- GUJAN MESTRAS, AQUITAINE, France
- Jul 17, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022
We are an Italian couple with two girls of 15 and 13 years old, who love very much horses. Due to his job, Francesco, my husband, travels a lot around Europe and sometimes we (the girls and I) join him visiting cities and places. We often have friends at home from around the world. We have experienced 3 home exchanging and we always met beautiful families. Oh we have also 2 cats living both inside and outside the house, as they like. This is the only house we have, so we can exchange it during summertime period or during vacation from school (Christmas time, Easter time) or for weekends (if not too far from here)
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Pet Care Needed
Smoking Not Allowed
Use of Personal Car is not possible
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Description of the home we are offering for exchange
Our home is in the middle of a little village called Pedemonte, in Valtellina. Pedemonte is just under the Alps; we are always surrounded by nature, animals, and joy in our home. Our home it's also near spectacular places, Valmalengo and Valgerola, where you can ski, are only 40 mins far,
Val di Mello, a paradise for climbers, is 30 mins far.
Our home has a lovely garden, there is an old kaki tree, magnolias, maples and a small fountain with 7 goldfish, Bilbo, Frodo, Macchia, Lenticchia, Luna, Shrek and Fiona.
A modern kitchen is placed on top of a wooded floor inside the house.
The simple and modern furniture hosts our small Indian and Tibetan statues, which light up the space.
In winter, a chimney warms the space when you read, play the piano, or relax. Well, it's not connected to Alexa, so you have to take care of it by yourself :D.
There is a spacious oven where you can cook all the pizza that you want.
When you make pizza, make sure to call some friends and enjoy it with them, just like Italians do!
You may find yourself between a hug from our two cats, Paola and Ciaparat; they usually hang out upstairs, near the piano or inside the towel boxes.
Upstairs there is a library full of interesting and helpful books, this library is the something that connects every room on the second floor, you will find a peace of it in the bathroom, in front of the jacuzzi, and in both of the bedrooms.
On the third floor, there is the biggest bedroom, it's surrounded by a wardrobe, the bed is the middle of it all, there is a tiny window above the bed, you can see all the stars from it if you pay very close attention.
All these floors are supported by a garage. The garage welcomes two cars, there is a charger for electric cars too!.
Please, feel free to ask us any other info you need; we can also give you advice about restaurants, activities, beautiful natural places and amenities.
House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence
Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area
We live in a small village in Valtellina, about 700 souls, so very peaceful at the bottom of the Alps, with a lot af trees around and birds waking you up in the morning singing: it seems to live in a post card :) If you love mountains you are in the right place. By car it is easy to reach in 30minutes skiing areas as well as the lake (Como lake) and in 1,30 hours you can reach Milan as well as Sant Moritz in Suisse. Valtellina is very well known for its nebbiolo wines and its wonderful vineyards in terraces, but also for its mountains and nature where you can play a lot of sports: climbing in val di Mello, skiing, rafting, downhill, go for walks, swimming in small lakes in the top of mountains, riding horses. Not to far from here (about 30km) you can reach Tirano and enjoy a wonderful travel by the ancient red train of Bernina, UNESCO heritage.
Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home
By car it is easy to reach in 30minutes skiing areas as well as the lake (Como lake) and in 1,30 hours you can reach Milan as well as Sant Moritz in Suisse. Valtellina is very well known for its nebbiolo wines and its wonderful vineyards in terraces, but also for its mountains and nature where you can play a lot of sports: climbing in val di Mello, skiing, rafting, downhill, go for walks, swimming in small lakes in the top of mountains, riding horses. Not to far from here (about 30km) you can reach Tirano and enjoy a wonderful travel by the ancient red train of Bernina, UNESCO heritage. Very nice to visit is also Livigno, a non-custom little village at 1800mt, or Bormio, with its Roman spa into the wood
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Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules
We are a non-smoking family and would like to exchange with other non-smokers; we look forward to exchanging with a family who will look after our home in the same way we will look after yours: we will let the house clean when we leave, so, please do the same
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