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Who wants to live beside the seaside? 10 beach escapes in NI

From 19th Century properties to modern country homes, this week we are bringing you a selection of seaside properties from across Northern Ireland. Whether you are searching for a holiday home, dream home, or looking for some inspiration, you are sure to find it on Propertynews.com.

Dunottar Park from Simon Brien Residential (North Down)

5 Dunottar Park Exterior

5 Dunottar Park is an exquisite detached residence situated in an exclusive and admired address in Donaghadee. Residents of Dunottar Park have direct access onto a private beach, a BBQ area beside the beach and a communal park/children’s play area.

This property commands a magnificent shoreline position with panoramic views to the Copeland Islands, Antrim Coastline and Scotland on a clear day.

This spacious property comprises of seven bedrooms, a drawing room, dining room, living room, conservatory and sun room, family kitchen and extensive landscaped gardens that all enjoy spectacular sea views.

With direct access to the sea from this property, it is easy to see why it is extremely popular.

View 5 Dunottar Park here

Castlerock House from Armstrong Gordon & Co

Castlerock House Exterior

Castlerock House is an elegant period residence located in the heart of Castlerock village.

Built in the late 19th Century, this property retains much of its original charm and character such as the ornate Victorian cornices, high vaulted ceilings, stained glass, window shutters, staircase and fireplaces.

The home comprises a family living room, hand crafted kitchen, drawing room with magnificent views of the sea, beach and golf course, a dining room with a cast iron fireplace, a library with built in shelving and six spacious bedrooms.

With beautiful views stretching across Castlerock Golf Course, the Atlantic Ocean, beaches, the Lower River Bann Estuary and Portstewart, this home certainly is dreamy.

View Castlerock House, 10 Circular Road here

Seaspray, Ballywalter Road from Lindsay Fyfe & Company

Seaspray Exterior

Seaspray, 221 Ballywalter Road is quite literally on the beach!

This stunning property enjoys direct access to the beach with beautiful views across the Irish Sea to Scotland and Isle of Man.

Inside this home features a generous reception hall, lounge area with brick fireplace, sliding patio doors and picture windows with superb sea views, a fitted kitchen and dining area with uninterrupted sea views and three spacious bedrooms.

The lovely front garden in lawns, flowerbeds and shrubs feature well. The seaward facing patio gardens with ornamental pond and direct access to the beach via steps makes this home simply perfect.

View Seaspray, 221 Ballywalter Road here

Moyle House from PJ McIlroy & Son

Moyle House Exterior

Located at the waters edge on Ballycastle Beach, Moyle House is an impressive 19th Century residence.

This property offers stunning panoramic views over Ballycastle Bay to Rathlin Island, Fair Head, the surrounding coastline and the Mull of Kintyre.

Moyle House comprises of a drawing room with traditional cast iron fireplace, living room with a marble open fireplace, a contemporary style fitted kitchen, lounge area, dining room and five bedrooms.

Private access gates open directly to the beach and the Margy River pathway offers easy access to Ballycastle Strand and the Promenade.

View Moyle House, 4 Cushendall Road here

Grey Point from John Minnis (Holywood)

12A Grey Point Exterior

12A Grey Point is located within one of the most sought-after residential locations in North Down.

This beautifully maintained family home is a stone’s throw away from the renowned Helen’s Bay Beach, Crawfordsburn Beach and Crawfordsburn Country Park.

Internally, this home features a drawing room/dining room with dual aspect windows and views to the Irish Sea, a dining hall with a wall mounted contemporary gas fire, a kitchen/dining/living area with sliding patio doors to the conservatory overlooking mature gardens, a luxurious bathroom and four bedrooms.

This picturesque property really does make an ideal family home.

View 12A Grey Point here

Bruce Villas from Adams McGillan & Company

Bruce Villas Exterior

Bruce Villas occupies a superior position in the seaside town of Castlerock overlooking Castlerock Beach and Promenade with uninterrupted views over the ocean and surrounding headlands.

This residence dates back to c. 1850 and is steeped in local history.

This villa boasts a spacious lounge with original fireplace, feature bay window with picturesque views over the Promenade, open plan kitchen/dining and family area with French doors to enclosed courtyard, sun room with feature vaulted ceiling and panoramic sea and headland views and four bedrooms.

With the garden gate leading straight to the beach, this home really is seaside living at its best.

View Bruce Villas, 21 Main Street here

Barr Hall Road from Michael Dunn Property Consultant

17a Barr Hall Road Exterior

17a Barr Hall Road is a modern country home in the popular town of Portaferry with spectacular views over Strangford Lough towards Lecale and the Mourne Mountains.

This home comprises a spacious drawing room, open plan dining room, fitted kitchen and casual dining area with a feature wood burning stove, a sun room with panoramic views and five bedrooms.

Close to all the amenities of Portaferry and only a few minutes from secluded beaches and The National Trusts Ballyquintin Farm, this home is bound to appeal to a variety of purchasers with its sandy beaches and dramatic scenery.

View 17a Barr Hall Road here

The Lane from Colliers New Homes

The Lane Exterior

1 The Lane Station Road is a unique family home set on a mature site in one of Northern Ireland’s most sought-after locations.

The Lane boasts a drawing room with marble fireplace, a spacious family room, kitchen with casual dining area overlooking rear gardens, conservatory with doors to gardens, a family bathroom, four bedrooms and a large double garage with substantial roof space suitable for further accommodation. You won’t be short of space in this pretty property.

Within easy walking distance to beaches, coastal walks and Royal Belfast Golf Club, this Craigavad home makes a fantastic purchase.

View 1 The Lane Station Road here

Main Street from R. Benson & Son

39 main street Exterior

39 Main Street occupies a prime site in the popular seaside village of Castlerock and enjoys uninterrupted views over Castlerock beach, the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding headlands.

This residence features a spacious lounge with marble fireplace and French doors leading to the patio area, a stylish kitchen, sun room with coved ceiling, family bathroom, three bedrooms and extensive gardens.

Within walking distance to Castlerock Golf Club, railway station, shops and just a stone’s throw away from the beach, this property truly is remarkable.

View 39 Main Street here

Lorall Lodge from Brian A. Todd & Co

Lorall Lodge Exterior

Lorall Lodge occupies a mature setting in the picturesque seaside village of Ballygalley and enjoys panoramic views of the Sallagh Braes and surrounding countryside.

This beautiful detached residence comprises an open veranda with spectacular views to the front garden complete with Cherry Blossom tree, a relaxing lounge with rustic brick fireplace, picture windows with stunning views, a cosy family room with feature fireplace, a spacious dining room, an impressive kitchen with breakfast area, conservatory, four bedrooms and idyllic gardens.

Lorall Lodge exudes character and with only a short walk to the famous Antrim Coast road and beach, this charming home is sure to get snapped up quickly.

View Lorall Lodge, 21A Croft Road here

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