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The Victoria Apollo Theatre in 2013 & 2014: Wicked
12 minutes from Fernlea View 4!
Centrally Located Ground Floor Apartment
High Quality Traditionally Styled Decor
FreeView TV & DVD/Wi-Fi
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Comfortable, Safe, Convenient
Professionally Managed with a Personalised Approach
80 square metres (860 square feet). 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom.
Each of the two bedrooms has a double bed bed with high quality mattress.
Bathroom: Modern bathroom; bath with shower over it.
Sofa, Converts to a Comfortable Sofa Bed
Large Load Washing Machine
Large Load Tumble Dryer
Very Well Equipped
Reviewed 30 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013 (TripAdvisor)
My family (2 adults and 4 children) stayed in Fernlea View 4 in March 2013. We were delighted with our find - a clean (very clean) and comfortable flat in a great location. The flat is located about five minutes from Balham underground and overground train station and is close to lots of shops and restaurants.
The flat is pleasantly (and neutrally) decorated and very well-equipped.
Both Julie and Mike were great throughout our stay - really friendly, welcoming, and accommodating.
Ease of booking 5/5
Directions to the property 5/5
Key pickup/access to the property 5/5
Overall condition 5/5
Quality of bedding/mattresses 5/5
Kitchen/utensils quality 5/5
Cleanliness of bathroom 5/5
Quality of facilities/amenities 5/5
Liked best: Julie and Mike - super hosts
Travelling group: Young Children
Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend? Yes.
Families with young children
The property was "as advertised".
I recommend the location.
The property was a good value for the price paid.
The property provided wifi/internet access.
My security deposit was returned on time.
This property is just a 2-3 minute walk from Balham Tube & Mainline Station.
Located just 12 minutes from central London in South West London's Borough of Wandsworth, Balham is close to other popular areas such as Wandsworth Common, Clapham, Battersea, Wimbledon, Streatham and Tooting.
Tube & Train:
Northern Line with regular service every 2 minutes to central London from approximately 06:14 until 00:52.
Access to London's South East is very easy thanks to service by Southern Train Lines. Southern Trains offers frequent service to Victoria, Clapham Junction, Gatwick and Croydon.
Although parking is available a car is not necessary.
What Balham Offers:
Balham, with its higher than average population of residents who work in London in managerial and professional roles, is a safe suburban area with a relaxed neighbourhood feel. Close to central London, yet without that 'city rush', Balham seems to have a comfortable pace that is refreshing after a long day of sightseeing.
Peter Sellers immortalised Balham many years ago when he performed 'Balham, Gateway to the South', a comedy sketch parodying a short travel documentary about the suburb.
Just outside the apartment begin all of the bars, restaurants and shops of Balham's trendy town centre. Balham has a mixture of high street names such as Pizza Express and Starbucks along with independent names such as Harrison's Restaurant, a modern British brasserie with celebrity TV chef Rick Stein as an investment partner.
There is a large Sainsburys supermarket, the up scale Waitrose supermarket, independent organic food shops and Hildreth Street Market. A street market since the turn of the century, pedestrianised Hildreth Street comprises a small regular group of stalls selling fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers and also offers special stalls in the Balham Farmers Market held on many Saturdays throughout the year.
The Bedford Pub, which is THE central community hub of Balham with its popular live music and Banana Cabaret stand-up comedy club is conveniently right next door to the apartment!
But if you feel like venturing past next door, Balham offers a very wide choice of venues for food and drink. Included amongst these are 'The Lounge', a Spanish tapas bar & restaurant that is across the street, 'Tagine', an authentic Morrocan restaurant, 'The Paddyfield' Vietnamese/Thai restaurant and the 'Cattle Grid' steakhouse.
Balham offers a range of services too, including many hair and beauty establishments, financial services and the Balham Leisure Centre with pool, sauna & steam room, gym, squash courts and exercise classes.
Tooting Common, Wandsworth Common and Clapham Common are all within walking distance. Nearby Tooting Common boasts the UK's largest open air swimming pool and has tennis courts, a children's playground and plenty of space for outdoor activities.
Distances to Some Local Attractions:
Within 5 miles: Chelsea's Stamford Bridge, St. Georges Hospital, Battersea Park, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, Thames River, London Eye, Kensington Palace, Kew Gardens, Cutty Sark, British War Museum, Tower Bridge, London Dungeon, Shakespeare's Globe, Tower of London, Royal Opera House, St Paul's Cathedral, Hampton Court Palace, Guildhall, Madam Tussauds.
Wimbledon 4 miles
Esher/Sandown Park Racecourse 7 miles
Chessington World of Adventures 7 miles
Richmond Upon Thames/Twickenham 8 miles
Thorpe Park 9 miles
Epsom Downs Racecourse 9 miles
Windsor Castle 11 miles
Legoland 12 miles
Ascot Racecourse 13 miles
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Mar 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (British Pound) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.