As you enter the property you will find the main living and sleeping area, off of which there is an open plan kitchen. The property also offers a bathroom offering bath with hand shower, WC & handbasin.
It benefits from electric heating. Entry phone and parking
EPC Band D
Council tax Band A
Located in Greater London, Orpington is a town rich with history and in close proximity to nearby Bromley.
With a heritage dating back to the 1030s, locals have the advantage of exploring hundreds of years of history while enjoying plenty of modern day activities and amenities in this lively, family-friendly town.
Schools in Orpington
Orpington has a vast number of Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' schools in the local area, making it the perfect place for families.
Infant and primary schools include Crofton Infant School, Crofton Junior School, Darrick Wood Infant & Nursery School, Farnborough Primary School, Perry Hall Primary School, Warren Road Primary School, Riverside School, and St James' Roman Catholic Primary School.
Outstanding secondary schools include St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School, Riverside School, and Newstead Wood School.
Getting around in Orpington
Orpington has a variety of bus routes and its own train station with a taxi rank just outside. From here you can travel to Central London, Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Hastings and Luton.
Things to do in Orpington
There are many things to do in and around Orpington. You can revisit the Roman period at Crofton Roman Villa, travel back to the Stone Age at Orpington Museum, or explore even more local history at the Commonwealth and Canadian Corner war graves.
Local kids rarely get bored considering the vast array of entertainment venues, such as Orpington Palace Superbowl, ODEON, and Walnuts Leisure Centre. There are also many green spots for youngsters to let loose and run wild around, such as Broxbourne Gardens, Broomhill Common and Poverest Park.
Nature lovers and history buffs feel right at home in Orpington. If you have a love for the great outdoors, you can enjoy a stroll around the beautifully preserved Priory Gardens, packed with wildlife and picturesque views. For those interested in local history, a visit to The Priory - a grade II listed building with history dating back to the 13th Century - should be top of the list for a weekend outing.
Sports and societies
People of all ages can take advantage of the sports on offer in Orpington, from badminton, tennis and basketball to Zumba, yoga and Pilates. New residents can easily make friends at local football, running, fitness and netball clubs, or take advantage of group activities such as American football and obstacle courses.
There is also a variety of societies in and around Orpington. Examples include Gateway Club, for people with learning disabilities, Group 88, which caters for single people over 45 wanting to socialise at the weekend, and Orpington Friendship Club for retired people over the age of 55.
Property in Orpington
Property in Orpington is desirable, with an average sale price of £494,011 as of November 2020. You can find detached properties selling at around £796,000, semi-detached properties at £485,000, and terraced properties at £374,000.
Explore the properties currently available in Orpington here.
Estate agents in Orpington
Proudly serving Orpington and the surrounding area since 2004, David James offers a professional service, with a real emphasis on providing a warm, friendly and personal experience.
Whether you're looking to buy, rent, or sell a property in Orpington, we can help. To find out more, or to discuss your needs, please get in touch learn more about estate agents in Orpington
Criteria for renting a property
Applicants must have the Right to Rent in the UK. We will require to see original proof of ID such as Passport, Driver's License, Visa, Recent Utility Bills/Bank Statements.
Applicants must have a good credit history. We are unable to accept applicants with CCJ's, IVA's or have been declared Bankrupt
Applicants we will need a positive landlord reference (where applicable) confirming that they have conducted their current tenancy satisfactorily and paid the rent on time
You must have an Annual Household Gross Income of at least 30 x the monthly rent. (i.e. Rent £1000 pcm = Annual Household Gross Income of £30,000). Income can consist of basic salary, benefits, pension
All applicants over the age of 18 will have to be referenced
A security deposit of 5 weeks rent plus first the months' rent must be paid in cleared funds prior to tenancy commencing
These particular are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending tenants should not rely on them as statements of presentation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person employed by this company has tested any included equipment and can give no authority to make any representation or warranty in respect of the property.
We may charge a tenant any or all of the following when required:
1. the rent;
2. a security deposit with a maximum of 5 weeks rent, or 6 weeks on a property with rent over
£50,000 per year;
3. a holding deposit of no more than one weeks' rent;
4. default fee for late payment of rent (after 14 days);
5. reasonable charges for lost keys or security fobs;
6. payments associated with contract variation, at £50 or reasonable costs incurred if higher, when requested by the tenant;
7. payments associated with early termination of the tenancy, when requested by the tenant; and
8. payments in respect of bills - utilities, communication services, TV licence, council tax and green deal or other energy efficiency charges.
David James Letting & Property Management are members of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) redress scheme. We abide by the TPO code of conduct.
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