Monday, September 16, 2019

Just Sold | 1928 Boardwalk Drive | Sandestin, FL

4 Bed  |  4 Bath  |  2,110 Square Feet  |  Selling Price: $605,000





This sale was the third in a trifecta of sales for our long-time repeat client! Desiring to expand her real estate portfolio to the Sandestin home market, our client consulted with us about selling two of her condo units before purchasing a home in Sandestin. We acted quickly and put her unit at Ariel Dunes on the market first, quickly followed by her unit at Crystal Cove. With those two properties sold, she made a savvy move by purchasing this lovely home in Sandestin. We were excited to assist and advise her in this process!

Situated behind the gates of desirable Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, this pristine Mediterranean inspired home in Villa Lago leaves little to be desired. Upon entry, you are greeted with soft coastal tones and sophisticated decor. The open concept kitchen features granite countertops and backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and an island complete with a breakfast bar. The kitchen flows seamlessly to the living room and dining room, providing ample room to entertain guests. The inviting master bedroom features a large bonus sitting area, a walk-in closet and an ensuite with double vanities, tiled shower, and a large garden tub. The three additional bedrooms all boast their own bathrooms and are tastefully decorated. As an added bonus, this home is located just steps from the neighborhood pool. A lovely piece of paradise. With gross annual rental income projected at just over $58,000, this home is an ideal investment property for our client. 
      


Endless Sandestin amenities include four championship golf courses, tennis center, fitness center, spa, fitness center, full-service marina, miles of trails, sugar-white beaches, and shopping, restaurants, and entertainment in The Village of Baytowne Wharf, and more. Come to play, stay for life!






Just Sold | 2223 Crystal Cove | Sandestin, FL

3 Bed  |  3 Bath  |  1,378 Square Feet  |  Selling Price: $375,000









Another listing sold! 

This sale was the second of a trifecta of sales for our long-time repeat client! Desiring to expand her real estate portfolio to the Sandestin home market, our client consulted with us about selling two of her condo units before purchasing a home in Sandestin. We acted quickly and put her unit at Ariel Dunes on the market first, quickly followed by this unit at Crystal Cove. This was a savvy move by our real estate investing client, and we were excited to assist and advise her in this process!   

Enjoy the serene lake views from this wonderful three bedroom, three bath condo at Crystal Cove in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. This beautiful unit offers a spacious split bedroom floor plan with ample living space, plentiful natural light, and stunning lake and sunset views from expansive glass sliders. The large balcony can be accessed from the living area, dining room, and master suite. The unit conveys with a Star 6-seater golf cart making it easy to access all the amenities at Sandestin. A beautiful paradise. With annual rentals reaching over $36k, this unit makes for a wonderful investment opportunity.







We featured the endless Sandestin amenities including four championship golf courses, tennis center, fitness center, spa, marina, miles of trails, sugar-white beaches, and shopping, restaurants, and entertainment in The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Come to play, stay for life!







Take a look at the various marketing methods that we used to create a cohesive brand for this lovely unit. 
   
In addition to professional photography, we produced a video tour of the unit and community to send to potential buyers. We create interest in the property by running ads on social media platforms including Facebook, YouTubePinterest, and Instagram. 

We sent mobile-friendly email flyers to our database of investors and agents that linked to both the property website and video tour for ease of access in learning more about the unit and surrounding area. The property is also featured on ZillowTrulia, and Realtor.comas well the internationally renowned Remax.com.






Just Sold | Ariel Dunes | Unit 1006 | Miramar Beach, FL

1 Bed  |  1.5 Bath  |  732 Square Feet  |  Selling Price: $257,500





Another listing sold! We had this unit at Ariel Dunes in Miramar Beach under contract in just 4 days!

This sale was part of a trifecta of sales for our long-time repeat client! Desiring to expand her real estate portfolio to the Sandestin home market, our client consulted with us about selling two of her condo units before purchasing a home in Sandestin. We acted quickly and put this unit at Ariel Dunes on the market first, followed by her second unit at Crystal Cove. This was a savvy move by our real estate investing client, and we were excited to assist and advise her in this process!

This beautiful one-bedroom unit at Ariel Dunes in Miramar Beach features breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico from the spacious living area and kitchen. Natural light from the glass sliders make it warm and inviting. Tile floors with serene coastal d├ęcor and furnishings throughout the unit create a most relaxing atmosphere. The open floor plan and hall bunks allow room for guests. Enjoy the sea breeze and beautiful views from the spacious balcony. A sweet little paradise. With annual rental income exceeding $23k, this unit makes a wonderful investment opportunity! 







