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


Hastings, St Johns County, Florida

WATERFRONT 1.22 ACRES ON CANAL SURROUNDED BY GORGEOUS FOREST. NO HOA & NO FLOOD ZONE! Beautiful piece of property filled with ancient oaks, cedar, cypress, palm and pine trees where you can build your own private haven. Located in area surrounded by many vacant lots which means you'll be surrounded by new homes increasing your own market value. What's even better about this ultimate waterfront acreage is that you are less than 30 minutes to St Augustine, Palm Coast, the beach and the St Johns River!

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
Islamorada SeaSide Serenity

Islamorada, Monroe County, Florida

Experience the ultimate in Beach House living at this stunning 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom residence situated on one of the ONLY private white sandy beaches in Islamorada (The Florida Keys), Sea Oats Beach, a turtle nesting beach. With postcard-perfect ocean views, this property is a haven for those seeking a tranquil escape from the stresses of everyday life. Boasting travertine marble floors, tumbled marble bathroom designs and high ceilings throughout, every room is flooded with natural light from each day's amazing sunrise, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere. This is the perfect place to restore and relax while enjoying a variety of activities outside your door step: fishing, kiteboarding, boating, scuba diving, jet skiing, paddle boarding and more. The kitchen is the heart of the home and always ends up being the center of any large gathering. Entertain your guests in style with an open floor plan & magical views that seamlessly flow from the kitchen, to the living room, dining room and outside areas. This home is designed for those who enjoy life and love to have fun in the outdoors. Wake up to the Osprey flying above and the sound of the waves rolling ashore, then walk out to enjoy your morning coffee on the lanai overlooking the ocean beach & pool. With over 3700 sq ft of living space, this property offers plenty of room for large families &/or those who love to entertain. Each bedroom is thoughtfully designed to provide comfort and privacy, with 3 Ocean front master suites boasting en-suite bathrooms and breathtaking ocean views. The 2 other bedrooms are functional and great for kids and overflow family or guests. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a slice of paradise in The Florida Keys. Whether you're looking for a permanent residence, a vacation home, or even an investment - this property is sure to impress. Schedule your showing today and experience this one of a kind living at its finest.

Krissy Carnahan , Realty ONE Group Destination

0.83 ACRES
3772 SQ FT
Exceptional Home with separate Carriage House Apartment

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida

SEE VIDEO! Whether it's this home's fabulous waterfront views in a community which boasts of being the Nation's Oldest City, or the interesting artistic connections with the famous Roosevelt family, Aristotle Onassis and noted sculptor Fredrick Hart, the home which beautifully graces 135 Marine Street in the historic district of St. Augustine must be seen to be believed! The 4,972sq ft, two-story Main Home is offered with designer furniture and tasteful decor along with exceptional enticements such as a chef-designed and highly functional Kitchen complete with high-end appliances, gracious and spacious bedrooms and living areas with amazing water views, a salt water pool with sun-shelf and spa, and a 1300-bottle Wine Cellar name only a few. In addition there is a separate 720sqt Carriage House guest apartment also includes designer furniture and décor.

