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Contemporary London House on Edge of Zone 1, Recently Renovated

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms -- Sleeps 8 adults (Plus 2 infants)

YOUR FAMILY HOME IN LONDON: Free Wi-Fi - XBox(Wi-fi)

Situated on the edge of Zone 1, close to two Tube stations and with frequent buses to Waterloo, Westminster and beyond, it is the perfect base for a vacation exploring London.

Both Tube stations are a 10-minute walk away, or take the bus and be at Tate Britain, Big Ben, or Westminster Abbey in 10-15 minutes!

The house is situated in a safe, quiet, residential street and with space to spread out and relax (a scarce commodity in most London holiday apartments) it is perfect for families, couples, or larger groups. On quiet nights you can even hear Big Ben strike and the River Thames is just a short walk away.

The new American Embassy is being built nearby, very close to the impressive MI6 building.

Please note that this is a traditional British semi-detatched house, not an apartment. You occupy the whole house, so no noisy neighbours above, or below!

There is a very large Supermarket (which is open until 11.00pm every night) just 5-minutes away, plus cafés, delis and restaurants, all within easy reach. There are also two gyms nearby to work off the calories.

The property has recently been totally refurbished and is supplied with everything you'll need to make your stay stress free and comfortable and cut down on your luggage.

There is a small, but fully-loaded kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave and fridge/freezer.

Upstairs, are two large bedrooms, each with a king-sized bed and remote-controlled ceiling fans, a smaller bedroom with full sized bunk-bed and a family bathroom with bath tub and power shower.

Downstairs there is a shower room, a lounge with double sofa bed, ceiling fan and flat screen TV and a dining room (seats 8) leading out to a patio garden.

Baby cots and inflatable beds can also be supplied on request. The house is centrally-heated and double-glazed.

Linens, towels, bathrobes and 2 hairdriers are supplied.

The house sleeps 8 adults (in beds/sofabed, plus we can provide 2 extra cots for infants)

For relaxing at night, a selection of DVDs and Xbox 360 games are available (please ask, as we like to offer age appropriate films and Xbox games), as well as books and games.

Free Wi-Fi is available. Also supplied are two pay-as-you-go phones for you to use during your stay.

Some basic food stuffs to get you started are included, such as tea, coffee (instant, decaff and filter), milk, bread, eggs, butter, cooking oil, olive oil and condiments.

If you would like us to have your own shopping ready for you when you arrive we can arrange that for a small fee of £10, or you can order it online and have it delivered and we will put perishables in the fridge.

If you have any special requirements, please let us know and we will do our best.

Check in is 4 p.m. Check out is 10 a.m.

If you are arriving early, we can look after your luggage until check in time, so you can fit in some sightseeing.

We try to be as flexible as possible with arrival and departure times.

There is a total no smoking policy in the house, but guests may smoke in the garden.

Daily Parking Permits can be arranged, the current cost is £5 per day.

We are nearby, so always on call for any queries.

We look forward to making your stay in London a wonderful experience and hope to welcome you back again and again.

More Details

Owner
Jeff and Bev
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Jeff and Bev

London born and bred! Vast knowledge of London and it's history.

Jeff and Bev purchased this house in 2010

Why Jeff and Bev chose England

We live next door because we love the area so much!

What makes this house unique

As one of our guests remarked: 'It's like being on holiday with all the comforts of your own home – but without the clutter!'

Amenities

London House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , bunk bed
  • King size beds (2), Baby Cribs (2) Travel cots free on request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Large king-size sofa bed in living room, Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Ceiling fans, towellng robes, iPhone/iPod docks/alarms, hairdryers, umbrellas, towels and washcloths, Egyptian cotton bedding, parking permits £5 per day, basic food supplies, local information folder, owners available 24 hours, dining table and seating for 8, central heating, iron and ironing board, books and games, spare Oyster cards, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, cleaning products.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.991071 based on 224 reviews
5

The perfect place

  • 5 of 5

In addition to being beautiful and clean, this house has all the comforts, one could wish for, when on vacation. The pictures you see are reality. The house is tastefully decorated. The kitchen is fully equipped. The beds are very comfortable. There is only positive to say. It is located in a neighborhood just a little bit away from the "fuzz and buzz" tourist. Public transit is very easy and efficient. We enjoyed having the big Sainsbury's five minutes away from home. The owners are friendly, attentive and discreet. As they live right next door, they are easy to reach if needed. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience for our family of 6. The owners provided everything needed and more!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Would stay again and recommend to others!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great homey place close to so many things!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Bev and Jeff's place, very easy to walk to Vauxhall Station and along the Albert Embankment. Comfy house (even in the horrible heat wave, thanks to the floor fans!) and Jeff and Bev were always available to help us Americans adapt. We would definitely stay here again. Thanks for the wonderful hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely accommodations in Lambeth

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five stayed in Jeff and Bev's rental property for five nights. The house was well cared for. Jeff and Bev have thought of everything a family would need to make a vacation stay complete down to the paper towels and food in the kitchen to the shampoo and bath products. Hair dryers were also a nice touch along with the power adapters throughout the home. Umbrellas, cell phones and oyster cards were also available for use. The pictures depicted are accurate. A new tube station is being built near the home but will not be ready for a while. In the meantime, a short bus trip to central London was quite doable or one could hop over to the Vaux Hall tube station by bus for another option. Thank you Bev and Jeff for making our stay comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying in this excellent residence for 4 nights and were so pleased with our choice. We were a party of 5 adults getting together for a small family reunion, and Jeff and Bev's rental surpassed our expectations. We enjoyed the full kitchen and dining room, which more than fit the bill for our group. The delicious food that was provided on arrival was much appreciated. We used the cell phones and Oyster cards that were provided and this was very convenient. The unit was spotless, the main beds were comfortable and the living area was spacious for visiting together. Location was excellent with easy access to metro and bus lines. We also enjoyed strolling along the river Thames with its many sites, easily accessible by foot. There are many restaurants and pubs to choose from in the surrounding area. Jeff and Bev are excellent hosts who provided exceptional customer service and information both before and during our stay. Thanks Jeff and Bev for the great stay! Highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

warm welcome and full function house

  • 5 of 5

we love them. Jeff and Bev are amazing. house is exactly as the photos. bath room, bed room and kitchen are full function.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $23.08 per person per night
Damage Deposit $256.44

Cancellation policy:

Full refund, minus expenses*, if cancelled up to 4 weeks before arrival date.

25% refundable, minus expenses*, if cancelled 2 weeks before arrival date.

No refund if cancelled within 2 weeks of arrival date.

If we can rebook your cancelled dates we will refunded in full, minus expenses*.

*Expenses incurred are kept to a minimum and merely cover our expenses

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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