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Design and Realty

Under Construction at Cinnamon Shore!

More homes, cottages, and a condo collection give buyers options when looking to buy Gulf-side in Port Aransas. Amid the country’s current real estate boom, Cinnamon Shore continues to deliver new options for luxury homebuyers looking for Gulf Coast vacation property. Families and investors have shown strong interest in the community’s fast (read)

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Design and Realty

Last Homesite Release: Our Virtual Selection Process

Cinnamon Shore South is releasing its last homesites for buyers who want to build custom homes, with Selection Day on Wed., May 25th! We're thrilled to offer buyers new opportunities in our charming seaside village, located on the outskirts of Port Aransas, Texas. And you do not even have to be on site to participate! Just join our Preferred Buyers (read)

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Design and Realty

2022 Color of the Year!

The official Color of the Year -- 'Veri Peri' -- resonates here at Cinnamon Shore! It's a violet blue meant as a nod to the future, and ours is very bright -- for 2022 and beyond. For the first time, the Pantone Color Institute created a brand-new, custom shade as its Color of the Year—a pretty periwinkle called Very Peri. With a “true blue (read)

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Design and Realty

Contemporary Comfort

Austin interior designer Chris Beach gave the interiors of this relaxing lakeside home a fresh take. On Chris Beach’s official bio, it says that his design vision is inspired by his home state and by his travels around the world. But when he designed interiors for this brand-new home at Cinnamon Shore South, he also drew on personal experience (read)

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News and Media Mentions

Seven Lakefront Cottages Showcase Coastal Luxury

Finishing in just over one year, the cottages will be part of the vacation rental pool! In October 2020, Cinnamon Shore Realty offered seven timeless cottages located on a scenic coastal lake as part of a pre-sale opportunity at Cinnamon Shore South. They sold quickly, and just over a year later, construction has finished—a testament to the demand (read)

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Lifestyle

A Day in the Life...

See what it's like to own at Cinnamon Shore. Dr. Marylin Goodwin, a Gulf-front homeowner at Cinnamon Shore South and founder of a beach cleanup non-profit, has loved Port Aransas beaches since she was 5 years old—and she turns 75 next week. “That’s a long time,” she says. Now, she and husband J.B. Goodwin of Austin host family (read)

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News and Media Mentions

Travel + Leisure Puts Port A on List of Best Small Towns in Texas'

And why not? This beloved fishing town on the coast makes the perfect  hometown for our own lovely village of Cinnamon Shore. We're thrilled to say Port A on the list of this esteemed travel magazine's list of top small towns in the Lone Star State. The lead image for the write-up showcases a stunning overhead of Cinnamon Shore -- with Gulf waters (read)

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Design and Realty

3 Essentials for Decorating Your Beach Home

Tricia Dabney of High Cotton Home & Design offers advice. One of our expert designers and decorators on the Cinnamon Shore Design Team, Tricia grounds her work in the character and vintage flair. She shows three key ways to  No. 1  Go Vintage. When searching for unique coastal design elements,  Tricia Dabney of High Cotton Home & (read)

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Design and Realty

See ALL the Progress At South

Laying the Groundwork: Phase 3 Is Ready for Construction! Home sites meant for new construction are closing now, and builders will break ground soon! Handsome New Homes: On the Rise This classic coastal white cottage with black shutters sets a high standard for the beach homes of Cinnamon Shore South. Lakeside Cottages: Well Under Way! Darling homes (read)

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Design and Realty

What Makes a Coastal Dream House?

Renting or buying, find the perfect beach home at Cinnamon Shore There are so many choices to make when choosing a home to rent for vacation, buy, or build. And when you're doing it at the coast, people have strong opinions about what makes the perfect coastal home.  The No. 1 Asset Of course, proximity to the ocean is a must. And yes (read)

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Design and Realty

Brisk Sales at 'South': Phase 4

New Phase of Gulf-Side Development Practically Sells Out Upon Release! We were thrilled with the response to our Phase 4 property release on Sat., April 17 2021 at Cinnamon Shore South, and we welcomed many new families to the neighborhood. Beach lovers and investors continue to seek coastal home sites at "South," the $1.3 billion expansion of Cinnamon (read)

