|December 11, 2019 - March 11, 2020||3 weeks|
House in Heerlen, Netherlands
My house is a corner house that lies on a quiet road where no unnecessary traffic passes by. It has a decently sized backyard that has the sun shining on it in the morning and half of the afternoon. The whole house and better part of the garden have Wi-Fi acces.
On the ground floor you can find:
- the toilet
- a bathroom with walk-in shower
- a storage room where the washing machine and dryer drum are located
- the main bedroom with a 160x200 bed
- a dining area that is connected to an open kitchen. The dining table sits 6-8 people. The kitchen has four gas pits, a fridge, freezer, an oven and a dishwasher. You can also find a coffee machine and other kitchen devices.
On the first floor you can find:
- second bedroom with a 160x200 bed
- living area with couch and television (netflix available)
The nearest busstop is 5-10 minutes away. The nearest train station is also walking distance away (10 min). From here you can easily reach the trainstation Heerlen from where you can acces the rest of the Netherland and even Germany and Belgium by train.
The Brunssummerheide is a sloping nature landscape with many trails for hiking and running. It is bisected by a brook called Roode Beek (Red Brook). The Brunssumerheide is a protected nature preserve.
Brunssum is also close to a number of other countries than the Netherlands
- Border of Germany is a 10 minute drive (City of Aachen 20 min)
- Border of Belgium is a 15 minute drive (City of Genk 30 min)
- Border of Luxembourg is a 1.5 hour drive (City of Luxembourg 2.5 hour)
Border of France is a 2 hour drive (City of Paris 4 hours)
In Landgraaf, a neighboring town, you can visit Europ's largest indoor ski resort: http://www.snowworld.com/1249/ (15 min)
The Netherlands oldest city, Maastricht http://www.maastricht.nl/web/Engels/Home.htm (20 min)
You must visit the little town built by the Romans: Valkenburg. (15 min)
The beautiful castle in Hoensbroek (10 min)
Chosen as the "most beautiful zoo of the Benelux", GaiaZOO (15 min)
Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag and other beautiful old city's you can visit by train or car within a 1 or 2 hours drive.
- 1 Adults
- 0 Children
- 2 Exchanges made
- GGZ agoog en IRBer
- House Type: House
- Floor: 0
- Environment: In the city
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Sleeping Capacity: 4
In my house
- Pets - Not allowed
- Small children - Allowed
- Non-simultaneous exchange
- Home exchange
- Free internet access
- Computer available
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Park / playground
- Bicycles: 2
- No smoking
Our Destination Wish List
- Open for all offers
- United States
- Island of Hawai'i, Hawaii, USA
Nearest Airport: Dusseldorf Germany - 75km
Heerlen has a swimming pool, \large sports halls, several sports parks for outdoor sports such as football (soccer) and tennis. Other branches of sport are also represented in the Heerlen community.
The capital of Limburg is Maastricht. Maastricht is a beautiful city founded by the Romans.
Public Golf Course
Parkstad offers one of the most spectacular public golf courses of the Netherlands. Eighteen holes in a hilly terrain, a challenge to golf devotees. In this nature reserve, extending as far as the Schinveld woodland, walkers, cyclists, joggers, riders and skiers can relax and enjoy their leisure time. For more information visit the website of the golf course.
Working group Art on the Street
Scattered all over Brunssum - in the city park, the shopping precinct and in housing estates - visitors can enjoy the sight of some 120 exemples of public art works and street monuments, varying from early 20th century architectional designs to modern sculptures. A group of enthusiastic art lovers and volunteers see to it that the collection is properly maintained and is instrumental in the acquisition of new works. For a full overview of these public monuments, visit this special website.
Ilse Frankenthal Stichting
Ilse Frankenthal descended from a family of music editors in Leipzig. As a Jewish refugee she settled in Brunssum after 1945. She wholeheartedly advised and supported artists of all sorts of schools. Her indispensable authentic love of art stood her in good stead when organizing exhibitions of artistic expression. Since her death, in 1987, her work has been continued by friends, joined in a
. Every third year this foundation awards a graphic art price to young artists from the Meuse/Rhine Euregion. The jury is made up of Dutch, Belgian and German artists.
- GGZ agoog en IRBer
- We do not have children.
- Pets are NOT welcome in our home
About Our Family
my job is different every day and continues to be a challenge. I Also love to travel, walking and cycling. My sons are living independentlyand I am the proud granny/Omi of 2 grandsons.
I usually travel alone but love to travel with friends.
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