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NIGHTINGALE 4, CLAPHAM, UK - LONDON

The Nightingale apartments offer a fantastic home base for exploring all of London. It is centered in one of London’s most popular “villages” that is full of local character and charm. The exterior of this historical building, which houses five apartments in total, has a lot of character, with an ornate façade, and dome feature. All apartments were recently renovated.

Nightingale 4 is modern, luxuriously decorated with high quality furniture, and full of light. From the building's 3rd floor landing, you enter the apartment through a private hallway, from which all rooms lead.

The open plan living-dining area has seating and dining for four. The very well-equipped kitchen has ample work space. There are two bedrooms, both with an ensuite bathroom and plenty of storage. One bedroom has a double bed, the other has 2 single beds. Two French doors at the back of the living area open onto a spacious private terrace and let in ample natural light. There is additional seating on the terrace.

The Nightingale apartments are situated in a residential area with bars, restaurants, shops and green space just outside of the building's front door. Clapham Common is 2-minute stroll away. This is a large, historic, parkland area, with ponds, cafes and a traditional bandstand.

Based in one of London's best known and popular historic "villages", they are professionally managed by a local, family run business, who are available when you require assistance with the apartment (They can also advise on where to find the best places to eat and drink locally). A ten-minute walk in either direction will take you to a greater variety of entertainment, shopping, and services in Clapham and Balham town centers.

The attractions of central London are easily accessible from Clapham South tube station, which is located just across the street. Clapham South station is on the Northern Line. Central London can be reached easily in less than twenty minutes. It’s a 12-minute journey to Victoria Station to see Buckingham Palace, and 18 minutes to Leicester Square where you can see a top West End theater production.

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Property Details

SLEEPING

2 bedrooms: 1 with double bed & 1 with two twins

BATHROOMS

2 en suite bathrooms: 1 with walk-in shower stall, 1 with tub/shower

KITCHEN

Fully equipped modern kitchen with a dishwasher

LAUNDRY

Washer/dryer, iron and ironing board

LEVEL

3rd floor (no elevator)

ACCESSIBILITY

2 flights of stairs: 1 straight flight of wide stairs (18 steps) up to a landing. Then a second, wide flight of 17 steps up to a large landing where the apartment is located.
Help with your luggage upon arrival.

TRANSPORTATION

2-minute walk to Clapham South tube stop (Zone 2), which is 17 minutes to Trafalgar Square and 18 minutes to Leicester Square. Several bus stops are within a 1-minute walk

MINUSES

No elevator

PLUSES

LCD TV (satellite), Wi-Fi, multi-room audio system, large private terrace with dining for four, excellent shopping and dining options

SPECIAL FEATURES

Beautifully decorated!, modern, quality furnishings, private terrace

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What's included with the UK - London Untour?

  • One or two weeks in a personally selected apartment in beautiful London.
  • Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to London Heathrow, or we can connect you with our air partner who can purchase tickets on your behalf (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
  • Transfer assistance by car service from the airport to your new Untours home and back at the end of your stay.
  • One 7-day travel card per-person for each week for the Central Zone (zones 1 & 2).
  • An orientation session given by our local staff to start your trip off on the right foot.
  • A London street atlas/map, a Lonely Planet Guide and further information on-site.
  • A local cultural event, like a group dinner at a restaurant in Central London.
  • A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
  • Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
  • Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.

Landlord or Host for Nightingale 4, Clapham, UK - London

The Nightingale apartments are managed by a small professional property management company who live in the same building. You can contact Julie or Andrew by phone should any questions or problems arise during your stay. Also your London Untours staff representative is just a phone call away.

Clapham, UK - London, Home of Nightingale 4

Clapham is one of London's best known and popular historic neighborhoods. Situated in South West London, it offers lots of parks and great transportation links to both central London and tourist attractions outside London. The city center can be reached in as little as 15 minutes.

The area is popular with young affluent families and professionals for its laid-back, friendly, unfussy vibe and open green spaces. Central to this is Clapham Common. This large parkland area, with ponds, cafes and a traditional bandstand (playing concerts in the summer months) is very popular with locals and visitors alike. Even Benjamin Franklin carried out experiments on the pond here.

There are numerous traditional, trendy and quirky pubs, all selling good, local craft beers and great food. There's also a huge variety of restaurants offering cuisine from all around the world. We especially recommend the quaint Clapham Picture House to catch a movie, Venn Street Market every Saturday with its various street food stalls, and a walk across the Common to the Old Town to explore the pubs and restaurants there.

Clapham offers you the opportunity to have a local, village-like experience, away from the hordes of tourists.

Customer comments about Nightingale 4, Clapham, UK - London

"This is a lovely modern well lit flat. The neighborhood is safe and has everything one would need within easy walking distance. Julie and Simon, the managers, were helpful, friendly and warm. Although like many British flats, there is no AC. But, although it was warm at times, I'm used to warm temps, and Simon brought extra fans over right away. Overall, I highly recommend these premises, the neighborhood, and the fine staff of management office."
P. Lewis, Alexandria, VA

Ratings for Nightingale 4, Clapham, UK - London

CREATURE COMFORT FEATUREPOSSIBLE POINTS
SCORE
Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)66
Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)22
Sunlight33
Size55
View22
Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)99
Bathroom (attractive, functional)44
Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)99
Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool10
Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)22
Sleeping facilities comfort44
Quiet32
TOTAL5048
LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATUREPOSSIBLE
POINTS

SCORE
Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)44
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings109
Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)108
Distance to Transportation/Major Roads109
Shopping (access to everyday supplies)66
Well-Situated To See The Region or City108
TOTAL5044


An Explanation of the Ratings:
The first column of figures is the highest score possible in each category. The column on the far right is the score for this particular apartment in this category. For this set of ratings, we have asked every Untour staff person who has seen the apartment to rate the individual features. Many of these staff people have been in a position to hear reports (good and bad) from customers over the years, so they offer a particularly well-informed perspective. Nevertheless, customer ratings will be included in the overall ratings as soon as possible.

Please keep in mind that tastes vary. These ratings give an overall sense of how most people feel about a factor; you are in the best position to know if your tastes and requirements are likely to be in the mainstream of opinion or if you have particular needs. If you have any questions about the meaning of any of the factors rated, or about this apartment, please call our office toll-free at 1-999-868-6871. You can nearly always talk directly with someone who has personally seen the accommodation.


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Our staff has inspected this property and the above description and photographs reflect what they saw at that time. It is possible that the owner has made changes to the property without our knowledge. While we do our best to keep up with any changes or improvements made to our properties, we cannot guarantee that everything in the above description will be accurate.