A charming, period country house situated in a very private, peaceful rural setting. There is a wealth of character and many period features including exposed beams, stone and wooden floors and inglenook fireplaces. 4 beds, 2 baths, 4 recs, kit/break, utility. Large garden and pond. Entrance drive.
Crookhorn Farmhouse occupies a picturesque, rural and peaceful location at the end of a private shared drive to the north of the pretty Hamlet of Dragons Green. Day to day shopping facilities are within two miles at Southwater however for a more cmprehensive range of shopping facilities and recreational amenities, Horsham is five miles distant. The property benefits from good transport links with a mainline station at Christs Hospital and the A24 Worthing Road within four miles. Gatwick and the M23 are also within easy reach.
The farmhouse boasts many period features including exposed beams, wooden and york stone floors and an inglenook fireplace in the sitting room. A covered rear porch leads into the kitchen/breakfast room with fitted shaker style wall units, twin electric ovens with ceramic hob over, space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher and a larder cupboard. Beyond is a separate utility room with a cupboard housing the oil fired boiler and hot water cylinder, there is also space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There are four reception rooms with
stone or brick flooring with the principle reception room boasting an inglenook fireplace. A rear lobby and bathroom complete the ground floor.
Two staircases lead to the first floor where there are four good sized bedrooms each enjoying a pleasant outlook and a family bathroom with shower over the bath.
The property is approached via a private shared driveway and is surrounded by large enclosed gardens, mainly laid to lawn, with flower bed borders and the original farm pond adds to the rural charm. There is gated access to the front and back with a paved path leading to the front door and a patio area at the back. There is ample parking to the rear of the property with convenient access to the back door. Crookhorn Farmhouse also benefits from an attractive outlook to adjoining farmland owned by Dragons Estate.
The property is to be let unfurnished on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial period of 12 months with a view to continuing monthly thereafter by agreement.
TENANCY APPLICATIONS & HOLDING FEES
Prospective tenants will be required to complete a preliminary application form should they wish to be considered for a tenancy. If you are successful in your initial application, RH & RW Clutton will collect the Holding Fee (equivalent to one weeks rent) and will issue third-party referencing forms for completion.
REFERENCING & RIGHT TO RENT CHECKS
Prospective tenants will need to be credit-checked and fully referenced to include a financial and personal references and references from a previous landlord, if applicable. Copies of identification documents will be required as proof of identity to satisfy the Right to Rent Legislation and a utility bill will be required as proof of registered address.
A deposit the equivalent to 5 weeks' rent (or 6 weeks for rents over £50,000pa) will be payable prior to the commencement of the tenancy. This will be held by RH & RW Clutton as a stakeholder in a designated account protected by RICS Client Money Protection and will be registered with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS). The deposit will be refunded at the end of the tenancy, subject to the property being given up in a satisfactory condition and with no rent arrears or outstanding charges for which the tenant is responsible. The deposit may not be used in lieu of rent by the tenant.
The tenant will be responsible for maintaining the garden and the interior of the house. The landlord will be responsible for the exterior and the structure.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
OUTGOINGS, FEES & OTHER CHARGES
For the duration of the tenancy, the tenant will be required to pay the Council Tax, Utilities, Communication Services (telephone/internet etc), TV Licence and any Green Deal Finance charges either directly to the suppliers or to the Landlord or their Agent, or a proportion, if shared
For a full scale of RH & RW Cluttons Tenant Fees, please visit www.rhrwclutton.com.
Pets will only be allowed with the landlord's specific written permission and, if permitted, an additional rent of £20pcm per pet shall be payable in addition to the monthly rent.
Energy Performance Rating - G13.
Strictly by appointment with the sole letting agent RH & RW Clutton - 01342 410122