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 some of the homework for you.


14 Woodlands Park, Guildford

Set at the end of a quiet residential road, with walking distance of some of Guildfords best schools, 14 Woodlands Park is an attractive four bedroom detached family home, that now requires modernisation throughout. 

The property is located just 0.1 miles from St Peters Catholic School, 0.3 miles from St Thomas of Canterbury School  and just 0.7 miles from George Abbot. The property is on the market for £1,100,000.


61 Wodeland Avenue, Guildford

 An attractive period property that is perfectly located close to the town centre, mainline station and miles of countryside. The property is offered in excellent condition and the accommodation comprises of three double bedrooms and three reception rooms and would suit families, downsizers and professionals alike.

It is just down the road from County School, one of Guildford’s most sought after state secondary schools. The property is on the market for £950,000.


Abbotswood, Guildford

Previously one large Arts & Crafts family home, 1 and 1A Abbotswood are newly converted semi detached properties, set in a private road and both offering spacious accommodation and beautiful gardens.  

The properties are ideally located for Merrow and Burpham schools, St Peters, St Thomas of Canterbury and Boxgrove are all excellent primary schools within 1 mile of Abbotswood. George Abbot and Tormead have the state sector covered, while a little further out, Guildford High and RGS are both within easy reach. The properties are on the market for £1,250,000 and £1,450,000.


To arrange an appointment to view any of the properties, contact us on 01483 40