£3,250 PM, (£750 PW) *(Tenant Info)
A BEAUTIFUL GRADE II LISTED COUNTRY HOUSE AMID CIRCA 2.7 ACRES OF GROUNDS AND GARDENS IN AN ENVIABLE RURAL YET ACCESSIBLE LOCATION - GARDEN MAINTENANCE INCLUDED A fine Grade II listed country house dating from the late 17th century displaying Kentish rag-stone and warm brick elevations housing multi-paned casement windows under a hipped pitched tiled roof. There is a cat-slide roof at the rear and at the front are pretty gabled dormers and a most attractive curved gabled porch creating a delightful welcome as you approach the property. Internally, there is in excess of 4,000 sq ft of spacious and very well presented accommodation arranged on three floors. Along with three inviting reception rooms, there is a fabulous kitchen/breakfast room providing plenty of space for informal dining and above are six bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. This creates perfect space for family living and entertaining. Features - Double aspect drawing room with fireplace housing wood-burning stove - French doors to spacious sitting room - Dining room with stone fireplace - Well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with generous storage space - integral appliances and cosy Aga - Six double bedrooms - three with fitted wardrobes and pretty fireplaces - Bath/shower rooms fitted to a high specification with luxury fittings - Landscaped gardens and grounds - Detached office/games room - Further outbuilding - About 2.7 acres in all Outside The property sits centrally within the gardens, ensuring an all around attractive aspect. They are largely laid to lawn, with beds and borders filled with masses of flowering plants creating colour and interest throughout the seasons. They are encompassed by mature hedges creating good levels of privacy and seclusion. The driveway leads to a turning and parking area providing parking for a number of vehicles and there is also a useful brick built outbuilding adjacent. A further outbuilding is arranged as an office/games room and has light and power in situ. There is a natural pond which is a delightful focal point and attracts a number of wildlife visitors to the garden. The grounds include a paddock and amount to around 2.7 acres in all. Location This property is set in a rural yet not isolated location, at the end of a lengthy shared private driveway with other picturesque period properties. The historic village of Great Chart has a long history and a pretty high street displays numerous picturesque period buildings. There are a number of local services including a primary school, The Swan and Dog village inn, Golf and Leisure centre and Godinton House and Gardens nearby hosts a range of cultural and leisure events. Comprehensive shopping and amenities can be found in Ashford. Along with a village primary school, other schools in the area catering for children off all ages include Friars Preparatory at Ashford and Kings Canterbury. Excellent communication links close by include Ashford International Station which provides services to London St Pancras with journey times from36 minutes and also offers services to the Continent. The M20 gives access to Folkestone and to the M25 for Heathrow and Gatwick Airports and the City. Ashford International 4 miles M20 - 3 miles Hythe and the Coast 15 miles London 57 miles (All distances are approximate) Pets considered Property Information Services: Oil fired central heating. Mains electricity, water and drainage. Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council. RELEVANT LETTING FEES AND TENANT PROTECTION INFORMATION As well as paying the rent, you may also be required to make the following permitted payments Pre-Tenancy Fees (Payable to Jackson-Stops) - Holding Deposit: 1 week's rent - Security Deposit: 5 or 6 weeks' rent During The Tenancy (Payable to Jackson-Stops) - Variation of Contract: Payment of £50 (inc.VAT) if you want change the tenancy agreement - Unpaid Rent: Payment of interest for the later payment of rent as a rate of 3% above the Bank of England Base rate - Lost Key(s) or other security devises: Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s). - Change of Sharer: Payment of £50 (inc.VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable cost incurred if higher. - Early Termination: Liable to the Landlord for the costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy. During The Tenancy (Payable to the provider) if permitted and applicable Utilities (gas, electricity, other fuel, water, private drainage, sewerage); Communications (telephone and broadband); Installation of cable/satellite; Subscription to cable/satellite supplier; Television licence; Council Tax. Other Permitted Payments Any other permitted payments, not included above, under the relevant legislation including contractual damages.
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