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Welcome to Ashtons, in association with Aitchisons
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    Are you thinking of buying or letting a property? Find out how much your property is worth by visiting www.ashtons.co.uk/instant-valuation. It's free, simple and takes seconds...

    Now with six offices, having acquired Aitchisons Residential, our newly extended network covers some of the most affluent commuter towns in Hertfordshire: Berkhamsted, St Albans, Harpenden, Redbourn, Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City.

    Ashtons are your local, independent estate agent and whether it is buying or selling, land and development, lettings, new homes, property management, mortgages, solicitors or surveyors, our focused teams are passionate about property and committed to getting our clients the best possible outcome, every time.

    This dedication and industry expertise has seen us recently named Best Medium-Size Estate Agency in the UK.

    So, for life's great moves, you can have total peace of mind with Ashtons.

    To find out more, visit ashtons.co.uk.

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    We think differently. Expect extraordinary.
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    Every month we register hundreds of new tenants and with the use of intelligent, tailored marketing and social media, this has enabled us to continually broaden our contact base built successfully from nearly 40 years of conducting good business. We now successfully manage several hundred rental transactions every year.
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    Corporate and professional tenants.
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    As the number one property agents in and around the al postal district, we know our market inside out. We have a winning formula for achieving a great rent from quality, properly pre-qualified tenants. Our agents are all highly trained to navigate even the trickiest deals and excel in surpassing client expectations - over 98% of our landlords say they will recommend or use our agency again.
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    Online access to your own property account.
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    We understand our clients lead busy lives and need access to a free flow of information about the status of their property 24/7. We're massive advocates of transparency and have designed an online journal that provides latest information whether it be marketing, accounts (coming soon) or property management. This service is available 24 hours a day, so you can catch up at a time that suits you.
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    Prominent offices in areas we love.
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    We're not just an online business, we live and breathe the local market and because we get right under its skin, we fully understand all of its idiosyncrasies. We have environments where you can pop in, have a coffee and talk property to any one of our team, whether it's property management, investment related or just about any one of the 134 pieces of legislation that affect the world of residential lettings.
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    No faceless call centres.
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    Property and people are our passion. We employ 90+ property experts across all disciplines of our business, so you will enjoy the benefits of in-house specialists. Whether it's professional photography, copywriting, marketing, trained full-time viewing guides, lettings people or people with the legal knowledge and background to oversee your rental transaction from start to finish.
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    Proven track record.
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    Every year we successfully help approximately 1000 people move home and have an industry-leading recommendation rate of over 98%. We don't just talk a good story though - openness and transparency are intrinsic to our values. We list every property we're currently renting, so you can see our true pedigree. Feel free to take a look for yourself and peruse our lettings portfolio.
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  • Introduction

    We only employ and retain the best people who are determined to change the sometimes unfavourable perception of estate agency - individuals who share our values and goals, people you can trust. We genuinely care about you and rest assured, we always demand the best result. What's more, we are focused on making things simple and stress free for you.
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    Nicola Park MARLA
    Lettings Manager

    Nicola joined in 2018 with over 12 years' lettings experience across Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire areas. She is a qualified ARLA member and loves the fast pace that lettings brings. She is passionate, energised and an integral team member, possessing natural passion for service and great attention to detail. Nicola is your go-to person for any enquiries regarding lettings in Berkhamsted. 
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    Alf Ciraolo FARLA Dip RLM
    Head of Lettings

    With a 26 year property career , Alf has experience in lettings, sales, new homes and auctions, joining in 2017 as Head of Lettings. He has been a Fellow of ARLA since 2012 and holds a Diploma in Residential Lettings. Alf is responsible for residential lettings including management, compliance and accounts.
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    Jamie Newson-Love MARLA
    Lettings Manager

    With almost 20 years' experience, Jamie has a proven record in high volume luxury lettings environments. He started his career in London but since moving to Harpenden, his desire to work in a local market intensified. He is best placed to provide expert advice with passion for unrivalled service and best practice.
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    Andrew Gibbons
    Assistant Manager

    Andrew has over 20 years' estate agency experience in both sales and lettings. Gaining experience in the London property market, his expertise is second to none. He focuses on providing valuation advice and marketing strategies along with making a memorable moving experience for vendors, landlords, buyers and tenants.
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    Chris Haws MARLA
    Senior Lettings Associate & Valuer

