Inner suburb victorian terrace home swap
Flexible on dates. Flexible on destination. Preferably looking to England about Mid April 2016 for longer term exchange. Other parts of Europe also possible.
Original Victorian workers cottage, recently refurbished; reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout, solar boosted hot water, dishwasher.
Melbourne, voted worlds most liveable city 2011,2012 and 2013
Close to two main shopping streets, Swan Street and Bridge Road, for clothes outlets, cafes, restaurants and supermarkets. Short tram ride to Victoria street (Vietnamese and Asian cafes and shops, and Chapel Street for fashion outlet shops, cinemas and dining strip. A slightly longer tram ride ride takes you to St Kilda Beach area, for entertainment, restaurants, famous cake shops and access to the Bay.
Short walk to Melbourne Cricket Ground, Aami park (soccer and rugby league), Rod Laver arena Tennis Centre, (Australian open, courts can be hired outside Australian open tennis tournament), Tram to Formula 1, March.
Easy walk or short tram ride to city for; Victorian Arts Centre, Federation Square (galleries, cafes, Australian Centre for Moving Image), National Gallery of Victoria, Hamer Hall (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Chamber Orchestra), Arts Centre Melbourne, Recital Center, Museums, Galleries, Cinemas and shopping.
Botanical Gardens are close by and a circular walk is a pleasant hour. Richmond Union Bowls club, open all year round.
Queen Victoria Market, South Melbourne Market and Camberwell Market are easy tram rides away.
Good setting off point for the Great Ocean Road. Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula wineries a convenient drive.
About the location
Inner suburb, with easy access to all that Melbourne has to offer, arts, music, theatre, museums and sports. Excellent drives to country Victoria towns and areas, for scenery, agriculture, national parks, highlands, lowlands and coastal.
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Open to Offers
- Long Term Exchange
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- No small children
- Garage / Parking
- Use of computer
- Washer / Drier
- Car exchange offered
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Good public transport
Closest airport: Melbourne Tullamarine
Nearest city: Melbourne
Property type: House
Location type: Suburban