Has the warm weather got you longing for the seaside? We've pulled together 10 of the best beachfront homes for sale on Zoopla to ease the craving.

1. Four-bedroom detached house in Sandgate, Folkestone, Kent, for £1m

Four-bedroom beach front house in Sandgate

With direct access on to Sandgate’s pebbled beach, this gorgeous Grade II-listed home is perfect for summer. The property has been substantially refurbished and is spread over three floors, with a private terrace and a glazed balcony offering spectacular views over the English Channel.   

Available via Reeds Rains 

2. Two-bedroom flat in Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth, Dorset, for £429,999

Two-bedroom flat on the seafront in Boscombe Spa

Just along the coast to the east of Bournemouth is the seaside resort of Boscombe, where you’ll find this modern and low-maintenance flat overlooking the beach. Perks included a sleek kitchen with integrated appliances, a south-facing balcony, an underground parking space and access to a communal gym.

Available via Lovett International 

3. Four-bedroom town house in Sandbanks, Dorset, for £1.7m

Four-bedroom town house in Sandbanks

The Sandbanks Peninsular is famous for its stunning beaches and expensive property. This townhouse with its views of the harbour and Isle of Wight is no exception, at just shy of £1.7m. Along with direct beach access, the home also comes with family membership to the nearby Sandbanks Yacht Company.

Available via Stephen Noble 

4. Four-bedroom detached house in Pevensey Bay, East Sussex, for £634,950

Four-bedroom detached house in Pevensey Bay

Fancy waking up in the huge master bedroom of this family home and enjoying a cup of coffee on the balcony as you watch the waves lapping the shore? It also contains three further double bedrooms, two bathrooms and an inviting open plan kitchen, living and dining area that leads out to the garden then on to the beach.

Available via Leaders 

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5. Five-bedroom detached house in Llanbedrog, Gwynedd, for £1.3m

This idyllic retreat known as the Boathouse has been split into three self-contained units. Two are used as successful holiday lets, while the third space is still boat storage, but there is planning permission for the entire property to be transformed into one main residence. It sits directly on Llanbedrog beach in an area of outstanding natural beauty, making it the perfect place to unwind.

Available via Beresford Adams 

6. Two-bedroom flat in Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex, for £725,000

Two-bedroom flat in Westcliff-On-Sea

If you want beach-side living with the ability to commute into central London in less than an hour, this new-build apartment in Westcliff-On-Sea is the answer. It’s a blank canvas for now, but does offer a concierge service, an allocated parking space and a communal gym. Leigh-On-Sea and Southend are also on the doorstep for shops, restaurants and other amenities.   

Available via Appointmoor Estates 

7. Five-bedroom detached house in Ladye Bay, Clevedon, North Somerset, for £1.95m

Five-bedroom detached house in Ladye Bay

It might not sit directly on the beach, but this imposing clifftop home boasts jaw-dropping views of the Bristol Channel from its expansive windows. The house was built in 2010 and comes with its own lift, an indoor swimming pool, a garage large enough to store boats and landscaped gardens.  

Available via Purplebricks

8. Three-bedroom terraced house in Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, for £364,950

Three-bedroom waterfront terraced house in Ferryside

This new-build cottage has everything you could ask from a beachfront haven. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home has been interior designed and offers far reaching views of the River Towy’s estuary. Meanwhile the village has its own train station, pub and post office and even a primary school, with Carmarthen just a 20-minute drive away for a wider choice of facilities.   

Available via West Wales Finest 

9. Four-bedroom detached house in Vale, Guernsey, for £3.45m

Four-bedroom detached house on the seafront in Guernsey

At close to £3.5m, this seaside home in Guernsey doesn’t come cheap, but the master bedroom alone contains two en-suite bathrooms, two dressing rooms and two balconies. You’ll also get an enormous kitchen-dining room with breath-taking ocean views, a solar-heated swimming pool and immaculate gardens.

Available via Livingroom Estate Agents

10. Beach hut in Seaford, East Sussex, for £42,000

Beach hut in Seaford

If you don’t need a whole house to fulfil your beach needs, why not opt for a beach hut instead? This nautical themed hut can be found on Bonningstedt Promenade in Seaford and comes with a five-year warranty. It’s ideal for storing deck chairs and buckets and spades, or for seeking shelter when the weather inevitably turns.

Available via Premier Lets & Sales 

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