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Stunning, fully refurbished chalet bungalow in Guildford (2min from town centre)

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

4 bedroom chalet bungalow in Guildford, close to London

4-Star rated, 4 bedroom chalet bungalow with 2 bathrooms (ensuite) is quietly situated 2 minutes from the centre of Guildford. Offering all the delights of the English countryside, yet within under-an-hour’s commute to the heart of London. Brand new kitchen, 50 inch LED TV, wonderful enclosed garden, has been fully renovated and extended and artistically furnished. Modern conveniences include: full central heating, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, satellite TV (100 channels), DVD player, sound system, and exceptionally comfortable brand new beds, with linen and towels provided. Short distance to historical Guildford, golfing, boating, cycling, fishing, swimming, bird watching and visiting historic country homes and RHS Wisley. With easy road and rail links to Central London (with all its major attractions) you are also under an hour's drive from the South Coast and major theme parks: Legoland, Chessington, Thorpe Park, 60 min Brighton and London.

Steve Lakidis
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Steve Lakidis

I live in Australia and have my own business managing and promoting holiday resorts all over the country, I'm married with 2 grown up sons both married, one with 2 children.

Steve Lakidis purchased this bungalow in 2004

Why Steve Lakidis chose Guildford

My wife grew up in Guildford so we come back to the UK often so we needed a home away from home.

So that the property would not be empty in between our visits we decided to let it as holiday accommodation. We hope any visitors will find it as comfortable and homely as we do.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Guildford in Borough of Guildford

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • All bedroom have brand new beds and come with wardrobes and bedside tables. Master with ensuite.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

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Stunning, fully refurbished chalet bungalow in Guildford (2min from town centre)
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Great house - it’s like the tardis

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay st Steve’s house and the place really exceeded our expectations. It’s really spacious inside and a lot bigger than we were expecting. The location is good with a very short drive into town or a cheap Uber if you are looking to go out for dinner and drinks.

Steve was fantastic and amazingly accommodating and I can’t recpmmend this place highly enough!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased to hear you had an enjoyable stay in my house, you are welcome to come back any time, it was a pleasure to be able to accommodate you and your family.
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Comfortable, clean and very practical

  • 5 of 5

Great house with all the necessary comforts for a family + grandparents.

Not too outside Guildford in very quite area.

We enjoyed the stay and we strongly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Base for Family Holiday – Loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this for 2 families of 4 and it worked really well for us. :-) We went to Legoland twice which was about 35 minutes away on an easy drivable route. We went to Chessington once 20 mins away and again, very easy journey). We did a day trip to London and the train took 33 minutes (we did take a fast train).

The bungalow is a very good size and has 4 bedrooms (3 are doubles and one is a twin). A good sized kitchen with a dishwasher and washing machine and a full sized fridge freezer – all good for a family as we used all of these things!

The lady next door (who looks after the house) was very helpful. When we had a birthday party for my daughter with the 4 kids and we realised we didn’t have a lighter to light the candles on the cake she lent me some matches. Also on the second day I said the house was so warm (due to the fact it was gorgeous weather when we were away) and she give us some sheets we could use as opposed to the duvets. I used them every evening.

I would definitely come back here again as we did have a great time. I would say that it could do with some black out curtains as its so light so the kids all woke up very early (around 5.30am every morning).

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amanda, Thank you very much for your review and also bringing to my attention the curtains, I will see what can be done when I am next there. Kind regards Steve
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Very nice accommodation, perfectly located

  • 5 of 5

This Bungalow offers much space and is fully and well equipped. Furniture is comfortable and very well kept. Available WLAN access makes short term tour planning easy.

From here you can easily reach Central London by train, as well as the south coast or other nice destinations. The city of Guildford is a nice place to be and a place with beautiful surroundings (North Downs). A perfect contrast after a visit in London.

The lady that gave us a warm welcome (and the keys) was very nice and always was available for questions, if needed.

We enjoyed our stay very much and sadly left the place when we needed to return home. I would surely press the "like" button several times if there were any. I warmly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review, It's always nice to receive reviews so we can address any issues that there may be. I hope you may come back again. Kind regards Steve
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Great Property

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property. I have just returned from 6 weeks here. I could live there. The location is great 15 minute walk to Town Centre and 20 to Mainline station.(London 35 minutes ). Bus stop outside door.

It has everythng you need for a wonderful stay in this lovely old town with its cobbled High Street.The property was very clean on arrival .Lovely comfy beds, very well equipped kitchen. Garden with Barbeque( too cold for that).

Lots of information on what to do, dining etc. If Indian food is your thing then you must ry the local restaurant. Red Rose(5 minute walk) .Do book as it gets very busy. They also do take away. Lots of lovely old pubs in this area. Call a cab so you can enjoy the local ales. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review I really appreciate it and would be very happy for you to return another time. It's always nice to get reviews at least it lets us know if we are doing the right thing for our guests.
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A real pleasant surprise :)

  • 5 of 5

I hired this house for my new in laws to use as a base before our wedding day. This is a gem of a bungalow style property with loft conversion, and is beautifully equipped and furnished - it really does look the way it does in the photos. The lady who looks after the property on behalf of the landlord was really friendly and kind, and was not intrusive at all especially considering she lives next door. The landlord is based in Australia, so when you contact him bear this mind as he can't give an instant response due to the time differences. This is also a shame as I can't thank him in person!

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, Please feel welcome to come back another time.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Row Barge & Jolly Farmer
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Indian/Asian/fish and Chips
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Bognor Regis
Car: recommended

Very close to London 2 mins A3;15 mins M3; 2 mins Guildford Town Centre; 20 mins Farnham, 30 mins Haslemere; 45 mins Goodwood/South Coast 60 mins London Local activities include walking (straight from the front door), bird watching, bowling, canal boats, cinema, clay shooting, cycling, fishing, golf, go karting, hang gliding, heritage trails, historic houses & gardens, horse riding, horse racing, hot air balloons, ice skating, massage, meditation, motorsport, museums & galleries, paint balling, rambling, shopping (Guildford + Factory outlets), skiing, swimming, steam railway, Theatre, theme parks, wine tasting, yoga. Legoland, Birdworld, Chessington, Guildford Spectrum, Theatre & University, Petworth, Goodwood, Farnborough, Portsmouth, London, South Coast beaches within easy reach. Excellent 'eating out' at a country pubs within 5 minutes' walk or 2 minutes' drive.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Guildford, Surrey

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Xmas & New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 11 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £50
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Linen, towels, Free sat TV included & free Internet connection

Holidaymakers to leave property in good order.
All prices are based on 4 people extra people £10 per night

Check in is after 2.00pm and check out is 10.00am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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