About this listing
Luxury twin-bed room comfortably sleeps 2 people only. Barnes, is a London village on the river Thames. It is country-like, very safe and green, with a friendly community.
Garage/Shop open 12pm and 24 hour transport links to central London.
Very comfortable twin-bed cum lounge, Sleeps 2 only, with private adjacent 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,combi-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/diner for heat n eat meals. Formal Dining room may be used if available.
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 and a lively 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 co. uk" 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.
Main Kitchen/diner and landscaped garden for al fresco meals.
Private Drive for parking if available.
Interaction with Guests
As and when guests require.
I'm always up 4 a chat!
I love EVERYTHING about Barnes and I hope you will too!
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!
Two mainline Railway Stations to Waterloo.
Several buses (5) to Hammesmith Underground/Metro, that connects to the ENTIRE Transport network system.
Two 24hour Bus (Nos. 33 & 72) services from Barnes to Hammersmith.
N9 night bus from Central London to Hammersmith.
Good connections to all Airports.
Easy access to both North & South Cirular roads, Westway, plus A3, A4, M3 ,M4 motorways, Heathrow Airport, Westfields Shopping Centre, etc.
Other Things to Note
Barnes has alot to offer, with many shops, cafes, retaurants, cinema, jazz club, open green spaces, nature reserves, etc. There is a very lively Social Calendar which can be viewed online at "Barnes Bugle" (the Village Newsletter) for upto date current events.
Good riverside walks and pubs.
The locals r very friendly and helpful.
Strictly No Smoking.
Meals taken in kitchen/diner; also 'alfresco' in the garden.
NOT in the room.