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Beautiful skylight and ceiling fan!

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Last updated: 07/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Apartment is located above a Security Showroom directly across from St. Mary's Hospital (where Prince George was recently born!) and only a one minute walk from Paddington Station.

There are several flights of stairs to climb after entering through the front door so access to disabled or elderly may be limited.

Upon entering the apartment you will be greeted by the tiled terracotta floors, huge skylight and exposed brick wall of the living/dining room. A compact, but well equipped kitchen also awaits you. This has recently been renovated.
There is also a small rooftop patio for barbequing or sunbathing (weather permitting). SMOKING is confined to this area!

Also on the first floor of the maisonette is a bathroom with shower and a large bedroom comprising 4 single beds. Of special interest is the ornate gas fireplace. The large picture windows look out onto busy, cosmopolitan Praed Street.

Up one flight of stairs you will find three additional bedrooms, the bathroom and a utility closet, where washer and dryer are located. Two of the bedrooms are medium sized and furnished with double beds, while the third is much smaller and features bunk beds. Most bedrooms are provided with clock radios and hairdryers. Floors on the upper level are hardwood except for the bathroom which features black and white tiling.

Recessed lighting is featured throughout the apartment. There is central heating but no air conditioning although in the case of a heat wave we will provide fans.

Our housekeeper, Maria S., is available on request for extra cleaning (at your own expense). She lives very nearby so can be called if any problems should arise.

If you are part of a large group you can also rent our next door property which has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 8 persons.

Keywords: 2 Story Maisonette

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Prefer to rent only to over-21s...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Have hosted many multi-generational families and can provide cots (2), high chair (1) ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If it is essential to smoke then it must be limited to the outside patio area!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 4: 4 twin/ single

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    In living room!...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Double Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1), Single Beds (4) Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa (1) One of the couches in living room is convertible into a bed which can sleep 2 extra persons, if necessary. Don't forget: In cases of large groups we also have another property (right nextdoor)! It has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 8 persons. See it at www.vrbo.com/486661...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Upstairs bathroom features bath tub with shower attachments, while the downstairs (new) bathroom features only a shower....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Television:

    (2) TV in living room has built in DVD player....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A selection of DVDs is available for your use....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    We can arrange for parking in a nearby lot (10 minutes walk away). This is an additional expense and we prefer advance notice if you require this service. Thank You....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    We can arrange for parking in a nearby lot (10 minutes walk away). This is an additional expense and we prefer advance notice if you require this service. Thank You....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Also need advance notice for this service and it is payable to the parking lot (10 minutes walk away)...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Large one (American Drip Style) that makes about 12 cups at a time!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Electric Hot Pot ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We provide tea, coffee, sugar, salt & pepper, plus milk for your arrival!...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Building Type

  • Building
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
May 16 - Sep 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$473

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $66 per night, per additional guest

Autumn 2016
Sep 16 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$394

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $79 per night, per additional guest

Winter 2016/17
Dec 16 - Jan 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$551

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $66 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$394

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $79 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $262.61
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

We especially welcome families with children. Please advise childrens ages as we offer 50% discount to under 16s and babies 2 years old or under stay for free!

IF YOUR GROUP CONSISTS OF LESS THAN 6 PERSONS WE RETAIN THE OPTION OF DECLINING THE BOOKING OR ASKING THAT YOU ONLY USE THE UPSTAIRS 3 BEDROOMS!

If you have a large group, you can also rent our next door property (3 bedrooms/2 baths). Sleeps up to 8! See this property at www.vrbo.com/486661

Due to an unfortunate recent incident we will not tolerate any PARTIES in our property. Only guests registered are allowed to be in the property after midnight and in order not to disturb neighbours the playing of loud music is also forbidden. Thank you for your consideration.

Ask for special combined price!


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/02/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1946

About the owner: The property has been in our family for over 60 years. My father started the business on the ground floor as a bicycle (and scooter) repair shop. He later expanded into cutting keys and eventually into a fully fledged locksmith firm. Today my 3 brothers and one sister continue the tradition! My role, since my older brother and his family moved out, is to keep the upstairs flats rented out as frequently as possible. The family is of Italian/Irish/Scottish decent. (We also have a property in Barga, Tuscany (Italy) listed with VRBO.

Why the Owner Chose Paddington, London, UK:
Its proximity to many London sights and the easy access from Heathrow makes the location an ideal one!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The fact that there is almost always someone in the downstairs Security Showroom whom you can go to with problems and/or queries is definetely a bonus!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

 

Photos

  • Beautiful skylight and ceiling fan!

    Beautiful skylight and ceiling fan!

  • Expandable dining table can seat up to 12 persons!

    Expandable dining table can seat up to 12 persons!

  • Kitchen w/Butler Sink  and granite work surfaces. New pics to appear soon.

    Kitchen w/Butler Sink and granite work surfaces. New pics to appear soon.

  • Modern contemporary bathroom with large shower!

    Modern contemporary bathroom with large shower!

  • Beds can be made up as doubles on request!

    Beds can be made up as doubles on request!

  • The other double bedroom with built in wardrobe.

    The other double bedroom with built in wardrobe.

  • Upstairs bathroom with large shower.

    Upstairs bathroom with large shower.

  • Home Entertainment area with a good selection of DVDs & CDs!

    Home Entertainment area with a good selection of DVDs & CDs!

  • Kitchen w/Butler Sink & Granite work surfaces. (New pics to appear soon)

    Kitchen w/Butler Sink & Granite work surfaces. (New pics to appear soon)

  • Butler Sink w/brass fittings. Granite work surfaces. New pics coming soon.

    Butler Sink w/brass fittings. Granite work surfaces. New pics coming soon.

  • Extra bedroom with 4 single beds or can be made up as doubles on request!

    Extra bedroom with 4 single beds or can be made up as doubles on request!

  • One of the upstairs double bedrooms!

    One of the upstairs double bedrooms!

  • Single room furnished with bunk beds.

    Single room furnished with bunk beds.

  • Please remember to sign our Guest Book when you leave!

    Please remember to sign our Guest Book when you leave!

  • Kitche detail - you will find sugar/tea/coffee is provided for your first day!

    Kitche detail - you will find sugar/tea/coffee is provided for your first day!

VRBO #250413

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 21, 2016

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