Welcome to our beautiful and spacious (150m2) three bedroom home in the heart of old Helsinki. Perfect for families with kids. Our own children are 11, 10...
Apartment in central Finland
Apartment in central Finland
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- 1 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 3
- 1 baths
About our home
I have a beautiful one-bedroom apartment. It's nicely furnished and well-equipped (dishwasher, washing machine, small tumble dryer, wireless internet). You can use the building's sauna privately for an hour on Saturday evenings (there is also a communal sauna time on Wednesday evenings - 2hrs for men, 2 hrs for women) .
It is a perfect size for two (62 m2), comfortable for three, and manageable for four. There is a double bed in the bedroom (140cm), the sofa is big enough & comfortable enough for someone to sleep on, and I have an air mattress as a spare.
Jyväskylä is a very pleasant, large town in central Finland with 80,000 inhabitants. It has a vibrant town centre, but also plenty of beautiful lake and forest areas within walking distance of the apartment. You'll find more information at this link: http://jyväskylänseutu.fi/travel. It's a great place to visit if you want to have a quiet holiday where nature is easily accessible (beautiful forests and numerous lakes) but still want to be close to shopping, restaurants, cafes etc.
My apartment is in a good area about a 10min walk to the university, 15-20min walk to the centre, and a 15min walk to the nearest lake. It's a sort of central suburb, with a mixture of apartment buildings, quiet lanes with family houses, and grocery stores and take-aways. There's also a bus stop right outside the apartment building, with regular buses going to and from the centre, as well as to and from a small ski resort (Laajavuori).
* The 1000 Lakes Rally (or Neste Oil Rally) takes place in Jyväskylä in mid August.*
I've done one summer home exchange already to the Netherlands, which was a great experience! The family I exchanged with loved Finland and Jyväskylä! I've also rented my place out a few times on airbnb, with very good feedback.
I have a very friendly little dog, who could stay with friends during the exchange if you are not a dog lover. I'm happy to look after a pet during an exchange myself.
I'm very tidy and love my home. I would take care of yours with the same respect!
- Main home
- Cable TV
More about us
- 35 years old, from Northern Ireland, living in Finland
- I work as an English lecturer
- I love dogs, movies/TV/reading, and painting
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