Welcome to so many options!

Traveling Group
  • Matt IT Director (46)
  • Fran Raising children (45)
  • Devon (10)
  • Dillon (7)


Preferred Exchanges

  • Open to Any Destination
  • Kirkwood, CA, USA

    January 15 — April 3, 2016 These dates are flexible

    We are seeking weekend and long weekend exchanges during ski season.

  • Nicaragua

    December 15 — September 6, 2016 These dates are flexible

    Anywhere near great surf that's safe for families.

  • Encinitas, CA, USA

    December 15 — January 1, 2017


  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Historic Sites
Especially Passionate About

Surfing, the beach, running and sunshine!

Anywhere near good surf and family friendly beaches!

Vacation Type

Exchange Reviews

January - December 2010

We have been extremely pleased with our house exchange last ...

laurent from cagnes sur mer, France said

We have been extremely pleased with our house exchange last August & September with Fran, Matt, Dillon and Devon in San Francisco (more precisely Pacifica city). Their house is really clean and tidy, as well as sizeable and comfortable. Thanks to their car, we could enjoy touring all around the San Francisco bay and close surroundings. Their house is ideally located, and it is very easy and convenient to get from their place to downtown San Francisco. Upon our return home in Cagnes sur mer (France), we were pleased to find our own apartment in clean and perfect conditions. There is no doubt that we would be pleased in some future to repeat such a good experience of house exchange with this family and return to San Francisco."

What we said about laurent's house:

We had a wonderful home exchange experience with Stef, Laurent and her family! They are polite, responsive, helpful and are exceptionaloly well house trained! Our home was in immaculate condition upon returning home. They were extremely respectful. Their flat in the French Riviera made us feel so at home! We were able to drive their car to visit St. Tropez, Cannes, Nice, Monaco and so many amazing places! They are truly lucky to live where they do! I would definitely recommend doing an exchange with them...and would be open to exchanging with them again!

January - December 2011

The exchange went very well from the first contact to ...

Edward from YATE, BRISTOL, United Kingdom said

The exchange went very well from the first contact to us all going home. The home is a lovely place just off the Pacific Coast Highway to Monterey . The house and car were excellent and the folks did everything to make it a good stay. On my return my home and car proved to be well looked after.All told a very enjoyable experience followed up by a nice post trip note. I would commend the Hardcastles to you and would welcome doing it again some time in the future. Eddy Carroll