About this listing
Can sleep up to six - a top end, spacious, newly redecorated, contemporary maisonette on two floors, open plan and located in a quiet residential estate with a private green and free car park. The house features wooden floors throughout and a picturesque private back garden with BBQ, perfect for summer. Seperate downstairs toilet and upstairs toilet and bathroom. Two double bedrooms, plus one single that can sleep two people, fully equipt kitchen with washer/dryer, microwave, oven, fridge-freezer. Use of kitchen appliances included. There is constant hot water, double glazing and central heating, and Wifi. There is also a wall mounted 42" TV. The house is South-facing and gets the sun all day.
The house has already been taken from 31/07/12-8/08/12, so I'm offering it at a discounted rate for the remaining Olympic dates.
Things to do nearby
10 minute bus ride to Stratford, where the Westfield, Europe's largest shopping centre, with over 300 shops, bars and restaurants is situated, on the gateway to the Olympic Park and Athletes' Village. Bus stop is 100m from the house.
On the Central Line, Leytonstone is 2 stops from Stratford, 20 minutes from Central London - Oxford Circus/Tottenham Court Road. On the Central line, it's very easy commute to most areas; Hyde Park is directly opposite Marble Arch Tube Station on the Central line, for example. From Stratford the Overground takes you to the trendy Dalston area in 10 minutes; to Camden Market in 20, and to West Hampstead in 25. The Jubille Line and DLR also run from Stratford, taking you to Greenwich and North Greenwich in under 20 minutes, and other areas in accross London quickly, for easy access toother Olympic sites. Please see www.tfl.gov.uk for further travel advice.
The house is a 10 minute walk from Leytonstone Tube station, and a 1 minute walk from Leytonstone High Street Overground, which connects Leytonstone to West London in 30 minutes.
The neighbourhood is very attractive, with lots of leafy streets and well kept gardens; it's also quiet and safe. Leytonstone itself has a village-type feel, especially in the area around the Tube station, with its many pavement cafes and 17th century church. Affordable local cafes and restaurants feature many different cuisines, from Indian, Chinese and Japanese to Turkish to Medditerranean. There are also several bars and quaint pubs, such as the Georgian Nag's Head and the Hitchcock, a large pub and carvary where Alfred Hitchcock wrote The Birds. The Hitchcock stands on the edge of Epping Forest, 14 miles of grass and forest, featuring a boating lake, coffee shop and cafe. It is a 15 minute walk from the house to the forest, which is popular in summer and a great place for a picnic.
The house is 1 minute away from Leytonstone High Road. It is a 10 minute walk or 2 minute bus ride to a 24 hour Tesco Superstore, and there is a large Turkish supermarket 2 minutes from the house, which has fresh fruit and veg, bread and sweets made on the premises, a butcher and an olive stall. There are also several smaller 24 hour shops and off-licenses nearby on the High Road.
The house is available from the 8th August 2011 till September, as it has already been rented for the first week of the Olympics. It could sleep 6 if 2 people slept in the living room. Bedding and towels provided. Price depends on the number of people staying; prices start from £2000 a week for 4 people, all-inclusive. Please contact me for more photos.