Crystal Beach, FL Real Estate News

By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
We have a female squirrel that visits us several times a day and even goes so far as to attempt getting into the house on her own since she knows the bin with peanuts is kept by the sliding glass door just for her. When other squirrels get onto the balcony to get peanuts, she chases them off quickly! Well, as a former educator and always wanting to improve the learning skills of others, I started putting the peanuts inside a little bamboo table to see if Mama Squirrel could learn to get in and get them. Naturally, she did - so wanting to increase her learning curve, we then put the entire container inside the little table to see what she would do. Afraid of this strange plastic container at first, she quickly learned that it would not harm her and started going inside the table to get h...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
This resident hawk lives here in Crystal Beach Florida! He spends much of his day up in the trees watching the ponds and lakes for fish. We have a lot of hawks around that look like this one and I would love to know what type of hawk it is. As you can see from the photo, his underside is totally white and fluffy!!! He is a beautiful bird! Crystal Beach Florida - a great place to call home!        
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
I just wanted to share this beautiful old Live Oak tree with everyone!!! We have these trees throughout the entire southern United States and are blessed to have them all over Pinellas County! Needless to say, Crystal Beach is no exception!!! The little things in life that make me smile!!! Mother Nature's creations! What could be more beautiful???    
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Easy Southern living - that is indeed what our life is like here in Crystal Beach Florida! Live Oak trees complete with Spanish Moss - walks along the beach - sitting under the trees or on the balcony reading a good book - that is what life is like here in Crystal Beach Florida. Crystal Beach - a little piece of Paradise right here in Florida!      
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Yes, Florida stays green year round and I am SO GLAD! I cannot imagine ever having to deal with snow again! I love being able to take walks and see citrus trees bearing their fruit, as these tangerines below show. January/February is time for citrus fruit and, of course, strawberries!!! I remember that in Germany strawberries did not get ripe until June! These photos were taken right here, in Crystal Beach. Living in Florida sure is great!!!    
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Crystal Beach is indeed home to many of Florida's beautiful Osprey! They love our warm climate and the abundance of fresh fish that they can get from the Gulf of Mexico! This amazing bird was resting on one of the top branches of a tree next door. I was going to get a second shot but he flew away, out over the Gulf of Mexico before I could get the digital to take another shot. There are so many beautiful birds of prey down here in Crystal BeachFlorida - hawks, eagles, osprey - I am amazed daily !
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
The temperature is back in the high 60's down here in Crystal Beach Florida and it is expected to be up in the 70's all of next week! Winter is officially OVER down here in the Sunshine State! And as you can see from this photo taken last week during our cold spell, everything is still green and there are plenty of flowers showing their colorful blossoms!!! That is the wonderful thing about living down here in Northern Pinellas County - it is always green, the sun shines almost every day and the living is EASY!!!! Come on down and see for yourself!!! Crystal Beach Florida - a little piece of Paradise!    
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Once again I am sharing some of the diverse housing to be found right here in beautiful Crystal Beach Florida. Located right on the Gulf of Mexico in Northern Pinellas County, Crystal Beach is a wonderful place to live and play. Many of the homes are older Cracker homes and they lead to the charm of this little town!!! Here you see golf carts driving in the streets and people on bicycles. That is hardly a hustle and bustle atmosphere - Crystal Beach is laid back and relaxing. This is one of those rare places where people take time to walk to the post office to pick up their mail and stop to have conversations with each other in the street. If you think you would like to live in a place like this, give me a call today and we can get started searching for your little piece of paradise rig...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Here I go again, gushing about my favorite place: Crystal Beach Florida!!! I cannot say enough about what a wonderful place to live this is! Take the Beach House for example. How many little towns have a 'family activity center'? Crystal Beach sure does! And there is always something going on there too!!! Many of the homes in Crystal Beach are older homes, built in the 1920's or 1930's. They have charm and character that is unique to Crystal Beach! No matter where you are in Crystal Beach you are always only a few blocks from the Gulf of Mexico!!! It is really a wonderful place to call HOME! Crystal Beach Florida!      
