Senior Associate Director, Residential SalesGuildford Estate Agents & Professional Services
Number 78 is part of the Printing House Square development which was constructed in 2007 by Belmont Homes and is made up of four separate blocks featuring contemporary design and highquality apartments. Wood floor covering in the reception hall extends into the living area and the bedroom offering practicality and a sense of harmony across the accommodation, whilst the neutral colour palette creates a calming, uncomplicated ambience perfectly suited to a modern lifestyle. The open-plan kitchen/dining and sitting room benefits from French doors to the balcony, which allow light to flood inside and affords views over the townscape. Fitted with sleek, white cabinetry and integrated appliances, the kitchen features stone work surfaces and is adjoined by an area for dining and relaxation. The light-filled bedroom is on the opposite side of the hallway and has the advantage of a full height window and excellent fitted wardrobe storage. A smartly-appointed bathroom is fully-tiled and offers a bath-tub with shower attachment over and glass screen.
The apartment enjoys the benefits of a large, south-east facing, decked balcony terrace with glass and steel balustrade. This setting offers a valuable extension to the apartments living space and is ideal for outdoor dining and relaxation with far-reaching views over the towns rooftops. Raised, brick-edged planted beds containing a selection of shrubs create a pleasing display at the front of the building with wrought iron railings and gated entry points to the apartments. Within the development a well-designed courtyard garden has brick retaining walls, walkways and planted pockets with architectural shrubs, perennial plants and specimen trees. A contemporary piece of garden art forms a stunning central display at the heart of the communal grounds. Benefitting also from an underground parking space and storage unit.
The property is situated in the heart of the historic town centre of Guildford and less than a mile from the mainline station, easy reach of Waitrose and Allen House Basketball Court. An extensive range of recreational and cultural amenities are on offer in the town and include the Odeon cinema complex, Yvonne Arnaud, Electric and G Live Theatres. Guildford provides an extensive range of shops, coffee shops and restaurants, from high street stores to bespoke retailers. Merrow and Pewley Down sit to the east and provide picturesque countryside, whilst the surrounding Surrey Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is ideal for walking, cycling and riding. Leisure amenities include the Surrey Sports Park, Spectrum Sports Centre, a wide range of local golf and tennis clubs. Guildford area is renowned for its excellent range of both state and independent schools and include Burpham Primary School, Royal Grammar School, Guildford High School, Tormead School and Lanesborough School. With excellent transport links, with easy access to rail services into central London and the A3, A25 and M25 providing links across the south east and the national motorway network and to the major international airports at Gatwick and Heathrow.
From Strutt & Parkers Guildford office, turn right onto the High Street/A3100 and follow the road around the right-hand bend. Take the turning on the right to join Chertsey Road/A320 and after a short distance, turn left onto Martyr Road where the property will be found on the right-hand side.Read all