Commuter homes less than 60 minutes from London — with prices of up to £550,000

Homes for sale within one hour of London  (ES)
Homes for sale within one hour of London (ES)

The average London apartment now has a price tag of £528,562, according to Rightmove.

From Grade II-listed properties to converted stables, here’s what’s for sale within one hour’s commute of the capital. All houses, all priced under £550,000.

Northaw, Hertfordshire

£550,000

Park Road, Northaw (Rightmove)
Park Road, Northaw (Rightmove)

Three-bedroom, semi-detached cottage with a 125-foot, water feature-filled garden. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, the purchase also includes several outbuildings and parking for four cars.

Vanessa McCallum Estates, 01707 241446.

Epsom, Surrey

£550,000

Upper Court Road, Epsom (Barnard Marcus)
Upper Court Road, Epsom (Barnard Marcus)

Two-bedroom, semi-detached period property with original fireplaces, sash windows and doors. Close to the town centre, and well-located for nearby schools.

Barnard Marcus, 01372 664307.

Ingatestone, Essex

£550,000

High Street, Ingatestone (Rightmove)
High Street, Ingatestone (Rightmove)

Grade II-listed 17th century home on Ingatestone’s High Street. Inside, period features meet a more contemporary interior. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, with parking for one vehicle.

Period Homes, 01277288000.

Belvedere, Kent

£500,000

Nuxley Road, Belvedere (Rightmove)
Nuxley Road, Belvedere (Rightmove)

Five-bedroom, semi-detached period property in Nuxley Village. The house has been extended by its current owners to create a larger kitchen diner and separate utility room. Comes with a large garden and off-street parking.

Acorn, 01322 95267.

Harpenden, Hertfordshire

£550,000

Lower Luton Road, Harpenden (Rightmove)
Lower Luton Road, Harpenden (Rightmove)

Victorian terrace home with period features —including sash windows and tiled fireplaces— intact. Three bedrooms, two reception rooms and a large garden, with scope to extend the kitchen.

Frost’s, 01582 377376.

Orpington, Kent

£539,000

Alma Barn Mews, Orpington (Thomas Brown Estates)
Alma Barn Mews, Orpington (Thomas Brown Estates)

Spacious three-bedroom house in mews-style gated development. Three bathrooms, private garden, off-street parking and a mezzanine-style bedroom and study area, with exposed wooden beams throughout.

Thomas Brown Estates, 01689884444.

Windsor, Berkshire

£550,000

Burfield Road, Windsor (Rightmove)
Burfield Road, Windsor (Rightmove)

Near Windsor Great Park, this two-bedroom house was originally part-pub. Now, it covers almost 1,300 square feet, with a terrace, garden, large garage and driveway parking.

Foxtons, 0203 9079930.

Penn, Buckinghamshire

£525,000

Hammersley Lane, Penn (Hamptons)
Hammersley Lane, Penn (Hamptons)

These former stables are now a single-storey cottage with two bedrooms. Highlights include exposed beams throughout, a private courtyard with a pond and the double aspect living room.

Hamptons, 01494 328833.

Walton on the Hill, Surrey

£500,000

Sandlands Road, Walton on the Hill (Michael Everett)
Sandlands Road, Walton on the Hill (Michael Everett)

Terraced Victorian cottage located in the village centre. Set over two floors, there are two bedrooms, a large upstairs bathroom and a south-west facing garden.

Michael Everett, 01737 948409.

St Albans, Hertfordshire

£550,000

Blacksmiths Lane, St Albans (William H Brown)
Blacksmiths Lane, St Albans (William H Brown)

Two-bedroom terraced house on a quiet cul-de-sac, walking distance from the station. There are feature brick fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom, plus a private rear garden.

William H Brown, 01727 649379.