Florida Waterfront Homes for Sale

Beautiful Daytona Beach, FL Waterfront Homes for Sale

Florida's warm and sunny climate attracts more than just tourists, retirees and baseball teams in the springtime. People from all walks of life come to the Sunshine State for its attractive weather, high job growth rate, lack of personal income tax and relatively low cost of living. All of these factors and more help to make Florida one of the nation’s fastest growing states. Hundreds of miles of scenic coastline, Disney and the natural beauty of the Everglades all help to make tourism Florida's leading industry.

Agriculture is also big business and the State is the number one citrus producer in the United States. Jacksonville, Miami and Tampa are the three largest cities.

Florida beaches, whether quiet and secluded or bustling with activity, are ranked among the best in the country for beauty, accessibility and facilities. Families, couples, and active singles enjoy year-round sunshine, soft sand, and clear Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean waters.

No other state and very few countries can boast such an abundance of high-quality beaches. The 825 miles of sandy coastline fronting the Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico or the Straits of Florida are among Florida’s most valuable natural resources.

Florida’s beaches have attracted 14 million people to the state, 75% of which live within ten miles of the coast. Both tourists and residents come to the beaches to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of its natural beauty. Others visit the beaches and nearby waters to engage in boating, fishing, diving, and other recreation. Florida's beaches are an integral part of the state's economy, attracting tourists from around the world. Beach tourism generates about $15 billion a year to the state’s economy

Additionally, Florida is blessed with over 1,700 rivers, 40 of them major ones.  Within the 7,700 lakes is the 2nd largest freshwater lake in the United States, Lake Okeechobee, at 700 square miles

Florida ranks low in terms of the tax burden placed on residents. Based on income, property and other state and local tax collections, the Tax Foundation research organization ranks Florida among the lowest tax states -- only five states have a lower tax burden. Florida has no State Income tax.

Why Live in Florida?

  1. Warm Weather: With the exception of Hawaii, Florida is one of the warmest places in the United States in winter.
  2. No State Income Tax: There is no personal income tax in Florida, and don't forget to ask about the homestead tax exemptions.
  3. Theme Parks & Attractions: Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, Sea World...they are all in Florida.
  4. Boating & Fishing:
Fishing season in Florida is all year long. Florida has its share of world record catches and more than its share of fish altogether. If you like to fish, saltwater or freshwater, this is the place.
  5. Sandy Beaches:
Florida has a 1,197 mile coastline with 2,276 miles of tidal shoreline and 663 miles of beaches.
  6. Vacation Lifestyle: Living in Florida is like being on vacation all year long. If you feel the urge to explore, you can easily visit the local destinations as well as hop on a cruise to the nearby Bahamas and all of the Caribbean.
  7. Excellent Healthcare: Those concerned about top-notch healthcare will find that since Florida is a major retirement area, some of the best medical centers in the nation are here, with some of the latest technology and treatment programs available.
  8. Housing Affordability: When the housing market bubble burst five years ago, Florida was one of the hardest hit states as a result of overbuilding and high unemployment. But things are improving in Florida, and quickly. The Florida housing market is recovering, and according to recent data, home prices are rising and the inventory of homes is declining. Still, the median single family home price is under $200,000.

Florida Geography:

·         Total Area - 58,560 Square Miles

·         Land Area - 54,252 Square Miles

·         Total Water Area - 4,308 Square Miles

·         Length North to South - 447 Miles

·         Width East to West - 361 Miles

·         Distance from Pensacola to Key West - 792 Miles by Road

·         Highest Natural Point - 345 Feet near Lakewood in Walton County

·         Geographic Center - 12 miles northwest of Brooksville, Hernando County

·         Coastline - 1,197 Statute Miles

·         Tidal Shoreline - 2,276 Statute Miles

·         Beaches - 663 Miles

·         Florida has more than 11,000 miles of rivers, streams & waterways

·         Longest River - St. Johns at 273 miles

·         Largest Lake - Lake Okeechobee at 700 square miles (the 2nd largest freshwater lake in the US)

·         Number of Lakes greater than 10 acres - Aprox. 7,700

·         Number of Islands Greater than 10 Acres - Aprox. 4,500 (Florida ranks 2nd in the nation; only Alaska ranks higher)

·         Population Rank - 4th in U.S. behind California, Texas & New York

·         Florida’s Population (2011) - 19,057,542

Average Annual Temperatures:


·         80.5 (F) degrees (26.9 C) (North Florida)

·         82.7 (F) degrees (28.2 C) (South Florida)


·         53.0 (F) degrees (11.7 C) (North Florida)

·         68.5 (F) degrees (20.3 C) (South Florida)

·         The six-month hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 and Floridians have learned to be ready when a storm threatens the area.

