- Scott Technician (46)
- Sibylle Dentist (45)
- Kelim 3rd class (10)
- Leilani 1st class (8)
We are a family of 4, Leilani 7, Kelim 9, Scott, Sibylle.
I am Australian as are the Kids and Sibylle Swiss (hence our house in Switzerland).
Our place is In Gockhausen Zürich which is 6km from Zürich main station. We have a 3 bedroom apartment with a spare room on 2 levels, 2 bathrooms, large open plan kitchen/dining, 2 balconies. It is on the 2nd floor of our small block of 6 apartments, with a lift and underground parking.
We have underfloor heating and climate controlled airflow throughout the unit which uses geothermal energy keeping the inside a constant temperature of 22 degrees and recycling the air all day.
Zürich airport is only 10km away and is really a central takeoff point for Europe with many cheap flights. Switzerland is very central, driving or with the train you can reach Austria in 1.5 hr, Germany in about 1 hour, France 1.5 hr, italy in 3 hr, just take a look on Google. The train system in Switzerland is quite amazing, you can reach even the smallest village with public transport.
Of course the Skiing is quite nice, with many possibilities very close by, Flumserberg and Einsiedeln are around an hour away and even reachable right to the gondola with public transport (about 1:45).
If you don't like, or can't ski, just go up and snow-shoe hike to the next restaurant for a warm coffee schnapps.. the mountains are truly beautiful.
Over Christmas the streets are light with christmas lights and there is always a christmas market in Zurich and many other cities in south Germany.
December 17 — March 31, 2015
this year we are only looking to exchange to Hervey so our kids can spend some time with their grandparents.