Saturday, December 09, 2017 / by LeaAnn Wade
Since Don Carlos Siguenza first found the 16-mile long island in 1693 by accident when his ship blew off course, which bore the name "Perdido Key" which is Spanish for "Lost Island". Today, much of the island and Pensacola in general is remarkably similar to then. Nature has helped shape and reshape the barrier island which extends 16 miles between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway. Tucked beautifully between Florida and Alabama, Perdido Key escaped the explosion of beach development and was left to appreciative locals who enjoyed the remoteness...as well as the fishing, swimming and sugar-sand white beaches.
But as Florida became more and more developed - especially after the US Navy sold off portions of the now Lost Key Golf & Beach Club in early 1950's for as little as $3000. an acre, Federal and State agencies bought much of the land and now more than 60 percent of Perdido Key is off limits to development.
With large agreement between the county ...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 / by LeaAnn Wade
The luxury market has been and always will be an integral part of the Gulf Coast real estate industry. From beachfront vacation condos to bay front estates, the Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key areas are home to a variety of “premier” property types. The question though, is what defines these properties as luxury for you?
Well, two new condominium developments planned for Perdido Key, Florida are luxury in style for sure. The most recent completed development, Vista Del Mar, is a nine-story, Gulf front project. The modern 64-upscale condominium project complete this past summer is a combination of location and sophisticated amenities. Sitting with it’s unrestricted views of the Gulf and its neighbor on a protected haven of nature and bike trails on the Gulf Islands National Seashore ensures that your view, your tranquility and your peace of mind will always be preserved.
The spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and the unspoiled beauty of ...