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Artworks by Crest Nicholson Chiltern

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Stylish and contemporary development of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments.

Experience the best of town and country living at Artworks. Every aspect of this exciting new development has been carefully curated to provide residents with the ultimate lifestyle. From the quality materials and thoughtful design to the outstanding location, this stylish collection of modern houses and apartments offers something unique.

Built on the site of the former Hertfordshire Arts College, this stylish development has plenty of character and is positioned just under two miles from the town centre.

Residents here will have ample room to explore the outdoors, with a variety of green public spaces and a landscaped courtyard to enjoy.

With 75 contemporary 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 10 spacious 3 bedroom homes available, there’s something to suit every lifestyle.

Artworks has been designed with modern lifestyles in mind. Everyday life is made easier, with allocated parking spaces to each home and excellent transport routes to nearby towns.
  1. Stylish and contemporary development of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and spacious 3 bedroom houses
  2. Allocated parking to every home plenty of spaces for visitors
  3. Sought after location in the picturesque market town of Hitchin with a host of local amenities
  4. Excellent road links with convenient access to the M1 & A1(M)



Hitchin Road, Fairfield Park, Bedfordshire, SG5 4JH

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

There’s ample opportunity to unwind and relax, with rolling countryside nearby and beautiful scenery to admire. Although these stunning homes are set in a peaceful location, there are also a selection of shops and restaurants within easy reach.

The enviable location of Artworks takes the stress out of the daily commute, whilst the contemporary interior design ensures you’re surrounded by style.

Established in the 8th century, Hitchin has grown to become a busy market town.

Rich in both history and architecture, it’s home to the largest parish church in Hertfordshire, St. Mary’s, and has a number of old streets and buildings that are on the National Heritage list.

With an expanse of countryside to explore and a variety of amenities on the doorstep, everything you need is within touching distance. There’s a local butchers and a grocers, a library and a number of cosy pubs to choose from.

Sit by the log fire with a real ale in The Highlander, a rustic pub with plenty of charm, or visit The Half Moon and tuck into a Ploughman’s.

Outdoor enthusiasts can stroll along the River Hiz, which runs through the town, wander through chalk grasslands at Pegsdon Hills or pick fresh flowers at the Hitchin Lavender Farm, which is home to over 25 miles of lavender rows. The swimming centre and Market Theatre is ideal for families whilst food enthusiasts can awaken their taste buds with a visit to the weekly farmers market.

There’s a real creative buzz in the air here too - from the annual Rhythms of the World Festival, which sees acts from all over the globe perform, to the Hitchin Festival which hosts an array of comedy gigs, theatre shows and art exhibitions. You can admire local art all-year-round at The Art Nest. The gallery is a short stroll from Market Square and showcases a collection of hand crafted ceramics, paintings and prints.

Hitchin is set amongst green open space and is close to a number of villages, towns and cities.

The village of Great Wymondley is just over three miles away and is the perfect place for a relaxed day out, with pretty scenery and historic buildings to discover. Stevenage is a 15-minute car journey away and has a variety of entertainment on offer. Take in a show at the theatre, catch the latest blockbuster at the cinema or head to Fairlands Valley Park for an exciting day out on the water.

The stunning cathedral city of St Albans is also nearby and boasts a selection of high-end retailers, boutiques and bars. Visit The Maltings and Christopher Place for a spot of shopping, stop at The Snug to sample some classic cocktails or dine out at Thompsons, a vibrant restaurant serving a selection of mouth-watering dishes.


Families are well served, with a selection of good schools to choose from in the area. Hitchin Girls’ School, located on the top of Windmill Hill, is rated as outstanding by Ofsted, whilst The Priory School is a mixed community comprehensive school and has a 'good' Ofsted rating. For younger families, Highbury Infant School is approximately a mile away and offers education for children aged 5-7 as well as a day nursery.

Transport Links

Positioned in the picturesque market town of Hitchin and just a short train journey from London, residents can enjoy the perfect work-life balance.

Hitchin Railway Station, which is on the Great Northern and Thameslink Lines, is less than a mile away. Commuters are well catered for, with regular direct trains running into London, Stevenage and Cambridge. The Express service to London King’s Cross takes just 35 minutes and both the A1 (M) and M1 are also within easy reach.

If you’re longing for some sunshine, London Luton Airport is less than 10 miles away and offers routes to a number of European destinations.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Letchworth (1.6 miles)
National Train Station logo Arlesey (2.0 miles)
National Train Station logo Baldock (2.4 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode



The interiors of each home have been carefully considered to ensure you can live a relaxed, stylish lifestyle. The open plan layout leaves ample room to host family gatherings whilst the flexible living spaces allow you to make each room your own. Whether you’d like to transform a bedroom into a snug area or use the lounge to create an impressive cinema room; the choice is yours.

The large kitchen is the perfect place to cook up a storm and is fitted with modern, A rated appliances, which will help to keep energy bills down. The low level lighting throughout will also help to reduce your carbon footprint. For a spot of relaxation, the bathroom has a luxurious bathtub to unwind in after a busy day. Finished with contemporary, clean lines throughout, your home will be the perfect blank canvas for you to get creative with.

A fully fitted luxury kitchen combines attention to detail with the highest quality materials and finishes:
– Brushed steel Bosch fan assisted double oven, four-ring gas hob and extractor
– Bosch fully integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher
– Soft close doors and drawers
– Post formed worktops to the kitchen
– Low energy LED lighting under wall units
– Leisure rangemaster stainless steel sink with Hansgrohe block mixer taps
– Spacia flooring by Amtico

– Gas fired A rated central heating system

– Contemporary white Roca Gap sanitaryware
– Hansgrohe taps
– Full height Porcelanosa tiling to the bath and shower enclosure
– Spacia flooring by Amtico
– Heated chrome towel rails in the bathroom and en suite

– Oak effect internal doors
– White painted stepped architrave
– Satin chrome ironmongery
– Full height sliding wardrobes to master bedroom

– Internal walls painted white throughout
– Window boards, internal door frames, skirtings and architraves painted with a white gloss finish

– Double glazed windows
– Enhanced insulation
– Pull out recycling bins in kitchen
– Low energy lighting system
– A rated kitchen appliances

– Low energy downlighters fitted to the kitchen. Pendant or batten light fittings to all other rooms
– TV/FM/Sky Plus connections fitted in living room and master bedroom
– Shaver sockets fitted in all bathrooms and en suites
– White recessed extractor fans
– Power and lighting fitted to the garage for houses when inside plot curtilage

– Lighting to front and rear door
– Installed with water butts
– External tap to the rear
– Rear gardens top soiled and rotovated

– External doors supplied with chrome multipoint locking system
– PVCu glazed windows and French doors provided with matching white ironmongery and multipoint locking
– Mains operated smoke, heat and carbon monoxide detectors fitted

Please speak to your Sales Advisor for plot specific details

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From contemporary city centre apartments and townhouses to traditional detached homes or sophisticated mixed use developments, Crest Nicholson offers an impressive portfolio of property across the UK. The company is renowned for creating innovative, design led, sustainable communities which continue to set ever higher environmental standards.

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