Lovely 2 Bed home swap in Eastbourne, England

Our home is a two bedroom flat in a Victorian villa overlooking the English Channel and a very large residents garden on the western edge of the South Downs National Park. This part of Sussex is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty with the hills of the Downs and the many small picturesque villages providing perfect examples of the English pastoral scene. There is also a wide variety of historic towns and cultural events scattered generously across the area.

Brighton is within 40 minutes driving distance, and there is a twice hourly train service to London which takes 90 minutes). Newhaven is 20 minutes drive (for ferries to Dieppe ? France); Dover Ferries is approximately 2.5 hours drive, and Ashford (for EuroStar/Tunnel) approximately 2 hours.
The railway station and town centre are a twenty minute walk away. There is a small village within a ten minute walk ? where there are two small supermarkets. Within a ten minute drive are 4 large supermarkets with convenient parking.There is a large aqua-centre and pool within a ten minute drive.

The flat is on the second floor and there is no lift, but the stairs are wide and not steep. The main bedroom (5m X 5m) has a large double bed plus a convertible sofa and an en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom (4mx3m) has bunk-beds + 1 single bed and a separate bathroom.

There is a breakfast bar in the kitchen, plus the central heating controls and washing machine (but no dishwasher), and a formal dining area in the sitting room (6m x 5m). The two sofas convert to beds. We trust visitors to use our books as they would their own.

We do not think the flat is suitable for small children, and we require a damage deposit of ?250 to cover accidents refundable as appropriate.

There are satellite television; DVD player; VCR player; CD player; phone; and computer with internet link, wifi and printer.

Flat screen television with Sky menu; DVD player/large collection; VCR player/large collection; CD hifi/collection. Computer with wi-fi and printer. Fireplace with super-efficient gas fire. Central heating. Washing machine, but no dishwasher. Library. Tennis/golf clubs nearby. Overlooking beach/sea/promenade. Edge of South Downs National Park. Public transport easy access. Two theatres. Multiplex cinema. 4 supermarkets within short driving distance. Very large communal garden/lawn. Art gallery. Restaurants. Large acqua-centre and pool nearby.

No smoking. No pets.

Nearest Metropolitan Area:
Eastbourne or Brighton. London is a 1.5 hours rail journey.

Available options:
July-August school holiday. April.

Preferred destinations:
Rural South of France or Italy with pool.

Number of adults and children with us on exchange: 8 adults and 4 children,

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed

Eastbourne (HE29379)

East Sussex,   England

  • 2 bed   (sleeps 7) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • France
  • Italy
  • Open to offers

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: Open to offers


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Adults: 5      Children: 2

Membership expiry date: 01 Aug 2016