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Our short term London apartment rental sleeps up to three people and is located in Kensington, one of the most sought after areas of London.
Walk to the famous Museum Row, to Kensington Palace where Princess Diana lived, to Hyde Park, Speaker's Corner, Buckingham Palace, The Princess Diana Fountain, Harrods, to the trendy shops and restaurants of Fulham Road, The King's Road, Brompton Cross and High Street Kensington, including the designer shops on Walton Street, Sloane Street and Fulham Road. You are five minutes walk to Gloucester Road Tube or to South Kensington Tube, which are direct to Heathrow and to the Theatre District.
Walk up the original stone steps of this grand Victorian building; it was once a single, large home but has since been converted into apartments. The short term apartment rental is located to the right and down a hallway from the Central Lobby. The flat has been meticulously remodelled and is furnished to the highest standards to provide an elegant and comfortable stay in London.
Enter to find the bathroom to your left and the kitchen directly ahead with a beautifully refinished oak wood floor that is complimented with the blond-oak kitchen cabinets and the cream color walls. This theme is carried throughout the apartment to enhance its space and give it an airy feel. The bathroom to your left is no exception. Built-in cabinets below the sink and lots of counter space. Find a full sized shower as well as the many chrome fixtures.
Proceed into the kitchen and the apartment details continue to please. It has been totally remodeled and decorated with halogen lighting and pale glass mosaic tiles behind the cabinets. The kitchen is small, but offers plenty of counter top space and every modern appliance you would need; full convection oven,4 burner oven, stove, and refrigerator, you’ll find a washing machine, toaster, espresso maker, microwave, drip coffeemaker, pots and pans, and top-of-the-line dishes and utensils—everything you’ll need to prepare meals. The apartment angles to the right as you exit the kitchen, and immediately on your right you find a small dining nook. It has a glass topped table and leather dining chairs with two extra folding chairs in a cupboard if more seating is needed.
The cozy living room has a long modern sofa that we had made for us in Italy. The sofa converts to a single bed at night and is comfortable for lounging or napping during the day. Enhancing the room’s size are an enormous theatre set painting on the left wall and the 12-foot-long hanging silk curtains in taupe framing the large, stacked windows.
Large,ceiling-height windows soar behind the sofa, making the apartment very light. Our guests tell us the photos don't do justice to the wonderful feeling of space and light you have when you are relaxing in the living room.
The immense size and height of the ceiling allowed for the construction of a mezzanine loft for sleeping quarters. And in order to conserve space, we constructed a contemporary style staircase with alternate risers so it is more natural to climb. It’s a clever and space-saving idea, more comfortable than a spiral staircase. The mezzanine features an extra wide queen-sized bed and cupboards, and there are additional cupboards under the stairs, in the entryway, and in the eating nook, so there is plenty of storage space.
Further enhancing this beautiful London apartment are the original Victorian oil paintings on the ceiling which have been restored and are historically listed. And, to top it off, we’ve installed a beautiful French chandelier. We also provide a TV with all the English channels, dual standard DVD player, and stereo so you can bring your own music and films to enjoy. You’ll also find free high-speed Internet access so you can catch up on your emails.
The location is unmatched; step outside and find Kensington Gardens one minute away on your left and Museum Row to your right. There are tons of shops and restaurants in the neighborhood and the famous shopping of Kensington and Knightsbridge is a short walk away.
If you have any questions or would like to enquire about availability please email and we'll get right back to you!
From recent guests:
'I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed our stay at the Queensgate apartment. Never have I seen such beautifully inventive use of space! Everything was absolutely comfortable, exceptionally beautiful, and truly perfect. As in all of the ParisPerfect and LondonPerfect apartments in which we’ve stayed, Madeline's sense of design and hospitality is awesome. Thanks for the opportunity to 'live' in London.'
Cid and Jay Filter
Keywords: Loft Studio apartment
Fell in love with London when I was tranferred here on business from the US 25 years ago. London is now home to me 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 theater 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!
This charming loft studio is surrounded by restaurants, café’s, and bistros, close to Museum Row where you’ll find the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum, and the Science Museum. Stroll to Kensington Palace, Kensington Park, and Hyde Park just a few blocks away. Five minutes from the Royal Geographic Society, from where famous Victorian explorers such as Livingston and Darwin, who set out to explor. Direct tube to theater district. Walk to excellent shopping, supermarkets, affordable restaurants nearby on High Street Kensington, and a 14-minute walk from the London vacation rental to Harrods in Knightsbridge and to the designer boutiques of Sloane Street. When you’re ready to explore the rest of London you’re five minutes from Gloucester Road Tube. This is one of the most convenient subway stops in London -- direct tube line to the Theater District, to the Tower of London, Covent Garden, Piccadilly, St. Paul’s, Green Park/Buckingham Palace and other famous landmarks. Or catch one of the many double-decker red buses that stop around the corner from our London rental.