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Listed Georgian Cottage single room

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Listed Georgian Cottage single room

Private room in house
1 guest1 bedroom0 beds2 shared baths
1 guest
1 bedroom
0 beds
2 shared baths
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

The room is a single on the top floor with access to a shower room and a large full bathroom shared with the owner. The house is a Listed Georgian cottage in a conservation area in a delightful quiet street just off Islington's Upper Street. There is a kitchen and dining room in the basement and a small pretty gardem with a table and chairs.

The property is 3 minutes walk away from Highbury and Islington Station on the Victoria Line and London Rail Services. There are also numerous bus routes just a few minutes walk from the house that will take you just about anywhere you want to go in London. Zone 1 begins at the other end of Upper Street


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131 reviews
Kathy User Profile
April 2015
My experience was wonderful! Helen was a warm and welcoming hostess where nothing was too much trouble. I would highly recommend Helen's delightful home for anyone wanting a fabulous location, comfortable and secure premises.
Ardina User Profile
May 2014
Had a wonderful stay with Helen.Arrived a little jaded after a walk and she very kindly looked after me. Her flat has great access to buses and several tube stations making it a great place to base oneself to explore London.
Brigid User Profile
April 2014
I thoroughly enjoyed my time in London, and staying at Helen's place was a big part of that. The location is perfect. Islington is truly beautiful. Helen's house is spectacular; I have never stayed in such a beautiful home. It is warm, filled with loved pieces, with a beautiful…
Catherine User Profile
February 2014
Helen is a lovely, laid back host. Very helpful and efficient with all my questions and logistics. A really interesting person to chat to in the evenings about all sorts of things. The room is small and a bit quirky but comfortable, warm and really quiet. Also, you cannot bet the…
Alison User Profile
July 2019
Helen’s house was just as described. The room was lovely - very comfortable bed - and Helen was a great hostess - easy to talk to with just the right mix of being sociable and helpful and leaving me to my own devices. The location for me was perfect. The street was very quiet…
Claire User Profile
July 2019
Helen's house is full of character, and she is a wonderful host who will go out of her way to make sure you have everything you need
Susana User Profile
June 2019
I stayed for two weeks at Helen’s while in London for work and I have but good things to say. The room is nice and quiet and a good, healthy breakfast was ready every morning. The house is in a lovely Islington neighbourhood with great transport links to virtually everywhere in…
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Thank you Susana for your kind appraisal. After 1 whole day' s work by the electricians - the light in the stairwell still tripped ... I start to feel like being haunted. I hope Madrid's not too hot -here it is pleasantly cool and bright. Best wishes Yours Helen
June 2019

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London, United KingdomJoined in October 2011
Helen User Profile
131 Reviews
I'm originally from Germany but have been living in London for over 40 years. I'm a retired architect and do pottery. I like the arts and always go to cinema, theatre and exhibitions.
Response rate: 100%
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Shoes off in the house, which is a listed Georgian cottage furnished with antiques, so care around the place would be appreciated.