7 Cool Coastal Properties For Sale

From a Grade II listed house on cobble streets to a harbour-side cottage in Cornwall, here’s our pick of the latest properties for sale by the sea

Compiled by Alice Westgate

1. RYE, EAST SUSSEX £575,000

Set in a cobbled lane in the centre of the conservation area, Oak House is a three-bedroom Grade II-listed house that dates from the 15th century and retains loads of original features - think inglenook fireplace, wall timbers and exposed oak beams. Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338, phillipsandstubbs.co.uk).


Tocapilla Cottage is tucked away on King Charles Quay and looks out over the harbour towards Flushing. It has one bedroom, sea views from every room and is a short stroll from the bustling town centre. Lillicrap Chilcott (01872 273473, lillicrapchilcott.com).

3. COWES, ISLE OF WIGHT £2,500,000

One of the most desirable properties in Cowes, Belmore House occupies a prime spot overlooking the Solent, 200m from the Royal Yacht Squadron. As well as seven bedrooms and three reception rooms, it has a lovely south-facing garden with a heated pool. Spence Willard (01983 200880, spencewillard.co.uk).


If you’re looking for a contemporary coastal bolthole, then No 4 The Point is the perfect pad as it’s just 100m from the beach and has great views over the English Channel. A stylish first-floor apartment with two bedrooms, there’s also a south-facing balcony that’s ideal for alfresco dining, plus a communal garden. Strutt & Parker (01227 473742, struttandparker.com).


Look over the harbour and Mount’s Bay from St Clements, the top-floor penthouse apartment in a Grade II-listed building that was once the Lobster Pot Hotel. It has two double bedrooms and an open-plan living space, all perched beautifully above the water. Lillicrap Chilcott (01872 273473, lillicrapchilcott.com).


Blue-painted No 5 Amanda Terrace is a five-bedroom period house overlooking the bay. Outside is a garden with a terrace, a two-storey outbuilding and a boat store. Jackson-Stops (01244 328361, jackson-stops.co.uk).


No 6B The Headlands is a first-floor apartment in a highly sought-after location overlooking the sea. It has two bedrooms and a communal garden with a gate that leads straight on to the beach. Bedfords (01728 454505, bedfords.co.uk).

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