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Affordable Luxurious Apt. Only 15 mins by tube to West End

Bedrooms 1
Space 505 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

A stylish 1 bed apartment in a leafy, quiet street in the central area.


15 mins by tube to West End. This is a bright and cheerful ground floor 1 bedroom and 1 living room flat, sharing a nice private patio and garden with the next door flat.

It is situated in a lovely Victorian building and is furnished and fitted out to a high standard with a double bedroom and a living/dining room incorporating an open-plan kitchen.

If you want to visit London, this is a warm, cosy, safe place to stay.


The apartment has a high-quality mobile/cell phone signal booster with roof aerial to enhance reception and prevent cut-offs.

Wifi is provided with office quality connection. Both services are free.

NOTE: if getting a British mobile phone on arrival, avoid Virgin mobile, as the apartment gets no signal from this network supplier. There is no problem from other major UK networks, such as EE, O2 and Vodaphone, all of which co-operate with the major US and other national networks to provide a good mobile/cellphone service in the UK.


Although older children are welcome we regret we do not accept children under 8 years of age. One child sharing the apartment with one adult only, goes free.

If there are 2 adults, each child of 13 or younger is charged at £10 per night. From 14, children are charged at the full adult rate.


Please refer to the rate card in this listing. The rates quoted are for up to 2 adults. Additional adults are charged £20 per night.


There is a high quality king-size bed in the bedroom that can be split into twins if necessary, and a good quality double sofa-bed in the main living room.

The sofa-bed is slightly smaller than a standard British double bed. A standard double bed is 54 inches (135 cms) wide. But our sofa-bed is only 45 inches (115 cms) wide. Please ensure other members of your group are aware of these details.

All new, with cotton sheets and top-quality bedding.


Only three minutes around the corner to Willesden Green tube station, which is on the famous Jubilee line, zone 2, which means it is just 15 mins to the West End in Central London (Bond St/Oxford St). Trains run all day at a very high frequency with arrivals every 2 or 3 minutes.


The flat is just off the high street, where there is a Sainsbury supermarket, lovely pub/restaurant, Costa coffee bar, Italian and Indian restaurants including many more restaurants and cafes nearby. There is of course a typical English fish-and-chip shop as well, very nearby. Just around the corner there is also a handy 24 hour supermarket open 7 days a week.


There is a Nat West Bank just round the corner; a Lloyds, Barclays and HSBC bank also nearby. There are plenty of shops in the high street and also two chemists. Gladstone Park, only a 10-15 minute walk away, has been awarded the coveted Green Flag Award.


For your arrival we provide fresh towels, fresh bed linen, duvets, sheets, covers and pillows. All bills are included with high-speed, continuous, good connection to our Wi-Fi and also a strong, reliable cellnet/mobile phone connection - often lacking in cheaper apartments in the London suburbs!

Street parking is available: I can provide virtual Residents Parking permits, £2 per day, with your first day free of charge.


On arrival you will find a nice welcome pack so you will have some basic food supplies saving you having to shop for things such as cooking oil, salt, sugar, milk, tea, coffee, pasta and pasta sauce, and 2 small packs of cereal for breakfast next morning.


This is open plan in the living room and is not in the bedroom, like so many other flats! Apart from the usual things like a cooker, a large fridge and microwave oven, there is a kettle, a cafetiere, an iron and a nice fat cat, no I was joking! There´s no cat.


A deposit of £250 will be required against damage or missing items from the property, repayable after your departure.


The cleaning and laundry charge is £40 if only the double bed was used. If the sofa-bed was used as well, there is an additional laundry charge of £20, making a total of £60. This is payable upon your departure.


Check-in is after 12pm, but before 7pm.

Check-out is before 10am.

These times can vary by prior arrangement.

A very late check-in after 10pm is not available, as neither I nor my assistants live at the property. We understand that flight delays can result in a very late arrival at the airport; in such cases we cannot give you access to the apartment until the next morning after 9am. We can only suggest you stay at a reasonably priced hotel near the airport for the night at your expense and try to recover the cost from the airline or your insurers.


Guests are required to read the holiday rental agreement listed here specifying special terms including the identity of your host, being a UK limited company by the name of Grosvenor Gardens Holiday Lets Ltd., and insurance in the event of personal injury. By making a booking you are deemed to have read and agreed to the terms of this rental agreement. TO READ THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT, GO TO PROPERTY, RULES/POLICIES.


Non smoking and no pets, sorry. This is a quiet and peaceful place, so a few friends over for a drink is OK. Friends or family staying over will be charged the going rate per night.

More Details

Property Manager
Allan Lawson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Allan Lawson

School: London, England

Work: Retired lawyer

About: I have been renting out rooms and flats in London for 25 years but now I am retired I have a little more time to be more of a host than a 'landlord' and like to make sure my guests are comfortable and have what they need. I don't offer the kind of luxury accommodation found in Mayfair where the rents are a lot more - but I can offer my friendship and guidance whilst you are over here. I'm a born and bred Londoner after all.

Allan Lawson purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Allan Lawson chose Cricklewood

Although this apartment is just inside the central core of the city, it is very convenient and quick to get to the West End (the central shopping district) from the house, being a mere 3 minutes walk to the train station, where fast commuter trains arrive every 2 minutes. It takes 15 minutes to arrive at Bond Street tube station.

This is a high quality apartment, as can be seen from the photos. The internet wifi and cell phone connections are reliable and fast.

Finally, the beds are top quality, and very comfortable.

This is a 'Chelsea' apartment in Willesden Green! A safe and very quiet area.


Cricklewood Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 505 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Small shower room, no bath tub. Shower cannot take large people, as it is a small (standard) European size. See details in the property description in our listing.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed in the bedroom which can be converted into 2 single beds; and a sofa-bed in the living room suitable for 2 children or a slim couple, due to its narrow width.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Affordable Luxurious Apt. Only 15 mins by tube to West End
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very nice apartment a few minutes from underground stop with which you can quickly reach the West End.

Nice and quiet neighborhood, where you can find any kind of food store.

The apartment is well cozy and on our arrival we found fresh flowers, a basket of fruit bread and a few bottles of water.

The kitchen is very well equipped and you can find sugar, tea, coffe, salt,

oil ...... if you want to cook no problem.

However in the neighborhood there are different types of take away food shops.


  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious bedroom, decent reception, small bathroom

  • 4 of 5

Was a nice flat. Had a shared terrace with another flat and nice cooking equipment. Bedroom was big and bed was comfy. Reception medium size, and nice. Bathroom was too small for me. Nice landlord.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ottawa, Canada

Cozy apartment for two

  • 5 of 5

This place is a 5 minute walk to the underground tube which will take you anywhere within zone 1 and 2. Well furnished with all necessities and really quiet. Really enjoyed our 8 nights stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Wife and I stayed for 8 nights and found the apartment to be exactly as advertised. After a long day seeing the sights in London it was great to take a short tube ride back to the train station and then in the 5-7 minute walk back to the apartment pass by several grocery stores and restaurants which made the location all the better. We arrived early after an all night flight and were fortunate enough to be able to check-in early and were greeted with fresh flowers, fruit and fresh bread upon arrival. A nice touch!

Apartment is in a quiet location off the main street with easy first floor access. Should we revisit London we will certainly check availability of this apartment first.


Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Flat in Wellesden Green!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location of our flat! We were given the most friendly, warm and welcoming greeting when we arrived!! The local Pub is only 1 block away. And, the Underground is only 1.5 blocks from the flat - which takes you anywhere you need to go! The place was neat and clean and quiet. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Very nice one bedroom apartment. It's very close to a London Underground stop. Very easy to get to central London and the West End from the Underground stop. Nice neighborhood. There are grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants nearby.

The owner gave us a tour of the apartment. There was flowers on the table, fresh fruit and loaf of bread. Not to mention dish soap and laundry detergent were also supplied. The table and chairs in the patio were nice to use too.

If am ever back in the London area, I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
London Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Queensbury Pub
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Willesden Green underground station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Queensbury, Spice Indian, Mezzorama, Sanzio.
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
The Thames River
Car: not necessary

The area is unusually leafy and quiet for Central London, with a lovely pub /restaurant across the road and a 24-hour ethnic food supermarket around the corner. The flat is only 3 minutes walk from Willesden Green station which is in Zone 2 of the London Underground system, which means Bond Street/Oxford Street is a mere 15 minutes away. Trains run every 2 minutes!

Around the corner there is a very popular Italian restaurant, an Indian restaurant, 'Spice', and a handy chemist shop and launderette. Also a useful Bank with an ATM across the road from the station.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $346.21
Cleaning for 2 $55.39

The room rates quoted are for up to 2 persons. Additional adults are charged at £20 per night.
Children over 8 are welcome. If accompanied by one adult only, no charge. Otherwise, children between the ages of 8 and 13 (inclusive), are charged £10 per night. From 14 years of age, children are charged the full rate.

THE SOFA-BED IN THE SUN ROOM: If used with our bedding, an additional £20 will be charged for laundering.

By proceeding to make a booking, guests are deemed to have agreed and accepted the terms of our holiday letting agreement specifying special terms including the identity of your host, being a limited company by the name of Grosvenor Gardens Holiday Lets Ltd., and insurance in the event of personal injury. Full details in House Rules.

If cancelled more than 6 weeks prior to the booked arrival date a full refund is available. If cancelled less than 6 weeks prior to arrival and a replacement guest can be found for the vacation period cancelled, again, a refund is available according to the rent we have been able to charge the replacement guest. But if no replacement, no refund.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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