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4 bed detached house for sale

£1,350,000 Guide price

Ox Lane, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5

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Property features

  • 4 bedrooms, 2 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms, kitchen/diner
  • Garage and gardens
  • EPC EER - E

Property description

An attractive 1930s detached house situated in this sought after highly convenient area within walking distance of the station, High Street and excellent schools. Part exchange considered.

This fine home offers good family accommodation boasting a superb and well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room. There are two generous reception rooms to the ground floor and whilst on the first floor there are four bedrooms and the master room having a good sized en-suite and a separate family bathroom.

Whilst the property offers good accommodation it offers potential for further extension improvement possible side, rear and loft conversion subject to permission.

Harpenden offers good social facilities including several golf courses, sports centre and swimming pool whilst the town is littered with good restaurants, bars and cafes.

To fully appreciate this Jarvis character home an internal is recommended.

Hard Wood Front Door With Leaded Light Stain Glass Window Inserts To Side Which Open Into The:

Entrance Hall

Original Norwegian pine flooring with stairs that lead up to the first floor landing. Picture rail. Door into:

Living Room (4.74 x 4.87 (15'7" x 16'0"))

Original pine flooring with leaded light window to side and leaded light windows to rear with French door. Attractive fireplace which houses the wood burning stove. Cabinets built into alcove. TV point. Radiators. Downlighters.

Dining/Family Room (4.88 x 4.45 (16'0" x 14'7"))

Leaded light window to front. Radiator. Picture rail.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (6.78 x 4.96 (22'3" x 16'3"))

Kitchen comprises of a superb range of base and wall mounted walnut units with granite worksurfaces incorporating Neff double oven, warming drawer, microwave, induction electric hob with Elica extractor hood above. Integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. One and half bowl sink with mixer taps. Central Island with granite top. Wine store and further cabinets and displays. Bright and spacious room with a part vaulted ceiling, sky light windows, leaded light and door onto rear. Door through to:

Utility (2.63 x 2.08 (8'8" x 6'10"))

Tiled flooring. Range of base and wall cupboards. Single drainer single bowl sink. Hot and cold chrome mixer taps with cupboards under. Plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Radiator. Double doors onto rear garden.


Comprises WC. Wash basin. Extractor. Large storage cupboard in the utility room.

Stairs From The Entrance Hall Leading Up To The:

First Floor


Leaded light window to the front. Dado rail. Access to large loft space which is insulated, bordered with light.

Bedroom One (4.81 x 4.72 (15'9" x 15'6"))

Leaded light bay window to the front. Range of floor to ceiling wardrobes. Airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder.

En Suite Bathroom

Comprises white panelled bath with hot and cold chrome mixer taps and shower attachment. Wash basin with pedestal. Low level WC. Bidet. Part tiled walls. Leaded light window to side and rear. Cupboards built into alcoves. Towel rail.

Bedroom Two (4.89 x 3.96 (16'1" x 13'0"))

Dual aspect with leaded light windows to side and rear. Cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom Three (3.47 x 2.23 (11'5" x 7'4"))

Leaded light window to rear. Radiator.

Bedroom Four (3.04 x 2.15 (10'0" x 7'1"))

Leaded light windows to front. Radiator.


Comprises white panelled bath, wash basin, low level WC. Separate shower enclosure. Leaded light windows. Towel rail. Downlighters.


Front Garden

Shingled drive providing parking for several cars, mature with lawn area, mature hedges. Access to the garage and access down the side of the property leading through to the:

Rear Garden

Fully enclosed and private. Mainly laid to lawn with well stocked shrub and flower bed borders. Trellising to rear mature with shrubs.


Up and over door. Window to side. Light and power and housing the wall mounted central heating boiler.

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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £723,670 Sales 471 Current average value £830,423 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £19,204 ▲ 2.37%

Property value data/graphs for AL5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,230,816 £629 4.3 £1,122,370
Semi-detached £717,903 £557 3.5 £682,315
Terraced £511,100 £535 2.8 £509,797
Flats £384,730 £531 1.9 £353,377

Current asking prices in AL5

Average: £897,020
Avg. current asking prices in AL5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £149,950
Flats £262,492
- -
All £246,414

Current asking rents in AL5

Average: £1,909 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in AL5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,001 pcm
£1,680 pcm
- £4,099 pcm
Flats £2,109 pcm
£1,225 pcm
- - -
All £2,109 pcm
£1,193 pcm
£1,680 pcm
- £4,100 pcm

Fun facts for AL5

Highest value in AL5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Park Avenue South £3,453,890
Park Avenue North £2,704,609
West Common Way £2,387,748
High Elms £2,301,376
Orchard Avenue £2,225,974
Highest turnover in AL5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fairfield Close 71.4%
Rye Close 50.0%
Holly Walk 45.9%
Nairn Close 45.5%
Batford Road 43.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Harpenden (0.6 miles)
  • Luton Airport Parkway (3.9 miles)
  • Luton (4.8 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (3.6 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (24.4 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (25.5 miles)
  • Kew Pier (23.5 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (24.0 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (24.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Manland Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • The Lea Primary School and Nursery (0.4 miles)
  • St Nicholas CofE VA Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Barnfield Business and Enterprise Studio (4.8 miles)
  • Barnfield Business and Enterprise Studio Academy (4.8 miles)
  • Barnfield College (4.9 miles)
  • St George's School (0.1 miles)
  • Sir John Lawes School (0.4 miles)
  • Batford Nursery School (0.7 miles)
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John Curtis - in assoc. with Hamptons International, Harpenden, AL5 on 01582 936746 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£4,776 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 135,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,309 /mo Find available rates

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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 £100,000 Average insurance cost £24/mo (£283/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 £57 Estimated energy cost £108/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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