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Spacious Dbl Bed Apartment In The Heart Of Centrally Located, Vibrant Kennington

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

The accommodation comprises of:

- Kitchen with brand new washing machine, cooker and fridge/freezer.

- Good size double bedroom with large built-in wardrobe.

- Comfortable sofa-bed in living room.

- Modern bathroom with bath & power shower.

- Bright living room with laminate flooring.

- Newly redecorated throughout.

- Large quiet communal gardens.

- Private allocated secure parking space.

- 7 mins walk from Kennington tube. 10 mins Oval & Vauxhall.

- 10 mins walk to Kennington Park.

- Tesco Metro 1 minute walk. Large Tesco 5 mins walk.

Check in is after 2pm. Check out by 10am on day of departure.

More Details

Owner
Nigel Wilson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Nigel Wilson

I am a London based photographer and teacher.

Nigel Wilson purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Nigel Wilson chose London

We lived very happily in the apartment for many years and know the property and the fantastic local neighborhood inside and out! I am always available during your stay if you have any questions or are looking for some suggestions during your London adventure.

Amenities

Lambeth Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Spacious Dbl Bed Apartment In The Heart Of Centrally Located, Vibrant Kennington
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews
5

Great flat

  • 5 of 5

My son and I spent a week at this wonderful flat. Great location with easy access to central London whether by tube or bus. A 10 minute walk to the Thames. The flat is clean, with a comfortable sofa bed. Several restaurants and great pubs within minutes walking of the flat.

Nigel thank you very much for the use of your flat.

Jeff and Michael

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeff & Michael! We are glad you enjoyed your time at the flat and very much hope to see you again in the future. Nigel
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4

Clean, comfortable apartment in noisy but nice neighborhood.

  • 4 of 5

The place was very nice and clean with good access to the underground and other transportation. There were an awful lot of labels saying don't do this and don't do that around the flat, but overall it was comfortable. We did have an incident with the shower, but the owner took care of it in good time. The only drawback is the noise from outside. There were constant sirens and large trucks coming by. Luckily, I'm not a light sleeper, but my niece is and she suffered a bit. I did not know the neighborhood before and was happy that it was safe and filled with restaurants and pubs. Lots of fun.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Convenient location; fully equipped flat

  • 4 of 5

The flat well suited our purpose to explore London. Transportation to anywhere in London was easily attained. The flat was very clean, had everything we needed for the week's stay, was safe and there is a small market very close. Several nice restaurants are close by, in short walking distance, as well as a lovely park. The flat helped us enjoy our time in London. There was some traffic noise and noise from the pub across the street during the weekend we were there. Other than than that, the flat was perfect for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Collene. We hope to welcome you again in the future! Nigel & Helene
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5

Nice clean apartment

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location with bus service to the major tourist sites within one block as well as a

nearby underground station. Nigel was very helpfull.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Robert, Thanks for your review. It was great to have you as a guest and we look forward to seeing you return in the future! Nigel
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Charming flat close to London sights

  • 4 of 5

We had not stayed in the Kennington area until this visit but found it to be a great neighborhood for us- easy to get into the city either by public transport or even walking. As advertised, shops, restaurants and pubs were all close by. The flat is comfortable and all the appliances worked well.

Nigel, the owner was available to help us get settled in and was very responsive to our questions and concerns. We would recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Nigel - it was a pleasure having you as our guest. We hope to see you again. Best wishes, Nigel & Helene
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4

We had a great time staying at Nigel's apartment.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was in a great location, only minutes walking distance to the Thames, Westminster and the Eye. The kitchen was well supplied with utensils, ample refrigerator space and most importantly a clothes washer and a real drier.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Don, it was great having you as our guest. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to London! Best wishes, Nigel & Helene
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
All around the neighborhood!
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
Dover ot Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Dulwich Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Kennington tube station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
m4
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
All around the neighborhood!
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Brighton
Car: not necessary

A stunning first floor one double bedroom apartment in the heart of centrally located, vibrant Kennington.

Kennington is one of inner London's best kept secrets. It’s an enclave of brick houses and pretty squares containing some perfect examples of Georgian architecture. The most famous is the idyllic Cleaver Square, where locals play boules in the summer next to the lovely historic Prince of Wales pub in the corner.

Kennington is so central that it is reputed to be within earshot of Parliament’s Division Bell, and has been a popular place for politicians to live since Westminster Bridge was built in 1750. The genteel atmosphere and recent regeneration now also draw families, while young professionals in all fields love the central location. Kennington remains a diverse area with a mixed population and feels full of life.

Going out...

Eating

You can enjoy a wide range of cuisines here, from Persian to Eritrean and beyond. Portuguese cafes and tapas bars of the South Lambeth Road are well known for their authenticity. The Lobster Pot on Kennington Lane is regarded as one of London’s best French seafood restaurants, the daytime Ragged Canteen is an excellent vegetarian lunch spot and the upmarket Brunswick House close to Vauxhall serves up an imaginative seasonal menu amid recycled furniture, antiques and curios.

Drinking

There are plenty of great pubs and bars in the area. Locals love Cleaver Square’s cosy Prince of Wales, or try Zeitgeist, a German gastropub offering regional beers, schnitzels and burgers. The Pilgrim Pub is a popular spot to catch live music or watch sports.

Culture & arts

Kennington is excellently placed for some of the best cultural experiences in the Capital. It’s a mere 15 minute walk to the South Bank, with its theaters, galleries and concert venues, while the Tate Britain is within walking distance, too. Closer to home is the quirky Cinema Museum, a popular venue for film screenings and talks, and there are two longstanding local repertory theaters, the White Bear Theater and Ovalhouse.

Heritage

The Imperial War Museum and Garden Museum can be found here, with the popular tourist attractions of Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament only a half hour stroll across the river.

Local amenities

There are 2 Tesco supermarkets within 5 minutes walk of the flat.

GREEN SPACES

If the tiny hidden squares and greens that make Kennington special aren’t enough for you, Kennington Park is a Green Flag award winning green space. The old common, a site of political demonstrations and public executions, it was enclosed in 1852 becoming an urban park where you’ll find mature trees, an old fashioned flower garden and cafe, as well as playgrounds and tennis courts.

Visit the farm animals at nearby Vauxhall City Farm and check out a range of workshops, as well as a horse riding center.

Transport

Tube: You have the choice of four Tube stations. On the Northern Line, Kennington (5 min walk) and Oval (10 min walk) stations are both in Zone 2. Nearby Lambeth North (12 min walk) is on the Bakerloo Line and is in Zone 1. Vauxhall (Zone 1/2 - 10 min walk) is on the Victoria line and is also a mainline station

Buses: The area is extremely well connected. Direct buses from Kennington serve all parts of central London (Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus, Trafalgar Square, Houses of Parliament etc.). The 360 takes you to the world famous museums in South Kensington .

Cycle: For many locals, cycling is their main mode of transport. It only takes 20 minutes to cycle to Trafalgar Square and, even if you don’t have your own bike, there is a Boris bike docking station right outside the flat. Cycle Superhighway 7 from Morden to the City runs through Kennington.

Road: Once you’re out of the traffic on the busy A3, it takes under an hour to reach the M25, or 40 minutes to get to the M1 if you’re heading north. The apartment has it's own gated allocated private parking space.

Airports: Heathrow and Gatwick - 45 minutes.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $39.57
Refundable damage deposit $263.78

Check in is after 2pm. Check out by 10am on day of departure.

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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