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Hampton Court Palace,Riverside ,Bijou, elegant Apt.+ terrace, gardens, +parking

Kingston-upon-Thames, London, UK
  • Apartment462 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

Stunning Riverside garden apartment,historic building,minimalist design+parking

Rotary Court is an amazing example of a magnificent period building steeped in history , well located close to Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Stables. Views across the sweeping grounds to the river Thames at the rear and across Hampton Court Green to the front this is a unique example of period charm meeting contemporary convenience with a very high specification finish internally. Once owned by the Crown Estate, Rotary Court is an early Victorian building.It has been totally refurbished to a luxurious standard. Through the private gates to the rear of Rotary Court fabulous lawned gardens with mature trees weeping willows and shrubs sweep down to the River Thames. Location, location, location, Rotary Court is situated just across the road from Hampton Court Palace, next door to Sir Christopher Wrens and Michael Faraday's Houses with nearby Bushy Park.This bijou studio apartment is a gem.

Superb kitchen and bathroom,views of the river from the lounge, lovely private sunny patio.

Location: Just around the corner in Hampton Court "Village" you'll find plenty of shops from antique and gift shops to small supermarkets as well as an excellent selection of places to eat and drink. There's a fitness centre nearby and The Thames Motor Yacht Club is right next door! From Hampton Court station there's a regular rail service to London Waterloo with a journey time of approximately 25 minutes.

The famous Hampton Court flower show is held here. It is also local for the Royal School of Needlework, Hampton court.


FREE secure parking




Wendy Waghorn

Member Since 2011
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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Wendy Waghorn

Wendy worked in the Fashion Industry as a Fashion Buyer in London and around the world for over 20 years, moving on to interiors buying and interior design. Graham worked for the BBC as a Director of Photography and then freelance Film unit, so they bought this apartment for when they were working in London

Wendy Waghorn purchased this Apartment in 2008

Why Wendy Waghorn chose East Molesey

They both love this area, as Wendy owned a fabulous Houseboat about 200 yards up The River Thames,so when this property came up, beside the River and next door to Hampton Court, they jumped at it. Whats not too like!It is also a very old building steeped in history, yet it has been modernised in a contemporary way. Giving the best of both worlds, and a super power shower!

What makes this Apartment unique

Location, Location,Location. Sitting on the patio, enjoying the view of the River and the beautiful gardens with a glass of wine. Perfect.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 1
        2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon
      • This is an ideal apartment for 2 adults. There is also space for one child up to the age of 10 years, by prior arrangement. There are two comfortable single beds, one in a small bedroom area, the other is a daybed in the main lounge area. There is also a very comfortable sofa to sit on. Ample storage. with chest of drawers, plus fitted wardrobe. Bedside tables and lamps, Fresh Bedding and towels provided.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • This apartment has a modern bathroom, with plenty of hot water, and the most superb power shower.The sink has a light over it and a shaving socket. Ample towels are provided.We also supply soap and toilet paper.

      Location Type

        • Village
        • Waterfront


            • Historic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Lovely and warm electric heating.
                    • Internet
                      Free Wifi
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Linens Provided
                      All towels and bedding supplied
                    • Living Room
                      Very comfortable living area, with Flat screen TV, DVD and music system. Docking station for i pod. Comfortable 3 seater sofa. Lovely window overlooking the River and garden. Sunny room.
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Local Maps
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Paper Towels
                    • Parking
                      Secure gated parking.
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Secure gated parking
                    • Security System
                    • Sofa Bed
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Tumble Dryer
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Free Wifi
                    • Free Wifi


                        • Kitchen
                          Fully Fitted modern kitchen, with good selection of crockery, and cooking utensils. Very well equipped. Coffee machine.
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Dolce Gusto coffee machine by Krups. Capsules for Coffee, hot chocolate and tea
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Granite worktop large breakfast bar area, with three bar stools/ chairs.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 3 people


                                • Music Library
                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Books for Adults
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                • Video Library


