Properties of the week: beachside boltholes

Featuring homes in Fife, Cornwall and Hampshire

1. Mission House, Malaclate

Converted church building by the sea

Isle of North Uist

A converted church manse dating back to the 1890s with spectacular sea views over the Vallay Strand. 3 beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep, garden, parking.

OIEO £340,000; Galbraith (01786-434600)

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2. The White House, Milford on Sea

A white painted home with views over the sea


A Grade II house built in 1902, with panoramic views across Christchurch Bay. Main suite, guest bed, shower, open-plan kitchen/living/dining room.

£750,000; John D. Wood (01590-540139)

3. The Terrace, Elie

Terraced homes overlooking a sandy beach


A delightful Georgian house in a glorious setting with views over the Firth of Forth. The property has a private beachfront garden with direct access to the beach and a separate garden to the rear. 4 beds, family bath, kitchen, 2 receps, garden, garage.

OIEO £675,000; Savills (0131-2473756)

4. The Fitzroy, Falmouth

Floor to ceiling windows overlooking a terrace above the sea


Modern flat with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and a balcony overlooking Falmouth Bay. Available for those aged over 60. 1 bed, 1 bath, open-plan kitchen/ dining room.

£395,000; Pegasus (01326-567664)

5. Bishops Rock, Trebetherick

Clifftop property surrounded by lawns


Built in 1937 on a spectacular clifftop location on Greenaway, with direct access to the beach, this charming property has its own stretch of foreshore. It also lies not far from the popular seaside resorts of Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay as well as St Enodoc Golf Club. 4 beds, family bath, shower, kitchen/ dining room, 2 receps, garden, parking.

OIEO £4m; Savills (01872- 243200)

6. Manor House, Cresswell

Period stone house looking onto the sea


A period stone house on one of Northumberland’s best beaches. Main suite, 3 further beds, shower, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, sauna, gym, workshop, garden, garage.

OIEO £1.2m; Fine & Country (01665-200080)

7. Lunan Bay, Inverkeilor

A former farm bothy turned into a family home by the sea


A former fisherman’s bothy in a dramatic setting shielded by sand dunes. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep, sun room, parking

OIEO £350,000; Savills (01356-628628)

8. Rose Cottage, Babbacombe

A thatched cottage with a garden by the sea


An early-Victorian thatched cottage overlooking Lyme Bay. Main suite, 4 further beds (1 en suite), family bath, kitchen, 3 receps, garden, garage.

OIEO £1m; Knight Frank (01392-848839)

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