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Steve Lakidis

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, greek

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

6 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Guildford Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

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.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Steve Lakidis (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, greek

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.

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

Stunning, fully refurbished chalet bungalow in Guildford (2min from town centre)
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

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).

  • Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Stayed: 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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5

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.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 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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5

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.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 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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Iver Bucks
5

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!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, Please feel welcome to come back another time.
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sudbrooke
5

Luxury

  • 5 of 5

Really lovely dorma bungalow, decorated and furnished to a luxury standard. The bed were very comfortable, accomodation was spacious and warm. The children loved the hugh television made watching there fav films like being at a cinema. Would certainly love to come again for a longer visit. The owner was very helpful and obliging us in our recent bevereament allowing us to have this charming bungalow for a long weekend to attend funeral. Picture doesnt show annex attached where the very nice keyholder lives. This gaves us no problems or concerns on the one meeting she was very poilte and helpful the rest of the time we didnt see or hear he. Situated on quite a busy road but set well back, cant say the traffic gave us any real concerns slept well....in the lovely comfy beds. Would certainly have no problems recommending this property to anyone. Thanks for a pleasant surroundings to stay in at our sad time.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased your stay was enjoyable (even in such sad circumstances) We hope you and your family or friends come back again.
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5 0
Dorset
4

A great place to stay - keep it a secret!

  • 4 of 5

This was just perfect in virutally every way. Warm, really comfy beds, lots of space, a great kitchen and a HUGE telly! The applicances in the kitchen are high spec and work well. The whole house smelled newly repainted and it was lovely and clean. We had a great time - thanks SO much.

Just a couple of really tiny niggles - could you put a key to the windows somewhere - for fresh air and in case of fire etc. Also it would have been even more delightful if the fireplace had been an open one so we could have had a small fire - ahh bliss!

However this was a great place to stay - so take it from us - if you are looking for a no nonsense place in Guildford - stay here! We will come back - if allowed after writing this review!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your suggestions, we have included a key with the house keys for the windows. As for the real fire, most people who stay are on holiday so do not want to have to clean out a fireplace plus it could be a fire hazard for small children. Please feel free to come back at any time.
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Heathrow/Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Row Barge & Jolly Farmer
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Bramley
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Guildford
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A3
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.

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Rates & Availability

Guildford Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Xmas & New Year
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
$460
$2,630
$7,890
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$329
From
$395
Fri,Sat
$1,315
$4,603
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $66

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

50% upon initial booking and remaining balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival. Payments can be made by Bank transfer or debit/credit card, Internet Transfers.

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Amenities

Guildford Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ensuite
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , With ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • All bedroom have brand new beds and come with wardrobes and bedside tables. Master with ensuite.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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