LUXURY ROOM WITH YOUR OWN PRIVATE EN SUITE BATHROOM IN THE HEART OF MUSWELL HILL. 4 MINUTE WALK TO LOTS OF LOVELY SHOPS, CAFES, RESTAURANTS, BUSES, BANKS, CINEMAS, AND SUPERMARKETS. 15 MIN WALK TO ALEXANDRA PALACE. 12 MINUTE WALK TO STATION.
This is a lovely quiet and cosy room newly decorated with it's own PRIVATE EN SUITE BATHROOM maintained and cleaned to a very high standard.
It's a real bargain !!
It's on the ground floor of my beautiful old Victorian house with patio doors in the room which lead to your own private little space outside with a table and chairs. Beyond that is the garden which is a tranquil paradise with apple & fig trees and is like being in the countryside.
The double bed is extremely comfortable and has good quality bedding and a wonderful mattress topper.
There's lots of storage space and clothes hanging space.
Lots of towels, shampoo, conditioner, bubble bath for a lovely long hot soak, a hair dryer and European plug sockets and lots of magazines.
You will also have a key to lock your door for privacy and peace of mind.
The room has a lovely calm and relaxing feel and is warm in Winter and nice and cool in the Summer. It's like a little boutique hotel room.
You DON'T have use of the kitchen but there is a brand new silent mini fridge in the room with fresh milk, crackers, butter, honey and jam, plus a large selection of breakfast cereals and porridge There is also tea, coffee & hot chocolate so you can have your own little breakfast in the privacy of your room and there are plenty of clean cups and plates and cutlery. There's also a lovely cafe called 'Feast' down the road which does fantastic cooked breakfasts if you like.
WE HAVE SWEET LITTLE DOG WHO IS VERY FRIENDLY. SHE'S NOT ALLOWED IN THE GUEST ROOM. I've written that in capitals so you can't miss it.
There are lots of restaurants, cafes and delicatessens very close by as well as an award winning fish & chip shop and a fantastic pizzeria !
There is a flat screen TV and sky box in your room and also Wi-Fi.
All the windows are double glazed so there's no draft.
This is a lovely family house and I have three lovely friendly children in their late teens/ early twenties who are here some of the time. Two of them are at university. They are thoughtful, helpful and polite and you'll hardly see them.
We are a friendly, relaxed, busy, informal household and I work from home as a textile artist so I'm on hand a lot of the time and will try and make your stay as good as possible.
If you're here for a few days then I'm happy to do clothes washing for you.
Muswell Hill is a very pleasant Edwardian village with many nice shops, cafes and restaurants, banks, supermarkets (Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Marks & Spencer Food) and laundrette all within a 5 minute walk from here. There is a lovely friendly little cafe called ChrisKitch which serves amazing home cooked food four doors away ! There is also an Everyman Cinema down the road and the famous 'Phoenix Cinema' nearby which is one of the oldest cinemas in the UK.
East Finchley underground station on the Northern Line is a 15 minute walk away (or 5 mins on the bus) and from there you can be in central London within 20 minutes. Highgate station is also close by and we are well served with buses. The 43 and 143 buses run all night.
ALEXANDRA PALACE with it's numerous events is a 20 minute walk away. Hampstead village & Hampstead Heath are about 4 miles away. Camden Town & Camden Market are about 5 miles away.
I HAVE A FREE CAR PARKING SPACE IF YOU COME BY CAR.
Smoking is permitted in the garden.
Room size approx 11 by 10 feet.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
By Train from Gatwick Airport.
The Gatwick Express is the fastest way into Central London. Trains run every 15 minutes between Gatwick Airport's South Terminal and London Victoria Station every day from 4.35am to 1.35am. Journey time is 30 minutes and the service is non-stop to Victoria station. Then get the underground to East Finchley.
By train from Luton Airport.
There is a shuttle bus that connects Luton Airport with ''Luton Airport Parkway Station''. The bus normally runs every 10 minutes.
From this station you can get the train to London Kings Cross/St Pancras. This is the Bedford-Brighton service and it runs up to every 15 minutes during peak hours.
There is a shuttle bus that connects Luton Airport Parkway with the airport itself and they normally run every 10 minutes.
By train from Stansted Airport
The Stansted Express runs every 15 minutes and reaches London Liverpool Street in 47 minutes. Trains depart from Stansted Airport rail station, situated directly below the terminal. London Underground connections are (email hidden)rpool Street and Tottenham Hale (on the Stansted Express line). Then get the underground to EAST FINCHLEY station.
By Underground from Heathrow Airport.
Get the tube train to KINGS CROSS STATION via Cockfosters. Then change on to the Northern Line (black line) and get the train (High Barnet branch) to EAST FINCHLEY STATION.
Come out of the station and turn right and walk a few steps to the SECOND bus stop.
My house is about one kilometre from the station and is a 5 minute bus ride on the '102' or the '234' bus.
It's of paramount importance to me that guests feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible so I'm very delighted to have recently been granted with a 'SUPER HOST' status by Airbnb.
Other things to note
Please make sure to print out and bring the 'BOOKING CONFORMATION' which gives you the directions to my house.
Sometimes you'll be able to check in earlier and check out later than stated but we can message about that first.
It's of paramount importance to me that guests feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible and I'm very delighted to have recently been granted 'SUPER HOST' status by Airbnb in recognition of that.
No bringing strangers back for the night ;)
I would also appreciate it if you did NOT use hairspray products at all as it lands on all the surrounding surfaces and is extremely difficult to remove, and obviously no hair dying please.
Hello, I'm a textile artist lucky enough to work from home. We are a friendly and relaxed family . My 3 children are students in their early twenties and are home some of the time. They are thoughtful and friendly but you'll hardly see them.
Photos of our house and garden are in a lovely book called 'Pretty Pastel Style' by Selina Lake which was published in April 2013.
Airbnb is a new venture for us so here goes !!!