                                    • Beach Chairs
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Lovely private terrace with large table and chairs for dining, overlooking the gardens and River Thames
                                    • Gated Community
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Beautiful garden overlooking the River, with chairs to sit in the garden.
                                    • Patio
                                    • Terrace
                                    • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                    • Walkway to Water


                                        • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Local heated open air pool

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Chauffeur


                                                    • live theater
                                                    • arboretum
                                                    • botanical garden
                                                    • churches
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • forests
                                                    • autumn foliage
                                                    • marina
                                                    • museums
                                                    • playground
                                                    • pond
                                                    • restaurants

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • roller blading
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • ice skating
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water skiing
                                                                • wind-surfing


                                                                    • Please note, that this apartment can be best entered through the garden door which overlooks the pretty private patio. This has a deep step down into the apartment. We do not consider this suitable for a wheelchair. If you enter the apartment through the front door you will have approx 10 steps down to the apartment. The car parking is within the secure gated development. FREE WIFI

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      35 Reviews


                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Wendy's apartment is in a perfect location, the apartment is private, safe and quiet.

                                                                      Annette C.Hahei, New Zealand

                                                                      I had a wonderful stay, communication was absolutely perfect, prior to, during and after my stay, I cannot thank Wendy enough for all her help.

                                                                      The location is awesome, excellent access to trains, buses, shopping, amazing restaurants within an easy walk and plenty of lovely scenic walks along the river, in the parks, Hampton Court Palace and it's extensive grounds.

                                                                      The apartment was extremely clean and comfortable, the kitchen well equipped, lovely bathroom with high pressure shower, the wifi was excellent which was important for me to be able to keep in contact with New Zealand, the added bonus the outdoor patio area with table and chairs and more outdoor chairs to sit in the beautiful gardens looking out to the Thames.

                                                                      I highly recommend this apartment and definitely will stay again.

                                                                      Once again, a big thank you Wendy for making my stay so enjoyable.

                                                                      So good.... we came back again !!

                                                                      Trisha L.

                                                                      Recently returned from our second stay at this fabulous apartment in Hampton Court and we had another wonderful stay.

                                                                      The accommodation itself is presented to you spotlessly clean with lovely bed linen and lots of towels and fully fitted out with all the necessary top of the range appliances. Exactly as described in the listing description.

                                                                      Wendy the owner gave clear instructions for our arrival as to the security entrance pass codes and how to access the property keys from the key box, so all is very secure for your stay including your car which has an allocated parking space.

                                                                      Given the properties central location Hampton Court Palace itself is literally just across the road and is a beautiful place to visit either inside or just walking the lovely gardens. The ferry stops just by the bridge over the Thames which takes you to either Kingston or Richmond or once a day there is a boat that goes right into London and stops at Westminster bridge. The bus to Kew Gardens stops right outside the front door and the train station is just over the bridge and takes you into Waterloo in about 40 minutes. So your car can stay parked during your stay and you can enjoy all the lovely views !!

                                                                      Lots of places to eat too ...our favourites were The Mute Swan 5 min walk towards the bridge, Henry's Kitchen for breakfast just over the bridge and if the weathers good, buy a picnic and bottle of wine and sit at the bottom of the gardens at the apartment and watch the world go by on the Thames...lovely.

                                                                      We did all of the above and it was perfect....here is to next year !!

                                                                      Absolutely wonderful!!! Prime Location!!! Highly recommend!!!

                                                                      Michelle A.

                                                                      Actually I give it a much higher rating then 5 stars!

                                                                      All I have are positive comments about the apartment and Wendy! Everything is lovely, comfortable, and secure. The garden is beautifully serene and snuggled up next to the river- perfect for relaxing after a busy day. Restaurants, shops, train station, and Hampton Court Palace are a very quick walk away and London is about a 20 minute train ride. Very easy to get to anywhere you want to go- excellent location!

                                                                      Wendy is the best! She is extremely helpful! The whole experience from booking to leaving the property was fantastic!

                                                                      I will be recommending to everyone I know!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      How lovely Michelle! When we get such great guests as yourself, it makes our job enjoyable and easy. I wish you luck with your House move, you are welcome back any time!

