Victorian semi-detached in leafy village area

There are three bedrooms available for guests. Each have double beds complete with bedding. Their is also a single folding bed. The largest room has TV and work desk There is a living room, a dining room, kitchen and bathroom. Outside has garden on three sides with furniture in each area, There is a patio, summer house and gas barbeque. There is a piano, Leggo and board games.

A fourth bedroom can possibly be used by guests when we are not at home. It has a double bed. The living room is not available to guests when we are at home. A dog lives in the house but is away when we are exchanging.

About the location

Earlswood Road is in a village type setting between Strandtown and Ballyhackamore villages in a quiet suburb of East Belfast. Shops, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, churches, library, doctors, dentist etc. just 2 or 3 minutes walk. There is an excellent tea/coffee shop 15 minutes walk who blend there own brand of tea and grind coffee. Stormont, with its woodland walks, castle, children’s playground and outdoor gym is abut 30 minute walk. The Parliament Buildings are in the grounds and free tours are given. There are three parks close by, one with a playground and one with lake, swans, ducks etc.. A walk/cycleway can be accessed in 5 minute walk. It goes one way for about 6 miles to a neighbouring town (Comber) and the other to the City Centre via C.S Lewis Square and Titanic Quarter. There is a Shopping Mall, Retail Estate and a leisure centre with pool and gym about a mile and a half away. Central Rail Station is about 2 miles, George Best Airport about 3 miles. The C.S Lewis statue and Lewis Square with remarkable statues Of the Narnia characters is about 1 mile away There are public bicycles available there and at various other points in the city. The birthplace and other home of C.S. Lewis are 5 and 15 minutes walk respectively away from Earlswood Road The Titanic museum is 2 miles. There is a very good hillside forest park, (Redburn), and a seaside town (Holywood) about 3 miles away. There is a 16 mile coastal walk which starts from there, http://www.walkni.com/walks/2/north-down-coastal-path/ Strandtown, just 10 minute walk away with more shops, restaurants etc. a cinema and hotel. Buses to Holywood and Bangor (a larger seaside town) leave from the stop outside the hotel. An internet search for walkni, Strandtown, Ballyhackamore and Belmont will bring up lots of useful information. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/which-area-in-belfast-has-been-named-best-place-to-live-in-northern-ireland-36710241.html http://ballyhackamore.net/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strandtown Access to North, South and West bound motorways is close by.

Buses pass both ends of the road, (2 or 3 minute walk), about every 10 minutes to city centre, rail and bus stations and eastwards out of town to towns, villages and beaches of North Down. Access to North, South and West bound motorways is close by.

Type of swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Non Simultaneous Exchange
  • Housesitting Wanted
  • Open to Offers
  • Long Term Exchange
  • Hospitality Exchange

Conditions of exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • Pets welcome
  • Children welcome
  • Pet Care Offered

Belfast (HE40168)

Down,   Northern Ireland

  • 3 bed   (sleeps 7) 1 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Open to offers

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: 2 - 3 weeks

Meet the member

Adults: 2     
Experienced Exchanger

Membership expiry date: 31 Dec 2021

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