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Central London Kensington Apartment - Fire place & Private Garden

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 556 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Central London Kensington Earls Court - Luxury Apartment With Private Garden!

Huge! Apartment with Private Garden and Original Fireplace!

Luxury Apartment on prestigious Ground Floor of 19th Century Victorian Building. Original features throughout.

You will have an exclusive and rare benefit of your own private garden. Enjoy your meals on comfortable garden furniture.

Unbeatable location! You can get anywhere in London within minutes. Walking distance to most London attractions.

Apartment is Very reasonably priced! Especially for the Central London location.

Quiet, tree lined street, at the heart of Earls Court. Located opposite Grade II* listed English Heritage historical attraction.

This is not a basement property, but true London Upper Ground floor.

Intercom entry. Very quiet, double glazed throughout. Safe quiet area.

High - 11.5' ceilings. Marble and granite central heating radiators.

Living room: Beige leather Italian furniture suit. Side table unfolds in to a dining room table for 6 (chairs included)

Flat screen TV above the Original Fireplace.

Storage: Two Build - in side cupboards.

Bedroom:

BED SIZE: UK King Size almost equals US Queen Size.

UK King: 60' × 78' = equals US Queen: 60' × 80'

(quality mattress, 2000 pocket springs) Professionally cleaned, antiallergenic.

under-bed storage.

Large closet, large separate section for shoes.

Bathroom:

Bath with overhead shower, WC, Bidet. Mirrored wall above the sink. Marble flooring and tiling. Bronze fittings. Lots of storage.

Kitchen:

Fully equipped: washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave. Gas hob, oven, extractor. Granite worktops.

Safe double glazed door leads from the Kitchen in to your own private garden.

Garden:

Enjoy the country side - like atmosphere, right at the heart of London. Decking with under floor lighting.

Apartment and Front door keys: in the unfortunate event of the lost keys, the fee £200 applies.

Transport:

2 min walk to Two!!! Underground stations:

Apartment is conveniently situated between TWO stations of London Underground (Tube, Subway)

Ears's Court and West Brompton.

Heathrow to Earls Court by Piccadilly line - 45 min.

Only 1 hour train ride from Gatwick.

Couple of Tube stops away from Hyde Park, Harrods, Knightsbridge, Westminster, House of Parliament, Baker Street.

2 Bus stops: 74, C1, 328, C3, B, N31, N74, N97, 430

Hospitals, Dentists and Doctors surgeries: from 5-20 min walk

About the area:

Earls Court is part of the Kensington and Chelsea and as well as being Residential it's very vibrant area that will suit every taste and budget!

Full of bars, clubs, restaurants, caffe's, coffee shops, grocery shops. It is within easy walking distance from High Street Kensington, Holland Park, Kensington Gardens/Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College, Harrods, the Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert Museums.

Supermarkets:

24 Hour 'Tesco' - 6 min walk,

"Tesco express" - 1 min walk

Marks&Spenser - 6 min walk

"Co-Opp" - 6 min walk

North End Road Farmers market: 10 min walk.

About Kempsford Gardens:

Build in 1867, Kempsford Gardens located opposite Grade II* English Heritage listed, Royal Park.

Diana, Princess of Wales, lived near by, from 1979 to 1981. The 3-bedroom flat was bought for her by her parents for £50,000 as an 18th birthday present. Diana, who shared the space with three room-mates who paid her £18 per week rent, once said it was where she spent the happiest time of her life.

More Details

Owner
Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About Owner / Property Manager

By day, I am an international Filmmaker and Photographer. Sharing my Holiday home, making my guests comfortable - is my other great passion. Our helpful staff is ready to attend to your every need. Our goal is to make your holiday a great experience - your Home away from Home.

Owner / Property Manager purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Owner / Property Manager chose Earls Court

Unbeatable location! Walking distance to ALL major tourist attractions.

Apartment is conveniently located on quiet, tree lined street, at the heart of Earls Court.

Wake up in the mornings to the birds singing, and you forget that you are in a middle of a busy city - have your Breakfast in the garden. It's spacious and quiet.

Apartment has Original Fireplace and been featured in many Fashion Photo-shoots and used as a main location for an Award Winning Film 'Bradley' Best Foreign Film winner at Film Festival in East Hampton's NY.

What makes this apartment unique

Prestigious Ground Floor of a 19th Century Victorian Building, you will have exclusive and rare benefit of your own private garden. Enjoy your meals on comfortable garden furniture.

Apartment is situated between two stations of London Underground (Tube, Subway) Ears's Court and West Brompton.

You can get anywhere in London within minutes.

Only 1 hour train ride away from 2 airports: Heathrow and Gatwick.

Only couple of Tube stops away from Hyde Park, Harrods, Knightsbridge, Westminster, House of Parliament, Baker Street.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Earls Court in Earl's Court

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 556 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Living room has Single sofa-bed + Single folded guest bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , UK - King size. US - Queen size
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
Check-in: 4pm. Check-out: 11am

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Central London Kensington Apartment - Fire place & Private Garden
average rating of 4.525 based on 40 reviews
5

Lovely flat convient to public transportation,delightful pubs and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay in the rental very much. It was well appointed and had everything we needed for our stay. We liked the convenient location to the earls court tube station, great restaurants and pubs. We certainly will consider staying at this flat again and would recommend to anyone looking for a great place to hang their hat while visiting London. Natalia was very helpful and friendly and answered all our questions without delay.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and spacious and bright.

