Blue Mountains, one and a half hours from Sydney
House, in the mountains with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5, 1 bathroom(s), floor area of 700 m2 (7500 sq.ft), car optional, NO smoking, including internet (highspeed), number of travellers: 1
1) October 01 2013 - December 31 2013
Where we want to go
Description of our house
My home is ideal for a couple or single person. It has one bathroom, two double bedrooms and a single bedroom which I use as a bedroom/computer area.
Accommodation and facilities
Telephone, stereo / hifi, central heating, tv / cable, sofa, carpet, fireplace
Kitchen and washing:
Grill, freezer, fridge, microwave, dish washer, oven, washing machine, dryer
Balcony, garage, terrace, parking, garden, barbecue
Mountain biking, horse riding, hiking, swimming, mountaineering, golfing
Local places to go:
Galleries/museums, health club, fine restaurants, country club
Nearest major airport:
Car recommended, no smoking, including internet (highspeed), long term considered, non-simultaneous optional, car optional
= marks the location of this home
Katoomba is in the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. It is an area of wonderful bushwalks and a haven for artists and gardeners. The area is famous for its numerous small villages, cafes, restaurants, antiques and bookshops. There are four golf courses in the area. An indoor activity centre including gym and swimming pool is nearby.The village of Leura has an annual October LEURA GARDEN FESTIVAL when numerous private gardens are open to the public.
Something about ourselves
I am a retired teacher. I am very active in my area. I am a volunteer in The State Emergency Service (SES) I have had numerous successful house exchanges: one to Cornwall,UK in 2007, other to Melbourne,Australia in 2008 and this year to nearby Sydney. I AM FLEXIBLE IN TIME OF EXCHANGES. NON-SIMULTANEOUS EXCHANGE OFFERED TO ACCOMMODATE SEASONAL DIFFERENCES.