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10 Coastal Gems on the Market Right Now

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10 Coastal Gems on the Market Right Now

Oh, we do like to be beside by the seaside...

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You need not fly to a foreign land to experience the sheer tranquillity of waking up to glisteningly gorgeous sea views every day. Discover the following coastal gems that offer seaside living at its finest…

10 Coastal Gems For Sale in the UK

1. Portreath, North Cornish Coast

Portreath, North Cornish Coast

After a recent thorough refurbishment, this large family home is on the market and we doubt it’ll be there for long. The 6-bed property can either be used as one large home or split into two self-contained residences. The ground, first and second floors have comfortable amenities such as en-suite shower rooms and large reception areas great for family suppers, and the exterior boasts a part-gravelled garden that overlooks the harbour, beach and sea. Available through Lillicrap Chilcott for £1.05m


2. Barnford, Devon

Barnford, Devon

This Grade II listed, thatched-roof property is bursting with British charm. It sits in Ringmore, an old smuggling village that benefits from beautiful views of Bigbury Bay and Ayrmer Cove beach. Barnford dates back to the 17th-century, with many original period features remaining. The garden is particularly pretty, with a large terraced area surrounded by rich fruit trees and mature planting. Available through Marchant Petit for £695,000

3. Craigellachie, Jersey

This 4-bedroom suite house is set on the north-west coast, overlooking idyllic sea views. This is the first time this property has been on the market in over 20 years. Equating to about 10,000 sq.ft, notable features include a wine store, mature terraced gardens, games and music room, and most importantly, unbelievable views of the picturesque bay at Greve de L’ecq. Imagine waking up to that every day… Available through Fine & Country for £4.65m 

4. Crown Yealm House, Devon

Crown Yealm House, Devon

Crown Yealm House is a unique south-facing property, situated on the estuary of the River Yealm. It has undergone restoration and refurbishment since its creation in the 1920s and now offers comfortable, contemporary living. It’s impressive, light and airy, with an abundance of luxurious space. Step out onto the vast terrace that overlooks the properties’ landscaped grounds, and tend to the colourful vegetable beds hidden in the garden! Available through Marchand Petit for £2.25m

5. Dove Rock, Cornwall

Dove Rock, Cornwall

Live life on a cliff overlooking the idyllic South Coast of Cornwall. This modern and newly refurbished 5-bedroom property is generously spread over three floors and includes a library, sunroom and games room amongst many more interesting features. Within walking distance to the towns of East and West Looe, saunter down to the private beach that the house has access to and join in with the hubbub of the harbour. Available through Jackson-Stops via at a guide price of £2.5m

6. Appletree House, Norfolk

Appletree House, Norfolk

An ode to the roaring 20s decade in which it was created, Appletree House is an absolute gem of a home. It has two acres of land with south facing gardens and is situated in private grounds, making this a calm and relaxed property. Enter through the beautiful walled garden archway and into the impressive home that benefits from large windows, a grand staircase and bedrooms that enjoy picturesque, panoramic views. Available through Strutt & Parker for £4.3m

7. The Old Vicarage, Isle of Wight

The Old Vicarage, Isle of Wight

The Old Vicarage is a 7-bathroom, 4-bedroom, 6-reception room strong property in the Isle of Wight. Designed and constructed in 1870 by architect Sir Francis Hellyer, the quirky Grade II listed building offers great views and a comfortable amount of privacy. The interior boasts authentic period features, the exterior offers communal gardens with beautiful flower and shrub beds, and whilst you sip a drink on the veranda admiring the maze complete with an elegant water feature, you’ll wonder why you ever lived anywhere else. Available through Spence Willard for £1.5m


8. The Golf House, Devon

The Golf House, Devon

The Golf House is a 5-6 bedroom property on Bridge Road in Dartmouth, Devon. The house is ideal for family living, with glorious views overlooking the River Dart and being surrounded by National Trust land offering privacy. Arranged over three floors, The Golf House has recently been remodelled and now offers contemporary assets such as under-floor heating and Lutron lighting systems which blend beautifully with the traditional British views accessible. The mesmerising rolling hills seem to go on forever… Available through Knight Frank for £3m

9. Porta Leacach House, Isle of Arran

Porta Leacach House, Isle of ArranPorta Leacach House, Isle of Arran

Porta Leacach House in the Isle of Arran may well be the coastal gem of all coastal gems. The detached family property sits in around 32 acres of rich land, on a prime coastal location with unparalleled waterside views. Built in 1896 as a traditional Scottish farmhouse, the home has since been renovated to suit family living. Enjoy the surrounding sunny gardens and the large family kitchen that boasts innovatively modern features. Available through Savills for £650,000

10. Torr Buan House, Isle of Mull

Torr Buan House, Isle of Mull

Nestled at the end of a short, private road, is Torr Buan House. It was built in 2003 and boasts glistening sea views over the Holy Island of Iona, Inch Kenneth, Ulva and Ben More. The detached home is not only unique in its design but also in its build – built to eco-friendly specifications, the house is insulated with sheep wool and is a cosy haven to curl up in this winter. Available through Savills for £495,000


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