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5 bed detached house for sale

£1,225,000 Guide price

Topstreet Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5

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Property features

  • Kitchen/Breakfast/Diner
  • Two further reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bath
  • EPC EER - D

Property description

This spacious and beautifully presented detached family home is located in a popular and well regarded residential area within walking distance of the station, shops and schools.

We are delighted to offer for sale this spacious and beautifully presented detached family home, located in this well regarded and popular residential area.

This fine home has been extended and beautifully refurbished throughout and now boasts a superb, fully fitted kitchen/breakfast/dining area with two further reception rooms. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, two en-suites and a luxury family bathroom.

The property is conveniently located being within walking distance to the station, town centre, local shops and excellent schools. Harpenden is well noted for its excellent social facilities including golf courses, sports centre and various clubs and associations. The town itself offers a fine selection of good restaurants, bars and cafés

Entrance Hall

Oak flooring. Stairs leading to first floor landing. Radiator neatly concealed under contemporary cover. Understairs storage cupboard. Coats cupboard. Door leading to:

Family Room (13'6 x 11'5 (4.11m x 3.48m))

Double glazed window overlooking front of property. Radiator. Oak flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Area (28'8 x 17'4 (8.74m x 5.28m))

Kitchen/Breakfast Area (16'9 x 17'4 (5.11m x 5.28m))

A stylish, contemporary kitchen comprising an excellent range of base and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces incorporating a central island and breakfast bar providing seating for three people. Space for gas and electric RangeMaster cooker. RangeMaster extractor hood above. Integrated dishwasher, 2 wine coolers, microwave and space for American-style fridge-freezer. Downlighters. Complimentary tiling. Radiator. Hard floor tiling. Double glazed windows to side and rear. Skylight window. Double glazed door to side leading to side garden. Door to the inner entrance hall. Opening to:

Dining Area (13'2 x 13'2 (4.01m x 4.01m))

Hard tiled flooring. Downlighters. Open fireplace with an attractive limestone surround and tiled hearth. Double glazed French doors opening to rear patio. Radiator. Door to:

Living Room (15'1 x 12'6 (4.60m x 3.81m))

Double glazed window to front and double glazed French doors leading to rear of property. Radiator. Oak flooring. Downlighters. Plasma TV point.

Utility Room (8'6 x 4'2 (2.59m x 1.27m))

Wash basin. Work surface with cupboard under. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall cupboards. Radiator. Hard tiled flooring.

Cloakroom

Comprising low level W.C. Wash hand basin. Radiator. Hard tiled flooring. Double glazed window to side. Downlighters.

First Floor

Landing

Access to loft space via pull down ladder. Loft is insulated and part boarded. Door to Bedroom One.

Bedroom One (13'5 x 11'6 (4.09m x 3.51m))

Double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Oak flooring. Radiator. Door to:

Dressing Room (8'6 (to face of wardrobe) x 5'0 (2.59m ( to face o)

Radiator. Oak flooring. Range of floor to ceiling wardrobes. Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom (11'5 x 7'1 (3.48m x 2.16m))

Luxury suite comprising separate shower enclosure with shower. Tiled panelled bath. 'His and hers' contemporary wash basin with cabinets below. W.C. Fully tiled walls. Inset mirror. Light. Shaving point and frosted double glazed window. Underfloor heating.

Bedroom Two (11'5 x 10'3 (3.48m x 3.12m))

Downlighters. Double glazed window overlooking the front of the property. Radiator. Oak flooring. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room

Suite comprises large shower enclosure with overhead shower. Wash basin with half pedestal. W.C. Heated chrome towel rail. Fully tiled walls. Tiled flooring. Mirror. Lighting. Frosted double glazed window to front. Underfloor heating.

Bedroom Three (10'6 (to face of wardrobes) x 7'10 (3.20m ( to fac)

Double glazed window overlooking the rear. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe into a recess.

Bedroom Four (10'11 x 7'9 (3.33m x 2.36m))

Double glazed window to front. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe into a recess.

Bedroom Five (8'4 x 7'5 (2.54m x 2.26m))

Double glazed window to front. Radiator.

Family Bathroom (8'0 x 7'6 (2.44m x 2.29m))

Luxury suite comprising tiled contemporary white bath. Wash basin with cabinet below. Shower enclosure with wall mounted riser shower. W.C. Fully tiled walls and floor. Heated chrome towel rail. Frosted double glazed window to rear. Underfloor heating.

Outside

Front Garden

In and out block paved driveway providing parking for several cars. Access to bike store. Gated access at side of property leading to rear garden.

Bike Store (5'10 x 8'6 (1.78m x 2.59m))

Gas central heating boiler and hot water tank.

Rear Garden

Fully enclosed and private. Mainly laid to lawn with shrub flower bed borders. Timber shed. Lighting. Extensive patio area and a further storage area to the side.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £718,772 Sales 481 Current average value £844,535 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £15,760 ▲ 1.90%

What is the current average value of properties in AL5?

The current average value in AL5 in January 2017 is £844,535. This has increased 0.89% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £521,691 and semi-detached properties valued £740,888. In the past year property prices in AL5 have increased 1.90%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for AL5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,243,497 £634 4.3 £1,096,326
Semi-detached £740,888 £572 3.5 £689,574
Terraced £521,691 £549 2.8 £499,418
Flats £389,892 £545 1.9 £398,106

Current asking prices in AL5

Average: £871,352
Avg. current asking prices in AL5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £460,682
(11)
£641,923
(13)
£930,528
(16)
£2,182,778
(9)
Flats £308,333
(3)
£391,598
(25)
- - -
All £308,333
(3)
£412,707
(36)
£641,923
(13)
£930,528
(16)
£2,182,778
(9)

Current asking rents in AL5

Average: £1,807 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in AL5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,363 pcm
(2)
£1,779 pcm
(10)
£2,278 pcm
(5)
£4,075 pcm
(2)
Flats £3,322 pcm
(2)
£1,114 pcm
(12)
- £1,276 pcm
(2)
-
All £3,322 pcm
(2)
£1,150 pcm
(14)
£1,779 pcm
(10)
£1,991 pcm
(7)
£4,076 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for AL5

Highest value in AL5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Park Avenue South £3,540,878
Park Avenue North £2,742,112
West Common Way £2,415,841
High Elms £2,326,351
Orchard Avenue £2,252,188
Highest turnover in AL5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fairfield Close 64.3%
Rye Close 50.0%
Holly Walk 45.9%
Nairn Close 45.5%
Park Hill 43.9%

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Nearby transport

  • Harpenden (0.5 miles)
  • St Albans City (4.2 miles)
  • St Albans Abbey (4.6 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (4.6 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (23.6 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (25.2 miles)
  • Kew Pier (22.6 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (22.9 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (23.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Grove Junior School (0.2 miles)
  • The Grove Infant and Nursery School (0.3 miles)
  • High Beeches Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Albans Tutors (4.3 miles)
  • Oaklands College (4.5 miles)
  • Worldshapers Academy (4.8 miles)
  • Aldwickbury School (0.5 miles)
  • Sir John Lawes School (0.8 miles)
  • Batford Nursery School (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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John Curtis - in assoc. with Hamptons International, Harpenden, AL5 on 01582 936746 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£4,419 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 122,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £3,910 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

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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 £80,000 Average insurance cost £40/mo (£480/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 £64 Electricity £67 Estimated energy cost £131/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: 25700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6200 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 £21 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £39 /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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