Why move to Cheshunt?
Cheshunt is a town in the Borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, with a population of around 52,000. Just 13 miles from Charing Cross, Cheshunt is far enough from the city to have a rural, leafy feel, whilst being close enough to London for an easy commute.
The town is a great mix of traditional and modern life, with fantastic outdoor space, plenty of shops and restaurants and the latest sporting facilities.
If you are looking for an estate agent in Cheshunt, please pop into our office on Lynton Parade. We are both a lettings agent and sales agent for the Cheshunt area, and will be happy to help you.
A short history
Cheshunt was already well established by the time it appeared in the Doomsday book of 1086, with settlements dating back to the Roman occupation. The town name comes from the Old English name for the area, Cestrehunt, which probably refers to a "castle, erected by the Romans", as Cheshunt was a settlement on Ermine Street, the main Roman road leading north from London.
The town has a regal past, with both Elizabeth I and James I living at the royal palace of Theobalds House. The royal palace is no longer standing, although you can still visit the gardens at Cedars Park.
In 1825, Cheshunt also boasted the first passenger-carrying railway line to be built in Hertfordshire in the Cheshunt Railway, a horse-drawn line running from the town's High Street to the River Lea near the present-day Cheshunt railway station.
Lotus Cars and Debenhams were founded in Cheshunt, and the headquarters of Tesco were located here until 2016.
A conservation area protects the historic parts of Cheshunt, including the buildings of Dewhurst Charity School (1640) and the nearby houses in Churchgate.
Elsewhere, there is an eclectic mix of property, with plenty of choice for families, professional couples and retirees. From new build flats, through to conventional terraced houses, the town centre offers good value options. Further out, you’ll find barn conversions and larger detached houses with views of the countryside.
If you are interested in putting your house on the market, our Sales Agents will be pleased to arrange a home valuation. Those looking to purchase property in Cheshunt can discuss their needs with our local experts and arrange viewings at suitable properties. Alternatively, if you are a Landlord considering letting your property, or you are looking to rent within the Cheshunt area, our Lettings Agents are on hand to support you.
Jersey Close, Hoddesdon, EN11
Offers in the region of £375,000
This beautifully presented THREE BEDROOM STAGGERED MID TERRACE HOUSE is located in a quiet cul de sac location within 0.2 Miles of Hoddesdon Town Centre with its array of shops...
Downfield Road, Cheshunt, Herts,...
Offers in excess of £300,000
**FOR SALE BY ON LINE AUCTION - Starting Price £300,000 - Terms and Conditions Apply** This THREE DOUBLE BEDROOM TERRACED HOUSE which is being offered CHAIN FREE is located within...
Frensham, West Cheshunt, Herts, EN7
This THREE BEDROOM TERRACED HOUSE is located within quiet Cul-de-sac on the Rosedale Estate within easy reach of the A10 / M25 along with local shops and amenities. The accommodation...
Burleigh Road, Cheshunt, Herts EN8
Offers in excess of £259,995
This CHAIN FREE TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM MID TERRACE HOUSE is located within easy reach of Theobalds Grove Mainline station which offers fast links into London Liverpool Street with connections to...
Felton Close, Broxbourne
**FOR SALE BY ON LINE AUCTION - Starting Price £480,000 - Terms and Conditions Apply** This FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE is located in a quiet cul-de-sac within easy reach of the...
Geddington Court, Waltham Cross
£800 pcm + fees
ONE BEDROOM 2nd floor STUDIO FLAT located moments walk to Waltham Cross Rail Station and Bus Station. It offers a separate bedroom, fully fitted kitchen and allocated parking. It also...
Magnolia Way, Cheshunt, Waltham ...
£1550 pcm + fees
Immaculate THREE BEDROOM semi-detached house overlooking the quiet NEW RIVER! It benefits froma large living area with separate dining room, fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, two double bedrooms with...
Great Cambridge Road, Cheshunt
£1600 pcm + fees
This large FOUR BEDROOM house is available NOW. It offers a spacious living area with separate diner, a fully fitted kitchen, family bathroom with all modern amenities, three DOUBLE bedrooms...
Berners Way, Broxbourne
£875 pcm + fees
ONE BEDROOM GROUND FLOOR FLAT located in Broxbourne, Wormley. This property benefits from an open plan kitchen, double bedroom, laminate flooring throughjout, garage for storage or a car and a...
Hundred Acre, Longcroft Drive, W...
£850 pcm + fees
One bedroom GROUND FLOOR flat within walking distance to Waltham Cross Rail Station/Bus routes & Local amenities. AVAILABLE MID SEPTEMBER. This property has a good size lounge, double bedroom with...
Cheshunt railway station is in London Oyster Card Zone 8, with trains running to Liverpool Street and Stratford in around 20 minutes, and connections to Tottenham Hale via the Victoria line and to the Piccadilly line. Trains also serve Broxbourne, Hertford East, Stansted Airport and Cambridge. Other nearby stations include Waltham Cross, Theobalds Grove, Enfield Lock and Cuffley. Oakwood and Cockfosters tube stations, on the Piccadilly line, are located further afield.
If approved, the town could also be part of London’s Crossrail 2.
The A10 and M25 provide easy access to Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and beyond.
Shopping, eating and drinking
At the town's heart is the iconic Old Pond, surrounded by shops, restaurants and pubs.
You’ll be spoilt for choice when deciding where to eat out, as the town has a great selection of independent restaurants. We like Sub Xpress for freshly-made pizzas, Fishy Delishy for sitting in or take away, Hunkar Sofrasi - a new Turkish restaurant at The Old Pond - or try Mahek for an Indian feast.
