- Detached Four Bedroom House
- Available December
- Garage & Off-Road Parking
- STRICTLY No Pets
- Town Location
- Front & Rear Garden
- Gas Central Heating
- Long Term
- EPC D
Property Description: DESCRIPTION
A fantastic family home with lovely views to the rear, the property is situated within walking distance to the main line train station and Totnes town centre, the accommodation is situated over three floors comprising entrance hall leading to lounge and separate dining room, modern fitted kitchen, cloakroom, to the upper floor there is a double bedroom and en-suite bathroom, to the lower floor three bedrooms and further en-suite shower room, family bathroom, front and rear mature gardens and patio area, off road parking. Garage. Available December. Unfurnished. SITUATION
The unique and charming market town of Totnes sits above the River Dart in the heart of the South Hams. The town is one of Devon's gems, full of colour and character, its atmosphere is cosmopolitan with a West Country flavour and those looking for history, alternative therapies and beautiful countryside will find it in and around Totnes. The town is said to have more listed buildings per head of the population than anywhere else in Britain. With a twice-a-week market and full of small independent shops, it's well-known for ethical products, wholefoods and fair trade goods. It is the second oldest borough in England, with an ancient Guildhall and Church, a Norman Castle and its North and East Gates. There is a well-regarded community college and a mainline railway station and Dartmoor, the South Hams and many of its fine beaches are within easy reach. SERVICES
Mains Electricity, Mains Water. Gas Central Heating. RESTRICTIONS
No Smokers, No Sharers, No Students and Strictly No Pets. VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the Agents. TENANCY
Assured Shorthold Tenancy. 6 months minimum. Rent payable monthly in advance. DEPOSIT
£1,450.00 COUNCIL TAX
South Hams District Council Band E. Amount payable for 2021/2022 £2,691.81 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. COMPLIANCE
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.
Client Money Protection (CMP): ARLA Propertymark
Redress scheme: The Property Ombudsman