Stay close to the coast with these beautiful houses.
Cornwall, £2.5 million
Castle Keep, Fowey
5 bedrooms, water frontage, 0.5 acre
This house enjoys a fantastic south-facing position overlooking Fowey’s harbour, the open sea and the surrounding coastline. Designed and built by the current owners, this house has a large kitchen/ breakfast room and a spacious sitting room. Private steps lead down to the rocky foreshore and beach.
Lillicrap Chilcott (01872 273 473)
Devon, £2.25 million
Vine Cottage, Newton Ferrers
4 bedrooms, studio, summer house, mooring
This Grade II-listed house comes with a private quay and mooring for a yacht with a draft of 2.5m. The interiors have been immaculately designed and, right on the water’s edge, is a summer house that’s a perfect space for entertaining. The studio could act as a fifth bedroom if required.
Knight Frank (020–7861 1098)
Isle of Wight, £1.95 million
Luccombe Chine House, Ventnor
This Arts-and-Crafts house overlooking the Channel stands in 6½ acres with a path that leads to
a privately owned beach. There are six bedrooms in the main house and two further cottages.
Biles & Co (01983 872 335)
Cornwall, £1.25 million
Chy An Carrack, St Ives
With uninterrupted views over St Ives, this four-bedroom period house has been given a contemporary interior. Outside, there are two terraced gardens behind the house plus a side garden.
Country & Waterside (01872 470 256)
Old Park Hall, Axminster
This property forms the principal part of this country house, which lies within easy distance of the Devon coast. It has a cinema room, a large family kitchen, four bedrooms, a two-bedroom flat (on protected tenancy) and 0.82 acres of grounds.
Jackson-Stops & Staff (01308 423 133)