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Very Central Apartment, Outdoor Terrace, Victorian House

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Flat in West End, Central London, England, UK - Excellent Location, 5 Mins Oxford Circus

The property is light, modern with an outdoor dining terrace to the rear on the first floor of a Victorian House. It is very central, a short walk from Oxford Circus, Regents Park or Fitzroy square. Further Leicester Square, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden, Selfridges, Carnaby Street, The Royal Academy, Fortnums, Mayfair and Bond Street are easily accessible.


Owner
Jane Williams
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Jane Williams

I live in Sussex with my husband and our dog Mack.

This London flat is one of our favourite places as it is so central with many London attractions within walking distance. We enjoy using the flat as a base from which to work. It has its own outdoor space for eating, working or just chatting too! We enjoy walking in Regents Park or playing tennis.

Jane Williams purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Jane Williams chose Westminster and West End

Fitzrovia is a favourite central London location for us so close to the centre with media, clothing, and construction businesses.

The street has a community atmosphere with small restaurants, cafes, hairdresser, dry cleaner, shoe repairer and excellent fish and chips.

Within a very easy distance are Fitzroy Square, another Fitzrovia centre with a well renowned fish restaurant + trendy new diner and very popular classic London pubs. John Lewis and Oxford street are other irresistible, nearby attractions for me at least!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Fitzrovia in Bloomsbury

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The modern, fully tiled, bathroom has a walled mirror with corner bath, shower, WC, wash basin and cupboards with complimentary toiletries. Towels are supplied.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/3 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with small double bed, built-in glass wardrobes, white cotton bedlinen, full length mirror and hair drier, French doors to private terrace.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Our welcome pack includes coffee, tea, orange juice, bread, fresh eggs, butter and wine to celebrate your arrival. The apartment will sleep two people easily and three people for limited periods. It is not suitable for children or pets and it is definitely no smoking. Outside: There is a private terrace with dining table and chairs. A barbeque is available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, linen and toiletries are complimentary. The apartment is cleaned weekly with a fresh linen supply.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Very Central Apartment, Outdoor Terrace, Victorian House
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
5

Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We really love our stay. Fritsovia is so central in London! We had everything that we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really delighted that our clients had a great time at the flat and had all they needed. We are all 'fans' of Fitzrovia, a hidden gem of an area - so central!
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5

Exactly what I wanted

  • 5 of 5

This flat is perfect for single people or couples who want to spend week or more in London. The tube is easily accessible from the flat (Warren St Station, Euston Square Station, and Euston Station are all within a 15 minute walk); and there are two Sainsbury's closeby as well as a laundromat a couple of buildings down. The restaurants below and near the flat (I tried two Greek and one Brazilian) are well worth a visit. For nightlife, Soho is not a long walk away--about twenty minutes.

Because there is a bar below the flat and a couple of restaurants nearby, it can be noisy at night and on Sunday afternoon (football). However, i never noticed it get too loud, and it stopped by 11pm.

I mustn't end without mentioning the housekeeper, who was delightful and very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect location and well appointed flat

  • 4 of 5

This is our second time staying in this flat within the last year. My wife and I visited London in September of last year and couldn't wait to come back for a quick stop over prior to heading to Paris. The location in Fitzrovia is really an ideal place to stay and affords quick access to the underground and within walking distance (our preferred method of travel) to just about everything in London.

Jane again was very hospitable with allowing us to check into the flat early and was very quick with all communication.

Our only recommendation for this flat would be to get a new mattress for the main bed, as it is a bit worn and thin, which does detract a little from the rest of the amazing flat. There is a beautiful patio out back which affords you a lovely local to enjoy some wine in evening or your morning coffee / tea.

We truly enjoy the area and would once again rent with Jane in our future visits to London. The flat is well appointed and has plenty of room for either a couple or potentially a small family utilizing the pull out sofa as a second bed. Plenty of room to spread out and not be right on top of each other during your time in the flat.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolute ideal location!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent several days in London about a year ago, however we stayed in an apartment close to 35 minutes outside of London, making it more difficult to get around and enjoy our short time in the city. This go around we rented this lovely apartment right in the Fitzrovia section of London and we could not be happier with how it went.

The location was amazing, less than a 5 minute walk to the tube station, however we only used it a few times as we enjoyed walking the beautiful city, everything was within a 1.5-2 mile walk, all through amazing neighborhoods and lovely architecture, a real breathtaking experience, blowing away our last visit to London.

