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2 Bed Apartment with Beautiful Garden (Zone 2) 9 Min (2 Stops) London Bridge.

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HUGE 18ftx15ft lounge seats 6; dining table at other end also seats 6

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Greenwich apartment description

January/Feb 2014 last minute offer: £75 per night (4 people) £95 (6 people). Just 10 minutes by train from the Centre of London, and 2.3 miles to the centre of Greenwich (Cutty Sark), Brockley's quiet, leafy tree lined streets are a pleasure to behold after a day's touring in the hustle and bustle of London's centre, this lovely owner managed apartment will suit families with children over the age of 5 and also friends/couples sharing accommodation.

We believe it's pretty rare to find such a well appointed and spacious apartment - with its own charming private garden where you can relax with a coffee in the morning while you plan your day, using the guidebooks and maps provided.

This very spacious and comfy apartment (95 m sq) is just 10 mins by train or tube from the centre of London (London Bridge, Waterloo and Charing Cross (for Leicester Square and Theatreland) and all the major tourist attractions (London Eye, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, River Thames, British Museum, Big Ben, Westminister, St Pauls, Tower of London, Camden Market, Portobello Road, London Zoo, etc ..). Brockley has possibly the best transport links to all parts of London that you'll find anywhere! Although we are South London, we have direct tube links to trendy Shoreditch, Hoxton, Camden, Islington and Hampstead in North London.

We think you would be hard pushed to find anywhere, even in the centre of London, which has such excellent links to different parts of London.

Brockley has tube AND rail links and we have 5 (yes 5! rail stations within a short walk) (Brockley, Crofton Park, New Cross, Lewisham and Ladywell) . Also 2 buses every 10 mins to the centre of London.

Ideal for guests who are driving their own car across via Dover/Folkestone ports or Channel Tunnel: Its an easy 1.5 hour drive via M20/A20; we are just 2.5 miles from the A20 turnoff. We have unrestricted on street parking, located in a quiet, tree lined street, and NO parking fees or congestion charges.

The apartment is huge with plenty of seating for 6 people to relax in complete comfort ; Unlike many smaller places which will squash 6 people in, our lounge really does seats 6 as standard, as does the dining table;

Have a look at the floor plan diagram - note the huge room sizes - we can sleep 6 easily in the bedrooms - but the lounge can be used as a separate sleeping area if you wish - we have excellent portable beds which make sleeping arrangements extremely flexible, according to your needs.

There is a also spacious family size kitchen which is well equipped for all your needs - with washing machine/drier, fridge freezer, microwave etc - and plenty of pots, pans, sharp knives etc.

We have FREE WIFI
PLUS a Playstation 2 plus games which is very popular with teens , plus books, magazines, toys, board games for all. We also provide a useful selection of London streetmaps, guides, London guidebooks, timetables etc.

Locally are supermarkets, a great farmer's market selling local produce every saturday, just 8 mins walk away, great delis, a fantastic daily streetmarket in Lewisham, about 15 mins walk away, several excellent british pubs and a fantastic coffee bar 2 mins walk away also an excellent British fish & Chip shop. Brockley even has its own Microbrewery and their real Ale is sold in some of the local pubs, including the Talbot.

We've got great quirky independent shops and restaurants, including The Gantry, The Orchard, Brockleys Rock and the award winning Babur Indian restaurant - which was recently (Sept 2013) voted the BEST Indian Restaurant in BRITAIN!!! The Babur, which has been in Brockley for 28 years now, richly deserves this award.

Brockley has stunning Victorian properties in leafy streets and Hillyfields open space is 150 metres away.

We are now in our 5th year of providing high quality vacation accommodation and have over 100 published testimonials plus visitors books full of glowing praise.

Further Local Amenities: We are not in the congestion charging zone and have unrestricted on street parking for visitors who wish to hire cars or bring their own.

Trains from Brockley whisk you to central London (London Bridge) in 9 mins (2 stops). Brockley's Tube/Metro line (London Overground) (orange on map) joins the Jubilee, District, H&City, Victoria and DLR, meaning the O2 Arena for concerts and shows is just 17 mins away. Buses to central London are 200 metres away, an interesting 50 min journey taking in many sights. The new Emirates Airline Cable car is just 15 mins by DLR; takes you over the River Thames and to the other side of London, with amazing views over the river.

