About this listing
Right in the middle of Clerkenwell, in the sought after Barbican area, this top floor apartment offers style and comfort. Only 5 mins to Barbican tube station with connections to Central London and the West End and two supermarkets including Waitrose and local shops and cafés only a couple of mins away.
This stylish flat benefits from lots of natural light and is furnished to a high standard with a mix of vintage and new furniture. The bedroom has a double bed and two fitted marble side tables with side lamps.
The open plan living area incorporates a living area with large corner sofa, vintage coffee table and wide screen tv with DVD player. The open plan living area also incorporates a dining area with table and chairs and a study area with large corner desk. The bathroom has a bath with integrated shower and the kitchen features an AGA cooker. There is also a washer/ dryer.
SWIMMING POOL & GYM:
There is a 25m heated indoor swimming pool, outdoor tennis courts and a full gym and sports centre on site with discounted rates for residents.
Wining and Dining:
The apartment is minutes walk from St. John's St in Clerkenwell where there are good quality bars, fine dining and bistros. The West and Soho, where you'll find shops and theatre-land are 15 mins away.
This apartment is ideal for the Paralympics, you are under 10 mins walk away from St. Pauls' Cathedral where there are direct tubes to Stratford (Central Line), where the Olympic site is.
If you're interested in experiencing the cutting edge of London's nightlife, Shoreditch (the cool and most happening area of London) is less than 10 mins. away by foot. .
Tate Modern is a pleasant 15 mins walk away through St. Paul's gardens and over the wobbly bridge. London's White Cube Gallery is close and The Barbican Centre (5 mins walk) features 3 cinemas, a large art gallery and theatres and dance spaces where the best contemporary dance and music are staged.
Aside from the West End there is also Islington 15 mins walk away which has a lovely high street and lots of independent boutiques, shops and antique shops. To the East is London's very happening Redchurch Street and Brick Lane as well as Colombia Rd. Flower Market. All of these provide a great Sunday out and you will be spoilt for choice with artisan coffee shops, restaurants and independent art and fashion boutiques as well as fine dining and organic produce.
Guests have access to the whole apartment. There's also a swimming pool, gym and tennis courts on the site which you can use.
Interaction with Guests
I am available to liaise with you at any part of your stay- you'll have my mobile number. I'm happy to recommend anything specific like activities, cultural crawls, dining and city adventures. Enjoy making sure your stay in London is as perfect for you as it can be.
This place is a haven- sandwiched in between the coolest neighbourhoods of London. 10 minutes walk to Colombia Rd, Brick Lane and Redchurch St which is perfect for a Sunday stroll. Just 10 mins walk to the south to St Paul's where you can cross over direct to Tate Modern & the South Bank and easy access into the West end- just 10 mins in a cab or a 25 min walk. On your doorstep you have a great selection of eateries, bars and cafés from St John for British fine dining to sushi restaurant Life and quirky cycle café LookMumNoHands. I love this area and I think you will too.
Public transport could not be better- you're just 3 minutes walk from Barbican tube which connects you to lots of underground lines- there are plenty of bus stops and by road you can easily get in and out of London in all directions.
Other Things to Note
There is a cleaner who will ensure that the place is immaculate when you arrive. For longer stays I can arrange the cleaner to come and save you the job so you have maximum time for enjoyment not cleaning!
I love and respect my home and neighbours and just ask that you do the same.
Strictly no smoking.