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Popular Central London Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Space 355 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

1 bedroom with king size comfortable bed, sleeps 4, with wi-fi

Ideally located apartment for both Tourist and Professional. A cosy apartment with a garden terrace in a Victorian London street. The apartment is comfortable with a large and well equipped kitchen. King size bed with Egyptian cotton linen. Free Wi-Fi internet. Fully equipped for shorter or longer breaks.

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

Unusually for London, the area has the feel of a local neighbourhood whilst being 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 150m away. Vauxhall's zone 1 underground station is within 10 minutes' walk and it is 4 stops (8 minutes) 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 comfortable. Please check our reviews for feedback from fellow travellers.

More Details

Terry Davies
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Terry Davies

We have lived in the London area for many years and know Vauxhall extremely well. Ian is a biochemist and child psychotherapist. Terry is a composer and conductor in this city of many musicians. Originally the attractions of the apartment for us included the quiet location and easy access to entertainment and cultural centres.

Terry Davies purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Terry Davies chose Oval

Having travelled widely, we never forget what we personally expect from a quality holiday apartment. This flat was our home for 21 years until we began offering it for holiday rentals in 2010. Our priority now is to make guests as comfortable and happy here as we were.

What makes this apartment unique

It has been wonderful to see the area around the flat develop into the popular residential centre it is today. We 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. And yet, the West End (for fun and shopping) and City financial district are quick and accessible by foot or by using the excellent transport links.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Oval in London Borough of Lambeth

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 355 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Sorry but we do not accept 4 guests who are all unrelated
  • We will photograph your passports (or other photo ID) on arrival
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • 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 ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
A charge of £80 will be added for cleaning & linen. Additional weekly cleaning & linen changes are available for £80. We need to pay our greeter extra for arrivals before 08.00 or after 23.00. The amounts are shown in our Rental Agreement. Local parking is controlled but we can provide residents' parking permits at cost price of £5.00 per day. The apartment is not suitable for children under 10.


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Popular Central London Apartment
average rating of 4.921348 based on 89 reviews

Cozy, clean, spacious flat. Terry & Peter were fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

I totally concur with the other rave reviews about this property. My review will focus on how Terry and Peter came to my timely rescue during a financial emergency that arose on my vacation. I lost my wallet on the airplane from the USA and arrived at the apartment for a week's stay with just a few pounds in my pocket and no credit cards. No London bank would cash my personal check or accept a wire transfer from my bank. Terry and Peter immediately arranged for me to get access to enough funds so I could enjoy my vacation, which otherwise would have been ruined. I can't thank them enough. Hope this never happens to anyone else but know that if a problem arises, know you can rely on Terry and Peter to do everything possible to help.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Buck. We were very happy to help.
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Perfect holiday location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable property in nice, quiet neighborhood. Easy to get around on bus and tube. Hosts very responsive. Peter met us on arrival and familiarized us with the property, transit maps and neighborhood stores and restaurants. Very nice to come home and relax at the end of the day.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet escape from London crowds

  • 4 of 5

Quiet neighborhood a short distance from all of the London crowds...sweet outside patio. Everything we needed in a slightly dated but cute package...very helpful management also. Good Puertuguese restaurants and wine store...neighborhood feels safe. Would recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Place To Stay

  • 4 of 5

The place is well-decorated and equipped------and well located .The neighborhood is okay -- very young and urban. Next door neighbors left scattered garbage on the sidewalk for 2 or 3 days, but all in all, a nice place to stay.

G Marshall

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for letting us know about the garbage. This has happened once before and we will speak to them about it.
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Charming Fabulous Flat for London Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Our two week stay at Terry's Vauxhall flat was perfect! Terry responded quickly to all communications and graciously met us for an early check in upon arrival. While Vauxhall is not a typical London destination, it is the most convenient transportation hub for any touring destination. We walked through lovely public gardens to take the Tube, buses, trains and even boats from Saint George's Pier.

The apartment was clean, beautifully appointed, spacious and well equipped for cooking and laundry. We enjoyed eating and planning the next day's adventure in the terrace garden, although it needed some serious pruning and weeding.

Returning from the theatre or touring, Bus 87 was great for a direct stop at Sainsbury for provisions. We highly recommend staying at this fabulous flat for an enjoyable and memorable holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Janet. We're very glad you had a good time in the flat. It's helpful that you pointed out the boat service and the additional bus. (The garden has had a Spring overhaul and is now looking lovely!) I hope we can welcome you to London again.
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very good location with quick access to tube and train

  • 4 of 5

Very nice. Had everything we needed. Great kitchen.

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Imperial War Museum
This museum always surprises and has regularly changing exhibitions as well as its core coll...
Hampton Court Palace
Henry VIII's stunning riverside palace and gardens are just half an hour from Vauxhall station.
Churchill War Rooms
A fascinating insight into wartime London in the Westminster area.
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

Within a 10 minute walk 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, National Garden Museum, 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 Oval, 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
Summer short stay
24 Jul 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid Season
13 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 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 £250

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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