New Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin
Record Set with 899.6-Pound Blue Marlin
Miramar Beach, Fla. (June 23, 2015) – For the captain and crew of Cotton Patch, the 13th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic (ECBC) was anything but unlucky. Lance Hill from Orange Beach, Alabama labored for almost five hours on Friday afternoon before reeling in an event record 899.6-pound blue marlin. The record billfish was measured at 134.5-inches with a girth of 74-inches to earn Team Cotton Patch first place and a payout of $195,277 for a tournament that doled out more than $1.5 million in winnings. The Baytowne Marina at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is the host venue for the event which took place June 17-21.
For captain/owner Johnny Dorland, this…

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Real Estate Sales In Sandestin April 2015

SRE was responsible for 51% of listing and 24% of selling these 70 properties in April for 43% of overall business!

Project Name/Subdivision                     Sold Price               Street #                   Street Name                          

BAHIA CONDO                                        $205,000                4413        Grand Sandestin                                    

BAHIA CONDO                                        $350,000                4024        GRAND SANDESTIN                                               

BAHIA CONDO                                        $115,000                4517        Grand Sandestin                                    


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Italian Inspired Luxury Beachfront Villas Coming To Miramar Beach

Owner and Developer Todd Whitney of Double Diamond Developers, LLS announces today the release of a pre-construction reservation opportunity. Villa Burago redefines beachfront grandeur with seven exquisitely detailed condominium residences on the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, FL. This Mediterranean style development boasts panoramic views of private beachfront, interrupted only by the custom designed beach-entry pool, spa, fountain and sundeck. This architectural landmark boasts stucco, stone accents, large verandas, Italian style roof and durable concrete/steel construction.

These seven luxury condominiums encompass expansive floors plans of luxurious interior living including: 3…

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$7.5 Million Facility Officially Opens for Guest Registration and Resort Operations

Miramar Beach, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2014) – Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort welcomed its first official guests at its new facility on Monday, according to resort officials. The new $7.5 million, 40,000 square foot Sandestin Welcome Center is now the main guest registration location for all overnight guests at the 2,400 acre resort. D.C. Mickle-Bee and her husband, Terry, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. were the first persons to officially check-in at the Sandestin Welcome Center.

“This is a great day for Sandestin (Golf and Beach Resort),” said Mark Hodgdon, senior vice-president and general manager of the resort. “This…

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