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News and Media Mentions

See Our Award-Winning Video: Come Home to Cinnamon Shore

Thank You For Making Us Your Home Away From Home On The Texas Coast! A gold medal winner at the recent Addy Awards, this video captures the true essence of time spent at Cinnamon Shore. It’s about family. It’s about love. It’s about feeling like you’ve found where you’re meant to be on the Texas Coast. If you know Cinnamon (read)

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Value a Vacation at Cinnamon Shore

Ready for a vacation? A recent Expedia survey shows Americans value of vacations more than ever after 2020--especially after all the time people spent at home. Can you relate? The annual Vacation Deprivation Study revealed: Travelers plan to take an extra week (five days) of vacation in 2021. One-third report they will take more vacations than usual (read)

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Design and Realty

Great Investment Potential at Cinnamon Shore

The first, New Urban neighborhood on the Texas Coast, established in 2007, has become the standard for coastal, luxury development in the Lone Star State. And 2020’s performance at Cinnamon Shore, located in Port Aransas, Texas, shows why. With a 54% increase in total vacation bookings and a 75% increase rental revenue in 2020 over 20219, it&rsquo (read)

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Lifestyle

Why Cinnamon Shore? One Austin Couple’s Answer

Get to know one of our Founding Neighbors at Cinnamon Shore South and find out why they’re building a coastal dream home there. Meet the Neighbors: Lavonne and Robert (Andy) Blalock, Texas natives and residents of Austin, married for 36 years Texas Beaches They Grew Up Visiting : Andy’s family vacationed at Galveston, while Lavonne spent (read)

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News and Media Mentions

In the News: Buyers Flocking to Master-Planned Communities

Homebuyers seek private and safe spaces: Urban dwellers are looking to move to master-planned communities in the wake of the pandemic and social unrest, according to a new article on Bisnow.com. The piece, "Space-Starved Buyers Flock to Master-Planned Communities," also highlights the changing travel patterns the industry is seeing in the wake (read)

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News and Media Mentions

Rural Enclaves, Like Port A, Draw Buyers

Unique Homes magazine features Port A and Cinnamon Shore: A new article in Unique Homes describes the trend of the home-buying public is looking at suburban and rural areas by focusing on Port Aransas. It holds the town up as an example of a place that's drawing more and more interest during the COVID-19 pandemic and points to a Realtor.com survey that (read)

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Design and Realty

Coral Bliss

Bright and Beachy: Tradewinds Outpost Residence Offers Sophisticated Style Designer Courtney Rangel of CGR Designs had one mission when asked to do the interiors at Tradewinds Outpost, our newest residential building at Cinnamon Shore: "When people come to these units, I want them to feel like they've been transported to the beach,"  (read)

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Design and Realty

All In on the Gulf-Front Lifestyle

When there’s nothing between you and the Gulf but a stretch of broad Texas sand, you’re free to relax, to dream, to live the coastal lifestyle. Gulf-front property has value that goes beyond the price per square foot. Such an investment encompasses your future, your family, your legacy.  We can tell you that in our realty office, but (read)

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Design and Realty

Just Sold at Cinnamon Shore

Big Sales in 2020 Since the start of the year, there's been more interest in Cinnamon Shore North and Cinnamon Shore South. Our expansion has provided more opportunities to build coastal dream homes.   Cinnamon Shore North 251 Bent Grass 112 Center Lane 210 Social Circle, #9-101 230 Round Road, B2 230 Round Road C2 190 Social Circle #10-302 230 (read)

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News and Media Mentions

Port Aransas: Ranking Globally

Port Aransas Gains Global Reputation! We love Port A, but more and more have discovered the charms of our little town on Mustang Island.    Port Aransas is turning heads of travel writers and vacationers in Texas and beyond.   A recent article in the  Houston Chronicle touts Port Aransas' recovery from Hurricane Harvey and says Cinnamon (read)

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Lifestyle

Family Traditions Matter at Cinnamon Shore

(Photos by Shannon Lafayette)     Family Traditions Matter at Cinnamon Shore   Make memories tinged with saltwater and sprinkled with sand during a visit to Cinnamon Shore.   On visits to Port Aransas, people post Instagram pic of their kids standing inside the mouths of giant, iconic shark statues at souvenir shops downtown. They (read)

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Vacation Value in Port Aransas

