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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Homestay for Taiwanese students.

Home stay

Overview
Facilities:
wifi, satellite TV, storage space – shelves, chest of drawers, cabinet, wardrobe and a big window with a lot of natural light, evening meals, (weekdays only) access to all family rooms, and use of kitchen and bathroom.  Also included airport pick ups and drop offs. 

Number of rooms
7 (2 bedrooms, small room – storage and office, bathroom, kitchen, living, dining room.)

Price: 
Long term stay – 90 pound per week.  (6 - 1 year)
Short term stay – 110 pound per week. (week by week basis)

Contact

Marky.baobei@gmail.com

Description
We are a couple in our 50’s with no children at home.  We are both working professionals that are friendly, outgoing and very easy to get along with.  We are both very helpful and always willing to try and help out as much as possible. 

We have had one student in the past from Taiwan, and he loved his stay here very much, that he often writes to say he would love to come back. 

The house is located in a quiet suburb of Gateshead.  The location of the house is very close to Newcastle.  There is easy access to Newcastle City centre with bus stops close by.  The journey time from our home to Newcastle City centre is around 10 minutes by bus.  One of Europe’s biggest shopping centre’s The Metrocentre is also close by, which takes 5 minutes by bus. 

The room the students will stay in the house has a double bed, TV with satellite and wifi.  The room also has a lot of good storage space with wardrobes, chest of drawers, cabinets and shelves.  The bathroom is the shared family bathroom.

Students will be able to use every room in the house, including the kitchen, dining room, living room.  Students can use the kitchen to help their selves to breakfast.  Evening meals will be provided during the week, if we are at home on the weekends we would cook on weekends too. 

Students would be allowed to smoke in designated rooms only. 
We will pick up and drop off students at the airport


Pictures of the house

Bedroom



This is 2 pictures of the bedroom.  You can see the bed, and the TV and also the room has a lot of natural light.


The Living room


This is the living room.  Here you can see the comfy sofa, and TV, fire, and small table.

The dining room, Kitchen, Bathroom, and Backyard.













Comments from our previous home stay guest from Taiwan:

Newcastle&Lynda&Stephen 當時在Newcastle的生活,因為和Lynda&Stephen一起生活,像家人般,自在又快樂!他們的熱情已經讓我愛上這個美麗的城市和溫暖的家庭!和Stephen一起從晚上六點聽著他收藏的英國許多經典樂團歌手的CD,一路到十二點!what's a music party night!還有Lynda完美的homemade food! Yummy! I won't forget I have a family in Newcastle ! Only one word to say: MISSING!