Nothing says "Florida Lifestyle" like having a home overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Pensacola Bay, Santa Rosa Sound, or any of the beautiful bayous in NW Florida. Pensacola offers many unique and stunning waterfront homes, whether you want the sand and waves of the Gulf, or your own private boat dock along a waterway. Luxury high-rise condos can also be found both on the beach or the Waterway, with breathtaking views and private waterfront access.
The waterfront in the East Hill area revolves around Bayou Texar on its entire eastern border. Home along the bayou vary from modest well-cared-for waterfront homes to luxury estates. The homes in East Hill commonly have private docks, and the south end of Bayou Texar has access to Pensacola Bay. Residents can also use the 28 acres of Bayview Park, which has a public boat launch, walking trails, tennis courts, and fishing areas. The bayou also has paddle board, kayak, and paddleboat rentals. Many of the historic homes in East Hill are waterfront homes.
The Pensacola Downtown Historic District, also known as the Seville Historic District, offers historic homes along the Pensacola Bay and Olde Seville Square. The gated community of Port Royal, which is located in the center of downtown Pensacola off Main St., offers both bay front homes, condominiums and town homes. The Aragon neighborhood nestled between two historic districts, offers quality new construction with an architectural review board to keep continuity between the historic homes and newly built homes in the area.
Homes on Pensacola Beach offer the utmost in waterfront living. Homes are situated on either side of Santa Rosa Island, facing either the Gulf of Mexico, Santa Rosa Sound or Little Sabine Bay. Homes to the south of Via de Luna Dr. and Ft. Pickens Rd. are typically oriented to face south to the Gulf of Mexico and the beach. Homes to the north of the main thoroughfares are typically facing the sound side which is more protected from the wind, and offers more sheltered water where one may be able to dock a boat. Pensacola Beach offers great public access to its beaches with boardwalks to the beach and sound. There are some gated subdivisions and communities which offer private beach walkways to the residents as well as boat docks to the waterway. Direct Gulf front homes can run in the multi-millions, such as those in the subdivisions of Calle Hermosa and Villa Segunda. You'll also find luxury Gulf front condos on Pensacola Beach, such as Beach Club Towers, Portofino Island Resort and The Verandas.
To the east on Santa Rosa Island is Navarre Beach, with luxury homes and condos directly on the Gulf of Mexico, and residential homes directly on the Santa Rosa Sound. High-rise condos offer views of the Gulf to the south and Sound to the north. There is great public access to the Gulf on Navarre Beach with boardwalks over the dunes. The communities of By the Sea and Grande Navarre offer beautiful single family homes. Condos are another option for year round residents or those looking for a rental investment property or second home. There are high rise condos with spectacular views and Gulf front access at Belle Mer Condominium, The Pearl of Navarre Beach, Beach Colony Resort and the Inn at Summerwind to name a few.
If you are looking to buy a waterfront home anywhere in greater Pensacola area, let Chris Reid do the work for you. She will make it her mission to find the perfect Gulf front or bay front paradise for you. If you are looking to sell your beach property, her real estate experience, coupled with the care and attention she will give you and your property, will serve you well. Call Chris today, 850-485-3575