The London Town House, Tooting Bec, London

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  • Weekly price
    from £ 5500
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 2300
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 3200
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 1600

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Large London town house sleeping 14 for luxury city breaks, special occasions and celebration weekends with friends

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The London Town House, Tooting Bec, London, sleeps 7-16 in 7 bedrooms.

Overlooking the green expanse of Tooting Bec Common, this double-fronted Victorian house was runner up in Channel 5’s “I Own Britain’s Best Home”. The location of this luxury accommodation is fantastic both for easy reach of the West End of London as well as south east England.

Owned by architectural designer Michael Bains and interior stylist and author Catherine Woram, the house has been featured in many interior design magazines and is regularly used for photographic shoots by businesses including Designers Guild, The White Company, Marks & Spencer and John Lewis.

This Elmbourne Road London town house has 7 bedrooms including a fabulous master suite with a 20 foot bathroom and walk in shower area plus a separate dressing room. There are 4 further double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a large bedroom with 3 single beds. Optional pull-out beds and mattresses are available for additional guests.

The enormous modern kitchen extension, with sitting area, features a 5 metre island unit – this room is perfect for catering and can sit 16 or more for supper. The formal dining room can sit 16 or more and enjoys views over the common (park) opposite. The 34 foot living room has 2 fire places and a library area for relaxing.

For the summer months there is an outdoor eating area, gas barbecue and patio heater.


30ft wide by 20ft (L-shaped), large 5-burner gas hob, electric oven, built-in espresso coffee machine, 2 integrated plate warmers.
14ft by 21ft - sits 16 or more (please advise exact numbers and tables will be set out) with marble fire place.
Sitting room/library 14ft by 30ft through living room with library area, sofas, armchairs, 2 marble fire places (wood burning logs provided), TV.
Large TV in kitchen/living area, medium TV in living room, small TVs in most bedrooms, Sky, Sky plus, DVD players.
WiFi provided.
There is no games room.
Gas central heating throughout with zoned thermostats, wood burning logs provided for living areas, patio heater, fire-pit on terrace.
1 superking (split link) 3 king size, 1 double, 1 room with 3 single beds, 1 single room. 2 single beds in master bedroom, extra beds on request.
Very good bed linen and towels provided - hotel standard.
3 bathrooms: en suite to master bedroom, 1 bathroom featuring large walk in shower, top floor bathroom, ground floor cloakroom with wc and sink.
Limited to ground floor with 1 step up to front door and 2 steps down to kitchen.
Lawned garden. Large common (park) opposite with playground, famous Tooting lido (swimming pool) with adult and children's pools, tennis in park.
Dining area, terrace, lawned at back, patio heater, fire-pit with logs, barbecue.
Open air public swimming pool at Tooting Lido, 5 minutes walk.
Free parking during weekends, we can supply residence parking permits Monday to Friday at £7.80 per day per car. Free parking 10 minutes walk away.
No smoking please.
Pets will be considered - please contact us.


Situated close to Balham station, the house is well served with trains, tubes and buses. Easy access to the city centre and West End.
Balham, 5 minutes walk, for shops include Waitrose supermarket, large Sainsburys, Marks & Spencer Foodstore.
Balham is 5 minutes walk away. Newsagents food-store at end of road.
Trendy bars and restaurants on Bedford Hill 5 minutes walk. Bellevue Road overlooking Wandsworth Common has Michelin starred Chez Bruce, 5 minute drive.

Booking Information

Prices start from £1600 per night.
We will consider one night booking on a Saturday night - please contact the owner (£1800 per night).

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

50 Elmbourne Road
Tooting Bec
SW17 8JJ
United Kingdom
Balham Mainline station (4 minutes to Clapham Junction) and Balham Underground Northern Line (20 minutes to West End).
5 minutes walk, 319 to Sloane Square Chelsea, 219 to Wimbledon.
Gatwick (45 minutes by car) and Heathrow (1 hour by car).

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
1st Jan 19 to 31st Dec 21

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The London Town House, Tooting Bec, London

Catherine Bains

Joined us: 2019
+44 (0)208 672 3680
+44 (0)7973 835 923
50 Elmbourne Road
Tooting Bec
SW17 8JJ
United Kingdom