Bright, spacious Victorian seaside terraced house - Brighton home swap
Our Victorian terraced family home is two minutes from the beach and swimming pool/leisure centre, and two miles from central Brighton. The large, sunny sitting room has an open fireplace and the kitchen/dining area has French windows leading out to the garden. There are three double bedrooms, bathroom (with roll-top bath, shower and WC), study, and separate WC. We can offer a car-swap.
Living room with open fire place, three sofas, Samsung curved-screen TV, Ion record player and patio door leading to courtyard, storage shed and logs.
Kitchen with large table (seats 8 easily), Stoves cooker, Bosch fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher etc. French windows leading to...
Garden, west-facing and sunny, with three benches, table and four chairs.
Bathroom: roll-top bath, shower, WC
Landing/study area with desk, bookshelves, iMac
Master bedroom: Super King-size bed, distant sea views
Study/Guest bedroom: Single bed (optional), two desks, iMac, wash basin
Double bedroom: King-size bed plus single couch
Double bedroom: Double bed
Table and four chairs, two wrought-iron benches, wooden bench, chair and table.
2 adult bikes
We have a cat (see photo 2) who needs very little attention, except to be fed once a day, and a tortoise who strolls around the garden foraging for his own food.
About the location
• Hove seafront and beach is 2 minutes walk
• Brighton town-centre is 15 minutes by bus or about 45 minutes walk along the seafront
• London Gatwick airport is 30 minutes by train or car
• London is one hour away by train, from either Hove or Brighton stations.
Local shops include an excellent fishmonger, butcher and delicatessen plus post office, newsagent, bakery and chemist. Cafes, restaurants, pubs, supermarkets, independent shops are all close by.
There is a bus stop at the end of the road with regular buses into Hove (5 minutes) and Brighton (15 minutes) town centres, or choose instead to walk along the seafront (10 mins to Hove town centre, 45 mins to Brighton).
Hove lagoon (windsurfing, skate-boarding, stand-up paddle boarding, dinghy sailing, kayaking) and children`s playground is 10 minutes walk from the house: https://www.lagoon.co.uk/hove-lagoon
Brighton & Hove is a vibrant seaside city, considered by many to be London-by-the-Sea. Brighton is an arty, cosmopolitan town, full of restaurants, cafes, clubs, nightlife; Hove is its quieter, elegant neighbour, profiled by Regency architecture and its seafront promenade.
There are theatres, cinemas, art galleries, museums, concert halls, pubs with live music and many activities on offer for kids of all ages: http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/brighton
Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events, taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May: http://brightonfestival.org/
Historic towns of Lewes, Arundel and Chichester are all nearby. The beautiful countryside of the South Downs National Park is 15-minutes by car and also accessible by bus: http://www.visitbrighton.com/.
Conditions of home exchange
- Garage / Parking
- Use of computer
- Washer / Drier
- Car exchange offered
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Art galleries
- Horse Riding
- Good public transport
- Car not required
Closest airport: London Gatwick
Nearest city: Brighton & Hove
Property type: House
Location type: Beach/Seaside