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An exceptional Georgian house situated on the outskirts of Petham, offering spacious family accommodation, master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite bathroom, 5 further bedrooms (1 with en-suite shower room), games room/6th bedroom, family bathroom, study, conservatory, kitchen, utility/boot room, cloakroom, gardens, garage and ample parking, part furnished. NB: photographs taken in 2006.
Canterbury 5 miles : A2 5 miles : Ashford 13½ miles
Wootton Court is situated on the outskirts of the popular village of Petham in the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Petham lies about 5 miles to the south of the Cathedral City of Canterbury which offers a wide range of shopping, cultural and leisure facilities.
Communications in the area are good with the M2 and M20 motorways accessible within 11 and 25 miles respectively giving access to the remaining southern motorway networks, Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Canterbury East station offers services to London Victoria and the City, and the High Speed service to London St Pancras via Ebbsfleet can be accessed at Canterbury West (6 miles) with a journey time of 58 mins. There are regular services via the Eurostar from Ashford International station (13½ miles) to Paris, Lille and Brussels. The Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone is within 16 miles offering shuttle services to Calais.
Wootton Court is approached via a five-bar gate and is bordered by a picket fence and beech hedging. A gravel drive leads to a parking area and a substantial double garage with weather-boarded elevations beneath a tiled roof. The house provides light and spacious accommodation over 3 floors, with beautifully proportioned and well presented reception rooms. Externally the house is of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof. NB photographs taken in 2006.
Wooden panel door, quarry tiled floor and windows to the side.
Wooden floorboards, stairs to the first floor and doors leading to the main reception rooms.
Drawing Room 5.36m (17'7) x 4.23m (13'11)
Double aspect with large sash windows, wooden floorboards, fireplace with stone hearth, marble surround and mantle.
Dining Room 5.45m (17'11) x 4.26m (14')
Wooden floorboards, large sash windows, fireplace with wooden surround and mantel with cupboards to both sides.
Sitting Room 5.45m (17'11) x 5.05m (16'7)
Single aspect sash window, exposed brickwork, ceiling and wall timbers, large brick fireplace with flagstone hearth and bressumer beam over, doors to the outside, kitchen, conservatory and drawing room. Steps to a good sized cellar with brick flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.97m (19'7) x 4.15m (13'7)
Good sized kitchen centred around an island unit with a granite work surface with drawers and cupboards beneath, ceramic tiled floor, range of floor and wall units, butler sink, Aga, integrated hob, single oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, double aspect, stable door to outside, stairs to 6th bedroom/games room.
Games room/Bedroom 6 6.09m (20') x 4.14m (13'7)
Wooden floorboards, exposed roof timbers and brick chimney breast, with views over the garden.
Conservatory 6.09m (20') x 3.1m (10'2)
Ceramic tiled floor, two sets of double glazed doors to outside, part glazed door to sitting room.
Hand basin and W.C.
Study 3.54m (11'7) x 3.28m (10'9)
Fitted bookshelves with cupboards beneath to two walls, door to Utility/Boot Room.
Utility area with woodblock work surfaces with cupboards beneath, a butlers sink, and space for a washing machine, door to garden.
First floor landing
Wooden floorboards, large sash window with far reaching views of the adjoining countryside.
Master Bedroom 5.48m (18') x 4.35m (14'3)
Well proportioned room, door into a dressing area with extensive fitted wardrobe and a further door to an en-suite bathroom.
En suite bathroom
Family bathroom with natural limestone flooring and wall tiles , comprising bath, large walk-in shower fully tiled with limestone, twin hand basins, W.C. and a deep cupboard with shelves.
Bedroom 2 4.57m (15') x 4.35m (14'3)
Large sash window overlooking the rear garden, wooden floorboards and an exposed brick chimney breast, hatch door to understairs storage, en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin and W.C.
Shower cubicle, hand basin and W.C.
Bedroom 3 4.26m (14') x 2.74m (9')
Single aspect window, wrought iron fireplace with wooden surround and mantel.
Bedroom 4 5.36m (17'7) x 4.23m (13'11)
Single aspect window overlooking the countryside.
Family bathroom, bath and separate shower cubicle, hand basin, and W.C.
Bedroom 5, Second Floor 5.54m (18'2) x 3.43m (11'3)
Oil fired central heating.
Energy Efficiency Rating
A path from the lane leads up to the porch and the front door with lawns to either side. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and is bordered by an established beech hedge. To the southern side of the house is a terrace. A paved path continues round to the rear of the house passing the oil tank, leading to a further area of lawn and a glazed rear porch where there is ample room for storing logs. A pedestrian gate returns to the lane at the side of the house.
Space for 1 car.
Strictly by appointment with the Landlord's agents, Strutt & Parker LLP on 01227 473741.
From Canterbury take the B2068 (Stone Street) towards Hythe. After about 3 miles and having passed Lower Hardes, turn right signposted to Petham. Continue into the village and turn right into Vicarage Hill. Wootton Court is at the top of the hill on the right-hand side after about 1/2 a mile.
An initial term of 12 months on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement.
£2,350 per calendar month payable monthly in advance by direct debit.
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.
Tenant to pay for fuel, electricity, water rates, council tax (Band G Canterbury City 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
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.
Not to make alterations or additions to the property.
£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.
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
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