Mike Matz

Broker / Owner

850.685.5968

mike@lp30a.com

WATERCOLOR WONDERFUL!

Share Button


Its name “Watercolor“, is derived from the emerald-green hue of the water, which is a result of the sand – made of pure Appalachian quartz – reflecting the sunlight through the surf. With so many amenities, this resort area is located on the northwest coastline of the Gulf of Mexico in the Florida panhandle. Have you ever wondered why this area is called the “panhandle” of Florida? Could it be that if you look at the state of Florida, it has a sliver of land to the west that looks – like the handle of a pan!! LOL

There are four fabulous places to grab a quick bite, relax with friends or enjoy a luscious meal. The resort offers beach bonfires that are available March–January, including beach chairs, s’mores, and bottled waters for up to 30 people.  Bonfires take place on the beach at the bottom of the West Boardwalk, which is adjacent to the WaterColor Beach Club and Mid Boardwalk, located on the east side of the WaterColor Inn.

Imagine A Beautiful Beach Wedding On Florida’s Gulf Coast

Watercolor has a long tradition of extraordinary weddings. As you imagine your wedding day, consider celebrating at an intimate 60-room getaway that flawlessly merges modern sophistication with authentic Southern hospitality. Your guests will be enchanted by an immaculate ribbon of private beach, uninterrupted Gulf of Mexico views and nearly 500 acres of undisturbed coastal beauty.

Unwind At The Spa 

You can select from an artful combination of body treatments for both women and men that are simple yet sumptuous. An array of refining facials and masks invokes natural enzymes, active botanicals and sea extracts to restore overall harmony and improved texture to your skin. The full collection of massage therapies restores circulation, eases muscle tension and enhances wellbeing as you unwind under the perceptive, artful touch of our highly skilled massage therapists. A full line of manicures, pedicures and wax treatments will leave you polished and ready for your close up. We can even suggest treatments customized to your individual needs – whether your priority is to reduce stress, boost your focus or improve your appearance. With views of the pristine sand dunes, the spa draws on the beauty and tranquility of its surroundings to create a holistic experience for body, mind and soul.

At Luxury Properties on 30A we serve our clients with the utmost respect, honesty, and highest level of communication.  Everyday we strive to bring an enthusiasm and excitement to our efforts that rivals the feeling we all had when we visited 30A for the very first time.

 

Posted in Uncategorized, watercolor real estate watersound beach homes for sale rosemary beach homes for sale short sales 30A emerald coast, watercolor real estate watersound beach homes gulf of mexico alys beach rosemary beach 30a blogs best realtor on 30a, watercolor rosemary beach alys beach grayton seaside 30a emerald coast destin panama city beach fl, watercolor watersound beach rosemary beach seagrove beach grayton beach | Tagged , , , , , , , |

EASTER EVENTS ON 30A

Share Button

SATURDAY
The Easter Weekend on 30A is full of great events for kids and family! Start off by going to the farmers market at Seaside that starts at 8am. Also scheduled for Saturday morning is a 5K run and Easter Egg Hunt at 8am.

SUNDAY
There’s another farmers market at Rosemary Beach around 8AM. YOU MUST GET SOME LOCAL GREENS!!

At 9AM have Easter Brunch at Watercolor Inn and Resort, and at 12:30 check out the Easter Celebration at the Watercolor Marina Park. Then enjoy Easter Dinner at Fish Out of Water in Watercolor. YUM!!

Also at noon there will be an Easter Celebration at the Seaside Amphitheater.

 

 

At Luxury Properties on 30A we strive to bring enthusiasm and excitement to our efforts that rivals the feeling we all had when we visited 30A for the very first time.

Posted in 30a | Tagged , , , , , |

SEASIDE CELEBRATES 35 YEARS!

Share Button

This past January was Seaside’s 35th Anniversary! It may be difficult to remember the days when County Road 30A wasn’t packed with summer homes.  But there was a time,  a few decades ago when it was just sand and beautiful water.  Monica Market and Bud & Alley’s were in the middle of it all, and they are still here!

