Karine and Adrian Meadows

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
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ACADEMY HALL

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Academy Hall near the River Thames the O2 and Excel great Transport

Set in this Historic Area on the River Thames in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Royal Arsenal and Military Academy date to the 15th century. Surrounded by parks, gardens in an area that is mostly pedestrian only with no through traffic.

The Hall is a large Hall with two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, all kitchen facilities and can sleep 10.

The Town House is a large 3 storey house with five bedrooms and two bathrooms.. it can sleep upto 14.

Thames river boat service leaves from a pier just by houses direct to Westminster, it also stops at the O2,Canary Wharf, Tower of London and other places.

If you wish to play golf there are many courses within a short distance.. including Shooters Hill and Blackheath golf course.. two of the oldest in the UK.

If you would like to see a football match West Ham, Charlton & Millwall are great places to experience football first hand.

We can help you arrange football or golf visits.. car and taxi transfer.. we have arranged very reasonable rates for taxi's and transfers.

We may also be able to arrange guided visits of parts of London with a retired.. but fully trained guide.

The Stations.. One a tube train link under river direct to London City Airport 5 mins (DLR)on to Canary Wharf, Bank and The Tower, the other has Trains to Charring X 20 mins, London Bridge. town centre and market are less than 5 minutes walk, as are restaurants, cafes and a vibrant fruit market. The Thames path and cycleway goes past the house.

The house is ideally located for visiting the Cycling Velodrome and Olympic Park

With Train, Tube(DLR) and Boats (Thames Clipper) all very close by.

There is shopping nearby with the market and town centre.. or for serious shoppers the new Stratford City Centre is an easy 20min tube trip.

All of Londons Thames side attractions can be reached and viewed by using Thames Clipper.. This service runs during the day and evening 7 days per week. It can take you straight to Tower of London, Tower Bridge, London Bridge,Westminster, The London Eye, and the Embankment for Buckingham Palace and Changing of the Guard.

We are also ideally located for going to Theatres, Ballets, Musicals and Opera's..

You can drive here..use the private parking and then not use your car for the whole of your stay..

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Details for Academy Hall 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, 2 Bathrooms

Set in this Historic Conservation Area stretching along the River Thames in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Royal Arsenal and Military Academy date back to the 15th century. This listed historic house overlooking both the Royal Artillery Museum and part of the British Library was part of the Military Academy. Its main galleried room has a 40ft high domed ceiling. Thames Clipper boat service leaves from a pier just by house (1 Min) to Westminster, it also stops at the O2,Tower of London and other places.. The Tube link under river direct to London City Airport 5 Mins (DLR), Westminster is 25 Min Jubilee Line.Trains go direct to Charring Cross passing London Bridge, or to Waterloo. The Station, Town centre and market are 3 Mins walk, as are restaurants, cafes and a vibrant fruit market. The Thames walkway goes past the house as does a Thames cycle route. The Couture Deli and Museum Cafe are both near-by (1min) both with internet..
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hi Adrian,







we are back, it was a great journey.



I hope all its OK, the House was a very good housing







… and parking for 9 scooters J















Thank you for all



Claus
Jun 2012
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Karine and Adrian Meadows

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks french, english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Academy Hall
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
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Academy Hall
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p499118
+44 07961402958
Greenwich London
5

Fantastic weekend in a beautiful house

  • 5 of 5
I had booked a surprise weekend for my partners birthday and unfortunately just 4 days before the event our original Penthouse booking was cancelled by the Company; Luckily I came across The Royal Academy Hall and contacted Adrian who was absolutely brilliant, and managed to have our booked confirmed just 12 hours after first contact.

On arrival Adrian met us and gave us a very informative talk about the House and the surroundings including where to go for dinner/breakfast, and this made us feel really at home and confident that our weekend was going to be brilliant.

The House is in a very quiet area, yet there is still a lovely pub/restaurant just around the corner called the 'Dial Arch', we went there for dinner and the food, atmosphere and service was amazing.

There was a very large group of us in the House but there was plenty of room for everyone, and the lovely outdoor terrace upstairs was fantastic for a bit of fresh air.

The House has all the neccessary bits and pieces including an iron and a hair dryer which came in very handy, along with enough cups, glasses, cutlery, plates and bowls for everyone.

All beds were very comfy and we had 2 lovely nights sleep.