    Previously managing a portfolio of 200 properties for the Department of Transport, followed by 10 years at a lettings agency in London, Chris joined Ashtons in 2011. With comprehensive knowledge of acts and legislation, he liaises daily with landlords and tenants.
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    Colin Hickey MARLA
    Senior Lettings Associate & Valuer

    Colin's lettings career began in North London in 2012 where he steadily worked his way up and honed his expertise before joining Ashtons in 2021 as Senior Lettings Associate & Valuer. Colin brings a great deal of lettings experience to the role, and he loves meeting new people and being able to source the perfect home for his clients.
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    Sandy Gorton
    Lettings Associate 

    Sandy joined Ashtons in 2020. After completing his A-Levels he went on to complete work placements with Savills and Strutt & Parker before joining our Lettings team in St Albans. Sandy has always been fascinated by property and displays a real energy when providing a great service to local landlords and tenants.
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    Sophie Healey
    Senior Property Manager 

    Sophie joined Ashtons in 2021 bringing with her over 8 years of experience in the Hertfordshire area, where she personally looked after a portfolio of 350 properties. She is ARLA Level 3 qualified and continues to study to become fully ARLA registered in the near future. Sophie prides herself on her ability to offer sound technical advice to her customers.
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    Chloe Burgess
    Senior Asset Manager

    With a wealth of Property Management skills, Chloe previously managed 15 units comprising 4-30 apartments in each, budget and spend control as well as being lead contact for all residents. Since joining us, she quickly built rapport and trust with landlords who rely on her recommendations and knowledge daily.
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    Frederica Hutton
    Asset Manager 

    Frederica has recently joined Ashtons as Asset Manager in our Welwyn office. With 4 years' experience in property management, Frederica brings with her a passion for property and an impeccable track record. Frederica is extremely customer service focused and prides herself on her fantastic attention to detail.
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    Kirsty Twydell
    Asset Manager 

    Kirsty joined the team in 2020 bringing with her 8 years expertise. She started her career in Manchester where she managed a large portfolio of luxury city centre developments. Kirsty has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of property management, priding herself on giving a friendly service and building long lasting relationships with landlords and tenants.
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    Colleen Bogue
    Lettings Administrator & PA to Head of Lettings

    Colleen has been part of the team since 2008. Her previous legal secretary role made the switch to Lettings seamless. Her extensive knowledge of systems and procedures is second to none and she plays a key role supporting Alf, Head of Lettings. Colleen enjoys the variety of her work with absolute professionalism.
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    Charlotte Standbrook
    Lettings Administrator 

    Charlotte joined Ashtons in 2021 bringing with her over 19 years of experience both in Estate Agency and knowledge of the local area. Charlotte has always specialised in Lettings and prides herself on the credibility and customer service she offers to tenants and landlords alike.
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    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      easy to deal with...
      All staff were polite, efficient and easy to deal with.- Michael Farenden
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      tremendously helpful and methodical...
      Cloe has been tremendously helpful and methodical in providing support and assistance after my leased-out property incurred some damage. Cloe provided assistance with both the repair work and the insurance claim that followed. Thank you for your professionalism, Cloe!- Don Springham
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      head and shoulders above any other agents...
      Ashtons have been the best agents I have ever dealt with in many years of letting properties. They are head and shoulders above any other agents I have ever used!- Caroline Shelley
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      I have peace of mind...
      Since letting our property with yourselves, I have been very impressed with the service that you provide - I have peace of mind about the house, and what with living so far away, that is what I really want - so thank you for all your work and taking such good care of our property and its tenants.- Anonymous
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      Huge thank you for all you have done...
      Huge thank you to Kirstie and the team for all you have done for me over the last few years. This is not a goodbye as I will come back to Ashtons when I am ready to move on.- Tracey Rigby

