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Nestled off the natural beauty of Florida’s northeast Atlantic coast is Anastasia Island, an idyllic paradise just a stone’s throw east of St. Augustine.

Travel news: Anastasia Island Dream Home from HGTV

Recently returning from St. Augustine, I can completely appreciate why someone would want to live in their dream home on Florida’s First Coast. Between the St. Johns River, Atlantic Ocean, and miles of nature’s best, there is so much beauty to appreciate and explore. That must be why HGTV announced Anastasia Island Florida as their location for the 2024 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway.

According to a Warner Bros. Discovery/HGTV Home Giveaways press release, the contest opened on December 22, 2023 and entries will be collected through Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 5pm EST.

One lucky winner will get a prize package valued at over $2.2 Million which includes:

  • Keys to the home
  • All furnishings
  • Mercedes-Benz E Class Sedan
  • $100,000

What a great prize package to help you enjoy your new Florida dream home!

They go on to say that eligible fans can enter for a chance to win daily at and All contest details and official rules are found on those sites.

2024 HGTV Dream Home Features:

If living on an island isn’t reason enough to enter, how about these home features?

“The three-bedroom, four-bathroom home sits at approximately 3,300 square feet with views of the Matanzas River and the St. Augustine Lighthouse. The home combines classic coastal elegance with modern touches and layers of natural textures drenched in soothing blue and white hues.

Upon entry, guests will be instantly taken away by the beautiful views of the waterfront. The front door leads to the great room with an open concept that includes a living room with sleek sofas and a fireplace, a dining room with a beach inspired distressed table, and a bright blue cabinet-filled kitchen.

The laundry room and well-organized mudroom sit between the kitchen and an attached two-car garage. The main bedroom looks up to airy skylights and offers a private retreat from the rest of the home with a walk-in closet and main bathroom.

The house is perfect for entertaining with two guest suites and a loft that provides a cozy space with a wet bar and a mini fridge.

The spacious backyard is a true dreamy getaway with an outdoor kitchen and high-top bar, two fire features, pool, and multiple outdoor entertaining spaces including a screened-in porch with lounge and dining as well as a pergola with conversation seating.

The home was designed by architect Michael Stauffer and built by local builder Glenn Layton Homes. The home’s interior design is by Brian Patrick Flynn.”

For a Video Tour of the HGTV Dream Home, see this!

About Anastasia Island

Nestled off the natural beauty of Florida’s northeast Atlantic coast is Anastasia Island, an idyllic paradise just a stone’s throw east of St. Augustine, America’s oldest city. Imagine a 14-mile oasis connected to the historic city by the iconic Bridge of Lions.

Wander through charming cobblestone streets, sink your toes into powder-soft beaches, and immerse yourself in year-round history and activities. Anastasia Island rests upon layers of local coquina stone formed from seashells, the same material used in Castillo de San Marcos—the oldest fort in the United States.

St. Augustine Lighthouse, Anastasia State Park, Matanzas Inlet, and St. Augustine Amphitheatre are just a few places to explore. But that’s just the beginning. The island beckons you with endless opportunities for water sports, scenic boat rides, cozy camp sites, and panoramic views that will steal your breath away.

This coastal haven is not just a destination; it’s a dreamy escape waiting to be called home. Maybe your new home… should you be the lucky winner of HGTV’s 2024 Dream Home!