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About The Community
Freeport is the perfect holiday destination for lovers of sun, sand, and sea. Discover one of Florida’s secrets in Walton County, as Freeport has vast open spaces and water all around. The ethnically diverse population of around 2300 that lives here is mostly employed in catering to the needs of vacationers. The city extends to about 19 square miles and is the perfect destination for those looking for their own space away from the big city tensions. Many people return here to have a quiet yet activity filled vacation. Freeport offers all that the more popular summer destinations offer but in a more quiet ambience.
Rated by golf magazines as among the top five in the world, the Windswept Dunes Golf Club, in Freeport, has a one-of-a-kind golf course. The designer and builder Doug O’Rourke has taken care to preserve as much of the natural vegetation and topography as possible. As a result the 750 acre Windswept Dunes features miles of spectacular white sand dunes some as high as 20 feet and wide rolling fairways. Clever bunkering and immaculate conditioning and maintenance have resulted in a course of rare, unspoiled beauty. An additional bonus is that it is secluded and never has crowds or appears busy. You can play your natural game in a relaxed manner in this breath-taking course that is genuinely off the beaten track. Six tees helps golfers play at their own pace on this spacious 18-hole course that demands 7607 yards from the championship tees.
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Vicinity of Freeport
Most of the vacation homes and properties in Freeport have views of the water, be it lake front homes, creek front properties or beach facing rooms. The Fountain at Eden Gardens Park on Santa Rosa beach is a unique structure that is a landmark of this serene city. The large bowlike structure with the gentle movements of water is a soothing yet awesome sight. Select a rental on Choctaw beach and you will practically step out onto the dock to fish or crab. Relax in a boat while you fish in the canals or in Choctawhattchee Bay. You will be thrilled with the innumerable opportunities to spot incredible wildlife or go bird watching from the decks. The 160 year old oak trees overhanging the waters provide shade as you move gently on the waters.
Freeport abounds in wonderful seafood restaurants as well as local fare. The main attraction and charm of the city and the homes is that it is secluded yet accessible to everything. Frolic on the nearby beaches, enjoy exciting entertainment, and water sports. There are plenty of opportunities to go biking, swimming, snorkeling and diving, sailing, water-skiing, jet skiing or shelling.
Spend some time shopping at the local stores and of course enjoy fine meals at the innumerable restaurants in the city. Seafood is naturally popular but there is a choice of all types of cuisine. Visitors have a choice of praying at fifteen churches of different denominations.