Lovely Victorian Family Home - London home swap
Beautiful 4 bedroom Victorian (c 1896) family home in London, UK.
Great base for exploring London - close to buses and tubes into central London (approx 25mins) and good access via motorways to Windsor, Oxford, Brighton etc all 1 to 1.5 hours away.
Ground floor, comprising;
Living Room; large plasma TV, DVD/Blu-ray, Cinema sound / Music amplifier, Open fire. Fast wireless broadband throughout.
Play room; *loads* of toys, jigsaws, play kitchen, train set, etc. n.b. could also be used as 'bedroom' using available blow-up mattress.
Kitchen; fan oven, microwave, washing machine and table and chairs - all enclosed in one room with bi-folding doors opening on to garden.
First floor, comprising;
Bedroom 1; large double bedroom with desk and room for cot/small bed
Bedroom 2; bunk beds with 'trundle' bed which can be pulled out from bottom for third single bed.
Bedroom 3; Toddler bed although, can be adapted for double-bed (using supplied and good quality blow-up bed)
Bathroom 1; Bath/shower, W.C, sink
Bathroom 2; Shower, W.C, sink
About the location
Cobbold Road is a quiet leafy street with easy access to transport into central London. The 94 bus, 5 minutes down the road takes you direct to Piccadilly Circus and their are a number of tube stations within walking distance.
Cobbold Road runs off the Askew Road which has a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars including three supermarkets and a library within 2 minutes walk. Wendell Park is 2 mins walk away with a playground for children and weekly Sunday market. The larger Ravenscourt Park is about 5 minutes walk. And the world famous Kew Gardens a 15 minute drive. Westfield Shopping Centre is within a 20 minute walk and there are also a number of gyms nearby including the Virgin West London Centre. It is a 15 - 20 minute walk to the high streets of Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush.
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- Children welcome
- Washer / Drier
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Art galleries
- Good public transport
- Car not required
Closest airport: Heathrow
Nearest city: London
Property type: House
Location type: City