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Luxury Victorian Apartment, Very Spacious & Centrally Located in Kensington

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kensington & Chelsea townhome description

This wonderful home is managed by the owner myself, I do my best to look after my guests and my home, I believe it offers a great space at the great value.

This stunning apartment is recently refurbished, designed by a professional interior designer, is very tastefully decorated and is airy with lots of natural light. The high ceilings and wooden flooring capture the original feel of the property but the furnishings and decorations add a contemporary touch to create a very warm and special environment for your stay.
Apartment offers three bedrooms, with a very large open plan living, dining, and kitchen on 2nd floor, it occupies the top two floors of a four-story Victorian town-house (no elevator). Located in the central and ever-popular area of Kensington.
The apartment is on quiet residential street of Avonmore Road in Kensington Olympia area and is located moments from Kensington Olympia Exhibition Centre, and Kensington Olympia Hilton Hotel. Avonmore Road is in the architecture protected conservation area, it is a wonderful neighborhood, very friendly, with its vibrant High Street and trendy surrounding restaurants, shops and bars.
Holland Park is within 7 minutes away, and the nearest tube is West Kensington, 5 minutes walk away from the apartment on the district line, the line connects through all parts of central London, and it is also easy and quick to travel to Wimbledon for Tennis match.
From the Heathrow airport, you can take the Piccadilly Line to Hammersmith,change to District Line at the same platform, West Kensington is one stop after Hammersmith.
From Gatwick Airport, there is train service to Kensington Olympia, one change at Clapham Junction. From Kensington Olympia station is about 5 minutes to the apartment.
Main attraction points, Kensington Olympia Exhibition Centre, Holland Park, Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, 3 famous museums at South Kensington: Science Museum, Natural Historic Museum and Kensington High Street, Notting Hill, Kensington park, Hyde Park, trendy bars & restaurants.
If you'd like to make the booking, please send me a message to confirm availability. I'd be happy to answer other questions you may have regarding the apartment, the neighborhood, or any other things that might come up during your stay in London.

I am looking forward to hearing from you!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Townhome
  • On floor 2
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Car Available


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Singles
          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            extra double bed available...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

            one single bed only...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            Can add one extra single ...moreless

          • Master bedroom with en-suite shower One extra double bed can be added to the master bedroom max 4 guests can stay in the master bedroom 2nd bedroom one extra single bed can add to second bedroom. Max 3 guests 3rd bedroom is one single bedroom only It is possible to sleep 9 guests, the sofa in the Living room is very comfortable for a child/adult guest....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • I can arrange to pick up maximum of 4 guests from Airport at the best rate of £40 from Heathrow and £65 from Gatwick airport. BMW X5, there is plenty of space for luggages. Airport Parking fees is not included. This service may not available, depends on your arriving time, please arrange with me one month before traveling date. ...moreless


              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys


              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Cinemas
              • Duty Free Shops

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Town

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Cycling

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Washing Machine
                  • Fireplace
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking:

                    On street parking...moreless

                  • Parking On Street
                  • Printer
                  • Scanner
                  • Vacuum System
                  • Living Area
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Heating
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Living Room

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Pantry Items


                          • Bicycles


                          Write a review 4.8
                          from 19 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High Season Summer
                          Jun 20 - Sep 7, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          £300 £320
                          Fri, Sat
                          Christmas and New Year
                          Dec 19 - Dec 29, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          £290 £300
                          Fri, Sat
                          New Year 2014
                          Dec 30 - Jan 5, 2015
                          6 night min stay
                          Low Season Spring
                          Jan 11 - Mar 26, 2015
                          6 night min stay
                          £220 £240
                          Fri, Sat
                          £1,400 £5,600

                          Rates are based on 5 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                          Summer 2015
                          Jun 5 - Sep 6, 2015
                          6 night min stay
                          £300 £330
                          Fri, Sat
                          £2,050 £8,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          £250 £270
                          Fri, Sat
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Payment Administration £35
                          • Cleaning cost £60
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
                          • Taxes Not included


                          I offer for discount for 4 person or less person staying during the low seasons. minimum requires 4 nights booking, unless it fits in my current calendar, please do contact me for rates for 4 or less nights booking.

                          Free Wifi internet, all utility bills inclusive for less than 1 month stay, bed linens, towels are all provided free of charge.

                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                          Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Kensington Olympia
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          0.3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Hands and Flowers
                          0.3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Pizza Express and a few others

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          The property is centrally located, situated only moments from the peaceful open space of Holland Park and in the premier residential area of Kensington. A wide range of amenities and really good restaurants and shops can be found on the Kensington High street and Earl’s Court, Westfield etc.

                          The apartment is so centrally located and plenty of things to see to do on your door steps: Westfields, Kensington Exhibition Centre, Holland Park, Leighton House Museum, Notthing Hill are all within a very short walk. The surrounding neighborhood are so charming, it is well worth to take a walk around. Especial to Notting Hill through Holland Park, you walk through the finest and exclusive residential streets in London, also the charming area around Abingdon Villas. The area is also home to many famous celebrities, includes Simon Cowell(Addison Crescent),Sir Richard Branson (in the heart of Holland Park) JK Rowling, Madonna (Earls Terrace) etc.

