about the area


They say when you move to Plympton, you stay for life. A highly regarded and friendly suburb that enjoys excellent links to Dartmoor, Plymouth City and the A38, making a very convenient location on many levels. We are effective Plympton Estate agents having sold and let many homes here, giving us in depth knowledge of both the area and the property market. It’s easy to use our Plympton area guide to help find the right location for your next move.

As an ancient stannary town Plympton was an important trading centre for locally mined tin. Historically it was a seaport before the River Plym silted up and trade moved down river to Plymouth. This was the seat of Plympton Priory the most significant local landholder for many centuries.

Local Amenities can be best found around the Ridgeway Shopping Centre.

There are 2 secondary Schools, Plympton Academy and the well-regarded Heles School. They are served by 8 Primarys: Woodford, Boringdon, Plympton St Marys, Old Priory, Chadlewood, Old Priory, Plympton St Maurice and Yealmpstone Farm. For detailed information about each school including ofsted rating visit our partner

The Postcode sectors are all of PL7. There were 449 sales in 2020 with an average price sale price of £238000. Of these 5% were leasehold flats. The average sale price in 2021 was £249,390 which was 31% higher than 2015.

For further reading on the area, download the area profile from Plymouth City Council.

If you are considering selling your property in Plymstock, find out why you should sell with us, or why not arrange a valuation today.
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