Property: Four of the Best

Wilshire Park, Welwyn

Wilshire Park, Welwyn - Credit: Archant

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Primrose Park, Henlow

Primrose Park, Henlow - Credit: Archant


From £585,000

Wilshere Park is a collection of stunning three, four and five-bedroom homes in the heart of the countryside, surrounded by woodland near the village of Welwyn. The village, which can be reached via a footpath from Wilshere Park, is well connected via the A1, M25 and M1 motorways and benefits from a large primary school, an array of pubs and restaurants, boutique shops, banks and historic buildings, which all add to its busy, vibrant feel.

With prices starting from £585,000 for a modern three-bed property with garage, to the prestigious Goldcrest, a five-bedroom, three-bathroom home with double garage, Wilshere Park offers modern family living within a beautiful parkland setting.

Lady Grove, Preston

Lady Grove, Preston - Credit: Archant

Agent: Strutt and Parker 01582 764343


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From £450,000

An opportunity to live in a building designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, one of Britain’s greatest architects. A piece of renowned architecture and important local history, the Ladygrove Mews development is Grade II listed, but with a sophisticated interior. Kitchens are fitted NEF appliances, ideal for entertaining. A ground-source heat pump feeds underfloor heating – controllable by smartphone from anywhere in the world – and LED lighting features throughout – keeping running costs low. Music can be played wirelessly from an Apple device.

Preston is one of Hertfordshire’s most desirable villages, well known for its award-winning community-owned pub, picturesque appearance and tranquil setting; surrounded by rolling hillside and bluebell-carpeted woodlands.

The village is less than 10 minutes from Hitchin where trains take 30 minutes to London.

Agent: Putterills 01462 453195

St Albans

From £875,000

Chiswell Gate is a highly-individual gated development of just four three- and five-bedroom detached family homes in sought after St Albans.

The properties are located in a fantastic position in close proximity to the historic city centre with its many shops, restaurants and amenities including St Albans Cathedral, Verulamium Park with its lakes and open spaces, and the mainline railway station with fast trains into central London.

Agent: Connells 01727 856 781

Henlow From £339,950

Primrose Park is a new development of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes located in the south Bedfordshire village of Henlow. Just a few miles from the lovely Chiltern Hills in one direction and Hitchin in the other, it also has the benefits of surrounding countryside and the River Hiz bubbling past its eastern boundary, as well as other villages close by. Henlow is a lovely area from which to ramble and explore. With a mainline train station just over a mile away and easy access to the A1 motorway, Henlow would suit commuters to the capital looking for a village location.

Agent: Connells, 01462 437666