Almost Essential: Your Personal Concierge for Life’s Essentials

Welcome to Almost Essential, where we understand that your home is more than just a place—it’s your sanctuary. In a city where every moment counts, the quest for services that embody quality, reliability, and elegance can often feel overwhelming. This is where Almost Essential becomes your indispensable ally.

We are not just a website recommending trusted service providers; we are your personal concierge, meticulously curating a portfolio of services that align with your sophisticated lifestyle.

From managing your home to enhancing your well-being, each recommendation is tailored to ease your busy schedule, allowing you to savor the joys of life with ease and elegance. At Almost Essential, we understand the value of your time and are dedicated to enriching your life with only the finest.

For Your Home:

In the bustling heart of London, where every moment is a precious commodity, the comfort and functionality of your home become paramount. Almost Essential is dedicated to simplifying your life by connecting you with a range of exceptional home service providers. We meticulously select and recommend experts who not only understand the nuances of luxury living but also cater to your unique needs with precision and care.

Our portfolio includes Francesca, a renowned property finder, who excels in navigating the complex London property market to find your dream home. Her expertise is invaluable, especially for those seeking properties that offer both luxury and a personal touch. Additionally, we recommend top-tier household and security staff recruitment services, ensuring your home is managed by professionals who are both trustworthy and skilled.

For those looking to enhance their living spaces, our interior design recommendations are second to none. Joanna Wood stands out as a leading figure in this realm. Her ability to blend traditional elegance with contemporary flair results in living spaces that are not just visually stunning but also a true reflection of your personal style.

But our offerings extend beyond these. We also connect you with specialists in furniture restoration, like Jonathan, who brings expertise and meticulous craftsmanship to revitalise your cherished pieces. And for the tech-savvy, our recommended IT experts, like Alastair, provide comprehensive digital solutions, ensuring your home stays connected and secure.

Managing a home involves juggling various elements. From finding the right property to ensuring the day-to-day running is smooth and efficient, our aim is to make these tasks seamless and stress-free. Trust in our recommendations to elevate your home life, where luxury, functionality, and personalisation blend to create your perfect living environment.

Tailored Problem-Solving for Your Home

Navigating the complexities of home maintenance and improvement requires a trusted team of specialists. Almost Essential introduces you to a select group of experts, each skilled in addressing specific challenges within your home:

Joanna Wood Repair and Restore: Specialising in breathing new life into your cherished furniture, Joanna Wood’s restoration services ensure that every piece retains its character while being fully functional for modern use.

The Ideal Building Project Manager: Nicole Mahal brings over a decade of experience in transforming homes through meticulous project management. From renovations to new builds, her expertise lies in turning architectural dreams into lived realities, all while navigating the intricacies of London’s building regulations.

Efficient Plumbers: Led by Sam, this team of plumbing experts is your go-to for everything from routine maintenance to emergency repairs. Known for their prompt, reliable service, they ensure your home’s plumbing system runs smoothly, preventing disruptions to your daily life.

These specialists, recommended by Almost Essential, are not just service providers; they are partners in maintaining and enhancing your home’s comfort, functionality, and style.

Health and Wellness:

Your well-being is our priority, and our selection of health and wellness services reflects this commitment. Geeta Sidhu-Robb’s Health Coaching offers a holistic approach to health, focusing on nutrition, fitness, and overall well-being. This service is particularly tailored for those who seek a balanced and healthy lifestyle, guided by expert advice.

Mindfulness practices, led by Terrence The Teacher, provide a sanctuary for mental clarity and stress management. In today’s fast-paced world, these practices are not just beneficial; they are essential for maintaining balance and inner peace.

Education and Culture:

Among our diverse offerings, we give special attention to university application assistance, recognising its crucial role in shaping academic and professional futures.

Our university application specialists are experts in guiding students through the complex process of applying to top universities in the UK and beyond. They offer bespoke support in selecting the right university and course, ensuring each application accentuates the student’s strengths and aligns with their aspirations. From crafting compelling personal statements to preparing for interviews, our experts provide thorough support at every stage.

This service is particularly invaluable for navigating the competitive landscape of higher education. Our recommended specialists possess deep knowledge of various universities and courses, offering insights that are tailored and relevant. They understand the nuances of the UK’s and the USA’s higher education system, providing guidance that is both practical and insightful.


In the dynamic landscape of life, personal and professional growth is a continuous journey. Almost Essential’s Coaching recommended service providers are designed to guide and support you through this journey. Our handpicked coaches specialise in various areas, offering personalised strategies to enhance both your personal and professional life.

Our Life Management Coaching services, led by experienced professionals, provide you with the tools to effectively balance your demanding lifestyle. Whether it’s career progression, personal goal setting, or finding harmony between work and personal life, our coaches offer insightful guidance and practical solutions.

In the realm of relationships, our Relationship Coaching services offer expert advice to strengthen and deepen your connections. Whether you’re navigating personal relationships, seeking to improve family dynamics, or looking to build stronger professional networks, our coaches provide empathetic and effective strategies to enhance communication and understanding.

At Almost Essential, we understand that coaching is not just about addressing challenges—it’s about unlocking potential and opening doors to new possibilities. Our coaching services are tailored to your unique needs, ensuring that you have the support and guidance to thrive in every aspect of your life.

Travel Services:

Discover bespoke travel experiences with our tailored travel services. From exotic destinations to personalised itineraries, our travel experts ensure your journeys are as unique as you are.

Personalised Assistance with Michelle’s Inner Circle:

Join Michelle’s Inner Circle for a more bespoke experience. Here, we offer tailored recommendations, understanding your unique preferences and exceeding your expectations.

Exciting New Offer: Holiday Property Rentals

Discover an exclusive opportunity with Almost Essential’s latest offering in holiday property rentals. We are delighted to present a handpicked selection of high-end holiday properties, available for rent for varying periods depending on availability. This service is perfect for those seeking a luxurious getaway in some of the most sought-after locations.

If you own a property that matches our criteria for elegance and exclusivity, we invite you to list it with us. Our service includes a small fixed monthly fee for featuring your property on our website, along with a percentage of the rental fee. Additionally, we offer a bespoke concierge service to prepare your property for rent and assist your guests during their stay, ensuring a seamless and luxurious experience for both you and your renters.

As a special incentive, members of Michelle’s Inner Circle will receive an exclusive 10% discount on the listing fee. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your property to a discerning clientele and to enjoy the benefits of being part of the Almost Essential community.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming your property into our exclusive collection. Please contact us to discuss the details and embark on an exciting journey with Almost Essential’s holiday property rentals.


Almost Essential is your partner in navigating life’s essentials with elegance and sophistication. We invite you to explore our services and join our community, where your needs are not just met but anticipated and catered to with the utmost care and sophistication.