                                                                      Best wishes, Wendy and Graham

                                                                      Everything you need for quiet London suburb stay

                                                                      Paris M.

                                                                      Wendy's flat is comfortable and quiet for a relaxing stay with London a quick train ride away. If you are a student of RSN, it is a short walk to Hampton Court Palace. Kingston is also very close and convenient to the flat. I would highly recommend Wendy's flat!

                                                                      Everything it claims

                                                                      Fabulous location comfortable well equipped flat. Quiet but despite being on s main road lovely private patio and gardens. Hope to return

                                                                      Location, location, location

                                                                      Louise A.

                                                                      I have to start by saying that the owner Wendy was quick to respond to my initial inquiry and subsequent emails. Payment is made by credit card, and there is a damage deposit which is standard with rentals. Homes way also charges a fee, think it was £50. There are no surprises when dealing with Wendy, which is good. Wendy was also helpful with arranging transportation on arrival and back to the airport. This is important when arriving after a long flight.

                                                                      This apartment is in such a lovely location. I travelled with my teenage daughter and the apartment is more than large enough for two people. It takes a few minutes by foot to cross the bridge to catch the National Rail train to Waterloo Station, which takes about 40 mins. I purchased a 7 day zone 1-6 pass in an Oystercard at the shop at the station. I brought a passport photo for my daughter and she got a 7 day travelcard at the train station office. If I had brought a photo of myself, that would have been an option for me as well. The Oystercard and travel cards can be used in National Rail trains, London buses and London tube.

                                                                      The apartment was clean and had all the essentials. Towels and linens were provided. We enjoyed sipping on some tea under the stunning Willow trees in the garden. (There were folding chairs that we took from the suite) It is a quiet and secure location.

                                                                      You really must have dinner at The Mute Swan, which is across from the palace. We waited until our last evening to dine there. I think we would have gone a second time had we known it was so fabulous.

                                                                      Wendy has a booklet with a lot of useful information in the suite. We took a boat to Kingston to do some shopping at Bentall's Shopping Centre, just go down by the river and wait for the boat. Schedule is on a chalk board on the end of the bridge. Pay when you are on the boat. It was a lovely 25 min ride down the Thames. We saw a few swans and Canada geese!

                                                                      You can catch a bus #461 right in front of the Hampton Court Palace that will take you to Tesco on Hurst Road (a grocery store) or you can walk 30 mins. You will need to pay cash for the fare as this is not a London bus and just tell the driver where you are going.

                                                                      We enjoyed our stay at Rotary Court and we would return in a heartbeat!


                                                                      Kingston-upon-Thames, London, UK

                                                                      This stunning Studio ground floor apartment is part of an exclusive development moments from the Thames, Hampton Court Palace and The Royal Bushy park. The private gated development offers all the benefits of a quality apartment and comprises reception room with dining area, open-plan kitchen with integrated appliances,2 single beds, and a double sofa bed, shower room, bathroom,beautiful private terrace with table and chairs, lovely communal garden leading to the river Thames and reserved secure off-street parking. The Building is next door to Thames Motor Yacht club, and overlooks the River Thames, boats and Hampton Court Bridge. There is an excellent selection of shops, bars and restaurants in the Hampton Court area with Kingston and Richmond easily accessible for a more comprehensive range of amenities. Hampton Court Station is nearby and is on the direct line to London Waterloo,taking 30 min. straightforward access to the M3, A308 and A309 by car. Outside is a bus stop. Kempton Park,and Sandown race courses close. Other Activities: Sailing, Open air heated Swimming Pool. For more information and bookings visit http://www.ggdholidayhomes.com/


                                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                                      Prices quoted must be paid in UK pounds sterling. terms and conditions apply for bookings and payments. On the day of departure, we must ask if you can please leave by 10.00. On the day of arrival, you may arrive from 2.30. Please let us know if you need any variations to these times, and we will try to help where possible. Free WiFi Free secure parking £200 deposit required to secure any booking

                                                                      35 Reviews
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