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Invention and innovation
Islington is well-known for its buzzy bars and restaurants, but it’s also a historic part of London – Cross Street is one of the oldest in the area. Yet behind its Georgian façade, this home is boldly unconventional. The work of pioneering designers and artists of all eras is celebrated here – ultra-contemporary furniture and quirky antique pieces sit side by side, and there’s a collection of vivid abstract paintings too. There are several convenient workspaces, should the artworks on the walls inspire, or gather friends together in the comfortable sitting room where there’s a modish Eames lounger opposite a vintage desk chair.
Your hosts both work in the creative industries, and spend much of their time at their Spanish retreat. They’re keen on art and design, and see their London home as the ideal place to display their latest fascinating finds.
##A Eureka moment
Crossing the threshold, it’s difficult not to be diverted by the finer details of this intriguing home. There’s the inviting sofa with its bright cushions, the dining table nestled in the bay window, the sleek modern fittings in each bathroom – in fact, there’s something to draw the eye in every corner.
But the most exciting discovery to be made here is undoubtedly the magnificent view from the upstairs balcony. Both the Shard and St Paul’s can be admired without losing sight of the comforts of home, too.
2 King bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Double sofabed.
1 Shower, 1 Bath with integrated shower, 2 Toilets
The rates in the table below are guide prices and may differ from the actual prices quoted to you upon enquiry.
To achieve the maximum guests in some apartments extra configurations will apply at an extra cost. Please keep this in mind when making an enquiry.
Rates at this property are considerably higher during peak seasons and special London events e.g. Summer, Christmas/ New Year, World Holidays, etc. Please keep this in mind when making an enquiry for stays across these dates. If unsure please confirm with your agent.
The shower room is a wet room.
The central location of this home means that some street noise can be heard in the sitting room and master bedroom.
There is no permanent hanging space in the second and third bedrooms so we will provide a hanging rail for your stay.
There’s a small quirk about this home; the top floor floorboards are very slightly slanted.
This home doesn’t have air conditioning. Between June and September, we’ll place fans in each bedroom. Please let us know if you’d like fans outside the summer period.
One loveable dog lives at this home. Although he won’t be present during your stay this home may not be appropriate for guests with allergies.
This home is set over three floors, beginning on the first floor, making it unsuitable for those with mobility difficulties.
The lead guest must be at least 25 years of age.
When you arrive we secure a £1,000 hold on your credit or debit card. The amount is held by your bank until we confirm that no damage was caused during your stay. We will release the hold within five days after your departure, but it can take your bank longer to process the request from the credit or debit card company. If you do damage anything it’s always best to let us know before you leave. And once you depart, if we find any damage, we’ll get in touch immediately.
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