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Stunning Kensington apartment with wi-fi

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Kensington Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,1 sofa bed in lounge, could sleep 5

Well equipped apartment in the heart of Kensington, close to shops and amenities. A large terrace which has sunshine all day. Good for outdoor living. Master bedroom has large fully fitted wardrobe. All beds fitted with quality bed linen.

There are at least 3 gyms which are walking distance away, who would welcome short term members. One has a swimming pool. The apartment has it own fron door on street level. It is a quiet neighbourhood street,safe and friendly with a villagey atmosphere.

Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
The Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

Stunning Kensington apartment with wi-fi
average rating of 4.854839 based on 62 reviews
3

Cozy rental in Kensington

  • 3 of 5

We liked the unit, but probably would not rent again as the nearest usable Underground was at least 20 minutes away, and the real issue was the terrible noise from the water tank any time water was used.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry about the water pump noise. It is possible to eliminate this by means of a switch, which should have been explained to you on arrival. It is there to give you extra water pressure whilst showering, it is not a constant noise and only audible when using the bathroom. There are actually 2 underground stations, one is Olympia which is a 5 minute walk and the other is Kensington High St. which is 10 mins. The bus stop is 2mins away. I will be sure to tell future guests the sometimes quirky features of the property. Never had a complaint before about this.
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5

Lovely and convenient property

  • 5 of 5

My teenage twins and I stayed here for a week during their fall break and felt completely at home. The property is clean and comfortable with all essential amenities. The location cannot be beat. It is in a quiet area but only a short walk to the train and the bus which will have you to Trafalgar Square in 30 minutes. Yvonne is quite responsive and very helpful with tips such as where to get groceries etc...We had no difficulty with the stairs, and it was nice having 2 bathrooms. We enjoyed the corner pub on two occasions after a long day of traversing the city which has a nice atmosphere. We had a wonderful time and would definitely recommend renting this property!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. Most appreciated.
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5

Perfect for Girl's Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My mother, sister and I had a wonderful time! The apartment is as described and Yvonne went out of her way to assist us with collecting our bags upon our arrival (which was hours before check in time) and even provided us with a lift to Notting Hill where we had lunch and shopped until the apartment was ready for us. Having 2 full bathrooms was great! Location of apartment was wonderful and we always felt safe. Public transportation is easily accessible and the Londis store located downstairs was very convenient. Would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive review. I am pleased you all enjoyed London and the apartment.
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5

Beautiful and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

First let me begin by thanking our hostess Yvonne for such a warm welcome to the apartment in Kensington. Her friendliness made us feel as though we had known her for years. She familiarized us with apt, WIFI & TV & water pressure pump. There is a flight of stairs up as you come through the front door, then opens to living area & adjacent kitchen & terrace. There is a 2nd set of stairs leading to the 2 bedrooms (1 ensuite bath) the other down the hall near 2nd bedroom. Rooms are bright and airy, beds comfortable,. Yvonne gave us suggestions on nearby grocery stores on Kensington High St, and Londis next door (very convenient) and found they carried dairy free products. The Crown & Sceptre pub on the corner serves up a delicious Fish & Chips and variety of beer and has an exceptional staff. The apt is fully equipped and exceptionally clean. Our party of 3 enjoyed the living room sofas as we melted into them at the end of our daily adventures around London. The terrace doors open out to give a wonderful cross breeze from kitchen thru living area (great for the summer hot days) Apt location & neighborhood is quiet in the evenings & is a 5 min walk to bus routes off of KHS. Take it to KHS tube station or even walk if you want. Holland Park is nearby & a little further Hyde Park & Kensington Palace Gardens, We enjoyed our 1 week holiday in London & took a day trip to Windsor Castle via Paddington Station train, and used Paddington in & out of London from Heathrow (take Heathrow Express) We were extremely happy with our stay in this lovely apartment & hope to return again in future, & will recommend this property to family and friends. Thank you Yvonne for making the rental process so easy and for your welcoming smile and good cheer.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved this flat!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful spot and we are so grateful to have found it. The apartment was clean and comfortable, and the property manager could not have been nicer! While there were more stairs than we'd realized (to get up to the flat and then up to the bedrooms), this was not a problem for our family and we loved that the back patio was raised up a floor and private. I enjoyed my coffee there each morning before a packed day in London, and it was a real treat to spend a week in this lovely part of Kensington. We LOVED getting to know Holland Park and the beautiful streets around it, and once we got the bus routes down we found this location to be absolutely ideal! We hope to return in the near future!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. I do appreciate it and am happy that you enjoyed your time here so much. I would love to welcome you back.
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5

exactly as advertised. Great family property

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, we were a family of four and were very comfortable. Great outdoor space. Walking distance to Holland Park which was beautiful. Pub at the corner was excellent. Convenience store a lifesaver. Flat was exactly as advertised. Wonderful trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Dover
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M4
Nearest Beach
55 Miles

In the heart of Kensington. Local shops on your doorstep including Supermarket (which bakes its own fresh bread and croissants every morning), Dry cleaners and Pub! Kensington High Street is 500 yards away where you will find many large clothes stores and a wide range of shops, including the largest organic food store in London. Bus stop just yards away, which can take you to Oxford St. or Knightsbridge (for Harrods) . High St Kensington tube station (circle line) is just a pleasant 10 minute stroll down the High St. The museums and galleries of South Kensington are just a short bus ride away. Holland Park with its open-air cafes, adventure playground and wildlife is just 5 minutes walk away, perfect for the children - also a summer open-air opera season - take a picnic. The apartment and location gives you everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. The large terrace with sun loungers and bar-b-que, to add to your enjoyment whilst vacationing in London.

Other Activities: Holland Park is 5 min away also Olympia Exhibition Centre

Golf: Nearest Golf Course is at Chiswick, by the River Thames which is a 10 minute car journey.

Rates & Availability

Kensington Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
Oct 9 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$279
$1,522
$5,074
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,283
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$292
$1,586
$5,074
 
 
Spring/Summer
Apr 2 2017 - Oct 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,966
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$292
$1,586
$5,074
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment is only accepted in the quoted currency. A 25% deposit payable on booking. Remainder of rental fee payable 6 weeks before rental period starts or by negotiation. The price quoted is for a maximum of 4 persons, a fifth person would incur a charge of £10 per night. For a booking of less than 5 nights a cleaning/laundry fee of £20 per night is added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Baby Gate
  • Computer Available
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Printer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Children welcome but may be unsuitable for very young children due to steep staircase and low windows. Daily maid service available by arrangement. Complimentary weekly clean and linen change.

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