For in this large family home, the pleasure’s all in the detail. Just a few steps from clapham common, and with a handy private garden, you’ll find forthbridge road to be large, comfortable and airy. Yet that’s just the beginning of its charms. If you loathe the impersonal, you and your loved ones will take huge pleasure from the books, toys, games and antiques that fill this lovely house. Every room is cheerful with original artwork, photos and ornaments, indeed, a stay here is to feel truly at home.
Your hostess hails from the states and works as a property investor, executive coach and art consultant, while your english host spent twenty years in the army and holds intriguing connections with the royal family. Look out for the military memorabilia in the bedroom at the top of the house, if you’re good, we might even let you try on that hat…
Forthbridge road’s sitting room is dominated by a beautiful wooden fireplace and some gorgeously squishy sofas. Head through the double doors to find the generous dining table, with seats for up to ten hungry guests, and on into the fully equipped kitchen and sunny conservatory. Throw open the doors to the garden, or go upstairs and explore the bedrooms. There’s no battling over bathrooms, you’ve three; the first floor family bathroom’s packed with bath toys, while more mature guests will appreciate the bundle of white company toiletries.
There are two single kid’s rooms on the first floor, and next door, the enormous master bedroom. With its superking wooden bed, polished antique furniture and generously sized en suite, mums and dads might want to barricade the doors. Up on the second floor there’s a king sized bed nestling beneath a large skylight with its own smart shower room. And finally, soldier on up to the top of the house to find a trundle bed in the attic.
Buzzy clapham combines hip bars and restaurants with an array of scrummy cafes and bakeries. Shopaholics will adore the seemingly never-ending line up of boutiques, while if you want to stretch your legs, you’ve more than enough space on the common. If you want to get into town, clapham common tube and clapham junction station are just five minutes away by bus, which, conveniently, stops at the end of the road, meaning you can be in the west end in around half an hour.
A welcome pack will be provided on arrival and an iPhone will be available for you during the duration of your stay.
There is limited space in the master bedroom wardrobe, however, there is a large double wardrobe on the landing right outside the door.
The host of this pristine home takes great pride in maintaining standards, and so her cleaner Maria will visit the home on Tuesdays between 9am and 3pm and again on Saturday mornings between 10am and 12pm....moreless
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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Buzzy Clapham combines hip bars and restaurants with an array of scrummy cafes and bakeries. Shopaholics will adore the seemingly never-ending line up of boutiques, while if you want to stretch your legs, you’ve more than enough space on the common. If you want to get into town, Clapham Common tube and Clapham Junction station are just five minutes away by bus, which, conveniently, stops at the end of the road, meaning you can be in the West End in around half an hour.
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.