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5 bed semi-detached house for sale

£850,000 Guide price

Grove Avenue, Harpenden AL5

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Property features

  • Stunning refurbished 5 bedroom home
  • Fabulous kitchen/ Diner
  • Close to excellent Schools
  • Close to local amenities
  • Good size rear garden

Property description


Summary
This stunning 5 double bedroom family home has been extended and recently refurbished to a high specification throughout. The property comprises of lounge, superb kitchen/family/breakfast room with bi fold doors overlooking the garden, utility room, 5 double bedrooms with en suite to master.

Description
Wonderful 5 bedroom family home close to both local amenities and excellent Schools. Fabulous kitchen/ diner with bi fold doors overlooking the rear garden.

The affluent village of Harpenden is nestled in the glorious Hertfordshire countryside and proves popular with numerous purchasers including those with young families, commuters and people wishing to down-size.
Harpenden is famed for its exceptional schooling attracting good/outstanding Ofsted and the village boasts a vast selection of high street names such as Waitrose, M&S Food, Sainsbury's and Costa Coffee, alongside numerous boutique outlets and coffee shops. Closer in size to a town, Harpenden manages to still retain a village ambience with tree-lined avenues and historic buildings.
Offering a quieter way of life than its neighbouring city, St. Albans which is just 6 miles away, Harpenden is consistently voted as one of the most popular places to live in the South East of England. Many independent bars and restaurants compete for custom and offer numerous eateries such as, Pizza Express and Strada, there is also an abundance of choice for the more refined dining experience, including Lussmans and The White Horse.

Entrance Hall
Under stairs cupboard housing tumble dryer. Occupancy sensor lights. Ceramic floor. Radiator. Door to front.

Cloakroom
Wash hand basin and low level WC. Space for washing machine. Radiator. Double glazed window to front.

Lounge 13' 9" x 12' 5" ( 4.19m x 3.78m )
Wall lights. Pendant & led's to fireplace. CAT5E. Satellite & terrestrial to TV. Radiator. Double glazed window to front.

Kitchen/ Diner 23' 4" x 19' ( 7.11m x 5.79m )
Luxury fitted kitchen. Sink with instantaneous hot water tap. Water softener. Work surfaces. Induction hob and pop up extractor. Microwave. Integral dishwasher. Integral fridge/freezer. Under cupboard lighting. Colour changing led's to dining area and downlighters. CAT5E, satellite & terrestrial to TV. Under floor heating. Bi fold doors to garden. Window to rear.

Utility Area/ W.C
Consumer Unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Wash hand basin and low level WC. Full tiling. Under floor heating. Designer towel rail. Double glazed window to side.

First Floor

Landing
Double glazed window to side.

Bedroom 2 11' 7" x 12' 5" ( 3.53m x 3.78m )
Wall lights. TV point. Radiator. Double glazed window to front.

Bedroom 3 11' 7" x 9' 8" ( 3.53m x 2.95m )
TV point. Radiator. Double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 4 9' 3" x 13' 1" ( 2.82m x 3.99m )
TV point. Radiator. Double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 5 12' 4" x 8' 10" ( 3.76m x 2.69m )
Radiator. Double glazed window to front.

Bathroom
Bath and shower cubicle - both with dual controls, wash hand basin and low level WC. Full tiling. Under floor heating. Designer towel rail. Double glazed window to side.

Second Floor

Landing
Boiler and water tank cupboard with ufh manifold to all heating controls. Storage cupboard with WiFi/router, cable, satellite & terrestrial distribution.

Bedroom 1 14' 4" max x 15' 6" max ( 4.37m max x 4.72m max )
Underfloor heating. CAT5E, satellite & terrestrial to TV. Usb chargers to bedside. Power to cupboard for hairdryer/straighteners. Restricted headroom. Double glazed windows to front and rear.

En Suite Shower Room
Shower cubicle with dual controls, wash hand basin with vanity unit and low level WC. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail. Under floor heating. Full tiling. Radiator. Double glazed window to rear.

Outside

Rear Garden
Mainly laid to lawn. Heated seating area. External power. Hot & cold taps. Lighting to building. Stairs and path. Summer House with power, light, heat and CAT5E.

Parking
Driveway to front.

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2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
5: Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
6: Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £777,172 Sales 397 Current average value £900,263 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £66,495 ▲ 7.97%

Property value data/graphs for AL5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,317,594 £668 4.3 £1,163,563
Semi-detached £806,864 £624 3.5 £741,529
Terraced £553,341 £587 2.8 £498,586
Flats £411,289 £576 1.9 £392,754

Current asking prices in AL5

Average: £833,523
Avg. current asking prices in AL5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £300,000
(1)
£481,333
(15)
£660,676
(37)
£1,001,000
(30)
£1,476,000
(15)
Flats £270,000
(8)
£408,742
(12)
£795,000
(1)
- -
All £273,333
(9)
£449,070
(27)
£664,211
(38)
£1,001,000
(30)
£1,476,000
(15)

Current asking rents in AL5

Average: £1,559 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in AL5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,247 pcm
(3)
£1,627 pcm
(7)
£2,201 pcm
(1)
-
Flats £1,773 pcm
(6)
£1,341 pcm
(12)
£2,325 pcm
(2)
- -
All £1,773 pcm
(6)
£1,322 pcm
(15)
£1,782 pcm
(9)
£2,201 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for AL5

Highest value in AL5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Park Avenue South £3,241,561
Park Avenue North £2,927,107
West Common Way £2,597,472
High Elms £2,408,898
Maple Road £2,352,584
Highest turnover in AL5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fairfield Close 71.4%
Wendover Close 50.0%
Batford Road 48.4%
Cosne Mews 45.5%
Nairn Close 45.5%

What Zoopla users think of Harpenden

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 90% (115 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 3.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 5 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Harpenden (0.9 miles)
  • St Albans City (4.0 miles)
  • St Albans Abbey (4.4 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (4.9 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (23.5 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (24.9 miles)
  • Kew Pier (22.3 miles)
  • Savoy Pier (22.6 miles)
  • Embankment Pier (22.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Grove Infant and Nursery School (0.1 miles)
  • The Grove Junior School (0.2 miles)
  • High Beeches Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Harlington Upper School (12.8 miles)
  • Vandyke Upper School and Community College (15.7 miles)
  • Samuel Whitbread Academy (15.8 miles)
  • Aldwickbury School (0.3 miles)
  • Sir John Lawes School (1.1 miles)
  • St George's School (1.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,514 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 85,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,059 /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 £26/mo (£317/yr)
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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 £58 Electricity £64 Estimated energy cost £122/mo

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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: 23000 kWh/year
Electricity: 5500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

St Albans

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £268 /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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