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Small and intimate

Really worth booking a place on a tour. Only 6 people allowed in at a time to see this remarkable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Wonderful hidden gem in London, one of the most spectacular houses

This hidden gem (not advertised as it deserve,very hard to spot it if you walk pass), is one of the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
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575 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 3JD, England
+44 20 7720 9459
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really worth booking a place on a tour. Only 6 people allowed in at a time to see this remarkable home. Very different to an average National Trust experience. I won't spoil the experience by describing too much. It is a very short walk from...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

This hidden gem (not advertised as it deserve,very hard to spot it if you walk pass), is one of the most spectacular places I ever seen in London! (the other ones are the Soane Museum and the House of Dreams). You would feel thrown in...More

Thank Neve30
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

The outside of this small London terrace appears run down and is partially obscured by large shrubs/trees. On the wall is a very small sign saying National Trust and when you arrive there is a small sign on the front step saying "wait here for...More

1  Thank RobertJE
Reviewed August 3, 2017

This for me is one of London's finest works of art. I deliberately didn't try and find out too much about it or try and see pictures in advance. The background was explained very well by the lovely guides who showed us around and a...More

Thank DB812014
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Although difficult to locate on the wandsworth rd, well worth a visit, must prebook, and you are not let in until the time of your tour. 6 people in a tour only. So much detail to look at in the house. Tours take about an...More

1  Thank Elizabeth526
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

I went Sunday and overall, I was extremely pleased with this site. The interior is just incredible with intricate fretwork everywhere, delicate paintings on the walls and floor and an eclectic collection of books, records and artifacts/antiques and travel memorabilia. Similar to Sir John Soane's....More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This must be one of the National Trust’s smallest properties, a terraced house with just two bedrooms and only about 12 feet wide. An otherwise unremarkable 19th century town house, its claim to fame is that its last owner spent years embellishing almost every inch...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Stepping inside 575 Wandsworth Road is like stepping into another world, it is timeless and is the vision and work of one man. The house is small and every inch is decorated with delicate fretwork and paintings. Only 6 people at a time are taken...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Great lived in feeling by an interesting artistic and clever man. You will not find another home like this. The guide gave us very good information initially as we sat round a table and as we toured the house. For a cafe stop we went...More

Thank deleef
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I ended up going on spec but fully expected not to be admitted. I walked past it as it looks so unimpressive from outside and there is no fixed sign showing it is a National Trust Property. I was amazed by the intricacy of the...More

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