Jenny Burnett , eXp Realty LLC

0.26 ACRES
5692 SQ FT
Beautiful Home with Marsh Views

Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida

Tucked away in the established neighborhood of Little Andrews Island, amongst beautiful live oaks and Florida’s finest palm trees. From the moment you walk through the door you will be welcomed with floor to ceilings windows overlooking sweeping marsh views. Entertain guests with comfort and ease with open floor plan, featuring formal dining room, living room with custom built-ins, and wood burning fireplace. As you make your way to the kitchen you will love the casual dining area that offers an abundance of natural lighting. A great place to start your day and enjoy your coffee while taking in the views. True to its meaning, this home offers a split floor plan with all bedrooms conveniently located on the first floor. Owners’ suite is perfectly placed away from main living areas where you will enjoy upgraded hardwood style tile floors, tray ceilings, and double French doors that open to private screened lanai. Located on the second floor your game room/man cave/ bonus room with private balcony awaits you with built in bar complete with sink and mini fridge. You will also love the additional flex space currently used as an office and full bath. Spacious backyard with space for all to enjoy. Rather you’re sitting under the covered lanai, soaking up the sun on the deck or you venture out to the lawn to garden along the water or pick Meyer lemons off your fruit tree, you will experience the beauty and tranquility life on the water has to offer. Additional features include new remote motorized blinds in living and breakfast nook (2022), crown molding, surround sound in family and master bedroom, new Puronics Water Filtration/Softener System (2022), custom pantry, plantation shutters, and new ceiling fans on covered lanai. Marsh is tidal. Directly behind property is Browns Creek (Browns leads to Clapboard and then to Sisters Creek). Little Andrews Island is located off Heckscher Drive. East on Heckscher and only minutes way is Sisters Creek Marina and Boat Ramp, the Palms Restaurant with boat parking, and Huguenot Memorial Park where you can camp and offers beach driving. Take the scenic route and Heckscher Drive will lead you all the way to the sandy beaches of Amelia Island and Fernandina beach. To the West you will find Chowder Teds, a longtime local favorite spot to stop and eat, bait shops, and I-295. Jacksonville International Airport is less than 30 minutes away!

Shannon McKinnon , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Florida Network Realty

1.11 ACRES
3241 SQ FT


Vacant waterfront lot with dock & Gulf access

Port Charlotte, Charlotte County, Florida

Ay caramba, the perfect lot for your dream home in SW Florida! Concrete seawall, dock & pilings with southwest rear exposure on a street of upscale newer homes. Located in desirable Section 93 of South Gulf Cove, the upper neighborhood closest to the lock via the Zephyr Waterfront & scenic Interceptor Lagoon. Slightly larger width & depth provide extra space for fabulous outdoor living with 83’ of waterfront. Optional homeowner association membership provides desirable social & deed restrictions, setting architectural guidelines yet flexible rules & regulations. This unique waterfront community features a lock to monitor a more freshwater canal system creating a safer, less maintenance atmosphere for vessels. The locale enjoys convenient access to an array of recreational activities. Dive into an aquatic adventure, with boating, fishing, and water sports at your doorstep. In just 20 minutes you can be at the Englewood Sports pickleball complex, the county seat in Murdock for dining & shopping galore, or fabulous Gulf of Mexico beaches on Manasota Key or Boca Grande. The Punta Gorda airport, just 25 miles away, has over 50 direct flight destinations making this a perfect second home getaway. Public water & sewer adds to the value and draws an array of builders for a new construction mecca & a favorite community to feature their showcase homes. Seize the exceptional opportunity to create your own waterfront sanctuary in paradise located at 15540 Alsask Circle.

Debra Gurin , Michael Saunders & Company

0.26 ACRES
Stunning Custom Built Lakefront Home on 3.3 acres

New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, Florida

STUNNING OLSEN CUSTOM BUILT HOME in the new gated community of LIBERTY VILLAGE. There are only 39 homesites in this upscale neighborhood with just 2 vacant lots left for sale. 2354 LEGACY LANE is a STATE OF THE ART, SMART TECHNOLOGY HOME situated on 3 PREMIUM LANDSCAPED LOTS (two of the lots have been combined and the third has its own parcel ID). This home features a spacious open floor plan with 12’ coffered ceilings and floor to ceiling pocket sliding doors, leading to your spacious lanai with a disappearing edge heated swimming pool/spa that overlooks your very own private lake with a tranquil fountain. The chef in your family will love the gourmet kitchen with luxury appliances, real wood cabinets with soft close doors and elegant leathered granite counter tops. You will fall in love with your new private owners retreat with spacious double walk-in closets, double vanity and separate walk-in shower and soaking tub. There is plenty of room for guests with the guest suite, third bedroom and private study with custom built barn doors that can be used as a 4th bedroom. This home also features a wet bar, laundry room, 3 car plus garage, full home generator, Low-E Impact Resistant windows, and elegant paver driveway. You can start living in luxury on your 3.3-acre private oasis, today!

