Terraced house, excellent city location, walking distance to city centre & parks

Terraced house, excellent city location, walking distance to city centre & parks

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
1 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our traditional, Victorian house has an open plan double living area, large kitchen diner with French doors to a furnished patio and grassed area and a children's playden above the shed. On the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms, one with bunkbeds and another with a shower room and superkingsize bed. There is also a separate playroom and a main bathroom. On the second floor, there is an attic room with a double sofa bed.

Neighbourhood and environs
Cardiff is the cosmopolitan capital city of Wales situated by the coast with excellent links by car to London (2 hours), Bristol (40 minutes), Brecon Beacons mountain range (40 minutes), the stunning Gower Penninsula (1 hour) and historic Castles too numerous to mention here. The city centre itself is a 20 minute walk from the house or 5 minutes by bus/taxi and is centered around the beautiful Cardiff Castle, Museum, and Millenium rugby stadium. There are unique arcades with original boutiques and cafe's as well as Wales's largest modern shopping centers and excellent restaurants, all easily explored on foot.

Our house is located in a lovely vibrant part of Cardiff within a self contained town with excellent and varied restaurants and food shops a 2 minute walk away. Around the corner is a superb arts center - www.chapter.org, boasting a cinema, gallery, theatre and cafe/bar which is a relaxing family friendly space. Also within easy reach are the Deli's and restaurants of Pontcanna.

We are ideally located within easy walking distance of numerous parks - Thompson park for picnics and feeding the ducks(5 minutes walk), Victoria park for an outdoor paddling pool, cafe and children's playarea (10 minutws walk). Llandaff fields for bike rides, playarea and access to the Taff trail riverside cycle path leading to Castell Coch in one direction and Cardiff Bay in the other.

There is so much to do within walking distance that a car may not be necessary, but we are open to the offer of a car swap! Cardiff is well served by public transport with Cardiff Bay waterfront and Llandaff Cathedral a 10 minutes bus ride away from the house. There are also a range of childrens and sporting activities such as Cardiff international pool (with water slides), ice rink and white water rafting centre, Welsh folk museums and lake/seaside walks, all within a 5 mile radius of the house.

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Who we are

  1. We are Neil and Lowri (both 38) and are married and have 2 daughters (6 & 4). We are both professionals (physiotherapist and speech and language therapist)and have not tried a home exchange before but are keen to try. We also have 2 gorgeous cats Charlie and Archie, who would love to be fussed and fed. They are used to being around small children.

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