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Bold American-Style Apartment in South Kensington

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kensington & Chelsea house description

Golden age

Hold onto your hats, because here’s a home that even Gatsby would call great. A combination of Harvard class and Lower East Side cool, you’ll be enraptured by the walnut floors, the furniture’s chic lines, and the gentle twinkle of chandeliers. And with the famous museums the briefest of walks away, and Hyde Park just beyond, there's plenty to keep you occupied. But although the bars and restaurants of Kensington will be exerting their pull, do spend at least one evening in. Whiskey and rye never tasted better than from the comfort of that wonderful leather couch.

American express

Your hosts are a young couple who spend much of their time overseas. He’s a hospitality entrepreneur, and when not at his desk, he’s playing in his band. Your hostess meanwhile, is a former model, now working in digital media. Together they've juxtaposed English, Antipodean, and US styles throughout their home, to sublime effect.

Live luxe

Park yourself on the sitting room’s chocolate leather sofa and admire the combination of period features and stylish contemporary design. Light flooding through the beautiful shuttered windows plays across the vast flatscreen TV, electric guitars and imposing fireplace. While a huge Playboy cover print is illuminated by the elegant lamps and glittering chandelier. The kitchen’s at once rustic and contemporary, with slate floors and bench seating, while the appliances are sparklingly modern.

Be sure to stop on your way downstairs to admire the stylish cloakroom with its glorious heritage wallpaper, then head to the lower ground floor. Here you’ll find three bedrooms to explore. There’s a sage-coloured single, with a brand new ensuite, and a tartan-clad double leading out onto a small patio. The master bedroom is simply magnificent, its chunky kingsized bed sitting in splendour amidst sheepskin rugs, more lovely wallpaper and a Bose surround sound system. And next door there’s a black marble ensuite, with underfloor heating and heaps of our fluffy white towels.

Crossing continents

Saunter over to Gloucester Road’s cafes, and then either while away a morning in the museums or choose between the shops of Kensington and Knightsbridge. If you’re in the mood for romance, take a boat out on the Serpentine, or turn the other way and saunter along the river. And when cocktail hour approaches, South Kensington tube station is just a two minutes stroll away. From here, it's a short eight minutes to Piccadilly Circus and the lights of the West End.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

                  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 There is limited hanging space in the master bedroom, but we will supply hanging rails for your clothes. The second bathroom has recently been refurbished as you may see in the photos, but the house is now beautifully complete and ready for guests!...moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Television
                      • Satellite / Cable
                      • DVD Player

                      Theme

                      • Family
                      • Away From It All

                      Attractions

                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants

                      Leisure Activities

                          • Walking

                          Location Type

                          • Downtown
                          • Town

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                                  • Dining Area

                                  General

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

                                  house cleaning

                                      • Housekeeper Included

                                      Kitchen

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

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                                      4 night min stay
                                      £445
                                      £2,805

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                                      Fees:

                                      • No additional mandatory fees
                                      • Taxes Not included

                                      Notes:

                                      Cancellation Policy

                                      1. If you book more than 7 days before your stay starts, you can cancel within 24 hours of making it, and we will refund 100% of any charge

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

                                      3. Once you’re within two weeks of the start of your stay, we can’t refund your booking

                                      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.


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                                      Calendar

                                      Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                                      23 Available
                                      21 Unavailable
                                      22 Today
                                      23 Selected dates
                                       

                                      Location

                                      Saunter over to Gloucester Road’s cafes, and then either while away a morning in the museums or choose between the shops of Kensington and Knightsbridge. If you’re in the mood for romance, take a boat out on the Serpentine, or turn the other way and saunter along the river. And when cocktail hour approaches, South Kensington tube station is just a two minutes stroll away. From here, it's a short eight minutes to Piccadilly Circus and the lights of the West End.

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                                      Antiquing

                                      Bars

                                      Concert hall

                                      Galleries

                                      Museums

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                                      Shopping

                                      Theatre

                                       

                                      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 House:
                                      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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                                      Speaks: english
                                       

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                                      £445 per night (GBP)
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                                      3 Bedroom / 2.5+ Bathroom
                                      Sleeps 5

                                      View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
                                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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