Winchester home swap
Our home is an Edwardian semi detached house in a very pleasant residential area. The house is spread over three floors and has three bedrooms (two doubles and a single). The sitting room with TV is at the front of the house. There is a games room and also a large kitchen with dining area which leads onto the patio and garden through french windows. The garden is large by urban standards and has a dining table and chairs for al fresco dining (English weather permitting).
We are within a short walk (5 minutes) of the railway station. and the centre of Winchester (10 minutes)
There are two large supermarkets within a 10 minute walk.
About the location
Winchester is a lovely ancient city. It has a beautiful cathedral and Great Hall housing King Arthur`s Round Table. There is a wide variety of shops together with museums, a library, cinema and theatre. There are numerous coffee shops and great restaurants.
There are interesting walks around Winchester including the water meadows (where Keats was inspired to write Ode to Autumn), St. Catherines Hill and St. Giles Hill. Lots of lovely old streets to wander around and of course many traditional pubs to be found.
Trains run to London (under an hour), Southampton (20 minutes), Oxford (1 hour) , Portsmouth (1 hour). Stonehenge is easy to get to by car.
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- Children welcome
- Garage / Parking
- Washer / Drier
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Horse Riding
- Good public transport
- Car not required
Closest airport: Southampton. London
Nearest city: London / Southampton
Property type: House
Location type: Urban