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Test drive a new home in Hertford

PUBLISHED: 13:54 14 September 2011 | UPDATED: 19:58 20 February 2013

Test drive a new home in Hertford

Test drive a new home in Hertford

Those wishing to own a property now have the chance to 'Try Before They Buy' at Balls Park, a collection of 131 new homes in Hertford by Explore Living

Those wishing to own a property now have the chance to Try Before They Buy at Balls Park, a collection of 131 new homes in Hertford by Explore Living. This exciting opportunity enables buyers to experience life at Balls Park by renting an apartment before committing to buy.

Balls Park comprises a mixture of one and two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom houses with the final phase of apartments now released for sale. Ideal for couples, downsizers and professionals the development offers exceptional homes nestled in 63 acres of gated parkland, within one mile of Hertford town centre providing a retreat from the stresses of everyday life.

John Inglis, Sales and Marketing Directorsays, 'Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions people make in their lifetime and we believe that they will enjoy living at Balls Park so much that they will want to buy. The Try Before You Buy incentive enables people to experience the fantastic lifestyle Balls Park has to offer through renting before committing to purchase.'

The apartments boast a very high internal specification, offering luxurious living in this idyllic setting. Each apartment features underfloor heating, pre-wiring for Sky+, HDTV and flat screen TVs, concrete floors and communal staircases, oak finished doors, built-in wardrobes to the master bedroom plus chrome switches and sockets. Kitchens boast granite worktops, concealed pull-up sockets and integrated appliances including oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/ freezer.

Hertford itself boasts a rich history and features many historic buildings including Hertford Castle which was home to English Royalty for more than 300 years. Locals benefit from scenic walking routes along canals and the rivers including the River Lee, River Mimram, River Beane and River Rib. Hertford is also privy to numerous bustling eateries, pubs, clubs, restaurants and entertainment venues.

Balls Park is situated immediately to the east of Hertford town centre, just to the south of the A414 London Road. The A10 trunk road is a short distance further to the east and provides easy access to the M25. Hertford East railway station is approximately one mile from the development and offers regular services to London Liverpool Street in less than an hour, whilst Hertford North station also provides services to both Kings Cross and Moorgate stations.

For those who enjoy life at Balls Park so much they wish to buy, Explore Living is offering tenants the opportunity to use the rent paid to the value of up to 5 per cent as part of their purchase.

Prices to rent an apartment at Balls Park on selected plots start from 1,100 per calendar month with full purchase pricesstarting from 289,995. For more information on Balls Park visit or contact the Marketing Suite on 0845 2417758 or email


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