About this listing
**** This apartment is 3 minutes walk to station. It takes 15minutes on the Tube to get into Central London and the various tourist attractions******. There is also a Bus 3 minutes walk from apartment which can also take you to the center in under 20 minutes. Plenty of buses to central London including 24 hour night bus.
This is a Large Double Room in a nice clean 2 Double Bedroom apartment in an Edwardian conversion, 2 minutes walk from Hampstead Heath Park (790 acres of green space, lakes and ponds) its in a beautiful historical part of NW London called Hampstead.
The Room is a clean and with neutral decor. Fitted wardrobe, clean bathroom, chest of drawers, folding table, sofa, internet, well equipped shared kitchen and lounge and very quite area.
It is ideal for anyone seeking a peaceful, safe or unique atmospheric experience in London, with fresh air (Hampstead Heath) a neighbourhood visibly rich in history, a cosmopolitan high street, a warm sense of community and close immediacy (15minutes) into central London by Tube. Fresh linen and towels will be provided. Wireless unlimited internet is available.
The apartment is set on a one of the London most prettiest areas , it has a real European feel very close to 2 High Street which have patisseries, traditional pubs, boutique high street shops, restaurants, ice cream parlors, supermarket, an antiques market, a farmers market and late night French creperie. More importantly after a 2 minute walk you arrive at famous Hampstead Heath, 790 acres of ancient woodlands, meadows, ponds, swimming baths,a great place for walkers, joggers, picnics or relaxing.
From the apartment It takes 10 minutes to walk to Belisize Park Tube (Underground Train). Visit Primrose Hill in 2 stops, Camden Town world famous market in 3 stops or arrive at London’s West End in 15 minutes to the various tourist attractions. There is also an Overground Station and buses 4 mins from apartment that can take you into Central London.
Hampstead is well known for its traditional pubs, including the Holly Bush (famous for celebrities), the Spaniards Inn (established in 1585) The Flask, originally an 18th Century natural spring bottling house, The Old Bull and Bush, which was sung about by the Beatles and many more pubs.
Keats House, Fenton House, Freud Museum, Burgh House & Hampstead Museum, Kenwood House (with summer outdoor picnic concerts).
THEATRE AND CINEMAS
Everyman Cinema with individual sofa seating, Hampstead Theatre, Pentameters Theatre.
HISTORY OF HAMPSTEAD
The Heaths inspiring wildness and the Hampstead Village community have been a natural home to many famous artists, writers, musicians, poets and thinkers including John Keats, John Constable, William Blake, Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, George Orwell, George Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, Ian Fleming, John le Carre, Lord Bryon, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Dickens, TS Elliot, Lucian Freud, Aldous Huxlley, Samual Johnson, D H Lawrence, Henry Moore, Florence Nightinghale, Richard Wollheim and H G Wells. Many celebreties choose Hampstead for their home.
Hampstead Village came under the London’s jurdisction in the 17th century, historically people would come up to Hampstead for the fresh air and to explore the Heath as per their doctors recommendation. There was also a natural spa where people would come to bathe in the natural spring water which was said to have healing properties, to this day people still swim in the natural ponds on Hampstead Heath all year round.
I am happy to help you with any information you need to make your visit to London enjoyable if you require this. If you are interested then please let me have some details about who you are and what you plan to do in London.
All the best. Enjoy London!
Guests have access to Lounge and Kitchen in addition to their own Bedroom.
Interaction with guests
Available to offer assistance in person.
Please make yourself welcome, please note no smoking, candles or pets are allowed within the apartment.
Please do not bring visitors/strangers or overnight stays into the flat.
Hi I'm a helpful, friendly Londoner and experienced Host. I work in IT Project Managment and Property and have many interests ranging from self development, music, reading, spiritual, exercise, yoga, walking, exploring markets, discovering places of historical interest, socialising and travel. I was born and bred in NW London and love everything about this great cosmopolitan city.
My favourite travel destination is Rome. Foodwise, I enjoy salads or anything healthy, I also love chocolate with nuts ;-), we all have our vices!
I am fortunate to live in a beautiful historical part of NW London called Hampstead Village NW3, and have experience of hosting people from all over the world, America, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Norway, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, China, Mexico, Switzerland and from all around the UK. Whether you are coming to London for professional or leisure purposes I can help make your stay more enjoyable.
Any questions, just ask.
My life motto is to enjoy life and be a blessing to others.
All the very best, enjoy London!