Property Porn: On the Coast

Property Porn
Property Porn: On the Coast

There’s nothing quite like waking up by the sea and having the sound of crashing waves and the smell of salty air on your doorstep. Some of us are craving the warm waters of the Caribbean and some much-needed R&R in a palatial luxury beach villa, while others prefer to stay a little closer to home on the UK coastline in a quaint coastal bungalow. However far you are willing to go, here is our selection of the most intriguing and note-worthy residential coastal homes available to buy or rent for long and short stays.

detached beach front villa

Detached Beach Front House in Sandbanks, England | For Sale £5.25m

Offering equal amounts of luxury and privacy, this gated, detached waterside house in the well-heeled area of Poole offers an abundance of accommodation. It has been off the market for nearly 20 years and planning is already granted for new build homes or apartments, making it a unique investment opportunity.

Mansion beside the beach

4-Bedroom Detached House in Sandbanks, England | For Sale £5.995m

This brand new beach front home has been designed by award-winning architects Terence O’Rourke. The luxurious home is arranged across four floors which are serviced by a lift and includes an indoor swimming pool.

Swimming pool villa

Spanish Coastal Villa in Mallorca, Spain | For Sale €10m

A Mediterranean villa in the Caribbean-like bay of Cala Blava with direct sea access, this extraordinary living space is a modern masterpiece in one of Mallorca's most beautiful settings. The 6-bedroom and 6-bathroom property has been crafted with meticulous attention to detail.

Luxury beachside villa

Apsara Beachfront Home in Old Fort Bay, Bahamas | For Sale POA

Referred to as one of the most beautiful homes in the entire Bahamas, this stunning property offers 150ft of waterfront with a private beach and 150ft of canal frontage. Indoor-outdoor living at its very best, the refined aesthetic includes white glass flooring, natural bush hammered white quartz, a Bocci chandelier, Paola Lenti outdoor furniture and indoor furniture by Minotti and B&B Italia.

Birds eye view mansion

9 Bay Drive Oceanfront Property in Lahaina, Hawaii | For Sale $37.5m

These 10 acres of conservation land are situated within Kapalua Resort. It offers resort-style accommodations for 12 or more as well as amenities to match, including a pool with lounging area and spa, outdoor barbecue and entertainment area, gym, game room, and two kitchens. A portion of this legacy property is protected by Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.

Island villa

Fleur De Mer Estate in Colombier, St. Barts | For Sale POA

Perched atop a hill with 360° panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, this dreamy property is the ultimate tropical escape. Occupying almost three acres of land peppered with palm trees and bougainvillea, it offers seclusion, freedom and understated luxury.

Victorian House for sale in East Lothian.

Listed Coastal Victorian House in East Lothian, Scotland | For Sale £1.8m

This fully refurbished mid 19th-century Victorian property has a tower at the centre, generously-proportioned interiors, magnificent reception rooms and many period features such as plasterwork cornices, ceiling roses and a stunning painted glass window in pre-Raphaelite style.