Price £950 pcm +Info Under Offer
  • Open plan living room/kitchen
  • One double bedroom with fitted wardrobes
  • Presented to a high standard
  • Converted character building
  • One allocated parking space plus additional storage facility
  • Town centre location
  • Range of local shops and facilities
  • Convenient for open countryside and walks through the Chilterns
  • J6 M40 within 5 miles, easy access to Oxford & London
  • Long tern let available

The windows are large with Plantation style shutters, the kitchen was supplied by local designer Cucine, and the bathroom is Villeroy and Boche. The property also has a storage unit in the basement, and one allocated parking space.
Couching House:
This imposing building is located in a prominent position in the centre of Watlington, with an attractive facade including triple bays with sliding sash windows.

Watlington:
Watlington is an attractive and busy small town, set in the Chltern Hills, with a long history going back to the Doomsday book and beyond. There is a range of local shops including a butcher, delicatessen and bakery, plus a local supermarket and a pharmacy. There are local sports facilities including football, cricket, tennis, squash and bowls. The Chiltern Hills are nearby, providing a wide range of access to local footpaths and nature reserves, plus views over fine landscapes. The M40 provides easy access to London, with the Oxford tube service from nearby Lewknor.

Communal Entrance
Main entrance into hallway for the building, with intercom entry system, postboxes for apartments. Stairs to upper floors, stairs to basement storage area.

Hall
Front door into hallway with entryphone, fitted carpet, radiator.
Storage cupboard, also containing electrical consumer fuse board.

Living / Dining Room - 5.2m (17'1") Max x 4m (13'1") Max
Open plan living room, with bay window and sliding sash windows, overlooking Couching Street. Period fireplace (decorative only), fitted carpet and two radiators. Range of sockets, telephone point and tv / satellite points.

Kitchen - 3.5m (11'6") x 2.3m (7'7")
A well designed modern kitchen with a range of cupboards at low and high level, worktop with inset stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Integrated appliances including dishwasher and fridge freezer, washer/dryer. ceramic hob with extractor fan over, and integrated oven.

Double bedroom - 5m (16'5") x 2.6m (8'6")
Double bedroom with large window, radiator, fitted carpet, electrical sockets and telephone point (not tested). Built in double wardrobes with rails and shelves. Built in cupboard with electric boiler and hot water cylinder.

Shower room
A modern shower room with Villeroy and Boch fittings including basin set in vanity unit and low level wc. Walk in shower with thermostatic controls and glazed screen. Tiling to floor and walls.

Basement storage area
Storage area in the basement of the building, with sole use of a caged area for storage of boxes etc. Please be aware that anything stored here may be vulnerable to condensation - please use plastic wrapping or storage boxes as needed.

Parking Space
One allocated parking space in the car park to the rear of the building.

Services
Services: Mains Electricity, Water & drainage

Broadband: BT indicates 71 - 73 mbps download available (not checked or warranted)

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
Council Tax Band: B £ 1751.41 pa 2023 / 2024
EPC Rating: C73

Availability
Available from early April 2024
Unfurnished, with some white goods provided
Assured Shorthold Tenancy for a minimum of twelve months.
Sorry, not suitable for: children, smokers or pets

Viewings
Viewings strictly by appointment: benson@griffithandpartners.co.uk / 01491 612831


Terms and Conditions
Management Status: Griffith & Partners manage the property

Rent: payable per calendar month in advance. In addition the tenant shall be responsible for all Council Tax, Utility and Telephone / Broadband costs, including private drainage where applicable

Pets: Where a Landlord grants consent for a pet to be kept at the property, the Landlord may ask for a higher rent to be paid to reflect the additional wear and tear of a pet being kept at the property.

Security deposit payable: Five weeks rent where the rent is up to £50,000 pa,
Deposit amount: £1096.00 based on a rental amount of £950.00 pcm

Holding deposit: A holding deposit of one week`s rent will be requested to secure the property following acceptance of an offer.
Holding deposit: £219.00 based on a rental amount of £950.00 pcm

Costs and Charges
The tenant may be asked to pay the following costs:

Alterations to the Agreement: Where tenant/s request a change to the terms of the tenancy agreement after the Agreement has been signed, a fee of up to £50.00 including VAT may be charged for each alteration requested.

Early surrender: Where tenant/s request an early surrender of the tenancy or a change of joint tenant, consent may be granted subject to conditions, and the outgoing tenant will be required to pay agents fees and reletting costs.

Default fees: Loss of keys or security devices. The tenant will be asked to pay for replacement keys, locks or security devices where they are lost, damaged or broken by the tenant.

Rental payments: Where the tenant is in default of rent payments, a reasonable default charge may be made, based on the reasonable costs incurred in recovering the unpaid rent. Interest maybe charged at a maximum of 3.0% above Bank of England base rate.

Client Money Protection
Client Money Protection:
We are members of the Propertymark Client Money Protection Scheme.
For more information: https://www.propertymark.co.uk/working-in-the-industry/member-requirements/client-money-protection.aspx

Deposit Protection:
We are members of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme Insured approved scheme for the protection of Tenant`s deposits. For more information: https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/

Redress Scheme: We are members of The Property Ombudsman Redress Scheme.
For more information: https://www.tpos.co.uk/



Deposit: £1,096.00

Minimum Tenancy : 12 months

Council Tax
South Oxfordshire District Council Tax, Band B

Notice
All photographs are provided for guidance only.

Floor Plan
EER Chart

The Energy-Efficiency Rating is a measure of a home's overall efficiency. The higher the rating, the more energy-efficient the home is, and the lower the fuel bills are likely to be.

The following are permitted payments which we may request from you:

a) The rent
b) A refundable tenancy deposit (reserved for any damages or defaults on the part of the tenant) capped at no more than five weeks' rent where the annual rent is less than £50,000, or six weeks' rent where the total annual rent is £50,000 or above
c) A refundable holding deposit (to reserve a property) capped at no more than one week's rent
d) Payments to change the tenancy when requested by the tenant, capped at £50, or reasonable costs incurred if higher
e) Payments associated with early termination of the tenancy, when requested by the tenant
f) Payments in respect of utilities, communication services, TV licence and council tax; and
g) A default fee for late payment of rent and replacement of a lost key/security device, where required under a tenancy agreement

Please call us if you wish to discuss this further.

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