Rectory Lane, Barham, CT4 6PE

Offers in Excess of £475,000 FOR SALE


The property is well situated in this popular village which boasts a good number of facilities; including a recently opened community/general stores/post office, hall, bowls club, playing fields, church, public house/restaurant and sought after primary school.
The surrounding countryside forms part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty over which there is a wealth of walks, rides and cycle routes. There is a regular bus service running through the heart of the village, giving access to the north to the historic Cathedral City of Canterbury and, to the south, the Channel Tunnel town of Folkestone and Ancient Cinque Port Town of Hythe on the coast. These offer a wide range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities, together with high speed main line train services to London with the travel time to St Pancras being some 60 minutes.
A little further afield will be found the expanding business centre of Ashford, from where the capital may be accessed in some 37 minutes and, via the Eurostar connections, there is direct and easy access deep into Europe.

The Property

A detached bungalow set well within its own gardens having been extensively updated throughout to include complete re-wiring, re-plastering, replacement boiler, copper heating system and underfloor latex insulation to the kitchen floor; it is also due to be repainted externally shortly.

A large porch leads to the spacious double aspect sitting room with central fire place fitted with a wood burning stove. From here an inner hall opens to the new modern fully tiled bathroom fitted with a white suite. A contemporary styled kitchen/dining room can be found at the rear of the property beautifully fitted with sage wall and base units incorporating built-in double eye level oven, induction 5 ring electric hob, dishwasher, washing machine, wine cooler and solid wood worktops.

The master bedroom is double aspect with views across the front garden while two other bedrooms are towards the rear of the property.

Enclosed Porch

Approx. 6' 0'' x 5' 8'' (1.83m x 1.73m)

Sitting Room

Approx. 23' 8'' x 12' 3'' (7.21m x 3.73m)

Bedroom One

Approx. 13' 5'' x 11' 11'' (4.09m x 3.63m)

Bedroom Two

Approx. 11' 11'' x 9' 11'' (3.63m x 3.02m)

Inner Hallway

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Approx. 22' 8'' x 11' 7'' (6.90m x 3.53m)

Bedroom Three

Approx. 10' 3'' x 9' 1'' (3.12m x 2.77m)


Approx. 8' 8'' x 5' 5'' (2.64m x 1.65m)


The established and extensive gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a generous decked area adjacent to the rear of the property; offering an exclusive picture of the countryside views beyond. Positioned well within the gardens are various shrubs and plants all enclosed by trees and hedging.

To the front is a most generous gravelled parking area and detached garage.


All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating with new gas boiler, supplemented by wood burning stove in sitting room.

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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