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Townhouse Overlooking Park In Royal Borough Of Greenwich.. Airbnb Superhost

People14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Townhouse, London, Royal Borough of Greenwich - Historic Location next to River Thames..Pub, cafes shops and Transport very near.. 2/3mins walk.

Stay at our lovely house.. we are now Airbnb superhosts and have been for the last two quarters.. so we got 5 Star reviews more than 80% of the time up to June 2017 from 26 different customers.

Set in this Historic Conservation Area stretching along the River Thames in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Ideally located for Central London, Westminster, London Bridge and the Tower of London also the Excel, O2 and the Olympic Park.

Great location for combining Golf, shopping, musical shows and football. If you wish to play Golf we are very close to some of Londons best and oldest clubs and courses..

Golf...Royal Blackheath and Shooters Hill golf clubs are just near by. There are at least five great golf courses between 3 and 6 miles from the house.. All offer visitor rates.. and most do a weekday package.. coffee and sandwich 18 hole course and then three course lunch.. Shooters Hill Golf Club summer package is £37.50 per person.

Chauferred Taxi...Easily reached from Londons Airports..We can arrange Chauferred Taxi transfers and Chauffeurred cars for Golf, Shopping and for visiting London on a per hour basis.. for visiting shows, dinners and clubs.

Personal London Guide..We can also provide a personal London Guide.(retired London Blue Badge Guide) to take you on personalised tours.

Football...Should you want to see a football game.. you can of course go to any match you like.. but we are very well placed for visits to Charlton FC, Millwall FC and West Ham, all of which offer a fantastic experience, even for those who don't normally watch football. Football crowds are very animated..an entertainment in themselves. We can arrange for you to be accompanied.. with someone to show you the ropes and give a bit of history on the teams and area.

Rugby..If Rugby is more your thing.. there are also regular matches in and around London.. the main venue being Twickenham.

The Royal Arsenal and Military Academy date back to the 15th century. The Historic Royal Artillery Buildings and Gate House are overlooked by this Regency stile House. There is Private Parking for One Car on drive. Also suitable for Motorbikes. Onsite there is a Tesco Supermarket and a Pub Restaurant. Thames river boat service leaves from a pier just by house direct to Westminster, it also stops at the O2, Canary Wharf,Tower of London, London Bridge, London Eye. A Tube link under river direct to London City Airport 5 mins (DLR), continues on to Canary Wharf and Tower of London. Trains go direct thru Greenwich to Charring Cross 20mins passing London Bridge, or to Waterloo. The Station, Town centre and market are less than 5 mins walk. The Thames walkway & Thames cycle route go past the house.

More Details

Owner
Adrian
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
4 April, 2018

About Adrian

We work in the high end international travel business.. based in Switzerland, but spend time travelling all over the world. My wife and I have just finished renovating a beautiful medieval château in South West France. Château St Paul is a bit of a project with its own church among other things.. Available now to book for seminars or weddings.

We have all sorts of old artefacts. some of which find their way into the London homes others are staying put in France.

Adrian purchased this house in 2000

Why Adrian chose Woolwich

This London property has easy access to all parts of the Metropolitan area.

Situated next to the Thames it has the added bonus of being near to a Thames Clipper boat pier, this service runs into Westminster and several other stops on the way.. London Bridge, Tower of London.

The train station near-by offers access to the Underground and Overground train service..the station is situated in the market square.. fantastic for shopping.. one of the few real London markets still in existence.

The house is very easily accessed from any of the airports, especially London City which is 5 mins away on the DLR train.

The areas around the house are carefully managed gardens, parks and walkways along the Thames and around the museum, with limited vehicle access, it is very quiet for London.

What makes this house unique

With the park, gardens and Thames walkway at the front and around the house.. a remarkable lack of traffic and noise, this house is a fantastic place to return to (especially on the boat) at the end of a hectic day in the City...

Maybe stop at one of the three pub/restaurants..The Dial Arch, The Guard House (a little more formal) or The Tap Rooms micro brewery with lawns and trees outside in an area that doesn't allow any traffic..and sit on one of the old cannons on the lawn and have a beer.

Or equally a fantastic place to wake up in.. cross the park to the Corner Stone Cafe and get a Latte, and get a morning smile from the people you pass and the staff at the Cafe..is this really London?

Near the cafe is a Tesco mini supermarket and a M&S FoodHall..

The market by the station.. a short walk.. has an amazing selection of fruit and veg.. and the High St has all of the well known English brand shops.. There are also classic East London Cafe... Eel and Pie Shops, a must try.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We and the children enjoyed our stay.. thank you very much.

Baiba and Andrei.

