Hertfordshire is one of the home counties of Southern England and has a population of 1.14 million. It is served by good transport links and has good access into London. Therefore property prices can be quite high here compared to other parts of the UK.
So we have prepared this guide to ascertain the 5 cheapest places to buy property in Hertfordshire.
Welwyn Garden City
The fifth cheapest place to buy property in Hertfordshire is Welwyn Garden City and the A17 postcode. A property on average here costs £344,000.
Considering its relative price, it is considered to be a very pretty town. It is adjacent to Stanborough Park and Panshanger Park and also has two golf clubs.
Coming in at number 4 of our cheapest places in Hertfordshire is Hatfield and the AL10 postcode. To buy a property here will on average set you back £326,000.
The University of Hertfordshire is found here, so may be a good area for buy to let properties. It also includes Hatfield Garden Village and Birchwood and contains the very popular shopping centre ‘The Galleria’.
Walkern, Bennington and Aston End
Third on our list of most affordable areas in Hertfordshire is the SG2 postcode, which includes Walkern, Bennington, Aston End and parts of Stevenage. An average property here will cost £323,000.
The area is on the east of Hertfordshire and close to Stevenage. It is very close to Knebworth House for day trips. The last ever woman to be convicted of witchcraft in the UK, was Jane Wenham in 1712 from Walkern. She was condemned to death but fortunately was never executed.
The second cheapest place to buy property in Hertfordshire is Hemel Hempstead where an average property will cost £321,000.
This area contains the National Trust Ashridge Estate, Whipsnade Zoo and Whipsnade Park Golf Club.
Number 1 on our list of cheapest places in Hertfordshire to buy property is the Stevenage area of SG1. Here an average property costs just £302,000.
GlaxoSmithKline are based here so are a major employer in the area.