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DK861706

Ferritslev, Denmark

Garden

Garden

Child's bedroom

Child's bedroom

Bedroom

Bedroom

Small bathroom

Small bathroom

Large bathroom

Large bathroom

Child's bedroom.

Child's bedroom.

Child's bedroom

Child's bedroom

Kitchen area

Kitchen area

Outside

Outside

Extra bedroom

Extra bedroom

Dining room

Dining room

Entrance

Entrance

Living room

Living room

Living room

Living room

Outside

Outside

Garden Child's bedroom Bedroom Small bathroom Large bathroom Child's bedroom. Child's bedroom Kitchen area Outside Extra bedroom Dining room Entrance Living room Living room Outside
Gold

Member since

2008

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House with big garden in quiet area

Our house (finished in June 2011) is 191 square meters. We have 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large kitchen, a dining room next to the kitchen and large living room. We live in a very quiet area at the end of a cul-de-sac so the children can play safely in the street. We have big a garden with lots of flowers and several bikes you are welcome to use.

We have two cars and you are welcome to use one of them. We can leave a car for you at the train station or at the airport (Copenhagen airport is only 1,5 hours from our house).

Ferritslev offers great opportunities to see Odense (15 minutes by car), Copenhagen (1½ hour), the sea (20 minutes) and the wonderful landscape surrounding Ferritslev. Next to Ferritslev there is a coherent protected landscape zone along with Vindinge Å. Near Ferritslev you can visit Davinde natural and recreational area. The area was an agricultural landscape with gravel extraction and has evolved into a lake landscape with very varied scenery. South and west of Ferritslev lies a wooded area while the rest of the surrounding area is farmland.

Odense is the unofficial capital and largest city on the island of Fyn in Denmark. As Denmark's third-largest city, it offers the traveller a mixture of an exciting vibrant night-life, beautiful street-scapes, great shopping opportunities & a rich cultural heritage.

Previous exchanges:
France (Brittany), April 2009
Italy (Emilia-Romagna), July/August 2009
Sweden (Västra Götaland), May 2010
Sweden (Uppsala), July 2010
Netherlands (Friesland), Christmas 2010 
France (Paris), July/August 2011
Netherlands (Gelderland), February 2012
Belgium (Flanders), July/August 2012
Spain (Catalonia), July/August 2013
Germany (Berlin), New Year 2013-14
Belgium (Flanders), July/August 2014
Germany (Berlin), New Year 2014-15
Spain (Granada), July/August 2015
Germany (Berlin), March 2016
Spain (Catalonia), July 2016

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 4 Children
  • 9 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Economist
  • Associate professor

Our Home

  • House Type: Single storey home
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 9
  • Living Area: 190 m2

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not 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
  • Guitar

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 8

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Suitable for disabled people
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Hungary
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Portugal
  • Greece

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch

Our Neighbourhood

 
The website Visit Fyn can provide an overview of all the attractions Fyn can offer: http://www.visitfyn.com A selection of attractions in Odense:

Brandts Klædefabrik, Brandts Torv 1.
The art & cultural centre of Odense. Contains two museums; The Danish Museum of Media which focuses on all types of media and their history and the museum of photographic arts museum specializing in photography, there is also a gallery with changing exhibitions in it's 4 large halls. And also specialist shops, a music library, a specialist cinema, bars & a post office.

Odense Zoo.
Five-star family experiences and animal welfare of the highest standard. Experience the largest aviary in Europe where pelicans and flamingos swoop overhead. See penguins swimming in icy waters as chimpanzees play high up in the treetops.
 
Danish Railway Museum, Dannebrogsgade 24
A museum dedicated to the Danish railways. Contains dozens of old trains, carriages & rail road memorabilia over 10.000m2. There is also a large model train landscape and a ride-on miniature railway and playground for the children. On public holidays and during the schools summer vacation the museum also arranges train rides in old vintage steam trains to various destinations on Funen - call ahead for dates and reservations.

Egeskov Castle, Egeskov Gade 3, Kværndrup.
One of Europe's best preserved is Europe's best preserved Renaissance water castles, dating back from 1554, about 30 km south. The current owner, Count Ahlefeldt, has added numerous features, including a maze, walk-among- the treetops and a veteran auto museum, toy museum, kitchen garden, and more, all in a scenic park.

Hans Christian Andersen Museum, Bangs Boder 29.  
A museum dedicated to the city's most famous son, author and poet Hans Christian Andersen, most famous for his fairy tales and in particular The Ugly Duckling and the Little Mermaid. Part of the museum is located in the house where Andersen was supposedly born (though he would never confirm it). The impressive collection is mainly documents from his life and times, period furniture, and many drawings and paper clippings he is famous for at home.

There are lots of fairy-tale adventures to be found on Fyn, Langeland and Ærø. For example you can take part in a real fairy-tale at Fyrtøjet ("The Tinder Box") - a children's cultural centre, situated right next to Hans Christian Andersen's House. You can listen to a fairy-tale, dress up, write your own fairy story, paint or draw, or even compose some music.

Some of the attractions within driving distance:

Legoland (www.legoland.dk). Further introduction is probably not necessary.

Nature & animals. Many of the attractions focus on animals in various exciting ways. At the Fjord&Bælt in Kerteminde you can, for example, walk on the bottom of the sea without getting your feet wet, through a 50 m long tunnel. From here you can observe the marine life at close quarters and maybe even meet the Danish dolphin - the harbour porpoise. Naturama is a big new attraction on Fyn - Spectacular natural history for children and adults alike.

On The Water. The seafaring history of Fyn stretches far back in time, as is evident from a visit to the harbours. From the water here, you can view delightful sandy beaches backed by expanses of old beech woods, steep cliffs and stretches of green meadows, and mansions and villas built right next to the sea. Hundreds of islands, coves, bays, sounds, sandbanks, runs and belts, dappled with white sails and providing all kinds of delightful places to moor. If you would like to experience all this and more, and if you are itching to go sailing under canvas and feel the breath of history on an old schooner or ketch, contact the Maritime Centre to book a holiday with a difference or a wonderful day-trip on the water.

The land of a hundred manors. The countryside of Fyn is a treasure trove of well-maintained relics of the past. Nowhere else in Denmark offers the same density of manor houses as Fyn, Langeland and Ærø. In all there are 123 manors and castles, and their extensive fields, woods, avenues and stone walls are a defining feature of the landscape.

Occupation

  • Economist
  • Associate professor

Children

  • Boy - Age: 15
  • Boy - Age: 10
  • Girl - Age: 14
  • Boy - Age: 5

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

References

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