Get right to the heart of London history in this thoroughly modern hideaway just off Drury Lane. From here, explore a host of cultural curiosities to pique the most discerning of palates, such as the world famous Covent Garden market, the beautiful Drury Lane theatre and the boutique shopper’s paradise, Neal’s Yard. Live out the Eliza Doolittle dream a little before retiring to Crown Court. Here, continue to indulge your aesthetic sensibilities by admiring the photography and original artwork which line the walls of this one bedroom beauty.
In the lime light
Your hosts are a retired photographer and studio manager who’ve poured their passion for artistry into their immaculate yet sensuous London home. This city centre pad, in the heart of theatre land, acts as a pied-a-terre from which they indulge their mutual passions for the performing arts, literature and jazz music.
Song and dance
Inside this one bedroom, one bathroom home be beguiled by the bright fuchsia hallway, with its circular mirrors and sleek wooden flooring. Slide through to the spacious hallway and recline on the cream leather corner sofa, resting your freshly-poured glass of wine on the sleek, glass-topped coffee table. Soak up the bespoke illustration collection on the wall as you pad over to the chrome and leather dining table, or head to the spot-lit kitchen, to make use of the super high end appliances and slide your fingers over the graphite worktops.
After all that hard work, you’ll be due some down time, so step into the luxurious, black-tiled bathroom and let a towel heat on the rack while you indulge in a power shower. Wrap up warm them spread out on the master bedroom’s double bed, watch the wall-mounted, flat-screen TV, and rest that well-supped wine glass on the 50s style, retro dressing table.
In fair Covent Garden where we lay our scene, visit the historic Royal Opera House, or saunter down to the Thames and enjoy the elegant proportions of Somerset House. Walk to Soho in a mere five minutes, or head east and reach the alt-chic of trendy Shoreditch in 20 minutes via the nearby Covent Garden underground station.