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    More Than a Slice of Paradise

    By Coastal Luxury | March 1, 2023

    A rare gem spanning over 200 feet on the Gulf Coast 59 Pelican Circle | By Erin Oden In August, I had the opportunity to list and sell a spectacular and unique property that boasts one of the largest residential Gulf-front footages to be found along 30A. The residence at 59 Pelican Circle, a sprawling... Read More

    Crafted Cocktails and Small Bites on 30A

    By Coastal Luxury | February 1, 2023

    By Rita Montgomery Photos by Jill Tanner at Clutch Media Works and Julia Kate Mace On any given day, 30A visitors and locals alike will visit four to six of our topnotch bars and restaurants. Often, vacationers find a place they love and visit more than once during a week’s stay. Luckily, I live in... Read More

    Community Highlight: WaterSound Beach

    By Coastal Luxury | December 23, 2022

    Photos courtesy of Watersound Club Welcome to the WaterSound Community, one of 30A’s most coveted gated communities along the Emerald Coast. Nestled on the iconic sprawling dunes, this sequestered coastal community is surrounded with a whopping 1-mile stretch of private community beach. Indulge in some of the amenities within the neighborhood or enjoy a short... Read More

    All Things Alys

    By Coastal Luxury | November 15, 2022

    A community within a community By Meg Castleberry Beyond the Butteries and within the palatial, fortified walls of the Community of Alys Beach lies the true “community” of Alys. Purposeful and Intentional. These words come to mind as onlookers take in every detail that is thoughtfully planned and carefully executed for attentive eyes who appreciate an... Read More

    Soirée on the Bay and 30A Wine Festival

    By Coastal Luxury | October 7, 2022

    Soirée on the Bay and 30A Wine Festival Gathering to benefiting the Children’s Volunteer Heath Network Coastal Luxury has had the honor of attending many wonderful events over the years, but events that support local charities hold a special place in our hearts. 30A is a one-of-a-kind area that we get to call home, and... Read More

    Ciao Bella

    By Coastal Luxury | September 23, 2022

    The Cannatas find their slice of paradise on Charles Street in Alys Beach By Todd Coston When the pandemic hit in March of 2020, Catherine and Mike Cannata decided to make their move to 30A. With the help of Rita Montgomery as an agent and the talent of interior designer Ray Booth, the Cannatas created... Read More

    Savings in Forward and Reverse

    By Coastal Luxury | September 9, 2022

    Expand your real estate investment horizons with the Reverse 1031 tax exchange By Sallie Paris For experienced investors, 1031 tax exchanges have long been a favored vehicle for deferring capital gains taxes while upgrading and expanding their real estate investment portfolio. In their most common form, however, such exchanges have become more difficult to reliably... Read More

    Hitting the Streets of Charleston

    By Coastal Luxury | September 2, 2022

    The Coastal Luxury team attends Charleston, South Carolina’s Boomtown Unite conference Just below the midpoint of South Carolina’s coastline lies an elegant city filled with rich history, gorgeous architecture and southern hospitality. If you have been lucky enough to visit this charming city, you will never forget its distinctive architectural character and timeless artifacts. In... Read More

    A recent article from Travel and Leisure states that it’s “time to put Walton County, Florida, on your travel list,” and they aren’t wrong.

    By Coastal Luxury | June 4, 2022

    You may know that Walton County, Florida is a popular tourist location, but did you know that Airbnb’s new summer domestic travel survey ranks Walton County as the “number one trending destination in America among travelers searching for vacation rentals on the platform.” Placed above destinations like Big Sur, California and Hampton Bays, New York;... Read More

    WSJ Article Highlights Watersound Beach and Camp Creek Lake

    By Coastal Luxury | May 13, 2022

    A recent article from The Wall Street Journal titled, “Keep the Beach—These Homeowners Are Trying Lagoons on for Size” focuses on waterfront living and highlights Eric and Pam Greenfield. The Greenfields are a couple who purchased a second home in Watersound, Florida on Camp Creek Lake. Camp Creek Lake is located in Watersound Beach and... Read More