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Superb flat & location in garden square. Vacancies August 19th-24th READ REVIEWS

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Our rates are totally inclusive - no extra bills

CORNWALL GARDENS, SW 7 South Kensington. Superb light bright two double bedroom lower ground floor apartment. Key access to gated Gardens opposite the apartment.



SUPERB SAFE AREA ON DISTRICT, PICCADILLY & CENTRAL TUBE LINES! Wimbledon on district line straight through.

(When coming to London it's important to find out what tube lines the area is in.)



£500 damage deposit, returned on day of departure.

5 NIGHT STAY please add £100

6 NIGHT STAY add £65

This covers extra work for David's check-in and Yasmin's cleans.

This quiet light bright two double bedroom property is located on the lower ground floor of a Victorian conversion.

The apartment consists of a comfortable spacious living room with feature skylights, MODERISED kitchen with integrated appliances including dishwasher, washing machine, clothes-dryer, microwave, fridge oven & ceramic hob, toaster, kettle, cutlery, central heating etc.

There is also a TV and DVD player with miscellaneous CDs and DVDS as well as its own book collection, so you can curl up with a novel on cosy sofas after a day’s sight-seeing.

*The rental price is inclusive of all electricity and heating charges, council tax, check - out cleaning, towels, sheets and linen and also staples in the kitchen (tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper)*

Indeed this inclusive rate is unusual for a London apartment as most charge extra for taxes and cleaning etc.

There are two compact double bedrooms with comfortable double beds. The wet room is new and it's fantastic!

The second bedroom is the bedroom I was using when the photographer came (hence slightly creased bedclothes!!) It also has a small TV in this bedroom.

This room has a door leading to outside space. The outside space is small, but very useful for laundry purposes.

Bookings may begin on the afternoon of the departure date of a previous guest. However, if you have bags, you are welcome to drop them off earlier while the flat is being cleaned.

Access from Heathrow Airport couldn't be easier; take the tube directly to Gloucester Road on the Piccadilly Line, with no changes required. Takes about forty minutes. From Gatwick, the Gatwick Express leaves every fifteen minutes to Victoria station which is fifteen minutes away by cab to the flat or 3 straight tube stops to Gloucester Rd tube.

Or we have a driver who will pick you up from Heathrow. His charges are:- £48 pick up from any terminal. £38 to drop off.

Location can not be beaten (check my reviews) with just a few minutes walking distance to Natural History Museum, V&A or catch a concert at the Albert Hall home to the Proms, the world’s great classical music festival.

Most important is the closeness to the tube with West-end theaters 15 mins tube ride. It's only a 5 minute walk to Hyde Park as well as Kensington High St.

I must stress that when staying in London, location, location and location is of the utmost importance and having 3 central tube lines will get you anywhere you need to get to in London without having to change lines.

Knightsbridge is close by with the famous Harrods, it's only a 5 minutes walk to Gloucester Rd tube (District, Circle & Piccadilly lines).

Olympic village 30 mins by tube.

The 49 bus (3 mins walk from the flat) takes you to the new billion pound shopping complex Westfield, passing Kensington High St on the way.

There are many international restaurants and bars in the area. Quality shopping at Waitrose and nearby Sainsburys supermarkets.

Check in 4pm - checkout 10am.

We will be on hand to meet and show you how everything works in the apartment. We will happily answer your questions and fulfil you requests in any way we can and can also hire you a car and driver to take you to and from the airport if required.

Our property manager, David lives in London and he will share his knowledge with you.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Julie

I live in N. Ireland with my husband and have been letting property since 1976. I lived in London before I married so it's always a good excuse to come back when reletting the apartment.

I have twin girls of 31 - Claire is married and teaches A level maths. Kate is also married and is a primary school teacher. Prior to this she pioneered a charity in Uganda for the last 5 years sponsoring street children called Tomorow's Heros now renamed Freedom Heroes.

Julie purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Julie chose Kensington & Chelsea

I love this property because of the location as it is just so close to everything and has a real buzz to the area.

It feels very light and airy.

I also still have friends in this area.

What makes this apartment unique

It is much quieter than most London flats as it's a rear lower ground floor flat and not underneath the building. That is why it's so light because it is not in the basement as such. This can be seen in the photos.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks! Would love to come back as soon as we can- please send the link and I'll write a nice review - we had a fabulous time in London!


Meg McGrath
Apr 2017
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Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds Sleeps 4 in 2 double beds.
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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average rating of 4.644068 based on 61 reviews
Naples, Italy

Wonderful, simply wonderful apartment.

