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Spectacular Apartment in Islington

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Islington apartment description

Star of the show

Grand, bright and full of flair, this home will have you shouting, ‘Bravo!’ Converted from an old mission hall, there’s a fabulous theatricality to the soaring ceilings, the tropical colour palette and the avant garde furniture. This is a home for artists and dreamers, and no whim has been left unfulfilled. Paintings grace the walls, and everything is flamboyant, from the glorious kitchen to the architect-designed master bedroom. With Upper Street’s hip restaurant and bar scene right on your doorstep and Barnsbury’s garden squares all around, you’ll be singing Richmond Avenue’s praises to the rafters, and then some.

Treading the boards

Your hosts are an actress and a literary agent. They hail from London and the States, and, like their hero Henry James, they live their lives with passion. When they’re not in London, you can find them in Norfolk, sailing up and down the coast and saluting the sun.

Curtain call

Few are the homes that elicit actual gasps of pleasure, but Richmond Avenue is very much one of them. The main living space is open-plan, with gothic windows soaring upwards – at its highest point the ceiling is over four meters high. Imposing, it may be, but this home is in no way stern, and you’ll notice turquoise canvasses dotted all around, reminders of your hosts’ love of the Caribbean. The kitchen is around the corner from the dining space – just surf past the wave-form internal wall - and you’ll find everything you need to whip up a sumptuous feast.

There’s a further sitting room in yellow ochre, with a TV, and a sofa, that folds out into a double bed. The glamorous bathroom is unusually large, with a mosaicked tub and a walk in shower, not to mention an illuminated mirror. The master bedroom though, with its super king sized bed, is the real star of the show. Up on a mezzanine, with a juliette balcony looking down over the main living space, this room has the feel of a theatre box, not least because of those deep scarlet curtains.

In the interval

Islington’s Upper Street is so packed with nightspots and restaurants that it’s become a destination to rival the West End, while by day, boutiques nestle up to some of London’s best artisan cafes and bakeries. Choose between an arts cinema and a multiplex, between new writing at the Almeida Theatre and some of the world’s best dance at Sadler’s Wells. And if you want to get into town, jump onto the 38 bus, or catch the tube from Angel. The journey to the bright lights of Covent Garden takes around twelve minutes.

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included


                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only

                  Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

                  • Master bedroom: 1 king


                  • The study can be set up with a sofa bed that will be comfy for one adult or two children to sleep in....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

                  • Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower


                  • 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 study can be set up with a sofa bed that will be comfy for one adult or two children to sleep in. For safety around the roof terrace and period windows, your host has asked that no children under 10 years come to stay, unless they are babies....moreless


                      • Books
                      • DVD Player
                      • Stereo
                      • Television


                      • Away From It All
                      • Sports & Activities


                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants

                      Leisure Activities

                          • Walking

                          Location Type

                          • Downtown
                          • Town

                          sports and adventure activities

                              • Cycling


                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 6 people


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


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


                              • Balcony
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lawn / Garden

                              building type

                                  • Building

                                  catering options

                                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                                      house cleaning

                                          • Housekeeper Included


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                                          5 night min stay

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                                          • No additional mandatory fees
                                          • Taxes Not included


                                          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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                                          Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                                          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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                                          £290 per night (GBP)

                                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                          Sleeps 4

                                          View calendar: Updated 09/16/14
                                          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                                          Spectacular apartment in Islington

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