Property of the week: Our top seaside home for sale

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

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK

 

APPLECROSS, HIGHLAND £250,000
Built in the 1980s on the site of a former chapel, Fearnmore Church is a charming cottage that has echoes of the original ecclesiastical building. It has one reception room, one bedroom and spectacular views across Loch Torrridon to the Torridon mountains. Galbraith (01463 224343, galbraithgroup.com).

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KINGSBRIDGE, DEVON £500,000
Superb views up and down the estuary are on offer at No 7 Crabshell Quay, a ground-floor apartment with two bedrooms and a spacious open-plan living space. The latter leads out on to a walled terrace overlooking the water. Marchand Petit (01548 857588, marchandpetit.co.uk).

SCARISTAVORE, ISLE OF HARRIS £275,000
No 8 Scaristavore is a traditional three-bedroom cottage in a scattered crofting township on the northwest coast of South Harris in the Outer Hebrides. It has spectacular coastal views towards the beautiful white sands of Scarista beach. Galbraith (01463 224343, galbraithgroup.com).

ST LAWRENCE, ESSEX £250,000
A luxury lodge, No 470 Waterside Park has two double bedrooms, a deck with a fire pit and hot tub, and views over St Lawrence Bay. It is available for full-time occupancy and residents have access to the holiday park’s clubhouse, swimming pool and slipway. Zoe Napier (01621 840333, zoenapier.com).

UNST, SHETLAND £395,000
Belmont House is a restored Georgian property set in around two acres of land on Britain’s most northerly inhabited island. Facing south over Bluemull Sound and the Loch of Belmont, this three-storey home has four bedrooms, three reception rooms and a cellar. Harper Macleod (01595 695583, estateagencyshetland.co.uk).

DALE, PEMBROKESHIRE £600,000
Panoramic sea views and private access to a sandy cove are on offer when you move to The Dower House, a two-bedroom clifftop house with 4.78 acres of land near St Ann’s Head lighthouse. West Wales Properties (01646 698585, westwalesproperties.co.uk).
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REAY, HIGHLAND £500,000
Your chance to create a wonderfully private coastal home with its own harbour on the north coast of Scotland, between John O’Groats and Tongue. Sandside Harbour is a 4.77-acre plot that includes a former net store in need of restoration, plus the harbour itself, which dates from 1830 and has a slipway and two piers. Rettie & Co (0131 220 4160, rettie.co.uk).

TORCROSS, DEVON £500,000
Dreamily placed just above the beach in this picturesque village at the southern end of Slapton Sands, Boathouse Cottage is a wonderful seaside escape with a first-floor living area, two double bedrooms and stunning views towards Dartmouth. Marchand Petit (01548 857588, marchandpetit.co.uk).

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).

 

Discover the latest seaside properties for sale 

 

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).
 
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).
 
 
 

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