Property of the week: Our top seaside home for sale

Here, we choose our favourite coastal property for sale in the British Isles right now

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK

REENGAROGA ISLAND, CO CORK €850,000
The Turquoise House is a colourful 1990s property with five bedrooms and an acre of land. Its open-plan kitchen, which has a double-height ceiling and picture windows, leads to a large sundeck from which to enjoy coastal and island views. Charles McCarthy (00353 282 1533, charlesmccarthy.com).

PREVIOUS PROPERTIES OF THE WEEK

DEAL, KENT £275,000
No 2 The Chequers is a ground-floor apartment near the Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club and just a few hundred yards from the beach. A perfect lock-up-and-leave coastal home, it has two double bedrooms and a small front garden. Bright & Bright (01304 374071, brightandbright.co.uk).
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MALLAIG, HIGHLAND £700,000
Only accessible by boat or on foot, Ardintigh Bay is an outdoor adventure centre on the shores of Loch Nevis. Included in the sale is a two-bedroom cottage, five wooden bunkhouses, a two-storey lodge, a jetty, loch frontage, eight acres of land and a 65ft boat in the shape of a whale. Bidwells (01397 707645, bidwells.co.uk). 
 
SHERKIN ISLAND, IRELAND €1,500,000
On this beautiful island in Roaringwater Bay, County Cork, Sherkin House is a 21-bedroom hotel with a private 30-berth marina and the remains of a 15th-century castle in its two-acre grounds. Charles McCarthy (00353 282 1533, charlesmccarthy.com).
 
WHITSTABLE, KENT £675,000
In a sought-after spot just a short walk from the beach and high street, No 3 Island Wall is a mid-terrace character cottage with two bedrooms and a garden with a large cabin that would be perfect as a home office or extra bedroom. Miles & Barr (01227 200600, milesandbarr.co.uk).
 
COLBOST, ISLE OF SKYE £225,000
Taigh an Tobair is a three-bedroom cottage in a quiet crofting township close to the world-famous Three Chimneys restaurant. The house has views over Loch Dunvegan and there’s a burn running along the border of the garden. Macleod & MacCallum (01478 611336, macandmac.co.uk).
 
 
ISLE OF SKYE, SCOTLAND £450,000
Architect-designed Bennachie is a striking eco-home in the crofting township of Flodigarry. As well as stunning sea and mountain views, it has two bedrooms and comes with a one-bed guest building and a workshop. The Isle of Skye Estate Agency (01478 612683, iosea.co.uk).
 
 
GLANDORE, CO CORK €3,800,000
Stone Hall stands in a fantastic spot overlooking Glandore harbour. A Georgian house with eight bedrooms, it has a tiered walled garden along with views to the islands of Adam and Eve, the coastline and the ocean beyond. Charles McCarthy (00353 282 1533, charlesmccarthy.com).
 
COLINTRAIVE, ARGYLL & BUTE £699,000
Altavoil is a five-bedroom coastal home set in more than two acres of parkland gardens. Highlights include lovely views over the water, access to the foreshore, an octagonal summerhouse and a sea swimming pool. Robb Residential (0141 225 3880, robbresidential.com).
 
NEWQUAY, CORNWALL £2,750,000
No 44 Pentire Crescent is a five-bedroom contemporary home perched on the banks of the River Gannel. Highlights include a plunge pool, lovely views over the sand dunes of Crantock Beach, a summerhouse, glorious outside spaces and direct access to the estuary. David Ball Luxury Collection (01637 850850, davidball-luxury.co.uk).
 
NEWQUAY, CORNWALL £750,000
Located in a glorious spot near Porth beach in North Cornwall, detached Porth House is on a private road in an elevated position, a short saunter to the seashore. The layout of the staggered storey house is designed to make the most of the views, and has a roof terrace and conservatory for watching sunsets and storms. With five double bedrooms, three of them en-suite, it’s the ideal size for a family, and is just two miles from Newquay town centre – surf central. From body boarding to surfing to cliff walking, the outdoor life beckons. It’s for sale with David Ball estate agents, priced at £750,000; for more information call 01637 850850 or go to davidball-luxury.co.uk.
 
PORT ISAAC, CORNWALL £1,575,000
Sea views galore are on offer at Moonfleet, a handsome Victorian house that stands in an elevated spot above Port Isaac harbour. The property, which is being sold fully furnished, has five bedrooms plus gardens at the front and rear that are tailor-made for relaxing and entertaining. John Bray & Partners (01208 862601, johnbraysales.co.uk).
 

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