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Ideal 2BR Apartment in beautiful South Kensington/Chelsea,

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Minimum Stay
6 nights

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment in London Centre- Sleeps 6

Large Beautiful Two Double Bedroom Apartment in charming South Kensington, London. Located in a grand Georgian House on one of the most sought after streets in London, very quiet and safe. The beautifully maintained building is located in by far one of the most prestigious districts in London.

The west facing living space gives the large living room a very light and airy feel. The recently renovated apartment has a wonderful reception room with high ceilings and antique dark wood furniture. The kitchen with an Italian granite floor includes all the necessary integrated appliances (new dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer, microwave/oven, hob, washing machine (including dryer), as well as a toaster, kettle, cutlery, plates, pots/pans, etc). It has a superb master bedroom with a king sized bed, a second bedroom with a queen sized double bed, and a double sofa bed in the living room, ideal for families. Both bedrooms have large floor to ceiling fitted closets with lots of hanging space and shelves. The apartment also has a beautiful large marble bathroom with designer Lefroy Brooks bathroom fittings and beautifully scented Baylis & Harding England bathroom toiletries for your stay. The living room has two beautiful sofas and the dining area has a new designer glass dinning table with seating for 6. The apartment has all mod cons, including a 32'’ flatscreen TV, Iphone/Ipod speakers, and high-speed wireless internet. There is a landline for local calls so you don't need to spend a fortune calling from an international cell/mobile. A fireplace gives the living area a very atmospheric feel. A romantic apartment for couples but also ideal for families.

The apartment is beautifully furnished with large handcrafted antique mirrors, large pillar candles and Fleur de lie period-style designer curtains.

The apartment also has recessed low voltage spot lighting with touch sensitive dimmable controls.

Cranley Gardens is located just a short walk away from the many restaurants, boutiques and bars in South Kensington, attractions such as the V&A, the Natural History Museum, etc and within easy reach at 10mins walk to the green spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Palace.

The apartment is very close to transport links: 5 min walk to the nearest tube/underground and 2 min to the closest bus stop with direct lines to other major attractions.

PLEASE NOTE: This apartment is not suitable for elderly, seniors, or disabled individuals. This apartment is situated on the 3rd floor of a beautiful converted listed Georgian building in a conservation area and does not contain a lift/elevator.

Please note: Check-in: After 3pm;

Checkout: Before 11am


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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Ideal 2BR Apartment in beautiful South Kensington/Chelsea,
average rating of 4.793103 based on 29 reviews

Wonderful location. Easy access to public transit and services.

  • 5 of 5

Great experience with the owner. Very helpful and easy to wor with

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was great for our family of four during our stay in London. The apartment was just as described, spacious, and had everything we needed. The travel guides and restaurant/shopping suggestions were much appreciated. It was on a quiet, residential street which was helpful when sleeping with the windows open. Saphira and Tom always communicated promptly and check in/out was easy. It was close to both Gloucester Rd and South Kensington tube stations, although we walked to many sites. We enjoyed walking and biking at nearby Kensington Park several times. There are many restaurants close by which was a plus for watching the Euro Cup with other fans. We would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone staying in London.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good location in London SW

  • 4 of 5

As promised. One nice bedroom, and one smaller. Good bathroom, kitchen and living area, with most of what it takes. Stairs make for good cardiac workout. Excellently served by public transport, and good food, wine and dining options all around. As is usual, a converted town house. No issues there; just be considerate of the neighbours. And the neighbours should be considerate of the guests!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent home base for our holiday wanderings

  • 5 of 5

The flat worked very well for our family of 5. We used the comfortable air mattress as a 4th bed so that each child could sleep by him/her self. The nearest tube station is about a 7-10min walk away and we made liberal use of our Oyster cards to get around the city. Museums are walking distance as is Harrod's and shopping (longer walk, but doable). There is a grocery right next to the tube stop, so we saved some money by eating a meal a day in the flat. Thanks, Tom and Saphira!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous apartment in beautiful South Kensington.

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely appointed, spacious and comfortable apartment within a short stroll of great restaurants, tube stations and great shopping. We just had three weeks in this lovely apartment over Christmas and it couldn't have been more perfect. The property was very clean and tidy and made to feel even more cosy by the lovely gas effect log fire which we loved. The building and surrounds are very elegant and South Kensington is very upmarket and safe. Tom and Saphira are superb hosts and made everything simple from check in to check out. They couldn't have been more helpful and their handy list of recommendations of local restaurants etc was excellent. I wish we could have stayed another week !!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Delightful Flat in upscale South Kensington

  • 5 of 5

The flat (apartment/condo) was very well appointed, clean, well maintained & spacious. Check-in/out was simple & uncomplicated. Very close to the tube (Undergrond/Subway - 5mins walk) & centrally located. Good restaurants, pubs & bars all in walking distance. Good value & would definitely stay here again. It is on top floor, so is quiet with no overhead flat noise, but no lift (elevator) & several flights of stairs, which should be noted if bringing elderly, littlies or lots of luggage.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
London Heathrow Airport
Nearest Barpub
350 Metres
Nearest Train
500 Metres
South Kensington and Gloucester Road Underground
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Riccardo's Italian Restaurant
Car: not necessary

Located in one of the most beautiful areas of London- in the heart of the city. The apartment is close to the most popular attractions including the V&A Museum, Science Museum and Natural History Museum only a short walk away (10 minutes). London's most famous department store Harrods is only a 5 minute drive away. In this area you are spoiled for choice when it comes to restaurants and shops with the renowned King's Road less than a 10 min walk away. Even Kensington Palace is a leisurely 15 min walk away!


Rates & Availability

Kensington Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan-Mar 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Charge $100
Refundable damage deposit $499

Rates and charges are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Floor to ceiling closets
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , King Sized Bed
  • Floor to ceiling closets.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Check-in is from 3pm-9pm. Checkout is between 7-11am.

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