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Järvenpää, Finland

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2024


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Exchange dates Duration
May 31, 2024 - August 31, 2025 1 weeks

We are open to all exchange proposals. During the work year for three to four days in the weekends to nearby countries. During holidays excahange can be from one to two weeks. Holidays are at july, october, christmas time and february. We can also rent the house mainly during summertime from weekends periods up to two weeks period. Other timings during the year are negotiable.

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Duplex in Helsinki metropolitan area, Järvenpää

Welcome to explore south Finland. Visit the capital city Helsinki, where you can easily take cruises to Tallinn, Estonia and Stockholm, Sweden, go to zoo and see all the historical and modern places. We have modern museum Kiasma, science park Heureka and zoologigal museum with dinosaurus skeletons. We have a lot of things to do in nature also. With every-mans-rights you can for example pick berries and mushrooms from the wild and do camping. With good bike path networks it´s easy to explore the surroundings by bike.

We have three-story duplex in peaceful private house area in Järvenpää. (More about Järvenpää https://www.jarvenpaa.fi/en/culture-and-recreation) 30 minutes from Helsinki. (More about Helsinki https://www.myhelsinki.fi/your-local-guide-to-helsinki) and 20km from airport. The house´s main floors living room has an access to big glazed terrace. In the terrace we have dining table and couches, hanging chair and gym rings. Access to terrace also from downstairs sauna area. From the terrace you can go straight to our own fenced yard where we have a big trampoline, sandbox, sun loungers, berry bushes, fruit trees and a grill. In every floor has their own bathroom. Showers in main floor and downstairs sauna area. Downstairs we also have a movie room with own bar area, fridge, video cannon, wall sized screen and ps5. You can watch the screen from sauna from the movie window. The movie room has a sound sealed door so you can watch movie in peace without waking up others. The movie room can also be a bedroom because there is a sofa bed. The house has also three other bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, living room, utility room and a little aisle on the third floor.
Beds:
kids bunk bed 70x170cm (sons room)
120cm double bed (daughters room)
king size Tempur (certified by NASA and Space foundation) bed 180cm. Both sides has their own remote control and memory foam (parents room)
a sofa bed 140cm (movie room)

Near the house about 500 meters away we have train station, two playgrounds, fitness stairs, ski slopes and outside skating fields in the winter, three grocery stores, a sports park and forests. Train journey about 30 minutes to Pasilas shopping center Tripla and to capital city Helsinki. (More about mall of Tripla https://malloftripla.fi/home/?gad_source=1&gclid=CjwKCAjw3NyxBhBmEiwAyofDYQiMuXMGh5Jaur-wQbCQyNwiY74fPAamcffUGZByPtNNsjDX4NkuPBoC9pwQAvD_BwE and more about Helsinki) Train journey about 10 minutes to Hyvinkääs shopping center Willa (more information about Willa https://www.kauppakeskuswilla.fi/english). At sports park there is a sports center, football field, basketball field, ice rink, swimming hall, sports hall, padel hall, playground, trampoline park and spaces to boxing and dancing.

To the center of Järvenpää is about 1,5km. At the center we have a movie theater, restaurants, events, cafés, shopping center, library and Rantapuisto. Rantapuisto is a big park area which has playground, outside ice skating field and nature ice route on the lake where you can skate, excursion skate, cycle, walk, ski and go with kick sled in the winter. Rantapuisto also has outside sports park, skateboard track, minigolf, outside padel fields, a beach/winter swimming and a lot of park space to activities and hanging out. From the library you can borrow sports equipments. To estate of Vanhankylä is about 4km travel. In the area they have estate restaurant, beach, outside summer theater, events, craft work shop,outdoor routes and a frisbeegolf course. (More about Vanhankylänniemi https://www.visittuusulanjarvi.fi/en/see-and-do/wonderful-outdoors/vanhankylanniemi/) To nature trail Lemmenlaakso is about 4km. If you like to cycle we have various options nearby! The lake Tuusulanjärvi round is 21km long trip by the lake and through the artists Rantatie (more about round Tuusulanjärvi https://www.visittuusulanjarvi.fi/en/see-and-do/things-to-do/cycling-around-lake-tuusula/). We also have rounds to fat biking, mountain biking and bmx! (more aout cycling rounds in Järvepää https://jarvenpaa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=43337b6039344ce19f0e22af8d876703 and nationally https://www.lipas.fi/liikuntapaikat. Here´s more about bmx track https://www.tuusula.fi/sivu.tmpl?sivu_id=10116) To Sarvikallio´s nature trails is about 6km. There is camping possibility, the porch on top of the lake and campfire. If you like culture there´s about 3km to Ainola, home of Jean Sibelius, about 6km to Tuusula´s Rantatie which is finnish artists route with Lotta museum and Halosenniemi. (More about artists road https://www.visittuusulanjarvi.fi/en/ here´s a guide to sights https://www.virtuaalituusula.fi/attachments/filebank/10.pdf?name=Tuusulan) To Krapin paja is about 7km. Krapin paja has cultural activities and events, outsiden summer theater and music gigs. (Hop on to Visit Tuusulanjärvi bus just 5 minutes from our home https://www.jarvenpaa.fi/a/visit-lake-tuusula-bussilla-tuusulanjarven-nahtavyyksiin) To Tuusulas sports center is about 10km. There´s ice rinks, football fields, outdoor routes, beach/ice swimming, playground, bmx-track, athletic fields, tennis-, badminton- and padel fields, salibandy hall, international frisbeegolf track, skateboard track, fitness stairs and lots of other things. in the winter there is very good ski slopes. Talma ski resort is about 10km away from us. In the winter there are slopes, snow park and ski schools and in the summer time there is climbing park. (More about Talma ski https://talmaski.fi/en/)

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 0 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Work manager, sports and exercise venues and areas
  • Teacher, project manager

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8
  • Living Area: 141 m2

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Other musical instruments

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Sauna private
  • Bicycles: 4

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open to any destination
  • Canary Islands, Spain
  • Austria
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Nice, France
  • Canada
  • Monaco
  • Greece
  • Belgium
  • Iceland
  • London, UK
  • Australia
  • Split, Croatia
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Denmark
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • Paris, France

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Suomeksi

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Helsinki-Vantaa airport (Finlands main airport). From airport it´s less than 30 minutes to our home with a car or train. - 20km

  • lake lake Tuusulanjärvi (1.9 km)
  • beach Tervanokka, sup board rents (2.5 km)
  • boating boat rents, buy boat trips (2.3 km)
  • forest litlle forest nearby (0.1 km)
  • shopping K-market (0.6 km)
  • golfing Minigolf, whole golf range 9km (2.4 km)

Järvenpää is part of Uusimaa. If you like to spend time in nature here´s more information about Uusimaa outdoor recreation areas where you can do camping, walking and hiking (also with strollers and children in general during the year also in the winter), cook with camfire places, swimming, paddling, fishing, biking (mountain and tour), picking berries and mushrooms from the wild nature, bird watching and skiing in the winter. (more about all of these https://uuvi.fi/en/areas/)

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Occupation

  • Work manager, sports and exercise venues and areas
  • Teacher, project manager

Children

  • Boy - Age: 6
  • Girl - Age: 10

Pets

  • Dog

About Our Family

We have a family of five. Two parents, two children and a miniature poodle. We are active at sports and trying and seeing new things. Our ten-year-old daughter loves to travel and she is learning english and spanish at school. She competes at cheerleading. Our six-year-old son loves to play football and he trains in swimming. Us parents like to run and go to the gym. As a family we like to travel in Finland and abroad also.

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