Chic, sunny, secure and very comfortable, this newly refurbished apartment is ideal for enjoying all that London has to offer. Positioned on the Southbank by Tower Bridge it is within 450m of London Bridge transport hub (underground and mainline) and surrounded by wonderful restaurants, cafes, bars, galleries, hip Bermondsey St and the iconic Tower Bridge which is visible from the apartment.
Suitable for couples looking for a romantic getaway or families looking to explore London, the apartment is spotlessly clean, furnished to a very high standard with 400 thread count linens, bathrobes, slippers and towels provided. The Neff kitchen is fully equipped to prepare food bought from the local supermarkets or the exciting stalls at Borough Market or Maltby Market.
Should you not wish to cook there are countless local restaurants ranging from the Zagat listed Zucca to the Cat and Cucumber which is a typical London cafe. You can eat food from across the world within a few minutes walk in any direction.
Full of natural light, situated on the 4th floor, accessed by 8 stairs and then an elevator, the apartment has a great view of London life, pretty Potters Fields Park and Tower Bridge which is breathtaking at night.
The main bedroom has a very comfortable double bed with luxury bedding, 2m of wardrobe space, large mirrors, hairdyer, ipod dock and radio, atospheric lighting and flat screen TV.
The lounge has a large and very comfortable sofa which converts to a comfortable double bed, suitable for adults (with proper sprung mattress) in addition to a large cuddle chair so that up to 5 people can comfortably watch the flatscreen internet TV or browse the intenet using the fast. free WIFI connection. A large dining table with 4 chairs offers a home dining option and there is storage space for clothing.
The bathroom offers a walk in shower with waterfall and hand held shower option, luxury towels, heated towel radiator, underfloor heating, demister cabinet, atmospheric lighting and a DAB radio. Complimentary shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion are provided.
The kitchen is very well equipped with all that you could require to create a special meal or family dinner with large fridge, freezer, microwave, large oven and hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, range of quality cookware and table settings for 8 along with a flatscreen internet TV. Complimentary tea and coffee also supplied along with tea towels and kitchen essentials. In particular the kitchen has a breakfast bar with 4 stools from which you can enjoy watching the bustle of London and the daily human traffic into the park opposite or the view of Tower Bridge. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson can also be glimpsed at travelling to City Hall which is directly opposite the apartment.
In spite of its central location the apartment is quiet, screened from London noise by double glazing. It is also particularly suited to people with allergies as it has clean wooden flooring thoughout.
Local highlights within a few minutes walk are The Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Tate Modern, Southwark Cathedral, Borough Market, Bermondsey St, the Design and Textile Museums, and White Cube Gallery.
There are also several local parks, some with play equipment, for children, tennis courts and Boris Bikes for hire.
The hop on hop off tourist bus stops directly opposite the apartment, the River Taxi jetty is a few minutes walk and a black taxi rank 250 m away. The transport hub of London Bridge offers both the Jubilee and Northern Lines with fast and frequent services to the West End, the City and Canary Wharf. Mainline rail services provide links to the exciting coastal towns of Margate and Brighton. Gatwick, Stansted and Luton Airports have direct rail links to London Bridge and Heathrow can be easily accessed by tube.
|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||150 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: London Bridge 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|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
The area is full of London life with bars, cafes and restaurants serving the local and business community during the day and night. A youth theatre and independent cinema complete the entertainment and there is always plenty to see as there are regular events in the park opposite the apartment or on the walk along the Thames to the Southbank.
The area has developed a richly deserved reputation for being a destination for food lovers with wonderful food markets if you like to cook or equally wonderful restaurants it you don't. You can opt for romantic riverside dining or cruise the restaurants on Bermondsey St which has some of London's best dining destinations such as Zucca. I have yet to have a bad meal on Bermondsey St and there is an extensive range of cuisine to choose from.
The area is also known for its art and culture with venues ranging from the Tate Modern to independent galleries within easy walking distance plus the delights of The Design and Textile Museums and The White Cube Art Gallery. There is also a large antiques warehouse within 300 metres which is always fascinating and at the Saturday Maltby St Market other independent vintage and antiques shops open their doors.
The Shard is within an easy walk for wonderful views of London especially at the Level 32 Oblix cocktail lounge. The nearby Hide Cocktail Bar is also a hot favourite with the locals.
There are many green spaces next to and around the apartment to enjoy including the Tanner St Tennis Courts and riverside Potters Fields that hosts events throughout the year.