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USNJ206

Bloomfield, USA

Front of House

Front of House

Front of house.

Front of house.

Main bedroom.

Main bedroom.

Living room (dining area)

Living room (dining area)

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen 2

Kitchen 2

Bathroom.

Bathroom.

Washer and Dryer in basement.

Washer and Dryer in basement.

Study/Office

Study/Office

Children's bedroom.

Children's bedroom.

Living Room Area - Couch converts to double bed

Living Room Area - Couch converts to double bed

Front of House Front of house. Main bedroom. Living room (dining area) Kitchen Kitchen 2 Bathroom. Washer and Dryer in basement. Study/Office Children's bedroom. Living Room Area - Couch converts to double bed
Gold

Member since

2008

Open for exchange

The member has not specified any exchange dates

Cozy, Clean House in Bloomfield, NJ a suburb of New York City.

This is a cozy 1927 house with all the usual amenities.

SPACE & PARKING
There is a medium-sized back garden.
Parking space behind the house for two or three cars.
Additional on-Street Parking.

SLEEPING
Two medium-sized bedrooms with a double bed in one and 2 children's beds in the other (bunk beds). The third small bedroom is used as an office.
Pull-out couch (futon) in living room sleeps two more adults comfortably.

LIVING SPACE
Living Room/Dining Room in same space.
Small but comprehensive kitchen.
Washer and dryer in basement.
Nice street-facing enclosed porch (verandah).Window-mounted air conditioning units (which work well, since the house is small).

CONNECTIONS & PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
There is an express bus to New York City about 15 minutes walk away.
There is a train to New York City about a 5-minute drive away.
The local NJTransit bus 709 stops right outside our door (connects to several train stations and bus termini).

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 9 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • University Professor
  • Civil Engineer

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

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

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Baby equipment
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • Bicycles: 4

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Cuba
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Faroe Islands
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Croatia
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Netherlands

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Irish
  • Gaelic

Our Neighbourhood

  • shopping Brookdale Shoprite (2.9 km)
  • golfing Glen Ridge Country Club (2.4 km)
  • river Passaic River (6.1 km)
  • boating Hackensack River (15.1 km)

Small shopping and restaurant area 10 minutes walk (Watchung Avenue and Broad Street). Same place the express bus to NYC stops.
Bigger shopping and restaurant areas (Bloomfield, Nutley, Montclair) 5 minutes drive.
Lovely park (Brookdale Park) 10-15 minutes walk.
Playground, tennis courts, basketball court, baseball diamond: 2 minutes walk (see map: it's at the Clark's Pond end of Dewey St. and Hobson St.)

Well-known outlets malls such as Harmon Cove, Jersey Gardens, and Paramus are VERY CLOSE (Paramus 15 minutes, for example).
Garden State Parkway exit 151 is 1km away. [The Parkway is one of NJ's major road arteries]
New York City Express Bus 10 minutes walk.
New York City Train Service 5 minutes drive.
New York City by car 30 minutes.
Newark Airport 25-30 minutes drive.
"The Jersey Shore" 1.5 hrs.
Delaware Water Gap (Appalachian Mountains) 1.5 hours.
Pocono Mountains (New York State) 1 hour.
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) 1.5 hours.
Cape May 2.5 hours.

Occupation

  • University Professor
  • Civil Engineer

Children

  • Girl - Age: 13
  • Girl - Age: 11

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

References

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