New Homes in St Albans
With Luton Airport just a 20-minute drive away for when you want to go on holiday abroad, you can catch a train to in 25 minutes. Whether you’re visiting the 100-acre Verulamium Park or heading to Heartwood Forest for the day, don’t miss out on our latest developments near St Albans below.
Live the St Albans life
From the local history and pleasant green spaces to a superb location within the London commuter belt, buying a new home in St Albans can seem like an easy decision. Even more so when you snap up one of our . Our scheme, for example, is perfect for reducing your stress levels and moving costs, so give us a call today to see if you could benefit from it.
Things to see and do in St Albans
The centre of town is dotted with historical landmarks such as the medieval Clock Tower and the Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban. You can discover more about the local area’s history at the St Albans Museum and Gallery, while the Verulamium Museum and Roman Theatre of Verulamium give you an insight into the town’s ancient Roman past.
You can reflect on this while going for a stroll around the large Verulamium Park with its lake and play areas, before picking up the River Ver Trail or heading to Watercress Nature Reserve. With Highfield Park on the edge of town perfect for walks with the dog and natural spots like Northaw Great Wood nearby, DJ’s Play Jungle is great for kids and the Pioneer Club for skaters.
St Albans is a brilliant place to live if you have children, thanks to its wonderful collection of schools. There are lots of schools for younger kids rated as outstanding by Ofsted in and around the town centre, including Maple Primary and Bernards Heath Junior School. St Alban and St Stephen’s, Cunningham Hill’s and Fleetville’s infant and junior schools are all in the education board’s top band too.
At secondary level, Loreto College is an outstanding girls’ school just steps from the train station. St Albans Girls’ School is another of the town’s top single-sex options, while Beaumont School and Sandringham School are mixed schools which are also outstanding.
St Albans transport links
St Albans City railway station is just off Victoria Street and offers non-stop services to London’s St Pancras which take just over 20 minutes. The town also has a train station next to the Abbey, as well as lots of local bus routes. St Albans is only 20 miles north of Central London, and offers excellent access to the M1, A1(M) and M25 motorways. You can drive to Heathrow Airport in just over half an hour, while Luton Airport is even closer.
The St Albans property scene
As a sought-after area with superb commuter links, house prices in St Albans are more than double the national average. With a strong selection of properties which includes everything from 1 bedroom flats to vast detached houses with lots of land, they’re also significantly higher than the average across the rest of Hertfordshire.
Help to Buy St Albans
In St Albans you can take advantage of Help to Buy South East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.