About this listing
Host since 2011
Kennington old world charm welcomes you to Artists home
Park views with lift
canopy bed fabric walls - bespoke breakfast - hotel standard superkingsize bed - 4mins from Kennington tube station overlooking park private gardens
king size canopy arthopedic bed with choice of seperate duvets or one - with a selection of 350 threadcount designer sheets and towels - with views of park and private gardens
November start of December 2015 whats hot info
Snow is on the way - London's full of Christmas decoration come for a break near the Thames -
Time out magazine has some great ideas for wintery warmers.....
Super social club in Brixton 10mins
Drink hot chocolate under the arches by the river at Borough Market 10mins then walk to the Tate Modern for a spot of art using my members card to get up to the 5th floor and soak in the views for free
drink mulled wine in Wimbledon at the Dog and Fox pub by a roaring fire - 35mins
go ice skating at the Natural History Museum 25mins
Welcome to your bespoke London experience - your urban safari
the room overlooks Kennington Park in SE11 Kennington Southwark not Walworth as advertised.
take a look around the area:
Please read the information as it also give you directions from all airports.
The double room offered is in a 3 bed apartment with shared bathroom/loo separate
designed for travellers so there is lots of attention to detail
in the white room: the walls are limewashed with Georgian green - historically how walls were treated - the lime wash absorbs germs - so you wont get travel flu.
I usually put out a tray in the kitchen everything is there help yourself or have breakfast in the studio I set the table
Your own keys
oyster cards once you arrive
close to food stores
Please note this room is a double bed only bathroom seperate - not ensuite
The room has a super kingsize orthopaedic bed - arm chair nice storage for clothes and luggage, feel free to use the kitchen whenever for tea and coffee making pack lunches - you have a small fridge in the room and local shops are 3 mins away.
Interaction with Guests
"In order not to be disappointed by either location or amenities, please read the entire description before booking"
I live in the flat and work in the studio - there are also usually a visiting academic or overseas student staying in the live/work space for longer periods up to a 9 months at a time- a cleaner comes 2 -3 times a week
along with Biba my small short haired terrier along with her youngest puppy Assali, who will greet you on arrival a nice welcome - she is very quiet and doesn't go into rooms unless invited by guests.
come chat/say hi/ or be private/ ask me questions/ I am around as I work in my studio in the flat.
-17 minute walk to the River Thames and Embankment pier via Black Prince Road.
-20 mins walk Imperial War Museum, South Bank, and Tower Hill
- great bistro pubs and bars a fantastic Indian, Iranian and Italian, Thai and Chinese, British gastro pubs serving good food
- cafe with home made food, book cafe
- cafe in the park all thriving all day.
the underground is 5 mins walk, parking booklet offered for those driving outside the building -
buses run (phone number hidden) and 3 via west end Parliament square, Whitehall Palace, Trafalgar Sq, Piccadilly and Oxford St Marylebone and st johns Wood
133 bus goes to city via London Bridge
Heathrow Express - Paddington - Bakerloo line (brown) to Waterloo then Northern (black) southbound 1 stop to Kennington 35mins train 30 mins tube
Gatwick Express - 30 mins Victoria - 15min 36 bus to Oval Station 6 minute walk to flat via park. or take the underground at Victoria station change and Embankment station to the northern line southbound 2 stops to kennington -
(to make it cheaper buddy up with another couple 4 people can buy group tickets that cost the same as the coach return and saves you hours of travel.
Stanstead and Luton - into Liverpool Street St Pancreas - Kings Cross underground 30 mins - Northern line (black) southbound city branch - 25mins
buses to city, west end, brixton, east end and victoria all across the road.
Other Things to Note
Why not come and stay on the Royal Dutchy of Cornwall Estate (owned by the Prince of Wales) -
since the 11 century, a vibrant community of lovely walks, good restaurants, gastronomic pub doing amazing burgers, cafe in the park, cocktail bars and rustic cafes, Iffle Yard a few minutes walk.
to the centre of town 10 mins to city and west end by underground and 15 mins by bus
bus stop across the road.
3 mins walk away from underground station
17 min walk to River and houses of Parliament and 20 min walk to Shard and Borough Market at London Bridge.
close to Greenwich by river boat home to a World Heritage Site, the Cutty Sark and Maritime Museum,
20 mins to Museum collective at South Kensington - V&A, Science and Natural History Museums.
I am pretty relaxed and easy going but a few things
tidy up after you use the kitchen -
Anna Marie my wonderful cleaner (hense the cleaning fee) comes 2/3 times a week - to polish hoover iron but I tidy the room daily.
please throw out food if you eat in the room there is a rubbish shoot in the hall or we wont know if its there or take it with you would be great also.
please dont wear shoes in the apartment.
if you want to use the flat for location shoots let me know the charge is £250
please be informed I have a strict cancellation policy to double check what it means (website hidden)_policies#strict
chose from twin or double duvets memory foam pillows and goose-down top pillows and bed topper