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Dunsborough, Australia. Listing 1659

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The property

Type:HouseSleeps:4Bedrooms:4Bathrooms:2

4 x 2 house with front & back gardens, 200metres from very calm beach and about the same distance to the local shops. Only two of the bedrooms re 'usable' as the other two have 'morphed' into a his and hers studies. One bedroom has a double bed and the other a king sized bed. There is a fold up bed stored in the garage, and the lounge in the family room can also unfolded into a double bed. The house has most mod cons including clothes washer and dryer, dish washer, microwave oven, under bench oven, cook top, fridge, solar hot water, outdoor barbecue, wifi and television sets (2).

The neighbourhood

Type:Coastal

Dunsborough is a seaside town, a three hour drive from our capital Perth, There is also a long distance bus service and an airport servicing the area. Our town has become a popular tourist area over recent years, so there are a lot of cafes and boutiques amongst the comprehensive group of shops, plus two supermarkets. Most people come for the beaches, surf and to visit the wineries. There are now over 160 wineries, many having won world acclaim. About half of them have good restaurants attached. The south west of Australia is a world biodiversity 'hotspot' meaning we have many species of threatened flora and fauna. The wildflowers in spring are amazing. There is also a world standard golf course and other facilities.

Nearest city:Busselton
Nearest airport:Busselton

Exchange type

Home Exchange
Hospitality Exchange
Short-term 2-5 days
Mid-term 2-4 weeks
Long-term 1 month plus
Non simultaneous
Open to offers

Destination

Scotland
England
France

Travel dates

16/07/2016 to 31/01/2017
16/07/2016 to 31/01/2017
15/07/2016 to 31/01/2017

Amenities

W/machineDVDGarage
GardenInternetDish washer
BarbequeMicrowaveParking
TVUse of car

Conditions

No smoking
No pets

Local activities

FishingSailing
HorseridingWalking
TennisSightseeing

Suitable for a city break - Yes

Where - Busselton

Dunsborough is within the City of Busselton shire, which was one of the first areas to be settled by the English in the western half of Australia. Busselton's shopping is comprehensive, has theatres, a leisure centre, and beautiful beaches. It is also close to the wineries mentioned previously.

Suitable for a golf break - Yes

Nearest golf course - Dunsborough Lakes

Dunsborough Lakes Golf Course has been built to international standards, and is very accessible to the town. There is also another golf course close to town, which has sand greens and is part of the country club, along with tennis, croquet and lawn bowling facilities.

The exchange party

I am Cyndy, a retired teacher, and my husband Ron is a retired agricultural scientist. Since retirement we have become engrossed in quite a few hobbies, many of them environmental in nature. One of our favourite is the whale monitoring which we have done for the last 12 years, as the endangered blue and humpback whales come very close to our part of the coast. We also do surveys of the many local and migratory birds, endangered flora and love walking the trails and pathways along the coast. We also enjoy genealogy, most of our ancestors emigrating from England and Scotland about one hundred and fifty years ago.

Number in our party - 2

Preferred language - English

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