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Castricum, Netherlands

our garden behind the house.

our garden behind the house.

Norway 2011

Norway 2011

our living with a big smart tv and netflix

our living with a big smart tv and netflix

The bathroom is recently renewed

The bathroom is recently renewed

Jesse's former bedroom with lots of boardgames, playmobil etc

Jesse's former bedroom with lots of boardgames, playmobil etc

Anke's former bedroom with little girls toys

Anke's former bedroom with little girls toys

Anke's room on the garden side

Anke's room on the garden side

the study with wifi, pc and printer

the study with wifi, pc and printer

parents bedroom is very comfortable and quiet

parents bedroom is very comfortable and quiet

Our kitchen

Our kitchen

One of the many mill's in our region

One of the many mill's in our region

example of a small monument in town

example of a small monument in town

harbour of Enkhuizen

harbour of Enkhuizen

lake in the dunes

lake in the dunes

the quiet beach in wintertime

the quiet beach in wintertime

Gerard & Marri in Greece

Gerard & Marri in Greece

Grandpa Gerard with Lana

Grandpa Gerard with Lana

family visit

family visit

Visiting the famous garden of Nic. jonk

Visiting the famous garden of Nic. jonk

Hiring a boat on the lake of Alkmaar

Hiring a boat on the lake of Alkmaar

The beach with friends

The beach with friends

Maarten with Lana (price winning picture made by Kelly)

Maarten with Lana (price winning picture made by Kelly)

Canada 2015

Canada 2015

our garden behind the house. Norway 2011 our living with a big smart tv and netflix The bathroom is recently renewed Jesse's former bedroom with lots of boardgames, playmobil etc Anke's former bedroom with little girls toys Anke's room on the garden side the study with wifi, pc and printer parents bedroom is very comfortable and quiet Our kitchen One of the many mill's in our region example of a small monument in town harbour of Enkhuizen lake in the dunes the quiet beach in wintertime Gerard & Marri in Greece Grandpa Gerard with Lana family visit Visiting the famous garden of Nic. jonk Hiring a boat on the lake of Alkmaar The beach with friends Maarten with Lana (price winning picture made by Kelly) Canada 2015
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Member since

1982


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
July 31, 2019 - December 18, 2019 14 days

We would love to have some weeks holiday through the year. We are open to all offers. When we need to fly we do want a car exchange also. We offer a Toyota Auris hybride.

Holidays in Castricum at sea ? Netherlands

Some pictures to give you an impression of our life, our family.

We are retired and our home is not suitable for small children, but a baby is welcome.
We babysit our first grandchild one day a week (4 years old) and do have a babybath,- bed etc.
We like to make several short and longer exchanges through the year.

We do have a small but privat garden.
Castricum is a beautifull quiet village with good public transport.
Alkmaar, Haarlem and Amsterdam are very beautifull old cities.
www.vvvalkmaar.nl
www.iamsterdam.com
* We would love to exchange with west Norway in 2019
* We can also offer a car-exchange. We offer a Toyota Auris Hybride
* We prefer non-smokers
* We do not have pets at the moment.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 24 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • retired pastor &
  • retired psychotherapist

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 0
  • Environment: By the sea
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Sleeping Capacity: 5

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Guitar
  • Other musical instruments

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 4

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Istria
  • Portugal

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Dutch

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Amsterdam airport Schiphol - 35 km

We live in a nice and quiet village near the sea, with dunes and a nice beach. Also with lakes and lots of bicycle roads. About 30 km from Amsterdam and Haarlem.
We do have beautifull villages, rivers and lakes and a very wide beach.

There are lots of beautifull old cities, large and small in the region.
Musea, markets, botanical gardens, playgrounds, cinema's , restaurants etc etc.

 

Occupation

  • retired pastor &
  • retired psychotherapist

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We are a healthy retired couple.
Our children:
Maarten lives with his wife Kelly and their daughter Lana (4) in Castricum
They will be glad to help you, if needed.

Our son Jesse lives in Hilversum with Anna and their son Elliot (0)in Hilversum.
Our daughter Anke lives also on her own in Castricum, but she stays lots of time with her boyfriend elsewhere,

Lifestyle

In the summer 2015 we have been in West Canada and had a fantastic exchange. We would love to go again in 2019.

This year we would love to go to other countries near and further from home.
Sweden, Norway, Estland, letland, lithouwen, Germany, but also southern countries.
We are open to all offers

A car-exchange might be possible.

We are flexible in dates and also in for a week or weekend in the Netherlands or Belgium.

References

This member has completed 24 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: