000 $210,000 $144,500 $162,500 $199,900

2326 GRAND SANDESTIN 2403 GRAND SANDESTIN 2407 GRAND SANDESTIN 2524 GRAND SANDESTIN 2621 GRAND SANDESTIN 2803 GRAND SANDESTIN 2804 GRAND SANDESTIN 2909 GRAND SANDESTIN

4205 BAHIA 4223 BAHIA 4309 BAHIA 4327 BAHIA

445 SQ FT 745 SQ FT 818 SQ FT 520 SQ FT

0 BR, 1 BA  1 BR, 1 BA  1 BR, 1 BA  0 BR, 1 BA 

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342 MARKET STREET INN 432/34 MARKET STREET INN 437/39 MARKET STREET INN

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302/04 PILOT HOUSE 315/17 PILOT HOUSE 418 PILOT HOUSE 507/09 PILOT HOUSE

262 OBSERVATION POINT 458/60 OBSERVATION POINT 558 OBSERVATION POINT

808 SQ FT 1,128 SQ FT 1,080 SQ FT

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863 SQ FT 737 SQ FT 408 SQ FT 737 SQ FT 620 SQ FT 620 SQ FT 1,761 SQ FT 1,418 SQ FT

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349 SQ FT 1,056 SQ FT 1,056 SQ FT

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THE VILLAGE OF BAYTOWNE WHARF LISTINGS 4502 BAHIA

4502 BAHIA, 2,759 SQ FT, 3 BR, 4 BA The expansive views from the wall of windows and lofty ceilings greet you the moment you walk in the double doors of this lavish penthouse condominium located in Bahia at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Off the living area, walk through the set of oversized double glass doors to take in sights and sunsets of the courtyards, Choctawhatchee Bay and even the intercoastal waterway — all from the large private terrace and separate balcony (about 1,400 square feet of balconies) or from each of the bedrooms with private access to the second balcony. Exquisite details throughout include marble flooring in the living areas and separate media room, three central lighting controls, two HVAC units, granite countertops, custom cabinetry and a gourmet kitchen with a butler's pantry. $1,099,000

151 LE JARDIN

242 FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE

151 LE JARDIN, 1,764 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA

Le Jardin is a New Orleans-inspired enclave of townhomes conveniently situated in the heart of The Village of Baytowne Wharf. This home is tastefully furnished and has serene fountain and courtyard views from the front porch and both balconies. On the 1st floor, you will find the living area and kitchen with stainless steel appliances, including gas range. On the next floor, you will find two bedrooms and two full baths. On the top floor is the master suite with a large bathroom. Le Jardin is a privately gated neighborhood just steps from all that the Village has to offer, but it still exudes a peaceful vibe when you are ready to relax. Residents enjoy gated parking in the Baytowne Wharf garage and access to the amenity terrace pool with hot and cold spas, fitness room, barbecue area and lawns. $459,000

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242 FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE, 1,151 SQ FT, 3 BR, 2 BA

Front and center in The Village of Baytowne Wharf, enjoy all the festivities right from the oversized balcony of this rare New Orleans-style condo. The desirable open floor plan hosts a large living area with plenty of room for guests to relax and a kitchen completed with granite countertops, custom cabinetry and back splash, and stainless steel appliances. The master bedroom has a king-size bed and en suite bath with double vanity, claw foot tub and frameless walk-in shower. The guest bedroom also has a king-size bed and en suite bath with double vanity and frameless walk-in shower. To accommodate extra guests, there is a bunk room with four full size bunks. Enjoy all the Village has to offer with dining, entertainment and shopping — all right outside your door. $469,000


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BAYSIDE

As you enter the Bayside of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, you are greeted with a breathtaking array of colorful foliage and landscapes, all set to the backdrop of Choctawhatchee Bay, The Links Golf Club and Baytowne Marina. Known to local residents as the “historic district” of Sandestin, this area is home to the Sandestin Fitness Center, Links Golf Shop and Sunset Bay Café. This area is infused with the years of memories that have been made here as it was the first area of development on the resort. This unique combination of bay, bayou, nature preserves, marina and golf courses make the bayside area a true gem of the resort.

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668 BAYOU VILLAGE, 1,218 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA Enjoy incredible wrap-around lake, bay and golf course views from all living areas and bedrooms in this charming Bayou Village home. This high-in-demand single level home is beautifully furnished with all new paint and decor and recently was remodeled. The home features a custom-designed bunk room with new recessed TVs and numerous upgrades, such as a new HVAC, new hot water heater, six new smart ROKU TVs, smart home technology, new mattresses, new washer/dryer, new outdoor furniture and golf cart parking pad. $479,000

6870 BAYSIDE AT SANDESTIN, 703 SQ FT, 1 BR, 1 BA This completely renovated top floor unit has amazing Choctawhatchee Bay views. The one bedroom condo is furnished and fully equipped with kitchen, living room and dining area. Bayside at Sandestin is a bayfront condominium centrally located, adjacent to The Links Golf Club, Linkside Conference Center, Sunset Bay Cafe, the Spa at Sandestin, the Sandestin Fitness Center and community pool. No pets allowed. $229,000

UNDER CONTRACT 159 COVE ON THE BAY, 2,410 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA This spacious home is located on a quiet, private cul de sac within Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The first floor offers an open plan kitchen, living and dining area with fireplace, built in cabinetry, wood flooring, a wet bar, recessed lighting, and vaulted ceiling in living area. The kitchen is upgraded with granite counters, new appliances, and pendant lighting. You will enjoy a sunroom leading to a large deck featuring a hot tub. The first floor master bedroom suite features plantation shutters and built in cabinetry. $599,000

300 FAIRWAYS, 1,327 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2/1 BA Enjoy the view of two fairways at The Links Golf Club in this welcoming townhouse. With the newly updated kitchen and bathrooms, inviting private deck area with lake and distant bay views, this charming townhome would be perfect as a permanent or second residence or rental home. $329,000

53 VANTAGE POINTE, 2,596 SQ FT, 5 BR, 3 BA This three-story townhome is tucked away on a dead-end road along the No. 8 fairway of the Links Golf Club and offers lake and bay views. It offers multiple master suites on the 1st and 2nd floor with a large secluded bedroom on the 3rd. The home features wood and tile flooring throughout. $524,900

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BAYSIDE LISTINGS 646 BAYOU VILLAGE

646 BAYOU VILLAGE, 1,218 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This stunning condo has been newly renovated with a modern coastal chic design and beautiful luxury vinyl plank flooring that flows entirely throughout. The kitchen has been upgraded with custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. The master bedroom has lake views and a sliding glass door to patio. The master bathroom has a gorgeous double vanity with a quartz countertop as well. A guest bedroom with en suite bath and bunk room complete the space. An oversized, screened-in lanai and open-air patio allow for relaxing and enjoying the tranquil lake views or entertaining friends and family. $459,000

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LAKESIDE

Lakeside is off the beaten path in Sandestin, offering peaceful quiet living. Communities located within Lakeside are a combination of quaint coastal cottages and condos and Mediterranean-inspired homes and townhomes, where you will find the ultimate in golf course or lakeside living.

