Properties for Sale and Rent in Watford
Conveniently located less than 20 miles from London and just seconds away from Hertfordshire’s picturesque countryside, the town of Watford offers visitors a combination of modern amenities, historic features and pleasant settings. Watford is 14 miles to the north-west of London It is located on rising ground to the north of the River Colne and east of the River Gade, which have a confluence to the south west of the town.
The 'ford' which gives it its name was where an ancient major route from London to the north west crossed the River Colne. Originally the settlement was of the street type close to this crossing place. The commercial centre of Watford has moved north over the centuries on to dryer ground and closer to the principal main line railway station of Watford Junction. Nineteenth century railway building made it part of the London commuter belt. Twentieth century road building has placed it close to the junction of the M1 and M25motorways giving it a central location in the UK motorway network.
Properties there are a mix of Victorian terraces, conversions and flats. Prices start at £175,000 for a one-bedroom apartment, with two-bedroom terraces from £275,000. Another popular first-time buyer location is North Watford, where a one-bedroom flat will cost from £160,000, a two or three-bedroom terrace house with a garden from £270,000 and a three-bedroom semi-detached house from £320,000. Families are attracted to the leafier suburbs that ring the edge of the town.
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