I can't thank Adrian more for making our stay really memorable, and I would reccommend this House to anyone hoping to be in a great London location with a large group of friends or family.

I certainly hope we will be able to stay again in the future.

Louise.
  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Louise..
We were glad we could help and offer you the accommodation..

As for other people cancelling clients stays at the last minute.. it seems to be a regular thing.
I have another enquiry today.. for this weekend.. apparently the same thing has happened to them.
I hope all the host sites keep an eye on people opperating in an unscrupulous fashion.

Regards

Adrian
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Academy Hall
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p499118
+44 07961402958
Greenwich London
2

Extremely disappointed!!!!

  • 2 of 5
Highly disappointed!! My family (5 Adults and 2 children) stayed in "The Hall" recently. We have stayed in many self catering homes before and have never been disappointed with a home, until now. Getting the keys and getting into the building was less than convenient and a bit confusing. Once there we had to wait for nearly two hours for the cleaning to be completed. We were left with only one, mostly empty, roll of toilet tissue to get us through the night/morning until we could find a shop and replenish our supply. We also had to call and have someone come tend to the heating as there was none. That took well over an hour. After traveling for over eight hours we just wanted to relax.
The bedroom upstairs can hardly be classified as such. It lacks privacy (open to the downstairs). The double bed was comfy. The other two "beds" were anything but. They were fold away cots that had broken springs. Not even useable. Our children had to resort to sleeping on the sofa. That was less than ideal as either the adults had to retire early or the children were forced to stay up late. The downstairs bedroom was nice enough. The home has been advertised as sleeping 10+. I find that quite an exageration. I would say that it comfortable sleeps 4 with the existing beds.
Apparently, there is a terrace. I cannot comment on it as the door to the terrace was locked and we were unable to use it. How unfortunate as a little outdoor space would have been lovely!
The interior of the home was comfortable and more than big enough. There are some things that need attention. The dishwasher is falling out of the cupboard so using it is difficult at best. The cupboard door is nearly falling off. The kettle leaks. There are no instructions on how to use any of the appliances. The pots and pans are definitely worse for ware and need replacing. There were no wash rags or sponges in which to do the washing up. There is little to no information about things to see and do in Greenwhich or London. Not helpful when you are from out of town.
We did love the area. It was quiet and very close to the shops. Getting into London is a breeze. The train is close though we preferred using the water taxi. The dock for it is just a few steps away. A wonderful way to get into the city!
Overall....this home was disappointing! We will never stay here again nor will we recommend it to any of our friends.
  • Submitted: May 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Academy Hall
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p499118
+44 07961402958
Greenwich London
5

History and Charm

  • 5 of 5
Stayed here while attending a conference and was delighted with the neighborhood and the history around it... Very easy and fun way to move around London via the ferry which is steps away... Very open, cozy and feeling of comfort overwhelmed me every time I came back.

Just a wonderful stay!
  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that they had such a good stay.. and enjoyed the area its history and the ease of travel to other parts of London.
business
Academy Hall
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p499118
+44 07961402958
Greenwich London
5

wow!

  • 5 of 5
10 of us stayed here for a girls weekend and everyone "WOW"ed when they came in! it is very impressive.

we loved that it was:
1) open plan - kitchen and living area
2) really spacious
3) really high ceilings which made it feel very grand
4) quite quirky
5) easy to get to

it had a big thumbs up from us and it was very reasonably priced,

great weekend had all round.
thanks!
  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying..We like your 5 point thumbs up.. and for enjoying the house and letting us and Home Away know..
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Academy Hall
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p499118
+44 07961402958
Greenwich London
Rotterdam, Netherlands
5

Great base for visiting London

  • 5 of 5
I stayed here London for London marathon weekend with my family and this property was the ideal base for a group of eight of us. The location was really handy for getting to the marathon start and the DLR is only a 5 minute walk away which connects with the underground lines in central London. There is plenty of space for a large group. There is a lovely pub just around the corner which serves good pub food and is pleasant to sit outside in nice weather. The terrace at the property is large and has sun all day. All in all my family and i had a great stay here and would absolutely use this property again and recommend to others for a stay in London.
  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Excellent.. thank you very much Victoria for letting us know. We can't add much to that.. Hope that the London Marathon went well.
We are trying to improve further.. as there is always something we can change for the better.. We try to keep a program of redecoration, renewal and upgrade going along in the back ground when we have empty days..
Regards
Adrian
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Academy Hall
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p499118
+44 07961402958
Greenwich London
Annecy, France
4

Un très agréable séjour !

