Central, spacious, quiet family apt with terrace

Central, spacious, quiet family apt with terrace

Virginie

 

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
2 Bathrooms
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About our home

Large, open, easy-to-live and full of light (windows looking west, north and south), modern apartment with every equipment you could need.
5 bedrooms for parents, children, and other guests if you wish, and 2 bathrooms.
5 minutes from central train station but very quiet (neighborhood without cars).
Huge terrace for relaxing, dining, playing.

More details about the rooms:
Though located in a very central place, it is very calm because the only street below is very small, and the apartment is on the 3rd floor.
- Large living room
- Large, fully equipped kitchen
- Big terrace balcony on which it is possible to eat (and play, for children)
- 5 bedrooms: Masters' bedroom has a queen size bed with a recent extra-thick mattress. Our 3 children have a standard adult bed (90 x 190 cm). Foldable baby cot available. There is a standard double bed in the spare room, and extra child-mattress available.

Features

More about us

  1. We moved to Lyon in 2006. We used to travel quite regularly, often backpack, but being now the happy parents of 3 children (aged 4, 7 and 9), we have not been travelling as much recently, except for a 8-month-break across Europe + Asia in 2014/2015

    My parents (teachers, like me) have been great home-exchangers for 30 years. I am happy to share such an experience with our children now, discovering new destinations thanks to co-exchangers who can introduce us to the local habits.

    Our children have grown to know how to take great care of somebody else's home, and they are quite calm and quiet.

    We insist on offering a welcoming, clean & tidy home to our co-exchangers, and expect them to do the same. Up to now, coming home after an exchange ( about 20 exchanges in 10 years) has always been a good surprise!

  2. If you wish to make sure everything is Ok with us (which we can understand), please feel free to ask us for a screen shot of the comments our co-exchangers wrote on the other webside we left recently.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Downtown Lyon is a few bus stops away, and it is a 5 min car ride / 10 min walk to Lyon Central Train Station "Part Dieu", as well as to the famous “Halles de Lyon” where excellent fresh local food can be bought (or eaten on the spot) and to France's oldest park "Tête d'Or".

Quite everything is within walking distance : butcher's, baker's, supermarket, open-air market for greeneries, and several restaurants (fast food, indian, chinese, local "bouchon lyonnais"...). As a gourmet family, we'll be happy to share tips and good addresses with you, for cooking at home with good quality fresh products, as well as for eating out.

Buzzy restaurants
Too many of them : see our homebook!
Cozy cafés
Rita plage, Bernachon, Les Halles Paul Bocuse
Retail therapy
Centre Commercial Part Dieu, les Gratte-Ciel
Bit of culture
Villeurbanne TownHouse, Lyon Presqu'île, Musée des Confluences
Walks in the park
Parc de la Tête d'Or, parc de la Feyssine, Quais du Rhône, Quais de Saône, La Guillotière
Day tripping
Annecy, Aix-les-bains, Grenoble, Chamonix, Valence, Les Plans d'Hotonne, Clermont-Ferrand, Marseille, Lac de Paladru, Lac d'Aiguebelette

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