15 of the Best Houses by the Sea

15 of the Best Houses by the Sea

29th August 2023

Take a beach break with 15 of our favourite UK houses by the sea. Choose from cottages on the shingle, beachside boathouses and magnificent clifftop hideaways.

Splash out with our full collection of places by the sea.

Coastal Coolstays

Barford Beach House

nr. Bude - Cornwall

Sleeps 12 (+4)

Head to the North Cornwall coast at Barford, a stunning holiday home for up to 16 people that offers sea views and luxurious living.

12 The Nest

St Austell - Cornwall

Sleeps 7

Step back in time in historic Charlestown with a stay at this luxury getaway set in stunning Poldark country.

Buddha Beach House

Near Looe - Cornwall

Sleeps 10

Amazing Cornish beach house - sit in the hot tub and gaze at the stunning sea views

Braunds Sail Loft

Braunton - North Devon

Sleeps 10

Luxurious holiday cottage converted from a sail repair workshop near the north coast of Devon, a seaside escape with friends or family.

Frog By The Sea

Bridport - Dorset

Sleeps 6

Semi-detached 17th century ham stone cottage with unique Mediterranean style veranda, stunning sea views and a hot tub, located on Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

Angmering on Sea Beach House

Angerming on Sea - West Sussex

Sleeps 20

Enjoy the glamour and luxury of this splendid New England-style beachfront house in West Sussex.

Zanzibar House

Hastings - East Sussex

Sleeps 18

Luxurious, large, comfortable home on the seafront in the St Leonards area of Hastings with hot tub, outdoor dining, BBQ and stunning views.

Coastguards Cottage

Rye - East Sussex

Sleeps 8

Charming seaside cottage with a contemporary interior just a few minutes from Camber Sands beach, perfect for groups of friends and family.

Shingle House

Dungeness - Kent

Sleeps 8

Experience life on the edge in Kent’s most remote but intriguing corner. Shingle House adds modernity and architectural brilliance to Dungeness’ strangely addictive desolation

The Boathouse Suffolk

Felixstowe - Suffolk

Sleeps 6

Beautifully restored Edwardian boathouse on the water’s edge in Felixstowe Ferry, boasting stunning interiors and spectacular sea views.

Knotting Hill Farmhouse

Cley - Norfolk

Sleeps 18

Experience the ultimate in grand scale luxury living at this stunning, designer home on the North Norfolk coast set in acres of private grounds.

Major House

Newport - Pembrokeshire

Sleeps 8

Beautifully renovated family home in the heart of Newport on the Pembrokeshire coast, just a 10-minute stroll from the sea.

The Cow Shed

Tywyn - Gwynedd

Sleeps 6

Set in the Snowdonia region, this luxury farmyard conversion offers guests a tranquil retreat in the beautiful Welsh countryside.

Crispie Lodge

Tighnabruaich - Argyll

Sleeps 8

Secluded Cottage for eight with hot tub, powerboat, and stunning views across Loch Fyne

Oran na Mara

Scarista - Isle of Harris

Sleeps 6

A uniquely designed, award-winning cottage, overlooking a remote, sandy beach on the Isle of Harris. The perfect Outer Hebrides retreat.

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