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Zoe

Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Chinese

3 Bedroom 2.5 Bathrooms Spacious Luxury Duplex Apartment at Kensington

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday townhome in Kensington and Chelsea - Metro Apartment Kensington

Early booking discount Limited offer 10-30%

This Spacious Luxury Duplex Apartment is a family owned and run luxury apartment located in the heart of London. Meant to be used for shorts term, it will give you the intimacy and space that hotels lack.

Apartment has been renovated recently to meet the highest standards. In addition to its enviable location (steps away from West Kensington stations) it is very spacious, 1200 sq. ft. /110 square meters. A perfect combination of being homely and luxurious.

Bedroom 1: one super king size bed(can set up as twin beds), one double sofa bed, ensuite shower

Bedroom 2: one king size bed and one single sofa bed

Bedroom 3: one single bed

It is centrally located in Zone 1 in Kensington, very close to Hilton Hotel in Kensington Olympia, two tube stations (Kensington Olympia and West Kensington) are within 5 minutes walking distance.

This stunning apartment is recently refurbished, designed by a professional interior designer, is very tastefully decorated and is airy with lots of natural light. The high ceilings and wooden flooring captures the original feel of the property but the furnishings and decorations add a contemporary touch to create a very warm and special environment for your stay.

The apartment offers three bedrooms, with a very large open plan living, dining, and kitchen on the 2nd floor, it occupies the top two floors of a four-story Victorian town-house (no elevator). Located in the central and ever-popular area of Kensington.

The apartment is on quiet residential street of Avonmore Road with excellent access to the extensive range of shops, bars and restaurants on Hammersmith Road and Kensington High Street. Westfield shopping centre is also close by.

Avonmore Road in Kensington Olympia area and is located minutes away from Kensington Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Apollo, and Stamford Bridge Stadium. Imperial College London and Royal Albert Hall. Avonmore Road is in the architecture protected conservation area, it is a wonderful neighbourhood.

Holland Park is within 7 minutes away, and the nearest tube is West Kensington, 5 minutes walk away from the apartment on the District (Green) Line. The District Line travels through the major transportation links of Central London.

From the Heathrow airport, you can take the Piccadilly Line to Hammersmith, change to District Line at the same platform, West Kensington is one stop after Hammersmith.

From Gatwick Airport, there is train service to Kensington Olympia, one change at Clapham Junction. From Kensington Olympia station is about 5 minutes to the Apartment.

Main Attractions: Kensington Olympia Exhibition Centre, Holland Park, Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, 3 famous museums at South Kensington: Science Museum, Natural Historic Museum and Kensington High Street, Notting Hill, Kensington park, Hyde Park, trendy bars & restaurants.

If you are interested in making a booking, please send me a message to confirm availability. I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the apartment and London itself!

Please visit our other properties:

https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1959888

or visit our website:

www.metroapartments.uk

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Zoe (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Chinese

About Zoe

Please note: Sadly due to the complaint from Neighbours, this property will not take booking for less than 1 month starts from May 2016. Please visit out other news properties in Victoria. This is a large 5 story Victoria townhouse, each floor has one apartment, except two ensuite double bedrooms on ground floor, they can be combine to rent together if you are travelling a large group.

https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1959888

or visit my website:

www.metroapartments.uk

As an interior designer, I am driven to make my home beautiful and comfortable. I love traveling and love to discover new ideas and get inspirations and experience other cultures.

After living in 5 different countries for 12 years, I was so tired of moving around. I decided to settle in London, in 2010 I bought this apartment which was in very bad condition, I accommodated my beloved furniture, beautiful collected decor from around the world. Then after only 3 months living in this loving home, I meet the man of my life, he was very impressed with my beautiful and cozy home, but at the end insist that I moved to his house in the countryside to start our new family together.

Truly hope you find your comfort and love in this beautiful home.

Zoe purchased this townhome in 2010

Why Zoe chose Kensington and Chelsea

Centre located in a quiet residential and historic street, with great characters Victoria Apartment, excellent decoration plus super comfortable beds, and spacious bright and brand new kitchen and open living space, new and very clean bathrooms.

What makes this townhome unique

Want a large place to stay in Central London and want to stay at a beautiful, relaxed environment but still feel comfortable. We offer all of the above with great value for money.

