Home exchange: Lille - A & O's home - Nord/France - GuestToGuest
This home is

Little house on the Prairie: there is a garden, space and nature

What your guests will love about your home
Our house is about 20 km from Lille one of the biggest city near by UK and Belgium and also it is about same distance to city of Douai & Lens where you can visit famous museum of Louvre Lens. It is possible to visit to Belgium cities within 30 mins from our house. And also to visit Paris 1 H by train & 2 H by car. So you could do quick day trip to Paris if you wish. Lille has a biggest flea market in Europe in September and also from spring there's a lot of flea markets around our house that you can visit to find nice French items in very good price to bring back to your home ! ( i love flea market myself ) ****************** Our house has a Japanese style living room, a dining room, main bedroom which has comfortable double bed , second bedroom for 2 persons to sleep, and study room with 2 computers, Wi-fI connection is also available. If you don't mind sleeping on the sofa or airbed ( aerobed)or bring your own sleeping tool, it could allow 1 or 2 more persons to sleep. There's véranda ( see photo ) and garage too. There's also little work place for pottery next to the house.  We have small garden with flors and also we try grow some organic vegetables & fruits. So you are very welcome to taste these while your stay ! There's also a table and chairs outside in the garden where you can  take meals and relax in the Hammock ! ******************** We are looking for exchanges all around the year. We would be happy to get in contact with somebody from Scotland, England, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Spain,  Holland, and other part of France etc... But of course all the propositions will be very welcome :-) Please contact us if you are interested and let's keep in touch !
What your guests will love about your neighborhood

Our home is situated in the calm place near by small forest.

There's also famous park to watch rare birds with in 15 mins of walk.

In summer, you can enjoy picnic in the forest where you can find a lot of black berries :9

In this typical french village, you can find all you need available in walking distance: bread shop freshly baking breads,cinema,restaurants, café, supermarket (5 mins on foot from our house and 3 others less than 5 mins by car), pharmacy and post office and every saturday there's a market where you can buy fresh vegetables, meat, french cheeses among other thing from local producers etc...

There's not so much people manage to speak English so you can try out your French !

We leave you a contact of English family living in the village for in case you need some help. ( so not to worry )

And it is about 20 km from Lille the city chosen as European capital city and nearest French big city from UK. 

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At Lille, you can find many good restaurants, shopping streets and interesting museums to visit, as well as charming cafés,
cinemas, and big park with various kinds of attractions. 

Especially in September, there is  Europe's biggest FLEA MARKET at Lille , which is very famous.

But there's often a lot of fleamarket everywhere at north of France. I can give you the list if you are interested to find nice and reasonable french souvenirs :)

At north of france, there are many food specialities that you can try out.

Almost every village have french fries stands, so if you
not feel like cooking you can just get those quick food.

People come from everywhere in Europe to buy interesting french items there !
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We are about 1 H from the French and Belgian beaches, if you wish to go sea side trip. 

You can also visit by car other country like Belgium ( 30 mins ), Brussels ( 40 mins ),
Bruges ( 1 H ), Gent & Antwerp (1½ hours) , Holland ( 2H ) etc... 

Nice to taste Belgian chocolate and famous mussel & Fried potatoes :9

You can also go to day trip to Versailles, Paris (1H by train & 2H by car ).
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Lille has a direct connection with London via Eurostar (30 minutes), 
or you can come from England by ferry ( ferry between : Calais - Dunkerque ). 
From Scotland ( ferry between : Scotland-Bruges ). 


The nearest airport is Lille (20 minutes/ Ryanair etc) and also Brussels (Charleroi / Ryanair),
if you came by air plane.
There is also Euroline & Eurostar between London - Lille.

Additional information
Beds
  • 0 double
  • 0 single
  • 0 children
  • 0 baby
Put-up beds
  • 0 double
  • 0 single
  • 0 children
  • 0 baby
Outdoor
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ
  • Playground
  • Tennis court
  • Ping-pong table
  • Balcony / terrace
Multimedia
  • TV
  • Computer
  • Internet
  • WiFi
  • Home cinema
  • Satellite / cable
  • Phone
  • Video game console
Amenities
  • Disabled access
  • Baby gear
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave oven
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Bathtub
  • Heating system
Miscellanous
  • A/C
  • Elevator
  • Parking space
  • Piano
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Fireplace
  • Gym
  • Pool table
Home rules
  • Smokers welcome
  • Pets welcome
  • Children welcome
Favors
  • Dog to feed
  • Cat to feed
  • Plants to water
Available vehicles
  • Car
  • Bicycle
  • Motor scooter
  • Motorcycle
  • Motorboat
  • Sailboat
Staff
  • Doorman
  • Cleaning person
  • Baby-sitter
  • Cook
  • Guide

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  • Type House
  • Residence Primary
  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 1
  • Size 0 m²
  • Deposit 500 €
  • Insurance Optional
  • Home's id #36824