Our family home

Our house is at the end of a modern terrace of four houses built with direct access from the front and the back onto the Old College Lawns.We are at the end of the cul de sac and so there is no passing traffic. We live in Ripon, close to the Market Square and the Cathedral. There is a private sunny garden with a patio and garden furniture. Bikes can be stored securely in the utility room. There is private parking for 2 cars and extra visitor parking available free within 200 yards. The ground floor the house is newly extended to provide a large kitchen/ diner and spacious sitting room which can also be used as a dining room as well as a a utility room and a cloakroom On the first floor there is a sitting room and the master bedroom with an en-suite shower room and French doors leading onto a balcony which gets morning and late afternoon sun. The balcony has a table and chairs.
On the second floor there is one double and one single bedroom and the house bathroom.
There is another double bedroom on that floor which is currently used as a studio.

About the location

We are close to Fountains Abbey World Heritage Site, Rievaulx, Byland and Jervaux Abbeys. There are lots of castles, National Trust and English Heritage properties and picturesque villages close by in the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Ripon has restaurants, cafes and pubs as well as three rivers,"The Garden Racecourse" and three museums.The cathedral hosts regular music concerts. There is a children`s play area on the lawns behind the house. The house is five minutes walk from a good supermarket, an independent cinema and other town centre amenities. There is easy access by car or public transport to Harrogate and York. We are 4 miles from the A1.

Type of swap

  • Home Exchange

Conditions of exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed

Ripon (HE28404)

Yorkshire,   England

  • 4 bed   (sleeps 5) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • UK
  • Oxfordshire
  • Oxford
  • Open to offers
Looking to stay near Oxford to teach at Summer School 31st July - 3rd August

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: Open to offer

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Membership expiry date: 01 Jul 2021