- 2 Bed Semi-detached Cottage
- Available Immediately
- On Road Parking
- Pets Considered
- Close to School
- South Facing Courtyard
- Electric Storage Heaters
- Long Term
- EPC E
Property Description: DESCRIPTION
A beautiful bright and airy cottage in the village of Stoke Gabriel with local primary school and amenities. The accommodation is set over three floors comprising entrance porch, hallway, lounge with an exposed brick feature fireplace with inset woodburner, modern kitchen with appliances. To the first floor there is one double bedroom and modern shower room, to the second floor a further double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and en-suite bathroom. To the front of the property there is a pretty south facing courtyard. SITUATION
Stoke Gabriel is a popular and sought after village which lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the head of a creek on the River Dart about three miles south-east of Totnes. The older part of the village is in a conservation area near the River and Mill Pool and much of the area is a Coastal Preservation Area. The village has good facilities including a church, primary school, pre-school [2 to 5 yrs], village hall, post office, general stores and two public houses. Moving to Stoke Gabriel can be seen as a lifestyle choice both because of the amenties that it offers and its thriving strong family social life and community spirit, with boating, canoeing and river trips on the River Dart on your doorstep. The village boating association also provides RYA sailing training for children and a year round calendar of boating events. RESTRICTIONS
No smokers, no sharers. SERVICES
Mains electricity, mains water. Electric storage heating. VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the Agents. TENANCY
Assured Shorthold Tenancy. 6 months minimum. Rent payable monthly in advance. DEPOSIT
£1,200.00 COUNCIL TAX
South Hams District Council Band C. Amount payable for 20221/22 £1,832.38 RENT / SALARY RATIO
In order to qualify for a tenancy without a guarantor, the total annual income of all tenants need to be at least 2 ½ times the annual rent. If a guarantor is used, this also applies to them. The Guarantor must also reside, and own a property in in the United Kingdom APPLICANT/FEES/RESERVATIONS
New Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) effective from 1st June 2019 tenant fees:
Holding Deposit: One week´s rent. (This is to reserve a property. Please Note: This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and/or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing). Holding deposits are subject to statutory legislation on the repayment should the tenancy not go ahead. If the tenancy does go ahead, the holding deposit must be returned within 7 days of agreement. Alternatively, it can be converted into part payment of the actual deposit or used towards the initial rent payment.
Security Deposit: Rent under £50,000 per year is equivalent to a maximum of five weeks´ rent. (This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy. Rent over £50,000 per year is equivalent to a maximum of six weeks rent
Unpaid Rent: Interest will be charged 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.
Variation of Contract £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 £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: Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable to the landlord´s costs in re-letting the property (see Landlord Fee Schedule) 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.
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Redress scheme: The Property Ombudsman Edit