Professional couple return to Guildford with the help of Chantries


Having worked and lived in London for two years, the hustle and bustle of the City became tiresome for Nick Whitfield and his partner, Lisa. They decided to head back to Guildford where they could enjoy the best of both worlds; a vibrant town with plenty of career opportunities, surrounded by a wealth of outdoor space. Here, Nick talks about how Chantries helped them find the perfect home.


“I loved the idea of being able to walk to work so the aim was to find a job in the town centre and a home just on the outskirts – to our surprise, finding a job was the easy bit!” Nick said.


Having both bagged new roles in the town centre, the couple’s attention turned to house-hunting.


“I wanted something spacious, while Lisa’s priority was a home with character - it was a difficult combination to find.


“We looked at four properties in one week and they just weren’t ticking the boxes for us! A friend then recommended Chantries so we got in touch and within 24 hours, we had a viewing booked,” the 31-year old added.


The property, a one-bedroom apartment, sits at the top of a converted mansion building on the Epsom Road just a five-minute walk from the High Street.


“It’s spacious and light and we knew we wanted it straight away! We put in our offer immediately after the viewing – there really was nothing to think about.


“The team at Chantries were very efficient and made the process really easy for us. Our queries were answered quickly and we had very clear direction on the process we needed to undertake. They even helped us negotiate with the current tenant to purchase some of the furniture - Chantries really did go the extra mile for us." Nick enthused.


If you are looking to rent a property, or are a landlord in need of assistance - speak with the expert lettings team at Chantries by calling 01483 405222.



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