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Looking up at the brick townhouses of Pimlico today, you would scarcely believe that only a few centuries ago the area was a marginalized marshland. Luckily for those in the know, this neighbourhood keeps quiet about its many accolades and to this day often goes overlooked. If you are fortunate enough to stumble upon it the regal architecture, elegant parks, and lines of terraced stucco-fronted houses will whisk you back to a previous age. Meanwhile the village-like atmosphere, so rarely found in London, will come as a surprise seeing as you are within easy distance of London’s most sought after attractions such as Sloane Square, Tate Britain and Buckingham Palace. After all its streets were enough to house Winston Churchill, who famously admitted “my tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best,” so you can rest assured there must be something here worth a second look.
Living and Eating Area
Walk up to a beautiful period building and step inside our two-bedroom holiday apartment. The interior is all city sophistication and comfortable glamour that effortlessly matches the elegant streets outside. Spacious and exquisitely decorated, this is a property that gives you a warm welcome after a long day of exploring the Capital. Expect an open-plan living area with soft pales shades, while the ornamental fireplace and handful of lamps add warmth and character. A circular dining table generously seats 4 people; perfect for a family game or some home dining. A pair of fabulous double doors lead you to a fully equipped kitchen with all the modern appliances you would expect. Testament to the care that was taken over the design, there is a handy breakfast bar for more casual munching. And we love to save the best for last: there is a private terrace garden, with a BBQ to boot, just to add one last luxury to the list. With the comfort of a country cottage, a prime location and the glamour of a city pad our Belgrave home is a real find if ever there was one.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
The main bedroom has a comfortable king size bed (5 ft) and access onto the terrace, and lovely double doors that bathe the room in light. There are hefty curtains as well (so you won’t be disturbed if you want to sleep in). A second bedroom can be made up as two twins or a double.
The bathrooms, in keeping with the rest of the property, have been tastefully designed. The first has a bath with a built-in shower head, basin, cosmetic mirror and sink. A second bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin.
Lower ground floor with one short flight of external stairs.
When you are ready to venture out a plethora of activities await on your doorstep. Perhaps take the scenic route through St James’s Park to Trafalgar Square. Admire the, now listed, surrounding architecture that was designed by Thomas Cubbitt in the mid-nineteenth century, as you wander down to the riverfront. Travelling along the water’s edge you will come to the refreshing green space of Victoria Tower Gardens, and soon after Big Ben, Parliament Square and Westminster Pier.
Local amenities such as grocery stores and ATMs are close by, as well as a diverse array of restaurants and cafes. Chimes offers hearty English food in a cosy and delightful setting, or perhaps try Goya a lively Spanish Tapas bar. Whatever your mood you’ll find it nearby. There is a fantastic Farmer’s market in Orange Square on Saturday mornings- great to gather supplies for a picnic or for a home cooked feast.
Don’t forget you are close to the theatres and high-end fashion of Knightsbridge and Chelsea. They are only a half hour walk for the light footed, or short trip on a bus or tube for those who wish to take their exercise inside the shops instead of on the way!
Victoria or Pimlico tube stations are a quick stroll away and offer fast connections to the rest of the city.
£50 off your stay (promo code IVY50) or a FREE one way private airport transfer (promo code heathrow7) when you book for 7 nights or longer. £100 off your stay (promo code IVY100) or FREE return private airport transfers (promo code heathrow10) when you book 10 nights or longer. Notes: From/to London Heathrow only. Max 6 Passengers, enter promo code on booking.
We politely ask clients to note the following: MINIMUM LENGTH OF STAY: 5 NIGHTS Maximum party size: 4 Only couples over age 30 and families Strictly no smoking or pets
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.
Additional information about rental rates:
This property rents from £195 per night, apart from certain peak periods, plus a one-off fee of £180 for cleaning and taxes.
Subject to a 5 night minimum, rentals can be for any number of nights.
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Knightsbridge’s main draw is the shopping – it is the site of London�����s most famous store and rich man���s playground, Harrods, which most visitors sensibly enjoy more as an attraction than a retailer. Any committed shopper will enjoy browsing the stores (or perhaps just store windows) of the area's international fashion houses or London-based designers. These shops prey on Knightsbridge’s wealthy and fashionable sets, and reflect the fact that it is one of London’s most desirable locales. Architecturally, the same residential features unite Knightsbridge and Belgravia – broad leafy streets, stucco squares, cobbled pastel mews, and an aristocratic feel exuded by large townhouses flanked by wide-set columns. In the same vein, centrally located but infinitely more affordable, sits Pimlico. The area is perfectly situated to reach central London, enjoying beautiful views across the river to Battersea and almost personal access to Buckingham Palace and Westminster.
About: We are Ivy Lettings. Our mission is to provide a convenient and comfortable alternative to the often anonymous hotel experience at a fraction of the cost, whilst making sure some of London��s chicest properties do not lay dormant for long periods of the year. Having successfully accommodated thousands of happy guests, we’re delighted to set out our promises for your stay with us:
We promise that our team will act in a friendly and professional manner towards you at all times, and will be on hand to deal with any queries and comments.
We will ensure all our properties, while varied and characterful, will be professionally cleaned prior to your stay, and furnished to a high standard throughout.
We���re committed to lowering our environmental impact where possible: our partner, Ecoigo, has a fleet of hybrid cars which can be booked for airport transfer or mid-stay hops about town.
Why Westminster: Such an elegant home with a beautiful period building within walking distance of Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Cathedral.