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BE1009075

Leuven, Belgio

The medieval town hall of leuven

The medieval town hall of leuven

Leuven carfree streets

Leuven carfree streets

Beguinage Leuven

Beguinage Leuven

medieval market - 15 min walk from our house

medieval market - 15 min walk from our house

Unesco World Heritage large beguinage Leuven - 20 min walk

Unesco World Heritage large beguinage Leuven - 20 min walk

Leuven has a solar-train!

Leuven has a solar-train!

open air swimming pool - 20 min walk

open air swimming pool - 20 min walk

botanical garden of Leuven (oldest in Belgium - 1738)

botanical garden of Leuven (oldest in Belgium - 1738)

we have plenty of great coffee bars!

we have plenty of great coffee bars!

we have plenty of affordable high quality restaurants and bistro's!

we have plenty of affordable high quality restaurants and bistro's!

world famous: university library of Leuven + climb library tower

world famous: university library of Leuven + climb library tower

Provincial domain Leuven - free entrance - 20 min walk

Provincial domain Leuven - free entrance - 20 min walk

lakes at the Provincial domain - 20 min walk

lakes at the Provincial domain - 20 min walk

Entrance of abbey Keizersberg in Leuven

Entrance of abbey Keizersberg in Leuven

for hikers: Doode Bemde Nature Preserve (20min by car)

for hikers: Doode Bemde Nature Preserve (20min by car)

1000km of cyclepaths: https://www.vlaanderen-fietsland.be/routeplanner

1000km of cyclepaths: https://www.vlaanderen-fietsland.be/routeplanner

cycling in the surroundings of Leuven

cycling in the surroundings of Leuven

Planckendael park - great day out for children and parents! 25 min by car or bus

Planckendael park - great day out for children and parents! 25 min by car or bus

Train world - Schaarbeek, 15 min from Leuven by train :)

Train world - Schaarbeek, 15 min from Leuven by train :)

Gent - 45 min by train

Gent - 45 min by train

Antwerp (50 min direct train)

Antwerp (50 min direct train)

Dinant - city in the French speaking part of Belgium

Dinant - city in the French speaking part of Belgium

Bruges 1h25 direct train

Bruges 1h25 direct train

Bruges 1h25 direct train

Bruges 1h25 direct train

Walibi amusement parc (25 min by car or direct train)

Walibi amusement parc (25 min by car or direct train)

Belgian coast: 2h direct train

Belgian coast: 2h direct train

we have plenty of castles!

we have plenty of castles!

We have 5 rabbits 'Steenkonijn' - an old Flemish breed - in the garden. We regulary have baby-rabbits.

We have 5 rabbits 'Steenkonijn' - an old Flemish breed - in the garden. We regulary have baby-rabbits.

The medieval town hall of leuven  Leuven carfree streets Beguinage Leuven medieval market - 15 min walk from our house Unesco World Heritage large beguinage Leuven - 20 min walk Leuven has a solar-train! open air swimming pool - 20 min walk botanical garden of Leuven (oldest in Belgium - 1738) we have plenty of great coffee bars! we have plenty of affordable high quality restaurants and bistro's! world famous: university library of Leuven + climb library tower Provincial domain Leuven - free entrance - 20 min walk lakes at the Provincial domain - 20 min walk Entrance of abbey Keizersberg in Leuven for hikers: Doode Bemde Nature Preserve (20min by car) 1000km of cyclepaths: https://www.vlaanderen-fietsland.be/routeplanner cycling in the surroundings of Leuven Planckendael park - great day out for children and parents! 25 min by car or bus Train world - Schaarbeek, 15 min from Leuven by train :) Gent - 45 min by train Antwerp (50 min direct train) Dinant - city in the French speaking part of Belgium Bruges 1h25 direct train Bruges 1h25 direct train Walibi amusement parc (25 min by car or direct train) Belgian coast: 2h direct train we have plenty of castles! We have 5 rabbits 'Steenkonijn' - an old Flemish breed - in the garden. We regulary have baby-rabbits.
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Iscritto dal

2015


Disponibile per lo scambio
Date per lo scambio Durata
April 11, 2020 - April 18, 2020 1

Settled (UK) - thank you!

July 12, 2020 - August 21, 2020 1

Our swap is cancelled... Open for an European swap (if the covid19 crisis is over ofcourse).

October 31, 2020 - November 07, 2020 1 weeks
July 15, 2021 - August 15, 2021 1

Wishlist: Canada, Iceland, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway,.. your place?

Unesco World Heritage Leuven house + garden (Brussels 25km, Bruges 120km)

Enjoy medieval architecture at your doorstep and have easy access to other great cities like Bruges, Antwerp and Brussels! Or make easy daytrips to Amsterdam or Paris!

