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COSY APARTMENT IN SHERLOCK HOLMES BACK YARD, PERFECT FOR VISITING THE WEST END

Neil Roberts

Speaks English
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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COSY APARTMENT IN SHERLOCK HOLMES BACK YARD, PERFECT FOR VISITING THE WEST END

Special Offer: 20% off in October and November 15 October - 2 December

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Marylebone - Balcombe Street, Marylebone

One Bedroom, One Bathroom, Modern apartment in London Townhouse with free WiFi

Just a short stroll from Baker Street Station you will find this bijou georgian apartment. A perfect place from which to explore London's West End and visit the well known sights and attractions.

This quiet street has no through traffic so you won't be disturbed at night, yet you have all of London on your doorstep. The Planetarium, Madame Tussaud's and the Sherlock Holmes museum are just around the corner. Marble Arch and the famous shops on Oxford Street are just a 15 minute walk through the streets of the West End. Hop on a bus or tube from Baker Street Station and before you know it you will be admiring Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Take a stroll along the South Bank and visit the London Eye. The British Museum, the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square and Tate Modern are all within half an hour’s travel.

This is authentic London so try traditional London fayre around the corner at The Pie Shop, get Fish and Chips at the Seashell or enjoy Sunday lunch at The Chapel, my favourite local pub with a fine selection of beers and a gourmet menu. All of these are just a few minutes away. A little further along explore the intriguing metropolis London has become. Edgware Road, with it's delicious Middle Eastern restaurants. Crawford Street has splendid Thai and Indian curry houses. Baker Street has many restaurants, from Pizza and Pasta to Mexican and Japanese.

Rustle up a quick breakfast or dinner in the kitchen, fully equipped with gas hob, microwave combination oven and a fridge freezer. Both Tesco and Marks & Spencer are less than 5 minutes away and they are open late, so grocery shopping is quick and easy. Eating in can be fun too and helps balance the budget! Don't want to cook? Just order a takeaway for delivery within the hour.

There is free unlimited WiFi so you can connect your phone or computer to the internet, or use the classic iMac which is in the living room. Check the latest bargains or current exhibitions London has to offer or connect with the folks back home. Once you have seen the major sights, why not take time to explore the area and find your own London. Stroll down Marylebone High Street with its wonderful shops or visit the fascinating Wallace Collection on Manchester Square.

Check out some television on the 32' flat screen TV or watch a movie on the Blu-Ray player, which also has Netflix, YouTube and the BBC iPlayer. Or relax with one of the books I have provided.

If you have an iPhone or iPad I recommend the City Mapper app for getting around London and the Table Pouncer app for finding a table at a restaurant with a huge discount!

Constant hot running water is available for a long bath to relax or a refreshing shower: the choice is yours. Fluffy towels give you that luxurious feel. If you are staying a bit longer, feel free to use the efficient Hotpoint washer dryer. The 30 degree time saving wash gets things done in just over an hour. Clothes airer, Ironing board and Iron are provided as well as a hair-dryer. There is also a first aid kit in the kitchen for those little emergencies.

I think it's got all you need for a comfortable stay in London. Try it for yourself and let me know if you think the same!

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Neil Roberts (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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Speaks English

About Neil Roberts

This was my first flat when I was working as an editor in the West End, I bought it because I didn't like the idea of commuting in every day and I'm so glad I did.

The area is lovely with easy access to the West End but with the tranquillity of Regents Park and so many great shops and restaurants.

Neil Roberts purchased this apartment in 1985

Why Neil Roberts chose Marylebone

The apartment is close to the bustling heart of London but in a quiet street with no traffic. Ideally located for travelling by underground from Baker Street, train from Marylebone and even by air from Heathrow which is only half an hour away on the Heathrow Express from Paddington.

What makes this apartment unique

Location, Location, Location! This flat is so centrally located but in a quiet street within easy walking distance of Regents Park, Baker Street, St Johns Wood and Edgware Road. Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus and London's Theatreland are just a few minutes away by bus or tube as are all of the tourist attractions like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament and the London a Eye on the South Bank.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This apartment was wonderful as was Neil the owner, he met us upon arrival at the apartment for our 4 day stay and helped us with our suitcases up the stairs. I was travelling with my 19 year old daughter and 75 year old father. My daughter and I shared the double bed in the bedroom and dad slept on the fold out sofa bed. There was plenty of nice bedding and the apartment was even equipped with basics like shampoo and washing up liquid etc. Neil was also nice enough to start us off with a loaf of bread, some milk, jam, marmalade and a welcome bottle of Prosecco - totally unexpected but lovely. The apartment is only about 150 metres from Marylebone station and maybe twice as far from Baker Street station so we could get to anywhere in London very easily, quickly and cheaply. The apartment was clean and had WiFi and an Apple Mac PC.... Couldn't have asked for more and would highly recommend it. We'll be back next time we visit London.
Jun 2014
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

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Cosy Apartment in Sherlock Holmes back yard, perfect for visiting the West End
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 22 reviews
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Cosy Apartment in Sherlock Holmes back yard, perfect for visiting the West End
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1167470
+44 (0)7881304048
Marylebone Westminster and West End
5

Aug.13-Aug.19 in London

  • 5 out of 5
Neil was an excellent host! He met us at the door and provided a nice welcoming gift. Place was clean and properly maintained. Location was excellent as we were close to Marylebone and Baker St stations, making it easy to tour around London. It was also quiet at nights allowing for a good night sleep. Would definitely recommend this rental to anyone.
  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review Gary. I look forward to welcoming you again next time you are in London.
Best regards,
Neil
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Cosy Apartment in Sherlock Holmes back yard, perfect for visiting the West End
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1167470
+44 (0)7881304048
Marylebone Westminster and West End
Boston, Massachusetts USA
5

Perfect location, great flat, gracious host

  • 5 out of 5
Neil's flat was perfect for our family's visit to London. The location was fantastic since it's on a quiet street in a nice neighborhood. It's a 5 minute walk to Regents Park (perfect for a morning run) and a 5 minute walk to two Tube stations. There are two small grocery stories nearby and plenty of nice restaurants.

