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Large Studio Apartment West Kensington Sleeps 2 comfortably & 3 maximum

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Large Charming Studio Apartment West Kensington Sleeps 2

Affordable self contained & self catering, studio apartment, in the sought after area of Barons Court (W14) an ideal base for exploring London, meters from Queens Club. Perfect for 1 to 2 people (3max).

This delightful large, affordable self contained & self catering double studio on the ground floor of this period Victorian house in Barons Court (W14). An ideal base for exploring London, situated close to Barons Court Tube (District & Piccadilly line-great for Heathrow), meters from Queens Club (LTA Tennis Championships). You can enjoy all the comforts of home, we are an ideal establishment for both leisure and business breaks, where privacy and comfort are a number one priority and free Wi Fi comes as standard. Perfect for 1 to 2 people can sleep 3.

The large studio is fully self contained and as such you will have 'free reign' over the place.There is a fully fitted kitchen including oven, hob, and a washing machine. The area is quite large considering, with a area for dining table, and chairs, as well as two bedside tables, and wardrobe. There is an ipad/iphone charger/player, TV with free view, Hair dryer, travel adapter plugs, plus many more 'small' things.

We live just a three minute walk from the premises, so we can be on hand, in the unlikely event that anything may arise. We like to welcome our guests personally and will always be there for your check-in, and to offer any help and advice.

I like to communicate with my guest (usually via email), to ensure everything is to your liking and that you are comfortable in the studio. If you have any questions I would be happy if you contact have a a 'welcome' booklet listing just about everything you would need - if there is anything that isn't covered my email address & phone number are in this booklet.

Barons Court is situated in West London, within the Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. It is close to the River Thames (with a 17th century River Pub), the Queen’s Club is only 70 to 80 meters away which holds the annual LTA Tennis Championship before Wimbledon. There is a very unique theatre on the same road in a friendly pub. The area is predominately residential.

Car parking is not included and you would have to pay and display. The underground/tube network is only a 4min walk away, Barons Court Station, for the District Line & Piccadilly Line which is great for Heathrow-travel on either of these lines to central London is 10-20min depending on where you go. The EasyBus to & from Gatwick terminates at West Brompton a 10min walk away.

We have provided links for the three common routes that guest would need when arriving from the following Airports and Train Stations. If need be please copy and paste the links into your web browser.

Heatrow route

Gatwick route

Channel Tunnel Kings Cross/St Pancreas Route

More Details

Owner
Owner/Property Manager-Mia
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2018

About Owner/Property Manager-Mia

I have being hosting holiday rentals since 2010, and have got to understand what people want. I live in the area where the holiday rental studio is and can easily help with any questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you. best regards Mia

Owner/Property Manager-Mia purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Owner/Property Manager-Mia chose West Kensington

The property is fully equipped for just about anything you would ever need for an enjoyable and comfortable holiday in London. There is free Wi Fi, close transport link into Central London.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in West Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • live theatre
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Large Studio Apartment West Kensington Sleeps 2 comfortably & 3 maximum
average rating of 4.881579 based on 76 reviews
Scottsdale, AZ
5

Cozy, clean, great location for the tube. Mia's communication was excellent; friendly & welcoming

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and would recommend to a friend.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was ok.

  • 3 of 5

I liked the studio, although dark, due to curtains, as it is a ground floor with bed on main window, so everybody could see inside if curtains were not drawn. As it was very cold the electricity went down, so probably needs more power, but very well equipped. Chose the wrong place as it was quite far from city centre although had a tube staion nearby.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maria I’m a bit confused, you said you liked the studio, then you said you should not have booked it. Firstly I met you at the underground, to help you with your bags as you said you had a bad back, we walked to the studio together. I let you check in early and I let you check out late and I answered all your what’s app messages. You said the studio was dark but kept the curtains closed. There is frosted glass and no- one can see in, also the road is a quiet residential road. There are 5 lights in the main room plus 2 lights under the cupboards in the kitchen area ,so 7 in total . We discussed the heating and it was left on for 24 hours a day. The heating is GAS not electric. In England we have a trip switch for the electric , this means if you plug too many gadgets, hair dryers, oven , washing machine, toaster etc on at the same time, the safety switch turns it off, this tells you, you are using too many appliances at one time. It has NEVER happened before. I have a qualified electrician come once a year to test the electrics. The studio is very close to the underground, it is in Zone 2, it’s one stop on the Piccadilly line to zone 1 . I say all this in the description. You told me you got a cab, one night and it was very expensive, and was the underground safe as you didn’t want to pay for the cab again , I assured you the underground had cameras and is very safe. Most people that stay at the studio take the underground. Maybe you should book more central, next time costing much more ££££££. Sent from my iPhone
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5

Great location and host

  • 5 of 5

Mia was super friendly and the Studio is comfortable - great location 3 min walk from 2 underground stations - one on the direct line from Heathrow... perfect home for pur wek stay

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States
4

Comfortable and Cozy Neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

Stayed 6 wonderful nights. Mia was helpful and on standby if we needed anything. Great to be so close to Baron Court Station, 5min walk at best.

