A charming semi-detached cottage, conveniently situated three miles to the south of Guildford, with views of the Chantries to the rear. The property has two bedrooms and a luxurious upstairs bathroom. Downstairs, there are two reception rooms and a kitchen and a practical utility room. The rear garden is low maintenance, at the end of which is a double garage. EPC Band D.
The property has a well-stocked front garden with a brick retaining wall, a variety of mature planting including a rose which climbs the front wall. A pathway leads down the side of the house to the front door and a gate to the rear garden.
The front door opens into a central lobby. The sitting room has a window to the front aspect, a range of fitted cupboards and stripped floorboards which feature throughout the ground floor. The dining room benefits from a central fireplace with a log burner, and there are windows to the side and rear elevations. A door leads into the adjoining kitchen which overlooks the rear garden. It is fitted with a range of beech effect units, with woodblock tops, integral oven and gas hob, stainless steel extractor fan and space for a fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The back door leads to a glazed utility area with a counter top under which is space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. There is door to an outside toilet and a sliding door leading to the garden.
From the central lobby stairs lead to the first floor landing. Bedroom 1 has a double glazed window to the front elevation, stripped floorboards and a range of built in wardrobes. Bedroom 2 has a pair of windows with views to the rear aspect and The Chantries. The bathroom has attractive porcelyn tiled walls, slate tiles on the floor and is fitted with a modern white suite of bath, a basin set into a vanity unit, a glazed shower cubicle, wc and heated towel rail. The airing cupboard is over the stairs with an immersion tank and pump for the shower.
The rear garden is mostly paved with close board fencing and a laurel hedge on the boundaries; several borders feature a variety of mature planting. At the end of the garden is a double garage with an up and over door, light and power, which is accessed from Chantry Lane.
Location & Amenities
Chilworth is a village in the borough of Guildford, situated on the Tillingbourne River, between Tangley Hill on the one side and The Chantries and St Martha’s Hill on the other side. Footpaths lead through fields and woodlands to the North Downs Way and to the south across Blackheath Common to join up with The Hurtwood, which is an area of the Surrey Hills that comprises over 3,000 acres of woodland and heathland that is open to the public and ideal for walking, biking and horse riding.
Chilworth has three churches, two pre-secondary education schools, and The Percy Arms pub and restaurant. The village has a recreation ground with a park that has a sports pavilion used for both football and cricket. Chilworth railway station is on the North Downs Line and is served every two hours by trains to Redhill and Reading. Bus route number 32 connects Chilworth to Guildford, and Redhill via Dorking and is a basic hourly service.
The market town of Guildford is about 4 miles away and provides a mainline train station with a fast service to Waterloo. The A3 also provides quick access by car to the M25 and central London. Guildford provides a diverse range of social and recreational facilities: including theatre, cinema and The Spectrum for ice skating, bowling and most sports. The cobbled High Street and numerous Arcades offer a selection of shops, to rival the best of London’s famous streets.