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2 bed semi-detached house to rent Laurel Cottages, The Street, Benenden, Kent TN17

2 beds
2 baths
1 reception
Available from 30 September 2021
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Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Benenden Church of England Primary School0.2 miles
  • Benenden School0.6 miles
  • Etchingham7.1 miles
  • Headcorn7.1 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Furnished
  • Two bedrooms
  • Semi detached
  • Popular location
  • Cranbrook school catchment
  • Off road parking
  • Outbuilding
Laurel Cottages is a charming 2-bedroom period, semi detached cottage located in the heart of this sought after Wealden village. The accommodation includes; a well-appointed kitchen / breakfast room, sitting room, 2 double bedrooms, an attractive family bathroom, large garden, 2 storage sheds valuable off street parking for 1 car and lies within the Cranbrook School Catchment area. Unfurnished or Part Furnished - EPC - E. No tenant fees.

Tenant Fee Information

Tenant Fees - From 1st June 2019

Holding Deposit (per tenancy) - One week’s rent.
This is to reserve a property. Please Note: This will be withheld if any
relevant person (including any guarantors(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right to-
Rent check, provide false or misleading information, or fail to take all reasonable
steps to enter into a tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15
calendar days of the holding deposit being received (or other Deadline for Agreement
as mutually agreed in writing).

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent under £50,000 per year)
Five weeks’ rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent of £50,000 or over per year)
Six weeks’ rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the

Unpaid Rent
Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid in
order to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the
rent is more than 14 days in arrears.

Unpaid Rent
Tenants are liable for the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security
device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual cost of a
locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord and any other
persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there
will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or
other security device(s).

Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request)
£50 (Inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s
instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

Change of Sharer (Tenant’s Request)
£50 (inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. To
cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing
and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution
of new legal documents.

Early Termination (Tenant’s Request)
Should the tenant wish to terminate their contract before the end of the fixed term,
they shall be liable for the landlord’s cost in re-letting the property as well as all rent
due under the tenancy until start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be
no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.

Client Money Protection is provided by Propertymark. Redress through The Property Ombudsmen Scheme.


Shopping: The popular village of Benenden is easily accessible providing local shopping facilities including a Community village shop with post office, excellent butcher and public house. More extensive shopping and amenities can be found in Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells with leading supermarkets, boutiques and a wide variety of restaurants.

Mainline rail services: Staplehurst has frequent services to London Bridge, Waterloo and Charing Cross. Direct early morning and evening services run to Cannon Street. Eurostar trains run from Ashford International and there is high speed link from Ashford to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.

Schools: There is a wide range of schools in the area including primary schools in Benenden, Hawkhurst, Sandhurst, and Sissinghurst, Cranbrook Grammar and The High Weald Academy in Cranbrook, preparatory schools include Dulwich Preparatory, Marlborough House, Saint Ronan, Vinehall and Claremont School whilst at senior level there is Benenden Girls School, Kings School Canterbury, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Mayfield and Sutton Valence.

Motorway links: The M25 via the A21 can be accessed at J5 and the M20 via J8, providing links to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and other motorways.

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