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A charming period home with a garden in a quiet corner of South Kensington, with easy access to the shopping and gourmet pleasures of Chelsea and of Knightsbridge.
An elegant residential area of period terraces and garden squares, a few minutes walk from the Victoria & Albert, the Natural History and Science Museums, and beyond them to the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park, a great green space perfect for a breath of fresh air. A walk of 15-20 minutes takes you to the fashionista and gourmet paradise of Harrods, and the exclusive shops, boutiques and restaurants of Knightsbridge. Alternatively a similar walk takes you south to the many attractions of the trendy King’s Road area. Buses and taxis are plentiful for access to the West End or farther afield, also for Heathrow.
A gem family home over three floors (plus basement) with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a patio garden. A non-smoking property.
Classic English style with elegant period pieces, original paintings and many personal touches and family treasures.
The sitting room on the first floor has a welcoming ambience with its comfortable sofa and chairs, colour-coordinated fabrics, some fine antique pieces and many interesting pictures and family treasures. The original pine and marble fireplace makes an elegant focal point. Flat screen TV, video and a stereo are also provided.
The conservatory addition to the kitchen makes a bright and cheerful room for preparing tasty meals and enjoying them around the table in the dining area or in the patio garden beyond. Practical essentials on hand include a gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, and there is a washer/dryer in the utility area in the basement.
The master bedroom on the second floor has a double bed and good cupboard space. The smaller bedroom on the first floor overlooks the garden behind the house and has a single bed ( 90 x 200) and cupboard space.
The master en-suite bathroom has a wash basin, tub with shower over it and a loo. The second en-suite bathroom has a wash basin, shower cubicle and loo. There is also a separate loo for guests on the ground floor.
Gloucester Road, 5 minutes walk (Circle, District and Piccadilly lines); South Kensington, 7 minutes (Circle, District and Piccadilly lines).
Underground Zone: 1
This property is in Taxi Band A
City Airport: £46.00
Major Train Stations: £30.00
We enjoyed the house, the neighborhood, being close to our daughter-in school 2 blocks over-& have told friends & colleagues re HFH in glowing terms.We plan to rent from HFH on our next trip. And a BIG thank you for all your help when we thought we lost the keys, and for your professionalism.- Doug, South Africa
We loved the house, the location, Cyril the taxi driver and all the help from Caitlin throughout the booking process.- Christine, New Zealand
We had a wonderful stay in this property. We were ideally located for visiting the museums, The Royal Albert Hall and to eat out at the many wonderful local restaurants. The apartment itself can not be faulted. It was clean and was just how it was described when booking. We will be trying more of your properties in the future.- Allan New Zealand
Nice property, Great location. Had a wonderful stay.Thanks once again for helping us get the Internet service up and running. We will be in touch for our trip next year!- Janis US
Nice sized property. Outside space was great! Not much of a walk to the tube. We would stay here again. Thank You- Mr Roe USA
The service was excellent. The location is fantastic, and overall the home was comfortable. The kitchen is great and the garden lovely.- Karoline, USA
Good value for money! Great base for London!- Rebekah New Zealand
Very nice and spacious home- Mariam, UAE
Upon arrival the hot water did not work, but when discovered it was reported and immediately repaired and worked great thereafter- Wayne, United States
We had secured a home in June, for a fall trip. In July the owner became ill. We had to find a substitute quickly as I was taking 2 other trips in the interim. Home from Home helped us relocate to a quiet neighborhood in Chelsea--Clareville Grove--with trees and a wonderful little pub at the end of the street. It was 5-15 minutes from our favorite restaurants. We could tell it has been a family home for many years. Everything is exactly where it should be--nothing missing. The kitchen is a dream of function, comfort and elegance. The books, magazines, suggestions for going out, and a comprehensive binder with the instructions to every feature of the house in the little entry office was complete. I cooked a little, enjoyed espresso every morning and spent some time in the garden as well. We met and had conversations with a few of the neighbors. We want to stay here again. Thank you, HFH!- Susan, United States