Portsmouth Road, Guildford

£625,000 Guide Price
Portsmouth Road, Guildford £625,000

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An utterly charming 18th Century two-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage located in the heart of Guildford, with beautifully appointed open plan living space, and a stunning private landscaped garden.

Dating back to the early 18th Century, this wonderful cottage was fully refurbished in 2014 and has been further enhanced by the current owners, creating an old-world ambiance combined with modern living.

Walking up the from steps, which are edged by stone walling, you are elevated above the road with the path leading to a stunning Bargate stone walled garden.

The main entrance door leads into a vaulted reception hall / home office where there is an abundance of weathered oak beams and exposed brick.

Leading from the reception hall a few steps bring you into a fabulous open-plan living / dining space with a large fireplace with wood burner, to one end, and a dining area to the other. Several original windows flood this room with light and afford a great vista across the garden.

Continuing towards the end of the building is a well-appointed bathroom with a standalone bathtub.

The kitchen / breakfast room has been carefully fitted with a range of contemporary modern eye and base level units to maximise storage options and provide ample preparation surfaces. Fitted appliances include an electric oven, separate gas hob, dishwasher, washing machine and a free standing American-style fridge freezer. Custom built arched double doors leading directly to the private garden complement this outstanding kitchen.

A gentle rise staircase which is cleverly illuminated with concealed LED lighting, leads to the first floor.

The principal double bedroom enjoys lovely view over the with a Jack and Jill style en suite shower room. The second double bedroom enjoys an equally lovely view and has four hidden storage / wardrobes built into a concealed panelled wall.

The gardens have been meticulously designed, with Bargate stone walls providing a high degree of privacy and an attractive backdrop to the main garden terrace. A mature Walnut Tree stands proud and offers some lovely, dappled shade in the summer months. A newly laid and perfectly level lawn is edged by a well-stocked flower bed border with several clear-stem Yew trees. The garden further benefits from a range of cleverly installed garden lighting, perfect for enjoying the garden late into the evening.

Positioned along the Old Portsmouth Road and within the conservation area, this historic period home sits in an elevated position and within a short distance of the River Wey, offering extremely convenient access to the town centre as well as the mainline station. In addition, close access to the North Downs Way that provides miles of lovely countryside with many footpaths and bridleways.

The county town of Guildford offers an extensive range of department stores, boutique shops and restaurants, together with cultural and leisure amenities. Guildford mainline station offers a fast commuter service to London Waterloo in approximately 35 minutes. The A3 is quickly reached, giving fast access to Central London, and connects with the M25 at Wisely (junction 10), which in turn provides easy links to Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Guildford mainline station (Waterloo 35 mins) - 0.5 miles, Guildford High Street - 0.4 miles, River Wey – 0.2 miles, A3 - 1.5 miles, Central London - 32 miles

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Property Features

  • Reception hall with home office
  • Open plan living and dining space
  • Modern kitchen with fitted appliances
  • Downstairs bathroom with bathtub
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Jack and Jill en suite shower room
  • Meticulously designed private garden
  • EPC Rating C

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