When the Beach is Your Backyard

Story courtesy of Corcoran Reverie | Photography by Dave Warren

Living the Coastal Lifestyle You Deserve

The Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida offers a caliber of beauty rarely found in a coastal community. But when you are just steps away from the stunning emerald-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the silky, sugar-white sand, the beach really is your backyard, and you can live the coastal lifestyle you’ve always deserved. Finding your coastal dream home can be challenging in today’s real estate market, but there are several gems just waiting to be discovered along the beautiful Emerald Coast.

113-A Sandy Shores Court, Seacrest Beach, Florida 32461 – Offered at $18.9 million

When the Beach is your Backyard

113-A Sandy Shores Court in Seacrest Beach, Florida, is a gorgeous Gulf-front getaway listed by Corcoran Reverie.

Reigning over sixty feet of Gulf frontage atop the Bluffs at Sandy Shores, this iconic estate affords unprecedented coastal living. The low-density gated enclave of residences is prominently situated between Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach along Scenic Highway 30-A. Curated by the world-renowned team at Chancey Design Partners, this one-of-a-kind manor showcases an architectural vision brought to life with the highest quality materials and finishes. You can enjoy the breathtaking views of the sugar-white sands and the emerald waters from all three levels of the home. Concrete fortified construction paired with the exquisite design creates an unparalleled experience of seaside living.


The immaculate and stately presence is appreciated upon initial approach. The front elevation is moored by a courtyard bordered with lush landscaping and a serene water feature connecting the outdoors to both the main home and carriage house. Upon entry, visitors are greeted by the grand foyer. Views of the water immediately attract attention as you travel through the foyer into the recreational room leading to an outdoor oasis. The thoughtfully configured outdoor living area showcases a private pool, a spa, a fully equipped summer kitchen, an abundance of porch space, and a private beach walkover with access to the expansive beach frontage that’s all yours. An oversized bunk room with en-suite and pool bath completes the first floor.

The striking stairwell provides ample natural light, highlighting the tumbled white stone paver flooring and granting access to the main level of the estate. The chef’s kitchen is situated on the eastern end of the great room. Marble countertops, a luxury gas range, built-in refrigeration, dual sinks, a sprawling island, and plenty of dining space complete the kitchen. The living area is anchored by a grand fireplace and wood-adorned ceilings. A spacious keeping room and powder bathroom are found off the great room in addition to a guest suite.

“This Sandy Shores villa epitomizes the luxury lifestyle of 30-A…”

The third level is home to a sprawling master suite with a sizable living area, sleeping quarters, closet, and dual en-suite bathrooms. Two additional guest suites and a wet bar complete the third level.

This Sandy Shores villa epitomizes the luxury lifestyle of 30-A, geographically poised minutes from the surrounding New Urbanism communities of Seaside, WaterColor, Alys Beach, and Rosemary Beach.

120 Walton Magnolia Lane, Inlet Beach, Florida 32461 – Offered at $17 million

When the Beach is your Backyard

120 Walton Magnolia Lane is a stunning one-of-a-kind home perfect for family vacations on 30-A.

Aptly named 30A My Way, this newly constructed edifice encompasses four floors of masterfully designed living space centered around the breathtaking views overlooking the coastline and turquoise-hued waters. The quality of craftsmanship and finishes found throughout all 8,400 square feet remain unrivaled. Custom cabinetry, a luxurious appliance suite, and an oversized island complete the chef’s kitchen. The bifold door system on the second level creates a seamless connection between indoors and out, allowing the coastal breeze and calming rhythmic pulse of the sea to resonate within the home. You’ll truly embrace the beach as your backyard here!

Two bedrooms with en-suites, a private theater, and a game room are found on the first floor. The game room features a video wall and direct access to the private pool with a glass wall and backyard oasis reigning on fifty-four feet of Gulf frontage. The main suite is synonymous with relaxation and rejuvenation, offering a sitting area, a morning kitchen, a balcony with a daybed, and an en-suite bathroom, all anchored by 180-degree views. An additional laundry suite and two bedrooms with en-suites are also found on the third floor. The fourth level is home to a game area with a wet bar, a bedroom suite, and two balconies perched along the roofline. Configured with self-sufficiency in mind, the guest wing boasts a kitchen, a living area, multiple balconies, and dual sleeping quarters.

