Suburban house close to three European capitals

Suburban house close to three European capitals

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is on the outskirts of Brno - the second largest city in the Czech Republic - in the village of Rozdrojovice. The town centre is a twenty-minute drive. We live in a small terraced house built in 2004. There is a living room connected with the kitchen on the ground floor, a courtyard and a small, but beautiful garden. In the living room there is a fireplace. On the first floor is a bedroom, bathroom, a children´s room with normal-sized bed and a study, with open space under the roof that can be used by an adventurous child as an additional bedroom.

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Who we are

  1. Each of us has two adult children (from 26 to 38) and together we have a little boy Oliver (he will be 8 in June 2017). Peter is free-lance English teacher and interpreter, Hana is free-lance translator (translating books from English into Czech). We share cultural and sports interests – skiing (mainly cross-country) and cycling. In summer we share a dream job: we both are cycling guides for a travel agency, guiding foreign tourists - cyclists in the most beautiful parts of Central Europe. When we are in your place and you in our house, there are our four adult children (they live on their own, two of them in Brno, they all are fluent in English) who could be helpful with any arrangements you want to make.
    Ideally, we would love to spend Christmas and New Year 2017 in the heat and warmth (as we already did in 2014 in Mexico and in 2015 in Kenya) and allow someone else to experience traditional Christmas atmosphere in Central Europe. It is lovely but we've seen it too often...
    We prefer to arrange our exchange in advance to get to know one another, to make for a better stay and enable both parties to book enough in advance to get a good rate in terms of flights.
    We are looking for an exchange for around 3-4 weeks, back to back exchange in two different places (in one country) would also be considered.
    In summer we would appreciate anygthing between 1-3 weeks anywhere in Europe, we will consider every offer.

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A forest is a 10-minute walk from our house, as well as the Brno dam lake, a nice place for both summer and winter activities. Brno itself has a truly strategic position for visitors from distant parts of the globe to see a lot from Central Europe. Prague is a two-hour drive (200 km), Vienna even less (130 km), and similarly the capital of Slovakia Bratislava (120 km). There are a number of great UNESCO World Heritage sites within close vicinity: the functionalist Villa Tungenhat in Brno, Valtice-Lednice area, the towns of Kroměří¸, Olomouc, Třebíč and Telč, the Zelená Hora church in ´ďár. In addition, there are old romantic castles and spectacular limestone caves with a deep abyss (Macocha).
The town of Brno does not boast of architecture as beautiful as Prague (apart from functionalism, which is quite unique here), but it is a charming city of culture: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Opera, chamber music ensembles, outstanding choirs, musical theatre, a number of exhibition halls, a lively jazz scene.
Activities: cycling, hiking, swimming, skating, cross-country skiing (downhill is a lot better in the Alps in Austria, with the nearest resorts some 4 hours drive). Golf course 5 min drive.
Wine cellars and generally wine culture, great beer, nice countryside.

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