'Riverside' is a rather special self-catering townhouse in probably London's most historic area London Docklands, close to THE EXCEL EXHIBITION CENTRE; 02 ARENA; TOWER BRIDGE, THE TOWER OF LONDON and the trendy financial world of CANARY WHARF. Set on the banks of the River Thames in a private, quiet off street square, the owner has created a warm and inviting family home. A member of the ETC for 9 years now, a 4 star S/C award from the English Tourist Council has been maintained each year. This house provides excellent modern accommodation for up to 6 people. There's FREE WIRELESS INTERNET, PRIVATE PARKING and 40' HD TV. Located in Zone 2 of Central London's Underground Network, it's the cheapest tube fare and very easy to reach everywhere in town. Use the local Black London taxis, Red London Buses, the Underground or the River bus. We have 3 local tube stations, Canary Wharf, South Quays and Crossharbour. There are Supermarkets nearby and some fine restaurants allowing us discounts. VISA / MASTER-CARD ACCEPTED FOR BOOKINGS.
Private Square location with Spectacular views : The front of the property has suburb River views, there are no passing cars, no fumes etc., just tranquil tidal waters teaming with fish and wildlife. The occasional passing ship or cruise liner slowly sails by, as does the River bus on route every 15 minutes East to Greenwich or Westminster up river. Catch this at Canary Wharf Pier.
The other side of the property has beautiful lawns in a communal Private Square filled with mature rose bushes, lawns, trees and seating, affording the most charming and private of holiday locations.
Each house has it's own private parking reservation adjacent, which is free.
EXCEL EXHIBITION CENTRE is close by and easily accessible by car or train. Other business attractions are the marbled HQ offices of World wide large financial Institutions, located at CANARY WHARF, within easy walking distance. The 02 ARENA is across the Thames, easily reachable via local trains. The famous Billingsgate Fish Market is nearby for the best catch of the day!
Restaurants: As would be expected given the close proximity to the City, there are plenty of excellent local restaurants to suit most palates. Nearby Billingsgate Fish Market ensures the very best of seafood for the public purchase and London restaurants.
An excellent Indian Restaurant is within easy 5 minutes walking distance and WE HAVE NEGOTIATED A 10% DISCOUNT WHEN YOU BOOK FROM THE HOUSE. ALSO, A SECOND INDIAN RESTAURANT NEARBY AT SOUTH QUAY STATION ALSO ALLOWES 10% DISCOUNT TO OUR GUESTS, Plus a 3rd Restaurant. FULL DETAILS AND CARDS TO SHOW ON ARRIVAL, IN THE HOUSE.
There is a local supermarket just 5 minutes walk from the house, which is open from 7.30am until 9.30pm.
Plus, there are lots of local tourist attractions and a superb selection of speciality shops in nearby Canary Wharf.
There are landscaped gardens with waterfalls and fountains, a very large selection of eateries and clothing shops. It's a very rich area teaming with financial traders who live and work in the area.
Getting around Town: With so much to see, we have excellent transport arrangements.
Travelling around town is a breeze, literally. The River Bus operates during commuter hours and there's also the Central London Underground, particularly the Jubilee Line. So one can be wisked off to pastures new, in minutes.
The house sits in Zone two of Central London, this is the cheapest zone on the Underground, thus, the cheapest ticket!
Greenwich, (which sits in zone 3, the next rail ticket price band), The Tower of London, The London Arena Concert/Sports Stadium, The Excel Exhibition Complex, Canary Wharf, Tower Bridge, the 02 Arena are only minutes away.
Cars in town aren't to be recommended and simply aren't necessary. Beware the congestion charge of £8.50 per day during business hours. So best leave it at home in our free off street private parking spot outside the property.