Whether you want to blow the budget on a waterside mansion or an elegant seaside townhouse, here’s our pick of the latest properties for sale by the sea. COMPILED BY Alice Westgate

1. SALCOMBE, DEVON £2,000,000

Bar Lodge is an iconic Edwardian house that sits on the clifftop at the mouth of the estuary. As well as incredible sea views, this semi-detached property has four/five bedrooms, several terraces, coastal gardens and a small private beach. Savills (01548 800462, savills.co.uk).

2. NOSS MAYO, DEVON £1,500,000

Tidal Waters makes the most of its position overlooking the water at the head of Noss Creek. The first-floor living area has floor-to-ceiling windows with sliding doors giving access to the balcony, and there are seven bedrooms plus a triple garage for vehicle and boat storage. The Coastal House (01803 835788, thecoastalhouse.co.uk).


You can access the shoreline and marina via the paddocks at Thornham House, making it the perfect location for boat owners. Built in 2014, it has six bedrooms, four reception rooms, a terrace that wraps around the whole house, an indoor swimming pool, more than ten acres of land, a tennis court and views over Chichester Harbour. Strutt & Parker (01243 885199, struttandparker.com).

4. DARTMOUTH, DEVON £1,395,000

Water views galore can be enjoyed at The Moorings, a detached period house in the heart of the town. The recently renovated interior has four bedrooms, three reception rooms and lots of character, while outside is a garden with a paved terrace looking out across the river. Marchand Petit (01803 839190, marchandpetit.co.uk).

5. NEWQUAY, CORNWALL £1,650,000

By the Sea is a stylish house that sits on the clifftop and has amazing ocean views. With a split-level design, five bedrooms and a glorious seaward-facing sundeck that can be accessed from the open-plan sitting/dining room, it is perfect for relaxed coastal living. Rohrs & Rowe (01872 306360, rohrsandrowe.co.uk).


The Atlantic Ocean forms the backdrop to The Farmhouse at Fentafriddle, a lovingly restored five-bedroom property with a separate studio annexe and large barn. It comes with four acres of land including terraced gardens, herb garden and paddocks, and lovely Trebarwith Strand is a short walk away. John Bray & Partners (01208 862601, johnbraysales.co.uk).

7. SANDGATE, KENT £1,500,000

You’ll find Wellington in an elevated spot overlooking the English Channel, between Hythe and Folkestone. Set on a private plot with secure gated access, this detached house has four bedrooms, a contemporary kitchen, a large south-facing garden room and a sun terrace. C R Child & Partners (01303 267421, crchildandpartners.co.uk).


First-class sea views are on offer at No 137 Marine Parade, a glamorous Grade II-listed terraced house that is arranged over six floors and has an opulent interior. As well as five bedrooms, a study, a self-contained apartment and four reception rooms, there is a large rear garden with two terraces, plus off-road parking. Mishon Mackay (01273 670067, mishonmackay.com).

9. ST MARTIN, JERSEY £18,000,000

Carteret House enjoys one of the finest coastal locations on Jersey’s north-east coast. Set in the idyllic fishing harbour of Rozel, it has a wonderfully high-spec interior with seven bedrooms, eight reception rooms, an extensive terrace, an infinity pool and a winding path leading down to a rocky cove. Fine & Country (01534 840022, fineandcountry.com)

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