Lavender Hill home swap

It is a single-family open-space house. On the ground floor there is a modern white kitchen linked to the dining room and a liveing room with a fire place. There is also a spacious room built as an extension to the house with direct entry to the roofed tarrace. There ia also a small hall with a fitted wardrobe and a bathroom with a shower on the ground floor.

The kitchen is will equipped. There`s a fridge, a cooker, induction oven, gas cooker, microwave, a dishwasher and all the posiible kichen utensils, pots and pans.

On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms with a master bedroom containing a huge walk-in wardrobe and an entrance to a huge balcony with views to the mountains. There is also a bathroom with a big bath and a wasching machine.

About the location

Węgierska Górka
Coordinates: 49°36′28″N 19°7′0″E
Country Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Żywiec
Gmina Węgierska Górka
Population 4,206
Climate Dfb
Węgierska Górka [vɛnˈɡʲɛrska ˈɡurka] is a village in Żywiec County, Silesian Voivodeship, in the historic province of Lesser Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Węgierska Górka.[1] It lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) south-west of Żywiec and 72 km (45 mi) south of the regional capital Katowice. It has a population of 4,206.

Węgierska Górka is located among the hills of the Żywiec Beskids, on the Soła river. For most of its existence, the village, together with Żywiec, was administratively and culturally tied with Kraków and Lesser Poland. Until 1975, it belonged to Kraków Voivodeship. In 1975 - 1999, it was part of Bielsko-Biała Voivodeship. Węgierska Górka is located on National Road Nr 69 from Bielsko-Biała to the border with Slovakia. It has a rail station, on a line from Katowice to Skalite.

The village was first mentioned in documents in 1477, when Polish King Kazimierz Jagiellończyk argued with Hungarian King Matthias Corvinus over the shape of the border between the two nations. In 1706, Franciszek Wielopolski opened here a folwark, calling it Węgierska Górka. In 1838 Adam Wielopolski founded here ironworks, and two years later, a blast furnace was completed. At that time, Węgierska Górka belonged to the Austrian province of Galicia, which was the result of the Partitions of Poland. After a few years, the Węgierska Górka Ironworks became one of the largest such enterprises in Galicia. In 1884, Węgierska Górka received a rail connection with other locations, and the village quickly grew in size and population.[2]

In the Second Polish Republic, Węgierska Górka became a popular winter sports center, and a mountain spa. In September 1939, the village was the site of the Battle of Węgierska Górka. Polish defensive fortifications, built before World War II, can still be found and visited here. In 1961 the population of the village was 2,215. A new school was opened on 23 July 1961, and in the late 1960s / early 1970s, a whole district of blocks of flats was built.[2]

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed
  • Children welcome

Wegierska Gorka (HE38276)

Slaskie,   Poland

  • 4 bed   (sleeps 8) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Open to offers
  • Spain

Dates available

September 2019 - January 2020

Swap duration: 1 - 2 weeks

Meet the member

Adults: 2      Children: 2
Experienced Exchanger

Membership expiry date: 18 Sep 2020