East London House - sleeps 13
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 13
This house was our parents family home since 1999 and since recent refurbishment this year, my sister Elaine and I manage this elegant London family home with leaded windows which is now used exclusively for holiday rentals. It's location near the iconic red London bus routes (bus stop 150 metres) and walking distance to two Central Line underground tube stations makes it an ideal base for exploring London. It is also 5 minutes walk from a busy High Street for shopping, restaurants at reasonable prices and many local sports activities.
Upstairs it has four well equipped bedrooms, sleeping up to 9, or 10 with the cot in use. One bedroom has washing facilities with a hydrotherapy shower cabin and a wash basin. On the first floor there is a large family bathroom with toilet, wash basin and bath with shower. Downstairs there is a separate toilet with washbasin and another separate shower cabin and wash basin in the Utility Room.
Also downstairs the Dining Room has two comfortable single chair beds and there is a double sofa bed in the Lounge for additional sleeping capacity up to 13 adults if needed.
Comfortable large lounge with leather armchairs and sofas and large dining room with table to seat 10+ and doors onto patio terrace. Well equipped modern kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, microwave, oven/grill etc. Utility Room with shower cubicle and wash basin, washing machine, tumble drier and freezer.
We have a wooden babies cot with bedding, high chair, stair gate and changing mat if required
It is 5 minutes walking distance to local supermarkets, shops, pubs and restaurants. Bus stop 150 metres. Walking distance to two Central Line tube stations with transport links for shopping and restaurants in the Olympic Park (15mins) and London's West End or City (30 mins).
High quality bed linens and towels are provided together with a welcome pack of basic food & toilet essentials.
A car is not a necessity.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Southend-on-Sea 50 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Stansted Airport 45 km, Nearest railway: London Underground (tube) 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, Video player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||3 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 13, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The South East England region
The London Borough of Redbridge lies to the North East of London City and Central London and occupies 21.7 square miles with a population of approx 300,000. Redbridge comprises 24 districts and it has lots to offer the visitor, historical buildings and parks, good shopping and sports facilities.
Much of it falls within the County of Essex one of the oldest in England. It only a short "tube" journey from the hustle and bustle and excitement of the famous London's West End but within a few minutes you can experience Epping Forest, an ancient woodland donated by Queen Elizabeth 1st, plus farmland and nature reserves with plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities.
The coastline of Essex is famous for its beaches and the nearest resort, Southend -on-Sea, has the world's longest pier (1.34 miles/2.16Km) with its very own train service!
Redbridge has excellent transport links with 7 Central Line Tube Stations, 3 Train stations and numberous bus services linking to the center and all districts.
East London, England
JUST 30 MINUTES FROM LONDON'S WEST END
Number 10 is located in the leafy London Borough of Redbridge, Barkingside district, just 12 miles North East from the center of London's West End and only 5 miles from the 2012 Olympic Park & Stadium at Stratford which can be reached in just 13 minutes from the nearby Central Line London Underground (Tube) station at Gants Hill. Also at Stratford you will find the Westfield Shopping Centre - the largest in Europe with 254 stores, 80 restaurants, cinemas and casino.
Number 10 Hatley Avenue has private off-street car parking and two tube stations, Gants Hill and Barkingside, within easy reach on foot or by a very short bus ride. The London Underground (aka "The Tube") and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) make the whole of London and the suburbs easily accessible on foot without having to worry about parking and the daily "Congestion Charge" that operates in London city centre during weekdays. In fact a visit without a car is very easy and not inconvenient with plenty of public transport links from airports and railway stations. Locally there are many private hire car services and taxis in addition to the buses, trains and Tube services. In the centre there is also now a Cycle Hire Scheme that permits you to rent bikes by the day or hour
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7 Aug 2013
"Wonderful and welcoming"
The house was perfect and exactly what we hoped for. It was clean and airy. There was an essentials pack waiting for us in the fridge so we didn't have to rush out for bread and milk. The facilities were perfect and the location was also perfect. We were met on time and earlier than they usually let people check in, by one of the owners who talked us through the alarm system etc. Early check in was requested and they were only too happy to do this. Also check out was at our leisure as there was no one booked in that day. This really helped as we were able to stay in central London a little longer. The tube is quite close by for London however for people who are less able, have a young family or cannot walk far I would recommend a taxi otherwise it's about a 15 20 Min walk. The only thing I would say needs to be clarified are things like do certain items need to be replaced e.g toilet roll hand wash kitchen herbs spices? Although there is everything you could wish for remember it is not a hotel, so take your own toiletries toothpaste etc. Overall we had a fantastic stay and look forward to going back. It felt like a home from home, relaxing and very welcoming. Thanks Phillip and Jo.
There is a bus stop 200m from the property with a very frequent bus service that stops directly at the Tube (subway) station which is a three minute ride. Taxis and private car hire are not necessary but are available if required to take guests to the airport etc.
Guests are expected to supply or replenish consumables.
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