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NEW cosy 1 Bed Apartment moments from Waterloo and Southwark

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Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Fantastic Central Location Close To London's Southbank Area


Our apartment is a small but perfectly formed new 1 bed apartment in great Zone 1 location with easy access to multiple transport links. For us the location is perfect! Webber Street is only 5 mins walk from Waterloo and Southwark Stations and also close to Blackfriars for direct trains to both Gatwick and Luton Airports. Moments away are direct buses to Kings Cross St Pancras for Eurostar.

Our apartment is only available at certain periods of the year, Christmas, Easter and some of the summer etc. Sorry we do not offer a nightly rate and 5 nights would be the minimum stay.

If you are interested in reserving a stay please get in touch and tell us a little more about your visit and required dates. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note we will require a tenancy application to be completed and a rental agreement to be signed. Sorry no smoking or pets are allowed at the property.


The flat itself is a newly built one bed with modern facilities and parquet flooring throughout. The apartment would be most suited to couples or individuals, a maximum of 2 people. Please note the property is on the first floor, there is a small flight of stairs leading to the entrance (about 12 steps), there is no lift.

Please note the location is central London but it's still quiet at nights and weekends. The flat itself is located above an admin office but they do not start work early or create any noise.

There is no allocated parking in the area. We do not recommend driving as parking and congestion charges are expensive but there are numerous options for public transport closely.


includes oven/grill/hob, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, TV/radio, bluetooth speaker, unlimited broadband WI-FI, sofa, dining table with 2 chairs. (sorry - no microwave or coffee percolator)


Double bed, plenty of storage in drawers, small hanging space


bath/shower, heated towel rail, extractor fan etc


Here you will find some additional hanging space and things like the ironing board, iron, hoover etc should you require them!

We will usually be available at check in to make sure you know how everything works, to hand over keys etc. We would not be present during your stay but around for any questions by phone/email.



(EMILIE - stayed in October 2014)

Julie and Darren are a wonderful hosts! Everything was really well organised, Julie gave us the directions for our arrival and many recommendations about the area and our visit in London. The apartment is more than expected, we really feel like home. It is well located only 10-15 minutes walks from every major attractions. The area is calm and safe, which is perfect after a day in the busy London. Thank you for your apartment Julie, it was perfect! Emilie & Mathieu

JOSE - stayed in September 2014

'This apartment was fantastic. Super clean, great amenities, great location and the hosts (Julie and Darren) were just awesome. They were super attentive, provided great suggestions for restaurants around town, they even provided some albums of great bands they work with, and all the information I could need was on a neatly organized booklet they left in the apartment. Can't say enough great things about this place, would definitely stay here again on my next visit.'

EMMA - stayed in August 2014

Another wonderful stay.! Having convenience stores, restaurants, and transport so close makes this already wonderful apartment all the better

EMMA - stayed in July 2014

The perfect base to explore London!

Loved the apartment. Fresh, clean, great kitchen and bathroom. The area is really safe - day and night. We would walk home late at night with our baby and never had or saw any problems. It's such a short walk to Waterloo, Waterloo East, or Southwark stations for Tube, Bus, or National Rail connections. Or if you prefer walking (as we do) you can be in SoHo / Covent Garden in 25 mins. Close to walk to the river which is lovely, and plenty of food options. There are several mini-supermarkets nearby to buy things to cook and make full use of the kitchen.Corresponding with Julie was a breeze. She responded really quickly to the request and every email following. Took the time to meet us at the apartment and walk us through living there. She even includes a 'What To Do' folder for London, and has some really interesting books to help make the most of your time in London.Staying there a 2nd time at the end of August we liked it so much.


(** please note the below are from our previous property in a different area but may help to confirm you would be booking a clean and comfortable apartment!**)


'Thank you for our recent extended stay in your Highgate apartment. Over the 6 weeks, the apartment became a real home away from home. The apartment was in great condition and had everything that we needed to be comfortable and was ideally located for us with easy access to Crouch End, Highgate Village and Hampstead Heath. The transport was also excellent with easy access to the West End and other sights. We highly recommend your apartment for anybody looking to spend time in London'


'We stayed for two weeks in June. The flat was exactly as described, bright, airy, clean and well-equipped. Darren and Julie couldn't have been more helpful. The situation is perfect for a visitor to London ; we hired a car and it took us about 15 minutes to get to Selfridges! We would certainly look forward to staying again when we next visit London'


''Hello Julie!I just wanted to say me and my parents really enjoyed our stay in the flat. Coming from a small town in Italy they really enjoyed the fact that the house was located in a quiet and peaceful area were they could rest after a busy tourist day in London or have a walk in Highgate when they didn't feel like adventuring in the city center! The flat was very clean and had everything we could possibly need. Thank you again!'


