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Living room with 2 three seater sofas, TV, FREEVIEW, working gas fire. Many art and reference books

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

Lovely, comfortable, cosy, clean, first floor flat in RBKC, North Kensington. 3 Bedrooms, sleeps 6 near to the BBC. Quiet road, parks and transport on your door step. White City tube 10 minutes walk or take the bus. No 7 Bus goes into the West End. 52 goes to Knightsbridge.

Ideal for families, friends, young and old and business people who do not want to stay in the noisy and often polluted central city. Transport excellent for getting to all tourist attractions with bus or tube.

Recently decorated throughout., practical kitchen with dishwasher, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, food mixer, large fridge and freezer. Washing machine. Little balcony out from kitchen. Wall to wall light wool carpet. Original wooden sash windows. Working gas fire in living room. Huge library of books and novels. Cotton linen and towels provided.

Bracewell Road is a quiet, safe, tree lined street with two beautiful parks right on our doorstep.

Everything is close by, the No 7 bus at the top of our road goes to Portobello Market, Oxford street and West End. The No 70 goes to Queensway and Hyde Park, or change onto the No 52 at Ladbroke Grove for Harrods and Knightsbridge. The underground (2 different ones, 2 different lines) is 12 minutes walk. Westfield White City is the biggest shopping centre in Europe with an excellent selection of boutiques, restaurants and cinemas, and only 15 minutes walk or 2 stops on the bus. (I suggest when you arrive at my house you obtain from the little shops at the top of my road, an Oyster Card. A top-up travel card costing £5 for use on the tube and buses. Redeemable at the end of your stay)

A small supermarket (Tesco) is at the top of our road and sells the essentials. Open 7 days, 6am to 11pm daily. And a traditional English pub The Pavilion is 5 minutes walk. There is a Thai restaurant really close by with delicious food, great takeaway too. And of course, Portobello Market has many lovely places to eat and drink.

Parking is not permitted outside our house but there are meters at the top of the road, and a free parking road not far but it's usually very hard to get a space. Free parking is on Saturdays from 1.30 pm and all day Sunday.

My grown up daughter Saskia will welcome with keys etc on check-in. Saskia lives in our flat on the ground floor and is always helpful and available.

If you need a good reliable cab company to collect you from Heathrow or any of the other London airports, try 'Just Airports' based in Wembley.


Check-in from 16:00

Checkout by 11:00 please

No smoking in the house

*Please leave £30 for Annie the cleaner on departure

Suitable for children from 7 years, exceptions made on request

Many Thanks and questions welcome

I advertise my London house on other sites, all reviews are not shown on here. So far all positive and i have over 26 lovely comments in my guest book at home!

Stefan Pikel from Austria wrote:

"When I first read about this apartment I was instantly thrilled, this sounded too good to be true. Our host sounded very amiable and trustworthy so I decided to rent it for the six of us (2 adults plus the 4 kids)for five days. We were not disappointed upon our arrival, the apartment was extremely comfy and tidy, and our host, Saskia, a very charming and helpful person. The kids loved this place! It was our first trip to London and should we ever decide to return there I would rent it again, naturally. Public transport to the centre of London is available nearby as well as some nice restaurants and shops for self-catering purposes. I would recommend this apartment strongly to anybody with a family as large as mine. Pricing is very OK for a location like this."

Mary Giambruno, from Victoria, Minnesota, United States:

"Really a very cozy flat, We loved it. We felt at home immediately, it is in a real neighborhood not a tourist area. Saskia was very helpful and available for questions, (especially incredible, since she has a beautiful brand new baby). We especially loved the fireplace, the cozy furnishings, and all the great books and cookbooks. We had no problems or issues at all, everything was as good or better then expected. Thank you, hope to see you again. PS this was our first experience in London and everything went smoothly and easily!"

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Heathrow 30 km, Nearest railway: Paddington (Heathrow Express) or Victoria Station 2 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace

The South East England region

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is immediately to the west of the City of Westminster, which is at the heart of modern London, and to the east of Hammersmith & Fulham, and contains a substantial number of city-centre facilities such as major museums and universities (in "Albertopolis"); department stores like Harrods, Peter Jones and Harvey Nichols; is home to the Notting Hill Carnival, Europe's largest carnival; and several Embassies in Belgravia, Knightsbridge and Kensington Gardens. It contains many of the most exclusive residential districts in London, which are also some of the most expensive in the world and of course, Kensington Palace. Look at on the web for 'Attractions in RBKC', i like the website Londonist dot com and look at Wikipedia's description of Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Central London/Zone 2

Our area is close to two beautiful parks, friendly with grocery shops and a pub and not far from Ladbroke Grove, a short bus ride from our house.

And Notting Hill, a bit further away, is a popular destination for its lively market, gorgeous streetscapes, interesting history and diverse population. It has achieved a level of fame from the film Notting Hill with Hugh Grant (and yes, he actually does live here!), the world famous Portobello Road market and of course from the annual carnival.

Friendly atmosphere, great transport right from our door. Shops all around.

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Review 1-1 of 1

29 Jul 2013


"Very nice house with everything needed for a convenient stay"

I stayed with my family (2 young kids) and parents for 5 days. The owners daughter who does the handover and handles any subsequent requirements was very helpful and friendly. The property consists of the top 2 stories of a large house and had plenty of room for our family of 4 adults and 2 kids. The house is very well furnished and really includes everything you could need for a holiday.

The location is pleasant with two large parks nearby and a few local shops within 100m's. There are a huge amount of shops/supermarkets etc within 5 mins bus or 10 mins walk at White City Westfield. Transport links are decent with some bus's going into the city centre and plenty to the nearest tube stops which are again about 5 mins ride away. We caught the bus from the end of the road directly into South Kensington for the museums which was very convenient and also caught bus's from Oxford Street straight to the end of the road.

I'd happily recommend the property and the landlords.

Thank you so much for looking after my flat so nicely and maybe our paths will cross again in the future.
Kind regards,
Angela and Saskia

Review 1-1 of 1

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