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Westmeston, East Sussex
£1,600 pcm *Tenant Info | 2 bedrooms

Property features

• Detached coach house in an idyllic rural location
• South facing lawned garden with terrace
• Allocated parking for two cars only
• Kitchen/breakfast room
• Sitting room
• 2 Double bedrooms
• Bathroom and separate cloakroom
• Mainline station within 4 miles
• Long term let preferred

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the landlord's letting agents
RH & RW Clutton, East Grinstead - 01342 410122.

SITUATION Middleton Laine Cottage is situated in an idyllic rural location in Westmeston, at the foot of the South Downs and within the South Downs National Park. Westmeston is a small village with a farm shop, golf course and parish hall lying approximately 1½ miles to the east of the popular village of Ditchling. Ditchling provides a range of local shopping facilities including a post office and pharmacy, a health centre, cafes and public houses; however, for a greater range of shopping facilities and recreational amenities, Hassocks and Burgess Hill are situated approximately 4 miles and 5.5 miles respectively to the north. There is easy access to the City of Brighton & Hove approximately 9 miles to the south. Mainline rail services to London (Victoria, London Bridge and Thameslink services) and the south coast are available from Hassocks, Burgess Hill or Plumpton Green.

DESCRIPTION Middleton Laine Cottage is a beautifully presented coach house in a superb rural setting. A part glazed wooden front door leads into the entrance hall which has a tiled floor and a cloakroom and into a well proportioned, double aspect th a range of fitted wall and floor units, stainless steel sink, understairs cupboard
and spaces for an electric cooker and white goods. Leading from the kitchen is a triple aspect sitting room with wooden flooring and a door leading to the garden. Upstairs is a large landing with doors leading to two double bedrooms with eaves storage with the main bedroom enjoying a spectacular view to the South Downs. There is a bathroom with white suite including a shower over the bath.

OUTSIDE A gate leads from the front of the cottage into the south facing garden to the side.The garden is enclosed by fencing and brick walling and is mainly laid to lawn with a terraced area adjoining the rear property. A timber shed also lies towards the end of the garden. There is allocated parking for two cars only to the front and side of the property.

TENANCY The property is to be let unfurnished on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial period of 12 months (with a mutual 6 month break clause) 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.

TENANCY DEPOSIT 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.

MAINTENANCE 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.

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a private, shared system and the emptying costs are recharged to the tenants on a pro-rata basis periodically. The central heating system is oil fired and the oil consumption is also recharged to the tenant.

OUTGOINGS & OTHER CHARGES For the duration of the tenancy, the tenant will be required to pay the Council Tax (Band B) to Lewes District Council, 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

AGENT´S NOTES The landlord will not permit dogs at this property but will consider tenants with a cat.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC) The property has been given an EPC Rating of C.

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