If you had to pick the top 3 most important must-have features to make a beach house great, we’d guess them to be: a fabulous beach? Check. A glorious view? Check. And a jaw-dropping entertaining deck with an almighty, custom-made, built-in, 5-burner Beefeater BBQ on which the menfolk can carbonise to their hearts’ content? Check. Our newly laid veranda will not only have all that jazz but also be decked out (sorry, couldn’t resist the pun) with a built-in bar fridge, huge, low-slung timber dining table, and a harlequin set of vintage wicker chairs in which to sink with a sun-downer after a hard day’s …swimming, fishing, surfing, crab-trapping, lobster-diving, tandom-biking (you fill in the blank).