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Hyvinkää, Finland

Our home in winter

Our home in winter

Hiking 16km away from home

Hiking 16km away from home

Hiking and camp fire in a Hyvinkää forest.

Hiking and camp fire in a Hyvinkää forest.

Livingroom

Livingroom

Livingroom

Livingroom

dining room

dining room

Hiking in Piilolampi , 14 km distance, walking 500 m from parking place

Hiking in Piilolampi , 14 km distance, walking 500 m from parking place

Our home in winter Hiking 16km away from home Hiking and camp fire in a Hyvinkää forest. Livingroom Livingroom dining room Hiking in Piilolampi , 14 km distance, walking 500 m from parking place
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2015
Exchange dates Duration
October 01, 2017 - August 10, 2018

We have found an exchange for summer and Easter holiday 2018. We are open for suggestions for summer 2019 and we are ready to plan very early.

1 weeks

Wooded Hyvinkää in the middle of south Finland

Welcome to experience light summer nights in Hyvinkää, hiking in forests and making a camp fire there, picking blueberries, swimming in lakes, cyckling safely with children and enjoying all playgrounds near by!

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport from 35min drive and the oceanic capitol city Helsinki 1 hour drive!

Our apartment is located peaceful and safe area for families with kids. Children can run, cycle and play outside safely without cars near. There are 9 playgrounds within 1,5 km, sport fields 500 m distance and 100m from our home start several kilometers long jogging/walking/cycling paths in the forest without car streets. Hyvinkää is located in the middle of many beautiful sights to see and forests to hike: read more about neighbourhood section and http://www.visitfinland.com/.

We have a cozy, clean and easy to maintain two floor row house apartment in Hyvinkää with 4 bedrooms, living-room, kitchen, 2 x toilet, bathroom, sauna, balcony, little garden, 1st floor air-condition, Weber BBQ gas grill, PS3&PS4 game consols, high speed internet connection lots of Legos and other toys and outdoor play area for kids. You are free to use our cars, including safety seats for children and baby. There are also bikes for free to use. We have facilities for baby.

The Lonely planet has chosen Finland one of top countries to travel: http://www.mynewsdesk.com/uk/visit-finland/pressreleases/lonely-planet-declares-finland-one-of-the-top-countries-in-the-world-for-2017-1621226

This is funny humour as opposites: https://www.buzzfeed.com/tabathaleggett/reasons-you-should-never-visit-finland?utm_term=.ik9wLEdY79#.eyLB45zEWr

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 3 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Nursery teacher
  • Application Specialist

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7
  • Living Area: 103 m2
  • Total Area: 103 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Sauna private
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 5

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • United Kingdom
  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • France
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Slovenia
  • Croatia
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Japan

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Suomeksi

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Helsinki-Vantaa - 50 km

Hyvinkää is a little town (50 000 citizens) in the middle of south Finland, which is known of lots of pinewoods.

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport 45 min drive or by local train.
The capital city of Finland, Helsinki 1 hour drive or 45 minutes by local train (visithelsinki.fi).
Tampere, the city in the middle of lakes is 1,5 hour drive or 1 hour by train (visittampere.fi).
Beautiful old little town Porvoo at the seaside is 1 hour drive (visitporvoo.fi)
Turku is at seaside and have lots of to do for children. It takes 2 hours to drive from Hyvinkää. (visitturku.fi)
The castle and lakes of Aulanko nature park of Hämeenlinna are 45 min drive (visithameenlinna.fi).
You can easily take a ferry to Stockholm or Tallinn from Helsinki.
Puuhamaa is a huge playground and aquapark for the whole family 20 min drive (puuhamaa.fi)

In our neighbourhood we have 9 playgrounds, sport field and jogging paths in the forest. There is also a little grocery store in 500 m distance. From our apartment is 2km travel to Hyvinkää city center where is available all basic services with supermarkets etc. Hyvinkää have many parks to rest and play. We have jogging paths next to our home and in the area called Switcherland, because of many steep hills, where pinewoods are growing. Hyvinkää has a nice shopping center (http://www.kauppakeskuswilla.fi/), where are many restaurants and shops. There is a biggest railway museum of Finland in Hyvinkää. You can also go swimming in the spa Sveitsin Uimala or go hiking in forests of Hyvinkää.

Occupation

  • Nursery teacher
  • Application Specialist

Children

  • Boy - Age: 2
  • Boy - Age: 8
  • Boy - Age: 10

Pets

  • We do not have pets.
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