From a Cornish apartment to a detached home in Aberdeenshire, here’s our pick of the latest properties for sale by the sea.
DALBEATTIE, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY £850,000
Orchardknowes is a traditional stone-built house set in almost three acres of gardens, overlooking the countryside and the Urr Estuary. the property has two reception rooms, six bedrooms, an outdoor swimming pool and a separate two-bedroom cottage with garage and stores. A biomass boiler with RHI payments provides heat and hot water to the house and cottage. Galbraith (01556 505346, galbraithgroup.com)
SAXTHORPE, NORFOLK £450,000
SAXTHORPE, NORFOLK £450,000. Photo credit Big Skies Estates
Built in the late 1700s, Honeysuckle Cottage is a three-bedroom Norfolk cottage situated in Saxthorpe. The cottage comes with two parking spaces, a garden that’s a third of an acre, two reception rooms, large family bathroom plus an office space. Big Skies Estates (01263 586 686, bigskiesestates.co.uk)
MILLOOK, CORNWALL £1,750,000
MILLOOK, CORNWALL £1,750,000. Photo credit John Bray Estates
A two-acre plot with detailed planning permission for a detached five-bedroom house with multiple terraces. Situated on the north Cornish coast, it has a 180-degree view of the coastline. The design has reverse living accommodation with indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym and cinema room. John Bray Estates (01208 862601, johnbrayestates.co.uk)
FEOCK, CORNWALL £1,150,000
FEOCK, CORNWALL £1,150,000. Photo credit Jackson Stops
This three-bedroom bungalow sits above the quay with uninterrupted views of the ocean beyond which you can look out to from the large windows that fill the house with natural light. The property also comes with a sauna and a sunroom to further capture the views. The grounds are equally as lovely, with a lawn, enclosed by low stone walls. Jackson Stops (01872 261160, jackson-stops.co.uk)
MILLTIMBER, ABERDEENSHIRE £495,000
MILLTIMBER, ABERDEENSHIRE £495,000. Photo credit Galbraith Group
Airypark Cottage is a detached home with a separate annexe and detached art studio located in the Aberdeen suburb of Milltimber. The main house has two receptions and three bedrooms, whilst The Gallery Cottage has a living room, bedroom, kitchen, and shower room. The art studio is in garden grounds of around 0.8 of an acre with a southerly aspect. Galbraith Aberdeen (01224 860 710, galbraithgroup.com)
CAERNARFON, GWYNEDD £525,000
The Moorings is a three-bedroom property with a waterfront location at the end of a private road. Ground-floor patio doors open onto a secluded lawned garden leading directly to the shoreline, and a first-floor balcony gives magnificent views over the Menai Strait. There is also deep sea mooring available. Beresford Adams (01286 674499, beresfordadams.co.uk).
PORT ISAAC, CORNWALL £1,250,000
Fern Cottage is better known as the home and workplace of the fictional Dr Martin Ellingham from the TV series Doc Martin. This Grade II-listed, double-fronted, stone home is perched on the hillside above Port Isaac’s historic harbour. The classic fisherman’s cottage with two double bedrooms and a family bathroom is currently run as a very successful holiday let and is offered for sale with all forward bookings. John Bray Estates (01208 862601, johnbrayestates.co.uk).
NEWQUAY, CORNWALL £1,725,000
One of The Residences at Woodlands, this five-bed house in a sought-after gated development has direct access to the beach. A feature staircase leads to the first-floor open-plan living space, with sliding doors opening onto a private balcony with far-reaching views of Crantock Beach and the Gannel Estuary. David Ball Agencies (01637 850850, davidballagencies.co.uk).
NEW POLZEATH, CORNWALL £895,000
Three-bedroom, two-bathroom Apartment 4 Daymer is being sold on a 999-year leasehold, which started in 2018. It has a private balcony and panoramic views across the beach. Apartment owners have exclusive use of the Surf Shack at the rear of the building for the storage of beach paraphernalia, shower facilities and a drying area. A concierge service is available from Hotel Reception, which provides full servicing and maintenance for the apartments as well as letting. John Bray Estates (01208 862601, johnbrayestates.co.uk).
