London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) December 14, 2009 -- There is no doubt that commute to work has increased in both distance and duration over the past decade as Britain is becoming an ever increasing nation of 'extreme' commuters. Figures show that 1 in 10 people commute for over 2 hours a day, while 3% of the population are completing extensive journeys, travelling for 3 hours or more each day.
Unsurprisingly the trend for pied a terre living during the working week has seen a significant rise, with professionals including finance workers, lawyers and MP's, opting to ditch lengthy commutes and rent in the Capital instead. Luxurious studio apartments and suites have become available in some of London's prime locations, providing a convenient, time-saving and value for money alternative to the arduous commute, but enabling a guilt-free retreat from the city at the weekend.
Young London is delighted to offer a selection of luxurious studio apartments in Devonshire Street; located in the exclusive enclave of Marylebone, a stone's throw from the West End, the development boasts an unbeatable Central London location. The stunning period building has been superbly converted into a selection of luxurious, contemporary studios, whilst retaining its striking 1930's historic facade.
The studios are designed to the highest quality and for utmost convenience; including cooking facilities, modern bathrooms and access to free on-site laundry facilities. In addition, all utilities are provided for a set weekly fee.
Devonshire Street offers comfort and convenience in equal measure which, combined with a fantastic location, equates to the perfect city crash pad.
This bright, stylish, new pied a terre on Devonshire Street is just a stone's throw away from the west end; boasting a fantastic central London location in a highly sought after development. Offering a range of studio apartments, all are available with a modern bathroom and feature contemporary design throughout with an excellent finish on all appliances. All utilities, broadband, TV License and council tax are provided for a set fee. Devonshire Street benefits from an onsite management team, a free of charge onsite laundry and ice machines located around the building. Residents also have access to a large lounge which features an integrated fully specced kitchen, dining area and seating area boasting a 52 inch plasma screen; available for residents to reserve, the lounge is perfect for entertaining guests.
Devonshire Street is just an 8 minute walk to Oxford Circus, which, with over 300 shops, including major department and flagship stores, makes up Europe's busiest shopping street and places you in the heart of some of the best shopping in London. Marylebone Lane, High Street and Village are also just a short stroll away and packed full of the very best cafes, restaurants, independent boutiques and high class retailers. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, Regents Park is on your doorstep; the site of Henry VIII's old hunting ground, the park today is the largest grass area for sports in Central London and also offers a wide variety of activities including, a boating lake, the world famous London Zoo, an Open Air Theatre and many cafes and restaurants.
Situated in the heart of the West End, Zone 1, Devonshire Street is just a 150 metre walk from Great Portland Street tube station on the Hammersmith and City, Circle and Metropolitan lines, whisking you to any party of the city. Regents Park, Baker Street, Oxford Circus and Warren Street tube stations are also just a short walk away. Marylebone mainline station is only a mile away and has frequent connections to Wembley Stadium, Aylesbury & High Wycombe. Extending this walk by just half a mile brings you to Brunel's renowned Paddington mainline station which is well served by trains to Oxford, Heathrow, Bristol, and Cardiff and provides a quick, convenient escape from the city.
Thanks to its fantastic location, Marylebone is perfect for those that really want to make the most of having central London on their doorstep. At only a short walk from the shopping hub of Oxford Street, Marylebone village, some of London's best parks and excellent transport links, everything is perfectly accessible to make the best out of life in the city, making this a perfect pad.