Henderson Beach Resort Opens The Henderson Hotel

Henderson Beach Resort is Destin’s New Luxury Destination

Join Nathan Abbott on a tour of the new Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, FL. Located in the heart of Destin – Crystal Beach – the resort covers ~14 acres of beachfront and park front land. The resort is being developed in multiple phases which includes Henderson Park Inn Bed and Breakfast, The Henderson Hotel and The Henderson Lofts.

The Beach Resort will be a luxury destination resort with a pedestrian focused community, the first true luxury, Five Diamond standards property to be built on the Emerald Coast. The AAA Five Diamond rating system distinguishes properties with amenities, services, and experience that are best-in-class and reflect the characteristics of luxury and sophistication.

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Henderson Park Inn Bed and Breakfast

Nestled between Gulf of Mexico and new hotel, this quaint historic landmark has been named the most romantic hotel in America. The Henderson Park Inn Bed and Breakfast is a Gulf front hotel overlooking Henderson Beach State Park. The Bed and Breakfast has provided incredible memories for the Abbott family.  Nathan’s father and uncle, Steve and Bill Abbott, followed their dream of developing and managing the Henderson Park Inn through Abbott Realty. The bed and breakfast is now recognized as one of the most romantic hotels in the country. Nathan and his wife, Erin, had a beach front wedding at Inn.

Many other couples have taken advantage of the romantic, adult only setting with the inn offering a variety of wedding services. This luxurious all-inclusive resort in Destin is a New England-style Gulf front retreat that is adults only includes a gourmet breakfast, picnic boxed lunch, sunset cocktails, complimentary wine, grapes and chocolates upon arrival, beach chairs and umbrellas and bicycles. Each of the 35 suites is perfectly designed to embrace the charm and grace embraced of the Emerald Coast. Most rooms offer balconies overlooking the beach, mini kitchenettes, and some offer fireplaces and Jacuzzis or whirlpool tubs.

Henderson Park Inn is inside of the new Henderson Beach Resort and located at 2700 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541. Its location in Crystal Beach is sought after by owners and visitors because of the low-density area and central location to shopping, golfing, and entertainment in Destin.

The Henderson Hotel

The Henderson Hotel is now open and taking reservations!

The Henderson Hotel is the first phase of the Henderson Beach Resort. Located beside Henderson Beach State Park, the hotel offers unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico and nature preserve. This 170 room luxury hotel will be a nationally recognized independent hotel resort and the only Five Diamond rated AAA property in the Florida Panhandle from New Orleans to Sarasota.

Salamander Hotels and Resorts, one of America’s top luxury hospitality brands, will manage the hotel bringing a level of service and luxury not currently available in the Destin area. The hotel features 5 room types: Gulf, Garden, Spa, Pool, Suites. One of the main features of the hotel and resort is the five star spa and salon services. The resort’s destination spa will feature 11 spacious treatment rooms, extensive amenities and a women’s locker room which opens onto a private relaxation terrace overlooking the preserve.

Other Resort amenities include:

  • Zero-entry family pool with lazy river
  • Adult-only area with pool and seating
  • Multiple on-site dining options
  • 2 Formal style restuarnts: Primrose and Horizons
  • Sea Levels: pool side dining and drinks
  • Sprinkles: vintage style candy store and ice cream parlor
  • Beach Club Grill: Gulf front dining
  • Poppy’s Kids Club – Featuring family activities and crafts, scavenger hunts, beach games, pool games and more.
  • Monthly resort events and treats for owners and guests
  • Sunlit fitness room
  • Over 10,000 sq ft of event space
    • 5,200 sq ft ball room
    • Multiple private conference rooms
    • 30,000 sq foot of outdoor event space
  • All guest rooms feature
    • View of Gulf and Henderson Beach Preserve
    • Sleeps two to four guests
    • Balcony
    • Plush Pillow Top Mattress with 300 thread count linens
    • In-room Wi-Fi access
    • 43” LED television
    • iHome clock radio with USB port
    • Tub shuttered window that allows you to enjoy exterior view
    • Luxurious micro fiber robes and heavy weight terry towels
    • Coffee makers with tea and coffee
    • Stocked mini bar and refreshment counter
    • Necessities including hairdryer, Iron and ironing board, personal safe, telephone

Located at located at 2700 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541 – The Henderson Hotel is Destin’s most luxurious address.

The Henderson Lofts

The Henderson Lofts are currently under construction inside of Henderson Beach Resort. The Lofts will be a single four-story luxury condominium project of 54 units with an underground parking deck. The Lofts will offer a variety of residential luxury condominiums including one bedroom / one bathroom, one bedroom / two bathroom, and two bedroom / two bathroom. Each unit will have a bunk bed nook. The design and architecture will mimic The Henderson Hotel’s mix of brick and shake on the exterior. Most units will overlook the Henderson Resort’s zero-entry pool, lazy river and pool deck.

The Lofts will be located on the southeast side of Henderson Resort, on the corner of Scenic Highway 98 and Matthew Boulevard in Destin, Florida.

