Hidden gem close to London links and LTN Airport

Hidden gem close to London links and LTN Airport


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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Our bright modern and cozy flat was completely refurbished in 2015. It’s is located in charming and affluent market town of Harpenden where you can find many shops, pubs, great restaurants, cafes, bars, and supermarkets. It’s located about a 2/3 of a mile from Harpenden train station, which provides direct link to central London (approx 30 min by train). If you arrive at Luton Airport, it will take you only 10 min by car/taxi to reach our place. There is a lovely country style pub within a 1 minute walk serving excellent food drinks and a convenient store within 2 minutes in the opposite direction. Cycling/walking path runs along just outside of the property which is frequented by joggers, horses, cyclists and families. The amenities include oven, hob, fridge freezer, WiFi, brand new washer dryer, dishwasher, cable TV, 2 TV sets, radio, bath and shower and built in wardrobes and draws. We have a lovely private garden with raised decking with garden seating along with a patio and purpose built BBQ along with astro turf and sheltered decking with table and chairs. There is also 2 adult bicycles for your use at your leisure if you wish. Harpenden is surrounded by lovely countryside of Hertfordshire with many walks and bike routes. .


More about us

  1. We are an adventurous, easy going couple where our curiosity on travel knows no bounds.

  2. Maria works in Fraud (the right side) and Richard is an entrepreneur with many projects.

  3. We love good music, innovative design, establishments and destinations with outstanding ambience and meeting like minded people.

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Where is it?


Harpenden is a very vibrant, prosperous and whimsical town. Situated Approximately 30 min (by train) from buzzing central London, and 20 min by car (10 min by train) from the historic city of St Albans. Our charming market town of Harpenden offers a great escape with useful transport links (close to London, M1 motorway and 10min from Luton Airport) and a great number of restaurants, pubs, cafes and bars. There are also plenty of walks and cycling paths all around the town. Historic city of St Albans with it’s famous cathedral many shops, restaurants, cafes and bars is just a 20 minute journey by car or 10 mins on the train. St Albans traditional street market is widely renowned as one of the best in the area and the quality of products and produce available has won many award. It’s opened every Wednesday and Saturday 8:30 - 17:30. There is also farmers market in Harpenden every last Sunday of the month

Buzzy restaurants
Lussmans, Zaza, Pasta Cibo, Cote Brassiere, Godfrey’s, Cafe Jeera, Bangkok Lounge, Okka, Giggling Squid, Prezzo
Cool bars
Bar Azita, The George
Cozy cafés
Caffe Gusto, Costa, Cafe Nero,
Retail therapy
Mint Velvet, Purple Menswear, Jojo Maman Bebe
Bit of culture
St Albans Verulamium Park with Roman ruins
Walks in the park
Rothamsted Park, Batford Springs,
Spot of exercise
Harpenden leisure center
Day tripping
St Albans City and the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban

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