Your Move Newton Abbot Local Area Guide

How is the Newton Abbot property market performing?

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Average property price in Newton Abbot

Last 5 years
Based on the Land Registry data for properties sold within the postcodes that Your Move Newton Abbot covers.
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Average rental price in Newton Abbot

Last 12 months
Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Newton Abbot in the last 12 months from today's date.

Why move to Newton Abbot?

Newton Abbot is a sought-after market town which enjoys good access to both the coast and the moor, which makes this an ideal location for buyers of all ages. There is an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities, health services and a good selection of schools catering for all ages. Newton Abbot is also well situated for access to the larger cities of Exeter and Plymouth, which makes it popular with professionals who commute to work. The beautiful scenery of the South Devon Coast and renowned Dartmoor National Park appeal to residents of all ages, making Newton Abbot an ideal place to live.


As a popular residential area, there are a range of property types in Newton Abbot, from town centre flats to the substantial waterside and country homes - both for sale and to rent - meaning that the area attracts an equally diverse range of buyers and tenants.

Sports and transport

Newton Abbot has two Non-League football clubs: Buckland Athletic F.C. who play at Homers Heath, and Newton Abbot Spurs A.F.C. who plays at the Recreation Ground. Newton Abbot has a low crime rate and has easily accessible transport links to the main city centres of Exeter and Plymouth, making property in the area even more desirable.


Newton Abbot provides access to some great parks and outdoor spaces. Decoy Country Park, Courtenay Park and Bakers Park can all be found within walking distance of the centre, as can the Town Quay and new bridge, which form part of an extended cycle route. Within a short drive, you’ll find Stover Country Park and the Ted Hughes Poetry Trail. If you are looking to explore on foot, Newton Abbot sits part way along the Templer Way, a walking route tracing the 18-mile historic route granite taken from the quarries at Haytor, Dartmoor, to the docks at Teignmouth.

Local market

We have some exciting new developments going on in and around Newton Abbot. A total of 4,755 new homes are planned across 10 sites in and around the town with a current population of just over 25,000. From luxury to affordable homes.