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Our property experts at Ashtons, St Albans have a wealth of knowledge and experience. We have operated for over 30 years in the city dealing with a wide range of property from bijou apartments to luxury family homes.
St Albans was the first major town on the Roman road of Watling Street for travellers heading north and became the Roman city of Verulamium. It is a historic market town and is now a dormitory town within the London commuter belt.
Situated approximately 19 miles north of Central London, 20 minutes from London St Pancras railway station, conveniently located for M1 and M25 motorways and within easy reach of London Luton and Heathrow airports, St Albans enjoys excellent commuter links.
A thriving cultural city, combining lush parks and countryside with excellent attractions, the interesting and ancient history is evident in the Roman remains and beautiful medieval architecture.
The Cathedral of St Albans is the oldest site of continuous Christian worship in Britain.
There are vibrant and cosmopolitan shopping facilities, with many small independent shops located amongst the high street stores offering excellent choice and variety. In addition, there is a market held on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s and an additional monthly Farmers Market.
A fantastic range of restaurants serving traditional and worldwide cuisine, bistros and wine bars add to the ambiance of the city which is also host to concerts and theatre productions.
Many state primary and secondary schools serve St Albans and in addition, there are a number of independent schools.
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Buying our first house, instead of it being a stressful time, turned out to be a very educational experience. Graham Franks was the estate agent that myself and my partner dealt with from Ashtons.
The house we bought turned out to not be the simple purchase...