Set in an enchanting Sussex Estate surrounded by countryside and adjacent to a working farm, the property
enjoys a fine, rural location backing onto fields. East Grinstead (5.1 miles) and Crawley (7.5 miles) offer 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 M23 leading to the M25 and mainline stations at East Grinstead, Three Bridges (6.4 miles), Balcombe (7.3 miles), and Haywards Heath (8.3 miles). Gatwick Airport (10 miles) is also within easy reach.
Gravetye Farmhouse offers spacious family accommodation and is in the process of being redecorated and re-carpeted for the next rental. The front door opens in to the enclosed entrance porch with bench seating and a further door leading into the hallway. The kitchen/dining room has a range of shaker style wall and floor units, with a marble effect worktop, stainless steel sink with drainer and a larder cupboard. The kitchen is fitted with an electric double oven with ceramic hob and extractor above, a dishwasher and a fridge freezer. The sitting room has a fireplace with inset wood burner and double doors giving access to a raised decked area enjoying an elevated view across the garden and the adjoining fields. The house can also be accessed from the back of the property with a door leading directly in to the spacious utility room which has a wooden worktop and ceramic sink with cupboard under, a washing machine and tumble dryer. Beside the utility room is a cloakroom with wc and wash hand basin.
On the first floor, the principal bedroom is a very good size with lovely views, fitted wardrobes and with an en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath. There are 3 further double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a family bathroom with shower.
Outside the property is approached over a private, shared entrance drive past the farm which leads to an ample, gated parking area beside the property. The garden is laid out on the south east of the house and is mainly laid to lawn with various mature shrubs and trees with a terrace and elevated decked area. To the front of the property, steps lead down to two lower ground floor rooms which house the boiler and provide additional, dry storage.
Strictly by prior appointment with the Landlord's letting agents, RH & RW Clutton (01342 410122).
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.
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.
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.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC)
The property has been given an Energy Rating of E.
Mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a private, shared system. Oil fired central heating.
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 F), 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/informationfortenants.