Kelly Plantation

Kelly Plantation is an expansive golf neighborhood in the heart of Destin. This gated community spans 900 acres of lush woodlands and wetlands. Settled along the shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay and surrounded by magnolias and palmettos, Kelly Plantation is considered to be one of the most challenging courses in the country. Read more about Kelly Plantation homes for sale.

Aerial view of Kelly Plantation golf course in 30A

Kelly Plantation Home Statistics

Average Price $2.9M
Lowest Price $6K
Highest Price $11M
Total Listings 14
Avg. Days On Market 133
Avg. Price/SQFT $587

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Explore Kelly Plantation Homes for Sale

The Kelly Plantation real estate market offers the chance for home buyers to find a resort lifestyle in a paradise setting.

The homes for sale in Kelly Plantation are spacious, luxurious estates, many of them worth over a million dollars. It’s a great opportunity to find available real estate in one of the nicest areas in the country, and a great investment opportunity. This Northwest Florida Gulf Coast is still rapidly being developed and Kelly Plantation is a premiere spot for home buyers.

The properties in Kelly Plantation are large, single family homes with anywhere from three to six bedrooms as an option. Many of the listings in the area are also on expansive lots with plenty of yards space for entertaining -- even with double garages and even a few boat slips.

Elegant interiors with high end appliances are the norm in these modern homes that line the pristine local golf course. Homes are typical for the area and resort living, many even inspired by Moroccon and Greel architecture. Cathedral ceilings allow for enormous rooms within the house, from the den, to the kitchen, to all of the bedrooms.

The 30A area is known for its gorgeous beaches and equally gorgeous homes. Searching for a vacation or second home in this region? Check out our blog post about why a second home in Kelly Plantation, Destin is a smart investment!

Home options here include property located directly on the golf course, tucked underneath a canopy of palm trees, on the beautiful bay with private beach access, and even as vacant lots to completely build your dream home from the ground up.


Discover Life in Kelly Plantation

Boasting panoramic views of lakes and the Bay, this gorgeously groomed and highly esteemed course is an obvious choice for golf enthusiasts to call home. Rated a 4 1/2 star championship golf course by Golf Digest, the Kelly Plantation can be appreciated by all skill levels.

Residents can enjoy numerous amenities like the Owners’ Club, the community pool, manicured walking/jogging trails, a fitness center, and pickleball, basketball, and tennis courts.

If horses are more your passion, Southern Cross Equestrian Center is also located within the community. The homeowners in this tight-knit community stay connected through numerous interest groups like fishing club, dining club, ladies group, home and garden club, and more. You will love this neighborhood – and your neighbors!

Kelly Plantation FAQs 

Q: How popular are the golf courses in Kelly Plantation?
A: The golf courses in Kelly Plantation are consistently ranked as some of the best in Destin, offering both a challenge and coastal scenery. 

Q: How big is Kelly Plantation?
A: The golf course stretches over 7,000 yards - a great test for long hitters. 

Q: What is different about the course compared to others?
A: The course was formerly home to a turpentine plantation and now offers one of the most environmentally sensitive courses in Northwest Florida. 

Searching for similar golfing and coastal communities? Find this and similar communities under other Lifestyle communities relating to At the Links.


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