City Townhouse on West End of Glasgow's Southside, close to the BBC.

City Townhouse on West End of Glasgow's Southside, close to the BBC.




May 2015

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms

About our home

My home is a Terraced Townhouse, it is 3 years old and is easy to keep warm. It's spacious but compact and is very comfortable for 2 people. It has been creatively decorated with art from my world travels and paintings from around Scotland on my walls.
GROUND FLOOR - HALLWAY, LOUNGE, KITCHEN / DINING ROOM, UTILITY ROOM, SHOWER/WC/BASIN, BACK GARDEN, BIN AREA, LOCKED GATES. Downstairs there is a back and front door both alarmed.There are Patio doors outside the lounge with a small decking area facing north. This side of the house enjoys the morning sunshine, upstairs in Bedroom 1, there is a balcony with a table & chairs. The sun comes round to the rear of the house around lunch time which is south facing and shines until sunset. Outside my Utility room there is my Patio Garden with plants in pots and a newly installed Cherry Laurel Hedge. There is also a Garden Shed with all my garden equipment. Car Parking is available in the car drive at the front of my house or on the road.
There are 13 stairs with a handrail from the ground floor. The front bedroom has the balcony and a small bistro table & chairs and has a single bed and a bed settee. The main bedroom is at the rear of the house and gets the afternoon sun it has a comfortable double bed. My furnishings are of a high quality and that my home is elegant and appealing to world travellers.


More about us

  1. My name is Heather, I retired at 58 years buti still do a little SupplyTeaching as there is a shortage of ASN / Special Needs Teachers. I really enjoy travelling and consider myself to be a friendly people person who loves life. I would like to exchange with similarly minded people. My first Home Exchange was in 1996 when I spent 12 months teaching in ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA. My final teaching post was in Wonderful Orkney but the wild climate did not agree with my health. In 2013/4 I spent 6 months in the Antipodes, and in 2014/15 I was in the Caribbean for 3 months. My home is now ready and organised to exchange with like minded people. As an experienced home exchanger and a caring human being. I will take excellent care of your home and expect you to take care of mine. So let's make contact and give each other another new life experience in each others countries! I'm willing to listen to your suggestions and to accommodate your dates. Scotland is a busy wee country during June, July and August. Come earlier and experience the country with all it's wonderful festivals when there are less tourists about e.g January Celtic Connections in Glasgow: February / March RUGBY 6"s in Edinburgh; March / April - Numerous Arts / Book Festivals and events on all over. Check out 'The Guide to Scotland"s Festivals for 2015 and 2016 - LIST.CO.UK/festival!'. All the best with your next Home Exchange.

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Where is it?


It is an Old Historical Burgh, in the south west of the city, with many Victorian Listed Buildings in the area, the third most densely conservation area in the city.. It is located close to the River Clyde and not far from the new media centre of Pacific Quay. Elderview is 2.5 miles from Glasgow City Centre, 7 stops on the famous Glasgow Underground. Buses run every 5 minutes into the city over The Squinty Bridge past the BBC from Glasgow's brand new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with 1109 ensuite rooms. Elder Park is very close by and Bellahouston Park is 1 mile away with House for An Art Lover, for Charles Rennie Mackintosh Lovers! The Palace of Art, the last standing building from The Empire Exhibition in 1938 and Bellahouston Leisure Centre..

One mile for the famous West End via The Clyde Tunnel to museums, galleries and the trendy student area: Short Boat trip from the award winning Riverside Museum: Beside - FaIrfield's Heritage Museum about Glasgow's shipyards and the building of ships, opened in 2014: Two mins from the Famous Govan Hogback Stones in Old Govan Church: and close to Ibrox Football Stadium.

The 3 MaIn Motorways all are easily accessible at Bellahouston Park, they are the M8, M74, and M77. The M8 goes from the West to the East of Central Scotland; The M74 is the main road south to England and the M77 is to Ayrshire and to the South West other motorways like M9 and M73 are easy accessed from the first 3. Journey times from Glasgow are to Edinburgh 50 mins, Prestwick 45 mins, Perth 1 hour, Inverness, 3 hours and Carlise 2 hours a very centrally situated part of a Scotland.

Situated in the centre of this great wee country, Glasgow is the ideal touring location for going to Loch Lomond, Edinburgh, Oban, Kintyre, Argyle, The Falkirk Wheel & The Kelpies,The Border Towns, Rabbie Burns Country, a sail on The Paddle Steamer The Waverley many coastal resorts Dunoon, Largs, Ayr which can be achieved in a day! Plus the beautiful Islands of Arran, Bute and Cumbrae of The Firth of Clyde, on the doorstep.

Every season is worth experiencing as we are friendly people who welcome travellers to our shores. We are open 365 days per year and you will be surprised to discover how much there is to do and see. Lonely Planet Scotland is worth a read before you decide how long you, wish to to stay! My friend Marie who was in Scotland for 12 months, on a Commonwealth Exchange from Perth WA, loved Scotland! She discovered that every half hour along the road in the car there is another interesting place to explore. Give yourself plenty of time to discover the unexpected. if you are tracking your ancestors there are great facilities in this country.

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