Very comfortable twin-bedded cum lounge double room with private bathroom (beds can be joined to make a super king) in safe and leafy SW13, 30 minutes from central London and very close to Hammersmith Metro: DISTRICT (green); PICCADILLY (blue) also goes directly to all Heathrow terminals and the HAMMERSMITH & CITY (pink) lines. HAMMERSMITH METRO CONNECTS TO THE ENTIRE UNDERGOUND NETWORK. My place is 8 minutes on the bus to Hammersmith. Clean accommodation, includes: luxury Sleepeezee Imperial pocket-spring beds, tv, private bathroom, fully equipped kitchenette with light cooking facilities,oven, hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge, wireless internet, continental adapter plug, towels, etc. The house has 2 bathrooms plus a Shower Room (3 wcs). Use of large Kitchen/Breakfast area and separate formal Dining room.
I'm happy to give you a tour of Barnes.
Barnes is close to Kensington (Palace & gardens; plus Albert Hall); South Kensington (3 Museums: Natural History, Science & Victoria & Albert); Knightsbridge (Harrods); Hyde Park & the West End and is well served by public transport. There are 5 bus routes Nos: (phone number hidden) (goes directly to Westfield's Europe's largest Shopping Centre in Shepherds Bush) , 33 & 419 all go directly to Hammersmith. The No. 419 travels down my Road. Nos, 33 & 72 are 24-hour buses. There are also other 24-hour buses from Hammersmith to West End & other parts of london. There are two national rail stations: BARNES & BARNES BRIDGE, both go to Waterloo and other destinations in and around London. We are near the main arterial roads: A3, A4, M4 (Heathrow Airport) and North & South Circulars.
The room has 2 very comfortable full size twin-beds, with 2 wardrobes, bedside table with 3 drawers, a 2-seater settee, coffee tables with drawers, a desk with 3 drawers, director's chair, office type swivel chair, copious shelf space (has maps, useful pamphlets and is well dressed with tasteful ornaments), radio, music center, TV, a huge mirror, adapter plug (not USA), and a cuckoo clock!
The private bathroom includes shower, bathtub, wash basin, toilet, 2 towel rails, includes towels and mirrored cabinets with an electric shaver point.
The kitchenette is complete with separate crockery, cutlery, glasses, gadgets, cooking utensils, microwave, oven, toaster, kettle for your exclusive use. It is convenient for light cooking only. Hob and fridge are in adjacent main kitchen.
The beautiful landscaped gardens both front and back, (photos show an early spring scene) designed by me, are perfect for al fresco meals and guests can also use the huge kitchen/ breakfast room and the separate formal dining room. There is residents' parking, but guests may park in a private drive.
SW13 (Barnes on Thames) is looped by the river thames; its a small London village, also known as the 'Village on the River', with many pubs (including the famous live jazz venue "The Bulls Head"), restaurants, cafes (27 coffee venues), specialist Orange Pekoe Tea Room, delis, weekly saturday farmers market and artisan shops. Our village was quoted as "London's Best High Street" in the Daily Telegraph. We are a great local community. Check us out (email hidden)"
The Convenience Store is 3 mins. walk. There are four mini supermarkets: 24-hour Tesco/petrol station, two Sainsburys & Londis. Plus the local butcher, fishmonger, greengrocers, bakery. etc, etc. We have local sports facilities with tennis courts and 5 a side football pitches. Plus the Barnes Sports club. There will also soon be a local cinema. Barnes is very green with plenty of interesting places for walking, including the Pond with adjacent Green, the Common, Nature Reserve and the Wetlands Trust Centre which is worth checking out. Good for birdwatching!
Other nearby local attractions include the world famous Kew gardens, Bushy park and Hampton Court. You could also visit neighbouring Sheen, Mortlake and the historic Royal Richmond Town, home to Henry VIII, with the famous Deer Park that includes 'Henry's Mound' from where a view of St Paul's Cathedral is seen!!
We're also online at: "barnes community association (website hidden)".
You will most certainly enjoy Barnes!
Sorry, Strictly non smokers please.
|Room type:||Private room|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Minimum Stay:||2 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$797 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$3138 /month|
|Check In:||2:00 PM|
|Check Out:||11:00 AM|
|Neighborhood:||LB of Richmond upon Thames|
Lorraine's house it si very nice and confortable like the pictures abd the description. The position is very near to the bus stop.
Lorraine is very friendly!
Lorraine's twin room offers numerous,exclusive advantages not only in terms of space/ammenities provided,but also due to its exceptional location within the metropolis.
Namely,guests residing in the twin room are entitled to exclusive use of a fully equiped kitchenette and (email hidden)is ,along with the room's position on the first floor of the house,reassures maximum privacy in the case it is needed.
What is more,the house boasts a prestigious adress in Barnes (within LB of Richmond upon Thames which is, by the way,the safest AND wealthiest borough within London),excellent transportation links 24/7 (Knightsbridge may be reached within 15 or 20 minutes using public transport) ,as well as quiet and serene surroundings.
Finally,Lorraine has been a most friendly and reliable hostess,swift in resolving any issue that might arise.
I would definitely consider Lorraine's listing as my accomodation option for future trips to London.
Lorraine's room was an ideal base for our visit to London. It is in a very pleasant suburb and has excellent transport links via bus and tube. Lorraine was a friendly and welcoming hostess and the room etc was clean and comfortable. I would recommend this as a place to stay.
I stayed there for a week, my first time overseas, and Lorraine was a huge help in familiarizing me with the London area. Lorraine is very cordial and made sure we felt at home. The location is great- the bus stop is down the street with easy access to the Underground. The beds were comfy too! Would definitely book again if I get a chance to go back.
Lorraine very kindly responded to my last minute request for accommodation for 3 nights. There was another guest who was also a late arrival. We shared a bottle of wine and chatted till late in the evening. Lorraine was very helpful in her local knowledge and was good fun to spend time with
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Lorraine is a friendly, talkative lady. It was nice staying at her place, I would definitely come back!
Very nice and cozy house, which lies in a quiet district in Hammersmith. Lorraine is a very helpful guide when finding places in London. The twin bedroom is excellent and quite large.
Lorraine was most accommodating when my friend Judy and I arrived mid-morning on the check-in day. We left our bags in our clean and comfortable room and proceeded to the convenience store a block away and bought our "Oyster Card" for use on bus and tube. The bus stops a few steps from Lorraine's home and travels to the Hammersmith Station from which it is easy to catch a bus or take the tube to downtown London. Hammersmith Station also had direct tube route to Heathrow Airport. I didn't know this, but June is the month of roses and Lorraine had lovely comforters with roses on them as well as a vase of fresh roses in the room. The bedroom and bathroom (upstairs) in the house were clean and comfortable. Lorraine provided an information sheet in the room and was helpful answering any questions we had. We had delightful conversations at the end of our days. I definitely recommend Lorraine's as a convenient location and comfortable home away from home.
Lorraine was kind enough to host my friend and me last minute after our original plan fell through. She was kind and accommodating and wanted to make sure we were comfortable. The room was big with comfortable twin beds and good storage space for longer stays. It was also nice to have access to the kitchenette shared with other guests and our own shelf in the refrigerator if we ever needed to cook something. The location is great if you want a quieter, more relaxing stay and perfect if visiting nearby Richmond, Roehampton, and Wimbleton.
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