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Bournemouth, Great Britain

Our lovely house near the beach

Our lovely house near the beach

Living room leading onto patio and garden with BBQ

Living room leading onto patio and garden with BBQ

Bournemouth beaches

Bournemouth beaches

Our lovely house near the beach Living room leading onto patio and garden with BBQ Bournemouth beaches
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Member since

2015

Unavailable for exchange at the moment
Exchange dates Duration
July 29, 2019 - August 12, 2019 2 weeks

our Summer holiday is now booked!

October 26, 2019 - November 02, 2019 1 weeks

Available during English school holidays

February 15, 2020 - September 01, 2020 2 weeks

British school holidays

We now have our exchange arranged for the summer 2019. Please get in touch if you want to exchange in the future! Lovely house in Bournemouth, Dorset, in south west England.Ten minutes walk from an award winning, 11 mile stretch of sandy beach

Bournemouth beach has just been named as the best beach in the UK!

We live in a detached house in Southbourne on the outskirts of sunny Bournemouth. This is a family home in a quiet neighbourhood and is clean and inviting with plenty of space to spread out. We have a good-sized garden which has the sun in the afternoon and evening so you can make the most of the lawn, patio and BBQ. There is off-road parking at the front of the house. Our home has five bedrooms and a family bathroom upstairs. Living room (leading to the patio), dining room, breakfast room, kitchen , another toilet and utility room downstairs. There is a study but this will not be available to visitors as it is used for our work. We also have Wifi and Sky TV/ Netflix etc.

Our cat, Treacle, will need feeding and talking to, she is friendly and loves a fuss but is getting old so doesn't want to be chased!
We are ten minutes walk from a safe, sandy, award-winning beach with all the usual seaside amenities. Bournemouth is a ten minute drive or a half hour walk along the seafront and has plenty of shopping, theatres, gardens and family attractions to explore. From Easter until the end of September there is a huge variety of entertainment and activities for everyone; surfing, beach volleyball, street entertainment, shows, fireworks... http://www.bournemouth.co.uk Have a look here to find out more. Hengistbury Head, a ten minute car drive or half hour walk, has just been voted one of the best beaches by Tripadvisor too. Further afield, you can explore the New Forest, the Purbecks and the Jurassic Coast. The nearby train station will get you to London in just over an hour. The rest of Dorset, Hampshire and Devon are within easy reach. Cross-channel ferries arrive and depart from nearby Poole or Portsmouth making travel to and from France very easy.
We love living in Bournemouth, we moved here 6 years ago, and as one of England's top holiday destinations we're keen for others to discover it too. We prefer to take our car with us, but if you arrive by air (London, Southampton, Bournemouth airports) local transport is very good.

We would like somewhere warm and sunny by the beach or with a pool preferably but we will consider any offers and will always reply! We particularly enjoy visiting France but are open to other ideas. We prefer to drive to our exchanges.

We look forward to inviting you into our home. We will always respond to any enquiries, and ask others to do the same! See the intervac blog to read about our exchange last year!

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 7 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Church Minister
  • Teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: By the sea
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Not allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Pet care wanted

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Iceland
  • Portugal
  • Europe
  • Croatia
  • Belgium

Spoken Languages

  • English

Occupation

  • Church Minister
  • Teacher

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • Cat

References