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STUNNING HOME IN HEART OF LONDON-KENSINGTON & NOTTING HILL. OCTOBER ON SALE!

London Perfect

Advertiser since: 2003
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

London Perfect

Advertiser since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2014
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STUNNING HOME IN HEART OF LONDON-KENSINGTON & NOTTING HILL. OCTOBER ON SALE!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Kensington House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

Anyone who has stayed in London knows that two of the most popular neighborhoods to stay in are Notting Hill and Kensington. This darling mews house is located in Kensington -- a short walk to Princess Diana's Palace. You're a few blocks from Notting Hill, made famous by the movie of the same name, starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.

Find yourself surrounded by trendy restaurants, brasseries, cafe's, shops, antique stores and fashion boutiques. Excellent supermarkets including a Whole Foods on High Street Kensington. Enjoy the famous Portobello Antiques Market takes place on Saturday mornings.

The location is just off Hornton Street in Kensington, in a charming Victorian mews. In olden days, the mews were the small streets behind the grand Victorian homes where the horses and carriages lived ... and they have all been converted into beautiful and popular homes. The neighborhood is secure and the Mews is exceptionally quiet for a good night's sleep.

Open the door to a small entryway painted in royal blue. Just beyond is the dining room with custom-made table to seat 6. Four pale blue dining chairs surround it in the photo below. There are 2 more chairs in the utility room behind.

On your right is the living room. The living room has a comfortable long sofa and cozy armchair, all beautifully upholstered and very comfortable. The quality of the furnishings is immediately apparent. There is a fireplace on the left and flat screen TV on the wall. Stereo and even ipod speakers complete the setting. This is a perfect room to relax in at the end of the day.

To the left of the dining room is the large kitchen; recently remodeled with cherry cabinets and dark granite counter top. Find every appliance from large frig/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and convection oven. The kitchen is fully stocked with stoneware dishes, pots and pans and serving dishes. You can definitely entertain here.

Back to the dining room and you'll find the utility room behind, with separate washer and dryer, second refrigerator freezer and good storage.

Next, take the stairs to the first floor (2nd floor American). Immediately on your right is the first bathroom, decorated in pretty French blue. Find a sink, bathtub/shower combination and toilet in fine working order. The house was remodeled to high standards as is evident in each room.

Next to the bathroom is bedroom 3, a charming room with two single beds decorated in Provencal style. Beautiful headboards and drapes complete the look in this pretty room.

Bedroom 2 follows down the corridor, with double bed, dresser and closet. We love the color choices and quality finish throughout the house. You'll appreciate the beauty when you stay in this pretty blue and cream room.

At the end of the hall is the Master bedroom with en suite bathroom. The bedroom features a queen-sized bed with a green and beige color theme. Find long closets next to the bathroom, dresser and good lighting to read by.

In the bathroom you'll find a bathtub/shower combination, toilet and sink.

The house is one of the prettiest we've seen in London, but the real advantage is stepping outside each day. There are pastry shops, bakeries, supermarkets and fantastic restaurants a short walk away. You'll walk to Kensington Gardens and Princess Diana's Palace, to Museum Row, to the Royal Albert Hall for concerts. Hop on the tube to view more landmarks; you're not far away. You'll enjoying eating out daily or shopping for food and cooking at home.

We think you will have a delightful stay here!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
London Perfect (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2003
Call Manager
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Speaks: english

About London Perfect

I'm American and was transferred to London over 20 years ago. Fell in love with London and the people. London is now home to myself and my family. We manage a select group of apartments in central London. They are perfectly located, beautifully furnished and offer all the comforts of home. Most importantly, they are centrally located: walking distance to landmarks, Museum Row, Kensington Palace where Diana lived and Hyde Park, where Peter Pan was written. They are an easy hop on the tube to the theatre district. Take the red London buses or tube to the major sites, from St. Paul's, to Big Ben, Westminster and more. When you reserve, we send a complete information pack about your apartment, the neighborhood and even recommended a trusted and reasonably driver to pick you up from the airport. We are there to welcome you and answer any questions you may have! Our guests love their stays and come back again to LondonPerfect or our Paris apartments at ParisPerfect!

