The Charlwood Place residence

pimlico, london
2 bedroom - 2 bath
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£457 per night (GBP)
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Perks for the Parents

An effortlessly stylish period home with its own private garden in the heart of pretty Pimlico village. It sleeps 4. The residence combines elegant traditional features with contemporary design to create a luxurious, cozy home. A clever use of space provides room for all the family with a living area divided into separate nooks to accommodate a traditional sitting ‘room’, a sperate TV zone and an alcove home office. On warmer days, the pretty, private garden is the ideal sunny spot for parents to unwind and kids to play in, with an outdoor table for alfresco dining. The residence’s location is a real perk with cafes, bakeries, wine shops and boutiques just minutes’ walk away. Victoria and Chelsea are on the doorstep, playing host to some of the best theatre, art galleries, restaurants and boutiques that London has to offer. Pimlico tube is less than 5 minutes’ walk away providing easy access to the rest of London.

Why Kids Love it

An ideal city base for kids of all ages, with playgrounds, river walks and some of London’s best family friendly parks and museums within easy reach. The river Thames is just 10 minutes’ walk away with tow paths leading to Chelsea, Big Ben and the Tate Britain gallery, which plays host to regular events for kids and young adults. The Thames clipper boat can be caught from the Millbank pier here for a fun alternative way to see the city. Across the river is Battersea Park with acres of run around space in addition to a zoo, a boating lake, multiple playgrounds and a Go Ape treetop rope course. Victoria and Pimlico underground stations are a short walk away with fast access to the Natural History, Science and V&A museums in Kensington. For chilled out days, the residence is the perfect place to unwind with a TV room for movie screenings and plenty of garden space to spread out in.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 3 nights. The residence is set over 2 floors without an elevator. The entrance is on the ground floor but there are a few steps leading up to the front door. The property comes with Wifi, a welcome pack, toiletries and cleaning/housekeeping for stays longer than 7 days. The residence doesn’t have air conditioning, but fans will be provided between June and September. Please note that there is an outdoor balcony/terrace connected to the kitchen which younger ones should be supervised around. The fireplaces in the property are ornamental. The host’s concierge team can organise a pre-arrival fridge fill, travel crib, airport transfers, car rental, restaurant bookings etc. prior to your stay upon request. The host will meet guests at the property upon arrival and help them to get settled. The lead guest must be at least 25 years old, and a £1,000 hold on a credit or debit card will be secured and released at the end of the stay post property-check. No smoking or pets please. Check in 4pm; check out 11am.

About the Location

The apartment is located in the upmarket Pimlico neighborhood to the south west of the city. It has a tranquil, laid-back village vibe with plenty of chic cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques to explore. Sloane Square and the Chelsea Physic gardens are a 25-minute walk along pretty riverside paths where there's space to scoot or bike. The theatres and restaurants of Victoria are also close at hand, just 11 minutes’ walk away. The Tate Britain art gallery is an easy 12-minute walk, hosting regular exhibitions as well as an impressive permanent collection. Buckingham Palace and Big Ben are a short cab ride or 20 minute stroll from the residence while for cricket fans, the Oval is just across the river, about 10 minutes by car. There are underground and overland rail connections at Victoria or from Pimlico Station just over 5 minutes’ walk with fast connections to Oxford Circus, South Kensington (for the museums) and the rest of the city. For international travel, London’s City airport is 48 minutes by car and Heathrow airport is 50 minutes by car or train.

Accommodation Details

This property has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The entrance is at ground level with a few steps leading up to the front door. Towards the front of the house, guests will find a double reception room, divided into two spaces. There's an elegant sitting room with a fireplace, sofa and chairs on one side and a TV area with further seating and a home office with a desk and library shelves at the other. Towards the back is a contemporary, light-filled kitchen/diner with a table seating 4 and a modern, fully-equipped kitchen. Glass bifold doors open out onto a balcony with a staircase down to the paved private garden with an alfresco dining table seating 4. The primary and second bedrooms are downstairs, both with kingsize beds and ensuite bathrooms. The primary bedroom has access to the garden and an ensuite with a shower while the second bedroom has a hanging clothes rail and an ensuite with a roll top bath and shower. There is also an additional separate toilet on this floor.

Style Notes

Classic elegance. This stylish period residence fuses the modern and the traditional to create a sophisticated yet comfortable home base. Original features including hardwood floors, plaster detailing and ornate fireplaces are complimented by an elegant paint palette and contemporary glass additions bringing in plenty of light as well as space. A curated collection of art, sculpture and wall hangings inject color and character throughout, with rich textiles for an added touch of luxury. Downstairs the bedrooms are classic and cozy with soft, cool greys complimented by warm neutrals and textured sisal floors. We love the multiple gathering spaces in the residence - from the refined sitting room to the modern, glass kitchen/diner where the doors can be flung open to access the pretty walled garden.

  • 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
SLEEPS 4
2 king
sleeps 4
Florence C.
Member since July 02, 2015
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Pimlico, London

Garden squares and Thames walks

Known for its garden squares and Regency architecture, beautiful Pimlico is set between Westminster, Belgravia and Chelsea and is right on the Thames. It’s an easy (zone 1!) location for exploring the city, with Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and the Kings Road all an easy walk away.