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10 Luxury Waterfront Homes in Florida

Florida is home to some of the most lush tropical landscapes, white sandy beaches, and gorgeous glistening shorelines. So as you also might imagine, Florida has an impressive portfolio of luxury waterfront real estate. Many high-profile personalities call Florida home. The wall-to-wall sunshine and luxury per square foot in this state is a big reason why.

Let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful luxury waterfront homes in Florida. Whether you want to dream, admire the architectural mastery, or are in the market to buy one, you’ll enjoy perusing this list of Florida’s luxury waterfront homes.

58 Bahama Circle, Tampa, Florida

First on the list is a home on Davis Island in Tampa Bay. This beauty is owned by Derek Jeter and is currently being rented by Tom Brady. This 21,796 square foot estate sits on 1.25 acres of property that overlooks Hillsborough Bay. It is the largest assembled waterfront property on Davis Island and the largest home in Tampa Bay.

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This 21,796 square foot home in Davis Island is owned by Derek Jeter and rented by Tom Brady. Photo via Zillow

It has seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and eight half baths. There are about 9,000 square feet of outdoor living space that includes several covered porches and balconies. There are also two boat lifts and an 80-foot-long saltwater lap pool. Unfortunately, a scheduled showing of this home does not include a meet and greet.

1818 SE 10th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

With its colonial-style architecture, La Maison Blanche looks as if it was plucked from a plantation and resettled on this 1.4-acre private island in Ft. Lauderdale. It’s a 16,534 single-family home with eleven bedrooms featuring three master suites and seventeen total bathrooms.

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This home has over 1,000 square feet of deep waterfront access with parking for a 100-foot yacht on its east side and a 200-foot yacht on its south side. It’s so hard to find a home with enough yacht parking these days. 

The property also features a separate guest house with two apartments and an eight-car garage. 

See more photos here.

320 Island Road, Palm Beach, Florida

This Bermudian style house won the 2017 Schuler Award from the Preservation Foundation for outstanding new architecture and an AIA award for excellence in design. This gorgeous home sits on 0.61 acres of waterfront land with both Intracoastal and golf course views. It has 7526 square feet of living space with five bedrooms and eight total bathrooms

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The large master suite has a dressing room, two spa-quality bathrooms, a sitting room, and a fully equipped gym. Other great features include retractable glass walls, garage parking for five cars, and full smart home technology.

145 Paradise By the Sea Blvd., Seacrest, Florida

Interested in luxury waterfront homes in Seacrest, Florida? This waterfront Mediterranean Estate, designed by renowned architect Darrell Russell of A Boheme Design, is an 8729 square foot work of art. It features hand-applied Venetian plaster, marble floors, and an elaborate three-story spiral staircase.

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This seven-bedroom, ten bathroom home boasts spectacular craftsmanship and materials from around the world.

Enjoying coastal views from the main living area is make this home perfect for entertaining.

5222 Finisterre Dr., Panama City Beach, Florida

This magnificent Grand Lagoon waterfront estate features 9250 square feet of living space with an infinity-edge pool, grand patios, two deeded docks, and three boat lifts. There is plenty of car parking too, with six garage bays. 

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This Panama City Beach House offers stunning water views. Photo provided by Tanner Peacock

The primary residence has five bedrooms, and there are also two one-bedroom carriage houses with full kitchen and living amenities on the property.

200 Eastern Lake Road, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Architect Chris Stoyles raised the bar for luxury in beach homes when designing this Santa Rosa Beach house. This gorgeous beachfront home has every amenity that you could dare to dream.  At 7,154 square feet, this beach house envelops you in luxury from the minute you walk onto the property, consisting of three parcels of land.

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Photo via Zillow.com

The first floor has two oversized guest suites that open up to a patio with direct access to the beach. 

Take the glass elevators to the second floor, where you will find an ultra-gourmet kitchen with the finest appliances and a hidden temperature-controlled wine cellar. Living and dining areas open up to a gorgeous infinity pool, also located on the second floor of this stunning home.

