Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
Energy Performance Rating
The graph shows the current energy efficiency of your home. The higher the rating the lower your fuel bills are likely to be. The average energy efficiency rating for a dwelling in England and Wales is band B (rating 60). The EPC rating shown here is based on standard assumptions about occupancy and energy use and may not reflect how energy is consumed by individual occupants.
A modern living space
We provide a range of quality appliances, including waist height oven, ceramic hob and integral fridge/freezer. Everything is laid out to make cooking and cleaning as effortless as possible.
Luxury and comfort are at the core of our bedrooms. We provide generous storage with either a walk-in wardrobe or fitted wardrobe to the main bedroom.
Our spacious living rooms are both light and neutral décor, making it is easy to add your own personal touches to your living area.
- Communal area costs inc. electricity, heating and lighting
- Future maintenance fund
- Water and sewage (communal areas and apartments)
- Ground rent
- Maintenance of building and gardens
- Emergency call system
- Building insurance
- Active social calendar of events and exclusive discounts
- Dedicated on-site team
What's not included in the rent?
- Electricity, heating and lighting (apartments)
- Phone / broadband
- Council Tax
- TV licence / TV service
- Home and contents insurance
What is an Assured Tenancy?
Assured Tenancy means that you agree to rent the property for a minimum term of 12 months, but after that you can leave at any time as long as you give two months written notice. We can’t ask you to leave unless you have broken the terms of the agreement.
I want to rent. What checks do you carry out and what do I need to prepare?
We’ll ask you to complete a Rental Application Pack and an Income and Expenditure form to get the information we need to do standard background checks. You’ll be asked for proof of income, savings and/or pensions, along with copies of your last three months’ bank statements. You’ll be asked to provide identification documentation that complies with the latest Government Right to Rent regulations – our sales consultants will talk you through what you need.
Do I need to pay a reservation deposit?
Yes, you will need to pay a small refundable reservation deposit to reserve the property. You will also have to pay a security deposit equivalent to five weeks rent when you move in.
What do I have to pay before moving in?
Before you can move into your property, you will need to pay the first month’s rent together with your security deposit, minus the reservation deposit you’ve already paid.
The security deposit is equivalent to five weeks rent. Don’t worry, we’ll make sure you know the exact amount you need to pay in plenty of time.
McCarthy Stone is part of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, membership number G10625. Download the Tenancy Deposit Scheme leaflet.
What date are rental payments due?
All rental payments are due on the 1st of each month and must be paid by direct debit. Your rent includes all of the development’s service charges, ground rents and property maintenance.