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Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

A gorgeous modern self contained apartment within our Victorian house with its own entrance and cute back garden. The apartment is extremely well located for many tourist areas of London and the local daily markets and shops.

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: $41
Security Deposit: $271
Weekly discount: 5%
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

ACCOMMODATION
A gorgeous modern self contained apartment within our Victorian house with its own entrance and cute back garden. The apartment is extremely well located for many tourist areas of London and the local daily markets and shops, including a great 24/7 grocery/deli just 2 minutes away.

The apartment is within an 1870's house, but has a modern very characterful design, making full use of the space. You enter through the side gate, walk through the garden across the decking and into the apartment though the double doors. It's has a lovely cosy atmosphere and is a real den to escape to.

The minimum booking period is usually 7 days, however, there are often periods available in the calendar for less than 7 days.

The first space you come to is the lounge with lots of very comfortable large bean bags and cushions. The small kitchen area is off to one side and includes all the regular kitchen appliances including a microwave, dishwasher and two ring hob. Through the arch (which has a sliding door) is the large double bedroom with ensuite shower/wet room with lots of mirrors. There is a very comfortable Kaymed king size bed with lovely white Egyptian cotton bedlinen. We supply plenty of fluffy white towels.

RATES
The room rate advertised applies to 2 people sharing the kingsize bed. If required, an additional bed for a charge of £25 per night could be provided in the lounge area. It's a very good double Jay-Be Royal Pocket Comfort Folding Guest Bed. Please email me for more details to see what works best for you.

Generally there is a minimum booking of 5 nights, however, depending on availability, the time of the year and week shorter stays might be considered. Please drop me a message.


FACILITIES
High speed WiFi
Music system to link your laptop or iPod to (includes speakers in each room including the shower room)
Large LCD TV with Freeview
There is a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Oyster travel cards (the simplest way to get around, on loan for your stay, just top them up please).
Hair dryer.
Parking permits are available for £5 per day
Free UK mobile for your use for the duration of your stay
Dishwasher
Washing machine and dryer
Central heating
Complementary chilled wine and beer in the fridge and croissants, coffee, tea, cereals, OJ and a bowl of fruit for breakfast.

I have a cute, well behaved, friendly little dog called Jarvis (he's a Border Terrier), but he'll only come and say hello if you like dogs, otherwise he stays in his house just upstairs from the apartment.


ON HAND TO HELP
I am happy to be available as and when guests would like. Some guests like to be independent but I am happy to share a glass of wine and I am usually on hand to help with anything, from recommending local restaurants to helping plan trips in the city.

OVERVIEW OF THE AREA
The area is a real London neighbourhood. We live on a cute Victorian terrace street. It's a very friendly street, where most people know each other and has an active residents association.
Walk, literally, just round the corner and we're a few minutes away from lots of shops and very convenient bus routes into town, going past many iconic London sights on the way.

There are tennis courts, a recently renovated (£8m) park and a gym nearby plus a vibrant local market, restaurants and many very handy shops just round the corner.

GETTING AROUND
As well as Kennington and Elephant & Castle Underground tube stations, the apartment is very well served for buses to almost anywhere in London. They're a great way to get around and see things on the way, especially the fabulous views over the river.
- Trafalgar Square, 20 mins
- Covent Garden, 15 mins
- Parliament/London Eye, 15 mins
- Liverpool Street/Shoreditch, 15 mins
- Borough Market, 10 mins
- South Bank Arts centre, 10 mins
- Hyde Park/Knightsbridge, 25 mins
We are an 8 minute walk from Kennington tube, and 10 minutes walk from Elephant and Castle tube station (zone 1).

Please let me know if you have any questions and we hope to welcome you to London and the apartment soon!

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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not child-friendly (0-12 years)
Check-in is after 4PM

Please let me know something about you and the purpose of your trip when you make a booking. This is a self contained private apartment but part of my house and lovely local community, so it's good to know whose coming to stay, thanks.

To be considerate with noise and leave the apartment in the same condition it is found in. This is a non-smoking apartment.

The basement apartment is separate from the rest of the house and has its own entrance via the black side gate into the back garden.

Guest parking permits can be purchased, although public transport (tube and buses) are excellent here.

ID (e.g. passport) may be requested on arrival.

Check-in is any time after 4pm (to give us time to clean the apartment). Check-out is by 11am.

It would be useful if you could please let us know what time you are likely to arrive and for any details about your flight number in case it is delayed. It would also be very helpful to know when you are planning to check out so I can arrange the cleaning for the next guest. Many thanks.
( Sometimes an earlier than 4pm check in is available, it's dependent on when the previous guest might be living and if we are able to get the apartment cleaned and ready for you, please feel free to ask. )

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Safety Card

Availability
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.
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Your Host


Mike

Mike

London, United Kingdom · Member since December 2010

Friendly chap, keen to ensure you have a good stay in London and looking forward to welcoming you to the apartment.

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