Waterfront Living

Waterfront Living

Enjoying private access to Tampa Bay or the Gulf of Mexico is the primary motivator for buyers seeking a waterfront property. It’s important to consider how you intend to use your waterfront. For boaters, evaluate the moorage at the property. Is the water deep enough for your particular type of boat? Is there a boat lift or a marina nearby? If you have jet skis, kayaks or paddleboards, is there a place to store them?

Another important factor in waterfront living is the view. Does a morning sunrise with your cup of coffee or tea excite you or do you prefer sunsets? In general the west-facing waterfront is preferable but also consider the full one force of the sunset.

When looking for waterfront property in Florida, it’s all about the location and the view. Property value on water is higher but a premium sunset view is the ultimate! You can always renovate the home, but you cannot change the location. The proximity to the water is important here in Florida. The main concern is the flood elevation. As of 2018 the flood elevation must be over 9’ in order to get a price break on flood insurance.

Waterfront properties are subject to a whole new set of rules and regulations from the local, state and federal agencies. If the property requires a new dock or bulkhead, it’s important to know that this can be a very challenging process given the multiple government agencies involved. These limitations are likely to get even more restrictive in the near future as the shoreline regulations are being updated. A renovation involving an extension of the home will require additional analysis due to FEMA so make sure during your 15 day inspection period to hire an architect to do a feasibility study.

There are many townhomes and condos on the West Coast of Florida which will involve “shared” waterfront. Know your rights. Some shared waterfront properties have a specifically deeded boat slip, though many others share an interest in a community dock. The master association documents should have this information.

Having a Waterfront Lifestyle is a life-long dream for so many people. Especially here in Florida. It is a significant financial investment and very unique type of real estate. For this reason, it is critical to engage professionals who understand the complex issues inherent in waterfront properties. Equipped with the right expertise, guidance and knowledge, you’ll be ready to turn to your waterfront dream into a reality. Make your “someday” happen today!

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$2,000,000
Condo For Sale
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4,136
SQFT
1105 Gulf Way
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
MOREY BEACH Subdivision
Price Change - 6 days ago
$2,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,758
SQFT
357 12th Avenue
Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
INDIAN BEACH RE-REVISED 2ND ADD Subdivision
$2,000,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
4,664
SQFT
7261 Bay Street
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
BAYSIDE 2ND ADD TO ST PETE BEACH Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$2,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,679
SQFT
8101 Elbow Lane N
St Petersburg, FL 33710
GOLF COURSE & JUNGLE SUB REV MAP Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,999,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,115
SQFT
320 Sunset Drive S
St Petersburg, FL 33707
DAVISTA REV MAP OF Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$1,999,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,230
SQFT
15713 Redington Drive
Redington Beach, FL 33708
LONE PALM BEACH 2ND ADD Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,999,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,620
SQFT
19816 Gulf Boulevard #302
Indian Shores, FL 33785
ONELLA CONDOMINIUMS Subdivision
$1,999,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,220
SQFT
10750 Spring Street
Largo, FL 33774
 
$1,998,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,721
SQFT
795 Collany Road #506
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE III Subdivision
$1,997,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,622
SQFT
843 Bay Point Drive
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
BAY POINT ESTATES 2ND ADD Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$1,995,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,148
SQFT
113 Cabrillo Avenue #3B
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
CABRILLO CONDO THE Subdivision
$1,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,434
SQFT
16008 5th Street E
Redington Beach, FL 33708
REDINGTON BEACH HOMES 6TH ADD Subdivision
$1,990,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,852
SQFT
800 Collany Road #205
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE Subdivision
$1,985,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,833
SQFT
400 115th Avenue
Treasure Island, FL 33706
ISLE OF PALMS 1ST ADD Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$1,975,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Pending
3,160
SQFT
13354 Gulf Boulevard
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
MITCHELLS BEACH REV Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,925,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,900
SQFT
10210 Tarpon Drive
Treasure Island, FL 33706
PARADISE ISLAND Subdivision
$1,899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,652
SQFT
6202 Pasadena Point Boulevard S
Gulfport, FL 33707
PASADENA POINT ESTATES PH II Subdivision
$1,850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,950
SQFT
14 Island Drive
Treasure Island, FL 33706
PARADISE ISLAND 5TH ADD Subdivision
$1,850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,780
SQFT
311 Fremantle Way
Redington Shores, FL 33708
REDINGTON SHORES YACHT & TENNIS CLUB Subdivision
$1,850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,050
SQFT
3145 2nd Street W
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
NORTH-PASS-A-GRILLE REP Subdivision