The idea of Seaside started in 1981 with the notion of reviving Northwest Florida’s building tradition, wood frame cottages, sleeping porches and lots of windows for cross ventilation. A sensible beach town that would have all the neccessities and pleasures of daily existence within walking distance of one’s residence.

Robert Davis, Seaside founder said, “we just wanted to create a place for people who want to share time and not just let time rush by.” Today downtown Seaside incorporates an array of delightful restaurants and interesting shops.  Now there are more than 480 homes, many of which are available for rent.Toes in sand

Whether it is for a weekend, a week, or a lifetime, Seaside must be savored long enough to let time slow down and allow cares to float away on the beautiful blue-green water.

Questions? Just let us know, we would love to share our knowledge of Seaside and 30A with you.

Luxury Properties on 30A

 

Posted in 30a, 30A Communities, Art, bikes 30A rentals sell for sale homes on 30A seagrove beach seaside watersound beach rosemary beach watersound beach watercolor emerald coast santa rosa beach real estate short sales | Tagged , , , , , |

MARCH WINE FEST AT ALYS BEACH

Share Button

The sixth annual 30A Wine Festival, hosted by the Alys Foundation, will take place on Thursday, March 9 through Sunday, March 12, 2017. The 30A Wine Festival is a must-experience venue for the vintner’s craft and the culinary arts.  On an even larger scale, is the reason behind the event.  This year the Wine Festival will be supporting the Children’s Volunteer Health Network, a non-profit dedicated to providing access to health services for children in Walton and Okaloosa counties. The four-day event features a bourbon and barbecue tasting, wine seminars, grand tasting event, and a croquet tournament.

The FEST will feature several venues in Alys Beach, they are:

Caliza Restaurant – Thursday, March 9

Central Park at Alys Beach – Friday, March 10 & Saturday, March 11

Kelly Green at Alys Beach – Friday, March 10 & Sunday, March 12

South Charles Street – Saturday, March 11

 

Wine Festival

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets are available for purchase online and at NEAT, Fonville Press, The Alys Shoppe, and

the Alys Beach Bike Shop.  For more info, visit 30A Wine Festival.com

 

 

 

 

We hope to see you there!

The team at LUXURY PROPERTIES ON 30A

Posted in 30a advertising homes for sale real estate watersound beach alys beach watercolor rosmemary beach, 30A Communities | Tagged , , , , , , , , |

COASTAL LIVING FEATURES INLET BEACH

Share Button

Coastal Living editors love this area! They actually featured Seaside on their first magazine cover nearly 20 years ago. They have been featuring this area’s shopping, dining, events, and beaches ever since. Did you know that Florida has the most subscribers to Coastal Living than any other state. So if you chance to pick up the December issue, you will find articles about Florida wildlife, collectibles, recipes and great Florida inspired Christmas decor. Especially the article called “Blue Christmas” which features a lovely beach home in Inlet Beach! (I know it’s a little late, but there’s always next year!)

The magazine is truly a fan of 30A beaches. From one end of 30A to the other, you will find the most beautiful beaches in the world.

inlet-beach-beach
Looking to buy or sell 30A real estate, call or email us today!
Pat Fisher
Personal Assistant to Mike Matz, Broker/Owner of Luxury Properties on 30A

Posted in 30a | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , |

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO INLET BEACH?

Share Button

It’s gorgeous, modern and very upscale, Inlet Beach has blossomed into one of the fastest growing areas at the eastern end of scenic 30A! I remember when I first discovered Inlet Beach, it was so small that if you blinked ~ you missed it! Just a handful of old traditional Florida cottages, you know, the ones that were painted sea foam green and made out of concrete blocks!

30avenue

Now most of those are gone, even the little pine cottage that used to stand where ‘30Avenue’ is now. The development was a slow one and in my opinion, they’re doing a spectacular job.

