From a stunning home designed to look like binoculars to an isolated Scottish island hideaway, here is this month’s round-up of cracking coastal properties for sale now.


From its clifftop position overlooking Porthcothan Bay, Llawnroc is a unique waterfront property that commands outstanding views over one of north Cornwall’s most beautiful stretches of coastline.

Completed in 2014, this striking five-bedroom contemporary home offers meticulous design and craftmanship throughout, along with high levels of environmental performance that remain ahead of its time.

The innovative architectural design is based on the idea of two pairs of binoculars, with the four lenses of the house each angled to capture the uninterrupted views of the surrounding coastline and ever-changing seascape. John Bray Estates (01208 862601,


This landmark detached, contemporary cliff top house is strategically set at the mouth of the estuary at Salcombe, high above the marine sand bar that was made famous in Tennyson’s poem Crossing of the Bar.

Enjoying panoramic sea and coastal views, the house has unobstructed water-facing sun terraces, balconies and gardens, and direct access to the water’s edge. The five-bedroom, four-bathroom, 2,280 sq ft accommodation, arranged over three floors, includes an air source heat pump, heat recovery system and underfloor heating, complemented by private parking. Marchand Petit, Salcombe Office (01548 844473,


Seahorses is an impeccable newly-built waterfront house which has been finished to exacting standards and enjoys unrivalled views of the south coast. It has been meticulously designed with inspiring architectural interest and cleverly blends stunning interiors with the outside coastal landscape.

There is wonderful natural light throughout and sea views from almost every room. The floor to ceiling glass windows/sliding doors and terrace wraps around the front elevation of the house and create a wonderful sense of space, light and connection to the outside.

The landscaped gardens are a delight and complement the house perfectly. This idyllic south-facing garden has been designed to take full advantage of the setting, with outstanding sea views across to the iconic Pendennis Castle and St Anthony’s Head Lighthouse. Knight Frank (01392 848825,


A handsome and substantial Grade II listed Queen Anne house and separate studio on a cobbled street. The house is very close to the quay and a few minutes’ walk from the station where regular trains connect to the mainline station at Brockenhurst for London Waterloo.

The well-proportioned and generous accommodation is arranged over three floors, plus large cellar/wine store, and includes hall, large drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, laundry, four bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms.

Outside are well-planted gardens with terrace, a double garage, parking for two to three cars and a superb garden studio/home office with wet room and doors opening to the garden. Caldwells (01590 675875,

EXMOUTH, DEVON, £750,000

This waterside apartment at Regatta Court overlooks the town’s vibrant marina. The three-bedroom corner apartment has an L-shaped balcony with beautiful sea views as far as Berry Head. Wilkinson Grant (01392 875000,

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A restored, two-bedroom detached fisherman’s cottage with an original wood-panelled interior and sea views set back from the road on the tranquil shingle beach in the dramatic wilds of the extraordinary landscape and protected coastline of the Dungeness peninsula. Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338,


Willow Lodge stands as a testament to design and craftmanship. The property boasts an abundance of period features and charm. The ground floor features a magnificent kitchen/dining room with a rustic limestone floor and bespoke painted ‘Shaker’ units, housing a range of high-spec appliances.

The sitting room, boasting a full double floor height into the ‘A’ frame, showcases a granite fireplace with a Franklin wood-burning stove. Tri-fold doors open on two sides to reveal views of the sunken wild garden and terrace, with picturesque views out to sea. Accompanying this is a guest suite with a wet room and an additional downstairs bedroom/study with its own bathroom.

The first floor plays host to a library/sitting room that has been artfully crafted with bespoke bookcases, a fireplace, and a wood-burning stove, creating the perfect area to relax or work from home, with stunning views over the coastlines.

The principal suite can also be found on the first floor, enjoying a limed oak floor, and sweeping sea views. The principal suite is flooded by natural light creating the perfect place to rest and unwind. To complete the first-floor layout is an additional bedroom and separate family bathroom. Jackson-Stops (01872 261160,


This property is a conveniently situated Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse, located just a few hundred yards from the seafront. 

The house is well presented throughout and offers spacious and light accommodation over three floors. There is an array of original features including picture rails, ceiling roses, moulded cornicing, stripped pine cupboards, wooden floorboards and sash windows all adding to the period charm. Bright & Bright (01304 374071,

SHALDON, DEVON, £1,200,000

An attractive 1920s Arts & Crafts house in a central location very close to the village centre and the sandy beach, and with superb views over the estuary towards the sea.

The house has been beautifully maintained and accommodation includes hall, sitting room, study, large kitchen/dining room, laundry room and three bedrooms. Outside are well-planted and most attractive gardens with terraces, a double garage and parking, and direct gated access to Shaldon’s botanical gardens. Dart & Partners (01626 772507,


Nestled in a coastal location with views across the sea to the Isle of Harris, 6 Cheesebay is a fabulous opportunity to acquire a beautiful three-bedroom traditional detached property together with a stylish one-bedroom holiday cottage set in an elevated position enjoying open sea views. Bell Ingram LLP (01463 717799,