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.
Being beside the seaside: We revealed some of the most expensive homes for sale with coastal views
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.’
Here are five of the most expensive homes for sale with sea views, including on Jersey and the Isle of Man – both of which although part of the British Islands, are not part of the United Kingdom.
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.