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13 minutes to the Olympic Park! 1 stop out of zone 1. Gorgeous minimalist interiors designed by Award Winning Architect. Sunny,converted, Victorian 2 double bed flat on historic early Victorian street used by BBC as location for Charles Dickens Great Expectations film. In artistic trendy area:Victoria Park Broadway Market. Excellent access: Nearest station Hackney Central on the Overground line, 10 min train ride to Olympic Park. 13 min bike ride to Stadium. Nearest tube Bethnal Green, 10 min ride on Underground to Central London. Available July-Sept. July 16th- August 18th £1400 per week.
Imagine you are sipping chilled champagne with your partner, family or friends. The evening sun is pouring in through large sash windows .The original wooden floors of this Victorian conversion flat are glowing gold in the sun. Looking out of the window you can see the pretty 1860s street. You’re surrounded by beautiful minimalist decor, mixing the new and funky with the antique: a living area with high ceilings, plenty of space and light from all sides and a kitchen with a stainless steel worktop, white integrated units, frosted glass panel and a floor to ceiling frosted glass door.
Behind the door is an exquisite bathroom with Italian glass mosaic turquoise tiles throughout. The Victorian roll top bath with claws is positioned so you can gaze into the sky. Fluffy white Egyptian cotton towels and Neil's Yard Organic soap, shower gel, bath oil and body lotion are provided. (The shower mixer has very good pressure too) The vintage loo with a cistern has character!
Up the wooden stairs with an elegant original banister, the large front double bedroom has a silver leaf decorated chimney breast with romantic Turkish lanterns and a luxury, ultra comfortable Vi Spring natural mattress (extra king size) and a large built in closet. It looks out onto the beautiful quiet Conservation Area street. The back bedroom has a double bed and gets the lovely morning sun. Both bedrooms have duck feather and down duvets and delicious 100% Egyptian Cotton sheets to slide into.
There are so many things you can do in the immediate area. You could spend an afternoon lying in the sun and swimming at the London Fields Lido a few minutes walk away or go to Victoria Park 3 minutes away to hang out, have a barbecue and watch some of the Olympics on the vast screen or eat in one of the many lovely independent restaurants on charming Broadway Market 2 minutes walk away.
On Saturdays it’s the farmers’ market at Broadway Market so you can people watch - trendy twentysomethings showing off their latest hip outfit and families shopping with children, trying out a local cheese or South Indian snack. There are often local musicians performing. This is the place to be on a Saturday morning in East London! You can watch all this from L’eau a la Bouche patisserie sitting outside, enjoying delicious cappuccinos and divine French pastries. Then you can have a look around the stalls and boutique shops with artisan bread, rare cheeses, organic meat and vegetables, vintage clothes and furniture and hot and cold food: Nigerian, Indian, Brazilian…. There's an independent bookshop and a famous eel pie shop too...
After the Olympic event, you might come back to the flat for bite of late lunch, eating farmers' market delights or try another local café, perhaps the bakery under the arches at London Fields frequented by Nigel Slater, food writer for the Guardian newspaper, The possibilities are endless: Brick Lane Market, Columbia Road Market, The Dove Pub with Belgian beer and real ales or contemporary Bistrotheque Restaurant for brunch or cabaret, the art house cinema, Hackney Empire theatre, the Geoffrey Museum where you can see London houses in many eras, the Museum of Childhood ( part of the Victoria and Albert Museum V&A;) picturesque Regent’s Canal....are all within a few minutes walk!
From Bethnal Green tube it’s 7 minutes ride on the Underground to Holborn tube for the British Museum, Covent Garden or Leicester Square or to St Pauls tube for Tate Modern or St Paul's Cathedral. Oxford Circus 5 min further down the line.
There’s an electric oven, gas hobb, washing machine, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, flat screen TV (The BBC will show live Olympic Games for 33 hours a day on BBC One, Two and Three) , DVD machine, Wifi. (no dryer) The cleaner comes twice in the week to change lines and clean throughout. You can request a daily cleaner for a small extra charge.
I will give you a file that lists of many of the fabulous local places to visit and be available to help you with anything you might need.
We'll be available to help you with anything you need and to welcome you when you arrive. We love the area, so we'll love telling you all about it!
Terms and Deposits, rent and discount.
£1400 per week for 26th July -18th August
£1100 any other week. July- September.
5% off whole stay if 10 nights or more. Discount lasts until 10th June
50% Deposit to hold Olympic apartment rental.
Balance six weeks before arrival.
£700 damage deposit upon arrival
Damage deposit returned on the last day after inspection as long as per inventory
Other deposits are non-refundable.
Things to do nearby
A lovely French Delhi:
Hackney Empire Theatre
The Dove Pub ;
Bistroteque restaurant. Good for brunch
Barclays cycle hire
Transport for London
Female from United Kingdom
I work in the arts, love art, music, coffee shops, farmers' markets, flowers and vintage clothes. I look forward to introducing you to the wonderful Victoria Park, Broadway Market neighbourhood!
13 min to Olympics! Gorgeous Flat Victoria Park