How would it feel to watch the waves from your very own slice of the beach? You could find out for as little as £10,000 with one of these charming beach huts on Zoopla.
1. Felixstowe, Suffolk, for £10,000
How better to enjoy a day by the sea than by taking a walk along the promenade and returning for a cup of tea in this pastel-painted beach hut in Old Felixstowe? It's priced at an affordable £10,000, although, as it's in the second row, doesn't come with direct sea views.
Available via Banham Dark Estates
2. Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, for £16,000
Panoramic views of the sea are on offer from this beach hut (above), which is equipped with kitchen and seating areas. Its sits on Southcliff Promenade in the traditional seaside town of Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex. If you can't spot yours among the four rows of huts, look out for the multi-coloured fence.
Available via Moving Places
3. Hove, Brighton, for £20,000
Available to Brighton and Hove residents only, this smart beach hut (above), is located close to Hove's bowling green and lagoon with its café and children’s play park. For a change of scene, you can walk to Brighton in around 30 minutes.
4. St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, for £21,000
With its three miles of shingle beach, promenade and gardens, St Leonards – just next to Hastings – is an attractive holiday spot to own a beach hut like this one. History lovers will be interested to learn that St Leonards used to have a pier. But it was cut in half during the Second World War to protect against invasion on the beach. What was left took a direct hit in October 1940.
Available via The Property Cafe
5. Southend-on-Sea, Essex, for £45,000
This one, in Southend-on-Sea, is a beach-hut-and-a-half. It comprises dual-opening, barn-style doors, a fitted kitchen and views across Southend's East Beach. Constructed from timber, with a sedum (plant) roof, the hut's transparent walls are filled with pebbles, shells and sand (see photo above) blending in perfectly with its surroundings.
Available via home
6. Whitstable, Kent, for £50,000
Situated on desirable Whitstable’s pebble beach, just by the harbour, is this charming beach hut with its own verandah. Steps lead to a smartly laid-out space comprising an open lounge/kitchenette with a ladder leading to a mezzanine level with day bed. Also thrown in for your £50,000 is a table and chairs, BBQ and canoe.
Available via Reeds Rains7. Southwold, Suffolk, for £50,000
At the far end of Southwold's North Beach is this sturdy grey-and-white striped beach hut with pitched roof. Inside benefits from built-in cupboards and work surfaces, along with a double-ring butane gas burner. Southwold recently ranked third in a Zoopla report on the priciest places for sea-view properties.
Available via Durrants