Holywell Hill, St. Albans, Hertfordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
• Entrance lobby

• Sitting room

• Dining room

• Kitchen

• Cloakroom

• Cellar

• 2 Bedrooms

• Family bathroom

• Garage

• Courtyard garden

Bullet Points

Entrance lobby | Sitting room | Dining room Kitchen | Cloakroom | Cellar | 2 Bedrooms | Family bathroom | Garage | Courtyard garden

The property

Believed to date from the 15th century and recognised as one of the oldest and best-preserved houses in the city's conservation area, 39 Holywell Hill combines the amenities of modern living with a wealth of retained character features including exposed wall and ceiling beams throughout.

The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises a large front aspect sitting room with wooden flooring, half-height oak panelling and feature inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove opening into a generous rear aspect dining room with feature corner exposed brick fireplace. The well-proportioned kitchen features a range of contemporary wall and floor units, a Belfast sink, modern integrated appliances and access to the rear courtyard garden. The property also provides a spacious cellar, suitable for a variety of uses.

The first floor accommodation offers a large front aspect main bedroom with extensive built-in storage and feature open fireplace. There is one further well-proportioned front aspect bedroom with built-in storage and a large contemporary family bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower.


Local Authority: St. Albans City & District Council. Tel: 01727 866199

Services: Electricity, gas, mains water, mains drainage

Council Tax: Band E

Tenure: Freehold

Wayleaves and easements: the property is sold subject to any wayleaves or easements, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.


St. Albans City station 0.9 miles (London St. Pancras International 19 minutes), M25 (Jct. 21A) 3.3 miles, M1 (Jct. 6) 4.5 miles


The property is set in a popular and convenient location within very easy reach of the mainline station with its fast through services via St Pancras International to the City (19 mins) Gatwick and beyond. Road users enjoy easy access to the M1, M25 and the A1(M) and to the airports at Heathrow, Luton and Stansted. The city centre with its wealth of amenities including shopping, leisure activities and excellent state and public schools is close at hand, as are the green spaces at Clarence Park, The Wick, Bernards Heath and Verulamium Park.

With its attractive streets, market place and precincts, St. Albans' historic city centre provides an appealing backdrop to a great range of speciality boutiques, independent retailers and major stores and to numerous bars, cafés, public houses and restaurants. St. Albans has a thriving cultural life, with regular concerts and theatre productions held in a variety of local venues, as well as a large number of sporting venues, including eponymous football, rugby and cricket teams and facilities for the keen amateur, including Westminster Lodge swimming pool, a community gym, a bowls and tennis club and a golf course.

The property is served by a wide range of nearby state schooling including The Abbey C of E VA Primary School and Loreto College (both rated Outstanding by Ofsted). Independent schools include St. Albans, St. Columba's College, St. Albans High School for Girls and Aldwickbury.


The property is accessed from the pavement through a five-panel door with a radial fanlight and a cornice hood on curved brackets. The integral side garage can be accessed through double wooden doors. To the rear, the property offers a low-maintenance walled courtyard garden, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, with access to the garage.

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Strutt & Parker - St Albans, Hertfordshire

34 St Peter's Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3NA

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