Revealed: Harpenden’s most expensive homes 2017

PUBLISHED: 11:54 20 March 2018 | UPDATED: 12:02 20 March 2018

The lovely, leafy West Common area of Harpenden (Google Street View)

The lovely, leafy West Common area of Harpenden (Google Street View)


The 10 most expensive residential properties sold in Harpenden last year have been revealed – and four of them are on the same two streets.

The two highest priced homes were on West Common – number 43, Lime House, changed hands for £5,860,000, closely followed by number 46, Flowton Priory, which sold for £5,300,000.

Flowton Priory, 46 West Common, HarpendenFlowton Priory, 46 West Common, Harpenden

Lime House has six reception rooms, five en suite bedrooms, a wine cellar and a pool and spa with whirlpool and steam room.

The historic Flowton Priory has five bedrooms, three bathrooms and countless 16th century features, set in outstanding grounds.

Flowton Priory was the second most expensive property sold in Harpenden last yearFlowton Priory was the second most expensive property sold in Harpenden last year

The two properties also placed high on the list of Hertfordshire’s most expensive homes, coming in fourth and fifth place, behind properties in Hertford, St Albans and Radlett.

Sought after street: West Common Way, Harpenden (Google Street View)Sought after street: West Common Way, Harpenden (Google Street View)

While our list - compiled from Land Registry data, which is publicly available – confirms West Common as the most prestigious street in Harpenden by quite some distance, it does have a close rival.

The third and eighth-placed properties are both on West Common Way, a leafy private road. Number 44 and number 4 changed hands for a hefty £3,200,000 and £2,410,000 respectively.

Harpenden high street. Photo: Danny Loo.Harpenden high street. Photo: Danny Loo.

Also on the list is Barnfield House, East Common, a four-bed house with self-contained annex and indoor pool set in grounds of 1.1 acres (£3,116,000), and Ayres End House, Ayres End Lane, a six bed, six bath former judges’ lodgings (£2,939,500).

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