Spacious house near the historic town of Brugge (Bruges)

Spacious house near the historic town of Brugge (Bruges)

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Our house is a brick building of 4 floors with a small but big enough garden to spend beautiful days outside on the deck, furnished with the necessary outdoor furniture. On the lower floor is the garage and separate rooms for the washing, ironing and all sorts of storage. On the first floor is the hallway, living area, the kitchen and a separate toilet. On the second floor are two bedrooms (one kingsize bed, one queen size bed), bathroom, separate toilet. A third room is used as a study. On the upper floor we have a second bathroom with shower and a large living area (can sleep one) and a separate bedroom for one person. There is no elevator.
We have no pets.
No smoking in the house please.
The kitchen is equipped with all the normal appliances.
The living has sitting area with 42 inch flatscreen TV, with cable (50 or so channels) DVD player and lots of DVD's to watch. We have high speed internet. Bose system with i-pod connection.

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More about us

  1. We are a retired couple in our mid 60's who love to travel and see the world. We have one son and four grandchildren. We do not have any experience in house exchange but we want to try it. It goes without saying that we will treat your house with the utmost respect.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

We live at the edge of the old town of Brugge (Bruges) wich is very well known the world over as a favourite tourist destination (sometimes called "the Venice of the north").Is a World Heritage Site of Unesco.Brugge is chosen to be the 18th best European destinations. The town is at walking distance (15 min), with the bike in 5 min. There is a busstop right in front of the house. Buses every 20 min to the town and to the train station.
Brugge is a well preserved medieval town with a great history.
Museums, good shopping, lots of restaurants (from cheap to very expensive....) Not much of a real night life I'm afraid.
Nearest airport: Brussels Intl (110 km)
Use of bicycles (2) The beach and the sea is 15 min by train.
The train takes you to the whole of Europe : Brussels (1h), Ghent (30 min), Antwerp 2,5 h), Paris with the Thalys from Brussels in 2,5 h, London with the Eurostar in 3h. Amsterdam, Koln, etc.
The European Parliament is set up in Brussels for historical reasons but also because it is practically in the center of Europe. Some websites about Brugge : http://www.virtualbruges.be/new_site09/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruges

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