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Last Updated: Tuesday, 24 May, 2005, 12:58 GMT 13:58 UK
135-a-week rent tag for cupboard
Store cupboard converted into a flat
The last tenant broke her arm and could no longer get in to bed
A store cupboard which was converted into a "tiny but trendy" flat is being rented out for 135 a week.

A kitchen, shower room and wardrobe space have been squeezed into the 62 square foot area on the third floor of the block in Notting Hill, west London.

The property was converted in 1980 by a businessman who used the flat while he was staying in London.

Estate agents Bruten & Co said the flat was "suitable for someone with a very active social life".

The flat, which is valued at 100,000, is currently let to Anny Hsu, who works for a West End advertising company, and is 5ft 2in tall.

The previous tenant gave up the flat after breaking her arm, meaning she could no longer climb the ladder to reach the bed.

Gordon Blausten of Bruten & Co, said the tenant "wouldn't want to spend too much time at the flat".




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