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For Sale 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 Receptions£950,000
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Tewkesbury Avenue, Forest Hill, SE23 - £950,000

People flock to this spot in Forest Hill for its handsome 1930s homes and striking views across London. Being around 70 metres above sea level, houses on this side of Tewkesbury Avenue gain garden views of some of London's most iconic landmarks.

This house is a smidge under 1600sqft and being double-fronted, has a balanced layout. The ground floor has a double reception on one side while the opposite side of the house is dedicated to a modern kitchen/diner and a separate reception/study. At the very rear is a utility and downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms and a nursery/single bedroom. There's an en suite shower room and a bathroom with a shower over the bath.

Beautifully landscaped, the garden has a stone terrace, a lawn, pond and decked pathway down to a rear seating area. You've side access on both sides of the house and an off-street parking space at the front.
Horniman Primary School is 2-minutes' walk and very popular. Local state secondary schools include The Forest School, The Sydenham School and Kingsdale. Some of the best independent schools in the country are a 10-minute drive (Alleyn's, Dulwich College and JAGS). Commuters can walk to Forest Hill station in 10-14 minutes for trains to London Bridge and Victoria and London Overground links to Canada Water, Shoreditch, Hoxton, Dalston Junction and Highbury & Islington. Good pubs, restaurants, delicatessens, coffee shops and a large Sainsbury's are all found in Forest Hill.
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Tenant Letting Fees

Starting The Tenancy

Offer Accepted (subject to contract)

Tenants should budget for the following payments and charges when pursuing a rental property through Roy Brooks. All tenant charges are quoted INCLUSIVE of VAT.

Pre-tenancy admin* (includes referencing and tenancy agreement) £195 per tenant

Holding deposit* 2 x week's rent*

* if you pay a holding deposit and later withdraw, you will lose part or all of the above. If your referencing proves satisfactory and you proceed to move in, the holding deposit will be set off against the initial rental payment, (you do not make this payment twice). If you fail to attend your check in or check out at the right time and a further appointment has to be made, a rebooking charge of a further 50% will be payable.

Pre-move-in payments

Once all tenants have passed referencing you will need to make the following payments available as cleared funds before signing contracts prior to move-in:

Security deposit 6 x week's rent

Rent (less the holding deposit already taken, as above) 1 x month's rent

These charges may vary depending on an individual landlord's requirements. However further rents must be paid by standing order from a single nominated UK bank account. If any amendments should be negotiated to the tenancy agreement, there will be an additional charge of £120.


Ending The Tenancy

At the end of the tenancy, the following charge will fall to the tenants

Inventory Checkout from £78 - £204


Negotiation and preparation of renewal tenancy agreement £120 per tenancy

Early release charge

If for any reason, one or all tenants request to end the tenancy earlier than the end date in your tenancy agreement, your landlord does not have to agree, however if an agreement can be reached, it will be subject him/her being reimbursed for any financial loss he/she might suffer as a result. This may include:

All tenants

A pro-rata reimbursement of the letting fee already paid by your landlord to us calculated as a daily rate from the date you desire to leave until the contractual end of the tenancy: Variable

The landlord's cost of the preparation of a new agreement £120

An individual tenant

The landlord's cost of the preparation of a new agreement £120

The new tenant's cost of referencing/ tenancy agreement & admin £195

The cost of an interim inventory check-in and check-out £125

Deposit protection scheme registration, including administration charge £30

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