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Dollis Hill United Kingdom

Listing # 132403


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Last Updated: Thursday, April 15, 2021

Sunny loft in lovely Edwardian house in NW London

Large studio in loft/ second floor of well kept house and garden a few minutes from Dollis Hill tube on Jubilee line, 20 minutes from Euston, UCL and colleges. Own kitchen and bathroom, WiFi, TV, double bed, sofa, table and chairs. Light filled with four skylights and a Juliette balcony facing a south facing, sunny garden, Only stairs and front door are shared otherwise totally independent.
Peaceful neighbourhood and house, no smoking,quiet guests wanted for a quiet, friendly household.
Owner is a retired UN conference interpreter, keen gardener!
My loft has had very long tenancies: I had a lovely Polish couple who stayed for five years till obtaining an Economics doctorate , then a very nice couple of French Physics students who stayed two years and after finishing studies have now gone back to France.They left the flat in an impeccable condition and gave me a big bunch of flowers after quite an emotional goodbye from all of us!! It is now waiting for a new great occupant...!!

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
1
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
0

 
Suited for
2 people
Property Type
Studio or Loft

Availability:

Available from Saturday, May 1, 2021 until Sunday, July 31, 2022
Minimum Stay
1 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
during summer, from September only long term rentals
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Dollis Hill
Postal Code - State or Province England
Country United Kingdom
Neighborhood Keywords Dollis Hill
Closest University North West College
University nearby UCL and all colleges only 20 minutes away on Jubilee line




Rental Price:

Asked
GBP 1200 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Rent includes all bills
Rent Negotiable
No
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • High Speed Internet
  • TV
  • Other:

Considerations:



Smoke Free
Yes


Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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This member has 6 reviews
About Me
I am from Argentina, have studied Sociology in the Sorbonne, Paris for 4 years, then married and had children in UK where I have lived for 30 years. I did an MA in Conference Interpreting at the University of Westminster and have worked freelance since the 80's, travelling all over the world. I am now semi-retired and have thought of renting a room and its own bathroom in my lovely Edwardian house 15' away from London University on the Jubilee line, 2' away from my house in a quiet, leafy part of London.
AIIC, International Association of Conference Interpreters (member since 1985)

IMO, International Maritime Organization, UN , where I have worked for 25 years.

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My father (Nicolas Gachon) initially contacted Monica, and I am very glad he did! My partner Max and I stayed in Monica's studio from September 2019 to March 2021. Monica was a wonderful host and her studio was spacious, nicely decorated and fully equipped (the kitchen has everything you need and bedding and towels are available in the closet). The studio has many windows which allow a lot of natural light to come in. From the kitchen there is also a nice view of Monica's garden. The flat is located a short 1 or 2 minute walk from a big park with a lovely café and the Dollis Hill tube station. Before the lockdowns I would travel to King's College London in central London by tube everyday and it usually took me around 30 minutes. Monica was a very friendly and helpful host and both Max and I would contact her again if we ever needed a place to stay in London. Excellent Nicolas Gachon 3/3/2021 12:25:00 AM
I stayed in this room in Monica's house for six months, from January to June 2019. I had an excellent experience. The house is lovely and Monica is very nice and helpful. She is also a very interesting lady and I enjoyed chatting with her. The house is conveniently located close to the Dollis Hill tube station and near the Gladstone park. I loved the café on top of the hill. I also enjoyed the Portuguese restaurant right by the Dollis Hill tube station, it is simple but people are very friendly and there is an interesting Portuguese-speaking community there. I commuted to Waterloo every day on the Jubilee line, which took me about half an hour. The room is small, but it's nice and quiet, and there is a private bathroom. I had a really good time at Monica's house and would strongly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a place to stay in London on a temporary basis. Excellent Maren Elfert 7/4/2019 10:00:00 AM
LISTING 98587 Ensuite room - I stayed in Monica's lovely house for 6 weeks. Monica was a great host - when I arrived from the airport I was so pleased that everything was all ready, including towels, bedding, kettle, microwave, and even tea bags. Monica was thoughtful and helpful as I moved in, and she is also a very interesting person to chat to. The tube is a 1 or 2 minute walk away, and there is a food store, an off license and a café right by the station. You can also walk down to Willesden Green which has a big Sainsburys and also a few restaurants. Every day I commuted to NYU London (Bedford Sq near Tottenham Ct Rd) and it took about thirty mins door-to-door. (Tip: On days when I didn't have to be in the office early I would walk to the excellent Witch Café and then get the tube from Willesden Green). The bedroom may small/normal sized (as advertised) but it actually has a great amount of shelf space and room for clothes. The bathroom is also very spacious. All in all I would happily recommend this room to anyone looking for a well appointed, hassle-free and convenient room with easy tube access to central London. Excellent Richard 10/13/2018 12:21:00 PM
LISTING 98587 Ensuite room - I stayed at this rental for a month in 2018 and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a quaint place easily reachable from the center (my commute was 20-25 min. to UCL, Euston Square). The neighborhood has just the right amount of distractions, a nearby park beckons for strolls, and Monica is a fabulous host. The bedroom itself is welcoming and the facilities functioning. I would definitely contact Monica again where I to return to London for a month or, hopefully, more. Excellent Uli Koch 8/7/2018 10:47:00 AM
LISTING 98587 Ensuite room - I stayed at Monica's charming terrace in Dollis Hill in June 2017 while I was doing research at the British Library. The Dollis Hill tube is a stone's throw away. Monica was a gracious host, always friendly and helpful, but never intrusive. The bedroom, with TV, wifi, kettle, microwave, wardrobe and desk is very comfortable and the bathroom is a good size. Both have views of Monica's lovely rear garden. I would be more than happy to stay here again and would recommend it highly to anyone. Excellent Mark 7/17/2017 12:28:00 AM
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