We are a Finnish-French-British family living in Espoo, in the capital area of Helsinki. We have two teenage daughters and our extended family is mostly in France so we visit there often. We have lived in London and Paris before and we like to explore new places in Europe as well as having our own space when visiting family in France.
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Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
Simultaneous Home Exchange
Smoking Not Allowed
Use of Personal Car is possible
|Jul 1, 2023 - Aug 1, 2023||France | Paris, France | Provence, France|
Description of the home we are offering for exchange
Our modern semi-detached house has three bedrooms, large balcony, garden, sauna and a fireplace. The living room is an open concept with sofa, armchairs, dining and a fully equipped kitchen. The house is in a small estate at the end of a road with no passing traffic. It is located 15-20min by car from Helsinki, 5km from the seaside and beaches and in the middle of a leafy area, with forests and fields accessible for walks and trekking directly from the house. For the summer, the balcony is equipped with a large outdoor sofa and a gas barbecue. In the garden we have sun chairs, games, flowers and berry bushes.
House - single floor/ Main Residence
Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area
Our neighbourhood comprises of independent houses and is located close to the capital, the seaside and right in the middle of a central park / forest area. It is very quiet and safe. Our small and safe estate has four families with an international mix of Finnish, French and Italians.
Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home
Helsinki offers a variety of attractions from museums and design shops to seaside pool, the Suomenlinna island fortress and amusement park Linnanmäki. We are also a short distance away from the seaside beaches of Espoo with lovely cafes and a waterbus operating in the summer. It is a great location for exploring the capital region and the archipelago. In the winter, you obviously have opportunities for skiing and skating!
Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules
We are respectful guests and expect the same from people who come to our place. :-) We are happy when people enjoy our house, respecting the neighbors and the furnishings. No smoking inside the house. We will guide you to use the sauna and the fireplace. We have two guinea pigs who optionally can go to pet care elsewhere. The plants are quite easy to take care of and there is a possibility to explore the use of our hybrid car.
Use of Personal Car
Home Exchange Type
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