2 BED APARTMENT WITH BEAUTIFUL GARDEN (ZONE 2) 9 MIN (2 STOPS) LONDON BRIDGE.

Cindy Powell

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
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2 BED APARTMENT WITH BEAUTIFUL GARDEN (ZONE 2) 9 MIN (2 STOPS) LONDON BRIDGE.

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sleeps 4 (+2) 2 bedrooms, bathroom, full family kitchen plus private garden

Just 10 minutes by train from the Centre of London, and 2.3 miles to the centre of Greenwich (Cutty Sark), Brockley's quiet, leafy tree lined streets are a pleasure to behold after a day's touring in the hustle and bustle of London's centre, this lovely owner managed apartment will suit families with children over the age of 5 and also friends/couples sharing accommodation.

We believe it's pretty rare to find such a well appointed and spacious apartment - with its own charming private garden where you can relax with a coffee in the morning while you plan your day, using the guidebooks and maps provided.

This very spacious and comfy apartment (95 m sq) is just 10 mins by train or tube from the centre of London (London Bridge, Waterloo and Charing Cross (for Leicester Square and Theatreland) and all the major tourist attractions (London Eye, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, River Thames, British Museum, Big Ben, Westminister, St Pauls, Tower of London, Camden Market, Portobello Road, London Zoo, etc ..). Brockley has possibly the best transport links to all parts of London that you'll find anywhere! Although we are South London, we have direct tube links to trendy Shoreditch, Hoxton, Camden, Islington and Hampstead in North London.

We think you would be hard pushed to find anywhere, even in the centre of London, which has such excellent links to different parts of London.

Brockley has tube AND rail links and we have 5 (yes 5! rail stations within a short walk) (Brockley, Crofton Park, New Cross, Lewisham and Ladywell) . Also 2 buses every 10 mins to the centre of London.

Ideal for guests who are driving their own car across via Dover/Folkestone ports or Channel Tunnel: Its an easy 1.5 hour drive via M20/A20; we are just 2.5 miles from the A20 turnoff. We have unrestricted on street parking, located in a quiet, tree lined street, and NO parking fees or congestion charges.

The apartment is huge with plenty of seating for 6 people to relax in complete comfort ; Unlike many smaller places which will squash 6 people in, our lounge really does seats 6 as standard, as does the dining table;

Have a look at the floor plan diagram - note the huge room sizes - we can sleep 6 easily in the bedrooms - but the lounge can be used as a separate sleeping area if you wish - we have excellent portable beds which make sleeping arrangements extremely flexible, according to your needs.

There is a also spacious family size kitchen which is well equipped for all your needs - with washing machine/drier, fridge freezer, microwave etc - and plenty of pots, pans, sharp knives etc.

We have FREE WIFI

PLUS a Playstation 2 plus games which is very popular with teens , plus books, magazines, toys, board games for all. We also provide a useful selection of London streetmaps, guides, London guidebooks, timetables etc.

Locally are supermarkets, a great farmer's market selling local produce every saturday, just 8 mins walk away, great delis, a fantastic daily streetmarket in Lewisham, about 15 mins walk away, several excellent british pubs and a fantastic coffee bar 2 mins walk away also an excellent British fish & Chip shop. Brockley even has its own Microbrewery and their real Ale is sold in some of the local pubs, including the Talbot.

We've got great quirky independent shops and restaurants, including The Gantry, The Orchard, Brockleys Rock and the award winning Babur Indian restaurant - which was recently (Sept 2013) voted the BEST Indian Restaurant in BRITAIN!!! The Babur, which has been in Brockley for 28 years now, richly deserves this award.

Brockley has stunning Victorian properties in leafy streets and Hillyfields open space is 150 metres away.

We are now in our 5th year of providing high quality vacation accommodation and have over 100 published testimonials plus visitors books full of glowing praise.

Further Local Amenities: We are not in the congestion charging zone and have unrestricted on street parking for visitors who wish to hire cars or bring their own.

