This large four-bedroom student house is located within walking distance to the University of Kent and City centre, is well served by buses to town and the University and has an “open all hours” store nearby. The house has a nice homely feel to it. All bedrooms have the benefit of double beds and are of a good size. The entrance hallway leads to a double sized ground floor bedroom which overlooks the front garden. The lounge makes a nice entertaining room and takes you to the rear conservatory which has a table and chairs and overlooks the enclosed garden. There is laminate and tiled flooring for easy cleaning. The kitchen is modern and comes with built in cooker, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave. There is also a downstairs WC. Move upstairs and you will find three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom which has a large shower enclosure. The rear garden is maintained by the landlord and will be great for those summer evenings as it has a hardstanding section which can be used for BBQ`s. This property is ideal for car owners with ample driveway and additional quiet roadside parking nearby without the need for a parking permit.
Council tax band: C. 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.
Hales Place estate has several local shops and is a short bus ride from Canterbury City Centre with its clubs, bars and local artisan food. There are also Lidl and Asda supermarkets nearby.
£350.00 per person Per Calendar Month (£80.77 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 03/09/2020 to 02/08/2021 (11 months only)
Individual locks on bedrooms: Yes
All double beds: No
Type of tenancy agreement: Joint and Several
Free Parking: Yes
Distance to the University of Kent: 1.2 Miles
Distance to Canterbury Christchurch University: 1.9 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 Station (approximately 24 minutes` walk)
Nearest bus stop: Headcorn Drive (approximately 2 minutes` walk) for service 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) £1750.00
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