Nestled between the hustle and bustle of Destin and the relative calmness of Navarre, Fort Walton Beach provides residents with the best of luxury beach living and urban convenience. From the luxurious waterfront homes and condominiums along Santa Rosa Sound to the fun and funky vibe of its Historic Downtown, Fort Walton Beach has carved out its own specific and unique niche among the communities of Northwest Florida.
Historic Downtown Fort Walton Beach is the true “heart” of the community. Home to locally owned boutiques and restaurants, national chain stores and funky art galleries, this stretch of Main Street is always open for business. A monthly Art Walk gets the community browsing the shops and dining in the restaurants while celebrating the vibrant art and music scene. There are plenty of family friendly festival and events throughout the year as well. From the annual “Billy Bowlegs” invasion during the summer to the annual Christmas Parade through the center of town, you’ll feel a sense of community pride in Fort Walton Beach.
Both Fort Walton Beach and the nearby community of Shalimar offer plenty of waterfront living. These communities are surrounded by water, so they are truly a boater’s paradise. There are plenty of public beach access points throughout Fort Walton Beach and Shalimar, and many waterfront communities have deeded access. If you like to fish, boat, paddleboard, kayak, or just play in the surf, you’ll find plenty of places to do that in Fort Walton Beach.
Located between Destin and Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach is an ideal community for active duty military looking for easy commutes to Eglin Air Force Base, Hurlburt Field, Duke Field, and Pensacola Naval Air Station. A military and family friendly community, Fort Walton Beach has plenty of parks, playgrounds and green space for running around. Families living in Fort Walton Beach take advantage of the outstanding schools, arts programs, and athletic teams year round. Fort Walton Beach has many affordable, family friendly neighborhoods that are perfect for military families and civilians alike.
Unlike Destin, the luxury homes in Fort Walton Beach are almost all within walking distance of the shopping, dining, and entertainment of downtown. Large homes on the Gulf or the Santa Rosa Sound offer boat slips, docks, and storage areas, well-manicured and artfully designed landscaping, porches, infinity pools, and top of the line appliances and amenities. Condominiums on the water provide residents with gorgeous views of the sunrise and the sunsets from their own private balcony. Luxury living in Fort Walton Beach and the neighboring communities of Shalimar and Mary Ester allow you to be as engaged or as sheltered as you choose. Boaters launching from Fort Walton Beach are close to the party at Crab Island or the natural beauty of Pensacola and the Gulf Island Nations Seashore.
There is something for everyone in Fort Walton Beach. When you want to be at the beach, but away from the crowds, Fort Walton is the perfect place for you to call home.
|Search All Properties|
No properties matched this search criteria, please go back and try a different search.