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Perfect Stylish Mews Home for 8-Roof Terrace-Free Wifi-AC-Heart of Kensington

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom, Mews Home, Near Kensington Palace & Gardens (sleep 8)

You'll feel as though you've stepped back in time while strolling down a charming mews to the Middleton, a beautiful 1400 square feet, three-bedroom, two bathroom London holiday rental. Mews homes are highly sought-after properties in London for their quiet locations and classic London charm. The mews are tiny cobblestone streets located just behind the main roads where stables used to be located for larger homes during the Victorian times. Nowadays, the mews in Kensington have been transformed into gorgeous multimillion-pound homes. At the Middleton, you can savor all the conveniences of a wonderfully central location while enjoying the comforts of a private family home in one of London's most exclusive spots.

Beautifully remodeled from top to bottom, this mews home features a comfortable living room and open plan kitchen and dining area on the ground level. Climb the stairs up one level to the first floor where you'll find the lovely master bedroom with en suite bathroom. Also on the same level are the pretty second and third bedrooms and the second bathroom. The comfortable sofa in the living room also converts into a double bed. The Middleton welcomes up to eight people in a stylish home setting in London. In addition, there is a large mobile air conditioner to keep you cool. You'll even find a study space with desk and a roof terrace on the second level - perfect for a quiet cup of tea or keeping in touch with family and friends.

The close proximity to an authentic British pub adds to the charm of Middleton and it is the perfect place to stop for a meal or a drink on the way home from discovering the city (occasionally voices can be heard from passers by late at night, especially from the living room and the bedroom that faces the mews).

More Details

Property Manager
London Perfect
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About London Perfect

Founded on a love for the London lifestyle, London Perfect is a boutique company that specializes in quality apartments in London’s best neighborhoods. Our apartments are perfectly located, beautifully furnished and offer all the comforts of home. Most importantly, they are centrally located: walking distance to London landmarks, museums, great restaurants and classic pubs, top shopping spots and London transport. We live in London and are there to offer a warm welcome when you arrive and help with any questions you may have. When you reserve, we’ll send you a useful information pack about the apartment, the neighborhood and London in general so you can hit the ground running.

London Perfect purchased this house in 2013

Why London Perfect chose Kensington & Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is one of the loveliest and most sought-after areas in central London. Many Londoners would dream of living in this borough, which is home to some of the most famous neighborhoods in London – Kensington, South Kensington, Notting Hill, Belgravia, Knightsbridge, Earl’s Court and Chelsea. These areas exude London charm with their rows of Victorian homes, peaceful garden squares and easy access to the beautiful Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Visit world-class museums in South Kensington, stroll along the Thames in Chelsea, find treasures along the Portobello Road Antiques Market in Notting Hill, shop the biggest names in fashion in Knightsbridge, imagine the royal life at Kensington Palace or spend a leisurely afternoon in Kensington Gardens. With some of the best shopping spots in London, classic pubs and great restaurants, you’ll enjoy all the best of the London lifestyle in Kensington and Chelsea. Reach all the top sites in London quickly and easily on the London Underground or by simply hopping on one of the classic double-decker London buses. We fell in love with this charming area of London, and we think you will, too!

What makes this house unique

You'll love the location just around the corner from Museum Row, home to the popular Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum and more. Stroll to nearby Kensington Gardens where you can picnic, walk, jog or lunch overlooking the Serpentine. Visit Kensington Palace, once the home of Lady Diana and now the home of her son Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Walk to top shopping spots at Brompton Cross, Knightsbridge and Kensington, or head to the Gloucester Road Tube station just around the corner to reach all the best sights in central London during your stay at the Middleton in Kensington!

Amenities

Kensington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We charge a modest, non-refundable accidental damage waiver fee to cover guests against accidental damage.
  • Standard check-in time: 3:30pm to 7pm Late check-in between 7pm and 10pm: charged at £75, paid in cash on arrival. Checkout time: 10am
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 (Master Bedroom En Suite) - Bathtub with handheld shower, sink, toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Walk-in shower, sink, toilet, heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can be pushed together for a dual king.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Master bedroom - 1 king , King size (150cmx200cm)
    Living room - 1 double , Sofa bed converts into a double size bed (140cm x 198cm)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
Friendly on-the-ground team available to assist with any emergencies ** Detailed London manual that outlines the key features of the apartment and the surrounding neighborhood ** Luxury cotton towels, high thread count sheets, bath soaps and hand lotion ** Starter supplies of dishwasher and laundry soaps, garbage bags and paper towels ** Prices include all taxes and commissions

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Perfect Stylish Mews Home for 8-Roof Terrace-Free Wifi-AC-Heart of Kensington
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews
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Wonderful place, great location.

