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Beautiful Garden Apartment, complimentary bottle of proseco

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Luxurious Boutique styled apartment, peaceful location.

Beautiful grade 2 listed apartment in a very tranquil location,12 miles from centre of London, close to Heathrow airport, minutes from Ham House , Richmond park, Ham Common and Petersham Nurseries. The property comprises of a large elegant living room with fireplace and dining area ( seats 8), bedroom with double bed and ensuite toilet, kitchen, Bathroom with Claw foot bath and rain shower, and a second living room/ bedroom with a sofa bed and a pretty 20 squared foot courtyard walled garden.

The property is ideal for a romantic getaway. It is also family and pet friendly ( house trained pets with responsible owners😊😊) Richmond Park and other lovely walks on your doorstep.

Equal distance (3 miles) from Richmond and Kingston upon thames with lots of great Restaurants and shopping.

There is a TV, DVD, Apple TV, Netflix..a stereo system, and unlimited WiFi.

Also free landline national and local calls. ( premium numbers or mobiles not included )

The apartment is within a short walking distance of Ham and Richmond for local shops, restaurants, pubs and station, with trains to London Waterloo. Bus stop within a 150 yards with numerous buses to Richmond, which has great shops, theatres, cinemas, riverside restaurants and bars, as well as the underground and trains to Central London ( 15 minutes fast train), Ascot, Windsor and Eton. Buses also go to Twickenham, Heathrow and Hampton Court. Ferry service across the Thames during the summer months to Twickenham. Short walking distance to Ham House, Petersham Nurseries,Michelin Stared Petersham Cafe, Ham Polo Grounds and Richmond Park or walk along the tow-path to both Richmond and Twickenham. Also, nearby are Kew Gardens, Bushey Park, Twickenham Rugby Ground, Syon House and Hampton Court Palace. Distance to Central london is 10 miles (15 mins on fast train from Richmond Station )and Wimbledon Village ( Wimbeldon Tennis ) 6 miles

There is plenty of free parking on the street outside the apartment

Pets: We will allow one larger or two small well behaved dogs, however this will incur any extra charge of £50 and we ask that you clean up after your dog in the garden.

Cleaning: We ask that you leave the apartment clean and tidy on departure, however, if left in an unacceptable state this will incur an extra cleaning charge which will stopped out of the security deposit. End of tenency cleaning is included in the rent ,If you wish for an additional clean this will be charged at £10 per hour

More Details

marion mitchell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

Why marion mitchell chose London

I fell in love Southlodge. It is so full of character and history I loved the high ceilings and large windows, also the privacy of the courtyard garden.

What makes this apartment unique

Beautifully furnished with high end furniture and fittings. White company bedding, Apple computer and TV. Fresh flowers and a bottle of wine free with every stay. A real home away from home

Guestbook comments from the owner

1A Southlodge

We really enjoyed our week at 1A Southlodge.

We were met on time by the owner’s representative and welcomed into a very clean apartment full of fresh flowers and a bottle of wine!

Our main aim was to relax for a week and we were able to do that within quiet and peaceful surroundings with the added bonus of the small garden area perfect for a late afternoon drink.

We used the bus stop to Richmond or Kingston (2 minutes away) to go shopping a couple of times even though we had our car. Car parking is on the road but there was always space at all times of day.

We found the apartment ideal for visiting the historic Ham House (short walk) and Hampton Court Palace (short drive) as well as Petersham Nurseries (short walk) and of course, Richmond Park.

The computer/internet access was extremely useful in planning our days out and finding the best coffee shops!!

We were very pleased, overall, with our choice of what is really a country location with good access to surrounding amenities and also central London via train. In addition our deposit was returned within a week of our return home.

Geoff F Review submitted 9 July 2013
Jun 2013
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Twickenham Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Beautiful Bisazza tiled bathroom with Cast iron claw foot bath and separate rain head walk in shower .
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is one double bed, and one double sofa bed. The sofa bed has a very comfortable everynight mattress. There is also a single chair bed If you need extra sheets it is £50 per set per week
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • tennis
There is large library of books and DVD's that you are welcome to used while staying, Please do not remove . Pets: We welcome well behaved house trained pets, Cleaning: we ask that you leave the property clean and tidy on departure, however, if left in an unacceptable state this will incur an extra cleaning charge which will stopped out of the security deposit. Check-in is from 5pm on day that rental is due to commence, and check-out is at 10 am on the day after the last night booked. Depending on bookings, you may contact me to arrange earlier check in or to extend departure times by a few hours. Guests may also pay in euros at the sterling conversion rate on the date of payment. Rates include electricity, gas, wifi, local calls to landlines, final house clean and final laundry. Bed linen and towels, shower Gel, shampoo and conditioner are all included.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Garden Apartment, complimentary bottle of proseco
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 38 reviews


