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- Lamplugh, Nr Workington
- Unfurnished/Available 20th October
- Managed by Grisdales
- 1 pet considered. No smokers/hb
- Fees apply - Deposit: £865
- EPC: Band F
- Unique farm cottage with many original features
- 3 beds, spacious downstairs rooms
Dating back over 500 years this super farmhouse has become available to let again and it needs a tenant who will appreciate its charm and character. Although in good condition throughout (having recently been redecorated, and with a modern bathroom) it does offer some quirks, particularly the stone staircase and exposed low beams! There are three bedrooms upstairs (one with a four poster bed) and a good sized lounge (with beautiful fireplace) and a kitchen/dining room too. The gardens are lovely, the views are very pleasant and all in all this house will make someone a lovely home. Although unfurnished the landlord has provided a few items which are very much in keeping with the age and style of the property.
Entrance Hall - 11'10" X 5'0" (3.61m X 1.52m) - With stone floor.
Cloakroom - With wash basin and w.c.
Lounge - 19'9" X 16'3" (6.02m X 4.95m) - With open coal fire on stone hearth with sandstone mantle over, television point, window seats, useful understairs cupboard.
Dining/Kitchen Areas - 27'01" X 9'2" (8.26m X 2.79m) -
Dining Area - With telephone point, window seat and exposed stonework to one wall, step down to:
Kitchen Area - A well fitted kitchen with a range of modern base and wall units incorporating built in electric oven with hob over, plumbing for washing machine, microwave oven and dishwasher. Door to rear, spot lighting.
Stairs To First Floor - A very old stone staircase leads to:
Bedroom 1 - 21'11" X 16'3" (6.68m X 4.95m) - Master bedroom with telephone and television points, delightful views of Blake Fell.
Bedroom 2 - 16'9" X 10'3" (5.11m X 3.12m) - Double, with four poster bed, built in wardrobe and exposed stonework
Bedroom 3 - 10'6" X 9'2" (3.20m X 2.79m) - Double with window seat and exposed stonework.
Bathroom - 9'3" X 8'8" (2.82m X 2.64m) - Newly fitted white suite with bath and shower over, wash basin and w.c.
Externally - A gravelled drive leads down to the house where ample parking is available. The gardens are generally laid to lawn with some shrub and floral borders. There is a useful workshop and coal store available for use.
Facilities - Heating is by way of central heating operated by propane gas.
Directions - The property is located approximately 1 mile north of Lamplugh. From Cockermouth take the A5086 towards Lamplugh. Immediately after the brown 'Lamplugh' village sign there is access to a farm on the right called Hodyoad. Proceed past this and after 0.5 mile there is a further sign on the right called Streetgate Farm. Take the driveway to the right, proceed to the fork turning and again, take driveway on the right, whereupon the property can be found on the left hand side.
The Rent - Rent is paid on a calendar monthly basis, in advance, and excludes charges for Services, Council Tax etc.
Damage Deposit - A deposit will be paid by the tenant, prior to the commencement of the tenancy, equivalent to six weeks rent. This will be returned at the end of the tenancy providing there is no damage, the Inventory is correct and there are no rent arrears. The deposit will be held by the Deposit Protection Service (a custodial service scheme in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Legislation) and returned to you in accordance with the Tenancy Agreement.
Council Tax - Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702530) advise that this property is in Tax Band E
Restrictions - At the landlords request pets or smokers are not permitted.
Tenants claiming Housing Benefit will not be permitted by the landlord.
1 dog may be considered at the landlords discretion.
The Tenancy - The property is offered on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy. Unless otherwise stated or agreed, it will be for an initial term of six months. Should a short-term let be agreed (i.e less than six months), an additional administration fee of £175 (inc VAT) will be payable to Grisdales. It is recommended that you seek independent advice upon all aspects of the tenancy.
Who Will Look After The Property? - For peace of mind, the property will be managed by Grisdales.
Insurance - You are required to hold adequate insurance to protect against accidental damage caused by the Tenant to the Landlords Fixtures and Fittings at the premises as described in the Inventory of Contents and Schedule of Condition. You should also consider insuring your own possessions. Please speak to Grisdales for further information.
Notes To Brochure - Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
Applications - Applications for the tenancy are to be made to Grisdales. Each applicant over 18 will need to complete a Tenancy Application Form. This is to be returned to Grisdales with the agency fee of £99 (inc VAT) per applicant or £189 (inc VAT) for a joint application. Subject to the Landlords approval, this will be submitted to Homelet for tenant assessment/references, after which we shall advise you of the outcome. If you require a guarantor an additional payment of £50 (inc VAT) is required. If you are a company applying for the property an application fee of £250 + VAT is required. If, after you have taken possession you decide to share with a third party you must obtain the consent of the landlord or agent. The applicant will need to pay an application fee of £200 (inc VAT) for references and the preparation of new paperwork. If you do not obtain consent, a charge of £350 will be made for referencing and the preparation of new paperwork. We accept cash or card payments. A charge of 2% is payable when using a credit card.
Proof Of Identify - When you apply for a property to rent through Grisdales, you will be required to provide identification. This can be in the form of:
Valid photo card driving licence
National Insurance Certificate
Viewing Arrangements - To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.
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