Dating from the 1930's with later extensions, No 48 Poplar Road is an attractive and well-presented period family home.
Poplar Road is an attractive residential road just a short walk from the centre of Shalford, a quintessentially semi-rural English village on the edge of Guildford. The village has a pond, cricket green, Post Office, convenience store, coffee shop, pubs and collection of pretty cottages.
A wider range of excellent shopping and amenities are available in Guildford town centre in addition to the main line station with services into London from around 35 minutes. Shalford has its own station on the Tonbridge Reading line one stop away from Guildford, which also offers access to Gatwick Airport. The A3 provides a direct route to London and the south coast. Guildford lies on the northern edge of The Surrey Hills AONB with the property having access to miles of walking and riding in the surrounding countryside. There is a very good selection of state and private schools in the area including, Holy Trinity, The Royal Grammar School, St Catherine's, Guildford High School, Charterhouse and many others. Guildford town has an excellent range of restaurants and bars whilst the many nearby villages offer an enticing array of country pubs and restaurants to be discovered, alongside a number of golf clubs and other sporting facilities.
The house has retained many of its original period features, whilst having been recently modernised and affords bright and spacious accommodation in a superbly convenient location. The flexible layout offers up to five large bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom.
A generously proportioned drawing room has an attractive stone fireplace. This room is in addition to the elegant formal dining room with French doors to the garden. A spacious kitchen /breakfast room provides everything for the ambitious cook with a useful breakfast bar and French doors leading out onto a south-facing garden terrace.
The property is approached directly from the road onto a spacious and well screened driveway with parking for several cars. Paths lead on each side of the house to the rear where a stone paved terrace provides an ideal setting for summer dining. Beyond the terrace the grounds are laid mainly to lawn with mature beds and borders containing a good selection of decorative trees and shrubs. Well maintained hedges provide a high level of privacy and seclusion.
In all about 0.35 acres (0.1395 ha).
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244-246 High Street
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