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A Hidden Treasure set within a converted Pump House Station in London

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

4/5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Sleeps 10 people, Secure gated residence, Parking

Perfectly located in Canada Water and Central London. The Pump House was converted in 2002 and extends over 4 floors. It's arranged with a neutral décor and a subtle African theme.

The top floor (3rd floor) is penthouse style with a king size bed & en suite, sky lights and small roof terrace. Total size is approx 30sqm

The ground floor room has bi-folding doors which lead into a lovely private decked garden with a BBQ.

The whole house can accommodate 10/11 people (two per room).

The gated property has parking and a walkway to the Canada Water tube station, which makes it ultra convenient for Central London, Stratford and the Olympic Village.

The ground floor, kitchen and lounge have wooden floors and double doors onto the courtyard which captures the evening sun.

A modern kitchen with Smeg appliances, 4 ring gas hob, electric oven, microwave, utensils, dishwasher, washer dryer, washing machine

Lounge 46'LCD TV, free Internet, Sky Satellite channels, DVD, video entry phone

Nearby shopping centre, large supermarket Tesco, Starbucks, Odeon cinema.

House amenities: The Pump House accommodation has the following amenities:

SKY satellite TV channels.

Open plan kitchen, lounge and dining room

Washing machine and tumble dryer



Leather sofa x 2

5 bedrooms - 4 double beds & 1 double sofa bed, with an option of an additional single bed

Wooden floors

En suite


Space to relax

Garden and BBQ

Convenient for travel

Parking outside the house


London underground Canada Water Jubilee tube line 1 min walk from the Pump House accommodation and River Thames 5 minute walk from Pump House accommodation.

Stratford & Olympic Park, direct, 5 stops (10/min) on the Jubliee Line. Bond Street (Oxford Street shopping) 7 stops (12/min) on Jubilee line. Tower Bridge and Tower of London - 25 mins walk.

Tourist sites in the area: The Pump House accommodation is just a stone's throw from London central, from Europe's most popular business airport - City Airport, Europe's fastest growing business district - Canary Wharf and one of Europe's largest music and entertainment arena, The O2.

The ever popular West End Theatres, shops, bars and restaurants are just an easy 20 minute tube/train journey away, whilst many of London's newer attractions, venues and hotels can increasingly be found in London's dynamic Eastside.

St Paul's Cathedral, Tower of London and Tower Bridge, London Dungeon, Tate Modern, HMS Belfast, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament are all so close by and ready for you to visit.

London Bridge, the Tower of London and Waterloo station and the London Eye are a 5-7 minute tube ride from the Pump House.

Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe was the location of the first under river tunnel close to Pump House

The excel centre is minutes away via the Underground Jubilee line tube and DLR train

Entertainment: Booking of London Theatre tickets and London theatre guide for london musicals and shows - take advantage of the shows while you are here. Go to ticket master for ideas and attractions.

Book here in advance or check out the shows to see what interests you.

Mayflower Pub signifies where the Mayflower ship departed British shores in 1620 to carry the most famous Americans, the Pilgrims to the USA all those years ago.

Gordon Ramsey's restaurant 'The Narrow' situated on the river front - 44 Narrow Street, London, E14 8DP.

Odeon cinema complex & Bowling Alley - an 8 minute walk from the Pump House.

More Details

Nic Andela
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Afrikaans, Netherlands
Calendar last updated:
4 April, 2017

About Nic Andela

Welcome to the Pump House.

We are the Andela's and compromise of myself Nic, my wife Nicky and our little girl, Lily.

I am an anaesthetic doctor, Nicky is a physiotherapist and Lily a Year 1 school goer.

We hope you will have an unbelievable stay in our wonderful house which is so conveniently located.

Nic Andela purchased this house in 2002

Why Nic Andela chose London

The Pump House has always drawn the most amazing people together over the years and has always forms the greatest friendships.

Not only is it a great spot, but allows you such easy and convenient access to the best sites London offers!

Initially it houses a bunch of dr's at a local hospital but now is a brilliant resting and holiday place for yourself.

