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3 bed flat for sale

£475,000 Guide price

The Shimmings, Guildford GU1

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Property features

  • Bright Spacious First Floor Apartment
  • George Abbot Catchment Area
  • Superb Decorative Order
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • 21ft Sitting Room With Additional Dining Area
  • High Quality Fitted Kitchen
  • Re Fitted Bathroom And Separate Shower Room
  • Garage
  • Study Area
  • Gas Central Heating And Double Glazing Throughout

Property description

Beautifully presented and benefitting from an abundance of natural light this spacious first floor apartment is set in a highly sought after location within easy reach of George Abbot School, the wide open spaces of Stoke Park and other popular local schools.

The property has been extensively updated and comprises 3 double bedrooms, a 21ft sitting room with separate dinning area and a study area, a high quality bespoke kitchen with fitted appliance, modern bathroom and a separate shower room all benefiting from gas fired central heating and highly efficient double glazing.

Externally the property is set in well maintained communal grounds and has its own garage and further visitors parking spaces.

Communal Entrance

Stairs to first floor

Entrance Hall

Part glazed front door, built in storage cupboard with sliding mirrored doors, oak styled flooring.

Sitting Room

20'10 x 12'8
Rear aspect southern facing room with large double glazed bay window allowing an abundance of natural light, oak styled flooring, open to dining area.

Dining Area

7'x 6'
Rear aspect room with southerly facing double glazed window, oak styled flooring.


Accessed from the entrance hall with high level double glazed window, bespoke built in desk and matching bookcases.


12'9 x 8'4
Bespoke designed and fitted high quality kitchen with an extensive work surface with inset twin sinks with a comprehensive range of cupboards and drawers below, fitted 5 ring hob with stainless steel extractor above, built in dishwasher, eye level fitted double oven with microwave above and concealed built in fridge and separate freezer, matching breakfast bar, low level spotlighting, oak styled flooring, full width double glazed window.

Inner Hall

Doors to all bedrooms

Bedroom One

13'9 x 12'
Rear aspect room with full width double glazed window, range of fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Two

13'9 x 12'8
Rear aspect room with full width double glazed window, built in wardrobe.

Bedroom Three

12'8 x 11'11
Front aspect room with double glazed window, built in wardrobe cupboard.


Re fitted modern bathroom with suite comprising panel enclosed bath with separate wall shower, low level wc, wash hand basin set on a tiled vanity top with full height wall mounted mirror behind, bidet, tiled flooring and part tiled walls, double glazed frosted window.

Shower Room

Re fitted with glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, low level wc, wash hand basin, cupboard house gas fired boiler and space and plumbing for washing machine, tilled flooring, double glazed frosted window.


The property is set to the rear of the development with communal lawns and established shrub beds providing a good degree of privacy.


In a nearby block with additional visitors parking spaces.

Lease Information

Lease 948 year remaining.
Management charge - £tbc

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £577,750 Sales 371 Current average value £552,319 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£6,416 ▼ -1.15%

Property value data/graphs for GU1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,049,227 £551 4.2 £1,135,626
Semi-detached £479,601 £463 3.0 £506,183
Terraced £475,580 £454 2.9 £528,357
Flats £326,060 £495 1.7 £346,157

Current asking prices in GU1

Average: £510,171
Avg. current asking prices in GU1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £406,950
Flats £276,340
- -
All £279,308

Current asking rents in GU1

Average: £1,738 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in GU1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,509 pcm
£1,707 pcm
£1,955 pcm
£3,086 pcm
£3,238 pcm
Flats £1,236 pcm
£1,409 pcm
£2,161 pcm
- -
All £1,280 pcm
£1,457 pcm
£1,996 pcm
£3,086 pcm
£3,238 pcm

Fun facts for GU1

Highest value in GU1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Fort Road £1,972,909
Fairway £1,945,014
Chantry View Road £1,870,544
Warwicks Bench Road £1,721,553
Aldersey Road £1,718,400
Highest turnover in GU1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Finch Road 70.0%
Brodie Road 52.4%
Bicknell Close 50.0%
Simmons Court 46.7%
Tyrells Place 46.2%

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  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • London Road (Guildford) (0.7 miles)
  • Guildford (1.4 miles)
  • Shalford (Surrey) (2.3 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (16.5 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (17.1 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (30.5 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (10.3 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (10.3 miles)
  • Ditton Island Ferry Landing (13.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Boxgrove Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Holy Trinity, Guildford, CofE Aided Junior School (0.9 miles)
  • Woking College (4.2 miles)
  • Charterhouse (4.5 miles)
  • Hurtwood House School (7.4 miles)
  • Tormead School (0.2 miles)
  • Lanesborough School (0.4 miles)
  • George Abbot School (0.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,025 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,709 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Gas £31 Electricity £41 Estimated energy cost £72/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 10600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £213 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £16 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £31 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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