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:

Summer:

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

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

Winter:

·         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

 
$575,000
Waterfront Paradise in the Heart of Saint James City

Saint James City, Lee County, Florida


**THIS HOME COMES WITH A 1 YEAR HOME WARRANTY** Welcome to your waterfront paradise in the heart of Saint James City! This meticulously maintained 2-bed, 2-bath home with a 1-car garage is a haven for those seeking the perfect blend of comfort, style, & coastal living. As you enter, you are greeted by a light and bright atmosphere that reflects the vibrant energy of the FL sun. The entire residence has been tastefully remodeled, presenting a "like new" appeal that exudes modern elegance. The kitchen boasts granite counters, high-end SS appliances, & a generously sized island with bar seating. Step outside onto the screened lanai or open outdoor area to experience the true essence of FL living. Overlooking a canal, the property features a 6,000 lb lift and dock, providing direct and quick access out to the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you're a boating enthusiast or appreciate the serenity of waterfront living, this home offers the ideal setting. New hurricane windows & doors not only enhance the safety but also provide unobstructed views of the picturesque surroundings. This home is in proximity to all that SWFL has to offer. Immerse yourself in the local charm & explore the nearby attractions, restaurants, and cultural experiences.

Alexis Hansen , Keller Williams Realty Fort Myers And The Islands

0.14 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1822 SQ FT
 
$2,295,000
Stunning Waterfront Oasis with Direct Gulf Access

Fort Myers Beach, Lee County, Florida


Welcome to your dream home in the hidden gem of Fort Myers Beach, where luxury meets tranquility in an exclusive gated community that provides quick gulf access out to the Gulf of Mexico. This breathtaking estate boasts three floors of meticulously crafted living space, offering everything you desire for an exquisite lifestyle. As you arrive, the circle driveway leads you to a stunning double staircase, complemented by a serene waterfall, setting the tone for the grandeur that awaits inside. The grand entrance on the second floor opens into the spacious great room, the heart of the home, featuring elegant finishes and an inviting atmosphere. The main living space on the second floor includes a master suite with French doors that open to the lanai, his and her closets, and an impressive master bathroom designed to pamper. There is also an office/den perfect for remote work or a private reading retreat, a dining room ideal for formal gatherings and celebrations, and a chef's dream kitchen equipped with a 6-burner gas stove, bar sink, and a spacious walk-in pantry. Home also has impact windows throughout for hurricane protection. The expansive lanai provides a breathtaking outdoor space for relaxation and entertaining, with inspiring views. Upstairs on the third floor, you will find two huge bedrooms and bathrooms, providing comfort and privacy. A versatile loft area leads to a porch with access to a fourth-floor sundeck, perfect for soaking up the sun and enjoying panoramic views. Take the elevator down to the first floor where you will find a massive game room for fun and entertainment, a bar area perfect for hosting gatherings and social events, an additional living room for cozy relaxation, and another bedroom and big bathroom ideal for guests or extended family. The outdoor oasis includes a lanai with ample entertaining space and a two-story screened cage, perfect for Florida living. The 50' dock features a new 16,000 lb lift, making it a boater’s paradise. New pool heater and equipment ensure year-round enjoyment of your private pool. Additional features of this exceptional home include three HVAC systems for optimal climate control, new sod and landscaping that enhance the home’s curb appeal, a BRAND NEW TILE ROOF that adds durability and aesthetic appeal, and plantation shutters throughout for classic elegance and functionality. This estate is truly a turnkey masterpiece, coming fully furnished and ready for you to move in to start living the luxurious Florida lifestyle. Just a 10 minute E-bike ride to the beach, and a plethora of amazing restaurants nearby - Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of paradise in Fort Myers Beach.

