OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Stunning 2 Bed Duplex Apartment in Central London Sleeps 5

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 670 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Earls Court, Kensington and Chelsea Area, London, England - Prestigious Garden Square

In addition there is a fully equipped kitchen, a separate study (which is also ideal for a baby in the supplied travel cot), a dining area, a comfy sitting area and a large flat screen TV. You can access the large and well-tended communal garden using a key that we provide and, in suitable weather, this is highly recommended. Our apartment is ideally suited to both families and those without children and is very centrally located, giving easy access to all areas of London. We take great pride in the quality and design of our flats and only offer a five star experience. We sincerely hope you will stay at our apartment and enjoy the buzz of central London living, with the rich combination of past and present culture that sets London apart from virtually every other major city in the world. With great transport links for all areas of London and next door to Chelsea and Knightsbridge for world class shopping, we are in the heart of London's west end. There are a huge choice of restaurants, from great value simple food to Michelin starred decadence. The Thames is only a short distance away and it is well worth considering a boat trip, where you have the best view of the changing faces of London. The London Eye, where you can see all of London and the surrounding areas, is only 25 minutes door to door and is unmissable if you want to get a feel for the size and diversity of our city.

- Nearest tube station (Earls Court): 5 min (walk). - Westminster (for Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square): 10 mins (tube). - West End (for The Theatre District, Covent Garden, Leicester Square): 10 mins (tube). - South Kensington (for the V&A, Science and Natural History museums): 5 mins (tube).

More Details

Owner
Rupert Maitland
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017

About Rupert Maitland

I live with my wife, three daughters, two cats and two dogs (phew!) in Hove, on the South Coast of England. I jointly own our flat in Earls Court Square with my sister, Kate.

Rupert Maitland purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Rupert Maitland chose Kensington

We have owned a few flats in Earls Court over the last few years because we like the area, it is very central and because the houses are so beautifully designed. So when one came up on Earls Court Square, we jumped at the chance. Whilst Earls Court itself is a bustling cosmopolitan hub, the square itself is remarkably quiet, especially if you treat yourself to a stroll in the private communal garden, weather permitting of course!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kensington in London

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 670 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with bath, thermostatically controlled shower, wc, basin, heated towel rail Shower room with thermostatically controlled shower, wc, basin, heated towel rail
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Zip & Link Bed can be separated into twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Zip & Link Bed can be separated into twin beds
    Nursery / Study - 1 Cot , Small room with a built-in desk, suitable for a travel cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 adults & 1 small child (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 double bed, ample storage, 2 x zip & link beds Bedroom 2 double bed, ample storage, 2 x zip & link beds Study 1 x bathroom 1 x shower room Kitchen, sitting area and dining area, fully equipped TV's in sitting area and both bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Notes:
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning and linen change is before each guest arrives. Other: Balcony overlooking sitting room from mezzanine landing Glass floor Study with desk and book shelves

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

81% Complete
18% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Stunning 2 Bed Duplex Apartment in Central London Sleeps 5
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
5

Great Flat! Wonderful Stay.

  • 5 of 5

The flat is within easy walking distance to Underground. Stayed in London for 8 days and only used the Underground and trains. Flat has all of the amenities and the park across the street is a wonderful place to take a stroll. Plenty of local restaurants and vegetarian options. If you are there on a Sunday, there is a Farmer's Market right around the corner.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Judy and Greg, Thank you for the positive review. I am really pleased you had a great time in London and hope to welcome you back one day! Kind Regards Rupert
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

Very beautiful property. Clean and neat. Very close to underground and nice part of London.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at Earls Court. Great accessibility to the underground. Grocery store nearby which we utilized to pick up breakfast food, snacks and one evening meal. Flat is cleannand well cared for. Living room seating not real comfortable but would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Beautifully updated flat with clever use of small spaces

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Earl's Court. It was an excellent location from which to explore the city--even for a short stay. Thank you for your assistance!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This home was in the perfect location! Very convenient to get to and from Heathrow airport, and we found it was a great base for getting around the city. Lots of restaurants in the neighborhood, along with many places to pick up groceries or wine. Everything was very comfortable and there was coffee, tea and milk waiting for us when we arrived. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip to London. Thanks for making us feel so welcome!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Wonderful place in a great neighborhood, but not ideal for tall people!

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved Rupert's place! The apartment is very stylish, beautiful bedding, very comfortable beds, very clean.The location was amazing, a short walk from the tube - Earl's Court. Plenty of groceries stores in our way home - a M&S, plus a Tesco right near the apartment. A good coffee shop just around the corner, and tons of restaurants, including a great Italian place we loved. The washer-dryer combo was also very nice to have. The building is located a fairly quiet neighborhood. We loved the garden across the street and the old cemetery not far from the flat, and my daughter had tons of fun running around!

The only reason I am not giving it 5 stars is because this is not the ideal place for tall people. Although the living room has a very tall ceiling, the ceiling was very low in both bedrooms and bathrooms, and both my husband who is 6'3" and myself at 5'11" felt like Gandalf in Bilbo's hobbit house and had to be careful not to hit our heads. However, for an average height person that should not be a problem. Overall, a great location to see London and we had a great time! Thank you, Rupert!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Beautiful place in perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful property and I would highly recommend to families or 1-2 couples. Very well maintained inside the apartment. The garden is fantastic especially if you have kids. You can't beat the location for restaurants, tube and walkability to city sites.

Now the cons, which are minor.

Ground floor apartment with gorgeous big windows and no AC, so you can't air the place out without feeling a bit exposed. I guess it is typical for London flats to lack AC. The provided fans made it ok.

The mattresses were quite short which might be a European standard, but my 6'2" husband's feet hung way over.

Lastly, I had an issue the first day getting into the apartment (I did not open an attachment in my email that had all the info) and was unable to reach the owner/manager over a two day period. I complained about this and Rupert, who was on a boat and unreachable, was very receptive to my criticism. Hopefully, they will have better coverage for emergencies in the future.

Overall, a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kensington, London

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn
23 Sep 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£440
for 2 nights
From
£220
£1,320
£4,620
 
 
Winter
25 Nov 2017 - 23 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£440
for 2 nights
From
£220
£1,320
£4,620
 
 
Spring
24 Feb 2018 - 25 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£230
£1,380
£4,830
 
 
Summer
26 May 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£480
for 2 nights
From
£240
£1,440
£5,040
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£440
for 2 nights
From
£220
£1,320
£4,620
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
We have no specific changeover day but please note that, on your day of arrival, the apartment is ready from 4pm and, on your day of departure, we request you vacate by 11am. This gives our cleaners a chance to prepare the apartment for the next guest.

Notes on prices:
We are pleased to offer a 10% discount for stays of 14 days or more.
For stays of less than one week we charge the daily cost. The weekly cost is the daily cost multiplied by six.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Ask Owner a Question
Available
Unavailable