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8872 BAYPINES, 1,702 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA This charming cottage features a coveted, covered carport and wrap-around screened-in porch overlooking the nature preserve, Jolee Island and the bay. The 1st floor features an open living concept between the living room, dining room and kitchen. Enjoy two bedrooms on the main floor with an additional master suite encompassing the upper level — complete with French doors accessing a large sunning deck that overlooks the bay. Updates include a new roof and fridge (2017), dishwasher (2018) and HVAC (2012). $544,500

1416 BAYTOWNE CIRCLE, 2,437 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA This single-story home offers three beds, a den, three-car garage and an inground heated pool. The exterior has been freshly painted and new pine straw just laid. It also has all new windows in the living room and dining room, new LVP flooring and new carpet in the bedrooms. Baytowne Avenue owners are allowed to rent/lease their property as long as the terms are longer than 60 days. $674,900

UNDER CONTRACT 2482 BUNGALOS, 1,998 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4 BA This charming Florida cottage welcomes you with its rocking-chair front porch and a brick pavered driveway that easily accommodates two cars plus the included sixseater golf cart. This delightful plan offers travertine tile flooring, crown molding and wainscoting throughout the 1st floor common areas. Nicely furnished with a large living room that provides ample space to relax and unwind as well as a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets and full-size pantry. The 1st-floor master bedroom offers a king-size bed with en suite bathroom that includes a double vanity,large walk-in shower and walk-in closet. $615,000

1658 GENOA, 3,035 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4/1 BA On the lake at Genoa, this Huff Homes of Florida home was built in 2017. With two stories, four bedrooms and 4.5 baths, this home boasts a downstairs master suite overlooking the lake as well as second bedroom on the 1st floor. The 2nd floor has two additional bedrooms, each with private bath, and a second living area perfect for a media room, office or fitness room. This beautiful second home has lots of upgrades in addition to Huff Homes' usual great quality: 10-foot ceilings, 8-foot raised panel solid doors, crown molding throughout the main living area, and custom built-in closets. $1,100,000

8017 LEGEND CREEK, 2,189 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA This resort home boasts a long list of interior and exterior updates. Enjoy the views inside and out. Located on the 5th fairway of Baytowne Golf Club with lake views, this two-story home has an open floor plan with high ceilings in the living area. The kitchen/dining combo opens to the screened porch which can also be accessed from the master suite. This home offers a full size, two-car garage with plenty of extra storage throughout the home. $669,000

1870 VILLA LAGO, 2,359 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA This two-story home affords great views of the No. 5 fairway of the Baytowne Golf Club and greens. This home is larger than the typical three-bedroom plan with over 2,300 square feet of open living space. Attractive dark wood floors cover most of this home, which also boasts a recently updated kitchen. The 1st floor contains an expansive living room and dining room along with a half bath. The spacious three bedrooms and baths are located on the second level of the home. An additional bonus is the one-car garage (perfect for storing a golf cart). $635,000 SANDESTINREALESTATE.COM

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LAKESIDE LISTINGS 1819/1820 DEL MAR

1819/1820 DEL MAR, 6,230 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4/4 BA Gorgeous grounds invite you through a perfectly manicured courtyard into this Mediterranean masterpiece. Beautifully situated on a double lot of nearly 1/2 acre on the 4th hole of the Baytowne Golf Club and offering an impressive 145 feet of lakefront views, this home was designed for entertaining family and friends. The wide open spaces blend beautifully with the breathtaking lake and golf course vistas you will enjoy from nearly every room. The "guest and entertainment" wing of this home offers a grand room, bar with wine refrigerator, ice maker and dishwasher, large fireplace, a dining area large enough to easily seat 12 and a cozy sunroom for enjoying a book and a sunset, all overlooking the pool and lake. $2,395,000

1875 VILLA LAGO, 2,096 SQ FT, 5 BR, 4/1 BA Enter through the Mahogany double doors to this beautiful Mediterranean home with plenty of room for all of your family and friends. It's offered fully furnished, including two golf carts — a sixseater and a four-seater, both less than two years old. The 1st floor features an open floor plan with the living and dining rooms, plus a kitchen that features granite counters and a breakfast bar. $699,000

1978 VILLA LAGO, 2,158 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4 BA Built in 2015, this is the ultimate floor plan with a coveted 1st floor bedroom, full bath and a full one-car garage. Luxury finishes include LVP flooring on 2nd floor, tiled main floor, 10-foot ceilings with crown molding, stainless steel appliances, quartz counters, coastal furnishings and artwork, and more. Relax under a fan outdoors on the covered patio that overlooks the neighborhood water feature. $669,000

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1945 VILLA LAGO, 2,282 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4/1 BA This 2017 build is unparalleled to any other Villa Lago home with a true 1st-floor master suite, single-car garage and interior finishes that impress. Coastal chic is the theme throughout with porcelain plank tile and professionally designed dĂŠcor, fixtures and furnishings. The luxurious kitchen is furnished with stainless appliances and granite that perfectly complements the elegant contrasting cabinetry of the main wall and island. $699,000

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FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP 8105/D1 INSPIRATION 2,440 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA $36,000

8115/B2 INSPIRATION 2,440 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA $39,999

8114/B2 INSPIRATION 2,278 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA $40,000

8116/E1 INSPIRATION 2,278 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA $40,000

8114/C1 INSPIRATION 2,278 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA $35,000

8120/D1 INSPIRATION 2,278 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA $38,000


8066 FOUNTAINS

8066 FOUNTAINS, 2,124 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA This one-level home has a two-car garage, fenced backyard and expansive views of the lake and No. 8 fairway of Baytowne Golf Club. This home is located within the gated, rental restricted community of The Fountains, adjacent to The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian market place that hosts a variety of dining and shopping venues as well as day and night activities for all ages. Fall in love with over 2,100 square feet of interior living space, a gas fireplace and a large screened porch and backyard big enough for a pool. The airy kitchen features a Jenn Air gas stove, white quartz countertops, subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, an island and an eat-in breakfast area. Other updates include wood flooring in each bedroom (2016) and a new HVAC (2015). $775,000