Other Interesting Florida Facts

·         Number of people who move to Florida each day - 1,000

·         Number of major commercial airports - 19

·         Number of international airports - 12

·         Number of deep water ports - 14

·         Miles of sand beaches - 1,200

·         Miles of coastline - 1,800

·         Number of golf courses - more than 1,250*

*Florida has more golf courses than any other state and Palm Beach County has more golf courses than any other county in the country

Investors opportunity, short term rents allowed

Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Brand new building at Paraíso Bayview, unit with direct bay and water view to South Beach from 36th floor. Investors opportunity, short term rents allowed - minutes away from Miami, Design District, Wynwood and South beach. Ultimately designed amenities on the 5th floor, including lap pool, tennis courts, party room, Men's Spa, Women's Spa, Fitness Center. An exclusive Roof-top Club at 46th floor with 50 ft infinity pool, and jacuzzis. Stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the surrounding areas. 1 bed, 1.5 baths, walking close, washer & dryer in the unit. Master Suite with large glass enclosed shower. Italian Design Kitchen with Boss appliances. 1 assigned parking space and valet. Huge balcony. Has many shops and restaurants within walking distance. Sell As Is

Carmen Galindez, PA , Weichert Realtors - Capella Estate

0.00 ACRES
622 SQ FT
Suwannee River Retreat

Bell, Gilchrist County, Florida

Imagine your own private retreat on over 43.5 acres of gorgeously treed high & dry land with hundreds of feet of frontage on the beautiful Suwannee River. Deer & Turkey greet you at your own private gate. The lovely home has 3 bedrooms/3 Baths with beautiful finishes & furnishings that remain. There's an RV Garage, equipment sheds, generator, basement, gazebo & just too many amenities to describe. Sit in your rocker at the riverfront or lift your boat on the private dock. Build your family compound or subdivide 2 - 5 acre tracts with river frontage for investment. AIRBNB or FRBO the property for as many days or weeks as you like. The flowering landscaping is unimaginable. Can you hear those sturgeon and bass calling to you from the River? This is a little piece of paradise in a quiet, private haven - perfect for horses, livestock or recreation. Furnishings, appliances, grand piano, and some equipment convey. Tractors and such are negotiable. Seller may owner finance up to 60% for qualified buyer.

Thomas Hammond , Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty

43.52 ACRES
3586 SQ FT

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida

NTRACOASTAL FRONT 2BR/2BA CONDO at Conquistador Condos. Excellent home or investment property in spectacular ICW setting with the most beautiful views! Relax on 22 ft newly screened porch & watch the boats go by on the ICW. New bamboo wood floors, granite counters in kitchen with new microwave & updated recessed lighting with all appliances included, plus washer & dryer! Private owner suite & 2nd bedroom & bathroom. Wonderful amenities - 3 pools (1 heated), tennis & pickleball courts, car wash station, fishing pier, lots of walking trails & lakes, RV/Boat Storage lot, golf course & only 5 minutes to Moultrie Shopping Plaza, 10 minutes to Crescent Beach & 6.5 miles to historic downtown St Augustine

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
920 SQ FT
Exceptional 2bed / 2bath, 1,595sf condo at Vivante in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida

Although only 1,595 square feet, this condo is extraordinarily spacious and well designed for your enjoyment. The split floor plan allows privacy to both you and your guests - each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom; four-piece for you and three-piece for them. Both suites have walk in closets, one in the guest suite and two, plus an extra closet for you. The kitchen is ideally designed to serve either the breakfast bar or the dining area with ease. It is fitted with all the usual modern appliances and has access to the utility room where the washer, dryer and A/C are located - a very efficient use of space. The lounge is large and has sliding door access to the lanai which overlooks the gardens, trees and lake. All the windows in the unit are fitted with hurricane impact glass, so there are no shutters to install when a storm is forecast. There is one parking space under the building and one secure storage cage. You’ll always have something to do at Vivante and in Punta Gorda. There are two geo-thermally heated pools, six Har-Tru tennis courts (five are lit), a large cabana with gas grills, two outside fire places and a superb clubhouse with full entertaining facilities. On the ground floor of the clubhouse, there are lounge, games, billiards and craft rooms, a library with TV, wifi media centre and management's office. On the upper floor, you'll find the fitness room with state of the art exercise equipment, a gymnasium, the spa and men's and women's locker rooms, each with showers, sauna and steam rooms - the fitness room overlooks the pool and larger lake. Vivante is 3 miles from historic Punta Gorda and the Tamiami Trail, 7 from I75, a couple of hours from Naples to the south and Sarasota to the north, and just three hours from the Mouse. Far enough from all that noise to be truly tranquil yet close enough for all the fun stuff to be quickly accessible. Punta Gorda also has its own airport, PGD, which directly serves many communities elsewhere in the US. This condo is delightful and Vivante is waiting for you.