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
As most of you already know, I live in beautiful Crystal Beach, Florida. We are really lucky here to have such an eclectic community! Diverse homes that are one hundred years old and newer homes too - and all around all of this you will find the most beautiful Live Oak Trees! Naturally, Spanish Moss hangs everywhere from our Live Oak trees, adding to the Southern Charm of our town! The photos above and immediately below are taken in the park along side the Gulf of Mexico. What a great way to spend an afternoon, sitting in the park reading a book!!! That is one of my favorite things to do on a lazy afternoon! Naturally, my trusty camera comes along too, since you never know when you will want to take some photos for blogging!!!  
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Yes, I do love Crystal Beach Florida - it is where I live! It is a beautiful little community with wonderful homes that offer a quiet Florida lifestyle! For example, this wonderful home on Sanctuary Trace, which is part of Seaside here in Crystal Beach. This 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with in-ground pool was built in 1995 and renovated in 2008! Who wouldn't love to live in this fantastic home that overlooks Sutherland Bayou? At $1,199,000 it can be yours! Enjoy relaxing beside the water, watching the dolphins frolic!! Or this home on Gulf Drive in Crystal Beach: This three story home has 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms! The in-ground pool is heated and look at that balcony! Imagine relaxing there and watching the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico!!! At only $899,000 this 3,882 sq ft home is waiting...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Sanctuary Drive in Crystal Beach Florida is indeed a secluded area to live in. The beautiful homes here overlook the Gulf of Mexico, St Joseph's Sound and Sutherland Bayou. This is a quiet place to relax and enjoy the true meaning of living in Florida! This beautiful Mediterranean Style home at 160 Sanctuary Drive was built in 1991. It has almost 5000 sq ft of living space that must be seen to be appreciated! With 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, this heated pool home is located in the Seaside section of Crystal Beach.   This marvelous home has a 3+ car garage and is so far from the street that you have the kind of privacy that movie stars usually require! At $1,295,000 this home is a steal! The owner will even consider financing!!! Another wonderful Seaside home is the one below, at 125 Sanct...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Crystal Beach is one of my favorite places in Pinellas County! Tucked away west of Palm Harbor in North Pinellas County, it is a wonderful place to live! Here are two homes currently on the market here in fabulous Crystal Beach: Located at 507 Mayo Street, this 2,320 sq ft 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home was originally built in 1950 and has been updated throughout! From the wonderful waterfront location to the magnificant master suite with garden tub and large balcony, this home offers so much! With a list price of $1,399,000 this beautiful home has everything that you could be looking for in a home! Views of Caladesi Island and the Gulf of Mexico await you in this waterfront beauty! Another fantastic Crystal Beach home is this 3,800 sq ft 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home on a Cul-De-Sac on Point Seas...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Crystal Beach is indeed a place to relax! I love living here. I love walking out my front door and seeing things like this:   I caught this fellow drying his wings in the early morning sun a couple of days ago. This was one of those times when I was glad that I had my camera with me. There is such a large variety of birds here in Crystal Beach - you never know what you are going to see! One more reason why I love living in Crystal Beach!!!
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Crystal Beach Florida is fabulous indeed and not just because I live there! This wonderful community located directly on the Gulf of Mexico in north Pinellas County has no traffic lights, congestion or mail delivery! Yes, I did say no mail delivery! There are NO mailboxes in front of any of the homes in Crystal Beach! Every household has a PO Box in our little post office where we go to get our mail!!! But don't underestimate Crystal Beach! We have some fantastic homes here too! Like this: Located at 511 North Mayo Street, this wonderful Key West style home has 3,444 sq ft. With 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms on three floors, this lovely home has a Gulf front view and a great spa and pool where you can lounge around all day!   If you would like more information on fabulous Crystal Beach F...
