Life of Luxury: 7 Jaw-Dropping Homes In The Coastal Bend

Luxury homes starting at $500k? Unheard of! Unless you live in the Coastal Bend.

With its lower-than-average cost of living, the Coastal Bend offers unbeatable housing options in every price range. Even luxury homes (the tippy top of the real estate market) sell for a fraction of what they would in other parts of the country. With breathtaking coastal views; waterfront properties galore; and a considerable range of gorgeous, inspired architecture, the Coastal Bend offers unparalleled luxury real estate value.

From Corpus Christi to Port Aransas, we’ve prepared a sampling of luxury homes over $500k that combine mind-blowing scenic views with designs and features that truly define the term ‘luxury lifestyle.’

1.  Livin’ La Vida Buena
4 La Buena Vida Dr, Rockport
This exquisite coastal villa exudes Mediterranean elegance, and its state-of-the-art amenities prove that this house was built to be showcased. Ceilings soar and create expansive living areas perfect for hosting casual entertaining or formal occasions.
The gourmet island kitchen, private decks, home theater, and gorgeous pool area with an outdoor kitchen and cabana promise unparalleled deluxe living every day.

2. Land of Luxury
332R Palmetto St, Rockport $1,499,000
Designed by famed architect Sarah Susanka, this craftsman home (and guesthouse!) sits on 24 acres of gorgeous Coastal Bend land.

With an open design, the main house feels airy yet homey, and there is beauty in every small detail, from the tiled staircase to the custom Cherry cabinets.

3. Creature Comforts On The Canal
13562 Camino De Plata Court, Corpus Christi $649,000
When it comes to luxury living, we can’t overemphasize the importance of, “Location, location, location!” and waterfront property on the canals of Padre Island.

Sitting on two waterfront lots, this 4 bed 2.5 bath home hits a double whammy in value and location. The property also comes with docks for up to three boats and a lift for another: perfect for residents who love being out on the water!

Inside, this charming home features gorgeous Saltillo tile, spacious living areas, and stylishly tiled walk-in showers.

4. Port A Palace
326 Bahia Mar, Port Aransas   $945,000
This dazzling, palatial home looks out over the canals of Island Moorings, a casually elegant community just south of Port Aransas.

In addition to spacious living areas, this home boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive upper and lower decks, and a beautifully tiled kitchen that will make any cooking enthusiast reach for their apron.
Bonus features include access to the
Island Moorings marina, boat ramps, and yacht club, making this home a prime spot for fishing, sailing, boating, and entertaining.

5. Island Oasis
14836 Granada Dr, Corpus Christi  $1,250,000
For residents who want the convenience of a city without being in the middle of the hustle and bustle, The Villas on South Padre Island are a great option.

Nestled within the island’s canals, these highly coveted luxury townhomes are a quiet haven just thirty minutes from lively Downtown Corpus Christi.

Each 3-story unit combines contemporary style with indulgent, top-of-the-line amenities that include (among many, many incredible features) 8-foot fireplaces, not one but two wet bars, vast terraced outdoor spaces, a private elevator, and a personal boat slip.
With spectacular ocean views and quick access to intercoastal waterways and the Gulf of Mexico, The Villas is the height of elite waterfront living!

6. Waterfront Wonder
3751 Pelican Point, Port Aransas  $1,699,999
Nearly 6,000 square feet of stunning waterfront home sits on a double lot of Port Aransas canal with uninhibited views of the coastline. This home packs all the punches of luxury living: spacious living areas, a sumptuous master bath, a full-size game room, an inground pool and hot tub, and a second story deck to make the most of the world-class vista.

Additional upscale features include an elevator, gas range, wine refrigerator, impact glass on the windows and doors, outdoor grilling area, two boat lifts, and multiple covered patio areas.

Oh, did we mention the spiral staircase? Talk about a house straight out of a fairytale!

7. Beachside Style
256 Bent Grass Drive, Port Aransas  $1,249,000
Over 3,000 airy, sun-bathed square feet of gorgeous beach home sits within Port Aransas’ idyllic Cinnamon Shore community.

This 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath includes a gourmet kitchen, bunk room for four, huge walk-in showers, and multiple outdoor seating areas.
Beautifully appointed with vintage furnishings and re-purposed pieces, this chic and sophisticated home comes fully furnished.
And that’s just the house! Masterfully crafted with walkability and convenience in mind, Cinnamon Shore community offers unparalleled coastal living. Residents enjoy on-site shopping, a community entertainment stage, community park, pool, fitness center, and direct access to Port A’s famous sandy beaches.

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