The flat was bright, clean and very comfortable. There was plenty of space for two adults and two kids. Neil stocked the fridge with a few items so we were able to have breakfast at "home" the morning after we arrived. The apartment has a fast wifi connection, washer/dryer, and everything we needed for our stay.

I've already recommended Neil's apartment to friends and will definitely stay there when we return to London.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review :-)
I look forward to seeing you again soon,
Best regards,
Neil
business
Cosy Apartment in Sherlock Holmes back yard, perfect for visiting the West End
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1167470
+44 (0)7881304048
Marylebone Westminster and West End
Florida, USA
5

Excellent location

  • 5 out of 5
Great location, clean, and well equipped with Internet (even a computer to use). Very responsive owner, a pleasure to deal with. Space is lovely for a couple to explore London, close to two Tube stations.
  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review.
I hope to see you again in the future,
Best regards,
Neil
business
Cosy Apartment in Sherlock Holmes back yard, perfect for visiting the West End
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1167470
+44 (0)7881304048
Marylebone Westminster and West End
5

Great location and great host!

  • 5 out of 5
Neil's apartment was perfect for our family of three (with 8 year old). Everything was as described - proximity to subway, buses, parks, and supermarkets. We were able to walk to most places, including to Hyde Park. Neil met us at the apartment and after a long flight, it was very nice to have kitchen essentials for us to refuel. We look forward to returning to this apartment on our next trip.
  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. I look forward to seeing you again soon.
Best regards, Neil
business
Cosy Apartment in Sherlock Holmes back yard, perfect for visiting the West End
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1167470
+44 (0)7881304048
Marylebone Westminster and West End
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 out of 5
Great stay in London.
The apartment is fantastic (clean and well equipped) and very well situated (2 mn walk from Marylebone station and 5 mn from Baker street station)
Neil is a great host and prepared some food for our arrival (butter, bread, jam...) He answered all our mails...
Thank you again Neil and we'll definitely come back in your apartment next time we'll come to London !
Magali B.
  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I look forward to welcoming you again soon,
All the best, Neil
business
Cosy Apartment in Sherlock Holmes back yard, perfect for visiting the West End
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1167470
+44 (0)7881304048
Marylebone Westminster and West End
5

Absolutely Splendid Time!

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed at Neil's flat for a week near the end of February. It is a perfect place for any type of traveler. A first timer myself, I found the apartment to be idyllic. It was in a perfect part of town that is accessible to any part of central London within thirty minutes. Most nights we ate around Marylebone, and each meal was fantastic! The neighborhood is very quiet so you can get an excellent night's sleep. Regents Park is a five minute walk away, perfect for a morning work out or afternoon stroll. Neil was a perfect host. He answers emails promptly and has a wealth of information so you can prepare for your stay. He met us when we arrived and was more than accomodating. The flat is so comfortable; a lovely place to relax after a long day of touring. We will definitely use this place again and recommend it to anyone visiting London!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review Arianna, I am glad you had a great time and I certainly look forward to welcoming you again.
All the best, Neil
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Easy access to all London Airports
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Marylebone and Baker Street Stations nearby
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Wood Marylebone
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Many Restaurants within a few minutes walk
Car: not necessary

The Flat is located within easy walking distance of both Marylebone and Baker Street Stations.

It is within walking distance of Madame Tussauds, The Sherlock Holmes Museum, Regents Park, The London Business School, Lords Cricket Ground, St Johns Wood, Maida Vale, Little Venice, The Shops and Restaurants of Edgware Road and Londons West End with all the shopping, Restaurants and Entertainment you could wish for.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Marylebone , Westminster and West End

Special Offer: 20% off in October and November

Special Offer From:
Dates 15-Oct-2014 to 02-Dec-2014

Special rate for remaining days in October and November. Come and enjoy Autumn in London!

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Christmas and New Year
22 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£180
£1,080
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2015
4 Jan 2015 - 28 Feb 2015
4 night minimum stay
£550
for 4 nights
From
£130
£810
 
 
Summer 2015
1 Jun 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£170
£1,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£150
£940
£3,030
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Notes A payment of 25% will confirm your booking. The balance is payable 8 weeks before your reservation.
There is a security deposit of £200 which will be refunded within 7 days of your stay.
I can accept payments via PayPal, Credit Card via HomeAway or direct bank transfer.
There will be a extra charge if you are arriving at the property after 8pm
£20 per hour from 8pm and £50 per hour after midnight

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Marylebone in Westminster and West End

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Compact bathroom with bath and over bath shower, toilet, washbasin and bathroom cabinet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa easily converts to double bed, sleeps two adults
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Travel Cot is available, suitable for children up to 3 years
  • Bright and airy bedroom with comfortable double bed, large wardrobe, full length mirror, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner. All Bed linens and Towels are provided. Travel cot is available if required. Leather sofa in living room easily converts to double bed, sleeps two adults. Bedding stored in footstool.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Boat ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
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