This luxurious Edwardian 1,500 ft2 flat sleeps 4 people (2 en-suite double bedrooms) and is on the ground floor within a grand, Grade II listed building. With soaringly high ceilings and decorated with bespoke and tasteful antique furniture, the flat is conveniently located in one of the most exclusive areas in the heart of London. The flat is a mere 3 minute walk from the Heathrow Express at the Paddington Train Station.
- Private entrance
- Pillow top, high quality mattresses
- High quality linens, duvets, pillows
- Black-out blinds/curtains
- Miele washer and dryer
- Strong water pressure
- Parking outside the front door (with parking pass)
- Wifi - fast BT broadband with repeaters
- 55" TV with Yamaha soundbar
- Sky satellite, Apple iTV, iPad adapter
- Yamaha Stereo and Rega P2 turntable with Quad speakers
- Sonos speakers (for e.g., Spotify)
- Electric Yamaha piano
- Additional guest lavatory in hall
- Bathrobes, slippers and amenities, hair driers, iron, steamer
- Fine imported Portuguese china
- lockbox for ease of access
The flat is on a beautiful, grand tree-lined street in the very heart of one of the most expensive and desirable areas of London. Minutes walk to Hyde Park, Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall, Maida Vale (Little Venice), Portobello Road, Oxford Street and the boutiques of Notting Hill. Harrods is a beautiful 30 minute walk across the park, and the Westfield shopping center a few Tube stops (underground) away. One of the top rated Michelin star restaurants in London - The Ledbury - and the more celebrated brunch haunt - Granger & Co. - are but a stroll away. You have ease of access to 5 Tube lines and trains, including the Heathrow Express. The major refurbishment of Paddington station is slated to be completed end of 2018, providing just about every amenity within a 3 minutes walk.
Both bedrooms are large and ensuite, each containing a blackout curtain or blind. The pillow top mattresses are imported from the USA and the beds are a UK super king (US king) and UK king (US queen). The super king in the master bedroom has a heated mattress topper. Each bed has high quality down duvets and numerous down and foam pillows. Bathrobes, slippers, high quality linens and towels complete your 5* experience.
SITTING ROOM AND KITCHEN
The sitting room has ample comfortable seating and a Murano crystal dining table for four. In the room you will find a 55" smart TV with Sky satellite, Apple iTV and an iPad adapter. A cabinet contains a new Yamaha stereo system with Bluetooth, CD, tuner, Quad speakers, a Rega P2 turntable and Sonos speakers enabling ease of use for e.g., your Spotify account. The kitchen is fully kitted with 2 ovens, microwave, hob (stovetop), large refrigerator, dishwasher, Nespresso machine, coffee press, fine imported China, and ample dishes, pots, pans and cutlery.
The flat is equipped with heavy, solid doors, 4 substantial internal locks including top and bottom door bolts, chain and Banham locks, which have uncopiable keys. There is also external safety lighting on a motion sensor. Internally, both bedrooms have heavy, solid doors with locks. This is a posh, safe neighbourhood.
There are many grocery stores within minutes of the flat, including Sainsburys and Marks and Spencer’s in Paddington station (3 min) and a large Waitrose on Westbourne Grove (5 min). Deliveroo and Uber Eats bring dinner to your door and an Uber is rarely more than 3 minutes away. Paddington station has a pharmacy, restaurants, sandwich shops, pubs, stationaries, Starbucks, luggage storage, clothes shops and Vodaphone.
There are five (5) very wide steps from the street to the front door. There are no internal steps.
There is ease of access from all London airports, major train stations and tube lines.
Paddington: Bakerloo, Central, District and Hammersmith
Lancaster Gate: Central
Heathrow: Heathrow Express (15 min) to Paddington station. The flat is a 3 minute walk from Paddington. Taxi/Uber: 35-50 min.
Gatwick: Gatwick Express to Victoria station (30 min), then taxi or District Line to Paddington (15min). Taxi/Uber: 80-100 min.
City: Bakerloo to Jubilee Line to Paddington Station (50 min). Taxi/Uber: 50-60 min.
Stanstead: train or bus to Liverpool station (50 min), then taxi or District Line to Paddington. Taxi/Uber: 80-100 min.
Luten: train from Luton Airport Parkway to St. Pancras station (24 to 40 min), then taxi or District Line to Paddington. Taxi/Uber: 55-65 min.