Published: 06:00, 15 November 2019
| Updated: 10:07, 15 November 2019
Are you a multi-millionaire on the hunt for a dream house on the Kent coast?
Or, like us, just fancy a cheeky look inside spectacular properties you will probably never be able to afford?
Either way, here are some of the county's most stunning homes with sea views currently up for sale on Zoopla.
They include Charles Dickens' favourite holiday home, an EcoMansion - and even a house crafted from a Second World War gun emplacement.
You never know - you might win the lottery one day...
A planned "EcoMansion" - called Ancona - in Cliff Road, Hythe, would command impressive panoramic views of the English Channel and a golf course.
Proposed is 6,740 sq ft of internal area including a gallery-inspired entrance lobby and helical staircase, an elevator servicing the three floors, an indoor pool complex and gym, a master bedroom suite and a wine cellar.
It also features cantilevered terraces, Austrian triple glazing and under-floor heating. The guide price for this property is £4.95 million. It can be viewed on Zoopla here.
The Gunnery in Kingsdown near Deal has 180 degree views of the Channel and is crafted from a Second World War gun emplacement.
The driveway leads to a parking area in front of the double garage. To the left of the garage is a door which opens to a tunnel leading through the cliff to a glass lift - which gives access to the house.
The sitting area has shelves formed around one of the original gun emplacements.
It is situated on the outskirts of the village and above the sheltered beach in the lee of the White Cliffs of Dover.
The sale of The Gunnery also includes an area of beach immediately in front of the house. You can view the property on Zoopla here.
Kentlands in Princes Drive, Sandwich, was built in the 1920s using original Tudor materials.
The home sits in the private Sandwich Bay Estate - overlooking Sandwich Bay and Royal St George’s Golf Club to the side.
It has been fully renovated but retains period features. The reception room is complete with a stone fireplace on to which the crest for the Cinque Ports has been engraved.
Kentlands was commissioned by Tory MP Frederick Leverton Harris.
In 1926 the Prince of Wales - the future King Edward VIII - is reported to have stayed at Kentlands as a guest. The guide price is £2.9 million and it can be viewed here.
This six bedroom detached home in Preston Parade in Seasalter, near Whitstable, is situated on a private road and benefits from the sea and beach views.
The property has undergone a complete refurbishment inside and out by the current owners.
It has a large open-plan living room with large sliding glass doors which provide sea views.
The ground floor offers an annexe space that can be completely closed off from the main house - which could be used by guests or as an Airbnb.
It also boasts utility and conservatory space - plus a first floor sea view lounge with balcony. The guide price is £1.5 million and more details can be found on Zoopla here.
You can enjoy stunning views across Viking Bay from this grade II-listed property in Fort Road, Broadstairs.
The seven-bed house is well-known as Charles Dickens' favourite holiday home - and where he wrote parts of David Copperfield.
The mansion was originally built in 1801 and was named Fort House.
But it almost doubled in size 100 years later with further additions and extensions.
It has been used as a family home, a wedding venue and a bed and breakfast/ The guide price is £2.5 million and there are more details on Zoopla here.
This modern villa - called Tide - at Fishermans Beach overlooks Hythe Bay.
The four-bed home is arranged over three floors - and includes a platform lift.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, including two with access to a full length balcony overlooking the sea and fishing boats.
There is also access to a large private terrace for outside dining and sun bathing.
It is on the market for £1.45 million and more information can be found on Zoopla here.
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