Welcome to Watersound Origins
The most popular permanent residence with impressive beauty.
A stunning little residential community with hip and laid-back vibes, Watersound Origins is located inland from Rosemary Beach along the scenic Gulf Coast in Walton County, Florida. Tucked against Lake Powell, the community is 1,400 acres of lush beauty set among the monolithic pine trees, ensconced with diverse wetlands, and set just a few miles away from gorgeous white beaches.
Watersound Origins is a neighborhood that gets the best of both worlds, and it’s no surprise that it’s the most popular permanent residential location in the area. It boasts private seclusion in a carefully planned community, incredible amenities, and access to some of the best dining, shopping, and entertainment on the coast thanks to the nearby Route 30A, less than two miles south.
Choose from charming cottages with coastal-influenced architecture, radiant and palatial retreats, and everything in-between when you move to Watersound Origins. The community has distinctive neighborhood areas, all with luxury houses of varying price ranges to suit your needs, and with more under construction, Watersound Origins is an up-and-coming hotspot you won’t want to miss out on.
What to Love
People & Lifestyle
The majority of properties in Watersound Origins are single-family homes, and those who take up residence here know that the area is perfect for families and those with children. Thanks to the amenities, residents hardly have to leave the neighborhood to enjoy the best of life, and those within the community can enjoy the ease and luxury of a well-designed beach lifestyle.
Shopping, Dining & Entertainment
Watersound Origins is just minutes away from an incredible array of dining and shopping options. Head over to the 30A Shopping Center
to browse upscale boutiques like Willow + Mercer, which has designer items carefully curated to stay on-trend with the latest fashions. The center also offers dining, yoga classes, spas, and everything you could need to maintain your day-to-day contentment in this beautiful beach community.
Arguably one of the greatest restaurants on 30A, Amigos 30A Mexican Kitchen
has a one-of-a-kind cocktail menu that’ll make you want to take a sip from options like the spicy mango margarita and the cinnamon tequila sour. Choose from appetizers, small plates, large plates, and authentic tacos to satiate your appetite, with favorites like brisket tamale certain to have you coming back for more.
Things to Do
Golf enthusiasts will rejoice at Watersound Origins’ access to Origins Golf Club
, one of the premier golfing locations in Walton County. Designed to cater to novices and pros alike while working in harmony with the surrounding natural magnificence, the verdant Origins course is traditional, challenging, and yet also incredibly enjoyable for all abilities.
Homeowners also have the opportunity to enroll in the Watersound Beach Club Membership, in which they’re granted access to the many amenities of the community. An upscale fitness center and pool at Village Commons, dock access at Lake Powell, tennis courts, and the chance to become a member at Origins Golf Club are just a few of the incredible amenities offered here.
Watersound Origins also has plenty of festivals and local events to keep you entertained. At Porchfest
, “porches become stages and strangers become friends.” Residents are encouraged to walk the manicured streets of the neighborhood and enjoy the musicians—both local and national—who grace the porch stages and bring the community to life with the thrum of music and fun.
Watersound Origins is home to some excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Emerald Coast Middle School, 6-8, well-rated public middle school
- Van R. Butler Elementary, PK & K-4, well-rated public elementary school