10 Homes to Buy Beside the Sea... November

Island of Skye, Highland £475,000

From a remote house on Skye to a Welsh fisherman’s cottage, here’s our pick of the latest properties for sale by the sea. Compiled by Alice Westgate

PROPERTY OF THE MONTH
1. ISLAND OF SKYE, HIGHLAND £475,000

Diubaig House sits in a wonderfully secluded spot in the north of Skye and is perfectly placed for walkers, birdwatchers, artists and anyone who enjoys the great outdoors. This detached stone property, which is 17 miles from Portree, has four bedrooms, a three-acre garden and spectacular views over Loch Greshornish from every room. Strutt & Parker (01463 719171, struttandparker.com).

2. MAKER, CORNWALL £325,000
History buffs will love No 72 Fort Picklecombe, a four-bedroom apartment in this mid-19th century landmark building. Its balcony looks out over Plymouth Sound and residents have the use of heated pool, slipway, boat storage and a sandy beach. Stags (01752 223933, stags.co.uk).

3. ALDEBURGH, SUFFOLK £895,000
A radical makeover has made The Black Horse, a former pub, into a smart house with an open-plan living space, two balconies, three bedrooms and a one-bed annexe. The seafront is just a short walk away. Bedfords (01728 454505, bedfords.co.uk).

4. PORTMELLON, CORNWALL £375,000
Porthgwara occupies the upper two floors of a terraced period building on the water’s edge. It has four bedrooms and a south-facing balcony that looks out over Portmellon Cove and Mevagissey Bay. Lillicrap Chilcott (01872 273473, waterfrontandcountryhomes.com).

5. NITON, ISLE OF WIGHT £650,000
Close to the beach paths, and with a sunny south-facing garden, Rock Cottage is a pretty Grade II-listed coastal home with three bedrooms and lots of old-fashioned charm. Spence Willard (01983 200880, spencewillard.co.uk).

6. CHARLESTOWN, CORNWALL £595,000
No 15 Quay Road, which sits in a row of pretty colour-washed Georgian cottages, has gardens to the front and rear, three bedrooms and a wonderful view of this famous port. Savills (01872 243200, savills.co.uk).

7. GREATSTONE, KENT £1,100,000
Nestling in the dunes, and with access on to the beach, Sand Castles is a modern detached seaside house with four bedrooms and wide-ranging views across the English Channel. Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338, phillipsandstubbs.co.uk).

8. ISLAND OF IONA, ARGYLL & BUTE £250,000
Here’s a rare chance to buy a property on the lovely Island of Iona. Lagnagiogan is a former croft with two double bedrooms, two reception rooms, a garden and views towards the Isle of Mull. Bell Ingram (01631 566122, bellingram.co.uk).

9. ORFORD, SUFFOLK £825,000
Live the coastal dream at Town Farm Cottage, a beautifully renovated and extended four-bedroom house with a self-contained one-bedroom holiday annexe. Both are set in lovely gardens within this sought-after village. Strutt & Parker (01473 214841, struttandparker.com).

10. TORQUAY, DEVON £995,000
Torbay is your oyster at No 8 Abbey Sands, a swish third-floor apartment with three bedrooms, a wraparound balcony and outstanding coastal views. John Couch (01803 296500, johncouch.co.uk).

 


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