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with the location to the tube and also marks and Spencer’s food store which we love! Local pubs are great and easy access to all the places you would like to visit. Added bonus was the outdoor garden which we used in the evening with our wine! The apartment was very clean and the kitchen had everything you would want if you were cooking.

Very pleasant and we would highly recommend this apartment. The only thing we would wish for the next time is two comfortable chairs in the garden so we could sit longer! There was a very nice table and 4 chairs though and it was very beautiful at night with the lights on.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply delightful!

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful apartment was our home for 11 days while celebrating our anniversary. It was so close to everything and the owner was accessible to us at any time! She even reached out to check on us during a terribly cold, snowy day in London. We are sad to go, but can’t wait to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon USA
5

Excellent flat with great Earl's Court location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Having lived in London a while back, it was wonderful to find a flat we could call home for our short stay. Very pleased to find a clean, comfortable spot located right where we wanted to be. I had business at Olympia Exhibition Centre during the week while my wife took full advantage of Central London during the day. The West Brompton Overground is around the corner and Earl's Court Station, with the District and Piccadilly lines, is available only a few blocks away in the other direction. We couldn't have been more pleased with the location.

We greatly prefer staying in West London to the hustle and bustle of the City Centre. Kensington High Street, museums, and the west end of Hyde Park are all within walking distance. Plenty of shops and restaurants. And if you need to get to shows or any other popular spots in Central London, the Tube takes you right there in minutes.

The flat itself was exactly as advertised. Very comfortable for two. Appreciated Natalia allowing us to arrive a few hours early and stocking the pantry with coffee and tea.

Thanks for the lovely business trip/holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prescott, Arizona, USA
5

Like being home again

  • 5 of 5

This is my husband’s & my 2nd stay here. We finished a 14day tour in Ireland and came to Earl’s Court flat. We love this flat for soooo many reasons. It’s clean, it’s comfortable, it has all the amenities one could want. Especially the new washer/dryer. After Ireland we needed to wash clothes & it worked so well. I don’t know why they don’t sell these units in the states. Natalie is wonderful and so accommodating if needed. We love that this flat because it is so close to 2 tube stations making it ever so easy to get around London. Also the bus stops less than a block away&, btw, the tube is, seriously, less than. 2 min walk, what more could you want. Grocery stores and restaurants are all within walking distance. We ate at the Goat restaurant (wonderful, a little farther to walk) also at Pembrooke, a very nice local bar/restaurant. The food was very tasty. We stopped at M&S all the time but there is a Tescos close too. We had breakfast and snacks for the flat to save money and convenience. We will definitely be coming back. LOVE IT? Thanks, Natalie.. you are so sweet.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL USA
1

Acceptable Property - Terrible Owner

  • 1 of 5

Pros: The property is nicely located to the Earls Court Tube Station and greater Kensington. It is a quiet neighborhood, close to food and shopping. The interior of the property is modernized and well equipped. This first floor walkup apartment is quiet with little disturbance from the upstairs tenants.

Cons: The owner is not local and not responsive to emergencies. We had an unfortunate event where we lost the keys and it took 13 hours for the owner to respond to our many emails and telephone calls. The local contact she provided us with told us that she had not worked for this owner for over 1.5 years. Because of this, we were forced to stay in a hotel until someone could come over at 3pm the following day. The owner is demanding that she keep five times (270 pounds) the advertised amount (50 pounds) for a lost key.

The apartment book stresses that you should keep all windows closed at night or when away. Security issue? Because of this, the apartment gets hot and stuffy, making it difficult to sleep. They do provide fans but they are loud.

Additionally, the rear door didn't work (safety concern?) and she is demanding almost 400 pounds for damage to the door when in fact we never could open it from the start. She is blaming us because we never contacted her with this notice.

We recommend that you pass on this property because this owner is not local, is not responsive when you need her and she tries to gouge you and keep your security deposit when any kind of issue arises.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This bitter customer discusses His distorted version of events of the Case he lost. At the end of the review he says that I try to keep the Security deposit, when in fact - I did keep it - I was awarded by HomeAway to keep the money for the damages guest caused. The case was resolved in my favor. £200 Lost key charge is clearly stated on my property page. As ALL of my Reviews state - I am available for my guests anytime they need me.
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Location

Nearest Airport
14.5 Miles
Heathrow,
Car: not necessary

Hyde Park, Natural History Museum, Knightsbridge Harrods, Kensington Palace, Albert Hall, Chelsea Embankment, River Themes - All within 20 min walk.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £113.05
Damage Insurance £44.47

Check-in: 4pm.
Check-out: 11am

Extra fee £50 applies to:
Early Check-in: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Late Check-in: 10:30pm - 12:00am

Loss of keys: £200

Kindly be considered to our neighbors: between 10:30pm to 8:00am - please keep the volume down of: TV, music and loud garden conversations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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