London Perfect purchased this house in 2002

Why London Perfect chose Kensington

It's in the center of London -- but you're on a quiet and charming little street. This is one of the most sought after areas of London for its prime location, surrounded by restaurants, fashion boutiques, antique shops and so much more!

What makes this house unique

Beautiful home, comfortable, very central, safe and convenient.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"We had a great time staying at the Hornton Mews apartment. It was a fantastic location and included all the amenities you could ask for in an apartment. Let's just say we were spoiled. Transportation arranged to/from the airport and train station was great. Lushi, the driver, was very helpful and pleasant. We had, per your recommendation, asked Anne to make us a meal and deliver it one night and it was superb. Having the laundry facilities available was great. All in all, a very pleasant experience. Thank You!"
Apr 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
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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

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Stunning Home in Heart of London-Kensington & Notting Hill. October on sale!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 17 reviews
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Stunning Home in Heart of London-Kensington & Notting Hill. October on sale!
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Kensington Kensington & Chelsea
Italy
5

Hornton, Kensington London

  • 5 of 5
I stayed in London in Hornton with my family in October just for three days. We really had a great time. The location in Kensignton was really comfortable. We arranged the pick up from and to the airport with Lushi and he was great and very professional. As soon as we arrived in the flat, we had someone from the London perfect team who provided some useful info regarding the house. We wish to come back again. Thanks again to the London perfect team. “
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad that you did enjoy your short stay at the Hornton. Now you will have to return for a longer stay in this charming area of London!
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Kensington Kensington & Chelsea
US
5

Hornton

  • 5 of 5
A lovely mews house. It was very comfortable with nearby easy transportation. We found many very enjoyable restaurants, shopping of all kinds. A great choice and a wonderful location. We do hope to return.
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting your review. It can be so meaningful to those who are searching for a place to read what someone has said after staying there.
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Kensington Kensington & Chelsea
California
5

Great Kensington Mews Apartment

  • 5 of 5
This lovely Mews house was perfect for two adults and three teens. Near to Notting Hill and Kensington High Street, it has easy London Underground Access in a neighborhood with many comfortable dining options. Try The Windsor Castle or if you want a bit of a walk the Abingdon. Both have good menus with chefs in the kitchen and neighborhood residents as patrons. The apartment kitchen serves well for breakfast before the day or for a dinner from the market if you are inclined to cook.
  • Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting your review. It is so meaningful to others who are searching to be able to read what someone has siad after staying in the apartment.
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Kensington Kensington & Chelsea
Boston MA USA
4

Ten Days in London

  • 4 of 5
You always want guests to write a review that says the apartment was even better than pictured but this was not the case with the Hornton. No where on the website is there a photo of what you see from the front door of the unit. Basically, you are looking at an asphalt parking lot for the mews’ owners [I think there are12 houses] and there was often a car parked within two feet of the front door! The location actually has many advantages [e.g., the outside area is nice for families with children and the location is perfect for good restaurants and sightseeing] but the setting should not have come as a surprise. When we arrived from the airport, I was sure the driver had turned into the wrong road. This was an unfortunate first impression.

The kitchen was lovely, the mews was nicely laid out and beds had quality mattresses but an old hard chair in the living room and the chipping paint in the “tired” bathrooms were slightly disconcerting.

More importantly, the critical information for the apartment was not readily explained by the greeter. For example, my daughter, who arrived first at the Hornton, was told that the heat was on a timer but he never said what the on/off hours were or had to adjust them. The first night, we were freezing! Also, nowhere was there any mention of a working gas fireplace. We had no idea if this was off-limits or, if not, how it operated. Curiously, none of the reviews/descriptions ever mention the fireplace. There were also several burnt out light bulbs and no replacements anywhere in the unit. Batteries in the remotes and all clocks were missing, as well. Fortunately, I had extras in my luggage and used these.

Also, if you plan to work using WiFi, you will need to ask to have a signal booster brought in or rent your own, which we did and were very grateful to have anticipated possible issues. You can pick up and return these portable WiFi devices at Heathrow. Internet service was ridiculously slow and phone connections usually required standing outside the unit.

The information book in the Hornton was not especially helpful and needs to be updated to include information on washer/dryer use, etc.

