There is nothing uncommon about young families moving to the countryside and exchanging their postage-stamp-sized city pad for a cottage or a spacious, detached house. They fantasize of a playroom or two, a farmhouse kitchen, and a garden that is a gateway to the great outdoors. This type of lifestyle change is often part of a residential rite of passage and is now becoming more common in the UK.
As the prices of properties continue to soar in most cities in the UK, home-owners are selling up with their eyes set on the United Kingdom’s designer towns. Dream properties can be found on the coast and are located in some of the most beautiful and tranquil locations in the UK. Below is a list of properties worth checking out.
1. Bodinnick, Fowey, Cornwall (Knight Frank)
With a prime waterfront position, this very exceptional coastal property has direct access to the Fowey Estuary. The estuary is known to be one of the most unspoilt parts of Britain’s south coast. The property has five beautiful bedrooms and is built on a 1.10 acres piece of land. The scenic dream home is situated just a short boat journey from the town of Fowey. This is a town that is well-known for its distinctive charm, incredible history and for being a lively commercial seaport.
The property is going at £ 1,975,000.
2. Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset(Savills)
This a modern masterpiece property. It is regarded as a luxury beachfront super-home. The property suits a buyer who needs all the state-of-art features and still desires a classic, peaceful sea-front location. The home has five bedroom suites, lift, cinema steam room, leisure suite, hot tub, an indoor swimming pool, sun decking and terrace to mention but a few of its numerous incredible features.
The property is going at £ 5,000,000.
3. Craig Y Don, Horton, Gower, Swansea(Savills)
The property is located on the South coast of the Gower Peninsular. The area is designated as the United Kingdom’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This appealing property has undergone extensive restoration in the past few years. The property is a dream home with outstanding views of the modern Port Eynon Bay and serene sandy beaches.
The property is going at £1,999,500.
4. Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset (Savills)
The property is located in one of the most high-class coastal property addresses in the United Kingdom, the Sandbanks Peninsula. The home has numerous features such as twin berth marina, underground garage, gym, a cinema, pier, and jetty. With these fantastic features, it is easy to see why this property made it in our Dream Homes list.
The property is going at £ 6,750,000.
5. Cilgeraint, Lon Pont Morgan (Savills)
The property is located outside Abersoch village, which is one of the best locations in North Wales. The home is set amongst the rough cliffs with private access to the beach below it. The property has panoramic views of the picturesque harbour and village. The main house is split across three floors, with it’s exceptionally modern exterior and interior matching with a coastal setting.
The property is going at £ 2,950,000.