Bunk up for 4 in a stress-free home

House - Private room · Ivorydown, Bromley, BR1 5EH, United Kingdom

The Space

You: There’s something special about hosting an international traveller!!!!

Request: Please provide a photograph, a little information about yourself and reason for travel.

Bookings: Please use the site for all bookings

Us: We are friendly, caring and helpful.

The house: A clean, small, stress free, three bedroom terrace house with three toilets, 2 baths and a shower room, garden and outdoor dining area.

Services: Meet and greet at airports, train stations, English lessons (Tailored English lessons to suit your needs. Breakfast included. Also, dinners and packed lunches (by arrangement only). Please note that there is an extra cost for use of gas cooker. Additional Services (paid): laundry facilities, parking, packed lunches, dinners, storage for suitcases and transportation.

Clean Private Area - This room is downstairs and forms part of the livingroom area. There are glass sliding doors, which act, as a screen for the beds and open on to the sitting area. Suitable for short stays 2-5 nights). Please, do request further information if needed.

The house is a three minutes walk from Grove Park train station.
Grove Park railway station is within London Travelcard zone 4, but the northern parts of Grove Park towards Lee are within Travelcard zone 3.
Grove Park railway station operated by Southeastern goes to Bromley North, Lewisham, London Bridge, Waterloo East, London Charing Cross and London Cannon Street stations. Grove Park to the city (London Bridge) is about 12-15 minutes by train.
London buses 261 and 126 serve the bus stop outside the station; these buses go to Bromley and Lewisham town centre. There is also a bus terminus in Baring Road near the station served by routes (phone number hidden) and night bus N136; the 124 also passes through Grove Park near the station. Furthermore, Grove Park is close to Blackheath, Greenwich and about 20 minutes by car to the O2 and links to East London where the 2012 Olympic was held. Lewisham/Bromley has theatres, cinema, shopping malls, libraries and weekly markets not to mention the numerous restaurants, cafes, pubs and lovely green parks and open spaces. Downham Leisure centre which is 5 minutes away has a cafe, swimming pool, gym and library with internet and photocopying facilities. There are other small supermarkets, shops, cab office and chemist all nearby.

House Rules Apply – Please feel free to request a copy prior to booking

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Extra people: $26 / night after the first guest
Cancellation: Strict
  • My husband and I had a lovely time in London. Sophia was pleasant and helpful. It took about 20-30 minutes to get to her place in Groves Park. She is super close to the train station which made the journey feel easy.

    March 2014
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my four night stay. The room was quiet, comfortable and warm. Sophia was very friendly and accommodating. The other house guests were also very pleasant. I was able to make use of the kitchen for tea/toast and cooking pasta in the evening et cetera. Transport was easy from Grove Park station just a few minutes walk away. I would not hesitate to return to this house for another stay. John

    January 2014
  • We lived there for ten days and had a really nice time. Sophia was always available and very helpful. The house was nice, beds were comfortable and the location in Grove Park pretty well connected to the center of London by train. That house feels like real home.

    September 2013
  • We didn't have a very pleasant stay at the house. While the pictures showed tables in the garden, we were not welcomed in those areas. Instead, the host left bread and milk in a bag on the kitchen counter. We were a family of 5 with 3 small children. The only bathroom (it was only one and not 2 according to the house description) was shared with at least 2 other people. The strict times to take shower didn't fit well the schedule for common tourist activities, so our children took a few cold showers at night. And there were no towels either. The host was not very keen on giving us instructions on how to get to London. We heard one sentence with the station name and were left to figure out the details by ourselves.

    August 2013
  • I had a great and enjoyable 7-day stay at Sophia's with my three kids and my husband. The place is comfortable, quiet and functional, we all loved it . It was nice to sit in the garden when the weather was sunny. It was a real pleasure to talk with Sophia and meet her family, Sophia is really nice , helpful and great fun. We're really near the train station and facilities, it takes 15- 20 minutes to go to London bridge, it's really quick. Now I know I've a place to stay when I come next time.

    August 2013
  • Nice house and very nice people, 3 wonderful weeks in Bromley :) !

    July 2013
  • We have enjoyed the uncomplicated Bed and Breakfast so near at the direct train to London and also situated yet so quiet. Sophia and her husband were very friendly and we were realy welcome. Thank you for all the good advice, how and where to go in London!

    July 2013
  • Sophia is really helpful and kind. Her place is near station. Even though I've stayed just for two days, I feel comfortable at Sophia's home..

    July 2013
  • Sophia was amazing. I arrived very very late and she was great about it! Slept very well. Easy to get to and from station?

    July 2013
  • We enjoyed our stay. The rooms were comfortable and the garden was lovely. We particularly appreciated the use of the kitchen which was well equipped. We will seriously consider staying again.

    July 2013
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