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Salt Lake City, USA

View from our windows

View from our windows

Oxford Manor

Oxford Manor

Entrance to Oxford Manor

Entrance to Oxford Manor

Entry with view to Capitol Hill

Entry with view to Capitol Hill

Living Room

Living Room

Open space for Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Study

Open space for Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Study

Kitchen

Kitchen

Open Plan from other direction

Open Plan from other direction

Bedroom

Bedroom

Hall and Bedroom doorway

Hall and Bedroom doorway

Studio which we can convert to a second bedroom as needed.

Studio which we can convert to a second bedroom as needed.

First Bathroom

First Bathroom

Laundry

Laundry

Second Bathroom

Second Bathroom

Second Bathroom

Second Bathroom

Morning view from our windows

Morning view from our windows

Evening view from our windows

Evening view from our windows

Mormon Tabernacle Choir free weekly concert- 5 minutes away

Mormon Tabernacle Choir free weekly concert- 5 minutes away

Madeleine Cathedral nearby

Madeleine Cathedral nearby

View of Great Salt Lake from Ensign Peak up the hill above our house.

View of Great Salt Lake from Ensign Peak up the hill above our house.

Bison (Buffalo) on Antelope Island. The city in the distance across the lake.

Bison (Buffalo) on Antelope Island. The city in the distance across the lake.

Many mountain lakes within 45 min. drive are accessible to hike

Many mountain lakes within 45 min. drive are accessible to hike

Near Zion National Park- 4 hours away

Near Zion National Park- 4 hours away

Monument Valley- 5 hours away

Monument Valley- 5 hours away

Bonneville Salt Flats. (wet and dry) 1 3/4 hrs drive

Bonneville Salt Flats. (wet and dry) 1 3/4 hrs drive

Dinosaur National Monument, explore walls of fossils. 3.5 hrs drive

Dinosaur National Monument, explore walls of fossils. 3.5 hrs drive

Winter image of Temple Square with location of our apartment beyond

Winter image of Temple Square with location of our apartment beyond

Wintery Entrance

Wintery Entrance

Symphony Hall (Abravenel) looking toward Temple Square

Symphony Hall (Abravenel) looking toward Temple Square

In Little Cottonwood Canyon- 20 minute drive

In Little Cottonwood Canyon- 20 minute drive

Nearby hikes with a view over the city.

Nearby hikes with a view over the city.

Capitol Hill over our home, Memory Grove, and the canyon for walking and biking.

Capitol Hill over our home, Memory Grove, and the canyon for walking and biking.

Nearby Utah Farmland

Nearby Utah Farmland

Fishing near Midway- 1 hour away

Fishing near Midway- 1 hour away

View from our windows Oxford Manor Entrance to Oxford Manor Entry with view to Capitol Hill Living Room Open space for Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Study Kitchen Open Plan from other direction Bedroom Hall and Bedroom doorway Studio which we can convert to a second bedroom as needed. First Bathroom Laundry Second Bathroom Second Bathroom Morning view from our windows Evening view from our windows Mormon Tabernacle Choir free weekly concert- 5 minutes away Madeleine Cathedral nearby View of Great Salt Lake from Ensign Peak up the hill above our house. Bison (Buffalo) on Antelope Island. The city in the distance across the lake. Many mountain lakes within 45 min. drive are accessible to hike Near Zion National Park- 4 hours away Monument Valley- 5 hours away Bonneville Salt Flats. (wet and dry) 1 3/4 hrs drive Dinosaur National Monument, explore walls of fossils. 3.5 hrs drive Winter image of Temple Square with location of our apartment beyond Wintery Entrance Symphony Hall (Abravenel) looking toward Temple Square In Little Cottonwood Canyon- 20 minute drive Nearby hikes with a view over the city. Capitol Hill over our home, Memory Grove, and the canyon for walking and biking.  Nearby Utah Farmland Fishing near Midway- 1 hour away
Silver

Member since

2010


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
September 01, 2021 - November 30, 2022 2 weeks

Open to all offers. Would like a minimum of a week, up to a month. We prefer traveling in Spring or Autumn rather than the heat and busy tourist summertime, but are open to your availability.

City center flat in Salt Lake City, Utah, with great views and 5 minute walk to the sights.

Comfortable recently remodeled city center apartment in a very walkable neighborhood.
We have a 1st bedroom with queen bed, 2nd bedroom/art studio (full bed available with advance notice).
2 full baths.
Combined Kitchen/dining room/living room (Sleep sofa can adapt for another sleeper).

Nearby access to public transportation- Trax and Bus systems. Airport is 15 minutes by car or 15 min Trax ride plus 5 minutes walking.
Many easily rentable bicycle and electric scooter stations in the area.
Mountain scenery nearby- walk/bike directly into Memory Grove and continue for 6 miles into City Creek Canyon.

Our Honda CRV available during simultaneous exchange.

5 minutes walk to:
Temple Square with all free exhibits, including weekly concerts of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
and free access and assistance at the Family History Library.
Capitol Building.
Charming Avenues neighborhoods.
Abravanel Hall for the Utah Symphony.
Capitol Theater for opera and Ballet West.
Eccles Performing Arts Center for traveling Broadway shows and entertainment.
Salt Palace Convention Center.
Business district.
Cathedral of the Madeleine and Choir School.
City Creek Center- shopping.
Harmons- grocery shopping

10-15 minute TRAX ride or car drive to:
University of Utah
International Airport

30-60 minute drive to:
Park City and Sundance Resorts with all-seasons activities, Sundance film festival in Park City in January.
Wasatch mountains and canyons surrounding the city with beautiful hiking and biking. Skiing and snowboarding at over 7 ski resorts (Park City, Canyons, Deer Valley, Snowbird, Alta, Brighton, Sundance, within an hour's drive- some with public transportation connections).

The Great Salt Lake.
Antelope Island.

4-5 hour drive to:
National Parks in Southern Utah-  Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, Canyonlands, etc!
6 hour drive to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming or Grand Canyon in Arizona,
Travel Tip: Finding a fare to Los Angeles or Las Vegas and then a flight to Salt Lake City, is probably more economical.

additional tourism info:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/travel/06hours.html

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 3 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Illustrator
  • Illustrator

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: 3
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Hospitality wanted
  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Park / playground

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Turkey
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Prague, Czechia
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
  • 53100 Siena, Province of Siena, Italy
  • Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
  • Vienna, Austria

Spoken Languages

  • English

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Salt Lake International Airport - 6 miles

  • shopping Harmon's Supermarket (0.9 km)
  • forest City Creek Canyon (0.9 km)
  • mountains City Creek Canyon (2.7 km)
  • river Jordan River (9.3 km)
  • lake Great Salt Lake (34.2 km)
  • golfing Glendale (8.3 km)
  • boating Willard Bay (fresh water) (76.2 km)

At the center point of Temple Square/Downtown and "The Avenues" neighborhood as well as the entrance to City Creek Canyon.

Occupation

  • Illustrator
  • Illustrator

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

Lifestyle

Travel Tip: Finding a fare to Los Angeles or Las Vegas and then a flight to Salt Lake City, is probably more economical.

We are frequent travelers and love seeing new places. We love cities, cultural sites, man made and natural beauty. We are excited to exchange again!

It is fun for us to meet people and to have them show us around and we do the same when they are in the places we know well.

References

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