With a professional antique and art dealer owner, this property exudes refinement. Grand and classical, this luxurious London holiday home is particularly suited to couples, or professionals, looking for an elegant base from which to explore the capital.
LIVING & EATING
Welcome to a perfectly appointed sitting room, with plump and elegant soft furnishings, ceilings of palatial height, this is traditional luxury London living. In the gracious bay window is a dining suite, large enough to seat six guests. In a beautifully polished wood, this fine example of antique furniture is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal together while discussing plans for your London adventure. The kitchen is equipped with everything you could need to rustle up a meal in. With the addition of a quiet and secluded garden for residents only, this property really does have everything you could want for in a London home.
BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS
The home has a luxurious double bed (4.6 ft wide). With a fireplace, ornate artwork and exquisite furnishings, this bedroom really will be a special and secluded place to retreat to after a busy day in the capital.
ACCESS & SUITABILITY
This property has a few external steps. Once inside the rooms are arranged across one level.
ON YOUR DOORSTEP
A very smart and sought-after street in London, big white family homes are intersperced with trees and flowers. At the end of the road is the tree lined Holland Park Avenue. There you will find the best butcher in London, Lidgates, as well as bookshops, a famous upmarket grocery selling Champgnes and English cheeses and other delicious produce; a Maison Blanc, Paul; Starbucks and Giraffe. There is also a Tesco with an ATM. This vacation home backs onto the famous leafy expanse of Holland Park, this property gives you central London living with the added bonus of plenty of outdoor space on your doorstep. Holland Park even has some resident cows; see if you can spot them while you’re in town!
Perhaps you will spend Saturday exploring the eclectic and bustling Portobello Road Market, a 15 minute walk away. Originally a lane leading to Portobello Farm, its sides now burst at the seams with antiques, vintage fashion stores and bakeries and boasts some of the world’s best-loved stalls. The Portobello Green Fashion Market runs Thursday through to Sunday. Or head to Golborne Road for tempting food produce in the week, and first class bric-a-brac and second hand items at the weekend.
Just a fifteen-minute walk away you will find another one of London’s famous green spaces, Hyde Park. Here you can ride horses, hire rowing boats on the Serpentine Lake and enjoy views of Kensington Palace. Just a 5-minute walk from Holland Park tube station, this property is located within easy reach of a multitude of boutique coffee shops, grocery stores, ATMs and excellent transport links into Central London and the West End with all its museums, theatres and high-end shopping.
This beautiful one bedroom apartment in one of Holland Park’s covetable white mansion blocks is a short walk from the tube. This is one of Ivy's most deluxe London vacation rentals, and a hit on our Ivy Instagram page. It's ideal for couples over in London for a romantic break.