The property is situated at the end of a private, shared farm track from Church Lane and enjoys a fine rural aspect surrounded by fields. Brasted village is within walking distance and provides local shopping facilities, public houses and a parish church. For a more comprehensive range of shops, recreational amenities and secondary schooling, Sevenoaks lies within about 5 miles. Sevenoaks also provides mainline rail services to London (Canon Street and Charring Cross). Junction 5 of the M25 lies within about 4 miles.
Mill Farm Cottage is an attractive and deceptively spacious period cottage with a large garden, extensive parking and a garage. The front door opens into a hallway with doors leading to the sitting room with a log burner and the dining room which has an oil fired Range. Beyond lies the kitchen/breakfast room which has a range of fitted wall and floor units with integrated double oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over and space for a dishwasher and freestanding American-style fridge/freezer. There is also a ground floor bedroom and a bathroom together with a utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
On the first floor are two double bedrooms, each with a feature fireplace, and a shower room.
The garden lies predominantly to the front of the cottage and is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed by hedging and fencing and punctuated with numerous trees and shrubs. There is a brick paved terrace adjoining the front of the house which provides a good outdoor entertaining space. A wooden five bar gate and garden gate lead out to a parking area to the side of the cottage. There is a garage and further parking to the rear.
Strictly by appointment with the Landlord’s Managing Agents, RH & RW Clutton - 01342 410122
The property is to be let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement for an initial period 12 months with a view to continuing monthly thereafter by arrangement.
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 issue third-party referencing forms for completion and collect the Holding Deposit (equivalent to one weeks rent).
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.
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 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 structure of the house.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating via a Range to radiators.
OTHER FEES & CHARGES
For the duration of the tenancy, the tenant will be required to pay the Council Tax to Sevenoaks 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 Tenant Fees, please visit www.rhrwclutton.com.
The property has been given a EPC rating of F with a qualifying exemption.
An attractive and deceptively spacious 3 bedroom period cottage on a country lane surrounded by farmland. Large garden, extensive parking and a garage.