Lime Villas, High Street, Elham, CT4 6TA

£317,500 SOLD STC
 
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Situation

The property is most attractively located in the heart of this popular village enjoying an attractive outlook both to the front and, more so, to the rear over its own gardens, roof tops and the rolling Elham Valley countryside beyond. Much of the village is a Conservation Area and surrounded by unspoilt countryside, part of the Kent Downs Area 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 and thriving Village Hall together with floodlit tennis courts. There is a regular 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 and Ancient Cinque Port Town of Hythe, on the coast. These offer 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 via the M20 motorway will be found the expanding business centre of Ashford with its International Rail station providing direct Eurostar connections deep into Europe. St Pancras from here is only 37 minutes.

The Property

This well presented Edwardian house has been the subject of considerable updating and refurbishment throughout, both internally and externally. The property has retained many original features including fireplaces to each of the reception rooms with an attractive emphasis on stripped pine at various points throughout the cottage. The accommodation includes, on the ground floor, an entrance hall, sitting room with feature cast iron fireplace, separate dining room with wood burning stove and well fitted kitchen with integrated appliances. Upstairs will be found, on the first floor, a good size master bedroom and bathroom. On the second floor, is a further lovely double bedroom together with a luxury shower room/w.c. The bedrooms feature excellent built in cupboards and wardrobes.
There are pretty cottage gardens to the front of the property with picket fence and gated pathway leading to the covered porch. Access via a covered side alleyway leads to a delightful garden positioned to the rear. These are mainly laid to neat lawn with areas of border beds, shrubs and trees interspersed with paved pathways. Immediately to the rear of the property is a paved patio, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining, together with, at the far end of the garden, a most attractive and useful summerhouse with further patio area. The seating areas are positioned to take full advantage of the outstanding views of the rolling Elham Valley countryside beyond.
With no onward chain, an early viewing is strongly recommended of this beautifully presented character cottage.

Covered Entrance & Entrance Hall

Sitting Room

Approx. 13' 6'' x 10' 7'' (4.11m x 3.22m)

Dining Room

Approx. 11' 4'' x 11' 0'' (3.45m x 3.35m)

Kitchen

Approx. 13' 2'' x 7' 2'' (4.01m x 2.18m)

Landing

Master Bedroom

Approx. 14' 1'' x 11' 7'' (4.29m x 3.53m)

Spacious bathroom

Approx. 11' 0'' x 8' 4'' (3.35m x 2.54m)

Bedroom Two

Approx. 11' 11'' x 11' 5'' (3.63m x 3.48m) plus wardrobes

Shower room

Outside

There are pretty cottage gardens to the front of the property with picket fence and gated pathway leading to the covered porch. Access via a covered side alleyway leads to a delightful gardens positioned to the rear. These are mainly laid to neat lawn with areas of border beds, shrubs and trees interspersed with paved pathways. Immediately to the rear of the property is a paved patio, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining, together with, at the far end of the garden, a most attractive and useful summerhouse with further patio area. The seating areas are positioned to take full advantage of the outstanding views of the rolling Elham Valley countryside beyond.

Map & Streetview

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We will be pleased to arrange your viewing appointment. Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the Office and we will be pleased to check the information. Do so, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. N.B. The mention of any appliance and/or services within these particulars does not imply they are in full or efficient working order.

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Tenant Fees

BEFORE YOU MOVE IN:

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.

DURING YOUR TENANCY:

Amendment Fee - £120 (inc VAT)

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

OTHER FEES AND CHARGES:

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

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