Stonebond Properties has unveiled its new Radio Place development near St Albans; a collection of three-to-five-bedroom homes on a historic site.

Annette Cole, sales and marketing director at Stonebond said: “With a fascinating history and an unbeatable countryside location, Radio Place offers buyers a stunning new contemporary home within close proximity to everyday conveniences. As more people adapt to new lifestyle trends in a location which will offer them the best of both worlds, we anticipate Radio Place will become hugely popular and urge buyers to register their interest to avoid missing out on this exciting opportunity.’’

Stonebond Properties describe the development as follows:

The next chapter is dawning at Radio Place in the charming hamlet of Smallford on the edge of St Albans, where the former location for the St Albans Radio Station, which played a significant role in intercepting and relaying Nazi Germany messages during World War II, is being transformed to provide a tranquil environment for an exclusive collection of 24 stylish three-, four- and five-bedroom homes. Surrounded by landscaped green open space, this stunning new residential development is well placed for families and upsizers looking for a semi-rural lifestyle within easy reach of an excellent range of amenities and transport facilities.

First used by the Post Office as a point-to-point radio link station during the 1920s before playing a secret and critical part in World War II, the station was the first to intercept German radio teleprinter transmissions used for secret Enigma messages. Using coded messages, St Albans Radio Station fed information to Bletchley Park for intelligence reporting. Colossus, the world’s first programmable digital electronic computer would then automatically decrypt the Enigma messages providing vital intelligence in helping the Allies defeat Nazi Germany.

Situated within a peaceful countryside setting with 2.5 acres of open space on the doorstep, Radio Place has been designed to offer a relaxed lifestyle surrounded by nature. Potential homeowners will be spoilt for choice with a range of individually designed homes ranging from semi-detached three-bedroom houses to detached four and five-bedroom homes, with parking for all properties.

Featuring exceptional craftsmanship and a clean contemporary finish throughout, each home includes flexible, light and airy spaces, ideal for modern living. The contemporary fully fitted kitchens include Bosch appliances, Hansgrohe mixer taps, integrated wine coolers and Amtico flooring, with open plan dining areas for relaxing, dining and entertaining alike. There is also underfloor heating to the ground floor and ample flexible space throughout each new home.

Ideal for people looking to work from home, a selection of the properties offer a stylish study and all properties are designed with flexible living space to accommodate both agile working and ensure children can complete their homework in peace.

Bedrooms are comforting havens with large windows offering fantastic views of the outstanding landscaped surroundings and fitted wardrobes to master suites for optimum storage.  Roca bathroom suites are featured in all homes, with a Crittall shower screen to family bathrooms and a sliding shower door with chrome finishes to en suites. Contemporary tiling, heated towel rail and recessed storage features complete the stylish design.

Smallford is a quaint neighbourhood with plenty of delightful local conveniences including the renowned Small Farm Shop & Café. Within 12 minutes away, St Albans and Hatfield offer a plethora of amenities from the High Streets, popular The Galleria shopping centre, local schools, health centres and plenty of entertainment venues.

Commuting into London and beyond is an easy feat with regular trains into London St Pancras and King Cross accessible in just 30 minutes from St Albans and Hatfield stations respectively. International travel is just 26 minutes away to Luton Airport which serves many European and global destinations.

Prices at Radio Place start from £600,000.

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