The hustle and bustle of daily life can wear you down after a while. After a long day of work, sometimes all you can think of is going home and relaxing on your couch or going to bed early. Once you’re done with your grueling commute, nothing sounds better. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to escape to your own beach house? Well, if you look hard enough, you can. There are some homes on the beach waiting for you that are beautiful and reasonably priced. Here are seven homes on the beach that cost under $300,000.
Editor’s note: Prices are current as of July 28, 2017.
1. Cape May, New Jersey
You’d be lucky to score a deal like this in the beach town of Cape May, New Jersey. This two-bedroom, one-bathroom home is a steal at just $297,000. The home features a large, private deck, an eat-in kitchen, and easy access to the beach. Cape May also has plenty of activities to offer, such as jazz festivals, restaurants, and special events. In addition, the city has been designated as a national historic district, with roughly 600 preserved Victorian buildings.
Next: A beach town in New York?
2. City Island, New York
Despite the busy city streets and the fast-paced walking, you can find a quiet beach town in New York. One of New York’s best-kept secrets is the serene town of City Island. Most of the beaches here are private, so if you want to enjoy a public beach, you’ll have to head over to Orchard Beach. This two-bedroom, one-bathroom bungalow home features new floors, cathedral ceilings, a skylight, and a shaded outdoor patio.
Next: Florida hideaway
3. Pensacola Beach, Florida
Enjoy all that sunny Florida has to offer when you move to Pensacola Beach. This two-bedroom, 1.5-bath home is located in the Villas on the Gulf community. It features an updated kitchen, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and tile floors. There is also a clubhouse, pool, and access to an indoor laundry room. This home already comes fully furnished.
Next: Beach living
4. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
One of the best parts about this property, which is located in Belle Grove Palms, is it’s just seven minutes from the beach. The Belle Grove community is also close to two shopping centers with grocery stores inside, as well as plenty of restaurants and shops. This home features three bedrooms and two bathrooms, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast area with beautiful lake views. The price was recently reduced by $4,600, so if you’re interested in this property, you might want to jump on it quickly.
Next: This is home.
5. Reed City, Michigan
This two-bedroom, one-bath home located in Reed City, Michigan, features a private beach. In addition to beach views, you’ll also be able to enjoy updated granite counter tops, a wrap-around deck, and a two-car garage. The home also features a large kitchen, as well as a fireplace in the living room. If you like to fish, you’re in luck. There is also a lake available for fishing and general recreation.
Next: A very long beach
6. Long Beach, Washington
This two-bedroom, one-bath home is located in the Washington city of Long Beach. The Long Beach Peninsula is said to be one of the longest beaches in the world, winding across roughly 28 miles. This home features a wood burning fireplace, a full-size kitchen, and a private trail to the beach.
Next: A short walk to the water
7. Cannon Beach, Oregon
The least expensive beach home on our list is just $99,000. That leaves plenty of cash left over to do renovations or to save up for your next purchase. This Cannon Beach, Oregon, property is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom town home. The home features a gourmet kitchen, open great room, a master suite with a dual gas fireplace, and an attached garage. This property is only one block away from the beach.
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