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South Bank...the New Heart of London. Garden Apartment.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

Garden Apartment - 3 Bedrooms - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 2-6)

Our Southbank garden apartment, in the new heart of London, is 100 yards from The Thames behind The OXO Tower between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge.

Our apartment is on the first and second floors of a small, modern block of 16 apartments. The first floor comprises of a living room and full kitchen. There are patio doors onto a beautiful, planted deck with a table and chairs for al fresco dining. There is also a double bedroom and shower room on this floor. There is also a a third bedroom with bunk beds suitable for two children or one adult.. On the second floor is an en suite master bedroom overlooking the garden deck. There is an elevator.

We are very close to the cultural heart of London including The National Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, National Film Theatre, Tate Modern, Globe Theatre and The London Eye. There are lots of places nearby to eat and drink to cover all tastes and budgets.

Location: We are ten minutes from two tube stops (Waterloo and Blackfriars), which have 5 lines between them as well as British Rail services. For the most picturesque walk along The River, we use Embankment Station, which takes 15 to 20 minutes depending on how many photos you take!

Eating: We have plenty of places nearby to eat including two very good restaurants in The OXO Tower, which have great views. There are lots of less expensive restaurants within a short distance, many overlooking The River, and a couple of pubs on The River that serve food and drink throughout the day.It truly is the best location in London!

More Details

Owner
David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh
Member since: 2008
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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2018

About David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh

David and Julia have always loved the culture of London's South Bank and when the opportunity arose to purchase an apartment they couldn't believe their luck.

They have an ten year old son, Sebastian.

Julia is a professional, classical singer having trained at The Royal College of Music. Since the birth of Sebastian she has been a full time Mum fitting in the occasional concert.

David is a full time Dad and says it's the best thing he has ever done!

David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh purchased this apartment in 2005

Why David and Julia Batchelor-Walsh chose Waterloo

The South Bank is the vibrant cultural centre of London. Our apartment is near Tate Modern, the world's most visited modern art gallery and a host of other attractions including The Globe Theatre, St Paul's Cathedral, The National Theatre, The National Film Theatre, Hayward Gallery, The Royal Festival Hall, London Eye etc etc.

We are within walking distance of theatreland and Covent Garden and there are lots and lots of places to eat and drink to suit all tastes and budgets.

Public transport is fabulous particularly the RV1 bus which stops outside our apartment block and runs, mainly along The River, from Tower Hill to Covent Garden via Waterloo. It is a very frequent service. Taxis are abundant.

What makes this apartment unique

Garden apartment in the middle of London close to many of London's major tourist and cultural attractions and a short walk from The Thames.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear David,



I would like to tell you that we 4 really enjoyed our holidays in London.



Your flat is great. Thank you for all the breakfast-things in the refrigiator.



Even the weather was fantastic !!! So we had a wonderful view from the London Eye.



If we decide to come back to London your flat will be the first choice for us!!!



Best wishes



Martina, Thomas, Radka and Ansuze

Germany
Oct 2013
  • 1 of 2

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Waterloo in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower attachment on the bath is for hair washing
  • Both bathrooms have hand basins
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , shower room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - Bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We have an elevator, full kitchen, garden deck/patio, TV in the lounge and bedroom. Our apartment is one minute from The River Thames and a short walk to many of London's major attractions including The National Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, London Eye, Tate Modern, St Paul's Cathedral, The Globe etc..

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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South Bank...the New Heart of London. Garden Apartment.
average rating of 4.847682 based on 153 reviews
5

Perfection In London

  • 5 of 5

Perfect property to see and do all of London. First time visitor- with its front door bus service... which then connects to tubes and other buses, all on a London Tube pass (the cheapest way to get everywhere) ! You arrive to a quiet oasis and settle in with a few necessities for breakfast David provides ... when you have refreshed, you tackle the town ... sometimes returning HOME... to recharge !

It's like moving your home to London... COME ON OVER !

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review Charles. Hope to see you again soon. Best, David
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4

The property was comfortable and many things were provided but it would have been too small for 5.

  • 4 of 5

We found the property to be very centrally located with transport links and convenience stores all within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bainbridge Island, WA
5

Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location. Many walkable tourist sights nearby. We were left some juice, bread, butter, milk and butter which was much appreciated. The place was nice and clean. Small shower, other than that-everything was great. I’d stay there again if/when we come back.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful flat to explore London from!

  • 5 of 5

The flat was exactly as described, comfortable and centrally located. We would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Karachi, Pakistan
5

Perfect for all of London’s sites!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at David and Julia’s flat with my 75 year old father and it was perfect! Very close to Waterloo station do it was easy for him to get around. David met us and even had basic staples ready in the frig.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Place to stay for 1st time in London

  • 5 of 5

Good apartment with all required facilities. Close walking distance to London Eye, Big Ben and Westminister. Great sized apartment for family. Really enjoyed the stay. Would recommend to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Oxo Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie
London Eye
Tower Bridge
Big Ben
Trafalgar Square
Tower of London
Borough Market
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Dover
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Waterloo
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
m25
Car: not necessary

Our Southbank garden apartment, in the new heart of London, is 100 yards from The Thames behind The OXO Tower between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge.

We are very close to the cultural heart of London including The National Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall, National Film Theatre, and Tate Modern. They are all within a five to ten minutes walk along the river bank . A little further and you would reach The London Eye, The Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. If you cross Waterloo Bridge, Covent Garden is two minutes away.

Other Activities: Sight seeing and cultural activities and shopping!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Waterloo, England

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/New Year 2018
20 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
£1,240
for 6 nights
From
£195
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£250
for 1 night
From
£180
£1,330
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £70

The actual rate payable depends upon the time of year, length of stay and number of people.

Monies once paid are non-refundable if dates are changed or cancelled unless the property is re-let.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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