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Large Edwardian House In Greenwich Borough



Updated: 28-Nov-2016
House in Eltham, Greenwich, London, England, UK - Very Quiet London Suburban Street

Beechhill House was built in 1903 on farmland in Kent owned by Cameron Corbett a Scottish temperance advocate. Thus there are no pubs until the High Street. As an M.P. he ensured that the new railway went through his estates and so Eltham Station is a short 10 minute walk. The very quiet tree lined street has well kept gardens and small drives. All the houses are double fronted and Beechhill House is at the end of a terrace of four. It has many original features including cast iron fireplaces, sanded wooden floors, dado and picture rails, cornices and coving but it has also been fully modernised. It has a large walled garden.

There are 4 twin bedded rooms, 2 are en suite, and one double en suite bedroom. There is a large family bathroom. On the ground floor there is a large lounge, small lounge with double sofa bed, fully equipped kitchen which leads into a large dining area with 2 sets of French windows leading to the patio and very large lawned garden with shrubs surrounding ii.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My husband and I live in Eltham. Our 3 grown up children have now left home.

We have lived in Eltham for over 40 years and love the place and its position. We get the advantages of London, the theatre, the museums, the castles, the palaces, the shops and yet live in a quiet street where neighbours know each other and we have the Kent countryside on our doorstep.

The opportunity arose to own Beechhill House in 2004 and we decided to renovate it and offer it as self catering accommodation to anyone who wanted to sample London and its surrounds.

Bethan Farrar.

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Speaks English

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Excellent accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a family Christmas. Excellent facilities and great space. Really friendly owners who were very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased that you all enjoyed yourselves.
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Lovely house

  • 5 of 5

We spent a family Christmas at Beechhillhouse. Cas and Bethan were friendly hosts and had even put up some decorations to give a feeling of a home away from home.

The house is as advertised and is spacious, well-appointed and has a great location both for those with their own car(s) or if coming by train. Eltham station is just a 5-10 walk.

The shops on the high street are nearby and supermarkets are there too (Sainsbury's, Lidl, Marks & Spencer)

I would not hesitate to book again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We love Eltham, it's parks, greenbelt, proximity to Central London and the Kent countryside. We also love 'Corbett' houses(circa 1903).

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : City Airport London at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : In Eltham High Street at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Dover at 100 Kilometres Nearest Golf : The Warren at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Eltham at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M2 at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : In Eltham High Street at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Whitstable at 35 Kilometres Car: not necessary


The Kent coastal resorts of Broadstairs, Margate and Ramsgate are an hour's drive and Whitstable is half an hour by car.They are all served by trains from Central London. The Eltham Leisure Centre is 400m and has gym and swimming facilities. Eltham Warren Golf club and Royal Blackheath Golf Club are 0.5 km. Eltham Palace with moat and home to Henry V111 as a child is a 10 minute walk. Eltham Park South has lawn tennis courts and play areas. It is a 10 minute walk.


Stansted Airport is 40 miles, Gatwick and Heathrow are 35 miles although the latter is 60 miles if you use the M25 to avoid Central London.The A2 and A20 roads go through Eltham and serve Dover and the Channel Ports.

Trains go from Eltham to the Central London Stations of London Bridge, Charing Cross and Victoria. They take 20 and 25 minutes.


Greenwich Palaces, the Observatory, Maritime Museum and the O2 Arena are 5 miles. Buses run from the High Street which is 400m. Eltham Palace owned by English Heritage is half a mile. Anything in Central London is 20 minutes to an hour away by mainline train and underground.

Trafalgar Square is 25 minutes by train to Charing Cross Station. Canterbury is 50 miles and service buses go from Eltham.

The Docklands Light Railway runs from Lewisham to Canary Wharf. This is 25 minutes from Eltham.

Further Details:

Within half a mile there is: The Tudor Barn with Italian Gardens and moat where Edith Nesbitt wrote the Railway Children. Eltham Palace,a hunting palace for Henry V111.It has a Great Hall, Art Decor house, moat and is managed by English Heritage. Avery Hill Park and Winter Gardens. Greenwich University at Avery Hill. Eltham Park South and Oxleas Woods(an ancient oak wood) designated as an area of Special Scientific Interest. Charlton Athletic F.C. have their Football Academy in Sparrows Lane. Royal Blackheath Golf Club (the oldest in Engalnd). All of the great London attractions and theatres are a short train journey away. Kent, the Garden of England, is a short drive or train journey away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 1 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
2 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
10 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes: Please contact us by email for special rates on 3 to 6 nights. It will not be £300 per night
A deposit of £200 secures a booking.Full payment should be made 2 weeks before occupancy. The deposit will be refunded after inspection.We do not have credit card facilities and so payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible.Arrive after 3pm and depart by 11am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 28-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Beechhill House has all modern facilities and yet retains the old fireplaces, picture and dado rails, cornices and ceiling mouldings of yesteryear.It has a large garden and patio. The very quiet street is only 20 minutes by mainline train to London Bridge. Greenwich Park is 4 miles. Central Greenwich is 5 miles, the O2 Arena is 5 miles and the main Olympic stadium is 8 miles.

Property Type

  • house


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • town


  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • WC on the ground floor. Large bathroom on the first floor with bath, shower and WC. Rooms 2, 4 and 5 are en-suite with shower and WC.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Window view to the front
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, en suite. Window view to the front
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, Window view to the garden
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, Second floor, en suite, view to garden.
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, Second floor, en suite, view to the garden
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Small lounge, ground floor.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (1st floor) with twin beds, overlooking the garden. Bedroom 2 (1st floor) with double bed and en-suite. Bedroom 3 (1st floor) with twin beds and bay window. Bedrooms 4 and 5 (2nd floor) with twin beds and en-suite.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: At the front there is a gravel driveway with room for 3 cars. This is edged with flower beds and bushes. There is a side walkway which leads to the rear garden. French Doors open onto the patio. It has substantial tables and chairs and a gas barbecue. Two steps lead down to the large lawn in the walled garden. This is surrounded by flower beds, bushes,fruit trees and a small vegetable plot. It is West facing and so gets all day sunshine... when the sun shines. Utility Room: The washing machine and a sink are in the cellar. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are provided. They are changed weekly or at changeover.The house is cleaned at changeover and weekly as necessary. Other: The dining room has 2 French windows leading to the patio and a large table seating 12

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