New homes in Godalming
A charming part of Surrey which offers so much for the whole family, Godalming is a historic market town four miles from Guildford in the South East. Part of the Waverley district, new homes in Godalming are less than 10 miles from Aldershot and also close to Farnborough.
The centre of London, meanwhile, is just over 30 miles away, with Godalming’s train station offering direct services to the capital’s Waterloo station. There’s plenty to get excited about when it comes to towns like this and neighbouring Farnham, so scroll down now to see what’s happening in the area with our developments closest to Godalming.
Living in Godalming
Whether you’re drawn by the fast access to London one way or the open countryside to the other, Godalming boasts an excellent location within Surrey. This is a wonderful place to buy a new home, something you could make an even better prospect by taking advantage of our latest offers. Our Part Exchange is just one of these, and is designed to provide you with the most straightforward moving experience possible.
Things to see and do in Godalming
The centre of town is packed with history, not least in buildings such as the 12th-century Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul. You can learn more about the town’s rich heritage at Godalming Museum, before going for a stroll through the Phillips Memorial Cloister or taking to the tennis courts next to Godalming Cricket Club.
Munstead Wood and its horse trails lie on the edge of town, as does Almshouse Meadow and a selection of local golf courses. Hankley Common is the place to go for peaceful walks, while the South Downs are even more open as they stretch out not far from town. The Surrey Hills are also nearby, while the centre of London is just over 30 miles away.
There’s a superb selection of schools for your children to attend in and around Godalming. Options for little ones include Busbridge Infant School, which is rated as outstanding by Ofsted, while the same goes for St Mary’s CofE and Puttenham CofE to the north west of town. Local secondaries Rodborough and Broadwater School are both classed as good by the education board, while Godalming College is outstanding.
Transport links in Godalming
The A3 passes close to Godalming, on its way north east to London from the south coast. You can drive into the heart of the capital in under an hour with good traffic, while places like Guildford and Tongham are just over 10 minutes away. Godalming train station is in the west of town, and provides services to London Waterloo which take less than 45 minutes.
The Godalming property market
In recent years, Godalming has been recognised as having one of the UK’s strongest property markets. The fantastic links to London play a big part in this, meaning there’s usually competition for properties which come on the market in this area.
If you want to buy a new build, you can do so a few miles along the A31 in Tongham, where you’ll find our collection of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes. It may even be possible to take advantage of the Help to Buy in the South East scheme when you buy your new home through us, so give us a call to discuss your requirements today.