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Located in the South Devon area known as the South Hams, Kingsbridge is a beautiful town with cobbled streets. The tidal road in the town provides some beautiful waterside views and the perfect spot for a summer evening stroll. Kingsbridge is just a short drive from the coast but it also sits in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the impressive conservation work only enhances the majestic landscapes. Kingsbridge is rich with shops, cafés, restaurants, and pubs which are popular with locals and holidaymakers alike.
The Britannia Lanes of Devon office is ideally located just 50 minutes from Kingsbridge, in Exeter. We can help with all aspects of moving house, as well as providing a variety of storage requirements to suit your needs.
Moving to Kingsbridge
There are some wonderful flats for sale in Kingsbridge, ranging between £175,000 and £380,000 for luxurious estuary-side apartments. Two bed cottages and quaint terraces tend to be upwards of £165,000. Family sized semi-detached homes fall into the £200,000 to £300,000 bracket, rising to over £450,000 for four bedrooms. Three bedroomed detached homes can be snapped up for upwards of £270,000 and £350,000 for four bedrooms. However, for something unique, the detached farmhouses and period properties start at £700,000 and go into the millions.
The rental market in Kingsbridge isn’t particularly rich, with very few properties available at one time. Prices tend to fall between £600 pcm for a flat and £1500 for a family-sized terrace.
Schools in Kingsbridge
Kingsbridge comprises of the main town and a surrounding hinterland of 18 parishes that contain a number of educational facilities. There are eight primary schools throughout Kingsbridge and whilst West Alvington CofE ‘requires improvement’ according to Ofsted, Aveton Gifford CofE, Charleton CofE Primary, Marlborough with South Huish CofE, Kingsbridge Community Primary, and Thurleston All Saints CofE are ‘good’. Loddiswell Primary is ‘good’ and the behaviour and safety of pupils is ‘outstanding’. Stokenham Area Primary is ‘outstanding’ across the board.
Kingsbridge Community College is the most local secondary school, which also has a sixth form and academy status. It has long been an ‘outstanding’ school.
Kingsbridge Transport Links
Kingsbridge is just 10 miles away from the A38, also known as the Devon Expressway. This is a major trunk road with links to Plymouth, Exeter, Cornwall, and the M5.
There are countless local and regional bus routes keeping Kingsbridge connected but it does not have a train station. The nearest is 13 miles away in Totnes. There are regular services to London Paddington which take around three hours, as well as trains to Plymouth, Penzance, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, north east England, and Scotland.