A charming, arty and comfortable refurbished house, close to sea and coastal paths We have lots of space, log fires, books and art, and two lovely cats Anna and Fifi House can accomodate 5 or more home swap

Lots to do on the charming Isle of Wight, with lovely beaches,fantastic countryside and quaint old villages!

Nice old Victorian house, in lovely Shanklin, on the stunning Isle of Wight. Very close (4 mins gentle walk, so 200 yards?)to the bay views in the photos above. Shanklin has beautiful cliff paths, and fantastic beaches with watersports. This is the seaside of your childhood, with include Victorian gardens and tea rooms, quaint thatched pubs and crazy golf. This is an ideal holiday spot for walkers, historians, nature lovers and children of all ages. We even have a donkey sanctuary, a castle and a working steam railway!

House is a short walk from train station, and there are good bus links to whole Island.

Our home: a charming old Victorian villa, renovated in a cheerful
mix of vintage and modern . Lots of space, character, books and art: we have two sitting rooms with log burner, study/ library, huge kitchen diner with another log burner, and conservatory. Three good bedrooms, plus extra futon if needed.

Lots to do and see in this area of outstanding natural beauty : coast and country walking and cycling in stunning scenery, charming villages, sailing,surfing, wildlife, seaside fun and historic houses.We even have a donkey sanctuary, a castle and a working steam railway!
Shanklin has good shopping, cafes and pubs. Easy access to Hampshire, South Coast and New Forest. More info and pictures of the Island's rich natural beauty on sites below:


Available to to exchange in school holidays and weekends: Easter 2016, Spring Bank Holiday week in May , and July/ Aug.

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Open to Offers
  • Housesitting Offered

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed
  • Children welcome
  • Pet Care Offered
  • Pet Care required

Shanklin (HE26784)

Isle Of Wight,   England

  • 3 bed   (sleeps 5) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Open: UK
  • Europe
  • coastal or interesting town/ cities
  • Open to offers
We are booked for end of May half term. Still interested in swopping August. Keen on walking or cultural breaks, UK, Europe and beyond : just ask us!

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: Open to offer

Meet the member

Adults: 2     
Experienced Exchanger

Membership expiry date: 26 Jan 2017