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YOUR OWN ENTRANCE TO LONDON LIFE, IN PADDINGTON

Joel Schweitzer

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Joel Schweitzer

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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YOUR OWN ENTRANCE TO LONDON LIFE, IN PADDINGTON

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

Paddington Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 15 minutes to the West End

Live like a Londoner. The flat has its own entrance as originally it was a corner shop.

The open plan living/dining/kitchen is at ground level with a decorative fireplace. The kitchen is fully stocked for cooking, if you wish. It has an oven, microwave, gas hob with extractor fan, dishwasher, fridge, freezer. There are two stools for eating at a counter.

A few steps down to the two bedrooms and shower room (with toilet and basin) and en suite bathroom (Shower over tub, basin, toilet and bidet).

The master bedroom, with en suite, can be arranged as a King bed (6ft wide) or as two extra long twin beds. It opens onto a small patio where you can enjoy your morning coffee or a evening drink. Smoking is allowed on the patio.

The other bedroom has a Queen bed (5 1/2 ft wide bed).

The living room has two sofas, one of which has a small double sofa bed.

The dining room seats 6.

The entire flat is about 900 ft 2 (80 square meters).

This is a non-smoking, non-pet flat.

We provide some items for your arrival but you will probably have to get more, especially for stays of more than a few days. Items include shower gel, hand wash, toilet paper, paper towel, dishwasher tabs, dishwashing liquid, tea, coffee, oil & vinegar.

We have a crib and high chair for use at no charge, upon request. Due to the nature of the decoration, the flat is okay for 2-5 year olds only if they are well behaved. It'll save you from constantly running after them.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Joel Schweitzer (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english, french, spanish

About Joel Schweitzer

An American living in London for more than 17 years.

Joel Schweitzer purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Joel Schweitzer chose Paddington

The flat used to be a corner shop. It still has the stained glass windows with farm scenes. As I grew up on a dairy farm there was some resonance for me.

I was looking for a project and this house had to be completely redone. I have enjoyed doing it up, while learning the history of the area and the type of construction typical to London in the mid-19th century.

What makes this apartment unique

You'll like the location as it is central to the best parts of London. The area is quiet and residential but close to shops and restaurants.

We hope you, like other guests, will feel very comfortable in a flat that is like a home, much more than a rental flat or a hotel room.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time in this beautiful place in Paddington. The apartment is very clean and spacious and just perfect for a family up to 5 people. The kitchen is fully equipped. The bathrooms are large and there is a bath in case you have little children.

The apartment is perfectly located just 7 minutes' walk from Paddington underground station and the supermarket.

We highly recommend this apartment for any family looking for a comfortable stay in London.

Nacho and Joel were perfect hosts. Thanks for everything guys.
Jul 2014
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.7
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Your own entrance to London life, in Paddington
average rating of 4.714286 based on 28 reviews
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Your own entrance to London life, in Paddington
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Paddington Westminster & West End
5

Paddington bolthole

  • 5 of 5
Spotlessly clean and welcoming very stylish and comfortable rental property . I have recommended this to several friends.Fantastic location and helpful friendly hosts.
  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Your own entrance to London life, in Paddington
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Paddington Westminster & West End
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
5

Beautiful apartment!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I, along with another couple, rented this apartment the last week of October. You won't be disappointed! The apartment is exactly as advertised, spacious, clean and well appointed. Having a washer and dryer on site was a great convenience. This comfortable apartment was a welcome retreat after a busy day sightseeing. Located on a quiet street, 5 minute walk to either Edgeware or Paddington station, close to supermarkets and a wide variety of restaurants. Joel was a gracious and helpful host. We have already recommended this apartment to friends and family.
  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Your own entrance to London life, in Paddington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051497
-+44 7970570030
Paddington Westminster & West End
5

Excellent London Experience

  • 5 of 5
The location here is outstanding for touring London, especially if you want an experience beyond the tourist traps. Lots of restaurant and grocery options are nearby. It is an easy walk to the tube or train. There is a pleasant shady park nearby for strolling. The owners were very responsive, happy to help us with anything we needed in the apartment or in London in general. The apartment had lovely historic details, a plethora of travel books, very comfortable bedding and an adorable kitchen where everything was just right.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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Your own entrance to London life, in Paddington
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Paddington Westminster & West End
Easley SC
5

Perfect Place near Paddington

  • 5 of 5
Our family of five loved this flat in Paddington near Little Venice. The apartment is clean, tastefully decorated, and close to Paddington Tube and train station. The master bedroom has a very comfortable bed and great bath and shower. The second bedroom is spacious with good storage with the 2nd bathroom just steps away. Having a washer and dryer made life in London and packing for our trip much easier. The kitchen is well equipped with a nice size refrigerator, freezer, and dishwasher. The apartment is on a quiet street and just a 5 minute walk to Paddington Station via a walkway under the road and a bridge over the canal. The area near the canal has several good restaurants and a small grocery to stop by on your way home from the tube station. Joel was friendly and very helpful during the entire booking process. When we return to London we will definitely call this home again.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kevin

Thanks for your great review. We'd love to have you again.

Joel
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Your own entrance to London life, in Paddington
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Paddington Westminster & West End
4

A quiet, lovely haven in Paddington

  • 4 of 5
This is a lovely, very clean flat that is very convenient to Paddington Station.
Joel was also super helpful!
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue

We're really happy you and your friends enjoyed the flat. We'd like to see you again.

Joel
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Your own entrance to London life, in Paddington
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051497
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Paddington Westminster & West End
5

Perfect location for a stay in london

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for a week during the triathlon world championship. The location of the flat near Paddington was ideal. We were a very short walk to the tube and several restaurants. The flat was clean and well equipped. Joel was a great host.
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments. It was a pleasure to host you. Glad you enjoyed your time here.

Joel

Map

Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
70 Metres
The Union
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Paddington
Nearest Restaurant
70 Kilometres
The Union, Zizzi, Smiths, Pearl Liang
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Brighton
Car: not necessary

Easy access from Heathrow airport as the Heathrow Express or Connect arrive at Paddington Station. We are a 5 minute walk from there. Other airports accessible with underground, train or bus connections. Underground stations are 5 minutes walk away.

The area is a leafy residential area with canals and shops.

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Rates & Availability

From £230 Per night

Paddington Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
2 night minimum stay
£306
£1,836
£4,488
 
 
Low Period
Jan 15 2015 - Feb 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
£230
£1,224
£3,060
 
 
Spring 2015
Feb 27 2015 - Mar 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
£287
£1,386
£4,284
 
 
Late Spring
Mar 27 2015 - May 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
£314
£1,553
£4,896
 
 
Summer 2015
May 29 2015 - Oct 1 2015
5 night minimum stay
£267
£1,633
£5,200
 
 
Early Autumn
Nov 3 2015 - Nov 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£357
£1,550
£4,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£255
£1,556
£5,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £300
Notes Prices shown include credit card charges of 2%. We accept bank transfers in £, EUR, US$, C$ & A$. Please ask for a quote in your currency.

The security deposit is payable, in cash, upon arrival (£300, EUR375, US$500, A$500 or C$500) The security deposit is held for up to 7 days after departure against damage, loss or extraordinary cleaning.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Paddington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Uses the shower room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Sofa bed in living area
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , With ensuite bathroom; Can be made into 2 extra long twins
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
We do provide a small amount of supplies upon arrival (coffee pods, oil & vinegar, salt & pepper, sugar, toilet paper, paper towel, soap, dish washing soap). However, you should plan to do a bit of shopping.

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