Welcome to Rosemary Beach
The beautifully designed community of Rosemary Beach has made a name for itself for being so lively. Known for its community events and secret walking paths that lead to destinations all over the area, Rosemary Beach has become a staple community in 30A gaining more travelers every year. The Gulf-front community was built on the principles of New Urbanism, which promotes walkable neighborhoods and sustainability. Stroll along the cobblestone streets and you'll find beautiful Rosemary Beach real estate inspired by the West Indies, inviting boutique shops and restaurants, public squares, and green spaces.
Discover Rosemary Beach Real Estate
There are only about 400 houses in the community, so finding luxury homes for sale in Rosemary Beach
can be difficult. Those that do come on the market tend to sell quickly. If you find only a few listings, feel free to contact us
, as we may know of Rosemary Beach homes for sale that are not listed yet.
Rosemary Beach real estate is highly sought after as second homes, vacation rental properties, and year-round residences. These homes are a great investment because this upscale community is safe, scenic, and attracts plenty of holidaymakers.
Luxury homes in Rosemary Beach are architecturally exquisite and have all the amenities you would expect of an upscale home. Most have high ceilings for optimal air circulation, porches and balconies, and easy access to the beach. Other features could include:
- Saltwater pools
- Outdoor showers
- Walled courtyards
- Manicured lawns
- Hardwood floors
- Wine rooms
- Media Rooms
- Wet bars
- Marble Accents
- Walk-in closets
- Carriage houses
Most homes in Rosemary Beach are spacious, multi-bedroom single-family homes with design influences that bring to mind plantation-style homes in the West Indies. Many homes have large windows, expansive wooden decks, stucco facades, and cheerful white interiors.
Gulf-front homes are in the highest demand, as many are just steps from the sand. Gulf-view homes come in a close second with their sweeping views of the turquoise waters. Even homes that are set further back from the beach are appealing for their close proximity to the beach and amenities in town.
About Rosemary Beach, FL
Rosemary Beach is a master-planned community that sits next to a beautiful white sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico. It was designed in 1995 by Andrés Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, who also designed the 30A communities of Alys Beach
on Florida’s Emerald Coast.
The designers drew on the principles of New Urbanism, which is all about environmentally-friendly features like native plants, walkable streets, and well-built homes that are close to amenities and green spaces. There is also a focus on mixed-use streets.
Residents who own Rosemary Beach real estate find there is a real sense of community, as nearly everything is within walking distance along the winding cobblestone streets and there are plenty of open squares and parks where you can relax and socialize with neighbors and friends.
What to do in Rosemary Beach, FL
Rosemary Beach offers something for everyone with a beautiful beach, great shopping and dining options, and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. You can be as relaxed or active as you like here; spend all your time in your seaside sanctuary or get out and explore.
There are a number of beach access points along The Rosemary Beach boardwalk. Once on the sand, you can play beach volleyball, relax on a blanket on the sand, or go swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, or stand-up paddle boarding.
You’ll never go hungry in Rosemary Beach, as there are tons of restaurants, cafes, bars, and grocery stores in and around town. You can also pick up fresh produce and artisan products at the 30A Farmer’s Market every Sunday from 9am to 1pm. Popular restaurants in the Rosemary Beach area include:
- Pescado Seafood Grill & Rooftop Bar
- Pizza by the Sea
- Charlie’s Cafe
- Amavida Coffee Roasters
- Big Bad Breakfast
- Amici 30A Italian Kitchen
Cycling is very popular in Rosemary Beach thanks to the numerous paths and trails nearby. The famous Timpoochee Trail starts at neighboring Inlet Beach and runs for 18.5 miles through parks, alongside sand dunes, and all the way to Seaside.
Schools in Rosemary Beach, FL
Families who are thinking of buying Rosemary Beach Florida will be happy to know that there are a number of schools for all ages nearby. Some of the highest-ranked schools in the area include the Seaside Neighborhood School, Magnet Innovation Center, and the South Walton High School.
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