Dune Allen

Dune Allen is known for its environmental anomaly of costal dune lakes.

Welcome to Dune Allen

Dune Allen is known for its environmental anomaly of costal dune lakes which can only be found in New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar and Florida. These lakes are special because they are located along the gulf. and feature a mix of salt water and fresh water. When it rains heavily, the sand that separates them is compromised and fresh water is able to breach letting fresh water flow into the gulf, once the rain stops and allows the lake to stabilize, an influx of seawater creates a brackish environment. This wonderfully unique area is the perfect place for nature lovers and those seeking waterfront homes with incredible views.

Discover Dune Allen Real Estate

Located on the western end of the scenic 30A Highway that runs parallel to Florida’s Emerald Coast, Dune Allen is a quaint beach town that offers plenty of peace, privacy and access to incredible nature. Dune Allen real estate ranges from historic cottages on stilts to modern beach homes overlooking the lakes, sand dunes, and Gulf of Mexico.
There are some great deals to be found among Dune Allen homes for sale. Many of the older beach cottages and homes have fabulous remodel potential and can be great vacation rental investments. Newer homes may be pricier, but they will likely be outfitted with modern amenities and attractive features.
Luxury homes in Dune Allen typically sit on large lots and offer plenty of space for relaxing and socializing with family and friends. High-end features could include swimming pools, hot tubs, screened porches, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, home offices, walk-in closets, and spa-like bathrooms.
Dune Allen is a very popular vacation destination, so there are great opportunities to be had with rental properties. Many neighborhoods have no HOAs and few restrictions on renting homes on platforms such as Airbnb and VRBO.
The Dune Allen real estate market is very exclusive, so you may not find as many homes for sale here as other areas on the Emerald Coast. If inventory is low at the time of your search, please get in touch with us, as we may be able to connect you with homes that are not currently in the MLS listings or are about to be listed.

About Dune Allen, FL

Dune Allen is on the western end of 30A and one of the older beach communities in Florida’s Panhandle. It is located to the west of Blue Mountain Beach and about 8.5 miles east of Miramar Beach. Residents can hop on the 30A Highway for easy access to other coastal communities such as Grayton BeachSeagrove, and Watercolor.
One of the most appealing aspects of Dune Allen is its incredible natural beauty. The community is home to five rare coastal dune lakes and numerous beach access points that lead to the sugary white sands of Dune Allen Beach. There are also numerous hiking and cycling trails nearby.

What to do in Dune Allen, FL

With soft white sand and emerald green water, the Dune Allen Beach is a spectacularly scenic spot and popular with residents and tourists alike. Grab a sun lounger on the sand and let your stress slip away as the sea breezes wash over you. You can also enjoy swimming, boating, and stand-up paddle boarding here.
Dune Allen's famous coastal dune lakes are one of the biggest draws to the area. These include Allen Lake, Oyster Lake, Morris Lake, Campbell Lake, and Stallworth Lake. Each offers endless opportunities for kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, bird watching and swimming.
For more fresh air and stupendous views, the Timpoochee Trail runs through Dune Allen and stretches for 18.5 miles alongside sand dunes, coastal lakes and charming beach towns. The trail also leads to the Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, where you’ll find quiet beaches and dramatic sand dunes.
Back in town there are plenty of options for food and drink in Dune Allen. Local favorites include Stinky’s Fish Camp and Elmo’s Grill for fresh seafood. You can also head over to Blue Mountain Beach for more dining options including Basmati’s Asian Cuisine and Goatfeathers Seafood.

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Overview for Dune Allen, FL

160 people live in Dune Allen, where the median age is 56 and the average individual income is $58,315. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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56 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Dune Allen, FL

Dune Allen has 107 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dune Allen do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.13 / 52.5%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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