    Testimonials from Tenants

    • Tenant Testimonial

      keep up the good work!
      Always prompt service from Ashtons. Well informed, very satisfied with customer support but also the contractors who were nice, efficient, clean and professional. Thanks to everyone and keep up the good work!- Iris Herrig
    • Tenant Testimonial

      extraordinary...
      This is our first let with Ashtons. It has been a great start, end-to-end. Ben Beechey and Clair Curson have been extraordinary. Very helpful! Thank you!- Andre Silva
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      helpful, knowledgeable, friendly and honest...
      I used Ashtons to find a rented property with a tight deadline and my experience with them was very positive. I was kept well-informed and any queries were satisfactorily dealt. Special thanks to Ben who was a very helpful, knowledgeable, friendly and honest estate agent and worked extremely hard to push the deal over the line.- Manuela & Pablo
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      Excellent service all round.
      Kirstie is always prompt and excellent in her response and the contractors are always efficient, clean, tidy and polite. Excellent service all round.- Rory Cronin
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      thoughtful, professional, proactive...
      Chloe Burgess has been thoughtful, professional, proactive and demonstrated excellent communications by phone and email at all times. She's an asset to Ashtons.- Sejual Shah
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      pleasant and friendly to liaise with...
      Very pleasant and friendly to liaise with and always advised me of proposed plan of action. Good service and communication.- Mark Noot
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    The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Ashtons, Berkhamsted on 01442 862533.


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    Welcome to Ashtons
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      Are you thinking of buying or letting a property? Find out how much your property is worth by visiting www.ashtons.co.uk/instant-valuation. It's free, simple and takes seconds...

      Now with six offices, having acquired Aitchisons Residential, our newly extended network covers some of the most affluent commuter towns in Hertfordshire: Berkhamsted, St Albans, Harpenden, Redbourn, Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City.

      Ashtons are your local, independent estate agent and whether it is buying or selling, land and development, lettings, new homes, property management, mortgages, solicitors or surveyors, our focused teams are passionate about property and committed to getting our clients the best possible outcome, every time.

      This dedication and industry expertise has seen us recently named Best Medium-Size Estate Agency in the UK.

      So, for life's great moves, you can have total peace of mind with Ashtons.

      To find out more, visit ashtons.co.uk.

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      We think differently. Expect extraordinary.
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      Every month we register hundreds of new buyers and with the use of intelligent, tailored marketing and social media, this has enabled us to continually broaden our contact base built successfully from nearly 40 years of conducting good business. We sell 1 in 4 properties across our territory, which is more than any of the 70 other agents operating in this area.
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      We know our market inside out.
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      As number one property agents in and around the al postal district, we know our market inside out. We have a winning formula for achieving a great price for our clients and our agents are all highly trained to navigate even the trickiest deals and still excel in surpassing client expectations - over 98% say they will recommend or use us again.
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      Connection - our own property portal.
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      We understand our clients lead busy lives and need access to a free flow of information about the status of their property 24/7. We're massive advocates of transparency and have designed an online journal that provides latest information such as number of portal enquiries, applicants registering, number of viewings scheduled, viewing feedback and your sales progress through to completion. This service is available 24 hours a day, so you can catch up at a time that suits you.
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      Prominent offices in an area we love.
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      We're not just an online business, we live and breathe the local market and because we get right under its skin, we fully understand all of its idiosyncrasies. We've invested heavily in dynamic and engaging work areas which are designed to be customer friendly - a place where you can pop in, have a coffee and talk property to any one of our team, 7 days a week.
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      No faceless call centres.
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      Property and people are our passion. We employ 90+ property experts across all disciplines of our business, so you will enjoy the benefits of in-house specialists. Whether it's professional photography, copywriting, marketing, trained full-time viewing guides, sales people or people with the legal knowledge and background to push your sale through, our multi-disciplined business will support you.
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      Proven track record.
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      Every year we successfully help approximately 1000 people move home and have an industry-leading recommendation rate of over 98%. We don't just talk a good story though - openness and transparency are intrinsic to our values. We list every property so you can see our pedigree. Feel free to take a look for yourself and peruse our sales portfolio.
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    • Introduction

      We only employ and retain the best people who are determined to change the sometimes unfavourable perception of estate agency - individuals who share our values and goals, people you can trust. We genuinely care about you and rest assured, we always demand the best result. What's more, we are focused on making things simple and stress free for you.
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      Liam Partridge
      Manager

      Liam, a seasoned Ashtons team member, has over 18 years of industry experience including 4 years spent in the London property market, specialising in the valuation and sale of property. With a first class understanding of the marketplace, he is driven to help people on their property journey.
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      Janette Baker-Watts
      Associate Director Town & Country

      With a wealth of experience in the sale and purchase of high-value properties and a passion for equestrian sports, Janette has invaluable knowledge in managing an eclectic mix of country homes and equestrian properties across West Hertfordshire.
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      Julie Rogers
      Sales Negotiator