  • 4 of 5

London Perfect staff wete.really wonderful and so prompt to fill any request. The home was lovely

It is large and light

Superb restaurantso, pub was delicious. Can't wait to go to our next place

Thanks again

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting your review on VRBO. Other readers do enjoy reading what has been said by someone who has stayed in the apartment.
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Indianapolis
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Rodents in the apartment

  • 1 of 5

Our family of five was excited for our first trip to London and even more excited that we had found London Perfect and the MIddleton apartment. It was the perfect size and location and we had a very pleasant booking experience with the rental agency,. However, as we unpacked and prepared to go to bed on the evening of our arrival, a mouse ran through the hallway and into our daughters' bedroom, hiding under one of the two twin beds. Our girls were horrified and refused to sleep in the room. So we spent a very sleepless first evening with two of our girls joining us in the very small master bed. We attempted to reach the rental agency for assistance removing the mouse that evening, but could find no after-hours number. The rental agency called the following morning and immediately sent an exterminator to deal with the issue. Unfortunately, two days later, just as we were putting our girls to bed, another mouse emerged in the kitchen. We once again called the rental agency and they responded the following morning that we "just needed to wait for the mouse to take the bait laid out by the pest control expert" and "to let the poison do its work." While we believe this was an unusual incident, it was a considerable disruption to our stay. At L3,500 per week, we expected and received a lovely accommodation. But having to share the apartment with rodents was unacceptable to us and we felt as if the owner owed us some degree of recompense for the loss of the one bedroom as well as the loss of the kitchen (we weren't about to bring food into the kitchen after noting mouse droppings under the sink). The apartment owner refused "on the basis that mice can easily enter a home from outside especially this time of year" and "it is something no one has control over." London Perfect responded much more considerately and offered a 10 percent refund at its own cost, which we appreciated. On the basis of our experience with both the owner and the rental agency, we would recommend the services of London Perfect, but would certainly not recommend the Middleton. The owner's response to the situation was not what it should have been and I'm guessing that the apartment's location adjacent to a bustling pub might account for the presence of mice.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We at London Perfect were shocked to hear of the rodents at this popular mews home and reacted immediately. We are pleased to confirm that this was the first and last incident of this nature, at Middleton. The London Perfect Team
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5

Outstanding location. Unique Mews home. Very highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

We just spent five nights at this property while visiting London. The location is perfect - an easy walk to several museums, Kensington Palace, and many places to eat/shop. The tube and Uber took care of the rest.

The home itself is excellent. As stated in the description, it really is a "charming Mews home", tucked in a small side street in the center of Kensington. There is a pub (The Queens Arms) two doors down. In warm weather, patrons tend to stand outside, and there can be a bit of street noise. However, at 9pm, it's everyone inside the pub, and the place goes quiet. We stopped in to the pub several times and were made to feel quite welcome. Gordon was especially nice.

The home itself is very cozy and was spotless upon our arrival. It has every amenity you could need (washer/drier, dishwasher, wifi). It is a unique space, having been a former carriage house, and we truly enjoyed staying there.

London itself is undergoing a tremendous construction boom, and this area is no different. Several houses on the street are being renovated, and the workman were busy during the day (8:30-4) but there was no noise in the evening or night. The owners did mention this before our arrival, but it really wasn't an issue at all.

Overall, we would highly recommend this home. If you are looking for a unique spot, pretty much in the heart of Kensington, this is a great place.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Middleton

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five thoroughly loved the Middleton apartment. The room sizes and configuration worked perfectly for our three children. The location was exceptional. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Middleton

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed the Middleton very much. The apartment in Kensington was just right for our family. The Queen's Arms was so convenient to grab a drink and easy dinner after a long day. When I asked for take out dinners they literally let us take our dinner plates to the Middelton! Our guide Maureen Corcoran for Westminster was very knowledgeable and so friendly. A real joy. We couldn't have been happier with our choice of the Middleton.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Middleton

  • 5 of 5

Great location - walk to Gloucester road Tube for most lines. Two doors from pub - not much noise from here. Plenty of shops for food shopping etc nearby. London Made Perfect made everything easy from start. Any problem was quickly attended to.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Kensington Palace
Nearest Point of Interest
Natural History Museum
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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Science Museum
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Royal Albert Hall; Live Concerts
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Gloucester Road Tube 5 minutes
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Royal College of Art
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Shopping on Kensington High Street
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Royal College of Music
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Harrod's
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High Fashion Boutique on Sloane Street
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Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park
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Royal Geographic Museum
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Rent Row Boats on the Serpentine in the Summer.
Nearest Point of Interest
Speaker's Corner: Go on Sundays...Fascinating!
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Portobello Road: Saturday Morning Antique Market
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Buckingham Palace
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The Famous King's Road
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Bluebird Cafe'
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Sloane Square Tube
Nearest Point of Interest
Chelsea Flower Show
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Thames River and Embankment
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Sloane Street High Fashion Shopping
Nearest Point of Interest
Royal Physic Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Gordon Ramsay's Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Restaurants, cafe's and world-class shopping
Car: not necessary

Our Kensington and South Kensington vacation rentals are located near the beautiful Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. The gardens are wonderful for running, walking, picnicking, bicycling or simply stretching out and enjoying a relaxing afternoon like a Londoner. Plan a visit to Kensington Palace, a real working palace, where Princess Diana and Princess Margaret lived. Kensington Palace has undergone a revival with a massive renovation and newly reopened museum for visitors. It has also become the official London residence of Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, as well as Prince Harry.

Walk to Museum Row where you can visit the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and the fabulous collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The V&A, as the Victoria and Albert Museum is called, has one of the finest collections of decorative arts, along with an unbeatable dress collection of garments from the 1300's to London’s iconic fashions of the 60's and today.

Kensington and South Kensington are fabulous neighborhoods for London shopping! Stroll along trendy Kensington High Street to Knightsbridge where you’ll find Harrods, Harvey Nichols and the biggest names in fashion along Sloane Street. Enjoy the best of the London lifestyle with a stay in a London Perfect vacation rental in Kensington and South Kensington.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Accidental Damage Waiver $64.47

For bookings of less than 5 nights we charge a slightly higher rate than advertised.
We charge a modest, non-refundable accidental damage waiver fee to cover guests against accidental damage.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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