The SpaceWe love our flat and we know you'll love it to. It's a traditional Victorian Maisonette built in the early 1900's. Maisonette means it has its own front door and is not a conversion. Some London flats share their front entrance.
Can sleep 5 people. Two in the main bedroom, one in the second bedroom and two on the sofa bed in the lounge room.
Our loungeroom is very light filled in Summer and very cosy in winter. We have 3 very large radiators that underline the bay windows.
There are is one comfy sofa bed + an extra sofa, a big rug, small computer table and two chairs and a coffee table. There is a standard lamp for ambience and reading.
We also have a large new LCD TV wall mounted.
The sofa bed is used to accommodate the 4th and 5th person staying in the flat.
Bedding, pillows, duvet / doonah and sheets are provided for anyone sleeping in this room. It is easy to use the sofa bed.
Has a lovely big comfy double bed that sleeps two adults with a set of drawers, cupboard, bedside lamp and basket for dirty clothes. There is a mirror in this room also.
The cupboard has coat hangers in it and we provide a hairdryer.
All bedding, pillows, duvet / doonah and linen is provided for guests and the spare linen for the sofa bed in the loungeroom is also provided.
Large radiator in here which keeps it lovely and warm and it has one large sash window.
Rustic floorboards and a ‘Sheila Maid’ on the ceiling which is where you can dry your clothes if you need to. It has a pully that you pull up and down as you need it. It is brilliant for getting your clothes dried and out of the way.
WIFI connection is here.
Radiator in here also to keep it lovely and warm.
The kitchen is fully equiped with a toaster, kettle, new microwave, fridge and freezer, dining room table with 5 chairs.
Washing machine, washing powder, cups, glasses, wine glasses, tongs, potato masher, serving bowls, small bowls, plates, cutlery, crockery, pots , pans, roasting tray, chopping board, coffee percolator, saucepans, coffee press and everything you need to prepare meals and cook wonderful dinners.
We supply tea towels and everything needed to wash and clean the dishes and clean anything up after yourselves. There is an iron and ironing board in the hallway cupboard.
We have a large radiator in this room which is really warming and lovely.
The dining table is in here so you can eat your brekky or dinner in here.
We recommend not using the decking as we are having it replaced and it is tricky to walk on.
There are French doors that open out onto the decking. The decking is a little worn and we are in the process of having it replaced and repaired. This leads out onto the back garden. Please be careful when using this area and the decking is unstable.
BATHROOM - SHOWER / BATH / TOILET / BASIN / TOWELS / RADIATOR - strong power on the shower with hot water.
The Bathroom has a large mirror and the toilet is off the bathroom and has a full length mirror. The bathtub is a good size but is a little worn and slightly stained but this is nothing the be concerned about. There is a shower head over the bathtub.
Towels / face washers for all staying + shampoo/ conditioner/ liquid soap / toilet paper / Hair dryer and international adaptors / power adaptors.
It stays really warm because of our lovely radiators.
The second bedroom is off the kitchen and has a single comfy bed and storage underneath for clothing. It has a small clothes rack also and bedside table and lamp. It has a lovely radiator and stays very warm and cosy.
These are wonderful and keep the flat seriously warm in winter and can be programmed to come on before you get up in the morning and for when you come in at night.
Parking directly outside the flat is for residents only , but you can drop off your stuff and park on the next street which is only 1 minute walk away.
Our tube station is, Leyton Underground. It's 22 min's to get into Oxford Circus, Centre of London and 12 min's to Liverpool Street Underground Station (East End).
The bus stop is near the end of our street and takes a 4 minute walk and the bus takes 5 minutes max to get to Leyton tube. Buses run constantly every 5 minutes during rush hour. It will take you 40 min’s door to door to get to the very centre of London or to Westminster to the Houses of Parliament.
In Summer or if you are a walker like us then it will take you 18 min's to walk to Leyton Tube. We always catch the bus in winter as it is quick and easy.
We have a corner store where you can buy basics and alcohol which is literally 1 minute away. The large Supermarket is enourmous and is across the road from Leyton tube. There is also a local TESCOS 10 minutes away. There is also a coffee shop around the corner. Guest AccessGuest have access to every thing in the flat. It is fully self contained and fully furnished with everything you need to live like you are at home.
Once you have been met and shown around the flat and given the keys you will be left in peace to come and go as you please.
Our lovely property manager will meet and greet you at the flat if we are away and tell you all about the local area. She's an absolute sweetheart and will let you know where to get everything you need. There are local shops just a minute away and also an enormous shopping centre if you need to do a big food shop.
As this is our home all we ask is that you come and go quietly as our neighbourhood is quiet and our neighbours are peaceful and quiet. Interaction with GuestsOur amazing property manager will meet and greet you at the flat and show you how everything works, show you the house guide, give you your keys and tell you everything and anything you need to know about the local area. They will then leave you in peace to get settled in. You can contact them via text/ (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) if you have questions.
