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
Single Family Home For Sale
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2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,152
SQFT
3160 2nd Street W
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
NORTH-PASS-A-GRILLE REP Subdivision
$1,999,000
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
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,000
SQFT
19800 Gulf Boulevard
Indian Shores, FL 33785
INDIAN ROCK SOUTH SHORE Subdivision
$1,990,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,040
SQFT
239 144th Avenue
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
MADEIRA SHORES 1ST ADD Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$1,979,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,499
SQFT
7802 Causeway Boulevard S
St Petersburg, FL 33707
SOUTH CSWY ISLE SUB Subdivision
$1,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
5,166
SQFT
1967 Bayview Drive
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
TIERRA VERDE Subdivision
$1,899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,018
SQFT
2833 Seabreeze Drive S
Gulfport, FL 33707
SKIMMER POINT PH II Subdivision
$1,895,000
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
$1,895,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,306
SQFT
8564 W Gulf Boulevard
Treasure Island, FL 33706
SUNSET BEACH SUB UN #2 Subdivision
$1,891,700
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,852
SQFT
795 Collany #605
St Petersburg, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$1,889,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,384
SQFT
7849 10th Avenue S
St Petersburg, FL 33707
SOUTH CSWY ISLE YACHT CLUB 2ND ADD Subdivision
$1,875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,228
SQFT
12660 7th Street E
Treasure Island, FL 33706
CAPRI ISLE Subdivision
$1,875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,237
SQFT
7864 10th Avenue S
St Petersburg, FL 33707
SOUTH CSWY ISLE YACHT CLUB 2ND ADD Subdivision
$1,849,900
Condo For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,200
SQFT
19640 Gulf Boulevard #302
Indian Shores, FL 33785
ALTA VITA CONDO Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$1,799,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,132
SQFT
2900 Pelham Road N
St Petersburg, FL 33710
JUNGLE SHORES 6 Subdivision
$1,799,000
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 - 4 weeks ago
$1,799,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,136
SQFT
18800 Gulf Boulevard #301
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL SOL Subdivision
$1,799,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,136
SQFT
18800 Gulf Boulevard #402
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL SOL Subdivision
$1,799,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,136
SQFT
18800 Gulf Boulevard #401
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL SOL Subdivision
$1,795,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,721
SQFT
755 Collany Road #508
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE Subdivision