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The Gillanders family Countryside house Monaghan

County : Co Monaghan

About Us

BONJOUR, HOLA, CIAO, GUTEN TAG, OLÁ, KONNICHIWA , HEJ, A SA-WAT-DEE AND HELLO . We are the Gillanders family. We live in the country side just outside Emyvale village, Co Monaghan. We have been hosting for 5 years and really enjoyed the experience and have made new friends with our past Students some from Spain, Switzerland , France and Thialand . We can host short term or long term Students from 11 years old to 17 years old . Monaghan town has four secondary schools so you have plenty of options for your exchange year here in Ireland . Here is a list of secondary schools located in Monaghan town. Approx 10km from my house. The school bus picks up & drops off outside my home. There is also the Monaghan Institute for anyone wanting to further their studies in a 3rd level institute. http://www.monaghancollegiateschool.ie/ http://www.stlouismonaghan.com/ http://www.stmacartanscollege.ie/ http://monaghaninstitute.ie/ Nigel works full time and I Lorretta stay at home. I love to cook and try new recipes so if you have any favourites from home you are always welcome to cook with us. We try to have a movie night once a week with all the family , Students are very welcome to join us. We also love playing cards and board games with the children. We have two children a girl (17) shona and a boy Thomas (14) so you will have plenty of things to talk about and hopefully improve your English while staying with us. Our cat loki is very friendly and likes to fetch her toys. As a family we like playing basketball or tennis outside in the back garden , or walking around the beautiful lake and going to the cinema or swimming pool both located in monaghan town . We have a caravan and like to go to the beech or vintage shows so Students are very welcome to join us on our trips away. We have a large trampoline outside for the children to play on or for me to lie on if weather is good :) . We look forward to getting to know new people and can't wait to see you.

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Hosting Details

  • Host For: Both
  • Children Age: 16+ Years
  • Established: from 5 Year
  • Capacity: 2 Student

Our Family, Children

  • Our Children(s) : 2 Children
  • Hobbies & Sports you can experience: Locally we are close to a pottery studio where you can make your own items. You can join in the soccer club, basketball and handball club, Boxing club and fitness classes and running club all available in the local village. There is an equestrian center in the next village and even a castle to explore close to our house. Monaghan town has a swimming pool and gym and new cinema so you will have plenty to do with friends while your here in monaghan.We have a bus station that offers an excellent service if you wish to visit other parts of Ireland. A beautiful lake nearby our house is also the perfect place to walk, run, fish or swim in if the weather is good.
  • Host Father Details:
  • Name : Nigel Gillanders
  • Age : 47 Year
  • Occupation : Cabinet maker
  • Hobbies : Playing football ,darts ,camping and walking around the beautiful lake beside our house.
  • Host Mother Details:
  • Name : Lorretta Williams
  • Age : 43 Year
  • Occupation : Home maker
  • Hobbies : Walking , reading and bingo and camping. We love going to the beach or vintage shows at the weekend.

Activities / Services

  • Airport collection
  • Airport drop off
  • Swimming
  • Cinema
  • Language Spoken at Home : English
  • Own Bedroom Possible : Yes
  • Number of Bedrooms: 5
  • About Our House : We live in a large house. It's has 5 bedrooms ,4 bathrooms, a large kitchen with dining room and sitting room. The sitting room has xbox and wii set up so students can have fun playing in their free time and will be made very welcome while staying with us. #lingooninja
  • Activity : Locally we are close to a pottery studio where you can make your own items. You can join in the soccer club, basketball and handball club, Boxing club and fitness classes and running club all available in the local village. There is an equestrian center in the next village and even a castle to explore close to our house. Monaghan town has a swimming pool and gym and new cinema so you will have plenty to do with friends while your here in monaghan.We have a bus station that offers an excellent service if you wish to visit other parts of Ireland. A beautiful lake nearby our house is also the perfect place to walk, run, fish or swim in if the weather is good.

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    Hosting Prices

    • Hosting Per Day at Price €40.00
    • Hosting Per Week at Price €280.00
    • Hosting Per Month at Price €1,100.00
    • Hosting Per Year at Price €12,775.00

    Activities / Services

    • Airport collection at Price €50.00
    • Airport drop off at Price €50.00
    • Swimming at Price €7.00
    • Cinema at Price €10.00