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Charming houses in the historical town of Bruges - At Home



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
Culture and relaxation in the heart of Bruges, the Venice of the North

'AT HOME' en 'LA TOUR' are situated in the historical town at 8 min walking distance from the 'Markt' (main square).

'AT HOME' is an old house dating from the 19th century renovated with all the modern facilities.

'LA TOUR' (tower) is a 'Folly' from 18 century. It's a protected monument of the city of Bruges. The decoration is a compromise between design and antiques. The gardens created by the owner, who's a landscape architect, are really delightful.

Details for holiday home At Home, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

'At Home' is an old house dating from the 19th century renovated with all the modern facilities. The decoration is a compromise between design and antiques. The little garden created by the owner, who's a landscape architect, is really delightful.

There is 1 full equiped kitchen, 1 dining room, 1 living, 1 hall, 2 doubles rooms, 1 room with bunk beds, 2 bathrooms.

There is a little supermarkt at 150 m from home. Car is absolutly not necessary.

Free private parking in the garden for 1 car. We accept credit card. Smokers allowed in the garden.


  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

We are both 54 old. We manage with love and simplicity our proprety witch is in the hand of our family since 1804. Louise love her unique historical town and is a proud guide of Bruges. Francis is landcape architect. Both we like travels, music and books.

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Speaks English, French, Dutch

30 Reviews

based on 30 holidaymaker reviews

Elora, Ontario Canada

Comfortable house for couples or family

  • 4 of 5

This is a spacious, nicely furnished and well equipped house that is ideally suited for two couples or a family. Parking is available. The house is located in a residential area of the old city that is a 10 minute walk from Grote Markt. There are restaurants, pubs and a grocery store within minutes of the house. Communication with the owners could have been better. There was a problem with the washer/dryer unit the second last day of our stay which created a minor inconvenience. The owners were out of town at the time and did not respond to emails or telephone calls until after we had left. Nevertheless, I would recommend this house to those who are looking for a large and comfortable place to stay while visiting Bruges.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place to stay, great location

  • 5 of 5

The property was full of character, very smart with comfortable beds and plenty of space, amazing value for money. Louise gave us a lovely welcome and was on hand if we needed anything. The kitchen was well equipped and we really felt 'at home'! Although it was only a short walk into the centre it was very quiet, a lovely place to come back to after a hard day on the cobbles! We were there with our two teenagers for a week and we still didn't manage to see everything.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Linda for your kind message about your stay in Bruges. We try to make the maximum for our guest. Regard Francis
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San Pedro

Great location, lovely home with full amenities

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our 1 week stay at this lovely home in a perfect location! It was great to simply leave our car & walk into the center of Brugge. Having all the amenities like Washing Machine/clothes dryer, full kitchen, TV & internet. We hope to return some day! Thank you for Louise & Francis for your kind & helpful assistance!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dorothy, we hope to see you again too... You are always welcome. Francis & Louise
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Excellent Stay in the Tour

  • 5 of 5

Wow what can you say negative about this lovely house. If you are looking for character/charm and idyllic gardens then this is it. Ideal for walking into the centre, supermarket 5 mins away & canal walk at the end of the street. Spiral staircase to bedroom & tower. A friendly welcome and cannot wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kiesley. Pity that we didn't meet you...next time than. Francis & Louise
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Great place to stay in a beautiful city!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 'At Home' for five glorious days in September 2014. We were two couples and each had their own floor and bathroom ( total privacy). The rooms overlook a perfectly manicured courtyard garden complete with a table and several chairs. The beds were firm and we slept very well. The bedrooms and bathrooms had plenty of space to keep suitcases etc., spread out. There is also a half bath on the ground floor. The water is very hot!

Louse was very quick to respond prior to our arrival and quick to help with any question we had while we were there. She and her husband live on the property so they are very easy to get a hold of but we didn't see them unless we sought them out. They were very kind and allowed us to borrow the bikes whenever we wished. There were many to choose from. The bikes are basic and could use a brush up (tires) but very easy to just grab and go. We were thrilled to have them! There is also a bike rental a few blocks away. Louise readily offered tools to adjust seats. She also left very easy to follow directions on how the keyless locks work, the cooktop, etc. it was wonderful to have off street parking for our rental car.

The location was perfect, within the old city walls. We were able to walk or bike everywhere. The grocery (complete with wine) and bakery were very close and the kitchen had everything we needed to toss together simple meals.