1355 LAUREL GROVE

2504 VINEYARD AT RAVEN OAKS

UNDER CONTRACT 1355 LAUREL GROVE, 1,623 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA This home boasts all new furniture and was newly renovated — in 2019, all of the kitchen appliances, HVAC system, water heater, ceiling fans and carpet were replaced. The inside and outside of the home was freshly painted, and all the pine wood floors were refinished. The downstairs features two separate bedrooms. The master bedroom has its own access to the veranda on the back of the home. The 2nd floor consists of a loft area that could be utilized as a third bedroom or flex space, with its own bathroom. $492,900

2504 VINEYARD AT RAVEN OAKS, 2,396 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA An enclave of Mediterranean-style villas, The Vineyard at Raven Oaks is a soughtafter neighborhood within the gates of Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. Single level for easy living and split floor plan for maximum privacy make this home a comfortable space for all. The open-plan living area features a gas fireplace and built in bookcases, travertine flooring and triple French doors leading to the large screened porch. The kitchen offers Silestone quartz countertops, custom backsplash, updated cabinetry, stainless appliances, including a new gas cooktop and a large pantry. $827,500 SANDESTINREALESTATE.COM

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BURNT PINE

Burnt Pine is Sandestin’s premier community — the crown jewel, home to the biggest lots, the largest homes and views that encompass all the best of a championship Rees Jones golf course, Choctawhatchee Bay and 17 manicured lakes. Add to that the private Burnt Pine Golf Club with fine dining and a state-ofthe-art fitness center, plus private security and guarded gate inside the greater Sandestin gated community, and you have the definition of fine living. Come see the best Northwest Florida has to offer — come see Burnt Pine.

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BURNT PINE LISTINGS 3522 ARROWHEAD POINT

3522 ARROWHEAD POINT, 4,315 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4/2 BA Welcome to Casa Pacifica. Expect the unexpected in this stunning work of art, inspired by mission-style architecture. With over 7,000 square feet under roof — including 4,315 heated and cooled space and 1,373 outdoor living space — this sprawling single-level home lives much larger than expected. The designer of this custom-built Burnt Pine estate has created an authentic, organic experience that embraces material and detail, form and function, technology and tradition. Set in a lush and serene location, fronting the No. 7 and 8 holes of The Raven Golf Club, this ultra-luxurious home epitomizes design-forward living. $2,699,000

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BURNT PINE LISTINGS 3000 BAY VILLAS

3000 BAY VILLAS, 2,917 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3/1 BA Lush landscaping welcomes you to this lavish bay-front home where you are first greeted with a stunning courtyard that leads you to the entrance and foyer of this unique home. High ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows present you with stunning west facing views of the Bay while also allowing for plenty of natural light to flood the formal living area. For those looking to entertain, this home offers a separate entry from the courtyard to the guest suite for privacy and convenience. Enjoy your days and evenings relaxing under the covered patio areas that descend to the pool, hot tub, rich green space and beautiful bay views. $2,750,000

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3016 BAY VILLAS

3016 BAY VILLAS, 4,256 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4/2 BA Choctawhatchee Bay where you can relax with expansive and dramatic sunsets from your backyard. Relax outdoors with a brand new dock with swim platform, or walk over to your tropical screened enclosure that features a newly resurfaced hot tub and heated pool with pencil jets. Guest are greeted with a stately foyer boasting an impressive atrium, wood beamed ceiling and pristine travertine floors throughout the family room, dining, kitchen and accenting the walls, fireplace and columns. French doors lead to the 1st floor, bayfront master suite featuring separate bathrooms joined by a walk-through shower, two walk-in closets, and French doors leading to the pool enclosure. As you walk into the family room, the cathedral ceilings and bay views are astounding. Conveniently located in the family room is a complete wet bar with two wine refrigerators, perfect to grab a drink and cozy up next to the fireplace while watching a spectacular sunset. Also centered around the bay view are the kitchen and large breakfast area. The custom contemporary kitchen features granite countertops, Sub-Zero refrigerator, professional grade gas stove/oven, a secondary oven, custom track lighting and a butler's pantry. This four bedroom, four bath (with two half-baths) home also features a custom-appointed media room, formal dining area, trey ceilings with lighting accents, a freshly painted threecar garage, security system, and a brand new HVAC. This is an impressive and unique home that you must see to appreciate its beauty and elegance. $2,590,000

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BURNT PINE LISTINGS 3516 BURNT PINE LANE

3516 BURNT PINE LANE, 5,376 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4 BA Spread your wings in over 5,000 square feet of beautiful living space in this home offering golf course and lake views. Featuring four bedrooms, four baths, formal living and dining rooms, a gathering room and office as well as a private sitting room with fireplace in the master suite. A sparking pool and fully equipped summer kitchen complete the picture. $1,995,000

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3017 CLUB DRIVE

3017 CLUB DRIVE, 5,127 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4/2 BA Come home to your estate on Choctawhatchee Bay with incredible sunset views and one of the largest and most desirable lots in Sandestin because of 126 feet of bayfront footage. The secluded setting gives added privacy, and the dock allows easy access to all that life on the water has to offer. The lifestyle begins when you enter the long drive and come upon a sparkling fountain in front of this beautiful residence. Enter through the double mahogany doors and take in the travertine columns, the Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors in the sunken living room, a genuine coral stone fireplace and mantle, the 16-foot ceilings, and the large windows that allow for bay views from all rooms across the rear of the home. $3,499,000

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BURNT PINE LISTINGS 3042 THE OAKS

3042 THE OAKS, 5,721 SQ FT, 5 BR, 7 BA Joie de vivre — the joy of living — is what you will experience in this beautiful home situated in the quiet cul-de-sac of The Oaks. This home was designed with family in mind, capturing the ultimate in functionality and entertaining inside and out. This five-bedroom, seven-bath home features a main-level master suite that leads to the pool area. The master suite features large walk-in closets, private fireplace, water closet and walk-through shower. The main level also includes an office, dining room, formal living room, laundry room/utility room, butler's pantry, en suite guest bedroom and a huge kitchen with an island, upgraded appliances and pantry. The kitchen flows into the family room and features a wall of sliding glass doors that open up to a spacious covered porch. $1,750,000

