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London Apartment - 1 Bedroom Rental in City (LN-1032)

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1 Bedroom Apartment Rental in City (LN-1032)
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom - Sleeps

This furnished one bedroom apartment is located on Botolph Alley near the Tower of London in the City area and close to Tower Hill, in one of the oldest parts of London close to Monument and in a very central location.

This apartment is on the 1st floor of a period walk up building. The furnished apartment comprises living room with open plan kitchen, bedroom, bathroom. There is wooden flooring in the living room and through the open plan kitchen.

The living room is furnished with sofa-bed, flat-screen colour TV with DVD player and basic Sky package as well as dining and coffee tables. The kitchen is open plan and furnished with 4 ring hob and oven, washer/dryer, This furnished London apartment has central heating in all rooms including bathroom. The bedroom is furnished with double bed. There is ample storage and hanging space in bedroom. The partially tiled bathroom has bathtub, shower, washbasin, a dryer and WC.

This furnished one bedroom London apartment is huddled between 2 normally quiet pedestrianised alleyways, Botolph Alley and Lovat Lane, directly opposite the beautiful Wren church of St Mary-at-Hill. A scene from the next Harry Potter film was filmed right here! The City is the financial area just north of the river Thames and convenient for Cannon Street, Monument, and Bank underground stations. There is a 7 days a week Tesco supermarket 2 minutes' walk away from this 1 bedroom rental. In a wonderful historic location close to Pudding Lane (the starting point of the great fire of London in the 17th century) this charming apartment is a popular choice for both short and long stays in London.

Amenities:
  • Cable,
  • TV,
  • DVD,
  • Internet,
  • Laundry inside the apartment,
  • Dryer,
  • Pets not allowed,
  • Smoking not permitted,
  • No elevator
Location
Map: London Furnished Rental - Botolph Alley near the Tower of London London EC3R
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  • Circle, District Trains to Cannon Street Station
  • Waterloo & City, Northern, Central, Docklands Light Rail Trains to Bank Station
  • Circle, District Trains to Monument Station
  • Circle, District Trains to Tower Hill Station
Rooms
  • living room
  • kitchen
  • bedroom
  • bathroom
  • other
  • apartment layout
Living room
Features: Sheets, Window, Cable, TV, Sofa, Dining table
Number of beds: 1
Bed size: sofa bed (double)
Kitchen
Features: Open, E.I.K (Eat in Kitchen), Fridge, Oven, Microwave, Toaster
Bedroom
Features: Sheets, Window
Number of beds: 1
Bed size: bed (double)
Bathroom
Features: Shower, WC, Tub, Towels

Apartment floor plans in this site are not drawn to scale. They are an indication of the general layout and are intended as a guide only. Nothing contained in them should be considered to be an exact blueprint or statement of fact or warranty.

Ratings & Reviews
1 Bedroom Apartment Rental in City (LN-1032)
Overall Apartment Rating (6) ? Overall Apartment Rating - The apartment rating is an average of each individual rating the apartment has received (not an average of the categories' ratings)
3.5 stars

The number in parenthesis is the number of customers who have rated this apartment

Apartment Experience (6) ? Apartment Experience - Clients' general impression of the apartment including, value and general comments and feelings about the rental
3.5
Location (6) ? Location - Clients' rating of the location of this apartment
4.7
Cleanliness (6) ? Cleanliness - Clients' rating of the cleanliness of the apartment
3.3
Condition, Comfort, Amenities (6) ? Condition, Comfort, Amenities - Clients' ratings of the details of the apartment including appliances and equipment, furniture and linens, size and available space, decoration/style, comfort of the apartment
3.3
Building (6) ? Building - Clients' rating of the building that the apartment is in including: Building appearance and condition, doorman/concierge (when applicable), access to apartment, extra amenities such as car park etc (when applicable)
2.8
Quiet/Loud (6) ? Quiet/Loud - Clients' rating of how quiet the apartment is, the greater the number of stars, the quieter the property. Please note that noise levels are especially subjective and can vary
3.3
Apartment Reviews (6)
Review by: Matt T.,
May 09 2016
From: United Kingdom,
Apartment Rental: 1 month

Note that I used 3* as 'average' as described in the 'Review' process.
The flat's nice enough, and in a great location. The landlords are mostly helpful and friendly.
The flat is furnished and fitted a bit piecemeal. It could be lifted to a very nice apartment with simple things like nice matching linen, matching towels, removing unnecessary items (shower shield in the *bedroom*, vacuum cleaner in the wardrobe), having a kettle and toaster, matching crockery, simple instructions for the incomprehensible oven, some sort of organisation in the kitchen cupboards.

