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4 Bedroom Architect's Regency Cottage in London Zone 1

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Front of House from leafy village -like street

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Property description

Although less than a ten minute walk from several small theatres, cinemas, noted restaurants, buses and underground stations, there is the illusion of being in the country. The large south facing garden surrounded by trees is free of traffic and set up for outdoor living.

The dining room, under an award winning soaring glass conservatory, opens onto the garden and to a fully equipped kitchen.

From the central hall is a double living room and a playroom. Original mouldings, shutters and fireplace remain. Above are two double and two single bedroom. Two bathrooms; one is ensuite with a Juliet balcony over the garden. Two additional WC's.

The area is called Barnsbury in Islington,close to the British Museum, University College, British Library, Almeida Theatre, Chapel Street Market and several bookstores and restaurants in lively Upper Street. The West End, City and Museums are all within ten to fifteen minutes by bus or cab. Our one- way street is quiet, leafy and safe.

For small children, there is a rocking horse, sand pit, wendy house and tricycles. Older children can go to a nearby park with tennis courts, swimming pool and plenty of space for ball games. For adults, there is broadband access and a place to read the papers over coffee in the sun.

The house is usually available during the British School holidays: end of Summer, Christmas, and Easter as well as single weeks other times. In the summer, we offer roughly 6 weeks rental period during August and part of September.

We would hope that the house and garden would receive the care and consideration given to a home rather than a rental unit.

No Smoking, Please.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Weekly  Rates depend on the  number of guests and  length of stay one week minimum
For 1 double bedroom  with ensuite bath  £1400
For 2 bedrooms with 2 baths £2400
If using the 2 single  bedrooms add £250 per bedroom.
For 2 week booking  reduction of 10% on second week's booking 
Longer  rentals negotiable.
We accept payment payment in £ sterling  by bank transfer  or cheques.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1962

About the owner: We are an academic couple who have lived in this house as our family home for many years. Now semi-retired, we are away a lot so offer in our absence, our modest but quite ideal home and garden to discerning couples or families. We hope you will enjoy the experience of living here as a resident, who know his way around local street markets, theatres, pubs, shops and restaurants. Tourist London is easily accessible, but quite different.

Why the Owner Chose London, UK:
Who wouldn't love being in a comfortable house while visiting London instead of staying in a stuffy hotel?! With its homely, airy and safe feeling our house is fantastic. It is located in a really lovely area of London. Though 10 minutes walk to Upper Street; with its restaurants, bars, shops, cinema and theatre, it is a very quiet place.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Being in a house with a large garden in London zone 1 is quite unique! The village feel is also different than what most people experience when visiting London.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Front of House from leafy   village -like street

    Front of House from leafy village -like street

  • Living room with gas fireplace, sofa and lots of books

    Living room with gas fireplace, sofa and lots of books

  • Garden facing Guest room with rose clad window. queen  bed  ensuite bathroom

    Garden facing Guest room with rose clad window. queen bed ensuite bathroom

  • Double bedroom. South and east exposition with flat screen  TV

    Double bedroom. South and east exposition with flat screen TV

  • Single bedroom with desk

    Single bedroom with desk

  • Garden  looking back toward the house.

    Garden looking back toward the house.

  • South facing kitchen dining room   leading to garden

    South facing kitchen dining room leading to garden

  • Playroom with games , sofas, large TV. teddy bear  rag dolls and antique rocking

    Playroom with games , sofas, large TV. teddy bear rag dolls and antique rocking

  • South facing Ensuite bathroom  French windows opening onto garden

    South facing Ensuite bathroom French windows opening onto garden

  • Bathroom with shower,   Miele washer and dryer

    Bathroom with shower, Miele washer and dryer

  • South facing  mature  garden,  barbecue , dining  table,  loungers

    South facing mature garden, barbecue , dining table, loungers

VRBO #57017

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 06/27/2016

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4 Bedroom Architect's Regency cottage in London zone 1

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