Lovely 2 Bed home swap in Wellington Point, Australia

Rustic colonial cottage, built 1880 of local timbers and lovingly restored with polished floors and walls. 3.2m high ceilings, Fans and insulation keeps keeps house cool. Wide shady verandahs on all sides with exceptional green outlook. Has modern bathrooms and kitchen, large lounge, dining room and dedicated TV.

House is in extremely quiet and leafy part of Wellington Point, in Redland Shire which has highest concentration of Koala Bears in Australia - some can be seen within 5 min walk. Wellington Point has quaint village shops and facilities and 16 alfresco restaurants - all good value and high standard.

We are 30 minutes south-east of Brisbane CBD by Car or 50 minutes north of Gold Coast by car with great variety of attractions. 2 minute walk to train station for air-conditioned, electric train - Brisbane 45 minutes.

House is situated 5 minutes by car or 20 minute walk from Moreton Bay and safe swimming and sandy beaches with an island you can walk out to at low tide. Also 10 minutes by car or train north to Manly or south to Cleveland, both delightful bayside villages with swimming pools, harbours and craft markets. Also for access to variety of cruises to some of Bay's 155 islands. Highlight is North Stradbroke Island with fabulous walks and beaches and where you can see Rays, Turtles, Dolphins, Sharks and [from June to September] Humpback Whales. Home is close to many miles of excellent bayside walking and bike riding tracks. 4 Bikes supplied. Major shopping centre at Capalaba - a 10 minute driveroom/library.

Has phone, internet and wifi.

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed
  • Children welcome

Wellington Point (HE29010)

Queensland,   Australia

  • 2 bed   (sleeps 4) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • The Netherlands - Rotterdam [within 50klms]

Dates available

August 2013 - September 2013
January 2013 - January 2013

Swap duration: 1 - 2 months


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Membership expiry date: 26 May 2014