The historic market town of Guildford is situated on the door step of the glorious Surrey Hills, an area renowned as one of outstanding natural beauty. The town is a wonderful place to live for both young and old, with excellent transport links to all points across the UK.
The cobbled High Street filled with high-end retailers, bars and restaurants make Guildford an extremely sought-after location. One of the major attractions of South Surrey is the beautiful unspoilt countryside with the stunning Surrey Hills, stretching from Reigate to Farnham. Access to London is convenient, but the town centre is sophisticated enough to satisfy all needs and requirements. The surrounding county offers the best of everything in terms of leisure; from racing to pre-West End theatre productions, with championship golf courses to county cricket.
From our office in the centre of Guildford at 2-3 Eastgate Court, Knight Frank helps homebuyers find their new home throughout the region.
There’s plenty of variety in Guildford when it comes to property, from new-build luxury town-centre apartments to handsome family homes – while further into the countryside you’ll discover pretty cottages, farms and country estates.
Surrey is a very diverse county that over the centuries has gone through mixed fortunes, and this is reflected in the architecture. In the areas that we cover, there is an abundance of 15th and 16th-century houses built when the county was full of wealthy merchants. There are not many towns where you can commute into London in 34 minutes, be by the coast in 50 minutes and have access to Heathrow and Gatwick airports within an hour.
Schooling is also another reason why many families choose to live in Guildford, for both Private and State sectors. Guildford High School, The Royal Grammar School, Lanesborough, Tormead, Guildford County and George Abbot all in Guildford, St Catherine’s in Bramley, Charterhouse and Priors Field in Godalming, Aldro in Shackleford, Cranleigh School, St John’s in Leatherhead are all top-class schools perfectly located within easy distance from Guildford.