7 HOMES TO BUY BESIDE THE SEA

From a poolside retreat overlooking the sea in the Isles of Scilly to a fisherman’s hut in Suffolk, here’s our pick of the latest properties for sale by the sea. COMPILED BY Alice Westgate

1. BIGBURY-ON-SEA, DEVON £595,000

No 29 Burgh Island Causeway is a contemporary apartment that sits right on a golden sandy beach. This two-bedroom property has a balcony, private parking and use of shared facilities at the leisure complex - think pool, sauna and gym. The Coastal House (01803 835788, thecoastalhouse.co.uk).

2. SOUTHWOLD, SUFFOLK £13,500

Snap up this fisherman’s hut on Blackshore and you’ll have a fabulous base for fishing, sailing and boating. Its interior is in good condition and has an electrical connection, and its front and rear windows look out across the marshes. Best of all, it comes with the option to buy a clinker-built rowing boat with a small outboard motor. Durrants (01502 723292, durrants.com).

3. PORT ISAAC, CORNWALL £510,000

A great opportunity to buy a versatile, income-generating property, Leatside is a two-bed listed cottage that comes with an additional one-bed self-contained property called Moll’s Yard. Both are full of traditional Cornish character and are moments from the pretty harbour. John Bray & Partners (01208 862601, johnbraysales.co.uk).

4. ST MARY’S, ISLES OF SCILLY £1,500,000

Pendragon is a detached family house that looks south-west over St Mary’s harbour, the off-islands and Bishop Rock lighthouse. With five bedrooms, a sun terrace, a conservatory and a swimming pool, it’s a rare chance to buy in to blissful island life. Marshall’s (01736 360203, marshallspz.co.uk).

5. BAWDSEY, SUFFOLK £300,000

Grove Barn is a semi-detached holiday property on the Manor House Estate, a tranquil rural spot that’s close to beaches such as Shingle Street. As well as three bedrooms and an enclosed garden, you’ll have use of communal facilities including outdoor heated pool and tennis court. Fine & Country (01394 446007, fineandcountry.com).

6. PENRYN, CORNWALL £315,000

The perfect coastal bolthole, Tides Reach is a smart three-storey end-of-terrace house with three bedrooms and a full-width waterfront deck. You’ll have use of a boat-park to store a small dinghy but, for larger craft, you can rent one of the mooring that are accessible from the decking. Rohrs & Rowe (01872 306360, rohrsandrowe.co.uk).

7. BURTON, PEMBROKESHIRE £520,000

Direct access to the foreshore and the Cleddau Estuary is on offer at The Quarterdeck, a good choice for anyone who enjoys sailing and watersports. This detached modern house has three bedrooms plus a self-contained apartment, and all the main rooms overlook the Haven Waterway. West Wales Properties (01646 698585, westwalesproperties.co.uk).

 

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