Family home near the beach and Copenhagen

Family home near the beach and Copenhagen

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Spacious family home with garden. Close to Copenhagen, the beach and forest, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Hamlet's Kronborg Castle, the Viking Ship Museum, and many other sights. A lot to do and see for both children and adults - whether you are interested in art, design, architecture, food, a day on the beach, exploring nature and at the same time want to be close to the buzz of Copenhagen.

Our home is a bright linked house, a typical example of Danish cosy and modern architecture. Welcoming, relaxed atmosphere. Peaceful and quiet. You imidiately feel at home.

Terrace and garden with barbecue, lawn, berries, herbs, and flowers. Trampoline and sandpit. Little playground and green area just outside the door. Shopping center 3 minutes from the house. Parking just in front of the house. Bicycles - four for adults or teenagers + one for small children. Lots of toys. Possible to exchange cars.

2 living rooms (sofas in both) and 4 bed rooms. One with a double bed and the others with single beds. Two of the single beds can be converted to double beds.

Our home is located 5 minutes from the train station and the highway where you can easily reach both Copenhagen (35 min.), Helsingør/Elsinore (10 min.), and other parts of Denmark - e.g. Roskilde (the Viking Ship Museum), Odense (home of H. C. Andersen), Billund (Legoland), and Aarhus. From Helsingør you can also take a day trip to Sweden (the ferry takes 20 minutes).

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  1. Hi! We are a family of 5 - Michael, Nanna, and 3 daughters (10, 17 and 21 - often our eldest daughter doesn't travel with us anymore). Michael is a senior advisor at the University of Copenhagen and Nanna is a communication consultant. We are interested in culture, sport, nature, food e.g. Open for new experiences and love to travel. We have already made great home exchanges with families in France, Spain, Germany, and Iceland. These were some of our best holidays ever. We really love this opportunity to see new corners of the world and get to know everyday life at our destinations. Please contact us if you have any questions - we look forward to meeting you!

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Where is it?

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ESPERGÆRDE:
Espergærde is situated just by the sea and has one of the most typical and picturesque small harbours/marinas in North Sealand. The coast is also known as 'The Danish Riviera'. Just beside the marina you'll find a wonderful little beach, fish shop/taverna, icecream/coffee café, pizza bars and restaurants. 500 m from home you'll also find Egebæksvang - a nice little forest.

HUMLEBÆK:
4 km south of Espergærde - in Humlebæk - you'll find the world famous museum of modern art Louisiana www.louisiana.dk. Great activities for children, cafe, design shop, beautiful garden and view over the water Øresund (the Sound). Are you into organic food? Then don't miss the farm shop 'Aarstiderne/Krogerup' www.aarstiderne.com - just 5-10 min. walk from Louisiana.

HELSINGØR/ELSINORE:
7 km north of Espergærde you'll find Helsingør/Elsinore. A historic and maritime city, old charming streets, and culturel experiences: M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark - International awardwinning www.mfs.dk + Kronborg - the Castle from Shakespeare's Hamlet www.kronborg.dk. In Helsingør you can also choose to take the ferry for a day trip to Helsingborg in Sweden (you don't need to book tickets, the ferry goes every 30 min. and the trip takes 20 min.) Read more about Helsingør http://m.visitnorthsealand.com/ln-int/north-sealand/elsinore

COPENHAGEN:
40 km south of Espergærde, you'll find the capital: Parks with great playgrounds, museums with art, architecture and design, cafes, New Nordic restaurants, outdoor swimming in the harbour, street food, boat trips, royal castle, H. C. Andersen's Little Mermaid, Tivoli amusement park - you name it. More on www.visitcopenhagen.dk

More about North Sealand http://www.visitnorthsealand.com/ln-int/nordsjaelland/vacation-north-sealand

Buzzy restaurants
Divino, Italian restaurant in Espergærde
Cool bars
Helsingør/Elsinore or Copenhagen
Cozy cafés
Divino in Espergærde or two places in the neighbourhood town Humlebæk: Aarstiderne, organic food and the cafe in Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.
Retail therapy
Helsingør/Elsinore or Copenhagen
Bit of culture
Kronborg Castle and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Walks in the park
By Espergærde Beach
Spot of exercise
In the forest Egebæksvang
Day tripping
Copenhagen, the historical center of Elsinore, or a ferry day trip to Sweden.

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