Alexis Hansen , Keller Williams Realty Fort Myers And The Islands

0.23 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
9461 SQ FT
 
$4,995,000
Island

Fort Denaud, Hendry County, Florida


Welcome to Peacock Isle! Drive through the automated gate and across the concrete bridge onto your own private 8+/- acre tropical paradise island. The island is 5+ acres with an additional 3+ in Corps Right-of-Way. Take a walk around the island along the mile long shelled walking path and enjoy the river views, beautiful tropical foilage, oak trees and a variety of fruit trees. The 4500 SF under air (3 units) brick home features 3 bedrooms all ensuite, den/office (could be 4th bedroom), dining area, butler's pantry with second dishwasher. Huge kitchen with eating area and two living areas all have views of the screened lanai, outdoor kitchen and pool.The main bedroom suite features a sitting/reading area, exercise/hobby room, private laundry, his and hers closets, and large bathroom with dual sinks, jetted tub, walk-in shower, and toilet closet with bidette. There is a second laundry/storage room adjacent to the two guest bedrooms. Home has cathedral and 12' ceilings throughout with decorative ceiling details, crown moldings and custom crafted wood cabinetry throughout. Comes with central and baseboard vacuum. Park your vehicles in the two attached double garages and park your motor coach on one of two awninged concrete pads with 50 amp pedestals, water and private sewer. Dock your pontoon boat (comes with sale of home) at your private dock with lift. it will be ready for you to explore the surrounding waters and the Gulf via boat lock. The concrete block barn with two roll up doors provides ample storage space for all your outdoor gear, boat and coach. Home has a full house 20k generator with 1000 gal underground LP tank, underground electric, and a 6" well for full house RO system and sprinkler system. Call to set an appoinment to view this property.

Sherri Denning , Southern Heritage Real Estate and Investments, Inc.

8.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
4514 SQ FT
 
$475,000
Fabulous 3 / 2 Remodeled ICW Condo With Refreshing Water / Marina Views

Palm Coast, Flagler County, Florida


This Florida getaway is calling your name! Fabulous 3-bed, 2-bath ground floor condo has been remodeled to perfection with unparalleled water views. It is located in the exciting gated ICW community of Canopy Walk, Palm Coast. With only 242 condos, each featuring a detached 1-car garage, it is the epitome of luxury living. Inside, a beautifully redone kitchen awaits with granite countertops, pristine white cabinets, an apron sink, and a sleek breakfast counter - perfect for enjoying your morning brew. Kitchen is ALL NEW! The bathrooms have also been upgraded with granite countertops and spacious walk-in showers with pebble tile flooring. The screened patio offers a tranquil haven to unwind and watch the boats sail by. But that's not all - Canopy Walk goes above and beyond with an array of fantastic amenities. Engage in pickleball, basketball, and volleyball or stay active at the well-equipped clubhouse gym. For relaxation, the easy-entry heated pool overlooks an "emerald" lake, enchanting fountain, and a charming "tree house" gazebo. Canopy Walk ensures an unobstructed and aesthetically pleasing environment with underground utilities, seamlessly blending modern convenience with natural beauty. Live an active water lifestyle - your dream condo awaits! Don't miss this opportunity to experience the best of Florida living. 2 pets are allowed, and the monthly HOA fees include cable, WIFI, all the resort style amenities and miles of ICW walking paths

Vlaja Telfer , COLDWELL BANKER PREMIER PROPERTIES

0.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1377 SQ FT
 
$637,000
EXCELLENT RENTAL INCOME AT ANASTASIA CONDO

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida


SUPERB INVESTMENT 2BR/2BA CONDO WITH EXCELLENT RENTAL HISTORY. Beautifully furnished with some ocean view at Anastasia Condo, a gated oceanfront resort on St Augustine Beach. This turnkey condo has been completely updated! Meticulous, move in condition & fully stocked for the next tenant. Screened lanai PLUS 30 ft long balcony on the west side for gorgeous sunset views. Lots of storage/closet space! Walk in closets, owner's closet PLUS outside storage closet for beach supplies by the elevators. Resort amenities include newly improved private beach access ramp with covered pavilion, sun deck, beach wash station, huge clubhouse with kitchen & lots of seating, fitness room, tennis, basketball, shuffleboard, heated pool & boat/RV storage. Located minutes to shopping, restaurants, St Augustine Amphitheater & historic downtown.

