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5 Star Central London Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

1 bedroom with king size comfortable bed, sleeps 4, with free Wi-Fi internet

Ideally located apartment for both Tourist and Professional. A very comfortable apartment with a garden terrace in a quiet Victorian street. The apartment is spacious with a large and well equipped kitchen. King size bed and linens with new mattress. Free Wi-Fi internet. Fully equipped for breaks of 5 days or longer.

The apartment is in Zone 1 and is very convenient for local neighbourhood shops and services.

This has the feel of a local neighbourhood but is also close to the city centre: The neighbourhood offers an excellent and varied selection of local pubs, restaurants, cafés, shops, local library, dry cleaning and a large supermarket.

At the same time getting to the West End and many other areas is easy and quick. Fast 24 hour buses to the West End are 100m away. Vauxhall's zone 1 underground station is 5 - 10 minutes' walk and is 4 stops from Oxford Circus. You can also walk along the River Thames to Westminster and the South Bank arts centre.

I want you to enjoy your stay and to feel safe and comfortable. Please check our reviews for feedback from fellow travellers.

More Details

Terry Davies
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017

About Terry Davies

I have lived in the London area for many years and know Vauxhall extremely well. I am a composer and conductor in this city of many great musicians. Originally the attractions of the apartment for me included the quiet location and easy access to the excitement of the West End and the cultural centres.

Terry Davies purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Terry Davies chose England

This flat was my home for 21 years until I began offering it for holiday rentals in 2010. I was very happy here and I now want the same for my guests. Having travelled widely, I am clear about what I need from a holiday home and I want these things to be available here.

What makes this apartment unique

It has been wonderful to see the area around the flat develop into the lively residential centre it is today. I love the peace of the place. In the hallway you might meet Philippa, our lovely neighbour upstairs, but you are unlikely to hear her. If the weather is good, the garden terrace is a little oasis in the city, facing the sun and protected by high plants.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in London in Greater London

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • library
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
A charge of £80 will be added for cleaning & linen. Additional weekly cleaning & linen changes are £80. We need to pay our greeter extra for arrivals before 08.00 or after 21.00. The amount depends on your arrival time so please let us know this so we can give you an accurate figure. Local parking is controlled but we can provide residents' parking permits that cost £5.00 per day. The apartment is not suitable for children under 10.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(67 traveller reviews)

5 Star Central London Apartment
average rating of 4.970149 based on 67 reviews
Washington, DC

Stunning, extraordinary, truly like home!

  • 5 of 5

I have traveled my entire career throughout the world, stayed at fabulous hotels, rented a variety of apartments and this is my absolute favorite! From the moment I walked in the door, I felt at home. The fireplace was a nice touch on a couple cool, rainy nights during my stay. Nestled in the nice sitting chair, I stayed home one evening paging through several of the interesting selection of books on hand—including some especially fascinating books highlighting London and even Vauxhall’s story. You will find a comfortable bed with great linens, a tub for a nice soak, and then one great kitchen. The flat is well-appointed and the photos truly depict the place. The neighborhood is quiet, only a short walk from restaurants, a full-service grocery, and London transport just minutes away whether you want to travel by bus or by tube. I moved around the city easily and, while I was there for holidays, I intend to stay when I return for business later this year. I was at the theatre in no time. Make sure to sample one of the Portuguese restaurants nearby. Landlords were wonderful. What a fantastic find! Absolutely no hesitation in recommending this apartment! Spring is near and next time I look forward to enjoying the garden. So, make your booking. Just make sure it is not a week I want to return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Apartment Well Located for London Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was a fantastic home base for my mother and I during our week-long London vacation. Communication with Terry leading up to the vacation was great, and Peter helpfully accommodated an early checkout, meeting us at the property to give us a thorough walk through. It's a lovely flat, and we were surprised to be supplied with tea, milk, and biscuits, as well as a toiletry pack with shampoo & other sundries. Both the bed and fold-out couch were very comfortable, the wifi was fast and efficient, there was plenty of hot water, and the kitchen had everything we needed for food prep. The location was perfect. A large Sainsbury's grocery store is located just a couple of blocks away, which we made frequent usage of, and the flat is located on a quiet street. Two Tube stops are well within walking distance, but there is also a bus stop just down the block from the Flat, which we used almost every day to quickly get into the tourist areas of London. We have nothing but good things to say about this location. It was the perfect place to stay to enjoy our London vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house near Central London

  • 5 of 5

First off, let me say that the owner of this place is a really sweet guy. He was really prompt with any questions that I had with the house or trip in general. He also had a person to show me around the house even though I reached there around midnight.

