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Designed to make the most of every metre, our Standard studio apartment comes with a private bathroom, fitted kitchenette, seating area, breakfast bar and wardrobe.
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Scaling up, our Medium studio apartment offers a private bathroom, fitted kitchenette, dining table and chairs, cosy sofa, TV cabinet and wardrobe.
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Our most luxuriously proportioned option, the Large studio apartment comes with a fitted kitchenette, dining table and chairs, cosy sofa, TV cabinet and wardrobe.
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Welcome to considered living in Guildford

Step inside and discover a new approach to renting. For an inclusive monthly fee you get a fully-furnished, purposefully designed studio apartment, with everything else you need for daily life right there in the building.

Now open.

Private studio apartments, shared social spaces.

Our private studio apartments in Guildford have been thoughtfully designed and beautifully furnished. They all come with a private kitchen and bathroom, essential services and helpful extras within your all-in monthly rent.

Here you'll also find everything else you need to feel at home. Unlike traditional flat rentals, you get access to a variety of shared social spaces. There's a state-of-the-art fitness studio, cinema room, family-style kitchen, co-working spaces and communal areas to relax in. Plus, Guildford town centre is waiting on your doorstep. 

It's the perfect backdrop for living life your way.

Beautifully furnished. Expertly serviced.

Bills, rent, fortnightly cleans and services are all wrapped up in one monthly price, so you don't need to worry about a thing. We make moving a breeze.

We offer short term rentals and flexible contracts, so you can stay in your Living by Scape home for as little as three months, or for as long as you like. Some of our studio flats are also pet friendly, in case you're not moving by yourself. We also offer a selection of home comforts. From Sonos speakers to Patch plants and designer furniture.

You choose the things that make the space your own. 

Move in on your terms

We offer short term rentals and flexible contracts, so you can stay in your Living by Scape home for as little as three months, or for as long as you like.

Opt-in spaces

Quiet workspaces and lounge areas, a fitness studio, family-style kitchen, and cinema room. Perfect for relaxing, working and socialising when it suits you.

Life's essentials

All your utilities are included in your monthly price. So is a fortnightly clean, super fast WiFi and 24/7 security. Necessities that help you feel comfortable and on top of things.

Thoughtful extras

Patch Plants and Sonos speakers. Toiletries, cooking equipment, home accessories and grocery deliveries. We've got you covered.

Life at Scape


Our studio apartments to rent in Guildford give you the best of all worlds. A vibrant town centre, easy reach of central London and close to the surrounding Surrey countryside.

The Living by Scape property itself puts you in prime position for Guildford town centre where you can explore the local neighbourhood gems. The property is only a ten minute walk to the station, and from there it's under 40 minutes to the heart of the capital and its restaurants, galleries and theatres.

For days when you'd like to take things a bit slower, the peace and quiet of the Surrey Hills is only twenty minutes' drive away.

10 minute walk to Guildford train station
3 minute cycle to Guildford town centre
20 minute drive to Surrey Hills

What we offer:

24/7 Security
Flexible contract lengths
All utility bills included
Superfast Wi-Fi
Opt-in fortnightly cleans
24/7 Fitness Studio
Underground secure parking
Onsite maintenance
Co-working space
Fully furnished
In-room Sonos speaker
Cinema room
In-unit bathroom & kitchen
Relaxing and entertaining spaces
State of the art appliances

Commonly Asked Questions

What is considered living?

We've been working closely with consumers in both the US and the UK to reimagine renting. We've spoken to over 1000 consumers about what makes somewhere home, to help make your new home really work from you.

For an inclusive monthly fee you get a fully-furnished, purposefully designed studio apartment, with everything else you need for daily life right there in the building. You have your own private kitchen and bathroom, alongside shared spaces, like a fitness studio, workspaces and a cinema room. Important essentials like fortnightly cleans, super fast Wifi and 24/7 security are included. As are thoughtful little extras that make your space a home, like Sonos speakers and beautiful furnishings. In fact, all you need to do is decide how best to spend your time.

This is considered living.

Is there parking?

We have underground secure parking available on site. There's only a limited number of slots which do come at an extra cost and are booked on a first come first served basis. We also have a number of electric charging points if you have a hybrid or electric run car.

If you'd like to book a parking space then just let our team know during the booking process.

Location - what's it near?

Living by Scape is situated in the heart of Guildford. We're a 10min walk from the train station and town centre meaning it's easy to get around. There's plenty of shops within walking distance too, including supermarkets, high street clothing stores and lots of restaurants too.

Our full address is:

Scape House

Walnut Tree Close




What communal services & ammenities are provided?

