Poyle Lea Poyle Road, Guildford
Chantries & Pewleys are excited to offer this exceptional family home to the market situated enviably close to both the High Street and Pewley Downs, in an elevated position cleverly designed to ensure the most is made of the spectacular views.
Entering into the spacious hallway, you are greeted by an abundance of light, the tall oak framed glazed atrium offering a beautiful entrance. On a cold winters’ day, the underfloor heating throughout Poyle Lea provides a warm welcome; in the summer the cool tiles are a refreshing entrance. The stunning hallway then leads into the dual-aspect formal drawing room, and the dining room, both benefitting from bi-fold doors opening onto the balcony overlooking the Castle, Guildford and The Mount.
Wide tiled stairs lead downstairs into the heart of the home, the impressive kitchen/living area. The entire space has been meticulously designed and comprises a state-of-the-art, bespoke Rotpunkt HPLXT kitchen, Dekton worksurfaces, a Quooker boiling water, chilled and sparkling water tap, built in Liebherr fridge, freezer, and wine fridge, and two integrated dishwashers. The kitchen features a top of the range set of Miele appliances including two ovens, a steam combination oven, microwave combination oven, two warming draws and a full-surface induction hob sitting completely flush with the work surface. A dumb waiter runs from the kitchen and utility room to the ground floor and first floor.
Flowing on from the incredible culinary environment, the living/dining area benefits from a feature gas fireplace, with the entire room enjoying a view of the garden. The lower ground floor accommodation also includes a large playroom with wiring already in place to create the perfect cinema room, as well as a walk-in larder and a substantial utility room.
The secluded garden is accessed through bi-fold doors and opens on to the generous Indian sandstone terrace and level garden, bordered by brick walls and evergreen hedges. Installed in 2022, there is an automatic Weinor awning (with wireless wind and sun sensor), as well as external wired speakers.
The upper floors include six bedrooms, four of which enjoying the stunning views Poyle Road has to offer. The principal bedroom comprises of a dressing room and en-suite, with French doors and a Juliet balcony. As with the other principal rooms, speakers are wired into the ceiling. Three further bedrooms, one with an en-suite, a family bathroom and a bright vaulted hallway with seating area complete the first floor. The whole top floor comprises two spacious, well-appointed bedrooms, one with a generously sized en-suite bathroom with his & hers sinks. All the bathrooms have stylish fittings, featuring both Duravit and Hansgrohe.
As one of Guildford’s premier private residential roads, Poyle Road is perfectly located for town and county living, providing a five-minute walk down to the High Street in one direction and a short walk across to the Downs and the Chantries in the other. It is within walking distance of the excellent local state and private schools. Poyle Lea’s elevated position benefits from outstanding views over the Mount, the town to the Cathedral, and beyond. In addition to the garage and the block paved driveway (re-laid in 2022), Poyle Road offers off street parking for residents and guests.
The current vendor has highlighted the true community spirit of the road with annual fireworks, summer street parties, wine, book and photography clubs, and celebrations for big national events.
Guildford’s historic town centre provides extensive shopping, restaurants, bars, entertainment and sporting facilities on your doorstep, with historic buildings providing backdrops at every turn. In the centre is the medieval Guildford Castle with landscaped gardens and views from its square tower. The town hosts both a bustling street market on Fridays and Saturdays and farmer’s market on the first Tuesday of each month. Guildford’s main line station provides a quick and regular service to Waterloo in approximately 34 minutes.
Council Tax Band – H
Current EPC Rating – D / 66