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Private, peaceful bungalow minutes from river/town

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Our spacious, sunny, self-contained guest bungalow has its own private entrance (back/front doors), off-street parking, living room, bedroom, bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen and is completely private with its own sunny, wrap around patio, with a wooden bench one side and a table and two chairs the other. It is warm and cosy in cold weather due to efficient central heating plus a decorative but powerful wall mounted flame effect electric fire in the living room. In a quiet location moments from the River Thames, it's 3 mins on foot to Richmond Bridge and 5 - 8 mins to Richmond and its beautiful riverside walks, parks, restaurants, bars and shops. Two minutes walk the other way and you are on the scenic riverside at Twickenham bridge, among fishermen and houseboats. Great access to Centra...Our spacious, sunny, self-contained guest bungalow has its own private entrance (back/front doors), off-street parking, living room, bedroom, bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen and is completely private with its own sunny, wrap around patio, with a wooden bench one side and a table and two chairs the other. It is warm and cosy in cold weather due to efficient central heating plus a decorative but powerful wall mounted flame effect electric fire in the living room. In a quiet location moments from the River Thames, it's 3 mins on foot to Richmond Bridge and 5 - 8 mins to Richmond and its beautiful riverside walks, parks, restaurants, bars and shops. Two minutes walk the other way and you are on the scenic riverside at Twickenham bridge, among fishermen and houseboats. Great access to Central London (15 min by train), Twickenham Rugby Ground,£20 - £24 Uber taxi from Heathrow. Guests have praised the 'cosy tranquillity' and described it as being 'private and secluded in quiet and peaceful location close to the town centre'. The guest suite is ideally located away from traffic and looking out onto the garden. Although we are only a walk up the garden path if you should want help or advice, you will have privacy as the guest suite is self-contained and screened by trees. You will have your own entrances (front and back door) as well as your own bathroom, bedroom, living room and fully-equipped kitchen. The rental is for two people but the bungalow can sleep four - two in the bedroom, one on a single bed in the living room and one on a single, electrically filled and emptied air bed. Extra people beyond two are charged at £15 a night. The bedroom has a new, Relyon king size bed and there is a nearly-new Vyspring single bed in the spacious living room. Both have medium tension sprung mattresses and sprung bases. There is also a single air mattress, electrically filled. Richmond is a very safe area but the annexe is fitted with a burglar alarm should you wish to use it. It is equipped with 100 Mbps fibre broadband wifi and cable TV with 70 channels plus record or catch-up live TV. There is a full size oven and fridge freezer in the kitchen plus a small dishwasher, washing machine and microwave oven. It is well stocked with crockery, pans and utensils. Many local attractions are within walking distance such as Richmond Hill and Richmond Park, Marble Hill park and House, Twickenham and further afield, Kew Gardens. The riverside walk from the property takes you to Ham House and Twickenham riverside and town one way or Kew Gardens the other. There are many restaurants and cafes and small shops on the high street a three minute walk away or in Richmond itself where you'll find a good selection of riverside bars, restaurants, cafes and shops plus the new Ivy Cafe. You will be just a five minute walk to Richmond town centre, Richmond station is a 12 to 15 minute walk or a short bus ride. There are five buses to the town and station so you never have to wait long. However, the bus stop is a five minute walk away so people with poor mobility would be better off bringing a car. Richmond has fast trains 15 min to Central London and London Underground tubes every 10 minutes that take around 30 min. Alternatively, St Margaret's overground station is an eight minute walk away with trains every half hour that take 25 min to Waterloo. Twickenham Rugby ground is a 30 minute walk (1.3 miles) or a short bus ride. The 65 bus from Richmond or the underground train go to Kew Gardens. It's a lovely walk from the property along the side of the river to Kew Gardens but it is further than it looks and takes between 45 minutes and an hour. Five buses run regularly to Richmond station and four to Twickenham. There's also a bus to Hammersmith and a night bus from Central London. Heathrow Airport is about a £24 - £30 Uber taxi ride from us or by public transport it's underground to Hounslow East and then 37 bus from the nearby bus station. From Gatwick it's a fast train to Clapham Junction and then a short train journey to Richmond where you can pick up a taxi or any bus going over Richmond Bridge (choice of five). The property is single storey with doors between each room and well away from roads but it is not 'child proofed' so parents bring children at their own risk. It is not 'toddler-proofed' therefore not suitable for children under three. The booking in time is 2pm and booking out time 11am to allow for cleaning but if there is no other booking immediately before or after then we can be flexible on both booking in and out times. NB: The scenic photos are of the immediate area and not the view from the single-story guest suite, which is over gardens. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Suitable For Children Under 5
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

A wonderful place to stay. Close to the amenities of Richmond town centre and the Thames riverbank is even nearer. The accommodation is well equipped so one doesn't have to eat out at any of the many local restaurants . The setting is peaceful and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank stevewV5842DM
solastcentury, VR Owner at Private, peaceful bungalow minutes from river/town, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for that great review and being such nice guests. Welcome back any time.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Lovely quiet location but minutes from beautiful Richmond Bridge. Easy access, with plenty of public transport, to Kew Gardens and central London. Owner of property could not have been more helpful throughout the booking process and when I arrived. Bungalow well equipped with small private...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Gail L
solastcentury, VR Owner at Private, peaceful bungalow minutes from river/town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Welcome back any time Gail. Thanks!

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

The location was every bit as quiet and peaceful as the description said. Richmond and all it's amenities are less than 20 minutes walk or easily accessible by bus, however it was not necessary to go this far to find most things needed for a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Kay H
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We enjoyed our stay from start to finish. Great communication from Liz, regarding directions and check in and a lovely warm welcome. Would definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank Lynne W
About the Owner
Elizabeth L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2017
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