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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Hôte : Hortense M.
Publié le 06 Février 2019

Description générale

  • Résidence principale
We live in a nice 2 bedrooms apartment in SW Calgary, Canada. It is the upstairs unit in a house in a residential area, meaning that we have a neighbor living in the basement (with his dog). Both are really nice and quiet. There is a small garden backyard, but will probably be covered in snow most of the year :)
Our neighbor has a BBQ there that you could use if it's sunny and warm enough. There's also a private garage for your use only, accessible through the backyard.
Public transportation are accessible by walk (400m for buses / 800m for Ctrain at the Chinook center).

Besoins et Animaux

  • Mes animaux
  • 2 chiens
We have 2 small dogs to look after: Napoleon and Josephine. They are really friendly, they like to go for a walk ideally 2/3 times a day, but as they are shih tzus, they are easily tired so when they are at home they mostly sleep on their bed or on the carpet, and love to be cuddled. They are not allowed on the couch alone (even if I suspect they do as they want when we are not here!).

Napoleon is not neutered which is not really an issue except when encountering big dogs while walking... just say 'no' and he will follow. Josephine is just the cutest! She loves to lick so be careful if you mind, that's her way of saying she likes you! They need to be combed/brushed every 2-3days.

We also ask our sitters to water the small plants inside (only a few in winter), check our mail and send us pictures of our dogs as we will miss them.... (if we are living for more than a few days) and that's pretty much about it!

Vie pratique

  • Métropole
  • Entre 50 et 150 m²
  • Entre 20 et 200 m²
  • Station de métro/tramway
  • Arrêt de bus
  • Aéroport
  • Marché
  • Boutique / Supérette
  • Supermarché
  • Centre commercial
  • Médecin
  • Pharmacie
  • Hôpital
  • Vétérinaire
  • Internet
  • Lave-vaisselle
  • Lave-linge
  • Congélateur
  • Jardin clos
  • Rez-de-chaussée
  • Pas accessible aux handicapés
We have several shops next to our house (supermarket, coffee shops and a big mall...). We will recommend a few :)
The airport is a short drive up north (20min). We have public transportation nearby. That being said, Calgary is a big city and if you want to enjoy the Rocky Mountains we do recommend renting a car at the airport maybe. You will be able to park it in our garage.

Confort et Luxe

  • Un étage
  • 5 pièces dont 2 chambres
  • Contemporaine
  • Place de parking réservée
  • Télévision / DVDthèque
  • Bibliothèque
  • Cuisine aménagée
We don't have a lot of books as we moved from Portugal not long ago, but we do have several city guides and Lonely Planets to share, and cooking books if you want to try some new recipes! Our kitchen is fully furnished so you should find whatever you need (mixer, blender, oven...).
We do not own a TV, but we have a videoprojector and WiFi of course, so feel free to log into your netflix, or you can borrow dvds from our local library (that's what we usually do). We also have a Wii U connected to the videoprojector.
We just had a baby, so we should have everything you could need if you are planning on coming with a baby or kids (bunk beds in the second bedroom). But feel free to ask about anything we could lend you during your stay :)

Tourisme et Loisirs

  • La montagne
  • La ville
  • Musée
  • Zoo
  • Cinéma
  • Théâtre / Opéra
There's a lot to do in Calgary, especially the Rockies that are a short drive away (around 1h). Napoleon & Josephine are good with hiking a bit. If it's still snowy they do have some shoes/coats to put on though. Also they can easily stay alone a whole day if you plan on going somewhere without them, just please don't do it everyday as they need their cuddle time :)
We have city guide and maps if needed.

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Calgary, AB, Canada

Disponibilités

Du Samedi 2019

Au Dimanche 2019

dates strictes

We would like you to come at least one day earlier (we will host you of course) so we can give instructions and present you to our neighbor if possible. Dates are firm as we bought our plane tickets during Easter/Spring break (my husband is a teacher). We are going to France to present our baby to our family there.

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Hortense M.

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