The house was very clean; wonderfully arranged for guests with all amenities and utilities.

This place is 30 seconds away from bus stops (buses 2 / 88) that will take you right into central London. Vauxhall train station is probably 8 - 10 min. walk away from this house. If you are into walking, this house is not far away from a lot of attractions. This house was so quiet that I felt that there were no neighbors around as well. I found quite a lot of stores and restaurants around as well near this place. I stayed there in March 2017 and can't be happier having chosen this place. Definitely, I would choose this house again when I come back to London again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A comfortable apartment in an ideal location for access to Central London

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is in a quiet residential street, easy to find, within walking distance of Central London, and on a bus route direct to Whitehall, Westminster, etc.

It is fully equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay - washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, wi-fi. It only has 1 bedroom, but there is a large bed- settee in the good sized living room. the large open plan kitchen diner has ample space to prepare meals, eat and entertain, with French doors giving access into a pleasant enclosed garden patio area.

The general area is renowned for its Portuguese residents and restaurants, but there are also numerous others. Those we tried were all good.

Overall, the area is pleasant and lively, and the apartment in particular is an ideal base for exploring London.

I would definitely book it again, and recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and convenient

  • 5 of 5

I have to say that I wondered if the apartment in Vauxhalll would be as good as the reviews said it was-–but it was! We had four in our party, and the layout gave us the privacy we needed. The kitchen was fully furnished, so we weren't washing plates every time we turned around, as sometimes happens at some rental places. Even though the rain kept us out of the garden for the most part, the roses were in full bloom, and they were a cheerful welcome every time we walked in. Probably the biggest surprise was how very convenient the apartment was to everything in the city. We hadn't stayed near Vauxhall before and didn't know how direct the tube and bus lines were to everything. And what fun it was to be in a Portuguese neighborhood the night Portugal beat Poland in the Eurocup!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Lisa - especially for highlighting the bus and tube services. You will always be welcome in Vauxhall (although we can't always promise a Portugal win).
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Well maintained and very convenient apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful apartment, tastefully appointed, up-to-date, well equipped, and clean. It is in a lovely location and is within a 10 minute walk to a host of bus, train and underground options, or for walkers, within 40 minutes of Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament etc. Peter was helpful and informative with this first-time London tourist, and when the Internet crashed Terry was conscientious about contacting the provider, finding out what the problem was and keeping me informed. Both were a pleasure to deal with. For comfort , location and convenience I would highly recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Tia Maria
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Many around South Lambeth Road
Nearest Beach
82 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Only 5 minutes walk away is Vauxhall's excellent transport hub (Zone 1) with many trains, tubes and buses to all parts of the city. And 100m away from the apartment are two regular 24 hour bus routes to the West End.

Many popular attractions are within a half hour's walk, some along the River Thames which passes nearby. Among them are the West End, Westminster (the Abbey, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament), Buckingham Palace (if the flag's flying the Queen's at home), London Eye (the UK's most popular tourist attraction), the incomparable South Bank (concert halls, theatres, galleries and cinemas) and the Imperial War Museum. Tate Britain gallery, Lambeth Palace, New Covent Garden Market and Oval Cricket Ground are all within 20 minutes walk. Wimbledon is 3 stops away.

The fast and frequent Gatwick Express from Gatwick Airport travels directly to Victoria Station, a 10 minute taxi ride away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in London, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
7 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning and bed linen £80
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

An extra £5 per night or £30 per week is charged for a 3rd or 4th person.
A 25% deposit is required to hold your booking.
A damages security of £200/€250/$300 is required & will be held during your stay in case of loss or damages.
This will be returned to you at the end of your stay.
£80 will be added to your booking for cleaning & linen.
Additional weekly cleaning & linen changes: £80.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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