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Historical Stone country house

Elisabeth

Historical Stone country house

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Elisabeth is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

The space

Our one floor renovated home is located in the mist of beautiful country living with nurseries, roses fields, historical sites. The home was built in local blue stones and bricks before 1830 ! It has a modern fireplace that swings on itself ...
The security deposit is NOT to be paid. It is only a security IF something is broken!

Internet access is available across the street, at the owner's house.

It has historical ceiling with wood beams and was completely renovated with modern kitchen and bath and designed for two people.
It is opened to south exposure and has a private garden.

It is located at 5 km to the historical city of Tournai, half an hour drive from Lille in France, and just in between Bruxelles and Paris .

Unlimited walking, hiking, bicycling routes right from the step of the house !!! in the heart of the " Parc Naturel des Plaines de l'Escaut"- (Website hidden by Airbnb) - and the "Parc Naturel de la Scarpe" - (Website hidden by Airbnb) France.


The kitchen has everything for your cooking pleasure. The bathroom has a shower and bath.
Bed sheets and bath linens are furnished.
Guests have their own privacy and a small private garden with table and chairs.

We will interact with our guest following their own interest, from just a little introduction to the home to ... more as they wish.

It is located near beautiful other towns such as Brugges, Mons ( Cultural Capital of Europe for 2015 ), Gand, Bruxelles, Lille and Paris in France ...
The marvellous coast in the north of France -
" la Côte d'Opale " is only 1 h and 15' drive from the house with a particular attention to the Cap Blanc and Cap Gris Nez area

Tournai has a train station. There is limited bus access to the village.

There is secluded parking available.
We have bicycles available.

The airport is located one and half hour drive from the home.

There is no computer in the home and no TV. There is a radio/cassette.

There are free wood available for the fireplace.

Amenities

Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Laptop friendly workspace
Free parking on premises
Kitchen

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events

Availability

42 Reviews

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Evan User Profile
Evan
July 2016
Elisabeth's old stone cottage was a lovely country retreat, and she made us feel very welcome. There were two tasty local organic (bio) beers from Brunehaut in the fridge, and she even picked some fresh raspberries for us in the morning. Unfortunately it was rainy, so we didn't g…
David User Profile
David
September 2015
Elisabeth and Michel are fantastic hosts. The house is exactly as described and pictured, it is well furnished at has a complete kitchen. The town itself is sleepy, but there are lots of small towns nearby to explore via walking or biking or driving. Also Tournai is very close…
Linda User Profile
Linda
July 2015
Elisabeth was so very warm & welcoming. Even staying up till 11pm when we arrived well past our agreed upon time. The stone cottage is beautiful! Very spacious and extremely well equipped. Elisabeth bought us fresh fruit & veggies from her garden. It's quite rural, so very quiet…
Thomas User Profile
Thomas
July 2017
A beautiful and artistically furnished place that feels like a home. Very comfortable bed and furniture. Secluded garden in this quiet village. Delightful and helpful hosts, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. T&J
Mik User Profile
Mik
July 2017
Elisabeth is a very friendly woman! The house is very clean and cost. The neighboorhood is very quit. We originaly booked for two days, a bit short noticed, we couldn't get in touch with the owner. But the next day we were still welcome to stay over and it was really nice! Than…
Christina User Profile
Christina
June 2017
We had another great stay at Elisabeth's cosy cottage. Everything was, just as last time, perfectly in order. We were even welcomed with fresh flowers and strawberries from the garden.
Younes User Profile
Younes
June 2017
Elisabeth old house is a fantastic place for having some rest, very quite and beautiful, and with the private garden, everything to enjoy the calm and relaxing. Really well situated near Escaut River and the Natural Park of Scarpe-Escaut (french border), really nice for bike ridd…

Hosted by Elisabeth

Tournai, BelgiumJoined in October 2012
Elisabeth User Profile
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Elisabeth is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Youth spent in the country of Belgium, near the French border. My grandfather and father had a plant nursery. Moved to the mainland USA when I was 23 and lived there 20 years. I raised two wonderful sons. Am back to Belgium in the same country part of it. Enjoying art, music, n…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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