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Home exchange and house swap holiday accommodation in Iluka, North Coast of NSW, NSW

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Iluka North Coast of NSW, NSW, Australia

Sleeps 6  |  3 Bedrooms  |  1 Bathroom
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2 Adults

House Swap with us

We are a retired couple with a blank page calendar. Therefore we are open to any offers. Anywhere, of any duration, including short notice. We have undertaken 2 year long house swaps, 1 in the USA & 1 in England. These were work related exchanges. We have also undertaken a 10 day Australian house swap. All have been extremely successful. We believe this came about due to us respecting the other parties house and they respecting ours. We travel overseas each year (various times) and the house would be available at these times. We would be available to do the return stay whenever it suited you e.g. when you're away somewhere else.


Jun 2017


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Our next 12 months

Swap Booked
The House

The House

Our house is in a quiet, beachside village. It has a fenced off swimming pool. It consists of 5 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms but 1 bedroom & 1 bathroom won't be available for the swap. The 3 available bedrooms each contain a queen size bed. The available bathroom area has a shower, bath, toilet cubicle and sink . The Living area consists of a kitchen, breakfast bench & coffee table, a sunken loungeroom /TV and dining space - all open plan. There is a sunken study connected to the living area via concertina glass doors.There are many artworks and bric-a brac items throughout the house. There are two separately fenced small yards.

The things we love about living here

  • Small (population approx 2,000), quiet, beachside village.
  • World Heritage littoral rainforest.
  • Walks - beach, rainforest and riverside.
  • Bike rides.
  • Ferry trip to Yamba, on the otherside (southside) of the Clarence River
  • Close to beautiful surfing beaches and beside the Clarence River.
  • Snorkling at Woody head & The Bluff
  • Approx. 1 hour drive from Ballina, Lismore & Grafton. 90 minutes drive to Byron Bay. 2 hours from the Gold Coast & 3 hours from Brisbane.

Home Features:


Heating, Bath, Internet, Wifi, TV, DVD, VCR, Piano, Fans, Open Fireplace, Dishwasher, Gas Cooking, Microwave, Washing Machine

Garden Yard, BBQ, Pool, Verandah, Lock Up Garage, Bicycle

The Swap

The Swap

Where we want to holiday

Sydney - eastern & inner city suburbs , Capital Cities of Australia close to CBD, Overseas


Dates we want to travel


Swap details

Simultaneous, Non-simultaneous, Open to last minute

Weekend, Short term (1-4 wks), Medium term (1-3 mths), Long Term (4-11 mths), Extra Long Term (11 mths+)


Children Welcome, No Smoking

No pets please

The Experience

The Experience

Family holiday, Tree change, Sea change, Weekend Getaway

Shopping, Golf, Lawn Bowls, Tennis, Skateboarding, Biking, Hiking, Bushwalking, Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Canoeing, Surfing, Kids Activities

Cafes, Restaurants, Pubs/Bars, Clubs [e.g. RSL], Public Library, Parks, Playing Fields

The Location

The Location

Local Attractions:
Beaches, rainforest, river, golf, bowls, croquet, walking distance to cafes,hotel and clubs. Whale & bird watching & wildlife abounds.

Yamba 40 mins drive 30 mins pedestrian ferry
Byron Bay 90 minutes drive
Gold Coast/ Theme Parks etc. 2.5 hours

Airports: Approx times
Ballina - 1 hour
Grafton - 1 hour
Coffs Harbour - 2 hours
Coolangata - 2 hours
Brisbane - 3 hours

Location features

Nature, Quiet, Family

Bakery, Convenience Store, Pharmacy, Supermarket

Ballina (95kms)

Ballina (95kms)


Location map for Iluka, North Coast of NSW, NSW

Note: The location shown on the map is approximate only.


House Swap Endorsements

There are 2 endorsements for this house swap member:

Lewis and I have had two terrific swaps with Judy and Mark. Their delightfully furnished home is wonderfully peaceful and relaxing. Iluka is a great place for walks,cycling, swimming and generally hanging out. The beaches and river are pristine and dining out options are impressive for such a small town - time spent there is a little slice of heaven. We particularly love the freedom of walking and cycling everywhere. Yamba is just a ferry ride across the river if you fancy a wider range of dining and shopping options. Judy and Mark are excellent hosts, we have thoroughly enjoyed being in their home and opening our home to them in return.

Liz and Lewis from Mount Tamborine QLD (Aug 2018)

We had a most enjoyable time at Mark and Judy's comfortable home in the very picturesque fishing village of Iluka. A highlight was the ferry ride across the Clarence River to Yamba on a glorious day. We were able to meet up with Mark and Judy half way on our return which was great as one usually doesn't have this pleasure. Would certainly recommend a visit,

Allison & Dennis from Peregian Beach QLD (Jun 2018)