Schools out - homes near good schools
While the summer holidays are a time for children to forget about their studies and enjoy the sunshine (when it appears), the end of the school year often signals a time of forward thinking for parents concerned about the future of their children’s education.
Research by independent market research company Censuswide, found that 72% of parents feel a local school with an ‘outstanding’ or ‘good’ Ofsted-rating was a necessity before moving to a new home. To save you the stress of finding a home near the best schools in the area – we’ve done done some of the homework for you.
77 Lancaster Avenue, Guildford
Located in the highly popular St Luke’s area of Guildford this three-bedroom end of terrace home with garage and separate parking has a mature South Westerly garden and is in an elevated position with views at the rear of the house over the Pewley Downs.
The property is located just 0.6 miles from Holy Trinity Pewley Down Primary School and just 0.8 miles from Guildford High School for Girls and Royal Grammar School for Boys. The property is on the market for £699,950.
50 Tormead Road, Guildford
Located just one mile north east of Guildford town centre, is a four-bedroom detached property with a large back garden, currently on the market with Chantries estate agents. It is just down the road from Tormead School, a private school for girls which boasts an equal opportunities policy and excellent sports and music facilities. The property is on the market for £899,950
New Road, Milford
In the village of Milford, Godalming, we have just taken onto the market a newly refurbished three-bedroom period home close to Rodborough School. The property is set over three floors, with a stunning open-plan kitchen/dining/family room, which opens up onto the garden at the rear, at its heart. The property is on the market for £950,000.
For those who would rather rent a property in a bid get their children into the best school then it doesn’t get much better than this apartment, situated in Nightingale Road, right opposite the gates of Guildford High School for Girls.
The beautifully presented two-bedroom, first-floor apartment has a private balcony, a parking space and is within 350 yards of Guildford’s London Road station, which makes it great for commuters too. The property is currently on the market to rent for £2,000 pcm.
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Barnett Lane, Wonersh, Guildford, Surrey
Guide price £650,000
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