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Charming Living In Central London - (3 Bed / 3 Bath)

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1

About the property

Unique 3-bedroom (3-bath) House in Conservation area close to Buckingham Palace

A unique house in the Conservation area of Pimlico, close to Buckingham Palace, the West End and Battersea Park, with easy access to the museums of Knightsbridge.

At the heart of the house is a handmade kitchen with original features such as exposed brick fireplace and sash window, equipped with a range of modern appliances, including a dishwasher. There is a double reception room, ideal for both relaxation and entertaining, equipped with Philippe Stark furnishings and Bang & Olufsen appliances. For those wishing to entertain, porcelain, silver and Irish and Venetian crystal are provided.

Guest accommodation comprises two smart double bedrooms, each with access to a charming patio terrace and use of a bathroom and shower room respectively. Additionally, there is a studio on the top floor with a luxurious sofa-bed, shower room and balcony. The studio has a range of board games, a TV/DVD player and a Wii console.

There is both a cafe and a famous delicatessen within five metres of the house. On the adjacent street, there is a full range of amenities, small but well stocked supermarket, dry cleaners, launderette, Indian restaurant and colourful Tapas bar. There is a fantastic variety of shops, bars and restaurants near Victoria Station. The River Thames is five minutes away on foot giving access to Battersea Park, ideal for running or playing tennis. Tennis raquets and balls are provided. Access to a local gym can be arranged for £5 per day.

Victoria train, coach and bus stations are all within ten minutes' walk and Pimlico tube station is on the adjacent street. There are three local bus services, giving access to all of Chelsea, South Kensington, Westminster, the West End, Oxford St and South London in minutes.

For longer term guests, cleaning, catering and laundry pick-up/drop-off services can be arranged.

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Owner
Sarah Carter
Member since: 2013
Speaks: french, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Sarah Carter

Former finance professional, now running a small company specialising in organic cotton products. Not currently based in this part of London but still in love with this property which others can now enjoy.

Sarah Carter purchased this house in 2002

Why Sarah Carter chose Westminster & West End

Set in the heart of busy London, yet providing a tranquil setting for a vacation in this unique city. The house provides all the amenities of modern life with many original features such as exposed brick fireplace, ornate ceilings and comfortable outside space. A handmade kitchen forms the heart of this unique home, complemented by a luxurious dining /TV room, perfect for entertaining. The three bath/shower rooms mean guests can enjoy maximum privacy. The broad range of local shops and amenities mean settling in takes only minutes, allowing for maximum enjoyment of the sites. For those with families or wanting a quiet evening in, there is a full range of board games, extensive DVD collection and Wii console.

What makes this house unique

Often described as Pimlico's own tardis, this house provides an escape from the noise of Central London. The full range of local amenities means guests can settle in instantly and maximise their enjoyment of the comforts of London.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Charming Living In Central London - (3 Bed / 3 Bath)
average rating of 4.888889 based on 36 reviews
5

Favolosa

  • 5 of 5

Ho soggiornato in questa splendida casa con in gruppo di amiche. Complimenti alla proprietaria per la casa molto bella ed elegante e confortevole. Sarà ci ha accolti con una gentilezza e si è messa a disposizione di tutto. Sicuramente il mio prossimo viaggio a Londra ritornerò volentieri in questa meravigliosa casa.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Clean and convenient location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was in a convenient location near Pimlico and Victoria station. Sara was accommodating and the apartment worked well for our group of 5.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thank you Sarah

  • 5 of 5

I really appreciate you meeting us upon arrival. It is a great apartment and a great location. Victoria station one direction and Pimlico tube the other. We were very comfortable in the apt. It was VERY quiet at night. A lovely neighborhood. The apartment was clean and everything worked. I loved it and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Thank you, Sarah, for great accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Garden House! Very central. Many iconic London sights within walking distance which was wonderful. The Pimlico tube station only a short distance from the house can whisk you off to anywhere the tube goes and is extremely efficient. Get that Oyster card as this makes transit travel absolutely fool proof. Having a basic pantry at the house was very helpful and we used the kitchen every day. We had a great time and enjoyed our visit immensely. Thank you Sarah! Two thumbs up!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Trip!

  • 5 of 5

This ladies trip included three generations of women: my mother, my daughter and I. We had a wonderful time reconnecting and exploring the city. This is a great place to stay in London - safe neighborhood, close to the underground, centrally located. There was a supermarket and great deli just a half a block away. Sarah was great! Very accommodating to our needs both arriving and departing. I would highly recommend that you rent this flat for you next London trip. You won't regret it!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Sarah for sharing your lovely home with us. The location of this rental is fantastic, close to transportation and within walking distance of many popular sites. We were a group of four women and we felt very safe even the nights we arrived home quite late I felt safe walking in the neighbourhood. There was plenty of room (we each had our own space) and loved having 3.5 bathrooms. Sarah was prompt to answer my many questions and was so kind to get us started by supplying milk and juice for our first breakfast. Thank you, I hope to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
London Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
Goya
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Westminster
Nearest Golf
na
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Victoria
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
M4
Nearest Restaurant
Goya
Nearest Ski
na
Nearest Beach
65 Kilometres
Canvey Island
Car: not necessary

A unique house in the Conservation area of Pimlico, close to Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the West End. The Tate Britain and the Thames are both five minutes walk away.

Although most of the house is 150 years old, it has been sympathetically refurbished to combine modern appliances with original features. At the heart of the house is a handmade kitchen with exposed brick fireplace, corniced ceilings and modern appliances, including a dishwasher. The kitchen is equipped with seating for six.

There is a luxurious double reception room with Philippe Stark furnishings and Bang & Olufsen appliances, including a TV and CD player. For those wishing to entertain, porcelain, silver cutlery and Irish and Venetian crystal are provided. Access to caterers, cleaners and dry clean collection/drop-off can be arranged.

Sleeping accommodation comprises two smart double bedrooms each with access to a charming patio terrace, and a bathroom and shower room respectively. The rear terrace has extensive seating and a working water fountain. In addition, there is a top floor studio with a luxurious sofa bed, an ensuite shower room and an outside balcony with seating. The studio space is equipped with TV, extensive DVD collection and a Wii console.

There is both a cafe and a famous delicatessen within metres of the house. On the adjacent street, there is a full range of amenities, small but well stocked supermarket, dry cleaners, laundrette, Indian restaurant, friendly pub and colourful Tapas bar. There is a fantastic variety of shops, bars and restaurants near Victoria Station. Across the River Thames is Battersea Park, ideal for running, walking and tennis. Tennis raquets and balls are provided. Guest membership of a nearby gym can be arranged for £5 per day.

Victoria train, coach and bus stations are all within ten minutes' walk and Pimlico tube station is on the adjacent street. There is a row of 'Boris' bikes available for hire metres from the house.

The house is exceptionally quiet, yet moments away from the sights and sounds of Central London and all the city has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning, laundry fee $123

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Pimlico House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , En suite shower room, French windows onto terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Adjacent bathroom, French windows onto superb terrace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , En suite shower room, French windows onto balcony
  • There is a fold out bed in the studio room. In addition, there is a sofa bed in the dining room, which can bed used when guests do not wish to share bedrooms. There is also a cot available for babies or young children.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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