Contemporary two bedroom apartment (sleeps six, maximum 4 adults), located in Earlsfield, South West London, including communal roof terrace with stunning views of London. Situated on a lovely tree-lined Victorian road, conveniently located close to Earlsfield train station (12 minutes to central London and one stop to Wimbledon Station). Earlsfield has a range of good bars, restaurants, coffee shops and supermarkets. For families of young children there is a fantastic playzone called It's a Kids Thing directly opposite the apartment. (www.itsakidsthing.co.uk)
Ideally situated for the Wimbledon Championships. For a small taxi fare you can get to the tennis in less than 10 mins. However, last year after the tennis, on a lovely summers evening we decided to walk back to Earlsfield via Wimbledon Park and up Penwith Rd which took us 30 mins. There is also a taxi office next door to the apartment block.
The very pretty Wandsworth Common is a short walk away offering great outdoor space, a couple of playgrounds and tennis courts. It also borders Bellevue Rd with its eclectic mix of shops as well as the highly regarded Chez Bruce restaurant.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 26 km, Nearest railway: Earlsfield 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|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Egyptian cotton linen and bath towels provided for all beds including the double sofa bed. There is underfloor heating throughout the apartment. The kitchen is fully equipped for 6 people including pots & pans, crockery and cutlery.
|Further details outdoors|
Free underground parking (£50 deposit required for the remote control for the gates)
No smoking in the apartment and, unfortunately, no pets allowed. Children welcome but we ask that you render close supervision especially on the roof terrace. We assume no liability for the safety of your children during your stay. Deductions for extra cleaning that is required will be taken from your security deposit.
The boroughs south of the river, including Wandsworth, are renowned for their green space. Close to the apartment you will find King George's Park. Laid out over 55 acres, the park boasts one of London's finest lakes in terms of sustainable water quality and providing a natural habitat for indigenous wildlife. The park is mainly open grassland and is popular in the summer for kicking a ball around, picnics, tennis or cycling. For the kids there is a children's playground. In the other direction towards Tooting you will find the smaller Garratt Park which also has a children's playground.
There are 3 leisure centres in the area including Tooting Leisure Centre which has a public swimming pool. Tooting Lido boasts the largest outdoor swimming pool in Europe.
Earlsfield library is located immediately next to the apartment.
We love this family friendly area with it's close proximity to Wandsworth Common, King George's Park and the many shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Bordering Wandsworth Common is Bellevue Rd with it's eclectic range of shops and the highly regarded Chez Bruce restaurant.
A mere four minutes by train from Earlsfield Station, Wimbledon is home to excellent shopping, two theatres, a cinema complex and a large number of buzzing bars, pubs, restaurants and bistros.
Earlsfield train station is situated just around the corner in Garratt Lane and is operated by South West Trains. Frequent train services both in a northbound direction to Clapham Junction, Vauxhall and London Waterloo, and a southbound direction towards Wimbledon, Dorking, Woking, Guildford via Cobham/Epsom, Kingston & Richmond, Hampton Court, Shepperton and Chessington South. Clapham Junction has connections to the rest of the SW network.
Bus services 44(Victoria-Tooting), 77(Waterloo-Tooting) 270(Putney Bridge-Mitcham), N44(Aldwych-Sutton) operate fro the bus stops in Garratt Lane located outside/opp Barclays Bank and Earlsfield Power Tools.
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