Beautiful London apartment sleeps up to 6
Apartment, Entire place - London, United Kingdom
Beautiful, light, modern, converted victorian apartment, with 1 double bedroom in the heart of Streatham, south west London. There are views over the park from the lounge and garden views from the bedroom. Perfect for those looking for an authentic experience of London. The apartment occupies the entire top floor of a converted victorian house which is safe and secure, with beautiful original stained glass windows over the stairwell and in the lounge. The place is clean and fresh with wooden floors throughout and a modern tiled bathroom.
Live like a London local and enjoy the "real" London, with great pubs, bars, cafes, restaurants and the best jazz venue in London all within a 5 minutes walk. The area is very family orientated with lots to do with the kids, including a local ice skating rink! Pretty much everywhere is child friendly.
The apartment has one bedroom which sleeps 4 (with 1 queen size double bed and 1 double sofa-bed), one bathroom, one lounge (with 1 double sofa-bed and single air mattress), one kitchen and a lovely spacious landing. It is across the road from Streatham Common (park) with its wide open spaces and "The Rookery", a beautiful victorian walled garden, with a cafe and scenic walks and bike rides with views across the London skyline.
There is easy access to central London via train and bus links. There are two main line station within 5 minutes walk serving central London. The train from Streatham takes 17 minutes to Victoria and 23 minutes to London Bridge. Bus services are 1 minute walk from the apartment and are frequent (every 2-3 minutes). All buses serve central London and Brixton tube station (15 minutes bus ride).
The apartment is well equipped - there is free wifi and satellite TV channels via Sky, plus thousands of movies. There is a large flat screen TV. There is free street parking outside the property. There is a washing machine and dryer for your clothes.
The apartment is located very conveniently for grocery shopping. There is a large Sainsbury's supermarket on the corner, just 30 seconds away and a large Tesco's superstore selling food, clothing and electricals just 2 minutes walk away. Streatham Leisure Centre is a 2 minute walk away which offers a huge gym, olympic sized swimming pool, baby pool and ice skating rink.
My place is comfortable and stylish, the bathroom has a french farmhouse style to it with victorian taps and showerhead, exposed brickwork and beams. There is wooden flooring and gas central heating so the place is very warm in winter.
Interaction with Guests
I am on call for the duration of your stay and am located just a short distance away from the apartment. I or my husband will personally meet you with the keys and check you in, ensuring you are comfortable and any questions are answered.
Streatham is buzzing around the clock, with plenty of parks and amenities. It is culturally diverse and very accessible with broad appeal. It is a busy area with lots happening, whether you are looking for nightlife (try London's best jazz club, The Hideaway, just 5 minutes walk from the flat), or want to soak up some local history and visit the beautiful old churches at St Leonard's and the English Martyrs. There are also the victorian walled gardens at The Rookery and scenic walks around Streatham Common and Norwood Grove. It is a very family neighbourhood with lots of child friendly activities on offer.
The apartment is located a 5 minute walk from two British rail stations which will get you to Central london within 20 minutes. The trains run every 5-10 minutes so wait times are short. There are also several buses that run between streatham and Central london and the nearest stop is located literally 30 seconds from the apartment. Buses run constantly, you will never wait for the 1 minute. The number 109 bus is a 24 hour night bus from Leicester Square and is a cheap way to travel at night, It stops across the road from the apartment. The nearest tube stations are Brixton or Balham which are both a 15 minute bus ride away.