What makes this house unique

We are literally 2 minutes walk to the Canada Water Jubilee tube line which gives you great East and West access to Stratford and Central London. Not only does it offer access in these directions, but offers you North and South access to the Overland line which travels to Liverpool street and New Cross and beyond.

We are also only 20 minutes walk from Tower Bridge and another 5 minutes from London Bridge.

The house is extremely comfortable over four levels, with a relaxing decking with bi folding doors.

There is also safe off street parking within or private estate with magnetic card access.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rotherhithe in London

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • All bathrooms are tiled with new fittings. Spot lights.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 30 sqm in size
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 & 5 - Ground level, bedside lamp, cupboard space, bedroom 5 access to the garden & shower room Bedroom 1 - large bedroom on the 3rd floor, large wardrobe, chest of draws, bedside lamps, ensuite bathroom with bath, overhead shower and toilet Bedroom 2 - 2nd floor, wardrobe, chest of draws, bedside lamps. Toilet, bath and shower room on the same level Bedroom 3 - 2nd floor, wardrobe, chest of draws, bedside lamps. Toilet, bath and shower room on the same level A cot or travel cot can supplied.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Secure magnetic cards and remote for main gates provided during your stay.

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

A Hidden Treasure set within a converted Pump House Station in London
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews

One of the Best Decisions of our Trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our trip to London was amazing and one of the best choices we made was staying at this property! First, Nic and Nicky were wonderful to work with. They always responded quickly to questions before our trip and were very accommodating with our arrival and departure needs. In our final minutes before leaving, we had a missing passport issue and it was Nicky who came in, calmed things down and helped us to retrace the missing document. We cannot thank them enough!

Second, location, location, location. The Pump House is right next to the Canada Water tube station. A short walk and we could get anywhere we wanted in the city. Or to the airport to fly in and out and even to fly to Dublin for a day! In walking distance was a mall, 2 groceries and restaurants. Our favorite place became Leadbelly's Kitchen and Bar, very close by with delicious food and a friendly staff. Say "hi" to Joel the Bar Manager for us.

Finally was the space that the Pump House allowed us. Traveling in our group were three friends, one with her 16 year-old daughter, One with her 13 year-old son, and one traveling alone. We each had a bedroom to ourselves and there were plenty of bathrooms so no one ever had to wait. But above the privacy this allowed us, and which we could get at a hotel, we had a common meeting area to discuss the day's adventures or the plans for the next day. We always ate breakfast in, saving some money and were able to buy and store snacks to carry with us during the day. This allowed us to save both money and sometimes the day, when one of us needed a pick me up before moving on.

In our final days in London, we all said how when we came back, the Pump house would be our number 1 choice in accommodations.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We absolutely loved having you Kate and your lovely family. Lovely meeting you all! You were the perfect guests and we would have you back here at the Pump House any time. Thank you for respecting the house and leaving it in such good shape on your departure. We hope the memories you experienced here in London and at the Pump House were sensational and that they remain great talking points for years to come. Nic, Nicky and Lily
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Perfect location, accommodations and hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 stayed here for a family vacation. The location was perfect, just steps from the Canada Water Tube station. The home was very clean and well appointed. The hosts, Nic and Nicky, met us at the home and walked us through all necessary instructions.

There were plenty of toiletries, which came in handy as we had to pack light for our flight from Michigan. There was also plenty of pantry goods available if you decided to cook while there.

The accommodations worked great for our family. The first floor has a bedroom, bathroom and living area with a pull-out sofa. The second floor has the kitchen, eating area and living room. The third level has two bedrooms with a bathroom. The fourth floor has the master bedroom (very large!) and a private bathroom. Very comfortable beds and clean, spacious bathrooms.