Inlet Beach is located between Rosemary Beach and Panama City Beach just east of Scenic Highway 30A and on the Gulf of Mexico. It has the largest public beach access in South Walton. One of the few places one can watch the sun rise and set all from your beach chair. Come explore Inlet Beach, you will be amazed.

Mike Matz is the broker/owner of Luxury Properties on 30A and has been representing buyers and sellers of luxury real estate since 2007. Our “clients first” business philosophy provides you with the reassurance that every action we put in motion is with your best interest in mind. Our approach is different. We strive for excellence; we take the responsibility our clients give us with abundant gratitude. We’re knowledgeable. We’re enthusiastic. We love what we get to do every day. Living and working in such an amazing area is not taken for granted.

 

Posted in 30A Communities, homes for sale 30A | Tagged , , , , , , |

Dogs on 30A

Share Button

Do you have dogs on 30A? We have found some great tips to help you optimize your pet’s beach experience, starting with Bow Wow Meow Pet Company. Bow Wow Meow is a holistic dog and cat specialty shop in Seagrove Beach, and is featured in Luxury Properties on 30A’s Lifestyle Videos page this week, where you can also find other videos about living life on 30A. Bow Wow Meow has self-washing stations, food, toys, and super cute accessories, right down to jewelry and ties for your mutts! However, Bow Wow Meow isn’t the only pet-focused business on 30A. www.thedogsof30a.com is a great resource where you can find pet-friendly accommodations, pet services, special pet events, as well as their own line of 30A gear for your pet. The dogs on 30A gear is available online and in store at Furry Fanatics, located in Gulf Place Town Center, which is the place to go for all your pet-related shopping if you happen to be towards the West side of 30A. There is also 30A Vet and Dapper Dog Grooming right in Gulf Place, so every need is met. In addition to these local companies, Walton County allows dogs on their beaches with a license. You have to be a Walton County resident, and it costs $40 a year for each dog, but if you are a full-time or even part-time resident with a beach-loving mutt, that’s a small price to pay to see a happy tail wagging while playing fetch in the Gulf.

Hope to see you and your furry friends around dog-friendly 30A! — LP30

Posted in Pets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lovely Watercolor Home

Share Button

This lovely Watercolor home is absolutely a perfect beach home with gracious finishes and thoughtful design. The home has a very private parkfront setting on a corner lot in Phase II. There are fireplaces both inside and out, Very nice home for outdoor Florida entertaining!
MLS 587855
Sq. Footage 2,130
Bedroms 3
Baths 3
$958,500Tall

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , |

A Perfect Beach Home in Seacrest Beach

Share Button

30a beach homes

11 Trigger Trail, Seacrest Beach

A perfect beach home in Seacrest Beach is now on the market – 11 Trigger Trail! The 3 bedroom and bath home is so comfortable and cozy and is in a perfect location. The bedrooms are spacious and have porches or balconies for extra private space. The bright kitchen opens onto the dining and living areas, making it pleasant to spend time with family and friends. Be sure to check out the third level, with its mini kitchen and view of the Gulf of Mexico. Definitely a home you should not miss!
MLS 589838
Sq. Footage 2,264
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Gulf views
$599,000

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , |

Grand Watersound Home

Share Button

This custom designed home on a corner lot in Watersound can only be described as grand! A floating spiral staircase carries you up three stories of glass windows to the top of the viewing tower. The home features detailed, deep molding, stained cedar ceilings, high end appliances, custom cabinetry, solid oak flooring and a first floor open floor plan. There are three screened porches for out door living. This home has a carriage house over the spacious garage for family or visitors.

MLS 576371

watersound real estate, watersound, watersound homes

51 S. Watch Tower Lane Watersound, Florida

Sq. Footage 3,143

4 Bedrooms

4  1/2 Baths

3 Stories

Carriage House

$ 1,740,000

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , |