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Superb Highbury apartment in historic building, close to tube, free broadband

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Highbury East - Safe comfortable London flat

Friendly helpful owners, great neighbourhood, two bedrooms, separate shower

The great thing about this superb apartment is its location. Built in 1774, it is adjacent to the buzz of one of London’s “destination streets” (Upper Street), one minute from the underground (Victoria line), and on Highbury Fields, which London's colourful mayor, Boris Johnson calls 'the jewel of our borough, positively bursting with artistic and cultural delights' and where he plans to make good his new year's resolution to lose a stone. The apartment's proximity to the underground and its excellent connections, makes it the perfect place to come home to. Part of an historic Grade II listed terraced house, it has recently (February 2010) been completely re-decorated, and is modernised to a high standard. Our guests frequently comment on its attractive “feel” and many make return visits.

We are very happy to arrange a taxi from the airport if required.

Please note this is a non-smoking apartment.

The property consists of:: One double bedroom and one twin bedroom, both with 100 percent cotton sheets and wool blankets; living room with colour tv, freeview digital channels, DVD player, VHS, hi fi, sofa and sofa bed with duvet (sleeps two); modern kitchen fully equipped with washing machine, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, electric cooker and gas hob, extractor hood, microwave, coffee machine and toaster, bathroom with separate shower.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Warren Price
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Comments from our guests: 'What a wonderful apartment. So close to the tube, excellent outlook, well equipped and such great taste. Thanks so much for the wine, flowers and welcome card. It was a thoughtful touch. We loved our short time here and hope to be back soon.' June 2007

'You came highly recommended from family and we can see why. A bright, clean flat that welcomed us 'home' each night. It was great to spread out and have our own space. Thank you for the welcome package.' June 2007

'We feel like at home! The flat is lovely.' September 2007

'Thank you for the wonderful welcome card and most enjoyable wine. Had a great time visiting London. It was made even better by this lovely flat and all your hospitality.' August 2007

'Thank you for sharing your lovely flat. It is wonderful.' August 2007
Nov 2007
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

Superb Highbury apartment in historic building, close to tube, free broadband
average rating of 4.617647 based on 35 reviews
4

A great place

  • 4 of 5

The property had all we needed in a well set up apartment.I liked having a dishwasher,and washing machine ,and heaters would make the apartment cosy in cold weather.(We did not use the latter ,as we had heatwave conditions )Our greeting there with Nigel was excellent as he was able to give information about the apartment ,and the area ,as to shops,restaurants,pubs etc.

Lovely overlooking the park,and very close to the station,so in a convenient spot.

All good,but have to mention the climb up many steps to this apartment.We are both 75, and a good job we are fit,as it would be a struggle for most elderly people.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This lovely flat has everything you need for a London stay. So close to the station and buses. There are some nice restaurants and shops nearby. The flat was our home away from home. It is a cosy, comfortable, well appointed flat. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful. We would stay there again if the chance came up.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful 2br flat for vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Great flat in Islington. We loved the location. It's just a short tube or bus ride into central London. There are great restaurants and grocery stores in walking distance. Highbury Fields park was beautiful. Hope to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always appreciated when past guests take time to do a review. Many thanks!
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5

Lovely location, great flat

  • 5 of 5

Lovely flat in fantastic location, 2 minutes from tube. Very well equipped , the hairdryer with diffuser was especially welcomed by this curly haired guest! I would absolutely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pru, I am very happy that you enjoyed your time! Thank you for staying and taking the time to do a review. Warren
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Great, quiet location!

  • 4 of 5

Our family of four (including two boys 12 & 15) just returned from a week in London and we stayed in this flat for 7 nights. We loved the location, a half a block from the tube station and steps from Upper Street with many restaurants and shops. Despite being in the thick of it all, the flat was remarkably quiet. We enjoyed touring all day and then returning to "our" neighborhood for dinner each night. It was nice to have two separate bedrooms and an additional sitting room. The kitchen was adequately stocked though we only used the coffee maker and the refrigerator. The wifi worked well and accommodated everyone's devices simultaneously. The stairs were not an issue for us but it is 3 flights up, the last one being tight. Would definitely recommend this location and flat!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we expected!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a lovely stay in December 2015. It was very comfortable, spacious and clean. We especially enjoyed the full kitchen as we prepared holiday meals while there and we had everything we needed to be able to prepare gourmet dinners. The location was very nice, right on the park and very close to the tube and bus stops, making it very easy to get to and from the center of London. The owners were very kind, providing a nice welcoming holiday card and bottle of wine as well as information regarding the neighborhood. The price was extremely reasonable. Would definitely return and recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
City
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Folkestone/Dover
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
M1 junction 1
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Brighton
Car: not necessary

Located in fashionable Islington, home to award-winning restaurants, fashion and food shops, this attractive apartment is on the top (third) floor of an 18th century Georgian townhouse. Less than a minute from the tube (Victoria line) it overlooks the beautiful green space of Highbury Fields, while being 10 minutes from Oxford Street and the West End. The famous Almeida Theatre, Sadler’s Wells dance theatre and cinemas are on the doorstep, and the nearest Tesco supermarket is just 5 minutes walk. An ideal base for exploring London, the apartment is also perfectly placed for day trips to Paris. Just one tube stop away is the iconic, beautifully refurbished St Pancras station (stop off at Europe’s longest champagne bar before you leave), and the dazzling new arts and music venue, Kings Place (opening 1 October, 2008). We have been letting apartments in London and Edinburgh (see no. 12881) since 1998, and pride ourselves on making our guests welcome. Do come and try it for yourselves!

Other Activities: Theatres, cinemas, fine dining, museums and galleries

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Highbury East, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
summer 2016
1 May 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£680
for 4 nights
From
£170
£1,085
£4,185
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£660
for 4 nights
From
£165
£1,050
£4,050
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

From May 2014, the weekly rate is £1050 for up to four people sharing and staying 6 nights or more. For 5 nights for fewer for up to four people, the rate is £795. Shorter stays are negotiable and depend on other bookings.
The price includes electricity, gas, towels and linen. Telephone calls are usually free, but charged at cost if costs apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Highbury East in England

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom -
  • The bathroom has a tub and a separate shower cubicle
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Second Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 1 twin. A collapsible cot is also available for very young children.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a fast, free, broadband wifi connection available in the flat. The apartment, which is light and airy, is on the third floor (no lift or elevator). A sofa bed in the living room sleeps two. Downstairs there is indoor space to store bicycles (at your own risk). The apartment has a DVD player and Free view multi-channel digital TV. Tennis rackets can be borrowed if required. There are two hairdryers.

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