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.

848 Hot Springs, Montecito for Sale.

Palatial Alhambra-Inspired Villa in Santa Barbara, California | For Sale $29M

This stunning luxury estate, 848 Hot Springs Rd, on the laid-back coast of sunny Santa Barbara is inspired by Granada's Alhambra Palace. Fusing Moorish, Spanish and Italianate architecture, the sprawling California home impresses in both scale and aesthetics. A rotunda entry with a hand-carved marble fountain sets the tone for the palatial property from the moment you step foot within the 2.4acre, 12,000 sq ft property. The home includes four bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and an attached guesthouse. 

St Georges Ave House for Sale, Killiney, Dublin.

7-Bedroom Custom-Built Residence In Killiney, Ireland | For Sale €10M

With views of Killiney Bay and the Wicklow Mountains, this contemporary home balances its surrounding rural environment with a luxurious sense of modernity. A granite entrance leads to a large ground floor dedicated to entertaining and perfect designed for working from home, there is a customised office space just beyond the living room, which is impressively fitted with a glass climate-controlled wine room. The coastal location is tranquil yet still within easy reach of Dublin

Refurbishment opportunity detached house for sale Burgmanns Hill Lympstone Exmouth Devon

8-bedroom Grade II Listed Waterfront Property in Exmouth, Devon | For Sale £5M

This magnificent waterfront home of large proportions boasts beautiful formal gardens with grounds overlooking Exe Estuary. Belvedere is a house of intriguing Georgian crenelated architecture, the oldest parts of which date back to the 17th century. The outdoor space includes a tennis court, large paddock and winding woodland paths.

Development opportunity in house for sale in Stratton Terrace Falmouth Cornwall.

Elegant Georgian Townhouse Overlooking Falmouth Bay, Cornwall | For Sale £675K

A fabulous refurbishment opportunity, this 3600sqft property includes an abundance of period features. An original flagged floor, original cornices, two marble fireplaces, a turned staircase with mahogany bannister and sash windows with working shutters are yearning to be restored to previous elegance.

Flat for sale Coconut Grove Bayshore Miami Florida

Two-Story Beachside Luxury Penthouse in Miami, Florida | For Sale $10.75M

This modern luxury penthouse in Miami's exclusive Coconut Grove boasts unobstructed views of the city and interiors so stunning they were featured in Architectural Digest. Key features include a wall stone with flowing waterfalls and a sprawling rooftop with an infinity pool. Marketed by ONE Sotheby's International Realty, this elegant condominium has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.

Former Palace for sale on the French Riviera

12-Bedroom French Riviera Villa in Nice, France | For Sale €7.9M

With panoramic views over the Baie des Anges, this former palace in need of restoration was originally built in 1870. The historical property includes a main villa and 3 additional properties as well as a south-facing solarium terrace and vast gardens.

Villa for sale Portofine Genoa Liguria

Picturesque Italian Villa in Portofino, Italy | For Sale POA

This 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom villa in Genoa, Liguria is set within 3 hectares of land which includes landscaped gardens and olive groves. private land. The sprawling property also has fabulous views over the fishing village of Portofino.

Villa for sale Andalucia

Modern Luxury Spanish Villa in Andalucia, Spain | For Sale €9.95M

This sensational 7-bedroom villa in Costa Del Sol’s prestigious La Zagaleta area offers breathtaking living spaces and equally as luxurious outdoor spaces. The contemporary home is split over 3 levels with floor-to-ceiling windows offering sea and mountain views from every room. The open plan fitted and equipped Balthaup kitchen with Gaggenau appliances opens out onto a stunning terrace with an outdoor dining area made for alfresco entertaining.
Villa for sale La Zagaleta Golf

Newly Built La Zagaleta Golf Mansion In Andalucia, Spain | For Sale €32M

Situated in one of Europe's most prestigious residential country clubs, this brand new 10-bedroom, 10-bathroom villa is set on over 3 acres land with living spaces that stretch over 3,100sq m. Offering privacy, space and unbeatable sea views, standout features include the lush manicured gardens and indoor spa with a swimming pool.
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. 

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.