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Nelson, Nelson





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Property ID: 681

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Short drive to the beach
  • Central city suburb
  • Short drive to a river
  • Short drive to vineyards
  • Short drive to a golf course

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • School Holidays
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Summer Holidays
  • Public Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport

The location shown on this map is an approximate location, not the actual address of the property.

About us

Member ID: 4392

We are a family of 3, Mum, Dad and toddler. We are school teachers and are primarily interested in house swaps during the school holiday period. We love being active in the outdoors and find Nelson and the surrounding area a great place to do this. Our house is a 15 min walk or a 3 min drive into the City Centre.

Property description and facilities

Spacious 4 bedroom character home with large living space. Open plan kitchen/dining/living. Living space opens out onto a deck. Room for 2 cars in the driveway. Our house is slightly elevated although the section is flat and fully fenced. This gives a pleasant outlook over the valley. It is a warm, sunny and tidy home which we love living in. There is a great log burner for the winter months. The house has a large bathroom with a bathtub. 4 bedrooms, 1 Queen, 1 Single, 1 with a couch that folds out to a double, 1 with a cot or room for an airbed. There is also a fold out couch in the lounge.

  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Bikes available
  • Cot
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Electric Blankets
  • Firewood available
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Highchair
  • Indoor Shower
  • Internet
  • Kids toys available
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi
  • Wood burner

Location description and facilities

Nelson has a range of activities on offer. If you enjoy the outdoors we are close to the beach, rivers, bush walks, mountain biking parks, cycle trails. Nelson is a popular destination for water sports such as kite surfing, paddle boarding, swimming, fishing, kayaking and boating. There are a great range of shops, cafes, restaurants in Nelson and a fantastic Saturday market. The theater and cinema often host arts festival events throughout the year.

Facilities close by:

  • Art gallery
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Historical sites
  • Jet skiing
  • Kids playground
  • Lawn bowling
  • Museum
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Theatre
  • Water slides
  • Weekend farmers markets

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

We have a 6 year old Chocolate Labrador who is friendly and loves people. He is a very placid dog. However, alternative arrangements can be made for him if needed.

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