The house was very clean and well appointed. Very comfortable and full of light. I can recommend 'At Home' to couples and families. While in Brugge don't forget to eat lots of chocolate and Belgian waffles, they are the best!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review Lee Ann. Suny (still) regard from Bruges Francis & Louise
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Lovely, comfortable house for exploring Bruges

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 stayed in At Home at the beginning of July 2014 and loved every minute of it. The house was perfect for my husband, our three kids and me to relax and literally feel at home. It is very well equipped (especially the kitchen), nicely decorated, and had everything we needed. The bedrooms upstairs are lovely, and so comfortable after a long day of walking and exploring.

The location of the house is great, a beautiful 10 minutes walk to the center Markt, there is a grocery store very near, and a wonderful bakery, De Soete, just a short walk away. We walked everywhere in Bruges from the house with no problem, and of course Bruges itself is stunningly beautiful with lots to see.

We had a car and were so thankful for the parking space provided. The house has a front door on the street and a back door to a lovely little garden which winds along to the beautifully manicured larger garden. The swing on the huge tree in the center was my son's favourite thing to do! Francis and Louise are such nice people, it was a pleasure every time we saw them. They are very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable.

Although we spent quite a bit of time in Bruges, we also did some day trips from Bruges to Ghent, and to Ypres for a Flanders Fields tour. Both were fantastic.

We would recommend this house to anyone 100% and do intend to go back one day and stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Waou...thanks Liz for this wonderfull review. Hope you will come back and try the tower... Best to all Francis
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Brussels Airport at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bruges at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Zeebrugge/Calais at 15 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Damme, Knokke at 18 Kilometres Nearest Train : Bruges at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : E40-E403 at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Bruges at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Ostende, Knokke at 15 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Bruges, the famous middle ages city: the Venice of the North!!!

Enjoy of the museums: beer, chocolate, lace, painting, old hospital, diamant...

Parking in our garden.

Supermarket at 200 meters from house.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Week for 1-4 people: 735 € WE and mid week for 1-4 people: 420€
Week for 5-6 people: 805 € WE and mid week for 5-6 people: 460€
Beds are made and towels are at your disposal.
Cleaning, water, electricity and Wifi included.
Not included: gas (1 Euro/m³)
For the reservation, we ask a deposit of 100€ (credit card, bank transfer)
Animals are not allowed
Free parking on the property, Second car: 8€

Cancellation policy:
We keep the deposit for cancellation 3 months before your arrival date.
We keep 50% of the total amount for cancellation 1 month before your arrival time.
We keep 100% of the total amount for cancellation 7 days before your arrival time.
If we find new guest for the same period, we repay the balance.

Semaine pour 1-4 pers: 735€ WE et mid-week pour 1-4 pers: 420€
Semaine pour 5-6 pers: 805€ WE et mid-week pour 5-6 pers: 460€
Les lits sont faits et les serviettes sont fournies.
Nettoyage, eau, électricité et accès Internet inclus.
Non inclus: gaz (1 euro/m³, entre 5 et 10 euro/jour en fonction de votre confort et du temps)
Parking privé gratuit pour une voiture dans la propriété. (8€ pour la seconde voiture)

L'acompte est perdu en cas d'annulation 4 mois avant votre arrivée.
Nous gardons 50% du montant total en cas d’annulation un mois avant votre arrivée.
Nous gardons 100% du montant total en cas d’annulation 7 jours avant votre arrivée.
Si nous trouvons d’autres hôtes pour la même période, nous vous remboursons la différence (sauf 100€ d’acompte)

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Updated: 16-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Stove ...


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 180 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 1 floor: 1 bath with shower, 2 washbasins and private WC Bathroom 2 floor: 1 bath, 2 washbasins and WC


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Marie - 2 Single Bed, 1 Child Bed, 1 Cot
  • Louise - 2 Single Bed
  • Claire - 2 Single Bed, Bunk beds
  • Marie: 20m², with big cupboard, wifi, desk with 2 chairs, 3 windows, 2 beds. Claire: 10m² with bunks, cupboard, wifi, desk with 2 chairs, 2 windows Louise: 15 m² attic room, with big cupboard, wifi, desk and 2 chairs, private bathroom with 2 washbasins, bath & WC, 2 beds, 2 velux windows


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Sand Pit
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

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


  • Smokers allowed in the garden.

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