Apt was cozy, clean, kitchen well stocked for cooking purposes. Neighborhood felt safe and generally quit. We took many night walks to various restaurants in the area as well as to and from the Tube. rick/Kathy

  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent choice for me

  • 5 of 5

This is a cozy studio in a very good location. It's close to the tube station and has a nice cafe nearby. I enjoyed my stay there. Mia is very helpful and is a great host. One of the books on London in the flat led me to one of the best galleries I saw there. It wasn't one I knew about (Courtauld). Definitely see it if you love art. I've already recommended Mia's place to a friend who frequents London.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Selkirk Manitoba Canada
5

All you need...besides love?

  • 5 of 5

This property is a good choice for many reasons starting with its location a couple of blocks from the tube station. The street is residential and quiet so that sleep is not disturbed and the flat provides comfortable, self-contained accommodations. The galley-like kitchen area is well outfitted and, if you desire, meal preparation would be easy. The bathroom gives you a shower or bath (claw-foot tub) option so a relaxing soak after a long day of sightseeing could be enjoyed. A table with chair seating is convenient. The high ceilings create an atmosphere of spaciousness so, although a studio, it has the feeling of a larger space. It is perfect for two people although there is also a cot available for a third person. There is ample storage space with a wardrobe for clothes, bookshelf (with lots of resources on London) and a unit with drawers with some basics such as a hair dryer. A wall-mounted television, readily visible from the bed or table area, helps to relax before bedtime or get news/traffic updates in the morning. The flat had no issues with heating/cooling during my early October stay. As with most London neighbourhoods, street parking is at a premium so it could be a challenge if you have a rental car. The owners are extremely supportive, attentive and committed to providing support - they met us on arrival to give an overview/orientation and were always available by phone. They are knowledgable of the city and can give tips on how to make the most of your experience. The neighbourhood has restaurants and small stores for convenience needs within a 3-5 minute walk. This property offers great, comfortable value for the money. I would book another week (or longer) stay without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Heathrow airport-picadilly underground 45min
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Curtains Up Pub/Theatre
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Barons Court - London Underground
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
M4
Car: not necessary

Queens Club - the famous tennis club, is only meters away from the apartment, perfect for the LTA Finals at Queens. Barons Court is a well heeled residential area of West London, with tube links into Central London only taking ten to twenty minutes depending on where you want to go.

Many people mistakenly believe that name Barons Court is inspired by Earls Court to the east and the association of the area in the early 19th century with the Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (died 1806) and his English wife Elizabeth (the Margravine, the widow of the 6th Baron Craven).[4] They had a home at Brandenburg House immediately to the west of the site of Charing Cross Hospital. The Margravine died in 1828 and is commemorated by a number of roads in the area (Margravine Road and Margravine Gardens) and the Margrave possibly by Barons Court Road although the approximate equivalent rank in the British peerage to Margrave is a Marquess.

The name Barons Court is probably inspired by the Baronscourt estate in Ireland, where Sir William Palliser, who built the entire area, had connections. As well as Palliser Road itself, all the roads in the area are named after members of his family.

The platforms at Barons Court.

Perham Road - his wife

Charleville Road - his cousins, the Earls of Charleville

Gledstanes Road - his mother

Barton Road - his grandmother

Challoner Street - his great-grandmother

Fairholme Road - his married sister

Vereker Road - his married aunt, wife of Viscount Gort

Comeragh Road - after the family estate in Ireland

Castletown Road - after the Baronets Pallisers' estate in Ireland

Sir William's brother, John Palliser (the explorer) inherited the Comeragh estate in County Waterford. Sir William did not have an Irish estate of his own. Instead, he tried to develop this London estate. He died very suddenly on 4 February 1882, and the lawyers had a field day, selling everything off, including the 11 acres (45,000 m2) which would become the Queen's Club. Sir William was heavily in debt, though if he had not died so suddenly and had managed to sell many of the houses he could have been a wealthy man. As it was, the family ended up with nothing.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in West Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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