With a few minutes walk to the station, Hillyfields has fast and easy access to the London Eye, Tower of London, River Thames, Buckingham Palace, Theatres, West End shopping and all London’s best attractions.

We are about 2 miles from Greenwich, the setting for the 2012 Equestrian Olympics and famous for the Meridian Line, where you can stand at longitude zero with one foot in the East and one in the West Also at Greenwich is the Martime Museum, Planetarium, Royal Observatory, plus a charming craft and antique market.

From Greenwich you can take the Thames Clipper riverboat into London and disembark at Embankment Pier opposite the Houses of Parliament.

We've been renting this fantastic vacation apartment for 5 years and have glowing testimonials (please ask to see photos of our guestbook which we can't fit here..sorry

Do come to Hillyfields to get the very best out of the London Experience

Airport and Ferry Access: With our excellent transport links to London, we are accessible from all the major London airports.

Stansted is about an hour.
Gatwick about 40 mins.
Heathrow about 1.5 hours.
City Airport 40 mins.

Brockley and Crofton park stations, both 10 mins walk away, have direct links to London Victoria in 30-35 mins for airport coach pickups.


Eurostar.

Crofton Park rail station, 10 mins walk, goes direct to St Pancras International (near to Kings X & Euston also) Monday -Friday, in 28 mins.

Road/Ferry from Dover.

We are located just 2 miles from the A20 which links to the M20 to Dover. From Dover to Lewisham is about an hour 20 mins drive; very direct.

General Description: Ground Floor: Huge lounge with 2 x cream leather sofas seating 6, Flatscreen TV with satellite channels, Playstation 2 plus games, DVDs, board games, books, magazines etc; Plenty of tourist guides, maps and information to help you plan your time in London.

Fully carpeted throughout with cream wool carpet.

Two large bedrooms; Comfortable full adult size portable beds can be used in any rooms for flexible sleeping arrangements.

Full size kitchen, fully equipped with all mod cons for family cooking.

Own lovely private garden with solar lighting and bbq

Situated near the beautiful Hillyfields open space, with views across the whole of London, Brockey has been described as a 'hidden jewel of London'.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 95 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Not suitable for children under the age of 5...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children over the age of 5 are welcome but this property is not suitable for children under 5 due to ungated interior stairs. ...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Groups

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Sleeping arrangements can be very flexible; we have 2 fold up foam beds which can be used in any room, including the lounge, to create a 3rd sleeping area in the lounge. The beds can be used as single beds or side by side to create a double bed, which is lightweight and easy to move when not in use. Bedrooms are large; space for clothing storage is provided and the main bedroom has an easy chair....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Hot water is provided by a combi boiler and heated instantly on demand; for guest this means that everyone can bath or shower in the morning one after the other, and there is no waiting for hot water tanks to heat up;...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We provide a couple of toilet rolls and small guest shampoo/shower gel to start you off and a welcome tray of tea, coffee, milk pods and biscuits on arrival....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Extensive library of family films on DVD...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                DVDs can be played using the Playstation 2 provided...moreless

              • Books:

                Books and magazines suitable for all ages...moreless

              • Games:

                a selection of board games, etch a sketch etc...moreless

              • Toys:

                An assortment of puzzles and toys...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Ipod dock, radio, CD player provided...moreless

              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • MP3 Dock

              Theme

              • Budget
              • Sports & Activities
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Town:

                Just 10 mins by train to the centre of London and with excellent transport links to all parts of London, Hillyfields is ideal for London tourists. ...moreless

              • Downtown:

                10 mins by train from Tower Bridge, Hillyfields is located in a quiet road but with foodstores,bars, restaurants etc a short walk away, a tranquil home with a nice little garden to relax in after a days touring London...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Swimming

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    Full size dining table seats 6 as standard, spacious lounge means there is plenty of space at all times for 6 people, whether at the table or relaxing ...moreless

                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Towels Provided:

