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3 Kings, Your Home Away From Home In Bruges

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Property

Updated: 21-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (shower & bath), 2 toilets, sleeps 6

Your home away from home. That is what 3 kings, a new holiday home in Bruges, wants to be. As cosy and warm as the city itself.

3 kings was built in 1901, and was completely rebuilt three years ago by the owners, a young family from Bruges. Today their home feels timeless. You’ll find a mix of design, vintage pieces, and thrift shop finds. The terrace and garden are oriented to the south, so from spring till autumn, you can enjoy your meals there. There is fresh basil, parsley and thyme in the herb corner. On cold winter nights, you can gather round the fireplace in the outdoor lounge.

3 kings has 3 bedrooms (each 20 m² and a double bed), a spacious bathroom (shower, tub, toilet, washer, dryer), a separate toilet, a nice, fully equipped kitchen and a cosy living room. The perfect getaway in Bruges!

There is a new parking regulation in Bruges and surroundings, we are happy to offer you a garage. You can also park for free 100 metres further.

www.3-kings.be

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About the Owner

Sophie Allegaert
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2017

About Sophie Allegaert

He was born and bred in Bruges and helped restore some of the most remarkable buildings in the city. He even installed the ‘windhaan’ on the brick tower of the Church of Our Lady, which happens to be the tallest of its kind in Europe. And that was before he conquered his fear of heights. Today he works as a docker in Zeebrugge, a seaside resort and harbour next to Bruges. He knows everything about the hidden nightlife in the city and can tell you exactly why Belgian beers are the best.

She moved to Bruges 20 years ago, travelled the world and wrote about it in several Belgian magazines. When she settled down, she kept on writing about her own beautiful hometown and published several travel guides about Bruges and the Belgian coast (see pictures). Today she writes and styles for interior, lifestyle, and food magazines. She knows everything about Bruges' hidden gems and can tell you exactly why Belgian chocolate is the best.

Sophie Allegaert purchased this house in 2008

Why Sophie Allegaert chose Flanders & Brussels

Together they bought an old house and rebuilt it completely. He did most of the work; she told him what to do. By the time their fireplace in the garden was finished, they looked around, decided their work was done, and needed a new project. In the meantime you can enjoy their home. You’ll see, it will soon become your home away from home in Bruges.

What makes this house unique

- You'll be living in a real, lively Brugean neighbourhood and can therefore enjoy the city as we do.

- This little gem seems nothing special from the outside, but once you'll get in, you will be amazed.

- On summer days you can enjoy the garden and the terrace.

- In wintertime gather round the fireplace in the outdoor lounge or browse through the collection of books in the library.

29 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

Oxford, UK
5

Three at 3Kings

  • 5 of 5

We (family of three adults) stayed at 3Kings over Christmas, chosen because it was large enough for each to have their own space but with lots of room to come together at mealtimes and in the evenings...plus it's a lovely walk into the centre of Bruges, so no need for a car. The house is well equipped (dishwasher, washing machine, drier, all the kitchen equipment you are likely to need), tastefully decorated and is warm with comfortable beds - just what you need after a long days sight-seeing. We even managed to light the fire in the garden room and enjoy the novelty of having a beer outside in the depths of winter! Sophie is a good host, quick to respond and a very helpful atttitude :) The only (very slight) downside is the very slow speed of the wifi if you are used to high speed broadband, so take DVDs to watch rather than plan to stream movies online...but this is a very small thing when stacked against all the good things about 3Kings, which we would recommended without hesitation!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

3 Kings-Home from home!

  • 5 of 5

3 Kings was a fantastic place to stay in and it made our first time in Bruges even better.A lovely,clean property with so much character.Comfy beds-which were extremely welcome at the end of a busy day site seeing.The property has everything you could possibly need and nothing was too much trouble for Sophie-the owner.

3 Kings is ideally located within walking distance of the main city-ideal for families or couples visiting Bruges-a definate 10/10

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cool and comfortable central location from which to explore Bruges

  • 5 of 5

Sophie was a great host and had a good suggestion for all our needs. She helped whenever she could and made the stay feel very relaxing indeed. The accommodation had three good sized double bedrooms and a nice clean bathroom. The garden was enclosed and great for our son. It was a ten minute (and pleasant) walk to the start of the old town and felt out of the action enough to be calming. Would highly recommend this place for a long weekend and there were no issues with the administrative side of things. Indeed, Sophie was very flexible with us.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great stay in a cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of four friends and 3 Kings was really a home away from home. It was so nice to come back to the house after a whole day of walking and site-seeing. The house is in a quiet residential part of Brugge, just 10 - 15 minutes walk to the town centre and 25 minutes to the train station if you want to visit Gent, Brussels, Antwerp. The house was clean, well maintained with all the amenities you need. And the owners, Bam and Sophie couldn't be nicer and more friendly. The whole experience and communication with Sophie from the start to the end was excellent. We had just one minor problem with the TV on the first day (it might have been our fault not to be able to get the TV working) but Sophie and Bram took care of it immediately. We would recommend the 3 Kings without any hesitation. Thank you, Sophie and Bram for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

A beautiful home I'm a great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely in every way. Fantastic shower, huge comfortable beds and great location for walking into Bruges. Sophie could not have been more helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Palo Alto, CA
5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to serve as a jumping off point throughout northern Belgium. It is literally two blocks from the old medieval gatehouse in Bruges, so it is an easy stroll into the heart of town. At the same time, because it is just outside of the crowded narrow streets of the old city, parking is free and fairly easy to get (we usually parked about 1 block away from the house).

The owners are long-time residents of Bruges and love to share tips on exploring the best restaurants, cafes, etc. They also go out of their way to provide a personal touch and to make sure that their guests are happy.

If I were to return to the region, I would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Location

From the Owner

Together they bought an old house and rebuilt it completely. He did most of the work; she told him what to do. By the time their fireplace in the garden was finished, they looked around, decided their work was done, and needed a new project. In the meantime you can enjoy their home. You’ll see, it will soon become your home away from home in Bruges.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Brussels Airport at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : 't Hof van Beroep at 0.6 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Zeebrugge at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Brugge Station at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : E40 Ostend-Brussels at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Sans Cravatte at 0.4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Zeebrugge at 15 Kilometres

Within 100 metres from 3 kings you'll find: a pharmacist, a newspaper shop, a bakery, a butcher, a playground, a grocery shop.... Everything you need!

Bruges is a lively, cultural city with events all through the year.

You can also discover the Belgian seashore (famous for it's stretchy sandy beaches) by car, train or bike or visit some of the other Belgian medieval cities: Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels. All three of them can be reached by car or train.

London, Amsterdams and Paris are just a few hours away and can also easily be visited by car or train.

Prices and Availability

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£692
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £173

We kindly ask you to pay half of the amount in advance, the rest (the other half) can be paid in cash, together with the deposit, on your arrival. We pay you back the deposit when you check out.

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Facilities

From the Owner

- You'll be living in a real, lively Brugean neighbourhood and can therefore enjoy the city as we do. - This little gem seems nothing special from the outside, but once you'll get in, you will be amazed. - On summer days you can enjoy the garden and the terrace. - In wintertime gather round the fireplace in the outdoor lounge or browse through the collection of books in the library.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing

Floor Area

  • 160 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • All bedrooms have comfortable kingsize beds, new matrasses and cosy bed linen. Each bedroom has it's own decoration.

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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