Island homes for sale in the British Isles

If you yearn to live on an island, here’s our pick of the latest properties for sale, from Anglesey to the Isle of Wight

Compiled by Alice Westgate

ISLE OF ARRAN, SCOTLAND £400,000
Built around 1800, Seacliffe Cottage sits in an elevated spot in the hamlet of Dippen, near Whiting Bay on the south-east corner of the island. As well as wonderful views across the Firth of Clyde, the house has five bedrooms and can either be divided into two self-contained properties or used as one large family home. McEwan Fraser Legal (0131 524 9797, mcewanfraserlegal.co.uk).

ANGLESEY, WALES £675,000
Oriel Tegfryn has a great coastal location in Menai Bridge, looking over the Menai Strait. This spacious detached property, formerly an art gallery, has huge potential to become a dream coastal home and includes many grand features and a generous garden with development potential. Dafydd Hardy (01248 353544, dafyddhardy.co.uk).

SANDAY, SCOTLAND £185,000
A potential B&B business or fantastic family home, East Manse is a detached property on Sanday, one of the larger inhabited outer islands of Orkney. It has five bedrooms, a large garden and is a short walk from many beautiful sandy beaches. Monster Moves (01463 263063, monster-moves.co.uk).

ISLE OF WIGHT, ENGLAND £260,000
On the first floor of a Georgian building in Ventnor, Apartment No 2 Caithness is a luxury two/three-bedroom property with a stylish interior and a south-facing veranda with sea views. Susan Payne Property (01983 566244, susanpayneproperty.co.uk).

ERISKAY, SCOTLAND £350,000
Carrick is a three-bedroom architect-designed house in a beautiful waterside position on this Outer Hebridean island. It has lots of eco-friendly features and comes with 15 acres of owner-occupied croft land, plus a boatshed and byre. Bell Ingram (01463 717799, bellingram.co.uk).

ISLE OF COLL, SCOTLAND £340,000
Mill Cottage is a detached house with three bedrooms, a two-bed annexe and almost six acres of land, all set in a peaceful spot on this picturesque Scottish island that sits to the west of Mull. Bell Ingram (01631 566122, bellingram.co.uk).

HAYLING ISLAND, ENGLAND £1,750,000
On a private residential estate, and with a garden that leads directly to the beach, Otao is a recently updated house with four bedrooms, panoramic views over the Solent, a full-width balcony and a top-floor yoga studio. Henry Adams (01243 377773, henryadams.co.uk).

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