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Spectacular Grade 2 Listed Flat in South Kensington

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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Property description

Turkish delight

Between twin white pillars guarding the entrance to a Victorian mansion lies a secret kingdom, a flat so chic, so large and so stylish, you’ll want to keep it all to yourself. Rich Burmese wooden floors, intricate fretwork and Italian and Asian textiles are shown to perfection in lofty white rooms. Hyde Park is at the end of the road, and you’ll see the Natural History Museum from your window. When it comes to café culture, South Kensington is exceptional, so when the sun comes out, order a pot of mint tea, or perhaps some headily strong black coffee, and dream of spires and distant minarets.

Far horizons

Your hostess is from Turkey. She was schooled in the UK, and after a stint at Cambridge University decided to make London home. Her husband is Australian and is in finance. They and their two young children often nip back to Bodrum, for sunshine, freedom, and grandma’s wonderful cooking.

Ottoman empire

Queen’s Gate is Grade II listed, and the sitting room ceiling is a full thirteen feet high. Watch TV from the embrace of the chocolate leather bucket chairs, or the deep sofa, then take a seat at the dining table and admire the Vietnamese painting. Sliding doors separate this room from the gleaming eat-in kitchen, and those jet black units conceal a host of useful appliances.

Nip up the stairs to find a handy utility and shower room, and then it’s on to the third and fourth floors. The children’s twin room is simply adorable, with murals, toys and an ensuite, while the spacious master bedroom is handsome in Japanese monochrome. The bed’s king-sized, and the ensuite’s as decadent as anything you’ll find in trendy Istanbul. Downstairs on the lowest floor you’ll discover another double bedroom with all sorts of books and a snowy single, alongside a bathroom in black Bisazza glass mosaic.

Beyond the gates

Explore the museums, take a boat out on the Serpentine, or catch a concert at the Albert Hall. Harrods is only a ten-minute walk away, or perhaps you’ll prefer to walk across the park to Notting Hill and Portobello Road Market. Kensington High Street has boutiques with enough treasure to fill several souks, or, if you’d rather head into town, the tube from Gloucester Road to Piccadilly Circus takes ten minutes.

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Master bedroom: 1 king

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  • Children's bedroom: 2 twin/ single

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  • Double bedroom: 1 double

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  • Single bedroom: 1 twin/ single

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  • The children's room has room for a single airbed, just let our reservations team know if you wish for the additional airbed to be set up The bunk beds in the children's room are adult sized....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Master ensuite: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Children's ensuite: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Toiletries, towels & 5* linens

Other Amenities

  • A welcome pack will be provided on arrival and an iPhone will be available for you during the duration of your stay. Home truths The children's room has room for a single airbed, just let our reservations team know if you wish for the additional airbed to be set up. This home is only open for bookings for three nights and over. Sadly we can only take bookings on this home if we have more than 24 hours notice. This is a lived-in family home and as such, storage is limited in the kitchen and bedrooms. There is no full length hanging space, if you wish for this please let our reservations team know and we will provide a collapsible wardrobe for your stay. The bunk beds in the children's room are adult sized....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Town

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Please note that all prices on this site are indicative and guests should contact one fine stay directly to get up-to-date rates and availability.

Our normal check-in time is 16:00 with check-out being any time before 11:00. However, you are very welcome to drop your bags at the home any time after 12:30 or an early check-in can normally be arrange at additional cost.
A pre-auth will be taken on a card on arrival as a security deposit.
Cancellation Policy

No-quibble cool-off period. Provided you book more than seven days before the start of your stay, you can cancel your booking no questions asked within 24 hours of making it, and we will refund 100% of any charges.

Early cancellation. If you cancel at least 2 weeks before you are due to arrive, we will charge you 50% of the cost of your stay.

Late cancellation. We’ll be as flexible as we can if you need to cancel. However, once you’re within two weeks of the start of your stay, we can’t refund your booking.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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Location

Explore the museums, take a boat out on the Serpentine, or catch a concert at the Albert Hall. Harrods is only a ten-minute walk away, or perhaps you’ll prefer to walk across the park to Notting Hill and Portobello Road Market. Kensington High Street has boutiques with enough treasure to fill several souks, or, if you’d rather head into town, the tube from Gloucester Road to Piccadilly Circus takes ten minutes.

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Manager info

About: onefinestay gives you the chance to stay in someone's place while they're out of town. You get to live their life for a few days and nights. Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room. And there's service to match. Nobody wants to be a tourist, so our homes come with recommendations from the people who live in them. For everything else, we're here 24/7.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room, with online payment and confirmation. You get the same attention to detail and personal service too. Every home is properly cleaned before and after you stay, beds made (we can even do hospital corners) and bathrooms kitted out with luxury toiletries. There’s a maid service if you want it, as well as other hotel-style amenities. Once we’ve helped you settle in, we’re just a call away, 24/7. If it’s something we can’t solve over the phone, we’ll pop over to lend a hand. And because nobody wants to be a tourist, our homes come with personal and unique recommendations from the people who live in them – places to eat, things to do and adventures to go on.


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  • Bathrooms
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