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This one's got a gym, sauna and a steam room!!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Large double bedroom flat, 35 minutes away from central London, for 4 people.

This is very clean and tidy, 1 double bedroom flat, within transport zone 2. It sleeps up to 4 people, but it is ideal for 1-2. It isn't perfect for 4 grown up people; doable yes, but please bare in mind, it might get a little crowded.

The apartment is overlooking the Bow river canal and new Olympic stadium in East London, with excellent travel links. All rooms are very spacious and with modern furniture with plenty of storage space. Kitchen is smaller than the rest of the rooms, but very practical and fully equipped. All towels and linen are also provided, together with the welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk and breakfast cereal for the duration of your stay. Overall, this is an ideal East London base for your vacation and/or work in the city. You will have sole use of the flat during your stay.

£80 per night is based on 2 people sharing, per night. Furthermore, 2 sofa beds are situated in the living room, for 3rd and/or 4th person for extra £20/40 per night respectively. 2 people are sleeping in the bedroom and 2 people are sleeping in the living room.

Price per night is as follows:

Up to 2 People - £80

Up to 3 People - £100

Up to 4 People - £120

PLEASE NOTE: DURING THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S PERIOD, (20/12-10/01), PRICE PER NIGHT STARTS AT £120 FOR 2 PEOPLE SHARING.

PLEASE NOTE: £70 CLEANING FEE APPLICABLE TO EVERY BOOKING!

PLEASE NOTE: PARKING IS NOT PROVIDED WITH THIS LISTING.

The apartment is located in a very safe, gated block of flats on the 2nd floor, with added luxury of the gym, steam room and sauna facilities on the ground floor for no extra costs. The gym complex is open daily from 6AM-11PM. Concierge is present every weekday from 8AM-4PM, and on Saturdays from 8AM-12AM.

The apartment is at the back of the building and is very quiet. The only thing that might wake you up in the morning is the sound of ducks from the near-by canal; it is rather therapeutic though. Neighbours are mostly professional couples in mid 30's, very quiet and no children. There are few restaurants and/or bars close to the building; Dane’s Yard Bar and Restaurant is highly recommended and only few minutes away.

Free use of gym and steam and sauna facilities is the best bit this place has to offer. It is open daily, from 6AM until 11PM and I strongly advise you to use it, - ok, perhaps not the 'torture chambers', sorry, the gym, but definitely the steam room and the sauna. - It gets busier only in the evening, from 7PM. As long as you are inside the gym complex before 11PM, you can stay in as much as you like.

The Central House is located just next to the East London Porsche Centre on the High Street, on the north side of the High Street. It is a convenient and well connected, accessible location if attending exhibitions or sporting events at Excel and O2 Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park/Stadium and Victoria Park (Festivals: Field Day, Lovebox, As One In the Park); or if you are working locally, (3 Mills Studios, Stratford, Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Docklands & the City).

Best of all, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has now reopened to the public and it offers a fantastic array of sport activities and other attractions. Amongst others, you could swim in the Aquatic Centre or visit Arcelomittal Orbit; standing 114.5m tall, this extraordinary attraction is the result of a creative collaboration between world-renowned artist Sir Anish Kapoor, designer Cecil Balmond and ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel and mining company. With two observation floors, at 76m and 80m, the ArcelorMittal Orbit provides visitors with stunning views over the Park and across London’s famous skyline. It is both a work of art and a thrilling experience. For full details about the Olympic Park, please visit the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park website.

Central London is 30 to 40 minutes away, depending on traffic. This is transport zone 2 and travel links are excellent; there are 4 Underground and/or Docklands Light Railway stations, all within 10 to 12 minutes on foot. Your closest station is Pudding Mill Lane, (DLR), and it is only 3 minutes away. Bow Road, (DLR), is 6 to 7 minutes away; Bow Church, (Tube) is 8 to 9 minutes away and Bromley-By-Bow, (Tube), is about 10 to 12 minutes away. Please see pictures for directions.

