Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A fully refurbished (January 2012) modern 2 bedroom apartment accommodating up to 6 people in a quiet street in one of London’s most pleasant regions. Just steps from Highbury Barn with its upmarket local shops, restaurants and traditional British pub. Two minutes walk from Highbury fields, one of London’s most elegant parks which leads directly to Highbury and Islington station with fast underground links to central London (Oxford Circus 10 mins, The City 10 mins, St Pancras International Station 3 mins and 15 to Stratford for the London Olympics and 20 minutes to Canary Wharf). Trendy Upper Street Islington and state of the art Emirates Stadium, home to Arsenal FC are both a 10 minute walk away.
The apartment is situated on the 1st (US 2nd) floor in a purpose built development consisting of 3 properties. The development is in a quiet cul-de-sac and there is little disturbance from passing traffic, it has a private entrance so the apartment is very secure. The apartment was fully refurbished in 2012 with brand new bathroom, kitchen carpeting and furniture throughout, it has full gas central heating, high speed unlimited internet access and consists of:
Living room. Large sofa which comfortably seats 3 to 4 people and easily converts to a full sized double bed. Flat screen TV with DVD player and music system with Ipod dock and connection for MP3 players. 2 additional armchairs and dining table seating 6 people. Large French windows looks over the well maintained gardens across the road.
Master bedroom. King sized Warren Clarke bed with plenty of wardrobe and drawer space.
2nd Bedroom. 2 full sized single beds with wardrobe.
Kitchen. A separate kitchen with modern units and granite worksurfaces with plenty of space for food preparation. Full electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. A washing machine / dryer is also available.
Bathroom. Luxurious modern bathroom with L shaped shower bath and John Lewis bath sheets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London City 15 km, Nearest railway: Highbury & Islington 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details outdoors|
On street parking is available by prior arrangement. Please enquire for details and prices.
The South East England region
The attractions of London are too numerous to mention but all are easily accessed from this charming flat.
Having lived in the area for 15 years the owners have a wealth of knowledge not only of the famous London attractions but also lesser known local's favourites and the many activities and sights of interest many within easy walking distance.
A couple of highlights include Colombia Road flower market and the wealth of small pub theatres with productions ranging from Fringe Comedy to Greek Tradgedy.
Central London/Zone 2
Just steps from the front door, this is one of London’s quaintest “villages” the small parade of shops include Da Mario, a traditional Italian delicatessen, La Fromagerie, Godfrey’s English butchers and Mrs Lovell’s Greengrocers. The Beach Hut fish and chip shop brings a delicious taste of the seaside to central London in a wonderfully stylish setting. There is also a pharmacy/chemist, several cafés, a post office with ATM, supermarket and a traditional British pub serving real ales and good food. There are also a couple of good restaurants, Turkish Iznik and Mediterranean Stingray with several more within a 10 minute walk.
A tranquil walk through Highbury fields brings you directly to Upper Street, Islington’s vibrant high street. Its lively thoroughfare boasts a wide selection of designer boutiques, great pubs and world class theatre including The Almeida, the King’s Head the only pub in the world with its own opera company and a fantastic selection of real ales in a magnificent traditional London pub. At the bottom of Upper Street the Screen on the Green is a luxuriously refurbished independent cinema. The range of restaurants is wide and international with chic eateries including Ottolenghi and Carluccio’s.
One of London’s most elegant parks which contrasts perfectly with trendy Islington to its south. Georgian terraces line the wide boulevards running the length of the this conservation area, peep into their graceful rooms inhabited by discerning journalists, actors and recently joined by London’s mayor, Boris Johnson. Number 22 was featured in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral. A sociable place popular with joggers, dog walkers, families the park has a children’s play area, several tennis courts, a swimming pool and a very popular café.