Hemel Hempstead: 30 minutes outside of London…an escape to the country?


Whether you are looking for a family home with plenty of open space and stunning views, or stepping onto the property ladder for the first time, Hemel Hempstead could be the perfect location for you, here are just a few reasons why:

  • Just over 30 minute commute to London Euston. On the West Coast Main Line. Direct services to South Croydon.
  • Close to the M25 and the M1.
  • House prices over 50% less than in the London Capital.
  • A fantastic range of shopping facilities at the Riverside shopping centre.
  • Victorian properties and a traditional village feel in the Old Town with a selection of small shops, pubs and restaurants.


  • Six state secondary schools and a number of independent schools in or around the area.
  • West Herts College Campus based in the town centre.
  • St Mary’s church has been at the heart of the Old Town for over 850 years.


Let’s take a closer look at some of the surrounding areas:

Boxmoor Village: close to the mainline train station, with original Victorian houses as well as recent executive and family homes.

Leverstock Green: large detached family homes, many of which back onto open fields and have sizeable gardens, conveniently located for access to the M1.

Felden: one of the most desirable locations in Hemel Hempstead with large properties that often back onto woodland.

Apsley: has its own main line train station with a fast service to London Euston in under 30 minutes. The properties are based around the grand union canal, many with stunning waterfront views, and range from one bedroom apartments to four bedroom town houses.

New Boroughs: a great choice of properties from one bedroom starter homes to established family homes.


Take a look for yourself on our website www.squireestates.co.uk. For a free valuation or more information, please contact us by email [email protected], telephone 01442233533.


Published Date: Feb-04-2016