When it comes to real estate on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast, there are few places more compelling than Alys Beach. Here, real estate embodies all the best things about the Highway 30A beach communities, with sweeping views of emerald waters and properties that lead to pristine, sugar-dipped white sands.
When you step into the community of Alys Beach, you may feel like you have been transported beyond the Panhandle. This is one of the most visually striking communities along scenic Highway 30A, with architecture influenced by Bermudan beach homes.
Alys Beach Homes — A Unique Setting
Most of Alys Beach real estate features brilliant shades of white, including the four butteries and sixteen mosaic murals that invite you into the community.
Backdropped by brilliant blue skies, the architectural wonders of Alys Beach homes create a sky-line that cannot be forgotten. Alys Beach is a community focused on harmony with the surrounding area, featuring a 20-acre nature preserve. Residents can explore the area with an 1800-foot trail following elevated wooden boardwalk. Interpretive signs guide visitors through the natural and human history of the area.
Along pedestrian pathways, Alys Beach residents can pick and use edible plants, such as the mint and lemon in Mojito Alley, strawberries and banana in the Daiquiri Garden, or the herbs in the Soup Garden.
Featuring the Somerset Street Neighborhood
The Somerset Street neighborhood is perfectly situated, a short distance from the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. This outdoor amenity is designed to be the center of the community, offering outdoor concerts, movies, and performances, dancing fountains, and an irresistible donut truck just across the street.
Somerset is also home to Caliza, a swimming complex and restaurant known around the world for its breathtaking design. With a 50 by 100-foot saltwater pool, a 60-foot family pool, and a 75-foot lap pool, there is a place for everyone to enjoy swimming, playing, or relaxing in the water.
Lake Marilyn, complete with a classic fountain, anchors the Somerset neighborhood, offering residents an even more breathtaking view. The rolling lawns of Central Park stretch out past Somerset, inviting residents to further explore the nature preserve that from the north boundary of the neighborhood.
Somerset and every other neighborhood within Alys Beach are located a short walk to the waterfront. This beach is particularly spectacular, as Alys Beach sits on a bluff rising above the Gulf offering unparalleled views to the ocean below. Homeowners enjoy even more perks of Alys Beach real estate while they are enjoying the beach, with services like beach chairs, recreational rentals, and beachside food delivery. A beach club is in the works.
Types of Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Alys Beach
While all of the architecture of Alys Beach follows the harmonious qualities of Bermudan architecture, there are three distinct residential house types. When you are considering luxury homes for sale in Alys Beach, FL, you will be able to choose the type of building that best suits your lifestyle.
Many of the homes for sale in Alys Beach are villas, freestanding on their own lots and surrounded by lush, green yards. Courtyard homes are a special part of Alys Beach real estate, build around the edges of the lot with a completely private courtyard anchoring the center of the resi-dence. These homes feature outdoor galleries, terraces, gardens, fountains, pools, and other de-signs that ensure every resident can maximize their time outdoors in comfort and style.
Compound homes are situated on the largest lots in Alys Beach, with multiple pavilion-style buildings connected by loggias and garden walls. These sprawling homes are the epitome of luxury.
Every home interior in Alys Beach is based on a modern seaside design, with open, light spaces and natural, local materials. When you purchase Alys Beach real estate you can expect the same brilliant whites inside of the home, along with limestone floors, local cypress woodwork, and patterned tiles.
Given the often complex weather found in Florida, Alys Beach homes are built to be remarkably safe and strong. Each home is constructed with strong masonry roofs and walls, meeting strict insurance industry Fortified Standards as they are built beyond code requirements to protect against natural disaster. Alys is the first community in Florida to meet both Fortified and Sustainability standards, meaning your real estate is both good for the environment, and protected against any environmental unpredictability.
Much of Alys Beach real estate is built by the in-house construction company, Alys Beach Construction, ensuring attention to detail and quality. And, the architects who designed Alys Beach were the town’s first residents, raising both their children, and the town around them. The people behind Alys Beach truly are committed to seeing the community flourish.
Luxury Homes for Sale in Alys Beach, FL
Our Alys Beach, Florida homes for sale are listed online so you can easily browse through the options for your luxury lifestyle. Current properties span a wide variety of home types and de-signs. Consider a home with both a first-floor courtyard, complete with pool and fourth story rooftop terrace pool, along with a Gulf view. Choose a home overlooking Lake Marilyn, with a master veranda highlighting the beauty of the lakefront.
Or, purchase a homesite and commission a custom home, truly bringing all of your luxury real estate dreams to life from the ground up. The options for Alys Beach real estate are endless, and you are certain to find the home or homesite that will keep you coming back to the Emerald Coast for years to come.
If you have any questions or simply want to talk about luxury homes for sale in Alys Beach, FL, Realtor Brad Dahler is available via telephone at 850-842-8800. We’re looking forward to con-necting you with the home of your dreams, in one of the most beautiful places in the world.