Seven dream homes by the water for sale right now
Have you been dreaming of the best ways to stay cool, beyond the whir of a desk fan?
What better way to combat the heat than in a gently breezy waterside spot, where you could take a dip anytime you like.
Whether you’d be rolling up your trousers for an ankle-deep paddle, taking a long swim through the surf, or staying on dry land to take in the inspiring panoramas: we’ve rounded up some dreamy coastal properties for sale with incredible sea views and lakeside vistas to boot.
From houses set along stretching coastlines, to estuary-side homes with the gentle lap of the water in earshot, take a look at these homes with amazing water views.
This modern three-bedroom home in Plymouth offers views down onto the yachts drifting through the harbour. Double doors lead from the open plan living space out onto the large west-facing balcony, and direct access to the slipway allows for instant access to the neighbouring lake.
With incredible views over Poll Creadha Harbour, this four-bedroom home offers sublime tranquility in its postcard-perfect setting in Applecross, Ross-Shire. Huge wooden windows frame the verdant surroundings, while an elevated decked area is a prime spot for taking in those far-reaching views.
If you’re on the hunt for a coastal property for sale, you’d be hard pressed to find a more idyllic spot than this four-bedroom modern house right on the waterfront in Fowey. A sweeping ornate balcony commands views of the boat-filled esturary, while the light-bathed interior comes with many sensitively restored original features.
Along with two sprawling acres of gardens, this four-bedroom Scottish seaside home comes with a wine cellar and workshop. Enjoy direct access to the water via a neighbouring slipway, and enjoy can-hear-a-pin-drop calmness in this private spot near Oban, in Argyllshire.
With mountain-range views in one direction and incredible turquoise sea and golden sands in the other, this seaside home is built into the hillside in Barmouth. This fairy-tale home is filled with quirky features like stone walls, parquet flooring and chunky beams, while the multi-level garden offers multiple vantage points for looking out over those far-as-the-eye-can-see sand and sea.
This showstopping six-bedroom home in Powys has a glass-calm natural swim pool, with a decked jetty offering the perfect sunbathing spot. Dotted with waterlilies and encircled by lush greenery, the pond attracts local wildlife including herons, pinemartins, and even the occasional otter.
Offering breathtaking views down the River Medway, this four bedroom home in Chatham comes with a secluded sun-soaked garden and a Juliet balcony. Enjoy the perfect spot for taking in those views from a height.