Plymouth Property Guide
There is a great variety of property in Plymouth on offer, making it a prime location for those looking for houses to buy or rent. Plymouth city centre was largely destroyed during the Blitz in the Second World War, so the property available in this area tends to be modern. Many contemporary apartment buildings have been built in Plymouth recently, offering high end, luxurious accommodation, popular with young professionals who want to benefit from city centre life.
Waterfront Properties in Plymouth
Plymouth Hoe largely escaped the Blitz and there are many elegant period terraces of Victorian and Edwardian houses for sale or for rent on Plymouth Hoe.
In addition waterfront developments of upmarket apartments have been built recently on Plymouth Hoe and on Plymouth Barbican. The stunning views over Plymouth Hoe, one of the finest natural harbours in the world, makes these flats very desirable indeed.
The section of waterfront at Millbay is being transformed into an exciting development of townhouses and flats, which are available for rent, shared ownership and for sale. Its proximity to Plymouth ferry port and to Plymouth city centre and its fabulous sea views make Millbay an exciting prospect for Plymouth property finders.
Luxury Flats and Homes in Plymouth
The Royal William Yard is another area which offers opportunities for quality homes in Plymouth. Previously owned by the Navy, the former victualling yard was used for keeping supplies for the naval ships. Royal William Yard has now been converted to residential and commercial use and has a stunning position on the River Tamar. The development has a mixture of accommodation, business space and leisure space and the uniqueness of the listed buildings makes these Plymouth apartments highly sought after.
Family Homes in Plymouth
Outside of the city centre, popular areas include Peverell, Mannamead, Hartley, Stoke and Crownhill. Here a mixture of period terraced Victorian and Edwardian family houses and flats, as well as 1930’s style semi-detached family homes, are in abundance. Proximity to good schools, transport and other facilites add to the desirability of these districts for those looking for houses to rent or for houses to buy in Plymouth.
Student Accommodation in Plymouth
Mutley, Greenbank and St Judes are areas of Plymouth which also benefit from many period properties. There is a plethora of student houses and student flats available in Plymouth. The result is an active student community close to Plymouth city centre where the University of Plymouth is situated. Great transport links make renting student accommodation very popular in Plymouth. Finding student flats in Plymouth can be relatively easy compared to many cities.
Estate Agents in Plymouth
Letting agents in Plymouth and estate agents in Plymouth are spoilt for choice in the types of properties they can offer, from country homes on the outskirts of Plymouth, to period family homes, to luxury penthouse waterfront apartments.
Property in Plymouth
Buyers of property in Plymouth or those wanting to rent in Plymouth are attracted by the quality of life. Derriford Hospital, Plymouth University and the National Marine Aquarium are great attractions, whilst natural resources include the River Tamar to the west and Dartmoor National Park to the north. Plymouth has a range of excellent schools, parks and sports facilities, making Plymouth a great place to live for both families and young professionals.