A charming detached two bedroom cottage that offers a good range of light versatile accommodation within walking distance to the centre of Rye and all its shops and amenities.
• Entrance Hall
• Living Room
• Dining Room
• Master Bedroom
• Second Double Bedroom
• Family Bathroom
• UPVC Double Glazing
• Gas Central Heating
• Off Street Parking
• Terrace Garden
Description: Salt Cottage is charming detached cottage situated on Fishmarket Road with views over the Rye Salts and beyond out over the Romney Marsh. The property is approached over a level off street parking area leading to the side cast iron gate and stepped path leading up to the front door. The front door enters a small hallway that leads through into a light open plan living room with side windows and large front bay window overlooking the Rye Salts. An arch opening leads from the living room into the dining room with double aspect windows and door leading into the kitchen. The kitchen has been fitted with a modern white shaker style wall and base units with laminate worktops, stainless steel sink unit with window above overlooking the rear garden, rear access door and space for a standalone oven and fridge freezer. A wooden open staircase leads from the living room up to a small first floor landing off which is the main bedroom with double aspect windows, family bathroom with white bathroom suite and electric shower above the bath and second double bedroom with built in wardrobe and side aspect window.
Externally the property benefits from an off street parking space for up to 2 cars at street level while stepped side entrance path leads round the back of the property to rear steps leading up to 2 terraces. The first terrace has been dug as a herb garden while the second higher terrace has been paved with room for outdoor table and chairs enjoying views out over the property.
Situation: Salt Cottage is situated on the edge of the historic citadel within walking distance of the centre of the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye, with its pretty cobbled streets and period buildings that offer shops, recreational and cultural facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 30 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities while closer are the market towns of Tenterden with its tree lined high street and Ashford with its large McAthurGlen designer outlet retail park. Hastings and St Leonards are approximately 8 miles away offering seafront promenades and a wealth of small boutique shops within Hastings Old town and more shops and services within the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre. Leisure activities in the area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as opportunities for riding, kite surfing on the nearby Camber Sands Beach and walking in the surrounding countryside. Schools: Rye benefits from a range of schools from nursery pre-schools up to two secondary schools including the new Rye Studio Arts School. There are a number of highly regarded private schools also within the area including; Vinehall, Claremont, St Ronan’s, Buckswood, Benenden and Cranbrook. Travel and Transport: Rye train station offers direct links to Brighton and Ashford which links to the high speed service from Ashford to London St.Pancras (37 minutes), and also Eurostar trains from Ashford International. The M20 can be joined at Ashford via the A259 and A2070 with connections to the M25 and Dover Ferry Port.
Fees: As permitted under the Tenant Fee Act 2019 the following fees will be applied: 1. The Rent. – £950 per calendar month 2. Refundable tenancy deposit – £1096 (capped at no more than five week’s rent where the annual rent is less than £50,000) 3. Refundable holding deposit – £220 (capped at no more than one week’s rent) 4. Payments to change the tenancy – £50 + VAT = £60 (where requested by the tenant) 5. Payments associated with early termination of the tenancy – where requested by the tenant. This must not exceed the financial loss that a landlord may suffer, or reasonable costs that have been incurred by the landlord’s agent resulting from an agreement for the tenant to leave early. 6. Tenants are responsible for payments – For all utilities, communication services, TV license and Council Tax at the Property. 7. Default fee for late payment of rent and replacement of lost key/security devices, where required, under a tenancy agreement – default fees can only apply when this has been written into the tenancy agreement and covers late payment of rent, a lost key or security device. The amount of default fee is limited to 3% over the Bank of England base rate for each date that the payment is outstanding and applies to rent which is more than 14 days overdue. Terms: No Tenancy will commence until referencing of applicants has been completed. In addition, the first month’s rent in advance and Security Deposit are due in cleared funds and in full at least five working days prior to tenancy commencing.
Note: Anderson Hacking Ltd is regulated RICS firm who are covered for Client Money Protection (CMP) and have a full redress scheme covered by the Property Redress Scheme.
Services: Mains Water, Mains Drainage, Mains Gas and Electricity
Council Tax: Currently Band D
Local Authority: Rother District Council 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Ltd on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our offices in Cinque Ports Street go straight ahead into Tower Street turning right through the Landgate arch and into Hilder’s Cliff whereby steps on the left hand side will take you directly onto Fishmarket Road. The property will be found on the right hand side after approximately 100 m.