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

 
$350,000
BRAND NEW 3BR / 2BA BACKS TO LAKE

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida


BEAUTIFUL NEW CONSTRUCTION WITH NO HOA, BEAUTIFULLY TREED & BACKS TO LAKE. 3BR/2BA with 1402 sq.ft. & 1 car garage. Hardiboard siding with shaker accent above front porch. Gorgeous luxury vinyl plank floors with beachy vibe; all white cabinets and granite counters in kitchen & both bathrooms. Owner suite with custom tiled shower & walk in closet. 2nd bathroom with custom tile & granite counter. Light, bright with spacious rooms & jazzy lighting. Cozy front porch perfect for a rocker. Side door to yard from the garage. Backing to a huge lake is perfect place to make a park like, picturesque setting. Builder kept the trees, so you get to have shade, lower electric bill and hear the birds. Located in an older established area of St Augustine where you can bring your boat & RV! Just minutes to shopping, schools & the beach. Plus, easy commute to Jacksonville!

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1402 SQ FT
 
$499,900
OCEANFRONT COMPLEX FULLY FURNISHED 2BR / 2BA

St. Augustine, St Johns County, Florida


FULLY FURNISHED 2BR/2BA AT FOUR WINDS AT CRESCENT BEACH. Building faces east & west, so you get some ocean view and Intracoastal views! Four Winds Condos have been a favorite for people over the past 30 years! Built STRONG with concrete block between each unit so you can't hear next door. Grounds are always beautifully maintained, 2 pools - 1 is heated - both are located away from the wind, so you can enjoy the pools in the cooler months. When my own mom searched for a condo at the beach, I researched every single oceanfront complex along our coast, and I found Four Winds to be the best! I've seen kids and grandkids who grew up at Four Winds come back and and buy for their own family. You can bring your boat because you're close to intracoastal boat ramps! The best part is that Four Winds is located in the middle of Crescent Beach & 1.4 miles to 3 miles away from the beach access ramps for cars! Excellent vacation/investment property!

Debby Duenow , Watson Realty Corp

0.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1202 SQ FT
 
$475,000
INVEST IN RIVERFRONT!

Fort Denaud, Hendry County, Florida


SELLER TERMS AVAILABLE WITH 25% CASH DOWN! Looking for the smartest investment opportunity? Don't take a chance on the stock market and this crazy economy! What always appreciates in value? WATERFRONT--and especially if it is part of the intracoastal waterway, on the beautiful Caloosahatchee River, located east of Fort Myers and the Gulf of Mexico. Here is your opportunity to travel from the Gulf to Lake Okeechobee, to the ocean on the east side of the State of Florida to Vero Beach/Stuart area. Perfect for sail boaters or speed boaters! A great place for your dream home along with your own dock and deep water dockage. Located in secluded Caloosa Shores Subdivision, a gated community of luxury homes just off of County Road 78 in LaBelle, FL, east of Lee County and downtown Fort Myers. This home site is cleared and ready to go; it is located on a cul-de-sac for additional privacy. Homeowner fees are low and cover the cost of road maintenance and mowing of common areas. PERFECT AS AN INVESTMENT OR FOR YOUR PERSONAL HOME!

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

1.02 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$1,950,000
1ST TIER, GULF VIEW, X FLOOD ZONE, 5 BR, 5 BA, 2 HALF BATH, PRIVATE POOL!

Port St. Joe, Gulf County, Florida


1st Tier, “X” Flood Zone, 5 BR/5 BA/ 2 half bath home located in Seagrass Subdivision on the north end of Cape San Blas! This impressive, custom built beach home with stunning gulf views is decorated with coastal cottage furnishings and is the perfect beach getaway for family gatherings! The top floor has an open concept kitchen, living room w/fireplace, dining area, half bath, and a spacious deck that overlooks the pool area. The primary bedroom and ensuite bathroom are also located on the top floor. The primary bathroom has a stand alone shower and whirlpool tub. The second level has a den, 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and laundry room. The ground level has a bedroom, full bathroom, bunk room (sleeps six) and a half bath that is easily accessible to the private pool area and outdoor shower. There is also a large 2 car garage with plenty of storage space for your beach toys! This home has over 3800 sq. ft. of living space as well as wrap around decks, ample outdoor living space and easy access to the Gulf. This is the perfect retreat to enjoy Florida living!

Debbe Wibberg , Port Realty Group

0.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
7510 SQ FT
 
$589,000
Exceptional deep water lot on Santa Rosa Intracoastal Waterway

Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa County, Florida


Exceptional Deep-Water Lot on Santa Rosa Sound/Intracoastal with Unobstructed Views. Your own paradise; incredible views, waterfront location, proximity to amenities, this lot offers a blend of tranquility & convenience. Sitting majestically on the shores of the Santa Rosa Sound, on exquisite Soundside Dr, it offers unimpeded views of the Santa Rosa Island National Seashore & ample space for a private dock & boat lift. Gentle lapping waves make this a serene haven. Just across the water, the Gulf of Mexico beckons with pristine sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, & abundant marine life. This protected area ensures your view will remain undisturbed. The property is ready for construction, with all utilities available; the perfect canvas to build your dream waterfront home. Don't miss out on your chance to live the Florida waterfront lifestyle of your dreams!