Bob Head , Coldwell Banker Realty

0.43 ACRES
1595 SQ FT
Miami Vice Retro

Ocklawaha, Marion County, Florida

Quite outlying area just a few minutes from Ocala and The Villages, deep water spring fed lake great for fishing and boating. No motorized boats allow for eco preservation, $300.00 annual HOA to keep up entrance and common ground areas.

Jerry Pascale , Re/Max Premier Realty

1.21 ACRES
2192 SQ FT
Custom Pool Home in the exclusive Spring Lake Pointe gated lake front community.

Altamonte Springs, Seminole County, Florida

Spacious custom pool home located in the exclusive Spring Lake Pointe gated lake front community. This community features a private boat ramp to access the Spring Fed Lake where you can enjoy water skiing and fishing. Located in the heart of Altamonte Springs, close to Advent Health Hospital, Uptown Altamonte, Maitland Business Center, RDV Sports Plex Center, minutes to Winter Park and downtown Orlando. This four bedroom, three-and-one-half bathroom home with an office, bonus room and a large three-car garage, features over-sized rooms that are graciously appointed. The eat-in kitchen is a chef's dream with beautiful cabinetry, quartz counter tops, large working island, wall oven/microwave combo with built-in desk and walk-in Pantry. The family room offers elegance with custom wood ceilings and millwork with French doors that lead out to the large covered lanai, pool and spa. The Primary suite is located on the first floor with an ensuite bath that features an inviting large garden soaking tub, dual vanities with quartz counter tops, separate walk-in shower and custom walk-in closet. All the secondary bedrooms, bonus room and two full bathrooms are located on the second floor. Bonus room and fourth bedroom feature French doors that lead out to the second story covered lanai with over 300 square feet of additional entertaining space. Large laundry room and half guest bathroom are located off the kitchen. Extra features: an unfinished insulated flex room with access through the third bedroom, can be customized for your personal needs. Slate roof, lots of storage space, shutters, custom window treatments and extensive custom millwork throughout the home. The exterior of the home was painted in 2020 and the interior doors and baseboards painted in 2022. Wood Ceilings in two back patios and front patios were restored in 2020. Wood flooring added to the family room, dining room and primary suite and walk-in closet. Two-story screened enclosure with no rear neighbors.

Carmen Quintana , Coldwell Banker Realty

0.32 ACRES
3955 SQ FT

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida

STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL FULLY FURNISHED 2BR/2BA CONDO AT CRESCENT BEACH! Looks like an interior designer designed this gorgeous condo decorated in beachy decor. This was owner's 2nd home, so everything is top of the line & lovingly maintained. Perfectly refurbished kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, granite counters, new cabinets with pull out drawers. Hard wood floors in excellent condition. Lots of storage closets for beach chairs & toys. New sliding glass doors lead to screen porch overlooking pool with glances of ocean views. Some ocean view from large owner suite. 2nd bedroom has 2 closets. Plantation shutters & new windows in both bedrooms. Income potential is endless here because this condo is furnished so nicely! Four Winds sits in the middle of Crescent Beach far away from the beach ramps, so it's a quiet part of the beach! Enjoy 2 pools plus dune walkover & dune cycle over! Extremely well maintained association with good reserves! 10 minutes to shopping

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
1202 SQ FT

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida

INTRACOASTAL FRONT 2BR/2BA CONDO at Conquistador Condos. Excellent home or investment property in spectacular ICW setting with the most beautiful views! Relax on 22 ft newly screened porch & watch the boats go by on the ICW. New bamboo wood floors, granite counters in kitchen with new microwave & updated recessed lighting with all appliances included, plus washer & dryer! Private owner suite & 2nd bedroom & bathroom. Wonderful amenities - 3 pools (1 heated), tennis & pickleball courts, car wash station, fishing pier, lots of walking trails & lakes, RV/Boat Storage lot, golf course & only 5 minutes to Moultrie Shopping Plaza, 10 minutes to Crescent Beach & 6.5 miles to historic downtown St Augustine

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
920 SQ FT
Magnificent Anna Maria Island Canal Front Home

