Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Richmond & Kew - Kew Gardens Village Apartment
1 Bedroom apartment, Sleeps 4
Fantastic 1 bedroom apartment on a quiet street in Kew. This is a Victorian one bedroom property in central Kew Gardens completely modernised in 2013 to the highest standard.
It is full of original features with antique marble fireplaces in both the sitting room and the bedroom. The modern kitchen/breakfast room has granite work surfaces and french doors opening onto a small private outdoor area. The walk-in wet room is tiled in Italian stone and has underfloor heating.
Overall it is a first class property in the centre of Kew with two grocery stores (one of which also bakes its own bread and has the best fresh baked pain au chocolat in Kew!), a cafe and restaurants within a two minute walk.
The property is a five minute walk from Kew Gardens tube station and Kew Gardens British Rail overland train station. Immediately outside the property is a bus stop which will take you to Richmond in 5 minutes, Chiswick in 10 minutes or Hammersmith in 20 minutes.
Within a 5 minute walk is the Victoria Gate entrance to Kew Botanical Gardens, UNESCO world heritage site.
Kew Gardens Village is also a five minute walk where you will find a StarBucks, The Glass House (a MIchelin starred restaurant), and a Tesco supermarket, and various smaller cafes, tea shops, restaurants and gift shops.
Recommended restaurants within a 10 minute walk include the following;
RaRa's (2 minute walk): Right over the road is RaRa's - delicious outstanding Nepalese restaurant in a smart modern restaurant - or you can order food to take away. (www.rara-kew.co.uk)
Montien (4 minute walk) a small privately owned Thai restaurant
The Glass House (5 minute walk) a outstanding fine dining Michelin starred restaurant (www.glasshouserestaurant.co.uk)
Ma Cuisine (5 minutes) an authentic french bistro serving delicious food (www.macuisinebistrot.co.uk)
Pizza Express (5 minutes) good pizza restaurant or take-away (www.pizzaexpress.com/visit-a-restaurant/restaurant/kew)
The Inn at Kew - Gastro pub
Wine and Moussaka - a reasonably priced Greek restaurant
The Kew Grill - a delicious steak restaurant owned by the British TV Celebrity Chef Anthony Worrel Thompson (http://awtrestaurants.com/kew-grill)
The Original Maids of Honour - a bakery and cafe selling pastries and dishes some of whose recipes are rumoured to date back to Henry VIII (www.theoriginalmaidsofhonour.co.uk)
Cafe Torelli - a family owned Italian coffee shop and cafe.
The Botanist - A pub and microbrewery (http://thebotanistkew.com)
The Green House - a daytime cafe and restaurant
Palmyra - Lebanese restaurant (www.palmyrarestaurant.co.uk)
- children welcome
- limited accessibility
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- Long-term Renters Welcome
Why Ailsa Williams chose Richmond & Kew
This property is a beautifully renovated flat, with lots of character, in a REALLY convenient location. The nearest shops and restaurants are a two minute walk away, Kew Parade which is a very cute, old fashioned shopping parade, containing over 30 shops, cafes and restaurants, is a five minute walk away.
Kew Gardens tube station and Overground station is a five minute walk which will you with Central London in 25 minutes or Covent Garden in 35 minutes.
The area of Kew Gardens is in West London and is regarded as one of the nicest, prettiest and most genteel.
There are plenty of tourist attractions nearby including: Kew Botanical Gardens, The National Archieves, Syon Park, Chiswick House and Park, The River Thames (you can walk along the tow path or take a boat ride along the river), Hampton Court Palace, Ham House (view the house or watch the Polo matches there in the summer) and Richmond Park the largest park in any European captial city.