From a spectacular beachfront home to an ‘upside down’ property with stunning views, here is this month’s round-up of cracking coastal properties to buy now.

FOLKESTONE, KENT, £2,150,000

Wake up to the sound of the waves in 23 Shoreline Crescent, a spectacular beachfront home with direct beach access, breath-taking ocean views, double-width entertaining spaces, a large private roof terrace, a passenger lift, two private car parking spaces and a dedicated concierge service.

Located on Folkestone’s new ocean boardwalk, a short stroll (down the beach) from the award-winning Harbour Arm and buzzing Creative Quarter, this unique south-facing home represents the pinnacle of oceanfront living. The 2,400 square feet, five-storey, four-bedroom Beach House features generous living spaces bathed in natural light and over 1,000 square feet of outside terraces.

Accessed directly from the beach or through secure underground parking, there is ample basement storage for surf boards, kayaks and kite surfing kit. For further information contact the Shoreline Crescent sales team on 01303 760 940,, or contact sole sales agents Carter Jonas on 01223 751 104)


This is a pretty, period semi-detached house situated in a quiet elevated position overlooking the town and with beautiful views of the River Dart and Kingswear beyond. It is within a short walk of all amenities.

The property is filled with natural light, and benefits from a lovely paved decked terrace. A gate to the side of the house opens to steps which lead down to a useful storage area beneath the decking. Marchand Petit (01803 839190,


A substantial house with splendid views of Loch Etive and the Connel Bridge, situated in a sought after loch-side village with excellent amenities including a station with a direct service to Glasgow.

This versatile accommodation would benefit from a degree of updating but includes a hall, two reception rooms, two studies/offices, kitchen, breakfast room, laundry, four bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. Outside are large, lawned and well-planted gardens and two garages. Dawsons (01631 563901,


A unique opportunity to acquire two detached, unrestricted properties, located within moments of the renowned surfing beach of Polzeath. Currently popular holiday lets consisting of separate eight- and four-bedroom houses, White Lodge and Little Lodge are set within established grounds extending to approximately one acre. Both offer exciting scope for additional development (subject to planning). John Bray Estates (01208 862601,

Check out last month’s coastal homes for sale.


A particularly stylish first floor apartment within an iconic building on Marine Parade, with uninterrupted views of the sea and pier. The light-filled accommodation comprises open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen with delightful balcony overlooking the seafront, bedroom and shower room. The property is close to the city’s many shops and amenities and Brighton station is  a mile away. Mishon Mackay (01273 775588,


An exceptional contemporary coastal property in a commanding position overlooking the Bristol Channel, with direct access to the Heritage Coastal Path and within a short walk of Dunraven Bay’s sheltered Blue Flag beach.

This light-filled house has been designed to take full advantage of the uninterrupted sea views with living accommodation on the first floor, comprising large open plan sitting room with balcony and kitchen, second sitting room and main bedroom suite with balcony, bathroom and dressing room.

The ground floor comprises hall, five further bedrooms, two shower rooms, bathroom, study and laundry. Outside are beautiful landscaped gardens with hot tub and double garage. Watts & Morgan (01446 776941

WHITSTABLE, KENT, £1,650,000

Whether you have a large family, multi-general requirements, are considering developing an ‘Airbnb’ business or just want somewhere with leisure and pleasure in mind, this stunning marine residence has it in spades.

The flexible accommodation is currently configured to include three bedrooms in the main part of the property, a self-contained one-bedroom annexe and a one-bedroom guest studio annexe. There is also a heated swimming pool, a large hot tub, a sauna, beautiful gardens set in 0.399 of an acre, an in-and-out driveway and garage (currently used as a workshop). The hall leads to a shower room, oak stairs to the first floor and the awe-inspiring reception area which includes a dining room, sitting area with a fireplace and patio doors to the family room, conservatory and balcony, providing stunning panoramic views.

Upstairs there is a family bathroom as well as three double bedrooms with mirror-fronted built-in cupboards including the superb ensuite main bedroom. A decked terrace includes the adjacent circular heated swimming pool and hot tub, while steps lead to a Japanese-inspired garden, sweeping lawns surrounded by stunning mature trees, well established shrub borders, an ornamental fishpond, summer house and greenhouse. Fine & Country (01227 47931,


This picturesque three-bedroom Grade II listed house is a short walk from the esplanade and beach in this Regency town. Alma Terrace was mentioned in John Betjeman’s iconic ‘lost’ poem about Sidmouth. The house has been beautifully renovated and has a private cottage-style garden. Wilkinson Grant (01392 427500


Tydl is a luxurious, architecturally designed, three-bedroom coastal property built to a very high specification, enjoying sweeping views over Coverack bay and harbour. Of particular note is the magnificent reception room – a spectacular space featuring a dining area with bi-fold doors that open onto a large balcony with magnificent sea views, as well as a bespoke kitchen.

Leading out of the upstairs living space there is a large terrace with sweeping views of the bay. The terrace has plenty of space for a dining table. The 12-metre long balcony is sunshine spot from March through to September; meanwhile the private garden is a delightful sun trap.

The walled garden on the lower level provides a perfect place to unwind after a day of excitement at the beach and there is a large, tiled area that would provide the perfect place for outdoor furniture. Jackson-Stops Cornwall (01872 261160,


Sitting on the outskirts of this characterful village, The Beaches offers stunning views of the distinctly beautiful Northumberland Heritage Coastline. The Beaches forms part of Signal Cottage, a recent modern development comprising three individual bespoke luxury properties that sit firmly within the dunes, offering unobstructed views of the North Sea and the Coquet Island RSPB nature reserve.

Completed in 2020, The Beaches features a distinctive modern design, characterised by mono-pitched roofs, attractive contemporary cladding and sky-light apertures. This property has been designed and built to complement its unique, exposed location.

It is an ‘upside down’ property, with the bedrooms occupying the ground floor, and the living areas benefiting from the elevated views and exclusive balcony access on the first floor. Together with the utility, the three bedrooms are neatly arranged across the ground floor, each with their own en-suite facilities. On the first floor is the novel addition of a circular snug or ‘stargazing room’ featuring a spectacular circular roof lantern, swathing the room in natural light during the day and an ideal spot to retreat to for stargazing at night. Finest Properties (01434 622234,