About the Homestay
A nicely decorated double bedroom in a 2 bedroom spacious ground floor flat based in East London Leytonstone. The property is a 10-12 minute walk from Leytonstone train station with plenty of local amenities and transport links. Also situated 2 minutes from the property, is a bus stop with buses running every 10-15 minutes which takes you into Leytonstone station (5 Minute bus ride)
Leytonstone station is only 2 stops away from the Olympic park and the Westfield shopping Centre in Stratford City, which has numerous Shops, Restaurants/ Bars (Cinema, Bowling etc) all situated to convenience.
The commute into Oxford Circus will take you approximately 25 minutes – Once in Oxford Circus, there is plenty of choice for everyone as there is an abundance of shops, Restaurants/Bars, Art Galleries and a vibrant Night life atmosphere. Covent Garden and Hyde Park are also famous tourist areas which are very easy to get to and are within close commute of Oxford Circus.
The property is located in a nice quiet area with a sizeable communal garden and a nice area to relax when the sun is out. The flat is on the ground floor and comes with a spacious open plan living /kitchen and dining area with patio doors which open up onto the garden area allowing plenty of sun light into the property. There is a separate utility room, a cloak room and a fitted three piece bathroom suite.
The property is warmed by gas central heating and comes fully double-glazed. The property comes with gated private residential parking which is situated at the back of the property. Located 5 minutes away is a large park area with plenty to do. Also within walking distance from the property is the well known Epping Forest which is famous for its woodland area and Boating Lake activities.
My partner and I have a friendly cat called Harrison who likes to meet new people. My partner is a keen baker with a small business on the side.
We look forward to welcoming you into our Home.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our property is located within a residential area of East London. Located within walking distance of the Central Line (10-12 Minutes) for easy access into Central London (Oxford Circus) 25 minutes. Situated 2 minutes from the property, is a bus stop with buses running every 10-15 minutes which takes you in Leytonstone Station (5 Minute bus ride)
The property is conveniently positioned for all transport links and amenities.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Amusement Park
- Horse Stables
- Water sports
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
When leaving the property, please ensure that bedroom windows and front main door is securely locked. Please ensure you keep noise to a minimum after 10 pm (22:00).
Please treat the property as a home.
Smoking is not allowed.
We have had a really nice time at Marcus's flat. Small, cozy room for 2 people. Most of the time we had the flat only for us. 12 minutes to the Leytonstone underground station connected directly with the city centre. THANKS Marcus!
The best ! They are an amazing couple, their cat is the cutest thing in this world, I definitely recommend.
I will come back ❤️
It was a great time by Marcus and Emily! Harrison is a lovely and cute cat. Thanks for hosting us!
Jessica & Sarah
Me and my friend had a great time staying with Emily, Marcus and their lovely cat! They were absolutely charming and helpful!
I would highly recommend staying with Marcus & Emily, both are very welcoming and make you feel very much at home. Lovely, comfortable and clean flat with everything you could ask for whilst working away from home. Good communication with both hosts which is always helpful. Nice quiet neighbourhood and easy accessible transport links. If needed I would definitely stay again. Thanks a lot Marcus and Emily :-)
My plane was 2 hours late arriving at Heathrow, the Tube ran very erratically - I arrived at Marcus's place at midnight (instead of 10:00 PM as expected), fearing he'd give up on me and go to sleep. But no, he waited - he was very gracious and welcoming, the room was pristine, comfy and quiet... Everything was great. Very happy with the homestay concept. Will use again when I need it. Cheers.
Loved Emily and Marcus. Young couple was very friendly and helpful. When the bedroom got hot, they rustled up a fan. When we needed space for a laptop, they brought us a table. Breakfast is whenever you like, and you're welcome to use the kitchen to cook meals. The only negative was that the room is on the ground floor, and we weren't comfortable leaving the window open all night. This would be an ideal situation for a single guy who's traveling and wants access to the central train / tube line. Liked the location, and there's a fabulous Turkish restaurant called Olive on the other side of the train station that'd delicious and reasonably priced.
Marcus&Emily and for sure the cat Harrison are the perfect hosts! you feel incredible comfortable and safe at their place and really like family! absolutely to be recommended! Their flat is very tied up, comfortable and there is everything you need, Leytonstone it self is very quiet but you are in Central London within 15 mins so however is reading this right now, press book!;)
My hosts were amazing and caring people that made my solo trip across Europe one to remember. They were so interactive with me, guided me to wherever I wanted to go, and had a lovely home to make my stay beyond what I expected. Whenever I return to London again one day, I hope I can visit them again. Such a beautiful and outgoing young couple that I wish nothing but success and love! Thank you!
I loved staying with this wonderfully warm couple and their beautiful ginger cat. I felt like home, this place was cosy and comfortable and brilliant hosts who loved a chat or two in the lounge. This home is beautifully organised and clean, everything in its place and I enjoyed staying here. My favourite moment was coming home late one night (past midnight) and having little Harrison waiting for me and he cuddled up with me all night.
Marcus and Emily are really chilled, very sweet couple and I really enjoyed living with them. I highly recommend a home stay with these guys, I guarantee you will have a blast.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.