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Ten of our best waterside properties for sale

Ten of our best waterside properties for sale

Escape to the beautiful South West coastline or riverbanks this year with our pick of the best waterside properties for sale.

The South West has a rich and diverse coastline, ranging from the Jurassic Coast in Dorset through the renowned sailing waters of South Devon and Cornwall, to the towering cliffs and expanses of golden sands in North Cornwall and North Devon. Stags' dedicated Waterside department specialises in the marketing and sale of properties where the lure of the sea is a driving force behind a purchase. Whether you are seeking a property that is ideally located for cruising around our coastal waters or want to explore sandy surfing beaches, Stags expertise will help you live the coastal dream.


1. The Boat House, Stoke Gabriel, Devon

Situated in the sought-after village of Stoke Gabriel, this charming family home is just 30 yards from the public slipway into Mill Pool. From the open plan sitting room and ground floor balcony are spectacular views downstream towards the picturesque village of Dittisham. 


2. Penmadown, Truro, Cornwall

With no onward chain, this property offers an excellent opportunity to snap up a rare idyllic plot overlooking the Tresillian River. Penmadown offers beautifully proportioned accommodation, taking full advantage of its prime elevated position with stunning views across the water. 

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3. Bay View Tower, Lynton, Devon

This duplex penthouse apartment is located within an elegant Grade II-listed property overlooking the Bristol Channel at Lynton. From the property, residents can step straight onto the South West Coast Path, heading east for Porlock or west for Combe Martin. 


4. Egret Cottage, Kingsbridge, Devon

Just yards from the estuary in the idyllic South Hams village of South Pool is this charming two-bedroom cottage. Within easy reach of the award-winning Millbrook Inn, a 14th century church and the village pontoon, Egret Cottage would be ideal as an easily-managed permanent or holiday home with fantastic letting potential. 


5. 19 St Fimbarrus Road, Fowey, Cornwall

This period townhouse has been extensively and meticulously renovated into a stylish and contemporary seaside home. Majestic panoramic views over Fowey's beautiful natural harbour can be enjoyed from many of its rooms as well as its stunning sun terrace.  

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6. Newberry Beach House, Combe Martin, Devon

Located right on Newberry Beach in the heart of the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this property isn't short of the wow factor. At low tide, residents can walk directly from the back garden to the local pub without having to step foot on the road or pavement. The fantastic South West Coast Path also lies adjacent to the property, perfect for keen walkers.


7. 12 Lord Louis Crescent, Plymouth

This exclusive development of townhouses are positioned in a stunning elevated position on the east side of Plymouth Sound. Surrounded by beautifully kept gardens within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a fantastic family home in an unbeatable position. 

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8. Leggyfoot, Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Set within two acres, this impressive modern home is located in the picturesque fringes of the rural hamlet of St Veep. With open-plan living accommodation, formal gardens and direct water access to Penpol Creek, this is a wonderful waterside family home.


9. Island House, Polperro, Cornwall

This stunning 16th century luxury holiday cottage sits just a few feet from the entrance to Polperro harbour. Arranged as two separate holiday lets, Island House and Island Cottage occupy a five-storey Grade II-listed house with beautifully presented interiors and panoramic sea views from almost every window. 


10. Rose Cottage, Umberleigh, Devon

Situated on the banks of the River Taw, this attractive stone cottage offers three bedrooms, good-sized gardens and fishing rights. Dating back to the mid-19th century, the property is constructed of locally-quarried stone under a natural slate roof and is located just downstream of Kingford Bridge. 

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