The house is let to professional male and female individuals. Licensees are chosen by the occupants of the house. As the house is shared we will be looking for similar minded people to those already in the house – those that don’t mind sharing with a group other people, that want to get to know other people, perhaps sometimes to socialise or eat with them. Perhaps to be be friendly without invading each other’s space. The house tries not to be a house in multiple occupation where anybody might come and go, always do their own thing, live in their rooms like bedsits, etc. The owner wishes the house to be treated as the home of the occupants and not just let accommodation.
Over the twenty six years of letting, the house has proved very popular for people moving to live and work in London for the first time when they know no-one in the area. We have had teachers, scientists, marketing executives, lawyers, HR executives, film directors, actors, TV executives, office managers, office administrators, managers of all sorts, financial analysts, account managers, oli engineers, etc etc. We have had people for over 20 countries. A recent occupant wrote to the house say – ‘Dear all, I have really enjoyed living here and will miss is loads. Thank you for putting up with me. I wish you all the best for the future and keep in touch’. GS.
The owner believes that in offering the best quality accommodating he will have the best occupants. The house, therefore, is subject to an ongoing program of improvement and upgrade. Each year a significant part of the income is invested back into the house to improve it in some way. This is done in a way to minimise any potential disruption to the occupants. It must be remembered that maintenance is at the availability of the people doing the work and we sometimes have to fit in with their schedules rather than ours.
In order to ensure that he is fully conversant with all the current legislation concerning property he is an accredited landlord and a member of the National Landlords Association (NLA). This is an independent body run by landlords across the UK to encourage good landlords and influence government regulation. The owner hopes that this will give you confidence to know that your best interests as an occupant are always at heart of everything that happens in the house.
The house is about 50m south along the Mortlake Road at the junction with West Park Avenue. The tube locations can be found by referring to the Transport for London subway navigator.
Parking is permitted for 4 cars of occupants of the property – a fifth car can be squeezed in if everyone parks carefully. Kew has a control zone for parking and residents parking permits are available from the Council. There is ample residents parking for cars within 3 minutes walk of the house if no space is available on the driveway. Motor Bikes and bicycles can be parked at the side of the house which is accessed via the side gate.
Previous tenant’s comments
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