Pear Tree Lodge is situated in the charming village of Cranleigh, claimed by locals to be “the largest village in England”, with period buildings throughout, notably St Nicolas Church, dating back to the 14th century.
Pear Tree Lodge is perfectly placed, within easy access of the village centre, yet in a quiet and peaceful setting close to the common with its famous cricket green. Cranleigh has an excellent range of high street and individual shops including Sainsbury’s, Co-Op and M&S Simply Food supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops and country pubs, plus a vibrant weekly market. Other amenities within an easy walk include an excellent Sports & Leisure Centre with an indoor pool and gym, the library, Health Centre and Cranleigh Arts Centre.
More extensive amenities can be found in the nearby regional centre of Guildford, with its cobbled High Street and historic buildings. Guildford is readily accessible and offers an eclectic range of shops, an abundance of restaurants and entertainment including The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Electric Theatre and G Live centre.
There are a variety of recreational facilities locally, which include the Cranleigh Golf and Country Club, Guildford or Bramley Golf Clubs and an extensive garden centre. The renowned Cranleigh Cricket Academy and The Cranleigh School Equestrian Centre are nearby, with the Surrey Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) on the doorstep, perfect for walking, cycling and riding.
There are a number of excellent schools in the area, both in the state and private sector. These include the renowned Cranleigh School, Pennthorpe, St Cuthbert Mayne Primary, St Hilary’s, St Catherine’s, Charterhouse, Royal Grammar School, Guildford High and Tormead.