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Beautiful Bijou Apartment in Amazing Central Location

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Westminster

1 Bdrm Apartment With Period Features in the Heart of London

Hello and welcome to our lovely little flat we look forward to hosting you soon.

Located in Zone 1 and with high ceilings and period fireplaces this flat is the perfect place to stay in London. The flat has a fully equipped kitchen ceramic stove, oven/microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There is a 40' wall mounted flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station and sofa bed in the living room. The bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed and plenty of storage. There is both a washing machine and dryer in the bathroom and linen and towels are provided. For your safety the flat has a security door entry phone system and smoke detectors.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Tim Young
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 November, 2016
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About Tim Young

I am from New Zealand but have made London my home for the past 12 years. I have travelled extensively and have also lived in Canada and the U.S. I love London and intend on making this my home for the foreseeable future, however I must admit to being a little home sick at times and try to get back to NZ as often as my busy work life allows.

Tim Young purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Tim Young chose Westminster and West End

My apartment is in such an amazing location, most Londoners travel at least an hour to work and back everyday missing out on the enjoyment and wonder that living in Central London brings. The apartment is perfectly formed, well laid out and comfortable. The period features add to the character of the apartment. I just think it is a super little flat in an amazing location

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Bijou Apartment in Amazing Central Location
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 27 reviews
Eugene, Oregon USA
5

Loved being at home in the Heart of London

  • 5 of 5

I visited London with my friend for the first time for a three night stay. I can not imagine a more lovely location to truly feel at home in London. The Beautiful Bijou Apartment is as beautiful as shown in the pictures, very quaint and tastefully done. Although we did not spend very much time at the apartment as the location allowed us to explore the area so conveniently, we appreciated coming back to our sweet apartment mid day for a break before our next adventure. I was attracted to come to this apartment when I read a review saying they enjoyed hearing the bells of Big Ben at night. This was a highlight for me as well. It gave me great joy to know where I was in the world. I loved my short early morning walk Sunday morning to Westminster Abbey to attend services there with all it's beauty and amazing choir. We leisurely walked to all the sites I hoped to see in our short stay, St. James Park, the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, beautiful walk across the river with all the extremely talented street musicians to London Eye, visited the 1600's pub The Red Lion where Charles Dickens had frequented, historic Trafalgar Square with all the colorful people and beautiful viewpoint from the steps of the National Gallery Museum, marvelous dinner in China Town. Returning to the airport was done with ease walking to tube Westminster Station (with one connection). This short walk allowed me see Westminster Abbey and Big Ben one last time:). I highly recommend this stay. Although we did not meet Tim, we had very good correspondence with him and he made arrangements for our entrance to the apartment. Thank you, Tim, for sharing this gem. We fell in love with London from here.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful location close to the underground stations of St James Park and Westminster, yet in a quite neighborhood. The flat needs some updating but everything you need is all there. We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in October and were absolutely delighted. The flat is adorable and just as pictured. Tim was very pleasant to deal with. The location can not be beat for walking to attractions. We could hear Big Ben chiming which was very nice. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

We easily walked to the London Eye & Buckingham Palace. Churchill War Rooms. National Gallery. Westminster Abbey truly is just a a five minute stroll away. Really the only thing, and I didn't consider it to be a problem, is that it is a business area and is very quiet after business hours. There are not many restaurants or shops in the immediate vicinity. We used the Pret a Manger across the street to pick up a quick sandwich or breakfast and were quite happy.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Nice place in a great location. About a 10 minute walk to Big Ben and Westminster Abbey

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Hampshire
5

Lives Up To It's Name

  • 5 of 5

Being a Zentangle artist, I knew what the word Bijou meant and found it incredibly uncanny that Tim's "Bijou" was available the exact three days we needed it. Not available before or after! Bijou is a jewel in the heart of a beautiful area. We had a late check in, 10 PM, which made us quite nervous. The agent Tim arranged to meet us was wonderful. We would agree with all previous reviews so I will try to add information. There was nothing that really put us off - we rent through Home Away for the home experience. The apt was clean and had everything we needed and more. If you like to be neatly pressed, Bijou has a fantastic steam iron! Wish the medicine cabinet was just a flat mirror on the wall - it doesn't allow access to the bathroom sink.

The neighborhood is quiet and well maintained. The two food establishments across the street were great for a coffee, light breakfast, quick bite or a snack.

While we were there, the two bus stops closest to Winchester were not operating. No notice, no reason - perhaps because of the proximity to Parliament? Be aware that tickets for the buses have to be bought at an Underground Station - we discovered this when at a great distance from the Underground. On a future visit, I will definitely get a bus pass. Side note: We used National Express to get to Southampton. It was fifteen dollars for two tickets - great value!

We would rent Bijou again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Clean, Cozy, Great Location

  • 4 of 5

This was a great location for exploring the city! Walking distance to the major monuments we wanted to see, and close to the tube station to get us around to places that were a bit too far for walking.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
17.4 Miles
Heathrow and/or Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Numerous Pubs
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Thames Clipper
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
St James Park
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Cinnamon (Modern Indian)
Car: not necessary

Quite possibly the best centrally located flat in London! Moments from the Thames and a short walking distance from these London attractions and Landmarks:

Westminster Abbey (3 min walk)

Westminster Cathedral (11min walk)

Houses of Parliament (4min walk)

Parliament Square (4min walk)

Jewel Tower (5min walk)

Big Ben (6min walk)

Victoria Tower Gardens (5min walk)

Trafalgar Square (15min walk)

Buckingham Palace (15min walk)

London Eye (15min walk)

The South Bank (15min walk)

Victoria Palace Theatre (10min walk)

Apollo Victoria Theatre (10min walk)

The West End (20min walk)

St James Park (7min walk)

Green Park (10min walk)

Sight seeing tour bus (4min walk)

Tate Britain (12min walk)

TRANSPORT:

Nearest Underground -

St James Park (6min walk - District and Circle lines)

Westminster (7min walk - Jubilee, District and Circle lines)

Victoria (10min walk - Victoria, District and Circle lines)

Nearest Mainland station -

Victoria Railway Station - (10min walk)

Nearest River transport -

Thames Clipper - Millbank (10min walk)

The area is also serviced by an extensive bus network and London Taxi's are numerous.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Westminster, Westminster and West End

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
 
Christmas
15 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£510
for 3 nights
From
£150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£130
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Cleaning & Management £60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Westminster in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
General:
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • A large sash window makes this bathroom light and bright. It contains an electric shower with good pressure and a half bath if you want to soak. Plenty of quality bathroom towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Linen Provided
  • With high ceilings and large sash windows the bedroom is light and spacious. Large cupboards offer ample storage space. The bed is a comfortable queen and excellent quality bed linen is provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot

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