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Beautiful Spacious Child-Friendly Mews House in Notting Hill

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Last updated: 03/11/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

Welcome to our mews house, a beautiful, newly refurbished, architect designed family home in Notting Hill . This is very much a loved home full of character and interesting artifacts from around the world and is light, airy and comfortable. (The house has very high ceilings which is uncommon for a mews house) ,a newly refurbished property over three floors (2640 square feet) with all the facilities one could wish for.
The house is in a safe and quiet conservation area in a private, gated, cobbled mews, a convenient seven minute walk to the bustling Portobello Road where the famous Portobello Antiques Market takes place on Saturdays, the daily open air market where you can buy fresh flowers and food, and plenty of great restaurants and cafés.
Westfield shopping mall (Europe's largest) and Shepherd's Bush Central Line station is 5 minutes away. Latimer road underground station is a 3 minute walk and Ladbroke Grove Underground station is only 5 minutes walk, and there’s a frequent bus service within a 2 minute walk that takes you to Oxford Street and the West End, (London’s theater district). Of course, we have a local taxi company that can take you anywhere at the drop of a hat!
A nearby bus service will take you to the famous City of Oxford in only one hour.

The ground floor level of the house has an oak-floored open living, dining and kitchen space with a Pantry and Utility / Laundry room. Under-floor heating throughout and a wood-burning stove make it warm and inviting.
It has a well-equipped hi spec kitchen with a professional range cooker, American style fridge/freezer (with ice maker) and separate wine fridge. The double height dining area has a long glass topped contemporary table with Charles Eames dining chairs and an open wood burning fireplace. There are also 2 Stokke highchairs should you require them, (We have a baby set for one of them).

The bed configuration is as follows:

On the first floor, (floor above ground) we have:
Bedroom 1: Bunk beds(2 X Full size single beds with a single pull out underneath) 3 singles in total, 36 in × 75 in / 91 cm × 190 cm). (Sleeps 3)
Bedroom 2: Kingsize bedroom (60 in × 78 in / 150 cm × 200 cm) (sleeps 2)
On the same floor we then have an upstairs sitting / tv room with a double sofa bed, (54 in × 75 in / 140 cm × 190 cm). (Sleeps 2)
On the second floor:
Bedroom 3: Single (36 in × 75 in / 91 cm × 190 cm) that converts to a Kingsize (60 in × 78 in150 cm × 200 cm) (sleeps 2)
Master suite: Master suite with Kingsize bed (60 in × 78 in / 150cms x 200cms). Sleeps 2)

We also have a folding guest bed that would be suitable for a child/ teenager and could be put in any of the bedrooms.
Floor by floor:
The first floor has two bedrooms, (one with a King-size bed and the other with twin beds and a pull out bed underneath, a beautiful spacious bathroom (a “wet room” with under-floor heating, an amazing rain shower and a beautiful roll top bath), a further Bedroom / TV room with double sofa bed, with satellite TV and a DVD, (with an extensive collection of DVD’s for those “stay at home” days when you’re walked off your feet) and of course WiFi.

The second floor comprises a master suite with a King-size bed, en suite bathroom, (also a “wet room” with under-floor heating, powerful shower, roll top bath), a dressing room and a further bedroom with a single bed that converts into a Kingsize bed and also a Stokke crib / cot if required.
The house is incredibly child friendly, we know how difficult it is to travel with children and slip quickly into a routine when you arrive somewhere new! We have plenty of books and toys and there are stair-gates and baby monitors in the bedrooms should you require them. If you're travelling with children you won't need to bring a thing other than their favourite snuggly!
Towels and linen are included and of course the house is carefully cleaned before each rental. Additional linen is available by arrangement and maid service during the rental period can be provided at guests' own cost for a modest fee. Our housekeeper lives round the corner and is on hand to deal with any emergencies as am I.
We can also provide you with a reliable babysitting service if desired, many of our guests make use of this and have been delighted with the sitters.
We provide a house file filled with useful information so you can quickly get to grips with where everything is, not only in the house but our preferred restaurants and services in the area. There are also plenty of travel guide books.

The accommodation is enormously flexible. As there are bedrooms on all floors, guests can base themselves in separate areas if 2 families are travelling together for instance. The beds are of the highest quality, and so are the showers: guests often write appreciative notes about these. All the bedrooms are quietly appointed, so there should be little to disturb your sleep.

The house is a beautiful, practical and peaceful place to escape and enjoy London's hustle and bustle, our guests have told us that they enjoyed ' the luxury of a hotel whilst feeling a part of London life.'
I offer a personalised service and am on hand to offer advice whenever needed. This isn't a soulless holiday rental, this is a family home which will become your home from home.

Payment can be made via VRBO Payments, Paypal or by bank transfer.

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/11/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2650 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 11
  • Children Welcome:

    We have two young children so the house is definitely child friendly. We have stairgates available for the two top floors if required....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    This is a full size single that converts to a King ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 3 twin/ single

    2 full size single beds with single pull out underneath...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    There is a sofa bed in the upstairs tv / living room....moreless

  • King size beds (2) We have 2 Kingsize beds, one in the master bedroom and one in bedroom 2 on the 1st floor., Twin or Single Beds (1) We have a 3' single that converts to a 5'6 Kingsize on the top floor (bedroom 3)., Baby Cribs (1) We have a Stokke Sleepi cot / crib. (not Stokke Mini) Please see:, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) We have a very comfortable 4'6' Sofabed / Sleeper Sofa in the living room on the 1st floor. (floor above ground floor)., Bunk Beds (1) The White Company Nantucket bunk beds The bunk beds have a 3' single pull out underneath so 3 beds in total....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books:

    Lots of books for children and adults....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    we have a dvd player with each tv...moreless

  • Games:

    We have a games compendium and board games, cards etc....moreless

  • Music Library:

    There is a vast selection of CD's....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) We have satellite tv with Netflix....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose sound dock for ipods / iphones and another CD player....moreless

  • Television:

    1 flat screen in the ground floor living room, one flatscreen in the 1st floor living room....moreless

  • Toys:

    A large selection of toys, paints, pens etc....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii U console in first floor living room....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have an extensive collection of DVD's....moreless


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The glass dining table seats 10. We have two Stokke high chairs (one with baby set)....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large capacity Siemens dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    There is an open fireplace in the dining room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The house has underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators on the other 2 floors. (Full central heating)....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All white linens of exceptional quality....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room has 2 sofas, one 2 seater and one 3 seater, an armchair and a leather beanbag....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is parking for 1 car directly outside the house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    We have a private parking space in the mews directly outside our house....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    A towel for each guest is provided and hand towels in each bathroom....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity Siemens washing machine....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    There is fibre optic WIFI throughout the house...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    There is an open fireplace in the dining area on the ground floor....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    There's a wood burning stove in the living room on the ground floor adjacent to the sofas....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso coffee machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    We are passionate cooks and have an extensive collection of cookware....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plentiful dishes and utensils in the kitchen....moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This is a hi spec fully fitted kitchen with a two oven range cooker with 6 gas burners on top. Blender...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Pantry Items:

    Sauces, salt & pepper, cooking oils, herbs and spices all provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    American style fridge / freezer with ice-maker and separate wine fridge....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Dualit 4 slice toaster....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a table and chairs for outside dining / drinking outside the front of the house on the cobbles in the mews. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
5 night min stay
August 2017
Aug 1 - Aug 29, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$752 $752
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,252.50
  • Final cleaning fee $150.30


Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel your booking at any time. Cancellation must be

communicated to me in writing (email will suffice) and takes effect from the date

received by me. In the event of cancellation then the following

charges become applicable:

Less than 4 weeks prior to arrival date – 100%of full cost

Between 4-6 weeks prior to arrival date – 90% of full cost

Between 6-8 weeks prior to arrival date – 75% of full cost

Up to 8 weeks prior to arrival date - 50% of full cost

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/11/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I am a freelance cinematographer and live in London with my partner and two beautiful daughters, (7 and 10 years).

Why the Owner Chose North Kensington, London, UK:
I have lived in this area for 20 years and never get tired of what it has to offer. The local amenities around Portobello are exceptional, the restaurants extremely good and varied , (we have The Ledbury a Michelin 2* restaurant just up the road), the public transport links (bus and underground train) are nearby and frequent and the area is extremely safe.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our property is in popular Notting Hill, a bustling and vibrant location with theaters, museums and restaurants within easy reach. The spacious and well equipped house is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a hard days exploring, it's secure, cozy, and the house is south - facing making it light and airy. A table and chairs on the cobbled, gated private road outside means you can while away the summer evenings outside watching the children play, glass of wine in hand. We also have a barbeque. A real home from home.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/11/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Staircase leading to first floor, storage for coats, bikes and scooters under.

    Staircase leading to first floor, storage for coats, bikes and scooters under.

  • First floor bathroom with roll top bath.

    First floor bathroom with roll top bath.

  • View down to dining room from 1st floor.

    View down to dining room from 1st floor.

  • Master en suite bathroom on 2nd floor.

    Master en suite bathroom on 2nd floor.

  • Dressing room on 2nd floor.

    Dressing room on 2nd floor.

  • Our lovely mews.

    Our lovely mews.

  • First floor landing.

    First floor landing.

  • First floor bathroom

    First floor bathroom

  • First floor bathroom with walk in shower

    First floor bathroom with walk in shower

  • 1st floor sitting room with sofabed (sleeps 2)

    1st floor sitting room with sofabed (sleeps 2)

  • Bedroom 3 on 2nd floor (sleeps 2).

    Bedroom 3 on 2nd floor (sleeps 2).

  • Master en suite bathroom on 2nd floor.

    Master en suite bathroom on 2nd floor.

  • Master bedroom 2nd (top) floor.

    Master bedroom 2nd (top) floor.

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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