Small town ambience and stunning sea views: Broadchurch has it all. Now you can have some of it, too The Broadchurch effect has sent holidaymakers west in their droves. After the end of the first series in 2013, Bridport reported a 67 per cent surge in tourism. With lingering scenes of sunsets over cliffs and moody hills, who can blame them' The locations are glorious, so here are great homes you can buy close to the action. [slideshow_deploy id='3199'] To start your property search click here, or to find your nearest Winkworth office click here.
Small town ambience and stunning sea views: Broadchurch has it all. Now you can have some of it, tooThe Broadchurch effect has sent holidaymakers west in their droves. After the end of the first series in 2013, Bridport reported a 67 per cent surge in tourism. With lingering scenes of sunsets over cliffs and moody hills, who can blame them' The locations are glorious, so here are great homes you can buy close to the action.
Bullington Lane, Sutton Scotney, Winchester £1.3m
David Tennant?s character spends a lot of time brooding by the water in Broadchurch. This five-bedroom property is situated on an island, surrounded by trout-filled streams and lakes. It comes with fishing rights, naturally, and actually has a fishing lodge in the grounds. Not quite the beach hut in the series, but pretty close. Call Winkworth?s Winchester office on 01952 866777 www.winkworth.co.uk/winchester
Branksome Towers, Poole, Dorset £775,000
Walk out from your private terrace into the communal gardens and on to the cliff path from this superb ground floor apartment. If you long for the sea views of Broadchurch, this is the place for you. The water can be seen from every window in this three bedroom apartment. The cliff path leads directly to the row of beach huts and the wide stretch of sand. Call Winkworth?s Westbourne office 01202 767633 www.winkworth.co.uk/westbourne
Milner Road, West Overcliff, Bournemouth £1.15m
The beach is a recurring theme in Broadchurch. Just a short stroll to the south coast sands, this elegant apartment is immaculate and full of character. There are four reception rooms, one of which opens on to a Mediterranean style private garden. A heated pool adds to the attractions, although the area enjoys the warmest sea temperatures in the UK. There are four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Call Winkworth?s Westbourne office 01202 767633 www.winkworth.co.uk/westbourne
Marina Close, Bournemouth, Dorset £945,000
With panoramic sea views from Studland Bay in the west to the Isle of Wight, this three bedroom penthouse is a safe retreat from the world. The communal grounds are secured by electric gates and there is a video intercom system for visitors. The 25ft lounge, the kitchen/breakfast room and one bedroom open onto the superb, south-facing balcony. Below, the busy heart of Boscombe and its village atmosphere will provide plenty of interest. Call Winkworth?s Southbourne office on 01202 434365 www.winkworth.co.uk/southbourne
London Road, Twyford, Reading £1.8m
David Tennant and Olivia Colman were spotted filming in Reading and Bracknell last summer, leading to speculation that one Broadchurch storyline might head towards those parts. This five-bedroom period detached home has been extensively modernised and includes a self-contained basement flat, in case you have a relation who needs to lie low for a while. Call Winkworth?s Reading office 0118 4022 300 www.winkworth.co.uk/reading
Dolphin Quays, Poole, Dorset £569,950
This fabulous apartment block looks out on to Poole harbour, with all its hustle and bustle. The sheer thrill of the bobbing yachts and shimmering water on a sunny evening might even tear you away from your TV screen for a while. This two bedroom flat has two south-facing balconies and secure underground parking. Call Winkworth?s Penn Hill office on 01202 733000 www.winkworth.co.uk/poole-penn-hill
Church Street, Kintbury, Hungerford, Berkshire £450,000
Small town life leads to suspicion in Broadchurch, but most people like to live somewhere where people chat easily in the street and everybody knows everybody. This three-bedroom period house in Kintbury is beautifully decorated and sits just off the High Street. The spacious kitchen has plenty of room for a large table. Call Winkworth?s Newbury office on 01635 552552 www.winkworth.co.uk/newbury
Church View House, Woodbury, Exeter £239,000
Close to Topsham and the east Devon coast, this two-bedroom apartment has the Jurassic Coast within striking distance. Nearby Chiselbury and Ladram bays give you the pebbly beaches with dramatic cliffs and you can follow the South West Coastal Path all the way to Eype and West Bay, which are at the very heart of the action in Broadchurch. Call Winkworth?s Exeter office on 01392 271177 www.winkworth.co.uk/exeter
Oakfield Road, Frome, Somerset £495,000
The interior scenes at Trader?s Hotel were filmed in Shepton Mallet. If you buy this refurbished property in Frome, you?ll be able to eat out at The Bowlish House, which was the location used in the series. The house is ready to move into and the garden is very low maintenance, freeing you up to go star spotting. Call Winkworth?s Bath office on 01225 829000 www.winkworth.co.uk/bath
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