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Land for sale in St Albans, Hertfordshire

Land for sale close to Harpenden, Watford, London and the A1(M), M1 & M25 motorways

Harpenden Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6BZ

Why buy land for sale in St Albans?

Just 2 parcels of land available at this site which is a mixture of pasture land and woodland. The site has been untended for numerous years, but would be suitable for a range of recreational or amenity uses or a variety of other uses STPP.

The land benefits from extensive road frontage onto Harpenden Road – an expensive street in St Albans characterised by large detached houses and where property prices are 180% above the national average.

St Albans is an affluent city within the London commuter belt and the Greater London Built-up Area. Due to highly acclaimed schooling, excellent transport links and its proximity to London, St Albans has become one of the most sought-after locations in the country.


The site enjoys extensive road frontage onto Harpenden Road. Access to each strip of land would need the appropriate permission and this would be the responsibility of the buyer.

Method of Sale

The land is offered for sale by private treaty. The freehold is available with vacant possession upon completion.


The land is designated as green belt. Any development would be subject to the appropriate planning permission.

Land values rise by 5% as farmland hits a 4 year high

The average value of farmland in England and Wales has hit levels not seen since the beginning of 2017. Prices for bare land rose almost 4% in the third quarter. This marks a third consecutive quarter of growth and takes annual growth to 5%.

Limited supply and strong demand are supporting values. Demand is increasingly being driven by investors or lifestyle purchasers who now account for over half of land buyers.

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Buying land for sale in St Albans

The land is available freehold as a whole or in lots. The site plan is indicative and Vantage Land may be able to amend the plan to offer you the acreage you require. Please call 01582 788870 if you have an alternative budget or size requirement.

Size Guide Price
1.20 acres SOLD
1.49 acres SOLD


Harpenden Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6BZ

Coordinates (latitude, longitude)

51.774093, -0.336423

Local Authority

St Albans City and District Council

House Prices

The land is situated in on an expensive street. House prices on Harpenden Road are 75% above the county average, 113% above the regional average and 180% above the national average (Zoopla).

These premium house prices reflect the desirability of the area as a place to live and own property – including land.


  • 2.9 miles to Harpenden
  • 4.3 miles to Hatfield
  • 5.9 miles to Welwyn Garden City
  • 6.1 miles to Hemel Hempstead
  • 8.1 miles to Luton
  • 8.6 miles to Watford
  • 20.5 miles to Central London

The land lies on Harpenden Road, in a highly sought-after area on the north side of St Albans. There is nearby open parkland, highly acclaimed schooling, good local amenities and easy access to the city centre.

St Albans is a historic roman city within the London commuter belt and the Greater London Built-up Area. It is a diverse, friendly and thriving city with a wealth of amenities including high street shops, independently owned boutiques and a large variety of cafes and restaurants.

The larger towns of Hemel Hempstead and Watford are close by with Central London just over 20 miles away.

The area has exceptional transport links with easy access to the M25, M1 and A1(M). Nearby St Albans train station offers fast, direct and frequent rail services to London St Pancras International – home of the Eurostar – in just 21 mins, providing links to mainland Europe.

Travel & Transport

  • 1.7 miles to St Albans Train Station *
  • 3.6 miles to the M1 (junction 8)
  • 4.2 miles to the A1(M) (junction 3)
  • 4.4 miles to the M25 (junction 21a

*  Journey Times: 8 mins to Luton Airport Parkway; 20 mins to West Hampsted; 21 mins to London St Pancras International

Viewing the land for sale in St Albans

To arrange a site visit or to buy the land for sale in St Albans; please call 01582 788870 or email

The Property Misdescriptions Act 1991
Vantage Land Limited has produced these particulars in good faith but cannot guarantee total accuracy. Sizes and distances are approximate. Purchasers should verify any detail of importance prior to viewing and purchase. The particulars are not an offer or contract. Comments made in general advertising may not apply to this particular property and of course planning permission cannot be guaranteed.

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