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The Manager

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

The Manager

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2015
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

South Kensington Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom Luxurious Apartment

Beautiful apartment on the lower ground floor with your own front door in the elegant entrance hallway of a grand Georgian House, very quiet and private and exceptionally safe. Outside patio with table and chairs. It is possible to leave the bedroom doors (which open onto the patio) open all day and night, it is that safe! Super large bathroom with underfloor heating,large bath and walk in power shower. A spacious dressing room with lots of hanging space.The dressing room seperates the two bedrooms. Fully fitted kitchen with a Panasonic music system. Sitting room with dining table and chairs for 6 persons. An L shaped sofa system which is large enough to sleep an extra person if necessary. 42 ' 3D Plasma tv, with Freeview cable tv (100's of channels). Coal effect fire within the fireplace. Very atmospheric room. A most romantic apartment for a couple but also perfect for families. This is like having your own personal hotel suite in London, warm and cozy in winter, cool and welcoming in summer.

Added attractions within the area are:- swimming in summertime in the Hyde Park serpentine lake, there is also a private and safe little play area and paddling pool for toddlers and little ones, as well as a great adventure playground for the older child in Holland Park. Barnes wetlands is also close by (15 minute bus ride), this is a bird-watchers paradise, you would never dream you were so close to London. Kew Gardens is 20 mins by tube. Wining and Dining in the most exclusive of restaraunts or casual cafes and picnics in the park. Boris bicycles everywhere, this is the best way to see the parks. Roller blading also in Kensington Gardens near the Albert Memorial statue, this is a meeting place for the keen roller bladers to show off their skills. Horse riding in Hyde Park from stables just the other side of the park in Bayswater. Little Venice canal boats, will take you to Camden for a different shopping experience. Portobello Road is a must on a Friday or Saturday, not just for antique collectors, it is a wonderful day out for all the family and you cannot fail to enjoy the atmosphere.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
The Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2015

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.5
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Simply the best with wi-fi
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 15 reviews
2

Great location but not a "two bedroom" flat.

  • 2 of 5

Location and host were wonderful. But despite the photo that is not a comfortable sofa for adult lounging. Great flat for a pair who sleep together, but the dressing room off the closet is not a bedroom for a grown up, not least because you must squeeze through the real bedroom to get down 3 stairs into the bathroom. Great well-supplied kitchen. Bathroom halogen lights blew twice from the steam. Nice little patio. Very clean with nice decor touches. Great neighbourhood for dining, commuting, museums, and good vibes.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Excellent and safe location

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful and very safe location, close to metro. Apartment itself has an awkward configuration with guests in second bedroom needing to pass through main bedroom to their own room as well as bathroom. Manager was very responsive to emails before arrival and during stay--very cooperative and easy to work with. Living room and eating area were nice---plenty of light, especially for a below ground unit.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

une semaine à Londres

  • 5 of 5

Louer un appartement à l'étranger par Internet, ce n'est pas compliqué mais il faut faire confiance. Suite à cette expérience, je peux donc témoigner que la propriétaire, Yvonne, est très gentille, et de confiance, et que nous avons été ravis de notre séjour.

Les photos de l'appartement correspondent bien, ainsi que le descriptif de l'appartement.

L'appartement (très confortable) est situé dans un quartier chic (belles maisons blanches, ferronneries noires, à proximité d'une place arborée) près d'une station de métro (Gloucester Road) située sur deux lignes desservant les points stratégiques du Centre de Londres (la Circle Yellow line et la Picadilly line).

L'autobus 74 depuis Knighbridge (Harrods) s'arrête très près également (utiliser la Travel card/Oyster comme pass).

Très proche d'Hyde Park, Holland Park, et de nombreux musées.

Grand supermarché (Waitrose) , à la sortie du métro. Restaurants proches également.

C'est un appartement en sous-sol, mais les fenêtres des deux chambres et du séjour donnent sur une courette (mur d'un étage seulement sur trois côtés, donc clarté, et sécurité également).

