The Chesson Road Residence

kensington & chelsea, london
3 bedroom - 2 bath
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£415 - £478 per night (GBP)
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Perks for the Parents

A charming period townhouse with boutique hotel style and a pretty, private garden in leafy West Kensington. It sleeps 6 + 1. Set on a peaceful residential street, it provides the perfect mix of city buzz and relaxation with West Kensington tube station, bustling Hammersmith and the scenic River Thames a short walk away. Well-stocked bookshelves, handsome furniture and cozy living spaces provide a traditional English feel with plenty of space to kick back and relax after a busy date out exploring. The light-filled primary bedroom is on a floor of its own for additional privacy and has a kingsize bed with its own marble bathroom and vintage tub. The residence is a short walk from local cafes, pubs and grocery stores. For those wishing to explore London’s treasures, the nearest station is just a 10-minute walk away with trains to the chic boutiques and restaurants of Sloane Square, South Kensington’s world-famous museums, and the wider city.

Why Kids Love it

With 4 floors to spread out over and an enclosed patio garden, there’s more than enough space for all the family to find some of their own. Kids will love the snug area of the living room with its comfy sofas and a wall mounted TV for watching movies or catching up with a latest series. The sociable open plan kitchen has a large dining table ideal for evening games as well as mealtime gatherings, with doors that open out to the garden for easy inside/outside living. For active kids, the local park is 2 minutes’ walk away with a playground, skate park and basketball court. Soccer fans may enjoy having Stamford Bridge, home to Chelsea FC, a 20 minute walk away, with live matches scheduled throughout the year. It’s a fast tube/subway ride (or 10-minute drive) to Kensington for the city’s best family-friendly museums, as well as the Diana memorial playground at Kensington gardens.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 4 nights. The residence is set over 4 floors and does not have an elevator. Access to the front door is up a small flight of steps in the style of a classic London town house. Please note that this is a ‘lived-in’ home and the host’s belongings, and personal items may be found within the property. There is good WiFi throughout the property, and for guests needing to work there is a desk space. There is also a camp bed available for temporary visitors. The hosts' cleaner, Magda, comes every other Thursday at midday for 4 hours and will let herself in. Complimentary toiletries are provided. Sorry - no pets, no parties and no smoking. Check in: 3pm; check out: 10 am.

About the Location

The residence is located in West Kensington with easy local access to the Hammersmith, Fulham and Chelsea neighborhoods. There are shops, restaurants and cafes just 3 minutes’ walk from the property, offering an eclectic mix of cuisines. The village hub of Parson’s Green is a 20-minute walk with gastro pubs, upmarket cafés and a green for little ones in need of a run around. Fulham Palace and the riverside are an 8-minute drive with plenty of parks, and cycle paths, for active families to explore. For access to central London, West Kensington or West Brompton tube stations (on the District line) are the closest at 10 minutes’ walk. It’s a short 2 stop tube/subway ride to the museums of South Kensington, 3 stops to the boutiques and art galleries of Chelsea from Sloane Square, and 6 stops to central London. Heathrow airport is around 45 minutes away by car or train.

Accommodation Details

This residence has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, set over 4 floors. The entrance opens onto the ground floor where there’s a beautifully furnished double reception room with 3 large sofas, 2 fireplaces, bookshelves, and a flat screen TV with views of the street on one side and the garden from the other. There’s an additional peaceful space with a desk and nice garden views. Downstairs on the lower ground floor is the open plan kitchen-diner with French patio doors opening on to the garden behind. The kitchen area includes a big fridge/freezer, an electric induction hob, oven, dishwasher and a spacious kitchen island with 2 chairs. There’s a large, wooden dining table seating 6 with access to the enclosed patio garden where there’s an alfresco table also seating 6. There is also a small utility room with a washing machine, a sink and a WC. Upstairs on the first floor, is the first bedroom with a double bed, 2 large wardrobes and garden views, and the second bedroom which has a kingsize bed, inbuilt floor to ceiling mirrored wardrobe and bookshelves. The main family bathroom can be found here with both a bathtub and a shower. Upstairs again, on the second floor, is the primary bedroom with a kingsize bed, wardrobes and access to a separate bathroom of its own with marble fittings, a vintage bathtub and handheld shower.

Style Notes

Charming townhouse. This stylish residence blends sophistication with creative flair to present a welcoming home full of character. A warm neutral palette is used throughout with colorful and playful design injected through fabrics, furnishings, and artworks. Antique pieces add an elegant touch, complimented by bold contemporary prints and textiles. Large period windows and French style doors flood light in throughout, creating a relaxed, roomy space that is a joy to unwind in. We love the open plan kitchen-diner with doors that can be flung open to the pretty garden patio. With 2 dining tables to choose from and a kitchen island with bar stool seating, it’s the perfect family hang out.

  • 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
2 king
1 full / double
Emma S.
Member since January 23, 2023
Hi Kid & Coe Families! I am a home manager who helps to host this property on behalf of owners. I am happy to answer any questions that you have.

Kensington & Chelsea, London

Hyde Park, Harrods and Her Majesty

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has a certain cachet. It’s where you’ll find Buckingham Palace, Sloane Square, the King’s Road, Harrods and many of the most upmarket stores and areas of the city. For kids, Hyde Park is a must-do, whether you go boating on the Serpentine on summer or enjoy the kid-friendly cafés around it. It’s a central area very well connected with the rest of the city by bus and Tube.