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Luxury Victorian Apartment, Very Spacious & Centrally Located in Kensington

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Last updated: 10/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kensington & Chelsea townhome description

*Early booking discount offers for 5 or less guests staying, especially for Jan - March. Please send me message for information.

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

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Car Available

          Suitability

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

          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

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Blue ray player , can play DVD as well...moreless

              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

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

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Area
              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                On street parking...moreless

              • Parking On Street
              • Printer
              • Scanner
              • Sofa Bed
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Vacuum System
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plenty...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Grill
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                6 Induction cooking rings...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

                  • Bicycles

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 28 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Thanksgiving 2014
                      Nov 21 - Dec 1, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      £250 £270
                      Fri, Sat
                      £1,750

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

                      Xmas and New Year
                      Dec 19 - Jan 6, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      £290 £300
                      Fri, Sat
                      £2,030
                      Low Season 2015
                      Jan 11 - Mar 5, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      £210 £240
                      Fri, Sat
                      £1,400 £5,600

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

                      Spring 2015
                      Mar 23 - Jun 4, 2015
                      6 night min stay
                      £250 £270
                      Fri, Sat
                      £1,680 £6,500

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

                      Summer 2015
                      Jun 5 - Sep 6, 2015
                      6 night min stay
                      £280 £320
                      Fri, Sat
                      £2,050 £8,000

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      £250 £270
                      Fri, Sat
                      £1,560 £6,500

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

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

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

                      Notes:

                      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: 10/28/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Heathrow
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Hands and Flowers
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Kensington Olympia
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      M4
                      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:

                      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holland_Park

                      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: english, mandarin, Chinese

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                      Photos

                      • Huge over plan living, dinning, and kitchen

                        Huge over plan living, dinning, and kitchen

                      • 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

                      • Centrally located, where the Blue dot is.

                        Centrally located, where the Blue dot is.

                      • Brand New Kitchen

                        Brand New Kitchen

                      • 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.

                      • Ensuite shower in the master bedroom

                        Ensuite shower in the master bedroom

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

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

                      • Total 107 Sq M, very Spacious, top floor of A Victoria House,  107 Sq M

                        Total 107 Sq M, very Spacious, top floor of A Victoria House, 107 Sq M

                      £210 - £320 per night (GBP)
                      28

                      3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english, mandarin, Chinese
                      • Calendar last updated 10/28/2014
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