Waterloo & Lambeth House Rental Photos and Description
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, modern artistic mews house in Southeast London
On the outside, Cornwall Road is a demure Georgian house. But this is a home with a secret identity. Rooms have been opened out, skylights spill sunshine onto wooden floors and handmade sculptures, and the walls throb with colour. Stepping onto the glass mezzanine floor is like flying, and there’s an air of enchantment to the walled garden.
All this, and you’re just two hundred metres from the Thames. Your local cinema has the biggest screen in Britain, your local theatre is the National. Cross the river to Covent Garden, dine at the OXO tower, or go for a spin on the London Eye.
Your host's architectural involvement is clear, and he and his Canadian partner divide their time between London and Paris. A keen sculptor (you’ll see his pieces dotted all around Cornwall Road) he designed and renovated his home himself.
Pure and simple
As this home so beautifully demonstrates, life really needn’t be complicated. The open plan living space is a delicate mix of textures, from the warm grain of wood to the softness of creamy linen. With windows looking out over the garden and your host’s soothing artwork, this room is an ode to serenity.
Once you’ve investigated the navy and chrome family bathroom, head up the stairs to find two double bedrooms. The spacious master is open plan, with mirrored wardrobes, folding doors and a kingsized bed, next door, the bathroom is full of fluffy towels and White Company toiletries.
The pea-green kitchen’s down on the ground floor, and has all the gadgets you’d expect, as well as extra dining space for two. The garden is accessed through your host’s workshop. Here, you’ll find more sculptures, and a table for four happy souls to sit outside and marvel at just how good life can be.
The bigger picture
Fifteen minutes’ walk can have you in the West End, but first, do linger on the South Bank and enjoy the restaurants and cafes that surround the National Theatre and the British Film Institute. The Globe and Tate Modern are a short stroll along the river, or, the tube from Waterloo to Leicester Square takes a miniscule four minutes.
- non smoking only
- children welcome
About Owner / Property Manager
onefinestay gives you the chance to stay in someone's place while they're out of town. You get to live their life for a few days and nights.
Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room. And there's service to match.
Nobody wants to be a tourist, so our homes come with recommendations from the people who live in them. For everything else, we're here 24/7.
What makes this house unique
Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room, with online payment and confirmation. You get the same attention to detail and personal service too.
Every home is properly cleaned before and after you stay, beds made (we can even do hospital corners) and bathrooms kitted out with luxury toiletries. There’s a maid service if you want it, as well as other hotel-style amenities.
Once we’ve helped you settle in, we’re just a call away, 24/7. If it’s something we can’t solve over the phone, we’ll pop over to lend a hand.
And because nobody wants to be a tourist, our homes come with personal and unique recommendations from the people who live in them – places to eat, things to do and adventures to go on.