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Bay Front Homes For Sale

Bay Front Homes For Sale

The Choctawhatchee Bay offers some of the most scenic waterfront properties in the Florida panhandle. Owning a bay front home provides stunning views, easy water access, and a peaceful lifestyle. This guide covers everything you need to know about buying a bay front home on the Choctawhatchee Bay.

Benefits of Owning a Bay Front Home

Panoramic bay views
Wake up to serene sunrises over the water
Enjoy watching boats, wildlife, and sunsets from your backyard

Quick access to boating and water activities
Keep your boat docked right outside your home
Easy to take kayaks, paddleboards, etc out on the bay

More privacy than beachfront
Bay front homes are tucked away off the main roads
Less tourist and foot traffic than beach properties

Finding Bay Front Homes for Sale

Work with a local real estate agent (Me of course)
Shannon Ireland knows inventory and can set up showings
Shannon is experienced with bay front home values and negotiations

Drive around neighborhoods near the bay
Look for “for sale” signs along the shoreline
Stop in at open houses to view homes in person

Search online via shannon-ireland.com
Filter for waterfront homes on the bay (page you are on now!)
View listing photos, details and set up tours

Factors to Consider When Buying

Home condition and updates
Inspect foundation, roof, flooding risk
Ensure septic tank is up to code if no sewer

Dock and seawall condition
Have a marine contractor inspect the dock
Check seawall for cracks or need for repairs

Hurricane preparedness
Ask about storm shutters, drainage system
Review insurance requirements

With gorgeous views and easy water access, owning a bay front home on the Choctawhatchee Bay offers an idyllic lifestyle. Do your research to find the right property and make offers wisely.

Ready to start your bay front home search? Contact our team today to view the best listings on the Choctawhatchee Bay!