      Julie joined the Ashtons Group as a Sales Negotiator in 2021 as part of the acquisition of Aitchisons. Julie's local knowledge is greatly sought-after and appreciated by applicants looking for honest, local advice. She also enjoys working alongside vendors, helping to achieve the smoothest transaction possible when selling their home.
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      Abbey Holdsworth
      Sales Associate

      Abbey became a member of the Ashtons family in early 2022, having gained two years' experience as a Sales Associate with another agent. Abbey is highly focused on matching clients with their perfect property and being by their side throughout the entire process. Abbey prides herself on her positive, can-do attitude, and when she's not at work you can find her indulging in her passion for interior design!
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      Jo Cole
      Branch Secretary

      Jo joined the Ashtons Group in 2021 as part of the acquisition of Aitchisons. With over 15 years' experience within the industry, Jo offers valued support to her colleagues with a positive approach and great attention to detail. She is great at solving problems and is always looking at ways to improve anything she does.
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      Abi Binding
      Viewing Guide

      Abi works as a Viewing Guide from Wednesday to Saturday. She had 2 years industry experience as a Senior Sales Negotiator before she decided to focus on her passion for property viewings. As a local herself, her area knowledge is second to none, and her conscientious and pro-active attitude make her an invaluable member of the team.
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      Simon Field CeMAP
      Mortgage Advisor

      Simon spent 9 years working as a qualified mortgage advisor for a high street bank before joining Ashtons in 2020. Simon enjoys being able to assist clients with their mortgage choices to ensure they are comfortable and happy throughout this extremely important process and that the advice given is the best suited to their individual needs.
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      Neil Facer MNAEA
      Operations Manager

      Neil has been a dedicated member of the Ashtons team for over 17 years, most recently being promoted to Operations Manager. With a hands-on and pragmatic approach to problem solving, Neil is always available to assist our team and clients in any way he can.
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      Kendall Abrams
      Professional Photographer

      Professional photographer Kendall joined the team in 2021. With a wealth of photography experience ranging from underwater photography and travel photography to wedding and portrait shots, Kendall is delighted to be turning her skills to property photography.
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      • Introduction

        For nearly 40 years, we've been marketing property for sale and to rent in Hertfordshire. We've grown to a multi-disciplined firm of 110+ talented people who live and breathe the local property market - whether it's property in Berkhamsted, property in Harpenden, property in St Albans, property in Welwyn Garden City or property in Redbourn and the surrounding villages, we have people who love the local areas they live and work in. This is what some of our customers have to say:

      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        professional, friendly and efficient...
        We would have no hesitation whatsoever in highly recommending this professional, friendly and efficient company. In our opinion they are the very best, by a country mile, in the Berkhamsted area. - Brian Den
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        Helpful, prompt and responsive...
        Helpful, prompt and responsive at all stages and in all interactions. - Ben Conolly
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        Can't speak highly enough of them...
        Recently completed on our first home, Aitchisons were brilliant and very accommodating throughout the whole process. Can't speak highly enough of them, in particular Maria who squeezed us in at very short notice for our first viewing. Thank you! - Tom
      • Seller Testimonial

        efficient, straight forward and friendly...
        I have used Aitchisons on several occasions over the past few years for both sales and property rental and have always found them to be very efficient, straight forward and friendly. - paul dalton

      Testimonials from Buyers

      • Buyer Testimonial

        reliable, well established and experienced.
        Very reliable, well established and experienced estate agents. Highly recommended. - stephen humble
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        fantastic and professional service...
        We had fantastic and professional service from Pam and the team. They went above and beyond to ensure our purchase completed. I would highly recommend them. - Paul
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        I would strongly recommend...
        Excellent agency, with professional staff who know their market extremely well. I would strongly recommend to anyone looking to sell or buy in Berkhamsted and surroundings. - Sara Crabb
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      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Ashtons, Berkhamsted on 01442 862533.


      Welcome to Ashtons, Berkhamsted

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      Find Us

      Branch address

      158 High Street,
      Berkhamsted,
      HP4 3AT

      Get in touch

      Buying: 01442 738025  Local call rate
      Letting: 01442 738026  Local call rate

      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Ashtons, Berkhamsted. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Ashtons, Berkhamsted on 01442 862533.