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Nevele, Belgium

Ghent, beautifull and proud city

Ghent, beautifull and proud city

Front side

Front side

backside renovated

backside renovated

room 1

room 1

room 2

room 2

living room

living room

veranda

veranda

chilling room

chilling room

dining room

dining room

kitchen

kitchen

kitchen from veranda

kitchen from veranda

view backside garden

view backside garden

room 3

room 3

room 4

room 4

Towers of Ghent

Towers of Ghent

Belgian beers, famous and tasty

Belgian beers, famous and tasty

Bruges, 20 min by car of train

Bruges, 20 min by car of train

Seaside near Knokke (45 min by car)

Seaside near Knokke (45 min by car)

World War I - Flanders Fields

World War I - Flanders Fields

Ghent, city centre Graslei, 10' by train, 15' by car, 30' by bicycle

Ghent, city centre Graslei, 10' by train, 15' by car, 30' by bicycle

Ghent, city centre, Gravensteen

Ghent, city centre, Gravensteen

Ghent, Alterpiece Van Eyck

Ghent, Alterpiece Van Eyck

Famous view on the towers of Ghent

Famous view on the towers of Ghent

Summer, city festival of Ghent, 10 days of music, theater, dance, etc

Summer, city festival of Ghent, 10 days of music, theater, dance, etc

Merendree, our village church (Roman)

Merendree, our village church (Roman)

Flanders famous cycling classics (Geraardsbergen, 45' by car) - you can use our bikes!

Flanders famous cycling classics (Geraardsbergen, 45' by car) - you can use our bikes!

Ooidonk, Deinze (10' by car)

Ooidonk, Deinze (10' by car)

Local beer and coffee house, Hansbeke (2 km from our house)

Local beer and coffee house, Hansbeke (2 km from our house)

Plopsaland De Panne (1 hour by train) - activity park

Plopsaland De Panne (1 hour by train) - activity park

Riverside of the Leie (Deinze), typical bridge, walking and cycling paradise

Riverside of the Leie (Deinze), typical bridge, walking and cycling paradise

Ancient wind mill, walking through the fields (5' from our house)

Ancient wind mill, walking through the fields (5' from our house)

Zwin, natural reserve, Knokke (birds watching), 30' car drive

Zwin, natural reserve, Knokke (birds watching), 30' car drive

Anja and Geert in Tramontana, Mallorca

Anja and Geert in Tramontana, Mallorca

Maaike, Lotje and Leentje

Maaike, Lotje and Leentje

Pitou, the cat, looking forward to meet you

Pitou, the cat, looking forward to meet you

Leentje in the garden

Leentje in the garden

Big table outside, view inside the garden

Big table outside, view inside the garden

Shadow and sun in the garden

Shadow and sun in the garden

Second part of the garden, trampoline

Second part of the garden, trampoline

Bicycle parc: tandem, 7 bikes, childrens bikes, etc.

Bicycle parc: tandem, 7 bikes, childrens bikes, etc.

Garden, second part, playground and atelier/glasshouse

Garden, second part, playground and atelier/glasshouse

Anja in Italy, Castellucio

Anja in Italy, Castellucio

Geert in Italy, Ascoli Picene

Geert in Italy, Ascoli Picene

Ghent, beautifull and proud city Front side backside renovated room 1 room 2 living room veranda chilling room dining room kitchen kitchen from veranda view backside garden room 3 room 4 Towers of Ghent Belgian beers, famous and tasty Bruges, 20 min by car of train Seaside near Knokke (45 min by car) World War I - Flanders Fields Ghent, city centre Graslei, 10' by train, 15' by car, 30' by bicycle Ghent, city centre, Gravensteen Ghent, Alterpiece Van Eyck Famous view on the towers of Ghent Summer, city festival of Ghent, 10 days of music, theater, dance, etc Merendree, our village church (Roman) Flanders famous cycling classics (Geraardsbergen, 45' by car) - you can use our bikes! Ooidonk, Deinze (10' by car) Local beer and coffee house, Hansbeke (2 km from our house) Plopsaland De Panne (1 hour by train) - activity park Riverside of the Leie (Deinze), typical bridge, walking and cycling paradise Ancient wind mill, walking through the fields (5' from our house) Zwin, natural reserve, Knokke (birds watching), 30' car drive Anja and Geert in Tramontana, Mallorca Maaike, Lotje and Leentje Pitou, the cat, looking forward to meet you Leentje in the garden Big table outside, view inside the garden Shadow and sun in the garden Second part of the garden, trampoline Bicycle parc: tandem, 7 bikes, childrens bikes, etc. Garden, second part, playground and atelier/glasshouse Anja in Italy, Castellucio Geert in Italy, Ascoli Picene
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Member since

2016

Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
January 01, 2019 - December 31, 2019

2019: week around Easter, 2 weeks in summerholidays (july/august)

2 weeks

Family house in Merendree, small village near Ghent (10') (Flanders, Belgium)

Big house, 10 km from Ghent, 25 km from Bruges, 50 km from the Belgian coast, at the center of a small village (Merendree). Shops nearby. Big garden with terras, BBQ, play ground/trampoline, berry garden. Lots of walking/cycling possible (bicycles/tandem available).
House is recently renovated: untill 4 yours ago we made 4 times home exchanges (in France X2, Norway, Spain). So we are not starters, but re-starters :-)

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 1 Children
  • 2 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • social worker
  • teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the country
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed
  • No smoking
  • Pet care wanted

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 6

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Italy
  • Ireland
  • Spain
  • France
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Iceland
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Portugal

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Dutch

Occupation

  • social worker
  • teacher

Children

  • Girl - Age: 13

Pets

  • cat

About Our Family

Family of five: Geert (social worker), Anja (teacher), both in their 40's
Maaike (19y), Lotje (17y), Leentje (10y)
Pitoe (cat), Nijntje (rabit)
Only Geert, Anja and Leentje are looking for exchange (3pp).
Maaike and Lotje are on holiday elsewhere that periode

Lifestyle

Our personal interests include nature, sports (hiking and cycling), music, literature, cinema, theater, arts, regional/ethnic food and wine. We like the sun, but it does not always have to be hot weather.

References

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