Anna Maria, Manatee County, Florida

Welcome to "Living the Dream" in the City of Anna Maria. It is a spacious 2,650 sq. ft. luxurious private vacation rental home that has recently been remodeled by Kern Construction. It is turnkey with beautiful furnishings throughout. The home has 4 spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths and is a successful vacation rental. It accommodates 8 guests comfortably with 2 king beds, 2 XL twin beds and 2 standard twin beds. All bedrooms have either Stearns & Foster or Sealy Posturepedic mattresses. There are also 2 queen size sleeper/sofas. The second floor master suite has elegant West Indies style decor, a balcony overlooking the private heated pool and canal and a luxurious en-suite bath with walk-in shower. The suite also has a sitting area with plenty of room for a crib. Three of the bedrooms come complete with Digital Cable and wall mounted large flat screen LED Televisions. The spacious living area has exquisite designer furnishings and a 60" wall mounted smart LED television with cable and a Blue Ray DVD player. There is even a Bluetooth sound bar for the audio enthusiast! There is also second sitting area also includes an LED television and Blue Ray DVD player perfect for the small guests to watch their favorite's shows and movies. In all, there are six flat screen TVs throughout the home. Wireless Internet and free long distance throughout US and Canada are included. The custom-built gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, stunning Azurite granite countertops, and a spacious island. This kitchen is well stocked with all the minor appliances, dishes, utensils, cook ware and serve ware. The laundry room includes a full-size washer and dryer. There are hair dryers in every bathroom. If you do not want to go to the beach, no problem. Relax in this breathtaking beautiful backyard oasis. The lanai has a large lounge area with table and chairs, and magnificent views of the canal and pool. The spacious private back yard features a large 18' x 32' heated pool in full sunlight, right off the canal dock. Lush tropical surroundings include a 2-person hammock shaded by mature palms. Polywood custom furniture includes six chaise lounges with new cushions. The newly renovated outdoor bar is complete with dining table for 4, seating for 7 at the Azurite granite top bar, and a refrigerated beverage center for all your favorite drinks. Enjoy watching your favorite shows on the 60" LED flat screen HD television and a Blue Ray DVD Player from the private bar area while cooking your favorite meal on the large gas grill. Ample custom lighting throughout the outdoor area allows you to create the perfect ambiance any time day or night. Should you want to play in the sand, walk to one of the beach accesses across the street. These open onto Tampa Bay where you may catch a glimpse of dolphins or manatees. Also, the Gulf of Mexico is a short walk or few minute drive by golf cart or car. The home is a short walk to the historic "Anna Maria City Pier", Waterfront restaurant, and Pine Avenue shopping. Lastly, Fish off the dock or bring your boat. The completely new dock with boat cleats can accommodate a craft up to 25ft. Not just for boats, the dock ladder makes it easy to dock your kayaks regardless of the tide. This home is an oasis to provide for all your needs, whether a vacation rental or second home. Call me to set up your personal or virtual showing. "Living The Dream" says it all!

John Damato , Sato Real Estate

0.21 ACRES
2650 SQ FT


Fabulous Anna Maria Custom Canal Home

Anna Maria, Manatee County, Florida

Welcome to 517 Villa Rosa Way. This custom home located in the exclusive community of Angler's Cove in the City of Anna Maria. Once you turn through the coral stone gate and onto the red brick paver street, you already realize you are in a special place. The home is on your left with southern exposure to the rear. You are welcomed by a three-car paver driveway and a maintenance free AstroTurf xeriscape front yard. Walk up the stairs to the double front doors or take the elevator from the ground level up to the living space above. Either way, you enter a spacious living room with soaring vaulted ceilings, a floor to ceiling stone fireplace and an open gourmet kitchen. The kitchen has custom cabinets reaching to ceiling above. The living and dining room have vaulted ceilings accented with wood moldings. There is covered deck off the living room that provides additional outdoor living space overlooking the canal, dock and newer boat lift. From this deck are stairs leading to the ground level pool, hot tub, and spacious shaded patio under the home. On main level is the master bedroom, split from the rest of the living space. It is accented with a wooden coffered ceiling, a designer walk-in closet, and luxury master bath. There is a hallway behind the kitchen that leads to a second on-suite bedroom and bath. There is also an office that could easily be transformed into a 4th bedroom with barn doors. There is a guest powder room and full laundry room. On the third floor there is a huge family room with a full wet bar with cabinets, ice maker, a beverage fridge, and another guest powder room. On this level there is a 3rd on-suite bedroom and bath. Out back on the ground level there is almost 1500 sq ft of covered outdoor entertaining area with can lights, ceiling fans, a heated pool and hot tub. This area is secluded by lush tropical landscaping on both sides of the property. From here, you can access your private dock and boat lift. The 3-car garage and side golf cart garage allow you plenty of room to store all your toys. The home is sold turnkey furnished with a list of seller’s exceptions. This community is comprised of full-time residents and second homes. It is a short walk to The Waterfront Restaurant, the City Pier, the free island trolley stops and all of the shops on Pine Ave. Unlike most of Anna Maria, it is not a community of vacation rental properties where your neighbors’ change weekly. The HOA rules only allow one 3-month rental per year and the tenants need to be vetted by the HOA. Come explore Villa Rosa and make it your special escape on Anna Maria Island.

John Damato , Sato Real Estate

0.18 ACRES
3534 SQ FT

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