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Køge, Denmark

Brunch at the main terrace

Brunch at the main terrace

One of the beaches of Koege - "Revlen" - the picture was taken 31.12.2013 - it's even nicer at summertime :)

One of the beaches of Koege - "Revlen" - the picture was taken 31.12.2013 - it's even nicer at summertime :)

Summertime is beachtime and the sea at Koege bay is very clean

Summertime is beachtime and the sea at Koege bay is very clean

Maria, Susan, Eskil and Sofie

Maria, Susan, Eskil and Sofie

Copenhagen with all the tourist sights is only 39 km north - 35 minutes by S-train or 30 minutes by car

Copenhagen with all the tourist sights is only 39 km north - 35 minutes by S-train or 30 minutes by car

Sweden is only 45 minutes away via one of the Worlds largest bridge (Copenhagen/Malmö)

Sweden is only 45 minutes away via one of the Worlds largest bridge (Copenhagen/Malmö)

Dining room

Dining room

Activity room

Activity room

Master bedroom (ground floor)

Master bedroom (ground floor)

Terraces all the way round the house

Terraces all the way round the house

The main terrace facing south where you can barbecue on our weber gas grill

The main terrace facing south where you can barbecue on our weber gas grill

On the north-terrace you can play table-tennis

On the north-terrace you can play table-tennis

The breakfast terrace is facing east

The breakfast terrace is facing east

Kitchen

Kitchen

Living room

Living room

A south-west view to the sunset

A south-west view to the sunset

Bedroom (one of three upstairs bedrooms)

Bedroom (one of three upstairs bedrooms)

The river runs from the old harbour of Koege trough the forest next to our home - it's possible to rent canoes

The river runs from the old harbour of Koege trough the forest next to our home - it's possible to rent canoes

A small pond in the forest with a fireplace

A small pond in the forest with a fireplace

The pathway to the forest

The pathway to the forest

The large garden with a view to the cornfield and the historical forest "Koege Aas" with 300 year old oaktrees

The large garden with a view to the cornfield and the historical forest "Koege Aas" with 300 year old oaktrees

View to the sunset from the balcony on the first floor

View to the sunset from the balcony on the first floor

Koege old harbour with nice restaurants

Koege old harbour with nice restaurants

The castle Kronborg north of Copenhagen is a UNESCO World Heritage Center

The castle Kronborg north of Copenhagen is a UNESCO World Heritage Center

The historical forest (Koege Aas) only 700 meter from our home

The historical forest (Koege Aas) only 700 meter from our home

Koege "mini-town" - an exact copy of Koege anno 1865

Koege "mini-town" - an exact copy of Koege anno 1865

Bon-bon country south of Koege is a candy factory with a large amusement park

Bon-bon country south of Koege is a candy factory with a large amusement park

Spectalucar chalk cliffs on the island Mon 95 km. south of Koege

Spectalucar chalk cliffs on the island Mon 95 km. south of Koege

The oldest house in Denmark from 1527 is located in the center of Koege

The oldest house in Denmark from 1527 is located in the center of Koege

You can walk for 20 km on the walking path on the top of the cliffs of Stevns, 25 km east of Koege

You can walk for 20 km on the walking path on the top of the cliffs of Stevns, 25 km east of Koege

The old Kings town Roskilde is located 25 km noth-west of Koege

The old Kings town Roskilde is located 25 km noth-west of Koege

Koege bay - a paradise for all sorts of water-sports

Koege bay - a paradise for all sorts of water-sports

In the summertime the backyards at the center of Koege is turned into cosy bars with jazz music

In the summertime the backyards at the center of Koege is turned into cosy bars with jazz music

Brunch at the main terrace One of the beaches of Koege - "Revlen" - the picture was taken 31.12.2013 - it's even nicer at summertime :) Summertime is beachtime and the sea at Koege bay is very clean Maria, Susan, Eskil and Sofie Copenhagen with all the tourist sights is only 39 km north - 35 minutes by S-train or 30 minutes by car Sweden is only 45 minutes away via one of the Worlds largest bridge (Copenhagen/Malmö) Dining room Activity room Master bedroom (ground floor) Terraces all the way round the house The main terrace facing south where you can barbecue on our weber gas grill On the north-terrace you can play table-tennis The breakfast terrace is facing east Kitchen Living room A south-west view to the sunset Bedroom (one of three upstairs bedrooms) The river runs from the old harbour of Koege trough the forest next to our home - it's possible to rent canoes A small pond in the forest with a fireplace The pathway to the forest The large garden with a view to the cornfield and the historical forest "Koege Aas" with 300 year old oaktrees View to the sunset from the balcony on the first floor Koege old harbour with nice restaurants The castle Kronborg north of Copenhagen is a UNESCO World Heritage Center The historical forest (Koege Aas) only 700 meter from our home Koege "mini-town" - an exact copy of Koege anno 1865 Bon-bon country south of Koege is a candy factory with a large amusement park Spectalucar chalk cliffs on the island Mon 95 km. south of Koege The oldest house in Denmark from 1527 is located in the center of Koege You can walk for 20 km on the walking path on the top of the cliffs of Stevns, 25 km east of Koege  The old Kings town Roskilde is located 25 km noth-west of Koege Koege bay - a paradise for all sorts of water-sports In the summertime the backyards at the center of Koege is turned into cosy bars with jazz music
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House in Køge, Denmark

