Property Investment in Welwyn Garden City
Population: 48,400 approximately
Average House Price: £445,464
Because of its origins, Welwyn Garden City has a unique heritage and character.
Welwyn Garden City property types include neo-Georgian period houses and cottages dating back to the 1920s, 1950s and 1960s properties right up to more contemporary and new build houses and apartments.
Welwyn Garden City is divided into eastern and western districts by the central Parkway boulevard and the main railway line.
Areas to the west of Welwyn Garden City tend to be quieter but still have good access to the town center and transport links. The West Side has some of the most sought-after residential spots in town with above-average property prices. West Side areas include Handside, Peartree and the upmarket Sherrardspark.
Areas to the east of Welwyn Garden City include Digswell Water, Hall Grove, Haldens, panshanger, Peartree and Woodhall. These areas also have easy access to transport links and the town center as well as the main workplaces in the town but also have their own local amenities. They are the main residential areas with more average property prices. Panshanger is a suburb dating back to the 1960s and has some good-value investment properties.
The villages surrounding Welwyn Garden City are very popular with those who work in Welwyn Garden City and also with commuters. Popular villages include a group of villages known as the Ayots, Digswell, mate and Welwyn. They tend to have higher property prices than the town itself. Locations with good access to train stations offering London commuter links at Welwyn North and Hatfield are good for commuter buy-to-lets. The separate town of Hatfield itself is also a popular commuter location.