Eight of the best properties for sale with sea views

From a townhouse in Hampshire with panoramic views over Christchurch Bay and the Needles to a 19th-century property with extensive foreshore on Loch Etive , eight of the best properties for sale with sea views

South Sands House, St Margaret’s Bay, Dover, Kent.

South Sands House, St Margaret’s Bay, Dover, Kent. A three-storey house in need of some updating in a conservation area with panoramic views over the English Channel towards France. It has open fireplaces and a triple-aspect rotunda. 6 beds, 4 baths, 4 receps, office, 1-bed annexe, gardens, 2.5 acres. £2m+ Strutt & Parker 01227-473700.

Strand Street, Padstow, Cornwall.

Strand Street, Padstow, Cornwall.

Strand Street, Padstow, Cornwall. A refurbished, three-storey maisonette in a Grade II-listed, harbourside building with its own separate access. It has full-length windows overlooking the harbour, beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls. 2 beds, 2 baths, open-plan living area/kitchen, freehold. £750,000 Savills 01872-243200.

Ben Duirinnis House Bonawe, Oban, Argyll and Bute

Ben Duirinnis House Bonawe, Oban, Argyll and Bute

Ben Duirinnis House Bonawe, Oban, Argyll and Bute. A 19th-century house with 248 metres of foreshore on Loch Etive, together with a slipway. The house has an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove, a country kitchen with an Aga and lapsed planning permission to build a house on the foreshore. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, dining kitchen, stone garage, woodland, 3.98 acres. £675,000+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.

The Cliff House, The Front, St Margaret’s Bay, Dover, Kent.

The Cliff House, The Front, St Margaret’s Bay, Dover, Kent.

The Cliff House, The Front, St Margaret’s Bay, Dover, Kent. A renovated period property set in 11.5 acres of grounds with far-reaching views over the English Channel towards France. The house comes with a separate two-bedroom annexe, a two-bedroom cottage and a Grade II-listed former lighthouse. The house has open fireplaces and vaulted beamed ceilings. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, gardens, swimming pool. £4.25m Knight Frank 01893-772942.

The White House, Milford on Sea, Lymington, Hampshire

The White House, Milford on Sea, Lymington, Hampshire

The White House, Milford on Sea, Lymington, Hampshire. A townhouse forming part of a Grade II-listed building with panoramic sea views over Christchurch Bay and the Needles. It has wood floors and French doors leading onto a balcony. 2 beds, 2 baths, recep, breakfast kitchen. £649,950 John D Wood & Co 01590-540120.

Sunnydale, Beesands, Kingsbridge, Devon.

Sunnydale, Beesands, Kingsbridge, Devon.

Sunnydale, Beesands, Kingsbridge, Devon. A period property with far-reaching sea views, just 200 yards from the water’s edge and moments from the South West coastal path, with a large lawned garden leading to the beach. The house has sash windows, wood floors, beamed ceilings, an open fireplace in the living room and a wood-burning stove in the kitchen. 2 beds, bath, recep, dining kitchen, 2 attic rooms, garage. £550,000 Marchand Petit 01548-857588.

Walthwaite House, Walthwaite Howe, Pennington, Ulverston, Cumbria

Walthwaite House, Walthwaite Howe, Pennington, Ulverston, Cumbria

Walthwaite House, Walthwaite Howe, Pennington, Ulverston, Cumbria. An energy-efficient house built from stone retrieved from a nearby ruined barn in an elevated position with far-reaching views towards Morecambe Bay and Blackpool Tower. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, conservatory, attic rooms, garage, terrace, gardens. £650,000 Fine & Country 01539-733500.

La Belle Vue, Becquet Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey.

La Belle Vue, Becquet Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey.

La Belle Vue, Becquet Road, St Peter Port, Guernsey. An Arts & Crafts-style house on a clifftop on Guernsey’s eastern coastline with views towards the neighbouring islands. It has an enclosed courtyard and a wildlife garden that stretches down to a cliff path leading through pine woods to Fermain Bay. The house has large picture windows, wood floors and turreted round rooms. 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, study, dining kitchen, workshop, garage with 1-bed flat above, 1.7 acres. £10.65m Savills 01481-713463.

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