Villa in a beautiful area, close to the shore in the center of Israel

Villa in a beautiful area, close to the shore in the center of Israel

Gilead

 

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Description of our house. A Villa in Herzliya Pituach. The House has 2 available floors and 3 elevations. The front garden has a wooden deck, a low sitting area, a small fish pond and an outdoors dining area. At the backyard You will find an outdoors shower (to take when coming from the shore). As we are ecologically oriented, we have a rainwater natural pool, with a biological cleansing system (no Chlorine or salts). You will also find a recycling & composting device, a biological greywater system which takes care of the gardens irrigation, and a vegetable & herbs garden. By the entrance area there is an ethnic outdoors stove with which you can prepare pittas (local bread), Pizzas etc. and a wall cascade. Besides the bedrooms WCs and washrooms, there is a laundry room, a modern well equipped kitchen, a large living room, a music room, a dining area, a study and a terrace. We have an old Canaanite mix dog and a cat which can be boarded in advance if requested. Cleaning can be arranged depending on dates and should you want it. there is plenty of available support during your stay.

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More about us

  1. We are a family of 5. I, Gilead (60) an Eco designer & inventor . Shelly (55), my wife, is a movement Therapist working with Blind youth. We have 3 Daughters - Noga (25), a fine-arts student; Yuli (24)An industrial design student; Naama (16) just starting High school, and Abdu, a cat that chose us... In our house you will find a big library of books, mostly in English but also in German, French and Hebrew (naturally...), a lot of art, CD's (mostly classical and jazz music), and some Musical Instruments. You'll also find here some unique Furniture; From our houses exchanges we had so far excellent experiences and are looking forward to this opportunity of unique tourism, and maybe friendship. We like the idea of a home exchange as a way to experience another country rather like a resident. We love pets and are willing to look after them (provided they are 'regular' Pets - no snakes, tarantulas, piranhas and so forth...). We would like to arrange an exchange during summer holidays and will be pleased to have contact in advance in order to get to know you -our fellow exchangers via email or phone to see what we can do to make your stay in Israel great. We speak English, French, German, Hebrew and some Russian.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Our Neighborhood: Herzliya Pituach is a villas district in central Israel, close to the Mediterranean Sea shore (10-15 mn. walking distance from the sea). It is known as one of Israel's most luxurious living areas & has lots of diplomatic residences. Nearby you will find Many excellent restaurants, clubs, discos, malls and The famous Yacht Marina. Herzliya Pituach is within 10 minutes driving to Tel Aviv, 1 hour driving to Jerusalem. The dead sea, the sea of Galilee, Beit Lehem, Nazareth or Tiberiad are all within 2 hours Driving from Herzliya.

Buzzy restaurants
A great variety of restaurants all around. we attend at least ones a week a favorite mid-eastern food restaurant which serves 'Sabich', an eggplant hore d'oevre. We leave our swap partners a list of gastronomical recommendations
Cool bars
Lots of clubs in the industrial area, at about 10 minutes drive
Cozy cafés
We have our own favourite cafe close to our house (simple place, exquisite coffee & pastries), and some very well situated by the beach
Retail therapy
Many malls around, veg. and organic shops,
Bit of culture
On the Northern part of Herzliya shore, you'll find Appollonia National Park, with The ruins of a 13th century fortress with stunning ocean views. On many summer evenings small concerts are being held there, at sunset
Walks in the park
By the sea shore
Spot of exercise
The Herzliya park, with an artificial lake, grass area & impressive play structures for children, and its surrounding offering a great variety of sport activities
Day tripping
Tel-Aviv,& Jaffa, a 24h city at about 20 minutes drive, Haifa and Jerusalem within an hours drive. nothing is really far.

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