Contemporary house close to Central London

Contemporary house close to Central London


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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

We are a family of 5 living in a contemporary house in Camden Town in London. We are both artists, I am a freelance Illustrator and my husband is a Set Designer.
We are close to the centre of town, only a 15 min trip by bus or underground. There are two major parks nearby (Hampstead Heath and Regents Park), many shops (particularly nice in the 'Primrose Hill' area), a farmer's market, large supermarkets, sports centre with a swimming pool less than 100yrds away, as well as the famous Camden Market only 5 min walk away from home.
The street is child friendly and quiet as it is a dead-end street, so little traffic goes trough.
Camden Town is situated close to King's Cross and St Pancras Station (Where the Eurostar arrives). It has excellent public transport to all areas in London. We are located in Zone 2.
In our house there are two double bedrooms (one en-suite), and two children's bedroom with each one single bed. All bedrooms are of reasonable sizes and well designed. The house is baby friendly, we have everything for little ones.
The living area is at the top of the house, in an open plan space. It has a large skylight so the room is always very light and comfortable to be in. There is a courtyard at the back of the house which is quite small but really lovely, as well as a terrace.
We have a cat, called 'Mouk' who lives in the house. He is exceptionally friendly, easy going and great company. Care for the cat can be organised if you plan to be away from the house for a day or two.
We have done exchanges in the past which have been great.
At present we are looking for an exchange to NY for one week at the end of october 2012.


More about us

  1. We're an Anglo-Belgian family of 5 living in a beautiful contemporary house in central London. My husband is a Set Designer and I am a Freelance Illustrator.

  2. Our children are 12, 10 and 1, a daughter and two sons. They are very independent and quiet kids and are used to do home swaps.

  3. We are interested in Art&Design. Museums, cultural events, architecture, but also love going to the theatre, cinema, concerts...

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Cool bars
Cozy cafés
Café Renoir
Retail therapy
Camden Market
Bit of culture
British Museum/ Camden Arts Centre
Walks in the park
Hampstead heath / Regents Park
Spot of exercise
Kentish town Sports Centre (5 mins away)
Day tripping

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