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2 bedroom cottage to rent

Gambia Cottages, Upper Street, Leeds, Maidstone, ME17

Let Agreed £785 pcm| £181 pw fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Added on Rightmove: 21 September 2016 (121 days ago)

Full description

An attractive semi-detached Grade II listed period cottage in a village setting within easy reach of Maidstone, the property, which is unfurnished, has 2 bedrooms, 1 sitting room, kitchen with fitted units, gfch, on street parking and a rear garden with views over the adjoining field.

Hollingbourne 3 miles : Bearsted 4 miles : Maidstone 6 miles : Ashford 17 miles : Canterbury 30 miles : Bluewater (Ebbsfleet) 25 miles : Channel Tunnel 32 miles : Dover 31 miles
Situation
The rural village of Leeds has good access to major transport links. The nearby village of Hollingbourne (3 miles) offers a range of shops for day-to-day needs. The County town of Maidstone (6 miles), Ashford (17 miles) and the City of Canterbury (30 miles) all have a wide range of leisure, shopping, recreational, schooling and cultural amenities.

The area is highly accessible, being well served by road and rail communications with the M20 (1 mile) and the M2 at Stockbury (5 miles).

There is a railway station at Hollingbourne (3 miles) with services to London Victoria (journey time approx 1 hr 10 mins). In addition, there are services from Maidstone to the City. Ebbsfleet International Station (25 miles) and Ashford International Station (17 miles) have high speed services to London St Pancras in 15 minutes and 37 minutes respectively, and both offer services to Paris and Lille.

The Property
An attractive semi-detached Grade II listed cottage set over 2 floors, the property consists of 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen. There is a good sized garden to the rear with views overlooking the countryside.
Ground Floor

Sitting Room 4m (13'1) x 3.6m (11'10)
A small porch area leads from the front door into the main reception room at the front of the house, fitted carpet, working fireplace, large sash window and useful storage cupboard.
Kitchen 4m (13'1) x 2.6m (8'6)
Range of fitted base and wall units with additional shelving, gas hob, electric oven unit and Belfast sink. Sash window overlooking the garden and back door providing access to the garden.
Utility Room 1.97m (6'6) x 1.36m (4'6)
A useful utility area just off the kitchen with a cupboard that has previously been used as a pantry.


First Floor

Bedroom 1 4m (13'1) x 3.6m (11'10)
Double bedroom with sash window and feature fireplace.
Bedroom 2 4m (13'1) x 2.6m (8'6)
Small double/large single room with views reaching over the garden and fields behind the property.
Bathroom 2.55m (8'4) x 1.9m (6'3)
Bathroom suite consisting of bath with electric shower overhead, hand basin and W.C.
Central Heating
Gas fired central heating.
Garden
Garden is to the rear of the property with patio area and storage shed adjoining, with views over field beyond.
Parking
On-street parking is available, but not reserved, in front of the property.
Energy Efficiency Rating

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's agents, Strutt And Parker on 01227 473732.
Directions
From the A20 take the roundabout signposted to Leeds village. Continue for approximately a mile through the village until you get to Farmer Close on the left hand side. Opposite Farmer Close, on the right hand side, is 2 Gambia Cottages.
Terms
Term
An initial term of 12 months on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.

Rent
In the region of £785 per calendar month payable monthly in advance by direct debit.

Deposit
A deposit of two months' rent to be held in the landlord's agents Tenant's Deposit Account until termination of the tenancy on the terms that it shall be applied towards making good any breach of the tenant's obligations, any balance to be paid to the tenant. Deposit to be registered in the Tenant's Deposit Scheme to comply with the Housing Act 2004.

Outgoings
Tenant to pay for fuel, electricity, water rates, council tax (Band D Maidstone Borough Council), drainage rates, telephone connection and charges, and all other outgoings as may be required.

Tenant's Conditions of Occupation
1) To keep the premises in good tenantable repair
2) To occupy with tenant's family only
3) No business use
4) Not to assign the tenancy
5) Not to keep pets without landlord's written consent

Repairs
1) Tenant to keep the property in good decorative order and to be responsible for the interior of the property and its repair.
2) Landlord to keep in repair the structure and exterior of the property; installations for supply of water, electricity, sanitation, space heating and water heating.

Alterations
Not to make alterations or additions to the property.



Charges
£125 + VAT towards the cost of referencing 2 applicants
£75 + VAT towards the cost of a tenancy agreement
£50 + VAT as a contribution towards the cost of check-in and inventory
For additional applicants that require referencing including Guarantor there will be a charge of £50 + VAT per person.

Should the applicant fail referencing and the tenancy not proceed, £125 + VAT will be refunded.

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