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Airy , Quiet 1 Bed With Garden. Close to Portobello Market and Hyde Park

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

50 Sq M Lower Ground Floor Apartment With Private Garden. Quiet and Beautiful

Charming, quiet 1 bed with garden. Strictly for two . Steps from Hyde Park and Portobello Market.

A Delightful and Romantic Flat for Two

Located in a listed Georgian building this gorgeous 50 M2 apartment is the perfect stay for those who are searching both absolute quietness and the best of the London life. It is warm, cosy, very silent and full of atmosphere with its typical british features. As it is south facing and equipped with wide french doors opening onto the garden it is also very bright.

It comes with a fully equipped kitchen, a lovely living room with an comfortable sofa and an office corner, a spacious bedroom and a full bathroom. The king size bed (1,80m) can be separated into twins on request upon booking. The garden comes with a table and chairs for 4. There you will enjoy jasmine and collection plants and also the shadow of the mature trees of one of the most beautiful Georgian squares in London, Porchester Square.

In addition the flat offers superfast WIRELESS internet access, PRINTER, impressive SAMSUNG 52' LED DVD player, fire alarm, and entryphone.

For stay of a week or longer a mandatory claning is asked for 60£

The Best of London at Your Fingertips

Our fantastic location will allow you walking access to the most vibrant places of Notting Hill, the famous Portobello Market and via a short stroll to Hyde Park. Close also Little Venice one of the most charming neighbourhoods with its boat restaurants on the canals (10’ walk).

You are also well connected to other several London landmarks such as renowned Royal Albert Hall and a variety of museums, Science, Natural History and Victoria and Albert to name but a few, all unmissable during your stay in our wonderful city.

Close by on Westourne Grove is an excellent variety of pubs, cafes, bars and restaurants from all over the world. A number of supermarkets like Waitrose, Westley’s and Planet Organic are also close by. Oxford Street and Westfield Shopping centre are a 5 minute bus ride away.

4 UNDERGROUND STATIONS NEARBY AND EXPRESS LINE TO HEATHROW (15’)

All parts of London are easily and quickly accessible thanks to the proximity to four Underground stations : Paddington, Royal Oak, Queensway and Bayswater, serving the Central, Circle, District and Hammersmith and City lines respectively. The stations are all located at walking distance from the property.

From Paddington Station your will be at 15 minutes from Heathrow airport thanks to the super fast Heathrow Express Line.

Should you prefer travelling by bus, several bus stops served by an abundance of lines are located even closer to the property.

More Details

Owner
Maurice
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2017

About Maurice

My wife and I are frequent travelers so we know very well what is important in a house : the location, the light, the comfort, the quietness, the accessibility. Passionate with music, architecture, design, art and gastronomy, we are keen to share our taste and experience with other travelers.

Maurice purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Maurice chose Westminster and West End

We love London. We have seen at least 150 flats before buying this one. A lot were terrible although quite expensive.

We fall in love with this one and the privacy that separate rooms offers. We love the quietness of the place which is really unusual in London, a very hectic and noisy city. The garden is fairly big compared to what we have seen.

What makes this apartment unique

Porchester is so ideally located that you can access everywhere very conveniently. Heathrow is at 15 minutes. All sorts of shops and restaurants are available day and nights the all week long, elegant or casual.

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
HEATROW
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
DOVER
Nearest Train
500 Metres
PADDINGTON
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
BRIGHTON
Car: not necessary

Our terrific location, only yards away from Hyde Park will ensure that you make the most of your trip to London whilst enjoying the abundance of shops and restaurants that the cosmopolitan Westbourne Grove, Queensway and Notting Hill neighbourhoods have to offer. Five minutes walk from Ottolenghi and Granger

A large offer of underground stationsand busses on the door

Atractions like Portobello Market, Royal Albert Hall, and Victoria & Albert, Science and Natural History museums amongst others are all within walking distance from the property via a pleasant stroll through Hyde Park, where you may also visit Kensington Palace, residence in life of the late Princess Diana of Wales.

