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NO892127

Sande i Vestfold, Norway

Entrance

Entrance

View from entrance

View from entrance

Entrance

Entrance

Veranda west

Veranda west

Veranda west

Veranda west

Veranda west

Veranda west

Veranda west

Veranda west

Garden south

Garden south

Garden with trampoline

Garden with trampoline

Trampoline

Trampoline

Hall

Hall

Hall

Hall

Staircase

Staircase

Eating place (part of living room)

Eating place (part of living room)

Main living room

Main living room

Library

Library

Kitchen

Kitchen

Living room upstairs

Living room upstairs

Living room upstairs

Living room upstairs

Living room upstairs

Living room upstairs

Gym area

Gym area

Hallway upstairs

Hallway upstairs

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

Sleepingroom

One of three bathrooms

One of three bathrooms

One of three bathrooms

One of three bathrooms

One of three bathrooms

One of three bathrooms

One of three bathrooms

One of three bathrooms

Entrance View from entrance Entrance Veranda west Veranda west Veranda west Veranda west Garden south Garden with trampoline Trampoline Hall Hall Staircase Eating place (part of living room) Main living room Library Kitchen Living room upstairs Living room upstairs Living room upstairs Gym area Hallway upstairs Sleepingroom Sleepingroom Sleepingroom Sleepingroom Sleepingroom Sleepingroom One of three bathrooms One of three bathrooms One of three bathrooms One of three bathrooms
Silver

Member since

2013


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
June 20, 2020 - August 06, 2020 2 weeks

France or Spain close to beach/pool

Colourful, roomy family home with big garden, 10 min to the sea

We are now looking for exchange in 2020.

Outside a small, nice and quiet village in the countryside. Nice view (hills and fields), 5km beach, 45 min Oslo (car or train). 

About our house: 300 m2. 6 sleeping rooms. 2 living rooms (one upstairs and one downstairs). The garden is mix of lawn and "forest", and has a lot of space for childrens activities (aprx. 3000 sq.meters). There is a trampoline and some bikes for use.

We are open for exchanging car also, but it is not required (if the exchange are major parts of Europe). If we do, your car has to have 6 seats. Our car has 7 seats. 

Our previous exchanges has been to France (2 times), Switzerland, Ireland, Spain (2 times), Great Britain, Denmark (2 times), Italy and USA (2 exchanges). 

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 4 Children
  • 4 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Project manager
  • Teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: By the sea
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Sleeping Capacity: 9
  • Living Area: 300 m2
  • Total Area: 300 m2

References

In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Hot tub or jacuzzi
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Guitar
  • Other musical instruments

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 4

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy
  • Pet care wanted

Our Destination Wish List

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • France

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Norsk

Our Neighbourhood

  • golfing Sande Golfklubb (3.1 km)
  • shopping Sande sentrum (2.2 km)
  • lake Kaldmo lake (5.6 km)
  • beach Hagasand (13.9 km)

The village: Has aprx 2500 inhabitants (county has 10000), is located by the sea (10 min drive to the nearest bathing place), and is centrally located with the train station where trains leave every hour both to the north (Drammen, Oslo, Gardermoen Airport, Lillehammer) and to the south (Torp Airport, Tønsberg, Sandefjord). Easy access to/from Rygge Airport. Even though the village is small, you will find the things you needs in the shops (grocery store, bakery, clothes, shoes, sport equipment, post, bank, library, medicins, flowers, and more). A biking trip to the village centre takes about 5 min. 

Things to do and places to go within one hour's drive: 
* Drammen - one of the closest cities. Outdoor and indoor swimming facilities, city museum, big and modern library, cinema and theater, relaxation area and bathing places along the river that divides the city. 
* Holmestrand - a tiny and cosy little town, close to the seaside. Harbor with private boats in the center of town. 
* Åsgårdstrand - a tiny village along the seaside, playing areas and bathing places. Artists. The famous painter Edvard Munch was born here (museum). 
* Horten - a little town with viking indoor and outdoor museum area (http://www.midgardsenteret.no/) 
* Tønsberg - nice historic town by the sea. Nice shops and harbor area. Restaurants along the seaside. 
* Blåfarveverket, Modum - historical mining place with bathing possibilities, art exhibitions, restaurant, playing area, animals walking outdoors (sheeps, goats, horses, hens, pigs, rabits) 
* Kongsberg - historical town with silver mines (possible to go by rail into the mines). Exciting. 
* Oslo (http://www.visitoslo.com/) 

A couple of good places for children further away: 
* Krisitiansand Dyrepark: Zoo and amusement park (http://www.dyreparken.com) 
* Bø Sommarland: Lots of bathing possibilities (http://www.sommarland.no) 
* Tusenfryd: Amusementpark (www.tusenfryd.no) 

More information about the southern part of Norway: http://www.visitnorway.com/

More information about Norway (many different places): http://www.visitnorway.com/ 

Occupation

  • Project manager
  • Teacher

Children

  • Boy - Age: 20
  • Boy - Age: 18
  • Girl - Age: 16
  • Girl - Age: 13

Pets

  • Cat

References

This member has completed 4 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: