The Glyn Road Residence

hackney, london
4 bedroom - 2 bath
(2 reviews)
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£270 per night (GBP)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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Perks for the Parents

This charming Hackney home, close to the Olympic Park, is set up with plenty for babies and toddlers and includes a good sized garden and stylish antique and vintage furniture throughout. The thoughtful layout and warm atmosphere makes a stay here easy. All the bedrooms are a good size, and there are bathrooms on both floors. The location, a short walk from Chatsworth Road and close to local playgrounds, makes it easy to enjoy a slice of family life in London with activities, delicatessens and boutiques on the doorstep.

Why Kids Love it

There are lots of toys for babies and toddlers, a teepee in the kids bedroom and a dressing up kit for them to enjoy. The garden is fun on a sunny day and just a short walk away, there is a local playground with swings, slides and a skate park. The Hackney marshes and Olympic Park are also close by and have some fantastic play areas for all ages. There are lovely walks, parks and interesting places to eat nearby making it a vibrant and interesting area to explore with children. A high chair, toddler seat and baby bath can all be provided upon request.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 2 nights. The stairs are a little steep, as standard in a Victorian house, and they are not gated. Bus routes nearby are very reliable; Homerton overland train station is an 8-minute walk away and there is easy access into central London by bus, overground train and tube, taking 30 minutes to reach the West End. Car rental is not essential in this location.

About the Location

The house is in lively East Hackney, close to Chatsworth Road for cafés, coffee shops, delicatessens, small boutiques and an independent cinema, The Castle. Other local places of interest include Victoria Park, the Olympic Park and Westfield shopping centre. City airport is 20 minutes away by taxi; Gatwick airport is just over an hour away by taxi/train, and Stansted is 40 minutes away by car/taxi.

Accommodation Details

This 4-bedroom Victorian terraced house is set over 4 floors. The basement level has a utility/laundry room which includes a heated drying rack. The ground floor has an open plan living room with a wood-burning stove, TV and piano connecting directly to an eat-in kitchen. The kitchen has doors to a garden with terrace, barbecue area and a lawn. There is also a WC on the ground floor. The first floor has 3 bedrooms: 1 with a kingsize bed, 1 with a double bed and 1 with a twin bed and crib. There is also a family bathroom on this floor with tub and shower. The second floor has a master bedroom with superkingsize bed and ensuite bathroom with freestanding bath and shower.

Style Notes

Modern London. Beautifully restored, the house has been reconfigured to suit modern family life. A neutral colour scheme throughout provides a backdrop for the owners’ antique and vintage furniture and artworks. In the kitchen, a round table makes for conviviality and and marble worktops are juxtaposed with pared-back units. A small sofa in the corner of the kitchen is the perfect place for curling up with a cup of tea or glass of wine in the evening. We love the owl print and blue fireplace in the children’s bedroom, the spacious master suite at the top, with its luxurious bathroom, and the sleek modern kitchen.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 9
2 king
1 full / double
1 twin / single
1 double air bed
Crib
sleeps 1
1 baby crib
Medium
Kate S.
Member since April 20, 2015
We are a family of 4, with two little boys aged 3 and 1 years. I run a design and homeware business and my husband works for an NGO. Our work and interests take us abroad regularly and we love knowing that other families can enjoy the space we've created and our buzzing little neighbourhood whilst we're away!

2 reviews

Lisa G.
Visited in August 2018
Absolutely beautiful home, clean and filled with gorgeous gorgeous art. Beautiful kitchen, garden and delightful neighbors. Very close to everything and walking distance to nice cafe and also the train and bus. We loved staying here and would love to stay again. Thank you so much. Kate left wine and a fridge full of milk and bread. A lovely welcome note. We felt like family friends. Thank you!!!!!
Jill K.
Visited in July 2018
We loved staying at the Glyn Road residence in Hackney! Kate was a gracious host and is clearly a talented designer bc the home is so unique & cozy. My family (11yr & 12yr kids plus my husband and mom) really enjoyed the spaciousness of the home & being close to London but getting to “live” in a non touristy area for a while (and do laundry!). We ate at local places Kate recommended as well as took the tube daily into London to explore. The only thing to consider is places in London area don’t have AC so be aware during a heatwave it could be warm, but we were fine. We’d stay at Glyn Road again and really liked how we got our own levels in the house. Kate was a very gracious host!

Hackney, London

Butterflies and a petting farm

This borough of northeast London is great for families, within easy reach of central London by Tube and with plenty to see and do, from London Fields Lido to Hackney City Farm. Clissold Park has a great kids play area and a butterfly tunnel, and if it rains, there are soft play areas and the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green to dive into.