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Easy travel to Central London, Gatwick and Eurotunnel Terminal

Bedrooms 2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment


About the property

Cozy rooms in Victorian house, 3 minutes from train station to Center

I live in the flat. I live in the apartment. Cosy rooms in a sunny first floor flat in quiet road. Big bathroom, nice kitchen with big fridge / freezer, oven. There is a garden view from the kitchen. Gay friendly accomodation. Polyglot French owner. I can give you lots of tips about London. Free parking space in the road. You will sleep in a big sofa-bed in my living room or the smaller room (Japanese futon on tatamis). Clean and flat owner. No smoking. There are restaurants, cafes & pubs 1/2 minutes away. The bathroom includes a bath, shower and toilets. 25 minutes from Central London. 30 minutes from Docklands / Canary Wharf. 70 minutes' drive from the Eurotunnel Terminal (100km), 45 minutes from the Eurostar terminal, 40 minutes from Gatwick.

Sophie Marette
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kelsey and Eden Park in London Borough of Bromley

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • Big bathroom with bath / shower, sink and toilets. Shared with owner. The bathroom windows so natural light HAS and lots of magazines.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
  • 2 bedrooms. Each has a double bed.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
The owner lives in the flat. The owner lives in the apartment.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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Easy travel to Central London, Gatwick and Eurotunnel Terminal
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 27 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Sophie is fantastic! The place was very comfortable. Even though the rental is a room in her house, it felt very private. The living room and bedroom were not shared at all, so there were no issues space. The grocery store and the public transportation down the street was a definite plus. The internet worked fine in the kitchen, however reception was minimal from some parts of the living room and did not work at all in the bedroom. However, the rest of the comfortableness made up for it!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Just one question: when you were on line in the living-room, was it through my wifi connection? Because just to specify, I sometimes work in the living-room (which is the guest's main area and second sleeping-room) and the connection is fine.
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Staying at Sophie's home

  • 3 of 5

At Sophie's home we had all we needed, 2 min to tram or railway station, the same distance is to Tesco. The journey to Central London takes about an hour. The owner was kind to us. But it was a little complicated when we had a shower, water was or so hot or suddenly - cold, because the boiler is warming up the water enough. There were Wi Fi, but speed is not great.

So, it is a good stay for those, who like calm place, to feel like at home and the price is not too expensive.

I wish good luck for Sophie



Klaipėda, Lithuania

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I think the internet speed was slow because it was a Bank Holiday with rainy & cold weather, a lot of people must have been online at the same time, so that slowed things down, but I work from home and watch a lot of Youtube videos with no problem. Yes, the shower temperature can change but soon comes back to the desired temperature. The train to Central London takes 30 minutes, so then it all depends where you are going in Central London. For example, the National Gallery is 5 minutes' walk from Charing Cross station, one of the train destinations.
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Away from everything

  • 4 of 5

I had a great experience in this place. Sophie the owner is very lovely and helpful to give you information and she was very kind to book me a cab the last day to go to the airport cause there was no train available at night. She's also very respectful and gives you all the privacy you need.The house is very charming and full with positive energy, located in a nice street, very close to the train station (trains to central London every 15 minutes) and to pubs and Tesco (open 24 hours). It was a very good experience cause I needed a place far from the London noise and crowd and this was perfect cause you can still reach the center in 30 minutes.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Enrico. By saying it's far away from everything, Enrico means it's far away from the crowds and tourists of London, whom he wanted to avoid. So he was very happy about that. As everyone has said, my flat is a quick train to London, 25 minutes into stations at the centre of London, so it's like taking the tube/metro.
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Super séjour bon a super bien discuté avec Sophie elle est super gentille

  • 5 of 5

Super simple pour ce rendre dans le centre de Londres env 30 min on a bien aimer beckenham il y a de 3 pub sympa bonne ville anglaise un grand magasin est à 5 min à pied ouvert en semaine 24/24

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup, le plaisir est partagé. A bientôt! Sophie
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Nice relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Nice area that's quite convenient to access central London while enjoying a bit of peace at night. Sophie's really smiley and helpful too, so that helps when it's your first time in the UK! I like that if it felt like home, and that there's a cool bookshelf to borrow a good read from. The place is bright which is always nice, and when the temperature went down, it was nice to be in a place that warmed up quickly. Will be back soon I hope!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Bon séjour sur Londres

  • 5 of 5

Prestations conforme à l'annonce.

Sophie est très discrète, et la collocation avec la propriétaire n'est vraiment pas un problème.

Parking très pratique et quartier agréable.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup Patrice et Martine!
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Nearest Airport
37 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Elmers End
Car: not necessary

40 minutes away (train & tram) from Gatwick. The rail line to come to my flat is connected to the Northern Line, the Saami tube line coming from the Eurostar. Running as possible, There Are 3 parks near the house. Supermarket next to the train station, 3 minutes' walk away.

40 minutes (train and tram) from Gatwick Airport, Heathrow 1:50. My train line is connected to the subway line used if you arrive from St Pancras Eurostar (45 minutes).

If you are keen on jogging, there are 3 parks. Supermarket next to the train station, 3 minutes walk.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kelsey and Eden Park, London

Rental Basis:
per property
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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £15
Refundable Damage Deposit £70

Caution de £50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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