  • 4 of 5
Nous avons passé une très bonne semaine à Academy Hall et avons apprécié l'espace et la quiétude de l'appartement ainsi que son atmosphère, sa jolie terrasse, et son environnement : Tamise toute proche, métro à deux pas, grands espaces sans voitures, magasins et petit marché à proximité... Nous étions deux familles : 4 adultes et cinq enfants et l'agencement de l'appartement nous a permis de cohabiter sans difficulté. Un petit bémol en ce qui concerne le couchage des enfants qui était un peu sommaire mais cela ne les a pas dérangés. Il n'en serait sans doute pas de même pour des adultes...
En bref, nous avons passé un très bon séjour à Londres. Merci !
  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous vous remercions pour vos commentaires. Nous sommes ravis que vous ayez apprecie votre sejour. Cordialement.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
London City Airport
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Channel Tunnel
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Woolwich Arsenal
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
A2
Nearest Beach
70 Miles
Brighton
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Dial Arch Square
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Blackheath and Shooters Hill
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Dial Arch Square
Car: not necessary

Set in this Historic Royal Arsenal Riverside stretching along the River Thames in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Royal Arsenal and Military Academy date back to the 15th century.

Ideal for trips to O2 Arena and Excel.. Visiting London by Boat..using the Thames Clipper boat service whcih is 1 minute from the Hall. Going to the Cycling Velodrome and Olympic Park.. and using the Cable car across the river.

Also great for visiting football matches.. with West Ham, Charlton and Millwall all easy to visit..and get to experience English footbal.

This listed historic house overlooking both the Royal Artillery Museum and part of the British Library was part of the Military Academy and was Featured recently in Paris Match Magazine.

Thames Clipper boat service leaves from a pier just by house to Westminster, it also stops at the O2,Tower of London and other places.. The Tube link direct to London City Airport 5 Min , Westminster is 25 Min Jubilee Line.Trains direct to Charring Cross passing London Bridge, or to Waterloo.

The Station, Town centre and Market are 3 Mins walk, as are restaurants, cafes . The London Stone Cafe ,Museum Cafe and the Dial Arch Gastro Pub are within the Royal Arsenal (1min) all with internet. Our Town House is near-by.. with accommodation for 14.

The Thames walkway goes past the house as does a Thames cycle route.

Other Activities: O2 Dome, Excel, Cycling Velodrome and Olympic Park

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Availability & Rates

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Greenwich House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
autumn
Aug 31 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
€300
€1,500
€5,000
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,950
€6,000
 
 
Boat Show/Winter
Jan 5 2015 - Jan 18 2015
5 night minimum stay
€1,900
€6,000
 
 
Winter
Jan 19 2015 - Mar 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
€350
From
€500
Fri,Sat
€1,250
€4,500
 
 
Spring
Mar 28 2015 - May 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
€400
€1,700
€5,500
 
 
Summer
May 29 2015 - Jun 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
€400
€1,900
€6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €300
Notes Booking notes
Our prices are a guideline.. we reserve the right to charge more or less depending on the period...ie during holidays.
30% deposit payable on booking the balance is due five weeks prior to arrival.
If you wish to use the property for anything that might reasonably be described as accommodation you are required to inform us in advance. If you do not we may terminate your stay.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Greenwich House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Queen Suite - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • The Master Bedroom is situated on gallery level. With access to its own bathroom and directly out onto the roof terrace.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Walkway to Water
  • Beach Chairs
  • Wood Deck
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • arboretum
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
If you wish to grab a quick snack the town centre has plenty of Cafe's. You can get a really good meal at our local Tai Tap Chinese starting at less than £4 for a Main Course..and it is an immense serving..enough for two, possibly.. Also all major UK banks are in the High St. If you want fruit..the market 3mins walk 6days a week.. is one of the few remaining 'real markets' in London. A sports centre is just along the river 'The Waterfront' but most people find walking around London exercise enough. Entry to the smaller on-site gym can be arranged. We may be able to provide some guidance with regards to visiting London. We can send you Links to Websites that may be of some help..especially with regard to local travel and events. We have some actual experience having given personal guided tours and we speak several languages. French, Spanish, Italian, Russian..and possibly some more. Cars in London.. it can be hard work to drive into the centre of London.. the Congestion Charge..£8
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