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Home Swap to Manistee, a Great Year Round Vacation Destination

Whatever your favourite type of holiday, whether you are an avid fisher, hunter, golfer, skier, or simply someone who enjoys being surrounded by picturesque natural landscapes, why not consider Manistee, a destination which truly provides something for everyone? Located along the shores of Lake Michigan this luxury home offers swimming, fishing, cycling and windsurfing within minutes. When you are ready to travel further afield, golf courses of every style abound within just a few minutes’ drive. If you choose to house swap during ski season you will find miles of groomed Cross County and snow mobile trails carved out of the Manistee National Forest just waiting for the winter sports fanatic! A nature-lover’s dream, the Huron-Manistee National Forests comprises nearly a million acres of public lands across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. The Huron-Manistee National Forests provide leisure opportunities for visitors, habitat for fish and wildlife,
 and resources for local industry.

This thriving community holds regular events throughout the year including November's Sparkle in the Park, a Victorian sleigh bell event and dog sled racing. More information can be found here.  Manistee is truly a four season destination; do not miss this wonderful home exchange opportunity.

Designed by a noted architect, this luxury home available for house swap gives a Midwest twist to west coast architecture to optimize scenic views and capture Lake Michigan's famous breezes. The interiors provide a relaxing zen-like atmosphere with informal open spaces providing for relaxing, renewing times at the beach. A short path through the dunes leads to the beach. The home has 4 bedrooms, including 2 master suites, 4 full and 1 half bath, a large gathering room, multiple decks, an outdoor shower and a gas grill. The chef's kitchen has commercial style appliances, granite countertops and maple cabinets. The lower level has additional sleeping space, air hockey, a full bath and direct walk-out to the beach. The sunsets are amazing!

If this sounds like your dream location, visit for more information on this and other amazing vacation home exchanges! IVHE uses a unique credit system allowing for non-simultaneous exchanges allowing you complete freedom to choose any property from our stunning range. 

Looking to Ski Vail, Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, A- Basin, Keystone or ............... ALL of THEM??

Why not stay in Frisco, Colorado situated right in the heart of Summit County? While it may look and feel charming, inside this town beats a heart of adventure! In Frisco you are ideally located just minutes away from world class skiing.  Your options include Breckinridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Vail, Beaver Creek and Arapahoe Basin.
International Vacation Home Exchange is featuring winter availability in this wonderful 2800sq ft home, located in Frisco, a town rich in history, charm and tourist activity. DON’T be put off by the idea of having to drive.  Being able to have all your ski gear in the back of the car makes getting to and from the slopes a breeze and parking is easy, allowing you to ski a different location every day! Free shuttle buses also make getting around very easy.
After a big day on the slopes come back and relax in the large hot tub on deck, or beside one of the two large fireplaces. The kitchen is well equipped for the vacation chef and numerous local restaurants can be found within easy walking distance. This house swap is situated near beautiful Lake Dillon, with easy access to hiking and biking trails, and pretty views all around. 
This home exchange offers plenty of space for a big family, with a lounge upstairs as well as a large TV room with big flat screen TV and comfortable sofas.  Peaceful creek noise and views are right outside your window.  It is situated in a quiet residential neighbourhood, but has the convenience of restaurants, supermarkets, and other stores located just minutes away. 
Don’t miss this opportunity to home swap in Frisco where a laid back, funky mountain attitude makes Main Street a truly unique experience.  After a day of skiing enjoy the great active nightlife in the many bars and restaurants long into the night!
Ski areas within easy reach


Breckenridge Mountain is 2358 acres and has 152 ski/ride trails and 29 ski lifts.  The Breck Connect gondola opened in 2007 and connects downtown Breckenridge with the Peak 7 and Peak 8 base areas. Breckenridge is a historic mining town and one of the most popular ski resorts in the United States.


Keystone Mountain is three mountains at one resort. Plenty of tree trails! There are 4148 acres for ski/ride fun, including 121 trails, 19 ski lifts, and two gondolas. 

A few miles past Keystone is A-Basin ski area.  "The Basin" is one of the oldest ski resorts in the country.  It's located at the continental divide and has awesome and unique terrain, mostly above tree line. The resort sometimes stays open for skiing into July! A-Basin stays open longer than the other resorts because early season snow making and its higher altitude. For more on the Basin, click Arapahoe Basin
All of this is an easy drive from Denver International Airport, 1-2 hours depending on the traffic!
If this sounds like an ideal destination for you, visit for more information on this and other luxury exchange properties including luxury-staffed villas, ski lodges boutique hotels, safari game lodges and even yachts!  A flexible credit system based on non-simultaneous exchanges gives members access to a stunning selection of luxury home exchange properties. Add to that highly individual and personal service we pride ourselves on and IVHE is the first choice for your luxury home exchange holiday. 

Home Swapping your Vacation Rental Property

Home Exchange with your RENTAL property

House swap your vacation rental property, it has even more up sides than house swapping your primary home. Just a few of them are detailed below:

Guilt free, spice to travel! 
By using your holiday rental property also as a home exchange property, no longer will you feel obliged to always visit your own property. By home exchanging you can vary your type of holidays- around the world. As an example you could ‘house swap’ your Hawaii beach property for a luxury house exchange  in  London, or maybe just ski someone else's mountain for a change.

Money saving: Home exchanging your vacation rental home means that your property can be used when otherwise it might be standing empty. Add to that the fact that home swaps are not subject to tax and you have extra $$$ in your pocket to spend on your next vacation!

Like-minded home exchange trade partners: Using a system such as IVHE means you will be home trading/exchanging with other second-property owners who understand your concerns and who will take care of your property as if it were their own.

Security: As well as the reassurance of having someone stay in your property, using a luxury home swap  service provides the peace of mind of professional house  exchange contracts, references on your guests and feedback.

Live like a local: Staying in someone's vacation home often provides insider information on your destination, such as favorite neighbourhood restaurants and local attractions that can't be found in any guidebook.

The personal touch: Luxury home trade /exchange sites like IVHE work hard to find the right properties and the right house swap for you and will actively search out properties to fit your requirements.

For more information on exchanging your rental property or for information on home swapping in general visit IVHE members have access to luxury-staffed villas, yachts, ski lodges, boutique hotels and even safari game lodges. A versatile credit system based on non-simultaneous exchanges gives members access to an increasingly broad selection of choice properties. Add to that highly individual and personal service given to all members, and IVHE is the first choice for luxury home exchange.


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