                    2 towels per guest provided; if extra is required these can be taken from the in house linen stores. ...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free fast speed WIFI is provided. ...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Fully centrally heated in all rooms; temperature can be adjusted by guests...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Full bed linen and towels are provided, plus teacloths and table linen. We have summer and winter duvets and extra blankets for guests comfort...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Full size washer dryer provided. ...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Washer dryer provided. ...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    a UK mobile phone is provided for UK calls, it has my number and other useful numbers pre programmed into it. ...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Decorative feature only. The house has fully adjustable central heating. ...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Free on street parking with no restrictions. we are not in the London congestion payment zone. Normally you will be able to park within 10 metres or so of the house ...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Huge living room (18ft x 15ft) has space for up to 6 people to relax in comfort without being squashed together. Flatscreen TV, Playstation and games, plus board games, books etc provided...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Free Local Calls
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Maps
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Internet
                  • Basic Soaps

                  Kitchen

                  • Stove:

                    full size electric oven and gas hob. ...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    We provide tea, coffee, milk and biscuits on arrival. Toilet roll also provided...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped large kitchen enables family catering. Lots of pots and pans and plenty of crockery provided. ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Family size fridge freezer. ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    plenty provided, plus a good selection of cooking pots and utensils. ...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Plenty of cooking knives, scissors, ladles and all equipment necessary for home cooking. ...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Full size dishwasher...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Fully Fenced Property
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    A rarity in London apartments, this flat has its own private gravelled garden, lit at night with solar lanterns. It has trees, flowers and shrubs, a peaceful place to relax with a glass of wine. ...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    A rarity in London apartments, this flat has its own private gravelled garden, lit at night with solar lanterns. It has trees, flowers and shrubs, a peaceful place to relax with a glass of wine. ...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  sept/Oct 2014
                  Sep 1 - Oct 25, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  £140
                  £850

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

                  half term
                  Oct 26 - Nov 3, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  £155
                  £915

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

                  november-dec
                  Nov 4 - Dec 20, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  £107
                  £630

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

                  Christmas
                  Dec 21 - Dec 28, 2014
                  6 night min stay
                  £180
                  £1,100

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                  New Year
                  Dec 29 - Jan 2, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  £238
                  £1,400

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  £145
                  £950

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  INSTANT BOOKING RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON THE FOLLOWING - PRICE MAY GO DOWN OR UP!

                  RATES BASED ON 4 PERSONS

                  PRO RATA RATE CHANGES DEPENDING ON NO. OF NIGHTS BOOKED - NIGHTLY RATE GIVEN IS FOR 4 NIGHTS.

                  Prices INCREASE by £10£20 per night per person for more than 4 people (depending on season - £20 rate applies to xmas and new year only.

                  Special events are subject to peak pricing


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                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                  Location

                  35 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Gatwick (40 min) Stansted/Heathrow (1 hour)
                  70 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Dover (1.5 hour drive)
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Brockley, Crofton Park (10 min walk), Lewisham 18
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  A20 /M20
                  55 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Brighton (by train 1.5 hour)
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Brockley Jack / Jam Circus/ The Gantry / Orchard
                  0.3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Fish & Chips/ Indian / Thai/ Pizza/ Italian etc

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Owner managed - not agency! Excellent public transport links not only to London but also to Sevenoaks (countryside) and to Brighton (seaside). Bath and Stonehenge are also feasible day trips, as is Kew Gardens and Hampton Court. Ask me for further info.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1984

                  About the owner: Running Hillyfields is what we do for a living - it's not a 'hobby let', it's our livelihood so it's important to us and the repuation of Hillyfields that we run it professionally inorder to ensure that our guests have the best stay that we can provide. We live nearby and leave guests in peace to enjoy their stay but if you need us we will respond promptly. Hillyfields was our former family home and our daughter Lizzie was actually born there so its a very special place to us and we have a lot of happy memories of bringing up our children in Brockley, particularly the fun we had with the kids at Hillyfields park and the nearby Horniman museaum, a rea favourite of ours.. We worked really hard so that we could afford to keep Hillyfields when we moved about 20 mins away so that we could use it as a business venture for our secure financial future and for that of our kids.

