Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire Available Immediately

Well-located in the heart of Letchworth Garden City, our range of self-contained flats are just a few minutes’ walk away from the serenity of open green spaces and energy of the town centre. Providing fast access to London and plenty to see and do, this popular town in north Hertfordshire is an ideal location for those looking for the best of town and country life. 

Location: Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6

What are the properties?: Self-contained 1-bed and 2-bed flats.

Monthly cost: 1-bed flats are £600pcm for sole occupancy or £390pcm per person for couples. 2-bed flats are £690pcm for sole occupancy or £448pcm per person for couples sharing. Prices include council tax and exclude utilities.

Transport links: Letchworth Garden City train station is two minutes’ walk from the property. Cambridge is a 30 minute train ride away and London King’s Cross can be reached in 45 minutes. 

Top features

  • Benefit from the best of town and country living
  • Many of the kitchens come with built in ovens and hobs
  • Excellent location under five minutes’ walk to the town centre 
  • Supermarkets, shops and eateries within five minutes’ walk
  • Easy commute to surrounding areas

The property

Layout: You will have access to a spacious double bedroom, open plan living room and kitchen and bathroom. 2-bed properties have one double bedroom and an extra single room which can be used as a study, studio or storage space.

Outdoor space: In true ‘garden city’ style, you won’t want to miss striding out amongst the woodlands of Norton Common, a large local nature reserve perfect for stretching your legs on rambling weekend walks – and you might even spot some deer along the way. 

Closer to the centre of town, you can enjoy taking a stroll in Broadway Gardens with its impressive fountain or visit Howard Park and Garden, created over 100 years ago as a central feature of the world’s first garden city. Particularly special during the spring for its bluebell woods, this green space is also a great spot to visit all year round for seasonal wildflowers and large open areas for relaxing with a good book and a picnic. 

Parking/bike storage: You can store your bike inside the property. Parking is available on streets nearby but a parking permit is required. 

Food and shopping

The properties are well located above a row of convenience stores including Palo’s Inter-Foods, where you can pick up fresh fruit, vegetables, and store cupboard essentials; Manor pharmacy; a barber shop; and a stationery store selling art supplies. 

Directly across the road is a large Morrisons; you are also close to a Sainsbury’s Local and Poundstretcher. Close by you can also reach Iceland; Superdrug; Wilko; Holland & Barrett; Peacocks; Home Bargains; Poundland; Boots and New Look. There are also a variety of banks, a GP surgery and dental practice. 

Being situated in the heart of Letchworth means you are in close proximity to a wide range of restaurants and cafes including Italian restaurant Prezzo; Turquoise Kitchen for excellent Turkish plates; Cultivo Lounge for burgers and craft beer; The Bakehouse for cosy coffees and cakes and vegan restaurant, Vutie Beets. 

Community and activities

Letchworth Lido, open early morning until 6.30pm is heated and perfect for outdoor swimming on chillier days. Or, take your bike and explore one of the many cycle trails the town has to offer. There’s also Letchworth Golf Club, which provides a range of courses for beginners to professionals, plus check out Norton Common Tennis Courts on Icknield Way. 

Broadway Cinema and Theatre is a restored Art Deco building from the 1930s offering an old school experience for movie and theatre goers. You can see the latest cinematic release or opt for special screenings of timeless classics. The venue also showcases arts, craft and design from internationally renowned artists as well as emerging local talent. 

Plus,  The International Garden Cities exhibition is well worth a visit to learn more about the garden cities movement led by Ebenezer Howard and the rich and varied history of Letchworth itself. 

Travel and transport

  • Letchworth train station is two minutes’ walk
  • London King’s Cross is 45 minutes by train
  • Cambridge city centre is 30 minutes by train
  • Stevenage is 15 minutes by train 

Getting to and from Letchworth couldn’t be more straightforward. The town has great connections into surrounding areas, being just 30 minutes’ from Cambridge, and 45 minutes’ from London’s Kings Cross.

How to apply

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Popular Volunteering at this Location

Dot Dot Dot supports all of its guardians to volunteer at least 16 hours every month for good causes. Take a look at some of the volunteering opportunities in this area.
  • Letchworth Foodbank: Volunteers are the driving force behind foodbanks. Letchworth Foodbank has opportunities to get involved behind the scenes at the warehouse or at the foodback centre itself.
  • #TeamsHerts Volunteering: #TeamHerts Volunteering makes it quick and easy for you to give your time and do great things for Hertfordshire. You can search for a wide range of volunteering opportunities on their website.
  • Love Letchworth: Letchworth Garden City hold numerous events all year round. Some of these events could not take place without the help of volunteers. Get involved to help keep Letchworth Garden City Town Centre a vibrant place for both residents and visitors.
  • Friends of Norton Common: Working parties are run to help maintain and improve the common. The work takes place in many different forms but includes: keeping the paths and streams clear of debris, scrub clearance, tree planting and small projects. All that is required is just a willing pair of hands. Check out their upcoming sessions.
  • Best Before Cafe: The Best Before Cafe is run by volunteers that feel surplus or unsold supermarket food should not go into landfill. They hold a weekly pop up cafe and pay as you feel Food Boutique. Their aim is to reduce food waste, campaign to make the food system fairer and more sustainable, by supporting the local community.

Fees & Costs

  • Monthly licence fee 1-bed: £600pcm for sole occupancy or £390 per person for couples (prices include council tax and exclude utilities).
  • Monthly licence fee 2-beds: £690pcm for sole occupancy or £448 per person for couples (prices include council tax and exclude utilities).
  • Refundable security payment (equivalent of 5 weeks’ fees): from £268-537pp depending on the property and how many people are living there
  • No hidden costs, service charges or admin fees

 

 

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