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Large suburban family home only 2kms to surf/swimming beaches. Great Transport links to Perth via train/freeway. Quiet beach suburb close to local shopping and major retail mall and beach side golf courses. Modern home 8 years old, large chef's kitchen with large oven, dishwasher, great space for entertaining with extensive timber decking, Alfresco dining & covered Spa pool. Easy care retic gardens, separate kids lounge, study with high speed wireless internet,sunken home theatre with large plasma tv/wii/PSP3 for kids. Main bedroom with King ensemble bed, large ensuite with dble vanity & cnr bath.Second and third bedrooms with Queen beds. Ducted evaporative air conditioning for summer, ducted heating for winter.Great location for Aussie Spring/Summer/Autumn.
Port Kennedy is a beachside family friendly suburb approx 60kms south from Perth. Easy access to City and Southern Tourist routes via modern Freeway. 4 Minutes drive to Train station access. 2 minutes drive to beach, good beachside bike paths & local shopping centers. 10 minutes drive to major retail mall. Rockingham 10 minutes drive north(www.rockinghamvisitorcentre.com.au), local dolphin/penguin/seal tours(www.penguinisland.com.au/),scuba diving (www.bellscuba.com.au, windsurfing/kiteboarding(/www.wasurf.com.au). Fremantle 25 minutes drive north for Ferry access to Rottnest Island (www.rottnestisland.com). Famous Margaret river wine country approx 2 hour drive south. Swan Valley wine country 1.5 hours north. Popular tourist spot Mandurah is only 20 minutes drive south with recent marina development, taverns, dining & entertainment districts(www.visitmandurah.com). your choice of 2 Golf courses only minutes away(www.secretharbourgolflinks.com.au & www.kennedybay.com.au). Marapuna Wildlife world 20 minutes south. Perth Zoo 40 minutes north. Recreational beach fishing available - just watch out for friendly pelicans & seals!
Exchanges will need to be reasonably simultaneous.
We have a SUV available. 3 bikes, golf clubs(including jnr set),10person 3 room tent & basic camping gear (and trailer to put it all in!),lawn contractor visits every two weeks for front gardens. Satellite TV available.
Perth has a very mild climate in the Winter months of June - August, day temp of about 15-19C and overnight of 0-5C, with many sunny days still. Summer months of Dec-Feb can be very hot, especially Jan/Feb were you can expect
40 C+ days and 26C nights in the metro areas.
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Generally only open to Australian School Holiday periods. Open to local exchanges for long weekends too :) Tempt us !
Preference given to New Zealand's South Island or Queensland 2013 Xmas school holidays Dec - Jan
Looking for a New York Xmas 2014 followed by California/Arizona Jan 2015.
I'm Kerrie (38)& work in the retail industry, and husband David (40) is a Geophysical Supervising Engineer. We have one daughter who is 14, well behaved.and well traveled. Availability is subject to how generous our employers are feeling with annual leave! with preference given to Australian school terms now our daughter is entering her senior high school years. We do have pets, one non shedding Spoodle 'Scrappy', and a Cockatiel. Both of which we can off load to friends/family for the duration of our exchange. We have travel experience around Europe, U.K, U.S.A, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.We have extensive experience driving on the 'wrong' side of the road too :). We are proud house owners and will treat your home with the upmost respect.
We enjoy experiencing all types of homes for exchanges, we dont need 6 star hotel level surroundings! :) - seriously, we spend very little time under the roof anyway - we're too busy exploring ! :)