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Property ID: 5694

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Coastal
  • Short drive to the beach
  • Short drive to a river
  • Short drive to a small village / town

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • Long Term 6+ Weeks

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
17 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 26629

Hi, our names are Lewis and Heather. We are a recently retired couple, previously a teacher and a nurse. We have three adult children and have lived in Tauranga for many years and in our current home for 13 years. We are actively involved in a local community church and our interests include travelling, gardening, walking, biking and reading. Having recently retired we are hoping to spend 3 to 4 months in the South Island exploring and seeing other parts of New Zealand. Consequently we are hoping to swap with someone for an extended time and use the house swap as a base to explore the surrounding area.

Our Dream Locations

Some locations we are interested in visiting

Marlbourough / Kaikoura
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Nelson / Golden Bay
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Queenstown / Wanaka
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Property description and facilities

We have a mid 1990's family home. It is a split level, comfortable home with all day sun looking out to rural and coastal views. There is an ensuite main bedroom with a beautiful view. There is a separate lounge and a family / dining area both of which access the large deck and barbeque area.
There is an extensive garden with a number of native and exotic trees regularly visited by native and garden birds, especially tui. We do periodically host the neighbour's sheep in our small paddock - Rosie will say hi when you talk to her.
We are a 5 minute drive to the Bethlehem Town Centre and 20 minutes to Mount Maunganui main beach. The Wairoa / Omokoroa bike trail is 5 minutes away.
Tauranga offers beaches, habour activities, walking in the Kaimai ranges, and so on.

  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Boat Parking
  • Cot
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freeview
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Highchair
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kids toys available
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • TV
  • Vegetable garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi

Location description and facilities

Tauranga is known for access to outdoor and sporting activities.
Beaches and water sports are easily accessible and there are numerous walking and biking trails within close reach. The Kaimai range is close and offers bush walking and tramping opportunities.

Facilities close by:

  • Art gallery
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Jet skiing
  • Kids playground
  • Lawn bowling
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Rafting
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Surf lessons
  • Surfing
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Theatre
  • Thermal pools
  • Waterfalls
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing

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