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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
BoroughBase occupies the lower ground floor of a mid-19th century terraced house that forms part of a designated conservation area, just south of the Thames.
- Own entrance from the street via small patio with garden bench, for smokers or just to take the air.
- Fully double-glazed, with gas central heating and instant hot water.
- Spacious lounge-dining room with semi-concealable kitchen along one wall, complete with built-in dishwasher, washer-dryer, double oven, hob, extractor fan and microwave.
- Dining table for four.
- Free broadband and 42" LED TV with dozens of channels. Landline phone with free local calls.
- Leather sofabed folds down to sleep two.
- Separate bedroom with king-size bed to rear. Ample clothes storage and hanging space. Hairdryer, iron, ironing board and electric trouser press.
- Separate bathroom with deep tub, shower over, WC, basin, mirrored cabinet above, and heated towel rail.
BoroughBase lurks tranquilly In the shadow of the Shard, Europe's tallest habitable structure, and 10min walk to the river, the remains of Shakespeare's Rose theatre as well as the rebuilt Globe and attractions including the historic Borough Market, these days offering organic artisanal produce alongside foodie restaurants.
Even closer to hand, numerous old-style pubs provide hearty lunchtime and evening meals plus traditional ales. Some of those nearby have a beer garden.
For City workers the Bank of England is a 15min or so walk. Lovers of West End theatre, music and dining can reach Charing Cross (with Covent Garden and Soho beyond) on foot in under half an hour. The end of the street is served by a 24-hour bus and is surrounded by a handful of underground stations including Northern (both branches), Bakerloo and Jubilee lines.
Daily provisions are available from two mini-supermarkets (Co-op and Tesco) within about 100 yards/metres of the door, each of which is usually open until 11pm.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London City, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, S, Nearest railway: Waterloo, London Bridge|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
The South East England region
BoroughBase offers a choice of zone 1 tube stations, a 24-hour bus service and - because of the way the river bends - easy walkability to both the financial heart of the City of London and the cultural, shopping, entertainment and gastronomic array of the West End.
Central London/Zone 1
Borough and Bankside together form the area just south of the Thames between Waterloo and London Bridge stations and north of Elephant & Castle. Amid the stunning height of the newly finished Shard of Glass to the sedate side streets where Charles Dickens strolled 200 years ago lies an historic yet constantly vibrant inner London district that offers great pubs, restaurants and other leisure amenities.
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3 Jul 2014
"good location, well resourced in terms of kitchen, tv, internet etc."
A well furnished,well resourced apartment in a good location. However, some lights were not working, the bath could be awkward for some people and the kitchen tap had a leak. Overall it seemed as if it needed a bit of maintenance. Comparef to staying in a 4 star hotel, this is excellent value though.
Thanks for the alert: a new tap has since been fitted and lightbulbs replaced. (The bathtub is as pictured and should be no problem for anyone able-bodied.) James
19 May 2014
"Super appartement au coeur de Londres !!!"
Nous avons passé une excellent séjour dans l'appartement de James. Nous sommes parties 4 filles : 2 mamans avec nos deux filles respectives. La salle de bain est spacieuse, avec baignoire. La cuisine est très bien équipée. Nous avons seulement du emmener les torchons. L'alarme incendie est un petit peu sensible. Prévoir une chaise dessous quand on fait griller du pain pour l'éteindre. Le lit de la chambre est formidablement confortable, le sofa pour les ados un peu moins. Il règne dans ce quartier un calme absolu malgré la présence à 10 min à pied de 3 stations de métro. Je remercie James pour sa disponibilité et toutes les petites attentions présentes dans l'appartement : papier wc, sopalain, sacs poubelles, thé, sucre, sel, poivre......et bien d'autres encore. Je recommande vivement cette location, qui je pense, pour Londres a un rapport qualité prix imbattable.
22 Apr 2014
James and his staff were truly wonderful. He accommodated us on a busy Easter weekend which was greatly appreciated. One of the people who works for him, Fernando, was gracious enough to have had the … More
31 Oct 2013
"Found a winner in downtown London"
I discovered this property on Holiday Lettings and it matched all of our criteria as far as price, amenities, and location. Paying the deposit and then the remaining cost was a breeze as James is very… More
10 Oct 2013
"A nice place well worth the money paid"
Stayed there for two weeks in September.The flat is very convenient and has everything a regular tourist needs after a busy day of sightseeng. The owner's description of he apartment is true and … More
12 Sep 2013
A pleasant and hassle-free experience from beginning to end, all questions dealt with promptly and in detail. Lovely location literally 10 minutes walking time from central London. Amenities, restaurants and lovely pubs all close at hand as well as three Tube stations to choose from. Our Daughter who accompanied us had the use of a very comfortable sleeper couch and was also suitably impressed. Already looking forward to our next visit!
6 Aug 2013
"Pleasant flat near the city"
Borough base is a pleasant flat. Beds are confortable. Kitchen is small but practical.
A lot of transports to London from this place
22 Jul 2013
"comfortable, great location for shoping, walking and transport."
We are an older couple who took our 11 year old Granddaughter to London. We all enjoyed staying at Borough Base. The basement flat had everything we needed, including tea and coffee, dish washing powder and washing powder for the machines. The flat was spotless and plenty of room for the 3 of us. free wi fi was provided and everything worked well.
The location was great. a short walk to Borough or Waterloo tube stations. We walked to the London eye over the river and to most of the sights of London. There is a co-op just around the corner for supplies and Borough Market is only 5 minutes away.
The arrangements to collect the keys was good as we were met at the property rather than have to go elsewhere to pick them up.
i would recommend this accommodation to any body who can manage the few steps down from the street. We would be happy to stay there again when visiting London.
12 Jun 2013
"Great little flat in a great area."
This small but well equipped flat is spacious for two people and perfectly adequate for a family of three/four so long as the kids don't mind sharing a double. The area is great with some good pubs serving food and a couple of handy supermarkets. And if you want to see the Shard then this is the spot.
15 May 2013
"Great location for London trip, very fair owner, everything great."
A few minor admin hiccups but James sorted things quickly before we arrived and stay was good. Flat is well located to get to all attractions, well equipped and fair price. No problems with security deposit. Clean, comfortable, just right for a trip to London. Thank you James, we would certainly choose this flat again.
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