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Near Midhurst, West Sussex
£2500 pcm *Tenant Info | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Detached 4 bedroom house
• 3 reception rooms
• Large kitchen/breakfast room
• Large family bathroom, 2 shower rooms (1 ensuite)
• Separate wc & storage
• External utility/storage room
• West facing garden
• Off street parking
• Available immediately


Strictly by appointment with the letting agent

RH & RW Clutton - 01798 344554

Black Lion Cottage is very good size detached house that was formerly two Victorian cottages, located just south of the old market town of Midhurst. The property provides very spacious and flexible accommodation, presented in good order and is available to rent for the long term immediately. The house can be approached from one of two entrance drives providing off street parking for a number of cars. The entrance hall gives access to the double reception room which is divided in to two separate living areas. There is also a door at one end which opens to the front of the property and access to the staircase leading to the first floor. Also, off the entrance hall is the superb kitchen/breakfast room, fitted with a good range of oak base units with a granite worktop, a central island with storage below and a gas-fired multi burner range cooker. Off the kitchen is a large family/dining room with an attractive a vaulted ceiling, wood burning stove and double fully glazed doors leading directly out on to a terrace and the garden beyond. An inner hall off the kitchen gives access to the separate wc and storage, and also to the study/snug which also has a woodburning stove.

On the first floor, the very large master bedroom is located at the rear of property and has an ensuite shower room, there are two further large double bedrooms, a smaller double, a separate shower room with wc and a large family bathroom. Outside the west facing garden is mostly laid to lawn with two mature trees, a mature hedge line and a newly fitted wood panelled fence down one side.

The property is located in the small rural hamlet of Cocking Causeway which is situated less than a mile from the centre of the lovely old market town of Midhurst, is in the heart of the South Downs National Park and there are some lovely walks and quiet country lanes close to the property. Midhurst provides a good selection of local shops selling local produce, a Budgens supermarket and a Tesco Express, a choice of public houses and the renowned Spread Eagle and Angel Hotels. At the northern end of Midhurst are the famous Cowdray Park Polo grounds, golf club and now the Cowdray Park Farm Shop and restaurant. Slightly further afield and to the south is the Goodwood Estate offering plenty more for the motor racing and horse racing enthusiast. The town of Chichester is 11 miles to the south and provides many well known high street shops and the Chichester Festival Theatre, plus the major supermarket chains. Haslemere mainline station is 10 miles away and provides a fast service to London (Waterloo) approx 57 mins. Petersfield to the west is 11 miles and provides access to the A3.

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 issue third-party referencing forms for completion and collect the Holding Deposit (equivalent to one weeks rent).

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.

The tenant will be responsible for maintaining the interior of the property. The landlord will be responsible for the exterior and structure of the house.

A deposit the equivalent to 5 weeks' rent 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.

For the duration of the tenancy, the tenant will be required to pay the Council Tax to Chichester District Council, Utilities, Communication Services (telephone/internet etc), and TV Licence.

The property is to be let furnished on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial period of 12 months with a view to continuing thereafter by agreement.

The tenant will be responsible for the payment of all outgoings including Council Tax. Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating and hot water.

Pets will only be permitted with the Landlord's specific written permission.


Strictly by appointment with the letting agent

RH & RW Clutton - 01798 344554

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