Luxury Twin-bed Room Beautiful SW13

House - Private room · Ferry Rd, London, SW13 9PW, United Kingdom

The Space

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, yummy artisan bakery, local cinema, weekly Saturday farmers market, artisan shops (email hidden)ly social alendar. 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)" and "Barnes Village Newsletter" for more uptodate current events.

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, bakeries. etc, etc. We have local a loal cinema and sports facilities with tennis courts and 5 a side football pitches. Plus the Barnes Sports club. Barnes is very green with plenty of interesting places for walking, including the Pond with adjacent Green, the Common, riverside Wildlife 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)" and there is also the "Barnes Village Newsletter" for uptodate social events.
You will most certainly enjoy Barnes!

Airbnb will give u my personal particulars and detailed info on how to get to my place, when yr booking is completed.

Sorry, Strictly non-smokers please.

Guest Access

Diningroom, main Kitchen and landscaped Garden.
Private Drive for parking

Interaction with Guests

As and When guests require.
I'm always up 4 a chat!

The Neighborhood

I love EVERYTHING about Barnes & so will You!
The river, pond, greens, parks, commons, riverside Wildlife Nature Reserve, Wetlands Reserve, pubs, cafes, delis, Saturday Farmers Market, artisan bakery and shops, resaurants, local cinema, lively social calendar and much more. ALL this within a safe, friendly, lively and carefree community in a London riverside village. Barnes on Thames!

Getting around

Two mainline Railway Stations to Waterloo.
Several buses (5) to Hammesmith Underground/Metro direct, that connects to the ENTIRE Transport network system.
Two 24hour Bus (Nos. 33 & 72) services from Barnes to Hammersmith.
Easy access to both North & South Cirular roads, Westway, plus A3, A4, M3 ,M4 motorways, Heathrow Airport, Westfields Shopping Centre, etc, etc.

Other Things to Note

Our very lively Social Calendar which can be viewed online at "Barnes Village Newsletter"
for uptodate current events.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $798 /week
Monthly Price: $3143 /month
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Amazing. Lorraine is to die for. We arrived and asked a couple a couple of questions about local shopping, and faster than you can say "sorted" we were in Lorraine's car for a tour of the local area. We had our own bathroom and kitchenette (good for Italians who like to do their own pasta!) Getting to hammersmith on the bus was easy . It was simply a lovely place to stay and Lorraine was the perfect host.

    On the evening we left ... oh we are not going to tell. Then it will be a lovely surprise for you too!

    April 2014
  • 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!

    October 2013
  • 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.

    October 2013
  • 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.

    July 2013
  • 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.

    July 2013
  • 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
    This is what I love about B & B's

    July 2013
  • Lorraine is a fascinating and witty lady who keeps her home spotlessly clean. I would recommend a stay there to anyone.

    July 2013
    Lorraine
    Response from Lorraine:

    U left a law book behind

  • Lorraine is a friendly, talkative lady. It was nice staying at her place, I would definitely come back!

    July 2013
  • 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.

    June 2013
  • 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.

    June 2013
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