It has been a good place to stay with the new connection for the Excel. The food at the Tai Tap is.. too much.

The Moto Team

Thanks for the travel tips..we all enjoyed our stay..and the shopping.

Jacques, Miriam and the girls..
Feb 2009
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Woolwich in London

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-Suite Bathroom to Master Bedroom (Bedroom 1) Contemporary Fittings with Large Shower, WC and Designer Sink. Bathroom 2. Contemporary Fittings Bath with Shower over, WC and Basin Bathroom 3. Contemporary Fittings Bath with Shower over, WC and Basin Shaving points in all Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Double with En-suite. Fitted cupboards. Bedroom 2 Double with large sofa bed. Cupboards. View over Park Bedroom 3 Double with large sofa bed. Fitted Cupboard. View over Park Bedroom 4 Double. Cupboards Bedroom 5 Double.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: This is a family home and is therefore suitable for children. The heating will be set to automatically maintain the house at 21*C. There is no Air-conditioning. We will be able to supply cots etc. Please let us know well in advance. The parking is at the front of the house. One space is available off road on the drive. The road is only for use of access to the houses from one end. Motorcycles. We have fitted 2 ground locks. There is probably space for five bikes depends on your parking ability and size of the bikes. Ten if you work in a bike shop. We have a Military Hall (1min walk) that may be made available for afternoon teas, dinners, seminars and receptions. This Hall also has a large roof terrace, set with roses, wisteria and clematis. Cycling (bicycles) we're looking into supplying bikes at the house. 4 maybe, enquire. Outside: The park at the front of the house is an ideal place to sit in the sun. There are also grass areas along the river 1 min walk away, you can sit on these and have a picnic. We do supply some picnic blankets. You can also arrange picnic baskets or sandwiches at an on site caterer. Traffic is very limited in The Royal Arsenal, the speed limit is 5mph (8kph), most of the area is Pedestrian only. As mentioned previously, we can assist with arranging dinners, cocktail parties etc at our Beautiful Hall which can be made available for family or business. 21 Gun Salute Fired from Parade Square near house on Queens Birthday. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen are included for 14. Linen & towels are provided for the sofa beds.. Towels provided per week. Linen will be changed once per week. Cleaning, maid service can be provided on a daily basis, arranged prior to stay and will be charged. Other: If you need further accommodation we have our Academy Hall just around the corner Owners Direct E1565. This property can also be used for seminars and events.

Reviews

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Townhouse Overlooking Park In Royal Borough Of Greenwich.. Airbnb Superhost
average rating of 4.75 based on 5 reviews
4

Great location.

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Great location and very clean. The overall layout didn’t really suit us as we are all older people. The kitchen is on the ground floor but dining/living room is on the first floor which meant having to go up and downstairs with food. I dare say this wouldn’t bother younger people. Also be aware you literally have to provide everything. Hand soap, washing up liquid,salt and pepper etc. However there are supermarkets nearby. Water taxis were great and we used them all the time. Neighbours were also friendly and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bourne, Lincolnshire
5

Spacious, clean, comfortable house in interesting, historic area.

  • 5 of 5

As two families of 5, we had lots of room to enjoy the house which was clean and comfortable.

We travelled by DLR, tube, bus and Thames Clipper and found all to be quick and hassle-free from Woolwich.

We'd recommend the house and would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and in a good situation

  • 5 of 5

Our 3 generation family of 9 stayed here for 2 nights. It is a very comfortable house on three floors including one bedroom on the ground floor, and suited our needs very well. All the beds are double beds and one room had 2 double beds, which may not suit every group's needs but they were also very comfortable. There is 1 parking space and the house is within walking distance of the Docklands light Railway and the Thames clipper, MNBA. Both excellent ways to get into central London. Minor problems were soon fixed and the caretaker very friendly and helpful. The owner too sent very helpful emails before the visit also answering all my queries promptly.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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London
5

Great hen weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house for my sister's hen-do in December and had a really great time. The house is set along a beautiful street with a green space directly in front. The house itself is lovely, every bedroom is great and all kept very clean and tidy. Adrian was very helpful and gave us good recommendations for taxi services as well as pointing us in the right direction for the local gastropub, which walking distance away and a great find. We were a party of ten in total and there was still plenty of room, not everyone needed to share a bed. As the house is in a part of London I wouldn't normally travel to, it felt like a proper trip away, but you can still get into central London very easily. For hen and stag dos it is great as Bunker 51 is very close-by, which offers paintball and lasertag. Would also be great for a smaller group of friends visiting London or a large family.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
London City
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Kilometres
Dial Arch.. or The Tap Room Micro Brewery
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
Dover
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Shooters Hill
Nearest Train
0.6 Kilometres
Woolwich Arsenal Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
M2
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
Dial Arch Restuarant.. Corner Stone Cafe
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Brighton
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Although the Thames is a river..by this point the tidal movement is so large the water is as much sea as river. Walking along the river path you definately feel it's more sea.. especially at Galleons Reach. So where the coast stops.. is a grey area. If its definition is where the tidal movement ceases.. this is definitely the coast.

