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Sweetbay Montessori School Enroll Today

Sweetbay originated when a group of Montessori families and teachers created a new home for an elementary program transitioning from another school. In response to local demand for more quality

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Just Sold In Seagrove

Proud to represent the sellers with the sale of lot 22 Dalton Drive, south of 30A. The buyers have plans to build their vacation home on the property, which sold for $215,000. If you are planning on

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34 Roberts Rd

34 Roberts RdSituated on a quarter acre lot only 400 yards to the bay access, 34 Roberts Rd boasts 4 bed 3 bath, 2133 sq ft and  offers ample space to feel at home. Hardwood floors, granite

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WaterColor Home Available For Purchase

38 Blazing Star DrDesigned with nature in mind, WaterColor features 499 acres set against the Gulf of Mexico and Western Lake with mostly native landscaping. Oak Trees canopy the streets. Amenities

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Home For Sale At Cottages At Eastern Lake

127 Lakewood Dr, located in the Eastern Lake area of Scenic 30A, is a large custom five-bedroom home, with bonus den, dry sauna, many upgrades, with neighborhood pool....See Full.

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! While visiting the Christmas light display around Lake Defuniak on Saturday evening with several friends, I took a moment to ask my six year old son, "What does Christmas mean

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Grayton Bayou Home Site For Sale

Only 100 yards to the county owned bayfront park from this lot in Grayton Bayou. Grayton Bayou features bayfront homes, pool with changing rooms, street lights, underground utilities, all within a

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Sept Home Sales Set Record

2017 September home sales are up 10.9% over Sept 2016, for 30A Homes, with 79 sales totaling $107,339,976 reported by Realtors in Emerald Coast Association of Realtors. This sets a new record for

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Beer Festival Sandestin FL 2017

Discover your new favorite beers at the 2017 Baytowne Beer Fest located in Sandestin Resort in South Walton! Mark your calendars for October 13 & 14, 2017. American specialty beers from around

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Bayfront Lot Sold In The Estuary

Lot 13 The Estuary – SOLD!We are so grateful to work with the buyers on the purchase of Lot 13 The Estuary, a half-acre bay-front lot which sold for $735,000. The Estuary is a 39 lot gated

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Seagrove Large Lot For Sale

Lot 8 Dogwood St is one of Seagrove's largest lots, and located 2.5 blocks to the county-owned beaches, and only 2 blocks to Seaside, where you can shop, dine and be entertained. No HOA fees on this

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99 Woodbriar Dr Point Washington

99 Woodbriar Drive | Point Washington, FL$588,999 Single Family 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,436 Sq Ft, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 3245999 Woodbriar Drive, 32459 – Beautiful like new 5 bedroom 3 bath 3436 sq.Ft,

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Waterfront Home In Pt Washington FL

224 Greenbriar Ln | Pt Washington, FLThe private home at 224 Greenbriar Ln is oriented to the Bay, this 3 bed, 2 bath, 2100sf home on McQuage Bayou is set on 5 lots, totaling 1 acre, for great views

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298 Dogwood St Under Contract

Under Contract in old Seagrove - 298 Dogwood St.Click image below for more details and photosMurray Balkcom, Broker Associate - 30A Local PropertiesGreater30A

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Pt Washington Waterfront Home On 5 Lots

224 Greenbriar Dr - under $1 millionClick photo below for full details and photos:Oriented to the Bay, this 3 bed, 2 bath, 2100sf home on McQuage Bayou is set on 5 lots, totaling 1 acre, for great

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Pt Washington 5 Bd 3Ba Home

Pt Washington Estates - 99 Woodbriar DrClick photo below for full details:Beautiful Like New 5 Bedroom 3 Bath 3436 sq.ft, one-level home on .75 acre partially wooded lot in Point Washington.

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Pt Washington 3436 Sq Ft 5 Bedroom Home On 75 Acres In Charming Neighobrhood

$589,000 Single Family 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,436 Sq Ft, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 3245999 Woodbriar Drive, 32459 – Beautiful like new 5 bedroom 3 bath 3436 sq.Ft, one-level home on .75 acre partially

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Point Washington Lots For Sale

Daisy Drive - Magnolia BeachLots 13 & 14 Daisy Drive in Magnolia Beach sub-division are located in Point Washington area, just 4 miles north of WaterColor and Seaside. This property includes two

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Waterfront Lot On McQuage Bayou In Point Washington

$124,900 Magnolia Beach S/D  Santa Rosa Beach11B Silverleaf Lane, 32459 – Enjoy bay and bayou views from this rare, 70′ wide large lot on McQuage bayou in the growing, magnolia beach

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Botany Bayou Home 4 Bed 4 Bath 3400sf

Botany Bayou 4 Bed 4Bath Outdoor KitchenClick for photos and details.Schedule an appointment with your agent to see this home.;

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Using Rising Interest Rates To Your Advantage When Buying A Home

Buy More House Using Rising Interest Rates to Your Advantageby Murray BalkcomLet me first clearly state that I’m not a mortgage broker or a banker. I’m just a thinker with access a mortgage

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Helen McCall Park

Helen McCall Park - Sports and MoreHelen McCall Park - This weekend, we loaded up the kids for their tee-ball game at Helen McCall Park. Little did I know, I'd spend half the day

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Major Price Reduction Old Seagrove

Major price reduction on this canal-front lot with large as-is home in old Seagrove, only a few blocks to Seaside and the beach. See listing details:http://murray.30alocal.com/details.php?mls=42

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Digital Graffiti 2017

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach2017 marks the 10th year for Digital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach, so mark your calendars for May 19-21, 2017. Ticket information below. Twenty

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Fish With Florida Boy Adventures

Captain Hunter Ray with Florida Boy Adventures –   The beach isn’t all 30A has to offer. Enjoy premier flats fishing in Choctawhatchee Bay with South Walton’s born-and-bred ,

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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

OTIUM 30A - 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. Opening weekend of Otium 30A‘s upcoming 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training, welcomes Prudence Bruns into the studio to speak on the history

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Botany Bayou Gated WaterFront Community In South Walton

Botany Bayou Home For SaleBotany Bayou is the answer to the question, "Where do locals live on 30A?" Technically, the neighborhood is not "on" Scenic Hwy 30A. Botany Bayou is a gated

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International Ocean Film SOLD OUT

Update: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT! The International Ocean Film Tour kicks off its first ever American tour in the Watersound Origins community. Similar to MountainFilm on Tour at WaterColor&

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30A Local Writer Sean Dietrich

“Sean Dietrich is a columnist, and novelist, known for his commentary on life in the American South. His columns have appeared in The Tallahassee Democrat, South Magazine, Yellowhammer News,

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Audubon Point Sold In 11 Days

Audubon Point – SOLD!Proud to represent the sellers in Audubon Point at 57 Melrose Ave. Sold in only 11 days after listing went live. Listed at $399,000 and sold at $392,000. 3 bedroom, 2

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Search For Property In Alys Beach

Alys Beach Property SearchYour Alys Beach Property Search starts here at 30A Local Properties!If you are interested in learning more about the architecture and style of Alys Beach, or homes for sale

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