Cinnamon Shore offers luxury for less – whether you’re vacationing or looking to buy.   The Secret's Out!   Port Aransas made the U.S. News & World Report list of “ 30 Cheap Beach Vacations for Travelers on a Budget. ” (Slide 22) It’s listed alongside the likes of worldwide destinations that include Crete, Greece (read)

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Design and Realty

New with Water Views in Port Aransas

Luxury real estate at Cinnamon Shore abounds, but only a select few properties offer expansive water views. Snag your dream beach home for less than you’d pay at premier Florida communities.   You’ve longed for a luxury vacation home where you can relax and gaze at the Gulf. Cinnamon Shore brings the dream closer than you imagined—and for less (read)

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Design and Realty

Now Available: Gulf-Front Home at Cinnamon Shore

Check out one of the best waterfront homes available among Port Aransas real estate listings.   Working closely with some of Florida’s most acclaimed designers, the current owners of Cinnamon Shore’s 214 Seaside Drive knew what they wanted for their family of five: a haven with beach cottage appeal, sophisticated coastal style, and, (read)

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Cinnamon Shore Impresses Media, Earns Rave Review from Unique Homes

  With the tagline “The World of Luxury Real Estate,” Unique Homes magazine knows just how to categorize Cinnamon Shore in Port Aransas. The media outlet specializes in the country’s finest developments and top real estate listings, and it raved about Cinnamon Shore after Associate Editor Marlene Ridgway visited the community last October. Check (read)

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Port Aransas is Named Among Top 25 Favorite Beach Towns in America

  We are excited to announce that Port Aransas has been listed in Fodor’s “ America’s 25 Favorite Beach Towns .” The US is covered with beautiful beaches, including La Jolla, Gulf Shores, Key West, and Long Beach, so we are honored to be included amongst some of the best beach towns.   Whether an occasional getaway or a family tradition, for many (read)

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Design and Realty

Introducing Sunset Cottages

We are proud to introduce Mustang Island’s newest addition of luxury beach homes, the Sunset Cottages.   Closely nestled around Sunset Park, yet just steps away from fine dining and shops, these eight new Texas beach homes are perfect for families who want to enjoy the bustling activities of Cinnamon Shore mixed with the relaxation of the coast (read)

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Design and Realty

How Three Texas Designers Created a Coastal Modern Retreat

Shore Perfection, a home that truly lives up to its name, is one of the newest additions to Cinnamon Shore. Immediately when you step through the French doors, you are greeted with a cozy living room that blends perfectly together with the dining room and kitchen. In what the builder, Pete Waggoner, describes as “casual elegance,” this vacation (read)

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Unveiling New Penthouses on the Texas Coast

The Cinnamon Shore community is expanding, and the newest addition is a hub for luxury living, premiere retail, and dining. Market Street Penthouses contains five beautiful residences, each with their own uniquely designed interior. Enter the residences through a small private lobby among the first-floor shops, ride the elevator up to your home, and (read)

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Cinnamon Shore is Expanding, Despite Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas on August 25th, 2017, it devastated the Texas coastline. Fortunately, our team at Cinnamon Shore has pushed forward and we are actively taking steps to expand our community. Jeff Lamkin, CEO of Sea Oats Group, was recently quoted in a Builder article where he said, “Despite Hurricane Harvey, Cinnamon Shore&rsquo (read)

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Top Benefits of Investing in a Vacation Home

In today’s world, there are many ways to make an extra buck, but hardly any of those options offer you a vacation anytime you want. Oh, all the hotels are booked? Not a problem. When you invest in a vacation home, you have the power of setting the day and time of your getaway, all while turning a huge profit. Here are a few reasons we believe owning (read)

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Design and Realty

10 Features your Vacation Rental Needs

New year means new opportunities. At  Cinnamon Shore , it’s not just the view and location that attracts guests to our most popular vacation rentals, it’s the fact that they are visiting a home that treats them like their own. Think of the last time you rented a vacation home. What did you like the most about it? What features were missing? Did you (read)

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Design and Realty

Spring Break Meets Sustainable Design

When you go on spring break to warmer weather, you might not necessarily be thinking about saving the planet — much less about sustainable design!But there are environmentally friendly options when it comes to accommodations. With a little searching, you might be able to find a place to stay that meets your needs, is healthy, energy efficient (read)