, Alkham, CT15 7QH

£330,000 FOR SALE


1 Old School Cottages is ideally located nestling into the hillside below the historic church of St. Anthony The Martyr and enjoying some splendid views over the village and rolling surrounding countryside. The Alkham Valley is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty, over which there is a wealth of walks, rides and cycle routes not only through the village of Alkham but through to all the adjoining neighbouring villages too. The village has a range of amenities, including a very successful and elegant Restaurant/bar, namely The Marquis which can be found in the centre of the village overlooking the village green and park. There is also a Community Hall with regular clubs and activities, plus a large Equestrian Centre and the garden centre now has local amenities. The town centre of Folkestone is situated only 4 miles away with its relatively new shopping centre, restaurants and coffee shops. The Channel Port of Dover is within only a few miles providing a wide range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities. Access onto the A2 is within just a short driving distance, with the cathedral city of Canterbury being within approx. 15 miles. The high speed rail link to London and St Pancras accessed either through Folkestone West or Folkestone Central has a reduced travel time commuting to under 1 hour. Both these stations are approx. a 10 minute car journey, as is Dover Priory which offers alternative commuting routes.

The Property

This beautiful character cottage has been carefully and tastefully refurbished by the present vendors in recent years. Deceptively spacious, on the ground floor there is a large double aspect country style fitted kitchen/breakfast room with understairs storage and access to the rear, delightful sitting room with stairs leading to the first floor. On the first floor there are two bedrooms, both with stunning views of the open countryside and fully tiled contemporary family bathroom with corner bath and separate shower. On the second floor there is an excellent loft room accessed via a spiral staircase with window to the side. This deceptively spacious cottage is offered for sale with no onward chain and an early viewing is highly recommended.

Sitting Room

16' 9'' x 13' 3'' (5.10m x 4.04m)


16' 9'' x 11' 4'' (5.10m x 3.45m)

First Floor

Bedroom One

13' 11'' x 10' 10'' (4.24m x 3.30m)


10' 10'' x 7' 7'' (3.30m x 2.31m)

Loft Room

23' 4'' x 9' 4'' (7.11m x 2.84m)

Bedroom Two

12' 2'' x 8' 4'' (3.71m x 2.54m)

Second Floor

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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