Features of The Henderson Lofts Include:

  • 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom condos
  • 1st floor units with direct pool deck access
  • 2 elevators
  • Quality property management provide by ResortQuest Real Estate
  • Owner’s receive full Henderson Resort amenities
  • Zero-entry pool with lazy river
  • Adult-only pool and seating area
  • On-site restaurants and snack shops
  • Spa and salon services

Starting in the low $300,000’s and planned to open Summer 2017, The Henderson Lofts will be highly sought after luxury condominiums. Many units are already sold! Contact Nathan Abbott to choose your floorplan and reserve your unit today!

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Paradise Cove Santa Rosa Beach

Paradise Cove by Boswell Builders

Unique New Residential Community Near 30A

Paradise Cove is a new cottage style community in a prime residential location in South Walton County, Florida. Developed by Boswell Builders, a local luxury custom home builder, Paradise Cove provides quality construction at an affordable cost. Paradise Cove is located at 3879 US HWY 98 East, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459.

Homes at Paradise Cove feature upscale construction with 2” x 6” stud framing, impact windows, oversized 8’ interior doors, high end interior finishes, a master bedroom on the ground floor of every floorplan and an oversized 2-car garage. With prices starting in the mid $300’s, Paradise Cove offers unparalleled features for this price point and outstanding benefits including a close location to the Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay and amazing outdoor activities along Scenic 30A.

Paradise Cove poolStandard home features include:

  • Fireplace in living room
  • Granite countertops throughout
  • Custom cabinets with easy glide drawers
  • Master bath features split vanities, custom trim on tub, large walk-in shower
  • 8’ interior doors
  • 10’ ceilings on first level
  • Tile in all baths and carpet in all bedrooms
  • Hardwood staircases
  • Choice of hardwood or porcelain tile on for main flooring
  • Home alarm system with motion sensor and keypad
  • Hardie plank and cement fiber siding
  • Impact rated vinyl windows
  • Fiberglass impact French style door
  • 30-year dimensional shingles
  • Porcelain tile on exterior porches
  • Irrigation system
  • View all features and options

Paradise Cove amenities include a community pool with full service bathrooms and changing rooms, a walking path that leads to 4-acre Lake Paradise, sidewalks and streetlights.

beach accessPrime Location Near Local Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

Centrally located to the luxuries of the Emerald Coast, Paradise Cove is approximately mid-way between Destin and Panama City Beach. Less than a quarter mile from Emerald Coast Middle School and near Publix in Seagrove Beach, Paradise Cove offers the perfect setting for full-time residential living along the Emerald Coast.

With popular local restaurants nearby, residents have many great dining opportunities including the Red Bar, Seagrove Village Market Cafe, Surfing Deer, The Wine Bar, Bud & Alley’s and many other great restaurants in Seaside and WaterColor. Nearby are a plethora of unique shops including Pedego electric bike rentals, Not Too Shabby Boutique, Sundog Books, The Blue Giraffe and more.

Outdoor and sporting venues are plentiful along the Emerald Coast, and many are close to Paradise Cove. Grayton Beach State Park and Deer Lake State Park are only a few miles away and provide beach accesses with restrooms and showers, playgrounds, hiking trails, camping, and coastal dune lakes for paddle boarding and kayaking. Cessna Landing bay-front park offers a public boat launch, parking, playground and restrooms and is just west of Paradise Cove. Eden Gardens state park is just next door and features 163 acres of wooded trails, gardens and the historic Wesley homestead.

Learn More About This Unique Community

Find details about Paradise Cove, available floorplans, pricing and more at www.MyParadiseCove.com.

Schedule a private tour with the Paradise Cove Sales Team today – call 850-724-2975 or email Info@ParadiseCoveSales.com

Paradise Cove Offers a Great Location Near the Gulf of Mexico

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ResortQuest Real Estate | Broker Associate, Realtor®
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Seaside airstream food trucks

Seaside Airstreams

Airstream Row in Seaside

While food trucks are anything but new, Seaside joins the popular urban trend with classic silver Airstream trailers offering a variety of fare. Illustriously known as “Airstream Row”, the grouping of food trucks are at the center of Seaside directly on Scenic Highway 30-A. Airstream trailers are as much a part of the landscape and style of Seaside as any of the other elements.

When Seaside began development, many of the owners building homes stayed in Airstream trailers (aka land yachts) awaiting completion. Starting out as a necessity for housing, the airstreams are still a staple of Seaside and the 30A restaurant community today. Right when you enter Seaside, you will surely notice the line of charming airstreams that now encompass independent food vendors featuring anything from ice cream to organic juices or the perfect grilled cheese.

While Seaside’s “Airstream Row” is catchy, fun and cool to visit for the novelty alone – obviously THE most important thing about the trailer is the food! And that is what locals and tourists alike will remember and go back for time and time again. The Airstream restaurants in Seaside are unique in style and cuisine making them stand out among the other more traditional dining establishments. There are great benefits to owning and operating an Airstream trailer food truck. Chefs can have more creative control and often inventory maintenance managing a food truck. They are entrepreneurial, nimble, and flexible – changing menus on the fly!

