With its extensive urban waterfront, rich maritime history and simple access to other parts of the south west, it’s easy to understand why those searching for houses for sale in Plymouth choose it as their place to call home.
It may be a small part of Devon, but new houses in Plymouth benefit from being part of a city that is full of history, heritage and culture. As Britain’s ‘ocean city’, it’s a place to be inspired by what’s on offer to both visitors and residents alike.
Attractions are plentiful for all members of the family, with numerous ancient monuments to discover, landmark and trail guides to follow to find out more about Plymouth’s rich heritage, and a good selection of arts to appreciate. And of course, there are the area’s golden sandy beaches to enjoy.
The city centre is a great place for shoppers, who will discover a whole host of high street names and independent shops, alongside cafes, pubs, bars and restaurants, and numerous nightspots for live music, theatre and film.
Families with children will have a good choice of schools that cater for all ages, as well as colleges and a university for older students. With all this and more to take advantage of, experience and enjoy, it is easy to see why property for sale in Plymouth is highly sought after.
With a number of ‘B’ roads, and the A38 - or Devon Expressway - passing through Plymouth, commuters and those looking to explore more of the south west will be able to get around easily. The A38 provides connections to other parts of Devon and Cornwall, and links to the M5 motorway at Exeter. From here, numerous destinations all the way to West Bromwich can be easily reached, making Plymouth a well-connected city.
New homes in Plymouth will benefit from reliable and regular rail services to a number of destinations around the UK. Penzance is just over 2 hours away and London Paddington 3 hours away, with longer cross country journeys also available to Aberdeen and Glasgow.