Short’s Wood, Biddenden, KENT

To Let 8 Bed House - Detached 

Short’s Wood, Biddenden, KENT Per Month £7,500 pcm

Property Features

Short's Wood, Biddenden, Biddenden Ashford, Kent, TN27 8DW
Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 4

Contact Agent

Unit 2 Windmill Oast Benenden Road Rolvenden
TN17 4PF
Tel: 01580 242700

About the Property

£7500 per month is the all inclusive monthly rent which includes all GARDEN, POOL & SECURITY MAINTENANCE during the tenancy.

The Oak House is a magnificent, architecturally significant 7/8 bedroom detached modern home set in the most exquisite gardens and grounds, found in a secluded and private location on the outskirts of the sought-after Wealden village of Biddenden.

  • Majestic 7/8 Bedroom detached family home
  • Unique and impressive design
  • Finished to luxurious and immaculate standards
  • 5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds
  • Tennis Court and heated swimming pool
  • Staff / granny annexe
  • Very private and secluded location
  • Cranbrook School Catchment
  • Unfurnished

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Property Details


The accommodation includes on the ground floor; a lovely in and out drive with electric gates, hugely impressive entrance hall and grand open plan living space with state of the art steel adjustable fire place, dining space, substantial full length wrap around windows giving sumptuous views of the surrounding gardens, media room, study / play room with feature fish tank, high specification kitchen with granite work tops, integral appliances, breakfast bar and access to the garden, utility room, cloakroom with shower and bedroom 7 (double) with en-suite bathroom, ideal for guests. Stairs lead to the lower ground floor into the annexe / nanny flat with a studio / living space (bedroom 8), well-appointed kitchen, spacious wet room with shower and access to pool terrace.

An impressive feature stair case with stylish lighting leads to the first floor. There are 6 pristine double bedrooms, including the large master bedroom with balcony offering incredible garden views, bespoke dressing room and en-suite bathroom with view from freestanding bath. The 2 guest bedrooms also benefit from a shared balcony and beautifully appointed en-suite bathrooms while bedroom 6 is currently used as a superb walk-in dressing room. Another large family bathroom with separate bath and walk-in shower services bedrooms 2, 3 and 6.

The lighting, internal sound system and CCTV is monitored / operated by state of the art Control 4 technology with touch screen control panels and all rooms are networked.


Stunning landscaped gardens and grounds of approximately 5 acres which include: the immaculate heated swimming pool, a pristine tennis court, numerous terraces and outdoor entertaining spaces, enchanting pond and various garden rooms, garaging for 2 cars, ample driveway parking for 4-6 cars, 2 green houses and a delightful kitchen-garden with raised beds.

There is optional use of the addjacent 12 acre private wood which benefits from stocked fishing lake - subject to contract.


The charming village of Biddenden has various amenities, including a Michelin star restaurant, Post Office, grocery shop, tea rooms, hairdresser and squash, tennis and football clubs.
More extensive shopping can be found in Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells with excellent shopping, restaurants, cinema and leisure complex.

Mainline Rail Services: Fast and frequent services run to London Bridge, Waterloo East and Charing Cross from Headcorn or Staplehurst stations. There is a high speed train service from Ashford to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.

Education: There is an excellent range of schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary levels.

Motorway links: The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 via J8, providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorways.

Tenant Fees as of 01 June 2019

Holding Deposit (per tenancy) - One week’s rent.
This is to reserve a property. Please Note: This will be withheld if any
relevant person (including any guarantors(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right to-
Rent check, provide false or misleading information, or fail to take all reasonable
steps to enter into a tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15
calendar days of the holding deposit being received (or other Deadline for Agreement
as mutually agreed in writing).

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent under £50,000 per year)
Five weeks’ rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent of £50,000 or over per year)
Six weeks’ rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the

Unpaid Rent
Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid in
order to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the
rent is more than 14 days in arrears.

Unpaid Rent
Tenants are liable for the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security
device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual cost of a
locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord and any other
persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there
will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or
other security device(s).

Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request)
£50 (Inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s
instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

Change of Sharer (Tenant’s Request)
£50 (inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. To
cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing
and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution
of new legal documents.

Early Termination (Tenant’s Request)
Should the tenant wish to terminate their contract before the end of the fixed term,
they shall be liable for the landlord’s cost in re-letting the property as well as all rent
due under the tenancy until start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be
no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.

Client Money Protection is provided by Propertymark. Redress through The Property Ombudsmen Scheme.


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TN17 4PF
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