Looking for European swap October 19

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

House and Location: Mid-century family home in a quiet and safe neighbourhood in Northern Copenhagen. 1.800 ft2/165 m2 with easy access from the kitchen to a big sunny terrace in a private garden with swings and trampoline. 20 min. from the Copenhagen city centre by train, bus or car. The famous Arne Jacobsen town hall, lakes and the forest are all in a 5 min. walking distance. 10 min. drive to a nice clean beach. Sweden is not far away either and makes a perfect day trip - you'll get there in less than an hour.

5-seat family station car and a small city friendly car can be included in the swap.

Us: We are a family of four. Mom, dad and two girls 11 and 13 years old. We work in Copenhagen as self-employed and management consulting in the energy business. We consider ourselves as open-minded, culturally interested and very respectful when invited into other people's homes.

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  1. We are a family of four. Mom, dad and two girls 10 and 12 years old. We work respectively as self employed and with management consulting

  2. We are very careful and respectful when we are invited into other peoples home

  3. Interests: architecture, design, art, literature, gardening, urban dance, good food etc.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

We live in a quiet and safe neighbourhood in Northern Copenhagen.

Our home is 20 min. from the Copenhagen city centre by train, bus or car. The famous Arne Jacobsen town hall, numerous lakes and the forrest are all in a 5-10 min. walking distance. Going by car you'll reach a nice clean beach in 10min (from where you'll be able to see Sweden in the distance). You can also go to Søllerød Kro (which is one of Copenhagens many Michelin star restaurants) - this will take you 5-10min. Every sunday you'll find a superbe flea market (10 min walk) where you can make a great bargain if you're looking for Danish design classics, second hand designer clothing or antiques. The market is just next to the famous Arne Jacobsen town Hall.

You’ll get to the Copenhagen city center in 20-30 minutes where you'll be able to visit Tivoli, The Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, Freetown Christiania or hundreds of historical and cultural sites. Copenhagen is a very popular destination of gastro tourists as it's the home many Michelin Star restaurants, among that NOMA - named the Worlds best restaurant for several years. But make sure to make your reservation months in advance. We will of course be happy to help you with that or to give you any other advice or reccomendations.

Sweden makes a perfect daytrip you'll get there within an hour (bridge or ferry). We also recommend you to take the scenic drive up north, where you can visit Kronborg Castle, which was the actual setting of Shakespears Hamlet and is a UNESCO world herritage site. You'll get there in about 30 min. On your way you will pass The LOUISIANA Museum of Modern Art, which is an absolut must-see if you're interested in contemporary art and architecture and is included in Patricia Schultz' book “1000 Places to See before You Die”

Buzzy restaurants
Cosy restaurant in the close neighbourhood and all the heart desires of Nordic cusine (incl. world No. 1 Noma) in central Copenhagen
Cool bars
Nice cocktail bars in central Copenhagen
Cozy cafés
Central Copenhagen has a history of cozy café with affordable food
Retail therapy
Copenhagen is great for shopping, especially for Danish design, fashion, antiques and vintage clothes
Bit of culture
A famous Arne Jacobsen city hall just nearby. Copenhagen offers a number of architectural, historic and museum sight. Denmark is the worlds oldest monarchy and that is reflected in the planning of the city and the many beautifull castles.
Walks in the park
Forrest and lakes within 5 min. walk
Spot of exercise
Forrest for walking/running, mountain bike single tracks and 2 gyms within 5-10 min. walk
Day tripping
Historic and kids-friendly Copenhagen, Sweden (1 hour drive) Helsingoer (home of Hamlet), Louisiana Museum of Modern art, Stevns Klint cold war museum, beaches

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