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LondonApartments for rentB Balfe Street

Period Victorian Abode In Idyllic Kings Cross

Apartment2 bedrooms1 bathrooms
  • Bills included

    Enjoy worry-free living with included bills, covering rent and utilities for a hassle-free renting experience.

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  • Cancellation Policies
  • House rules
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  • Availabilities

Overview

Property features

Washing machine
Equipped kitchen
Oven
Furnished
A/C
TV
Dishwasher
Elevator

Room 1

Room 2

Details

  • Energy certificateThe energy certificate has been requested to the landlord.

Spotahome's opinion

This two-bedroom apartment is situated in the idyllic area of Kings Cross within walking distance of 6 minutes from Kings Cross and St Pancras International. Located on the first floor, this beautiful grade 2 listed, period Victorian London flat can comfortably accommodate up to four people. The smoke-free property features a living room, a bedroom, a bathroom and a kitchen.

The living room is equipped with a comfortable sofa, a dining table and a Smart TV. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances and includes all the cooking utensils that you could need when preparing a quick snack or your evening dinner. The bedroom is equipped with a double-size bed, with a bathroom equipped with a free-standing shower.

To make the property feel like a home away from home, we offer complimentary WiFi and our complimentary range of luxury amenities: - Fresh, high-quality linen and towels - Eco-friendly luxury toiletries including shampoo, conditioner, soap, body wash, shower gel - Tea and coffee

King's Cross Station: The area is centred around the iconic King's Cross railway station. The station itself is worth a visit for its stunning architecture, including the famous Platform 9¾, where Harry Potter fans can take a photo with a luggage trolley disappearing into the wall. This is one of the busiest and most well-connected tube stations in London. Multiple lines converge here, including the Piccadilly Line, Northern Line, Victoria Line, Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, and Metropolitan Line, providing easy access to various parts of London.

St. Pancras International: Right next to King's Cross is St. Pancras International, another architectural masterpiece and the main terminal for the Eurostar train service, connecting London to Paris, Brussels, and beyond.

Granary Square: This large, open square is at the heart of King's Cross and is often used for events, festivals, and gatherings. The square is lined with cafes and restaurants, making it a great place to relax. Coal Drops Yard: Located just north of Granary Square, Coal Drops Yard is a shopping and dining district housed in beautifully restored Victorian warehouses. It features a variety of boutiques, shops, and restaurants. King's Cross Visitor Center: Stop by the visitor centre to learn more about the history and transformation of the area. They can provide maps, information about events, and recommendations for things to do. Art and Culture: King's Cross is home to several cultural venues, including the House of Illustration, a gallery dedicated to illustration and graphic arts, and the Gagosian Gallery, a renowned contemporary art gallery. Regent's Canal: The Regent's Canal runs through King's Cross, and you can enjoy a pleasant walk along the towpath. There are also opportunities to take canal boat rides. Dining and Nightlife: King's Cross offers an array of dining options, from casual cafes to upscale restaurants. At night, the area comes alive with bars, pubs, and live music venues. British Library: Located just north of King's Cross, the British Library is a world-class institution housing a vast collection of books, manuscripts, and historical documents. The building itself is an architectural marvel. Camley Street Natural Park: This urban nature reserve is a hidden gem in King's Cross, offering a tranquil escape from the city with wildlife, ponds, and walking trails. Harry Potter Walking Tour: For fans of the Harry Potter series, there are guided walking tours that take you to various film locations in the King's Cross area.

Restaurants: Dishoom: Known for its delicious Indian cuisine served in a retro Bombay canteen setting. It's a favorite for both locals and visitors. Grain Store: A trendy restaurant focusing on seasonal, vegetarian, and sustainable dishes. Their inventive menu appeals to a wide range of tastes. Caravan: A popular spot for brunch, lunch, and dinner with a global menu, specialty coffee, and a vibrant atmosphere. German Gymnasium: Located in a historic building, this upscale restaurant offers a mix of German and Central European cuisine in an elegant setting. The Lighterman: Situated along the Regent's Canal, this modern British pub and dining room serves classic dishes with picturesque waterside views. Vinoteca King's Cross: A wine bar and restaurant that offers a curated wine list alongside a menu of British and European-inspired dishes. The Gilbert Scott: Located within St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, this restaurant offers British classics in a grand, Victorian-era dining room. Rotunda Bar and Restaurant: Overlooking the Regent's Canal, this restaurant specializes in grilled meats and seafood, with a strong focus on sustainability.

