5 Bed, 3 bath, 2 lounges with sea views, swimming pool, close to blue flag beach, in small historical town, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

ID #9641

Port Alfred, South Africa Coastal No House
9 5 4
10th Jun 2019  to  25th Jun 2019
6th Jun 2019  to  10th Jun 2019
Hospitality Exchange, Short-term Exchange (2-5 days), Mid-term Exchange (2-4 weeks), Open to offers

Our beautiful home overlooks the sea, Kowie river mouth and East beach. Delene is a keen gardener with the lush garden surrounded on two sides by natural bush.
Distant views of the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club from the back garden ( kitchen window) are evident.
Barbecue areas have been created on two sides so that one can relax out of the prevailing winds, which blow from the East or West, consistently during late winter to early summer.
Double garage with automatic doors, full alarm system, daily cleaner, dishwasher, washing machine and two tumble driers, full satellite TV s in both lounges and main bedroom.

Barbecue, Cleaning service, Computer, Dishwasher, Doorman/Security, Garage, Garden, Internet access/Wifi, Microwave, Parking, Swimming pool, Television, Washing machine
No Smoking
Sorry no pets, Pets live in but care not required
Children welcome
Car swap by arrangement
Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth and East London 150 kms

Both Port Elizabeth and East London are typical coastal cities but are limited in exciting things for tourists to see or do without a tour guide to show them around.

Port Alfred is midway between Port Elizabeth and East London (150 kms) where there are international airports. The Royal Alfred Marina on the Kowie River has 360, mostly holiday homes, each with their own jetty in the canals that link the river to the Indian Ocean.
All major stores are available for quick and easy shopping. The hospital caters for all emergencies.
The area has been dominated by the 1820 British settlers, whose descendants still operate farms and other establishments. The interesting history of the Eastern cape is well displayed through five very different museums.

The map marker is a general indicator of the local area only.
Fishing, Galleries/Museums, Golf, Historical Sites, Horse riding, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, Tennis, Walking

The Royal Port Alfred Golf Club 18 hole course is up to international standards with magnificent sea views and lots of indigenous game such as springbok, impala, bushbuck, blesbuck, and others that are a joy to behold.
The fairly new Belmont Valley Golf Club is 45 kms away and a real treat for the true golf lover.
The Fish River Sun, 18 hole, Gary Player course (30km) is another wonderful venue for the whole family, as the heated swimming pools can be used all year round.

David English French very poor 2 No
Yes 71 Engineer South African with British passport

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I am 71 and my wife, ¬†Delene, is 9 years younger than me. Semi retired i dabble in various things like property , storage, sales, and consulting to earn extra money. Delene is a beauty therapist working from home and she also owns and runs a second hand clothing shop. We have four children, the youngest, being 18, in university, plus three grandchildren living in Johannesburg. Our hobbies include travelling, restoring vintage cars and motorbikes with quite a collection in our museum, golf, gardening, sailing, historical yours, and motorbike trips. We have done a number of Rotary friendship exchanges around the world.