Making The Move
Coast|January 2020
Many of us aspire to live by the sea and in the next pages we give you the information you need to make that dream a reality
Lesley Gillilan

EASY LIVING

The appeal of single-storey living is confirmed by a recent survey from YouGov for retirement developer McCarthy & Stone. It found 60% of over-65s would consider moving to a bungalow – one of the most common house types in coastal areas. This one in Shanklin (priced at £445,000) on the Isle of Wight offers split-level, open-plan space and a modern kitchen (01983 866000, hose-rhodes-dickson.co.uk).

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