Cranley Gardens

South Kensington, Central London



For here’s a home that’ll put roses in your cheeks. Cosy and snug, while the street outside is pure London, once indoors, you’ll feel part of the English countryside - so lie back upon the sofa and be overcome with contentment. You’re close to the museums and Hyde Park, and the shops and restaurants of Knightsbridge will sing their siren song. So put your glad rags on and drink life to the lees, or take your glass to the garden, and sip champagne as crisp and cool as the evening air. If pleasure like this could be bottled, we’d order a case.

Glass half full

Your happy hosts are wine merchants, and they once had a vineyard in Bordeaux. They’ve lived in San Francisco and Hong Kong, and still love to travel, both for work and pleasure. Now, though, they spend much of their time in rural Leicestershire, and there’s a definite cottagey aesthetic at Cranley Gardens.

On the house

The sitting room sparkles with sunshine from the full length windows and skylight, and there’s a gorgeous blush in the candy striped sofa and rich creamy walls. Open the doors out into the patio garden, or stay inside and browse your hosts’ collection of books both contemporary and classic. The artwork is restful, while the kitchen is simple and well-equipped. The bedroom, too, has views into the patio garden, antique furniture and serene landscape paintings all adding to the atmosphere of deep, deep calm.

Grape and grain

You’re within staggering distance of the bars of Kensington, Knightsbridge and Chelsea, and, the morning after, you can soothe your hangover with a pastry from the artisan cafes of Gloucester Road. You’re surrounded by some of the best shops and restaurants in London, and the tube from Gloucester Road to Piccadilly Circus takes just ten minutes.


Appoximate location



Babies welcome
Children welcome
Pets welcome
Toddlers welcome


2 people
1 bedrooms
1 King size bed1 Queen size bed
Bed size chart

Bathroom facilities

1 bathrooms
1 Bath with integrated shower1 Shower2 Toilets




Coffee machine
Gas hob
Iron and ironing board
Washing machine
Built-in fans
Music player
Satellite or cable
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Home truths

Your host's terrier sometimes visits this home, and so this home may not be suitable for allergy sufferers.


Cancellation. Provided you book more than 7 days before the start of your stay, you can cancel your booking within 24 hours and we’ll provide a full refund. Our flexible rate offers more flexibility for those who need it. Read our cancellation policy here. Please note bookings for Hamptons and French Riviera have a separate cancellation policy.

Check-in and check-out. We’ll meet you at the home at your convenience any time after 4PM on your arrival date, and our standard check-out time is 11AM. Early check-in and late check-out can be arranged in advance, subject to availability and a charge.

Lead guest. The lead guest must be at least 25 years of age.

I.D. check and card authorisation. When you arrive we’ll check the lead guest’s I.D. and secure a £1,000 hold on a credit or debit card which will be released once we confirm no damage was caused during your stay.

Smoking. Guests are not permitted to smoke inside any onefinestay home.

Cleaning. We carefully clean and prepare each home before you arrive and after you depart, and for stays longer than seven days we provide a complimentary weekly Housekeeping service. More frequent Housekeeping visits can be arranged on request, subject to availability and a charge.

Payment. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express, and bank transfers for stays with at least 7 days’ notice.

For more detail on our policies read the FAQ.

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