|Homes sold in the last 12 months||226||147||88||146|
|Average house prices||£199,000||£390,881||£534,136||£317,651|
Hertfordshire is an area full of character and the thriving community of Hitchin certainly has plenty of that. Architectural 'mistakes' made in the latter half of the 20th century have been rectified by tasteful redevelopment, and the town now boasts a prosperous look, making it a desirable residential area.
Property in Hitchin is mixed in style and reflects the changing trends through the decades. Almost every type and size will be on the market at any given time, with something for everyone, whether grand or modest.
House prices in Hitchin are extremely reasonable and you can buy a three-bedroom terraced house, a good-sized four-bedroom semi, or a flat at prices that definitely won't break the bank.
Hitchin is home to good quality schools, leisure facilities and excellent shops. There is a bustling market three days a week, as well as speciality shops for the discerning shopper, plus all the high street stores.
Culture vultures need not miss out either, with two theatres in the town, live music venues, a weekly folk club and a two-day music festival every summer. Not bad for a middle England town deep in the heart of Hertfordshire - boredom is definitely not on the agenda here!
The train station provides rapid services to King's Cross, London and the surrounding towns. There is easy access by road to the M1 and A1M to connect with all major routes. All the London airports are within easy reach, so it really is an ideal base for travellers.
Hitchin has much to offer, whatever your lifestyle or needs. It is an ideal base for commuters, but lies within easy reach of lovely rural countryside - making it perfect for anyone looking for a retreat from the city and seeking a bit of peace and quiet.
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This material was last updated on 09 November 2015. It covers the period from 03 January 1995 to 30 September 2015.
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