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The 5 Top Holiday Homes to Rent with a Library of Books in London, UK

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The greatest homes with a library of books in London, UK

Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes with a library of books in our London, UK collection. Your high standards are guaranteed to be met by the quality and character that these homes have to offer.

The House of Art, London, UK

The library of books at The House of Art, Plum Guide home in London, UK

The library of books at The House of Art, Plum Guide home in London, UK

Click to book The House of Art now: from £343.33 per night This is a four-bedroom home like no other with its vast collection of art that will inspire the artist in you. Enviably located in tranquil Richmond, next to the wonderful park, you will even be able to purchase a painting if the fancy takes you. Sleeps up to 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Live at the Apollo, London, UK

The library of books at Live at the Apollo, Plum Guide home in London, UK

The library of books at Live at the Apollo, Plum Guide home in London, UK

Click to book Live at the Apollo now: from £320 per night A warm and welcoming family home in the heart of West London, this beautiful townhouse is the ideal base for you and your family to make the most of your time in the capital. Inside, the open kitchen/living room is the heart, with a large range cooker that's perfect for family feasts, with a nice breakfast table and cosy living room, complete with lots of books and a roaring fireplace. We can imagine lazy Sunday afternoons snoozing on the sofa after a roast. Upstairs, you'll find a second sitting room, with a laptop-friendly workspace in case those emails can't wait. All three bedrooms are decorated in neutral grey tones that help you unwind after a busy day, though the third bedroom mixes things up with some fun printed wallpaper, plus there's plenty of storage space so you can unpack and feel truly at home. At the very top of the house, you'll find a rooftop terrace overlooking the neighbourhood. It's an excellent spot for sundowners at the end of a busy day. And if you prefer your pints on draught, there are a couple of great local pubs. Elsewhere, Ravenscourt Park and the River Thames are close by, while the vast Westfield shopping centre takes care of your shopping needs. There isn't much need to venture into Central, but if you'd like to catch a show, then you're just over half an hour from London's glittering West End on the Piccadilly Line. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

The Matador, London, UK

The library of books at The Matador, Plum Guide home in London, UK

The library of books at The Matador, Plum Guide home in London, UK

Click to book The Matador now: from £756 per night Make yourself at home in this stunning multi-story townhouse, right in the heart of Westbourne Grove. Inside, you can expect style and sophistication, with a contemporary aesthetic that retains so many of the period features that make this place stand out from the crowd. There are also some eye-catching artworks, a vast number of books and antique accessories that lend the home the air of a homely design museum if such a thing exists. The garden and gorgeous living rooms are real standout features here, whilst the office space and peaceful master bedroom make it a great space for those looking for a quiet spot to get some work done, or who simply want to get stuck into a good book. Step outside and you'll unearth plenty of charming pubs and fine dining restaurants close by, plus the world-renowned Portobello Road Market (Saturdays are the main day) is less than half a mile away. If you want to explore further afield, you're just a four-minute walk from Westbourne Park station. Sleeps up to 7 | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Memoirs, London, UK

The library of books at Memoirs, Plum Guide home in London, UK

The library of books at Memoirs, Plum Guide home in London, UK

Click to book Memoirs now: from £90 per night Situated in leafy Greenwich, this charming flat is set away from the hustle and bustle. Cosy and welcoming, we loved everything about this home, from the exposed brick and beamed ceilings to the curated selection of books to flick through. With a huge TV, plenty of sumptuous seating, Sonos Bluetooth speakers and a well-stocked kitchen, this will feel like a true home-from-home. Pour yourself a glass of wine (your host leaves a bottle for you) and settle down for a meal around the dining table before kicking back with a movie in the living room. Then, nod off in the comfortable bed feeling completely relaxed. Greenwich Park – where you'll find sweeping views of London's skyline as well as the famous Royal Observatory – is right around the corner, and there are also plenty of cafes, gastropubs, shops, restaurants and nautical museums about a twenty-minute walk away in Greenwich Village. When you're ready to head into the city, Maze Hill station is a ten-minute walk and can get you into central London in less than twenty minutes or, for a more leisurely pace, climb aboard the Thames Clipper and enjoy a boat ride on the river, passing by some of London's most famous landmarks. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Heard & Co, London, UK

The library of books at Heard & Co, Plum Guide home in London, UK

The library of books at Heard & Co, Plum Guide home in London, UK

Click to book Heard & Co now: from £300 per night Escape to a world of Victorian elegance in this flat just across the road from leafy Holland Park. With the living room’s ornate furnishings, huge Persian rug, red curtains and antique ornaments, it’s little surprise that this home is in one of London’s most affluent and exclusive neighbourhoods. The Old World charm continues in the bedroom where a sumptuous four-poster bed takes centre stage. Not only will you get a royally good night’s sleep in this dreamy space, but you’ll also have access to a leafy communal garden where a table and chairs invite luxuriously slow mornings over coffee and sunset drinks – a precursor for dinner around the main room’s grand dining table. When you’re not soaking up the atmosphere of your palatial pad, wander around Holland Park – just a one-minute walk away – or peruse the countless curiosities on offer along Portobello Road, just twenty minutes away on foot. End the day with a glass of wine around the fireplace or wind down the evening with a relaxing soak in the tub. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

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