Trains from Brockley whisk you to central London (London Bridge) in 9 mins (2 stops). Brockley's Tube/Metro line (London Overground) (orange on map) joins the Jubilee, District, H&City, Victoria and DLR, meaning the O2 Arena for concerts and shows is just 17 mins away. Buses to central London are 200 metres away, an interesting 50 min journey taking in many sights. The new Emirates Airline Cable car is just 15 mins by DLR; takes you over the River Thames and to the other side of London, with amazing views over the river.

With a few minutes walk to the station, Hillyfields has fast and easy access to the London Eye, Tower of London, River Thames, Buckingham Palace, Theatres, West End shopping and all London’s best attractions.

We are about 2 miles from Greenwich, the setting for the 2012 Equestrian Olympics and famous for the Meridian Line, where you can stand at longitude zero with one foot in the East and one in the West Also at Greenwich is the Martime Museum, Planetarium, Royal Observatory, plus a charming craft and antique market.

From Greenwich you can take the Thames Clipper riverboat into London and disembark at Embankment Pier opposite the Houses of Parliament.

We've been renting this fantastic vacation apartment for 5 years and have glowing testimonials (please ask to see photos of our guestbook which we can't fit here..sorry

Do come to Hillyfields to get the very best out of the London Experience

Airport and Ferry Access: With our excellent transport links to London, we are accessible from all the major London airports.

Stansted is about an hour.

Gatwick about 40 mins.

Heathrow about 1.5 hours.

City Airport 40 mins.

Brockley and Crofton park stations, both 10 mins walk away, have direct links to London Victoria in 30-35 mins for airport coach pickups.

Eurostar.

Crofton Park rail station, 10 mins walk, goes direct to St Pancras International (near to Kings X & Euston also) Monday -Friday, in 28 mins.

Road/Ferry from Dover.

We are located just 2 miles from the A20 which links to the M20 to Dover. From Dover to Lewisham is about an hour 20 mins drive; very direct.

General Description: Ground Floor: Huge lounge with 2 x cream leather sofas seating 6, Flatscreen TV with satellite channels, Playstation 2 plus games, DVDs, board games, books, magazines etc; Plenty of tourist guides, maps and information to help you plan your time in London.

Fully carpeted throughout with cream wool carpet.

Two large bedrooms; Comfortable full adult size portable beds can be used in any rooms for flexible sleeping arrangements.

Full size kitchen, fully equipped with all mod cons for family cooking.

Own lovely private garden with solar lighting and bbq

Situated near the beautiful Hillyfields open space, with views across the whole of London, Brockey has been described as a 'hidden jewel of London'.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • Groups
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Cindy Powell (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Cindy Powell

Running Hillyfields is what we do for a living - it's not a 'hobby let', it's our livelihood so it's important to us and the repuation of Hillyfields that we run it professionally inorder to ensure that our guests have the best stay that we can provide.

We live nearby and leave guests in peace to enjoy their stay but if you need us we will respond promptly.

Hillyfields was our former family home and our daughter Lizzie was actually born there so its a very special place to us and we have a lot of happy memories of bringing up our children in Brockley, particularly the fun we had with the kids at Hillyfields park and the nearby Horniman museaum, a rea favourite of ours..

We worked really hard so that we could afford to keep Hillyfields when we moved about 20 mins away so that we could use it as a business venture for our secure financial future and for that of our kids.

Cindy Powell purchased this apartment in 1984

Why Cindy Powell chose Greenwich

Brockley is a unique place, a tree lined conservation area with a lot of unspoiled Victorian properties that have some beautiful original features and an incredible park with views over London gives us a real feel good factor. No wonder families, artists and creative people want to live here. There are great independent restaurants, bars and shops locally - we don't have an 'identikit' high street full of the same shop chains you get everywhere, Brockley is that little bit different....

What makes this apartment unique

We own both the flats that make up the building. Guests all are very pleased to discover just how HUGE the apartment is, even with 6 sharing, there is plenty of space, plus a full size family kitchen; so people really feel at home to kick off their shoes, relax, cook and eat as a family together. The pretty gardens also are a real added bonus and a rarity in the London rental market; somewhere to sit outside and listen to the birds singing, with a glass of wine or breakfast.