A large offer of underground stations and busses on the doorstep will facilitate the access to all other attractions that London offers.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bayswater in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has been tiled with elegant black natural slate, and benefits from high pressure shower hose and traditional bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Big 1,80 m kingsize bed that can be organized as twins single.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
At five minutes walk you will find Porchester baths -steam hot rooms, sauna and gym.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Airy , Quiet 1 Bed With Garden. Close to Portobello Market and Hyde Park
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
5

Gorgeous flat in cool neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

This flat was by far the most beautifully decorated and equipped one of the many we have stayed in over the last few months. The location away from the more touristy spots made is feel like we were living there,, but it was still easy to get to the places we wanted to visit. The nearby supermarket was amazing, and we enjoyed the local pubs and restaurants. We wouldn't hesitate to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Gail for this excellent review. I am very happy that you had a good time in London and enjoyed our apartment. All the best to you.
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Memorable stay at #11 Porchester Square

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our six days in the rental. Fortunately, the weather was great so that we could comfortably walk to many excellent restaurants, pubs, gift shops and the tube stations.

I would warn those with mobility problems that there are steep stairs leading to the apartment. For a relatively fit 66 year old man - it was a challenge carrying our suitcases up and down the stairs.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeff, Thank you very much for your excellent review. i am sorry to learn that you had some problems with the stairs. The summary mentions clearly that it is a lower ground floor which is the only way to have a private garden in London. Unfortunately Georgian houses which makes the charm of London streets are without elevators. I think the best solution, if you have mobility problems would be to rent a ground floor . All the best to you and we would be very pleased to host you in Brussels where our apartment is in a buiding with elevator.
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Lovely stay in Porchester Square

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for use of your cozy but spacious apartment. It was very clean and we had everything we needed. The king bed is very comfortable, which was a hard find through our many searches. The wifi worked wonderfully and the outside courtyard was a plus. The area of town was perfect for us. It was quiet and yet minutes away from busy shopping areas. The Waitrose grocery is right around the corner as well as wonderful restaurants. The Italian restaurant Guste Remo was our favorite. We had everything we needed and close to tube stations to get anywhere we wanted. We felt we were part of the local community rather that just tourists. The neighborhood people were so very nice and proper. The Porchester park right behind the flat is beautiful. We were extremely comfortable and would highly recommend this flat away from the hustle and bustle of downtown London - only a 20 minute tube ride away. On the first day, we took a wonderful walk through Hyde Park passing Buckingham Palace, down to big Ben and hopping a water bus to the Tower of London. It was a long walk (3 hours), but we took our time and many pictures of the beautiful surroundings. We found that the tube stations were very convenient and easy to use. The Bayswater station off of Queensway was the best station to get to and from the apartment to Victoria Station and Westminster. It is only a 10 minute walk from the apartment. Arriving London, we took the Heathrow Express to Paddington and Paddington to Royal Oak which was less then a 10 minute walk to the apartment.

We recommend that if you are walking through the parks keep coins in your pocket for the WC or loo. The public restrooms are 20 -30 pence for the use. Also, if you are planning tours out of Victoria station, plan a 20-minute walk from the Victoria tube station.

We loved it and would definitely do it again. Thank you Maurice for your generous and proper accommodations. All our best.. Rick and Suzi

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

lovely little apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very well appointed and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The area has a grocery store down the block and multiple little "bodega" type shops. The neighborhood is middle class. It is not touristy at all (so this was a plus for us). Would definitely recommend for visitors who want a private spot out of the way of mobs of people.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the stay at boutique gardens! The apartment is very clean and quiet and has been renovated with a new kitchen and bathroom, the location is perfect close to lot's of good restaurants. We would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Janine for your excellent review. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again in any of our properties. All the best.
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5

Was well maintained, clean and descriptions appropriately mirrored the reality of the property.

  • 5 of 5

The contact person was very prompt at meeting us and helpful with any requests we had.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bayswater, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
October
29 Oct 2017 - 8 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£629
for 4 nights
From
£132
£1,013
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
November
20 Nov 2017 - 9 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£629
for 4 nights
From
£132
£1,013
 
 
January-February
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£614
for 4 nights
From
£128
£999
£2,934
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£774
for 4 nights
From
£168
£1,336
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £100.92
Additional Guest Fee £8.85 per person per night
Damage Deposit £442.64

We are charging 100 £ for early check in and late check out.
For stays of a week or longer a mandatory intermediate cleaning of 60£ has to be added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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