Gorgeous large, bright double room. Has comfortable double bed, large wardrobe with shelves and plenty of storage space for clothes, bookcase and a desk and chair. Very pretty room with lots of light
Large double room in modern house situate in a private close next to beautiful Victoria Park in Hackney E9 not too far from the Olympic village . Gorgeous buzzy location: restaurants, bars, pubs, shops 1 min away. Nightlife ( clubs, live music, bars and restaurants), museums and art exhibitions a 10 minute bus ride away and West End easily reached in 25 mins. Close to tube, overland and bus routes. Breakfast provided on a help yourself basis in the kitchen until 10 am . Dietary needs accomodated. Fluffy towels & toiletries also provided.
Maps and directions to places of interest available on request. Local attractions include picturesque Victoria Park where there is an organic cafe serving great breakfasts and lunches. This is located near the Pagoda across from the waterfall by the boating lake and fountain.
The park is next to the canal which leads to the Olympic village in one direction and to Islington/the Angel in the other direction. In Summer the park plays host to many music festivals which include Lovebox and Field Day
Other local attractions include London Fields with outdoor heated lido and great pub, Colombia Road flower market ( Sundays ), Spitalfields Market ( Sundays), Broadway market ( Saturdays), Roman Road market ( Saturdays ), Brick Lane, Shoreditch & Hoxton nightlife and various gyms, yoga and sports facilities nearby. Hackney now has its own cinema which also has a restaurant.
Great pubs and bars serving great food on your doorstep including Vietnamese restaurant Namo, a fish restaurant serving fresh fish specialities as well as great fish and chips, a Sicillian restaurant, a Turkish restaurant called Chambers, two Indian restaurants and the posher Empress restaurant and bar which does delicious cocktails amongst other things
Many of the local pubs have in-house entertainment including kareoke, pub quizzes, DJs and live music. There are also quiet, relaxed pubs nearby like the Crown which serves a fantastic roast beef Sunday lunch and the Empress.
I have a small King Charles Cavalier who is adorable and extremely friendly
Guests can take their breakfast until 10 am in the kitchen where there is seating space and in Summer, in the garden. I do not generally provide cooking facilities ( the price does not include this ) BUT for guests staying 1 week plus, I can be flexible for a small extra charge. Ditto the washing machine. If I am around, I am happy to share a glass of wine with you in the lounge between Thursday and Sunday evenings
Interaction with guests
A lot. I am always on hand to answer, to the best of my ability, any questions and to ensure that your stay is a happy and comfortable one.
Other things to note
If you need to use the washing machine, please ask first. Breakfast is available until 10 am. Check in after 2 pm and check out is by 12 pm.
No smoking. Can outside at front in close or at back in garden Damage and breakages to be paid for. Guests to be considerate and to clean toilet & shower/bath after use and please take out excess rubbish and if eat take out in room, please take the debris etc out Please remove shoes on entry and take them to room