The pandemic has only increased British home buyers’ desire to be beside the seaside and now some of the most expensive dream homes for sale on – or near – Britain’s coastline have been revealed.
They all have multi-million pound price tags, and can be found in a range of locations including Cornwall and the Isle of Man.
And if access to water via the sea isn’t enough, these luxury homes come with a variety of water-related features, such as swimming pools, hot tubs and garden water features.
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Daniel Copley, of Zoopla, said: ‘For those with deep enough pockets, there are currently some simply breathtaking properties for sale with sea views in a range of locations including Jersey, Southampton and Cornwall.
‘Many of the properties also have a range of luxurious features including heated driveways, swimming pools and spacious interiors that make the most of the beautiful surrounding scenery.’
1. Five-bed house, Jersey, £12.5m
This five-bedroom home on the island of Jersey is on the market for £12.5million and is being sold by Living Room estate agents
The family home sits in more than a third of an acre and boasts front-row pandemic views of St Brelade’s Bay
The most expensive house for sale in our list of coastline properties is this five-bedroom home on a private road on the island of Jersey.
It sits in more than a third of an acre and boasts front-row pandemic views of St Brelade’s Bay.
As well as a double garage with a turntable, it also has a private heated driveway, which the estate agent explains is a ‘precaution for the winter months’.
The house is on the market for £12.5million and is being sold by Living Room estate agents.
2. Five-bed house, Isle of Man, £3.5m
This five-bedroom house in Santon on the Isle of Man and is for sale for £3.5million via Chrystals estate agents
The eco-friendly property sits in three acres of land, has a total of five bedrooms and enjoys distant sea views
The second house on our list is this five-bedroom house in Santon on the Isle of Man.
It is an architecturally designed eco-friendly home with a heat recovery ventilation system.
It sits in three acres and has distant sea views, as well as a separate staff annexe. It is on the market for £3.5million via Chrystals estate agents.
3. Five-bed townhouse, Brighton, £2.25m
This five-bedroom townhouse in Brighton is on the market for £2.35million and the agent handling the sale is Foster & Co
Uninterrupted sea views: The Grade II listed property on the south coast of Britain boasts an enviable seafront position
This Grade II listed townhouse in Brighton boasts a seafront position, with uninterrupted sea views.
It has two entrances, with the lower entrance leading to a self-contained lower ground floor flat. The other entrance on the raised ground floor level is to the main family home.
The five-bedroom property is on the market for £2.35million and the agent handling the sale is Foster & Co.
4. Nine-bed house, Southampton, £4.35m
This nine-bedroom home in the Southampton village of Warsash is for sale for £4.35m via estate agents Manns and Manns
The property boasts a large leisure suite, including a swimming pool and a hot tub that opens out onto the garden
This substantial nine-bedroom home in the Southampton village of Warsash was built by its current owners in 2005.
It has since been updated and is a home as well as a ‘staycation’ business, with the current owners also hosting wedding receptions, birthday parties and conferences. The business is available subject to separate negotiation.
The property boasts a swimming pool and a hot tub. It is for sale for £4.35m via estate agents Manns and Manns.
5. Five-bed house, Cornwall, £3.45m
The five-bedroom house in Cornwall is for sale via estate agents Strutt & Parker with an asking price of £3.45million
The unique property is in the Cornish village of Portmellon and overlooks the coast and Portmellon Beach, which is around 150 metres long
This five-bedroom house in Cornwall was also designed and built by its current owners.
It overlooks the coast and Portmellon Beach, which is around 150 metres long. Portmellon is a south Cornish village that is half a mile from Mevagissey.
The property is for sale via estate agents Strutt & Parker with an asking price of £3.45million.