Renovated sunny 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment in the lively area of Baka

Renovated sunny 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment in the lively area of Baka


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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

We offer our home for exchange from September 17-October 8 2018 .We are interested in NYC
renting for this period is also possible!!
Our renovated (September 2012 ) first floor walk up (21 steps) is a comfortable and welcoming space, with 2 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms. It's a sunny and open planned apartment, with lots of light.
We love our apartment because it has everything to be comfortable , lots of light, a great location and very kind neighbors. There is a spacious well equipped kitchen with all electrical appliances and a gas stove top.
From the living room there are sliding doors to a small balcony, with plants and herbs, surrounded by green trees, ideal for breakfast or just to sit and relax.
The apartment has 2 bathrooms each with a toilet and a shower, there is a washer and dryer and parking space designated to the apartment.
The master bedroom has queen size bed and the second bedroom has a comfortable wall bed (Murphy)(1.40/1.80)with a good matras. There is wifi and cable t.v

Property features

Who we are

  1. We are a married couple in our sixties with 3 independent adult children. Jacob my husband is a senior diplomat. As such we have lived in many countries and have enjoyed the experience. I (Annette) am of Dutch origin and am a nurse by profession , these days I am busy painting portraits, eco printing and ceramics.Between us we speak Dutch, Polish, English ,Hebrew,German and Arabic.
    We have had a number of very successful exchanges and are looking forward to more, just the 2 of us are traveling.

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

Baka is a picturesque area with at its center a vibrant main road Derech Betlechem.
There are a variety of food and gift shops and many different restaurants , so you don't have to go far to eat well.
The First station, a 10 minute walk from the flat, is the renovated Ottoman train station which dates from 1892, the railway between Jaffa and Jerusalem. There are shops, restaurants and various activities for young children. Along the old train track runs 40 km running and bicycle path, surrounded by plants and trees.
Transportation to the center of Jerusalem and the Old City is easily available, we live on about a 10 minute drive from the center and approx. 20- 30 minutes by foot. The surroundings of Baka are green
and there are good walking paths all around to go exploring . Smadar cinema and the Cinematheque are on walking distance. The quaint German Colony is a 10 minute walk away. Bus Number 7 goes to the center of the city and Machanei yehuda , a great food market and a a taxi ride will cost between 30-40 shekels depending on the time of day.

Best restaurants
Grand cafe , Ytsiek's, Kahlo
Favourite cafés
Ytsiek's for excellent coffee and fresh food
Where to go shopping
Mamila outdoor shopping Mall , close to Jaffa gate
Places you love to exercise
YMC located opposite the King David Hotel has a brand new sport facility with Olympic size indoor pool

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