High Street, Elham, CT4 6TB

£475,000 FOR SALE


The property is excellently located in the heart of the village and enjoys an attractive outlook across the Elham Valley and to the hills in the distance. Much of the village is a Conservation Area and Elham itself is surrounded by unspoilt countryside being designated of Outstanding Natural Beauty over which there is a wealth of walks, rides, and cycle routes. The village affords a good range of amenities including a General Stores, Tea Rooms, Primary School, Doctor's Surgery, two Public Houses, one containing a Post Office facility, two Churches, Restaurant/Coaching Inn and thriving Village Hall together with floodlit tennis courts. There is a bus service running through the centre of the village giving access, to the north, to the Cathedral City of Canterbury and, to the south, to the Channel Tunnel town of Folkestone. Each of these offers excellent shopping, recreational and educational facilities together with high speed main line train services to London taking under the hour to St Pancras. A little further afield the expanding business centre of Ashford offers access to London St Pancras in some 37 minutes together with Eurotunnel services giving direct and easy access to the continent.


Ropewalk House has been extensively upgraded and remodelled and now offers a comfortable and stylish family house. The quality of the decor and flooring are an added bonus to the well thought out design that has gone into the refurbishment of this charming cottage.

An elegant entrance hall leads you to a separate double aspect sitting room while the staircase gives access to the first floor. At the rear of the house is an open plan room where the modern kitchen can be found with Quartz worktops, double oven, Induction hob and integral dishwasher. A smart family area leads off the kitchen with a fireplace housing a wood burning stove. From here is a wide opening to the large dining room with bi-fold doors opening out to the rear garden.
There is also a study and cloakroom/wc on the ground floor.

Upstairs are three bedrooms all with views either across the village or out to the countryside at the rear. A family bathroom fitted with a white suite and a dressing room formally bedroom four can also be found on this floor.


Sitting Room

Approx. 15' 2 x 12' 3 (4.62m x 3.73m)

Kitchen/Family Room

Approx. 20' 7'' x 11' 0'' (6.27m x 3.35m)

Dining Room

Approx. 19' 7'' x 10' 4'' (5.96m x 3.15m)

Rear Hallway & Cloakroom/WC

Guest Bedroom/Study/Playroom

Approx. 15' 9 x 7' 8 (4.80m x 2.34m)

Utility Room

Approx. 8' 3 x 6' 9 (2.51m x 2.06m)

First Floor Landing

Bedroom One

Approx. 12' 8 x 12' 4 (3.86m x 3.76m)

Bedroom Two

Approx. 12' 0 x 9' 1 (3.66m x 2.77m)

Bedroom Three

Approx. 12' 4 x 7' 2 (3.76m x 2.18m)

Bedroom Four/Dressing Room

Approx. 7' 8 x 6' 4 (2.34m x 1.93m)


Approx. 7' 9 x 7' 5 (2.36m x 2.26m)


Rear Garden

Approx. 43' 0 x 36' 0 (13.11m x 10.97m)


Mains water and electricity connected. There is a highly efficient system of electric radiators supplying central heating, which is fully programmable and controllable via wi-fi. Triple glazing to the bi-fold rear doors with double glazing elsewhere. Celotex wall insulation has been installed to the older part of the property with modern cavity walls to the rear extension.

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Tenant Fees


Set up fee (tenants share) - £150 (inc VAT) per tenant

Referencing up to two tenants (identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers / landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability) as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy and agreement

Guarantor Fee - £150 (inc VAT) per guarantor (if required)

Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the Tenancy Agreement

Permitted Occupier Fee - £60 (inc VAT) per permitted occupier

Explaining to any permitted occupier their rights and responsibilities towards the named tenant(s) and landlord as well as the provision of documentary guidance and assistance during the tenancy.


Amendment Fee - £120 (inc VAT)

Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy.


Pet Addendum per tenancy - £30 (inc VAT)

Lost Security Items - £12 (inc VAT) plus item cost obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs

Out of Hours Services £30 per hour (inc VAT) plus any actual costs incurred

Where actions of the tenant results in the agent (or nominated contractor) attending the property, time to remedy the situation is charged at the hourly rate

Unpaid Rent / Returned Payments Interest at 8% above Bank of England Base Rate from date due