Cindy & Thad Williams , Levin Rinke Realty

0.88 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$1,795,000
THE SUNSET HOUSE OF WILTON MANORS - FT LAUDERDALE

Wilton Manors, Broward County, Florida


Welcome to the “Sunset House of sought-after East Wilton Manors”. Rare opportunity to acquire this tastefully renovated 70ft of waterfront house offering 3Beds (one includes office)+3Baths, 2,132sqft under AC on a large 8,518sqft lot. Fresh waterviews welcome you as you walk in this bright flow-through open floor plan with 48’x24’ Spanish porcelain tile throughout enjoying mid-century style interiors. Chef’s dream kitchen with 2 ovens, 10 gas burners, under mount lighting, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and an oversized island make it perfect for entertaining. The oversized primary Bedroom includes a workout area and a massive modern bathroom with beautiful tile, dual sink vanity, bathtub & a very spacious mosaic shower. Endless natural light come through the 14 floor-to-ceiling impact glass doors that lead to tranquil panoramic views and an exquisitely maintained outdoor space including covered dining area, a 30ftx15ft and 3ft to 6ft deep pool, fenced backyard and double dock for boating, kayaking or paddle-boarding (2 fixed bridges, clearance 8ft/10ft). Perfect exceptional waterfront living to enjoy breathtaking sunsets on the widest part of the Middle River of Wilton Manors. The front house driveway can fit 4 cars. From here, you are minutes to the beach, cultural venues, restaurants, shopping and Ft Lauderdale International Airport. No HOA. UPGRADES: tile floors & baseboards, bathrooms, pipes to sewer, roof, electric panel, tankless water heaters, kitchen appliances, doors hardware, impact windows, power shades, lights, fans, interior and exterior paint, sprinklers, generator, fence, landscaping, pool pump, anti-termite attic insulation, seawall & dock.

Ruben CAMPBELL , Luxury Real Estate Group

0.20 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2177 SQ FT
 
$4,500,000
A DEVELOPER / INVESTOR'S DREAM PROPERTY!

LaBelle, Hendry County, Florida


A DEVELOPER/INVESTOR'S DREAM PROPERTY boasting 1100+/- FT on State Road 80 just east of the City of LaBelle, FL and 900+/- FT on the intracoastal waterway, the Caloosahatchee River segment. This 31.47 acres is currently zoned agricultural with the benefit of an agricultural exemption for low taxes while holding for development. State Road 80 runs from the east coast to the west coast with I-75 only 30+/- miles west, just outside of downtown Fort Myers, FL. Municipal water and sewer line availability must be checked with Port LaBelle Utilities, owned by Hendry County. The Future Land Use of the subject property is Western Oxbow Mixed Use which allows commercial, not only on SR 80, but would be encouraged on the river in the form of marinas, dining, accommodations, and recreational uses. Residential uses are allowed for 186 units with more a possibility. The Caloosahatchee River is situated between two locks for safety and is considered to be a "Safe Haven" for boaters during hurricanes. LaBelle is a great central yet rural location for retirees and families. THIS IS THE PATH OF PROGRESS!

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

31.47 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
1370833 SQ FT
 
$4,500,000
Farmhouse Style Home on Gorgeous 10+ Acres with 425+ Ft on Intracoastal Waterway

LaBelle, Hendry County, Florida


GORGEOUS 10+ ACRES WITH 425+ FT ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, HURRICANE PROOF CONTEMPORARY FARMHOUSE STYLE RESIDENCE, BUILT IN 2021, WITH CAGED POOL, 4,000+/- SF STEEL BUILDING, EQUIPMENT SHED, COVERED DOCK WITH DOUBLE LIFTS AND FULL-HOUSE GENERATOR. Spectacular home has 4,000 SF under air with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths and unique features such as solid cypress beams in entry and living/family room and Old Chicago brick gas fireplace. Floors are solid oak. The only thing better than the kitchen that even Gordon Ramsey would love, is the butler's pantry with bar sink which leads to the walk-in pantry with second refrigerator and storage, storage, storage! The gunite saltwater pool and spa feature a waterfall and are set in pavers in a hurricane-resistant pool cage. The residence equipment shed houses the generator, RO water system and heavy duty electric and conduit service panels. The 4,000+/- SF reinforced steel barn has a foam insulated roof, electric and water, and two lifts, one 8k and one 10k. The shoreline is riprapped and the 2 acre lawn area is fully irrigated. The winding driveway is asphalt with decorate board fencing on SR 80 with a handsome gate at entry.

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

10.46 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
4000 SQ FT
 
$350,000
Marina Grande on the Halifax is an amazing place to call home!

Holly Hill, Volusia County, Florida


With breathtaking views of the intracoastal and Atlantic ocean, endless maintenance free lifestyle amenities and only minutes away from the heart of Daytona Beach. This property offers campus wide WIFI (work from home anywhere on site!). two swimming pools, spas, two clubhouses, game rooms, a library, private movie theater, ball room, fitness center, steam rooms and much more! This unit has a split floor plan with two BR, two full BA, LVP flooring throughout and a balcony to enjoy the gorgeous river and ocean views. All of this with assigned parking & storage unit. Don't miss this turn key condo!

MeLissa Pellerito , Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage

0.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1660 SQ FT
 
$449,900
Ready to enjoy waterfront living?

Welaka, Putnam County, Florida


This elegant 3/2 end unit condo is nestled on the St Johns River. Open kitchen, living and dining rooms, split bedroom plan and sliding glass doors with balconies for serene views of the river. Ceramic tile flooring throughout, granite countertops and dual valve shower fixtures. It has been reported that Bass Pro Shops is planning to develop their nearby 4300 acre property into a resort. Enjoy a private boat slip on the river and prepare for fishing, boating and swimming in nearby springs!

MeLissa Pellerito , Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage

0.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1520 SQ FT

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