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Arsenal Stadium - London Apartment with Garden View & Concierge Service

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

Islington, London N5, England, UK - In grounds Of The Old Arsenal Football Club - A Minute from The Arsenal Tube Station

Islington - In the grounds of the refurbished iconic old Arsenal Football Stadium just 2 minutes away from the Asenal tube and 10 minutes from Highbury and Islington underground - this first floor apartment, contemporary in feel and full of floor to ceiling glass, offers impressive views over the 2 acre landscaped communal gardens . The gardens, which were designed by a Chelsea award winning designer at a cost of £2m, are for residents use only, and offer a visual feast of greenery, lighting, walkways and water features. Set in the brand new development on the site of the former Arsenal Football Club is Highbury Square - a unique architectural development of luxury apartments. Located in the East Stand the flat is literally across the 'gardens' from Arsenal Tube Station (Piccadilly Line) which a mere 5 minutes to King's Cross and 10 minutes to Piccadilly Circus. It is a 10 minute walk from Islington's charming Upper Street, full of restaurants and boutiques. The development itself offers residents the following benefits and services: 2 acre landscaped gardens, 24 hour concierge, Fitness centre/gym with swimming pool.

Alissa Knight
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Alissa Knight

I am a professional and a company director. Having run my own business for the last 15 years, which is actually renting out villas in the South of France and Morocco, I know how important holidays are! I have a family and share my time between the South of France and the UK.

I love London and the Highbury area which I hope my guests will enjoy as much as I do - with so many new lovely shops and restaurants on your doorstep, and the Arsenal station less than 2 minutes away you really are getting the very best of the London experience.

Alissa Knight purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Alissa Knight chose Highbury West

I love London, and especially Islington which has undergone a transformation in the last decade, from trendy but slightly 'studentie' in feel to a vibrant and fashionable area it is today. Restaurants like Ottolenghi in Upper street, the 'Everyman' cinema, where you can order a glass of champagne to be brought directly to your plush leather sofa, make exploring it a real delight.

Most importantly the flat is literally 5 minutes from King's Cross station so you could be on euro-star and in Paris in 2 and a half hours. Picadilly circus is less than 10 minutes away and so is Covent Garden, so the flat is ideally located to be in central London within minutes. The fact that is less than a 100 meters from the Arsenal tube station makes getting on a train a quick and unstressful experienc

What makes this apartment unique

100 per cent convenience, best London shopping, proximity to restaurants and a feeling of 'community' in the Stadium

Guestbook comments from the owner

. The flat was ideal and we'll certainly use it again because it's so close to our daughter's home and well located for transport, shops and restaurants, not that we needed to eat out over Christmas! The car parking arrangement worked well and meant that we didn't have to worry about parking tickets and could pack the car the night before we left. Maureen was lovely and so helpful in explaining everything.
Dec 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Highbury West in London Borough of Islington

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • river
  • town
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Large en-suite with WC and shower in the master bedroom. A further larger bathroom with shower and WC in the hallway, leading up to the glass fronted living-room. This is perfect if a third person or a child is sleeping on the pull out sofa bed because they do not need to disturb the people in the bedroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/3 (1 Bedroom), 2 big bathrooms Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has high ceilings and is large and spacious, it looks over Avenell Road and benefits an en-suite bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: The interiors are designed and finished to the standard. Timber veneered front doors with stainless steel ironmongery set the tone, timber laminate floors, whilst heated floors and soft carpets provide added luxury to the bedrooms. Contemporary kitchens come fully integrated. Bath and shower roomshave white suites and heated ceramic floors. Focal point of the development is on the ‘pitch’, where a stunning new garden has been laid out by Chelsea Gold Medal winner Christopher Bradley-Hole; the two-acre garden is formed from an abstract composition of terraces, lawns, hedges and planters and is punctuated by features of glass-encased water walls. For one hundred years Highbury Stadium was a second home to legendary players and fans; this exclusive development has been finished with the style and grace befitting such a prestigious location. First-class facilities; the concierge, provides service and security, 24hrs a day, a fitness centre and swimming pool on site. Outside: The gardens, which were designed by a Chelsea award winning designer at a cost of £2m, are for residents use only, and offer a visual feast of greenery, lighting, walkways and water features (it is literally across the street from Arsenal Tube Station Piccadilly Line). Utility Room: There is a washing machine, and a tumble dryer in one of the spacious hall cupboards. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: breakages deposit £500 to be transferred by bank-to-bank transfer 5 days before arrival and returned 7 days after departure. Sheets and towels are included. Mid-stay 2 hour clean is available. End of stay cleaning included. Internet & bills included