''We stayed in the flat for a week (end of December 2008). We found it very clean, warm and comfortable. It had all the essentials for self-catering, washing, etc.and was very quiet. Good value (compared to hotels) and good location, with easy access to shops and to transport to central London and elsewhere. We would definitely consider staying again'


''Beautiful sunny flat, great location, we'll be visiting again'


Highly recommended to all 5/5 Me and my family totally enjoyed our stay at this place. Facilities, layout and environment were as described in description. It is in a great location and underground stations were close. Apartment was clean and well-maintained, and owners were friendly and helpful.


I stayed at Elmcroft for two weeks with my fiancee for a much needed holiday in london. We really enjoyed our time at Elmcroft and were very happy there. The owners made a very helpful book about the surrounding area and what it has to offer which is at the flat this was great to have and refer too. The descriptions of the flat was all accurate and thanks to the book we found stuff to do and restaurants and bars we may not of otherwise stumbled across. The bed was very comfortable and everything was great. I would definitely stay again, in fact we would love too! The owners were very helpful and approachable.

More Details
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Julie Robson
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2016

Why Julie Robson chose London


We love the central location and the fact we have so many of London's great sights and areas on our doorstep. We can walk to a great variety of places inc. Southbank, Borough Market, Covent Garden, St James Park etc. There are also a multitude of restaurants, bars, theatres, galleries etc close by.

We have left a guide in the apt with some of our favourite restaurants, places…….

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location!


based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

NEW cosy 1 Bed Apartment moments from Waterloo and Southwark
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Well equipped flat in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Julie and Darren were lovely hosts. They met us upon arrival and made sure we had everything we needed for our week in London. The flat is cute, well appointed and very well located! With two tube stations nearby and an easy walk to so many of London's sites, it made the week easy to navigate. We highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Owner's Response: Many thanks for choosing our apartment and for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay in London.
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Lovely, peaceful and very cosy

  • 5 of 5

This is my second stay in this lovely flat, and I look forward to many more stays here.

It's so cosy and peaceful yet so conveniently situated, to the Waterloo and Southwark stations, to the many Southbank theatres, and has lots of supermarkets, cafes, restaurants very close by.

It's immaculately kept, and everything is extremely comfortable.

And perhaps most importantly, the owners are just really great people.

I do highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Yuko for your kind words and thanks for looking after the place so well again. We look forward to seeing you at some stage next year!
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Brilliant apartment, with wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Julie and Darren are incredibly helpful and have a wonderful flat.

The location, size and furnishing of the flat are absolutely brilliant - whether for a quick trick to the city, or for a long stay it works wonderfully.

Worth every penny, we will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Claire & Bryony. Happy you enjoyed the stay and thanks for looking after the place so well.
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A clean well equipped unit with many amenities including wifi.

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property. The owners, Julie and Darrin are a friendly and helpful couple. Their flat is a clean well equipped unit with a tv, stove, washing machine and dish washer. Wifi is available.

It is in a quiet neighborhood with grocery stores and local eateries just around the corner.

A five minute walk takes you to Southwark Tube station which will link you to anywhere in this vast city. If you prefer, continue on down to Bankside where you will find the Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe. An alternate walk down Waterloo Road will take you to the National Theatre, British Film Institute and the South Bank Arts Centre.

P.S. If you are a book lover as we are, there are a number of booksellers’ stalls in front of the BFI.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed your stay, it sounds like you found your way around the local area very well! Thank you for looking after the place. Best Wishes Julie & Darrin
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Wonderful to come home to...

