Bloor - Palm Cross, PL21
Palm Cross is a boutique development of only 93, two, three, four and five bedroom homes, offering discerning buyers a rare opportunity to buy a beautiful new home in the highly sought-after Devon town of Modbury, a historic and picturesque town in the South Hams region of South Devon, an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Each home has been carefully designed to reflect and respect the unspoiled nature and tranquillity of this beautiful area and great care has been taken to ensure our new homes complement the town’s existing ancient architecture. Varying house elevations, attractive render and natural stone finishes, a wild-flower meadow, allotments and large informal grass play-areas are some of the features you can expect to enjoy at Palm Cross.
With its breathtaking location and a history dating back to the 1600s, Modbury is a hidden gem that is today full of warmth, charm and character.
Featured in the Domesday Book, the town takes its name from the Saxon for "meeting place" (Moot Burgh) and today it prides itself on its great sense of community spirit.
Famed for being the first town in Europe to ban the use of plastic bags, Modbury’s pretty streets boast a fabulous range of independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. There are art galleries and gift shops, together with a butcher, delicatessen, greengrocer, baker, chemist, post office, florist and hardware store – in fact everything you and your family could possibly need.
Take a wander down into town and you’ll find Modbury has a wide selection of places to eat, whether you prefer local produce, seafood, Indian cuisine or good old-fashioned home cooking.
There are friendly cafes and tea-rooms to refresh you, plus historic pubs such as The Exeter which was built in the 14th century and is the oldest surviving Inn in Modbury.
Further afield, seafood lovers are in for a real treat at The Oyster Shack in Bigbury. This quirky restaurant has been described by food critic, Tom Parker Bowles as, ‘A restaurant with heart.’
For something really special, head to The Plantation House in Ermington, just five minutes’ drive away. This beautiful privately run boutique restaurant with rooms has been awarded a prestigious AA 5 Gold Star award and 2 AA Rosettes.
Families moving to Palm Cross will find they don’t have to travel far to find the local primary school as it is conveniently situated just minutes walk away on Barrack Road.
Rated as ‘Good’ across all categories by Ofsted, Modbury Primary is a caring, friendly and popular school that boasts state-of-the-art facilities, a media room, a heated swimming pool, an adventure playground and a sports field. There is a pre-school on site too, together with provision for out-of-hours school care.
Secondary-school children are also very well catered for. Kingsbridge Community College, just 8 miles away, has retained its Ofsted rating as Outstanding, whilst Ivybridge Community College is one of the very few schools that has achieved no less than six consecutive Outstanding Ofsted reports over the last 20 years
Plymouth University, which has climbed to a record high among the top 40 modern universities in the world, is around half an hour’s drive away.
Both Plymouth and Exeter have regional airports offering services to UK and near Europe destinations.
There are regular bus services between Modbury and Plymouth, Kingsbridge, Ivybridge and Dartmouth provided by Tally-Ho and First Traveller services.
The nearest mainline railway station is at Totnes (First Great Western), where the South Devon Steam Railway is also based.
South Hams Hospital
Modbury Health Centre
5 Broad Street
Modbury Dental Surgery
4 Broad Street
Palm Cross is a very special development from family builder, Bloor Homes situated on the north-west outskirts of Modbury, this sensitively designed development is surrounded by rolling hills and countryside yet still only 4 miles away from the A38 and a host of excellent transport links.