Beautiful family house, close to Old Quebec and ski resorts!

Beautiful family house, close to Old Quebec and ski resorts!

Marie-Josee

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
4 baths

About our home

Our family friendly house is located in a nice, quiet residential area, but close to Old Quebec (10 minutes), national parks and ski resorts (20 minutes). The best of both worlds!

You can also just enjoy the comfort of our home: relax in our sauna, read a good book in our large and beautiful backyard (14 000 sq foot), have a BBQ, swim in the pool or let the kids enjoy the swing set or have fun in the playroom.

The main floor consists of an open space with the kitchen, dining room and living room. There is also a bathroom and the kids' playroom. (There are also our offices, but those will not be accessible during the swap).

On the second floor, you will find 3 bedrooms. There is a large master bedroom with a luxurious ensuite bathroom (bath, shower and sauna). Next door are the 2 kids' bedrooms. The first one currently has a crib (it will probably become a single bed in the next few months) and the second one has a single bed. The kids have their own bathroom with bath/shower. On this floor, you will also find our "boudoir" or "library".

In the basement, you will find an open space with another bedroom (queen size bed) and a small living room. There is also another bathroom (shower only) and the laundry room.

We are also open to trading our car.

We are open to many dates and locations. In particular, we are looking to swap for our summer vacation (2015): we'd like to take then mid-August to mid-September but we are flexible! Also open to long weekend swaps. :-)

* Please note that we have 2 dogs* While the dogs will not be there during your stay (unless you want them to be: they are 2 happy, friendly, child-proofed dogs!), this house might not be appropriate for those who have severe allergies as it will be impossible to eliminate all traces of allergens before your arrival...

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About Quebec city:

One of the oldest cities in North America, Quebec city is a UNESCO World Heritage city. It has a vibrant cultural life, many very good but affordable restaurants, is close to the great outdoors and offers a lot of activities for the whole family. An ideal vacation for a family vacation!

Its residents are friendly, mostly speak French (as we do) but can also speak English.

http://www.quebecregion.com/en/
http://www.bonjourquebec.com/qc-en/accueil0.html

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About our family:

We are a family of 4 with 2 young kids.

David worked for many years as a registered nurse and is now an osteopath.

Marie-Josée works for a university, doing research.

Victor and Sofia (currently 18 months and 3 years old) are happy, curious children who love to discover new things, paint, read books and play with our 2 friendly dogs (Labrador and Standard Poodle).

We love to travel and have done many trips with our kids, our most recent being Mexico, New York City, Berlin. Most of the time, we rented apartments and loved it, but having recently moved into a new house, we are now ready to swap !

Don't hesitate to contact us (in French or English): we are open to many dates and destinations! Surprise us! :-)

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More about us

  1. We are a family of 4 with 2 young kids (Sofia, 3 years old + Victor, 18 months old)
  2. Marie-Josée works at a university and David is an osteopath
  3. We love to travel, eat, and discover new things!

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Family friendly: Cosmos, Jaja la pizz, Normandin; For foodies: L'affaire est Ketchup, La Planque,
Cool bars
Grande allée
Cozy cafés
Many nice cafés in Old Quebec, Le temps perdu (Ste-Foy), ÉcoCafé Lebourgneuf
Retail therapy
Galeries de la Capitale (3 km), Nice boutiques in NouvoStRock and Old Quebec (10km), Laurier (10km) (3 shopping center closeby)
Bit of culture
Musée des beaux arts, Musée de la civilisation, theatre,
Walks in the park
Domaine Maizeret, Parc des plaines d'Abraham, or closer: Parc Maria Goretti
Spot of exercise
Plaines d'abraham, Parc national de la vallée de la Jacques Cartier, Centre touristique Duchesnay, Ski resorts (Le Relais (15 min), Stoneham (20 min), Mont Ste-Anne (45 min), Le Massif (1h15)
Day tripping
Charlevoix (Ski Le Massif, whalewatching, art galeries, nice landscapes, ecotourism)

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