Bruxelles, lovely city house with garden in lively yet quiet central area not far from EU institutions

Bruxelles, lovely city house with garden in lively yet quiet central area not far from EU institutions




Oct 2010

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
3 Bathrooms

About our home

We are an italian family living in a lovely house in Ixelles, one of the most lively and friendly neighborhood in Bruxelles. Our house was completely renovated in 2017 and it has: a fully equipped kitchen, where we love cooking and having friends; a big living room with a comfortable double sized sofa bed and a fireplace; a master bedroom with a big double bed; a children's bedroom with two mezzanine bed and a big extra room, which is our office, but can be converted in an extra room, with has a sofa bed and plenty of light, as it has a roof windows. We have three bathrooms: one with a walk-in shower, a second one with bath tub and a third one which has a simple toilet. Two gardens front and backyard, of approximately 50 sqm each complete the house. We love having barbecues during summertime! Internet wi-fi is available.
Walking distance the lively area of ULB university, plenty of bars and restaurants, supermarkets and direct connections to city center and airport. Even if we are very close to the lively area, our street is very quiet and silent and you can hear birds singing in the morning like in a little village!
We love our house and we will treat yours as it was our own.


More about us

  1. We are a couple in our late thirties, a genealogy researcher and a counselor and therapist. We have two children of 5 and 8 years old. We love travelling and do it as much as we can! We already swapped several times and love this way of travelling. We are open to a non simultaneous swap.
    We love meeting new people and enjoying the habits of the places where we go. Our passions are friends, good food, books, music and arts.

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Where is it?


The neighbourhood has anything a visit in Bruxelles could offer: just around the corner you will find a lively square (Place Flagey) with a lovely marketplace in weekends with fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese and fish; plenty of international fine restaurants, wine bars, cafè, pubs, cinemas and shops (including a bookshop with a lot of comics and illustrated books, supermarkets, typical boulangerie, second hand shops, shopping area). Very close to our apartment a nice little pond (Etang d'Ixelles) with many birds flying around, 15 mins walk a cozy beautiful park (Ten Bosch) and the lovely artistic area of Chatelaine, several museums and a ludotheque for children. Well connected with bus 71, tram 81 and many others, easy to reach Grand Place, European institutions, place Saint Catherine, metro station, train station and major connections to the whole city.
From Bruxelles you can easily reach in a few hours London, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and many European destinations as it is just in the heart of Europe and very easily connected to the main european destinations.

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