SEATON, CORNWALL £995,000
Buy off the plan… Southshore is a boutique new development of 10 four-bedroom detached houses on a hillside close to the shingle sands of Seaton Beach. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows enable natural light to come streaming into the large open-plan living spaces and balconies provide plenty of space for al fresco socialising. The properties are due for completion by Spring 2023. Stephens & Stephens (01872 264775, stephensandstephens
WESTON-SUPER-MARE, SOMERSET £275,000
Close to the town centre, this two-bedroom property on Alma St, which is for sale with no onward chain, has a roof terrace to maximise the available outdoor space. Inside is a living and dining room, a kitchen with separate utility space and a downstairs WC. The two en-suite bedrooms are larger than average and the loft space has been boarded out. There’s also a garage to the rear for extra storage. Haart (01934 635550, haart.co.uk).
CHARLESTOWN, CORNWALL £765,000
The Nest is a small development of two-, three- and four-bedroom properties located in charming Charlestown, part of the UNESCO Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and a local conservation area. A natural green roof extends the length of these houses with wildflower planting around the perimeter. Each home has two car ports in the garage space and an additional shared bike shed will also be available for residents. Stephens & Stephens (01872 264775, stephensandstephensdevelopers.com).
HIGHCLIFFE-ON-SEA, DORSET £950,000
Little Meggs is a newly thatched Grade II-listed property with an additional self-contained one-bedroom Cobb Cottage situated on front of the house. The main five-bed home has three reception rooms and three bathrooms, and dates back to the 17th century. A gravel driveway offers parking for several cars and access to the wood store, cellars and private terraced garden. Fast trains to London Waterloo run from nearby Hinton Admiral station. Winkworth (01425 270055, winkworth.co.uk).
PORT ISAAC, CORNWALL £475,000
Set in an elevated position above Port Gaverne, Phoenix is a two-bedroom, ground-floor apartment that offers panoramic sea views and has a light and fresh coastal feel thanks to open-plan living areas. There is a shared back garden and a sea-facing communal patio for outdoor relaxing. One parking space is allocated directly outside. This turn-key apartment also includes contents in the sale. John Bray Estates (01208 862601, johnbrayestates.co.uk).
TREHARROCK MANOR, PORT ISAAC £3,750,000
An incredible small private country estate if you have unlimited funds, occupying a highly sought after, peaceful and picturesque setting, close to Port Isaac, Rock and Polzeath. The detached 11-bedroom Grade II Listed Georgian manor house is set in 13.5 acres that includes woodland, meadows, orchard, extensive gardens, a half acre original walled garden, all-weather tennis court, croquet lawn and pond. Set within the original half acre walled garden is a detached four-bedroom coach house. John Bray Estates (01208 862601, johnbrayestates.co.uk)
VENTNOR, ISLE OF WIGHT £950,000
There’s good renovation potential at these two spacious apartments, which occupy a prime spot on Bonchurch promenade and have lovely sea views over Horseshoe Bay. Nos 1 & 2 Seaside Cottage together have three bedrooms and could be used as holiday lets or combined into a family home. Susan Payne Property (01983 566244, susanpayneproperty.co.uk).
BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX £125,000
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, [email protected]).
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE, ESSEX £50,000
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, sheens.co.uk).
YARMOUTH, ISLE OF WIGHT £139,950
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, spencewillard.co.uk).
TALLAND, CORNWALL £550,000
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, chartsedge.co.uk).
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE, ESSEX £57,000
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, sheens.co.uk).
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, charlesmccarthy.com).
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, luscombemaye.com).
MOYLGROVE, PEMBROKSHIRE £450,000
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, westwalesproperties.co.uk).
LYMINGTON, HAMPSHIRE £2,850,000
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, caldwellsnewforest.com)
GALMPTON, DEVON £700,000
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, marchandpetit.co.uk)
PISTYLL, GWYNEDD £375,000
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, dafyddhardy.co.uk).
KYLEAKIN, ISLE OF SKYE £600,000
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, iosea.co.uk).
MALACLATE, ISLE OF NORTH UIST £200,000
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, bellingram.co.uk).
EYEMOUTH, SCOTTISH BORDERS £250,000
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, rettie.co.uk).
BORTH, CEREDIGION £470,000
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, fineandcountry.com).
LYMINGTON, HAMPSHIRE £1,075,000
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, caldwells.uk.com).
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, orkneypropertycentre.co.uk).
EASTBOURNE, EAST SUSSEX £599,950
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, reiddean.com).
COMBE MARTIN, DEVON £485,000
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, johnsmale.com).