Stratford International train & bus/coach station is approximately 15 minutes walk away, (or quicker by bus), which provides direct access to Central, Jubilee, DLR, London Overground and other regional trains services, as well as coaches to Stansted Airport, which depart every 15 minutes.

Among others, bus number 25 operates very frequently and this is a 24-hour service to central London and Oxford Street.

On the other hand, if you are a sporty type and prefer cycling, there are 2 Barclay's Cycle Hire docking stations within a 5 minutes walk from my apartment.

Due to the London Olympic Games 2012, the entire Stratford area was vastly regenerated and developed, becoming the main retail hub for East London. Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford is Europe’s largest urban shopping and leisure centre, with more than 250 shops and 70 places to dine. A vast, bustling, covered shopping mall with numerous shops, stocking designer clothes for every pocket as well as high-end, luxury brand stores; an Apple store, a diverse range of food options, a 17-screen multiplex cinema and a 24hr Casino.

Heading west from Stratford, whether it's towards the trendy Shoreditch for nightlife, bohemian Hackney, London Fields & Victoria Park or the business districts within The City & Docklands, all are readily accessible via the frequent local bus services.

There are 2 local Tesco shops: Tesco Superstore and Tesco Express, both within 8 to 10 minutes on foot.

I am a 36-year old photographer and usually, I live here on my own. When rented, my girlfriend (yes I know, sorry ladies, :), gets to have me and sometimes she's very happy about that and sometimes not so much...

Thank you very much for looking and please, feel free to contact me if you have any questions, queries or are simply curious.

FACILITIES:

All rooms are very large and spacious, with modern fixtures, freshly painted and recently refurbished. Please, keep the place reasonably clean and tidy.

LIVING ROOM

1.Flat screen TV with Freeview Channels and a DVD;

2.NAD Stereo sound system;

3.Mobile Internet Access;

4.Coffee table and working desk;

5.Two sofa beds;

6.Fibre optic Wi-Fi broadband connection;

KITCHEN:

1.Fridge/freezer;

2.Electric cooker/oven and a microwave oven;

3.Kettle and toaster;

4.Dishwasher;

5.Washing machine;

6.Iron and a vacuum cleaner;

7.Welcome pack of breakfast cereals, tea, coffee, milk and sugar;

BEDROOM:

1.Double bed with linen and towels provided;

2.Draws cabinet;

3.Large wardrobe;

4.Night table, (x2), and a lamp;

5.Large wall mirror;

6.Extra single airbed for a 3rd person provided;

BATHROOM:

1.Large bath and a shower combo;

2.Standard wash-hand basin and a toilet;

3.Shaver socket;

4.Standard mirror;

5.Hair dryer;

OTHER:

1.Gated block of flats with the concierge;

2.Gym;

3.Steam Room;

4.Sauna;

5.Mail room;

* All electrical appliances are in working order.

* Please note: The apartment entry-door automatically locks behind you. Do not leave without the keys; you will not be able to get back in.

PLEASE NOTE: DURING THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S PERIOD, (20/12-10/01), PRICE PER NIGHT STARTS AT £120 FOR 2 PEOPLE SHARING.

PLEASE NOTE: £70 CLEANING FEE APPLICABLE TO EVERY BOOKING!

PLEASE NOTE: PARKING IS NOT PROVIDED WITH THIS LISTING.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS:

Wherever in London, go to Stratford via Central Line (red line) and change to DLR, Docklands Light Railway. Then, take the first DLR train, (this is the start/end of the line, so any train from here), and get out at the first stop, Pudding Mill Lane. 3 minutes walk from there.

As you get out of the train, turn opposite of the Olympic stadium; in the distance, 300 meters straight ahead, you will see, white, square building, standing next to the greenish, tall tower, standing next to another tower being built. I'm in the white building. 3 minutes walk.

PLEASE NOTE: DURING THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S PERIOD, (20/12-10/01), PRICE PER NIGHT STARTS AT £120 FOR 2 PEOPLE SHARING.

PLEASE NOTE: £70 CLEANING FEE APPLICABLE TO EVERY BOOKING!

PLEASE NOTE: PARKING IS NOT PROVIDED WITH THIS LISTING.

