Church Walk, Pound Lane, Elham, CT4 6UA

Offers in Excess of £110,000 SOLD STC


Church Walk is excellently located in the heart of the village and enjoys an attractive outlook across other properties to the Church 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 teh 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. Access onto the M20 motorway and Sandling Junction main line station will be found the expanding business centre of Ashford with its International Rail station providing direct Eurostar connections to Europe. London St Pancras from here is only 37 minutes.

The Property

A modern, updated first floor apartment positioned within a two storey block being attractively designed of traditional construction with cavity walls, part shiplap weatherboarding and plain tiled room slopes. The accommodation is light and airy and benefits from a good degree of insulation together with sealed double glazing and Economy 7 heating. The current owners have certainly made it their own; adding a modern high gloss kitchen, additional lighting throughout, a new loft access with ladder and a new pump for the shower. Particular attention has been paid to details, including pulleys to each room operating an emergency call system together with power sockets situated approx. 3' up from the floor level.

Recessed Porch & Entrance Lobby

First Floor Landing

With hatch to insulated roof space.

Sitting/Dining Room

Approx 12' 3" x 11"11' (3.7m x 3.6m) with ornamental fireplace having timber surround and tiled inserts. Sliding patio door set and "juliet balcony".

Approx. 12' 3'' x 11' 11'' (3.73m x 3.63m)

Kitchen & Walk In Larder

Approx 10' x 6'2 (3.0m x 1.9m) with range of wall and base units and wortkop surfaces over further incorpoating a single drainer stainless steel sink, spaces for automatic washing machine and slot-in cooker with extractor hood over. Part tiled walls and electric wall heater. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Large walk-in shelved general storage cupboard further contains the lagged copper hot water cylinder and fitted electric immersion.

Approx. 10' 0'' x 6' 2'' (3.05m x 1.88m)

Bedroom One

Approx 11' 2 x 10' 7" (3.4m x 3.2m) with range of fitted wardrobe cupboards having louvred doors. Window here provides for some lovely views.

Approx. 11' 2'' x 10' 7'' (3.40m x 3.22m)

Bedroom Two

Approx 9' 10" x 7' 9" (3.0m x 2.7m) with built-in wardrobe cupboard and again enjoying some lovely views overlooking the Church and Elham Valley in the distance.

Approx. 9' 10'' x 7' 9'' (2.99m x 2.36m)

Bath/Shower Room

Approx 10' 7" x 6' 8" (3.2m x 2.0m) with electric wall heater, new extractor fan, part tiled walls, electric heated towel rail, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled low level w.c. and separate tiled shower cubicle. Light/shaver point. Newly laid floor.

Approx. 10' 7'' x 6' 8'' (3.22m x 2.03m)


Pretty well landscaped communal gardens are positioned to the front and rear of the building. These are principally to the front and laid to ares of lawns, rockeries and colourful shrubbery borders.
Ample brick pavia communal parking areas provided.

Tenure & Service Charge

The property was built in 1990 with a 99 year lease in place. Service charges are currently £128.96 per calendar month variable, plus Ground Rent of £5.83 per annum.

Sanctuary Housing

Church Walk is managed by Sanctuary Housing Ltd who have considerable experience in providing accommodation and services for the retired. They are responsible for the employment of a Scheme Manager (Warden); who whilst they are not resident on site, do visit regularly if desired; together with the emergency call system, external repairs and maintenance of grounds, insurances of the building and cleaning and lighting of communal parts. There are communal facilities at a twinned development at Wentworth Close in Lyminge which residents of Church Walk can make use of, if so desired. The age restrictions for purchasers are 63 for men and 58 for women and each must be drawing a pension. A meeting with the Scheme Manager will be required for all interested parties. NB. If the purchaser already owns a small pet, this may be brought with them, subject to the approval of Sanctuary Housing, but they will be unable to replace the pet or get a new one after they move in.

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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.

Misrepresentation Act 1967

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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