  • 5 of 5

This flat was everything we expected and was in the perfect location for our trip. Julie made sure all our needs were taken care of and Charlotte met us at the flat to show us how to use all the appliances as well as where some local sights & restuarants are located. She also booked us a car to drive us as we had to leave before the Tube opened in the morning when we left. The apartment, as stated in other reviews was very well lit, very comfortable, clean and cozy. Myself being in the retail business, it is all about location,location,location. The neighborhood is very nice, easy to walk around and the people friendly. Many nice places to eat close by. Even though it was February and cold outside, the apartment was warm and inviting. The fast internet and vast TV channels kept my kids happy and entertained while we were not out visiting. The tube station was right around the corner so getting around London was a breeze. Having laundry was convenient so we did not have to pack too many clothes to keep luggage weight down. Fully stocked kitchen so we could eat in if chose to. Good grocery store also right beside tube station so not far to carry groceries. Although the furniture was rearranged, the photos are accurate of how the apartment looks. We were there for a week and will be back as there are so many things to see and do in London and the surrounding areas. I will try and book this apartment again if available and recommend it to my friends who will travel to London.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

Excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 nights at Julie's flat in South Kensington and were very comfortable here. Julie was fantastic in responding quickly to all emails/questions from the very start to the end of our stay. Yasmin met us to do the flat check-in and we also used Julie's contact for an airport transfer at the end of our stay - both were very friendly and on time. The location is fantastic with a 5-10 minute walk to Gloucester Road tube station and access to 3 tube lines (Circle, District & Piccadilly) - we used the tube almost daily and it was very convenient to get anywhere in London. The flat is comfortable with 2 smaller bedrooms and 1 bath and a spacious living room. We used the washing machine and dryer with no problems. The flat is below grade but has many skylights throughout making it very bright. The neighbors were very quiet and the neighborhood is very safe to walk around at night. The Natural History Museum, V&A Museum, Harrods, Kensington Gardens & Palace are all easily walkable from the flat. There are 2 grocery stores near the tube station (Tesco & Waitrose) and we used both with no issues. All in all a great location and flat - would recommend to anyone heading to London!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow thanks Angie, sounds like you enjoyed yourselves. Come back soon. Julie
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Great location, comfortable too

  • 4 of 5

Great flat and fabulous location. 7 minutes walk to three Underground lines. Fantastic neighborhood in Kensington. Be aware that the flat has no windows but has plentiful skylights instead. 2 small bedrooms but worked fine for my family of 4. Comfortable beds, hot water, laundry machines. A good find, cheaper than many neighborhood flats.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oceanside, ca

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location for getting around London. Close to tube station and market. Flat was clean and check in went well. Julie scheduled a driver to pick us up from Airport when we arrived before we figured out how to use the tube system. Would stay here again. Make sure to bring eye covers for sleep, because there are windows in one of the bedrooms. If you are a light sleeper this may be problematic for you. Other room is nice and dark.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Melissa so pleased you had a good time. There were eye masks in the drawer beside the bed but I've just checked and they're gone. Will definitely replace them.
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Raleigh, NC

Superb location and great flat

  • 5 of 5

We wanted an inviting, quiet flat for four in a great location. This was that and so much more! It all started with a great owner, Julie who was quick to respond to every inquiry. Check in was beyond easy, a hearty thanks to David for meeting us early.

The flat had everything we needed from the kitchen utensils to big fluffy towels. The new shower made for a refreshing start to every day. While the comfy sitting room gave us a perfect place to unwind at the end of the day.

Thanks again, I know where I'll be looking to stay on my next extended trip to London!!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robert what a superb review. Thanks ever so much and so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Julie
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Elgin, TX

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  • 5 of 5

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  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rear Basement Flat


Superb location just a few minutes walking distance to Natural History Musuem, V&A, Albert Hall with Knightsbridge close by with the famous Harrods. 5 minutes walk to Gloucester Rd tube (District, Circle & Piccadilly lines - 30 mins to Olympic Village) and 5 minute walk to Hyde Park and Kensington High Street. There are many international restaurants and bars in the area. Quality shopping at Waitrose and nearby Sainsburys supermarket.

Flat available all year.


Rates & Availability

Kensington Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $643.67

These rates apply for 2016 too.
If more than 4 guests £50 per extra person.
If you choose a 5 or 6 night stay an additional an additional £100 and £65 respectively is required to cover for extra work which involves cleaning and check ins with David.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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