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HOMESITES 3109 MERION Located within the exclusive gated community of Burnt Pine lies this estate-size homesite. Sitting on a quiet cul de sac and nestled away on the No. 9 hole of the Burnt Pine Golf Club, named the "Crown Jewel of Florida Golf" by Golf Magazine, this rare homesite offers lake and golf course views on the site where you can build your dream home. $625,000

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3572 PRESERVE Large, estate-sized homesite located on the No. 4 hole of Burnt Pine Golf Club within the tranquil and beautiful community of The Preserve at Burnt Pine. This homesite has been recently cleared and filled and is ready for your dream home. Your dream home is waiting to be built on this prime lot! $495,000

3591 PRESERVE This large estate-sized home site is located within the tranquil and beautiful community of The Preserve at Burnt Pine. Overlooking the No. 2 and No. 8 holes of Burnt Pine Golf Club, this property is waiting for your dream home to be built. $590,000

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BEACH TO BAY & BEYOND From the Destin Bridge to Inlet Beach, Sandestin Real Estate has a track record of success built on the vision of living the good life at the beach. The real estate brokerage got its start within the resort, but as our area grew, so did Sandestin Real Estate’s horizons. Now as SRE, we offer buyers and sellers the opportunities they are looking for, whether a golf course home in the resort, a beach cottage along 30A, a waterfront condo, a residential plot or a commercial property. Want to learn more? Call us today at (850) 267-8100. 68

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BEACH TO BAY & BEYOND LISTINGS 302 SIGNATURE BEACH TOWERS

302 SIGNATURE BEACH TOWERS, 3,300 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4 BA It takes special vision to create the quiet serenity, comfortable elegance and exciting lifestyle of this exclusive Gulf-front property. Exquisitely furnished, every lavish detail has been carefully selected to blend expertly with the breathtaking sights of the emerald-green waters just outside the expansive terrace. Featuring a magnificent master suite and three spacious bedrooms (each of which has been designed to serve as an alternate master), the spectacular wow factor becomes even more exciting with every impeccable detail of this freshly completed renewal. Located in the heart of Destin, Signature Beach is a unique property offering 66 feet of private beach with access exclusive to the building’s 18 residences. Enjoy year-round personal beach service with an on-site attendant to ensure beach enjoyment without interruption – your own secluded paradise on the sugar white sand of the Gulf. Other amenities include gated underground deeded parking, a seasonally heated rooftop infinity pool, sunlit lounging and relaxing picnic areas — all with panoramic views of the bay, Gulf, Destin and beyond. $2,590,000

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323 BEACHSIDE VILLAS, 1,028 SQ FT, 3 BR, 2 BA Great opportunity to own a nicely appointed condo south of popular 30A. This 2nd-floor unit at Beachside Villas has a great view of the Gulf from the master bedroom balcony, incredible amenities and is just a short stroll to the beach. Sold fully furnished less the dining room furniture. New furnishing, bedding, flooring, appliances, kitchen cabinets and countertops, light fixtures, bathroom vanities, flat-screen TVs, plus wainscoting in living, dining and kitchen. $405,000

102 HARBOR PLANTATION, 1,940 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA This Harbor-front condo has a deep-water boat slip with lift included. Take in the spectacular views of the beautiful Destin Harbor from your private balcony with direct access to the pool and dock. Enjoy an open floor plan centering around the harbor views, a spacious kitchen with a long breakfast bar that opens to the living area, plus new GE appliances installed in 2015 and a fridge, HVAC and water heater all installed in 2018. $649,000

202 ST. BARTH AT SILVER SHELLS, 1,569 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2/1 BA Located on the lanai level of St. Barth at Silver Shells, this unit has direct access to the private pool, deeded beach access and grilling area. Hard surface flooring throughout provides easy care and maintenance. Wall-toceiling windows in the living area and bedrooms provide an abundance of natural light. Perfect for primary residence or second home, this building does not allow short-term rentals. Silver Shells Beach Resort & Spa is a gated community located on 31 sprawling acres adjacent to the pristine Henderson Beach State Park and offers 1,100 feet of private beachfront just for Silver Shells owners and guests. Park the car and forget the keys! $504,900

303 ST. LUCIA AT SILVER SHELLS, 1,369 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA Southwestern facing, this 3rd-floor resort condo has a split bedroom floor plan offering all the comforts of home — a fully equipped kitchen, full size washer/dryer, large great room with a sleeper sofa, and two bedrooms each with private doors to the covered terrace. The master suite is bright and roomy with floor-to-ceiling windows, a walk-in closet and also features an en suite with a double vanity, garden tub and separate shower. The guest bedroom is equally as impressive with high ceilings, a large closet and floorto-ceiling windows. $389,000

304 ST. LUCIA AT SILVER SHELLS, 1,369 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 3rd-floor fully furnished condo overlooks the St. Lucia private lagoon-style pool and grilling area. Both bedrooms have private entrances to the balcony plus large windows to enjoy the views. The master suite includes a king-sized bed and private bathroom with a double vanity, jetted Jacuzzi tub, and large walk-in shower. The guest bedroom also includes a king bed. The second bathroom is easily accessible to the guest bedroom and main living area. $389,000

204 ST. MAARTEN AT SILVER SHELLS, 538 SQ FT, 0 BR, 1 BA Soak up the sun and Gulf views from the open patio of this amenity level studio that allows you to walk right out to the lagoon pool and private beach access. Fully furnished with a king-size bed and queen-size sleeper sofa for extra guest accommodation. The kitchen offers full-sized appliances and breakfast bar. Full bathroom has a walk-in shower and vanity. A designated parking space and storage cage will convey. $355,900

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1914 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 9th-floor, east-facing, junior two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Henderson Beach State Park. It has an open concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the Gulf views. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $180,000

1201 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 1,175 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 2nd floor, full two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the pool. It has an open concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the serenity of the pool area. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $220,000

1209 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 2nd floor, full two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the pool. It has an open concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the serenity of the pool area. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $175,000

1217 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 1,445 SQ FT, 3 BR, 2 BA This 2nd-floor, front-facing, three-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the City of Destin and coastline views of the Gulf of Mexico. It has an open concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the Emerald Coast sunsets. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $300,000

1305 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 3rd-floor, junior two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the pool. It has an open concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the serenity of the pool area. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub, etc. $175,000

2211 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 2nd-floor, junior two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the pool area. It has an open concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony just perfect for taking in the serenity of the pool. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts.$175,000