There's a state-of-the-art fitness studio, cinema room, family-style kitchen, bookable dining room, co-working space, phone booths, meeting rooms, a library and communal lounge areas to relax in. There's also a laundry room that's free of charge.

On a daily basis you will have access to a range of soft drinks and barista style coffee from our communal spaces, just note the coffee is chargeable via the iPad next to the machine. We also offer baked goods and pastries from a local supplier and a selection of beers and wines on a weekly basis.

Room as standard

For more information about the furniture and fittings that are included in each of our studio types please visit Our Studios. All rooms come equipped with a Sonos speaker and if you have a TV then our maintenance team are on hand to help mount it to the TV unit.

In your kitchen you'll find Dualit appliances and coffee from local roaster Chimney Fire Coffee. Plus, we've partnered with Patch Plants to give you an 'almost unkillable' house plant. Our friends at Farmdrop can also provide you with fresh groceries on a weekly basis at an extra cost, if you wanted to book this then we can give you their details.

If you'd like your studio to be more fully equipped talk to our team about our Room Additions, they'll be happy to help make your move as hassle free as possible.

Damage deposit

As with most rented apartments, we do ask you to pay a damage deposit which protects you should you cause any damage to anything in the room. The deposit you pay is equivalent to 5 weeks rent and needs to be paid at least 2 working days before your tenancy starts. Your deposit is held with the DPS and is fully refundable at the end of your tenancy, provided there’s no damage to the room.

Where can I find information on pricing?

Indicative pricing is included on our studio pages, for more detail on individual studio flat pricing please contact our team. We have lots of different shapes and sizes of apartment so the prices vary depending on what you choose.

What's included in my all-inclusive bills?

We've taken care of all the essentials, this includes; WiFi, Water, Gas, Electricity as well as your laundry. Council Tax will need to be arranged by you, as the amount you pay depends on your circumstances. You'll just need to get in touch with Guildford Borough Council to let them know you’ve moved in.

Optional extras can be arranged during the booking process:
- Additions
- Underground car parking places

Am I allowed to bring a pet?

Absolutely! We have dedicated pet friendly floors meaning you can bring your furry friend with you. You can have 1 small dog or house cat per apartment and there's no extra charge, you'll just need to pay an additional refundable damage deposit and have a deep clean at the end of your tenancy.

You just need to let us know when making your booking, our team may have a few questions and you might be asked to bring them along to meet the team before your tenancy starts.

For full T&Cs just chat to our team.

When can I move in from?

Our building is now open and ready to welcome you. When making your booking you will agree with our team when your move in date will be and you can also find this date in your contract. You can move in any time on or after the date stated in your contract.

How flexible is the contract?

We've made our contracts as flexible as possible, to give you more freedom in choosing how to live. Our minimum contract length is from 3 months with contracts available for 3, 6 or 12 months. If you are looking for a different contract length than what is listed above then please just get in touch with us and we will see what we can do. If your circumstances change and you need to end your contract early our team can send you our cancellation policy.

If you decide you want to stay with us longer than agreed in your original contract, we can arrange this for you...just let us know as early as possible. If you want to move to a different apartment, this may be possible but will depend on availability, again just let our team know as soon as possible.

Do I have to share with other people? 

Only if you want to! All our apartments are private studios so they each have their own bathroom and kitchen, which means no queuing for the shower in the morning. Our communal spaces are shared with all Living By Scape Guildford residents and these include the Fitness Studio, Co-Working Spaces, Lounge Area and Shared Kitchen. Our Studio Apartments can be rented by a maximum of 2 people, you can just let us know in the booking process so we can add their details on to the contract too.

What is your cancellation policy?

We all change our minds from time to time. That's why you have a seven (7) day cooling off period that starts as soon as you have paid your initial deposit of 1 weeks rent and received a Booking Confirmation email from us. During this time you can cancel for any reason and receive a full refund of all money you have paid.

After this our standard booking terms and conditions apply. Contact our team for our full Cancellation Policy.

How do I book a room?

If you've decided our Studio Apartments are for you then you can get in touch with our team by submitting an enquiry form through this website. We'll then ask you a few more questions and help you choose the exact room you would like

Once you've got the perfect Studio, you'll need to pay 1 weeks rent to hold the room meaning no one else can book it while we complete your booking. We'll then complete a reference and credit check and draft up your contract. The room will be all yours once you've signed the contract.

What are you doing about Covid 19?

As an experienced private landlord, we're well versed in operating an accommodation building through Covid. Our building is Covid Secure meaning we clean throughout very regularly, plus there’s hand sanitising stations in all the high footfall areas as well as social distancing measures throughout the building. We also ask that everyone wear a mask when moving through the building and we operate the shared spaces as per any government guidance. We'll keep you fully in the loop with any changes as and when they happen.