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Fabulous Victorian Town House, Spacious, Central Location Zone 1 in Kensington

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bedroom 1, super comfortable king size bed


Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Please note-- Zoe is traveling in China until 28th April, many websites are blocked for her to use in China which is delaying guests replying. So the best ways to contact her is message to her Chinese number +8613552494933 or her email address. Or send Hua Jin who is my assistant .
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This two floors town house offers great space, 3 bedrooms, two big double bedrooms and one small single bedroom. It is centrally located in Zone 1 in Kensington, very close to Hilton Hotel in Kensington Olympia, two tube stations(Kensington Olympia and West Kensington are within 5 minutes walking distant.

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!


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Property Type

  • Townhome
  • On floor 2
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Available


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

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • 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: 2 Bathrooms, 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


  • 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


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist 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


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


  • 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


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


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

    6 Induction cooking rings...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
Mar 20 - Jun 4, 2015
2 night min stay
£260 £280
Fri, Sat
£1,680 £6,500

Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2015
Jun 5 - Sep 5, 2015
1 night min stay
£280 £300
Fri, Sat
£1,820 £7,000

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

Xmas and New Year 2015
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
£280 £300
Fri, Sat

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

Low Season 2016
Jan 5 - Mar 10, 2016
5 night min stay
£220 £240
Fri, Sat
£1,330 £5,600

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

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
£240 £260
Fri, Sat
£1,560 £6,200

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


  • Cleaning cost £60
  • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
  • Tax Rate 3%


1. Minimum requires 4 nights booking, unless it fits in my current calendar, please do contact me for rates for 4 nights or less.

2. I advise not to make booking online here on HomeAway. HomeAway charges 3% as the Credit/Debit fees, this fees is not refundable once payment has gone through, in case of your cancelation, payment will be refunded nearly 6% less than you paid.

3: Strongly suggest that make booking directly with my company, I accept payments from almost any credit card and debit card at no extra cost to you. It has no transection fees in case of refund.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hands and Flowers
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Kensington Olympia
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
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.

Contact us

Speaks: english, mandarin, Chinese

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • bedroom 1, super comfortable king size bed

    bedroom 1, super comfortable king size bed

  • Huge open plan living, dinning, and kitchen

    Huge open plan living, dinning, and kitchen

  • Individually select top quality furniture

    Individually select top quality furniture

  • Ensuite shower in the master bedroom

    Ensuite shower in the master bedroom

  • Bedroom 3, cosy and tasteful decoration

    Bedroom 3, cosy and tasteful decoration

  • only 2/3 minutes walk to  Kensington Olympia exhibition centre

    only 2/3 minutes walk to Kensington Olympia exhibition centre

  • 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

  • Apartment is maintained in excellent condition, filled with  natural light.

    Apartment is maintained in excellent condition, filled with natural light.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Bedroom 2, has one king size bed and one single bed

    Bedroom 2, has one king size bed and one single bed

  • Family bathroom

    Family bathroom

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

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

  • Kensington Palace is vey close by

    Kensington Palace is vey close by

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