5 of the best coastal homes for sale in Scotland now
If you're looking for a property that not only has beautiful views, but also offers the chance to blow away some cobwebs thanks to a breath of fresh sea air, then take a look at these coastal properties.
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If you're looking for something a little different, then take a look at Corrie House. Not only does it sit in an enviable position, overlooking the popular Craobh Haven Marina, it has been extensively refurbished since it was built in the 1980s.
It has been successfully run as a 5 star B&B and, in 2013, a cookery school was built in the grounds, which augments the lifestyle business opportunity provided by the property.
This now has planning consent to be converted into a residential dwelling, giving the new owners a degree of flexibility if they have plans for extra accommodation.
Corrie House is on the market for offers over £775,000 with Strutt and Parker.
3 Osborne Terrace
No 3 Osborne Terrace is a handsome Victorian terraced house with elevated sea views over Crail harbour, the Forth, the Isle of May and Bass Rock.
The terrace is adjacent to the coastal walk, giving further panoramic views over the sea from arguably the most picturesque of the East Neuk villages.
The house is a lovely, traditional seaside home, with a front garden to take in the view and a bigger private back garden with vegetable plot.
The house is on the market for offers over £435,000 with Thorntons.
Approaching the house, you would never guess that this contemporary living space existed, and this revelation only makes Millbank House all the more distinctive.
From the front, this is a handsome period home with an impressive facade and a modern kitchen extension.
The arched entrance has bay windows on either side surmounted by stone carved pediments overlooked by the dormer windows on the first floor, and you’d be forgiven for expecting an entirely traditional interior.
There are two reception rooms at the front – the bay windowed sitting room and family room – along with a bedroom (one of four) at the rear at ground level and an expansive kitchen, dining and seating area attached to a utility room.
Upstairs you’ll find three double bedrooms, including two bay windowed rooms at the front, along with a large bathroom to the rear.
With an internal floor space of just over 2,000 square feet this is clearly a very generous home, which is currently on the market for offers over £399,000 with Galbraith.
Old Scrabster House is named for its location – the coastal hamlet of Scrabster, close to Thurso in Caithness.
The original house, which was extended in the late 1880s and divided into two separate dwellings in the mid 1900s, was built in 1834 on the site of the former Scrabster Castle.
Old Scrabster House now comprises the original Georgian, north wing of the house with its elegant façade and panoramic views over Scrabster beach and harbour to Dunnet Head and Orkney.
The property comprises four bedrooms, two reception rooms and a spacious one-bedroom flat.
Outside there are grounds of about 0.9 acres, which are home to a double garage, garden sheds and Caithness stone walls.
The property is also within easy reach of Scrabster beach – ideal for summer days.
Scrabster House is on the market for offers over £260,000 with Galbraith.
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Craigview Apartment in the East Lothian town is a renovated property with breathtaking views of one of the country’s most beautiful stretches of coastline.
The three-bedroom property boasts light and airy rooms as well as a glass balcony which makes for the perfect retreat for new buyers to enjoy the uninterrupted views.
The apartment, on the first floor, has a large living room with bay window, oak flooring and a grand open fireplace.
Solid wood and glass doors, salvaged from an old theatre in Glasgow, open up to create an open-plan feel between living room and kitchen.
The kitchen comes with granite worktops and integrated appliances, while the dining room features picture windows with sea views which open inwards.
Craigview is on the market for offers over £720,000 with Gilson Gray.