We provide daily essentials, such as salt, peppers, sugar, washing power/liquid, dishwasher tablets, towels, hair dryer, bed linen everything a home needs. Not all residential places offer this.. we ensure all mattresses are at very high quality which give extra luxury comfortable sleep that makes a big difference to your stay!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My entire family enjoyed the stay at the apartment thoroughly. The apartment is well equipped with all the necessary items including a wii console + games. The location is excellent with a 24/7 Tesco, West Kensington Tube station and several restaurants within 10min walking distance. The neighbourhood, though quiet, comprises of several friendly families. The host, Zoe Huang, is un-doubtly one of the friendliest host I have came across and she is constantly in touch and ensuring that things are going well for me and my family throughout our stay. Highly recommended!
Nov 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 39 holidaymaker reviews

3 Bedroom 2.5 Bathrooms Spacious Luxury Duplex Apartment at Kensington
average rating of 4.769231 based on 41 reviews
5

Great Stay in London

  • 5 of 5

I am sorry to be writing this review so late. The year has gotten away from me! We had a great time staying in this flat. It was our first stop on our European vacation and it was a great place to spread out in while dealing with jet lag. We texted Zoe when we got on the tube at Heathrow and she was at the flat when got there. We loved how close it is to a great tube line that is convenient for many popular attractions. We also enjoyed how convenient the grocery store was for picking up food on our way home from sightseeing. The flat is comfortable, pleasant and clean. Zoe was very good to us. I would definitely stay in this flat again.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Carol, Thank you for taking time to write the review. It was very nice to meet you and I am glad you all enjoyed your time at the apartment and had great time in London. Best regards, Zoe
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5

Amazing house in Kensington

  • 5 of 5

Nice house in Kensington.

House is like the pictures.

Really clean and warm. We enjoyed our stay and it was a shame can not stay more days there.

For sure we will stay again in this fabulous house.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our three kids (12, 14 and 16) for a week, and it was exactly what we wanted. There was plenty of room to spread out, a washer and dryer, three bedrooms, and multiple bathrooms. We took the tube everywhere, and it was a short walk to the Kensington West station. Between the apartment and the station there were convenient grocery stores, pubs and carry out pizza. Zoe was great with communication, and we were met at the apartment upon our arrival. I would recommend to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great base to view London

  • 4 of 5

The property was homely and comfortable for our family of 6

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable house

  • 4 of 5

L'abitazione è molto confortevole, ben arredata ed equipaggiata.

Qualche particolare potrebbe essere sistemato (il calorifero nella stanzetta singola non funzionava bene, il portone d'ingresso è vecchio, ci sono dei punti da stuccare sulle pareti), ma sono particolari secondari (a parte quello del calorifero, perché la stanzetta era piuttosto fredda).

L'appartamento si sviluppa su due piani e le scale sono strette, per cui non è adatto a persone anziane o con bambini piccoli e passeggini.

Le due camere matrimoniali sono molto spaziose e lo è anche il soggiorno-cucina.

Noi eravamo 6 adulti e ci siamo stati bene.

La pulizia è buona e, cosa molto importante per chi soffre di allergie, i pavimenti sono di legno e non con la moquette.

La zona è tranquilla e abbiamo dormito benissimo.

L'unica cosa che ci ha creato un po' di disagio è stato che una sera è andata in blocco la caldaia e non riuscivamo a contattare la proprietaria.

La mattina dopo abbiamo chiamato la housekeeper, Martha che ha avvisato Zoe, la quale ha provveduto rapidamente a far sistemare il problema in giornata..

Stranamente, mancano le tovaglie: ci siamo arrangiati comprando i tovaglioli e usandoli anche come tovagliette.

In ogni caso, consiglio questa proprietà, anche per il buon rapporto qualità-prezzo.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Warm, bright and comfortable for a bigger family

  • 5 of 5

The apartment felt like home, in a quiet neighborhood close to tube, trains, museums, market and restaurants. There was plenty of space to accommodate our family of 6. The apartment was well stocked with dishes, seasonings, and basic supplies. We had a very enjoyable stay and would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Hands and Flowers
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Kensington Olympia
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
M4
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Pizza Express and a few others
Car: not necessary

The property is centrally located, situated only moments from the peaceful open space of Holland Park and in the premier residential area of Kensington. A wide range of amenities and really good restaurants and shops can be found on the Kensington High street and Earl’s Court, Westfield etc.

