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Luxury Refurbished Westend Apartment Near the Basilica

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Budapest apartment description

The apartment is on the 2nd floor with access by lift, and located in Nador Street, in the prestigious, central area of District 5. It has a quiet courtyard location. It has been completely renovated, and is furnished and equipped to an excellent standard. The rooms have beautiful oak floors and magnificent, high ceilings with period lights. Original pictures and limited edition prints decorate the walls. There are several dozens of restaurants close by, from inexpensive all the way to first class international cuisine. In fact you are only two minutes away from some of the best and most popular restaurants in Budapest. All forms of public transport -metro, tram and bus are also in the immediate area.The Danube and the beautiful Chain Bridge are a 2 minute walk, and Vaci Street and the new Fashion Street by The Kempinski Hotel are only 10 mins away-the great location of the apartment lets you visit all the top attractions in Budapest on foot. Our English speaking taxi driver can meet you at the airport or train station and take you to the apartment, so that you have no worries when you arrive in Hungary.



Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 67 m²
  • Elevator : There are 12 shallow steps upto the lift

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 1: en-suite - double bed with 'pillow-top' mattress. Bedroom 2: king size double bed with pocket sprung mattress and separate shower room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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          • En-suite bathroom with sink, toilet, bidet, bath/shower and heated towel rail. Shower room with shower cabinet, toilet, sink and heated towel rail....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The apartment is fully centrally heated but has no air-conditioning, there are two floor standing electric fans. In the interests of all wishing to use the apartment, this accommodation is strictly no smoking and we are unable to accept pets. The apartment is also not suitable for children under 10 years old. Strictly no hen or stag parties. There are no special adaptations in the apartment but we have had one lady with limited mobility, who often used a wheelchair, staying at the apartment with a friend. She said she managed well but could not have managed on her own. There are 10 steps up to the lift, but the steps have a hand rail and once out of the lift, the corridor around the courtyard is wide. The doors in the apartment (apart from the one into the en-suite bathroom) are also wide enough for a wheel chair....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Spa

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Museums
              • Water Parks

              Leisure Activities

              • Gambling Casinos
              • Sight Seeing

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  sports and adventure activities

                      • Swimming

                      building type

                          • Building

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 6 people

                              General

                              • Living Room
                              • Elevator:

                                There are 12 shallow steps upto the lift...moreless

                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Local Maps
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Security System
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Internet
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Telephone
                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Iron & Board

                              Kitchen

                              • Kitchen
                              • Stove
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Toaster
                              • Cooking Utensils

                              property descriptor

                                  • Detached
                                   

                                  Reviews

                                  Write a review 4.9
                                  from 15 traveler reviews
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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  High period
                                  Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £80 £80
                                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                                  £560
                                  Low period
                                  Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2014
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £60 £60
                                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                                  £420
                                  Extra high period
                                  Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2015
                                  3 night min stay
                                  £90 £90
                                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                                  Low period
                                  Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £60
                                  £420
                                  High period
                                  Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £80
                                  £560
                                  Low period
                                  Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  £60
                                  £420
                                  Extra high period
                                  Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2016
                                  3 night min stay
                                  £90

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • No additional mandatory fees
                                  • Taxes Not included

                                  Notes:

                                  Prices are in UK pounds and for 2 people. Extra people will be charged at £10 pppn. Discounts are available for stays of 8 nights or more, please contact the owner. No hidden charges, gas, electricity, cleaning all included in the price. 20% non-refundable deposit required when booking. Please book by email and include your telephone number. Arrival days are flexible.


