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AU07035

Matakana, New Zealand

View from deck

View from deck

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

Breakfast bar

Breakfast bar

Kitchen

Kitchen

View from living room

View from living room

Dining

Dining

Front entry door

Front entry door

Fish pond

Fish pond

Driveway, for 2 cars

Driveway, for 2 cars

Fish pond

Fish pond

House front & entry

House front & entry

View from front deck

View from front deck

Bathroom vanity

Bathroom vanity

Shower

Shower

Shower room

Shower room

Elvira

Elvira

Greg

Greg

Platinum

Member since

2007


Open for exchange

The member has not specified any exchange dates

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Matakana, New Zealand

The house is set in picturesque beach side area near the village of Matakana.
The area is dotted with active vineyards some of which offer wine tasting while others offer gourmet food, art galleries and accommodation.
The house is typically New Zealand style, simple but comfortable with most amenities.

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Our Family

  • 4 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 16 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Retired Engineer
  • Retired artist and potter

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ

Facilities

  • Non-smoking house
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy
  • Use of boat

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open to any destination
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Samoa
  • Cook Islands
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Auckland - 40

Occupation

  • Retired Engineer
  • Retired artist and potter

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

About Our Family

Greg is a retired Engineer who has travelled to most continents during his career. The last one, prior to his retirement, being a 2 year assignment in Shanghai, China.
Elvira was a potter for 30 years but has retired from that.
Both of us have enjoyed house renovation over about the last 40 years.
We both enjoy travelling and have done 24 exchanges to date, 15 through Intervac and 9 through another house exchange website.

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This member has completed 16 home exchanges. Those referenced below may contain feedback/impression from its exchange partners: