Victorian Hse S.London near station
Victorian Hse S.London near station


Entire home/apt

6 guests

3 Bedrooms

4 Beds

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About this listing

A beautiful Victorian house filled with funky and vintage design. Cute garden. Minutes from 2 stations taking you into Central London very quickly. Great for couples, friends and families. Sleeps 4 adults + 2 full size single bunk beds. (Kids or adults) Minutes from lovely big park.

The space

Our House

We are renting out our lovely Victoria home in Streatham, with a modern recently extended kitchen South London. 3 bedrooms - a master bedroom, a spare room with a double bed and a nursery with a cotbed and a children's bed. We also have a spare travel cot and everything else you need if traveling with children.

The house style is contemporary, eclectic and quirky, full of new and vintage pieces, with books piled high in most rooms (in both English and Danish). End of a quiet leafy road rows of red brick Victorian terraced homes of historical significance - great if you want to be charmed by 'the real London!' :-)

We also have a lovely cosy garden with garden furniture, parasol and BBQ. .

Excellent transport links.....

International

Only half an hour from Gatwick Airport by train, all other airports can be accessed easily via public transport via train and (website hidden) Pancras International/Kings Cross direct train only 40mins. Or very cheap local taxi companies can take you anywhere for a fraction of the price of an official London black cab,

Central London Connections

Streatham Common Station is at the end of our street with fast connections to London Victoria, (Buckingham Palace) London Bridge and West London (including Shepherds Bush for Westfield Shopping Centre- the largest in Europe).

7 min walk to Streatham Station which connects us to London Bridge, Blackfrairs (for the Southbank, St Paul's Catherdral and the Tate Modern) and the City and Kings Cross/St Pancras (for the Eurostar)

Locally

2 min walk to our local park, Streatham Common which has a beautiful garden called the Rookery one of South London's hidden Gems. Lots of green spaces nearby - the main reason people choose to live South of the River Thames! (compared to built up, Claustrophobic North London ;-))

Great local pubs, friendly and full of interesting activities like craft fairs and farmers markets and a famous jazz club (the Hideaway).
Also the buzz of Brixton and Streatham Hill just down the road with cinemas, arty markets, bars, cool cafes, fantastic food and lots of live music if you fancy a busy night life.

Languages: both Danish and English spoken

We have great reviews to, do have a read!

You can also rent out just the spare room for £ 38 see seperate listing.

Guest access

The whole house and our cosy garden

Interaction with guests

We wont be there but will be available on the phone at any time you need us. On some occasions we may be able to meet you on arrival to show you around.

Other things to note

There is on street free parking.


The space
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $52 CAD
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House Rules

The ususal stuff, no smoking indoors, be respectful to our house and our neighbours,

Not a party house.

We have a white carpet from the stairs and upstairs, so no shoes please!


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Smoke detector

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

32 Reviews


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Cheryl User Profile
June 2017
Great hosts! Available and responsive without being intrusive. The roomy kitchen is a wonderful gathering place for planning out the day as well as eating as well as just hanging out. That was our favorite place to be. While it's a ways from central London it's pretty easy to get there on the bus and tubes.

Kasia User Profile
May 2017
Louise is a great host. My family was impressed with her house and they have a really great time there. The house is spacious, bright, beautifully decorated and has a good energy. I recommend this place, Kasia

Friðrik User Profile
April 2017
If we are visit London again we will absolutely try to rent this apartment again. These hosts are entirely exemplary.

Laura User Profile
March 2017
Had a great weekend in Streatham! Louise's home is lovely and in a great location! Would highly recommend a stay here!

Stephen User Profile
February 2017
Lou and Shaff's place was exactly what we needed - somewhere to call home for a few days, that was welcoming to small kids and easy to access from King's Cross. Upon arrival we found a tray of treats (milk, breakfast, beer, even Kinder Eggs for the kids) which was a really kind touch. A handy welcome pack explained the local area - it's right round the corner from Streatham Common, where we spent a happy few hours letting the kids run off steam! As a bonus, the house is absolutely beautiful - a really stunning family home, clean and well-equipped. It was a pleasure to cook in the kitchen. We loved the giant map upstairs! In short, Lou and Shaff were wonderful hosts, promptly answering any queries we had and warmly opening up their home to make our family break easy and enjoyable. We wouldn't hesitate to book again if they'll have us! Thanks Lou and Shaff

Claire User Profile
December 2016
This was the second time our family has stayed in this fantastic home. All the arrangements with Lou were straight forward. For a visit, between Christmas and New Year there were some lovely Christmas decorations and mince pies to welcome us. We have all really enjoyed our London Christmas visit. This house is so close to train stations for getting into Central London and we had a great walk across to The Rookery on Streatham common. Thank you.

Kasia User Profile
December 2016
Me and my family have spent entire Christmas in the house and we had the most amazing time. Everything was lovely and it was a great experience. The house was beautifully decorated. It was very warm and cosy, gave us a true 'home' feeling. We did not meet the hosts in person, however they stayed in touch the entire time and we had no trouble communicating at all! We would definitely consider going back again.

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Louise User Profile

We're a couple with 2 young children, Alia and Hannah. Lou is Danish and Shaff is British (of Indian Origin). Lou is a social worker and Shaff is a Children's Service manager and the founder of community sharing website (email hidden). In our spare time, Lou makes handmade children's clothes (scandi style) and Shaff makes documentary films. We like to keep busy and take the children out a lot.

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