White, sandy beaches. Water views at every turn. Stunning sunrises and sunsets. Sounds expensive, doesn’t it? But it doesn’t have to be. While island life often comes at a high price, there are many more affordable options. If you are dreaming of life in a beach town, consider Okaloosa Island, Florida. Okaloosa Island, along Florida’s Emerald Coast recently made Market Watch’s list of “6 Beautiful Islands You Can Actually Afford to Live On.”
With a median property value of just over $220,000, home ownership on Okaloosa Island is within reach for many. It offers an array of housing options, from single family homes to beach condos. As a popular vacation spot, Okaloosa Island offers short- and long-term rentals as well.
A narrow island, Okaloosa is just three miles long. It is situated between the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay, just west of Destin. Its emerald water, white beaches, and family-friendly boardwalk offer something for everyone. From water sports to great shopping and dining options, Okaloosa Island is a great place to call home.
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