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1200 SQ FT
 
$620,000
GORGEOUS OCEAN VIEWS FROM CAPTAINS QUARTERS

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida


GORGEOUS OCEAN VIEWS FROM CAPTAINS QUARTERS ON ST AUGUSTINE BEACH, a cozy oceanfront complex with a rare beach front parking garage. This 2BR/2BA condo has been beautifully updated with NEW A/C, NEW hurricane windows, NEW hurricane sliding doors on the large balcony, NEW French doors with built in blinds in living room, new French doors in Owner suite to ocean view balcony, NEW renovated owner bathroom, NEW remodeled light & bright kitchen with white cabinets, granite counters, NEW refrigerator, NEW stove, NEW water heater, remote control blinds on wall to ceiling windows overlooking stunning ocean views & beautifully maintained grounds. Tile floors throughout. Pull into parking garage & take the elevator up to your own beach condo with private beach access, tropical community pool & pickle ball. Less than 5 minutes to the St Augustine Beach pier, restaurants, shopping centers & 10 min to historic downtown St Augustine.

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1200 SQ FT
 
$899,900
WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN GATED COMMUNITY

Port St. Joe, Gulf County, Florida


Fantastic opportunity to purchase water front property in the beautiful gated community of Windmark Beach Phase I. Phase I is a private section of Windmark Beach and has exclusive beach club yet has access to all of the amenities of Town Centre. This lot has approximately 80' of water frontage and is one of the few that has a natural beach with a year round views of a westerly sunset. This is a fantastic location at the end of the street. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets from your own piece of paradise. Windmark Beach is an "Old Florida Style" community with miles of pristine beaches, a town center, boardwalks and walking trails in a natural setting. All information is approximate including lot size and dimensions, and should be verified if important.

William Rish , Rish Real Estate Group

0.00 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$2,400,000
EXTRAORDINARY LAKEFRONT w / BOAT DOCK, POOL / SPA HOME IN WINDERMERE, FLORIDA

Windermere, Orange County, Florida


EXTRAORDINARY LAKEFRONT POOLS/SPA HOME IN GATED WINDERMERE FLORIDA COMMUNITY! Located in the popular Reserve at Belmere, this Arthur Rutenberg home sits on the shores of Lake Whitney, offering amazing sunset views, lake access with its own boat dock and a large pool and spa. Ideal for entertaining, this is truly the best in Florida living! As you approach the custom home, you’ll first notice gorgeous tropical landscaping, tile roofing, a spacious, pavered driveway and a desirable cul-de-sac location. Once you enter through stately, double front doors, you are greeted by a marble foyer, dark wood flooring and a breathtaking view of Lake Whitney. Just past the private front office, formal dining room and living room, you’ll find an open family living area. The gourmet kitchen boasts 42-inch cabinets, granite countertops, new stainless steel appliances with a sub-zero refrigerator, designer backsplash, double oven, wine refrigerator, large island with storage, pendant lighting and an adjacent breakfast nook. The family room is highlighted by built-in cabinets, tray ceiling and two full walls of glass sliders that provide amazing views and access to your outdoor oasis. A screened, pavered lanai features a large pool and spa plus a summer kitchen that includes a natural gas grill, outdoor refrigerator, backsplash, sink and a wood paneled ceiling. Perfect for grilling and relaxing with your family and friends! A pavered pathway leads out to your own covered boat dock, complete with a tile roof and two jet ski pads. Back inside, a secluded flex space with high ceilings, dark wood beams and an oversized picture window looks directly out onto Lake Whitney. The owners suite features a sitting area, tray ceilings and access to an adjacent private office. The suite also includes an oversized bathroom with a large island, garden tub, double vanity and two spacious walk-in closets with custom shelving. Two of the secondary bedrooms were designed with separate, adjacent rooms that provide extra space for homework desks, reading chairs or make up tables. Upstairs, you’ll find an oversized bonus room with full bathroom and views of the pristine lake. Additional features include a three-car garage, crown molding, custom woodwork, central vacuum, natural gas dryer, front and back pavers resurfaced and sealed, 3 A/C units (downstairs units recently replaced) and so much more! The Reserve at Belmere is a popular Windermere community that offers guard gated access, a fitness center, tennis courts, full court basketball, volleyball, playground, fishing pier - plus A-rated schools and conveniently located to most major highways, parks, shopping, dining and downtown Windermere and Winter Garden. Must see to appreciate the attention to detail on this custom home!

