Luxury Holiday Houses and Apartments in Chelsea

    Chelsea

    A cosmopolitan village in London’s stylish West London neighbourhood, the luxury apartments in Chelsea with their eye-catching period architecture, are inhabited by the well-heeled and the famous.

    Previously the veritable playground for creative prodigies like Oscar Wilde, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and J.M.W. Turner, this Victorian citadel is steeped in history and culture meaning there’s always things to do in Chelsea. The area is an opulent enclave of restaurants, bars, shops and galleries that will keep you endlessly occupied. Whether its on eminent King’s Road or beside Sloane Square, holiday apartments in Chelsea are desirable places to stay when visiting London. Its charming residential streets offer a leafy backdrop for a leisurely stroll and the borough truly blooms in March during the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Chelsea’s luxury rentals reflect its resident’s upmarket lifestyles. The neighbourhood is a true urbanite’s delight where its cultural heritage and its community vibe shine.

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    Food & Drink

    From al fresco dining in Chelsea to its instantly recognisable brunch spots, the district’s gastronomy scene sets a high standard. Wake up with a brew from Hagen Espresso Bar, served with a splash of Danish hygge. You can indulge your sweet tooth at L’eto, where soft, creamy cakes will keep you coming back. From French restaurants in Chelsea to the local gastropubs, you won’t be short of dinner options. Marrying seasonal ingredients with sensational flavours, Elystan Street is just one of the Michelin star restaurants in Chelsea. Dine beneath a stained-glass mural at Claude Bosi’s signature restaurant Bibendum, which also has one of the best oyster bars in Chelsea.
    Wine bars in Chelsea are great but a day in London is incomplete without a visit to a traditional pub. The Harwood Arms serves up British fare but with an element of extravagance- it is currently London’s only Michelin-starred pub – fine dining in Chelsea with a twist.

    Rabbit Cafe, Chelsea, London

    Arts & Culture

    Once you’ve settled on where to eat in Chelsea, turn your attention to where to go between meals. A neighbourhood rich with history, its traditional red brickwork facades have borne witness to its many moments of cultural fame; a stage for the swinging sixties,. Having undergone significant changes, a bohemian quarter to an opus of independent retailers hasn’t outgrown its roots in the creative arts, so there’s always plenty of things to do near Chelsea. From fine art to fashion to photography, Chelsea’s myriad galleries will impress even the most dedicated art critics. A whirlwind tour of the borough's respected creative institutions is incomplete without a trip to the Saatchi Gallery. Similar contemporary masterpieces are on show at the 508 Gallery, Gagliardi Gallery and the Box Gallery. If you prefer Banksy-esque work, support the emerging street and pop art creatives at Walton Fine Arts gallery, while the Pontone Gallery displays the oeuvres of diverse artists from around the world. If you decide to browse the stores in Chelsea Market, make sure to check out immersive exhibition ARTECHOUSE.

    Shopping

    The stores in Chelsea are a mecca for designers and artisans. Transport yourself to Italy at Ella Boutique and browse a carefully selected collection of some of the country’s most influential labels while sipping on a glass of prosecco. Forgot your statement dress for that upcoming black-tie occasion? You’ll find the perfect replacement at Muse. Why not go one step further and try something a little more bespoke? Zaeem Jamal creates showstopping custom-made dresses with the world’s finest fabrics. A myriad of craftsmen have also set up in this gilded postcode. Sigmar, Oka and Nina Campbell specialise in luxury homeware and accessories. Closer to the docks, the Design Centre plays host to the yearly London Design Week, where you can get your fix of interior design craftsmanship, participate in a masterclass or three and hear tips straight from the experts. Remember to pencil in time for sustenance at one the great restaurants in Chelsea in between.

    Flower Stands

    On Kings Road, Chelsea, shops sit next to venerable flower stands but Chelsea’s true floral glory can be witnessed in March during the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show, where visionary landscape designers present innovative garden arrangements that will inspire you to completely transform your own outdoor space. If you can't quite make the date, breathe in uplifting botanical scents in one of Chelsea’s bountiful flower stands. Wander down Fulham Road and admire the beautiful bouquets at The Flower Stand and Chelsea Wild. If shopping in Chelsea takes you to King’s Road, why not stop by Amanda Austin Flowers? Or you can visit Chelsea Flowers on your way to the Design Centre. After a scrumptious cake at L’eto’s, head down the road to The Flower Yard. Its exotic and fragrant flowers will keep you smiling long after you leave. Popping by one of these thriving flower stands is almost as good for the sou as visiting one of the spas in Chelsea. Almost.

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      Holland Park

      Brimming with a village vibe and community spirit, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were far from vibrant South Kensington when staying in one of Holland Park’s apartments, London. Wander through the dainty cobbled mews, admire the crescents of white stucco-fronted townhouses and avenues lined with artisan producers who count the likes of Richard Branson and David Beckham as their customers. The marvels of Victorian-era architecture can be truly appreciated here; Holland Park property boasts detailed cornicing, imposing columns, period balustrades, glass and iron canopies that stretch over grand entryways, preserving the heritage of this historic quarter. Between lively Kensington High Street and affluent Holland Park Avenue sits the namesake park, formerly the address of Holland Park House. Spanning over twenty hectares of well-trimmed gardens, its woodland walkways are home to plenty of wildlife for a truly rural feel. Many Holland Park apartments are surrounded by designer boutiques, exceptional brunch spots and lavish restaurants.

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