Light, contemporary family home with large garden

Light, contemporary family home with large garden

Kirsten

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Our house sits quietly in a group of 1930s cottage-style homes. The corner entrance conceals the size and style of the space within - particularly the excellent garden which has lots of room for outdoor dining and playing. We refurbished completely when we moved in 6 years ago, adding a glass extension into the garden which brings in loads of light, and completely redid the kitchen about 2 years ago. There are 3 bedrooms, though one is very much child-focused while the other can be converted to contain a double bed on demand (currently has two cribs). The neighbourhood is quiet where we live but very close to great river-front cafes and restaurants, to Borough Market and Bermondsey Street to the West and the excellent and extensive Southwark Park to the West. We are at Bond Street in 20 minutes by tube.

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More about us

  1. We are a couple with 3 boys, one is seven, the twins are just over 2

  2. Townsend works in Finance and Kirsten works in the Arts

  3. We are making our home available during the Olympics, but are looking for a swap some other time over the next year

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Zucca, Bermondsey Street; Magdalen, Tooley Street; Excellent Korean BBQ in The Old Justice down the road
Cool bars
Village East, The Garrison on Bermondsey Street or take the East London Line direct to Shoreditch!
Cozy cafés
Monmouth Cafe at Borough Market & Druid Street for the best coffee in London
Retail therapy
Westfield Stratford for everything in one place; Bond Street for a browse around; Design Museum for the unexpected
Bit of culture
Tate Modern, 20 minute walk; Hayward Gallery & Royal Festival Hall at the South Bank; White Cube Gallery and Drawing Room recently moved to the area; Design Museum on the river, 10 minute walk
Walks in the park
Southwark Park is across the road; Green Park and St. James' Park are 4 stops away
Spot of exercise
Run along the river all the way to Big Ben and further; Hot Bikram Yoga centre a 10 minute walk away
Day tripping
Train to Brighton from London Bridge in around an hour;

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