The apartment is so centrally located and plenty of things to see to do on your door steps: Westfields, Kensington Exhibition Centre, Holland Park, Leighton House Museum, Notthing Hill are all within a very short walk. The surrounding neighborhood are so charming, it is well worth to take a walk around. Especial to Notting Hill through Holland Park, you walk through the finest and exclusive residential streets in London, also the charming area around Abingdon Villas. The area is also home to many famous celebrities, includes Simon Cowell(Addison Crescent),Sir Richard Branson (in the heart of Holland Park) JK Rowling, Madonna (Earls Terrace) etc.

You will find lots more interesting information on the Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holland_Park

Two Tube Stations are within a 5 min walk : West Kensington and Kensington Olympia (District Line and London Overground train) Kensington Olympia. Kensington Olympia is also a train station, regular train services to Westfield one stop, Hampstead Heath 15 minutes, Olympic Stadium 50 minutes and Gatwick Airport within one hour.

There are also many buses provide really easy and quick access to Kensington Palace(Bus 9/10)at the end of High street Kensington), Hyde Park, South Kensington (The Royal Albert Hall,The Natural History Museum, The Victoria ,& Albert Museum, and The Science Museum, and Notting Hill(Bus 28), are all within walking distance or a short bus.

From Heathrow: By tube: Take the Piccadilly Line to Hammersmith. Change at the same platform to the District Line. One stop to West Kensington station (aprox. 45mins).

From Gatwick: By train: to Kensington Olympia, change at Clapham Junction, it is about 1 hour.

Walking to the apartment from underground station:

From Kensington Olympia: Step out of station,turn left, walk down Olympia Way. Cross Hammersmith Rd and turn first left onto Avonmore Rd.

From West Kensington: Turn right out of station, and cross over West Cromwell Road. Continue walking straight until you see Sainsbury Local on your right. Turn right at North End Crescent and then straight onto Matheson Rd. At end of Matheson road,turn left at Avonmore Rd.

Parking, Avonmore road is located outside the Congestion Charge Zone:

Pay & Display : Parking is possible in the area. Charges are £2.20 per hour, Monday - Saturday 9am to 8:30pm. Maximum of 8 hours is permitted.

Multi-storey Car Park, Olympia Exhibition Centre:

Olympia Multi-storey Car Park (P3)

The entrance is on Maclise Road, with pedestrian access on Olympia Way.

Accessible parking spaces are available at street level.

Postcode: W14 8UX

Olympia Motorail Car Park (P4)

This car park accommodates all cars, vans and lorries, up to and including 7.5 tonnes.

Postcode: W14 8UX

less than 5 minutes walk to both tube stations: West Kensington.

You can also let me know how you travel to London, so I can advise how to travel to the apartment from Airport or train station.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Kensington and Chelsea, 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
 
Summer 2016
27 May 2016 - 3 Sep 2016
2 night minimum stay
£700
for 2 nights
From
£300
From
£360
Fri,Sat
£2,300
£7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas and New Year 2015
22 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 3 nights
From
£300
From
£360
Fri,Sat
£2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season 2016
5 Jan 2017 - 8 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£850
for 3 nights
From
£250
From
£280
Fri,Sat
£1,850
£4,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£660
for 2 nights
From
£280
From
£320
Fri,Sat
£1,900
£5,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning cost £100
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

1.The apartment is business and family friendly. It is ideal for business events or meetings and can be rented uniquely for that purpose (in this case the price would be reduced).
2. For sleeping, the maximum capacity for adults is 5. Extra beds can be added for children or young adults.
3. Minimum requires 2 nights booking, unless it fits in my current calendar, please do contact me for rates for 2 nights or less.
4.We offer early booking discount for low seasons, please contact me direct for the offers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Kensington and Chelsea in London

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , ensuite Bathroom in the bedroom 1, has no toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , no shower here, on 2nd floor, toilet&washing basin only
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , extra double bed available
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , one single bed only
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Can add one extra single
  • Master bedroom with en-suite shower One extra double bed can be added to the master bedroom max 4 guests can stay in the master bedroom 2nd bedroom one extra single bed can add to second bedroom. Max 3 guests 3rd bedroom is one single bedroom only It is possible to sleep 9 guests, the sofa in the Living room is very comfortable for a child/adult guest.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
I can arrange to pick up maximum of 4 guests from Airport at the best rate of £45 from Heathrow and £70 from Gatwick airport. BMW X5, there is plenty of space for luggage. Airport Parking fees is not included. This service may not available, depends on your arrival time, please arrange with me one month before traveling date.

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