Fantastic 1 bedroom apartment on a quiet street in Kew. This is a Victorian one bedroom property in central Kew Gardens completely modernised in 2013 to the highest standard.
The apartment is full of original features with antique marble fireplaces in both the sitting room and the bedroom. The modern kitchen/breakfast room has granite work surfaces and french doors opening onto a small private outdoor area. The walk-in wet room is tiled in Italian stone and has underfloor heating.
Overall it is a first class property in the centre of Kew with two grocery stores (one of which also bakes its own bread and has the best fresh baked pain au chocolat in Kew!), a cafe and restaurants within a two minute walk.
The property is a five minute walk from Kew Gardens tube station and Kew Gardens British Rail overland train station. Immediately outside the property is a bus stop which will take you to Richmond in 5 minutes, Chiswick in 10 minutes or Hammersmith in 20 minutes.
Within a 5 minute walk is the Victoria Gate entrance to Kew Botanical Gardens, UNESCO world heritage site.
Kew Gardens Village is also a five minute walk where you will find a StarBucks, The Glass House (a MIchelin starred restaurant), and a Tesco supermarket, and various smaller cafes, tea shops, restaurants and gift shops.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow (25 min taxi ride) Gatwick (1 hour by pub 8 km, Nearest railway: Kew Gardens 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Kew Gardens is one of the most beautiful areas of London. It is right next to Richmond-upon-Thames, yet within 35 minutes of central London by public transport or taxi. Kew Gardens is famous for The Royal Botanical Gardens which is a world heritage site and less than a five minute walk from the apartment. With over 121 hectares of gardens and glass houses it is not only beautiful in every season but contain world's largest collection of living plants.
Kew Gardens Village (as it's known) has a relaxed rural atmosphere with tree lined streets and all the amenities you could need yet bags of character. It has every amenity within a 5 minute walk from independent cafes to Starbucks and a supermarkets to unique gift, garden and book shops. It boast an wide range of outstanding restaurants including Nepalese, Thai, French, steak and a Michelin starred European restaurant called The Glass House (just tell us if you wish to book and we can arrange a reservation for you).
The nearest tube station is Kew Gardens Station which is a 5 minute walk from the flat. The station is on both the District Line tube and the London Overground. It takes 23 minutes on the tube to get to South Kensington tube station, where you will find The Natural History Museum, The Science Museum and The Victoria and Albert Museum as well as the Royal Albert Hall. Alternatively Covent Garden or the Embankment (good for the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, The London Eye and The Thames) tube stations are about 35 minutes from Kew Gardens.
There are a wide range of historical sites, local areas of interest and things to do. These include:
Kew Botanical Gardens
Boat Rides on the River Thames
Hampton Court Palace
Richond - upon - Thames
Twickenham Rugby Ground