150 miles to just about anywhere.

150 miles to just about anywhere.

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
3 Bathrooms
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Our home

A detached 4 bedroom home, two with ensuite showers and a family bathroom.... which is only 15 years old. A spacious living room, relaxing reclining chairs, opens to a dining room. A large kitchen with all facilities, breakfast bar as well as table and chairs. Large(ish) screen Smart TV. Integral garage. Outside is a small sensiblly managed garden area (a little watering would be appreciated though Scotland does not get blistering hot!) with patio and barbecue area.

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Who we are

  1. We are David and Karen both retired teachers - Head of Maths and English/Support for Learning respectively at prestigious independent schools. David will say the best in Scotland - an inspiration for Harry Potter's Hogwarts. We are experienced exchangers and to this day remain friends with all our previous exchange partners. Been to Carribean, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Australia (East & West), Canada (West coast & Rockies), California, Carolina, Spain. We enjoy the new experiences of 'Living anew'.... with the variety that a longer exchange can give you. Golf Clubs in the garage!! ! We are always open to ideas for any time since July 2016 was retirement date so we are open for possibly longer timeframes. In Autumn 2016 we had a triple exchange 3 month visit to Western Australia.

  2. We love Rugby and Travel. Karen is into handicrafts and David enjoys photography and then using the computer to get it right. Our sons have inherited the wanderlust.

  3. Sometimes a non simultaneous exchange may be possible if the 'jigsaw pieces' can fall into place. Our motto is that "the world seems to get smaller but our horizons broaden" and exchanging has proved that there are many more good people in this world than bad.

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

A new development on the fringe of small town, Dunfermline, but close enough to be convenient and close enough to Edinburgh. I reckon that a radius of 150 miles will take you to most of Scotland.... Ideal location for exploring all the variety of Scotland. Just north of fabulous city of Edinburgh - Athens of the North. Galleries, Theatres, River, Parliament and Castle and World famous August festival, but also close to open countryside and the heart of golfing country. Many, many championship courses close by... St Andrews, Gleneagles within one hour, Carnoustie, Muirfield, not too far. Lochs and Mountains within an hour and plenty of history - Castles and Clans. All easily accessible by very close rail and motorway connections, 3 bridges, 3 rail stations and 3 motorway junctions within 5 minutes. A car exchange is certainly possible.

Best restaurants
Wee Restaurant, North Queensferry
Your area's cultural and historical landmarks
Dunfermline Abbey, Edinburgh
Local walks
Silver Sands, Aberdour or villages of Culross/Limekilns
Top day trips
St. Andrews, Stirling Castle, Edinburgh, Pitlochry,

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