Houses and flats for sale in South Hams
The South Hams area of South Devon attracts interest from a significant range of national and international buyers looking for properties for sale in exceptional waterside or country locations in one of the UK’s most favoured areas for owning a waterfront home.
When searching for a house for sale in this area, you will be spoilt for choice with the wide range of properties, creek side farmhouses to contemporary beach houses for sale on the coast. There are even rare opportunities to find a plot or development opportunity for sale, for a ‘Grand Design’ of your own.
With popular sailing destinations such as Salcombe, Dartmouth and Kingswear, the South Hams has property for sale for everyone, a riverside home with a mooring, a lovely manor house hidden in rolling countryside, or a family home for sale in one of the many, popular villages of the South Hams.
Living in the South Hams
The South Hams, in South Devon, includes some on the southern fringes of Dartmoor National Park, and contains some of the most unspoilt coastline on the south coast, including the promontories of Start Point, and Bolt Head. Its entire coastline forms the majority of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The market town of Totnes, known for its strong arts and cultural scene, is the main town for the surrounding South Hams villages.
There are many reasons to live in the South Hams, it has always drawn interest from across the world due to its opportunities for sailing. The renowned Dart and Salcombe estuaries, with their characterful creeks, offer endless playgrounds for sailing enthusiasts. The hills are also significantly popular for walkers and families who want to experience life in a wonderful, rural part of England.
There are many reasons the area is as popular with first and second home owners. There are a good range of schools in the area, and excellent communication links with the A38 and the M5. Recent research from Knight Frank has found that buyers will pay on average a premium of 72% to secure a property in the South Hams.
Why use Knight Frank?
Knight Frank’s extensive knowledge of the local market is essential for selling property in the South Hams. The Exeter based team, along with the dedicated, national Waterfront department have been selling waterside properties for over 110 years.
Our extensive network of offices in the UK and around the world means that we are able to match property to the best possible buyers. Backed up by a Research Department that is second to none, we can provide market appraisals you can really trust.