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Our apartment is located on a beautiful, garden square in a residential area of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It is very quiet, yet only a 2 minutes walk to Kensington High St, with the Tube (Underground), buses, shops, restaurants and cafes.
The apartment has been recently refurbished to an American standard with air-conditioning in every room. It is modern, spacious and light and very well equipped. The kitchen has a washing machine, separate tumble dryer, dishwasher, garbage disposal and all appliances. The master bedroom has an American king size bed (6' X 6'6') with ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom has 2 twin (single) beds which can be zipped together to form another king size bed if required, plus a separate bathroom.
Kensington is a district of central London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. An affluent and densely-populated area, its commercial heart is Kensington High Street, and it contains the well-known museum district of South Kensington.
Kensington High Street is one of western London's most popular shopping streets, with upmarket shops serving a wealthy area. It also has Europe's largest roof garden area (1.5 acres (6,100 m2)), consisting of three different gardens with 500 species of plants, fountains, a stream, ducks, flamingos and a restaurant - said to serve the best high tea in Kensington.
My main home is on the South coast of England. This apartment is my second home which I use occasionally and make available to rent when I am not using it.
I lived in USA for 25 years so am very familiar with the standard of accommodation expected by Americans which my apartment offers. This includes air-conditioning in both bedrooms and the living room.
David purchased this apartment in 2005
Location, Location, Location.
Close to Kensington High Street. 2-minutes walk to the (underground / subway), close to Hyde Park and Museums.
Air conditioning which is quite rare in London apartments and really necessary in July and August some summers.
Fully equipped kitchen including separate washing machine and tumble dryer
The apartment is on the 4th floor with a lift (elevator)
We were so thrilled with this apartment. The location could not be more convenient and the flat is is outfitted better than most villas, houses, flats, condos I've rented. Also I've stayed in many places in London and this is the cleanest and most well-equipped by far. Thanks for sharing it with us! Lois, USA
We stayed here in October 2009 for a week - everything about this apartment, our stay and booking was perfect. Genuinely, there was nothing we could fault that we would book again without any hesitation. The owner was a delight to deal with when we booked the apartment - very accommodating and helpful. When we arrived at the apartment, arrangments were made for keys to be given to us by the local property manager and the apartment was immaculately clean. There were clear instructions in the apartment but nothing too formal or prescriptive that you did not automatically feel at home.
The apartment is very well furnished to an excellent standard - the layout & size of the apartment is particularly good for a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment (not to be taken for granted in London esp in new developments) and the availability of WIFI broadband access is excellent. As for location, this was perfect for us and our young son - so close to High St Ken yet so private overlooking a beautiful and quiet Victorian square and church - all shops are within a few minutes walk - Boots, M&S, Tesco Metro, Wholefoods, Waitrose.and minutes from Kensington Gardens, Princess Diana Memorial Playground & museums so our son had plenty of space to run around! We brought our nanny to London with us and she had never been to London before so the location, local sights and convenience of local amenities was perfect for her! She loved it too. Thank you for making our stay in London so pleasant and welcoming! Cannot recommend this property more highly!
Overall the stay was comfortable, the location very convenient with all amenities. However we were disappointed that the second bathroom toilet was out of order throughout our one week stay, which was an inconvenience. We were informed that they were waiting for a spare part to arrive. In lieu they allowed us a later check out of 2pm but it still was somewhat disappointing and certainly inconvenient to not have the use of the second toilet.
This apartment exceeded all of our expectations and is exactly as advertised. All beds were comfortable bathrooms were good ....kitchen had everything we would need and washer and dryer were very handy too. TV and air check in process was perfect. Great find.
This is a great apartment in a great location. The metro stop (Kensington High Street) is right across the street. There is a store that has a everything from food to personal items such as soap shampoo, etc. The apartment itself was very nice and had everything we needed. The only thing I didn't see but would like to see was a computer of some sort that had printing abilities, but there is a printing place about a 10 minute walk. Karen was very helpful and quick to respond when we had any questions at all. They do have a driver named Mark that can get you to and from the airport on travel days. Mark was very nice and professional and very helpful. The cost was about 70 pounds, which isn't bad for the distance (30-45 minutes). This is a definite recommend!!! These people are very nice to deal with and handled things really well. I will try to stay here anytime I am in London!!! Thanks for making this a great stay!!!!
Could not have asked for a better Flat that was located in a perfect part of Kensington. The Flat was well equipped and and clean. David the owner was very accommodating with all our needs, even had arrangements made for us for pick up to and from the airport.
We were running a little late and Alker was there waiting to meet us on behalf of OwnersDirect when we arrived from LHR. He provided a really good stress-free welcome and a wonderful way to begin our stay.
We had a considerable amount of luggage and found that the lift was immensely useful.
Once inside the apartment, we found it clean, bright, spacious and extremely well equipped with two superb bedrooms and bathrooms, a lovely sitting room and the kitchen had everything that one might need such as a dishwasher, washing machine and clothes dryer. Refrigerator, cooking hob and oven all to boot.
Location is fantastic, just off High St, Kensington and near to the Underground station, taxi ranks, bus routes and bicycle hire stands, not to mention Hyde Park, Kensington Palace and Gardens plus a whole host of restaurants,pubs and supermarkets.
We prefer not to say any more for fear that we will not be able to secure a booking in the future !
The wonderful sites of London are within easy access as we are so central. Hyde Park and Kensington gardens are a ten-minute walk in one direction. Holland Park is a ten-minute walk in the other direction. We are within a short distance of the Royal Albert Hall, the museums and Harrods. High Street Kensington Tube Station (Underground / Subway) is two minutes walk away. The theatre district is just a short hop away. There are 2 gyms within 5 minutes walk. One of which has a swimming pool and both welcome short term members.
From Heathrow you can take the Heathrow express to Paddington and then tube or taxi - or we would be happy to arrange a taxi pick-up for you with our own driver.
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17 Sep 2016 - 31 Jan 2017
90 night minimum stay
for 90 nights
Refundable security / booking deposit of £300.
The deposit is automatically refunded 7 days after your visit unless there is any serious damage.
Check-out cleaning fee of £65 added to every booking
The price includes WiFi, gas, electricity, bed-linen and towels. Telephone use is extra and will be deducted from security deposit.
We accept Mastercard or Visa.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice