Non-fiction travel writer Barry Stone has released a hardback coffee-table book called By the Sea.
It features more than 50 unique properties from around the world that neighbour some of the world’s most picturesque beaches.
Publishing a variety of residential homes, hotels, restaurants and cafes, each property has been featured for its aesthetic value, history, ambience and connection to beachfront locations.
The photography in this book is brought to life by Barry’s knowledge of travel, with each property existing with an individual story to tell.
By the Sea can be found at all good book stores and is retailed at A$49.99 Barry Stone is the author of over a dozen non-fiction titles on subjects ranging from mutinies at sea to military history and sporting scandals.
He is also an accomplished travel writer and a long-time contributor to many high-profile travel publications and travel magazines.
When not by the sea, Barry lives on a hillside with his wife and son.