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Beautiful Larger Than Average 1 bed Apartment - Kensington London

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 838 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

One Large Double Bedroom Flat, Can Accommodate 3 Adults 2 Children

A larger than average and stylish presented, one bedroomed Flat ideally located in this prestigious address with plenty of storage space. The property is in excellent condition and comprises substantial reception room with bay windows. The property can accommodate 3 adults and 2 small children. (Extra adult/children to sleep on the two convertible settee's. Extra charge will apply for extra adult/child.

The Flat is conveniently located close to the many amenities and facilities of South Kensington. The nearest underground station is South Kensington (Circle, District and Piccadily lines), whilst motorists can gain access out of London via the A4/M4 with links to Heathrow Airport and the West.

More Details

Property Manager
Myles Shevlane
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Myles Shevlane

I am a professional Management Consultant with a small portfolio of flats in Kensington which we manage as a family - we have lived with our children in the area for over 20 years.

Myles Shevlane purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Myles Shevlane chose Kensington

Perfectly located this property is in the Heart of South Kensington with all the amenities you could wish for.

What makes this apartment unique

A significantly larger than London average one bed room flat it boasts a large living dining area and an additional separate shower room.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 838 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • En Suite Bathroom 8'x5'6 White suite, panelled bath with chrome mixer tap over and Victorian style chrome mixer tap over, wash hand basin with Victorian style chrome mixer tap over, WC, extractor fan, tiled splash backs, shaver point, recessed storage cupboard, heated towel rail, wall lighting recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, wood floor. Show Room 8'6x5'3 Shower cubicle with wall mounted shower over, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, WC part tiled walls, extractor fan, wall lighting, dado rail, recessed low voltage halogen spotlights, wood floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom has Super King Bed and is en-suite with bath tub.The two Sofa beds in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
The flat is located within the exclusive South Kensington district of London, within walking distance to South Kensington shops and to Hyde Park on the north end of Queens Gate. The flat is located on the LG and is spacious, quiet and very comfortable, with a large lounge, separate kitchen, shower room, and master bedroom.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Larger Than Average 1 bed Apartment - Kensington London
average rating of 4.470588 based on 17 reviews
Alberta, Canada
5

Fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

The location is fantastic! There are so many places nearby to eat and buy groceries, and we felt safe to walk around the area - even in the evening. The owners, Myles and Emma, are very nice and wonderful to communicate with. They gave explicit instructions to access the flat and we had no issues, everything went smoothly for our stay. The flat was spacious and comfortable. We really appreciated the use of the washer and dryer, it was really nice to have two bathrooms, and a very comfortable king sized bed.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place and fabulous location!!!

  • 5 of 5

The place was very nice, clean and comfortable. And the location just can't be beat. 3 min to tube and walking distance to several museums and nice pubs and restaurants. Host was super nice and helpful. It does have steps to entrance below street level if that is an issue for anyone. Kitchen is small but perfectly adequate. We did cook one night with no problem. Didn't watch TV, but made use of Wifi. We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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great location, comfortable flat

  • 4 of 5

It's a lovely flat, and was very nice to have two bathrooms. The owners are very responsive to any of our needs. Be prepared for a spiral staircase to get down to the front door. We love the location in Kensington, close to the tube, and several museums, restaurants, etcetera

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely and Spacious Flat in Prime South Kensington Location

  • 5 of 5

This is the secod time that we have stayed in this wonderful flat. We returned because the location can't be beat and the accomodations are perfect for us. The open living room and dining room area is spacious and inviting. The bedroom has an ensuite bath plus there is another full bath off of the hallway. The bed is king sized which is a rare find in London rentals. The kitchen is small but it is fully equiped and has everything you need. The flat is below street level which surprised us on our first visit but we quickly realized the benefits. The flat is extremely quiet. We slept very well here! A short walk will take you to excellent restaurants, grocery stores, tube stations and the Victoria & Albert Museum. The location feels quite safe which is another reason we returned. We routinely walked to dinner after dark and felt perfectly comfortable. I would highly recommend this flat. Emma was easy to communicate with and answered all of our questions about out reservations. We had no need to contact her during our visit because everything was seamless. We would love to stay here again the next time we are in London. Mary T

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warning. Don't be fooled by photos. Mildew-ridden basement flophouse; Great location though!

  • 2 of 5

Great neighborhood (boutique shops, restaurants, museums, and South Kensington Underground a block away), but don't be fooled by the pictures which are outdated.It seems clear that the owners have not visited the flat or spent a night in it in a very long time. Being a basement flat, it is mildew ridden. We had to request that layers of mold be cleaned in the shower, floor, walls, and ceiling before we could even use it. The owners did send a cleaner, and refund the cleaning charge, but this should not have occurred in the first place. The mattress on the master bedroom bed was completely worn out and stained. Not fit for sleeping on. The couch/sofa cushions are also completely worn, with padding almost non-existent. They were also quite dusty/filthy. The dining table chairs are also completely worn. Your bottom sinks to the springs when you sit down. The chair covers are also incredibly fifthly. The glasses and utensils in the kitchen are dirty and look as though they have not been professionally cleaned in years. Overall, a yucky experience. Keep looking. Only giving 2 stars because of the location. Enough said.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: To say that we are shocked by this is an understatement, in 20 years of renting properties we have never had such an experience. We have fully addressed the cleaning issues Mr Rosenfeld had mentioned in his review, and as stated were quick to action his issues on arrival. We are not sure what type of 'flophouses' Mr Rosenfeld visits but can assure you that the flat has been significantly misrepresented. The wifi is Virgin - a world renowned system that past guests have never had issue with, we have compliments on the comfort of the beds and have never had issue with the variety of TV channels. We made it clear on booking that the 4 persons would be accommodated 2 in the master and 2 on one sofa bed - there is a small additional charge for linen to utilise the 2nd sofa bed that Mr Rosenfeld choose not to pay. We did offer him as a gesture the third set of sheets albeit not agreed in advance. Sadly our decision not to make a significant refund on the very competitive rental rate would appear to have chastened Mr Rosenfelds desire to mis represent our property. We are committed to ensuring that all our guests have a good stay and are available at all times to deal with any issue. We are extremely sad that Mr Rosenfelds stay was not up to his requirements but are firm in the belief, from feedback that other guests have enjoyed their stay immensely.
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3

As advertised but?

  • 3 of 5

The couches were quite dirty and uncomfortable due to age. The micro wave did not work properly. The king bed was nice and comfortable and the apartment is in an excellent location. Two bathrooms were great. The owner should provide information on how to turn on the TV. You had to use two remotes and if you failed to do it properly it would not work. American guest should be aware that the coffee pot is a press and not what we are used to.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Victoria
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M4
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Brighton
Car: not necessary

A short walk from Hyde Park, the amenities and shopping of Kensington High Street and Knightsbridge and the local village feel of South Kensington the flat is a couple of tube stops from the Heart of the West End

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£926
for 4 nights
£1,440
 

Additional pricing information

Additional person £100
Cleaning from £80
Refundable Damage Deposit £300
Card Payments £60

Booking cancellation is permitted up to 12 weeks before arrive with no charge. After 12 weeks a 50% cancellation fee is charged. Full fees are chargeable within the final 4 weeks to the commencement of the letting. There is a 10% administration fee on all cancellations
Additional guests are charged at £100 per guest over 2 guests
Please note that £300 damage deposit is payable and assuming no major damage refunded within 7 working days of departure

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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