TQ10 (South Brent) area guide

South Brent
The TQ10 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Aish, Avon and Harbourne, Avonwick, Devon, Didworthy, Eastmoor, Erme Valley, Harbourneford, North Huish, Rattery, South Brent, Totnes Bridgetown, Wrangaton.


A Mouseprice property guide for TQ10 South Brent is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about TQ10 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date. We recommend disregarding these comments in favour of the data that can be found either above or in the other sections of this website.

Market trends:

Torquay propertyThe size of the property market in TQ10 is 1720 homes.

Torquay propertyWhen growth averages 8.2% over a 5 year period, as in this postcode district, there are a number of possible explanations, for example that this isan area which has invested in improving housing stock, transport links or other local infrastructure. It may also suggest proximity to an area of economic growth such as one of the financial clusters (London, Leeds, Bristol etc.) or strong local presence in growth industries (for example investment in university facilities, attractiveness of an area to IT companies or other knowledge- based organisations).

Torquay propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £251341 over the last 3 months.

Torquay propertySince most banks lend money to buy property using their customers’ salary as a indicator of affordability, the price earnings ratio is a useful guide as to whether property in an area is expensive or not. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 9.6. Places like this represent the “well- heeled” districts of each postcode area. Although recently there have been some spectacular price increases in more expensive areas, in general, prices appreciate slowly in more expensive places because there is less demand for more expensive properties, and the turnover of them is slower because they are not commonly used as investment property.

Torquay propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 4.6%.

Housing stock:

South Brent propertyThe most commonly found type of housing in this area are Detached Houses, making up 40.3% of the housing stock.

South Brent propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 7.8%.

South Brent propertyThis is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children.

South Brent propertySocially rented accommodation represents 11.4% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

South Brent propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

South Brent propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £197695.

Who lives here:

South Brent propertySouth Brent propertyThis is one of the most “experienced” areas of the country, with an average age of 44.
South Brent propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 23.1%.
South Brent propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 44 and for women are 31.
South Brent propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.5 people per square kilometre.
South Brent propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (15.3% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (14.3%).
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