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2314 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 3rd-floor, west-facing, junior two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking Destin. It has an open-concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the Emerald Coast sunsets. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub, and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center, and tennis and basketball courts. $155,000

2607 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 6th-floor junior two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the resort-style pool. It has an open-concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the Emerald Coast sunsets. Enjoy the many on-site amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub, splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $185,000

3107 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 1,473 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 2nd-floor, junior two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the pool area. It has an open concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony just perfect for taking in the serenity of the pool. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $255,000

11001 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 1,175 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This two-bedroom condo offers an open concept living and dining area, as well as an inviting 10th-floor balcony overlooking Henderson Beach. The lagoon pool and water features are the resort's crowning attractions. Onsite amenities include multiple pools with waterfall features, a hot tub, playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $258,000

11106 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This two-bedroom condo offers an open concept living and dining area, as well as an inviting 11th-floor balcony overlooking Henderson Beach. The lagoon pool and water features are the resort's crowning attractions. Onsite amenities include multiple pools with waterfall features, a hot tub, playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $190,000

21014 THE PALMS OF DESTIN, 970 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA This 10th-floor, west-facing, junior two-bedroom condo offers views overlooking the City of Destin and the Gulf of Mexico. It has an open-concept living and dining area, as well as an expansive and inviting balcony perfect for taking in the Emerald Coast sunrises. Enjoy the many onsite amenities, including a lushly landscaped pool area boasting Destin's largest lagoon pool with waterfall features, a kiddie pool, hot tub and splash pad, as well as a playground, fitness center and tennis and basketball courts. $190,000 SANDESTINREALESTATE.COM

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605 TIDES AT TOPS'L, 1,220 SQ FT, 2 BR, 2 BA Gulf-front and gorgeous — located in the exclusive gated community of TOPS'L Resort, this condo has been completely remodeled and beautifully designed. The floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors allow for lots of sunlight and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. The oversized balcony is the perfect spot to watch the kids play in the pool or to relax after a long day at the beach. Complementing the stunning interior, this unit features an open floor plan, crown molding, 9-foot ceilings, tile flooring throughout and designer furnishings. The gorgeous kitchen has been upgraded with granite countertops, upgraded cabinets and stainless steel appliances. $699,000

160 TURQUOISE BEACH, 3,894 SQ FT, 5 BR, 4 BA Located five minutes from beautiful white sand beaches, shopping and restaurants, this beautiful Buck Bayou two-story home is a water-side paradise and your private family fun resort. The home has a private suite on lower level with full kitchen, living room, master bedroom, private bathroom, washer and dryer and pool table. The upper level of home on main level has another full kitchen, large living room, dining room, two guest bedrooms with large bathroom to share, laundry room, and a huge screened in back porch and front porch/ balcony off of two guest bedrooms. The third level of home has the master suite with private bathroom, jetted tub, walk in shower and huge balcony for beautiful sunset views, having coffee or just lounging. There is also another bedroom on 3rd floor with queen bed, two single beds and a full bathroom. $1,250,000

525 EAST PASS TOWERS II

525 EAST PASS TOWERS II, 2,420 SQ FT, 3 BR, 3 BA The stunning, expansive harbor-front views throughout this professionally decorated condo are a must see. Large balconies and a spacious floor plan lend a natural flow for entertaining and relaxing. Features include travertine and bamboo flooring, granite countertops, fireplace and plantation shutters. The East Pass Towers complex includes a gated entrance and offers covered designated parking with extra storage, a heated waterfront pool and spa, beach, fitness center, and owners lounge. $895,000

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HOMESITES LOT 64 COUNTY HWY 393 Build your dream project in booming South Walton County. This 9.75-acre parcel at the southeast corner of 393 North and Chat Holley boasts 1,600 feet of road frontage and Coastal Center land use, all general and neighborhood commercial, plus eight units per acre residential density. Imagine the opportunities. Just a half mile north is a Cessna landing with deep water boat launch, dock, playground and picnic facilities. Highway 393 North meets the Choctawhatchee Bay 2 miles north; 30A and the Gulf of Mexico is 4 miles away. This land can also be used as commercial. $475,000

LOT 156 SWEET BREEZE DRIVE This beautiful lot is nestled in a cul-de-sac backing to the preserve in Cypress Breeze Plantation. This gated community boasts a magnificent three-tiered lagoon-style pool with waterfalls, which is currently undergoing a $200,000-plus renovation. A generous conservation area in Cypress Breeze is devoted to Florida's natural wildlife and flora. There are no build-out time requirements or required builders. Shopping, dining, entertainment and the beach access of Ed Walline Park are just 3/4 mile down the direct walking/bike path. $169,000

LOT 8 PITTS BAYSHORE DR Build your dream home among the beautiful live oak trees on this protected lot with direct access to Choctawhatchee Bay. Large private lot with water on three sides, this approx. 1.7-acre property used to be home to a private marina and offered safe harbor to many. $385,000

LOT 49 WHITE OAK LN (FREEPORT) Be the lucky owner of this rare large estate of land, and build your dream home in the growing community of Freeport. Enjoy the luxury of living in the privacy of the country with the white sandy beaches of South Walton just miles away. The land has been cleared and is ready to build on — all without any HOA dues. Electricity and well are already on property. $189,000

614 GULF SHORE DRIVE

UNDER CONTRACT 614 GULF SHORE DRIVE, 3,251 SQ FT, 4 BR, 4 BA Enjoy breathtaking views from this Gulf-front beach house with an expansive deck on the back of the home. Situated on a huge lot on Holiday Isle, this home offers 100 feet on the Gulf of Mexico plus a lot depth of approximately 400 feet. This home features four bedrooms on the 2nd floor and three updated bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, living room and a flex room that is being used as a den currently. The entire upstairs is one huge entertainment room featuring a seating area, game room, extra sleeping space, another fully updated bathroom, deck and windows facing the east, south and west — all offering more incredible Gulf views. The ground level of this home features two storage areas, carport, entrance to the elevator, paved parking, outdoor shower and a covered relaxation area. $2,800,000

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2020 MARKET REVIEW

REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE SANDESTIN BROKER’S NOTE

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couldn’t be happier to tell you that real estate has been booming in Sandestin these past few months! Maybe folks are focusing on vacationing a little closer to home, or maybe stock market volatility has them redirecting their investment dollars. Whatever the reason, everything from fractional ownership to luxury waterfront estates has been selling. We’ve adapted our business model to protect our buyers and sellers as much as possible. All of our listings have virtual tours, and agents can often be found “showing” properties via video phone calls. Even contracts are signed remotely via electronic signing. Despite the physical distancing required by today’s reality, we’re keeping things personal and continuing to build relationships with our clients. Need ideas on how to enjoy Sandestin’s rich lifestyle while staying safe? Follow us on Facebook or Instagram as we highlight the beauty and entertainment that Sandestin continues to offer its residents and guests. #SandestinLiving

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$0

76

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Despite a governorordered shutdown for the entire month of April, SRE’s success as the No. 1 real estate brokerage in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort continues with just under $32 million in closed volume and a total of 66 transaction sides within the Sandestin gates YTD 2020. That’s more in closings than the next five brokerages combined!

