THAMES VIEW, VAUXHALL, UK - LONDON
There's a lot to like about this spacious corner apartment on the 9th floor with a panoramic view over the Thames and the London Eye. It offers nearby access to transportation (Vauxhall tube station – Victoria line) and river transport. London’s West End is within walking distance (about 45 minutes). Big Ben and Westminster Abbey are only about a 30 minute walk. The magnificent art collection at the Tate Britain (free entry) is only about 20 minutes by foot.
The St. George Wharf complex, in which the apartment is located, is right on the river with several on-site bars, restaurants, and convenience stores.
The apartment sleeps four in two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The spacious, modern living area has large windows that look out across the city. French windows open out onto a balcony that offers views of the Thames, with seating for two with a table and chairs. There are two large comfortable leather sofas and a flat-screen TV. The eclectic mix of furniture and interesting artwork makes for a comfortable atmosphere with plenty of character. There is a work area with a desk and chair, dining area with a dining table, and four chairs and a bar area with several stools.
The kitchen is modern in style, with a marble floor and stainless steel and chrome appliances. The master bedroom is roomy, with mirrored wardrobes, flat-screen TV, two bedside tables with lamps, and its own en-suite bathroom with marble floor, tiled walls, and shower. The second bedroom is slightly smaller but still very comfortable for two people with a double bed and plenty of storage in the wardrobes.There is a second bathroom with a bathtub and shower.
Across the bridge in the Pimlico neighborhood is a good selection of restaurants and bars. There are also a few pubs close to the apartment complex on the Vauxhall side.
Occupancy: This property sleeps 1-4 people. | Disclaimer | Print Page
SLEEPING2 bedrooms: 1 with a queen bed, and the second with a double bed
BATHROOMS2 bathrooms: the master bedroom has a modern en-suite with stand-up shower, second is with tub and shower
KITCHENModern fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave
ACCESSIBILITY9th floor with elevator
TRANSPORTATION3 minute walk to the Vauxhall tube station
MINUSESModern neighborhood with less charm than other parts of London
PLUSESAir conditioning in both bedrooms only, Very modern with excellent location
SPECIAL FEATURESBalcony with great views of the Thames
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Landlord or Host for Thames View, Vauxhall, UK - London
Like most of our London apartments, the Thames View apartment is managed by a local apartment representative with whom you can speak during business hours. Our London Untour staff person is always available by cell phone if guests have problems or concerns.
Vauxhall, UK - London, Home of Thames View
Vauxhall is a mixed commercial and residential district of southwest London and offers. It’s in the busy, urban heart of the city, with a location that is hard to beat - near the Thames, opposite the Tate Britain and in walking distance to Waterloo.
From the area you have an easy commute to just about anywhere, and the riverside location provides a great space to clear your head with views of the waterfront. Fans of James Bond movies will recognize one of the massive buildings here: Britain's secret intelligence services.
Vauxhall is bordered on the north by Lambeth, on the east by Kennington, on the south by Stockwell, and on the west by the Thames.
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Ratings for Thames View, Vauxhall, UK - London
|CREATURE COMFORT FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||6|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||2||2|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||9||9|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||4||3|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||9||9|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||1||1|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||2||1|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||4||4|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||4||2|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||10||6|
|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)||10||5|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||10||10|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||6||5|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||10||10|
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