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Gent, Belgium

view from the bridge to KOBENHAVN

view from the bridge to KOBENHAVN

Our family

Our family

Brugge

Brugge

Atomium in Brussel

Atomium in Brussel

Gent - Ghent - Gand

Gent - Ghent - Gand

De Schelde in Temse

De Schelde in Temse

Platinum

Member since

2001


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
July 09, 2022 - August 13, 2022 3 weeks

Ghent, Belgium

Dear home-exchange friends

Our comfortable and spacious appartment offers you on the:
- hall, a toilet, the kitchen and big dining area, the living room.
- 1 big bedroom with a double bed, a 2nd room 2 single beds, the bathroom with a bathtub, shower and a toilet
- a studyroom

Our sunny terrace is a nice place to relax with several tables to enjoy your meal and view on the canal

Gent (Gand -Ghent) is well located and a great place to tour from
– but even a nice place to stay and relax.

Our home is close to several interesting cities:
Antwerp(en)
Brussel(s)
Bruges/Brugge
Lille (France)
Rotterdam and Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Culture
In summer there are free many happenings: music, theatre, performances, …
Tell us what you are interested in so we can prepare you a wonderful staying here.

Sports
Are you fond of cyling ? No problem : use our bikes to discover Flanders (= the Northern and flat part of Belgium).
There are several swimming pools in the neighbourhood: open and covered.

Don't doubt about Belgium as a holiday place,
we can promise you a very varied vacation:
whatever you are fond of you can find it nearby !

We wonder if you are interested in holidays in Belgium this summer!

Kind regards,
Elie and Hadewijch
Kopenhagenstraat 4.003
9000 Gent
T +32 474 63 67 62
elie.dhondt@hotmail.com
h.vanhoeij@gmail.com

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 24 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • advisor association medical devices
  • industrial designer (retired professor)

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4
  • Living Area: 195 m2
  • Total Area: 230 m2

References

In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 3

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Denmark
  • Spain
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Spain
  • Finland
  • France
  • Austria
  • Croatia
  • Poland

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français
  • Español
  • Deutsch
  • Dutch

Our Neighbourhood

We live in G(h)ent, a cosy historical city: just outside the centre.
at an hour drive by car or train you find Antwerp(en) (famous Zoo),
Brussel(s),
Mechelen (Planckendael Zoo and Technopolis; for children interested in technology and experiments)
Bruges/Brugge.
The large Belgian sand-coast and Northsea.
The Netherlands and France are also very close.

Occupation

  • advisor association medical devices
  • industrial designer (retired professor)

Children

  • Girl - Age: 40
  • Boy - Age: 35
  • Girl - Age: 32

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

My husband, Elie, 69 is retired as a teacher in University of Antwerp in industrial design.
He loves singing, cycling, walking nature, working with clay, … home-exchange, his children, grand-children and…me:
Hadewijch, 64 years old, I am working as advisor at beMedTech, professional association for manufacturers and dealers for medical devices and technologies. I love reading.

We have three children: Maaike (40) our oldest daughter - married with Kristof, lives in Ghent,
Tuur (35) our son, married with Sigrid, has a daugter, Nel (9) and two sons Mo (7) and Bas (5) and lives near Kortrijk.
Our youngest daughter, Siska (32), interior architect, also lives in Ghent with ( also named) Kristof, has a daughter Oona since June 2019 .
Elie and me would exchange home and eventually some of the children may come and visit us for a week, maximum 4 adults.

Lifestyle

We love lots of things, such as:
biking
walking
art
design
architecture

References

This member has completed 24 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: