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Unique maisonette in heart of Knightsbridge 5mn from Harrods, Parks & Museums

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Contemporary 2 bed maisonette on 2 floors

Described as the flying maisonette, occupying a superb position in the heart of Knightsbridge. It has been recently refurbished and new to the market. Has a refreshingly light reception room enjoying a lovely south-facing outlook over Rutland St with its french character houses and part of the Montpelier village. Flat screen TV with many channels, DVD & Wi-Fi. Sleek and fully fitted white gloss kitchen. In between a 6x dining table. All open plan on first floor with guest cloakroom. On the second floor we have 2 bedrooms master with kingsize bed and second with 2 single beds ,both with built in cupborads. Modern bathroom with 24hr hot water and bath. It has been decorated with 50's and 60's in mind but keeping attention to comfort and elegance. It was a labour of love by owner and attention to detail was a priority and joy. Having its own private entrance is a true luxury in this area.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Amenities

South Kensington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Unique maisonette in heart of Knightsbridge 5mn from Harrods, Parks & Museums
average rating of 4.75 based on 28 reviews
Pittsburgh, PA. USA
5

Wonderful Knightsbridge flat

  • 5 of 5

My husband, son, and I enjoyed 9 nights in this comfortable flat. The location is great; close to Harrod's, tube stop, Hyde Park, and many restaurants and shops. The flat was clean, comfortable, and well equipped with anything you might need.

We had an issue one day with the A/C as it was unseasonably hot while we were there. Nadine resolved the issue quickly and was great at communicating with us. We definitely recommend this flat and would stay there again ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shawna for your review, it was a pleasure having you. Hope to see you in London again.
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Miami, FL
5

Excellent Flat near Hyde Park

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was just as advertised. Walking distance from the museums, Hyde Park and Harrod's. Traveled with my wife and 2 children (ages 11 and 7). Very quiet and charming neighborhood. Fully-stocked kitchen. Would return.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nadine did a very poor job! Would never call & talk w/me.

  • 1 of 5

As a diabetic, the insulin must be refrigerated but the day before the lease was up. Nadine had the flat cleaned & we where told, everything will be put in the garage or trash! Not what was

Agreed!!! Never stay @ this flat! Never!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom you booked my maisonette for two dates 2-7 July & 14-17. Initially u requested 2-6. You arrived an hour and half late on the 2nd ,I met and welcomed you no problem. The confusion on the 6th was everyone's unintentional mistake.The cleaners texted me on the 5th asking what time you would leave, following the old schedule , so when I asked you without checking and I apologise for that you replied we leave at 10:30 ( why should I ask you what time you leave if its not last day?) In short the cleaners went a day early to prepare for next day guest, they saw your stuff and immediately alerted me , I was away for 3 days. We all thought that you left your luggage as u were coming back the 14th, I texted and emailed saying that everything will be put in the garage in secure boxes until the 14th. The cleaner did not throw away anything ,they changed sheets ,cleaned bathroom. We all recognised our mistake immediately and their boss arrived within the hour to sort this out. You came back as you were in the area (all this was within the hour) shouted at them and used inappropriate language reducing them to tears, which is not acceptable . They apologised and the boss did her best to calm u in spite of the shouting, offering to put everything back in its place. They took everything upstairs but u refused to allow them to organise any. In the meantime I emailed and texted as I couldn't call a US number , over a page apologising, offering a refund compensation of £100 which I did . You never replied so I assumed all was fine and did not want to disturb u in Paris. I asked the girls to buy all breakfast items , wine and flowers for the 14th in addition to that.I awaited a text or email to say what time you would arrive to meet you on the 14th but u never gave me a time, u then texted on the 13th eve with capital letter and exclamation marks saying that u do not wish to come back and u don't want to see me etc threatening with "BAD PRESS"" I am glad that I did not call you as you have been disrespectful to me and my lovely staff, just why do you think I would disrupt anyones holiday , its not in my interest or nature to aggravate my guests. I take my business seriously. This is my home Tom and I regret offering it to you. I am sorry you were inconvenienced and tried my best to correct the situation but your review does not at all reflect the place or my management.
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5

Very nice flat in the Knightsbridge area

  • 5 of 5

This flat was very clean and nice, and the location was great (two blocks from Harrod's and the Knightsbridge tube stop). It was a roomy two bedroom so four people could easily sleep here, and the kitchen was well stocked with all necessary appliances. We enjoyed it!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Kathy and for choosing my maisonette among many. I try my best to give the comfort of a hotel but feels like home. Hope to see you again
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5

Perfect flat and excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a family of four on a nice quiet street in a unique part of the city. Easy access to tube, bus, taxis, dinning, parks, castles and museums

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location to explore London that gives extra space for a family.

  • 4 of 5

Knightsbridge area offers slot on its own plus it is a great starting point for all stops throughout the city.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Heathrow
Car: not necessary

Location! Location! and Location! describes this unique first and second floor flying maisonette. An absolute hidden gem. Tucked away within the quiet Montpelier village yet in the heart of Knightsbridge, opposite (door 9!) Harrods. This place benefits from the privacy afforded by its own front door. From the window in living room, to the north is Harrods, strolling through the cobbled street to the right you get to the Brompton Oratory and the V&A museum. Straight onto Exhibition Road exactly facing Science Museum, Imperial College and to its left the Natural History Museum. Right you have the Royal Albert Hall offering performances year round. Behind you and through 3 pathways you get to Hyde Park with all its facilities. The area is surrounded by many fashionable boutiques and elegant eateries. Mayfair and the West End are within easy reach. Knightsbridge and South Kensington underground stations are round the corner direct link to Heathrow airport as well as many busses. Its your London haven. Walking distance to Sloane St with its famous international boutiques starting with Harvey Nichols leading to trendy Kings Road with its character shops, antiques and restaurants. Theatre district Piccadily Circus ,Covent Garden, Leicester Sq within easy reach. You can cross the park walking to the next side to Marble Arch and Oxford St ,dont miss Selfridges. Buckingham Palace is another attraction nearby leading to Big Ben ,Westminster Abbey ,House of Parlaiment on river thames. Trafalgar Sq can be reached by foot from covent gdn ,where the National and Portrait gallery stand. In short I assure you one thing, an unbeatable location!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

50% of rental paid at booking
Balance 4 weeks prior arrival
Full payment for bookings of less than a week or within 4 weeks.
£400 (or less) security deposit for damages apply.
Rate includes linen, towels, toiletries, tea, coffee and wifi
£100 cleaning & Linen per booking
Owner reserves the right to change rates on holidays or short stays
Last minute and longer lets bookings welcomed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.