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                                  Last updated: 08/23/2014
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                                  Location

                                  12 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Ferihegy
                                  1 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Central Budapest
                                  5 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  M1 and M7

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  The apartment is in the perfect location, near the Basilica in the prestigious District 5. All the top tourist attractions are within an easy 10 min walking distance, including the Opera House, Parliament, National Art Museum, Castle District and the funicular railway, the Famous Chain Bridge and the Vaci Utca shopping street. It is also close to a supermarket and a covered market where you can by excellent fresh produce. It is also, very importantly, only 2 mins walk from some very good bars and restaurants; the Hungarians have some really excellent wine and food! The nearest metro station is 5 mins walk away, and bus and tram stops are 2 mins away. The apartment is also close to the street which houses all the prime antique shops specialising in Biedermeier and Art Deco furniture. Budapest is regaining its former glory, there is street after street of fabulous architecture, many buildings are fully renovated and many still have their rather shabby-chique charm.

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2007

                                  About the owner: Myself (Bridgett Gill) and my partner (Brendan Wheatley) are in our late fifties and involved in the world of opera. We run Swansea City Opera, a mid scale opera company which tours all over the UK, and also Opera Box, well known for its smaller shows and outdoor performances of opera. Both are registered charities. The history, culture and love of music of the Hungarian people were a great influencing factor in our decision to buy a classical apartment in Budapest. We were looking for an investment for our retirement and had planned to visit three countries before making our choice, but after seeing the beauty of Budapest and finding the Hungarian people so friendly and welcoming, we decided to look no further. We hope you love the city us much as we do!

                                  Why the Owner Chose Budapest:
                                  Because we live in a very old cottage in Wales and love historic houses, we were looking for a building and apartment that had history and original features. We think we have found the perfect apartment and have completely renovated and restored it with a lot of love and thought. As well as being in a beautiful building, designed by Budapest's second most famous architect -Joseph Hild, the apartment is close to all forms of public transport, and central to all the tourist attractions and the Opera House. In addition, because we love good food and wine, we chose a location with good restaurants close by! By the way I can heartily recommend Hungarian wine, not a lot of it is sold abroad as they keep most of it for themselves!

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                                  We took our time over renovating our apartment because we wanted to preserve the old Hungarian character whilst having all the advantages of modern living. We explored the fascinating antique come flea market on the outskirts of Budapest, called Ecseri, where we found our original light fittings and door handles, and visited many auction houses to buy original pictures and furniture that we then restored. When we bought our apartment in 2007 the courtyard and grand, classically arched interior of the house were still in a rather dilapidated state, the courtyard is now completely restored and redecorated. It looks fantastic and I know I shouldn't, but I feel very proud!


                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: french, hungarian, german, italian, english

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                                  Photos

                                  • Inside the courtyard from our balcony

                                    Inside the courtyard from our balcony

                                  • Sitting room

                                    Sitting room

                                  • Bathroom

                                    Bathroom

                                  • our apartment house

                                    our apartment house

                                  • Street entrance

                                    Street entrance

                                  • bedroom and curtains

                                    bedroom and curtains

                                  • front door inside apartment

                                    front door inside apartment

                                  • ensuite bathroom

                                    ensuite bathroom

                                  • entrance to courtyard

                                    entrance to courtyard

                                  • courtyard in bloom!

                                    courtyard in bloom!

                                  • Interior of the opera house, 6 mins from apartment

                                    Interior of the opera house, 6 mins from apartment

                                  • view of the Basilica at Christmas, 2 mins from apartment

                                    view of the Basilica at Christmas, 2 mins from apartment

                                  • Bedroom 2

                                    Bedroom 2

                                  • Shower room

                                    Shower room

                                  • Bedroom 1

                                    Bedroom 1

                                  • Kitchen

                                    Kitchen

                                  • ensuite bathroom

                                    ensuite bathroom

                                  • hallway

                                    hallway

                                  • sitting room window

                                    sitting room window

                                  • courtyard in winter

                                    courtyard in winter

                                  • dining table

                                    dining table

                                  • view of the Parliament at night

                                    view of the Parliament at night

                                  • view of Liberty Square and Russian monument, 5 mins from apartment

                                    view of Liberty Square and Russian monument, 5 mins from apartment

                                  £60 - £90 per night (GBP)
                                  15

                                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 5

                                  View calendar: Updated 08/23/14
                                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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