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Cosy Studio Flat In The Heart Of Knightsbridge

Bedrooms 1
Space 344 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine


About the property

Basement Studio Sleeping 2 (Plus Additional Sofa Bed), With Kitchen And Bathroom

The basement studio comprises a 22 square metre living/sleeping room with double bed, sofa bed, wardrobe and closet. Television is provided, as is wireless broadband for internet access. There is small dining table with chairs, and linen and towels, iron and vacuum cleaner are all provided.

There is a good sized bathroom (4.3 sq m) with bath/shower, washbasin, extractor and toilet.

The kitchen is compact (2 sq m) but well equipped with oven, small hob, refrigerator, washer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and microwave. Cutlery and crockery are also provided.

Access is by by stairs or lift from the communal hallway.

More Details

Property Manager
Malcolm Barnicoat
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 February, 2018

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I LOVED the flat. The location is VERY central and yet the flat itself is in a cul de sac and so very quiet. The building it beautiful and clean as is the flat. The bathroom is very large. The flat itself is comfortable for one or two people. Kitchen is small but well stocked.

Malcom is the property manager and is very friendly. I met him the first and last day but I knew he was only a phone call away if I needed anything. I didn't b/c it was a very smooth stay.

In summary, I plan to stay there again when I visit.


New York
Oct 2012
  • 1 of 2


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Knightsbridge in London

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Television ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries


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Cosy Studio Flat In The Heart Of Knightsbridge
average rating of 4.7704916 based on 63 reviews
Denver, Colorado

Excellent location, good facilities

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, good facilities - kitchen & Bath are well equipped & stocked. Heating can be tricky to turn down. Malcolm will help, he is easily reached.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vista, Ca

Fantastic location, fabulous host!

  • 5 of 5

We were so very impressed with our stay and hosts during our visit to London. The studio was absolutely perfect for the 3 of us. Very cozy! We had use of everything we needed and more. Superb location to walk to all the nearby sights. A&V Museum, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Big Ben, so many more. We never had to hire a car or take the tube excluding the journey from the airport. Our hosts were also very understanding and helpful both when we arrived and when we left, as we were running behind schedule both times. They provided us with a lovely little snack basket, in addition to various staples such as tea, cereal, and other dry goods. We would definitely stay here again. It was a perfect experience!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to once again have satisfied guests. We always try to maintain high standards of comfort and welcome for our guests.
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Chilliwack, BC, Canada

Not This Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We had stayed at this apartment 2 years ago and booked again. The apartment is well located, easy to get to and has lots going on nearby! Like other reviewers, though, we didn't actually stay at the Knightsbridge apartment due to flooding damage. We stayed at Malcolm and Neghat's 2 bedroom apartment in the St. John's Wood area. Neghat greeted us at the apartment, showed us around, left us with curry dinner, a fridge stocked with basics, and snacks! They are absolutely wonderful hosts. I appreciate the efforts that Malcolm made to ensure that we had a place to stay and weren't left to figure out new accommodations on our own. We enjoyed the St. John's Wood neighbourhood and loved the courtyard garden and newly renovated apartment. We would definitely stay at Malcolm and Neghat's place again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our third visit planned for this charming flat

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed twice in Malcolm's charming flat, and had booked to stay again for our third visit in June. Unfortunately, due to circumstances completely beyond Malcolm's control, the apartment was damaged and was uninhabitable. I am reviewing the apartment to say how much we appreciated the huge efforts Malcolm went to in order to find us alternative accommodation at very late notice, and at a very busy time in London. He immediately contacted us to tell us of the problem, and then found very suitable accommodation close by. He then kept in touch to make sure we were happy with the alternative accommodation. He really did a marvelous job to sort this all out. We have very much enjoyed his apartment on the 2 previous times we have stayed there - it is spacious, and charming, and in a beautiful, quiet tree lined cul de sac - yet right near the shops, restaurants and tube station of Knightsbridge. It offers a quintessential London experience to stay there. Thank you Malcolm, for all your efforts this time.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing stay!

  • 5 of 5

My daughters and I ended up staying at Malcomb's home property number 1775783 due to storm damage at property 1048009. We felt very safe, the place was larger than we expected. The bathroom was very nice and both beds comfortable! We also had the luxury of air conditioning. Malcomb was extremely helpful with providing ideas of restaurants and places to visit near his home, he made us feel at home! We would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kensington studio flat

  • 5 of 5

So, I am giving five stars not for the Kensington studio flat, which we didn't stay in, but for the efforts of Malcolm Barnicoat, our host. A few days before we left for England, I received a text from Malcolm saying that due to a catastrophe, we would not be able to stay in the studio. Turned out there had been a torrential rain and the drainpipes had backed up and created an indoor flood. Since I had made a different reservation through airbnb many months earlier only to have it cancel three weeks before our departure, I was beginning to feel that our trip was cursed. A second cancellation? What are the odds? However, while my airbnb host had simply thrown up his hands and blamed airbnb's enforcement of a new (Dec.!) rule that flats could not be rented more than 90 days in one calendar year, Mr. Barnicoat took full responsibility for finding us a new accommodation. At first it looked like we might stay at his two-bedroom St. John's Woods place, but then that didn't pan out because a lodger wasn't able to move out when expected. Finally Malcolm found a small apartment in the same area as the studio (Kensington) and rented it for us. It turned out to be a one-bedroom, so larger than the studio, which was nice since there were three of us, in the Point West apartment building on Cromwell Rd. It was a little noisy, but boy was it preferable to spending precious vacation time trying to find a place last-minute myself (we were already elsewhere in England when we found out the St. John's Wood arrangment had fallen through). Although it was a little more expensive than the studio, which I'd already paid for, Malcolm didn't charge more. I suppose I could have canceled and tried to find my own place, but it likely would have been much more expensive renting shortly before arrival and we wouldn't have been able to stay so close to central city. We stayed seven days and had a blast seeing all the museums, the Tower of London, doing walking tours, eating out, riding bikes in the park, etc. So all's well that ends well!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
London Heathrow
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Situated in a quiet side street in the centre of Knightsbridge, and a short walk from Harrods and the underground station (direct line from Heathrow airport), the property is ideally located for the West End theatres,restaurants and shopping. South Kensington and the museums are close by, with the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park being adjacent. Attractions such as Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and the riverside are easily accessed.

P.S. Guests interested in visiting Oxford(shire) or the Cotswolds - please ask for further details about a homestay bed and breakfast at our home near Blenheim Palace.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Knightsbridge, London

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2018
18 Jun 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2018
17 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Cleaning/laundry fee £60

Payment in full in advance please, preferably by HomeAway secure credit card system or by bank transfer.
Security deposit of up to 1 weeks rent payable on arrival (normally £200 or equivalent in US dollars or Euros.
Cleaning fee of £60 payable on arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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