The unrestricted FREE on street parking is a real bonus to guests from France, Italy or Spain who want to bring their own car via the Eurotunnel or Dover Ferry, and we are an easy 1.5 hour journey from these ports.

The building looks like a large Victorian house, but is in fact two purpose built flats, each having their own front door and uniquely, both flats have their own private garden, so guests have total privacy.

We think we provide a little oasis of calm within really easy access to the centre of London - the best of all worlds at a really affordable price.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything we could think of was provided. We are from Sydney, Aus. found the central heating great! visited Harry Potter /Warner Bros (fantastic), Greenwich etc. We used National Rail 2 for 1 offers which were very good. My cousin's visit was fantastic specially as they were able to stay in the flat downstairs. Loved the local chippy and Wetherspoons pub too. We will return again; missed the sun but had a fantastic time.
Jan 2014
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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2 bed Apartment with beautiful Garden (zone 2) 9 min (2 stops) London Bridge.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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2 bed Apartment with beautiful Garden (zone 2) 9 min (2 stops) London Bridge.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p901647
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Greenwich London
Paris
5

Parfait

  • 5 of 5
C'était notre deuxième séjour chez Cindy. Tout a été parfait comme la première fois. Vaste appartement agréable, très bien décoré, très bien aménagé et rénové. Nous recommandons vivement de séjourner chez Cindy pour profiter de Londres qui est à moins de 10 mn de train.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 bed Apartment with beautiful Garden (zone 2) 9 min (2 stops) London Bridge.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p901647
+44 7960006531
Greenwich London
5

Super, gut gelegene Ferienwohnung in London

  • 5 of 5
Schöne , große ,saubere Wohnung für unsere Familie, alles vorhanden, gute ruhige Lage. In der Nähe einige gute Imbisse und Geschäfte. Fisch und Chips Laden in der Nähe, große Portionen, gute Verkehrsverbindungen in die City von London. Empfehlenswert Camden Town, Madame Tussort, Britisch Museum, Naturkunde Museum ,....
Internet Verbindung auch wunderbar.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 bed Apartment with beautiful Garden (zone 2) 9 min (2 stops) London Bridge.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p901647
+44 7960006531
Greenwich London
Germany
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
My family consisting of my husband, my 14 year old, my 18 year old and myself stayed in the flat from Jan 11 - 15th. The pictures do not do the flat justice! Everything was very nice, and Cindy was super helpful. There were maps and schedules for the underground, directions to stores, everything you want and more! The train station was very nearby, and it was very easy to get around with no car. I would definitely recommend both the flat and the owner to friends. I kind of wish we were visiting London again so we could stay there again.
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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2 bed Apartment with beautiful Garden (zone 2) 9 min (2 stops) London Bridge.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p901647
+44 7960006531
Greenwich London
5

Appartement superbe et accueil chaleureux

  • 5 of 5
Un très bel appartement, vaste, bien équipé et dans un état impeccable, un quartier calme et très bien desservi, un accueil et un service incomparables, "aux petits soins"... Tout était encore mieux que conforme à la description.
Je l'ai déjà recommandé à de nombreuses personnes!
  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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2 bed Apartment with beautiful Garden (zone 2) 9 min (2 stops) London Bridge.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p901647
+44 7960006531
Greenwich London
5

Idéal pour séjour familial à Londres

  • 5 of 5
Appartement très confortable, lumineux, chaleureux et parfaitement équipé pour se sentir chez soi (musique, télé, console de jeux + jeux, lecteur DVD + DVD, hi-fi, machines à laver, ...). Les propriétaires, très discrets, font preuve d'une organisation efficace tout en restant à l'écoute de leurs hôtes. Situé dans un quartier périphérique (sud-est de la capitale) à la fois calme et à proximité des commerces, accessible en voiture sans paiement de parking, il n'est qu'à 5 mn à pied du bus, du métro ou du national rail, permettant de rejoindre aisément et rapidement le centre de Londres. Adresse idéale d'un point de vue rapport qualité-prix !
  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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2 bed Apartment with beautiful Garden (zone 2) 9 min (2 stops) London Bridge.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p901647
+44 7960006531
Greenwich London
5

Great time in London !

