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London W2 2YB United Kingdom

Listing # 57643

Rates From GBP 371 Weekly
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Last Updated: Monday, March 1, 2021

1 bed, Relax in gardens, walk in Town /Hyde Park/ London University/,British Library.

This is a small flat for ideally one person long term, or possibly two people, in a quiet green oasis garden, and just across the road from Hyde park, one of London's larger parks. It is in an excellent location 2 minutes walk from the very centre of London's metropolis with boulevard for all urban facilities, supermarkets, public transport etc. However, all you hear at night is the hoot of an owl. This secret and unique flat development is situated in Prize winning gardens surrounded by mature trees, and accessed through three locked iron gates in the surrounding old wall. There is access for vehicles, but no through road. It is comfortably furnished with everything you might find in a normal home and we live nearby for any urgent needs. The rent includes all taxes, utilities, internet etc. except a monthly charge of £30 for cleaning, and an optional charge for an underground parking space. Visitors may obtain free parking for up to 24 hours on the ground.

The Marble Arch tube station and buses to many parts of London are less than 5 mins. walk away as are shops and multi-cultural restaurants of all kinds. Many places such as Paddington Station, St. Mary's Hospital, the Royal Academy, the Wallace collection, Handel's house, and the Wigmore Hall are within easy walking distance (5-15mins). St. Pancras station (Eurostar), the British Library, the V&A, the Natural History Museum, and the British Museum as well as central London theatres are for slightly hardier walkers (approx. 30mins) or a short bus ride.

The flat was converted to help those with some disabilities on the ground floor including double doors to both the bathroom and bedroom.

There is a good street market within easy walking (10mins) distance for fresh, cheap fruit and vegetables. For those in a hurry, there are many small specialised shops and supermarkets, some staying open all night. We have two large and good supermarkets, Waitrose & Tesco.

I regret that no pets are allowed in the development, but London squirrels and many birds are common visitors.


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


Available from Tuesday, February 2, 2021 onward
Minimum Stay
2 week(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City London
Postal Code - State or Province W2 2YB
Country United Kingdom
Neighborhood Keywords Hyde Park, Marble Arch , British Library, London University
Closest University Westminster, UCL, SOAS, LSE, Birkbeck
University nearby Queen Mary, Central St. Martins, Kings College

Rental Price:

GBP 371 Weekly
Rental Fee Comments
This rate is for a three month + academic term. A few shorter lets at a higher rate may be available
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Summer Term


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Security System or Doorman
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other: urban facilities in rural setting


Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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My husband and I are both semi-retired though architect's never "retire" but take a different path, he to finish writing his book, while i decided to rent out guest flat.

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My wife and I spent a wonderful two weeks in this delightful, quiet ground-floor flat in the middle of London. It is very well appointed with everything you could need for a short stay; and is ingeniously designed to maximise the use of space. Rima is an excellent host, and provided us with lots of useful information before our arrival. Highly recommended! Excellent Alan 8/11/2019 2:00:00 PM
I stayed here between September and October 2017. The flat itself was beautiful with a very bookish and cultured ambience. Comfortable bed, everything working fine, and the location is fantastic. Hosts live upstairs are very pleasant and interesting people who made my stay even better. Excellent Victoria 1/15/2018 7:53:00 PM
Our stay in Rima and John's lovely two bedroom apartment was wonderful. We wish we were still there and hope to return. The flat is like it's described, but even better and Rima and John are attentive, friendly, and helpful landlords. The location of this flat, across from an entrance to Hyde Park, five minutes from the start of Oxford Street, the Marble Arch tube stop on the Central Line and less than a 15 minute walk to Paddington Station is ideal. Once inside the gated community of St. George's Fields, you'd never know you're in the heart of central London. All you hear is birds and all you see is the beautiful park-like grounds/gardens that are kept immaculately. The flat, itself, has everything you could need including large items like a well-equipped kitchen, laundry, and printer to smaller things you'll need like a wheeler to take to the supermarket (just a 7 minute walk up Edgeware Road to Waitrose) to a drying rack for clothes that don't go in the dryer and herbs growing on the balcony to use in your cooking. Indeed, if you find you need something that isn't in the flat, Rima and John will be happy to get it for you. We asked about a clock radio for the main bedroom and one appeared the next day. I needed a quiche pan for the kitchen and Rima found one for me. I truly can't say enough about how lucky we felt to have found the perfect spot for our sabbatical stay in London. Thanks Rima and John! Excellent Donald Weber 6/13/2016 6:32:00 AM
This flat is amazing and the owners even more so. This is a lovely flat with a very nice kitchen and beautiful bathroom. My sister slept well on the converted couch for a week. Rima and John are terrific hosts. I'll be staying here again if it's available. Location can't be beat. Simply outstanding.

Excellent Amelia Regan 12/29/2015 8:09:00 PM
Wish I was back here. Spent the first half of 2015 living in this charming flat. Lovely clean 2 bedroom place. Wonderful terrace and views out to the magnificent communal gardens. Our landlady and landlord were the very best you could ask for. Checked often that all was ok and fixed any issues that arose (lightbulb replacement etc.). Helpful in guiding us around the area too. Fabulous position, across the road from Hyde Park and easy access to all public transport. Fantastic! Excellent Elizabeth ONeill 8/18/2015 3:39:00 PM
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