Coastal properties for sale: The latest seaside homes to buy

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From an Irish country estate in a picture-perfect waterfront location to a house by the beach at North Sands with scope for  development, here’s our pick of the latest properties for sale by the sea.

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With a high-finish kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, Halcyon in Brighton Marina would be ideal for relaxing weekends away. Cannot be used as a permanent or primary residence. Premier Marine Lodges (01489 884060,


There are stunning views from this front-row beach hut, which sits just half a mile from Walton’s pier, town centre and railway station. As well as storm shutters, a stable door and storage space, this hut comes with all its kitchen and beach equipment. Sheens (01255 852555,


Don’t miss No 2 Jamestown Cottages, a three-bedroom holiday home that’s within walking distance of the historical harbour town. Best of all, the sale includes all the property’s contents. Spence Willard (01983 761005,


Moments from the beach and coastal path, No 46 The Bay is a luxurious four-bedroom holiday house set in an exclusive gated development. You’ll love the sea views, the on-site swimming pool and gym, and the landscaped communal gardens. Chartsedge (01803 505115,


Beach Hut No 32 was built in 2015 and has a wonderfully nautical interior. This second-row hut has its own secure parking along with views of the sea and beach that stretch from the pier all the way along South Cliff promenade to Frinton. It is being sold fully equipped ready for your first day at the coast. Sheens (01255 852555,

GLENGARRIFF, CO CORK Euros 3,800,000

Lugdine Park is a country estate in a picture-perfect waterfront location just outside the town of Glengarriff. Included in the sale are the main house, which dates from 1935 and has five bedrooms, plus 35 acres of land, two islands, a slipway, a private beach and a range of estate buildings. Charles McCarthy (+353 282 1533,


This waterside house has access to a footpath leading to a beach where you can swim, paddleboard or kayak to your heart’s content. As well as four bedrooms, there’s a first-floor living area with a terrace, plus an office and gym, a courtyard with a hot-tub and a 165-ft south-facing garden. Fine & Country (01903 790490,

SALCOMBE, DEVON £1,750,000

The Drey overlooks the beach at North Sands and offers huge scope for modernisation or development. Built in the 1960s and sitting in a spacious garden that borders the nature reserve, it has three bedrooms, all of which have good views and open on to a balcony. Luscombe Maye (01548 843593,


Old Mill sits in a beautiful rural area near the coast, around 15 minutes’ walk from the beach. It has three bedrooms and comes with pretty gardens bounded by a stream. The original millstone is now a hearth in the upstairs sitting room. West Wales Properties (01239 615915,


Tomorrow is a detached waterfront house in a fabulous coastal location in the New Forest National Park, 150m from Keyhaven Yacht Club. Arranged over three floors to maximise views over the river and across the Solent to the Isle of Wight it has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a rooftop terrace and plenty of storage for boats. Caldwells (01590 675875,


Pretty No 45 Daphne Road is a Grade II-listed mid-terrace cottage in one of Suffolk’s most sought-after villages. Refurbished but still with plenty of old-fashioned character, it has two bedrooms and is a short walk from the market square. Bedfords (01728 454505,


Sou West sits in an idyllic spot close to numerous beaches including Hope Cove. This detached house has five bedrooms as well as a conservatory and a garden with sun terrace. Marchand Petit (01548 844473,


Move to an apartment in this grand coastal house and you’ll have access to around six acres of parkland gardens, a slipway and a private beach. Apartment No 5 at Porthgwidden is on the first floor of a Georgian mansion overlooking the Carrick Roads and has three bedrooms plus a triple-aspect living room with two balconies. Rohrs & Rowe (01872 306360,


No 12 Nature’s Point is a two-bedroom penthouse apartment with great sea views. Intended for holiday use only, it sits near Porth Pistyll, a mile-long pebbly beach, with Abersoch a short drive away. Dafydd Hardy (01286 677774,

WALMER, KENT £350,000

Close to the beach, station and shops, No 342 Dover Road is a pretty two-bedroom period cottage with lots of original charm and an enclosed garden. Bright & Bright (01304 374071,


Old Kyle Farm sits in 4.5-acres and includes a detached three-bedroom house dating from the 19th century, a self-contained one-bed annex, and a separate two-bed cottage that was formerly the village dance hall. The Isle of Skye Estate Agency (01599 534555,


Appropriately named By the Sea is a detached beachfront house built in 2017. It has a deluxe interior with two bedrooms and looks out across Rye Bay and the English Channel. Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338,


A rare chance to live in a traditional Hebridean black house that was built by the present owner’s grandfather 100 years ago. Gearraidh Iain has one bedroom and amazing views over the beach. Bell Ingram (01463 717799,

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Built in the reign of George III, this handsome detached stone house sits in a prime waterfront position on the banks of the Eye Water. Currently divided into three apartments, it could become a series of holiday lets or be reunited to make one six-bedroom family home. Rettie & Co (01289 305158,

SANDAY, ORKNEY £1,550,000

On Sanday, the largest of Orkney’s outer islands, Backaskaill Farm is a luxurious property with letting income potential. It has five bedrooms, a walled kitchen garden and comes with around 350 acres of land that extends to the beach. K Allan Properties (01856 876377,

HARRAY, ORNKEY £1,600,000

The Merkister Hotel occupies a spectacular spot overlooking Loch Harray on the West Mainland of Orkney. It has 16 bedrooms, a bar and a restaurant, and comes with a private pier, helicopter pad and a jetty boathouse. K Allan Properties (01856 876377,


Pebbles Guest House sits in the heart of this sought-after coastal village, which has a Blue Flag beach and a year-round surf school. Currently used as a B&B with seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and incredible sea views, it could easily be converted back into a large family home. Fine & Country (01974 299055,


No 4 Needles Point looks over Christchurch Bay towards the Isle of Wight and the Isle of Purbeck. This Mediterranean-style house has four bedrooms, three reception rooms that are positioned to enjoy the views, and two terraces facing south and west. Caldwells (01590 675875,


Sand O Gill is a detached house overlooking the bay on Westray, which is known as the Queen of the Isles. As well as panoramic sea views, it has five bedrooms, a large workshop and two acres of land. K Allan Properties (01856 876377,

WYRE, ORKNEY £600,000

Here’s an exciting chance to buy a spacious farmhouse on the picturesque two-mile-long island of Wyre. Cavit sits in 80 acres, with 900m of sea frontage, and comes with a range of old and new outbuildings, plus a cottage in need of refurbishment and a small herd of cattle. Orkney Property Centre (01856 877866,


Set in the heart of the seafront conservation area, just off the famous promenade, No 8 Elms Avenue is a five-bedroom Victorian house with a courtyard garden. The property has many period features from high ceilings and fireplaces to picture bay windows. Reid & Dean (01323 412550,


Three-bedroom Westhaven sits just 500m from the beach and has views towards Combe Martin Bay and out to sea. It would make a great base in this North Devon village, which sits on the coastal path and is well-known for its rugged coastline, cliffs and coves. John Smale (01271 342000,


In a spectacular spot looking out across the Bay of Cleat, eight-bedroom Cleaton House was built in the 1840s and would make a wonderful hotel, B&B or family home. The island of Westray is connected to mainland Orkney by a ferry and air service. K Allan Properties (01856 876377,


Chalet-style No 87 Lydd Road has views of the sand dunes and is within easy reach of the beach. It’s a detached two-bedroom property that has recently been renovated using locally sourced beach groyne timbers to make shelving and kitchen cabinets. Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338,

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