A-Z of Property – Prosperous Plans for Plymouth

The coastal city of Plymouth is earmarked for significant development. This, along with its rich history, gives the location an interesting edge and its ferry links to Spain and France add an extra dimension for those wishing to live close to the sea.

Plymouth’s history goes back to the Bronze Age, when its first settlement grew at Mount Batten. Since then the city has remained an important area for industry and its economy is still strongly influenced by shipbuilding.  Today the city is home to around 250,000 people, making it the 19th most populated city in the United Kingdom. It has the ninth largest university in the UK by number of students, and is home to the largest operational naval base in Western Europe.

Plymouth Council is currently undertaking a project of urban redevelopment called  “Vision for Plymouth” launched by the architect David Mackay. Projects include shopping centres, a cruise terminal, and a boulevard.  The aim is to to increase the population to 300,000 and build 33,000 new homes.

If you fancy being part of the future plans for Plymouth, take a look at our property selection below:

Bargain Buy: With a Barbican location, this third floor studio flat is set in an period building within the conservation area. The property benefits from security phone entry system, night storage heaters, and bed /sitting room.  The studio is located close to Plymouth university and the city centre. Priced at £64,950 this property would make an ideal investment or first time buyer’s home.

3 Bed Base: Priced at £210,000 this exceptionally well appointed detached house with garage has an extremely good sized conservatory and en-suite to the master bedroom. Located with access to the local A38 expressway and bus routes this property is a good value family home.

Breath taker: This very individual detached house designed by award winning architects takes maximum advantage of its wonderful location in this exclusive gated development of only six luxury homes.  It has exceptional views over Plymouth Sound to Drakes Island and Plymouth Hoe. Planning permission has been granted for an extension on this property. This property is priced at £850,000.

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