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

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

Overview

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

Dishwasher

Microwave

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

Balcony

Space to relax

Garden and BBQ

Convenient for travel

Parking outside the house

Transport:

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

Owner
Nic Andela
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Afrikaans, Netherlands
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

About Nic Andela

Welcome to the Pump House.

We are the Andela's which consists of my wife Nicky, our daughter Lily and myself Nic.

I am an anaesthetic doctor, Nicky is a physiotherapist and Lily a Year 2 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.

We are great hosts and there will always be someone to meet and welcome you when you arrive. So feel rest assured.

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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rotherhithe in London

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 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 ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • All bathrooms are tiled with new fittings. Spot lights.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Secure magnetic cards and remote for main gates provided during your stay.

Reviews

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A Hidden Treasure set within a converted Pump House Station in London
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews
5

Charming Property

  • 5 of 5

Great, centrally located property that is ideal for a family that wants a little space to spread out!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely meeting you guys and having you all over. Was a great experience for us and thank you again for looking after the Pump House. Sincerely Nic, Nicky and Lily
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Forest Grove
5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderfull time. Awesome house and layout. Location was perfect especially with tube right next door. Owners were great and responsive.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house.Very posh and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was lovely. Private, quiet and well located just steps from the tube.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loved having you and the whole family here, it was great meeting you all. Hope you all had a great visit, thanks for leaving the house so neat and tidy, we really appreciate this. Hope to see you all soon in sunny London. Sincerely Nicky, Nic and Lily
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Colorado Springs, CO, USA
5

Very clean, well appointed, extremely comfortable, and close to the Tube.

  • 5 of 5

Nicky & Nick are gracious hosts. Gave us a nice welcome gift, took time to walk us throughout the huge flat, showed us everything -- very gracious and patient. The flat is beautifully furnished, has every amenity, and is very comfortable. 100 meters to the Tube, in a nice residential neighborhood. Great place from which to explore London!

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, Texas
5

Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic house to stay in. The location is about a 1 minute walk to the Tube station. There are a couple of grocery stores close by and several dining options. The house was very clean and suited our needs well. Prior to our stay, Nic and Nicky were responsive to messages and upon arrival, Nic met us there and was very helpful and kind. If I had to come up with something negative to say, it would be that I found the beds to be too firm for me, but my travel companions didn't complain much about them. I highly recommend staying here and I would stay here again if I am lucky enough to go back to London!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minnesota
5

Comfortable, convenient and classy!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed the Pump House! It was comfortable and convenient, a great place to stay on our first visit to London. Our hosts were very hospitable, and made us feel most welcome. The location was excellent, very close to the bus line and underground, with easy access to local stores and restaurants. At the suggestion of Nic & Nicky, we had our first pints at the Mayflower Pub, and enjoyed our walk to the Tower Bridge. There was ample room for the six of us, and we enjoyed having the full kitchen facilities. We were very pleased. We joked to each other that we maybe shouldn't let others know about this gem, as it may limit its availability if/when we want to return!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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
M11
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Leadbelly's
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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rotherhithe, England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
Convert Currency
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
£1,932
for 6 nights
From
£297
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,495
for 5 nights
From
£269
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £150
Damage Deposit £700

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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