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
Multi-Family For Sale
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4,136
SQFT
1105 Gulf Way
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
MOREY BEACH Subdivision
$2,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,820
SQFT
11260 7th Street E
Treasure Island, FL 33706
ISLE OF PALMS 2ND ADD Subdivision
$2,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,152
SQFT
3160 2nd Street W
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
NORTH-PASS-A-GRILLE REP Subdivision
Foreclosure
$2,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
6,759
SQFT
8285 30th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL 33710
VILLA PARK ESTATES ADD Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,999,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,220
SQFT
10750 Spring Street
Largo, FL 33774
 
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,998,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,721
SQFT
795 Collany Road #506
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE III 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
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$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
$1,900,000
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
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,899,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,150
SQFT
3110 1st Street W #302
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
CASA PLAYA AT PASS-A-GRILLE Subdivision
$1,899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,726
SQFT
16460 Redington Drive
Redington Beach, FL 33708
REDINGTON BEACH HOMES 5TH ADD Subdivision
$1,891,700
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,852
SQFT
795 Collany #605
St Petersburg, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
$1,850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,165
SQFT
11050 9th Street E
Treasure Island, FL 33706
ISLE OF PALMS 2ND ADD Subdivision
$1,850,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,018
SQFT
2833 Seabreeze Drive S
Gulfport, FL 33707
SKIMMER POINT PH II Subdivision
$1,849,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,500
SQFT
61st Avenue S
St Petersburg, FL 33715
BAYWAY ISLES UNIT 2 REP Subdivision
Short Sale
$1,825,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,408
SQFT
8536 42nd Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL 33707
PARQUE NARVAEZ 2ND ADD Subdivision
$1,825,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,854
SQFT
339 55th Avenue
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
BRIGHTWATER BEACH ESTATES Subdivision
Price Change - 6 days ago
$1,825,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
5,001
SQFT
17000 Gulf Boulevard #2B
North Redington Beach, FL 33708
REDINGTON GRAND CONDO THE Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$1,819,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,200
SQFT
19640 Gulf Boulevard #302
Indian Shores, FL 33785
ALTA VITA CONDO Subdivision