If you dream of living on Britain's beautiful coastline, take a look at 5 of our favourite waterfront properties for sale in Devon and nearby Cornwall
This stunning quayside property resides in one of the most popular destinations long the coast of England. Kittery Quay, upon which the house is built, dates from about 1640 and is steeped in history. Being South West facing, the property also includes two impressive terraced river gardens which enjoy the summer sun long into the evening. The property boasts sublime vies over the water and also features direct water access and its own running mooring. This is one of the waterfront properties for sale in Devon.
6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
Knight Frank (01392 848 822)
This exquisite Arts and Crafts house on the hillside enjoys uninterrupted views out over the open sea. Built in 1902, this delightful property is sheltered from the elements and has a number of its original Edwardian features, including deep skirtings, cornicing, an ogee-arched doorway and some original stained glass panels. Benefitting from views out over Seaton hole, this property is only half a mile from the historic fishing village of Beer.
5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Strutt and Parker (01392 215 631)
This idyllic, detached cottage sits at the top of the River Fal and enjoys far reaching views out over the creek. Peacefully secluded, this thatched residence would be perfect for getting away from the stress of the city, as it quietly sits surrounded by an ancient and picturesque forest. Oozing charm and character, this cottage has everything one could desire, all whilst being set in an unspoiled landscape.
5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
Jacksons-Stops and Staff (01872 261 160)
This charming Grade II listed property stands nobly on the historic quayside at Bayards cove and is only a short stroll to the shops, restaurants and galleries of Dartmouth town centre and Dartmouth port which is known as one of the prettiest ports in Europe. Dating from the 17th Century, this period property enjoys outstanding views over the River Dart and the sea beyond. A very recent restoration of the house has revealed the gorgeous, original woodwork and character fireplaces of old which compliment the modern white gloss kitchen. All of this is set around a private central courtyard and is deep in the heart of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Savills (01392 458 633)
This large, waterfront family home has its own jetty with a fixed mooring, a running mooring and beautiful gardens and stands in a prime position at the heart of an extremely sought after area within Cornwall. Overlooking the Fowey Estuary, this superb property offers flexible living accommodation and would be perfect for entertaining. The coup de grâce however would have to be those sublime panoramic views towards the mouth of the Estuary.
5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Knight Frank (01392 848 822)