Greenwich played a central role in the Olympic Games by hosting the equestrian events in Greenwich Park, making use of the beautiful historic backdrop, and stunning views across the river.
Please visit the visitgreenwich.org website for further insight into this neighbourhood of London.
Building - This is a small, private apartment block, with concierge. Entry to the building is controlled via a secure phone-buzzer system, and you'll be provided with two sets of keys and two fobs for access.
Bedrooms: 2 identical double bedrooms with super-comfy Queen beds. The rooms are quiet and tastefully decorated with plenty of storage space, including 2 built in wardrobes in each bedroom. One of the rooms has an ensuite shower room. This bedroom also has a wall mounted TV and dvd player.
Lounge: A wonderfully bright and spacious dual aspect lounge with floor-to-ceiling double glazed windows with direct river views and balcony. There is wooden flooring with under-floor heating, neutral decor, down-lights and furnished with 2 leather sofas, 52'flat screen TV, and dvd player, coffee table and dining table and 4 chairs.
A Double sized Air Mattress can be provided for your convenience if you want to use as an additional sleep option. This is brand new, and is of excellent quality. It pumps up automatically at the push of a button, and can be quickly deflated to put away when not in use.
Bathrooms: There are two. One of the bedrooms has an ensuite bathroom 'shower room' and there is an additional bathroom with a bath and shower. Both come complete with all of the essentials that you'd need.
Kitchen: The modern kitchen offers everything you need to prepare a big meal or quick snack before hitting the town - microwave, modern stove, oven, cutting board, toaster, kettle, fridge, cutlery sets, pots, pans and all other necessary cooking utensils!
Outside: A spacious river-front facing balcony accessed off reception room and offering uninterrupted panoramic views towards Canary Wharf, The 02, and The City. Side views towards Greenwich Observatory, Greenwich Park, Cutty Sark and beyond.
- A washing dryer machine
- A Bose Ipod docking station / speakers
- Towels are provided
- Hi Speed wi-fi internet is available FREE throughout the apartment.
- An Iron and Ironing Board
- Trouser Press (UK) / Pants Press (US)
- A travel Baby cot (Crib) can be provided on request.
The Apartment is cleaned and sheets are diligently changed after every guest. We want to make sure your stay is positive as possible!
Parking, as with all of London, there is limited free road parking in the immediate vicinity. However for guests who drive to Greenwich, who intend not to actively use their car during the stay (it really isn't needed around London), I can offer FREE PARKING in a private gated family residence about 5 miles from the apartment (about 20 mins drive away).
For those aiming to rent a car you may want to consider ZIPCAR where cars can be rented by the hour / day etc. There are several Zipcars in allocated parking bays around Greenwich.
- Greenwich mainline Train station:
The station is 6 mins walk away. It will take you to some of the following key destinations:
To London Bridge in 8 mins (South Bank, 'The City', Tower Of London etc)
To Waterloo East in 15 mins (Globe Theatre, The London Eye etc)
To Charing Cross in 21 mins (Trafalgar Square, Picadilly Circus etc)
- DLR (Docklands Light Railway Subway train)
This is a 3 min walk from the apartment.
The trains arrive every 4 mins at peak times and every 10 mins outside of this.
Greenwich (Cutty Sark station) to Canary Wharf in 10 mins
Cutty Sark to Bank (City – Financial district) in 21 mins
Cutty Sark to Stratford (Olympic site) in 24 mins
Cutty Sark to London City Airport in 30 mins
You are a 1 mins walk from the 'Thames Clipper' docking point. This is a very comfortable catamaran boat service (with Costa Coffee onboard) which arrives every 20 mins. In a westerly direction it takes you to Canary Wharf in 8 mins, Tower of London in 19 mins, London Bridge in 23 mins, and Embankment (West End) in 36 mins. In the Easterly direction, it takes you to the 02 arena in 7 minutes
WHO THE APARTMENT WOULD SUIT:
The Apartment is ideal for people who want a comfortable base from which to explore the very best London has to offer.
For business users, the Apartment offers a short trip to Canary Wharf, and the City (Financial district).
For the London tourist / visitor - the Apartment is a relaxing oasis within walking distance to local attractions and easy access to central London.
The Apartment can sleep up to 6 people, as it has 2 double bedrooms and has an optional air bed which can be used in the front room.