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Stay at the Best location in London.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 75 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace

Overview

About the property

One bedroom. 75 square metres in all. Living room 50 square metres

This elegantly presented 1 bedroom first floor flat is situated in a prime location in the heart of London. A stones throw from Trafalgar Square, a short walk to the London Eye, just moment from the West End, Covent Garden, National Gallery and luxury shopping. The flat is a Georgian listed building in a one way no through traffic street right next door to the Benjamin Franklin museum .The hallway leads into a large, stunning salon boasting floor to ceiling windows, period corniced ceilings, marble fireplace, crystal chandelier and baby grand piano. There is a Mahogany dining table that sits up to 8 people comfortable sofa and chairs, television with DVD Player, video player and digital box, stereo system with IPOD dock will help to relax after a busy day at work or play!

There is a comprehensive collection of films and books for your pleasure. Broadband and WI-FI are available inclusive of the rental. The small kitchen is fully equipped with conventional and fan assisted oven and gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer-dryer etc, as well as a nesspresso coffee machine. The main bedroom has a large Queen bed with a deep luxury mattress and plenty of storage space. There are black out blinds and secondary glazing to aid a peaceful nights sleep. Bunk beds are available for children and a double bed-pull is also available. The bathroom has both shower and bath. Natural sea grass has recently been laid throughout the flat.

Travelling to the flat is excellent. The nearest Underground is Charing X, Embankment and Leicester Square. Heathrow is straight through on the Piccadilly line or a Heathrow express train to Paddington in 15 minutes and then taxi ride. The Eurostar train to Paris/Brussels is 15 minutes taxi/ tube journey away, similarly Euston Station, Liverpool St. (Stanstead) or Victoria (Gatwick) are all short cab/tube journeys away.

Keywords: one bedroom Apartment

More Details

Owner
rosemary and Olivier lallouette
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About rosemary and Olivier lallouette

classical singer

rosemary and Olivier lallouette purchased this apartment in 2004

Why rosemary and Olivier lallouette chose London

This flat is in a prime location, is spacious and comfortable and stands apart from the 'conversion' flats so often found in central London. The living area is a real 'salon' with high ceilings and beautiful moulding works on both the walls and ceiling. It is a luxurious space.

What makes this apartment unique

Fantastic location. It is a little like spending a holiday with all the home comforts and feeling a little grand!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved being in your lovely apt. Will be back as often as the bank balance affords! Cheers Rosemary.
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Lambeth Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1), Sleep Sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
In the cultural heart of West End and Covent Garden

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Stay at the Best location in London.
average rating of 4.909091 based on 45 reviews
5

A property that absolutely delivers!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first VRBO stay, and I must say I was skeptical at first. I had actually seen this property and of course was dazzled by the photos, but being frugal I was looking for something cheaper. I mean who stays in their hotel when they vacation? When location after location fell through, I decided to get the flat that I had wanted from the beginning. Let me say I was not disappointed, in fact, I was about to jump for joy,

Lets start with the location. The flat is about a block away from Trafalgar square, and the River Thames in the other direction. There are two Underground stations within 5 minutes from the flat. And there is easy bridge access to get across the river and enjoy the waterfront there. The flat itself was absolutley gorgeous. The owners obviously take great pride in this property. It is tastefully appointed and decorated. You have everything you need for a comfortable "like home" stay. The kitchenette is small but you have everything you need there. We started off by making some strong tea in the teapot and sipping it in the Union Jack mugs in the cupboard. It was easy to get out keys and get situated as well. Due to traffic we were a bit behind schedule for arrival, but the staff was easy to get a hold of and accommodated our schedule. The living room is absolutely inhabitable with large windows to let in natural light, and a comfy sectional (that easily transforms into a full size bed) to relax on. The bedroom was simple and comfy, while at times a bit noisy from the pub downstairs and the nightclub down the street. However, the windows keep out a lot of the noise and the pub closes early.

I don't want to talk this place up too much because I secretly want it to be available for the next time I come to visit. In my opinion, you can't get a better location or comfortable flat for the price. And did I mention its actually a historical building? It was once home to a famous American Histrorical figure. (I'll let you discover who) That was a surprise and was fun to brag about when we got home. Olivier and Rosemary were absolutely friendly and positive in all of my correspondence.