We would definitely stay there again if we visit London in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home, amazing location!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Pump House for a week this March and had a super experience. My 2 Sisters and I took 4 high school-er daughters and nieces to do the whole Harry Potter experience. 7 women, three bathrooms - just what we needed! They said it was a great location, but that was an understatement. The property abutted the Canada Water Tube Station property. That was a true treat after spending a long day walking around London seeing the sights. You got off the Tube and were home! A grocery store two buildings down and great restaurants within a two minute walk. Nic and Nicky were delightful and super helpful when looking for restaurants and jogging locations in the village. We had a great trip and the house was clean, spacious and, again, in a great location. We discovered when leaving a drawer full of adapters so no need to stress about iPhones and hair dryers. 15 minutes by Tube to practically any part of London and the surrounding areas. We would highly recommend the house and the hosts!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean,modern,upmarket,affordable,secure.5 stars

  • 5 of 5

We should probably keep this to ourselves but this place was amazing. Only 2 tube stops from London Bridge (or a 20 minute walk if so inclined). Very quiet and beautiful area. Extremely secure neighbourhood. and premises. Very clean. Bus station nearby. Supermarket walking distance. A stones throw from multiple character-filled pubs lining the Thames. This place ticked every box.

The property itself was over 4 levels. Nice kitchen and dining area on second level with doors that open fully. I can imagine in Summer this would be wonderful. Small private backyard area. If you hire a bike there is easy access to the canal system for great rides through London.

There are so many wonderful little pubs nearby with so much character that you could spend a month discovering them all. We fell in love with the Archer (or was it the Arrow?) on the Thames.

If you want somewhere to stay in London, this is it!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Pumphouse was unquestionably one of the best decisions we made when deciding on our London accomodation. The House is set in a walled private estate so very quiet and felt very safe. Parking available at the Pumphouse just outside the door was an immense relief with past experiences of accomodations requiring us to finding on street parking a rel hassle.

The house is tastefully furnished with an "all you can need" modern Kitchen with a great adjoining living/dining area. Everything was clean, neat and tidy, thankfully.

We had so much room to move with three levels and we loved the option of having the little back yard to sit and relax at the end of a days sightseeing or some in our party even just had the day off and lazed in the sun.

The penthouse master bedroom on the third floor was awesome and we felt like we were kings of a very lovely "castle" when waking up each morning.

The location of the accomodation is second to none with Canada Water tube station right on the doorstep such that you could stumble into bed after a big night out when exiting the tube.......the Jubilee line is the best line in London for access to all of London in my humble opinion.

The area is historic, just a 10 minute walk to the River Thames or one quick tube ride is Rotherhithe....the pub the Mayflower is living history if anyone is interested..... and the proximity to shops and restaraunts at Canada Water and Surrey Quays was convenient +++. Canary Wharf was a snap to get to. The proximity to London City Airport was an unexpected bonus as it meant we could sleep longer and had a stress free travel to the Airport .

Overall very very happy with our stay and our large group sends its thanks to the owners for a wonderful stay. Thanks again. "The Crew"

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful place

  • 5 of 5

The Pump House is a very attractive property with a serene but energizing feel, I think due to its cultured décor and distinctive spacious layout. It is super comfortable with all features as described. Also to highlight is that it is quiet there and feels very safe. An excellent location for travelling about London. I found the very close proximity to public transport links very convenient- especially useful when carrying bags of goodies from London shops!

Nic and Nicky are truly kind and lovely people and I felt very happy to be at their home. I would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
London City
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Kilometres
The Mayflower Pub
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Hilton Ferry port
Nearest Train
0.1 Kilometres
Canada Water
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Car: not necessary

The Pump House is a charming converted water pumping station with original features, cobbles, towers and old rail tracks located in Rotherhithe - zone 2, which is very close to central London and close to the 2012 Olympic centre. There is a large courtyard with parking available. The house has a private walk way to the Canada Water tube station (Jubilee tube line), which is less than a minute from the front door. Canada water will give you direct access to Stratford station and the 2012 Olympic Park in 10 minutes.

You will also be 15 minutes from central London - Bond Street on the same tube line.

The property is positioned between Southwark Park to the south and the Thames River to the north.

The Mayflower and Angel Pub's are also with 5-10 minutes walk from the house on the River Thames. The Mayflower ship in 1620 and it's passengers were to become the most famous Americans ever, the Pilgrim Fathers.

The Brunel Museum is also close by and shows where the first River Thames Tunnel was constructed.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rotherhithe, England

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas & New Year Holidays
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £135
Refundable Damage Deposit £900
Stay tax 3.0% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.

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.
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