The Thorparch Road Residence

nine elms, london
3 bedroom - 2 bath
(2 reviews)
Travel dates:
£209 - £215 per night (GBP)
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  • 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 10
2 king
1 sofa bed (double)
1 bunk bed
2 air bed
Crib
sleeps 2
2 travel crib

Perks for the Parents

This family home is on the edge of zone 1 in Nine Elms, close to Vauxhall, and boasts plenty of space for a family of up to 10 along with proximity to local parks. Close to 2 tube stations and with frequent buses to Waterloo, Westminster and beyond, it is an easy base for a vacation exploring London. On quiet nights you can even hear Big Ben strike; the River Thames is just a short walk away. With 3 bedrooms, a family bathroom and a small courtyard garden, the property is set up well for a central stay in the city with kids. To make a stay easier, 2 pay-as-you-go phones are provided along with some basic food stuffs, such as tea, coffee, milk, bread, eggs, butter, cooking oil and condiments.

Why Kids Love it

There are plenty of toys and books for kids of all ages, and the house is close to local parks and all the major attractions that London has to offer. A selection of DVDs, CDs and a games console are available, as well as books and games. Free Wi-Fi is available. There is a dedicated kids bedroom with bunk beds. Additional children can be accommodated on airbeds, and 2 travel cots can also be supplied on request along with various baby items including a high chair, buggies, a baby carrier backpack, a shower stool and a fold up wheelchair, all free of charge. Please request in advance. It is easy to reach some of London's most famous attractions from the property: Big Ben, Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye, Shrek's Adventure! and the London Aquarium are 10-15 minutes away with Victoria Tower Garden, Battersea Park and St James' Park all very close.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 3 days. The hosts live next door and are on call for any queries during your stay. Pre-arrival grocery shopping available for a fee of £10, or you can order it online and have it delivered and the hosts will put perishables in the fridge. Car hire not necessary in this area: public transport links are plentiful and reliable. The house is centrally heated. All linens, towels, bathrobes and hair dryers are supplied.

About the Location

The property is in the Nine Elms area of south London, situated on the edge of Zone 1, close to 2 tube stations and with frequent buses to Waterloo, Westminster and beyond. Stockwell and Vauxhall tube stations are a 10-minute walk away; by bus you can be at Big Ben, or Westminster Abbey in 10-15 minutes. There are lots of Portuguese Restaurants and cafés in the area known as 'Little Portugal' and there is a café and a Starbucks in the huge supermarket 5 minutes along from the house. The house is on a safe, quiet, residential street and with space to spread out and relax. The new American Embassy is being built nearby, very close to the MI6 building. Gatwick Airport is 45 minutes away by public transport or an hour by taxi while Heathrow Airport is an hour by taxi or public transport.

Accommodation Details

This 3-bedroom house is set over 2 floors. The ground floor has a kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave and fridge/freezer, a shower room, lounge with double sofa bed, ceiling fan, flat screen TV and a dining room with French doors leading out to a patio garden. The dining table seats 8. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, 3 with kingsize beds and remote controlled ceiling fans, plus a bedroom with a bunk bed. Also upstairs is a family bathroom with bath tub and power shower.

Style Notes

Modern London. This newly refurbished residence is set up with visitors in mind, with items to make a stay stress-free and comfortable. The lounge echoes the colors of London buses - scarlet - with a muted gray, the kitchen is modern and the upper floor is sophisticated with gray walls and white bed linen. The kids bedroom includes white bunkbeds. We love the sunny patio garden with flowers and a metal bunny sculpture, and the space, unusual for so central a location, for a family of up to 10 to spread out.

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Bev & Jeff W.
Member since August 24, 2016
Parents and Grandparents. Long-time Rental-owners. We love the area so much — we live there too!

2 reviews

Ryan G.
Visited in November 2017
Bev & Jeff were amazing hosts and the property couldn't have been better. They walked us through everything when we arrived and the home is stocked fully and decorated beautifully. Our 18 month old daughter loved it, particularly the train and wooden double-decker bus toys. An easy walk to Stockwell station and plenty of buses at hand for getting around and having a large grocery store nearby made it an easy stay. We hope to stay again.
Stephen D.
Visited in July 2017
We had a great stay. Jeff and Bev were extremely knowledgeable and helpful and the place was excellent for four adults and two kids.

Nine Elms, London

Shiny, central and south of the river

Set between Battersea and Vauxhall, Nine Elms is an up-and-coming area south of the Thames. Luxury flats and new developments are springing up along the riverside here, where investments are transforming the area. Take in a game of cricket at The Oval, head to Battersea Park for Go Ape’s treetop adventure ropes course, or take a bus to Tate Britain and the stellar central London attractions of Westminster beyond it.