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4 bed detached house for sale

£1,300,000 Guide price

Drop Lane, Bricket Wood, St. Albans, Hertfordshire AL2

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Property features

  • Hall
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Study
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Cloakroom
  • Master bedroom with ensuite shower room
  • 3 further bedrooms 1 with ensuite shower room
  • Bathroom
  • Garden

Property description

A delightful Grade II Listed period property adjoining farm land set in 0.6 of an acre. The property offers attractive accommodation arranged over two floors and during its current ownership has been the subject of improvement. On the ground floor there are three reception rooms, study, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. On the first floor the master bedroom is of excellent proportions being approximately 16 sq. Ft. With ensuite shower room. There are three further bedrooms one with ensuite, cloakroom and a family bathroom. The property retains many lovely character and period features throughout, to include exposed timbers and beams and a splendid inglenook fireplace. It is well positioned within the plot affording views across the adjacent farm land. This is a lovely property offering the combination of a rural location yet close to all amenities. Early viewing is much recommended.

Situation
Locally there are shops available for daily requirements and more comprehensive shopping can be found in the nearby towns of Radlett and St Albans. For the commuter there is access to the M25 and M1 connecting to the national motorway network. The Thames link rail service is available from St Albans and Radlett to London Kings Cross and St Pancras International (direct to Brussels and Paris). Locally there is an excellent selection of schooling, both state and private. The surrounding countryside provides for an abundance of leisure activities to include walking, riding and numerous golf courses.

Outside
To the front of the property there is a very large driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles. To one side of which is a stable block which offers potential subject to planning. The rear garden is a lovely feature principally largely laid to lawn with borders of mature plants, shrubs and trees.

Additional Information
St Albans City & District Council

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £457,190 Sales 290 Current average value £525,428 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £10,548 ▲ 2.05%

What is the current average value of properties in AL2?

The current average value in AL2 in January 2017 is £525,428. This has increased 0.63% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £423,035 and semi-detached properties valued £532,784. In the past year property prices in AL2 have increased 2.05%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for AL2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £742,077 £454 3.8 £629,398
Semi-detached £532,784 £459 3.3 £502,747
Terraced £423,035 £436 2.9 £434,003
Flats £282,974 £436 1.8 £280,973

Current asking prices in AL2

Average: £553,431
Avg. current asking prices in AL2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £277,500
(3)
£460,714
(7)
£523,042
(46)
£685,568
(34)
£932,500
(6)
Flats £219,167
(3)
£359,982
(14)
£255,000
(2)
- -
All £248,333
(6)
£393,559
(21)
£511,874
(48)
£685,568
(34)
£932,500
(6)

Current asking rents in AL2

Average: £1,416 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in AL2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,331 pcm
(8)
£1,547 pcm
(10)
£1,694 pcm
(1)
£3,098 pcm
(1)
Flats £975 pcm
(2)
£1,030 pcm
(5)
- - -
All £975 pcm
(2)
£1,215 pcm
(13)
£1,547 pcm
(10)
£1,694 pcm
(1)
£3,098 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for AL2

Highest value in AL2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lye Lane £1,817,352
Bluebird Way £1,201,939
Slowmans Close £992,572
Lovett Road £982,029
Ragged Hall Lane £966,281
Highest turnover in AL2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Curo Park 57.9%
The Pastures 50.0%
Mulberry Close 50.0%
Brinsmead 50.0%
Curo Park 47.6%

What Zoopla users think of Bricket Wood

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 84% (15 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Bricket Wood (0.5 miles)
  • How Wood (Herts) (1.1 miles)
  • Garston (Hertfordshire) (1.7 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (12.0 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (16.2 miles)
  • London City Airport (22.1 miles)
  • Kew Pier (15.1 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (16.6 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (16.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Mount Pleasant Lane Junior Mixed and Infant School and Nursery (1.2 miles)
  • Coates Way JMI and Nursery School (1.3 miles)
  • How Wood Primary and Nursery School (1.3 miles)
  • The Watford UTC (2.9 miles)
  • St Albans Tutors (3.4 miles)
  • West Herts College (3.7 miles)
  • Saint Michael's Catholic High School (1.5 miles)
  • Parmiter's School (1.7 miles)
  • Edge Grove School (1.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,615 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 130,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,149 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £25/mo (£301/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £51 Electricity £55 Estimated energy cost £106/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19300 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

St Albans

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £299 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £19 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £36 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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