about the area


Stoke is a beautiful area located in the City of Plymouth, England. Situated on the western side of the city, this quiet and peaceful neighbourhood is home to families and young professionals who are looking to live in a tranquil yet vibrant area.

Stoke is a great place for families with a range of excellent schools nearby. Stoke Damerel Primary School, for example, is located in the heart of the area and is known for its excellent education standards and friendly environment. The school has achieved an outstanding Ofsted rating and provides a safe and stimulating learning environment for its students. For secondary school education, nearby schools such as Devonport High School for Boys and Devonport High School for Girls offer a range of excellent academic and extra-curricular activities. For detailed information about each school including ofsted rating visit our partner

The area of Stoke is also popular with young professionals, who are attracted to its vibrant culture and excellent transport links.

The local area is well connected to the rest of Plymouth thanks to a range of bus routes and train services. For those who prefer to drive, the area is also close to major roads and highways, making it easy to reach other parts of the city quickly and conveniently.

When it comes to house prices, Stoke is a great place to invest. The average house price in the area is around £262,000 in 2022, which is lower than the average for Plymouth as a whole but represents a 16% increase on 2020. This makes Stoke a great option for those looking for a property with excellent value for money. According to the latest figures from the Land Registry, a total of 467 properties were sold in the PL3 postcode area during 2022. This is a slight increase from the same period in 2021. The majority of sales were for terraced properties, accounting for roughly a third of all transactions. Semi-detached homes were the second most popular type of property sold, accounting for around a quarter of all sales.

In terms of crime statistics, Stoke has an overall crime rate of 87 per 1000. This crime rate in the area is slightly higher than the city average of against an average of 72 per 1000 for Plymouth.

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

Overall, Stoke is a great place to live and work. With excellent schools, great transport links, and competitive house prices, it’s a great option for those looking for a quiet yet vibrant area. With a great sense of community, it’s a great choice for families and young professionals alike.
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