Property news: The latest from the UK coastal property market

Ramsgate Royal Harbour. Photo by Thanet District Council

Here's the latest coastal property news in the UK – including house prices, living trends, property hotspots and homes for sale.


Along with the Kent seaside hotspots of Deal and Broadstairs, Ramsgate is becoming increasingly popular with relocators and beachside bolthole buyers who love its chichi Royal Harbour. If you’re on the hunt, The Sail, a collection of 22 luxury beachfront apartments within the Royal Sands development at Ramsgate, has just been launched by Blueberry Homes. The two-bedroom apartments and penthouses are metres from the beach and each has a private terrace with uninterrupted Channel views. The properties also come with private parking and a choice of kitchen and bathroom finishes. Prices from £400,000 to £775,000, call 07377 266194 or go to


Planning on redecorating this spring? Then browse the rich and subtle colour palette from eco-friendly Earthborn paints, a company that prints its paint ingredients on the side of each tin. The Earthborn Claypaint range is the most breathable and especially suitable for lime plaster walls found in older properties. The Lifestyle range is formulated without oils for a low sheen finish, while the Eco Chic range is a creamy claypaint for furniture. Earthborn’s colour of 2022 is Lily Lily Rose, a delicate blended pink, lilac and grey reminiscent of sea pinks and heather on a glassy coastal day. From £47 for a 2.5l pot,


While North Norfolk can command high prices, move down the coast a little to Cromer and you’ll get more bang for your buck. New development Collison Place is carved from the 1888 Cromer Cottage Hospital. Inside the airy brick building, restoration specialist Ilex Homes has created five, two-bedroom apartments, and a duplex with three bedrooms, some with private courtyards and a balcony, all with the tall sash windows and high ceilings of the Victorian era. Prices from £395,000 (01263 710777,