Flats for sale in Watford: residents rate the best

With its excellent location inside the M25 and within easy reach of both central London and rolling Hertfordshire countryside, it’s easy to see why Watford is a popular choice for property buyers. The town offers an affordable alternative to London, while still benefitting from many of its assets and advantages. If you’re searching for the best new build flats for sale in Watford, start by checking out our ranking, based on the reviews of verified residents on HomeViews.

Watford’s best new build flats for sale

If you’re considering moving to Watford, you might be interested in checking out the best new build flats in the town, as rated by verified residents on HomeViews. Our rankings are based on five distinct categories – facilities, design, location, value and management. These give you everything you need to make an informed choice about where to buy.

South Oxhey Central, by Countryside, sits in Watford, adjacent to Carpenders Park Station. Residents here benefit from excellent local amenities and transport links to London. As well as this, apartments come with private balconies and fitted wardrobes. Help to Buy is available. Read reviews and details of South Oxhey Central, WD19

Watford Riverwell is set to be the largest regeneration project in Watford when complete. Kier and Watford Borough Council have partnered together to create this regeneration scheme. The regeneration comprises of turning 70 acres of land into a new community. The Woodlands are the first homes that have been built so far, along with riverside […] Read reviews and details of Watford Riverwell, WD18

Royal Connaught Park is a residential development from Comer Homes, set in a Grade II-listed Victorian estate in Bushey, Hertfordshire. Previously used as a school for boys and a university, as well as a backdrop for movies like Harry Potter, it’s now a selection of luxury apartments and houses, set in 100 acres of greenery. […] Read reviews and details of Royal Connaught Park, WD23

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Orchard Court, by Signia, sits in Watford. Comprising of a range of 1 and 2-bedroom apartments, residents here benefit from underground parking, balconies/terraces and resident gardens. As well as this, the development is a short walk from Watford Junction. Help to Buy is available here. Read reviews and details of Orchid Court, WD17

The Arches offers a collection of 92 suites, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments in Watford, with private balconies or terraces to each apartment, residents  can also enjoy access to private parking and landscaped gardens. Located within an eight minute walk to Bushey Rail station, offering commuters connections to London Euston in 19 minutes. Read reviews and details of The Arches, WD17

What’s it like to live in Watford?

Watford certainly has plenty to offer to its 125,000 residents. The town is extremely well connected, with the M1 and M25 both easily accessible. Watford Junction station provides regular services to London Euston, taking less than 20 minutes. It’s easy to see why Watford has long been regarded as a haven for commuters.

The town has a bustling centre, with a selection of high street and independent retailers, as well as major supermarkets. Meanwhile, green space is abundant in and around Watford, with Cassiobury Park, Oxhey Park and plenty of other parks in the area. The setting is also dotted with golf courses, with West Herts Golf Club among several renowned courses nearby.

Watford has an excellent choice of schooling. The outstanding-rated Watford Grammar School for Girls and Watford Grammar School for Boys, while there are also numerous reputable independents within the surrounding area. All this makes Watford an ideal place to start a family and raise children.

What are average property prices in Watford?

The average price for a property in Watford is £459,911. This is according to data from Zoopla for the 12 months to December 2022. This places Watford significantly above the average price of a home in England, which stands at £296,000. However, with London prices averaging £740,597, Watford could be a very attractive option if you want to live and work around the capital.

Flats in Watford come in substantially below the average price for the area, at £268,759. Meanwhile, there’s a leap up to terraced houses at £429,475. Semi-detached and detached properties average a price of £549,176 and £811,411 respectively.

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