SIDES VOLUME


PRICING TRENDS 2015–2020* SANDESTIN GOLF AND BEACH RESORT

$600,000

$579,021 $543,672

$550,000 $528,622

$552,772

$565,553 $531,562

$540,475

$520,628

$525,443 $488,974

$500,000

$511,493 $499,356

$509,353

$494,678 $479,096

$471,884

$465,573

$450,000 $442,383

$400,000

$350,000

$300,000 2015

2016

2017

AVG. ORIGINAL LIST PRICE

2018

2019

AVG. FINAL LIST PRICE

2020

AVG. SOLD PRICE

We commonly see a larger spread between the average original listing price to final sales price when sellers begin to become ambitious in increasing home values. That seems to be the case within Sandestin so far in 2020 as sellers price high, reduce to find market value, then negotiate to a final closing price. That average deviation is about 9% of the original listing price and 6% of the final listing price. *Through April 27, 2020

HISTORY OF SALES 2015–2020* SANDESTIN GOLF AND BEACH RESORT RESIDENTIAL HOMES, FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP & VACANT LAND 500

$300M

450 $250M

400 350

$233,752,156

300 250

$200M $150M

200 $100M

150 100

$50M

50 0

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

$0

Inventory remains at a record low; just 5% of total inventory is available for sale on the market as of April 2020, and sales fell considerable in the month of April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sale volume is down 26%, and number of sales is down 25% from the same time last year. TRANSACTION SIDES VOLUME *Through April 27, 2020

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2020 MARKET REVIEW SALES BY AREA AND NEIGHBORHOOD Details for all residential home sales reported as closed by the ECAR multiple listing service January 1– April 27, 2020 are listed below. This does not include any private transactions that have been recorded in county records. BAYSIDE Augusta

Bayou Village

Bayside at Sandestin

Cove on the Bay

Fairways

Golf View

Grand Harbour

Harbour Point

L'Atrium

Linkside

Magnolia Village

Players Club

Sandestin Estates

Sandpiper Village

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2019 3 $334,333 $325,833 105 8 $346,500 $323,850 217

2020 1 $312,000 $290,000 147 2 $292,495 $281,500 74

10

3 $127,500 $117,000 17

Average List Price

$145,610 $140,240 214 2 $824,500 $768,000 88 28 $396,936 $381,849 86 4 $616,725 $598,750 115 3 $574,167 $545,000 62 10 $307,560 $296,600 43 3 $451,333 $443,333 36 7 $343,843 $336,000 162 1 $334,000 $330,000 229 2 $362,500 $352,000 56 1 $409,000

Average Sold Price

$409,100

$210,000

Avg Days on Market Average List Price

14 12 $373,450

0 1 $397,500

Average Sold Price

$356,408

$390,000

Avg Days on Market

224

67

Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales

Number of Sales

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BAYSIDE Vantage Pointe

Beachside I

Beachside II

Southwinds II

Southwinds III

2 $689,450 $665,500 19 1 $380,000 $368,100 58

Westwinds

Beachwalk Villas

Luau I

Luau II

2 $395,000 $366,250 36 1 $180,000

$540,400

Avg Days on Market

142 2019

Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

BEACHSIDE

Island Estates

5 $363,800 $347,450 422

Average Sold Price

BEACHFRONT

Southwinds I

2 $414,000 $400,750 91

Average List Price

2019 5 $563,380

Number of Sales

One Beach Club Drive

Pine Ridge

Tivoli by the Sea

Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

2020

2020

3 $584,333 $554,000 162 3 $390,967 $383,333 49 3 $941,000 $843,333 211 3 $1,161,333 $1,053,333 130 5 $1,246,780 $1,139,667 112 6 $713,150 $683,500 197

3 $780,000 $704,500 76

2019

2020

13 $393,662 $376,000 90 2 $1,890,000 $1,810,000 155 15 $301,547 $286,467 302 11 $321,227 $303,273 538

5 $390,600 $371,000 117

3 $287,667 $272,800 266 4 $334,767 $322,085 83

9

3

$883,989 $815,361 148 2 $500,000 $470,000 467 7 $526,000 $503,643 243

$1,241,000 $1,221,000 192 1 $489,500 $472,000 265 2 $443,500 $430,000 25

3 $481,300 $448,833 228


SALES BY AREA AND NEIGHBORHOOD Details for all residential home sales reported as closed by the ECAR multiple listing service January 1– April 27, 2020 are listed below. This does not include any private transactions that have been recorded in county records. BEACHSIDE Tivoli Terrace

2019 Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

2020

LAKESIDE Baytowne Avenue

7 $667,986 $639,643 180

Bungalos

BURNT PINE Arrowhead Point

Bay Estates

Bay Villas

Burnt Pine Ln/Cv

Club Drive

Club Estates

Merion

Pine Valley

Preserve

Ravenwood

The Oaks

2019 Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

LAKESIDE Anchorage

Bay Pines

1 $1,749,000 $1,650,000 353 2 $1,631,000 $1,618,500 43 1 $1,950,000 $1,350,000 3004 6 $2,269,463 $2,130,833 111 2 $1,060,000 $1,008,750 28 1 $1,139,000 $1,119,000 122 2 $1,508,500 $1,450,000 60 10 $1,229,990 $1,159,400 273 5 $1,437,200 $1,276,800 178 1 $1,900,000 $1,750,000 0 2 $1,074,500 $1,025,000 483

2019 Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

2 $869,000 $817,000 99 3 $502,000 $482,467 111

2020 Crystal Cove

Crystal Lake

Deerwood 1 $1,525,000 $1,475,000 19

Del Mar

Fountains

Genoa 1 $1,650,000 $1,600,000 47 1 $1,199,000 $1,100,000 329 2 $1,722,450 $1,675,000 112