                          You will find lots more interesting information on the Wikipedia:


                          Two Tube Stations are within a 5 min walk : West Kensington and Kensington Olympia (District Line and London Overground train) Kensington Olympia. Kensington Olympia is also a train station, regular train services to Westfield one stop, Hampstead Heath 15 minutes, Olympic Stadium 50 minutes and Gatwick Airport within one hour.

                          There are also many buses provide really easy and quick access to Kensington Palace(Bus 9/10)at the end of High street Kensington), Hyde Park, South Kensington (The Royal Albert Hall,The Natural History Museum, The Victoria ,& Albert Museum, and The Science Museum, and Notting Hill(Bus 28), are all within walking distance or a short bus.

                          From Heathrow: By tube: Take the Piccadilly Line to Hammersmith. Change at the same platform to the District Line. One stop to West Kensington station (aprox. 45mins).

                          From Gatwick: By train: to Kensington Olympia, change at Clapham Junction, it is about 1 hour.

                          Walking to the apartment from underground station:

                          From Kensington Olympia: Step out of station,turn left, walk down Olympia Way. Cross Hammersmith Rd and turn first left onto Avonmore Rd.

                          From West Kensington: Turn right out of station, and cross over West Cromwell Road. Continue walking straight until you see Sainsbury Local on your right. Turn right at North End Crescent and then straight onto Matheson Rd. At end of Matheson road,turn left at Avonmore Rd.

                          Parking, Avonmore road is located outside the Congestion Charge Zone:

                          Pay & Display : Parking is possible in the area. Charges are £2.20 per hour, Monday - Saturday 9am to 8:30pm. Maximum of 8 hours is permitted.

                          Multi-storey Car Park, Olympia Exhibition Centre:

                          Olympia Multi-storey Car Park (P3)

                          The entrance is on Maclise Road, with pedestrian access on Olympia Way.

                          Accessible parking spaces are available at street level.

                          Postcode: W14 8UX

                          Olympia Motorail Car Park (P4)

                          This car park accommodates all cars, vans and lorries, up to and including 7.5 tonnes.

                          Postcode: W14 8UX

                          less than 5 minutes walk to both tube stations: West Kensington.

                          You can also let me know how you travel to London, so I can advise how to travel to the apartment from Airport or train station.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2010

                          About the owner: As an interior designer, I am driven to make my home beautiful and comfortable. I love traveling and love to discover new ideas and get inspirations and experience other culture. After living in 5 different countries for 12 years, I was so tired of moving around. I decided to settle in London, in 2010 I bought this apartment which was in very bad condition, I filled up with my beloved furniture, beautiful decoration collected around the world. Then after only 3 months living in this loving home,I meet the man of my life, he was very impressed with my beautiful and cozy home, but at the end insist that I moved to his house in the countryside to start our new family together. Truly hope you find your comfort and love in this beautiful home.

                          Why the Owner Chose Kensington & Chelsea:
                          Centre located in a quiet residential and historic street, with great characters Victoria Apartment, excellent decoration plus super comfortable beds, and spacious bright and brand new kitchen and open living, new and very clean bathrooms.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                          A lot space for centre London, and having your own way of living at a wonderful apartment without paying huge hotel bills. I do find quite annoying that I need to buy all the things that I only need small amount, such as salt, peppers, sugar, washing power/liquid, dishwasher tablets, etc when I stayed at holiday rental homes, hence here I stock all this necessary and basic items for the easy and comfortable stay. A holiday is we pay for a happy time, comfortable beds with quality beds linens, and the powerful hair dryer for ladies make everything so different. I do my best to make you feel it is worth the experience and worth the money you pay for.

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                          Speaks: mandarin, english, Chinese



                          • Futon bed can be set up as a double & is away from other bed.

                            Futon bed can be set up as a double & is away from other bed.

                          • Huge over plan living, dinning, and kitchen

                            Huge over plan living, dinning, and kitchen

                          • Ensuite shower in the master bedroom

                            Ensuite shower in the master bedroom

                          • Flatplan 2nd Floor

                            Flatplan 2nd Floor

                          • Street view from the living room. Quiet and peaceful Avonmore Road

                            Street view from the living room. Quiet and peaceful Avonmore Road

                          • Livingroom, with LED TV, Blueray player, Wii Games.

                            Livingroom, with LED TV, Blueray player, Wii Games.

                          • Family bathroom

                            Family bathroom

                          • Bedroom 3, cosy and tasteful decoration

                            Bedroom 3, cosy and tasteful decoration

                          • 3rd Floor

                            3rd Floor

                          • Centrally located, where the Blue dot is.

                            Centrally located, where the Blue dot is.

                          £220 - £330 per night (GBP)

                          3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 07/25/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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