We enjoyed our stay.

Answer by: Apartment Owner
May 13 2016

I think this flat represents superb value for money.

In this case, for a couple with a young child where one parent is working within walking distance and the other can take the child for amazing walks in the centre of London - to the River Thames, the Tower of London, the rooftop gardens at 20 Fenchurch Street, etc.

For 60 per night (plus electricity) for a couple and a young child you literally won't find a better deal within the Square Mile. Here you have two sets of brand new bed linen (perfect as this stay was for just one month) and two brand new pairs of towels. Add to that, unlimited high speed wi-fi, a landline for incoming calls, a washer dryer, a fridge freezer, cooking facilities (sorry the previous tenant had put the kettle and toaster in the cupboard under the TV and our cleaner hadn't returned them to the kitchen worktop), a good size TV with multiple channels, a good size double bed and a bedroom with loads of storage, central heating in every room including the bathroom, constant hot water, double glazing throughout and 35 square metres of living space in a City conservation area where you are just yards (across a pedestrianised alleyway) from Wren's beautiful church of St Mary-at-Hill.

Review by: Sharon H.,
Sep 26 2015
Apartment Rental: 5 months

I have enjoyed my stay at this address. They are currently working on refurbishing the main door and entrance foyer area of the building, which will improve first impressions of the building and apartment choice made under NY habitat. After settling in, I have enjoyed staying here and it has become my home away from home. It has been a wonderful experience and the location has excellent -- close to buses and a tube station. The managers have always been available and helpful. I would recommend this flat to anyone applying in the future.

Review by: Hdi-gerling I.,
Apr 29 2015
From: United Kingdom,
Apartment Rental: 3 months

The apartment has seen better days. Both the apartment and the stairwell
are in dire need of renovation. Due to the old age of its construction, the building is not sound proof and sound travels freely throughout. The apartment was turned over to me in an unclean
condition and it was not very well equipped (drinking glasses,
curtains). The landlords were always accommodating and friendly.

Answer by: Apartment Owner
Jun 01 2015

We strongly disagree that the apartment is in dire need of renovation.
The stairwell suffered from two different areas of water ingress in 2014 (from neighbouring buildings) and the walls on several floors were affected. It is a long and expensive process for us to strip back the plaster, repair it and repaint it, so it's something that we can only do a bit at a time.
As we're doing this, we're taking the opportunity to update the lighting system throughout the stairwell - this will add time to the whole process of making the stairwell attractive again; but we make no apology for that as it's ultimately in the best interest of all concerned (and most tenants, especially more experienced ones, understand and appreciate costs and therefore time involved).
We disagree that the apartment was unclean and not very well equipped. We were in the process of ordering and putting up new curtains as the tenancy began; it's not always possible to align these things perfectly. It took something like three weeks before all the fittings arrived (and the contractor was able to come round). The curtains were for the living room (rather than the bedroom) so it wasn't a serious issue not to have them for that period of time (in our opinion)

Review by: Wayne D.,
Nov 23 2013
From: United States,
Apartment Rental: 1 month

Nice, comfy little flat set smack dab in the heart of The City, near EVERYTHING, the location was unbeatable. Unit was in great shape and definitely well represented in the photos.

The landlord was incredibly friendly and responsive to all of my questions/needs and always willing to go the extra mile to help out. It was a perfect place to land and was one of the easiest dealings I have EVER had with a vacation rental property.

I'd like to stay there again when I visit London next. If you are looking for a simple, well kept, reasonably priced flat and want an amazing location, check this place out.

Review by: Rebecca H.,
Nov 18 2013
From: United States,
Apartment Rental: 12 months

This apartment was a wonderful place to live for the past year. The location is wonderful. Extremely helpful landlord who lives in the building.

Overall, it was a great place to live in London. No complaints whatsoever!

Review by: A Renter,
Jun 26 2012
From: Japan,
Apartment Rental: 3 months

The owner is very nice and if we find some problem, they try to solve it soonest.
I really appreciate for their efforts.

Answer by: London Customer Service
Jul 19 2012

New York Habitat has forwarded the guest's review to the owner who carefully considered the comments made.