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Clapton N16 7XN United Kingdom

Listing # 119168

Rates From GBP 390 Weekly
Independent Scholar
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Artists one/2 bed flat in London, zone 2

Excellent value (Please note reduced price) 1/2 bed furnished flat close to buzzing Dalston, in Hackney, North London. £390 weekly £ 1560 monthly, minimum 2 weeks May, June, 2020, Zone 2.
Hi everybody I am looking for 1 or 2 reliable people for my lovely artists 1 bed flat with sunny garden. Excellent value in popular, interesting Dalston/Stoke Newington area, near Clissold Park and Hackney Downs Park; with excellent bus services to Dalston Junction, and Dalston Kingsland overground railway. Easy access to universities and all areas of London, well connected to Goldsmiths, UCL and London Bridge, the City, and Shoreditch. Building is Victorian, renovated to high standard in 2006. Dalston is a thriving area, with an outdoor market, many restaurants, 2 art galleries, theatre, and independent cinema. Many music venues nearby.

Flat comprises a long open plan living room with spacious dining area (7m), double bedroom with double doors to the large patio garden, large kitchen with desk/office space, bathroom and hallway. It measures 113sq m total floor space and has high ceilings (3m). The flat is on the lower ground floor and has its own lovely south facing garden (9 x 5m) and there are two large double doors to the garden from living room. A second bedroom is also available, with a single bed, and is half my studio, suitable for older children, or a guest on occasions.

I am an artist so there are quirky and unusual art pieces around the flat, and a mixture of art, modern and antique furniture.

The bed is a British king size 25 cms deep mattress. There is ample wardrobe space, the whole flat has laminate flooring; warm, tiled bathroom with walk in shower, and large bath.

In the kitchen, there is a washing machine and dishwasher, with fridge freezer, gas hob and electric oven. The kitchen has everything anyone needs to cook at home, but there are also many nice restaurants very close (5 mins). There is also a fabulous organic food market 3 minutes away every Sat. There is a mini Sainsbury 7 minutes away, but I tend to shop in the excellent, friendly Turkish supermarkets and greengrocers nearly, which also have organic and health foods. Great walking in Hackney Marshes and the canal walks are not far. I have friendly and helpful neighbours.

I am a bit flexible with the dates and I will definitely be away 7th May, to 9th June so if you are interested, and are the right person or people (reliable, considerate, non-smokers), let me know as it would be great to work something out. I also don't mind splitting the time with different people, so if you just need the flat for a portion of the time, I would be open to that as well.

I look forward to hearing from you and am happy to provide further details and offer a viewing evening or daytime, and / or Skype chat!
Your references are required. I have let the flat on one previous occasion and the couple were very happy with it.
Looking forward to hearing from you.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
113 Sq. Meters
Suited for
3 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Thursday, May 7, 2020 until Monday, June 8, 2020
Minimum Stay
2 week(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
May June dates are currently flexible by a week or so.
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Clapton
Postal Code - State or Province N16 7XN England
Country United Kingdom
Neighborhood Keywords Dalston, Stoke Newington, Hackney, Stokey
Closest University University College London, City Uni
University nearby City University, Goldsmiths, London Metropolitan Uni.

Rental Price:

GBP 390 Weekly
Rental Fee Comments
£1560 for the month
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other:


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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About Me
I am an artist with degrees in Geography[Cambridge} and Fine Art and an MA in Fine art, [Cass School of Art, London]. I have worked as a Social Worker, Management Training consultant, Community Development worker, writer, artist, curator and feminist, and currently I also work helping refugee artists in Athens. I have had work in many shows in London and elsewhere. I have a daughter who lives in London, and two grandchildren. I have traveled widely, including China, USA, Australia, and Europe. I don't smoke and don't allow smoking in my home.

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