An attractive brick and flint cottage on a stunning private estate about six miles to the north west of Alresford. The property is located in a pretty courtyard setting on a farm, and is surrounded by beautiful Hampshire countryside. It is convenient for the M3 for London and the M25.
The property is approached from the courtyard, with the front door opening into the dining room, from where stairs lead up to the first floor, and French doors open to the garden. The dining room is open plan with the kitchen/breakfast room, which includes a range of fitted kitchen units with worktops above and a breakfast bar. There is an inset 1 1/2 bowl sink, a built-in oven, electric hob and filter hood above, and a built-in fridge, a freezer, dishwasher and drinks chiller. Off the kitchen is the utility room with spaces and plumbing for a washing machine and drier (appliances not included), as well as a boiler room and cloakroom. At the other end of the cottage is the sitting room, with double aspect windows and an open fire in a stone surround and hearth.
Upstairs, there are three spacious bedrooms as well as a modern bathroom with a separate shower enclosure.
There is a very pretty lawned garden behind, with some mature trees and shrub borders. The mowing of the lawn is included in the agreement. There is parking for several cars.
The property is located about six miles from Alresford, the beautiful Georgian town known for its variety of independent shops, restaurants and inns located in stunning surroundings on the edge of the South Downs National Park. Attractions include the Watercress steam railway, schools for infant, junior and secondary education, several churches and an active and inclusive community. Highlights in the calendar include the annual Watercress Festival in May and the Agricultural Show in September. The cathedral city of Winchester is about 7 miles away and there is easy access to the south coast, the midlands and London via the road network. There is also mainline rail access to London from both Winchester and Alton. Southampton airport is only about half an hour away by car.
Kitchen/breakfastroom13' 9" x 9' 3" (4.21m x 2.83m)
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Hellards Estate Agents Ltd operate in full compliance with the Tenant Fee Act 2019. As part of our obligations we wish to make clear the payments that are deemed 'Permitted Payments' under the Act, and under what circumstances those payments will be levied. It should be noted that the Tenant Fee Act 2019 only applies to Assured Shorthold Tenancies. As such, fees for other tenancy types still apply, and are listed in full below. Permitted payments for assured shorthold tenancies
Holding Deposit Equivalent to 1 week's rent The holding deposit is a payment made to reserve the property and remove it from the market pending application for tenancy, referencing and Right to Rent checks. This payment contributes towards the first month's rent is forfeit in the event that the tenant withdraws their application or provides false or misleading information.
Security Deposit Equivalent to five weeks' rent where the annual rent is less than £50,000, or six weeks' rent where the annual rent is £50,000 or above A refundable Security Deposit will be taken prior to the commencement of the tenancy as security for the performance of any obligations or the discharge of any liability arising under, or in connection with, the tenancy.
Rent Subject to review at the end of each fixed period. Rent will be agreed in advance of the tenancy. The rent will be paid at regular intervals (usually monthly). The rent will be reviewed at the conclusion of each fixed term in accordance with the relevant clauses and provisions in the tenancy agreement.
Changing the tenancy £50 (inclusive of VAT) Where a tenant requests a change to the tenancy agreement (e.g. A change of sharer or permission to keep pets in the property) this fee is payable for the work involved in amending the tenancy agreement. Any changes are strictly subject to the Landlord's consent. The Landlord is under no obligation to grant such changes.
Early Termination of Tenancy Equivalent to 1 month's rent If the tenant wishes to leave before the end of their contracted period of tenancy, a fee is payable to compensate the landlord for any loss incurred, or the costs involved in sourcing a replacement tenant earlier than should have been necessary. Any termination is strictly subject to the Landlord's consent. The Landlord is under no obligation to grant such changes.
Utilities, Council Tax, Communication Services and TV Licence Dependent on provider and usage Tenants are responsible for paying bills in accordance with the tenancy agreement which could include council tax, utility payments (gas, electricity, water) and communication services (broadband, TV etc).
Late Rent Default Charges Bank of England base + 3% In accordance with the relevant clauses within the tenancy agreement, the tenant must pay a default fee for late payment of rent (which is more than 14 days overdue). Default fees will accumulate from the first day the rent is late, but will not be levied until 14 days thereafter.
Replacement of Lost Keys, Security Device or Remote Control Direct cost of replacement items The tenant will pay for the replacement of any lost keys, security device, remote control or permit which gives access to, or is associated with, the subject property. Such costs are not possible to determine specifically, and will depend entirely on the cost incurred by the Agent or Landlord for a like-for-like replacement.
Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.
Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.
Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.