Nous y retournerons avec plaisir,

Françoise et Francis Leclercq, La Rochelle, France

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
New York
4

Lovely flat in one of the best locations in London

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful week at this property. It is a basement apartment without an elevator requiring that luggage down be carried down a flight of stairs--but it was not a problem for us. Apartment feels spacious and enjoys a lovely outdoor garden off of the bedrooms. Location is A+++++ we were within walking distance to the park, area museums, starbucks, restaurants, and waitrose. Furnishings are well appointed (as photos show) and owner (Eve) was very helpful/professional. Would highly recommend for couples or small families.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Perth, Western Australia
4

Warm & Cosy flat in lovely area

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 4 had a wonderful stay in Eve's apartment. It was warm and cosy and Eve was there to meet us on our arrival and available at all times for any queries during our 9 day stay. As the apartment is below ground, it would be a little difficult for some to get their luggage up & down but not a problem for us. Our correspondence with Eve before our arrival was great and nothing was a problem.

Gloucester Rd station was just around the corner and we were able to walk everywhere. The Waitrose supermarket next to the station was very handy and had good quality food and everything we needed. Also was able to walk to the V&A museum and Natural History Museum. Next time we come to London we will be in touch with Yvonne again. Thank you.

The Arnott Family

Perth, Western Australia

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
5

Lovely Well-Appointed Flat

  • 5 of 5

The flat is just as described and pictured. Very nicely appointed, and everything is good quality. The appliances in the kitchen are top of the line, and my friend and I were very comfortable. There is a very nice dressing room that separates the two bedrooms, and the patio allows lots of light into this basement flat. Yes, the stairs are a bit narrow, but that was a minor issue. Yvonne was very helpful and friendly, and the area can't be beat. There is a Waitrose and other shops, restaurants, and pubs a five-minute walk of the flat. There is plenty to do within walking distance, but central London is a short tube ride away. I highly recommend this lovely rental.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Dover
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Marylebone
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M4
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Too many
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Brighton

Location, Location, Location: This luxurious apartment is in a quiet and exclusive area of South Kensington. Just a 2 minute walk away from London's finest museums in Exhibition Road (Natural History museum, Science museum and Victoria and Albert museum). It is also very close to Imperial College University. Just 5 mins from Gloucester Road tube station (District, Piccadilly, and Circle lines), 10 minute stroll to the world famous stores of Knightsbridge; Harrods and Harvey Nichols and the fashionable boutiques on Beauchamp Place, Sophisticated or as 'laid back' as you like, with pubs and cafes galore, as well as many top class restaraunts. 3 mins from supermarkets (Waitrose) for your everyday needs. This place is a walkers dream. Or rent a Boris bike and cycle through Hyde Park to Bayswater and Portobello Road. Go the other direction and you reach Oxford St. There is a charming walk to High St. Kensington, through Kynance Mews and past some of Kensingtons finest houses and garden squares. Hyde Park (5 mins) Visit the Princess Diana Memorial fountain also in Hyde Park. Or take a bus and see Big Ben and The London Eye. Buckingham Palace is a 20 minute walk.

Brompton Oratory, London's first post Reformation catholic church is 5 mins away as are other numerous places of worship. The Albert Hall for concerts throughout the year including the summer Proms is just 5 mins away. You couldn't be closer to the action.

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Rates & Availability

From £200 Per night

South Kensington Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Apr 1 2015 - Oct 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
£5,000
 
 
Winter
Oct 11 2015 - Dec 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
£200
£1,200
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£200
£1,200
£4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Payment is only accepted in the quoted currency. A 25% deposit payable on booking.Remainder of rental fee payable 6 weeks before rental period starts or by negotiation.The price quoted is for a maximum of 4 persons, a fifth person would incur a charge of £10 per night.The price includes gas, electric, bedlinen, towels.Wifi is free.Telephone use extra..Cleaning fee added for less than 5 nights.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

South Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Underfloor heating. A generous supply of towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , trundle bed, can be double or two singles
  • Top quality bedlinen supplied, bright rooms both with double doors to the patio. Doors can be left open all day and night.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a narrow staircase down to the apartment, which is the only reason elderly may find it difficult. But once in the apartment, it is on one level and totally suitable. Cream carpets in bedrooms, so well behaved toddlers please.

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