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Georgian Townhouse in Knightsbridge, central London

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 dble bedroom, 3 baths, terrace seating 8, in most fashionable part of Lon

The house has retained many of its period features and is tastefully decorated with the mixture of antique and modern furniture. It is very light and thoughtfully arranged.

The owner is a gourmet cook, so the kitchen has every device and appliance. There is an American style BBQ gas grill in its own outdoor area. There are 3 double bedrooms one of which has twin beds which can also be joined to make a king sized bed. The sitting room also has an 'L' shaped sofabed which can convert into a double bed if needed. There are three bathrooms, one of which is en suite. The upstairs terrace seats 8 and is very sunny.


Owner
Bill Cotter
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

Why Bill Cotter chose Kensington and Chelsea

Quiet, centrally located with quick access to all transportation'

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The twin beds in Bedroom 2 can be joined together to make a king size double bed. The bathroom in Bedroom 1 is ensuite
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Parking is available to residents in this part of London. There are parking meters adjacent . We are very close to two underground stations - Knightsbridge and South Kensington to to 9 different bus routes so transport is never a problem. There are also bicycles to hire, known as Boris Bikes named after the Lord Mayor of London. There is a row of these bikes less than a minute from the house.

Reviews

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Georgian Townhouse in Knightsbridge, central London
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews
5

Far From the maddening crowd

  • 5 of 5

We had a most delightful stay at this property. We were exactly where we wanted to be, sanctuary of tranquility yet close enough, very close, to a vibrant part of London. We were met by Kezia, who was very kind to keep waiting for us while we were stuck for almost an hour in a hugh line-up at Heathrow immigration clearance. We liked the house immediately. My grandchildren thought the house was "cool." It was comfortable for six of us. When I asked my family if they'd like to come back and stay here again, their answer was a resounding YES. Thank you for providing my family and myself a great place to stay and make it like was our home. We are taking with us many happy memories of our London stay and experiences.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have great good fortune with our guests.
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5

Comfortable and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

The house was charming and perfect for our family. We would happily return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Convenient, well equipped townhouse in Central London

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed in this unit in for a week in late July. We found it very convenient to the Knightsbridge and South Kensington tube stations, and 2 grocery stores are a short walk away. The unit is well equipped in terms of kitchen supplies, towels etc and the beds were comfortable. You enter at street level, and there is a living room to your left. Down a half flight of stairs is a sitting room where the sofa makes into a bed which serves as your 3rd bedroom (be sure you indicate that you want this made up--an assumption was made that our teenage boys wanted to share a room which wasn't the case). The washer/dryer is in this room and the porch with a BBQ is off of this room. Down another half flight of stairs, in the basement, is the kitchen and dining room. Between the ground floor and 2nd floor is a very tiny bathroom and a sitting porch which my son enjoyed. On the 2nd floor is the master bedroom and bathroom. Between the 2nd and 3rd floor is a 3rd bathroom, and on the 3rd floor is the 2nd bedroom. We had some trouble with the internet, which hopefully has been since been properly resolved (we got it working with some creative ways to apply pressure to the lose wiring). The property manager was responsive and helpful, and met us upon entry and showed us how to work everything. The owner was responsive to all email inquiries.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
4

Great location. Very comfortable home. It was perfect for our group of five adults.

  • 4 of 5

The owner and his niece are very responsive. The house felt like a home. There is construction noise next door and across the street starting around 8 am. Hopefully both projects will wrap up soon. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at Knightsbridge Townhouse. It could not have been better. We are a family of 5 - the house was roomy and had an excellent layout. Close to everything. We had a great time walking to all the famous spots. House was set up perfectly.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver metro
5

Perfect location. Comfortable stylish rowhouse

  • 5 of 5

Cannot stress how perfect the location is for a group of adults from the same family all going off their own ways to explore. It allowed us to return for dinner then explore some more. Safe neighborhood with lots of shopping. Had cleaning service in halfway through the week. Kezia who manages the flat does an amazing job of following up if there are questions or issues. She even left milk, bread, OJ in the fridge.

Great visit and completely worth the price

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have had an amazing year of lovely guests
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Location

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Brompton Road
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Dover
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Surrey
Nearest Train
0.01 Miles
Knightsbridge
Nearest Motorway
19 Miles
M25/M4
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Brompton Road
Nearest Ski
500 Miles
Scotland
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Brighton
Car: not necessary

Georgian Townhouse in Knightsbridge, central London. Moments from Harrods's in one direction and Hyde Park in another. Surrounded by some of London's top restaurants. There is also a local family Pizza Express and lower cost restaurants.

This rare central London house has three double bedrooms and a sitting room with a double sofa bed and three bathrooms. It is in an area known as Knightsbridge Village with period houses from 1800 which have a conservation order on them so that the area keeps its genuine period atmosphere.

For sightseers and shoppers Knightsbridge is the centre of luxury shopping with all the main designers' shops in Sloane Street, 5 minutes walk away as well as Harvey Nichols and Harrods less than 2 minutes from the house. King's Road is a 10 minute walk or five minute bus ride away or if you are looking for more general high street shopping there is Kensington High Street 7 minutes bus ride away or Oxford Street with the famous Selfridge's department store 10 minutes busride ( or a lovely 25 minute walk across the park) in the other direction.

West End theatres, Covent Garden, the Royal Opera House, are a ten minute bus ride away.

The Victoria & Albert Museum, National History Museum and Science Museum are less than 5 minutes walk away and the Royal Academy and Tate art Galleries a short taxi or bus ride from this lovely house.

Buckingham Palace is a 10 minute walk away and another 10 minutes further you will arrive at Trafalgar Square or the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

This really is the best part of London to be based for a combination of being central to all the attractions yet with the old London atmosphere.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in South Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rates
14 Apr 2016 - 1 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,430
for 7 nights
From
£490
 
 
Dec - Jan
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£3,430
for 7 nights
From
£490
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£2,450
for 5 nights
From
£490
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £500

Deposit can also be in euros/dollars.
Bed linens and towels supplied. A housekeeper will visit once/week to clean. There is no charge for this but if you would like her to visit more often this can be arranged and costs negotiated.
Short stays may be negotiated. Gas, electricity and water are included.
Internet access is available (no computer supplied). Also no landline phones available.

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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