Cultural Arts Alliance Summertime Tour of Homes June 25-27

June 15, 2015

This Alys Beach home is one of five on tour.
This Alys Beach home is one of five on tour.

The Cultural Arts Alliance is hosting a Summertime Tour of Homes sure to delight anyone looking to beat the heat on a steamy afternoon in South Walton. The tour of five homes runs Thursday, June 25 through Saturday, June 27 from 1-5 p.m. each day.

From a Gulf front house in Blue Mountain Beach just recently decorated by designer Erica Powell, to homes in Alys Beach, Eastern Lake, WaterSound Beach and WaterSound Origins, all of these homes are some of South Walton’s most beautiful and unique and are currently on the market.

The Blue Mountain Beach Gulf front is stunning with its updated interior design, three floors offering sweeping views of the Gulf and outdoor terraces. The Alys Beach courtyard house is a modern stunner located in Arboleda Park just steps from the Caliza Pool, and is designed by architect Darrell Russell of Boheme Designs. It has a heated pool that doubles as a water feature with a waterfall running down a rock wall, an outdoor shower and a doggy shower. The Eastern Lake house features sweeping views of Eastern Lake and Gulf Views. Located in a golf community, the WaterSound Origins home was custom built by John Giles and Matt Parenzan and designed by architect T.S. Adams.

Not only will ticket holders be able to view award winning architecture and design, they will also see their favorite South Walton artists work on display and for sale at each home.

General admission tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at or at Smith’s Antiques in Destin, Fusion Art and Glass at Grand Boulevard, Sundog Books in Seaside and the Bayou Art Center in Santa Rosa Beach (CAA office.)

A daily $60 VIP shuttle package is also available and will include a one-day tour ticket, free parking and an air-conditioned shuttle ride to each of the homes. Tickets must be purchased in advance at by June 19 and redeemed for wristbands inside Emerald Coast Wine and Spirits at WaterColor Crossings between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. the day of the tour. Shuttle parking is located on the green lot south of the WaterColor Crossing Publix building. The VIP shuttle tour will last four hours with dedicated time to tour each house. Emerald Coast Wine and Spirits will have wine packages available for shuttle passengers to purchase and enjoy on the tour.

All proceeds from the tour go to benefit the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County to fulfill its vision of making Walton County a destination for artistic and cultural excellence through which lives are enriched, economy is stimulated and community is strengthened.

About the Homes on Tour
– 288 Blue Mountain Beach Road, Blue Mountain Beach listed by Erin Oden of Coastal Luxury Properties
– Eastern Lake House, 30A
– 60 Spice Berry Alley, Alys Beach listed by Rita Montgomery of Pelican Real Estate
– Breakers Street, Watersound Origins listed by Will Palmer of Coast Properties

About Cultural Arts Alliance: The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is a Local Arts Agency that supports the arts through leadership, advocacy, funding, programs and education. The vision of the CAA is to be the catalyst for Walton County’s growth as a destination for cultural and artistic excellence through which lives are enriched, economy is stimulated and community is strengthened.