Please note that our trip was not diminished by our slight disappointment in the Hornton. We had a fabulous time in London. Most of our complaints require little fixing and I would definitely recommend the apartment but small fixes would have gone a long way in creating a first-class experience.
  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Kensington Kensington & Chelsea
Tampa, Florida
5

Didn't want to leave!

Didn't want to leave!
  • 5 of 5
A wonderful stay with a group of girlfriends. Such a cosy cottage with a darling kitchen and the comfiest beds. It was wonderful to come to our 'home' after cold days Christmas shopping on High Street Kensington. Kensington Park is just on the doorstep and it was exciting to be a neighbor of Kate & Will! Didn't spot them on my frosty morning runs though! A great base for exploring all of London. The Victoria & Albert was our favorite - like walking round the set of Downton Abbey. Already planning our return....
  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Kensington Kensington & Chelsea
dc
5

Great Location, Great apartment

  • 5 of 5
Five of us stayed in this apartment recently and could not have been more pleased. The location, between the High St Kensington station and the Nottinghill stattion was superb, making train travel very easy. In addition, there are numerous buses in the streets around the unit which allowed our 4 year old grandson to experience the double decker. Having a Whole Foods within a 5 minute walk also made it easy to get food into the apartment. The unit itself was spacious and everything within it was clean and well taken care of. We had London Perfect arrange to have a cleaning person come in for an hour a couple of times and she did an excellent job of straightening out the bathrooms, kitchen and bedrooms. She also washed and dried the towels. While not part of the service, this was easily arranged and well worth the nominal cost. Having an apartment made London so much more enjoyable and this one was super. “
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

Map

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Kensington Palace
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Natural History Museum
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Victoria & Albert Museum
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Science Museum
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Harrods
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Royal Albert Hall
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Royal College of Art
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London Big Bus Tour
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Portobello Antique Market
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Designer Shopping on Fulham Road, Old Brompton Road
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Shops and restaurants on High Street Kensington
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Direct tube to theatre district,Westminster, Tower of London
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Designer Shops on Sloane Street
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Walk, run, cycle in Kensington Gardens!
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Speaker's Corner; Famous since Victorian Era for Free Speech
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Princess Diana Playground, a delight
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Peter Pan Statue
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Royal Geographic Museum
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Buckingham Palace
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Famous King's Road
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Blue Bird Cafe
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Sloan Square Tube
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Chelsea Flower Show
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Thames River Embankment
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Royal Physic Gardens
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Gordon Ramsay's Restaurant

You are surrounded by parks, cafe's, bistros, trendy stores, restaurants -- everything you need for a fantastic stay in London. Walk to museums and monuments, great shopping and restaurants nearby. You'll enjoy living like a Londoner in this prime location.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From £394 Per night

Kensington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
MID SEASON
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 29 2014
7 night minimum stay
£508
 
 
LOW SEASON
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 19 2014
5 night minimum stay
£394
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
£544
 
 
NEW YEAR
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
£544
 
 
LOW SEASON
Jan 3 2015 - Mar 5 2015
5 night minimum stay
£394
 
 
MID SEASON
Mar 6 2015 - Apr 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
£508
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Apr 4 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£544
 
 
MID SEASON
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
£508
 
 
LOW SEASON
Oct 31 2015 - Nov 20 2015
5 night minimum stay
£493
 
 
MID SEASON
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
£508
 
 
LOW SEASON
Nov 29 2015 - Dec 18 2015
5 night minimum stay
£493
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
£544
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Please note that the posted rates may not always apply to the Christmas and New Year's holidays. For the most current sale rates please contact us directly at reservations@londonperfect.com

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Amenities

Amenities

Kensington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 (en suite) - Bathtub/shower combination, toilet and sink
    Bathroom 2 - Bathtub/shower combination, sink and toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 (with en suite bathroom) - Master bedroom with queen bed and en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - Queen bed, built-in wardrobes and dresser
    Bedroom 3 - Two single beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
Friendly on-the-ground team available to assist with any emergencies ** Detailed London manual that outlines the key features of the apartment and the surrounding neighborhood ** Luxury cotton towels, high thread count sheets, bath soaps and hand lotion ** Starter supplies of dishwasher and laundry soaps, garbage bags and paper towels ** Prices include all taxes and commissions

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