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GB092368

Hitchin, Great Britain

The front of our house

The front of our house

Silver

Member since

2013


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
July 30, 2022 - August 27, 2022 2 weeks

We can be a little flexible on dates, so please get in touch if you have a slightly different idea :) We may bring one set of grandparents with us too.

September 23, 2022 - December 31, 2022 4 days

Open to long weekends within Europe from Sept - Dec (and into 2023)

October 22, 2022 - October 30, 2022 1 weeks

Would love a half term trip within Europe - also interested in UK swaps

Spacious, tranquil four bedroom family home 30 minutes to London or Cambridge

Our house is a spacious four bedroom family home in a quiet enclave of Hitchin, a charming market town which is a 30 minute train ride from central London, and 30 minutes from Cambridge in the other direction.

From our house, you can take a 10 minute walk into Hitchin town centre which offers plenty of great restaurants, boutiques, traditional pubs and bars, parks and sports facilities. We're also close to several large supermarkets for food shopping. The surrounding Hertfordshire countryside is close by, with its gently rolling hills and stately homes; great for refreshing walks and days out. Cambridge is also 30 minutes away by train if you fancy visiting one of the world's oldest universities and having a punt on the river.

Our home is detached with two floors. It has a large kitchen-dining area, a separate sitting room, study, utility room and toilet downstairs; and four bedrooms and a family bathroom upstairs, as well as an ensuite shower room to the master bedroom. Three of the bedrooms have double beds, and the fourth bedroom has a single bed and a cot.

We have a quiet, private garden at the back with children's play equipment and a table and chairs for al fresco eating in the summer. The neighbourhood is peaceful and quiet.

We have plenty of baby / toddler equipment - 2 high chairs, toys, games, etc. We also have stair gates at the top and bottom of our stairs, which means you can relax if you have small children like us!

We have fast wifi and all the usual TV streaming services.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 3 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Sustainability Director
  • Civil Servant

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7
  • Living Area: 185 m2
  • Total Area: 185 m2

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Other musical instruments

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 1

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Finland

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français
  • Español

Occupation

  • Sustainability Director
  • Civil Servant

Children

  • Girl - Age: 2
  • Girl - Age: 4

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

References

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