“Airstream Row” includes:

  • Frost Bites – Hawaiian shaved ice, homemade frozen custard, fresh squeezed lemonade and cold drinks.
  • Barefoot BBQ -Specializing in beachside BBQ in retro, tiki-style atmosphere. Meat is hormone, steroid & antibiotic-free.
  • The Meltdown on 30A – Everyone loves a traditional grill cheese sandwich! Now you can also try specialty. Serving traditional and specialty grilled cheese sandwiches.
  • Wild Bill’s Beach Dogs – Best hot dogs on the beach! No antibiotics, hormones, nitrates, filler or junk.
  • Raw & Juicy – Organic juices & smoothies, raw food and homemade organic snacks like specialty granola, macaroons, kale chips and more.

Be sure to stop by and checkout the airstreams everyone if raving about! 

Raw JuicyHere is photo of Amanda Abbott enjoying her delicious Raw & Juicy fresh juice on a lovely summer day in Seaside.

If you are looking to purchase real estate in the 30A area, please contact the Nathan Abbott Team.

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ResortQuest Real Estate | Broker Associate, Realtor®
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3D Property Tours Sell Property

Property Marketing Techniques that Sell Your Property: #1 – 3D Property Tours

3D Property Tours Help Properties Sell

3D property tours are an amazing marketing technique that highlight a property for sale in the best light. Many sellers market their property through still shot photography and 2D imaging. While a picture tells a thousand words, and a professional photo shoot of a property for sale increase the number of buyers who schedule property visits, 3D imaging reaches a much wider audience. The Nathan Abbott Team is incorporating 3D property tours into their property marketing for sellers. This is a great way a seller can highlight their property for sale and capture an active audience.

Still shot property photography typically captures an audience for about 20 to 30 seconds. 3D imaging and 3D property tours captures an audience for 4 to 6 minutes.

3D imaging means sellers can offer buyers an open house 24/7. The Nathan Abbott Team sells properties along Florida’s Emerald Coast and market to a lot of out-of-state buyers. A 3D tour allows out-of-state buyers to walk through a property for sale as if there were actually there.

Buyers love 3D tours because they can visit multiple properties without having to be there in person. 3D property tours allow buyers to fully experience a property from their own home. They can navigate through the property by clicking on a floorplan, choosing images from a gallery or using their mouse to move from room to room. 3D tours can also extend to the exterior of the home, allowing buyers to walk on the patio and deck and see the amazing beach or nature views.

A 3D experience is an amazing way to showcase a property for sale, capture a buyer and get a property sold. If you are interested in learning more about 3D property tours, contact the Nathan Abbott Team.

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ResortQuest Real Estate | Broker Associate, Realtor®
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Palms of Freeport Townhomes

Palms of Freeport

Looking for an affordable mortgage and a great place to call home or a cash flow investment property? Palms of Freeport is the place for you.

Located at 15284 Hwy 331 Unit 8-A, Freeport, FL 32439 – just across the street from Freeport Elementary School – Palms of Freeport is a collection of Florida Cottage townhomes. Featuring 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 1,109 sq ft, these townhomes are the best priced in town. Currently priced in the mid $120’s, these units provide an affordable mortgage and are renting for $1,100 per month on average.

Townhomes at Palms of Freeport come on the market throughout the year. There are currently a few units left that will be available for sale. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a unit in a low density community with great amenities.

See All Available Units at Palms of Freeport

Contact the Nathan Abbott Team to know when more units will be available.

Interior Features

Palms of Freeport KitchenTownhomes at Palms of Freeport feature

  • Kitchen features granite counter tops, solid wood custom cabinets and stainless appliances
  • 18″ tile flooring in living areas and bathrooms
  • Plush carpet in bedrooms
  • Travertine counters in bathrooms
  • Large bedrooms
  • Upgraded lighting package with recessed lighting
  • Wooden blinds
  • Plenty of storage
  • Washer and dryer hook-ups
  • New Orleans style paver entry way
  • Open woooden back deck

Palms of Freeport deckExterior Features

The exterior of Palms of Freeport Townhomes feature

  • Cement/fiber board siding – less maintenance and rotting!
  • Composite shingles on roof
  • Personal open wooden deck outside back door of each unit
  • Utilities include public water and sewer and all electric power

Great Location, Great Amenities, Low HOA fees

For families with children  – Freeport Elementary School is just across the street making it a quick walk or bike-ride away. Freeport Middle School is less than 1 mile away and Freeport High School is just 3 miles  up the road. The new Freeport Publix Super Market is just 2 miles away and several local restaurants and shops are also close by .

Palms of Freeport represents a sanctuary for anyone wishing to escape the congestion of South Walton, yet reside just fifteen miles from the white sand beaches of Grayton Beach. Residents can quickly get to the beaches of South Walton, Niceville and Destin from this centrally located area.

Nestled between trees and lush foliage, the community offers amenities including a park, pool, pool house, sidewalks and street lights. The HOA fee is $201 quarterly – just $27 per month! This low fee covers accounting, grounds keeping, community insurance, community management, and keeps the amenities running at top-condition.

Palms of Freeport is just across the street from the elementary school

See All Available Units at Palms of Freeport

Contact the Nathan Abbott Team to know when more units will be available.

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