Pubs and Bars: The Betjeman Arms: A traditional British pub located within St. Pancras International Station, serving classic pub fare and a wide selection of drinks. The Driver: A multi-level gastropub with a rooftop terrace, offering a diverse menu and a range of craft beers and cocktails. The Fellow: A stylish pub with a modern vibe, known for its extensive drinks menu and British-inspired food. The Queens Head: A cosy and historic pub offering real ales, craft beers, and classic pub dishes. Camino King's Cross: A Spanish tapas bar and restaurant with a lively atmosphere, perfect for sharing small plates and enjoying a selection of Spanish wines. Simmons King's Cross: A quirky cocktail bar known for its inventive drinks, retro decor, and fun party atmosphere. VOC Bar: Located within the King's Cross Distillery, this cocktail bar specializes in gender-based cocktails and offers a unique historical ambiance.

Pricing

To pay per month

Monthly rent

£4939

Bills
Electricity
Included
Gas
Included
Water
Included
Wifi
Included

To pay on move in

Deposit

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Services & expenses

Cleaning service

Not available

Details

Type of contract
The month you move in and the month you move out, you will only pay for the days that you have booked.
Daily

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policies

Before Landlord Approval - No charges will be incurred
After Landlord Approval:
  • When cancelling 60 days or more before check-in - Full refund of initial payment
  • Cancelling between 30 and 59 days before check-in - 50% refund of initial payment
  • When cancelling 29 days or less before check-in - Non-refundable
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Once a booking is confirmed, the Spotahome fee is non-refundable

And remember

    Always with Spotahome

    • If the landlord cancels your booking 48 hours before your move in date, we will either A) pay for a hotel and help you find somewhere new or, B) refund your money in full.
    • If the property is significantly different to what our listing promised, let us know within 24 hours so that we can work to resolve it.

    House rules

    Pets are not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Perfect for couples

    Landlord policies

    • MINIMUM TERM 3 MONTHS
    • SECURITY DEPOSIT: 500£
    • Bills included
    • Properties are fully equipped
    • Overnight guests permitted: No
    • Parties: Not Allowed
    • Payment method: Bank Transfer
    • Check-in/out:
      • Check-in hours: 16:00 - 19:00
      • Check-in hours: Until 11:00 AM
    • Additional documentation:
      • ID / Passport
    • The landlord fee is a fixed amount that you will pay only once for the End of Tenancy Cleaning
    • Special payment policy: "Full payment for the booking must be completed within 3 days of receiving the invoice (upfront payment). Please send proof of payment to your agent.”
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    How to book

    With Spotahome, in-person visits are a thing of the past. Our team verifies the property to offer video tours and photos so you can view them online. We collect all the information you need to make your decision.
    With just a few simple details you can request the property and it will be held for you until you get a response. Remember, we won't charge you until the Landlord confirms.
    The Landlord has 24 hours to respond to your booking request. If they accept, your payment method will be charged and we will put you in contact with the Landlord. If they don’t accept, no worries, you won't be charged and we'll help you find alternatives.
    Arrange your move-in date, key collection and anything else directly with your Landlord. As an extra security step, we will only transfer the first month's rent to the Landlord 48 hours after you move in, unless you contact us with a problem.
    Remember: you have 24h to check your new home
    If the property is significantly different to what our listing promised, let us know within 24h since you move in so that we can work to resolve it.

    Availabilities

    Available from

    September 1, 2025

    Min. stay

    3 months (90 days).

    Max. stay

    5 months (179 days).

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