Explore the Emerald Coast With Hilary Farnum

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The community vibe is…

The 30A area has a laid back, beach vibe infused with a creative, artistic energy.


The lifestyle offered is…

Residents here enjoy an active lifestyle exploring the thousands of acres of national parks, including the coastal dunes unique to this area. They also love outdoor recreation, such as stand up paddle boarding, biking, running, tennis, and world-class golfing.


The most popular building type you’ll find is…

Scenic highway 30A is known for its mixed use communities sprinkled in the “villages” of 30A, which each have a different architectural style ranging from the Dutch West Indies, to Nantucket-inspired beach cottages, to your traditional “Old Florida” beach home.


The average home price is…

Due to the mix of residential and vacation rental properties in this area, homes range from the $200s to $12 million, allowing for a wide range of real estate opportunities.


The area’s greatest highlight is…

The 30A corridor is known for its nationally protected coastal dune lakes, including Camp Creek Lake, Western Lake, Draper Lake, and more. We are one of the five places in the world where these geographical anomalies exist.


The best spot to find entertainment is…

The 18-mile stretch of Highway 30A offers many local bars and restaurants, such as the Red Bar in Grayton Beach, Bruno’s Pizza in WaterSound Beach, and Edward’s in Rosemary Beach that all entertain guests with talented singer-songwriters and musicians. But the area is more known for our events, like the 30A Singer Songwriter Festival, Digital Graffiti, and the Seeing Red Wine Festival in Seaside, as well as other festivals related to the nationally recognized Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation.


The best spot to dine fancy is…Paradis in Rosemary Beach.


The best spots to go shopping are…at the seaside outdoor market and the unique boutiques and art galleries along Highway 30A.


The best place to tee off is…Camp Creek Golf Course off of 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.


View all of Hilary Farnum’s listings in Florida’s Emerald Coast here.

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