I hope this article finds you healthy and safe. Indications are that a more prolonged time of social distancing and general disruption of normal business patterns will be required to help slow and ultimately end the spread of the COVID-19. These measures have impacted markets all over the world, ours is no exception. Real estate activity along the Gulf Coast continues, albeit at a slower pace.
Coming in the Summer of 2020, Alys Beach introduces a Gulf-front beach club. San Francisco’s renowned architect, Hart Howerton, designed each component of the facility with unmatched beauty and detail. Brasfield & Gorrie, Birmingham-based contractors, brought the Gulf-front beach club to life. This property will offer many exclusive amenities to its residents. As a homeowner you can look forward to an open-air sunset bar and lounge, multiple pools, spas, locker rooms, poolside bar, a game room and a restaurant.
Nestled in Northwest Florida's South Walton County along scenic Highway 30A is the planned community of WaterColor. Developer St. Joe Company began construction in the year 2000 and then in 2014 turned WaterColor over to the HOA. Currently there are approximately 970 units including condos, and more are constantly being built. Once finished, the community of WaterColor is expected to have around 1,022 units.
According to the developer, Phase V is in planning to be added near the WaterColor Crossings shopping center with an entrance off of Lake Forest Drive. This will add 41 more homes with no short-term rentals allowed and a swimming pool for homeowners only. Next steps for the developer include obtaining a development order, platting and obtaining building permits. So it could be some time before construction is likely to begin.
Camp Creek is an amazing golf course along 30A with incredible amenities that are about to become even more incredible with it’s 44 million-dollar expansion. They will be breaking ground in early 2019 on this project so expect even greater things to enhance your experience.
First up, a two-story, 12,000 square-foot wellness and fitness center. It will house multiple group fitness rooms with whirlpools, steam rooms, saunas and massage therapy.
It will also include an outdoor adult-only pool with lap swimming lanes. Also planned is a 7,000 square-foot lifestyle pool including a 250-foot lazy river along with a tower water slide.
The plans include eight tennis courts—complete with an on-site tennis pro shop. Also included are pickle ball courts, bocce ball courts, a children's playground and a teen arcade center.
Located on highway 30A, directly west of Alys Beach is Kaiya Beach Resort: a new, posh beach club community. Enjoy a unique living experience within this well-thought-out community. As you drive through the lush landscaping of The Grove, you will end up at the community’s heart – The Inn – featuring wholesome restaurants and a sparkling pool. While in its community living room, you will receive a superior level of concierge services through the members-only Kaiya Club.