Don't miss out on this stylish modern one double bed, purpose-built apartment with off street parking set on a quiet residential street in Nunhead SE15.Set on the second Floor of Alpha House you will find this flat is very well presented with laminate flooring throughout and has a lovely open plan living area and kitchen with bags of natural light thanks to full length glass sliding doors that look out over a juliet balcony. The living area has a white, high gloss built-in storage and media unit, hyper-Optic high-speed broadband connection; while the sleek eat-in kitchen is presented with black worktops and wood effect storage cupboards and comes furnished with an integrated fridge freezer and a stainless steel electric oven with inset electric hob and pull out extractor hood. The new washing machine can be found in a handy hallway cupboard. There is ample room for a dining table & chairs.The bedroom is a good sized double room containing a wardrobe with sliding doors and the space is elegantly set off by striking feature wallpaper. The fully tiled bathroom contains plenty of built in shelving and a decent thermostatic shower over the bath with glass shower screen.We are informed by the vendor of the following:Lease: 955 yearsService charge: Currently 1,687.00 p.a.Ground rent: £542.15 p.a.
Situated a short walk from Nunhead Station the property has excellent transport links; there are 2 trains per hour to Victoria or Blackfriars while other direct destinations include Kentish Town, Sevenoaks via Bromley South and Dartford. Peckham Rye is 1 stop away where you can change for fast direct links to London Bridge or pick up the London Overground. Crofton Park station is a further walk away where you can also pick up fast links to City Thameslink For those that prefer buses the P12 (Surrey Quays-Brockley Rise), and 78 (Shoreditch High Street- St Mary's Rd) run close by. You are also only a short walk to one of London's hidden treasures - the beautiful Victorian Nunhead Cemetary (part of which is now a nature reserve), popular with artists, photographers and walkers alike and a great place for those summer picnics with family and friends. Popular and recently regenerated Peckham Rye park is on your doorstep and the bars, cafe's and restaurants of trendy East Dulwich are within easy reach.
A new law on residential letting fees came into force on 1st June 2019, making it illegal for landlords and estate and letting agents to charge extra fees to renters.
The Tenant Fees Act applies to new tenancies and renewals of tenancies, meaning that landlords and letting agents aren’t able to charge for a range of admin fees that they previously had, and tenancy deposits are now capped to five weeks.
For properties in England, the Tenant Fees Act 2019 means that in addition to rent, lettings agents can only charge tenants (or anyone acting on the tenant’s behalf) the following permitted payments:
The Act also states that agents and landlords don’t have to pay back any fees they have charged a tenant before 1st June 2019.
e.g. if an agent or landlord requires a tenant to pay a fee linked to a contract that started before the ban came into force, such as check-out or renewal fees, they can continue charging those fees until 31st May 2020.
Any fees that are applicable during the tenancy, whether payable at the start, during or end of the tenancy, must be clearly displayed by the lettings agent.
The law around what tenants can be charged for in Wales (https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/publications/2019-08/letting-fees-guidance-for-landlords-and-letting-agents.pdf) when starting new tenancies also came into force on 1st September 2019.
The new law is similar to the changes made in England back in June, but there are key differences to the Tenant Fees Act 2019 in England.
There will be no limit on security deposits, and the default fees clause is much wider than lost keys and chasing unpaid rent under the Renting Homes (Fees Etc.) (Wales) Act 2019.
The new tenant fees ban legislation permits eight kinds of payment including rent; a security or holding deposit; default payments (when tenants pay their rent late and have to be chased) and also payments for council tax; utilities; television licence and broadband/phone services.
The proposals state that agents are able to charge a tenant for the outstanding rent if they leave a tenancy early – something they can do now – but not for changing a contract at the renter’s request.
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