Janine McGowan , Collado Real Estate

3.30 ACRES
3114 SQ FT
Custom Home on Private Island in Lake Griffin (Harris Chain of Lakes)

Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida

Imagine yourself driving along the tree-lined causeway leading to a private island in Lake Griffin. You’re on your way home to Big Pine Island, one of the last private islands in Florida. As you approach the gate to this small exclusive community, you look at the home to your right. This is no ordinary abode, it is a sanctuary of unparalleled charm and meticulous renovation, nestled on the tranquil shores of the Harris Chain of Lakes. This is your home, and you can’t wait to get home. As you journey through the private gated entrance, you are welcomed by the captivating 1.38-acre lot, adorned with towering mature trees draped in Spanish moss. This 4BR/3BA, 5,072 sqft (2,416 sq ft under air) sanctuary boasts rustic contemporary architecture and double wrap-around porches, offering breathtaking views and endless entertainment possibilities. Upon stepping inside, you'll be captivated by the sunlit open floor plan, where soaring two-story vaulted wood ceilings and elegant wood flooring set the stage. Expansive windows and sophisticated wood accent walls frame a cozy wood-burning stove, equipped with back-up lighting, inviting you to curl up with a good book or engage in lively conversation. The heart of this home is the kitchen, where your inner chef can flourish amidst stainless steel appliances, solid surface countertops, and wood cabinetry. As you create culinary masterpieces, you'll be accompanied by a French door refrigerator, dishwasher, gas range, ceiling fan, double stainless-steel sink, and an adjacent breakfast area. Let the festivities spill outdoors onto the impressive screened-in porch or relax on the upper-level wrap-around porch, enjoying the mesmerizing views. Retreat to the primary bedroom on the top floor, complete with ample closet space and a beautiful en suite. The top floor houses one additional bedroom and a modern full bathroom. The main floor houses one other bedroom with plenty of storage space. This bedroom would also make a perfect home office. The lower level offers a bedroom and full bathroom—ideal for an in-law suite, private guest suite, or multigenerational living. For the hobbyist or classic car collector, a detached 4-car workshop garage, recently reclad and fitted with a brand new door, provides generous room for parking, working on projects, and storage. Additional highlights include an oversized attached 2-car garage, laundry area, and the entire home recently rewired with all electric panels replaced. The home also accommodates your RV and boat, while a private boat dock on a secluded canal grants you exclusive access to Lake Griffin and the Harris Chain of Lakes. Just 57 miles from Downtown Orlando and a stone's throw away from The Villages, this magical home offers the perfect balance of serene lake living and convenient access to shopping, dining, entertainment, and schools. This home is built to withstand hurricanes, boasting a sturdy block first floor and steel frame construction above. With water levels in Lake Griffin actively regulated, the home has never been flooded. Wired for a generator, this lakeside haven provides peace and security within a gated community with minimal HOA fees. Your enchanting retreat on Big Pine Island awaits; make this dream home your reality today and live the lake life!

