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Your Own Entrance to London Life, in Paddington

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Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Westminster apartment description

Live like a Londoner. The flat has its own entrance as originally it was a corner shop.

The open plan living/dining/kitchen is at ground level with a decorative fireplace. The kitchen is fully stocked for cooking, if you wish. It has an oven, microwave, gas hob with extractor fan, dishwasher, fridge, freezer. There are two stools for eating at a counter.

A few steps down to the two bedrooms and shower room (with toilet and basin) and en suite bathroom (Shower over tub, basin, toilet and bidet).

The master bedroom, with en suite, can be arranged as a King bed (6ft wide) or as two extra long twin beds. It opens onto a small patio where you can enjoy your morning coffee or a evening drink. Smoking is allowed on the patio.

The other bedroom has a Queen bed (5 1/2 ft wide bed).

The living room has two sofas, one of which has a small double sofa bed.

The dining room seats 6.

The entire flat is about 900 ft 2 (80 square meters).

This is a non-smoking, non-pet flat.

We provide some items for your arrival but you will probably have to get more, especially for stays of more than a few days. Items include shower gel, hand wash, toilet paper, paper towel, dishwasher tabs, dishwashing liquid, tea, coffee, oil & vinegar.

We have a crib and high chair for use at no charge, upon request. Due to the nature of the decoration, the flat is okay for 2-5 year olds only if they are well behaved. It'll save you from constantly running after them.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Under one or over 5, well behaved children are welcome. A cot and high chair are available free upon request....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                With ensuite bathroom; Can be made into 2 xlong twins...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Uses the shower room...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 double

                Sofa bed in living area...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • We do provide a small amount of supplies upon arrival (coffee pods, oil & vinegar, salt & pepper, sugar, toilet paper, paper towel, soap, dish washing soap. For weekly stays, you'll need to do a bit of shopping....moreless


                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • DVD Player


                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Live Theater

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Gambling Casinos

                  local services and businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Dining Area
                          • Dining:

                            Dining/kitchen/living open plan. The table has a leave and can seat 6 and there are 6 dining chairs...moreless

                          • Seating for 6 people


                          • Parking On Street
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Security System
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Heating:

                            Central heating and also some space heaters if there's a cold snap...moreless

                          • Fireplace:

                            The fireplace is decorative and has been capped for safety....moreless

                          • Linens Provided:

                            All linens are included...moreless

                          • Living Room:

                            Living rooon has two sofas, and an ottoman. One of the sofas is a sleeper sofa....moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


                              • Toaster
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Blender
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Stove
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Coffee Maker:

                                French press as well as Lavazza capsule machine...moreless

                              • Dishwasher:


                              • Kitchen:

                                Fully stocked kitchen...moreless

                              • Dishes & Utensils:

                                Fully stocked...moreless

                              • Pantry Items:

                                Small amount of items provided (salt & pepper) vinegar and oil, sugar and a few coffee capsules to you can survive until you get to the shops....moreless


                              • Patio
                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Small patio off the master bedroom. Okay for smokers and to enjoy your morning coffee away from the kids....moreless

                              property descriptor

                                  • Terraced


                                  Write a review 4.3
                                  from 3 traveler reviews
                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Late Booking
                                  Jul 14 - Jul 16, 2014
                                  2 night min stay
                                  One Day Gap
                                  Jul 24 - Jul 24, 2014
                                  1 night min stay
                                  £1,295 £4,000
                                  Early Autumn
                                  Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2014
                                  3 night min stay
                                  £1,479 £4,488
                                  Late Autumn
                                  Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2014
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £1,321 £4,488
                                  Christmas/New Year
                                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £1,836 £4,488
                                  Low Period
                                  Jan 15 - Feb 26, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £1,224 £3,060
                                  Spring 2015
                                  Feb 27 - Mar 26, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £1,321 £4,284
                                  Late Spring
                                  Mar 27 - May 28, 2015
                                  3 night min stay
                                  £1,553 £4,896
                                  Summer 2015
                                  May 29 - Oct 1, 2015
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £1,633 £5,200
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £1,556 £5,200
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates


                                  • OfflineRDD £300
                                  • Taxes Not included


                                  Prices shown include credit card charges of 2%. We accept bank transfers in £, EUR, US$, C$ & A$. Please ask for a quote in your currency.

                                  The security deposit is payable, in cash, upon arrival (£300, EUR375, US$500, A$500 or C$500) The security deposit is held for up to 7 days after departure against damage, loss or extraordinary cleaning.

                                  Cancellation policy:

                                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                                  Last updated: 07/11/2014
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                                  23 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  200 Metres
                                  Nearest Train
                                  90 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  70 Metres
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  The Union
                                  70 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  The Union, Zizzi, Smiths, Pearl Liang

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  Easy access from Heathrow airport as the Heathrow Express or Connect arrive at Paddington Station. We are a 5 minute walk from there. Other airports accessible with underground, train or bus connections. Underground stations are 5 minutes walk away.

                                  The area is a leafy residential area with canals and shops.


                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2000

                                  About the owner: An American living in London for more than 17 years.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Westminster:
                                  The flat used to be a corner shop. It still has the stained glass windows with farm scenes. As I grew up on a dairy farm there was some resonance for me. I was looking for a project and this house had to be completely redone. I have enjoyed doing it up, while learning the history of the area and the type of construction typical to London in the mid-19th century.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                                  You'll like the location as it is central to the best parts of London. The area is quiet and residential but close to shops and restaurants. We hope you, like other guests, will feel very comfortable in a flat that is like a home, much more than a rental flat or a hotel room.

                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: french, spanish, english

                                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                                  • Living area

                                    Living area

                                  • Front of building

                                    Front of building

                                  • Master bedroom

                                    Master bedroom

                                  • Queen bedroom

                                    Queen bedroom

                                  • Small patio outside master bedroom

                                    Small patio outside master bedroom

                                  • Kitchen


                                  • Your own entrance to flat

                                    Your own entrance to flat

                                  • Master bathroom

                                    Master bathroom

                                  • Shower room

                                    Shower room

                                  • The flat used to be a shop

                                    The flat used to be a shop

                                  • The canal in Little Venice

                                    The canal in Little Venice

                                  £230 - £459 per night (GBP)

                                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 5

                                  View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
                                  Minimum stay: 1-5 nights
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                                  Speaks: french, spanish, english
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