Coastal properties for sale: The latest seaside homes to buy

From luxury beach pads to traditional coastal cottages, here's our pick of the latest UK homes to buy beside the sea

COMPLIED BY ALICE WESTGATE

FOWEY, CORNWALL £1,500,000 
In one of Fowey’s most sought-after roads, No 45 The Esplanade is a recently renovated Grade II-listed house on the waterfront. Inside are four bedrooms, while outside there’s a paved terrace and decked balcony, both of which enjoy wonderful views over the harbour. May Whetter Grose (01726 832299, maywhetter.co.uk).
 
RAMSGATE, KENT £895,000
In a Regency terrace overlooking Ramsgate Harbour, No 1 Royal Crescent is a five-bedroom property that looks down the Kent coast to the Goodwin Sands and France. A maisonette set over five floors, it has a balcony and communal gardens. Bright & Bright (01304 374071, brightandbright.co.uk).
 
BARTON-ON-SEA, HAMPSHIRE £650,000
No 7 Strollers Reach is a spectacular penthouse apartment with three bedrooms, an open-plan kitchen/living room, a balcony with views towards the Isle of Wight and south-facing communal gardens. Caldwells (01590 675875, caldwellsnewforest.com).
 
LEE BAY, DEVON £3,625,000
Handsome Lee Manor sits above a quiet rocky inlet on the rugged Devon coast, three-and-a-half miles from Woolacombe.  This seven-bedroom coastal manor house near Woolacombe Beach has uninterrupted sea views and comes with Lee Manor Farm, which includes a residential barn conversion, a shepherd’s barn and 89 acres of land. Stags (01271 322833, stags.co.uk).
 
MILFORD-ON-SEA, HAMPSHIRE £795,000
Uninterrupted views over to the Isle of Wight are a huge selling point at Dalkeith, a three-bedroom house with a south-facing back garden – all within walking distance of the village and the beach. Caldwells (01590 675875, caldwellsnewforest.com).
 
PORT ISAAC, CORNWALL £595,000
Beautifully restored Grey Roofs is a stylish character cottage in the heart of this popular north-coast village. With three bedrooms and an elevated terrace that looks across the famous harbour, it’s currently a successful holiday let. John Bray & Partners (01208 862601, johnbraysales.co.uk).
 
GOODWICK, PEMBROKESHIRE £345,000
Ymyl Y Graig stands in an elevated spot, looking out across Fishguard Bay and close to Goodwick Sands. Set over three floors and with five bedrooms, this property would make an excellent coastal B&B or guesthouse. West Wales Properties (01239 615915, westwalesproperties.co.uk).
 
HAMBLE, HAMPSHIRE £425,000
There are spectacular views over Southampton Water from No 5 Hamble Cliff House, a Grade II-listed ground-floor apartment in a building that dates from 1801 and was converted into separate homes in 1990. As well original features, it has two bedrooms, communal gardens and a slipway. Brambles (02380 408200, brambles-estateagents.com).
 
HEYBROOK BAY, DEVON £427,500
No 11 Longlands Drive is a detached house half a mile from the beach. It has four bedrooms, a garage, a garden and sea views that can be enjoyed from the sitting room and loggia-style top-floor balcony. Marchand Petit (01752 873311, marchandpetit.co.uk).
 
KYLE OF LOCHALSH, HIGHLAND £159,000
Surrounded by hills and mountains and close to the Skye Bridge, Heather View is a three-bedroom bungalow in a quiet spot in this popular village. It has a wraparound garden and is the perfect spot 
from which to explore this stretch of the west coast. The Isle of Skye Estate Agency (01599 534555, iosea.co.uk).
 
GLANDORE, COUNTY CORK €585,000
Two traditional farmhouses were renovated in 2005 to create Top of the Hill, a high-spec five-bedroom property with a smart contemporary interior. It sits in around an acre of land overlooking lovely Glandore Harbour. Charles McCarthy (+353 282 1533, charlesmccarthy.com).

NORTH BALLACHULISH, HIGHLAND £850,000
A business opportunity awaits at Camus Na Heiridhe, a detached three-bedroom property that comes with seven furnished holiday chalets overlooking Loch Leven. The sale includes loch frontage and a private pebble beach that’s ideal for fishing, boating and canoeing. MacPhee & Partners (01631 565251, macphee.co.uk).

TEIGNMOUTH, DEVON £675,000
The recent refurbishment at No 33 Woodland Avenue makes the most of its coastal location, with an open-plan living space, four/five bedrooms and a large decked sun terrace giving wonderful south-easterly sea views. Stags (01392 255202, stags.co.uk).

BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX £850,000
You’ll enjoy superb sea views from Flat No 13 Percival Mansions, a split-level apartment in an elegant Regency building close to the seafront. As well as three double bedrooms and three bathrooms, this property has an elegant, high-ceilinged reception room and a sea-facing balcony. Mishon Mackay (01273 670067, mishonmackay.com).

MAIDENCOMBE, DEVON £3,350,000
Making the most of its setting overlooking the water, Bay View House is a high-spec new-build with five/six bedrooms, generous amounts of indoor and outdoor living space and a landscaped garden. John Couch (01803 296500, johncouch.co.uk).

PENYCWM, PEMBROKESHIRE £500,000
Chapel House is a former church with three bedrooms and plenty of character. You’ll love the stunning views over St Brides Bay and the sought-after location near the long sandy beach at Newgale. West Wales Properties (01437 762626, westwalesproperties.co.uk).

MILFORD ON SEA, HAMPSHIRE £449,950
Live right on the seafront at No 9 The White House, part of a Grade II-listed building that dates from 1901 and was designed by a renowned Victorian architect. The property has two bedrooms, great views, beach access and use of communal gardens. Denisons (01202 484748, denisons.com).

 
BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX £550,000 
The Penthouse at No 7 Chichester Terrace is a wonderfully light and airy apartment in this handsome Kemp Town property. As well as large windows and sea views, it has two double bedrooms, two shower rooms, a bespoke kitchen, a huge south-facing sun terrace and use of a six-acre private garden. Mishon Mackay (01273 670067, mishonmackay.com). 
 
ISLE ORNSAY, ISLE OF SKYE £670,000 
Looking out across the Sound of Sleat, Napier House was built in 2011 to make the most of its glorious setting in south Skye. Currently a holiday let, it has five bedrooms, a sunroom and a garden. RE/MAX Skye (01471 822900, remax-skye.net). 
 
FOLKESTONE, KENT £695,000 
No 9 Seascape is a modern second-floor apartment on Sandgate’s esplanade. A convenient coastal bolthole, it has three bedrooms and a balcony that looks over Hythe Bay and the English Channel towards France. C R Child & Partners (01303 267421, crchildandpartners.co.uk). 
 
CROMER, NORFOLK £750,000
Following a £2m renovation project, The Bath House – one of Cromer’s well-known Victorian buildings – has been revived and transformed into four pier-side properties. In 1824, the property, originally a reading room for the North Norfolk coastal town, became a spa where visitors could ‘take the waters’. It lay empty for a decade before developer Jane Kinnaird took the plunge. Now, the exterior has been painted an elegant yellow and comprises a couple of two-storey houses and two apartments, one on each floor. The premier property, The Bath House, has a guide price of £750,000 (bigskiesestates.co.uk). 
 
TORCROSS, DEVON £1,400,000 
New England-style Bayfield is a detached house with an acre of mature garden plus views over Slapton Ley and the sea. The reverse-level interior has four bedrooms and a vaulted open-plan living space. Marchand Petit (01548 857588, marchandpetit.co.uk).