De Vere Cottages Kensington W8
Asking Price: £3,500 p/w Subject To Contract
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Parking
For Tenant Fees, please click here

A newly refurbished period mews was originally built around 1877, still retaining a charming air of peace and tranquillity. The property offers three bedrooms, two of which are en suite, with two reception rooms one leading to a balcony area, a dining room and a separate kitchen.
De Vere Cottages is located off Canning Place, adjacent to De Vere Gardens and close to the amenities of Kensington High Street and Gloucester Road with the green, with Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens just moments away.
Gloucester Road (Circle, District and Piccadilly Lines) and High Street Kensington (Circle and District Lines) offer the nearest transport links on the London Underground, while there is a good selection of bus routes in the area.

Referencing fee of £30 per tenant/guarantor inc VAT or Referencing fee of £72 inc VAT for a company. Inventory fees including check-in and check-out will vary as charged by the inventory clerk selected aswell other factors including the size of the property.


In addition to the rent, there are a few other costs that tenants must budget for before entering into a new tenancy agreement with Russell Simpson. The following fees are all payable before a tenancy starts:

  • Reference fee of £30 per Tenant / Guarantor inc VAT or Company £72 inc VAT
  • A deposit against damage and dilapidations which is usually 6 weeks rent (or 8 weeks if you have a pet). Russell Simpson will hold these funds in the capacity of stakeholder and for Assured Shorthold Tenancies these will be registered under the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.
  • Stamp Duty (if applicable). To find out whether this would apply to your tenancy please contact HMRC at

Throughout the tenancy there are other costs that must be covered on top of the rent. These might include:

  • Utilities (gas, electricity, water and telephone)
  • Council Tax
  • Television licence
  • Installation of cable/satellite
  • Alarm maintenance
  • Insurance (for your personal possessions and contents)
  • Garden maintenance/Cost of Communal Garden Key/Fee

At the end of the tenancy:

  • Professional cleaning of the property
  • Inventory check-out (cost between £50 and £1,000 inc VAT dependent on size of property and furnishing)
  • Dilapidations


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