Estate Agents in Foots Cray - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Foots Cray, DA14

Alex Neil are first choice for many as estate agents in Foots Cray, DA14. We are a multi-award-winning estate agency and specialise in sales and lettings in Foots Cray, DA14 and the surrounding areas.

Foots Cray is in the London Borough of Bexley and lies south-east of Sidcup aside the River Cray. Foots Cray and nearby Sidcup trace their historic roots to farming but during Victorian times were inhabited by wealthy Londoners who enjoyed the area’s privacy whilst remaining relatively close to The City. Some of the large country residences remain from that period remain in the area today.

The arrival of the Sidcup station brought businesses to Foots Cray but even a after some industrialisation Foots Cray today remains a small settlement. There are a few residential developments, mostly along Cray Road and towards Sidcup. Parts of Foots Cray are given to business parks with companies like Coca-Cola European Partners has a large canning facility here.

One of the most significant and historic buildings in the area is Foots Cray Place. Constructed in 1754 it posed a stunning example of Palladian villa style building. Damaged and rebuilt after WWII bomb damage, much of the building was demolished in the 1950’s after a significant fire in 1949.

Large parts of the grounds belonging to the manor is now a recreational area known as Foots Cray Meadows and is managed by the London Borough of Bexley. It offers an abundance of green spaces with Foots Cray Meadows spreading over many acres of woodland, grassland, there is a wide variety of wildlife.

Foots Cray Meadows is also home to scenic Five Arches bridge, a popular landmark which attracts visitors and artists captivated by its picturesque structure. Along with several other historic buildings like the former Foots Cray school, Grade II listed All Saints’ Church Rectory Lane stands as another symbolic landmark of the area.

Residents of Foots Cray utilise Sidcup Station which is in Travelcard Zone 5 and operates regular trains into London Charing Cross, St Mary Cray station is also nearby. The area has easy access to the A20 and there are plenty of local bus services. Foots Cray has much to offer those looking to create a family home, people are tempted by the abundance of green spaces and easy commute into the City.

Should you require an estate agents in Foots Cray, DA14 to provide a valuation and market appraisal for your sales or rental property we are the agent to call.

The surrounding areas have much to offer too, find out more by reading our Bexley DA5 Area Guide, Bromley BR1 Area Guide, Eltham SE9 Area Guide, Orpington BR6 Area Guide, Petts Wood BR5 Area GuideSt Mary Cray BR5 Area GuideSt Paul’s Cray BR5 Area Guide, Sidcup DA14 Area Guide, and Welling DA16 Area Guide.

Fees

Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.