Sunny 4 bed house with distant sea views home swap
Our sunny, light home is a 10 min drive from Sandbanks, just by Poole Harbour. The house is situated in a quiet cul de sac amongst woods. 15 minute cycle to beautiful beaches, sailing school; wind/kitesurfing, and a short distance to Studland nature reserve, Brownsea Island & Isle of Purbeck.
Two double bedrooms, one large single bedroom and downstairs annexe room with en suite. It has a large sunny family room looking out to large sunny patio / garden with sea views overbyhe Purbeck hills in the distance. Bbq, patio, large area for outside dining, children's toys incl Wii, bicycles, surfboards, books,
trampoline in the wooded garden at the back of the house, up steps to an area with pond.
Local bistro's 5 minute walk, town centre in Bournemouth 15 minutes by bus. Excellent rail links to London, nearest airport Bournemouth / Southampton.
We have lived here for 3 years, although born in Poole. We have two children aged 19 & 12. I am a school librarian and my husband works in financial services in London / home. We love our home and surrounding area! We also love travelling around Europe, and have enjoyed two house exchanges so far, both fabulous - in Aix en Provence and Calonge, Girona.
About the location
Ashley Cross is a vibrant area with bars and restaurants, with a small pak, walking distance to Whitecliff by the harbour and Poole Quay. Our house is 5 min walk to railway station - London 1.5 hours, a large 1900 house, with modern family room, kitchen and lovely seperate lounge. Sunsets from the house are amazing as it faces South West and is high on a hill with views of the hills and sea in the distance.
Studland is over the ferry, small car ferry which you either drive / walk to Isle of Purbeck, with walks, nature reserve and further afield, Kimmeridge, SWCoastal path, Swanage, Dorset - a huge area of outstanding beauty.
We also have a beach hut at Branksome, Poole and a house in Spain, near Girona for house swap out of peak season.
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Non Simultaneous Exchange
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- Garage / Parking
- Washer / Drier
- Car exchange offered
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Good public transport
Closest airport: Bournemouth
Nearest city: Poole
Property type: House
Location type: Beach/Seaside