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CHARMING VICTORIAN COTTAGE IN A GREAT LOCATION IN RICHMOND UPON THAMES

Val Metheringham

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Val Metheringham

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CHARMING VICTORIAN COTTAGE IN A GREAT LOCATION IN RICHMOND UPON THAMES

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Richmond & Kew - Montpelier Row Cottages

Two bedroom Cottage with Garden or Roof Terrace Backing onto Riverside Park

A pair of stylish Victorian cottages with modern interiors, which back onto beautiful Marble Hill House and park, which in turn sweeps down to the River Thames between Richmond and Twickenham Riverside. The cottages are located in one of the most prestigious streets in the area, surrounded by stunning early eighteenth century architecture, with two houses boasting blue plaques. There is no through traffic making the street very quiet. Each cottage has a sitting room, dining room, fully fitted kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave and multi fuel cooker. Modern bathroom with shower over the bath. Two bedrooms, one double and one with two singles. Garden Cottage has a delightful garden and terrace planted with roses and honeysuckle and with numerous containers of bamboo, magnolia and flowering shrubs and Terrace Cottage has a secluded roof terrace. Flat screen digital TV, DVD player, wireless broadband and a selection of books, dvds and games

Details for holiday cottage Garden Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

The Garden Cottage has double aspect sitting room and dining room with double doors leading out onto the terrace and garden. Flat screen digital TV, DVD player and wireless broadband. Compact fully equipped kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave and multi fuel cooker. Gas central heating and constant hot water. Also downstairs, a modern fully tiled bathroom with white suite and shower over the bath. Open staircase leads to two bedrooms, the larger bedroom has a standard double divan and the small bedroom two single divans. Beautiful private garden with roses and honeysuckle, as well as many containers with bamboo, magnolia and flowering shrubs. Patio with table and chairs.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Val Metheringham (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
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About Val Metheringham

I purchased the Garden Cottage ten years ago as pied a terre while working for the BBC and it has remained our holiday home ever since. I have rented it with Homeaway ( Holiday rentals ) since 2008. The Terrace Cottage was purchased last year and has just undergone a complete renovation and is being rented for the first time this Spring.

Why Val Metheringham chose Richmond & Kew

The cottages are located in one of the loveliest streets in the area and are surrounded by stunning eighteenth century architecture, including two houses with blue plaques. There is no through traffic and it is just a short walk to the river with lovely riverside walks. A ten minute walk to Richmond Bridge and there is very good public transport. A tranquil setting, but in easy reach of shops, restaurants, theatres and cinemas and only 30 mins into the centre of London.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
Low cost, tailor-made insurance exclusively for holiday rentals from Europ Assistance. Get a quote

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 32 holidaymaker reviews

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Garden Cottage
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
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Garden Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401032
+44 -(0)7889 778642
Richmond & Kew London
5

Idyllic cottage - charming and homely

  • 5 out of 5
Over the course of a couple of months earlier this year, my husband rented this cottage on and off as a base for work when he was up in town. We then visited at the weekends whenever we could.

It was a heavenly, charming place that we immediately fell in love with. Its location is perfect. Hidden away down a no through road, beside the park and just around the corner from the river - you would have no idea that you were so close to the city. The parrots were incredible too. Loads of them in the trees above the cottage!

We spent many happy hours in Marble Hill Park and wandering along the river towards Twickenham or Richmond and stopping off at the White Swan on the way.

There is a bus stop at the top of the road which takes you into Richmond in a few minutes and also parking both on Montpelier Row over night or at the top on Richmond Road where you can park all day very reasonably.

The house itself was perfect. It was very well kept and equipped and always had great linen and towels.

We also loved opening the french windows onto the garden which you could sit in and feel really away from it all.

Finally, the owner Val is totally accommodating and was very kind at all times. She was a delight to deal with.

We hope to stay again when ever we need to be up in London again in the future.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Garden Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401032
+44 -(0)7889 778642
Richmond & Kew London
5

VERY COMFORTABLE 'HOME AWAY' - Quaint and charming

VERY COMFORTABLE 'HOME AWAY' - Quaint and charming
  • 5 out of 5
Wonderful garden cottage situated in a quiet and attractive 'no-through road' residential street. Beside Marble Hill Park and very close to the Thames tow path....so endless available and interesting walks. Very good bus service just at the end of the street and a pleasant walk to both St Margarets and Richmond. Good pubs and restaurants scattered about the close neighbourhood.
Cottage was immaculate and provided just everything you could want from large fluffy towels to a vast range of kitchen utensils etc.
Attached garden was marvellous as french doors opened onto it which brought the outside in and made it so relaxed. The odd squirrel appeared too!
A wonderfully character filled abode and one which we'd loved to return to one day.
Sally & Neil, Auckland, N.Z.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Garden Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401032
+44 -(0)7889 778642
Richmond & Kew London
5

