23 Highland Ave, SANTA ROSA BEACH


8 Beds
10 Baths
6,545 Sqft
.44 Acres
1 Garages

This is your opportunity --- Nestled in the coveted neighborhood of Beach Highland, where turnover is rare and so are the crowds, you will find this peaceful property approximately 26' above sea level with 100' of private beach frontage. The home enjoys almost 9,000 sq. ft. under roof (6,545 sq. ft. heated/cooled sq. ft. & 2,452 porches), eight bedrooms plus a bunk room, 8 full baths, two half baths, a resort-style pool, and a hot tub, all in a very private coastal setting. Designed by renowned architect Matthew Savoie, 23 Highland Ave is a captivating residence to enjoy for generations. Enter the private, gated paradise among lush, mature trees and vegetation. The main house features a large open living area and four Gulf-front bedrooms, including a spectacular master retreat.The master includes a large bathroom, two walk-in closets, coffee bar, fireplace, living area, and access to the workout bonus space. A fifth bedroom includes four built-in full bunk beds. A warm and peaceful, grand entry with twelve-foot ceilings naturally leads you to the Gulf, where some of the most breathtaking porches, decks, and views on Scenic Hwy 30A reside. Well-appointed with attention to detail throughout, this home takes full advantage of 100 feet presiding over the white sand beach and spectacular water of the Emerald Coast. On the upper level of the carriage house, there are two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a spacious family room, kitchenette, laundry, and porches with Gulf, pool, and courtyard views. The lower level in the carriage house features a living room, kitchenette, laundry, bedroom, bunkroom, and garage. The layout of the main house and guest quarters is ideal for maintaining space and privacy for a large gathering at the beach. The oasis pool and separate hot tub are very generous in size and keenly positioned for privacy in the abundant and mature landscaping while also offering a gulf front presence. Take a stroll down the beach to enjoy Stallworth Lake and miles of the tranquil beauty of Topsail Park Preserve. Superior construction, high elevation, a seawall, 100' on the Gulf, and property ownership to the mean high water line are features that will catch the eye and check the boxes for the most discerning of buyers. The area is served by Panama City Beach & Fort Walton/Destin airports with commercial service and FBO facilities. All information is believed to be accurate but should be verified.

Essential Information
MLS® #900559
Full Baths8
Half Baths2
Square Footage6,545
Year Built2000
Sub-TypeDetached Single Family
StyleBeach House
Community Information
Address23 Highland Ave
Area30A West
Zip Code32459
Parking Spaces1
ParkingGarage: Detached
# of Garages1
Is WaterfrontYes
Has PoolYes
PoolPool - In-Ground, Private

Electric Available, Gas - Natural, Public Sewer Available, Public Water Available

HeatingHeat Pump Wtr Air 2+
CoolingA/C: Two Or More
FireplacesFireplace Gas
# of Stories3
Interior Features

Breakfast Bar, Built-In Bookcases, Ceiling Raised, Fireplace Gas, Floor Hardwood, Floor Marble, Floor Terrazo, Floor Tile, Floor WW Carpet, Furnished - None, Guest Quarters, Plantation Shutters


Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator W/Ice Maker, Security System, Stove/Oven Gas, Wine Refrigerator

FoundationFoundation On Pilings

Concrete, Foundation On Pilings, Frame, Roof Metal

Exterior Features

Balcony, Deck Covered, Deck Open, Fenced Back Yard, Fenced Privacy, Fireplace, Guest Quarters, Hot Tub, Lawn Pump, Patio Open, Pool - In-Ground, Porch Covered, Sprinkler System

Lot Description

Bulkhead/Seawall, Coastal Setback, Covenants, Within 1/2 Mile Of Water


Foundation On Pilings, Roof Metal

School Information
ElementaryVAN R. BUTLER
Additional Information
ZoningResidential Single Family
HOA Fees0.00

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Property History
Price Reduced from $13,500,000 to $12,900,000

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Listing information last updated on September 27th, 2022 at 1:15am CDT.