Strictly by prior appointment with the Landlord's letting agents, RH & RW Clutton (01342 410122).
Set in an enchanting country Estate within the AONB and approximately 3 miles from East Grinstead, Ridge Hill Manor sits at the top of a private gated driveway and enjoys magnificent, far reaching rural views across the Estate.
East Grinstead and Crawley (7.5 miles) boast a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities and a wide range of primary and secondary schooling, both state and private.
There are good road connections which include the A22 and A23 leading to the M25 and mainline stations at East Grinstead, Three Bridges (7 miles), Balcombe (7.5 miles), and Haywards Heath (9.5 miles). Gatwick Airport is also within 12 miles.
Ridge Hill Manor has extensive and characterful accommodation which includes a central galleried drawing room and study with a high, vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. There is an imposing hallway which leading to a dining room, a family kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga which is complimented by ample utility space. To one end of the house there is a ground floor bedroom and a bathroom and an annexe which offers a separate kitchen, sitting room, bedroom and bathroom.
The landing extends over the galleried drawing room and leads to a master bedroom with dressing room, and an ensuite bathroom and a guest bedroom with an ensuite. There are two further bedrooms and two family bathrooms on this floor and a further two rooms on the second floor.
NB The Barn Hall (not shown on the floorplan) is excluded from the rental.
The gardens and grounds are primarily to the front of the property and include wide sweeping lawns, flower and shrub beds and numerous mixed trees. There is a south facing terrace and a pergola-covered dining area with far reaching views.
A kitchen garden lies to the rear of the property, there is ample parking and beyond is a tennis court.
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 DEPOSIT
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 Deposit (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.
Mains electricity and water. The central heating system is oil-fired. Private drainage.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC)
The property has been given an Energy Rating of E.
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.
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 and will be held in a designated account and 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 structure.
OUTGOINGS & OTHER CHARGES
For the duration of the tenancy, the tenant will be required to pay the Council Tax to Mid Sussex District Council (Band H), 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 Clutton's Tenant Fees, please visit www.rhrwclutton.com/informationfortenants.