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Luxurious 17th century Bruges house in the historical city center

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property
house
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
0
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2 to 5 people

Located in the historical centre of Bruges. ACADIA is a very attractive and a luxurious 17th century Bruges house, typical with its step-gable front.

It was originally built around 1650 and recently renovated in 2004. Its Stylish and comfortable interior combines the tastefully selected stylish antique furniture with the pleasant luxury of modern comfort.

The house is only a five-minute walk along the canals from the Burg and the Market Place. All historical and cultural sightseeing places are at walking distance. The Jerusalem Church, the Saint Anna Church, the Lace Centre and the Museum of Folklore, all worthwhile visiting, are in the immediate vicinity.

ACADIA is recommended for a two to five persons stay, for short as well as for long periods.

There is ample parking place in the surrounding streets. Nearby the house you will find a bakery, a butcher, a grocery, etc…

Our house has been Certified for Quality by the Flemish Tourist Board

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Property Manager
Exquisite Homes Bruges
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

An absolutely charming house in the center of Bruges. We spent 3 nights at the place with two young kids. Valerie was flexible and helpful in terms of providing a baby cot and a high chair. * Location: The house is located a few minute walk from the market area. * Living room: nice “traditional European style” living room. Cable TV and Blu ray DVD player is available * Kitchen: Nice kitchen with an outdoors “extension” that could probably be used in the summer. Kitchen includes basic fridge, hob (stove) /oven, microwave, other basic kitchen equipment. You can find a supermarket around the market area * Bedrooms: fairly large (definitely when compared to hotels...) - nice and cozy. Double beds in both rooms plus another single bed in one of the rooms. * Large bathroom bathtub * Heating in the house / hot water all worked fine. * Other comments: (i) non-smoking house (good!) Bottom line: an excellent place to stay in when visiting Bruges!
Oct 2014
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Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Luxurious 17th century Bruges house in the historical city center
average rating of 4.428571 based on 9 reviews
5

Rent it with confidence

  • 5 of 5

The owner waited for us, gave us good information and was very kind and efficient. There is no parking here, but there is a short walk from here (and you can get right next to the entrance to unload). Great bakery close by, also a small shop across the street and a proper supermarket around the corner.

The address is good--quiet street, not far from anything.

Interior is very welcoming. We were there in February, it was cold outside, but the heating was great. Very comfortable and inviting house. There is also a minuscule courtyard, but sufficient for reading and having a coffee, when it's warm.

It was clean, safe, warm, charming and welcoming. We were a family of 3, and our daughter of 5 enjoyed the place as well. Would go back and recommend it.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely Home in Lovely Bruges

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house! We were a party of four (my parents and us) staying for a week early januari in this house which exceeded our expectations.

The owner was very helpful and gave us plenty of useful information. A joy to deal with him.

The house, very welcoming and furnished with taste, was cozy, comfortable and very clean . Well equipied it had everything we needed for our stay .

The location is just ideal, the market is a nice 5 to 10 min walk passed lovely buildings and the canal, plenty of restaurants nearby, bakeries - butchers - small supermarket within short distance, this while the house is in a quiet part of the very center of Bruges.

Overal, we had a splendid time.

We plan to go back in Summer this year

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review, it stimulates to please our guests even more. More and more guests come back to stay in one of our houses.
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Serious problems with plumbing spoil this house

  • 2 of 5

When we arrived at this house we were pleased - it was well equipped and spacious. The description says the house is "pleasant luxury of modern comfort" - which I think is a bit of a stretch. We thought "basic and comfortable" would be more fitting.

It's well located and is close to the most divine bakery and the supermarket Smatch.

On arrival we were greeted by the owner who was very friendly and gave us plenty of useful information on restaurants, attractions and parking.

2 out of the 3 bedrooms are adjoined by a staircase, which is fine for parents and kids, but not if there's x3 couples in total staying in the house.

What really lets this house down is the (only) bathroom and poor plumbing. The shower is handheld, so you have to sit in the bath while showering. In addition, we discovered that the the hot water only comes on in 3 minute bursts so you have - 3 minutes of hot water, 3 minutes of cold water, 3 mins hot, 3 mins cold - making it very diificult to shower properly, even if you're really quick! We all ended up taking baths which made the process of getting ready and out exploring Bruges a bit lengthy.

In my opinion, being able to bathe is a basic requirement! So, I will not be recommending this property to family and friends.

I would recommend Bruges though - beautiful and plenty to do.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These comments are meant to harm us, they are false and therefor I object formally that this should be published and/or taken into account. These comments are anonymous without stating a defined period of stay, I, the owner, did not welcome these people, Our listing description mentions clearly : 2 bedrooms (not 3 as said in the comments) 1 bathroom sleeps 2-5 people and is not meant for 3 couples as said in the comments. We never accept more people. The mentioned problems with " 3 min hot water" are impossible as the hot water comes from a contineous flow-through condens kettle ( continuous supply of water is continuously heated. We did not receive any remark on bad functioning nor from guests and nor from our cleaning people, we checked the heating, we did not encounter any of described problems. Our guests are invited to call us if any problem in the house occurs, we are available and we live not far from the house. The guests should have done so. Our house has obtained an official holiday rental permit and has been listed 'certified for quality' by the Flemish Board of Toerism,this in February 2011 after a severe audit and this following a new decree of the Flemish Government. Not many succeeded ...
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Chicago, IL
5

Fabulous vacation home in Bruges

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Bruges was fantastic, and Acadia was the perfect home base for our group of 5. The place was very clean and well-maintained. There was more room than I expected, probably enough to sleep 6-7. The decor perfectly fit the home, and the furniture (including beds) was comfortable. Checking in and out was a breeze, and the owner responded to all my correspondence very quickly. Bruges is a great town for exploring...we discovered something new on every street. I would highly recommend staying at Acadia on your next trip to Bruges!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It was great for our New Year in Bruges! Close to the centre and all the must see's and 5 minutes from the supermarket!

The owner was lovely and provided us with everything we needed. The house was warm and welcoming and we soon felt very at home, it was a brilliant week, thank you

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hampshire, UK
4

A good week in Bruges

  • 4 of 5

A lovely house, clean and comfortable with all amenities of home, and in a quiet part of town, just 5 minutes walk from the city centre. No on street parking, but with ample only a short walk away. The owner was very friendly and helpful.

I'd certainly recommend this property to friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Brussels
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Damme
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Brugge
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Brugge E40
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Zeebrugge Bad, Knokke, Cadsand
Car: not necessary

The house is only a five-minute walk along the canals from the Burg and the Market Place. All historical and cultural sightseeing places are at walking distance. The Jerusalem Church, the Saint Anna Church, the Lace Centre and the Museum of Folklore, all worthwhile visiting, are in the immediate vicinity.

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Rates & Availability

Brugge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$148
From
$148
Fri,Sat,Sun
$901
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Amenities: Linen and towels are provided. Heating, electricity,etc, included.
Cot , highchair can be provided.

minimum stay 3 nights
High season : change over day in july august / is on Saturday

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Amenities

Brugge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • the second bedroom has an open access via staircase to a third bedroom with a cozy sitting and sleeping single bed. there is also the possibility to use a single bed on the ground floor (otherwise arranged as settee ) Max sleeping facility for 6 people
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Amenities: - Linen and towels are provided. internet access - WiFi

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