A two-bedroom holiday home on the coast is the ideal way to enjoy the heatwave this summer.
And there is one for sale in Britain’s most easterly town of Lowestoft, which boasts stunning sea views.
The holiday-let for sale on Lowestoft’s The Street can be used all year-round, with the existing owners using it as a holiday home only for themselves rather than renting it out.
This two-bedroom park home in Lowestoft, Suffolk, is on the market for £140,000
However, the park home could prove an attractive investment. Rents from other homes in the park reach £90 a night in low season and up to £250 a night in peak summer season, according to estate agents.
Holiday homes can qualify for some generous tax reliefs, with there being a number of tax exemptions and reliefs that would not normally be available elsewhere to buy-to-let investors.
MailOnline Property expert Sarah Beeny said: ‘I chose this property because it’s a beautiful holiday home that would make an incredible investment.
‘It’s in such a beautiful place and would be ideal for someone looking for a holiday home that they can rent out when they’re not using it.
‘By doing this, the new owner could use the money made from renting out the property to pay off the mortgage on it – all while being able to enjoy regular, year-round holidays there too.’
‘It’s also the perfect place to get away from it all and combines space, functionality and a great location.’
Rents from other homes in the park reach 250 a night in peak summer season
The park home has a bright open-plan living area that includes space for a dining table
The stunning views of the coast are only metres away from the park home
The bright open-plan living area includes a kitchen, dining space and a seating area, with bi-folding doors opening out on a decking area that has space for further seating and a hot tub.
There are two bedrooms, including one with an en suite. This is in addition to a separate bathroom and plenty of storage, including loft space.
The holiday home sits in the middle of a row of park homes overlooking the ocean and plenty of outdoor space.
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The large decking area has plenty of room for entertaining during the summer
Bi-folding doors open onto the terrace, which includes space for a hot tub
Everything you need to cook a meal: The fitted kitchen has plenty of worktops
The property is a short distance from the centre of Lowestoft and is on the market for £140,000 via Tepilo, the online estate agent founded by Sarah.
She said: ‘As soon as you enter into the open-plan living space, it feels spacious and homely. It’s so light and numerous large windows and French doors let the amazing views in.’
The compact kitchen has neutral cabinets and wooden worktops
There are two double bedrooms, one with an en suite
The two windows means that plenty of light floods into the property
The kitchen area has cream shaker-style units topped with wooden worktops and a wooden floor runs throughout it and the storage area. There’s a built-in gas oven and hob, stainless-steel sink with drainer and integrated appliances, including a fridge-freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Sarah said: ‘This kitchen is gorgeous and will appeal to most people thanks to its classic yet modern style. There’s also plenty of storage and they’ve really utilised the galley-style layout, without making it feel small or cramped. The spot lights are ideal for darker months, and the modern hanging lights provide both character and functionality.’
The property is a short distance from the centre of Lowestoft
There is a fire place as well as radiators to help keep the interior warm during colder months
There are some surrounding trees offering some privacy from neighbouring properties
The kitchen leads to the living and dining area, which has been decorated in neutral tones and has a simple carpet, with the focus being on the amazing views of the sea through the floor-to-ceiling window and huge French doors.
It’s fitted with an electric fire for the colder months and there is ample room for a three-piece-suite, coffee table, storage units and large dining table and chairs.
Sarah said: ‘This room is perfect for both entertaining and family living, and I Iove how the French doors open onto the large veranda over-looking the sea – it’s the perfect place to sit and eat dinner or have a drink.
‘And the views. Wow. They are simply stunning, and the large windows and glass doors make the space appear much bigger.’
No need to worry about storage issues with a lot of cupboards and shelving available
The spacious master bedroom is currently home to a king-sized bed
Beyond the kitchen, through a short hallway, lies the family bathroom and two bedrooms, the main with an en-suite.
The large master bedroom has a neutral carpet, which runs through all the other living spaces in the property. The room is currently home to a king-sized bed and a whole host of bedroom furniture, including a large wardrobe and several chests of drawers.
It’s a beautiful holiday home that would make an incredible investment
Tepilo founder Sarah Beeny
Sarah said: ‘It’s important to consider the amount of space you need. Luckily, this master bedroom is much bigger than you would usually expect to find and can comfortably provide enough space for you and all of your belongings.’
The master bedroom also boasts a tiled en suite, with a modern walk-in shower cubicle, hand wash basin and frosted window to the side.
The second bedroom is also well proportioned and neutrally decorated. It has a loft hatch, which leads to a large loft storage loft.
The inside layout is completed with the family bathroom, which has a simple modern bathroom suite, including bath with overhead shower, hand wash basin and a toilet. The large frosted window lends plenty of light to the room.
Outside, the property boasts a large, wrap-around veranda.
Sarah concluded: ‘This veranda is incredible and the current owners have really made the most of it. It currently houses a hot tub, large outdoor corner sofa and an eight-seater table, so it’s pretty huge. It’s a really unique selling point.
‘All-in-all, this is a truly great holiday home, with wonderful sea views in a lovely town.’
Outside, there is a large, wrap-around veranda and a surrounding lawn area
Nestled in the northern Suffolk coast, Lowestoft is the most easterly point of Britain and the first to see the sunrise every day. Renowned as a classic British seaside town with excellent family attractions, a recently renovated town centre and home to some of the best beaches in Europe, Lowestoft is a town that flourishes all year round.
Lowestoft train station sits in the centre of the town, connecting it to surrounding cities and the A47 offers easy access inland towards Norwich and along the coast.
There is plenty to do in the town, with lots of local parks, two piers, a zoo, and a theatre that’s home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Lowestoft’s history is also documented in the town’s museums, including The Maritime Museum and the Transport Museum, and there are numerous places to eat and drink.