The use of multiple mediums, including brick, hand-scraped beams, pecky cypress accents, and shiplap, exemplify the timeless modern design with a coastal flair. Notable features include a private beach boardwalk, a Tesla charging station, an elevator, smart home integrations, automated window treatments, high-end furnishings, and a private putting green.

Impressive rental income potential coupled with the ample amenities and features often only found in primary residences make 120 Walton Magnolia Lane a compelling opportunity for investors and full-time residents alike.

80 Hotz Avenue, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 – Offered at $4.649 million

For those seeking a one-of-a-kind 30-A Gulf-front living experience, don’t miss this rare opportunity in iconic Grayton Beach. Unobstructed Gulf views from the porches on every level showcase nightly sunsets over the water and dunes from this custom home situated in one of the most sought-after 30-A locations. Step out the door and onto the sugar-white sands of the beach. Features of the home include a private pool, elevator, large open concept living room, a chef’s kitchen, large recreational room, commercial ice machine, and multiple laundry facilities. The well-thought-through floorplan showcases two spacious master suites, two additional large guest rooms, and two custom bunk rooms. Breathtaking views are offered from every room in the home.

Ranked the number one beach in America by Dr. Beach in 2020, Grayton Beach is the original 30-A community. It’s known as a creative haven for artists, musicians, chefs, and anyone looking to escape convention and live the beach lifestyle. Bustling with life and entertainment, Grayton Beach is home to art galleries, boutiques, dive bars, and the world-famous Red Bar. The endless natural beauty of Western Lake and Grayton Beach State Park surrounds the community on every border. The uniqueness of Grayton Beach is at the core of life on 30-A, making it a true local experience.

410 Beachfront Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 – Offered at $4.45 million

When the Beach is your Backyard

410 Beachfront Trail is ideal for those seeking privacy and beauty with both the lake and the Gulf just steps away.

Positioned behind the private gates of Seclusion Dunes, this palatial residence encompasses over 6,000 square feet of scrupulously designed living space. Its grand staircase provides a stately entry leading into the main living area with soaring tray ceilings and awe-inspiring views of Deer Lake and the Gulf of Mexico. Custom cabinetry, a luxurious appliance suite, and an oversized island complete the gourmet kitchen that seamlessly transitions into the dining area boasting a handcrafted table with seating for twelve. The viewing deck perched atop the roofline is the perfect place to enjoy the idyllic palette of vibrant color and the majestic glow from renowned Emerald Coast sunsets each night.

The living area is adorned with box-beam coffered ceilings, a gas fireplace, and direct porch access. Beamed ceilings and an en-suite with double vanities, soaking tub, and custom tiled shower accompany the second-floor main suite. The additional living area on the second floor is perfect for entertaining with a built-in bar, a card table, and a seating area.

The first floor features a bunk room, a bedroom, and a living area, each with access to a private en-suite bath. The shiplap-encased stairwell leads to the third floor with five additional bedrooms, a sitting area, a morning kitchen, and an oversized balcony with unobstructed eastern views of the coastline and Deer Lake State Preserve. The bunk room on the third floor is a gamer’s dream with dual televisions, two sets of oversized bunk beds, and a private balcony.

“A boardwalk alongside the home provides access to the sugar-white sand and turquoise waters just steps from the residence.”

The thoughtful layout, offering dedicated indoor and outdoor living areas on each level, is ideal for hosting multiple families or multigenerational gatherings. The lagoon-style pool in the backyard is the perfect place to make a splash and cool off while offering a blank canvas for future reconfiguration if desired. A boardwalk alongside the home provides access to the sugar-white sand and turquoise waters just steps from the residence.

These listings are courtesy of Corcoran Reverie, a locally owned boutique brokerage specializing in the luxury home market in Northwest Florida from Destin to Panama City Beach and the coastal communities along 30-A. With a team of over 130 agents led by broker and owner Hilary Farnum-Fasth and partner Jacob Watkins and offices in Seagrove and Destin, Corcoran Reverie holds the number-one office ranking in Northwest Florida based on a closed sales volume of over $750 million in its first year as a Corcoran affiliate. Throughout its entire network, Corcoran is home to more than 120 offices and 5,000 agents in key urban, suburban, and resort markets nationwide. For more information on Corcoran Reverie and these stunning properties, visit

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