Property for rent in London where you can shower under the bed

A two bed flat on the same street is up for sale at £750,000

Roisin O'Connor
Wednesday 18 March 2015 21:29

A "cosy" flat in an upmarket area of west London is available to rent for a reasonable £520 a month… provided the tenant doesn’t mind showering under the bed.

Located on Castletown Road, the advertisement on Zoopla boasts: "A cosy, single studio located in the heart of London’s fashionable and up-market area of West Kensington, this compact mezzanine includes not only a fully furnished living area including table, chair, wardrobe and chest of draws [sic] but also a personal shower and kitchenette complete with storage."

The property is recommended for "students, working professionals and those looking for a thriving London life at an affordable rate".

A two bed flat on the same street is up for sale at £750,000.

The studio flat includes a bed, which is raised on a platform above the room and accessible by a wooden ladder.

It comes furnished with a small table, two dining chairs, a wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Tenant/s would have to share a toilet with other tenants in the building.

The flat has been condemned by housing campaign groups.

A spokesman for affordable housing campaign Priced Out said told the Evening Standard: "This so-called studio is cartoonishly small and it is depressing to think that someone is willing to live there.

"The fact landlords can get away with carving up properties into ever smaller units for which the word ‘compact’ is a generous description is another symptom of a housing market that is routinely failing ordinary Londoners."

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