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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
3 Bathrooms
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Our home

I have a three storey town house in Branksome which is equi-distant between the holiday towns of Bournemouth and Poole. The entrance hall on the ground floor leads to a large garden bedroom with en-suite bathroom, on this floor is a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a door leading to the integrated garage. On the first floor there is a spacious lounge with balcony over looking the garden. There are two new very comfortable two seater settees, coffee table, large rug and a feature fireplace, television with Sky, Netflix and multiple channels. The kitchen which has all the usual equipment, dishwasher, oven & hob, microwave etc. Dining room which can seat 6 people. On the third floor you will find the master bedroom with Kingsize (5 ft) bed , television and a newly renovated en-suite. A second guest bedroom with king size (5 ft) bed, a newly renovated bathroom with bath and shower, a third bedroom which is currently used for storage. I retired to my new home on the Southwest coast two years ago and have completely renovated it including decorating from top to bottom.

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Who we are

  1. My name is Mary, I have worked in the mobile phone and travel industry now retired and enjoying travelling. I have found exchanging homes to be a wonderful way to do this and have completed 8 previous home exchanges to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Hawaii, Panama, New England USA , Netherlands, France and one in the U.K. These have been when I lived in Richmond and Lymington. I have retired to this beautiful area where there is so much to do and enjoy in my leisure time.
    I do not have pets and would prefer not to have pet care, it is not that I do not love animals but I like to be free of the responsibility of returning to feed them.

    I would particularly like to be in Australia in February/ March but am open to any offers and will reply to all requests.

  2. I prefer to be in city/town centre with good public transport links. I will occasionally travel with two friends.

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Where is it?

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I live in the beautiful county of Dorset and am surrounded by golden blue flag beaches and walks. Our area is called Branksome and we have the most beautiful beach of Branksome Chine within walking distance about 2 miles. The promenade runs all the way from Bournemouth to Sandbanks with cafes, beach huts for rent and ice cream shops etc. Branksome is about 10 minutes drive to Bournemouth with its pier, beautiful beaches, restaurants and busy large shopping centre.. In the opposite direction we are approx 15 minutes drive to Poole which has ferries to France and a lovely old town to discover. There are two large supermarkets in less than 5 mins walk from the house Tesco and Lidl and only 10 mins walk you are in the lovely area of Westbourne with its querky shopping and a selection of wonderful restaurants, bars and coffee houses.

I have public transport on my doorstep with a frequent bus service to either Bournemouth or Poole, Salisbury, Lymington. You can easily have a lovely day trip by train to London, Branksome Station is 5 mins walk away and visit the museums and galleries of London or Winchester. In the opposite direction the train takes you to Dorchester or Weymouth.

Southampton Airport is 50 mins by train where you can fly to other cities in the UK and Europe.

Best restaurants
Rick Stein Seafood Restaurant in Sandbanks, The Cliff at Canford Cliffs,
There are night clubs in Bournemouth.
Favourite cafés
Dancing Duck, Circo Lounge, Cafe Rouge, Dot's Tea House for fabulous scones with jam and cream. Branksome Chine Beach cafe. Sandbanks Beach Cafe.
Where to go shopping
Branksome Retail Park , Bournemouth Town Centre, Castlepoint Retail Park.
Local walks
A lovely walk through Branksome Woods to the beach.
Top day trips
London, Dorchester, Weymouth, Winchester, Southampton, Lymington.

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