Wohlfühlen wie zuhause-you feel good like at home

  • 5 out of 5
Meine Familie (mein Lebensgefährte und unser 13jähriger Sohn) und ich haben das Häuschen sofort ins Herz geschlossen. Es bietet eine hübsche und zweckmäßige Einrichtung und harmonische Raummaße; die beiden Schlafzimmer sind gemütlich, die Betten bequem. Alles ist wunderbar sauber und geordnet. Man merkt auch nicht, dass es sich um eine Doppelhaushälfte handelt; die Wände sind gut gedämmt, überhaupt nicht hellhörig. Der Höhepunkt ist der schöne Garten und die wunderbare Umgebung. Wer Parks und Ruhe liebt kommt voll auf seine Kosten: Marble Hill und all´die anderen Parks in der unmittelbaren Umgebung; außerdem Hampton Court und Kew Gardens um die Ecke. Zur Bahnstation St. Margarets geht´s zu Fuß in 10 Minuten durch die netten Straßen von Richmond. Die Zugfahrt nach Waterloo Station dauert 30 Minuten. Das kling vielleicht etwas lange. Aber wir waren abends immer wieder froh, der Hektik und den Menschenmengen der Großstadt Londons zu entkommen,
Der Kontakt zu Val per e-mail auf Englisch klappt wunderbar. Sie geht auf jede Frage ein und hat auch das Parkproblem in der Montpellier Row wohlwollend gelöst.
Für jeden, der nicht mittendrin, aber trotzdem in London Urlaub machen möchte, das ideale Quartier. Ich würde es jederzeit wieder buchen.
  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Review translated by Google:
Review # 9100216 "Feel like home-you feel good like at home"
My family (my partner and our 13 year old son) and I immediately closed the cottage in the heart. It offers a pretty and functional furnishings and harmonious space dimensions; the two bedrooms are cozy, the beds comfortable. Everything is wonderfully clean and orderly. It also does not realize that it is a detached house; the walls are well insulated, not at all noisy. The highlight is the beautiful garden and the beautiful surroundings. Who loves parks and rest get their costs: Marble Hill and all'die other parks in the immediate area; also Hampton Court and Kew Gardens around the corner. At the station you can see St. Margaret's foot in 10 minutes by the nice streets of Richmond. The train ride to Waterloo Station takes 30 minutes. The sounding perhaps a little long. But we were in the evening always glad to escape the hustle and bustle and the crowds of the big city of London,
The contact Val by e-mail in English works just fine. It responds to every question and also the parking problem in the Montpellier Row resolved favorably.
For anyone who is not in the middle, but still want to do in London vacation, the ideal district. I would not hesitate to book it again.
business
Garden Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401032
+44 -(0)7889 778642
Richmond & Kew London
5

CLASSY LOCATION

  • 5 out of 5
We spent a short break in this very nice property in January of this year, specifically to shop the last of the London sales and see a West End show.
We had a very enjoyable time and were most impressed with the classy location, which was also extremely quiet. The cottage was cosy and warm and excellent for transport. We loved our stay so much that we made a return visit a couple of months ago, the weather by then was warm enough to have lunch in the beautiful garden. The River Thames between Richmond and Twickenham is lovely, with lots of interesting places to visit and we loved it!
  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Garden Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401032
+44 -(0)7889 778642
Richmond & Kew London
5

Exactly as advertised and perfect location

  • 5 out of 5
No surprises, exactly as presented, spotless, with absolutely everything in order. The location, character, and amenities were all as billed and everything we required. If you're interested in immersing yourself in with the locals then I absolutely recommend this property without reservation. Val was relaxed to deal with and made the process of booking simplicity itself. We'll definitely be back.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Garden Cottage
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p401032
+44 -(0)7889 778642
Richmond & Kew London
5

Country Quiet, Easy City Access

  • 5 out of 5
We - a family of four, two teenaged children - wanted a quiet place away from the hubbub of downtown London, but close enough to be able to get into town easily. We knew Twickenham from having lived there in the mid-90's (before kids!).

The cottage was exactly as advertised - and thoroughly wonderful. Quiet, clean, well appointed with everything we needed...and the owner, Val, was absolutely accommodating on everything we needed.

The kitchen was great and appointed with everything we needed. The big, fluffy towels were a big thing for my daughters. Plenty of hot water, washing machine, iron...everything we needed.

The location is wonderful...if you get tired of London there is more than enough to do in Richmond and Kew. You could spend a whole day just strolling through Marble Hill Park right behind the cottage, walking along the Thames and hitting a pub or two.

Many good restaurants in Richmond...only a 15 minute walk or 5 minute bus ride away.

And Hampton Court and Bushy Park are nearby as well.

All in all a great stay - comfortable, clean, bright and airy. Highly recommended ...and when we return to England we'll stay there again!
  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Heathrow
Car: not necessary

The cottage is within a short walking distance of St. Margaret's for local shops, restaurants, pubs, Twickenham film studios and station, with trains to London Waterloo and a ten minute walk to Richmond which has great shops, theatres, cinemas, riverside restaurants and bars, as well as the underground and trains to Central London, Ascot, Windsor and Eton. Bus shop within a few yards of the cottage with numerous buses to Richmond, Twickenham, Kew, Heathrow and Hampton Court. Ferry service across the Thames during the summer months to Ham House, Petersham Polo Ground and Richmond Park or walk along the tow-path to both Richmond and Twickenham. Also, nearby are Kew Gardens, Bushey Park, Twickenham Rugby Ground, Syon House and Hampton Court Palace..

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Richmond & Kew, London

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Oct - Nov
1 Oct 2014 - 30 Nov 2014
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
£895
 
 
December
1 Dec 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
Christmas & New Year
20 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
£945
for 7 nights
£945
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes The rental includes, gas, electricity, heating, bedding, bed linen and towels.
A deposit of £300 per week is required upon booking, which is non refundable in the event of cancellation.
The balance is payable eight weeks before arrival. Once the balance has been paid, this is non refundable. However, we will always endeavor to re-let the property on your behalf.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Richmond & Kew in London

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • town
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The two single beds in the second bedroom are 2'6' wide and full length
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
STAIRCASE: The staircase is not suitable for very young children, or anyone infirm. PETS: We may consider taking one larger or two small well behaved dogs, however, this will incur any extra charge of £25 per dog. CLEANING: We ask that you leave the cottage clean and tidy on departure, however, if left in an unacceptable state this will incur an extra cleaning charge which will stopped out of the security deposit.

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