#0037: United Kingdom, England

home exchange #0037: United Kingdom, England
home exchange #0037: United Kingdom, England
home exchange #0037: United Kingdom, England
home exchange #0037: United Kingdom, England
home exchange #0037: United Kingdom, England
home exchange #0037: United Kingdom, England

    Description

    Located just a stone's throw from Kew Gardens station is this 1000sqm garden flat. Beautifully interior designed to a high standard, accommodation consists of large reception room with 42" flat screen TV & DVD library, designer kitchen with granite worktops, with dishwasher, induction hob, double oven, microwave, filtered water tap for cold & boiling water, double bedroom with bay window, big dining area, table seats comfortably 10 for family gatherings with windows looking into the 40' private landscaped rear garden. French doors leading out to the big deck and garden with gas BBQ, tables, chairs & outdoor bar.

    Second bedroom with double bed.

    The beautifully designed main bathroom has jacuzzi style bath with overhead shower, vanity unit and wc. The second bathroom has a enclosed shower, sink and wc.

    Location

    Car needed no
    Car useful yes
    Car available no

    Located in one of the safest and prestigious London neighbourhoods it is ideally located for vacations in London and for exploring the south of England. Easy access to the underground, centre of London and Heathrow airport.The delightful Kew Village has a host of lovely shops including a grocery store, butchers, bank, bakery, and many more, The local restaurants include the famous Glass House (early reservation is a must), cafes for great lunches and the underground station all 2 minutes walk away from the apartment. Kew is home to the Royal Botanical Kew Gardens and the Public Records Office with records treasures from The National Archives. You can find landmarks of a thousand years of British history ranging from the Doomsday book to Henry VIII to Oliver Cromwell, Adolf Hitler to Bonnie Prince Charlie, Samuel Pepys to Olaudah Equiano, with records revealing many aspects of British history and the wider world. You can also take boat rides along the river Thames to Hampton Court Palace which dates back to Henry the 8th. A longer boat ride in the opposite direction will take you all the way to Westminster. Nearby Richmond has an abundance of shops, restaurants, cafes, and lots more including Richmond Theatre, swimming pool, golf courses, horse riding in Richmond park and lovely walks along the river Thames. Kew is served by the London Underground trains and the Kew Gardens station is on the district line which takes you straight into the city centre.  Richmond is one stop away and central London is 20-25 minutes away. Access to Motorways M4, M3, M25 and link roads A316 and A205 are within easy reach.

    Accomodation

    Bedrooms

    bedroom 1: 1 x king double

    bedroom 2: 1 x double

    Bathrooms

    bathroom 1: bath with overhead shower, jacuzzi, toilet

    shower 2: shower, toilet

    Amenities

    General
    central heating air conditioning fireplace telephone
    fax machine internet access linen towels
    sofa bed baby high chair baby crib hair dryer
    disable friendly computer available wifi sauna / steam room
    gym indoor pool ceiling fans high speed internet
    home security gated community water view lift /elevator
    Kitchen
    oven hob / stove dishwasher washing machine
    clothes dryer fridge freezer microwave
    coffee maker toaster iron & ironing board condiments/essentials
    Entertainment
    tv vcr cd player/hi-fi dvd player
    cd library video library dvd library cable / satelite tv
    ipod dock      
    External
    parking garden / yard shared pool balcony/terrace
    outdoor grill private hot tub outdoor furniture private pool
    shared hot tub garage beach / water front canoe/cayak
    Services
    nanny /babysitting caretaker housekeeper cook
    gardener doorman resort privileges  

    House rules

    Credits 24
    Cleaning included no
    Final cleaning is 170

    No Smoking inside

    No Infants

    No Pets

    Activities

    Sports

    Swimming (5 minutes drive)

    Horse riding (10 minutes drive)

    Golf (5 minutes drive)

    Tennis (20 minutes walk)

    Hiking / Walking (3 minutes walk)

    Bicycling (on site)

    Other

    Shops

    Restaurants (3 minutes walk)

    Culture

    Gym / Health Club (5 minutes drive)

    Wildlife Viewing (5 minutes drive)

    Getting there

    Heathrow airport 15-30 minute drive away.

    Car would only be useful, if one wanted to venture outside of London

    Guestbook

    It was so nice every night to return to a home. We were able to spread out and relax from the day. Other vacations we have been stuck in small cramped hotel rooms. My husband commented on the trip, "This is the only way we are going to travel from now on!" I agree!

    Sommer and Gary B (24 Apr 2014)

    Luxury Apartment in London

    Your home from home in London

    At a glance

    Property Apartment/Condo (rental property)
    Exchanges Credits Exchange, Direct Swaps
    Credits 24 per week
    Bedrooms 2
    Guests 6
    Min stay 7 days
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