                  Why the Owner Chose Greenwich:
                  Brockley is a unique place, a tree lined conservation area with a lot of unspoiled Victorian properties that have some beautiful original features and an incredible park with views over London gives us a real feel good factor. No wonder families, artists and creative people want to live here. There are great independent restaurants, bars and shops locally - we don't have an 'identikit' high street full of the same shop chains you get everywhere, Brockley is that little bit different....

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  We own both the flats that make up the building. Guests all are very pleased to discover just how HUGE the apartment is, even with 6 sharing, there is plenty of space, plus a full size family kitchen; so people really feel at home to kick off their shoes, relax, cook and eat as a family together. The pretty gardens also are a real added bonus and a rarity in the London rental market; somewhere to sit outside and listen to the birds singing, with a glass of wine or breakfast. The unrestricted FREE on street parking is a real bonus to guests from France, Italy or Spain who want to bring their own car via the Eurotunnel or Dover Ferry, and we are an easy 1.5 hour journey from these ports. The building looks like a large Victorian house, but is in fact two purpose built flats, each having their own front door and uniquely, both flats have their own private garden, so guests have total privacy. We think we provide a little oasis of calm within really easy access to the centre of London - the best of all worlds at a really affordable price.


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                  • HUGE 18ftx15ft lounge seats 6; dining table at other end also seats 6

                    HUGE 18ftx15ft lounge seats 6; dining table at other end also seats 6

                  • Your own private suntrap garden to relax in after a long day touring London

                    Your own private suntrap garden to relax in after a long day touring London

                  • flatscreen TV, WIFI, DVDs, Playstation 2 +  games, Books &  board games provided

                    flatscreen TV, WIFI, DVDs, Playstation 2 + games, Books & board games provided

                  • Huge 95 m square apartment with its own private garden

                    Huge 95 m square apartment with its own private garden

                  • Full size hob + oven, dishwasher, w/ machine/dryer, f/freezer is fully equipped

                    Full size hob + oven, dishwasher, w/ machine/dryer, f/freezer is fully equipped

                  • Hillyfields park, 3 mins walk, a beautiful open space

                    Hillyfields park, 3 mins walk, a beautiful open space

                  • Brockley Farmers Market, every Saturday, 10 mins walk

                    Brockley Farmers Market, every Saturday, 10 mins walk

                  • Welcome to Hillyfields!

                    Welcome to Hillyfields!

                  • Double bedroom

                    Double bedroom

                  • Huge P shape bath with shower above.

                    Huge P shape bath with shower above.

                  • Borough Market, next to London Bridge station, 10 mins by train from Hillyfields

                    Borough Market, next to London Bridge station, 10 mins by train from Hillyfields

                  • Bathroom has P shape bath with shower over

                    Bathroom has P shape bath with shower over

                  • Double room has space for extra single bed; also has easy chair and wardrobes.

                    Double room has space for extra single bed; also has easy chair and wardrobes.

                  • This flat has its own PRIVATE garden, lit at night by solar lights.

                    This flat has its own PRIVATE garden, lit at night by solar lights.

                  • 2nd bedroom sleeps 3 as standard and has space for an extra bed too

                    2nd bedroom sleeps 3 as standard and has space for an extra bed too

                  • Hillyfields Apartments - this apartment is the whole of the FIRST floor.

                    Hillyfields Apartments - this apartment is the whole of the FIRST floor.

                  • Suntrap garden has dappled shade and solar lighting

                    Suntrap garden has dappled shade and solar lighting

                  • The O2 Arena (also near to the new Emirates Airline) about 20 mins by DLR

                    The O2 Arena (also near to the new Emirates Airline) about 20 mins by DLR

                  • Modern and comfortable lounge seats 6 as standard

                    Modern and comfortable lounge seats 6 as standard

                  • Full sized family kitchen. Out of the door to the staircase to the garden

                    Full sized family kitchen. Out of the door to the staircase to the garden

                  • Tower Bridge at night

                    Tower Bridge at night

                  • Playstation 2 plus games for family fun  also plays DVDs (supplied)

                    Playstation 2 plus games for family fun also plays DVDs (supplied)

                  £107 - £238 per night (GBP)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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