Comfortable family home on the edge of an East Devon coastal village, beach within a mile’s walk home swap
Jamie and I are looking for a peaceful rural swap for a couple of days between 10th and 14th July. We are also open to offers as a family from October 22nd for half-term week.
Our home is in a perfect location for beach holidays, walking and nature-lovers. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a quiet position on the edge of the historic village of Salcombe Regis, close to Sidmouth and within walking distance of Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary.
We have 4 bedrooms (one king size, one double sofa bed, one single bed and a daybed), 2 bathrooms (one a wet room), an eat-in kitchen, sitting room and dining room. The large cottage garden includes a generous decking area, pond (unfenced), swing, trampoline, games room, and backs onto a field whose friendly horses regularly visit the gate. The gravel driveway accommodates three-four cars.
If your group numbers more than six, we also have a futon in the Family Room and children may like to camp out in the sound proofed Studio at the bottom of the garden.
We are experienced swappers, having swapped over 15 times. Our daughters are 16 and 13. In addition to the wii, boardgames and table football, we have a small selection of toys, books and games suitable for younger children, plus masses of craft stuff.
We have a friendly, short-haired black cat (no litter tray). We have been happy to keep her out of the bedrooms for swappers with cat allergies and they have not had any problems.
About the location
A five minute drive to the centre of Sidmouth with a good selection of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and a cinema: http://goo.gl/p7UaXg
A ten minute walk across fields to Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary: http://goo.gl/qQEjbP.
A twenty minute walk to peaceful Salcombe beach (only accessible by foot). Local beach info: http://goo.gl/NGTJ7a.
Part of the Jurassic Coast, England's First natural World Heritage Site:
This short film gives a flavour of the area: http://goo.gl/U8Aerv
You can travel by car or bus to Exeter in about 20-30 minutes and from there to Dartmoor.
We will leave you our guide to Local Things to Do; with, or without, Children !
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- Pets welcome
- Children welcome
- Pet Care Offered
- Pet Care required
- Garage / Parking
- Baby / children facilities
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Horse Riding
- Car recommended
Closest airport: Exeter
Nearest city: Exeter
Property type: House
Location type: Beach/Seaside