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The Garden House

14 reviews
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3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
7 guests
Minimum stay varies
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A unique house in the Conservation area of Pimlico, close to Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the West End. The Tate Britain and the Thames are both five minutes walk away. There are excellent transport connections to the rest of London, tube, bus, train and London bike scheme all lie within minutes of the house. Although most of the house is 150 years old, it has been sympathetically refurbished to combine modern appliances with original features. At the heart of the house is a handmade kitchen with exposed brick fireplace, corniced ceilings and modern appliances, including a dishwasher. The kitchen is equipped with seating for six. There is a luxurious double reception room with Philippe Stark furnishings and Bang & Olufsen appliances, including a TV and CD player. There...A unique house in the Conservation area of Pimlico, close to Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the West End. The Tate Britain and the Thames are both five minutes walk away. There are excellent transport connections to the rest of London, tube, bus, train and London bike scheme all lie within minutes of the house. Although most of the house is 150 years old, it has been sympathetically refurbished to combine modern appliances with original features. At the heart of the house is a handmade kitchen with exposed brick fireplace, corniced ceilings and modern appliances, including a dishwasher. The kitchen is equipped with seating for six. There is a luxurious double reception room with Philippe Stark furnishings and Bang & Olufsen appliances, including a TV and CD player. There are three TVs in total. For those wishing to entertain, porcelain, silver cutlery and Irish and Venetian crystal are provided. Access to caterers, cleaners and dry clean collection/drop-off can be arranged. Sleeping accommodation comprises two smart double bedrooms each with access to a charming patio terrace, and a bathroom and shower room respectively. The rear terrace has extensive seating and a working water fountain. In addition, there is a top floor studio with a luxurious sofa bed, an ensuite shower room and an outside balcony with seating. The studio space is equipped with TV, extensive DVD collection, Wii console and an eclectic library. There is both a cafe and a famous delicatessen within metres of the house. On the adjacent street, there is a full range of amenities, small but well stocked supermarket, dry cleaners, laundrette, Indian restaurant, friendly pub and colourful Tapas bar. There is a fantastic variety of shops, bars and restaurants near Victoria Station. Across the River Thames is Battersea Park, ideal for running, walking and tennis. Tennis raquets and balls are provided. Guest membership of a nearby gym can be arranged for £5 per day. Victoria train, coach and bus stations are all within ten minutes' walk and Pimlico tube station is on the adjacent street. There is a row of 'Boris' bikes available for hire metres from the house. The house is exceptionally quiet, yet moments away from the sights and sounds of Central London and all the city has to offer.More
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About the Owner
Sarah C
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
I always ensure that guests are greeted at the house.
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

This is such a great find in a convenient area of London - 10 min walk from the Pimlico tube which is well connected. The house is beautifully done, and we really appreciated all the little touches and the well-stocked kitchen. Beds are so comfortable...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank redherring004
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Well worth the money. Well appointed residence very close to everything including public transport. Sarah the host was excellent

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank William G
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Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful property 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, perfect for family stay. Grandparents were really pleased with the location being so central, children were happy so naturally we were too! The property is full equipped for every eventuality including baby bath toys, cot, umbrellas, maps, games and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank HLCB2019
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

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Date of stay: January 2019
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Excellent position close to trains and central London Excellent host Excellent house with ample room including bathrooms

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Bill0763
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Hairdryer
TV
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Pimlico is known for its grand garden squares and impressive Regency architecture. Ideal for tourists wanting proximity to the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace and the Tate, it is a short bus ride from both the West End and the museums of South Kensington.
How to get there
From Victoria Train / Bus Station: Exit on Buckingham Palace Road, turn left at St George's Drive, turn right at Charlwood St and take the second right onto Alderney St. The House will be immediately opposite you. It is a 2 storey house with a purple door. OR Exit on Buckingham Palace Road, there should be a bus stop on your right, take the C10 and alight at the Winchester St stop. Carry on walking and turn left at the Italian deli onto Alderney St. The house will be on your left after the first crossing. From Pimlico Tube Station: Walk down Lupus St, you should be walking towards a Church spire. You should pass two schools on the other side of the road. Turn right onto Alderney St at the Italian deli. The house will be on your left after the first crossing. From Victoria Coach Station: ...
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