Renters left outraged by ‘compact studio room’ listing

A tiny studio flat has been described as a ‘joke’ after images revealed that the landlord had sandwiched a single bed between the wall and the kitchen, with the sink and cooker within arm’s reach.

The property, listed on Zoopla as a ‘compact studio room’, is located between highly desirable West Kensington and Baron’s Court stations in London.

Twitter user Lieke tweeted a photo of the £390 per month studio flat, writing: “Randomly browsing apartments on Zoopla for no reason and I came across this. London housing is such a joke.”

A Twitter feed offers an idea of what other prospective tenants think of the property on offer:

 

 

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3 Comments

  1. KByfield04

    Why would any agent take on such a listing? In a market where the average rent is around x10 this rent- just why!? A bad, dangerous property that makes your agency and the Landlord look very, very bad. Utterly bizarre!

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  2. Woodentop

    It is an unlawful property to rent. Does not comply to minimum dimensions, building regulations, HSSR or fire regulations.

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  3. PeeBee

    “Randomly browsing apartments on Zoopla for no reason”

    That little nugget got swept quickly under the carpet… wonder how many additional “page views” it has got as a result of the publicity – from other people with no interest whatsoever in renting it?

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