Comfortable home in quiet location -open for globes
1 Car space
Listed January 2019
Response rate 100%
A warm hillside home with views towards the Remarkable Mountain range and Lake Wakatipu, the home has two floors. Downstairs, there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms (with electric heating for winter), while upstairs, a single kitchen. lounge and dining room makes the most of the views. This is heated by a very efficient log burner. Internet.
There is a very small garden at the back (too much to do in and around Queenstown).
Two floors, with living area upstairs to maximise the views and bedrooms and bathrooms downstairs. Not easily accessible if you can’t manage stairs.
As this is our home (never rented out or used for AirBnB etc,) it is fully equipped. We have lived here full time in the past.
We have had many exchanges through a different site where a third party arrangement (balloons) was in place, which we found very helpful as NZ is too far for many people to travel to. We are very happy to accept globes.
We are ideally looking for longer exchanges - we would love two weeks - and once international travel becomes possible again, are keen to spend some time in Italy, France, Scandinavia but will also consider locations - city and countryside anywhere for the northern spring / summer 2022 or later once coronavirus levels are low or safe. As this is our second home, we can accommodate you at any time of the year, and are happy if you would like to come in 2021 in exchange for time for us later (as long as it is feasible).
In the meanwhile we are interested in exploring NZ - try us!
Although we have two queen and two single beds, the home is too small for six people (and the only time in 55 exchanges we have had damage) so we can’t accept offers from more than four. Not suitable for groups of skiers.
There is a small area about a 10 minute slightly hilly walk with a corner dairy, nice Italian restaurant, fish and chip shop etc from the house. The bus stop into town is also there. However, while we have had non-driving home exchangers, you really need a car to make the most of the area. Unfortunately we cannot offer a car exchange.
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Queenstown New Zealand
Joined January 2019
Response rate 100%
We are a retired active couple: Stuart is an engineer and Pim is a doctor. We have lived and worked in the UK and Australia as well as NZ, but always enjoy coming to our Queenstown home to relax and savour our wonderful country. We love travel and have had some wonderful trips of uall kinds in the past - and are looking forward to more in future. We both used to be glider pilots (Stuart had a power licence too), and he still collects old cars and loves tearing around on his motorbike at weekends. We are novice archers. We are also very interested in birdwatching, tramping, cycling and exploring old cities. With 64 exchanges to date so are looking for 2022 or whenever travel allowed again and to covid-free or very limited destinations. Always interested in unusual destinations!