About this listing
*****Peaceful haven with great access to Central London*****
Hi, we are renting out our beautiful, self-contained flat on the lower ground floor of our large, detached Victorian house. The flat is close to Wimbledon tennis and common. It is south of the river Thames and an easy tube ride to all London's attractions. The flat is a few steps down from street level. It has its own separate entrance and access to our lovely mature garden.
The flat can accommodate a total of 6 guests, and is ideal for a group of friends wanting to have a few days in London; anyone coming on business or pleasure who wants to have a relaxed and peaceful place to stay, or a family on holiday.
There is one large bedroom with a double bed. There is a smaller second bedroom with two single beds. The large sitting room has 2 sofas, one of which is a decent double sofa bed. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a bath with hand-held shower attachment. There is a second bathroom with walk in shower.
The kitchen has double doors which open onto the sitting room. It has a washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, hob, new cooker & fridge freezer and there is a breakfast bar with high stools. There is a dining table in the sitting room that can seat 6 people. It is 4 steps up to the large garden with a lawn, flower beds, vegetable garden, rose arbor down one side leading to the BBQ and a summer house.
Hosts: Annie and Peter
We live upstairs in the main body of the house and so are on hand to help with any problems or to give advice and suggestions for your stay in London.
- Bed linen and towels are provided
- Travel cot with bedding available
- Well equipped kitchen
- Central Heating
- Use of our lovely big garden
- Parking space for 1 car on our driveway (there is also pay and display parking available on the street)
We are roughly equal distance between East Putney and Southfields tube stations, both a 10-15 minute walk away on the District Line. It is a 5 minute walk to the bus stop, which goes to Clapham Junction - a major railway hub for lots of destinations including Gatwick airport - or a 15 min walk to Wandsworth Town overground station. To central London it takes around 30 - 45 minutes door to door.
Our house is set in a very leafy part of South London but with easy access into central London. There are local parks with playground facilities a few minutes walk away. The Wimbledon All England lawn tennis Club which hosts the annual grand slam championship in June/July is only a 20 minute walk. We have a great local gastropub called the Earl Spencer, which is a 5 minutes walk away. Nearby are the fantastic green spaces of Richmond Park and Wimbledon Common. Putney, Wandsworth and Southfields are all good for restaurants and shopping.
We don't really have any rules except to come and enjoy the delights of London!
We had a lovely welcome, with a jug of milk and muffins left on the bench.
The listing was accurate, the neighbourhood pleasant and the apartment roomy.
Transport was accessible by a good walk.
Communication was good and the hosts were really nice people.
We really enjoyed our stay in London, the flat was everything we hoped for and more, very clean and comfortable. The hosts were lovely, the location was nice and quiet and only a 10 minute walk to the tube station making it a great base to explore central London. I would recommend this flat to anyone.
Nous avons été admirablement reçus par Annie et Peter. Arrivés plus tôt que l'heure prévue (17 h au lieu de 20 h) nous avons pu faire tranquillement nos courses avant que Peter nous accueille.
Le logement correspondait à sa description. Très confortable et bien aménagé.
Le quartier est résidentiel, très calme.
Le métro est à une douzaine de minutes à pied avec de nombreux commerces/restaurants aux alentours permettant quelques achats après une longue journée à Londres.
Nos enfants (16, 12 et 7 ans) ont été ravis de jouer à la WII et d'utiliser le WIFI.
Nous avons laissé notre véhicule sur place durant les quatre jours de notre séjour.
Annie and Peter made us feel very welcome, they gave us loads of info re tubes, buses , trains etc. Brilliant Hosts!
Diese Unterkunft ist absolut zu empfehlen, wenn man, so wie wir, nach einem Tag im unglaublich beeindruckend, aber lauten London, gerne in eine ruhigere Umgebung kommt. Wimbledon hat im Vergleich zu London fast "dörflichen" Charakter. Die Anbindung an London ist mit der U-Bahn aber ganz problemlos. Besonders empfehlenswert ist das französische Bistro "Family Kitchen" direkt gegenüber der U-Bahnstation Southfield, sowohl fürs Frühstück, als auch fürs Abendessen. Die Unterkunft ist grundsätzlich wie beschrieben. Annie und Peter waren während unseres Aufenthalts leider nicht anwesend und ihr Sohn hätte sich anscheinend um die Reinigung kümmern sollen. Dabei hat er leider die Bäder vergessen . Als wir spät am Abend ankamen, musste ich daher erst einmal die Bäder putzen, da man noch sehr deutlich die Spuren der Vormieter sah. Putzmittel waren Gott sei Dank ausreichend vorhanden. Dafür gab es im Kühlschrank schon etwas Milch, für eine erst Tasse Tee, der auch in großer Auswahl vorhanden war.
Thanks again Annie and Peter for letting us stay at your apartment.
Georgia was a fab host while you were away and gave Martin help with our bits.
Will see you again in February 2016.
Monique & Martin
Very comfortable, clean apartment. In a quiet area.
And very sympathetic and nice people, ready to help solve any problems.
We really enjoyed.
About the Host, Annie And Peter
I am a midwife and Peter is an actor. We have lived in the same wonderful house in London for 26 years. We love travelling and have done lots over the years with our children, including a 6 month trip around the world.
We have 4 children, aged between 22 and 28, they are back and forth, sometimes living at home for awhile or turning up for Sunday lunch!
We are both very active and enjoy hiking / walking in different places in the world.
We both love food and will eat anything...we are very easygoing about where we stay and don't need lots of mod cons, we prefer beautiful scenery and meeting interesting people.
We have been Airbnb hosts since October 2012 and we love it, we've met so many interesting people from many different countries and look forward to meeting many more!