Large family house (240 m2) with a large private garden (1200 m2) in the old mediavel times town Koege only 39 km from Copenhagen city.
With a perfect view to cornfields and forest you will be living in a beautiful neighbourhood only 1,5 km from the center of Koge, with flower marketplace, fine shopping posibilites, cosy restaurants, cafes and bars.
The house. Downstairs we have a very large american kitchen open to the dining room, a large living room with a piano, a large sofagroup and a 50 inch 3D TV with internet, the master bedroom, two bathrooms and a utilityroom with washing machine and a dryer. Upstairs you will find a activity room with four Fatboys a 46 inch TV with internet, Wii, playstation, iMac, three beedroms and a bathroom.
Us. We are a family of four: Susan, 44, is a German-teacher working on a local public school in Koege, Eskil, 45, is Director in a publishing company located in Copenhagen, Maria, 17, is in junior high and plays football, and Sofie, 13, is in seventh grade and plays piano and guitar.
Previous exchanges. 2011: Santa Cruz, Tenerife and Berlin, Germany. 2010: Brittany, France. 2009: Bergerac, France. 2008: Normandy, France.
Koege. In 2006 Koege was voted the nicest town in denmark. There is a delightful atmosphere in many of køge's old courtyard areas; and throughout the summer live music is performed. Koege is an old market town from the 13th century with lots of houses and buildings from the 16th century, a nice old harbour with a lot of fine restaurants, nice beaches and yachting harbour. Read about Koege here: http://www.visitkoege.com
Copenhagen. In 35 minutes you could be in Copenhagen city by train or by car, and visit Tivoli (http://www.tivoli.dk/), the old Copenhagen center, fashionable shops and restaurants etc. Find and read about interesting touristspots in Copenhagen here: http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/)
Other sigths of interests nearby Koege: 
Roskilde - the kings' town - is located 25 km from Koege. The town offers some of Denmark's most interesting culturally historic attractions. In Roskilde cathedral 39 danish kings and queens are buried and it is on unesco's world heritage list. The viking ship museum and Lejre experimental centre are also outstanding experiences. http://www.visitroskilde.com/
 
Cliffs. Only 22 km from Koege you can visit the spectacular cliff of Stevns (http://www.stevnsklint.dk/) and one hour in car south of Koege you can visit the exceptional 128 m high chalks cliffs of Moen (http://www.moensklint.dk/).
Sweden. You can easy make a one-day trip to Sweden over the bridge or by ferry-boat from Helsingoer and visit a lot of sights, e.g. the famous naturearea Kullen (www.hoganas.se) or Malmö (the "sister-city oc Copenhagen" (www.malmo.se)
Children. If you are a family with children you have a lot of possibilites. We live very close to beach and nature, and we have bikes for you and your children. You can visit Copenhagen, Bonbonland (http://www.bonbonland.com/), Knuthenborg wild animal park (http://www.knuthenborg.dk/), the famous castle Kronborg known from Shakespeares Hamlet (http://www.kronborgcastle.com)/ and a lot of other fun places for children and adults.
Evenings. In the evening you can sit on the terrasse or the balcony and see the sundown with a glass of wine while the children are playing in the garden, or you can visit some of Koeges cosy cafees, restaurants and pubs - many very friendly to children.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 7 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Director and teacher
  • Director and teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 5

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Suitable for disabled people
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Sweden
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • USA

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch

Our Neighbourhood

  • boating Koege Marina with a beach (4.8 km)
  • river You can canoe on the river (2.3 km)
  • forest A path from house to forest (1.8 km)
  • shopping 6 supermarkets (2.2 km)
  • golfing Koege Golf club (6.7 km)
  • beach You will find several beaches (4.5 km)
  • sea Koege is a seaside town (3.7 km)

Our home is located very central with a pathway directly to the historical forest (900 m from the house) with 300 years old oaktrees, 1,5 km. to a small shopping center with 6 supermarkets and the S-train station with trains every 10 minutes to Copenhagen, 1,5 km. to the centrum of Koege with the old harbour, restaurants and cafees, short distance to several beaches, 3 km. to the highway with easy access to all the tourist sights at Zealand.

Occupation

  • Director and teacher
  • Director and teacher

Children

  • Girl - Age: 23
  • Girl - Age: 19

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

References

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