Located near the city’s famous Gravensteen castle in Ghent’s historical center, this vacation home rental in Belgium has been expertly and sensitively restored to highlight it’s historic beauty while integrating quietly luxurious modern amenities to bring it up to date.
The three-story row house has a tall profile and a distinctive facade with a very special bronze sculpture created by sculptor Jean-Pierre Clemençon integrated into the corner.
The ground floor includes a dining room and fully-equipped open kitchen awash in natural light with access to a small interior courtyard. Between the ground and the first floor there is a cozy media corner perfect for relaxing after spending a day in the city.
The first floor features a spacious en suite bedroom with two additional single beds that is ideal when traveling with kids, with a second en suite double bedroom on the second floor.
The attic has been transformed into a cozy nest for two under the rustic timbers at the apex of the house with amazing views of Ghent’s famous three towers and Gravensteen castle.
Designed with a fresh, minimalist style that brings out the home’s rustic, historic features, this spacious townhouse is a family friendly retreat for enjoying the city together.
A keypad is available 24 hours a day to provide entry, Wifi throughout, 4K TV with Netflix, laundry facilities, kitchen and bath amenities. Family features include children’s dinnerware, high chair, Pack ’n Play/travel crib and baby bath. Paid parking for €10 per day.
Perfectly situated in the historic center of Ghent, near the iconic medieval Gravensteen fortress and castle with plenty of excellent local restuarants, fun shops and beer pubs nearby. It’s an intimate but vibrant town with a combination of beautiful medieval history and ancient waterways and a bustling contemporary culture.
The Sint-Baafs Cathedral and Korenmarkt are a also just a short walk and the popular tourist centers of Patershol (the oldest part of the city) and Graslei/Korenlei are just 10 minutes away. The Veldstraat shopping district and the tram which takes you to St. Pieter train station are also within a short walk.
Ghent, Belgium. Neareast Airport: Brussels Airport (56km) or Antwerp International Airport (53km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall
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