The flat itself is perfectly appointed for 2, and could potentially get 4 if two are willing to sleep on the pull out sofa, however with just the two of us it was perfect. Fully appointed kitchen, which we did use a few times to make breakfast, good size living area with tv and sofa / dining table, and the best part was the small outdoor patio area, which we used almost nightly for a bottle of wine to top off each day. The only negative, if you can call it that, was the bed itself in the bedroom, it was what I believe was a full size, so it was a bit cramped for two, especially when we are used to a king size bed. The mattress was also not the most comfortable thing, however we made it work and honestly wasn't so bad, but still something to mention.

The bathroom was good sized including a shower / tub combo, no issues with the bathroom or its appointments.

Jane, the owner, was also magnificent, very quick to respond leading up to our arrival and even when we were in London and had a few questions on trash disposal / later check out. She met us at the flat promptly and gave us a great once over on the place as well as our location, listing off some restaurants and general best practices around the area.

When we return to London we will definitely be looking to rebook, and if the flat is not available we will be definitely looking in the same area, absolutely perfect! Lots of restaurants, a quick walk to the really cool SoHo area of London, the museums are all within a quick walk, and Camden market only about 30-35 minutes away. Just typing this all out makes me want to go back, and we just got home last night!

If you are looking to visit London and enjoy walking, I can't recommend the location enough. Even if you don't want to walk the underground is probably one of the best!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Wonderful find in central London

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived to meet Inge who was going to give us keys and walk us through the flat, we were totally worn out. But what a lovely warm welcome!

She wanted to make sure we knew how everything worked but understood we were tired and said to call her any time if we needed to. Prior to this my dealings with owner Jane were easy, all questions answered quickly and money matters sorted.

The flat is exactly as you see in the photos provided. The rooms are small but the amenities are just right.

It's perfectly positioned for walking or catching the tube anywhere - several lines within easy walking. In fact getting out at night just walking around the streets was magic. Regent, Oxford, Marylebone High streets are all an easy walk after dinner or for dinner too! We loved Villandry restaurant in Great Portland Street. We walked through Soho to go to the theatre one night too - so much atmosphere! 

We cooked in the flat - kitchen is pretty small, with an oven and two hotplates; for me a small microwave would be an asset. Breakfast on the terrace was fabulous - we were lucky to get a few warm mornings. And we are had friends drop in and had drinks there too.

For those with "knee issues" like me the first floor two flights of stairs were doable, and stepping into the bath to shower was ok. Only you know how much you can manage.

We slept very well as the bedroom is at the back of the flat, so any business traffic and pedestrians going to work passed us by! However, the flat is above an Italian restaurant which was busy on the warm weekend, with its doors wide open below us, and we had a window open too. But shut the window and move to the bedroom and all was good.

Good places to eat on Cleveland Street include the fish 'n chips and the Brazilian café.

A great 8 night stay catching up with friends - highly recommended - thanks Jane and Inge!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Italy
5

The best of London within easy reach

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our holiday in this little flat, which is very welcoming and well-equipped. All we had to do was unpack and a ready home was waiting for us, already organized. Jane and Inge were very nice and helpful. The flat was clean and ideally located, as there are all sorts of shops, restaurants and supermarkets in the area. Tottenham Court Road is just round the corner. Oxford Street can be reached on foot in about 10 minutes, the British Museum and Regent's park are even nearer. The tube stop near the flat, Warren Street, allows you to go everywhwere in London easily and quickly. A plus is the little terrace where you can comfortably eat. We had quite good weather and were able to use it. The flat is ideal for 3 people, probably a bit small for 4. The kitchen is well equipped but rather small, not suitable for cooking more than a quick snack, which wasn't a problem for us as we had most meals out or got a takeaway. All in all we recommend it and look forward to going back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Special interest holidays:

The flat is in the middle of London with museums, galleries and theatres in easy reach for anyone wishing to indulge a love of culture. Not to mention the comedy clubs too!

Travel:

London airports such as city, Heathrow and Gatwick are accessible by train or taxi. St Pancras station for the Eurostar is a five minute walk. There is excellent access to the tube stations with Great Portland Street and Warren Street only 2 minutes away and the main bus stops.

Distances:

The flat is superbly located to enjoy many delightful aspects of London, Primrose Hill and Hampstead are accessible by foot or tube as well as the bohemian life style of Camden and the Round House. For the cricket lover Lords is a very pleasant walk across the park!

Further Details:

There are fine hotels and restaurants in the small streets in the very near vicinity with a famous fish restaurant at the heart of Fiztrovia only 2 minutes away. The famous Charlotte Street and Bloomsbury for the British Museum are a short walk. The British library is close by for the book lover.

On nearby Tottenham Court Road, there is a Waitrose, Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury for food shoppping with cash points nearby.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Fitzrovia, London

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
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£785
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Our key collection hours are 09.00 - 20.00 Monday to Saturday, Sunday 10.00 - 20.00. Outside of these hours then a charge of £25 may be made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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