Situated in the historic market town of Godalming, Amber Lodge by Shanly Homes is an exclusive collection of just 14 one and two-bedroom apartments.
Launching on Saturday 19th September this new collection of homes will provide the perfect retreat for city workers on the hunt for an idyllic countryside property, with fantastic amenities and excellent travel links.
Ian Bond, Owner of Seymours Estate Agents comments: “Market towns continue to be one of the most desired residential locations in England, and it’s easy to see why. Striking the perfect balance of up-to-date amenities and quiet country life the historic market town of Godalming provides the ideal home for first time buyers, couples or downsizers searching for a location that makes the best of both town and country living. Lined with interesting old pubs, museums and churches, as well as a variety of restaurants, there is something to suit all tastes.
The architecture of the town guarantees that there is always something to look at. Intricate brickwork and decorative exposed timbers accentuate Godalming’s history, with many of the local retailers occupying buildings that are over 500 years old! The River Wey and Wey Navigation Canal, the oldest in the world, are just a short walk away guaranteeing the picture-perfect spot for a riverside stroll, whilst train services provide great connections to London Waterloo, Guildford and Portsmouth. Amber Lodge will tick many boxes for prospective homeowners.”
Jo McDonagh, Sales Director at Shanly Homes comments: “Positioned within walking distance of Godalming’s famous market town and with fantastic travel connections to Guildford and London, the homes at Amber Lodge are ideal for those looking to breakaway from the hustle and bustle of city living. This new collection of just 14 apartments have been designed to an exceptional standard, with flexible layouts to suit a range of lifestyles. We encourage prospective buyers book a visit with our selling agent, Seymours.”
Like all of the apartments at Amber Lodge, the newly unveiled show apartment has been designed to suit a range of buyers wants and needs. The open plan kitchen, dining and living room is the jewel of the home, benefitting from integrated Zanussi/Siemens appliances and flooded with natural light thanks to the stylish bay window. This space promises the perfect place to entertain friends and family or relax in front of the television with a good film.
For those working from home, bedroom number two acts as a great space for a home office, with plenty of room for a fold out sofa when guests come to stay. Homeowners who prefer to have a dedicated room for visitors, or with children on the horizon, will be pleased with the size of the second bedroom which can easily fit a double bed, extra storage or nursery furniture.
The master suite is spacious and benefits from built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. A large window provides plenty of natural light and a dedicated alcove is perfect for housing a dressing table or chest of drawers. The en-suite shower room is stylish in design with luxury Minoli tiles to the floor and half height to walls, chrome fixtures and fittings and underfloor heating, guaranteeing a serene space to unwind after a long day.
The apartments at Amber Lodge aren’t short in storage with two large cupboards in the hallway ideal for stowing away coats, clothes airers or re-usable shopping bags. Much like the en-suite shower room to the master bedroom, the main bathroom benefits from stylish tiling to the floors and half height to the walls, chrome fixtures and fittings, Ideal Standard sanitaryware and underfloor heating.
Countryside living couldn’t be closer to home, with residents benefitting from a range of landscapes within minutes of exiting the door. Winkworth Arboretum, home to 95 acres of beautiful shrubs and trees, is just a five-minute drive away providing an impressive backdrop for woodland walks all year-round. Just a ten-minute walk from home, The River Wey delivers a great spot for relaxing by the water and for those who enjoy water sports, Surrey Scout Water Activities Club offers residents the opportunity to take up kayaking or canoeing.
Golfers are well catered for in Godalming with not one, not two, but five golf clubs all within a 5 mile radius of Amber Lodge – Boardwater Park Golf Club (1.4 miles), Charterhouse Golf Club (2.2 miles), Hurtmore Golf Club (3.0 miles), Milford Golf Club (2 miles), Bramley Golf Club (4.3 miles).
The Godalming Farmers’ Market is held on the last Saturday of every month providing residents with the perfect opportunity to stock up on locally made produce. Additionally, both Waitrose and Sainsbury’s are a short walk from home as are a range of restaurants, pubs and cafés.
Just 15 minutes away by car, the vibrant town of Guildford boasts a diverse range of shopping experiences with a range of well-known names, luxury boutiques, independent retailers and traditional market stalls to choose from.
Amber Lodge provides the perfect retreat for commuters, just a nine-minute walk from Godalming Station, commuters can easily reach London Waterloo (50 minutes) and Guildford (6 minutes). The M25 is just a 20-minute drive away via the A3 providing easy access to Gatwick Airport and the surrounding areas.
Guide prices at Amber Lodge range between £395,000 – £450,000 for a two bedroom apartment, for further information please visit www.shanlyhomes.com or call Seymours Estate Agents on 01483 420555.