About this listing
Live Like a Londoner. comfortable double bedroom,private bathroom in a typical family home. Popular safe area, gastro pub, restaurants, 24 hour shop. Extra Single mattress available. Easy access to museums, sights, West End, bus stop 2 minutes walk.
Please contact me before booking as I may have only one bedroom available during holidays and some weekends.
A king size double bedroom in large typical London family home with private bathroom with bath and strong overbath shower. Super comfortable bed, (good cotton sheets and fluffy pillows) with large cupboard space and unlimited wifi. There is also a single pull out mattress that can also be used which although on the floor is very comfortable with a thick down filled mattress topper on it. Breakfast is eaten in our eat in kitchen and We have a lovely garden which is great to sit out in when the weather is warm and even have breakfast in. I always have a selection of English baked goods (english muffins, crumpets, hot cross buns, bread) with jam and marmelade, tea, coffee and orange juice in the house which you are welcome to help yourself to.
My son is away at university so there is also a smaller rooom which has a single bed and can be turned into a small twin by the use of a very comfortable pull out mattress on the floor. When available we are happy to rent this to families or friends. There is a minimum charge of £37.00 for this room
We are located on the Fulham /Chelsea border, ten minutes walk from London's famous Kings Road with all its shops and restaurants We are two minutes from the bus stop, 10 minutes from the Overground at imperial Wharf (which links to the district line and to the central line) and 15 minutes walk to Fulham Broadway on the district line which takes you straight into Earls Court and onto the Piccadilly line, plus we are close to 2 different 24 hour buses so you don't have to be tucked up in bed by midnight!
I send you full instructions on how to reach us from all the London airports, Heathrow and Gatwick are closest but all are reachable.
Guests have the use of their room their private bathroom and the kitchen for breakfast and snacks.. We have another toilet that they can also use. Guests are welcome to use the garden for smoking or hanging out in on warmer days .
Interaction with Guests
You are sharing the house with myself and my family and we are usually around for a chat, advice or information. Some of our guests like to join us for a drink or a cup of tea but this is your holiday and we want you to be happy so whatever suits.
We have a great pub the Sands End with great food actually in our street and are within walking distance of many good restaurants, take aways, cinemas and of course CHELSEA football ground. .We are also between 2 and 12 minutes walk from some really nice pubs where you can sit outside and have a drink overlooking the river among the locals
Our area is international but not touristy it is very much a place where Londoners live, all nationalities mixed up together.
Great transport links to the centre of town and London sights such as Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace via Fulham Broadway TUBE(15 min walk) Imperial Wharf OVERGROUND (9 min). Our nearest BUS stop is 2 min from the house linking you directly with Notting Hill, Earls court and Hammersmith. Within ten minutes walk there are Buses to Knightsbridge, for Harrods and the museums, Piccadilly and the West End and Waterloo for the London Eye and south bank
Clapham Junction station is 5 mins from us on the overground and has direct trains to Gatwick and to many beautiful places to visit like Windsor Castle or Brighton.
For those who love to shop we are also only ten minutes by overground from WESTFIELD home of shopping..
If you are planning on staying out after midnight and don't want to take a taxi (very expensive in London) there also two night buses which come near our house one stops 2 minutes away and the other stops about 10 minutes away.
Other Things to Note
We provide towels, luxury shower gels. shampoo and conditioner and a hairdryer
Please do read our house rules before booking.
Our home is not only spacious and comfortable with a lovely garden in a central safe location but also offers a real taste of English life!
Smoking is permitted outside in the garden only.
We are flexible on time of arrival and departure dependant on if we have more guests coming but we do like to be kept informed of any changes delays etc and we do not accept guests after midnight or before 9.00 am unless previously arranged before booking. We do of course take travel delays into consideration.
We are happy to store your luggage for you if you have a later departure time from London but there are luggage storage fascilities at the main London train stations such as Victoria if that is more convenient for you.
There are lots of good takeaways near us but we ask you to eat it in the kitchen and not in your room. When not in use by the family The kitchen can be used for sandwiches and takeaways or having a relaxing drink in but not for cooking unless previously arranged. We have a no food and no red wine policy in the bedrooms.
You are staying in a family home so guests are asked not to have friends round without prior arrangement. no one is allowed to stay overnight unless it is one of the already paid for guests.
Guests staying longer than a few days are welcome to use the washing machine and dryer.
If guests could take their shoes off before going in the bedrooms we would be very grateful, muddy rainy foot prints are not great for the carpets!
We love our house so please treat it with care and consideration. Most of all we hope you enjoy your stay with us