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Central London (Sleeps up to 12) Only 15mins from HRW!

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

One of two adjoining properties - Large Groups can Rent Both!

Apartment is located above a Security Showroom directly across from St. Mary's Hospital (where Prince George was recently born!) and only a one minute walk from Paddington Station.

There are several flights of stairs to climb after entering through the front door so access to disabled or elderly may be limited.

Upon entering the apartment you will be greeted by the tiled terracotta floors, huge skylight and exposed brick wall of the living/dining room. A compact, but well equipped kitchen also awaits you. This has recently been renovated.

There is also a small rooftop patio for barbequing or sunbathing (weather permitting). SMOKING is confined to this area!

Also on the first floor of the maisonette is a bathroom with shower and a large bedroom comprising 4 single beds. Of special interest is the ornate gas fireplace. The large picture windows look out onto busy, cosmopolitan Praed Street.

Up one flight of stairs you will find three additional bedrooms, the bathroom and a utility closet, where washer and dryer are located. Two of the bedrooms are medium sized and furnished with double beds, while the third is much smaller and features bunk beds. Most bedrooms are provided with clock radios and hairdryers. Floors on the upper level are hardwood except for the bathroom which features black and white tiling.

Recessed lighting is featured throughout the apartment. There is central heating but no air conditioning although in the case of a heat wave we will provide fans.

Our housekeeper, Maria S., is available on request for extra cleaning (at your own expense). She lives very nearby so can be called if any problems should arise.

If you are part of a large group you can also rent our next door property which has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 8 persons.

Keywords: 2 Story Maisonette

More Details

Owner
Maria Barry
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

About Maria Barry

The property has been in our family for over 60 years. My father started the business on the ground floor as a bicycle (and scooter) repair shop. He later expanded into cutting keys and eventually into a fully fledged locksmith firm. Today my 3 brothers and one sister continue the tradition! My role, since my older brother and his family moved out, is to keep the upstairs flats rented out as frequently as possible. The family is of Italian/Irish/Scottish decent. (We also have a property in Barga, Tuscany (Italy) listed with VRBO.

Maria Barry purchased this apartment in 1946

Why Maria Barry chose Westminster and West End

Its proximity to many London sights and the easy access from Heathrow makes the location an ideal one!

What makes this apartment unique

The fact that there is almost always someone in the downstairs Security Showroom whom you can go to with problems and/or queries is definetely a bonus!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Paddington in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs bathroom features bath tub with shower attachments, while the downstairs (new) bathroom features only a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4 - 4 Single Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , In living room!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Double Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1), Single Beds (4) Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa (1) One of the couches in living room is convertible into a bed which can sleep 2 extra persons, if necessary. Don't forget: In cases of large groups we also have another property (right nextdoor)! It has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 8 persons. See it at www.vrbo.com/486661
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Central London (Sleeps up to 12) Only 15mins from HRW!
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Windsor
4

Close to Train and Tube, lots of space, clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

It's deceiving at first view as you approach the flat in this busy neighbourhood with lots of characters, but once you've navigated the stairs, you'll find a very spacious, clean and comfortable flat. The nearness to public transportation was a real plus for our family of six and the local fast food places provided a quick affordable meal after full days of doing the touristy things. The lack of air conditioning and stairs moved it from a 5 star to a 4 star experience but otherwise all was fine. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend staying here as I felt it represented a fair value.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville, California
4

Bright and airy apartment in a wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is very clean, spacious, bright and airy. The location could not be beat with decent restaurant choices nearby. In the foyer, there were plenty of sightseeing pamphlets to browse through, too. There isn't an elevator, so it might be difficult for those with mobility issues.

Maria was extremely welcoming and gracious, even while meeting us at, almost, midnight! We were glad to have stayed at the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome location

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I with four children loved our stay in London. The proximity to Paddington was perfect. It was also convenient with many restaurants close by. Noisy of course at night, which is to be expected being in any city. We brought out silicone earplugs, so I slept well while there. Kitchen cabinet needs simple hinge tightening so it closes. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Bernt, Will attend to the kitchen cupboard hinge issue pronto! Thank you for bringing it to our attention! Glad you enjoyed your stay! Maria & Team
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5

Great location and great property!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this property for a few colleagues who were in London for a meeting and they said that it was great. There's definitely a good amount of space and seating for all your needs. I would also like to note that Maria (owner) was available to answer all of my questions prior to booking and made this the smoothest VRBO experience I've ever had. Maria (housekeeper) was very helpful as well and was available later in the evening to meet one of the guests. Highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A clean and secure flat in an accessible location

  • 5 of 5

Our group of five very much enjoyed our stay at this Paddington Maisonette. Communication was excellent. The maisonette is clean, presentable, secure and well equipped with TV, WiFi, functional kitchen and two modern bathrooms with excellent showers. Our stay was hassle free. Walking distance from Paddington Station/tube and Lancaster Gate tube means getting around is easy. Waitrose is just down the road for food shopping. We will consider staying here again next time we visit London. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Convenient Location great apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults stay for 4 nights and it was perfect. Very close to Paddington station and walkable to many attractions or just a short 2 mile cab to many others. Apartment was clean and had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Paddington, London

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
 
Summer 17
6 Jun 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
From
£300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £60 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2017
21 Sep 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
From
£300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £60 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas/New Year 17
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,080
for 3 nights
From
£360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £60 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
4 Jan 2018 - 20 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
From
£300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £60 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
From
£300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £60 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £60 per person per night
Damage Deposit £200

We especially welcome families with children. Please advise childrens ages as we offer 50% discount to under 16s and babies 2 years old or under stay for free!
IF YOUR GROUP CONSISTS OF LESS THAN 6 PERSONS WE RETAIN THE OPTION OF DECLINING THE BOOKING OR ASKING THAT YOU ONLY USE THE UPSTAIRS 3 BEDROOMS!
If you have a large group, you can also rent our next door property (3 bedrooms/2 baths). Sleeps up to 8! See this property at www.vrbo.com/486661
Due to an unfortunate recent incident we will not tolerate any PARTIES in our property. Only guests registered are allowed to be in the property after midnight and in order not to disturb neighbours the playing of loud music is also forbidden. Thank you for your consideration.
Ask for special combined price!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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