Burnham on Sea, Somerset, England

Close to Europe`s 2nd longest sandy beach we have a recently refurbished semi-detached house near the end of a quiet close. Conveniently situated just a 10 minute walk to beach, countryside, and town, We think we have it all!

Bedrooms are 1 european king size and 1 double bedroom with a single bed both with memory foam mattresses and en-suite. Bedroom furniture.

Downstairs: a spacious living area with lounge, sofa and 2 comfy armchairs, Smart TV, Netflix, DVD player.

Kitchen: induction hob. Dishwasher. Large fridge. Currently being renovated.

Hobby rooms x 2. One used for sewing and painting. One will be for a model railway. You are welcome to unleash the artist within or the dressmaker/quilter - all the equipment is there!

Dining room with table that can seat 6, bookcase, DVD player and dresser. This leads into:

Conservatory with 3 seater sofa and moroccan rug . King Arthur themed alabaster chess set. Have a game! Lovely view to the garden.

Utility with washing machine, large and small freezer.

Ground floor WC.

Back garden though small, is fairly private and when it shines, sunny. There is a lovely shady pergola, room for an outdoor dining table to seat 6 and other garden furniture. .
We love lots of flowers in the front and back gardens and listening to the birds in the trees.

Garage: home to the clothes drier. Plenty of room in the garden for hardstanding parking.

Modern and comfy we`re close to a bus route and 10 minutes drive to the railway station and motorway. Bristol International Airport is 30 minutes drive.

About the location

Having 7 miles of unbroken golden beach our home is in a thriving seaside town with a pier, cinema, theatre, gardens, 2 excellent golf courses, international restaurants and takeaways, selection of fish and chip shops. A good range of shops, cafes and pubs to visit and a busy calendar of events throughout the year for residents and visitors alike. The Bridgwater Carnival visits in the Autumn.

A short drive or bus ride away is the 42-acre Apex Park which is enjoyed as a space for picnics, games and wildlife watching on the lake. Lovely play area for children.

Burnham is superb for flat walks along the seafront esplanade and the beach. This coastline is well known for its fine sandy beach accessible in places even at high tide. There are unspoilt protected dunes perfect for bird watching and glorious in the Spring and Summer for wildflowers. Having the second greatest rise and fall of tide in the world – after the Bay of Fundy in Canada – in the holiday season safe stretches are marked and overseen by lifeguards.

Lots to see and do! Close by is the bigger busy seaside town of Weston Super Mare also with a sandy beach, pier and many attractions.
Cheddar Gorge, a short drive away, famous for cheese and the amazing caves of stalagnites and stalactites where `Cheddar man` was found.
On the Somerset levels: Avalon Marshes Ham Wall bird sanctuary - good for a walk and a special attraction is the starling murmuration in the Autumn.
Near the sanctuary you can visit Shapwick Heath and see a replica of the Sweet Track, one of the oldest roads in the world and walk along part of its route and imagine what the landscape would have looked like.
Glastonbuy Tor: A place of magic, mystery and ley lines.
Stonehenge: Approximately 1 hr 45 minutes drive to Salisbury plain.
Wells: Beautiful cathedral in the smallest city in England.

Farther afield but within easy reach are: North Devon - surfing, South Devon - lovely countryside, Exmoor and and Dartmoor - walking, wildlife, dartmoor ponies; Dorset - the famous Jurassic coast. Even further afield is the beauty of Cornwall (Poldark country) great beaches and if you fancy visting another country - South Wales is about 1 hour away by car or train.

Some time in the City? Bristol is 30 minutes to it`s park and ride. A wonderful cosmopolitan city with a bustling rejuvenated harbourside with cafes, shops, galleries, an Industrial museum, hands on science museum - great for children of all ages!
Bath - easily reached by road or rail. An historic roman town with Roman spa - fabulous for a treat!
London is about 2 hours by train or car.

Type of swap

  • Home Exchange

Conditions of exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • Pets welcome
  • Children welcome

Burnham on Sea (HE40436)

Somerset,   England

  • 2 bed   (sleeps 3) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • UK
  • Ireland
  • Open to offers

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: Open to offer

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Membership expiry date: 28 Sep 2022