Top 10 waterside homes for sale

Top 10 waterside homes for sale

 A home by the water offers fantastic views and a chance to get back to nature. Here are the best homes by rivers, lakes and the sea. 

1. Near Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, £749,950

Tregynon is a traditional Welsh farmhouse believed to date back to 14th Century with a three-bedroom annexe and a two-bedroom granary set in stunning grounds of around five acres, overlooked by Carn Ingli (Mountain of Angels) within the renowned Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Not only does the property have several natural ponds, but there is also a pretty 200ft waterfall within the grounds. 

2. Housham, Lincolnshire, £2,800,000 

A very fine old Lincolnshire Manor House with origins dating back to Sir Hugh de Bussey's family that settled here at the time of William the Conqueror. Later, Hougham Manor became the hunting lodge of the Brudenell family of Lord Cardigan fame. The estate includes 30 acres of land, which features the River Witham winding through. 

3. Long Sutton, Norfolk, £450,000 

Down a very quiet lane, just south of the attractive market town of Long Sutton, is South Holland House, a Georgian property looking down a striking fenland waterway. It is a wildlife haven, with swans that swim in the water, hares and rabbits play on the driveway, and muntjac deer often walk along the bridle path. The historic property has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and four reception rooms. 

4. Fulham, west London, £1,799,000

This new two-bedroom apartment enjoys views of one of the most famous rivers in the UK from the wrap-around balcony. This west London apartment comprises of two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an open-plan reception with a custom designed fully integrated kitchen. The development has 24-hour concierge, a private health and fitness centre with 15-metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, treatment room, virtual golf, cinema and wine cellar.

5. Ambleside, Cumbria, Offers Over £4,000,000 

Balla Wray is set in stunning landscaped grounds with spectacular views over Lake Windermere, England's largest lake. Set within mature woodland above the western shoreline, about 4 miles south-east of Ambleside, this fine residence has a boat house with a wet dock and jetty on the lakeshore. As well as the main house with five bedrooms, there is a three-bedroom cottage available by separate negotiation.  

6. Braunton, Devon, £3,750,000 

This property gives the opportunity to live so close to a beach that the sand touches the wall. Vention House is on the edge of the sands of Putsborough Beach, which accessible through a private gate from the gardens. People travel for miles to visit this renowned beach, but from Vention House, the beautiful views from Baggy Point to Woolacombe can be enjoyed all through the year. 

7. Keyston, Cambridgeshire, £4,000,000

Mickle Hill Grange is an architect-designed estate of over 18 acres of lawns and two lakes, one of which is large enough to take a small boat onto for some rowing. Built in 2014, this luxurious residence has been finished to a high standard, incorporating all the latest smart home technology. Highlights of the interiors include a cinema room, party room, gym and sauna. 

8. Broadstairs, Kent, £950,000 

At the end of the private road, right beside the Kent coastline is this fantastic family home. Not only is it perfect for those that want to live beside the sea, but there is also a private gate directly onto the adjacent golf course. The Blue flag Botany Bay beach is very nearby, while Kingsgate Bay is ideal for a quiet sunbathe or swim. Surfing enthusiasts will most enjoy neighbouring Joss Bay.

9. Blakeney, Gloucestershire, £800,000 

A beautifully refurbished and extended Listed farmhouse within a small riverside village tucked quietly away, roughly equidistant between Chepstow and Gloucester. Believed to date from the 16th Century, it was extended around 15 years ago with a single-storey kitchen and garden room. Many of the rooms, and the garden, enjoy views over farmland and the nearby River Severn.

10. Southsea, Hampshire, £1,050,000 

Not only is this property close to the Victorian promenade at the Southsea beach, but it is also right by Canoe Lake. This popular man-made lake is home to pedal boats in summer, and is the home of young swans in winter, with up to 60 juveniles congregating here for comfort and security. The Edwardian family home provides 3,431 sq. ft of living accommodation spread over three primary floors with seven bedrooms. 

Contact your local Fine & Country office to discover beautiful waterside properties for sale in your desired location. 

11th May 2018

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