Semi Rural, Private gardens - 7km to city

New Zealand - Manawatu - Palmerston North

Home exchange in,New Zealand,Palmerston North,Large outside deck and living area to enjoy. BBQ
Large outside deck and living area to enjoy. BBQ
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Home exchange in,New Zealand,Palmerston North,River walks
River walks
Home exchange in,New Zealand,Palmerston North,Kapiti Island
Kapiti Island
Home exchange in,New Zealand,Palmerston North,Single bedroom
Single bedroom
  • Sleeping capacity7
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Weekend Home Exchange

Long-term Home Exchange

Hospitality Exchange Offered

Hospitality Exchange Wanted

Homesit Offered

Pet Care Needed

Smoking Not Allowed

No Children Please

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange


Our house is a comfortable family home in a semi-rural area close to Palmerston North. Our house has 3 bedrooms (one with an ensuite), 1 large rumpus/bedroom, 2 bathrooms, modern kitchen, lounge and dining area and a study room. We have a large garden to enjoy. We also have 3 acres of paddock with hens, ducks and a friendly sheep. We also have am older cat - cat feeding may be required.

Our car may be available for you to use if you need it. It is a 5 minute drive to Palmerston North with it's restaurants, supermarkets, swimming pool, Massey University, banks and shops.

Palmerston North is very central to most parts of the southern North Island including Wellington, Hawkes Bay and even Taupo. There is so much to see and do here!
There are beaches 20 minutes drive away and the main North Island ski fields are 3 hours drive away.

Use of our holiday house at Pukawa, Lake Taupo is also possible.

All offers seriously considered. Make us an offer!


House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Garden
  • Garage
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio


  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)


  • Use of bicycle(s)
  • Use of second home


  • Rural


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Our home is on the outer boundary of Palmerston North City - 5 minutes drive to the city centre. The local area is rural, quiet and private. Our house is set well back from the roads.

Outdoor Activities

  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • River


  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums

Transport Nearby

  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • None


Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

An excellent website showing what is on, where to eat, where to shop, day trips etc is

The national newspaper recently did an article on Palmerston North also -

We are less than 10 minutes form the centre of Palmerston North so everything shown on the above website is easily accessible. There are fabulous walks, rivers, beaches ( Foxton and Himitangi ) and parks all around our area - most within 30 minutes drive.

This link shows many of the activities in the wider area - - tramps, walks, rafting etc

Our favourite restaurants

Leisure and cultural activities

Walks or jogging paths

Health or fitness clubs

Interesting day trips

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please check our exchange preferences below. We would prefer no young children please.


  • No Children Please
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Pet Care Needed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Weekend Home Exchange
  • Long-term Home Exchange
  • Hospitality Exchange Offered
  • Hospitality Exchange Wanted
  • Homesit Offered

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