Area guide

Watford, WD17


Overview

On this page you will find in-depth information and analytics about the WD17 postcode district. This includes current and historical average prices, price trends, the distribution of property types, the prices of various streets, and other information about Watford, WD17.

WD17 is a relatively less popular area with 143 transactions recorded in the past 12 months, which is 19.1% lower than the national average of 177. This is also 14.4% higher than the year prior which had 125 transactions.

Watford, WD17 current market prices

The price growth in Watford is lower than the national average, with the 2 year growth at -0.1 times the national average. Compared to other areas, WD17 is a relatively expensive area, with an average price 50.5% higher than the national average. The average house price in Watford, WD17 is £549,277 and the average rent is £916.

WD17 Current Averages

Market characteristic WD17 district National WD17 against national
Average price £549,277 £364,990 50.5%
Average rent £1,080 £916 17.9%
Sales per month 12 15 (54,560 Total) -20%

WD17 Growth trends

Growth rate WD17 district National
2yr house growth -0.9% 9.4%
2yr CAGR -0.4% 4.6%
Last 12 months house price growth 17.3% 4.8%

WD17 Average Price by property type

Type Current Average Average 1 year ago Average 2 year ago Historical Average price
All properties £549,277 £468,070 £554,238 £542,882 View houses for sale in WD17
Flats £249,750 £232,504 £317,380 £306,458 View flats for sale in WD17
Detached £1,122,433 £947,353 £891,109 £1,050,262 View detached for sale in WD17
Semi-detached £847,500 £808,286 £625,714 £730,183 View semi-detached for sale in WD17
Terraced £395,833 £397,850 £388,667 £439,665 View terraced for sale in WD17
Bungalows N/A N/A N/A £820,833 View bungalows for sale in WD17

WD17 Average Rent by property type

Type Historical Average Price
All properties to rent £1,218 View houses for rent in WD17
Flats for rent £1,109 View flats for rent in WD17
Detached for rent £1,935 View detached for rent in WD17
Semi-detached for rent £1,919 View semi-detached for rent in WD17
Terraced for rent £1,469 View terraced for rent in WD17
Bungalows for rent N/A View bungalows for rent in WD17

Watford, WD17 Housing Stock

Watford, WD17 has a total of 9,452 properties, of which 261 are currently for sale and 325 are for rent. Excluding flats, the most common property type in WD17 is terraced with a total of 2,061 houses.

All properties in area

Type Quantity Percentage
Total properties in area 9,452 -
Total flats in area 4,089 43.3%
Total detached in area 1,947 20.6%
Total semi-detached in area 1,198 12.7%
Total terraced in area 2,061 21.8%
Total other in area 157 1.7%

All properties for sale

Type Quantity Percentage
Total properties for sale 261 - View houses for sale in WD17
Total flats for sale 64 24.5% View flats for sale in WD17
Detached for sale 57 21.8% View detached for sale in WD17
Semi-detached for sale 27 10.3% View semi-detached for sale in WD17
Terraced for sale 33 12.6% View terraced for sale in WD17
Bungalows for sale 6 2.3% View bungalows for sale in WD17
Other properties for sale 74 28.4%

All properties for rent

Type Quantity
Total properties to rent 325 View houses for rent in WD17
Total flats for rent 149 View flats for rent in WD17
Detached for rent 12 View detached for rent in WD17
Semi-detached for rent 8 View semi-detached for rent in WD17
Terraced for rent 27 View terraced for rent in WD17
Bungalows for rent 0 View bungalows for rent in WD17
Other properties for rent 129

Most and least expensive streets in Watford, WD17

Watford, WD17 has a total of 160 streets. The most expensive street in WD17 is Lower High Street, with an average sale price of £9,028,240. The least expensive street in WD17 is Herga Court, with an average sale price of £202,500.



Frequently asked questions

What is the rental price in Watford?

The current average rental price in Watford is £1,187 per month. Mouseprice is currently listing 318 properties to rent in Watford.

Towns near Watford

Towns near Watford - Abbots langley

What schools are there in Watford?

Nearby schools in Watford include Lanchester Community Free School, West Herts College, Chater Infant School, Watford St John's Church of England Primary School, Watford Grammar School for Boys

What stations are there in Watford?

Nearby stations in Watford include Watford Junction Station, Watford Station, Watford High Street Station, Watford North Station, Bushey Station.


Notes

The data above illustrates the relative proportions different types of property in the WD17 postcode district. It is important to note that as homes are demolished and built these percentages will fluctuate accordingly. National averages are based on the most recent data available from the HM Land Registry© datasets.
Current average price and rent are based on the last month of data available.
Historical average prices are calculated using all WD17 sales since 1995.

Please note that end of terrace properties are defined as terrace, as opposed to semi detached.

CAGR: Compound Annual Growth Rate is the year-over-year growth rate of house prices over a specified period of time (in this case five years). This figure gives an indication of the returns that have been seen historically. It can also be seen as a "smoothed" rate of return.