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By Kate Pokroshinskaya
(Royal)
BRAND NEW CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON THE GULF OF MEXICO. LOCATED IN THE QUAINT WATERFRONT COMMUNITY OF CRYSTAL BEACH WHICH IS LOCATED 45 MINUTES FORM TAMPA AND THE TAMPA AIRPORT. FIVE MINUTES FROM WORLD FAMOUS BEACHES BY CAR OR BOAT. AND FIVE MINUTES FROM THE FAMOUS GOLF COURSES OF INNISBROOK. HOME HAS NEWER SEAWALL, DOCK AND TWO BOAT LIFTS, SEVEN CAR GARAGE, SEPARATE DETACHED ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT. HUGE CHEF'S KITCHEN WITH AMAZING GULF AND SUNSET VIEWS, BUILT IN SEATING, WOLF RANGE, SUB-ZERO REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER, WINE BAR, WALK IN BUTLER'S PANTRY WITH SEPARATE DEEP SINK AND DISHWASHER, SOLID WOOD CUSTOM INLAYED CABINETRY, SEPARATE BAR, UPSTAIRS COFFEE NOOK. FIVE FULL BEDROOM SUITES WITH WALK IN CLOSETS AND FIVE FULL BATHS. TWO HALF BATHS, OFFICE, THEATRE ROOM. CUSTOM LIGHTING DESIGN AND PRE-...
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By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
Crystal Beach, Florida, is indeed a great place to live! Ron and I moved into our new place about 2 months ago and have everything unpacked and hung up already. Living only 2 blocks from the Gulf of Mexico sure has its advantages. Want to take an evening stroll? What could be more inviting than this scene? Shade trees and benches so you have a place to sit and contemplate life (or your naval) and appreciate the fact that we live in Paradise. Crystal Beach is a unique place. There is NO home mail delivery! Everyone has a PO Box and picks the mail up at our little post office. The hours there are also unique: 10-12 and 2-4 Monday through Friday. There is morning mail delivery to the boxes on Saturday, but the counter is closed if you want to mail something. A wonderful, laid back communit...
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By Julia Horton, ASKjulia. REAL estate. REAL answers.
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Crystal Beach Florida is it's own "town" within unincorporiated Palm Harbor FL.  As you locals know, it's kind of a secret place, and many outsiders don't 'get it' with just a quick drive by.  That's why if you're looking to sell your Crystal Beach fl home, it's important to hire a local professional who can sing its praises to the outside world.  We just sold these two Crystal Beach homes with spectacular gulf views.  We've also sold more Crystal Beach homes than any other Pinellas Realtor this year!  Sellers, take heed.  We aren't the only game in town, but we are professionals that will get results for you.   And we know how to have a laugh or two.  We weren't the first listing agents on either of these homes, and one of these homes was listed FIVE times with THREE Realtors before Su...
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By Pam Joffe
(Solaris Realty)
Seaside is beautiful streets east of Alternate Hwy 19 in Crystal Beach. Many of these single family homes are waterfront homes on the Gulf of Mexico. Come check out these homes in the quaint beachfront community of Crystal Beach. These are one of a kind exclusive custom homes. Come enjoy the Crystal  Beach's white sandy beach.  After a hard day what better way to unwind then to walk on the white sandy beachs! Come and enjoy these homes in Seaside subdivison. Come experience the Florida Lifestyle in Crystal Beach with the sparkling beaches of Crystal Beach just a little bit north of  Clearwater Beach. It is a just short drive  to I-275 and then it is an easy commute to Largo, Clearwater, Bradenton,  St. Petersburg, Tampa or Tampa International Airport. Let us show you your new home in Cr...
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By Julia Horton, ASKjulia. REAL estate. REAL answers.
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
As Palm Harbor FL Realtors, we're often asked to describe Crystal Beach Florida, which hugs the gulf in North Palm Harbor. A picture is worth 1,000 words, so we whipped out the magic wand again (with fairy dust), and voila! Two of the homes in the slideshow below were just listed, 885 Point Seaside Drive, Crystal Beach Florida, and 128 Georgia Avenue, Crystal Beach FL.                           Crystal Beach offers something for everyone - funky cottages, Key-West beauties, custom estates of all kinds - you name it - it's here. When searching for Crystal Beach homes, be sure to search in zip code 34681. See you at the Pier!
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