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2 bedroom cottage to rent

Lower Lodge, Betteshanger, Deal, CT14

£725 pcm| £167 pw fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Added on Rightmove: 09 November 2016 (256 days ago)

Full description

An attractive 1½ bedroom semi-detached cottage with views over open parkland, set within a rural Estate near Deal, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, ofch, good size garden and off road parking, unfurnished.

Deal 5 miles : Sandwich 5 miles : Dover 10 miles : Canterbury 16 miles
Situation
2 Lower Lodge is situated in Betteshanger, a small hamlet in close proximity to Northbourne Park School, a leading independent preparatory school in Kent. Excellently situated with local amenities at Sandwich (5 miles) with a wider range of shopping centres, cultural interests and leisure facilities available in Deal (5 miles), Dover (10 miles) and the Cathedral City of Canterbury (16 miles).

The High Speed rail service to St Pancras International can be accessed either via Canterbury West (journey time 58 minutes) or Faversham (journey time just over 1 hour). The South Eastern rail network can be accessed locally at Dover Priory (10 miles) or Canterbury East (16 miles) giving journey times to London Victoria of 1 hr 45 mins and 1 hr 30 minutes respectively.

The Channel Tunnel Terminal at Cheriton and the Channel Port of Dover are both within easy reach and offer frequent services to the Continent.

The A2 is approximately 4 miles distant which connects to the M2 and the rest of the southern motorway network at Faversham.
The Property
This semi-detached cottage has two reception rooms and a fitted kitchen downstairs. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The landing area can also be used as a second double bedroom. Off road parking nearby and a good sized garden to rear and side with views over open fields.



Ground Floor

Kitchen 2.5m (8'2) x 2.2m (7'3)
Fitted kitchen with cooker, space for fridge and washing machine or dishwasher, space for fridge, vinyl floor, door to garden which is presently used as the entrance to the cottage.
Dining Room 3.3m (10'10) x 3.5m (11'6)
Accessed from the kitchen, feature fireplace and fitted carpet.
Sitting Room 3.4m (11'2) x 3.5m (11'6)
Accessed from the Dining Room, stairs to the first floor and fitted carpet.
Cellar
Accessed from outside the property, contains the oil boiler with space for a freezer and/or washing machine.
First Floor

Landing Area/Bedroom 2 3.5m (11'6) x 3.3m (10'10)
The stairs open into a double bedroom with access to the main bedroom and bathroom, fitted carpet.
Bedroom 1 2.4m (7'10) x 3.5m (11'6)
Principal double bedroom is accessed through the landing/2nd bedroom, with ornamental fireplace, fitted carpet and en-suite bathroom.
Bathroom 2.5m (8'2) x 2.2m (7'3)
The bathroom suite consists of bath with shower overhead, hand basin and W.C.
Central Heating
Oil fired central heating.
Garden
A good sized garden to the side and rear with views over neighbouring fields.
Parking
Off road parking is provided nearby.
Energy Efficiency Rating

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's agents, Strutt & Parker on 01227 473732.
Directions
Turn off the A256 towards Betteshanger following the signs for Northbourne Park School. 2 Lower Lodge is on the right on a left hand bend at the entrance to the preparatory school.
Terms
Term
An initial term of 12 months on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement.

Rent
£725 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 C Dover District 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
Agents fees
£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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