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Bright, Cheerful, Comfortable 2 Bedroom Kensington Flat

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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We live in Florida, this is our London home. We visit it at least once per year. We have come to know this area very well and truly enjoy its many attractions as well as the excellent access to the West End and the major tourist sites.

The flat is bright, cheerful, and spacious. All rooms have large windows. The kitchen and the two bedrooms have a Western exposure. The living room, bathroom and toilet (which are separate rooms) have an Eastern exposure. The large master bedroom has a very comfortable USA king-size bed and ample wardrobe and drawer space. The second bedroom has two large single beds and ample wardrobe space. For the 'fifth' person we use an air mattress in the living room.

The living room has comfortable seating for four people as well as a large 37' flat screen TV (with Freeview and SKY TV), radio, CD/tape player, and a DVD player. Free broadband internet connection (wireless or cable) is available. A printer may be connected to your laptop. International phone calls are free to landlines in many (36) countries. The kitchen is large enough that four people can eat around the table and not impede someone preparing food. It is fully-equipped to service six people.

The flat is located on the second floor (third floor by USA definition) of a picturesque Mansion block built in 1896. It does not have a lift. Access to the stair well to the flat is by a key or by remotely unlocking the door after verifying the caller’s identity via TV cameras. The mansion block is located at the end of a cul-de-sac and road noise is almost non-existent.

West Kensington Underground station is a seven minute walk from the building. It is on the District line and is three stops from the Knightsbridge shopping district and seven stops from Westminster Abbey/Houses of Parliament.

A five minute walk to Hammersmith High Street will give you access to multiple bus routes taking you up Kensington High Street, through Knightsbridge and Hyde Park Corner into the West End of London.

There are half a dozen restaurants and the same number of 'take outs' that can be reached in under ten minutes. The large, superb Tesco Supermarket is a ten minute walk. There are green-grocers and smaller supermarket shops on the way to the Underground station, which are closer to the flat. There is a dry cleaner, video rental store, liquor store, news-agent, and 3 eating places all within five minutes of the flat.

There is a large multi-screen cinema at the bottom of Kensington High Street - a 12-15 minute walk. For tennis fans, the Queen’s Club tennis facility is a 15 minute walk and Earl’s Court Underground station (a 12 minute walk) offers a direct (six stops) connection to Wimbledon. The flat is less than a 10 minute walk to the Olympia and Earl's Court exhibition halls. Holland Park - peaceful and relaxing - is a 15 minute walk.

Please note that our pricing is in British Pounds. This listing may reflect prices in your 'local' currency. These numbers are approximate and will change as the exchange rate changes.

If our flat is of interest, please check our calendar for availability. If the first or last day of your visit period is unavailable, we have an arrangement with a local hotel to accommodate you for this night, possibly at no additional cost.

Keywords: Flat

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 770 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Tub with shower. Toilet separate room.

Other Amenities

  • Printer, Ceiling Fans, Central Heating, No Smoking & No Pets

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Free 8 mb DSL connection. Wireless and/or cable....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Seats 4 comfortably. 36' TV with SKY...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn 2016
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$206
$1,401

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Nov, Dec 2016
Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2016
4 night min stay
$174
$1,181

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Christmas 2016, New Year
Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2017
4 night min stay
$206
$1,401

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Winter 2017
Jan 5 - Mar 8, 2017
4 night min stay
$143
$967

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Spring 2017
Mar 9 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$206
$1,401

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$243
$1,648

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $267.32
  • Cleaning $84.35

Notes:

No Pets, No smoking

There is a single charge of 60 GBP for 5th person (not 15 GBP per night)

Payment accepted in most major currencies


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 09/25/2016
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Location

Holland Park, Olympia and Earl's Court Exhibition Halls, North End Road Market

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Mansion Block

    The Mansion Block

  • Kitchen - Sink & Dishwasher

    Kitchen - Sink & Dishwasher

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room - 'Library'

    Living Room - 'Library'

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Central Hallway, Entry View

    Central Hallway, Entry View

  • Bathroom - Vanity

    Bathroom - Vanity

  • Bathroom - Washing Machine

    Bathroom - Washing Machine

  • Kitchen Window View

    Kitchen Window View

  • Mansion Block Entrance

    Mansion Block Entrance

  • National Gallery & St. Martins in the Field

    National Gallery & St. Martins in the Field

  • Kitchen looking west

    Kitchen looking west

  • Kitchen - Table & Fridge

    Kitchen - Table & Fridge

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Bathroom - Tub & Shower

    Bathroom - Tub & Shower

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Toilet

    Toilet

  • Mansion Block & Street View

    Mansion Block & Street View

  • Looking through the Archway to the Street

    Looking through the Archway to the Street

VRBO #22387

This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/25/2016

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