My London Travel Studio Base
Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 5
Ideal for a couple of small family looking for a London Getaway, whether it be a week or a weekend London is at your fingertips. From nearby Westcombe Park Station, frequent trains into London Bridge and Trafalgar Square (less than 15 minutes) place you on the doorsep os Londons greatest museums and places of interest from teh National Gallery to the Victoria and Albert Museums.
While many are in for tourist attractions, the London O2 stadium with its many concerts is a less than 5 minute busride which the Excel Exhibition Center is a Gondola Ride across the river. And what about locally? The Royal Observatory, Maritime Museum, Queens House and Greenwich Park are just down the road.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, Studio|
|Nearest beach||Whitstable 45 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London City Aiport 6 km, Nearest railway: Westcombe Park 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
A modern development, the mahogany colour wooden floors and whitewashed walls stand in stark contrast to the wall of south facing glass cleverly concealed from the street by vertical blinds. With high ceilings and a large square footage the sleeping and living area of the studio intermingle. The Day Bed (IKEA HEMNES) opens up into two single side by side single sleepers while the sofa bed opens into a good sized double.
While the fully equipped kitchen is quite large and is used for meals (kitchen table and four chairs are in the kitchen), the best thing is that it is a seperate kitchen from the Reception.
There is also a Bathroom. It is PARTIALLY HANDICAP Assisted as the W.C. and Wash Hand Basins have grab hand rails and an alarm chord, however, the shower cubicle (although large) was not made to be wheelchair accessible.
|Further details outdoors|
The area immediately outside of the studio is Greenwich.
EB = Early Bird Pricing. The Price is lower for early reservations (early than previous year clearing prices) and closer to the time will be increased.
Prices are subject to change at owners discretion. However, prices at time of securing booking will stand. To hold a reservation we ask for a damage deposit of £400 to be sent ( (This will vary to the downside depending on age of children and size of group). The deposit is refunded within 14 days of the stay. Cancellations are not allowed, however, every effort will be made to re-let the apartment. If fully successful, payment excluding deposit will be refunded. Deposits are non-refundable.
For bookings made within 8 weeks of arrival date, the total balance must be made to secure a booking.
The South East England region
This property is in Central London Zone 2. Cutty Sark DLR and Greenwich North Jubilee Line.
London, located in the south east of England and offers an incredible wealth of attractions for the visitor. There are historical monuments, museums - the majority of them free, world famous shops, World Heritage sites, and modern attractions such as the London Eye located on the bank of the River Thames giving an impressive view over the city and the Tate Modern. Alternatively head for the outdoors and visit one of London's parks. You will be spoilt for choice in this vibrant city - you will not want to leave.
Central London/Zone 2
Blackheath has an extraordinary mix of the past and present and has an eclectic mix of cinema, shops, eateries, bars and Cafes and a relaxed atmosphere. To look at the exact location of this apartment www.multimap.com and type in the postal code SE10 0JA. Nearby Attractions are Highlighted:-
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
Following the National Maritime Museum's £20 million facelift, the 19th century Neptune courtyard has been covered over by a glass roof. The revamped museum is bright, airy and the whistling wind and fresh air make you feel like you're on deck. The various exhibitions in the galleys/galleries offer an interactive experience with heaving open hatchway doors, turning the ship's wheel and using Viking oars. Check out ancient uniforms, follow Admiral Nelson's sea-faring career, watch archive material of passenger ocean travel, discover what life was like in Britain's maritime heyday, and get involved in the All Hands exhibition. Wind down in the lush Global Garden - the glorious result of exotic seeds brought back by sailors. Admission is free.
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE
Designed by Christopher Wren, this building was founded by William III as a hospital for the Royal Navy. The Painted Hall, decorated in the 18th century by James Thornhill, is particularly worth a visit. The grounds also include the Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul in Queen Mary Court, its Rococo style restored in 1980. The Royal Naval College is found alongside the River Thames, within a few minutes walk of the picturesque Queen's house. One-hour guided tours are available for GBP5, GBP4 concessions.
Designed by Hercules Linton, the Cutty Sark was renowned throughout the seafaring world as one of the fastest ships of the period. After a colourful career, she was moved to a dry dock in Greenwich in December 1954. Officially opened in 1957 by Her Majesty the Queen, she's been visited by over 13 million people since. The number of 'the old lady's' admirers are bound to increase, as she remains a living testimony to a glorious bygone era of sail and Empire.
It won its Royal Charter in 1700 and specialises in antique, collectables arts and crafts (Thur-Sun).
ROYAL OBSERVATORY GREENWICH
Founded in 1675 by Charles II to find out the 'so much desired longitude of places for perfecting the art of navigation' It is home to the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and Meridian Line. The Museum is a top Tourist attraction all year round.
GREENWICH ROYAL PARK
Covering 74 hectares (183 acres). Greenwich is the oldest enclosed Royal Park and home to a small herd of fallow and red deer. Situated on top of a hill, visitors enjoy sweeping views across the River Thames to St Paul's Cathedral and beyond. The park is part of the Greenwich World Heritage Site, host to the Prime Meridian Line and the old Royal Observatory, as well as having the National Maritime Museum as a neighbour.
OTHER NEARBY ATTRACTIONS
* Firepower (the Royal Artillery) museum
* Greenwich Heritage centre
* Greenwich Youth theatre and Woolwich Pier.
* Thames Pathway. Walk or cycle along river Thames pathway extending southwards to the Millenium Dome and Woolwich and northwards to the Docklands and Central london.
* Woolwich town centre. It has a wide range of shops and eateries. This includes the first McDonald's restaurant opened in UK in 1974
* Charlton stadium, home to Premiership football club, Charlton Athletic FC is 3miles away.
* Thames Barrier
* Millennium Dome
* Trafalgar Rowing Club
* Blackheath Golf Course
* Excel Exhibition Centre
* Bluewater Shopping Centre
Accessible to Central London via a number of easy accessible Tube, DLR and British Rail Stops. Buses run frequently from below.
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