About the Homestay
We do not have children that's why we open our home to International student. Our house is a 4 split level with 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms upstairs, 1 bedroom and 1 full bathroom downstairs. The bedroom downstairs is very quiet and has a closet, study table, chair, dresser and has its own bathroom for the student. I am friendly, outgoing, helpful, compassionate, likes visiting friends and relatives, likes walking, likes to entertain friends and relatives on special occasion like Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, and New Year, I am regular and member of Baptist church. I like to host small group bible study once in a while and I like singing in the choir.
Bus stop is only 5 minutes walk. Going to different schools mostly only 2 rides. Our place is close to Southgate Mall, Millwoods Town Centre and 2 rides to West Edmonton Mall. Our neighborhood is family oriented and very quiet and we have little lake nearby that you could sit and relax. Also, there is different direction for walking and jogging.
Respect each other and be considerate. The student must keep her own bathroom clean and tidy the same goes to her bedroom. Bed must be tidy up and no clothes on the floor. and in the bathroom. My home is clean and tidy and I like it that way all the time. Lights if not in use must be turned off. Shower should be not more than 10 minutes and it should be before 9:00 p.m.This is the house rules my previous student followed. I have already 2 foreign ESL student in the past and the last student already left for Mexico last August 30, 2019.
As for meals, I usually cook supper and if there is left overs the student is free to bring it for her lunch. Breakfast and lunch is the student responsibility to prepare. Bread, jam, tea, coffee, milk, meat for sandwiches, etc. are all provided for,
- Internet Access
- Non Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Where we live is very family oriented neighborhood. It is very quiet residential because there is no high rise condominium or apartment building.
Bus stop is only 5 minutes walk. Going to different schools mostly only 2 rides. Our place is close to Southgate Mall, Millwoods Town Centre and 2 rides to West Edmonton Mall. Grocery store and fast food restaurant are also nearby. We have little lake just around the corner that you could sit and relax. Also, there is different and safe direction for walking and jogging.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Full Board
Diet Type available on request
Keep the bedroom and bathroom clean and tidy. Swept away hair and other stuff off the floor and carpet specially in the bathroom . Bed must tidy up at all times. No clothes on the floor. Shower is at night and not later than 9:00 evening. and it should be not more than 10 minutes. Light when not in use should be switched off. Student has peace and quiet specially when study time. Student must call me if she/he coming home late. Want to eat together as a family at supper time but if she/he is coming home late I need to be informed ahead of time.
Smoking is not allowed.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
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