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3 bed end terrace house for sale

£475,000 Guide price

Royal Oak Cottage, High Street, Old Town, Hemel Hempstead HP1

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Property description

A truly sensational, grade 2 listed character home believed to date back to 1634. The property has been updated and re modelled by the current owners to a wonderful standard throughout and is offered for sale with no upper chain. Situated just off the High Street in Hemel's desirable old town Royal Oak Cottage comprises a spacious 25ft open plan living space with modern kitchen & dining area, two first floor bedrooms, study & W/C. The master bedroom is located on the top floor and also benefits from a luxuriously refitted en suite bathroom with four piece suite. Externally, a delightful walled garden and a garage. Internal inspection is essential to fully appreciate this property so contact sole appointed selling agents Sears & Co.

Wooden Front Door

Living Area (7.82m max x 6.20m max (25'8 max x 20'4 max))

The property benefits from Hardwood windows throughout all of which have fitted shutters. The living room has three windows to the front aspect, one to the side aspect and one to the rear aspect. Built in foot mat. Ash wood flooring. Fire place. Control panel for the alarm system. Under stairs storage cupboard. Stairs rising to the first floor accommodation. Open plan to the kitchen/dining area.

Kitchen/Dining Area

Double doors opening to the side aspect leading to the courtyard garden. Stable door to the other side aspect. Window to rear aspect. Fitted with a range of white gloss, handleless eye and base level units with roll top work surfaces and up stands over. Freestanding range oven with extractor over. Integrated fridge, freezer & dish washer. Ceramic sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Ash wood flooring. Radiator. Power points.

First Floor Landing

Radiator. Two store cupboards one of which is currently housing space for a washing machine & tumble dryer. Access to the study, W/C, bedrooms one & Two. Stairs leading to the second floor accommodation.

Bedroom Two (3.53m x 2.67m (11'7 x 8'9))

Window to both side aspects. Includes a range of fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Bedroom Three (3.48m max x 2.92m max (11'5 max x 9'7 max))

Two windows to the front aspect. Window to the side aspect. Storage cupboard with sliding doors housing the boiler. Radiator. Power point. Phone point.


Window to rear aspect. Fitted with a range of office style furniture including a desk. Access to the display shelf. Phone point. Power points.


Fitted with a low level W/C and wall mounted wash hand basin. Tiling to splash back area. Exposed wood flooring. Recessed down lighting.

Master Bedroom (2.92m plus wardrobes x 4.98m part restricted head)

Window to the side aspect and rear aspect. Fitted with a range of mirrored wardrobes with sliding doors. Over the stairs storage cupboard. Access to the loft and en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom (3.30m x 2.31m part restricted head height (10'10 x)

Window to the rear aspect. Refitted with a four piece suite to include a 'P' shaped bath with glass shower screen and shower over, low level w/c and round feature 'his & hers' sinks with separate mixer taps. Tiled floor. Tiling to splash back areas. Recessed down lighting. Radiator.


A private 'walled' courtyard style garden. Remote controlled lighting. External power point. Gated access leading to another patio area. Bin store.

Garage (5.31m x 2.59m (17'5 x 8'6))

Accessed via an up and over door. Benefits from power & lighting.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £346,649 Sales 331 Current average value £410,470 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £14,779 ▲ 3.73%

Property value data/graphs for HP1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £660,237 £418 4.0 £607,200
Semi-detached £456,707 £402 3.3 £456,725
Terraced £339,354 £395 2.8 £342,621
Flats £244,408 £415 1.8 £235,529

Current asking prices in HP1

Average: £441,632
Avg. current asking prices in HP1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £251,167
Flats £214,084
- -
All £221,261

Current asking rents in HP1

Average: £1,083 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in HP1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £712 pcm
£1,140 pcm
£1,429 pcm
£1,540 pcm
Flats £811 pcm
£1,025 pcm
£1,751 pcm
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All £779 pcm
£1,068 pcm
£1,458 pcm
£1,540 pcm

Fun facts for HP1

Highest value in HP1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Nettleden £1,518,784
St. Margarets £1,208,553
London Road £869,664
Piccotts End £780,916
Wrensfield £764,041
Highest turnover in HP1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Lower Sales 50.0%
Glenview Gardens 47.1%
Little Catherells 40.0%
Clementine Way 40.0%
Cotterells Hill 39.2%

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Nearby transport

  • Hemel Hempstead (1.5 miles)
  • Apsley (2.0 miles)
  • Berkhamsted (3.8 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (9.1 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (19.6 miles)
  • London City Airport (28.7 miles)
  • Kew Pier (20.6 miles)
  • Richmond St. Helena Pier (22.0 miles)
  • Richmond Landing Stage (22.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • George Street Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Gade Valley Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • St Cuthbert Mayne Catholic Junior School (0.4 miles)
  • St Albans Independent College (6.0 miles)
  • The Watford UTC (7.3 miles)
  • West Herts College (7.5 miles)
  • The Collett School (0.4 miles)
  • The Cavendish School (0.5 miles)
  • Lockers Park School (0.6 miles)
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Sears & Co Estate & Letting Agents, HP1 on +44 1442 493343 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,821 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £1,516 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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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 £13/mo (£152/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 £35 Electricity £45 Estimated energy cost £80/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: 13000 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £181 /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 £16 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £31 /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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