July offer ***£250 paid towards your moving costs on this let only by Weald Property***
Stilebridge Cottage is a handsome, large 7 bedroom detached period family home situated in a semi rural position on the outskirts of the sought after village of Marden. The transport links are second to none, with Marden and Staplehurst mainline station only minutes away and the property has been recently refurbished to a very high standard.
The accommodation benefits from new carpets throughout and includes:
On the ground floor; large hallway, immaculate kitchen / breakfast room with new flooring, hand made units, wooden work tops, Butler sink and new gas range cooker and a useful adjacent utility room and wc. There are 3 further reception rooms, so 2 large sitting rooms – one with large fire place and new wood burner and an enormous additional snug / play room / office.
On the first floor; 5 large double bedrooms, 2 immaculate family bathrooms - one with walk in shower, and a further ‘jack and Jill’ ensuite bathroom giving 2 out of the 5 bedrooms and ensuite bathroom option.
On the 2nd floor; bedrooms 6 and 7 can be found which are both good size doubles.
Exterior; there is a large gravel driveway with off street parking for at least 4 cars and the wrap around garden of approx. 0.25 of an acre is laid mainly to lawn. An obligatory garden supplement of is required for periodic garden maintenance – price on request.
NO TENANT FEES
AVAILABLE FROM 22 JUNE 2020
The property is situated in a rural position, yet within close proximity to Staplehurst and Marden which offer local amenities serving day-to-day needs including a bakers, village store, chemist, post office, primary school and a good range of pubs. Nearby is the beautiful Wealden village of Goudhurst which is well known for its pretty centre, ancient church, duck pond, period buildings, inns and restaurants. The regional centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells provides an extensive range of shopping, commercial, recreational and cultural facilities as well as a mainline station. Train services to London are available from Staplehurst, Marden or Paddock Wood with a regular service to London Bridge and Charing Cross. The M20 provides access to the south coast and M25
ational motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow airports, the Channel Tunnel, ferry ports and the International Eurostar at Ashford. There is an excellent choice of state and private schools in the area with good access to Benenden, Cranbrook, Sutton Valence, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks schools. The property sits within the Cranbrook School Catchment Area. Leisure amenities in the area include golf at a number of courses; riding and walking in the surrounding countryside; sailing and fishing at Bewl Water and on the south coast; and historic properties nearby including Leeds, Bodiam and Scotney Castles and Sissinghurst Castle Gardens.
Staplehurst station 1.5 miles (London Bridge from 51 minutes). Marden station 2 miles (London Bridge from 47 minutes). Goudhurst 6.5 miles. Cranbrook 6 miles. Tunbridge Wells 15 miles. Ashford International.
Tenant Fees - From 1st 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
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.
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.