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Spacious and well-appointed 3-bedroom, 3-storey family house in a convenient position, within a short walk of Portswood's shopping centre. The property is modern in feel, with a refitted kitchen and two bathrooms, full gas central heating and hard flooring throughout. There is a good-size rear garden, with a brick storage shed and a driveway to the front for 2 x cars.
Utilities: The in-going tenant is responsible for gas, electric, water and council tax bills, in addition to any other service to which they contract.
Deposit: A deposit of 5 x weeks rent is payable.
Pets: We regret that pets are not permitted.
Energy Performance Rating: 'D'.
Council Tax: Band 'B'. Southampton City Council. Approx. £1600.95 for year 2023 / 2024.
Locality: Southampton A port city, with a rich and diverse history dating back to pre-Norman times. A modern city centre, where the historic Bargate and medieval city walls mix with today's busy shopping centres, cafes, restaurants and night-life. University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation is one of the city's biggest employers, providing care and specialist services to more than 3 million people in the South of England. Southampton pulls many thousands of people the annual boat show, hosted at Mayflower Park, echoing the City's rich maritime history. Southampton Football Club's home, St. Mary's is located close to the City Centre, regularly attracting an attendance of 30,000 or so spectators.
Availability: Available immediately. Please note that an initial term of six months plus variable days will apply, to adjust the rent-due date to the 01st of the month. A reservation for this property can only be made upon the signing of an Agreement to Lease and payment of the holding deposit, equivalent to 1 x week's rent. Our staff are unable to 'keep' or 'hold' a property before this legally-required process has been completed.
For further information or to view, please contact sole agents, Parkers Lettings Ltd on 023 8086 8578, quoting property reference 2198.
Hours of business: We're open for business Monday and Friday 09.15am - 5.00pm, Tuesday and Thursday 09.15am - 4.00pm, Wednesday 9.15am - 6.30pm, Saturday, our office is open 10.15am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 5.00pm for viewings only. Sunday, Closed.
A bit about us: Here at Parkers, we know that you have many options to consider when it comes to choosing an agent, but we like to think that we offer you more than your standard agent. Were local specialists so when you want lettings, sales and property management services in Totton, Romsey and Southampton, we are second to none. We take immense pride in supporting the local community and playing our part in helping people take the next step in the market. Whether you need advice on where and when to buy-to-let, where to rent or you require assistance in reaching out to prospective buyers and tenants, we can help you. We place a strong emphasis on customer relationships, and we take the time to find out what you want to achieve.
If you're looking to sell your rented property, we're uniquely placed to help with our many hundreds of local landlords. By selling to another investor, it is often possible to keep your tenant in place, ensuring you receive rental income up to the very last day of your ownership, with the buyer receiving a return on their investment from the very next day. Our marketing comprises the best mix of technology, with video tours, floorplans and internet advertising, together with a nod to our heritage with good old fashioned estate agency practices.
We welcome all applicants whether privately funded or in receipt of housing benefit. A minimum household income threshold of 2.5 x the annual rent of the property will apply. This can include paid employment, a pension, investment income, Universal Credit, Child Benefit and child maintenance payments (where an order has been made by The Child Maintenance Service only. Private arrangements of child maintenance payments are not accepted).
For example, if a rent of £800 is agreed, then a minimum household income of £24,000 is required: (£800 x 12 months) = £9,600 per annum. (£9,600 x by 2.5) = £24,000 per annum. All applicants must have a clean credit record, and be free of County Court Judgements (CCJs), bankruptcy and Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs).
Some of our landlords' lender or building insurer restrict letting to applicants in receipt of Housing Benefit. Some lenders, such as Cooperative, Barclays are removing this restriction, but for many others it still applies. Please feel free to contact us for further information on this property.
Living Room / Kitchen : 25.79' x 10.63' (7.86m x 3.24m) Modern, spacious open plan room, with large walk-in bay to the front. Kitchen area to the rear, with oven, hob and hood. Door to the rear garden.
Stairs / First Floor Landing : 12.07' x 10.83' (3.68m x 3.30m)
Bedroom 2 : 12.07' x 10.83' (3.68m x 3.30m) Double size rear-facing bedroom.
Bedroom 3 : 11.84' x 10.50' (3.61m x 3.20m) Double-size front-facing bedroom.
Shower Room : 5.91' x 5.74' (1.80m x 1.75m) Modern, white, purpose-built shower room.
Stairs To 2nd Floor : 10.27' x 16.96' (3.13m x 5.17m)
Bedroom 1 Impressive main bedroom, with character from sloping ceilings, but retaining good headroom. Access to eaves-storage space.
Garden Approached by path, and comprises enclosed area laid to rough lawn. Brick-built storage shed.
Parking Driveway for 2 x cars to the front.
Tenant Fees From 01/06/2019
Tenants (Housing Act tenancies)
Permitted default payments:
Loss of keys / security device: Cost of replacement only, plus agents reasonable costs in arranging.
Variation, assignment or novation to the lease: The greater of £50 including VAT or the reasonable costs.
Rent arrears: Interest accrues from day one, if the rent is not paid within 14 days of the due date. The interest is limited to 3% over base rate.
Early release of tenancy: £780 including VAT.
Parkers Lettings Ltd and members of The Property Redress Scheme and Client Money Protect.