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The dining room with original piano from 1896. Our furniture is a combination of contemporary chic and antiques.Cosy living room with wood stove that is available for you
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Charming villa with large garden & free parking

Sofie User Profile

Charming villa with large garden & free parking

6 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
Free parking on premisesThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

Historic "Villa Pater" is located in the Arts District of Ghent. Only 2 mins walking to the train station/public transport, 10 mins to historic centre. Sleeps 6. We have an amazing garden with BBQ. A peaceful oasis, your perfect retreat in a marvelous city. Plus we offer you what not many airbnb's in Ghent can offer: free car parking available on our driveway! (Parking is expensive in Ghent)


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


111 Reviews

John User Profile
April 2018
Great location! Cute Villa from the very early 1900s. Close to the train station and a park. Sofie is good to work with on anything that comes up during your stay. We had a couple of maintenance issues and she responded right away to arrange fixing them even though she was on hol…
Gordon User Profile
August 2017
We stayed at Sofie and Tom's home for 16 days and used it as a base to travel around Belgium, France and Germany. The location was great, being just a couple of blocks from the train station. Sofie did a great job of communicating directions and Lisa was at the house to greet u…
Grant User Profile
September 2018
Very well located, charming old house in its own large garden. Easy walk to station and tram stops nearby. Off street parking was sufficient for a 4.5 metre van.
Raegen User Profile
September 2018
We had a great visit here and look forward to explore Gent again! Only thing to note, and I may have missed it in the descriptions, is the stairs are fairly narrow and steep.
Mark User Profile
August 2018
A gem of a place - very well located, especially if using trains/buses, in the wonderful city of Gent. It is an interesting home that needs to be taken as is and lived with. It has all amenities that you will need but not always where you would expect them. Part of the enjoyment …
John User Profile
August 2018
Excellent location. Benefits from car parking but access is very narrow and tricky. Property would benefit from modernisation and a good tidy-up.
Sofie User Profile
Response from Sofie:
Dear John, thanks for your feed-back. We were not allowed to use water this summer because of the drought, so yes - the garden didn’t look like it should. Our apologies but this was out of our hands. Many thanks for your stay, and always welcome back.
August 2018
Steve User Profile
July 2018
We loved Sofie's house - especially the garden space. Great communication & hospitality!

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Ghent, BelgiumJoined in March 2013
Sofie User Profile
116 Reviews
Hi there, fellow traveller! Thanks for choosing our house in Ghent. Together with my husband I've travelled all over the world. With our two small children (6&9) we lived in China (Beijing) for 5 years and from there we discovered Asia. Then we lived in the US (Washington) for 3…
Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Nederlands, Русский, 中文
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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