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Buyers keen to move to the highly desirable town of St Albans but who have found themselves priced out of the market now have an attractive – and more affordable – alternative.  Crest Nicholson’s new development, Kings Copse, is located just seven miles away in Leverstock Green, where homes are, on average, 26% lower than in St Albans*.

The average house price in St Albans comes in at £410,884** as opposed to £351,283 at Kings Copse.

Christine Tiernan, Sales & Marketing Director for Crest Nicholson South, said: “This is an extremely aspirational part of the country yet many people are unable to afford the high price tag that comes with a home in St Albans. Our nearby Kings Copse development provides a far more affordable solution which enables buyers to get more for their money whilst still having easy access to all that St Albans and the surrounding towns and countryside have to offer.

“We’ve experienced an extremely high number of enquiries from local residents, particularly from first time buyers who wish to snap up their first home in this affluent area. Buyers are keen to take advantage of the mix of restaurants, cafés, theatre and lively arts scene on offer. Growing families in need of more space and access to excellent private and state schools but unable to upgrade where they currently live have also shown interest in the larger homes on site. Such strong interest is demonstrative of the need for a variety of housing in the area and we are delighted to be providing much-needed new homes to local residents.”

When complete, Kings Copse on Green Lane will comprise of 87 new homes and feature a range of properties to suit all types of purchasers, from first-time buyers to downsizers and from families to investors, with a mix of two-bedroom apartments and two, three, four and five-bedroom family homes available.    

Nestled next to a historic village, Kings Copse enjoys all the advantages of town and country living. There are beautiful views of open countryside to the south and easy access to the pretty village of Leverstock Green, with its village green, school, library and shops.

St Albans is famous for its impressive medieval cathedral and boasts a bustling shopping centre with gorgeous boutiques and exclusive brand names, as well as more than 100 restaurants, cafes and gastropubs.  Nearby Hemel Hempstead offers a vibrant mix of shops and restaurants as well as various leisure and sporting pastimes.

London is just a 30-minute train ride away and easy access to the M1 and M25 make the area convenient for commuters.

For further information on the properties register your interest by calling: 0845 894 7962 or visit: Address: Green Lane, Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. HD2 4SA.