The Thames Barrier..is London's attempt to stop the sea..

Do Not Attempt to Swim or Walk on the Mud.. Extremely Strong Currents..Quicksand..and Fast Tide.

Travel:

London City Airport (LCY).. 5 minutes on Tube (DLR)

London Heathrow (LHR).. 1hr 10mins Tube

London Gatwick (LGW).. 1hr Tube/Train

London Stansted (STN) 1hr Tube/Bus

London Luton (LTN) 2hr Tube/Train

Channel Tunnel 1hr 20min Car

Dover Port 2hr Car

We would say that a car here is not needed. But if you require a space can be made available by prior arrangement. We are outside the Congestion Charge Zone.

Cars can be hired from the major rental firms at London City Airport

Distances:

If you're here.. you're probably visiting London..

Depending which form of transport you wish to take..

Boat.. 35mins to Westminster Express Commuter.. O2 Dome 5mins.

Train 20mins to Charring Cross..15mins London Bridge..

Tube 10mins to Canary Wharf..10 mins O2 Dome.

Tube 7mins to link with Jubilee Line Canning Town

Tube 10mins to Excel Centre

Further Details:

If you wish to grab a quick snack the Royal Arsenal has plenty of Cafe pubs and a Tesco supermarket. You can get a good meal at our local Dial Arch Pub or Tai Tap Chinese starting at less than £4 for a Main Course (Tai Tap).. an immense serving..enough for two,possibly.. Also all major UK banks are in the High St.

If you want fruit..the market 3mins walk 6days a week.. is one of the few remaining 'real markets' in London.

A sports centre is just along the river 'The Waterfront' but most people find walking around London exercise enough. Entry to the smaller on-site gym can be arranged.

We may be able to provide some guidance with regards to visiting London. We can send you Links to Websites that may be of some help..especially with regard to local travel and events. We have some actual experience having given personal guided tours and we speak several languages. French,Spanish,Italian,Russian..and possibly some more.

Cars in London.. it can be hard work to drive into the centre of London.. the Congestion Charge..£8 per day.. finding parking, the cost and the fines..if you get one can become very expensive..and if they tow your car..

Motorcycles in London.. Using Motorcycles & Cycles to get around London ourselves..we think its normal.. but for those that are not City Bikers..it can be lively. Nothing quite like fifty bikes leaving the traffic lights at the same time... There is parking provision for Bikes in London.. but the explosion in their use means the parking capacity has not yet caught up..

It is much less Hectic at weekends.. We generally think it's worth doing.. but you must always Lock it.. We can supply extra locks/chain.

Brighton is a nice day out from London on a Bike..

Cyclists can take their bikes on the Boat up to Westminster.. but they may change this. We have made further enquiries and will update their position. We are also looking at supplying bikes at the house..

The Tour de France went past the end of the road..quickly..

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Woolwich, England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring
30 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£685
for 3 nights
From
£184
From
£360
Fri,Sat
£1,712
£6,276
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£948
for 3 nights
From
£272
From
£430
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,150
£7,592
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
High Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 5 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,019
for 5 nights
From
£307
From
£483
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,326
£8,031
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
6 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,317
for 4 nights
From
£272
From
£369
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,150
£6,715
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
4 Sep 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£579
for 3 nights
From
£149
From
£351
Fri,Sat
£1,448
£4,959
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,887
for 4 nights
From
£439
£2,677
£6,188
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
6 Jan 2019 - 28 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£553
for 3 nights
From
£140
From
£351
Fri,Sat
£1,448
£4,081
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,053
for 3 nights
From
£307
From
£351
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,799
£4,520
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning £131.66
Refundable Damage Deposit £263.32

Booking Notes:
Deposit 30% of total..to confirm booking. The remainder to be paid 5 weeks prior to stay.
Payments can be accepted by bank transfer or Sterling, Euro, or Swiss franc.
Or via Pay Pal..

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

Notes on prices:
Our prices shown 'from' are our minimum prices depending on the length of stay and the number of people - these may be varied during certain periods - and depending on demand.
If you are staying two or three days.. our price will not be the weekly price divided by 7 multiplied by the number of days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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