About this listing
This cozy, fully-furnished garden flat is situated perfectly to offer a quiet and comfortable home base from which to experience London and the 2012 Olympic Games. It is within easy walking distance of the Olympic Park (10-15 minutes) and is just a few blocks away from the magnificent Victoria Park, which has just had a major restoration.
The flat is located on a quiet block of Victorian-era terraced houses.
-- Two bedrooms, including a roomy double bedroom and a small single bedroom. Maximum occupancy is three.
-- A garden-facing lounge with double french doors, television, stereo and a selection of DVDs, CDs and books
-- A charming garden and patio ideal for relaxing in the afternoons/evenings, including a small grill for barbecuing.
-- A bathroom with shower and bathtub
-- A kitchen with all basic cookware and appliances, refrigerator, stove, etc.
-- Washing machine for laundry (no clothes dryer)
A full set of photos is available here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/b0000per/sets/72157628662404931/
As the flat is being made available by the owner/occupier specifically for the Olympics, you can expect a homey atmosphere that is sparkling clean and welcoming.
Things to do nearby
About 5 minutes away is Homerton station, on the London Overground system which connects to the Underground (Tube). From there, Stratford is just a few minutes' journey and Central London is about 20 minutes away. Several bus options are nearby, as well as a local car service that usually can provide a car immediately.
Nearby Victoria Park Village has some great restaurants, pubs and food shopping. Some wonderful weekend street markets include Columbia Road Flower Market, Broadway Market and Chatsworth Road Market. And the East End neighbourhoods of Shoreditch, Dalston, Hoxton and Stoke Newington all offer their own unique qualities. While you're here for the Olympics, don't miss the opportunity to explore the 'real London' of the East End.