Heart of Eastern Cape, the adventure province

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  • Deck area overlooking pool and garden
Country: South Africa Suburb/Town: Grahamstown City: Grahamstown State/Province/Region: Eastern Cape Type of home: House Located: in the suburbs Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 5
Our home:

Though conveniently situated close to town centre, the lush garden setting with well established trees gives a country feel and encourages lots of birdlife.  The comfortable wooden deck overlooks the garden and pool and is protected by a slatted roof to encourage outdoor living.  Inside, the kitchen / lounge /dining area is a lovely open plan space with stairs leading down to a large basement study and storage area.  Entrance to the property is safe and secure with a remote controlled electric gate from the street and short driveway into the double garage with a side door into the scullery.

Home amenities

  • BBQ,
  • Bath,
  • Cable/Satellite TV,
  • Clothes Washer/Dryer,
  • Computer,
  • Dishwasher,
  • Fans,
  • Fireplace,
  • Garden-Yard,
  • Heating,
  • Internet Access,
  • Lock Up Garage,
  • Microwave,
  • Patio/Deck,
  • Pool (Private),
  • Security Screens,
  • Sound system,
  • TV/DVD
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Our neighborhood:

Grahamstown is home to Rhodes University, a number of well known schools as well as the annual National Arts Festival in June/July.  An historic town established over 200 years ago, it boasts several National Monuments including the cathedral of St Michael and St George.  It is surrounded by unspoilt and spectacular scenery with thousands of hectares devoted to nature and game conservation.  Excellent game-viewing including the Big Five is virtually on the doorstep.  The beautiful beaches of the Sunshine coast are a mere 60 kms away, such as the coastal resorts of Port Alfred and Kenton.

Local Activities

  • Art Gallery,
  • Biking,
  • Cafes,
  • Canoeing,
  • Fishing,
  • Golf,
  • Gymnasium,
  • Hiking,
  • Historical Sites,
  • Kids Activities,
  • Lawn Bowling,
  • Museum,
  • Parks,
  • Playing Fields,
  • Pubs Clubs,
  • Restaurants,
  • Rock Climbing,
  • Sailing,
  • Shopping,
  • Swimming Pool,
  • Tennis

Our Houseswap preferences

Swap type: Simultaneous Preferred start date: May or June 2016 Length of Swap: 3 months Preferred destinations: UK Open to offers?: yes

Other preferences

  • Couple preferred,
  • No pets,
  • Non smokers only,
  • Not Suitable for Children,
  • Seniors preferred
Number of travellers: 1 Languages spoken: English, some French
About us:

I'm retired and keen to spend some time in the UK over the summer months next year, preferably in the south, anywhere from Wales, the south west or south east of UK


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Profile ID number: 636
Listed by: Belinda
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