If a visit to the Westcountry's stunning coastline this summer has had you dreaming about owning your own home by the sea, one of these properties with breathtaking views across the region's shores could make your dreams come true.
1 Mortehoe, Woolacombe
Located just a short walk from the beach, Blue Peddles takes in views across Woolacombe Bay from its elevated position in the North Devon holiday resort. The beautifully- presented terrace has two en-suite double bedrooms, balconied lounge, parking and a private low-maintenance garden which faces the sea. There are also views inland over surrounding National Trust fields.
Agent: Webbers Fine & Country, 01271 863091, www.fineandcountry.com
2 Carbis Bay, St. Ives
A chance to live by the sea while enjoying an income from your property, is the lucrative opportunity offered by Sunny Lyn. This large house has been divided into two apartments with views over the bay, and offers the potential for an income producing main or second residence. Apartment one has five bedrooms, while the second apartment has an open-plan main living space, two bedrooms and a balcony.
Agent: Chesterton Humberts, 01872 278288, www.chestertonhumberts.com
3 Lynton, Devon
Originally a gentleman's residence in the late Victorian period, Highcliffe House is a substantial eight-bedroom property with views of the surrounding Exmoor coastline towards the Bristol Channel and across to the South Wales coastline. The elegant accommodation operates as a successful guest house.
Agent: Stags, Barnstaple, 01271 email@example.com
4 Stoke Fleming, Dartmouth
Voted "European House of The Week" by the Wall Street Journal, Frenchman's Creek is a seven-bedroom new-build property offering the ultimate in luxury in a prime cliff-top location. With coastal views from each of its principal reception rooms, and gardens that drop away to provide uninterrupted sea views, the house is a five-minute walk from Blackpool Sands beach. Other features include balconied rooms, an indoor pool, gym area, and cinema room.
Agent: Knight Frank, Exeter, 01392 423111 email firstname.lastname@example.org
5 Beesands, Kingsbridge
With large lawned gardens leading to the beach and unobstructed sea views, 4 Beesands Cellars is a three- bedroom property with existing planning permission for a two storey extension and detached garage. Views stretch from the Mew Stone off Dartmouth and across the whole of Start Bay from the reverse level property.
Agent: Marchand Petit, Kingsbridge, 01548 857588, www.marchandpetit.co.uk
6 Mawnan Smith, Falmouth
Filled with character dating back to the early 1800s, Rosewarren has been lovingly restored by its owners who have lived there for more than 30 years. Views over Falmouth Bay are enjoyed from the five-bedroom house, from which there are coastal walks to Rosemullion Head or the sandy beach at Maenporth. The property has an annexe and outbuildings.
Agent: Savills Cornwall, 01872 243200, email email@example.com, www.savills.co.uk
7 Portreath, Redruth
Gull Rock House is a Victorian house with adjoining secondary accommodation, enjoying views over the rugged Cornish coastline and the village of Portreath. It was the first house built on Lighthouse Hill and over the years the three-bedroom main residence has been extended to add another one to two-bedrooms.
Agent:Chesterton Humberts, 01872 278288, www.chestertonhumberts.com.
8 Port Isaac, Cornwall
Situated in the centre of the hamlet of Port Gaverne with uninterrupted views of the beach and bay, the four-bedroom Leat House was once two cottages which have been altered to provide one good-sized family home. It has a wealth of period features including slate flagged floors, and exposed stone walls, a pretty garden and garage.
Agent: Savills Cornwall, 01872 243200, firstname.lastname@example.org
9 Porthleven, Helston
For low maintenance living that you could lock up and leave at the drop of the hat, Tripolitania House is an ideal waterfront property. Stood in a popular location, the property has a croquet lawn, games room, parking, terraced lawns, two bedroom suites and three further bedrooms.
Agent: Knight Frank, 01392 423111, email@example.com or Country & Waterside, 01872 240999, firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 Strete, near Dartmouth
Way Park Cottage is a substantial detached home set in beautiful landscaped grounds of around two acres with far reaching sea views. The immaculately presented property, which has four bedrooms, outbuildings and a double garage, is set in a private location only five miles from Dartmouth.
Agent: Marchand Petit, Dartmouth, 01803 839190, email email@example.com, www.marchandpetit.co.uk.