Greater London, Great Britain

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Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
July 01, 2024 - September 30, 2024 3 weeks

Dear Intervac Friends, We are looking for an exchange this summer. Min 2 weeks - max 3 weeks. We are flexible on dates. The most important things for us are to be near a beach or river for swimming and to be able to play tennis. Our exchange partner will look after our gentle cat, Lucy. We are open to doing a non-simultaneous exchange. We look forward to hearing from you.


House in Orpington - Greater London, Great Britain

Dear Intervac friends, our house will be available for exchange for two - three weeks this summer.
Our house is located in Orpington, a suburb in South London benefiting from great transport links into central London - less than 30 minutes to Trafalgar Square. We have a good range of shops, restaurants and supermarkets in easy walking distance, and are also close to the M25 motorway with access to tourist sites in Kent and South-East England. The house itself is large Edwardian house which is comfortable and welcoming. We have internet access and have cable television in the living room and kitchen.

There are three comfortable double bedrooms which can accommodate up to 6 people, and a comfy sofa bed. There are 2 bathrooms - one on the ground floor and one on the first floor.  We also have a lovely large, peaceful garden that's a really nice place to relax. There is an outside dining table for 6, 2 sun loungers and a BBQ. You are welcome to pick fruit and vegetables from the garden during your stay.

We have a friendly cat, Lucy, and would like our house exchange guests to feed her while we are away.

We have done 6 exchanges previously (2 with a different company) and all have been very successful and enjoyable. We look after other people's homes as we expect them to look after ours. We are happy to feed your pets - and have fed cats in the past.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 4 Exchanges made


  • Human Resources
  • Retired engineer

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 0
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7
  • Living Area: 300 m2
  • Total Area: 3000 m2


In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange


  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Guitar


  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 2


  • No smoking
  • Seclusion/Privacy
  • Pet care wanted

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open to any destination
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Portugal
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Croatia

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Русский


  • Human Resources
  • Retired engineer


  • Boy - Age: 26
  • Boy - Age: 24


  • Cat - short-haired tabby cat called Lucy

About Our Family

We are a family of four - Mikhail and Elizabeth and 2 sons, Nik and Henry. We have a cat, Lucy, who is friendly when she wants to be fed but a bit independent otherwise. Elizabeth works for a health charity and Mikhail is retired. Nik and Henry are at University.

The garden is large and a special place to spend time. The house was completely redecorated with new bathrooms and kitchen a few years ago.

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This member has completed 4 home exchanges. Those referenced below may contain feedback/impression from its exchange partners: