3 Bed Semi in small hamlet of 9 houses, two villages each 4 miles away

ID #6956

Codicote, England Rural No House
4 3 1
New Zealand
26th Nov 2017  to  11th Feb 2018
Hospitality Exchange, Mid-term Exchange (2-4 weeks), Long-term Exchange (1 month plus), Open to offers, Bed and Breakfast offered

Periods up to two months can be available

The house is quiet and peaceful. It is simply but comfortably furnished. The kitchen has an electric cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer and washing machine; a dryer is located in the large conservatory overlooking the garden. Log fire available in lounge for winter days or cold summer days. Thermostatically control electric central heating.

Barbecue, Garden, Internet access/Wifi, Microwave, Parking, Rental offered, Television, Washing machine
No Smoking
Sorry no pets
Sorry no children
Car swap not available
London Luton
Yes

Central London is easily accessible by train within 20 minutes

Drivers End is a hamlet of nine houses. Nearby is the house where Cromwell's soldiers were garrisoned during a battle, and musket balls are still embedded in the house walls. There is also the biggest thatched building in England just a stone's throw away. Knebworth House is an ancient country seat, two fields away. The two villages of Knebworth and Codicote are close by, with shopping facilities, about 3 miles away, as is the main railway line to London and Cambridge, and beyond. Hitchin and St. Albans are ancient market towns, from Roman to Tudor times.

The map marker is a general indicator of the local area only.
Boating/Sailing, Fishing, Galleries/Museums, Golf, Historical Sites, Horse riding, Public Parks/Gardens, Public Transport, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, Spectator Sports, Tennis, Theatres, Walking

Knebworth and Stevenage golf courses are nearby (4 miles); five more courses within a 10-mile radius.

Isobel English 1 Yes
Yes 76 Director, 'Making Life Beautiful' Community Interest Company British

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I worked as a social worker for 40+ years, at basic and advanced level.  I retired 27 years ago, following the death of my husband.  I am 76 and lead an active life, and enjoy good health.  I spend a lot of my time travelling the world.  I have also founded and run two horticultural-based Community Interest Companies, helping vulnerable people and the community at large enjoy a better quality of life.  Our slogan is: 'Promoting Well-Being through the Power of Plants'.  My home and garden are a treasure trove of plants.