10 hot properties for sale

From a beach hut in Essex to a Cornish hideaway with private steps leading down onto the beach... these are hot properties of the moment!

Occupying a private spot in a quiet village near Falmouth, Waters Edge is a detached four-bedroom bungalow that looks out over a lawned garden to its own slipway on the creek. Lillicrap Chilcott (01872 273473, lillicrapchilcott.com).

The harbour is 100 metres from Langstone Towers, a historical property with three bedrooms (one of which is in the romantic turret) plus a fabulous roof terrace with views over the water. Strutt & Parker (01243 832600, struttandparker.com).


Set one street back from the seafront, No 3 Oakley Square is a first-floor flat with one bedroom, a mezzanine area, a Juliet balcony and sea views – all in the heart of town. Bedfords (01728 454505, bedfords.co.uk).

4. RINGMORE, DEVON £650,000
Old meets new at Sea View, a thatched cottage with a striking contemporary extension to the rear. As well as four bedrooms, this South Hams home has a large garden with a detached studio and is half a mile from Ayrmer Cove. Marchand Petit (01548 831163, marchandpetit.co.uk).

This front-row beach hut at No 643 High Wall is in good condition and has great views – the perfect spot to while away sunny summer days at the coast. Rouse Estate Agents (01225 851234, rouse-estates.co.uk).

6. LELANT, CORNWALL £1,750,000
A once-in-a-lifetime chance to buy a Cornish hideaway that was once home to renowned artist John Miller. The Beach House (which has two bedrooms) and Ferryman’s Rest (which has four) have private steps leading to Porthkidney Beach, as well as stunning views over St Ives Bay and Godrevy lighthouse. Marshall’s Estate Agents (01736 756627, marshallspz.co.uk).

7. NEW ROMNEY, KENT £825,000
Elegance prevails at Gun House, a detached Grade II-listed Georgian property that has six bedrooms, original sash windows with Venetian shutters, a separate annex and a coach house. Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338, phillipsandstubbs.co.uk).

Conjure up life in a bygone era at Llwyn Onn Isaf, a late 17th-century farmhouse that sits in a secluded spot amid 2.2 acres of gardens and woodland on the Welsh coast. It has three bedrooms, many charming original features and a two-storey barn with potential for conversion. Walter Lloyd Jones (01341 280527, walterlloydjones.co.uk).

You’ll find The Beach Nest in the pretty lanes of Kingsand, close to the water. Totally renovated, this seaside gem has two bedrooms and a private courtyard garden with outdoor shower. Alexander Lush Estate Agents (01752 829000, alexanderlush.co.uk).

10. DARTMOUTH, DEVON £695,000
Drink in stunning views over the town and out to sea from No 29 Clarence Hill, a south-facing period townhouse with loads of traditional features. This four-storey property has four bedrooms, a garden room and a lovely courtyard garden. Marchand Petit (01803 839190, marchandpetit.co.uk).

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