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Stylish Kensington Flat

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet


About the property

Apartment in Kensington, London, England - Centrally Located Just Off Kensington High Street

Fabulous ground floor property sitting amongst other fabulous Kensington properties. This property benefits from high ceilings, original features and contemporary furniture throughout. The property is part of a small, smart mansion block. Situated just off Kensington High Street, the property is a short walking distance from transport links, shops, cinema, restaurants, bars, cafés, gyms and casinos.

Russell Donnelly
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About Russell Donnelly

Hello - I'm Russell Donnelly and I have owned this flat for some 15 years now. I used to live here permanently but now reside in Lymington but come up to Town for meetings etc. I have recently totally refurbished the property, completely redecorated from top to bottom with all new/contemporary furniture ready to rent out as a holiday or business let.

I used to own my own advertising agency in Covent Garden but since selling, I run a Yacht Boot and Deck Shoe business in Lymington as well as being involved with my investment business of 5 nursing homes in the New Forest area.

Russell Donnelly purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Russell Donnelly chose Kensington

I owned my own advertising agency in Covent Garden so required a centrally located apartment. I have always loved the Kensington area because of the wealth of restaurants and shops but combined with a more intimate atmosphere.

What makes this apartment unique

The location of the property really speaks for itself. Just a short stroll from the flat there is a large Waitrose Supermarket, Holland Park, many restaurants and bars and a plethora of excellent shops plus the tube station is only a few minutes walk away!

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Great base in London”

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

1 person found this review helpful

Booked this placed in little under 24 hours. No issues and were met at the apartment and given run through of the place. Great place to base one self in London. 5 minute walk to tube and plethora of restaurants- all with gluten free options for daughter. 2 adults and 3 kids- very comfortable. Would recommend to family of five wanting a comfortable stay in London.

“Excellent Landlord, Lovely Property”

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2014 for a stay in December 2013

I stayed at this property twice in 2013 and both times were a lovely experience. The owner of the property is very fair, friendly and helpful before entering the property and upon arrival we found the house to be very clean.

The property was a perfect location and suited our family very well.

I have no complaints with Abingdon Mansion and would definitely stay again.

“Terrific Holiday Flat”

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2014 for a stay in November 2013

I booked this Flat for a girls trip in November and had a fanastic experience. It is located in a quiet neighborhood, but is surrounded by excellent shopping and restaurants on Kensington High Street. It is also a quick 10 minute walk to the Tube station which makes getting around London a breeze.

The owners were fantastic to work with and very accomodating for my group. They were extremely helpful in getting us into the flat when we needed to and left behind a great set of recommendations for local restaurants and pubs. The house is comfortable and well maintained with modern furniture and appliances.

Highly recommended!
Oct 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kensington in Abingdon

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom with a bath, shower, basin, vanity unit and WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Double bed & fitted wardrobes Bedroom 2 - Double bed & built in wardrobes Bedroom 3 - Single Bed, pull out single bed, wardrobe
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are all provided for your stay.


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Stylish Kensington Flat
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews
Deephaven, MN

Great Location Lots of Space

  • 4 of 5

Apartment location was ideal. Close to two tube stops and central to groceries and restaurants. Very roomy with 3 Bedrooms and a nice size kitchen. Very clean and well kept up

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An immaculate quiet flat well positioned near Kensington High Street

  • 4 of 5

Our three generation family of two grandparents, two parents and two young boys enjoyed staying at your apartment for four nights.The location is perfect, quiet and peaceful yet just off Kensington High Street, literally a minute from restaurants and shops, with excellent transport links into town. There are many sights nearby including museums and parks. You were very accommodating in welcoming us in person with helpful info on both the flat and the area. The photos are accurate and the kitchen is well equipped and easy to use. The only slight down side was that we had not appreciated the difficulty we would have in accessing the bath/shower by the steps which both young and old found a bit of a challenge. However, in all other respects we found the apartment relaxing with pristine bedding and towels and lovely fresh decor throughout. We would be happy to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Great base in London

  • 4 of 5

Easily reached from the airport by train and on the ground floor made the start of a week in London at this property very simple after the long flight from Australia. The flat is well positioned for walking to main sights or for use of public transport to go further a field. It is as described and true to the images, quiet and very clean with good bedding, plenty of hot water and fast WiFi. Although the kitchen and bathroom are very small, the rest of the flat is comfortably spacious. The deep bath, including tiled steps (better avoided in a steamy bathroom) might be a little precarious for the very young or physically challenged. Communication with the owner was more complex than experienced for other properties we used, with some email confusion and wrong numbers supplied, but it all worked out well in the end. We would use this property again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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@ 20 minutes by car from London Heathrow. Travelling by tube, take Piccadilly line to Earls Court and District & Circle line north to High Street Kensington Tube Station. 5 Min walk to flat from here.

@ 1 hour by car from Gatwick Airport.


Centrally located in Kensington, London

1/2 minute walk to High Street, shops etc.

Further Details:

Kensington High Street offers a plethora of excellent restaurants and bars and there is an excellent choice of shops including Massimo Dutti, Gap, Marks & Spencers, Russell & Bromley and many more and on a more practical level, an excellent Waitrose supermarket just around the corner! About a 20 minute walk or very short cab ride will bring you to Sloane Square and the very trendy King's Road. There are also so many museums that can be so very easily accessed from the flat like the National History Museum, Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert. You are only a short tube ride away from Oxford Street, Regent Street and the very colourful and lively Covent Garden


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
Booking Deposit of 30% is required to secure the booking
Security Deposit of £400 required on booking - refunded after departure
Full payment will be required 4 weeks prior to the commencement date of the booking (or full payment if less than this time from time of booking).
The booking deposit is non refundable in the event of cancellation. Once full payment is made 4 weeks prior to arrival no further cancellation can be accepted unless we have enough time to re-let the apartment.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover day preferred (can be flexible for short stay bookings subject to discussion)
Access to the apartment is from 4pm on day of arrival
Vacation of the apartment must be by 10am on day of departure

30% booking deposit
Balance payable 4 weeks in advance plus security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.