  • 5 of 5
You see the pictures, you read the details... and once you get there, all you expect is here and I must add something else : Cindy thinks about everything, provides many informations, gives all the phone numbers you could need (Thank you for the giant map of the underground : highly appreciated !). You instantly feel at home when you enter here and it's so sad when you have to leave...
We wish to come back !
  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, it made my day! We like our guests to feel at home and we also want to help them to get a feel for lovely Brockley and the local area as we are proud to have so many great independent local bars, cafes etc, to recommend to our guests.
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Map

Map

Eltham Palace
Horniman Museum and Gardens
"Amazing FREE local museum a short bus ride away from Hillyfields. All sorts of weird and wo..."
Emirates Greenwich Peninsula terminal
"Cable car from Greenwich Peninsula across the Thames, with views of Canary Wharf and the O2 ..."
The Orchard
"(taken from review site) The food is tasty, fresh, and the staff are extremely welcoming and..."
Babur
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace
Big Ben
Golden Hinde Museum
Science Museum
Madame Tussaud's
The British Museum
Harrods
Selfridges Department Store
Camden Market
London Zoo
London Aquarium
London Eye
Inner Temple
Tower of London
Canary Wharf Pier
Greenwich Pier
National Maritime Museum
Prime Meridian @ Greenwich
Royal Observatory Greenwich
Royal Pavilion
Hastings East Sussex United Kingdom
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Gatwick (40 min) Stansted/Heathrow (1 hour)
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Dover (1.5 hour drive)
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Brockley, Crofton Park (10 min walk), Lewisham 18
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
A20 /M20
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Brighton (by train 1.5 hour)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Brockley Jack / Jam Circus/ The Gantry / Orchard
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Fish & Chips/ Indian / Thai/ Pizza/ Italian etc
Car: not necessary

Owner managed - not agency! Excellent public transport links not only to London but also to Sevenoaks (countryside) and to Brighton (seaside). Bath and Stonehenge are also feasible day trips, as is Kew Gardens and Hampton Court. Ask me for further info.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Greenwich Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
sept/Oct 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
£140
£850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
half term
Oct 26 2014 - Nov 3 2014
5 night minimum stay
£155
£915
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
november-dec
Nov 4 2014 - Dec 20 2014
3 night minimum stay
£107
£630
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2014 - Dec 28 2014
6 night minimum stay
£180
£1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year
Dec 29 2014 - Jan 2 2015
5 night minimum stay
£238
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£145
£950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes INSTANT BOOKING RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING - PRICE MAY GO DOWN OR UP!

RATES BASED ON 4 PERSONS

PRO RATA RATE CHANGES DEPENDING ON NO. OF NIGHTS BOOKED - NIGHTLY RATE GIVEN IS FOR 4 NIGHTS.

Prices INCREASE by £10£20 per night per person for more than 4 people (depending on season - £20 rate applies to xmas and new year only.

Special events are subject to peak pricing

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Greenwich Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 95 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Town ...
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Internet
  • Basic Soaps
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove ...
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Hot water is provided by a combi boiler and heated instantly on demand; for guest this means that everyone can bath or shower in the morning one after the other, and there is no waiting for hot water tanks to heat up;
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sleeping arrangements can be very flexible; we have 2 fold up foam beds which can be used in any room, including the lounge, to create a 3rd sleeping area in the lounge. The beds can be used as single beds or side by side to create a double bed, which is lightweight and easy to move when not in use. Bedrooms are large; space for clothing storage is provided and the main bedroom has an easy chair.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Groups
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • photography
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
Notes:
We provide a couple of toilet rolls and small guest shampoo/shower gel to start you off and a welcome tray of tea, coffee, milk pods and biscuits on arrival.
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