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1 bedroom cottage to rent

Bourne Park, Bishopsbourne, Canterbury, CT4

Under Offer £650 pcm| £150 pw fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Added on Rightmove: 28 October 2016 (82 days ago)

Full description

A charming 1 bedroom (double) flat in a converted Coach House and Stable Block set within a splendid rural setting, accommodation set over 2 floors of living room, kitchen/diner, bathroom, electric central heating plus woodburning stove, small garden, single garage and allocated parking, some pets considered, unfurnished, would suit professionals.
Mileage
Canterbury 5 miles : Ashford18 miles : Dover/Folkestone 13 miles : M2 12 miles
Situation
The Orchard Flat is set in the grounds of a quintessential English Estate approximately ½ mile from the centre of the picturesque village of Bridge with its quaint high street. The Cathedral City of Canterbury with its excellent shopping centre, cultural interest, leisure facilities, well regarded schools and colleges is approximately 5 miles distant.

Canterbury East station offers services to London Victoria and the City (100 mins) 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 (18 miles) to Paris, Lille and Brussels.
The Channel Tunnel terminal at Folkestone is within 16 miles offering shuttle services to Calais.

Access to the A2/M2 (8 miles) provide fast access to the southern motorway network systems. The Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton and the Channel Port of Dover are both within easy distance and offer frequent services to the Continent.
The Property
The Orchard Flat, which was recently conveeted, is approached down a long private driveway and situated within a Coach House and stable block courtyard with views over the walled garden and orchard. The accommodation is set over 2 floors comprising 1 double bedroom, large sitting room, kitchen/diner, and bathroom. There is a small garden, garage space and off road parking.
Kitchen/Diner 4.32m (14'2) x 3.99m (13'1)
Front door into fitted kitchen with wall and base units, sink, oven and hob, dishwasher and vinyl flooring, step up into living room.
Living Room 5.52m (18'1) x 4.11m (13'6)
A good sized room with high ceilings, fitted carpet, woodburning stove and views over the walled garden. Stairs to Mezzanine (bedroom) and First Floor (bathroom).

Bedroom 3.08m (10'1) x 5.03m (16'6)
With fitted carpet, exposed beams with restricted height in places.
Bathroom 1.57m (5'2) x 3.78m (12'5)
Bath with shower overhead, hand basin and W.C., towel rail, shaving power point, vinyl flooring.
Central Heating
Electric central heating.
Energy Efficiency Rating

Garden
Small, well maintained enclosed garden to the rear.
Garage
Single garage.
Parking
Allocated parking.
Viewing
Strictly by appointment with the Landlord's agents, Strutt & Parker LLP on 01227 473719.
Directions
From Canterbury take the A2 to Dover, take the Barham slip road, turn right under the bridge, at the junction go straight across where signposted to Bishopsbourne over the small bridge and take the turning on the right to the Bourne Park Estate. After ½ mile turn left into Bourne Park House drive, follow the drive over small bridge. Bear right at junction and turn next left at T junction into the Coach House courtyard.


Terms
Term
An initial term of 12 months on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement.

Rent
£650 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 A, 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) Some pets considered

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.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

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