Classy furnished house with private garden, in heart of Brussels, 3 to 4

Classy furnished house with private garden, in heart of Brussels, 3 to 4


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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 baths

About our home

House with tall ceilings, wooden floors & a private garden, based in the historic center of central Brussels, capital of Europe.
Decorated with style. Build in 1850, the house has been entirely renovated on base of bio-architectural principles. Central heating system, fully equipped kitchen, cooking utensils, oven & grill, wood-burning fireplace, bed linen and towels provided, Hi-Fi sound equipment, TV, DVD, WiFi, Apple computer, etc. The house can ideally accommodate 2 persons (a couple), with a possible expansion for 3 or 4 people: two persons in a king sized bed (180x200 cm) on the first floor, a third person in a single bed and a fourth person on a futon floor mattress (both on the third floor). All beds are Japanese style (with Tatami & Futon). The en suite bathroom of the first floor is equipped with a jetted bathtub for two, a shower, 2 washbasins and a toilet. There is also a toilet on the ground floor. On the third floor there is a large washbasin with warm & cold water. It’s a quiet house, with much daylight and all windows are double-glazed. The house has a back garden and a terrace with outdoor teak table and chairs. The room on the third floor is equipped with an electric sliding open-roof system (great for sunbathing).

We are registered as basic members meaning we can only send/reply 5 messages a month. So we might only be able to auto-decline your swap request. However you can also email us directly at info(at)alcyonfilm(dot)com (in English, French or Dutch).

We also exchange and rent our villa with private pool, located in Montpellier in the South of France. See our website :

• Private garden & outdoor terrace
• Wood-burning fireplace
• Central heating
• Fan
• Hi-Fi stereo, colour TV & DVD Player
• Wi-Fi (wireles internet access)
• Bed linen and towels provided
• Washing machine, dryer & steam iron
• Vacuum cleaner
• 2 person jetted bathtub and shower
• Hair dryer
• Clock radio
• Full kitchen with all table settings & cooking utensils
• Fridge with freezer, water purifier system, slicer, toaster, electric fryer
• 6 gas burner cooker with oven, grill & silent powerful chimney extractor hood

Exchange conditions:
• Not suitable for young children
• Non smoking only
• Pets not allowed
• Simultaneous or non-simultaneous exchange possible

We are based in the heart of central Brussels in one of the most exclusive and trendy areas of the historical city-center of Brussels, the capital of Belgium and Europe. Very nearby there are a lot of shops, small restaurants, bars, charming squares, etc. Underground/Metro/Buses are just a few minutes walk away, giving excellent access all around Brussels. The closest Metro/Underground brings you in about ten minutes (2 stops) to the Central train station, where you have a direct connection to the Airport.
Great fashion shopping is just minutes walk away and around the corner you will find great squares like the old Fish Market and the Place Sainte-Catherine. This area is well-known for its gastronomic tables (where you can also eat outdoors by fair weather).
At about 110 km West there is the sea (and great old cities like Bruges and Ghent) and Eastwards there are beautiful hills and forests. Brussels also lies at the heart of Europe, so Paris, London and Amsterdam are reachable in about 2 hours by train.

What to do in Brussels:
Everything you can find in a capital city: Theatres, Opera House, Classic Music performances, Movie theatres, Filmmuseum, Art performances and fine art Gallery's, Exhibitions of all sort, Museum, Library's, Nice public gardens, Fashion shops, Bookshops, Food shops and all kind of other shops, Pubs, Cafe's, Bars, Coffee shops, Jazz bars, Dance halls, Music bars, Monuments, Urban architecture (Gothic, Baroc, neo-classical, Jugendstill, Art Deco, Modern, etc.), A very famous and daily Flee Market, Museum of Comic Strips, Planetarium, Excellent and cool Restaurants, Snacks, nice squares (where you can eat or drink in the open), sightseeing tours (also by bicycle or bus), Fountains, Olympic Swimming pools, the Canal (situated at the end of the street), the port of Brussels (with his yacht club), etc. all in very close reach.
Oh yes! Belgium is also a well-known for it's fine chocolate, beer, lace and gastronomy.

For more info about the city of Brussels:


More about us

  1. At the moment we are only looking for exchanges with the Philippines, where we plan to travel during April, May, June 2015. Since we are registered as basic members we can only send or reply to 5 messages a month, so we might only be able to reply automatically, without personalised message.

  2. We are a non-smoking couple, living in Brussels, with cinematographic & medical occupations. Our interests are cinema, music, photography, literature, art (and culture in general), we also like to swim and bike. No children, no pets. We don't own a car but have a driving license. Experienced with home exchanging since 2005, we are responsible and will look after your home very well as we expect the same in return. You can contact us in English, French or Dutch.

  3. We exchange two homes: one located in the heart of Brussels (Belgium) and one in Montpellier (France). The latter also being rented is not available in the summer.

Dream destinations


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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Henri, Bistro du Canal, Vismet, Fornostar, Barbik, Jaloa
Cool bars
Daringman, Monk,
Cozy cafés
De Markten, Le Cercle des Voyageurs
Bit of culture
Musée Magritte, Bozar, Opera house and many more
Walks in the park
Brussels Park
Spot of exercise
Day tripping
Brussels Fôret de Soignes, Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Northsea, Ardennes

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