Property Reference Number: SB269 | Location: Shepherd's Bush | Tube Zone: 2
Number of bedrooms: 5 | Number of bathrooms: 2 | Number of kitchens: 1 | Lounge: Yes
Perfectly located fun and sociable flat above the popular Askew pub. Just a short walk away from the Hustle and Bustle of Shepherd’s Bush Green, one of Central London’s most vibrant and interesting areas, where you are spoilt for choice with shops, bars, restaurants, live music and entertainment venues, sports facilities and Europe’s largest indoor shopping centre. Great Transport links.
- Free WiFi
- 24 hour links to all of London
- Next to tubes, buses, trains and hire bikes
- Westfield shopping centre nearby (the largest shopping centre in Europe at 2.6million square foot)
- Communal lounge area
- All bills included
- Fully furnished including linen
- Fridge and TV in every room
- Free to use washing and drying machines
- Weekly cleaner for the common parts
- Deposit registered with government approved scheme
Local Area Information:
Shepherd's Bush is located in Zone 2 and has 24 hour links to all of London, making it a perfect location for both work and play.
There are two main Tube Stations to choose from: Shepherd's Bush Market (Hammersmith&City and Circle line) is a 12 minute walk away or Stamford Brook (Circle and District lines) is a 15 minute walk (or 10 minute walk and 2 minutes on the bus!). If you continue walking past Shepherd's Bush Market station, along Shepherd's Bush Green, in 5 minutes you will be at Shepherd's Bush Central Line station (taking you straight into Central London) and also Shepherd's Bush overland train station, which is great for getting to Clapham or South East London (amongst other places). You can also jump on a bus from outside the flat to get to Shepherd's Bush station in 8 minutes!
Shopping and Entertainment:
There are 3 supermarkets within a 3-4 minute walk from the house: a Coop and 2 Tesco supermarkets! There is also a corner shop 1 minute away for quickly getting the essentials.
If you head into Shepherd’s Bush you are in the perfect location for shops, restaurants, bars, cafés and pubs. The new Westfield Shopping Centre is the largest city centre shopping centre in Europe (at 2.6million square foot, the equivalent of 45 football pitches). It is located just behind the Central Line and runs parallel to the Green; it contains hundreds of shops and restaurants, including 2 food courts and a 20 screen state-of-the-art multiplex cinema (with almost 3,000 seats).
Inside West 12 Shopping Centre, on the opposite side of the Green from the Central Line tube station, are over 30 shops including high street names and more specialised stores. There is a Lidl Supermarket inside, where you can do your weekly food shop; but there are also branches of Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsburys and Marks & Spencer an easy walk away. Shepherd’s Bush Market is one of the oldest established street markets in London and has fresh fruit and vegetable stalls, fresh meat and fish, clothes and nick nacks.
Shepherd’s Bush also has a local theatre called The Bush Theatre that puts on different small productions each month for a bargain price, some of their shows later move to the West End, London's theatre district . There are also many pubs and bars, fast foot places and restaurants and the O2-Empire music venue for live music is by the Green, 1 minute from the house.
Sport and Exercise:
There are multiple gyms and sports centres within a few minutes' walk of the house. They include: Phoenix Fitness Centre And Janet Adegoke Swimming Pool has, as the name suggests, 2 swimming pools as well as two separate gym areas with a wide range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment, hosting three women only sessions in the gym every week, a Sports Hall and fitness classes. The Virgin Active, an 8 minute walk away, has a swimming pool, studios, a spa, a gym and a cycle studio!
If you head over to Shepherd's Bush Green there are a huge number of gyms and sports centres. Within West 12 there is a great gym called Fitness First and in Westfield is a large Gym Box gym (including a boxing ring) and a First Light gym which uses light-enhanced exercise to create an innovative fitness experience inside the shopping centre.
There is a large pool hall inside West 12, offering traditional snooker or American pool. There are 2 places with tennis courts both within a 10 minute walk of the Green, which you can book online, and just a ten minute walk away there is QPR's stadium (Queens Park Rangers), your local Championship Football Team.
About a 10 minute walk past Shepherd’s Bush Roundabout is one of London’s most beautiful parks, Holland Park, with many lovely areas waiting to be discovered. It also has an outdoor gym area, tennis courts, batting nets and a sports field.