We live in the Plateau of the Capital neighbourhood which is the most recent development of Gatineau. The house was built in 1999. We have a nice living room, dining room, Kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 basement family room. We have an outdoor pool which is heated and can be used from May-Sept of each year. Outside, you will find a BBQ and a patio table.
In our rooms, we have 3 Double size bed (3 rooms) and 1 single bed.
We are a non-smoking family. The style of the house in modern.
We have three floors: Basement, Main floor and 2nd floor.
All rooms have a TV and we have a hometheater TV 42" in the living room. We also have a computer with internet.
We have safe garden so that the kids can play
We are 5 minute driving distance from Ottawa downtown and public transportation is available at a distance walk.
We like to live here as it is a quiet neighbourhood. Kids can play outside safely.
Lake Phillippe and the Gatineau Park are about half hour driving distance from here. There is a lot of outside sports like biking and the Gatineau Park is famous for this.
We have bicycles for kids (14", 20", 24", 26")
We are near from multiple golf locations.
For visiting, Ottawa and Gatineau have a lot to offer:
- Museum (Nature, Civilization, War, Science and Technology, Aviation, Modern Art, ...)
Our house is closed to everything and we could offer our Toyota Sienna car (Minivan).
Movie theater is 10 min walk from the home.
Gatineau City Web site: www.gatineau.ca
Ottawa City Web site: www.ottawa.ca
Gatineau Park Web site: http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/bins/ncc_web_content_page.asp?cid=16297-16299-10170&lang=1&bhcp=1
Plateau de la Capital: http://www.leplateaudelacapitale.com/eng/vivre/index.php
Luc is a Professional Engineer (37), Elizabeth is a Patent Analyst for the Government of Canada and we have 3 daughters. Cindy (12) is a Competition Figure Skater and Piano Player, Ashley (7) is a Competition Figure Skater, Violin and a Piano Player, Amelie (3) does ballet and they like swimming in the pool.
We travel also with my mother in law - 6 parties travellers
We speak French, Spanish and English.
We are a united family and watch movie together. Our house is confortable and we would like our home to be in the same condition as when we left it. We will take as good care of the exchange house we will live in as if it was ours.