Cosy homes for the wintertime / Architecture , Design
Cosy homes for the wintertime

Spaces that embody the spirit of the season. Find your perfect holiday escape in our round-up of properties for the festive period and beyond.

Spaces that embody the spirit of the season. Find your perfect holiday escape in our round-up of properties for the festive period and beyond.

Whether you’re spending the holidays sightseeing or reuniting with loved ones, there’s nothing quite like a restful  setting to return to. From crackling fireplaces to contemporary luxuries, these hygge approved homes offer the perfect winter getaway. 

Located across London’s most enviable enclaves, venture from these snug cocoons to find the finest restaurants, bars and events of the season. Prefer to huddle up indoors? Our dedicated guest services team are on hand to curate the Christmas of dreams, whether you’re after a private chef or showstopping décor.

Westbourne Park Villas

Masterminded by renowned studio Retrouvius, this historical home exudes striking interior design. Conveniently located, there’s easy access here to the colourful barges and canals of Little Venice, and the vibrant markets on Portobello Road. Styled to be seen, interiors are tailor-made for grand gatherings and art-lovers alike. An elevated farmhouse aesthetic is embraced in the kitchen and dining room, festive in character with golden tones. 

Prepare hearty meals on the Lacanche range oven then dine over the sky-lit stone dining table. Head up to the reception room to unwind, an eclectic space with a cosy feel. The on-site housekeeper ensures things stay pristine and provides optional nannying services.

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Westbourne Park Villas is available for short stays from £1,750 per night.


Pencombe Mews

There’s an away-from-it-all feel to Pencombe Mews, an ode to the countryside set in the city. Designed with socialising in mind, the rustic-style kitchen and reception room is your backdrop for seasonal gatherings and grand dinners. After feasting, ascend to the first-floor lounge to craft cocktails at the bar. Switch on the fire and Frame TV, or let the pastoral artwork transport you away. When you’re ready to retire for the evening, two bedrooms in soothing pastel tones promise a restful night’s sleep. Westbourne Grove is on your doorstep for any last-minute boutique shopping or seasonal produce. 


Pencombe Mews is available for short stays from £1,250 per night.


Westbourne Gardens II

Bold tones and sophisticated styling bring a moody ambiance to this three-bedroom triplex on one of Notting Hill’s most sought-after garden squares. A dark palette makes this a snug setting for spending days at home devouring Christmas films and festive treats. Come evening, explore your culinary prowess with the kitchen’s Gaggenau appliances, or opt for a visit to nearby Cépage[s] Wine Bistro. As night falls, unwind with the soothing tones of the record player, then choose between three tranquil bedrooms crafted with deep inky tones.

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Westbourne Gardens II is available for short stays from £700 per night.


Radnor Walk

Nautical styling lends an uplifting feel to this two-bedroom Chelsea townhouse. There’s a playful touch to the living spaces, with bright primary hues immersing you in the spirit of the season. Enjoy a drink around the curved banquette, then wander along the King’s Road for festive displays and dazzling lights. When sleep beckons, two bedrooms enjoy a timeless storybook style. Unwind with the calming neutral tones of the principal or snuggle under the covers and draw the grand curtains of the guest bedroom’s built-in bed.


Radnor Walk is available for short stays from £850 per night.


Ravenscourt Road

A treasure trove of thought-provoking design and heritage details, every room at Ravenscourt Road encourages conversation. Start days with indulgent soaks in the principal bedroom’s striking bathroom, clad in glimmering black and gold tones. Linger over meals in the convivial kitchen, then gather for games in the dining and reception room. Prefer to step out into the atmosphere? Head to Brackenbury Wine Rooms for brunch or stop by in the evening to sample their expansive list of wines and sumptuous tapas. 

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Ravenscourt Road is available for short stays from £700 per night.


Chilworth Street

Considered touches and contemporary comfort flow through this lateral two-bedroom apartment with impressive period proportions. Conveniently located just moments from Paddington Station, access to and from central London is easy here. With three-metre-high ceilings and heritage fireplaces, Chilworth Street is a regal backdrop for intimate evenings or festive soirées. When you’re not ready to end the evening, raise a toast in the Cleveland Arms pub, just downstairs. 


Chilworth Street is available for short stays from £450 per night.


Chelsea Park Gardens

Nestled in the heart of central London, this five-bedroom Arts and Crafts-style house seamlessly marries country living with contemporary design. On entering, a welcoming cottage-like ambiance makes an enchanting impression. Sit back and socialise around the grand formal dining table or celebrate special occasions at two-Michelin-starred Claude Bosi at Bibendum. Descend to the media room for indulgent movie nights, then opt for one of five design-led bedrooms. The principal suite is showstopping, complete with a walk-in wardrobe, its own TV room and a sprawling ensuite bathroom.

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Chelsea Park Gardens is available for short stays from £3,500 per night.

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