We used various marketing methods to create a cohesive brand for this property. With professional photography, we create visual interest and run ads on social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, and Pinterest, and Instagram. The property is also featured on Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com, as well the internationally renowned Remax.com. In addition, we take the initiative to immediately reach out to our database of investors and agents. 

We highlighted the incredible amenities at Seascape Golf & Beach Resort including the four pools with seasonally heated areas, on-site restaurant Cabana Cafe, 18-hole golf course and pro shop, eight tennis courts, basketball courts, Whale's Tail beachfront restaurant, Towne Centre full of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment, 2,000 feet of beautiful deeded beachfront, and more. Simply paradise.








Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Just Sold | 7700 Gulf Boulevard | Navarre Beach, FL

Lot Dimensions: 90x125  |  Acreage: 0.26  |  Selling Price: $175,000









Another listing sold! This time it was a lot in Navarre just steps from the Gulf – a beautiful and peaceful location!

Our client's desire was for us to sell this lot so that he can purchase a waterfront lot in Point Washington in Santa Rosa Beach to build a second home. We can't wait to see this real estate move come to fruition! 

This little piece of paradise is located in popular Navarre Beach. Just 2.5 miles west of the Navarre Bridge and nestled between Gulf Islands National Seashore and Navarre Beach County Park, this beach community offers solitude and simplicity. These pristine beaches are named among the best in the nation year after year, and visitors compare crossing Navarre Bridge to transcending paradise. Though not far from restaurants, shopping, and entertainment – relaxation is the main attraction in Navarre. Choose from sunning on the beach, swimming or paddleboarding in emerald waters, enjoying a picnic in the park, or pedaling along a scenic bike path. This is a prime location for a vacation home or investment property.











Take a look at the various marketing methods that we used to create a cohesive brand for this property. 
   
In addition to professional photography, we produced a video tour of the property and surrounding area to send to potential buyers. We create interest in the property by running ads on social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube, and Pinterest. 


We sent mobile-friendly email flyers to our database of investors and agents that linked to both the property website and video tour for ease of access in learning more about the lot and surrounding area. The property is also featured on ZillowTrulia, and Realtor.comas well the internationally renowned Remax.com.








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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Emerald Coast Events | September 2019



With fall coming this month the weekly summer activities drop off and more annual events take place! September is filled with fun events, good causes, and family-friendly activities. There are a few festivals, some charity events, and lots of fun to be had. We've listed a few of our favorite happenings below. Plan a weekend to visit, or if you're lucky enough to be local, enjoy it all!  


FESTIVALS & HAPPENINGS:


When: Friday, August 30th - Sunday, September 1 | 5-10pm
WhereThe Village of Baytowne Wharf @ Sandestin
Description: Welcome to The Village of Baytowne Wharf for an end of summer celebration of art bayside in Sandestin, Florida. Stroll the village streets as you browse a variety of artwork from regional and local artists. Admission is free and open to the public. The main stage at the events Plaza will feature live music nightly from 5-10pm. Stick around for fireworks on Sunday at 9:15 pm. What a perfect time of year to spend the evening bayside in Baytowne, in the heart of Sandestin, Florida. 
Music lineup Friday: Casey Kearney & Scott Rockwood  |  Saturday: Coconut Radio & Matt McCarty  |  Sunday: Jessie Ritter & Matt McCarty 



Patriot Golf Day @ Sandestin 
When: Friday, August 30th - Monday, September 2nd
Where: Sandestin Golf Courses
Description: Sandestin is offering $25 rounds of golf for all retired, active, and veteran military members this Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30th - Sept. 2nd as they host Patriot Golf Day(s) at Sandestin. Military guests are invited to play 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 at The Links, Baytowne and Raven. Members of the military can also take advantage of this special program at the exclusive Burnt Pine Golf Club for $70 rounds of golf for all military members. Call 850.267.6500 to book tee times at Burnt Pine.


Harborwalk Village Labor Day Concert Celebration
When: Saturday, August 31st - Sunday, September 1st | 6:30-10pm
WhereHarborWalk Village 
Description: HarborWalk Village is sending this sizzling summer off with a bang! Gather the whole family for a Labor Day Concert Celebration set to take place Saturday, August 31st & Sunday, September 1st. Prepare yourself for an evening of live music all weekend long with fireworks along the world-famous Destin Harbor on Sunday night.


