Dreaming of a cosy little beach hut or a home with its own private shore? Our top 10 options here on Zoopla range from £14,500 to £1.4m, so there’s something for everyone.

Detached house on the seafront of Normans Bay

1. Four-bedroom detached house in Normans Bay, East Sussex, for £1.1m

Rule the waves with this family home, which comes with a section of private beach for a back garden. The four-bedroom £1.1m property takes full advantage of the uninterrupted sea views with a bespoke glass balcony leading off the sitting room and plenty of large windows throughout.

Available via Freeman Foreman 

Grey beach hut on the pebbled beach at Whitstable Harbour

2. Beach hut in Whitstable Harbour, Kent, for £65,000

Just around the corner from the harbour is this luxurious beach hut which comes with tables, chairs, a barbeque and even canoes included (currently stored under the veranda). But, in addition to the £65,000 asking price, you’ll be charged ground rent of more than £2,000 a year and monthly council tax of £60.

Available via Reeds Rains 

Large Edwardian house with its own private beach

3. Seven-bedroom detached house in Benderloch, Argyll & Bute, for £1.34m

Dun-na-Mara is a stunning Edwardian property that not only has spectacular views of the Isle of Mull, but also boasts seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 400 metres of private shingled beach. The house was originally built in 1911 as a holiday home and, while many of its period features remain, it has been carefully upgraded by its current owners.

Available via McEwan Fraser Legal 

Brand new terraced houses on the Margate seafront

4. Two-bedroom terraced house in Margate, Kent, for £485,000

For truly modern beachside living, this beach hut-inspired home is bound to hit the spot. Along with panoramic views of Margate beach, you’ll also be able to enjoy mod cons such as an air source heat pump, a kitchen with integrated appliances and a Sonos music system in the living room and master bedroom. And all for under half a million.

Available via The Modern House 

Brown beach hut on stilts in Walton-on-the-Naze

5. Beach hut in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, for £14,500

You can get in on the seaside action at the more affordable end of the scale with this cosy beach hut on the north end of Walton’s golden beach. If you don’t fancy using the kitchenette to whip up lunch then, you can head to the nearby cafe instead or head into town for fresh fish and chips.

Available via Moving Places Estate Agents 

Georgian house overlooking the River Teign estuary

6. Seven-bedroom house in Shaldon, Devon, for £1.35m

This Georgian house on the estuary of the River Teign offers beautiful views across to the quaint town of Teignmouth in Devon. The property is currently divided into owner’s accommodation and a large holiday let – which should help ease the running costs.

Available via Bradleys Estate Agents 

Detached house backing on Ferring beach

7. Six-bedroom detached house in Ferring, West Sussex, for £1.2m

Spend your summer evenings sipping cocktails and watching the sunset on the balcony of this huge family home. To the side of the house is a private paved courtyard, which leads to the manicured south-facing garden that has direct access onto the pebbled beach.

Available via Fox & Sons 

Seafront flat in Sandgate, Kent

8. Two-bedroom flat in Sandgate, Kent, for sale £200,000

This ground floor flat is a dream seaside starter home – especially for beach lovers. Not only does it have its own balcony that’s practically on the shore, it’s also in move-in ready condition. You’ll find plenty of storage space too for buckets and spades or fishing gear.

Available via Ward & Partners 

House on the cliffside of Porthleven with incredible views

9. Three-bedroom semi-detached house in Porthleven, Cornwall, for £600,000

On the fringes of Porthleven and just above the beach you’ll find this deceptively large home with jaw-dropping views of the rugged Cornish coast. The house is currently used as a successful holiday let and it’s perfect for walkers as the 630 mile long south west coast path is right on the doorstep.

Available via The Mather Partnership 

Pristine beach hut on the golden sands of Wells-next-the-Sea

10. Beach hut in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, for £60,000

If you’re no fan of dogs, this beach hut on the dog-free section of Wells beach will make this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty even more idyllic. The brand new hut sits on stilts to keep it protect from bad weather. Don’t get too comfy though as it can’t be used for overnight stays.

Available via Belton Duffey

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