About this listing
This house is in a really nice and very safe neighbourhood. Situated in Ladywell which is in South East London and part of the Borough of Lewisham. Ladywell Village has some quirky shops and a great fish and chip shop that's not too pricey. The neighbours are excellent and very respectable. Ladywell Fields is a very large and lovely park only a couple of minutes away by foot and a couple of minutes in the other direction is the public swimming pool and Leisure Centre that guests can use. ( There is a fee is charged by the Leisure Centre.)
There is one fully furnished double room available, though possibly two for a negotiated price, in this very clean and well kept house. The windows are double and triple glazed and there is gas central heating. There is a large bathroom with a proper high power separate stand up shower (not always found in English homes). The toilet is separate and includes bidet and wash basin. There is also a very large kitchen with all amenities that are available to guests - these include separate fridge, dishwasher, microwave, gas range cooker all pots, pans, cutlery, dishes etc. All are kept to a very high standard. Sky television can be viewed in a cosy lounge room with open fire. Internet WiFi is available and free to use.
Things to do nearby
The house is very close to transport, BR, buses and DLR. It is also within walking distance to Greenwich (30 mins) or a quick 10 minute bus ride. The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is less than 10 minute walk away and from there you can reach most of the Olympic Venues in minutes. There a a number of buses going to many detinations only minutes from the house. Ladywell Station is minutes away and this is a British Rail station. These trains will take you very quickly into London Charing Cross, London Bridge, Waterloo or Cannon Street.
Leicester Square (West End) can be reached from the front door of the house in 30 mins by catching train at Ladywell Station to Charing Cross. London Bridge is only 15 minutes away for underground connections. Waterloo for underground and British Rail is less than 20 minutes away, Charing Cross 20-25 minutes. For the City of London ie the Bank of England, the Royal Exchange etc, Cannon Street is 20 minutes by train from Ladywell Station.
It is also possible to walk to Greenwich Park. It takes approx 30mins of brisk walking taking you over the fields of Blackheath. A lovely walk.
Your host is a pretty easy going Australian who has lived in London for 16 years and has lots of travel experience if you require directions, maps etc.
Of course the boss of the house is the resident Scottish Terrier. She is a lovely 2 and a half year old girl who even made it to Crufts this year!
There are also two resident cats but they are very shy and will keep well out of your way.
Parking is on the street at an additional cost for permits. These are £3 for 5 hours, £6 for entire day and £35 for entire week. Sorry. this is thanks to the authorities and not my rules at all. Thing with this though, is that you can be sure that the property is in a great location that is close to everything or the authorities wouldn't put restrictions on parking! And don't worry there is always enough room for your car and my car has always been safe.
One Small to Medium friendly Dog is allowed, can sleep in your room (provided he/she is given ample exercise throughout day) and clean bedding is available. Dog sitting and walking can be arranged. Your dog must be up to date with flea treatment as my Scottie is allergic to them - thanks.
Smoking is allowed in Kitchen and Lounge providing windows are open. No smoking in bedrooms or anywhere upstairs.
Meals can be provided by prior arrangement at a small additional charge - only for food and preparation - no rip offs.