We leave you a house manual to help you out. Also I would recommend the Transport for London Website to help you arrange how you get to all the touristy attractions in London. The NeighborhoodLovely quiet street. Just across the Road from the Leyton Cricket Pavillion and 5 minutes walk to the local park. Leyton is adjacent to Stratford, the home of the 2012 Olympics and the Olympic Village.
Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford City, is the largest URBAN shopping centre in Europe and open from 10am - 9pm. It is a 20minute bus ride away. It has over 250 shops and 65 restaurants and has a dazzling array of Leisure facilities including luxury bowling, 24 hr casino, and wonderful cinemas. It is also right near the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Leyton has a library, lots of restaurants on the High Street a big Supermarket area, local hardware store.
SUPERMARKETS - across the road from Leyton Underground tube station is ASDA Leyton Mills Superstore. It's 24 hours Tuesday - Friday for all of your shopping. There is also a Burger king, NEXT, Sports Direct store, Fernwood Gym, KFC and Pizza Hut.
There is a little bar/ cafe on Francis Road, 2 min's walk away, cnr Francis / Albert called surprisingly the Albert and Francis.
The Supermarket ASDA is just across the Road from Leyton Tube station in the Leyton Mills Superstore area and is 5 min's away on the bus. On your way home you can grab all of the food you will need for your stay.
Francis Road strip full of cute shops, pharmacy and corner stores and take away food outlets is at the end of the street. There is also a corner store where you can buy food or alcohol 1 minutes walk from our flat. There are also a lot of shops on High street in Leyton for take away food and any grocery shopping you may need.
It's the East end of London. A great place to live and easy access to Central London via the Central line.
Spitalfields market is a bus ride away. Columbia Road Market on a Sunday is also a bus ride away or you can get there via the Central Line to Liverpool Street and walk. Getting AroundOur tube station is : Leyton Underground (Central Line) Zone 3 (RED COLOURED LINE)
DOOR TO DOOR - from our flat to the dead centre of London is: 40 minutes max.
It's 5 minutes to Leyton tube on buses (97) or (69) from the bus stop near our flat. That bus stop is a 4 minute walk from our flat.
Leyton tube is 22 min's to the centre of London.
Leyton Tubes : run every 2 minutes in RUSH HOUR
Leyton Buses: run every 5 minutes in RUSH HOUR
If you want to walk to the tube it takes 18 minutes. We do this in Summer.
5 min in cab from Leyton Underground Tube Station to our flat if you have a lot of luggage.
On street parking available but it is on the next street next to ours. It will only take you a minute to walk there.
Leyton tube to Stratford - 3 minutes
Leyton tube to Liverpool Street station (For Spitafields Market) - 12 minutes
Leyton tube to Oxford Circus (for Oxford Street Shops) - 22 minutes
Leyton tube to Covent Garden - 26 minutes
Leyton tube to St Pancras (Eurostar to Europe) - 25 minutes
24 Hour NIGHT BUS to our flat from Trafalgar Square - N26 route - which drops you at the end of our street - 1 minute from our flat
HEATHROW - Catch the Piccadilly line (Eastbound) to Holborn. Change to Central Line (Eastbound) and catch tube to Leyton.
15 min walk from Leyton tube, or 5 min's on bus. Mini cab from Tube will cost you - £5 approx.
STANDSTEAD AIRPORT -
Get the National Express A9 route: Stansted - Stratford: 47 journeys a day; direct travel in just 50 minutes. Then get the CENTRAL (RED) line on the Underground tube from Stratford one stop the Leyton tube.
Stratford Underground and Overground station connect easily to all four airports and is a 3 minute journey from Leyton Underground tube. Taxi drop-off points and a regional bus interchange are on hand.
Stratford which has a huge intersection of trains and tubes going in all directions and is a central point for train transfers and routes into the city and out of it.
GATWICK AIRPORT - to our flat (approx 1 hour)
From Gatwick you get the Gatwick Express to London Victoria Rail Station (approx 30 minutes) and then the Victoria line to Oxford Circus Underground Station (5 mins) . Then the Central line to Leyton Underground Station (approx 21 minutes) which is the closest tube to our flat.
LUTON AIRPORT - to our flat - (approx 1 hr 30 minutes )
Catch the train from Luton to LEYTON MIDLAND ROAD Overground station (1hr 23 minutes)
Get off train and walk towards High Road , Leyton.
Turn left onto High Road, Leyton
Walk for 5 minutes until you get to Brunswick Road
Turn left into Brunswick Road and stay on the right hand side of road and walk until road curves right.
33 Brunswick Road is just around the curve on right. Black front door. Other Things to NotePlease don't smoke inside the flat, but you can smoke on the back decking.
No candles in the flat and please respect the flat and keep it clean and tidy and treat it as you would your own home.
Please dead lock all doors if you are leaving the flat and lock all windows.
Please respect our lovely neighbours and don't play any loud music at all.