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2 bedroom semi-detached house to rent

The Driftway, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

Let by Us £700 pcm
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Property Description

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Furnishing: Unfurnished
Added on Rightmove: 16 November 2016 (394 days ago)

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LOCATION Shipston on Stour is a former market town situated in South Warwickshire. The town is a busy local centre with good shopping, schooling and recreational facilities serving its own population and a number of surrounding villages. The larger centres of Stratford upon Avon, Banbury and Oxford are accessible. The area is serviced by a network of main roads including the A3400 (Oxford to Birmingham) road passing through the town. Junctions 11 and 15 of the M40 Motorway are accessible at Banbury and Warwick respectively. There are main line stations at Moreton in Marsh and Banbury with train services south to Oxford and London respectively

19 The Driftway is a two bedroom semi detached property within walking distance of the town centre. On the ground floor the accommodation benefits from a conservatory overlooking the enclosed back garden. Adjoining the property are two off road parking spaces. The property benefits from UPVC double glazing and gas fired central heating. 


Front door to

Hall with built-in cupboard space. Door to

Living Room about 16' 2" (4.93m) max x 8' 10" (2.69m) electric fire with timber surround, television point, telephone point, two radiators, under stairs storage, stairs to first floor. Sliding doors to conservatory. Door to

Kitchen about 10' 2" (3.1m) x 6' 10" (2.08m) stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit and drainer with fitted cupboards under, work surface with fitted cupboards under and wall units above, integral New World cooker with four ring gas hob above and extractor hood over, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge, Baxi gas-fired boiler for central heating.

Conservatory about 6' 11" (2.11m) max x 9' 11" (3.02m) max electric heater, door to back garden. 

FIRST FLOOR Landing with access to roof space.

Bedroom 1 about 10' 6" (3.2m) x 7' 8" (2.34m) telephone point, radiator, built-in wardrobe with fitted cupboard over, airing cupboard with hot water tank.

Bedroom 2 about 9' 4" (2.84m) max x 8' 3" (2.51m) radiator.

Bathroom about 6' 7" (2.01m) x 5' 6" (1.68m) part tiled with bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin, w.c., radiator, inset ceiling lights. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a small lawned area, door to storage/meter cupboard.

To the side of the property are two car parking spaces. A timber gate leads to

The back garden about 37' 0" (11.28m) deep x 12' 0" (3.66m) wide ave enclosed by timber panelled fence, patio, astro turf lawned area, two timber garden sheds. 


TENANCY 19 The Driftway is available to let for an initial period of twelve months on an assured shorthold tenancy. The rent of £700 is exclusive of all outgoings including Council Tax, electricity, telephone, water and sewage charges etc.

Before taking up residence a Tenant will be required to pay a deposit of a minimum of one and a half month's rent and to sign an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement.

Preference may be given to prospective tenants who are non-smokers and without children and/or pets.  

COUNCIL TAX This is payable to Stratford upon Avon District Council. The property is listed in Band C 

VIEWINGS By appointment through the letting agents:

10 Market Place
Warwickshire CV36 4AG

Tel: 01608 663788
Fax: 01608 663662 


OFFICE HOURS Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 1.00pm 

DIRECTIONS From the Town Centre on foot proceed between Martin (the newsagents) and Lloyds TSB Bank. Continue across Sheep Street and through the pedestrian walkway to the Telegraph Street car park. Continue across the car park and over Telegraph Street into The Driftway. Number 19 The Driftway is at the far end on the left hand side as the road turns sharply to the right. 

TENANTS' GUIDANCE NOTES The following information is intended to provide a prospective tenant with a brief on the requirements of Seccombes in processing a tenancy application and should be read thoroughly.

Completion of our application form. The tenant will be required to pay an administration fee of £210.00 (inc VAT) with the completed application form. An additional £48.00 (inc VAT) will be required for each additional application to be processed. (Eg an unmarried couple will be required to complete a form each and pay a fee of £258.00 (inc VAT). Cheques to be made payable to 'Seccombes Ltd Clients Account'.

Referencing will be processed which usually takes 3-5 working days. The result of the referencing will be notified to the tenant as soon as it is received in our offices.

If an applicant has been unsuccessful at this stage, then the fees will be refunded less £48.00 (inc VAT) per application which covers the referencing costs.

If an applicant has been successful at this stage and the Landlord has approved the application(s), the actual moving in date can be agreed and the paperwork will be drawn up.

The tenant will be required to sign an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement and associated paperwork, and to make the payment of:

A deposit equivalent to a minimum of one and a half month's rent (refundable at the end of the tenancy subject to the property being left in satisfactory order). This Deposit will then be protected by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme run by the Dispute Service Ltd

Meter readings will be taken and recorded on the Inventory and Schedule of Condition.

The service companies will be notified, by the agents, of the readings and the tenants' details. The council and water rates authorities will also be notified.

The tenant will be required to make future rent payments by Standing Order on the due date of each month.

Seccombes has a Firms' Complaints Procedure and copies are available for inspection at the offices in Kineton and Shipston. If a complainant feels that a complaint has not been handled to his satisfaction, as the firm is a member of the RICS, a complaint can be further investigated under the Institution's Regulatory Procedures

Seccombes is a member of the following redress scheme:

Ombudsman Services - Property, Brew House, Wilderspool Park, Greenall's Avenue, Warrington WA4 6HL

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)


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