Shopaholics are also well served by the Brookfield Centre, offering the largest Tesco and M&S. The adjacent Brookfield Retail Park is home to stores including Boots, Next, Argos and New Look.
Things to do
Cheshunt offers unbeatable options for enjoying the great outdoors. Walk for miles in Lee Valley Park, Greater London’s largest park at four times bigger than Richmond Park, easily accessed at many points, including near the railway station at Windmill Lane. Cedars Park is also a great place to spend time as a family, with a lake, turf play maze, bocce court, pets corner, flint arch and historic walls, tea room and arts centre. If cycling is your passion, the Sustrans National Cycle Route 1 passes through the town, en route from Dover to Shetland.
Cheshunt has its own football club, Cheshunt F.C, plus long-established rugby and cricket clubs and a publically owned 18-hole golf course. Water sports enthusiasts are also catered for, in the venue where the London Olympics took place, with white water rafting, kayaking and canoeing amongst the sports on offer.
The Laura Trott Leisure Centre, named in honour of the four-time Olympic Gold Medalist cyclist who grew up in Cheshunt, offers a wide range of facilities including a floodlit 5-a-side football pitch, a multi-purpose sports hall, a swimming pool and a crèche.
The town's biggest football club, Cheshunt FC, is also the home of Tottenham Hotspur Ladies.
Arlesdene Nursery School ~ Brookland Infant and Nursery School ~ Monkey Puzzle Day Nursery ~ Rafles Day Nursery
Andrews Lane Primary School ~ Bonneygrove Primary School ~ Brookland Infant and Nursery School ~ Brookland Junior School ~ Burleigh Primary School ~ Churchfield C of E VA Primary ~ Dewhurst St Mary C of E Primary School ~ Downfield Primary School ~ Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School ~ Millbrook School ~ St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School
Cheshunt School ~ Goffs School ~ Haileybury Turnford ~ St Mary's Church of England High School
Bancroft's School ~ Braeside School (Girls) ~ Grange Park Preparatory School (Girls) ~ Haileybury ~ Keble School (Boys) ~ Loyola Preparatory School (Boys) ~ Normanhurst School ~ Oaklands School ~ Palmers Green High School (Girls) ~ Queenswood (Girls) ~ The Daiglen School
11 hours ago
Joe was a great agent, very helpful in every way, keep the time for the viewings and very kind
17 hours ago
Joe who show a few places was very informative and very helpful..
Mr Jordan Lenoir
19 hours ago
joe Sharman was very helpful and would highly recommend him for viewings. Defiantly one of the best sales negotiators I've come across.
19 hours ago
Joe Sharman was very helpful when I was looking for a property. Very polite and was always on time.
2 days ago
Ben Coss suggested we try auction, something we hadn’t considered. He and his team then found us plenty of people to view the property and it was sold a month later. Very happy with service.
2 days ago
Was really nice and polite really helpful and would defiantly use again perfect
3 days ago
Georgia has been approachable from the beginning to the end of the time l found a property. She always making sure information get to me on time and ensuring arrangement to view a property is at the earliest possible time. She is dedicated to her job.
6 days ago
I have just put my property on and am so far pleased with the constant contact I have with Georgia she keeps me updated and is a pleasant polite member of staff and can see the hard work she puts in at selling my property. Well done Georgia your an asset to the company!
Miss Ruth Merritt
7 days ago
Joe was great see below.
2 weeks ago
I really don't like estate agents that old cliche never trust an estate agent until I bumped into Ben the Cheshunt branch Manager, My faith has been restored all the worries taken away and a very smooth transaction Thanks Ben and all the staff at Kings, look forward to the next one.
2 weeks ago
We would like to thank a lot Joe Sherman, who helped us and organized viewings. He did a good job and was very professional and patient. Joe seemed to be very well prepered when we meeting us, a first time buyers. On the day of the viewings we found out he had a cold and didn't feel well. Despite that Joe assised us in all day viewings in very proffesional manners.
3 weeks ago
The service was excellent communication was good always on time
3 weeks ago
I would have not hesitation in recommending Kings Group in fact I would not go anywhere else.The team at Cheshunt dealt with all matters in a professional,timely and efficient manner.In particular Ben Coss is a highly experienced and skillful negotiator who knows his market and understands exactly what is required to achieve successful results
3 weeks ago
As soon as I contacted them to reflect interest, I was contacted by Joe who got me an appointment pretty quickly that fitted my busy schedule. Joe was on time to show me the house. I had follow up questions and Joe was very good with getting the answers instantly for me. Wil definitely recommend them. Warm and welcoming.
3 weeks ago
Estate agent are rather pushy but not well informed at all.
I was still contacted with offer of properties for sale despite the fact that I've already put an offer on one of their properties.
No communication between team members and customer service level is rather poor.
Mr Mark read
3 weeks ago
i am very grateful for the ongoing help i have been receiving from joe, he has been very helpful and understanding of my changing needs and budget.
3 weeks ago
My experience with dealing with Kings was fantastic! Joe at the Cheshunt branch keept me informed with what was happening and made it a very stress free experience. Definitely recommend to anyone who is looking to buy a home.
Chun Pang Lee
3 weeks ago
Very friendly and helpful.
4 weeks ago
Joe was fantastic! Made the process so straightforward and enjoyable. The service very professional and helpful.
4 weeks ago
Joseph Sharman is an excellent sales negotiator and would highly recommend him for viewings.
He is approachable and very responsive via email and will assist you in finding the perfect property.