Welcome to Darfield Road
At Darfield Road leasehold retirement development in Guildford, we offer 8 one bedroom flats and 35 two bedroom bungalows, purpose-built for sale for people over the age of 60.
The development is situated in the village of Burpham, two miles from Guildford and has excellent transport links to the town centre. The local shops are within 5-10 mins walking distance and include Sainsbury’s and Aldi supermarkets, a newsagents, post office, bakery, hairdressers and café. There is a doctors’ surgery in Burpham is within walking distance another is located in the nearby village of Merrow which can be reached by bus. Other nearby amenities include a large shopping centre, theatres and cinema in Guildford town, Spectrum sports and activities centre with bowling alley, gym, swimming pools and ice rink, and a nearby nature reserve and river walk.
In addition to each individual private property, at Darfield Road we provide well maintained landscaped communal gardens, garage areas for parking and communal refuse bin areas. For those times when you might like to be more sociable and meet up with others, there are clubs and organizations locally which you can join.
The estate manager is resident on-site to offer help, advice and co-ordinate any services provided.
Features of Darfield Road
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Extensive grounds
- Landscaped gardens
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Home help services
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Darfield Road
All Anchor estates offer a 24-hour alarm call service in private and shared areas. Every estate will have either a resident or visiting manager who provides help, advice and co-ordinates any services provided.
In addition to each individual private property, all Anchor estates offer some shared facilities, available for the use and enjoyment of all the residents, and managed and maintained by Anchor.
Shared facilities vary from one estate to the next. Anchor estates offer some or all of the following:
- a guest suite for visitors
- a maintained communal lounge for social activities and events
- residents’ and visitors’ parking
- lifts where appropriate in shared buildings of two or more floors
- maintained gardens for all residents to enjoy
- a conservatory shared by all residents
- a shared laundry which saves space in residents' kitchens
If you are over 60 years old and wanting to own a retirement property without the burden of maintenance and repairs, Anchor-managed properties may be the answer. At each estate there is an estate manager who can act as the first point of contact for any queries that residents may have and offer help to access any local services.
At Darfield Road there are 35 two bed bungalows in three different designs and eight one bed flats, in two blocks of four.
Darfield Road is set within a large private housing estate, and is accessible via a no-through traffic road. There are several communal landscaped garden areas on the estate at the back of the properties, and small lawn areas at the front.
There is also a small public woodland area at the top end of the estate, which 12 bungalows face on to. Darfield Road is a peaceful estate with shops and other amenities nearby in the local village.
Our retirement properties have a real community feel where people interact with their neighbours, families and friends, continuing to do all the things they love.
Many of our leasehold housing developments organise a wide range of activities and events tailored to the interests of the people living in them.
We endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Darfield Road, Guildford. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for sale
Service charges start at £166.32 per month. They cover the costs associated with the day to day repair and management of the estate, including insurance of the building and maintenance of communal areas.
What is included in leasehold charges?
The services provided by our estate managers include: liaising with residents and prospective residents; making sure the estate is safe, secure and welcoming; maintaining the building and managing the estate. The costs for these services, carried out by our professional staff, are included in the monthly service charge.
All this has the added advantage of protecting property values for all residents.
The estate manager is available to discuss financial issues related to the running of the estate. The audited accounts will be sent to you by post every year. Actual expenditure is monitored against the annual budget throughout the year and service charges are reviewed annually.
Service charges are put together in accordance with the terms of your lease. They cover the costs associated with the upkeep of the estate, including insurance of the building and maintenance of communal areas.
Burpham, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7YY