Super Stunning Riverside Penthouse Apartment in the heart of Westminster. Absolutely breathtaking.
Crowning the Playhouse Theatre Parliament Penthouse in the heart of Westminster is the much-coveted trinity of luxury and location.
Space to luxuriate in
As you enter the penthouse, the light from the open plan living area spills down the hall, welcoming you into the divinely white and airy space that awaits. Three king-sized rooms with crisp white walls, lavish bathrooms and selected artworks rest just off the hallway – each furnished to the luxurious standard you’d expect from any of our apartments. Tear yourself away from the bedrooms that will inevitably have you in their grips by nightfall and venture on into the truly resplendent open plan living area. Relax on the sofas in the sitting area and enjoy some television, or entertain guests in the dining area. The dining table seats ten, and is bound to be at the heart of many a memorable evening as you and your guests converse.
Pick a side
Descend from the celestial heights of our Parliament Penthouse and you’ll be torn. Seconds in one direction take you to the north bank of the River Thames, Seconds in the other, and you’ll be on the Strand, the road that connects the founding site of the City of London with Trafalgar Square. Flip a coin and start exploring.
Beyond the river
The award winning Golden Jubilee Bridges, two twin cable-stayed pedestrian bridges that straddle the Hungerford railway bridge, strap across the river waiting to take you to the other side. Crossing the river via this feat of engineering proves to be both exhilarating and scenic as you see and feel the waters gushing underneath. On the other side, Southbank buzzes with its electric pedestrian scene. This promenade teems with street performers, art installations and bona fide attractions like the Sea Life London Aquarium and newly relocated London Dungeon. Hop on the London Eye and be back up in the clouds as you take in a more dynamic view of the city. You’ll be surprised at how much time you’ll be spending ‘south of the River’, with the Royal Festival Hall, British Film Institute, Hayward Gallery and many more diversions that make this area nearly impossible to leave.
In Royal company
Back across the river, the theatres, shops and restaurants along the Strand jostle to catch your eye. See a show, do some shopping or stop at a café and watch London stream by. Of course, for the most discerning guest, one could always chance a visit down the nearby Mall to see if the Queen is having visitors. Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of the British Monarch is simply a sight not to miss. More than a stately palace, Buckingham Palace is the focal point for the British in times of difficultly and celebration. Stand at the golden palace gates and feel the site resonate with memories of times that have shaped British life and the world around it – from the sea of flowers laid by a stunned nation in mourning to the sea of honorary wedding guests hailing a young Duke and Duchess. You will be moved.
Routed in history
Be moved in another way and catch one of London’s two remaining Routemaster bus routes. These bright red open-backed busses are one of the most enduring icons of London city life, and although the fleet was officially retired in 2005, popular demand has kept two routes, the 9 and the 15, in service. The 15 will take you from the top of the Mall, up the Strand and all the way to the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral. Alight here and be transported to a historical time of turmoil and triumph. The building that stands today has done so since 1675, after just surviving the Great Fire of London. However, this area has been the site of worship for over 1400 years. Redesigned by Sir Christopher Wren, St. Paul’s Cathedral was the tallest building to stand in London right up until the 1960s. The addition of skyscrapers to the London skyline may have stripped this global landmark of its former accolade, but architects bow in reverence as regulations forbid the construction of any building within the cathedral’s radius that will block its view, lest any Londoner or visitor be deprived of the pleasure.
Return to your own penthouse view early one evening and catch the procession of flickering city lights that signal the end of another day in London. After waking up the next morning, you’ll face the battle once more of deciding what to do, for so much of London persists to be just outside your door:
-The National Gallery
-Piccadilly Circus, and much more.
And of course, catch a tube from Embankment Underground station, 30 seconds from the penthouse gates, and continue the adventure further a field.
Westminster is the Centre of London close to all attractions, transport links, history and royalty.
We were on a family trip with our parents and in laws in London and we had a wonderful stay in the apartment. The location is super central. The flat is facing the Thames where you have an incredible view of London from the City to London Eye.
The apartment is very well equiped, clean and modern. Wifi is great and easy to use.
The apartment is very quiet despite its location just above Charring cross.
Charles has been very responsive to help us with our request.
This is a place that we will recommand to anybody that would like to stay in London.
We couldn’t have asked for a better location during our one week stay in London. What a spot – so close to everything – the subway, great bars and restaurants, shows and some ultra cool stores. We fell in love with everything about this place instantly. The apartment itself is spacious and clean and has everything you could possibly need – a lovely well stocked-kitchen, supercomfy beds, fast and reliable wifi, a massive flat screen TV (we used it once), great temp control and big beautiful windows on a corner aspect for amazing views. Each night we went out for our walk, past the London eye, Big Ben, through the theater district. Kieran’s assistant Charles was there to greet us when we arrived and answered all our questions. When a light bulb went out he popped right over to replace it. Thanks again for being such a great host and for being so quick at responding to my emails. We will definitely be back – I can’t wait! For anyone looking at staying somewhere cool in London, your job is done – look no further, this is it!
Stay here!!!! Keiran and his team are amazing - the apartment is absolutely perfect! The location, the views, every little detail is awesome.
We loved being close to the tube, coffee in the morning, watching a movie in the evening - whatever you want or need you can find it here!
A huge thanks to Keiran and Charles for everything!!! xoxo
London really is a beautiful city!!! We had the chance to rent this amazing apartment for our family trip. The apartment is great, clean, spacious, peaceful and luxurious. The view from this accommodation is incredible and so is the location! We couldn't ask for more! The host, Keiran, is very nice, very welcoming and sweet. He is always reachable if you need him. I would recommand this accomodation to anyone and without any doubts!!!! :)
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