Tucked away in a great location mid-way between the University of Kent and Canterbury City centre, and with bus routes and Canterbury West train station nearby, lies this lovely light and spacious detached five-bedroom student property. The entrance hall leads to two large ground floor double bedrooms and a modern fully fitted open plan kitchen/diner with table and chairs, integrated under counter fridge and separate freezer, washing machine, built in cooker and hob. The shower room is located off the kitchen and has a shower over the bath. Upstairs are three further spacious double bedrooms. Period furnishings and storage enhance the character of this house. The property has fully enclosed gardens which are maintained by the landlord, with grassed areas and a patio, perfect for outdoor living on summer evenings. The prime location and generous evenly sized bedrooms make this house a must view.
Council tax band: D. If you are a full-time student you are exempt from council tax, however, you will have to apply for exemption from Canterbury City Council as exemption is not automatic. If there is one household member (aged over 18) who isn`t a student, they are still counted for council tax, but they get a 25% discount on their bill.
Superfast Fibre Broadband is available which normally means you might be able to get average download speeds of around 35Mb and 67Mb. Some providers offer it with average download speeds of 300Mb+, or even up to 1Gb, but you would need to check with your chosen provider for actual speeds and availability.
The property is in the heart of St Dunstan`s area which has pubs, bars, local artisan food, a bakery, butcher and Sainsbury`s supermarket. There is also Canterbury West train station nearby with high speed link to London and route to Margate and other popular seaside towns.
£390.00 per person Per Calendar Month (£90.00 Per Week) EXCLUSIVE of Gas, Electricity and water charges. phone, Sky and TV license and we don`t charge summer rent on any of our properties. Tenancy Agreement will run from 27/08/2020 to 26/07/2021 (11 months only)
Individual locks on bedrooms: No
All double beds: Yes
Type of tenancy agreement: Joint and Several
Accredited property: Yes
Free Parking: No permits available from Canterbury City Council
Distance to the University of Kent: 0.7 Miles
Distance to Canterbury Christchurch University: 1.3 Miles
Sport and local amenities
Sporting and recreational opportunities nearby include Canterbury Rugby is a National League One club, Golf at Scotland Hills, Canterbury, sailing at Whitstable Yacht Club and Herne Bay, county cricket at Canterbury and day trips to France via Eurotunnel, all within easy access. In addition, the Marlowe Theatre, the spectacular Beaney House of Art & Knowledge and the Gulbenkian (theatre, cinema and café bar) at the University of Kent, all provide a wealth of excellent entertainment in Canterbury.
Canterbury has two mainline railway stations, with Canterbury West offering the high-speed service to London (St Pancras 56 mins). The property is also within easy access of the A2 dual carriageway, which in turn links to the Channel Port of Dover and Brenley Corner at Faversham, adjoining the M2 / A299 (Thanet Way) linking London and the coastal towns respectively. Ashford International (15.4 miles, London St Pancras 38 mins) which also has services to the continent via Eurostar (Paris 1 hr 52 mins) or via Eurotunnel at Cheriton (19.3 miles, Calais 35 mins).
Nearest train station: Canterbury West (approximately 9 minutes` walk).
Nearest bus stop: Forty Acres Road (approximately 2 minutes` walk) for services 4, 21, 21a
All viewings are strictly by appointment only.
Once viewed if you wish to apply for the property then the following fees are payable;
TENANT FEES SCHEDULE
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.
Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s)
Tenants are liable to 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 costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord 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 leave their contract early, they shall be liable to the landlord`s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.
Please ask a member of staff if you have any questions about our fees.
Deposit to be held by the Deposit Protection Service (www.depositprotection.com) £1950.00
We offer Zero Deposit with our properties. You can choose between a traditional deposit, or buy a Zero Deposit guarantee, which costs one week`s rent. To find out more, visit www.zerodeposit.com
Each applicant will require a Guarantor who lives in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. If you are not able to provide a guarantor that meets these requirements you should be able to use a Guarantor service such as Housing Hand (more details of the service and charges are available at www.housinghand.co.uk).
Your Guarantor will have to complete a referencing form as well as a Guarantors Agreement. Your guarantor must be in full time employment and can provide proof of income or savings enough to pay the percentage of the rent for the whole year. Guarantor forms can be returned electronically via DocuSign, email or by post to Sally Hatcher Estates Ltd, 9 New Town Street, Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7LT.
Cost of utilities such as Electricity, Gas and Water are NOT included in the rent unless expressly stated. A bills package is available for all our properties via third-party companies such as the services offered by Glide. Details of this service are available via their website at www.glide.uk.com. Please note Sally Hatcher Estates are not affiliated with Glide and you should complete your own research to find the best deal for your needs.
CLIENT MONEY PROTECTION
Client money protection is provided by ARLA propertymark