  • 4 of 5

overall I liked the property. Any qualms would be: doors to bathroom and bedroom create an awkward space, where you are always dodging one door or another. It would have been nice to use the fireplace which wasn't working.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond Magical Beauty

  • 5 of 5

Richmond is a heavenly place on earth - and Marion's flat is perfectly situated within it. Surrounded by the most beautiful parks in England and passageways entwining throughout the lush green landscape, lending itself to the feeling that this is an enchanted cottage. Every amenity is granted, impeccably designed and arranged, pristinely kempt and wonderfully cozy, even more so - romantic. We loved our stay at Marion's flat so much we extended as long as we could and look forward to a time when we will return. Marion is a Super Host!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet well - equipped ground floor flat

  • 5 of 5

A well-located ground floor flat located near the twenty-four hour 65 bus to Richmond. Well-equipped for eating at home with guests. The landlord is responsive and helpful. A real pleasure to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have just come back from a week here. The apartment was excellent. It had everything needed and was in a great location. We are already looking forward to our next trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely property in the heart of Ham

  • 4 of 5

This well-appointed property offers excellent accommodation, just off Ham Common. A sophisticated decor scheme and thoughtful provision of everyday necessities mean that everything is ready to go on arrival. The secure and fragrant court-yard garden offers a welcome extra space for snatching some late rays when they occasionally come along! The location is good, especially the access to the river and Richmond Park. A bus takes you in to Richmond in about 10-15 minutes (though sometimes crowded). Having a car would be an asset, with plenty of off-street parking. Particularly welcome is the no-nonsense, unfussy approach to key collection and departure etc., and the genuinely welcoming feel. While the decor is very high specification in general, the cupboard opening arrangement in the en-suite is a little unsatisfactory, with bi-fold door off its hinge and easy to trap one's fingers when doing the laundry. The internet was also very patchy when we were there. Without these two things, irritants rather than disappointments, a five-star rating would be appropriate. Finally, the lovely flowers as a welcoming bouquet were splendid.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location, location, location!!!

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at the Garden Flat was wonderful! The owner and manager were extremely helpful and responsive to any requests, questions and concerns that we had and the kitchen is adequately equipped. When we arrived there were a couple of minor things that needed to be taken care of and they were, within 24 hours. The flat is clean, beautifully decorated and with a sense of fun too! For us, the outstanding feature was the proximity of the flat to the local shops, bus route (only 10 minutes to Kingston or Richmond), beautiful Ham Common, Richmond Park and the River Thames...and I could go on! It really is a walker's paradise with easy access into London when you want it. The biggest disappointment to us was the second bedroom. There is really no closet space in the main bedroom but lots in the second bedroom which doubles as a sun-room/office. We were hoping to have friends and relatives come to stay but found the layout a bit awkward for that. On the whole though we would absolutely recommend a stay here!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
250 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
26 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Mainline train services from Richmond and Kingston go into Central London, Kew, Wimbledon, Windsor and the South Coast.

Richmond-upon-Thames is 12 miles and the centre of London, travel takes a mere 15 minutes by fast train service to Waterloo train station,

Walk into the riverside town of Richmond: Touted by many as the most attractive borough in London, Richmond-upon-Thames has been popular with the rich and famous, as well as royalty, for centuries.

We are just over a mile from Richmond upon Thames (a 25 minute walk down the Thames tow path ( 10 minute bus journey)

The River Thames runs through the heart of the borough for 21 miles linking Hampton Court Palace, Richmond town centre and Kew Gardens with central London. It has beautiful Royal parks and historic houses, theatres, museums and galleries rich with exhibits and town centres bursting with shops and restaurants, the borough rivals anywhere in London.

Great shopping in historic market town of Kingston: We are also 2 kilometres from the historic market town of Kingston upon Thames with its excellent shopping centre and rich variety of attractions on its doorstep including two Royal Parks (Richmond and Bushy) and numerous historic houses and gardens. There are also three theme parks, Chessington World of Adventures, Thorpe Park and Legoland within less than an hour’s drive. Kingston has almost three miles of one of the most attractive stretches of the River Thames. There are pubs and restaurants along the riverside, boat trips during the summer months and a wide variety of craft for hire. There are walks and cycle routes to Hampton Court, Teddington and Richmond along some of the most picturesque stretches of the Thames.

Golf: Richmond Park public golf course - no membership required.

Other Activities: Rowing, kayaking, polo


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5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $646.81

There is a £500 refundable damage deposit that I will manually request from you when you book your stay . This is refundable within 7 days of you leaving. Check in and check out are preferably on a Friday or Saturday.

There is a 60 day cancellation policy. Either the guest or myself can cancell with 60 days notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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