Heron Walk

Inspiration (Fractional Ownership) Island Green

Laurel Grove

Legend Creek

2020 Magnolia Bay

Northshore

Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

2019

2020

9 $992,156 $968,494 101 4 $466,750 $453,875 25 9 $285,700 $273,889 154 13 $603,975 $555,481 177 6 $481,830 $463,250 76

2 $1,199,450 $1,095,000 105 4 $517,125 $478,625 89

2 $824,500 $767,500 248 4 $1,105,250 $1,086,000 126 13 $312,277 $300,562 60 9 $33,333 $28,329 149 3 $1,341,333 $1,230,000 139 8 $498,563 $481,313 88 3 $603,883 $586,667 62 6 $559,550 $535,000 77 4 $462,000 $449,375 268

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5 $689,580 $662,200 132 2 $369,000 $344,000 20 1 $1,099,000 $1,050,000 412

1 $330,000 $326,000 76 4 $42,938 $33,938 111

2 $497,400 $471,750 115 1 $574,900 $570,000 164 1 $489,000 $475,000 6 1 $629,000 $575,000 2

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2020 MARKET REVIEW SALES BY AREA AND NEIGHBORHOOD Details for all residential home sales reported as closed by the ECAR multiple listing service January 1– April 27, 2020 are listed below. This does not include any private transactions that have been recorded in county records. LAKESIDE Prestwick Place

St Andrews

Troon Drive

Turnberry

Tuscana

Villa Lago

Vineyard

2019 Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

VILLAGE OF BAYTOWNE WHARF Bahia

Elation

Grand Sandestin

Lasata

Le Jardin

Market Street Inn

Observation Point

Pilot House

80

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Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market SANDESTIN LIVING

1 $559,000 $532,000 18 4 $545,725 $495,000 132 3 $820,967 $783,000 114 8 $432,363 $406,750 202 1 $1,375,000 $1,375,000 123 21 $598,467 $581,429 111 4 $831,000 $805,375 19

2020

1 $450,000 $450,000 21 1 $985,000 $835,000 89 1 $449,000 $410,000 173

HOMESITE SALES BY AREA AND NEIGHBORHOOD Details for all residential land sales reported as closed by the ECAR multiple listing service January 1–April 27, 2020 are listed below. This does not include any private transactions that have been recorded in county records.

BEACHSIDE Tivoli Ridge

LAKESIDE Baytowne Avenue

Genoa

Island Green 4 $648,750 $625,500 240

2019 Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

Villa Lago

Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

BAYSIDE

2019

2020

14 $253,996 $240,439 223 10 $196,729 $187,250 388 14 $194,400 $184,714 416 14 $274,304 $260,536 270 4 $462,950 $441,375 117 8 $250,368 $231,213 261 7 $219,443 $209,071 254 8 $232,288 $224,500 302

7 $264,882 $253,718 282 4 $239,000 $230,500 238 4 $369,725 $351,875 50 2 $184,398 $176,000 354

Sandestin Estates

Arrowhead Point

Bay Estates

Burnt Pine Ln/Cv

Merion

Pine Valley

2 $142,900 $140,650 569 4 $210,750 $201,625 340

Preserve

Ravenwood

2019

2020

1 $297,500 $288,000 133 2 $352,450 $342,450 217 1 $460,000 $435,000 191 1 $159,000 $142,500 919

1 $159,000 $135,000 136

2019

2020

Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

BURNT PINE

1 $210,000 $190,000 16

2019 Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market Number of Sales Average List Price Average Sold Price Avg Days on Market

2020

1 $305,000 $305,000 10

2020 2 $502,500 $455,000 55 1 $2,500,000 $2,125,000 145

2 $594,500 $577,500 100 1 $499,999 $481,500 473

6 $360,000 $299,167 590 2 $509,000 $455,000 316

1 $475,000 $447,500 1360 1 $459,900 $435,000 581 1 $437,000 $300,000 1596


Real Estate Sales • Rentals • Development

Freeport

Niceville Nicevi N lle

VPSS

ECP

293 331

Destin n

Kelly l Plantation Plantation a a

Regatta R egattta B Ba Bay ay

98

amar each

98

Emerald me ald l Gra Grand and at HarborWalk arborW Walk

SSilver Shells

393 98

Seascape Seas scape ape pe e Sandestin® destin®

SSanta anta t R

D une Allen e Dune Beach a

Beach B eac e each ach

283

83 395

Gulf Place e

30A

Grayton Beach Graayton B each 98

Blue B l M Mountain t Beach ch Watercolor lorr Se Seaside

32550

Alys Aly ys Beaach h Beach

Watersound d

BEACH TO BAY & BEYOND DESTIN • SANDESTIN® • SOUTH WALTON • 30A 32541

Seagrove Beach Sea e grovve Beac e ch

Gulf of Mexico 32459

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32413

2020 MARKET REVIEW DESTIN • SANDESTIN® • SOUTH WALTON • 30A WEST TO DESTIN

SANDESTIN®

EAST TO HWY 30A

The city of Destin, the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” has a rich historical heritage. Captain Destin pioneered the fishing industry in the 1800s. Today, developed in consideration of supporting tourism, Destin’s beachfront accommodations include Emerald Towers, Holiday Isle, Jade East, Pelican Beach and Silver Shells, among many others. Emerald Bay, Kelly Plantation, Regatta Bay and Indian Bayou are among communities designed to enhance the residential lifestyle of its homeowners by surrounding beautiful homes with award-winning golf courses, lake views and bayfront luxury.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, where so many come to play and stay for life, is a major destination for all seasons and all ages. With over 2,000 acres, Sandestin is comprised of over 70 unique neighborhoods of condominiums, villas, townhomes and estates being enjoyed as permanent residences and vacation homes. The resort features miles of pristine beach and bay frontage, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 4 resort swimming pools (and 15 private neighborhood pools), a 113-slip marina, fitness center and spa, and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining, family entertainment and nightlife.

These unique beach communities are not “official” cities, but they are very distinct and each touts a personality and atmosphere of its own: Seascape, Sandestin®, Miramar Beach, Dune Allen, Gulf Place, Santa Rosa Beach, Blue Mountain, Grayton Beach, WaterColor, Seaside,Seagrove, WaterSound, Seacrest, Alys Beach, Rosemary Beach and Inlet Beach. South Walton’s claim to fame is individuality. This expansive stretch of white sand and emerald waters is lined with cottages, condos and homes of all styles.

