A bright, sunny, clean and tidy house with a large kitchen diner, separate bathroom for guests and private garden. Short walking distance to all transport links and only 15/20 mins on the train into central London. 5 minute walk to the lively restaurant quarter in South Croydon showcasing a variety of different cuisines at the many bars and restaurants. 15 minute walk to Central Croydon for shopping, cinema and gyms. We have worked in and around London and know it very well. We are happy to help guests with any information on travel; places to visit shopping etc .. Having worked and hosted international students for the 10 years plus, we are willing to help in speaking English and welcome students at all levels. We do also sometimes host students on long stay internships and for 3 - 4 nights full board school excursions. To avoid disappointment and misunderstanding, please take time to read listing for suitability prior to booking. Happy to answer any queries prior to booking, On confirming your booking, payment must be completed prior to arrival via Paypal, mobile phone payment, online banking transfer or booking will be cancelled. Details will be provided on confirmation of booking. Government picture ID and verified address documentation to be provided via wasp/messaging/email on confirming booking. Unfortunately, due to some guests causing damage to property etc we now ask for a £50 deposit to be paid alongside booking balance which will be returned at end of stay given no damage/breakages/spoilage/key loss. Receipt of deposit on request. The house is located on a shortcut to a main road and next to a rail line and may not suit all travellers. Ambient road/train noise is significantly reduced when windows are closed and dies down night time and weekends. Most guests have had no issue with traffic/train noise but it is down to personal choice. Free street parking is available on the roads opposite the house, but can be quite busy weekdays. There is no parking facility on the road directly outside the house. The house offers a private garden to the side of the house with no neighbours overlooking it. The rooms to the front of the house overlook the road and the room at the rear overlooks the rail line. Please choose carefully if sensitive to low level noises. Guests have access to wi fi, garden and diner. Guest bathroom is located on the ground floor. Towel provided. No hair drier. (Guest broke the last one). Kettle, microwave, toaster, crockery and cutlery available to use. Use of cooking facilities ONLY by prior arrangement and ONLY for the preparation of basic quick meals. No cooking after 9PM. To avoid disappointment/misunderstanding, please enquire with us before completing your booking. Please note, there are three rooms listed and there may sometimes be other guests booked in during your stay, therefore the kitchen (some evenings), bathroom (some mornings) may get busy but is always manageable and rarely an issue. Lunch and Dinner can be provided on request, costs available on request. As mentioned already, we also sometimes host students on long stay internships and on 3 - 4 nights full board school excursions. We have a quiet house and ask for polite and respectful guests who abide by the 'common sense' house rules and who will keep their room and common areas clean and tidy up after themselves. Due to work, check in is (usually) after 4pm, but can be flexible sometimes (dependent on work rota).