Stevenage local area information
For those of you who don’t know, when Stevenage was designed it was with leisure at its heart with numerous facilities for local people to enjoy, from the theatre, swimming pool, Fairland Valley Park which extends to around 120 Acres of parkland and water ways and the constantly evolving leisure and retail parks.
If you are thinking of buying a house in Stevenage, there are always nice properties for sale in Stevenage for first time buyers as growing families upsize to larger family homes on the northern edge of the town in the Great Ashby, Chells Manor and surrounding areas which are ideally placed for local primary and secondary schools.
If you are buying a property in Stevenage prices start as low as £125,000 for a one bedroom apartment or a two bedroom apartment from £145,000.
There are pockets around the town where a 2 bed terrace house can be acquired for under £240,000. Elsewhere, If you are looking for a larger property, three bedroom houses start from around £250,000 with larger five bedroom houses starting from a little over £400,000.
There are larger and more unique properties available in and around the town, some tucked away in the old town area. if it’s a village setting you are after there a number just outside the town such as Walkern, Bennington, Weston and Aston which offer a range of properties in a more relaxed country atmosphere. These large properties range in value from £400,000 to over £1.5+m
You can walk or cycle around the town rarely being in direct contact with anything bigger than a moped that has an engine, by using the extensive network of 45 miles of footpaths and cycle ways that link the residential and commercial areas in the Old Town and New Town together.
There are good transport links to the wider world, being next to the A1 helps if you drive. If you are a commuter into London, the mainline station has regular services (7-8 at peak times) running into Kings Cross in an average of 20 minutes.