About our house

° situated within a 15 min walk of the historical center of Leuven (http://www.visitleuven.be/en)
° in a vibrant upcoming area 'Hal5' https://www.leuven.be/hal5 and an ecological and local foodhall in 2 minutes walk
http://www.thefoodhub.be/

° an open plan living area, a fully equipped kitchen, four bedrooms (one kingsize bed, three single beds), office space, bathroom, two toilets, a terrace and a city garden which opens to a playground & a table tennis (we have rackets)

We do not have cable television but we do have wifi, a dvd player with dvd's, and board games and toys!

° smoke - shoe - pet free!

About Leuven

° An ancient old university city, Unesco World Heritage (beguinages https://www.visitleuven.be/nl/groot-begijnhof), gothic townhall , cobble stoned markets, silent abbeys, medieval heritage, 13th century botanical garden, fine arts museum, ... - all within walking distance. https://www.visitleuven.be/nl/bezienswaardigheden

° But also a vibrant young city with a great coffee culture (https://mokcoffee.be/), micro beer breweries (https://domusleuven.be/en/huisbrouwerij/), free cultural or food events (http://www.visitleuven.be/en/events), ...
° Three weekly markets, and tons of very affordable restaurants (we leave our favourites!).
° Adventure parc (free entrance), in-door playgarden, and swimming paradise. http://www.vlaamsbrabant.be/vrije-tijd-cultuur/provinciedomeinen/kessello/attracties-en-recreatiemogelijkheden/index.jsp

About the surroundings

° Close to medieval gems like Antwerp (1h - http://www.visitantwerpen.be/en), Brussels (20 min), Bruges (1h25 - https://www.visitbruges.be/) or even Paris (1h45). The train is a 10 min walk from our house and brings you very convenient to every city in Belgium. No car needed! Children (<12) travel for free on train within Belgium.
° The animal and adventure parc Planckendael, The Antwerp Zoo (http://www.zooantwerpen.be/en), Natural History Museum, Fine Arts Museum Brussels (https://www.fine-arts-museum.be/en), caves in the Ardennes, Chocolade Museum, Comic station (https://www.comicsstation.be/), Fries Museum, Train World, beautiful Bokrijk (http://www.bokrijk.be/en), ...

About us

° We are a family who love hiking, good food, sustainable living, coffee bars, reading, playing cello, violin and sax, gardening. We lived abroad (Canada & Sweden), and currently enjoy all the pleasures of Leuven
° We offer you a tidy, clean and welcoming place, a fridge with local goodies and a large box with information.
° Preference for cleanliness and a considerate way in treating belongings. We will take very good care for your house and are in search for swappers with the same mindset :-).
° Due to allergy: no dogs or heavy carpets.
° Rabbits hope to be feeded. If this is problematic, let us know so that we can provide a solution.
° From May until December: weekly fresh ecological vegetable package for 5 persons delivered in our street (we have a prepaid membership and you can use it for free if you want to).

Swap history (Intervac + Homelink)

2012: Waspik (NL)
2013: Vancouver Island (CA), Versailles (FR)
2014: Paris (FR), Dresden (DE)
2016: Boncelles (BE), Helsinki (FI), Freudenstadt (DE), Altensteig (DE), Mariestad (SE)
2017: Bruges (BE), Tecklenburg (DE), Hasselt (BE), Kristinehamn (SE), Berlin (DE), Stockholm (SE)
2018: Paris (FR)
2019: Berlin (DE), Eschbach (DE)

Welcome to Leuven!

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La nostra famiglia

  • 2 Adulti
  • 3 Bambini
  • 12 Scambi effettuati

Occupazione

  • university professor (psychology)
  • engineer - math teacher

La nostra casa

  • Tipo di casa: Casa
  • Piano: 2
  • Ambiente: In città
  • Camere da letto: 4
  • Bagni: 1
  • Posti letto: 5
  • Superficie calpestabile: 140 m2

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Nella mia casa

  • Animali da compagnia - Non permessi
  • Bimbi piccoli - Benvenuti

Tipi di scambio

  • Scambio non simultaneo
  • Scambio casa

All'interno

  • accesso ad internet gratuito
  • Riscaldamento centrale
  • Giocattoli
  • Lavatrice
  • Lavastoviglie
  • Asciugatrice
  • Chitarra

All'esterno

  • Giardino
  • Terrazza
  • Parco giochi
  • Biciclette: 4

Cosa offre la casa

  • No fumatori
  • Si richiede cura degli animali in casa

Lista destinazioni preferite

  • Aperto a tutte le offerte
  • United Kingdom
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Belgium

Lingue parlate

  • Inglese
  • Francese
  • Olandese

Occupazione

  • university professor (psychology)
  • engineer - math teacher

Bambini

  • Ragazza - Età: 15
  • Ragazzo - Età: 12
  • Ragazza - Età: 10

Animali da compagnia

  • 5 rabbits (Lilli, Elsa, Blanca, Bollie & Bobo) in the garden

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