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Arsenal Stadium - London Apartment with Garden View & Concierge Service
average rating of 4.857143 based on 17 reviews
Brea, CA

Awesome stay apt is perfect

  • 5 of 5


Is an excellent owner, great communication and the flat is perfect. Having two bathrooms plus the large coach that makes into a bed works great, it is like having a two bedroom. Will be back for sure for more Arsenal matches only a 5 min walk to the stadium and less to the tube.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You have been exemplary guests and are welcome back any time! Thanks for a great review - really appreciate it.
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Excellent flat!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, well maintained, great location re: London underground, quiet area. Area of restaurants and neighborhood shops an easy walk from the flat. Owner responded quickly to a couple of questions. Recommend highly.

One note: the "concierge" item advertised does not exist, but that caused us no problem

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perth Australia

We stayed here for a week and loved the area , the apartment and London l.

  • 4 of 5

Alissa was very helpful and gave us some great advise about the food shops , nearby.....which are excellent!! The apartment has everything you need and very cosy. The bed is comfy and Alissa supplied a cot for my 18 month old which was very helpful. The only negatives are If you have the windows open it can be quite noisy and the lady who was supposed to meet and greet us was quite quick and abrupt but this could be because we arrived at 6.30pm so she didn't tell us anything about the apartment, how things worked or the area but we had a good uber driver who explained heaps and we worked out the rest. Overall great place and would definatly stay here again.......dont really want to leave as it feels like home

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brooklyn ,New York

Impeccably clean and Location rocks!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment that houses history. Great location. Glad we didn't stay in Kensington; because it forced us to explore public transit- buses and underground.... What a wonderful adventure because we explored boroughs that were not touristy but authentically local! Great restaurants , pubs and cafés... Also some bad ones, but the gems stood out. Good value for your money. Highly recommended.Wonderful and kind owner.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Cathy - thank you so much for the review and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! If you come again I will write 'personal recommendations' local restaurant guide because as you said there are some fab ones. Thank you for being lovely ideal guests and you are welcome back anytime!
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San Diego, CA

Loved staying in modern flat with Arsenal history

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted by a caretaker and shown to the flat. It was clean and had everything we needed for our stay. Alissa was very accommodating with our arrival and departure times for which we are very appreciative!

The location was great. It was very close to the Arsenal station on the Piccadilly Line. My boyfriend is a huge Arsenal fan and loved being able to experience the history of Highbury and the excitement of an Arsenal game at Emirates Stadium only blocks away. Enjoyed morning walks in Gillespie Park which is also very close to the flat. We would definitely recommend this property to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great property. Convenient location. Wonderful hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay when in London. Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John - thank for being such ideal guests. Many thanks for your wonderful note and I am so glad you have enjoyed your stay. Welcome back any time! Kind regards - Alissa
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Stansted, Heathrow London, Gatwick London
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Highbury Barn
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Folkstone, Dover
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Arsenal Tube
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Highbury Barn, Islington and Upper Street
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


London Heathrow - 1 hour

London Gatwick - 1 hour and 15 minutes

Stanstead - 45 minutes

Luton - 1.00 minutes


Arsenal tube - 0.13 miles (200 meters)

Drayton Park (overground station) 0.45 miles

Finsbury Park 0.48 miles

Finsbury Park tube 0.51 miles

Holloway Road tube 0.54 miles

Islington's Upper street is only 10 minutes' walk. Highbury Barn with it's Italian delicatessen, lovely pub, local shops and restaurants is only 4 minutes' walk.

Further Details:

This apartment is located in the East Stand and is literally across the street from Arsenal Tube Station (Piccadilly Line). It takes 5 minutes to King's Cross and 10 minutes to Piccadilly Circus.

It is a 10 minute walk from Islington's charming Upper Street, full of restaurants and boutiques. From the wondeful Ottolenghi to the Almeda Theatre restaurant you have everything on the door-step.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner for booking details.
Owner-client contract with 30% deposit upon booking. Balance 6 weeks before arrival. £250 breakages depoist.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner for changeover day details - these are normally flexible.

Notes on prices:
SPECIAL OFFER - BARGAIN, BARGAIN, BARGAIN - - MAY 17th for 2 weeks - ONLY £650 GB per week due to a cancellation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.