Lovely 4 Bed home swap in SWANSEA, WALES
Spacious 3 storey victorian terraced house in city center with sweeping sea views. Student quarter, friendly neighbours. Quiet street as traffic is restricted.
THINGS TO DO AND SEE Because we are centrally located, it is only a 10-20mn walk to numerous facilities including the marina, (POSSIBLE USE OF OUR SPEEDBOAT), promenade with cycle lane on the seafront, local rugby or football matches, market, shopping center, restaurants, jazz venues, night-clubs, theatre and museums.
Nice parks and gardens Rosehill and St James very near us, Brynmill park and its ducks and Singleton Park near the University, then Clyne and its stately home, gardens and golf.
10mn to 20mn drive to unspoilt beaches and rural area of outstanding natural beauty try www.swansea.gov.uk. Organised country walks. You can pick your own fruit in local farms.
The Mumbles fishing village, its pier and its ancient castle are nearby, with lots of pubs, boutiques and restaurants.
the National park of the Brecon Beacons and its mountains are 1 hour drive away. Also walks in forests with waterfalls.
Cardiff, the capital of Wales, its international airport, castle and brand new 'Cardiff Bay' development and 'Millenium' stadium are a 30mn drive away.
10mn walk to English study centre and other educational institutions, 20mn walk to local university, set within the big and beautiful Singleton park.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN AUTUMN/WINTER Christmas Welsh food festival and markets, January sales in Cardiff.
Various activities (leisure and swimming pool center 15mn walk away ; www.clynefarm.com), surfing, canoeing, horseriding (www.parc-le-breos.co.uk/), walking (www.bbc.co.uk/wales/southwest/nature/placestogo/reserves/pages/bishopswood.shtml), birdwatching (www.wwt.org.uk/visit/llanelli/), climbing, caving, winter cod fishing (www.worldseafishing.com/location/swansea.shtml), crabbing on the quiet and beautiful beaches.
Cultural events and festivals. Tourist Office in town center.
TRANSPORT 2-10mn walk to buses, taxis and train station.
You can phone to be picked up by taxi. it is reasonably priced.
There are boats that will take you to the opposite coast of the Bristol Channel (Devon and Cornwall), for a day-trip.
Swansea airport (Air wales) flies to Dublin, jersey or London in about 40mn and the local ferry goes overnight to Cork in Ireland. there are day-trip offers by train or coach to visit West or North Wales, Cardiff, Bath or London.
Cheap flights to Cardiff can be obtained at www.bmi-baby.com.
(also check Ryanair).
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Weekend Exchange
- Open to Offers
Conditions of home exchange
- Pet Care Offered
- Pet Care required
- Children welcome
- Washer / Drier
- Car exchange offered
- Use of bike
- Horse Riding
- Good public transport
- Local restaurants
- Shopping facilities
Nearest city: Cardiff
Property type: Townhouse
Location type: Beach/Seaside