In the heart of Europe

In the heart of Europe




Feb 2012

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home is in Purkersdorf, a small town next to Vienna, the capital of Austria. It is less than 100 metres away from the place name sign „Vienna“ and about 15 km away from the historical city center of Vienna.

Purkersdorf is a nice village situated in the beautiful Vienna Woods.

The villa is located in a courtyard, surrounded by other residential buildings and the wood. We love the quiet and fresh air around here.
The next street, which leads to Vienna, is about 50 metres away from our home. It takes you only 1 Minute to the bus station and five minutes to the train-station.

Our flat of 90m2 has two bedrooms, a kitchen with eating place, a living room, a bathroom and a separate toilet.

The living room is equipped with a parquet floor, a sofa, a bio-ethanol fireplace and a flat-screen TV with SAT receiver. Over our terrace you can enter the garden, which surrounds the apartment.

The bedroom has a large double-bed. You have a nice view into the wood from here.

The kids-room includes a bed for one child and stuff to play. A mattress is available for a second child.

The bath has a bathtub and a big window, which makes it bright in there.


More about us

  1. We are a small family with a cute 5-year-old girl. Klaus (42) is a lawyer and is working in an insurance company. Jasmin (39) is a Yoga-teacher and is working in a yoga-studio and for a yoga-magazine.
    We don't smoke, and we are very neat.
    We love to live here in this wonderful place, and you will surely like it, too.
    We are very excited about our first time home exchange and would care about your home as we do for ours.

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Where is it?


In about 40 minutes by train/underground you can reach Viennas historical, cultural und social heart: The Wiener Staatsoper, the Burgtheater, „the famous Spanish Riding School“, the Lippizaner horses, the Riesenrad in the Prater, museums, churches,…

About 10 kilometers away the zoo „Tiergarten Schönbrunn“ is located. Founded in 1752 it´s the oldest zoo in the world. It is one of the world´s few, which houses giant pandas. Another big attraction here is he rainforest house.
Schönbrunn Palace („Schloss Schönbrunn) is one oft he most important cultural monuments in Austria – and the most visited attraction in Vienna. .

Viennas best address for shopping is Mariahilferstrasse, you can reach in 20 minutes by train.

Vienna Woods „Wienerwald“, where we live, is a large forest of over 1.000 square kilometers. It lies south and west of Vienna in Lower Austria. It covers the start of the Alps
This area is very popular for sports like hiking, mountain-biking, horsebackriding, running, going swimming,… . Not far (20 Minutes) away you can find High Hills a skiing-area with floodlights.
The Austrian part of „Way of St. Jacob“ goes through Purkersdorf and her is also the St. Jacobs church.
In 20 Minutes walk by foot – you could also do it quicker by bus or by train - there is the shopping centre „Auhof-Center“ . A relaxed place for going shopping, going out to eat (Pizzeria, Chinese and Japan Restaurant, traditional Austrian kitchen, café) and doing Indoor Sports in a fitness club. There is a health center with doctors and a chemist’s, hairdressers and supermarket.

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