If this place catches your eye...make the reservation. Its as good as you hope.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Six wonderful nights exploring London from this clean, comfortable and well appointed apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to experience the West end while having access to easy trasportation and we found it pn Craven Street. Clean, well furnished and private. Enough room for the two of us to spread out and relax after miles of walking, glasses of wine, and all the music, theatre and museums we wanted.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A charming home from home in a brilliant location - absolutely recommend.

  • 5 of 5

Craven Street is a fantastic location and the apartment at number 35 is delightful. The bedroom is a little small but has plenty of storage in the form of hanging space and shelves. Bathroom was fine. Normally I am not a fan of shower curtains (instead of screens) but the curtain here worked perfectly, it didn't flap around and was totally effective at keeping the water from splashing everywhere. Good water pressure. Kitchen "small but perfectly formed". We didn't actually do any cooking while there but it looked as if everything you would need was there - very well equipped. Great having a washing machine but the drying cycle was a mystery to me. The clothes horse was excellent though and could be tucked away out of sight near the bunks in the lounge. It meant we left London after 10 days with all clean clothes for the rest of our travels. The lounge - well really it was 5 rooms in one! TV room, Lounge, Dining Room, Music Room, Study. (6 if you count the double bunk area as a separate "room"). It all felt very homely and comfortable, though to be honest just a bit cluttered for my taste. But the location - you could not find a better one. Minutes to tube, train, National Gallery, Piccadilly, Covent Garden, the Savoy, the Embankment, a short stroll across Golden Jubilee bridge to Southbank. Even walk to the Old Vic. Dozens of theatres and the Royal Opera House within 10 minutes walk. Stroll to Buckingham Palace or Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.And many more ..... too many to mention everything. Great tube connections on Circle and District lines at Embankment , or Northern and Bakerloo at Charing Cross, as well as main line rail. The Benjamin Franklin House next door is worth a visit. The pub directly below the bedroom, the Ship and Shovell in Craven Passage, was mostly closed for renovation but when it did re-open it wasn't all that noisy, and things closed down at a reasonable hour. The Sherlock Holmes seemed to be always busy but never rowdy. One could certainly hear the buzz of conversation but it wasn't intrusive, and again didn't go on too late.

The proximity of M&S food at Charing Cross, the Co-op and Sainsbury Local on the Strand, Tesco Express on Northumberland Avenue, plus the larger Tesco on Bedford Street, meant it was easy to stock up on food/wine supplies. Communication from Olivier and Rosemary was always very prompt and excellent comprehensive instructions were provided. Am looking forward to a return visit

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about this flat. Beautiful, clean and perfect location. We'll be back soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Luxury stay in the heart of London.

  • 5 of 5

Olivier and Rosemarys Craven street apartment provided us with a perfect base for our 3 day stay in London. At the end of each days sightseeing it was great to come back to the spacious and superbly equipped home just off Trafalgar square. It was really nice just to relax for an hour or two in the lounge before hitting the local restaurants and theatre. The kitchen was equipped with every conceivable utensil and generally the apartment was immaculately clean. During our 3 day break we managed to fit in a day at the Oval for a test match, a tour of Buckingham Palace house and gardens, a tour of Benjamin Franklins house next door to the property and a theatre visit. All of this was made easy because of the central location of the apartment and we have already recommended it to friends. Im sure we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cocon chic au centre de Londres (mai 2016)

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons loué cet appartement pour une semaine et il était tout à fait conforme à ce que nous en attendions : un (grand) cocon chaleureux, bien équipé et avec un cachet incroyable. Nous l'avions aussi choisi pour sa localisation, à Trafalgar Square... C'est merveilleux d'avoir absolument TOUT à proximité (commerces, restaurants, pubs, métro, train, musées, etc...). La rue est charmante et le pub sous la fenêtre de la chambre n'est bruyant que le week-end, et encore ça ne nous a pas empêché de dormir... Nous y reviendrons avec grand plaisir !

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Lambeth Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
low season
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$264
$1,774
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$296
$2,070
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $520

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Map

Nearest Airport
16.5 Miles
Heathrow Airport
Nearest Beach
73.6 Miles
West Wittering Beach
Car: not necessary

moments from the national Gallery, London eye, Covent Garden,horse guards parade, Buckingham palace and 10 Downing street!

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