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Dollis Hill United Kingdom

Listing # 132403

Rates From GBP 1200 Monthly
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Last Updated: Monday, October 12, 2020

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, simply
furnished. Stairs and front door are shared otherwise totally independent. Loft faces the garden with a Juliette balcony.
Very quiet and peaceful neighbourhood and house, no smoking quiet guests only.
Owner is a retired UN conference interpreter, keen gardener!
PS: reviews refer to a room I do not let out any more. The loft has had very long tenancies: I had a lovely Polish couple who stayed for five years till obtaining an Economics doctorate , I now have another very nice couple of French Physics students who are staying for a second year till obtaining a Physics doctorate in May. It will be free from then...


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices

Suited for
1 people
Property Type
Studio or Loft


Available from Tuesday, June 1, 2021 until Sunday, July 31, 2022
Minimum Stay
10 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
Long term rentals preferred
*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:

GBP 1200 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished


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


Smoke Free

Perform Housesitting Duties?:


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This member has 5 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, Inernational Maritime Organization, UN , where I have worked for 25 years.

Facebook, Monica Justo

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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
LISTING 98587 Ensuite room - I spent 3 months at Monica's place. The house is lovely and the room cozy and comfortable. The pictures provided correspond to reality, the room is self-contained and spacious with an ample wardrobe, the bathroom is quite big. What I enjoyed the most was the absence of carpet, the room is wooden floor and soft rugs throughout and tiles in the bathroom. The room was warm with excellent heating and due to the position full of light. The house is 3 minutes from the tube in a very safe residential area. Due to work commitments I happened to come back home quite late in the night or to have to leave very early in the morning, it never felt unsafe. Most of all Monica is a very nice host, she is ready to help if you need anything and always available. I would recommend this property to any of my friends. Excellent Rita 1/9/2017 4:50:00 AM