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Stay at the Best location in London.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 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 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 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:
  • 807 sq. ft.
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 -
(49 traveler reviews)

Stay at the Best location in London.
average rating of 4.897959 based on 50 reviews
5

Location location location!!! Walking distance to everything London!

  • 5 of 5

The aptartment was perfect for us. Great location near Charing Cross Station. Very easy to work with owners. Wish we could have stayed here the whole time we were in London! Hard to leave!! Thank You!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Fantastic Location but Noisy at Night

  • 4 of 5

As others have said, the location of this Flat is fantastic. It is near two underground stations, multiple bus stops and a two minute walk from the national Gallery, Saint Martin's in the field, the national portrait Gallery and Trafalgar Square

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Elegant and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This was my 5th stay in this flat, so clearly I love it. As others have written, it is well furnished and perfectly located. The building dates to 1730 and, as you can see from the photo, the living room has a feeling of history and elegance. And imagine: a baby grand piano in a rented flat!

On a more practical note, the apartment is clean and comfortable. Rosemary and Olivier, the owners, are helpful, easy-going and completely trustworthy. (I say this after having had a unpleasant experience with another London flat that I rented years ago.) The caretaker was understanding and flexible when my plane arrived late and I couldn't be there as planned.

I am looking forward to my 6th stay on Craven Street!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The previous reviews were spot on; this place is a gem. The location is terrific and incredibly convenient for the start of any exploration of the city ; you are within walking distance of Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery, the West End (and Covent Garden) and your choice of tube stations (Charing Cross or Embankment). Down the block are the Thames and Hungerford/Golden Jubilee Bridges over to the Southbank Centre. The flat itself is very comfortable, and a lovely place to relax in between excursions. There is a bit of noise on Friday and Saturday nights (we also arrived on St. Patrick's Day celebrations), not so much from the pub around the corner, as a nightclub in the arcade between Villiers and Craven Passage. But the thick windows and blackout curtains do their job ( I always sleep with earplugs when traveling and it didn't bother me at all). We also live in a city, so that's not a tremendous concern. Our host was extremely helpful - our flight was delayed by 12 hours into London, so we couldn't arrive before midnight- a huge thanks again for having someone at the flat so late to meet us. We had an amazing week and would happily stay at the flat again. (As fans of Baroque music and opera, we were thrilled to come across our host's scores and realized we have recordings on which she sings. We thought that super cool!)

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Apartment Incredible Location

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at 35 Craven Street from March 3rd through March 11th. I cannot tell you how wonderful our stay was. We arrived early and converged on the apartment with the cleaners, they let us leave our luggage and quickly showed us the ins and outs of the apartment, which was simple because Rosemary had provided us with all of the information beforehand. It is as beautiful as the photos. In terms of location we could not have been happier-we walked across the bridge and got an Express train from Waterloo to Hampton Court Palace, from the Embankment Tube Station (District Line) got straightaway to the Tower of London-we also utilized the ferries, one minute away. We walked to Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square,Covent Garden,Soho, The Crypt at St. Martin in the Fields-it is an amazing location. We toured every area of London and both agreed if we had to do it all over again, we would come right back to this location and right back to this apartment. We would have our coffee in the Victoria Embankment Gardens, one minute away,and then be on our merry way. Our stay there was just wonderful. I cannot say enough about the property and the location.My only disappointment was that my daughter spotted the bunk beds in the "salon" and chose to sleep there and not with me. Bathroom was beautiful, always had hot water,had a tremendous stay with not a single complaint!!! We just loved it! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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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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Rates & Availability

Lambeth Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$304
$2,128
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $534.26

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