January/Feb 2014 last minute offer: £75 per night (4 people) £95 (6 people). Just 10 minutes by train from the Centre of London, and 2.3 miles to the centre of Greenwich (Cutty Sark), Brockley's quiet, leafy tree lined streets are a pleasure to behold after a day's touring in the hustle and bustle of London's centre, this lovely owner managed apartment will suit families with children over the age of 5 and also friends/couples sharing accommodation.
We believe it's pretty rare to find such a well appointed and spacious apartment - with its own charming private garden where you can relax with a coffee in the morning while you plan your day, using the guidebooks and maps provided.
This very spacious and comfy apartment (95 m sq) is just 10 mins by train or tube from the centre of London (London Bridge, Waterloo and Charing Cross (for Leicester Square and Theatreland) and all the major tourist attractions (London Eye, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, River Thames, British Museum, Big Ben, Westminister, St Pauls, Tower of London, Camden Market, Portobello Road, London Zoo, etc ..). Brockley has possibly the best transport links to all parts of London that you'll find anywhere! Although we are South London, we have direct tube links to trendy Shoreditch, Hoxton, Camden, Islington and Hampstead in North London.
We think you would be hard pushed to find anywhere, even in the centre of London, which has such excellent links to different parts of London.
Brockley has tube AND rail links and we have 5 (yes 5! rail stations within a short walk) (Brockley, Crofton Park, New Cross, Lewisham and Ladywell) . Also 2 buses every 10 mins to the centre of London.
Ideal for guests who are driving their own car across via Dover/Folkestone ports or Channel Tunnel: Its an easy 1.5 hour drive via M20/A20; we are just 2.5 miles from the A20 turnoff. We have unrestricted on street parking, located in a quiet, tree lined street, and NO parking fees or congestion charges.
The apartment is huge with plenty of seating for 6 people to relax in complete comfort ; Unlike many smaller places which will squash 6 people in, our lounge really does seats 6 as standard, as does the dining table;
Have a look at the floor plan diagram - note the huge room sizes - we can sleep 6 easily in the bedrooms - but the lounge can be used as a separate sleeping area if you wish - we have excellent portable beds which make sleeping arrangements extremely flexible, according to your needs.
There is a also spacious family size kitchen which is well equipped for all your needs - with washing machine/drier, fridge freezer, microwave etc - and plenty of pots, pans, sharp knives etc.
We have FREE WIFI
PLUS a Playstation 2 plus games which is very popular with teens , plus books, magazines, toys, board games for all. We also provide a useful selection of London streetmaps, guides, London guidebooks, timetables etc.
Locally are supermarkets, a great farmer's market selling local produce every saturday, just 8 mins walk away, great delis, a fantastic daily streetmarket in Lewisham, about 15 mins walk away, several excellent british pubs and a fantastic coffee bar 2 mins walk away also an excellent British fish & Chip shop. Brockley even has its own Microbrewery and their real Ale is sold in some of the local pubs, including the Talbot.
We've got great quirky independent shops and restaurants, including The Gantry, The Orchard, Brockleys Rock and the award winning Babur Indian restaurant - which was recently (Sept 2013) voted the BEST Indian Restaurant in BRITAIN!!! The Babur, which has been in Brockley for 28 years now, richly deserves this award.
Brockley has stunning Victorian properties in leafy streets and Hillyfields open space is 150 metres away.
We are now in our 5th year of providing high quality vacation accommodation and have over 100 published testimonials plus visitors books full of glowing praise.
Further Local Amenities: We are not in the congestion charging zone and have unrestricted on street parking for visitors who wish to hire cars or bring their own.
Trains from Brockley whisk you to central London (London Bridge) in 9 mins (2 stops). Brockley's Tube/Metro line (London Overground) (orange on map) joins the Jubilee, District, H&City, Victoria and DLR, meaning the O2 Arena for concerts and shows is just 17 mins away. Buses to central London are 200 metres away, an interesting 50 min journey taking in many sights. The new Emirates Airline Cable car is just 15 mins by DLR; takes you over the River Thames and to the other side of London, with amazing views over the river.
With a few minutes walk to the station, Hillyfields has fast and easy access to the London Eye, Tower of London, River Thames, Buckingham Palace, Theatres, West End shopping and all London’s best attractions.
We are about 2 miles from Greenwich, the setting for the 2012 Equestrian Olympics and famous for the Meridian Line, where you can stand at longitude zero with one foot in the East and one in the West Also at Greenwich is the Martime Museum, Planetarium, Royal Observatory, plus a charming craft and antique market.
From Greenwich you can take the Thames Clipper riverboat into London and disembark at Embankment Pier opposite the Houses of Parliament.
We've been renting this fantastic vacation apartment for 5 years and have glowing testimonials (please ask to see photos of our guestbook which we can't fit here..sorry
Do come to Hillyfields to get the very best out of the London Experience
Airport and Ferry Access: With our excellent transport links to London, we are accessible from all the major London airports.
Stansted is about an hour.
Gatwick about 40 mins.
Heathrow about 1.5 hours.
City Airport 40 mins.
Brockley and Crofton park stations, both 10 mins walk away, have direct links to London Victoria in 30-35 mins for airport coach pickups.
Crofton Park rail station, 10 mins walk, goes direct to St Pancras International (near to Kings X & Euston also) Monday -Friday, in 28 mins.
Road/Ferry from Dover.
We are located just 2 miles from the A20 which links to the M20 to Dover. From Dover to Lewisham is about an hour 20 mins drive; very direct.
General Description: Ground Floor: Huge lounge with 2 x cream leather sofas seating 6, Flatscreen TV with satellite channels, Playstation 2 plus games, DVDs, board games, books, magazines etc; Plenty of tourist guides, maps and information to help you plan your time in London.
Fully carpeted throughout with cream wool carpet.
Two large bedrooms; Comfortable full adult size portable beds can be used in any rooms for flexible sleeping arrangements.
Full size kitchen, fully equipped with all mod cons for family cooking.
Own lovely private garden with solar lighting and bbq
Situated near the beautiful Hillyfields open space, with views across the whole of London, Brockey has been described as a 'hidden jewel of London'.