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GB214781

London, Great Britain

Platinum

Member since

2007

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House in London, Great Britain

The house is situated in a residential area of Victorian (1890s) streets, It is ten minutes walk from Archway tube and Highgate Village. There are small, but well-stocked food shops two minutes’ walk away, with other shopping and restaurants in Highgate and Archway ten minutes’ walk away. Public swimming, gym and tennis courts are also ten minutes’ walk away.
On the ground floor is a big living room with three sofas, a flat-screen TV and DVD player/recorder and a piano. The kitchen/dining room is large, modern and fully equipped. It opens out onto a patio and a small, pretty garden. In the garden shed there is more garden furniture and three adult bicycles. Upstairs there is a large family bathroom and a separate shower room.
On the first floor is another living room or “den” containing a second TV/video with PS3 as well as a computer and a double sofa-bed. There is free internet access. Also on the first floor is a bedroom with a double bed.
On the second floor there is another bedroom with 2 single beds and a bedroom with a large double bed and fantastic views over London. Both the bedrooms on the second floor have washbasins.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 27 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • civil servant/manager
  • civil servant/manager

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 0
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Piano

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • Bicycles: 3

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

The house is  close to the green, open spaces of Hampstead Heath and the lovely English Heritage estate Kenwood House (free entry), Waterlow Park and historic Highgate Cemetery (where Karl Marx is buried).Archway is on the Northern tube line, three stops north of lively, trendy Camden Town, five stops from St Pancras Station with the Eurostar rail link, eight stops from Tottenham Court Road (for the British Museum and Oxford Street) and nine stops from Leicester Square with the theatre district, Chinatown and the buzzing West End. As well as the tube there are good bus links on double-decker London buses. For those looking to spend time outside London the major railway stations are easily reached by tube or bus and the M1 motorway is 10 minutes’ drive away.

Occupation

  • civil servant/manager
  • civil servant/manager

Children

  • Boy - Age: 24
  • Girl - Age: 21

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

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