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South Bank...the New Heart of London. Garden Apartment.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Wireless Internet

Overview

About the property

Garden Apartment - 3 Bedrooms - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 2-5)

Our Southbank garden apartment, in the new heart of London, is 100 yards from The Thames behind The OXO Tower between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge.

Our apartment is on the first and second floors of a small, modern block of 16 apartments. The first floor comprises of a living room and full kitchen. There are patio doors onto a beautiful, planted deck with a table and chairs for al fresco dining. There is also a double bedroom and shower room on this floor. There is also a a third bedroom with bunk beds suitable for two children or one adult.. On the second floor is an en suite master bedroom overlooking the garden deck. There is an elevator.

We are very close to the cultural heart of London including The National Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, National Film Theatre, Tate Modern, Globe Theatre and The London Eye. There are lots of places nearby to eat and drink to cover all tastes and budgets.

Location: We are ten minutes from two tube stops (Waterloo and Blackfriars), which have 5 lines between them as well as British Rail services. For the most picturesque walk along The River, we use Embankment Station, which takes 15 to 20 minutes depending on how many photos you take!

Eating: We have plenty of places nearby to eat including two very good restaurants in The OXO Tower, which have great views. There are lots of less expensive restaurants within a short distance, many overlooking The River, and a couple of pubs on The River that serve food and drink throughout the day.It truly is the best location in London!

More Details

Owner
David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

About David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh

David and Julia have always loved the culture of London's South Bank and when the opportunity arose to purchase an apartment they couldn't believe their luck.

They have an eight years' old son, Sebastian.

Julia is a professional, classical singer having trained at The Royal College of Music. Since the birth of Sebastian she has been a full time Mum fitting in the occasional concert.

David is a full time Dad and says it's the best thing he has ever done!

David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh purchased this apartment in 2005

Why David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh chose London

The South Bank is the vibrant cultural centre of London. Our apartment is near Tate Modern, the world's most visited modern art gallery and a host of other attractions including The Globe Theatre, St Paul's Cathedral, The National Theatre, The National Film Theatre, Hayward Gallery, The Royal Festival Hall, London Eye etc etc.

We are within walking distance of theatreland and Covent Garden and there are lots and lots of places to eat and drink to suit all tastes and budgets.

Public transport is fabulous particularly the RV1 bus which stops outside our apartment block and runs, mainly along The River, from Tower Hill to Covent Garden via Waterloo. It is a very frequent service. Taxis are abundant.

What makes this apartment unique

Garden apartment in the middle of London close to many of London's major tourist and cultural attractions and a short walk from The Thames.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear David,



I would like to tell you that we 4 really enjoyed our holidays in London.



Your flat is great. Thank you for all the breakfast-things in the refrigiator.



Even the weather was fantastic !!! So we had a wonderful view from the London Eye.



If we decide to come back to London your flat will be the first choice for us!!!



Best wishes



Martina, Thomas, Radka and Ansuze

Germany
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Lambeth Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms have hand basins
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , shower room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - Bunk Beds each measuring 6 feet by 3 feet
  • There is a third bedroom which has bunk beds and is suitable for one adult or two children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We have an elevator, full kitchen, garden deck/patio, TV in the lounge and bedroom. Our apartment is one minute from The River Thames and a short walk to many of London's major attractions including The National Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, London Eye, Tate Modern, St Paul's Cathedral, The Globe etc..

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(135 traveler reviews)

South Bank...the New Heart of London. Garden Apartment.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 137 reviews
5

Not enough days to stay in this delightful place.....

  • 5 of 5

Time and time again, we go to London....since we have found this 'GEM" we not longer have to decide where we stay. David is fantastic as is the property. Refer to some of other reviews and see why this is the place to stay...anytime your are in London.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Charles. Don't be strangers! Best, David
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Pittsburgh, PA
5

Easy location. Great two-storey apt. Clean and bright. This was our second stay here.

  • 5 of 5

As above. It's terrific here.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Kass. Hope to see you again soon. David
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5

Great flat in a fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

Dave and Julia were excellent hosts. We arrived a little late and they were there to meet us. The apartment was just as the pictures and description said. Location about a block from the river in a very nice part of London. Walked to the London bridge, tower bridge, London eye and many other places that are very close. Small grocery a couple of blocks away was very handy.

We felt like we were in the center of everything. Bus stops were within​a block or two.

Fridge was stocked with cereal, milk, bread etc. etc. Apartment was clean and well furnished.

We stayed five days Loved it. Great people, great place.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great time

  • 5 of 5

Just perfect. What a wonderful place to stay, home from home. A truly unique experience to stay in someone's house , which really feels like home. With a well stocked fridge on our arrival. I would defiantly stay again, also highly recommend for any occasion while in London. Location could not be better, accommodation perfect even the weather was great. Wendy completed her first London marathon,. We all took away some great memories from our time spent in London.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United Kingdom
5

Excellent location in the heart of London

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property to anyone coming to London:

- Great location - walking distance to lots of great attractions, but still very quiet in the property

- Lovely service - David and Julia provided all the information we needed and were there to greet us on arrival, with Sebastian ably assisting

- Nice property - a cozy family home that gives you an authentic experience of what it would be like to live in London. Particularly nice is the outdoor space available at the property. Also a lovely collection of books offering insights into places to go, or just an interesting read

- Superb value

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review Robin. I hope you will visit again. David
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4

This place is a convenient place to the city centre, neat and cozy for us.

  • 4 of 5

David told us we were the 1st Malaysian to rent his Apartment since his 10 years with vrbo.com. We had a warm welcome and David ensured breakfast was available for the next morning. The garden area is nice for an outdoor tea during the spring. We would not hesitate to stay at David's again.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Oxo Tower Restaurant, Bar & Brasserie
London Eye
Tower Bridge
Big Ben
Trafalgar Square
Tower of London
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Dover
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Waterloo
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
m25
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Car: not necessary

Our Southbank garden apartment, in the new heart of London, is 100 yards from The Thames behind The OXO Tower between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge.

We are very close to the cultural heart of London including The National Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, National Film Theatre, and Tate Modern. They are all within a five to ten minutes walk along the river bank . A little further and you would reach The London Eye, The Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. If you cross Waterloo Bridge, Covent Garden is two minutes away.

Other Activities: Sight seeing and cultural activities

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Rates & Availability

Lambeth Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90.55

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