Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Islington - Hatton Place
2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Home Full Of Flair And Right In The Heart Of Holborn
Life’s rich pageant
Clerkenwell has a good deal worth celebrating – the parades of jewellery shops, the vibrant and various street markets. And now Hatton Place. Pairing tall rooms and skylights with a touch of Latin American flair, there’s something of the fiesta here. Black shutters give way to balconies of potted palms, festive fabrics soften clean white lines, while cacti, feathers and straw boaters are a carnival of curiosity. Though you’ll find London's truly celebration-worthy in the West End nearby, as well as Farringdon’s famed restaurants.
Samba de Janeiro
Your hosts have spent the past year redecorating their home. One is a banker, while the other is a light designer born in Brazil. They love the art galleries and music venues of east London, and are currently planning a travel adventure.
Your very own lift takes you up to this apartment, but who could blame you for resting on the grey corner sofa following your leisurely ascent? The sitting room is cosied by cushions and colourful fabrics, and made melodic by a blue-tooth sound system, while the balcony beyond is riotous with green leaves.
You might sip something zesty at the clean-lined dining table, or let the worldly artwork lead you to the bedrooms. At once inviting and cosmopolitan, you’ll have plenty to savour – even after closing the brooding shutters.
- non smoking only
About Owner / Property Manager
onefinestay gives you the chance to stay in someone's place while they're out of town. You get to live their life for a few days and nights.
Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room. And there's service to match.
Nobody wants to be a tourist, so our homes come with recommendations from the people who live in them. For everything else, we're here 24/7.
Why Owner / Property Manager chose Islington
Twenty years ago Clerkenwell was a dead zone, a largely forgotten area between Islington and the City. Now it is one of London’s coolest areas: a creative quarter particularly popular with architects and design companies who have created civilised offices – bare floorboards, opening windows, dogs welcome – in its old warehouse buildings and factories.
It is also a carnivore-focused culinary destination, with restaurants clustered around Smithfield meat market and along Exmouth market. The epicentre for the gastro pub phenomena, The Eagle on Clerkenwell Road, provided the template that has nearly buried Britain’s reputation for mediocre food.
A history of watch making is also evident in the number of watch repair shops on Goswell Road but light industry has now mostly departed. And while the area might be devoid of green spaces Clerkenwell’s old warehouses and factories, set amongst Georgian townhouses and Dickensian cobbles, make for a unique architectural mix.
And for those who prefer to build things with words, Clerkenwell’s long history as a centre for printing means it is still a favoured watering zone for hacks old (though The Guardian has since departed for King’s Cross) and new (City University’s Journalism school is on St. John Street).
What makes this apartment unique
Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room, with online payment and confirmation. You get the same attention to detail and personal service too.
Every home is properly cleaned before and after you stay, beds made (we can even do hospital corners) and bathrooms kitted out with luxury toiletries. There’s a maid service if you want it, as well as other hotel-style amenities.
Once we’ve helped you settle in, we’re just a call away, 24/7. If it’s something we can’t solve over the phone, we’ll pop over to lend a hand.
And because nobody wants to be a tourist, our homes come with personal and unique recommendations from the people who live in them – places to eat, things to do and adventures to go on.