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BEACH TO BAY 2020 MARKET REVIEW

DESTIN • SANDESTIN • SOUTH WALTON • 30A Overall inventory for the area spanning the Destin Bridge to Point Washington has fallen considerably in 2020 — down 11% from 2019 with a 15% reduction in new listing coming onto the market. Notable exceptions were in the increase in availability of condominiums and townhomes in the East 30A area. The overall number of sales is down 10% from those of 2019 but only a slight (1%) decrease in total dollar volume. Showing the greatest increase in sales volume overall was vacant land in Miramar Beach/Sandestin and North Santa Rosa Beach. Despite the decrease in available inventory, this area of beaches, golf courses and picturesque communities continues to celebrate an overall 7% increase in median sale price in 2020. The market continues to be a sellers’ market with high demand and low inventory. ATTACHED SINGLE FAMILY (TOWNHOME) TOTAL ACTIVE Area

NEW LISTINGS

NUMBER SOLD

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

30A East

126

63

-50%

86

40

-53%

34

30A West

21

31

47%

16

17

6%

1

Destin

87

68

-21%

48

43

-10%

Miramar/Sandestin Resort

92

81

-11%

40

40

North Santa Rosa Beach

45

19

-57%

27

11

Totals: Attached Single Unit

371

262

-29%

217

151

-30%

SOLD VOLUME

MEDIAN SALE PRICE

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

34

0%

$22,610,906

$18,233,897

-19%

$480,585

$504,000

17

1600%

$515,500

$8,021,900

-8%

$515,500

$522,000

24

18

-25%

$6,498,900

$5,318,300

9%

$215,950

$285,450

0%

40

21

-47%

$15,040,667

$9,288,400

17%

$350,625

-59%

23

14

-39%

$5,092,542

$3,231,300

4%

$225,350

122

104

-14%

$49,758,515

$44,093,797

3%

$350,625

$404,700

% OF LIST %∆

2019

2020

%∆

1%

97%

100%

2%

1%

97%

99%

1%

1%

95%

98%

2%

$375,000

1%

96%

96%

0%

$223,500

1%

99%

99%

0%

1%

97%

98%

1%

CONDOMINIUM TOTAL ACTIVE

NEW LISTINGS

NUMBER SOLD

SOLD VOLUME

MEDIAN SALE PRICE

% OF LIST

Area

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

30A East

240

232

-3%

119

92

-22%

69

56

-18%

$53,903,975

$37,309,950

-30%

$525,000

$525,000

0%

95%

96%

1%

30A West

104

126

21%

51

68

33%

23

23

0%

$13,213,000

$11,908,000

-9%

$480,000

$450,000

-6%

97%

96%

0%

Destin

639

633

0%

335

325

-2%

197

146

-25%

$83,228,412

$66,157,494

-20%

$326,000

$349,950

7%

96%

96%

0%

Miramar/Sandestin Resort

614

518

-15%

288

247

-14%

180

150

-16%

$66,099,747

$61,848,273

-6%

$319,000

$352,250

10%

95%

96%

0%

12

3

-75%

7

3

-57%

3

2

-33%

$363,000

$272,400

-24%

$114,000

$136,200

19%

96%

100%

4%

1609

1512

-6%

800

735

-8%

472

377

-20%

$216,808,134

$177,496,117

-18%

$344,437

$365,000

5%

96%

97%

1%

North Santa Rosa Beach Totals: Condominium

DETACHED SINGLE FAMILY TOTAL ACTIVE Area

2019

2020

30A East

861

30A West

410

Destin Miramar/Sandestin Resort North Santa Rosa Beach Point Washington Totals: Detached Single Family

NEW LISTINGS

NUMBER SOLD

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

850

-1%

434

387

-10%

395

-3%

186

168

-9%

486

419

-13%

238

209

372

335

-9%

183

159

273

249

-8%

156

87

85

-2%

2489

2333

-6%

SOLD VOLUME

MEDIAN SALE PRICE

% OF LIST

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

179

197

10%

$238,104,284

$295,364,164

24%

$860,000

1,045,000

97

103

6%

$93,399,954

$98,063,802

4%

$649,900

$697,000

21%

96%

96%

0%

7%

96%

96%

0%

-12%

133

125

-6%

$83,754,113

$80,020,519

-4%

$485,000

-13%

118

96

-18%

$87,728,345

$83,584,427

-4%

$541,000

$520,000

7%

96%

96%

0%

$583,748

7%

97%

96%

0%

135

-13%

93

102

9%

$33,818,822

$39,715,509

17%

$324,900

$330,025

1%

98%

98%

0%

43

52

20%

34

32

-5%

$12,195,179

$13,711,009

1240

1110

-10%

654

655

0%

$549,000,697

$610,459,430

12%

$353,043

$396,092

12%

98%

98%

0%

11%

$557,750

$604,400

8%

97%

97%

0%

VACANT LAND TOTAL ACTIVE Area

2019

30A East 30A West Destin Miramar/Sandestin Resort North Santa Rosa Beach

NEW LISTINGS

NUMBER SOLD

2020

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

2020

388

263

-32%

119

56

-52%

49

261

229

-12%

93

58

-37%

45

93

76

-18%

30

23

-23%

97

83

-14%

33

23

-30%

312

278

-10%

119

97

-18%

SOLD VOLUME

MEDIAN SALE PRICE

%∆

2019

2020

%∆

2019

40

-18%

$29,876,500

$13,668,000

-54%

32

-28%

$17,525,490

$10,261,380

-41%

16

8

-50%

$5,991,200

$1,456,500

16

18

12%

$4,346,400

$6,017,000

41

49

19%

$6,755,500

% OF LIST

2020

%∆

2019

2020

$385,000

$198,000

$185,000

$194,500

-75%

$352,500

$180,000

-48%

38%

$285,000

$172,500

-39%

$8,867,900

31%

$70,000

$82,500

17%

%∆

-48%

94%

90%

-3%

5%

93%

91%

-2%

96%

92%

-3%

90%

90%

0%

88%

90%

2%

Point Washington

103

79

-23%

36

24

-33%

19

14

-26%

$2,104,900

$1,303,500

-38%

$87,500

$71,500

-18%

93%

86%

-7%

Totals: Vacant Land

1254

1008

-19%

430

281

-34%

186

161

-13%

$66,599,990

$41,574,280

-37%

$187,500

$165,000

-12%

92%

90%

-2%

GRAND

5,723

5,115

-11%

2,687

2,277

-15%

1434

1297

-10%

$882,167,336

$873,623,624

-1%

$415,000

$442,500

7%

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