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Properties of the week: homes by the sea

Featuring panoramic views, generous balconies and direct beach access

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Devon: offers in excess of £2m

Devon

Bar Lodge, Sharpitor, Salcombe

This recently redecorated Edwardian villa offers panoramic views of the sea. It sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the South West Coast Path runs past the front door. South Sands Beach, with its ferry service to Salcombe, is a five-minute walk away. 5 beds, 3 baths, open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, 1 recep, a second kitchen, terrace, large balcony, established gardens, off-road parking.

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Cornwall: £1.85m

Cornwall

Portherras Farm Cottage, Pendeen, Penzance

A family home with uninterrupted views across Portheras Cove and the Penwith moors. It is a ten-minute walk to a sandy beach, and the surf at Sennen is a short drive away. Main suite, 3 further beds (1 en suite), family bath, kitchen, 2 receps, utility, summer house, garden, 0.93 acres. 

3

Cornwall: £685,000

Cornwall

St Clements, Lobster Pot Apartments, Mousehole, near Penzance

Housed in the former Lobster Pot Hotel, this is one of three flats in a Grade II, harbour-front building. Occupying the entire top floor, this spacious penthouse has impressive views across Mount’s Bay. 2 suites, family bath, open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, underfloor heating, and shared owner­ship of ground-floor patio. 

4

Cornwall: £685,000

Cornwall

Saltponds, Mousehole

A beautifully renovated fisherman’s cottage, with magnificent sea views from each of the three storeys. The house has underfloor heating and a log-burning stove. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen, recep, garden and terrace.

5

Devon: £400,000

Devon

18 Raleigh Court, South Embankment, Dartmouth

This second-floor apartment, in a striking Grade II building, enjoys fabulous views over the River Dart towards Kingswear and out to sea. Although the apartment could do with redecoration, it’s in a great location, and it is only a short walk to the centre of Dartmouth, with its museums, galleries, shops and restaurants. 2 beds, 1 shower room, kitchen, a dual-aspect sitting room with French doors leading to a generous-sized balcony, lift access and private parking. 

6

Dumfries and Galloway: offers in excess of £680,000

Dumfries and Galloway

Nutwood House & Nutwood Cottage, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas

This coastal property has direct access to the beach, its own private slipway and a separate two-bed cottage. Main suite with dressing room, 2 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen, recep, study, dining room, cloakroom, utility, garden and potting shed. 

7

West Sussex: £800,000

West Sussex

West Sussex: Serenity, Strange Garden House, Aldwick

This two-storey home, part of Strange Garden House, has sea views and direct beach access. Built in the 1930s, it features both Moorish domes and Dutch gables, and is located on the Strange Garden Estate, a private estate near Bognor Regis. Main suite with balcony, 3 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting/dining room, study, sun room, utility, double garage, terraces, gardens. 

8

Cornwall: £750,000

Cornwall

6 Strand Street, Padstow

A newly refurbished waterside apartment in a Grade II former warehouse. The original doors for loading goods have been turned into windows, which give splendid views out to sea. Main suite, guest suite with shower, open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room. 

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