Shalimar is a well kept secret. It started as being a bedroom community for Eglin AFB. There are great schools including an elementary school where kids can still walk to school. It has a great golf course which is currently being taken over by the local's. There is a mix of homes, from large waterfront houses to smaller more modest homes. There is actually a few areas with new construction. My favorite store is the Village Market which has a butcher who hand cuts steaks and other meats to order.