About this listing
About the house: The house is situated in a lovely residential area and is a large 3 double bedroomed property with a large lounge area. You will have use of a large wetroom (bathroom) with a walk in shower/extra-large bath. There is also a large south facing private garden which you will have full use of with a large patio area, BBQ, table and chairs. The house has wireless broadband so you can connect in all rooms to the internet. The lounge has a large flat screen television with SKY (including Sports and Movies Channels) and DVD players.
The rooms are let on a bed and breakfast basis and included in the price of your stay you will receive a full English cooked breakfast each morning or if you prefer a continental breakfast plus tea/coffee/freshly squeezed juice. Also included in the cost of your stay is unlimited teas/coffee/bread/spreads/milk/squash.
The house has a large kitchen/dining area that you will have full use of including oven/grill, washing machine, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and all other usual appliances. You will have unlimited use of the kitchen should you wish to prepare your own meals or alternatively I can serve home-cooked meals by arrangement .
There are two large double rooms available, each of which has a double bed. I am advertising just one room in this advert however if you would also like a second room please let me know. If you have children and would like to accommodate a child/children within your bedroom also, we can arrange for a fold-away bed to be provided. Each room has tea/coffee making facilities and a wireless broadband connection.
No Pets/Smokers. We have one large and exceptionally friendly dog in the house however he will have his own living area separate from you if you do not like dogs. We are an easy going retired English couple and will happily advise you on the transport network, Olympic games and anything else we can do to make your stay more enjoyable.
I would like a 50% deposit on booking (payable via bank transfer or paypal) and the remainder of the fee payable 3 weeks before you arrive. We also require a deposit on arrival of one weeks rent which is returnable on your departure - this is to cover any damages.
Things to do nearby
Travel by Public Transport: The house is in a good location and is closely situated to many Olympic areas. Greenwich is only 7.2 miles away, Woolwich 3 miles, East London 7 miles. We are also close to the 02. We are a short walk from Falconwood or Welling mainline Train stations. If you would rather not walk, there is a frequent bus service/taxi/car parking facilities at the station. There is easy access into many key areas/stations which include amongst others:
·London Bridge (this station is a major interchange for the Olympics and from here you can access the tube network including the Jubilee line which runs directly to Stratford and the Olympic Stadium/Olympic Village. From Falconwood to London Bridge the average train journey time is 20 -23 minutes), London Charing Cross, London Waterloo East and London Victoria.
·Lewisham (less than 15 minutes away by train and from here you can connect to the DLR which will take you directly into Stratford/Westfield Shopping Centre
· Blackheath station is less than ten minutes on the train and is a key station serving Greenwich Park, which hosts a number of Equestrian and Modern Pentathlon events
·Woolwich Arsenal station (only 3 miles away)is a key station serving the Royal Artillery Barracks, which hosts shooting events. There is a frequent bus service from Welling to Woolwich or alternatively you can travel quickly by car or taxi to the barracks directly.
·Charlton station for North Greenwich Arena – Gymnastics and Basketball
Travel by Car: We are also only 1 mile from the A2 which connects within 10 minutes to the M2/M25 and will give access into either central London or to the Kent coast where you can see sights such as Dover Castle and the White Cliffs of Dover or catch the Ferry to France. Ebsfleet International station which provides Eurostar services to France – Paris is only a short journey away by car. We have free on road parking available outside the property.
Surrounding areas: We are 500 yards to one of the most beautiful woodland areas in Kent, less than two miles from Danson Park (a beautiful park with a mansion, lake, rowing boats, children’s play areas, planted gardens). Welling town centre has a host of restaurants and takeaways including, Chinese/Indian/Turkish/Italian and Malaysian cuisines. There is a fantastic carvery restaurant close by which serves beautiful and well-priced roast dinners. You are also close to the 02 where there is a host of restaurants/cinemas or where you can see a concert.