Bent Danholm , MAXIM Realty Orlando

1.38 ACRES
2416 SQ FT
Luxury Tuscan - Inspired Waterfront Home with Stunning Views in Bella Collina, FL

Bella Collina, Lake County, Florida

BELLA COLLINA WATERFRONT UNDER $3M: Experience unparalleled luxury in this exquisite waterfront home in the coveted Bella Collina community, originally built as the model home for River Oaks Development company, featured in the NY Times. The house was expanded in 2012 by the renowned custom builder Vogel. Overlooking the serene Lake Siena, this custom-built masterpiece seamlessly blends old-world charm and contemporary design. This elegant 4-bedroom (plus home office), five full and one half bath home boasts premium Wolf appliances, granite throughout, upgraded light fixtures, and custom accents. The grand entrance, flanked by three garages, leads to the soothing sounds of the Tuscan fountain, inviting you into the home adorned with custom wood details, including cove moulding, coffered 12-foot wooded ceilings, and 8-foot arched doors. The 2-story foyer showcases custom wood ceilings and copper art niches, setting the stage for luxury. The great room encompasses living and dining areas with 12-foot ceilings and custom chandeliers. The chef's kitchen features an oversized island, travertine floors, stunning granite countertops, and high-end Wolf and Subzero appliances. Enclosed in stone and with an iron entrance gate, the wine room accommodates 600 bottles. For intimate gatherings, the spacious family room with a gas fireplace provides picturesque views of the fenced backyard and pool through expanding glass doors. The double-sided fireplace is ideal for enjoying lake views and relaxation. The lower level houses the master bedroom, executive office, and laundry room. The upper level offers three additional bedrooms, a living room area, a second laundry room, and a coffee bar. Indulge in Florida's outdoor living with a private pool, travertine decking, double-sided fireplace, and summer kitchen, perfect for creating cherished memories. The property spans a .68-acre double lot, providing ample space for expansion, building an additional home, or simply subdividing the lots and selling the neighboring lot. This fantastic waterfront home offers exceptional insulation and an ideal location on the picturesque Lake Siena, ensuring year-round comfort. Calm lake breezes provide natural air conditioning in the summer, while superior insulation maintains warmth in the winter. Enjoy breathtaking lake views from the comfort of your living room. Bella Collina, a gated community sprawled across 1,900 acres of rolling hills, features a Nick Faldo-designed golf course, tennis courts, gym, resort-style pool, spas, and a 75,000 sq ft clubhouse. Its prime location near major roadways connects you effortlessly to central Florida's offerings, including attractions, dining, shopping, and airports. Embrace the height of luxury living in this private, Tuscan-inspired waterfront haven, complete with a private boat dock. OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE.

Bent Danholm , MAXIM Realty Orlando

0.68 ACRES
4319 SQ FT


Starved For Space?

LaBelle, Glades County, Florida

Located in sought after Port Labelle Ranchettes, you will find this beautiful home with a family friendly split bedroom floorplan. The large updated kitchen overlooks the pool area and opens up to the family room with the heart warming fireplace. The master suite offers plenty of room for your kind sized furnishings and offers dual sinks, a soaking tib and a separate shower. Three nicely sized bedrooms and the guest bath are on the opposite side of the home. Room to roam outdoors on 2.53 acres with a greenbelt between the back of the property and the Caloosahatchee River, Enjoy non stop fishing, year round. Dock permits can be applied for, if that is your dream. 4-H? No problem, there is shelter in place for your 4 legged contestant. The list could go on and on for this property, schedule your showing now!

Denise Walker , Southern Heritage Real Estate

2.53 ACRES
3370 SQ FT
Pinnacle of Perfection

LaBelle, Hendry County, Florida

Spectacular in every way, this direct access custom build 4 bedroom 3 bath Pool home is located in desirable Caloosa Harbor, Located only minutes to Hwy 80 for quick access to Ft. Myers and the surrounding areas. A spacious Master Suite overlooks the pool area and the creek while a Jr Suite is a perfect set up for an elderly parent or the teenager of the home. The Large beautiful kitchen features a double oven , an island and A Pantry that is a dream come true! By the entry you will find a quietly tucked away office. Leading in from the garage is a mud room and the laundry room, a perfect spot for organizing, shoes, hats and back packs! Entertaining at it's Best outdoors with the large Under truss Lania and the Bird caged in-ground, heated, salt system pool. This Home is sure to delight all of your senses! Schedule your showing before it is too late.

Denise Walker , Southern Heritage Real Estate

0.64 ACRES
3797 SQ FT

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