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Stunning Chelsea studio. Interior designed. Sleeps 3 Excellent transport links.

Bedrooms Studio
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


About the property

Double bed and single guest bed. Sleeps 3 adults

Newly renovated spacious studio apartment. Finished to a very high standard with new power shower room and kitchen. The bay window of the apartment has a table and chairs, comfortably seating three people. There is ample storage with a large hanging wardrobe and shelves. There is a double bed, with plenty of cushions to use during the day as a day bed and at night as a very comfortable bed. The single guest bed can be used as a private area during the day as a sofa, all bedding is on the bed. The furnishings are a combination of contemporary and antique, with fine paintings and some interesting artefacts from around the world. There is WiFi access, TV with over 50 channels, . The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, Gordon Ramsay china, wine glasses, serving dishes. Cotton bedding with duvets and towels. Soap, washing powder, washing up liquid, coffee, tea and sugar are all included. There is a travel cot. The beauty of staying here is it will be a home away from home, with an excellent library of books. Sky TV with masses of channels. There is a library of old books, some dusty from my parents and grandparents... The apartment is about 27Sq meters in size. This is my home in London, not part of a hotel group, so experience London like a local. The apartment comes with bed linen and towels. Spare lavatory paper is kept in the chest under the TV.

Amanda Oliver
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

About Amanda Oliver

I spend my time between the apartment in London and Dorset, where I live in the oldest house in the county. It has a thatched roof and was built in 1500., set in the middle of farm land. So a total contrast

Amanda Oliver purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Amanda Oliver chose Kensington and Chelsea

I bought this apartment for my daughter who was studying in London at the time. I wanted somewhere centrally located with good transport links. Also an area where you can feel safe when walking home late at night.

What makes this apartment unique

A fantastic library of books, collected by my grandparents and parents.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • High pressure shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Studio apartment - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • This is a studio, so there is a sofa, which turns into a double bed. There is also a single bed and a travel cot. All bedlinen and towels are included.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Stunning Chelsea studio. Interior designed. Sleeps 3 Excellent transport links.
average rating of 4.4666667 based on 30 reviews

Excellent base for visiting London.

  • 5 of 5

I loved the flat which was a real haven to use as a base for meeting up with friends and family in and around London and visiting the Chelsea Flower Show. It was immaculately clean when I arrived and had all the facilities I needed. Convenient for public transport and walking to nearby destinations, I felt safe even late at night. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Lovely weather for the Chelsea Flower show. I do hope you will come and stay again. Thank you for being such an excellent guest.
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Charming Hideaway--What Luck!

  • 5 of 5

After a lifelong dream of spending time all to myself in London, I lucked upon this cosy hideaway. Not only is within easy walking distance of a tube station, it is in an interesting neighborhood of attractive buildings and a stone's throw from many food markets plus other necessary conveniences such as laundries, dry cleaners, banks, restaurants and pubs. The studio is cosy, just the right size for a single person, a couple with a child, or a pair or threesome of friends. A modern kitchen enables you to cook just about anything. An up to date bathroom has ready hot water to provide all your grooming needs. Wifi and satelite TV function flawlessly. In addition, browsing in the flat's ample and eclectic library can be quite entertaining. I look forward to returning to this studio on my next trip to London.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you to stay. So glad you enjoyed the eclectic library, books from my grandparents onwards! Thank you for leaving the apartment so tidy.... I really look forward to welcoming you in the future. Amanda
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great spot

  • 5 of 5

small space, but-obviously-it's a studio. Space enough for 3 comfortably. Great location, cute, safe neighborhood-easy access to bus or the tube, plenty of food close by. We had a blast, would definitely stay again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second Stay at a First Rate Flat and Location.

  • 5 of 5

Last year I did a review pointing out how great this Flat is in terms of what it offers (Kitchen, Washer/Dryer, Skyview TV, Etc.) and its location in Central Chelsea, being near several tubes (that provide easy access to all parts of London) as well as great Markets and Restaurants. The Owner of the Flat, Amanda, is very nice and responds immediately to any concern you may have. The place is always kept clean and Amanda has added on new items such as a brand new couch, books and reading light that add to an overall pleasant stay. I cannot recommend this place highly enough in terms of what it offers and in terms of location.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope to see you again next year!!!
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Truly a great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at this adorable little flat. My daughter and I had plenty of room and it was set up nicely. It had most of the amenities that we needed except maybe a coffee maker but we used the instant hot water kettle (hob) and it worked out very well. We arrived a bit early and we were greeted by Amanda. She allowed us to store our bags until the normal check in time which was wonderful. The flat was only a short walk from the underground so that made it very convenient to get around. There were many restaurants near us if we chose to stay in Chelsea. I felt very safe walking around at night with my daughter. The flat is at basement level so we did have to shut the window at night so it was a bit warm. That's probably the only complaint I have. The only other thing might be the odd English locks which did take a while to get used to.

Overall it was a very nice place to stay. The apartment was clean and well cared for in addition to being in a great location. We had breakfast at the troupedor a couple blocks down and it was excellent. I did have to reach out to the owner and she was very responsive and accommodating. The pictures are exactly like what you will find when you check in. Be sure to buy an Oyster card and be sure to stay here next time you visit London.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice flat

  • 5 of 5

Nice flat, clean, great location, easy access to public transportation. Amanda was on touch to make Sure we were doing ok. We would highly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. So glad you enjoyed your visit to London.
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
London Heathrow, City, Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Hollywood Arms
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Finborough Wine Bar
Car: not necessary

The flat is in an excellent position for the restaurants and bars of the Fulham, Kings and Hollywood Road, a good selection of pubs, with gardens. Two cinemas are a few minutes walk away. There are also a very good selection of shops, from food, fashion, antiques, old fashioned butchers and fishmongers, chemists within a two minute walk. All the museums in South Kensington are a 20 minute walk, through some of the most exclusive residential streets in London or a short bus ride. Harrods is also within walking distance or a short bus ride. The flat is close to Earls Court Tube which is on the District and Piccadilly lines. Bus stops opposite take you to Kensington High Street, Notting Hill and Portobello Road, or to the South Bank, via Houses of Parliament and other main London attractions. Earls Court exhibition centre is also just down the road. For some peace the beautiful and historic Brompton Cemetery is also close by, which is one of the Royal Parks.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring 17
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 17
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £50
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

A refundable deposit of £100 will be taken at the time of booking. If you lock yourself out of the apartment, and need help there is a charge of £50. If you loose the keys it can be as much as £300 to replace.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Special Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

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