In the heart of one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in London Notting Hill is this charming 1 bedroom home that sits in a gorgeous quiet little mews. Just a 3 minute walk is Portobello Road with its famous street market stylish coffee houses trendy restaurants book shop and cinema. You are just a 15 minute walk from Holland Park (take the 228 bus to reach the park in half the time!). It is considered one of Londons most peaceful parks and makes for stunning walks or picnics amongst wandering peacocks and a beautiful Japanese garden. It also has an elegant Michelin-starred restaurant named The Belvedere owned by famous British chef Marco Pierre White. The home has a smart dining area on the ground floor to the left of the entrance and a classically styled formal sitting area with sofas by an ornate feature fireplace. This space is made welcoming by several books lining the shelves as well as dark mahogany furniture and soft spotlights and lamps creating an ambient atmosphere. There is an antique study desk flanked by a pair of antique cocktail shakers now converted into lamps that the studious guest can work at or catch up on correspondence. Through the dining area a modern and well-built kitchen can be reached. It has under-cabinet lighting and sleek white cupboards. They contain all of the facilities that you will need including a concealed dishwasher and a large Fisher & Paykel fridge freezer. An adjoining utility room houses a washing machine and a few other essentials.Climb the charming original mews stairs to reach the main living space which takes up most of the first floor. It is bathed in natural sun light pouring in from the skylights and several south-facing windows. Make use of the huge Plasma TV DVD player and hi-fi system whilst curled up on the sofa after a long day in the City! Tasteful artwork and gold-framed mirrors adorn the walls adding character and interest. The master bedroom has a serene lemon yellow finish with a king size bed and two large antique chest of drawers. The large south-facing windows offer a lovely view of the mews to enjoy as you wake up! The bedroom has an en suite which serves as the main bathroom in this property in addition to the convenient WC on the ground floor. It is fully fitted with a large bath tub with a shower unit and finished beautifully in white tiling and large mirrors. In front of the house looking down the mews is a garden bench for guests to enjoy taking their morning coffee from or even an end of the day drink.Walk down into the heart of Notting Hill along the world renowned Portobello Road Market with all its treasures nestled within the historic market stalls and refuel in one of the charming cafes with a cappuccino and some artisan treats or perhaps choose one of the many restaurants for an impressive dining experience. For cinema with a difference the Electric Cinema offers leather armchairs footstools and cashmere blankets. There are so many fantastic restaurants and stylish cafÃ©s on Portobello Road too such as rustic Pizza East and the Negozio Classica -a rustic wine bar with a delicious Tuscan menu. For those familiar with the quintessential British film â€˜Notting Hill the street where this was filmed is two minutes walk away and may well be worth a visit. The original bookshop is still there for all to see! This part of London was also where the Notting Hill Carnival originated!Nearby on Westbourne Grove is Daylesford which is the incredibly popular restaurant come farm shop where all the Notting Hill elite take their lunch serving organic food and juices as well as housing an interiors boutique - is well worth a visit! Soak in the nearby designer boutiques such as Wolf & Badger which is renowned for show casing the most exciting of independent British fashion! Also a few doors along is the only London branch of Twenty8Twelve the fashion label owned by Sienna Miller's sister. Popular restaurants include E&O which serves cocktails and dim sum Osteria Basilico an Italian on Kensington Park Road and for something more formal there is the Ledbury which even boasts two Michelin stars!Ladbroke Grove underground station has Circle and Hammersmith & City line trains reaching Paddington Station in minutes (for the Heathrow Express). To reach the West End in Central London take the Central line from Notting Hill Gate or Holland Park station and you can be shopping on Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road in less than 10 minutes! There are several buses running along the main roads and provide an alternative and affordable way of exploring the local area with the added bonus of enjoying the views along the way! Take the number 52 and 452 bus to reach Kensington Palace and gardens. The 225 bus will take you to Westfields Shopping Centre in less than 20 minutes the largest in London with almost 300 stores including luxury fashion over 60 places to choose from for dining and a large 17-screen cinema complex! The house is also just a 20 minute walk from the famous Hyde Park and its 350 acres of serene rolling parkland and lake. Within the Park itself is Kensington Palace currently the London home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and formerly the home of William's mother Diana Princess of Wales. The state apartments and formal gardens of the Palace where Diana herself used to live are open to the public. You can sit beside the Serpentine Lake and enjoy a peaceful coffee at one of the several restaurants.
28 - 89 nights
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14 days cancellation policy