The Valley, Portsmouth Road, Guildford, GU2


£600,000Under Offer

Offered to the market with no onward chain, a Grade II listed cottage dating back to the 1880s, the first of a row of period cottages tucked away through a beautiful archway located in the charming St Catherines conservation area.

The pretty character features stand out on arrival and appear throughout the property, credited to the celebrated Arts & Crafts designer, Richard Norman Shaw.

The ground floor accommodation includes a generous living room with AGA log burner and feature fireplace, the kitchen/dining room enjoying similar features. The kitchen is fitted with modern units and a Belfast sink, the private courtyard garden is accessible from here. There is also a downstairs WC.

On the first floor, the accommodation is generous with two double bedrooms and a large bathroom with free-standing bath and a separate large shower. Both bedrooms benefit from built in storage space. From the landing there is access to a large storage cupboard. 

The garden is both charming and private with two patio seating areas. The brick-built outbuilding provides a pretty storage space for outdoor equipment with electricity, water and drainage services.

To the front of the property, a driveway allowing off street parking for one car. Further parking is available in Chestnut Avenue and Ferry Lane. 

The location is one of its kind: tranquil yet surrounded by endless local amenities. Guildford town centre with its extensive shops, restaurants and university  is a short walk away along with the train station with its fast route into central London. Ye Olde Ship Inn just a few doors down for excellent pizza and drinks and the beautiful St Catherine’s ruins are within close walking distance. The Valley is just a moment’s walk from the River Wey tow path – the current owners can be on their paddle boards and on the river within five minutes! 

The North Downs Way passes very close to the house which gives direct access to many scenic walks across the outstanding Surrey Hills with areas of ancient woodlands, hidden treasures and spectacular views – a perfect place to relax and enjoy your free time. 

Council Tax Band – E

Key features

  • Stunning period features
  • Off street parking
  • Two private patio areas
  • No onward chain
  • Freehold
  • Council Tax Band – E

The area

The university town of Guildford lies about 30 miles south of London in the Surrey Hills. The town offers huge variety in ages and styles of property, has excellent schools, both state and private and a bustling cobbled High Street and shopping centre, making it one of the country’s most desirable areas. Guildford also offers a range of recreational facilities, theatres and leisure centres. For the commuter, there are 2 mainline train stations, both offering services into Waterloo, with the fast line getting you there in approximately 35 minutes.


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