WhenSaturday, September 7th | 12-4pm
WhereDestin Commons
Description: It's all in the BACON! This new event will highlight local eateries and their take on bacon-themed food. Tasting is between 1pm and 3pm. Samples are only $1.00. All proceeds from the fun-filled day will benefit A Bed 4 Me Foundation, a local non-profit providing beds for children in Okaloosa County who would otherwise be sleeping on the floor or in other inadequate spaces. Spend the day taking in a favorite pork product with enjoying live music by Hollard, an auction with repurposed headboards painted by local artists, craft vendors, and a People's Choice winner. In addition, vendors and attendees will have a chance to win $10,000 sponsored by Rhonda Faulk - Certainty Home Loans.



HarborWalk Village Arts & Drafts 
WhenFriday, September 13th & 27th | 6-9pm
WhereHarborWalk Village
Description: Kick-off your weekend with an evening of live music, craft brews, and interactive art! Beginning at 6pm, stroll the Harbor sampling seasonal brews and shop for unique, one-of-a-kind items created by talented local artisans. Live Music sets the mood for a perfect Fall evening on the Destin Harbor! This event is FREE to attend. Tokens are required for Draft Tasting & Fish Print T-shirts with Harley. To purchase tokens: 
September 13th: https://www.eventliveus.com/event/arts-drafts-destin-sept-13 
September 27th: https://www.eventliveus.com/event/arts-drafts-destin-sept-27


Sacred Heart Charity Golf Classic
WhenFriday, September 20th | 8am 
WhereBurnt Pine Golf Course | Sandestin
Description: The Sacred Heart Hospital's esteemed 19th Annual Charity Golf Classic, held at Burnt Pine Golf Club in Sandestin, will take place Friday, September 20th. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. followed by breakfast and a shotgun scramble at 10:00am. Players can look forward to a silent auction, bourbon and cigar tent, and other fun surprises. On course refreshments and snacks will be provided throughout the day. An awards ceremony, lunch, and entertainment will follow course play. The 2019 Charity Golf Classic proceeds are directed to the expansion of the Comprehensive Spine Program at Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast. Proceeds raised will be used to purchase state-of-the-art robotic surgical equipment for a new fifth operating room dedicated to the robotic spine program. The Spine Center surgeons perform more than 75 surgical cases each month. $500/player or $2000/team of 4.  Register at SacredHeartCharityGolf.com
When: Friday, September 20th | 5:30 - 7:30pm
Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf @ Sandestin
Description: Well, shiver me timbers – The Village of Baytowne Wharf is celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Friday, Sept. 20th. Enjoy an evening full of adventure with special guest Capt'n Davy beginning at 5pm. Dress in your best pirate costume and get ready for a scavenger hunt, magic show, face painting, costume contest and much more.


International Coastal Beach Cleanup
When: Saturday, September 21st | 8am-10:30am
WhereOkaloosa Island | Destin | Miramar Beach
Description: The family-friendly event starts at 8 a.m. and includes free t-shirts on a first-come, first-serve basis the morning of the event. Prizes will be awarded for the most cigarette butts collected and a social media photo contest! ***Online Registration Required – and limited! *** 
Okaloosa Island Location – Register Here


Sandestin Run/Sup Race 
When: Saturday, September 21st | 8-10am
WhereBaytowne Marina @ Sandestin
Description: Come out to the Sandestin Run/Sup Race at the Baytowne Marina. Participants will complete a one mile run from the Baytowne Marina to the Jolee nature trails and back, immediately followed by a one mile stand up paddleboard around the cove in the Bay. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest male, female, and youth (14 and under.) $30 Registration. Be sure to visit the silent auction to view items including a Yolo Bike, New Orleans Saints Swag, and more, with all proceeds to benefit the Sandestin Foundation for Kids. Click here to register!


When: Saturday, September 28th | 10am - 1:30pm
WhereSeascape Resort | Miramar Beach
Description: As one of the official Big Green Egg Festivals held around the country, Eggs on the Beach will be a delicious afternoon for the entire family, featuring a cooking competition, People’s Choice Awards, Judges Award, cash awards, best booth decor, tastings, live music, children’s activities and more. All proceeds from Eggs on the Beach will benefit two local charities – Fisher House of the Emerald Coast provides a home away from home for military families so they can be together during treatment for serious illness or therapy. Food For Thought serves students in Okaloosa and Walton County with healthy meals. In addition, tickets may be purchased for a chance to win a Big Green Egg and other items donated by area businesses with these proceeds also benefiting the charity partners.


WEEKLY EVENTS:

Farmer's Markets
Every Saturday @ Seaside & Grand Boulevard
Every Sunday @ Rosemary Beach














If you're looking for some indoor activities to do check out our additional blog post: 10 Things to Do Indoors In Destin



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