Highgate 15 minute walk from Perth City Centre

Highgate 15 minute walk from Perth City Centre

Barry And Rachel

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

We have a modern 2 storey townhouse within walking distance (15 minutes) of the city centre, theatres, museums and art gallery. We are located between the vibrant restaurant/coffee shop areas of Beaufort St, Northbridge and Leederville. (our recent exchange partners from Europe said of our local area after visiting other parts of Australia "The only thing we were a bit disappointed was that we never again found such nice souvenir and art gallery-shops as in Perth, not in Noosa and not in N.T.. You have to tell this to your overseas visitors! As well we did not find good bread and cakes and Asian restaurants like in Perth.") The house has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a study area with high speed broadband internet access. The living areas have reverse cycle air conditioning and one bedroom is air conditioned. We have a small private garden with a gas barbeque and outside dining facilities. Perth's public transport is good, but radiates out from the centre, which means that we are ideally located.

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Who we are

  1. We are in our early 70's Rachel was a teacher of Indonesian and Barry a Chemical Engineer (he still does some consulting). We have travelled widely, through Asia and South America. Have exchanged into southern and NE England, Scotland, France (twice), Montenegro, and Portugal and have made about 20 exchanges. We are not particularly interested in exchanging to the US. Would seriously consider exchanges anywhere in Europe.

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Just around the corner is Hyde Park with its lakes and birdlife. Nearby are tennis clubs, golf courses and lawn bowling as well as the picturesque Swan River with its many kms of bicycle / walking paths. A 20 minute drive to the west takes you to some of Perth's beautiful surf beaches. 20 minutes to the east are the vineyards of the Swan Valley. 4 hours south are the Margaret River and Great Southern wine regions. Day trips can be taken to Wave Rock or the Pinnacles.
http://www.westernaustralia.com/au/Destinations/Experience_Perth/Pages/Experience_Perth.aspx

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