The entire third floor is a two-bedroom master suite with walk-in closets and a designated dressing area. There are full laundry facilities and wet bars located on every floor.

5030 Sunrise Drive South, Saint Petersburg, FL

This 4.5-acre waterfront estate in St. Petersburg is one of the most coveted estates in Pinellas County. It sits directly on Tampa Bay with 700 feet of shoreline and spectacular water views. This gated estate has a walled perimeter offering a secure retreat for both family and guests. The old-world style, coupled with all of the upgraded modern conveniences in this majestic estate, makes it truly one of a kind.

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Photo via Zillow.com

This spectacular estate has six bedrooms, each featuring an en-suite bathroom and a list of extensive amenities. It has a library, a massive dining room, a casual dining room, a sitting parlor, multiple office spaces, six fireplaces, staff quarters, and a detached guest house.

The outdoor area offers a double lane lap pool, a pool house with outdoor terraces, and inside entertaining with a pool table and a large outdoor kitchen. There’s also a bocce ball court, putting green, a custom pizza oven, and an outdoor fireplace.

11555 Wightman Lane, Captiva, FL 

Clive Daniel Home fully furnished this Captiva Island Beach House. This single-family beach home has high beam ceilings with floor to ceiling windows that give it an open but cozy feel with spectacular water views.

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There is a private beach boardwalk for enjoying the gorgeous white sand beach of Captiva Island, and a private outdoor shower awaits when your time on the beach is through.

This three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2065 square foot home is a beach lovers dream. A gulf front master suite, huge lanai, and a lower level patio and grilling are just a few of the luxury features of this gorgeous dream beach home.

900 Harbor Island, Clearwater, FL

If luxury waterfront homes in Clearwater are what you want, then this 4972 square foot home with 166.5 feet of water frontage will have you feeling like you are vacationing at a resort all year long. It has a gorgeous two-story entryway that is both impressive and welcoming.

The living room looks directly out to the beautiful intercoastal waterway. Double doors from the living and dining rooms open up to a large lanai with a swimming pool and a spacious deck with a panoramic view. The kitchen and breakfast nook have floor to ceiling windows for an unbelievable water view right from your kitchen table.

This home has five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, with an upstairs master suite with a balcony, wet bar, walk-in closet, dual sinks, a soaking tub, and a steam shower. This Breezy Point home is a true tropical oasis.

1003 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, Florida

This oceanfront gated estate is located on Hillsboro Mile Beach. With 150 feet of Intracoastal water frontage, this luxury waterfront home is a water lover’s dream. It is enchanting and spectacularly designed with a heated pool that has a waterfall and a jacuzzi, lush landscaping, and an immaculate turf lawn.

Photo via Lang Realty

The chef’s kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, and the home has a wine room with sixteen wine coolers. There is a media room, a home theatre, a game room, and a loft on the 4th floor.

It has six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, three half baths, and a three-car garage. The home is heated and cooled by 13 airconditioning units and has a full house generator.

Wrap Up

As you can see, there is no shortage of beauty when it comes to luxury waterfront homes in Florida. Here you have homes on every coast of Florida. They all have unique features and designs, but they all have a few things in common, glistening water views, a plethora of sunlight, and an endless supply of salt-filled air.

Looking for LGBTQ-friendly places to live in Florida, then check out our guide.

Written by Rachel Covello

Rachel Covello is an award-winning speaker, writer, diversity consultant, and LGBT advocate. She is the Founder of LGBT Equality Alliance, a Chester County, PA nonprofit organization, and CEO of OUTCOAST, an online marketing and concierge platform marketing the Gulf Coast as an LGBTQ-inclusive place to VISIT, CELEBRATE, and LIVE.

Rachel is also an avid event photographer and has captured photos for LGBT organizations around the world, including the IGLTA, NGLCC, NLGJA, and Out & Equal.


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