The SpaceGuests staying at this property can enjoy a generous en-suite master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a private balcony at a fabulous location ideal for sightseeing at Smithfields Market, the City of London, SouthBank and Covent Garden.
Near to Museum of London and Smithfield Market, this lovely flat is one minute from Barbican station in Zone 1, close to St Paul's Cathedral, many restaurants,bars,nightclubs and shops.
The property also comprises a lovely reception room renovated in modern interior that features an ample dining space, a contemporary semi-open-plan kitchen, a second bedroom and a separate bathroom. The building has a lift so this property is an excellent choice for families with small children or people with disabilities. The apartment can accommodate up to 8 guests.
The property is ideally located just moments from a whole host of local amenities including a Tesco Express Supermarket right by St Paul's Station for food essentials, the fabulous Smithfield Food Market, St Paul's Cathedral and many fashionable bars and restaurants including Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen.
One New Change located right next to St Paul's Station is one of the largest shopping centers in Central London with shops such as Topshop, Hugo Boss, and Swatch as well as hairdressers, Boots pharmacy, and a breathtaking public roof terrace with views of the London skyline which also features a bar and restaurant.
The City of London is 5 minute walk from the apartment with Bartholomew Close and the Law Courts nearby with the history of London's Roman ancestry all around. The Millenium Bridge walkway leads from St Paul's across the river to the grand Tate Modern art museum, The Shakespeare Globe Theatre, and SouthBank with its breathtaking view of the River Thames.
To explore the history of London start your trip by heading over to the Museum of London that takes you through history, from Roman times to the Jack The Ripper murder mystery. Located right next to The Museum of London is The Barbican Centre which is the largest performing arts centre in Europe that hosts classical and contemporary music concerts, theatre performances, film screenings and art exhibitions. It also houses a library, three restaurants, and a conservatory.
If you want to head over to the West End for a spot of shopping at Oxford Street, the nearest underground stations are only a 5 minute walk away. Paul's (Central Line) and Farringdon (Circle Line).
The apartment has FREE unlimited Wifi, TV, DVD player, CD player, dishwasher and dryer, and cookery facilities so that you can explore your culinary skills while in London.
Tasteful bed linen and towels are included. Cots for children available. The service includes a weekly maid service. The closest supermarket to the townhouse is a Tesco Express located on Cheapside, just around the corner from the property. Guest AccessFull access to everything provided in the apartment including TVs (living room and bedrooms), WIFI and fully provision of cooking utensils.
Interaction with GuestsWhen you have completed your booking, your point of contact before arrival Marcela will contact you with a booking form for you to complete so that we can arrange your arrival. After that we will monitor your arrival details and Marcela or Klara will await you at the property that you have booked with keys and a warm welcome. There is a full set of maps and sightseeing pamphlets at the property but upon your arrival we will be more than happy to assist you with any transport questions or give you recommendations of great restaurants and attractions. If you have any questions do not hesitate to call or e-mail Marcela and she will get back to you as soon as possible. The NeighborhoodThe City is 5 min walk, Bartholomew Close and the Law Courts nearby and the history of London's Roman ancestry all around. The Millenium Bridge walkway leads from St Paul's across the river.
St Pauls Cathedral: Located within 300m, the present St Paul's is the fifth cathedral to have stood on the site since 604, and was built between 1675 and 1710, after its predecessor was destroyed in the Great Fire of London. This was the first cathedral to be built after the English Reformation in the sixteenth century, when Henry VIII removed the Church of England from the jurisdiction of the Pope and the Crown took control of the Church's life.
Among the events marked at St Paul's are royal occasions. In 1897 Queen Victoria chose to commemorate her diamond jubilee here. More recently Queen Elizabeth II has celebrated her jubilees at St Paul's , and also her 80th birthday in 2006. Royal weddings have been held here as well: the marriage of Catherine of Aragon to Prince Arthur in 1501 and famously the wedding of HRH the Prince of Wales to Lady Diana Spencer in 1981.
Millenium Bridge from St Pauls to Tate Modern: The Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge, is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London, England, linking Bankside with the City. It is located between Southwark Bridge (downstream) and Blackfriars Railway Bridge (upstream). The bridge is owned and maintained by the Bridge House Estates, a charitable trust overseen by the City of London Corporation. Construction of the bridge began in 1998, with the opening on 10 June 2000.
The southern end of the bridge is near Globe Theatre, the Bankside Gallery and Tate Modern, the north end next to the City of London School below St Paul's Cathedral. The bridge alignment is such that a clear view of St Paul's south facade is presented from across the river, framed by the bridge supports.
The Barbican Centre : The Barbican Centre is the largest performing arts centre in Europe. Located in the City of London, England, the Centre hosts classical and contemporary music concerts, theatre performances, film screenings and art exhibitions. It also houses a library, three restaurants, and a conservatory. The London Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra are based in the Barbican Centre's concert hall. Getting AroundThe nearest underground stations are St Paul's (Central Line) and Farringdon and Barbican (Circle Line) - max 5mins walk. Farringdon which has connections to Kings Cross, St Pancras International,Luton Airport and Gatwick. There are buses to Holborn, Trafalgar Square, Angel, Shoreditch and many other areas. There are Boris Bikes to hire seconds from Barbican station. And many wonderful attractions within walking distance, (St Pauls, The Tate Modern, Barbican Arts Centre....)There are dozens of restaurants, wine bars,cafes and pubs (some very old ) within a few minutes walk.There are several large car parks nearby, in Aldersgate Street, Beech Street and West Smithfield.
All London airports connect to central London via rail and underground. Other Things to NotePlease note that if you require a check-in before 09h00 AM (whenever possible) or after 19h00 a fee of £40 is applicable.