The jewel of the Emerald Coast

Special to The Log
The Destin Jewel is a $9.8 million home on Holiday Isle. SPECIAL TO THE LOG

Destin continues to gain notoriety as an area that celebrates the luxury lifestyle. With endless sunsets and powder white beaches, the beautiful waters of the Emerald Coast attract exclusive buyers hoping to find their own slice of heaven along the sand.

On Nov. 3, the market introduced the Destin Jewel, a $9.8 million home on Holiday Isle, an event celebrated by listing agent Cindy Cole and Compass Resorts, along with more than 300 of the area’s top realtors and media representatives.

Destin Jewel is a 9,000-square-foot, three-story, nine-bed, 10.5-bath contemporary-style new construction, and it is projected to gross more than $700,000 in first-year rental vacation income. With sweeping three-mile views of glittering coastal scenery, the Destin Jewel is an iconoclastic work of architectural art.

The property’s central feature is a dramatic, lighted circular pool complete with two sun shelves and multiple fire features. Additional outdoor amenities include a summer kitchen, hot tub, heated in-ground pool, covered deck and covered balcony and abundant plush outdoor seating arrangements overlooking the Gulf.

Inside, there are plenty of gathering and entertainment spaces. On the first floor, there is a breakfast bar and spacious open-concept living room overlooking the central circular pool. The second floor features a game room, media space and wet bar area with three 4K HD televisions for watching sports.

The Destin Jewel is the pinnacle of elegance with tall ceilings, neutral interiors, natural limestone floors, and clean-lined European-style cabinetry. The residence is fully stocked with upscale appliances, and natural finishes and designer finishes. Each bedroom and bathroom suite features a different jewel-themed color scheme making residence a true gem.

The Destin Jewel is listed through Cindy Cole of Cindy Cole Fine Homes in association with Keller Williams Luxury International. Qualified buyers can contact Cindy at 850-502-6344 or