House Prices in Harpenden

Getting ready to sell your home in Harpenden? Read on for the top features to highlight to potential buyers.

Harpenden is just 25 minutes from St Pancras by train, making it one of Hertfordshire's commuter havens. The town is located inside a conservation zone so there are lots of beautiful historic buildings, wide open green spaces and excellent walking/cycling trails.

Expect to meet City professionals during viewings, particularly high-earning couples with children or who are planning a family. As well as the great transport links to London and Luton Airport, it's also worth mentioning Harpenden's outstanding schools and parks. Young professionals will also want to hear about the town's designer boutiques, delis and gastropubs.

Valuations in Harpenden

The most expensive recorded transaction in Harpenden was £13,250,000 on 6 November 2009. The most recent recorded sale in Harpenden was £1,900,000 on 26 August 2016. Properties in Harpenden have an average price of £697,756 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+1% since 2017
+4% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Harpenden

Harpenden has 38 schools with capacities ranging from 150 to 1240. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Voluntary Aided School, Community School, Other Independent School, LA Nursery School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Harpenden (by capacity)

  • St George's School


    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 18. The school enrols 1240 students.

  • Sir John Lawes School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 11 to 18. The school enrols 1200 students.

  • Roundwood Park School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 18 years. The school enrols 1163 students.

  • Wood End School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 4 to 11. The school enrols 420 students.

  • Aldwickbury School

    It's a Boys Other Independent School for children aged 3 to 13. The schools has a capacity of 311 pupils.

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