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House in Hamburg, Germany - exchange in summer and october 2016 settled. Open for offers in 2017!
Our house is located in the outskirts of the beautiful city of Hamburg, and is ideal for trips to the Baltic sea and many other tourist attractions. Berlin is 300 km away and easily reached by car (or train) within 2,5 hours.
The house has 160 m² with 3 bedrooms and 2 modern bathrooms. (In the basement is also a 4th bedroom with attached bathroom).
We live in a quite and safe area with a nice garden and a nature reserve nearby (500 m). The house is ideal for kids as well as adults. We have a piano, a wii, a swing, a sandpid, a ketcar and bikes. It´s 75 km to the the baltic sea (50 minutes drive on the autobahn) with beautifull beaches. A very nice outdoor public pool is 3 km away (www.freibad-duvenstedt.de). The area is ideal for outdoor activities like canooing, jogging, bike riding, sailing, golfing. The nearby nature reserves and the city itself offers plenty of possibilites.
We swaped houses with England, Swiss and Spain and our guest always enjoyed their stays very much.
We are also interested in students exchange to help our children learn English or Spanish. Primarily we are looking for a house exchange for summer 2016 and are expecially interested in Great Britain or USA - but are also open for other dates and destinations!
Hamburg and surroundings:
Hamburg, the german Gateway to World, the Beauty, the Highlight of the North: there are good reasons why the green city on the river is said to be one of the most beautiful cities in Germany.
Hamburg offers singular features to its guests: Arts and culture at its finest, worldwide successful musicals, superior and entertaining theatre, excellent restaurants, exquisite shopping possibilities, exciting night life and loads of historical landmarks that were left by the 1200 years old history of the city. In the Port of Hamburg, in the heart of the city, ships from all over the world land. At the river Elbe you can find romantic-beautiful views from the Elbhang and the lower beaches.
The metropolis Hamburg is located between North Sea and Baltic Sea, between winding villages and wide landscapes with many singular places.
Here are some possibilities for trips to hamburgs surroundings:
1. Shores of the North- and the Baltic sea
You can visit the shores of the North- and the Baltic Sea to relax in a beach chair with your feet in the sand and your view over the ocean.
It´s 75 km from our home to the the baltic see (50 minutes drive on the autobahn)
2. Altes Land (Old country)
Hopping over the river Elbe (by boat or with the rapid-transit railway) to Lower Saxony takes you to the fruit farmers in the "Old Country"- the biggest joined European fruit producing area. Freshly harvested fruit and thatched farm houses, wide dyke landscapes and the picturesque villages Buxtehude and Stade invite you to discover them.
The Holstentor, the Buddenbrooks and "Niederegger Marzipan" are famous poster childs for the Hanseatic city Lübeck north of Hamburg. The city, which was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, is a living memorial of rich merchants, cultural centre and modern university city at the same time. Outside the gates lies the popular Baltic Sea bath Travemünde.
South of Hamburg, in the salt city Lüneburg, the Middle Ages come alive: ancient lanes and houses, the historic Town Hall and the "Stintmarkt" (Fish Market) give insight into the roots of the culture of northern Germany and the history of salt trade. The "Lüneburger Heide", the heath land of Lüneburg with its silent villages, invites to relaxed hiking, cycling and sailing.
Further information about the area:http:/
- Biggest model railroad worldwide (http://www.miniatur-wunderland.de/)
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like any more information about our house or the area.
We are open for all offers!
- 2 Adults
- 2 Children
- 7 Exchanges made
- sales manager
- sales manager
- House Type: House
- Environment: In the suburbs
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Sleeping Capacity: 6
In my house
- Pets - Not allowed
- Small children - Allowed
- Bed & Breakfast
- Long-term exchange wanted
- Home exchange
- Hospitality exchange
- Youth exchange
- Free internet access
- Computer available
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Park / playground
- Bicycles: 4
- No smoking
Our Destination Wish List
- Open for all offers
- Great Britain
- London, UK
- boat rental (5.6 km)
- golf course (2.5 km)
- Nature reserve (5.7 km)
- Exklusive shopping mall: AEZ (4.2 km)
We are located near to beautiful nature reserves, which makes the area ideal for outdoor activities like jogging, walking or bike riding. There is very few traffic in the street, so children can play as well in the street or in the garden. The area is very rural but you will find one of the biggest malls in Europe in 10 minutes distance. Enjoy a big city and nature at the same time!
Within one hour drive you will be at the beautiful, white sanded beaches of the Baltic sea. A very nice public pool or lakes to go swimming are in the very near area. (Pool 10 Minutes)
The City of Hamburg has plenty to offer:
Hamburg is Northern Germany's shopping metropolis. Its many malls, boutiques and fleamarkets offer just about everything from high-street fashion to alternative chic. Hamburg has a wide selection of Museums and galleries to explore. The Alster lake and the Elbe river are two of the main attractions of the City where you can enjoy boat tours or beach clubs and sit outside for a cup of coffee or a beer.
- sales manager
- sales manager
- Boy - Age: 17
- Boy - Age: 14
- We do not have pets.