Family home in a safe, hip and cool Helsinki

Family home in a safe, hip and cool Helsinki

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home is located in the city center, next to the sea. We have 4 bedrooms, one bathroom and a separate toilet. We live in the 6th floor with lovely view over the city. Weekly cleaning included (except for few weeks in July).

Helsinki is a trendy destination for tourists: https://www.wallpaper.com/gallery/architecture/best-city-wallpaper-design-awards-2019

https://www.myhelsinki.fi/en/

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/12/safe-happy-and-free-does-finland-have-all-the-answers

the neighbourhood is really nice with good services within 5 minutes walk; a bakery, wine shop, grocery stores, a deli (www.antonanton.fi), Hakaniemi market hall, nice restaurants and bars.

No need for a car. Public transportation works well and the city center is in a walking distance also many islands can be reached by public transportation.

Some of our guests have also visited Tallinn and St.Petersburg and if interested in nature have a look at this nature park http://www.nationalparks.fien/repovesinp.

https://www.visitfinland.com/
http://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/travel/things-to-do-in-helsinki-where-to-stay-eat-and-drink-a3247591.html

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More about us

  1. We are a family of five. Nina 46, mother, is a serial food entrepreneur at Nordic Brekfast and Anton&Anton. One of Anton&Anton's food stores is located only few blocks away in Mariankatu, so fresh croissants and Finnish salmon, among other delicacies can be found there. Ville 49, father, works in forest industry as a director with an international team. Kids are aged 16, 14 and 5.

    Our home is equipped with a computer, TV, iTV, PS2&3 with many games. We have toys for girls and boys, Lego, puzzles etc.

    Our summer home is situated one hour drive from the city so the weekends and the summer holiday is usually spent there. There we love to swim, go to sauna, renovate the old building and take care of the garden. With simultaneous swap our summer home can also be included in the swap.

    We enjoy historic surroundings, beautiful landscapes, good food and wine.

    We are experienced swappers, mainly in Europe and are we are open to all suggestions - short city breaks in Europe or longer stays in other continent.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Yes! (www.yesyesyes.fi), The Cock (www.thecock.fi)
Cozy cafés
In Kruununhaka: Chjoko, Papu
Retail therapy
Torikorttelit, Aleksanterinkatu, Kamppi centre
Bit of culture
Kiasma, contemporary art museum (http://www.kiasma.fi/en/
Walks in the park
Tervasaari outdoor area just next to our home, beautiful walks by the sea.
Spot of exercise
Senate Square (5 minutes walk) http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g189934-d245976-Reviews-Senate_Square_Senaatintori-Helsinki_Southern_Finland.html
Day tripping
Tallin (capital of Estonia) by the ferry (2 hours away), Porvoo (with a beautiful wooden old town) 1 hour bus drive away

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