Is Letchworth Garden City A Good Place To Live?

18th January 2022 posted in BUYERS TENANTS

The start of a New Year is a great time to take stock, and to look forward. If you are keen to make changes in your life, this is the ideal time to do so. There are many changes you can make in life, and if you are looking to move house, you will have a lot to consider.

You need to consider your budget, whether your new location is suitable for your work, and whether you have access to all the things you need.

We believe Letchworth Garden City is a good place to live, and if you are looking for a new home in 2022, this is an excellent place to consider.

The standard of schools appeals to parents

One of the most important features for a prospective homebuyer is the standard of schools. There are some highly-regarded schools in the local area, such as The Highfield Comprehensive. Even if you don’t have kids yet, knowing there are options in the future is comforting, and of course, good schools help with the property value when it comes time to sell your home.

There are open spaces in Letchworth Garden City

One of the most common demands from buyers in recent times has been the need for open space. This has long been at the heart of property development in the local area, which means you can enjoy yourself inside and outside of the home.

There is also an appealing town centre which creates a hub for local life. Now more than ever, people want to feel as though there is a sense of community where they live, and this is what is on offer in Letchworth Garden City.

You also have many great restaurants and bars in the local area, allowing you to enjoy a brilliant night out without venturing too far from home. While there are many good towns and villages close to Letchworth, you have everything you could need on your doorstep.

How are house prices in Letchworth Garden City faring in 2022?

At the start of 2022, according to Rightmove, the Letchworth Garden City housing market is faring as follows;

Properties in Letchworth Garden City had an overall average price of £396,254 over the last year.

The majority of sales in Letchworth Garden City during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £323,201. Flats sold for an average of £212,551, with semi-detached properties fetching £505,644.

Overall, sold prices in Letchworth Garden City over the last year were similar to the previous year and 3% up on the 2017 peak of £386,483.”

Contact Country Properties for all your Letchworth Garden City property needs

Currently, in line with Government guidelines, our Letchworth Garden City branch is open and our and lettings personnel are here to assist you. To clients old and new, if you have any queries or need advice on property sales and lettings then please call 01462 481100 or email ian.ellmers@country-properties.co.uk.