Properties by the seaside, in desirable coastal areas and by picturesque lakes are highly coveted around the UK. We have scoured the country for our top 10 homes by the water.
The Old Vicarage is an impressive four-bedroom property that has been totally renovated, extended and improved to create a home of timeless elegance. The property is set in magical grounds with a coach house, entertainment centre and expansive decks and patios. Amongst the superbly landscaped gardens and grounds of exceptional beauty there is an impressive tiered deck overlooking the spring-fed pond and woodland.
Rose Cottage is a five-bedroom family home set in a magnificent position on the edge of the waterside village of Golant with spectacular views of the Fowey Estuary. The property benefits from 1-acre gardens that lead to the water. Balconies and a huge terrace with gorgeous views maximise the property’s location.
This handsome four-bedroom period home is situated in an elevated position within Snowdonia National Park with around 2.3 acres of attractive landscaped gardens and sensational views over Mawddach Estuary towards Cader Idris. The stone-built house is believed to originate from the 1800s and has been extended to provide extremely well-proportioned accommodation, ideal for family living.
Pont Vaen is a Grade II Listed four-bedroom stone country house, set in approximately 11 acres of varied landscape. The River Wye borders the property and the fishing rights of approximately 600 metres of single bank are included in the sale. The home also offers a detached coach house which include two former stables and a coach room.
This magnificent home is set in approximately 7.5 acres of grounds, gardens, paddock and cliffside land. The property boasts a separate two-bedroom annexe and an amphitheatre. The home is in an elevated position, with panoramic views across the waves to Caldey Island, the picturesque harbour and town of Tenby.
This charming three-bedroom former fisherman’s thatched cottage backs onto the beach with magnificent views over the harbour and Porlock Bay towards Bossington and Hurlstone Point. Quay Cottage is one of only three period cottages located on what is locally known as “Turkey Island” and benefits from a beautiful backdrop of surrounding woodland.
Set in an enviable location, this six-bedroom Grade II Listed home offers well-presented formal gardens, river access and mooring. The elegant Queen Anne style family home spans three eras, with parts dating to 1600, 1741 and a modern self-contained annexe added in 1974. The landscaped gardens wrap around the property with a selection of mature trees leading to the River Great Ouse.
This seven-bedroom Victorian manor house is historically known and formerly run as ‘The Bay Hotel’. The home is majestically sited within the Pembrokeshire National Coastal Park, overlooking the picturesque village of Little Haven and St Brides Bay, a mere 100 paces from the small, sheltered harbour and beach.
Castinghouse Cottage is a unique canal-side Grade II Listed four-bedroom character property, boasting its own private mooring. Built in 1826, the building was originally used to make castings for the tugboats that used the canal in great number in its heyday. The property also boasts 1.75 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds.
Tower House and Tower House Cottage combine as one six-bedroom Georgian property dating from the late 18th century. The estate is situated on an elevated position on the south side of the River Tweed, offering superb views of the Elizabethan town walls of Berwick, the three bridges, the mouth of the river with its pier and lighthouse, and the sea beyond.
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