Our overseas travel plans abroad may have been postponed, but we’re all for a super staycation as we head into the darker seasons. Our thoughts have turned to living it up in the big city. We’re thinking panoramic London views, idyllic brunch spots and city lights. Check out these luxe London apartments courtesy of One Fine Stay…
Middleton Place is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Soho.
This modern, contemporary apartment is decorated in cool, muted hues – browns, greys and light wood floors make up the majority of the decor with elements of added greenery, cool paintings and on-trend accessories.
The communal areas are smartly furnished – the pair of clean-cut sofas take centre stage in the living room and the uber-cool kitchen is home to a sleek breakfast bar and dining table.
The sea-green master bedroom is just as elegantly done, with a generous ensuite with a roll-top bath and walk-in shower.
Location, location, location. The surrounding streets are dotted with cafés and restaurants, Goodge Street tube station is a six-minute walk away and you’re just a stone’s throw away from busy Oxford Street – a shopping lover’s paradise.
Hans Crescent III
Hans Crescent III is a two-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Knightsbridge.
Enter this super-stylish home to an open-plan living area boasting with natural lighting. The subtle-coloured marble floor sets the contemporary theme of the smart sitting area. Grey plush sofas with bright orange cushions, a glass-topped dining table, a quirky coffee table, copper finishings and uber-cool accessories make up the central living area.
Clean, simple, refined – a tranquil place to close your eyes and drift off. The sleekly furnished bedrooms both give onto a second balcony overlooking incredible city views.
This central location is known for its upscale boutiques and pleasant eateries – all within walking distance. Culture enthusiasts can take advantage of Kensington’s renowned museums and it’s only a five-minute stroll to the nearest tube station, Knightsbridge.
The perfect spot to lay your head for a few days.
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Barlby Road III
Barlby Road III is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Notting Hill.
The kitchen carries a rustic, outdoorsy vibe – brass cabinets and stone countertops framed by exposed brick and illuminated by an all-glass skylight, with tons of green plants and pretty flowers make up the decor.
Think pastel colours, cool, funky furnishings and large bay windows and you will envision the main living of this picturesque home.
A short stroll to the north is Kensal Rise, where you’ll find the elegant Paradise gastro pub, a small collection of shops and cafés, and the beautiful stonework of Kensal Green Cemetery. To the south, you’ll find all the buzz of Ladbroke Grove and Portobello Road Market. Ladbroke Grove tube station is about fifteen minutes’ walk away.
Cheyne Walk VI
Cheyne Walk VI is a five-bedroom, four-bathroom luxurious home located in the heart of Chelsea.
Step inside this impressive home, decorated in pale, soft colours, with upscale furnishings – there’s a particularly striking twelve-seat dining table – and elegant accessories. The gold-papered master is decadent too, with a super king-size bed and a mirrored ensuite.
This grand apartment comes with a garden boasting spectacular views, a separate guest house and a super-smart roof terrace with its own bar and jacuzzi.
Right on the Thames, you’re close to all of Chelsea’s pubs, restaurants and bars. It’s a fifteen-minute walk to the nearest station, Imperial Wharf.
Mecklenburgh Square II
Mecklenburgh Square II is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Holborn.
This apartment has been decorated with the artwork collector in mind. From the whimsically papered dining room to the antique-filled living room, the whole place is filled with charm and character.
The master bedroom’s patterned four-poster bed and lavish, teal-blue ensuite, is the perfect combination of elegance and sophistication.
Step outside and you’ll find the historied streets to be dotted with traditional pubs. The British Museum is within walking distance, and it’s only a ten-minute walk to Russell Square tube station.
SOUTH KENSINGTON >>
Petersham House is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom home in South Kensington.
Six floors up, you will stumble inside of this impressive South Kensington penthouse overlooking spectacular panoramic London views.
A mirrored door leads from the entrance hallway to the bathroom, straight ahead, or to the right is the open-plan kitchen and dining room. All in white, there’s a textured feature wall, and contemporary dining chairs and barstools. At the far end, wide windows and skylights make the sitting room a scenic space—just like the roof terrace which lies beyond it.
The holographic side tables and wood-panelled walls create a perfectly vintage home in this modern era. The wood panelling continues in the master bedroom as well as statement bedside lamps and a double-sink ensuite. Penthouse perfection!
COVENT GARDEN >>
Cockspur Street is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Covent Garden.
If walls could talk, there’d be a story or two to be told from inside this charming Covent Garden home. Packed with character and steaped in history – this elegant home allows its guests to step back in time.
Hefty beams overlook modern upholstery, oak panelling is hung with nature-inspired paintings, and the books contain a collection of English wit.
London’s historic heritage meets London’s modern-day big city life is what you get when combining the marvellous panelled walls and stone fireplace with the contemporary mustard-hued chairs and the marbled walk-in showers.
Open the door and be greeted by the sights and sounds of iconic Trafalgar Square, just two minutes’ walk from your doorstep.