About the Homestay
We live in a beautiful old Victorian house in the vibrant, bohemian suburb of Moseley- voted the best place to live in the UK! We are very central, only 15/20mins away from the city centre by bus, close to QE hospital, University of Birmingham and walking distance from Edgbaston cricket ground
I live with my husband and 2children. We are a friendly, sociable family but also like our own private time too and respect yours. We are an active family, love movies at the cinema, good food,music, debates, gardening, reading.
Our home is spacious and comfortable.
Your room is on our top floor and is very private, peaceful and comfortable. The top floor has 2 bedrooms a bathroom and a full kitchen with area to dine. Also is a small lounging area. You may have exclusive use of this area if there is no one occupying the other room. Otherwise you may be sharing with either another international student or my son who may be back from University. There is a TV and internet access throughout. There is a fully fitted kitchen too which you can use to make tea and coffee and light cooking. We aske you clean up after yourself. You can use the washing machine for one weekly wash included in the price.
You have a iron/ironing board
We are friendly, relaxed and happy to help you in any way we can to make your stay comfortable and stress-free. If you have any other needs just ask!
- Non Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
A great location, we live only 3km south of Birmingham city. There are lots of bus routes through Moseley. Its a busy, vibrant place with lots of independant cafes, restaurants and trendy bars as well as the local shops so you have everything you need close by. The bus stop is 7mins walk from our home. Its only 15mins into the city by bus. Close to universities- UoB, Aston, Language Schools, The MAC, Cannon Hill Park, Edgebaston Cricket Ground and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the funky eclectic Custard Factory is only 10mins by bus.
20 minutes by car to Birmingham airport and the NEC
Moseley has a famous Farmers Market every saturday to try fantastic foods or buy unique gifts.
We are just a 10 min walk from bustling Kings Heath high street where you can find tons of shops, a gym, a park, banks,library, lots of community classes, and a monthly farmers market.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
No outdoor shoes to be worn in the house
We have a peacful relaxing home so ask no loud music or excessive noise after 10pm
As this is a family home we ask that no guests or strangers enter our home without prior discussion and agreement with the host. No parties or events.
No smoking, no drugs will be tolerated
Please be careful to close all windows and lock the front door when leaving the house for all our safety
General respect for our home, keeping it tidy
Airport pick ups and rides can be provided with prior arrangement and at an additional charge
We will try and make your stay as comfortable as possible
Smoking is not allowed.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.