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FI1007371

Järvenpää, Finland

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2015

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3 bedroom wooden house, 25 min by train to Helsinki

Our 105 m2 house is located in a green, neighbour-friendly area with plenty to do for all ages. For children there are many playgrounds with no need to cross any road, teenagers have cinema and city centre within 15 minute walk and adults can enjoy the nearby lake and its swimming / exercise possibilities. Järvenpää is 25 minutes from Helsinki centre by train or car, but itself has both restaurants and supermarkets. We find Järvenpää a great place to live with kids.

We have our own garden as well as a shared area with our 3 neighbours. Our terraced house has two stories with an open kitchen / dining room on the bottom floor, together with a living room and toilet. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, toilet with sauna, and a balcony. There is 1 double bed, 2 single beds and downstairs both the kitchen sofa and living room sofa can be converted to beds (kitchen sofa length 180cm). Should more beds be needed mattresses can be used. There is also a baby bed available.

We have 4 bicycles available: 2 adult, 1 child (5-9 years), 1 small child (2-4 years).

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 2 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Communication manager
  • Training consultant

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6

References

In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed
  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Exchange Types

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Hospitality wanted
  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange
  • Hospitality exchange
  • Youth exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Baby equipment

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Balcony

Our Destination Wish List

  • Austria
  • Hungary
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Czech Republic
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Croatia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Italy
  • Ireland

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Español
  • Deutsch
  • Suomeksi
  • Svenska

Our Neighbourhood

  • shopping Convenience store (0.6 km)
  • beach Swimming beach (2.0 km)
  • forest Forest with walking path (3.0 km)
  • lake Tuusula lake (4.3 km)
  • golfing Golf club (7.3 km)

The house is situated in a child-friendly area with 3 playgrounds and a big field available without crossing any roads. 5 minute walking distance to train station (Kyrölä) from where there are hourly trains to Helsinki (25 minutes). The Järvenpää city centre is 15 minutes walk away, from where there are 2 trains per hours to Helsinki.

Sibelius' home town Järvenpää is situated next to Tuusulan rantatie, a popular area for artists in the past. The city has several coffee shops, a few restaurants (including a very good sushi restaurant), movie theatre, 2 super markets, several conveience stores, etc.

Occupation

  • Communication manager
  • Training consultant

Children

  • Girl - Age: 9
  • Girl - Age: 5

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

References

This member has completed 2 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: