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The dining room with original piano from 1896. Our furniture is a combination of contemporary chic and antiques.Cosy living room with wood stove that is available for you
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Charming villa with large garden & free parking


Charming villa with large garden & free parking

6 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Free parking on premisesThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Historic "Villa Pater" is located in the Arts District of Ghent. Only 2 mins walking to the train station/public transport, 10 mins to historic centre. Sleeps 6. We have an amazing garden with BBQ. A peaceful oasis, your perfect retreat in a marvelous city. Plus we offer you what not many airbnb's in Ghent can offer: free car parking available on our driveway! (Parking is expensive in Ghent)


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


103 Reviews

Dirk User Profile
June 2018
Villa Pater is a great place to explore Gent - it is in the middle of the city and at the same time very quiet. There is a huge (private) garden, which makes it an excellent place to stage a family trip in summer. Communication with Sofie was very smooth and easy. There was a cr…
James User Profile
December 2017
Location was convenient to train and tram station. Charming old house with newer shower room and kitchen wings. Appliances (kitchen; clothes washer and dryer) and wi-fi worked fine. Narrow steep stairway to bedrooms would not suit the mobility-limited, but was no problem for our …
David User Profile
July 2017
This is a gem in the airbnb world. It's as if you dropped a private villa, complete with secret garden, with fruit bearing apple and pear trees into an otherwise non-descript neighborhood near Ghent's train station. It's close (a short tram ride away) from the center, but the p…
Paola User Profile
July 2017
This house is truly special, right in the center yet secluded. You enter through a nondescript gate, walk a bit down an old driveway, pass by a wonderful wall of bamboo into a large garden! At the very back is the cute and cozy house. My kids could run around while we cooked dinn…
Elisabeth User Profile
April 2017
The house is a charming old home very close to the train station. Great if you want to explore Ghent and take day trips to other parts of Belgium. The wifi wasn't working well for our group however it seems they are trying to fix this in the future -- something to ask the host…
Krystn User Profile
October 2016
The location is great and the backyard is beautiful!
Heather User Profile
July 2016
Sophie and Tom are fantastic! The house is wonderful. It is truly a hidden gem and an already gem of a city! The house was built in the early 1900s, but has all of the modern conveniences. It is charming, spacious, and a great value. It is hidden! When you drive up, the beautiful…
Sofie User Profile
Response from Sofie:
Wonderful.. :-) We're happy you like our house so much Heather!
July 2016

Hosted by Sofie

Ghent, BelgiumJoined in March 2013
Sofie User Profile
108 Reviews
Hi there, fellow traveller! Thanks for choosing our house in Ghent. Together with my husband I've travelled all over the world. With our two small children (6&9) we lived in China (Beijing) for 5 years and from there we discovered Asia. Then we lived in the US (Washington) for 3…
Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Nederlands, Русский, 中文
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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