More Details

Owner
Dejan Kostic
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Dejan Kostic

I am a photographer, working for NB Pictures; picture agency dealing mostly with documentary photography and photojournalism. I am 38 years young, :) and a Londoner since 1997; easy going and open minded. I love outdoors activities, mainly skiing and sailing.

Dejan Kostic purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Dejan Kostic chose London

This property has a unique and added quality of free usage of gym, sauna and a steam room at no extra costs. It is very cozy, quiet and safe, (gated community). Central London is 35 minutes away and travel links are excellent; there are 4 overground/underground stations, all within 10-12 minutes on foot. Closest one is Pudding Mill Lane, 3 minutes walk.

No hidden cost and all bills included, under common understanding of fair usage please.

What makes this apartment unique

Free usage of gym, sauna and a steam room on the ground floor.

Map

Car: not necessary

Full address:

39 Central House

32-66 High Street

London E15 2NS

Wherever in London, go to Stratford via Central Line (red line) and change to DLR, Docklands Light Railway. Then, take the first DLR train, (this is the start/end of the line, so any train from here), and get out at the first stop, Pudding Mill Lane. 3 minutes walk from there. As you get out of the train, turn opposite of the Olympic stadium; in the distance, 300 meters straight ahead, you will see, white, square building, standing next to the greenish, tall tower, standing next to another tower being built. I'm in the white building. 3 minutes walk.

If you are coming from Heathrow:

1) Cab hire is about £50-£60 and it takes 60-90 minutes, depending on traffic.

2) Heathrow Express to Paddington in 15 minutes, very fast indeed. One way is £21.50 and return is £35. From Paddington, go to Stratford. Please see above.

3) Normal underground journey. Take the Picadilly Line and change at Holborn to Central Line and go to Stratford. Please see above.

If you are coming from Stanstead:

1) Cab hire is about £40.

1) Direct bus link from the airport, Stanstead, to Stratford, 45 minutes. Buy tickets on line before your flight, or at the airport. From stratford, please see above.

Travel links are excellent from here. Closest station is Pudding Mill Lane, (3 minutes), on the DLR, (Docklands Light Railway). Turn left from the gate and first left again; from there, keep walking straight ahead and/or follow the signs.

*For the tube (underground), turn right from the gate, walk straight ahead, pass the roundabout, keep walking straight, pass the McDonalds, (to your right), keep walking straight, pass the Bow church, (to your left), keep walking straight, pass the Bow Church (DLR) station, (to your left) and arrive at Bow Road tube station, (to your left), 10 minutes walk.

There is also Bromley by Bow tube (underground) station close to Tesco, 10 minutes walk.

One 24-hour bus operates and stops right outside the gate, No25 as well as the night bus, No8.

Amenities

London Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Standard bathroom with the bath/shower combo, sink with the large mirror and toilet. All towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom is large and spacious and with plenty of storage space. 1 extra large wardrobe, 1 large chest of drawers and 2 smaller chests on each side of the bed. All linen is provided.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Notes:
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS: Wherever in London, go to Stratford via Central Line (red line) and change to DLR, Docklands Light Railway. Then, take the first DLR train, (this is the start/end of the line, so any train from here), and get out at the first stop, Pudding Mill Lane. 3 minutes walk from there. As you get out of the train, turn opposite of the Olympic stadium; in the distance, 300 meters straight ahead, you will see, white, square building, standing next to the greenish, tall tower, standing next to another tower being built. I'm in the white building. 3 minutes walk.

Reviews

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This one's got a gym, sauna and a steam room!!!
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews
5

Great location great host

  • 5 of 5

Dejan was the perfect host, great communication and provided us with all the info we needed throughout our stay. The property was in an ideal location. we were working at the Olympic stadium so a 15 min walk from work was perfect.

Would definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kevin. You are welcome back anytime.
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5

Second stay in a lovely apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed staying in Dejan’s apartment for the second time this year. The apartment is in a great location with good transport links. The apartment is comfortable and a great place from which to explore London. Thanks Dejan!!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys. Hope to see you again. :)
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4

Really good stay in a nice flat in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Dejan's apartment is well-situated and comfortable. The transport links on the DLR, bus and tube could not have been better to access central London and it is very comfortable having Westfield Stratford as well as supermarkets etc. so close. We had one problem during our stay and Dejan was available immediately despite not being in the UK, helpful and dealt with it in the best possible manner.

There are one or two small things that could be better; the kitchen equipment is fine but if you really want to cook during your stay there are a few things that would make it easier - a better-sized frying pan, liquidiser, an oven tray... the duvets for additional guests are 120x150cm which is rather on the small side for an adult. It is a shame that there is not a washer-dryer - hanging bedsheets to dry on clothes horses really does take up a good deal of space in a small apartment!

We definitely enjoyed the time we spent in London and having somewhere as nice as Dejan's home to stay really made a big difference to our stay!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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manchester
5

The host with the most

  • 5 of 5

Dejan is a great host, very quick to answer all your questions and very easy to talk to. The flat itself is clean, cosy, quiet and immaculately presented. We stayed at Dejan’s for full 3 weeks and felt at home from day one. Travel connections are plenty and although there are no bars or restaurants in the close proximity, Stratford is only one stop away, where there are many. Truly wonderful experience. Thank you Dejan

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gabrio, much appreciated. You're welcome back anytime...
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Belgrade, Serbia
5

Awesome place

  • 5 of 5

Dejan's place was awesome! Very close to public transportation and a massive Westfield shopping centre, (there's a bus stop in front of the building and an overground line, around the corner. The flat is extremely clean, spacious, and quiet. Dejan was quick to answer all our questions and very accommodating indeed. I would definitely recommend his flat.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you guys. You're always welcome.
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4

Helpful

  • 4 of 5

On arrival to the property Dejan the host was,very helpful and couldn't do enough for me. Give me a very detailed explanation about the property and surrounding area.

The property is clean and with everything I needed to make my stay comfortable.

Dejan was always at the other end of the phone if I needed any thing.

Very close to Westfield and other shops. Westfield hosting a variety of eateries and great for transport links.

When ever I'm back in that area Dejan will be my first port of call.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Michael. You're always welcome.
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $397.4
Cleaning fee $92.73

Wherever in London, go to Stratford via Central Line (red line) and change to DLR, Docklands Light Railway. Then, take the first DLR train, (this is the start/end of the line, so any train from here), and get out at the first stop, Pudding Mill Lane. 3 minutes walk from there. As you get out of the train, turn opposite of the Olympic stadium; in the distance, 300 meters straight ahead, you will see, white, square building, standing next to the greenish, tall tower, standing next to another tower being built. I'm in the white building. 3 minutes walk.

If you are coming from Heathrow:
1) Cab hire is about £50-£60 and it takes 60-90 minutes, depending on traffic.
2) Heathrow Express to Paddington in 15 minutes, very fast indeed. One way is £21.50 and return is £35. From Paddington, go to Stratford. Please see above.
3) Normal underground journey. Take the Picadilly Line and change at Holborn to Central Line and go to Stratford. Please see above.

If you are coming from Stanstead:
1) Cab hire is about £40.
1) Direct bus link from the airport, Stanstead, to Stratford, 45 minutes. Buy tickets on line before your flight, or at the airport. From stratford, please see above.

Travel links are excellent from here. Closest station is Pudding Mill Lane, (3 minutes), on the DLR, (Docklands Light Railway). Turn left from the gate and first left again; from there, keep walking straight ahead and/or follow the signs.
*For the tube (underground), turn right from the gate, walk straight ahead, pass the roundabout, keep walking straight, pass the McDonalds, (to your right), keep walking straight, pass the Bow church, (to your left), keep walking straight, pass the Bow Church (DLR) station, (to your left) and arrive at Bow Road tube station, (to your left), 10 minutes walk.

There is also Bromley by Bow tube (underground) station close to Tesco, 10 minutes walk.

One 24-hour bus operates and stops right outside the gate, No25 as well as the night bus, No8.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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