Sydney, Light-filled Northern Beaches Home

Australia - New South Wales - Balgowlah Heights, Sydney

Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Welcome to Sydney Harbour
Welcome to Sydney Harbour
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Welcome to our family home
Welcome to our family home
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Forty Baskets Beach from Reef Beach path
Forty Baskets Beach from Reef Beach path
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Manly Surf
Manly Surf
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Forty Baskets harbour beach - 15 minutes walk
Forty Baskets harbour beach - 15 minutes walk
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Reef Beach and North Harbour - 20 mins walk
Reef Beach and North Harbour - 20 mins walk
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,North Harbour looking toward Manly Cove
North Harbour looking toward Manly Cove
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Sunny morning in early Spring
Sunny morning in early Spring
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Northern end of covered outdoor entertainment area
Northern end of covered outdoor entertainment area
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Morning Shade
Morning Shade
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Open plan Family/Dining
Open plan Family/Dining
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Open Plan Family/Dining/Kitchen
Open Plan Family/Dining/Kitchen
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Kitchen
Kitchen
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Lounge room
Lounge room
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Lounge room
Lounge room
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Master bedroom (Queen bed 153x203cms)
Master bedroom (Queen bed 153x203cms)
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,First Floor Double (bed 137 x 187cms)
First Floor Double (bed 137 x 187cms)
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,First Floor King Size Single
First Floor King Size Single
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Lower Bathroom
Lower Bathroom
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Upstairs Bathroom
Upstairs Bathroom
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Laundry/Utility Room
Laundry/Utility Room
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Study
Study
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,New Year's fireworks
New Year's fireworks
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney, Manly on a winter's day
Manly on a winter's day
Home exchange in,Australia,Balgowlah Heights, Sydney,Bright winter's day on Reef Beach
Bright winter's day on Reef Beach
  • Sleeping capacity5
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Long-term Home Exchange

Homesit Offered

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Our two storey family home is located in a garden setting in a leafy suburb within easy reach of the city, Sydney Harbour and magnificent beaches. Our home is well-appointed and boasts a 30 square metre covered deck for your outdoor dining and entertainment. Located at the gateway to the Northern Beaches of Sydney, stretching from Manly to Palm Beach, our home is a 12 minute walk to Forty Baskets harbourside beach and 30 minutes walk along the scenic walkway to Manly's ocean beach (5 min drive). Within easy reach of surf beaches, cafes, restaurants, shopping malls, sailing clubs and alike, this is an ideal holiday destination.

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Fireplace
  • Equipped for Children
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)
  • Family Room / Playroom

Extras

  • None

Setting

  • Suburban
  • Seaside

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Our home is located in a premium leafy suburb of Sydney, close to beaches, coastal walking trails, parks and is within easy reach of the city of Sydney. The neighbourhood is popular among professionals, especially those with young families. Houses are predominantly detached homes located within garden settings. The nearest shopping centre is a pleasant 18 minutes walk from our home.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Public Swimming Pool
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving / Surfing
  • Windsurfing

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Gym / Health Club
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Concerts
  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Opera
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus

Neighbourhood Services

  • Bakery
  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Supermarket

Attractions

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

Apart from the many beaches and the multitude of cafes and restaurants, this is also an attractive area for walking, with a variety of tracks offering magnificent panoramic seascapes. The closest café is 10 minutes walk away and a modern shopping mall is 18 minutes by foot. There is an hourly bus service to Manly Beach and return. The famous Manly ferry sails to the city's Circular Quay at regular intervals. A free community bus also runs at hourly intervals to the nearest shopping mall, with connections to other complimentary routes. Express buses to and from the city operate during peak periods Monday - Friday. If you have children, it would be beneficial to have a car, especially if you wish explore the northern beaches. A stroll to Forty Baskets beach and a coffee at Forty Beans café on your way home is a great way to start the day.

Our favourite restaurants


Cafés & bars


Special places to shop


Leisure and cultural activities


Walks or jogging paths


Health or fitness clubs


Interesting day trips

  • Manly - Palm Beach (aka Summer Bay)
  • Sydney Harbour
  • Blue Mountains

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

As a retired couple, we are open to travel suggestions at any time and also requests for long exchanges. Please feel free to get in touch. We endeavour to answer all requests promptly.

It is important that our home is clean and tidy. We have a large garden which may require watering in hot weather. We will arrange garden maintenance for longer exchanges. We require the windows and doors locked during absences. Should we agree to exchange cars, we will ensure appropriately licenced drivers are covered by comprehensive car insurance and we expect our exchangers to do the same. Our son and daughter-in-law, who live locally, can provide assistance as required (outside of work hours). We have excellent neighbours and we would appreciate your consideration of their wellbeing.

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant care is needed outdoors

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Long-term Home Exchange
  • Homesit Offered

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