Set in a grand Victorian house, where vintage pieces, modern finishes and curated houseplants come together to create a relaxing boho-chic atmosphere with plenty of period details. Found down a small private road in lively Brixton, the neighbourhood is residential and leafy, and yet close to a host of excellent global eateries, hip cafes and traditional British pubs.
Stylish decorative touches are everywhere to see here, from the moment you step through the doorway and special hallway entrance, you'll feel a sense of calm wash right over you, thanks to the luscious green plants as well as the abundance of natural light that floods in throughout the day, courtesy of the sleek skylights and crittall-style doors.
For a taste of authentic Victorian living, head to the cosy sitting room, where you'll instantly notice the original features – from the marble fireplace and wood-burning stove to the mustard-yellow colours and traditional wainscotting. Sink into the modular sofa with a book from the coffee table collection and relax after a day spent exploring the local area.
Keen chefs will enjoy cooking for guests in the bespoke kitchen ladened with all the modern appliances needed to rustle up a feast for the group. There's a bright and elegant dining area for conversational meals, four comfortable bedrooms where original period features blend with chic furnishings and colourful decor – you'll have no trouble getting a good night's sleep here. There's even dedicated desk space for those keeping one eye on business.
Although as much as we adore the interiors, the real star of the show here is the outside space. Complete with its very own mini orchard, tropical garden and secret chill-out area with trendy Acapulcos, we can think of no better place to begin your day. If you fancy a walk, Brockwell Park is just a ten-minute stroll from your front door, while Central London is easily within reach in just twenty-five minutes on public transport.
Home truths: *As well as the two bathrooms, there's a separate WC
*There's free on-street parking available on a first-come-first-serve basis
*The fireplaces are purely ornamental and not for guest use
*There’s suitable desk space for remote working
*This home is spread out over two floors and has internal stairs which may be unsuitable for guests with limited mobility
*Portable fans can be provided during the summer months
*This home is best suited to those who are familiar with London or who don't mind travelling into the city via public transport
*There is a security camera in the kitchen area that faces towards the garden for security purposes
Holiday with friends,Business trip,Long stays,Family holiday,Unique Designs,Self Catering,Short Stay,Kid friendly (1-12 years),Infant friendly (under 12 months old),Remote Working
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