September 10, 2015 - August 31, 2016
Non-simultaneous exchanges are welcome.
House in GLEN ALLEN (Richmond, VA), USA
My home is located in a quiet, safe, and friendly gated adult community in the suburbs of Richmond.
The house has a ground-floor master bedroom and bath. There also is a full-sized sofa bed on the first floor. There are two bedrooms upstairs, an office and a full bath. On the ground floor, we have a living room, kitchen, dining room, media room - with 50 inch flat screen TV and includes a Roku and Netflix, laundry, two car garage and a sun room. There are no steps to access the home, only stairs to second floor. Very easy for anyone with mobility concerns. Some mobility equipment is also onsite if needed. Quick access to major highways (2 miles to I-295) permits easy day trips to historical sites, recreational attractions, and cultural venues. NON SIMULTANEOUS EXCHANGES ARE WELCOME.
Shopping for food, wine and liquor is located just outside the entrance gate. Several restaurants are in the same shopping center.
A golf cart could be available for local use.
- 1 Adults
- 0 Children
- 1 Exchanges made
- House type: House
- Environment setting: In the suburbs
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Sleeping capacity: 8
- Long-term exchange wanted
- Non-simultaneous exchange
- Home exchange
- Car necessary
- Suitable for disabled people
- Public swimming pool
- No smoking
- Air conditioning
- Use/Exchange of car
Our destination wish list
- Great Britain
- California, USA
- Florida, USA
- New Zealand
- Dining, Laundry, Market, etc (1.1 km)
- BELMONT GOLF COURSE (9.6 km)
- JAMES RIVER (20.1 km)
My house is located in a 55 and older active lifestyle gated community. Shopping and restaurants just outside the gate .
Car is available - 2009 Lexus ES350.
Colonial Williamsburg, Va.- 50 minutes.
Jamestown and Yorktown (Revolutionary War and Civil War Historical significance) - 60 minutes. James River hiking and biking trails (voted #1 in urban biking trails in US) - 15 minutes. Kayaking, Canoeing.
Kings Dominion – 30 minutes. Busch Gardens - 60 minutes.
Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean – 2 hrs.,
Blue Ridge Mt. 60 minutes.
Washington DC – 1 ½ hrs. Train Station (for DC) 5 minutes
Short Pump Town Center - 8 minutes, Carytown and THE FAN (Boutique Shopping and Dining) 15 minutes.
Richmond's historic Monument Avenue and Shocko Slip.
Science Museum, Historical Museum, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Museum of the Confederacy all about 15 minutes.
Virginia State Capital – 20 minutes.
Multiple Music Venues and Festivals.
Monticello, Montpelier and World Class Vineyards and Wineries are an easy day trip away.
Richmond has landed on Frommers top travel list. "...Richmond is coming into its own as a choice regional destination with a growing slate of breweries, farm-to-table restaurants, and even white-water river rapid activities cutting right through downtown. While you weren't looking, Richmond got cool."
Also view http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2015-07-15/the-southern-food-destination-you-need-to-know-about-richmond
* Note. The Pavlion, including swimming pools and excercise facilities are for residents use only.
- No children will be traveling with us.
- Pets are NOT welcome in our home
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My travel companion also has a similar home in my neighborhood available for exchange.
Although the gated community has a lot to offer, the real value for visitors is the plethora of opportunities available in the CIty of Richmond, in Virginia, or nearby sites such as D.C. whether one's interest lies in history, fine or performing arts, sports, or recreation.
See the city's page: http://www.richmond.com/
Virginia's national parks: http://www.nps.gov/rich/index.htm This includes the famous Richmond Battlefield Parks.
Trip Advisor: 87 Things to do in Richmond, Va.
I am an avid golfer. We have many excellent public golf courses nearby.
I have clubs, balls and pull carts available for guests.