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Heart of Kensington! - Fab pied-a-terre for live2work or city break

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 370 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Suitable for 1-2 people, with patio which can be used all year round

Refurbished last summer, has a desk/work area, with wifi.

Kitchen area (with cooker, microwave, two fridges) and has cooking equipment for self-catering.

Small dining tables both inside and outside on the patio.

A 5ft bed with memory foam, currently lenthways on against the wall but can be moved to centre of the room.

The bathroom has a good-sized shower unit in a good sized bathroom.

There is a launderette located 500 yards from the building, however we do also take in washing if you are staying longer than 10 days.

Please note, we have only a 1 key policy.

There is download film, TV and boxsets available - please note general terrestrial channels are not available or multi-languages.

Based on feedback from previous tenants we should mention that earlier we had a sofabed, we have changed this to a 5ft bed instead because people were having problems sleeping.

More Details

Property Manager
Petra Fellows
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Petra Fellows

The picture you see above is of Queens Gate, where the studio is located!

Petra Fellows purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Petra Fellows chose Kensington

This studio is great if you need somewhere to stay temporarily rather than pay london rates for hotels - The studio is setup so that you may work directly from the studio with easy access to all work locations in Greater London. Alternatively if you are between homes and need somewhere to stay in the interim or simply want a great budget break in London!

What makes this apartment unique

Location! Location! Location!

Bars, Restaurants, Clubs, Museums, Victoria and Albert and the Natural History Museum, Hyde Park, Kings Road, Holland Park and HARRODS all in walking distance - what more could you ask for, why waste money on tubes, buses and taxi's when you can walk everywhere!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have loved staying here and appreciate all the welcoming touches such as the wine, biscuits, body wash, etc. This is the perfect place to stay for a visit to London. Thank you for letting us arrive early and working so quickly to get it ready for us.
Jun 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 370 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 5ft King Size Bed, can be moved away from the wall
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Notes:
This property may be rented for short to mid term stays

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Heart of Kensington! - Fab pied-a-terre for live2work or city break
average rating of 4.8679247 based on 54 reviews
5

Perfect little spot in an amazing location.

  • 5 of 5

This place is the perfect size for a single person or a couple. The location is ideal. Close to so many things to see and do. Plus, conveniently located near Tube stations. The owners are very nice and responsive. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great find in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely affordabe find in London. The apartment is a 5 minute walk from south Kensington tube station which made touring around very easy. The apartment was comfortable, very clean and tidy with no street noise during the night. I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seattle
5

Great Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This Kensington property is in a very safe neighborhood only a couple blocks from the South Kensington underground station so we got everywhere easily.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs
5

London find

  • 5 of 5

This studio flat is in a great location between the Gloucester Road and South Kensington tube stations, with a nearby grocery and restaurants. There is very little road noise as it is in the lower level, and yet it gets natural light. The owners are very accommodating and I would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent, just what we wanted. Great area and close to museums and the Tube

  • 5 of 5

In a bourgeois area of London so pavements wide and smooth to make moving luggage easy and moving around safe.

The studio apartment was just as it was described only better. Host meet us and made us feel totally comfortable, was very accommodating.

Bed was comfy and all the facilities to prepare breakfast and the evening meal. Supermarkets easy to reach in the area as well as great restaurants when we went out for dinner.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful flat with perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Clean well equipped lower level flat was perfect for our first visit to London. A short walk to South Kensington tube stop and you can be anywhere in London in minutes. Local area teeming with pubs and restaurants and grocery stores. Check in was timely and I would highly recommend Petra's flat.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
London Heathrow, Standstead, City Airport etc
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Eclipse (Walton Street)
Nearest Ferry
85 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Berkshire
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
South Kensington
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Kilometres
Cromwell Road (A4)
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
French, Japanese, Chinese, Thai etc
Nearest Ski
0.2 Kilometres
Natural History Museum (Ice Skating)
Nearest Beach
65 Miles
Brighton
Car: not necessary

Queens Gate is centrally located for hip bars and restaurants all located along Walton Street, known as 'the Beach'. South Kensington also has some great bijou restaurants such as La Bouche as well as famous nightclubs, Boujis in South Kensington and Attica on Kensington High Street, with many more smaller clubs along the South Kensington and Fulham stretch. The Natural History museum hosts many events throughout the year as well as the V&A and Science Museum all within walking distance of Queens Gate. Queens Gate also has the Lycee Francais as well as The College of Psychic Studies - there is also the famous Gore Hotel which has a small bar and casino. It's a 5 mins walk to South Kensington underground tube serviced by the District line and Piccadilly lines which can take you out to Kew Gardens and many more places of interest as well as the airports and main line stations such as Paddington, Kings Cross, St Pancras, Euston and Victoria.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £5

The studio may be rented for longer than 1 month, maximum let is 6 months - rates are negotiable on longer terms.

A security deposit of 50.00 is only required on rentals over 10 days. For rentals over 10 days, should you require cleaning, linen change and laundry then a charge of 85.00 per week is applied.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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