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4 bed terraced house for sale

£1,250,000 Guide price

Holywell Hill, St. Albans, Hertfordshire AL1

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Property features

  • Open plan sitting/dining/family room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Breakfast/morning room
  • Utility area
  • Cloakroom
  • Lower ground family/entertaining room
  • Top floor master bedroom with dressing area
  • 3 further bedrooms - 1 with ensuite
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Private walled courtyard garden

Property description

We are delighted to be offering for sale this quite stunning Grade II Listed former Public House situated in the heart of St Albans on Holywell Hill.

'Postboy House' has been a private residence for many years and enjoys a wealth of period character and charm to include exposed timbers and beams. With versatile accommodation arranged over four floors to briefly comprise an enclosed porch, magnificent open plan sitting/dining/family area with stairs both up and down and a door to the garden, fitted kitchen, cloakroom and breakfast/morning room opening to the garden all on the ground floor. From the main reception room stairs lead down to the lower ground floor which provides a fabulous entertaining area, divided into separate areas and ideal for parties. On the first floor are three bedrooms 1 with ensuite and a family bathroom and on the top floor a super master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, dressing area and a further bathroom.

To the rear are magnificent views over St Albans Cathedral.

Situation
The historical city of St Albans provides for a comprehensive range of shopping, restaurants and leisure facilities. Locally there is an excellent selection of schooling, both state and private.

For the commuter, there is a train link to London St Pancras International and Kings Cross with interconnecting Eurostar service direct to Brussels and Paris. The M25 is available at junction 21A connecting to the national motorway network. The surrounding countryside provides for an abundance of leisure activities including walking, riding, numerous golf courses, leisure centres and many areas of historical interest.

Outside
Accessed via the sitting room and morning room is a very private secluded walled courtyard area well stocked with climbing plants and shrubs.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £580,114 Sales 525 Current average value £612,190 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£113 ▼ -0.02%

Property value data/graphs for AL1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,171,005 £600 4.2 £1,144,449
Semi-detached £707,428 £599 3.4 £699,726
Terraced £527,722 £606 2.7 £530,894
Flats £357,416 £551 1.7 £351,393

Current asking prices in AL1

Average: £597,250
Avg. current asking prices in AL1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £159,500
(2)
£563,000
(10)
£602,198
(25)
£933,947
(19)
£2,261,364
(11)
Flats £307,167
(63)
£468,384
(77)
£506,249
(4)
- -
All £302,624
(65)
£479,259
(87)
£588,964
(29)
£933,947
(19)
£2,261,364
(11)

Current asking rents in AL1

Average: £1,286 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in AL1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £546 pcm
(1)
£1,244 pcm
(11)
£1,515 pcm
(10)
£2,047 pcm
(4)
£2,999 pcm
(1)
Flats £988 pcm
(17)
£1,279 pcm
(40)
£1,314 pcm
(3)
- -
All £964 pcm
(18)
£1,271 pcm
(51)
£1,468 pcm
(13)
£2,048 pcm
(4)
£2,999 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for AL1

Highest value in AL1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Marshals Drive £1,913,915
Homewood Road £1,780,048
York Road £1,682,347
The Park £1,590,765
Faircross Way £1,565,799
Highest turnover in AL1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Alma Cut 58.3%
Grasmere Road 57.1%
Paxton Road 50.0%
Watsons Walk 46.8%
Hordle Gardens 46.7%

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  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 89% (242 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • St Albans Abbey (0.3 miles)
  • St Albans City (0.6 miles)
  • Park Street (1.6 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (8.8 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (19.5 miles)
  • London City Airport (24.0 miles)
  • Kew Pier (18.3 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (19.1 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (19.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Abbey Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, St Albans (0.1 miles)
  • St Peter's School (0.3 miles)
  • Aboyne Lodge Junior Mixed and Infant School (0.4 miles)
  • St Albans Independent College (0.3 miles)
  • Oaklands College (2.3 miles)
  • The Watford UTC (6.0 miles)
  • St Albans School (0.2 miles)
  • St Columba's College (0.6 miles)
  • Loreto College (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Hamptons International - St Albans Sales, AL3 on +44 1727 294790 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£4,451 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 125,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £3,990 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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 £35/mo (£421/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 £39 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £91/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: 15100 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 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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