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spotless, clean and inviting. It was so central to everything in London, including transportation, pubs, cafes, and places to pick up a few groceries. After a busy and full day of visiting all-things-London, it was wonderful to come home to your own haven of comfort and relaxation. This way so much better than staying in any hotel. We appreciated our wonderful hosts and their willingness to help us in any way and would happily stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the lovely review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for choosing us and for looking after the place so well.
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lovely flat and great people

  • 4 of 5

This was my second stay in this flat. I loved it: It is clean and comfortable and has everything (except a coffee maker) one could want. The location is fabulous. It is an easy walk to the theatre district on the Thames, to Waterloo Station and to other interesting sites. I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jo, we are happy you had another enjoyable stay and thanks for looking after the place so well again. We hope to see you on future London visits. Best Wishes
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
London City Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Stage Door
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Royal Blackheath
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Blackfriars Road
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Laughing Gravy
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Car: not necessary


FROM HEATHROW Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station Take the Piccadilly line and get off at Green Park. Take the Jubilee line East towards Stratford. EXIT at SOUTHWARK then it's a 5 minute walk.

FROM GATWICK Take the overground train in the direction of Bedford, departs Gatwick every 15 minutes. EXIT at Black friars Station (journey time is 30 minutes). Follow the exit signs for South bank, Tate Modern etc. At the exit gates turn left, go up the first set of steps on the left (just before Black friars Bridge), turn left at the top of the steps and walk straight until you see a Sainsburys on you left. Webber Street is on the opposite side of the road to here. (10-15 mins walk)

FROM LUTON Take the overground train to Blackfriars (journey time 40 mins) and follow directions as above.


On your doorstep you can walk to:

Waterloo Station - 3 minutes

Southwark Station - 3 minutes

Black friars Station - 10 minutes

Old Vic Theatre - 1 minute

Young Vic Theatre - 2 minutes

South bank - 10 minutes

Royal Festival Hall - 10 minutes

BFI - 10 minutes

Queen Elizabeth Hall - 10 minutes

Tate Modern - 10 minutes

River Thames - 10 minutes

Globe Theatre - 10 minutes

Millennium Bridge - 10 minutes

St Paul's Cathedral - 15 minutes

Borough Market - 15 minutes

The Shard - 15 mins

London Bridge - 15 minutes

London Eye - 10 minutes

Houses of Parliament - 20 minutes

Tower Bridge - 15 minutes

AMENITIES (walking)

Buses - 1 minute

Supermarket - 1 minute

Bars - 1 minute

Restaurants - 1 minute

Cafes - 1 minute



Turn right out of entrance, turn left on Black friars Road and you will see Southwark station straight ahead. (we favour using Southwark station as it is much less crowded than Waterloo with shorter platform walks)

WATERLOO UNDERGROUND/OVERGROUND (Jubilee Line, Northern Line, Bakerloo Line and Overground trains)

Turn left out of entrance, continue to the top of Webber Street. When you reach the Old Vic Theatre you will see the entrance to Waterloo ahead across the road on the left. (If you are arriving back at Waterloo be sure to follow exit signs for Old Vic or you will exit on the opposite side of the station)


This is a very useful station for direct trains to Gatwick and Luton Airports. Turn right out of entrance, left on Blackfriars Rd, continue straight until you see the development One Blackfriars on your right, cross at the pedestrian lights and go down the steps to the river, the station entrance is on the left. (10/15 min walk)


There are buses to many destinations which depart from Waterloo Road and Blackfriars Road. Some popular routes include:-

FROM BLACKFRIARS ROAD (bus stop opposite Sainsburys)

45 or 63 to St Pancras Station (Kings Cross - approx 20 mins)

100 to Liverpool Street Station (for Stansted Airport & Spitalfields/Shoreditch) via St Pauls Cathedral, Museum of London, Barbican


Turn left at The Stage Door Pub and walk to Waterloo Road. For routes marked with * its easier to board here before the main Waterloo station stop.

* 26 - Liverpool St, Shoreditch, Hoxton

* 1 - Tottenham Court Road, Durey Lane, West End

* 168 - Euston, Camden

* 176 - Trafalgar Square

139 - Piccadilly Circus, Regent St, Oxford St

211 - Victoria, Chelsea


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Waterloo, London

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5 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Please note the security deposit will differ depending on the length of the stay. Please contact us to confirm the amount.
Sorry, no smoking, parties or pets, and please take your shoes off inside!
We would appreciate you leaving the place tidy and clean as possible after your stay.
For longer stays we are happy to arrange a weekly clean if required or an end of stay clean (additional cost)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Waterloo in England

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • bath/shower, heated towel rail, extractor fan etc
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • 1 x Double bed, plenty of storage in drawers, small hanging space. Please note the apartment is only suitable for couples or single travellers.
  • Books
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Please note this apartment is NOT available for long term rentals. Thanks

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