A unique opportunity to live in an imposing Grade II Listed country house forming the major wing of a historic manor house set in the heart of the Kent Downs as Area of outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by rolling countryside. There are walks, bridle paths and cycle routes on your doorstep. Crundale itself has its own historic Church, and the family crest that appears in this Church is also etched above the fireplace in the sitting room at Winchombe Manor. The popular Compass Inn public House/restaurant is just a half a mile away located in the hamlet of Sole Street. Winchcombe Manor dates back to the early 17th century with 19th century alterations and now forms the major wing. The accommodation is spacious and full of charm and character throughout. The original heavy ornate front door opens into a spacious hallway with heavy panelled arches and doorways, with a wide staircase leads to a galleried landing. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has an Aga, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The formal dining room is set with a heavy wooden beamed ceiling, crested ornate fireplace with wood burning stove and original parquet flooring. There is a cellar which could be used as an office, music room and has previously been a cinema room. The sitting room has oak panelled walls with hidden cupboards behind the panelling, large inglenook fireplace and views over the countryside. Upstairs the master bedroom (historically recorded as the great chamber) has oak panelled walls with hidden closets, large inglenook fireplace and views overlooking the countryside. There is a modern ensuite bathroom with ornate roll-top bath. Two further large double bedrooms and one medium double, separate WC. Family bathroom with large walk in shower, double wash hand basin and feature bath can also be found on this floor. The property is set in 0.75 acre of land, a gardener will be provided to maintain the grounds. Within the grounds there is a log store and large detached barn which can be accessed by a vehicle, children’s climbing frame and ample courtyard parking for six cars and more.
Council Tax Band: G.
All viewings are strictly by appointment allowing the tenants/occupiers at least 24 hours written notice.
Nearest train station: Wye (approximately 1 Hour 15 minutes walk)
Nearest bus stop: No bus stop located in search
Once viewed if you wish to apply for the property then the following non-refundable fees are payable;
Admin fee for single applicant £125+VAT (£150). The administration fee covers
– Collections and processing of references.
– 50% of the cost of preparing the tenancy agreement.
– Processing of guarantor referencing and agreements if required.
– Provide quotation for insure required as part of the tenancy (see full description below).
– Arrange for all utililties to be set up ready for your move in.
– Provide copies of risk assessments, user manuals and relevant information for your new home.
If an additional guarantor is needed subject to referencing £50+VAT (£60)
Once the tenancy agreement has been signed the following charges may be payable;
Breakdown of Charges. All prices exclude VAT will be will charged at the prevailing rate.
|Description of Charge||Number of days following due date (where applicable)||Charge|
|1st Letter, telephone call or email for late rent||Day 7 onwards||£15.00|
|Preparation and Service of letters or Notices relating to Tenant(s) breaching any terms within this Agreement||£30.00|
|Additional key cutting as a result of loss, damage or negligence of the Tenant(s)||£10.00 per key plus the Contractors charge for cutting the keys.|
|Missed inspection appointment after prior arrangement with the Tenant(s)||£45.00|
|Changes made to this agreement once signed by all parties||£250.00|
|Miss contractor appointment after prior arrange with the Tenant(s)||Charged at Contractors rates.|
|Deposit to be held by the Deposit Protection Service (www.depositprotection.com) £3046.15|
ZIP: CT4 7EW
Square Feet: 207M2