Denise Gregorie , Clock Tower Realty

0.42 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
2800 SQ FT
 
$839,000
Lake front property on over 1 acre in Lutz

Lutz, Hillsborough County, Florida


Tranquil lake view, almost 1 acre home on cul de sac with NO HOA, NO CDD. Located in desirable Lutz. 4 bedrooms, split bedroom plan. Huge driveway, 3 car garage and side work area for tinkering at its best. Serene paver lined front porch will allow for enjoying watching the kids play or nature that is abound in this super cute community. Double entry doors welcome you to the beautiful views of the lake as you enter the home. Formal living room, formal dining room. Niches for your displays, crown molding, extensive wood work throughout the house. Large master bedroom with great lake views. Dual vanity, tub, shower . Travertine lines the walls. Beautiful kitchen, Thermador appliances, custom cabinets. Eat in area, open to the living room. Beautiful pool is under covered screen and additional patio area outside for those larger gatherings. Mosquito repellent system in place. Large garage. Expansive back yard. Mature landscaping. 25 minutes to airport, close to shopping, dining, entertainment as well as array of medical facilities. Come enjoy nature and decompress in your private oasis

Heather Fitzpatrick , Fitz Real Estate Services Inc

1.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3686 SQ FT
 
$2,230,000
Tropical Modern Mid - Century with Sweeping Water Views

St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida


This striking all concrete 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, home is located on Deep Sailboat water with sweeping views of Big Bayou and 97 ft of frontage. It is a rare and exceptional example of “TROPICAL MODERN”, a variation of Mid-Century Modern architecture seen mostly in South Florida and Cuba. Extensive updates have made this a 21st Century home in keeping with its rich history and design. The courtyard entryway with its curated gardens and artful walls envelope the home in privacy and serenity. Almost immediately after entering the covered entry, you are greeted by the wide views of the water, pool, and backyard entertaining from the Florida Room with 10’ ceilings and concrete plank beams, Saltillo Tile, a living room Fireplace, and Remote Blinds. Akin to a lighthouse, a two story semi-circular tower with multiple windows houses the dining alcove with a custom made terrazzo table on the first floor and on the second floor is the primary bedroom, topped by a dome of clerestory panes. An updated kitchen designed by Don Strobel in 2018 includes quartz countertops, custom cabinetry, Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf 5 burner gas stove, Bosch double ovens, warming drawer, and speed microwave. Also on the first floor, a beautiful owners suite includes sitting room and en-suite bedroom combination with organized closets and plantation shutters. Italian Porcelain Tile, an original banister with solid maple stairs leading you to the second floor with Cuban Tile throughout are just but a few of the appointments that make this home so notable. There are 3 Bedrooms and 2 baths upstairs and the main bath has been fully renovated with a large shower and mosaic tiling. There is a workshop and laundry room with new washer, dryer, and freezer and an updated 200amp electric panel. An outside entertainment area with a Sekas Saltwater, Quartztech Trapezoid Pool, Spa, and Concrete Dining Pavilion with gas outdoor fireplace provide a wonderful venue to enjoy the water, beautiful sunsets, good friends and family. Finally, a 60 ft composite dock leads to deep water with easy access to Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. You won’t be disappointed by the finish and design of this one of a kind property. Call for your private tour.

Collette Richardson , Smith and Associates Real Estate

0.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3036 SQ FT

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