About this listing
From halfway 2016 it's possible to live in our house for a full school year. We will be living abroad.
Reservations will only be accepted for a long period between july 2016 till august 2017. Contact us for details.
This period our whole house is available for renting out.
Groningen is a wonderful lively city with an old city centre. The city is perfect for shopping and relaxing. It´s got good restaurants, pubs and 3 cinemas.
The area around the city of Groningen has got a couple of surprising attractions. The islands Schiermonnikoog and Borkum (Germany) are easy to visit for a daytrip. A beautiful zoo is at 50 minutes car drive and several nature parks are at 30-45 minutes drive.
We live in an old characteristic school, built in 1927. The building is listed by the council of Groningen. It's situated in an old neighborhood of Groningen and near an beautiful old park and the city centre is a 5 minutes by bike. We have got a garden facing south and 2 roof terraces.
In total we can facilitate comfortably host a number of 10 people and with a bit of a squeeze a maximum of 15 people. 4 can sleep in our guest room. The rest in our bedrooms upstairs. We have 2 bathrooms in total.
You can make of our bikes. 6 adult bikes and 3 kids bikes. And a supermarket is at a distance of 200 meters.
You will have access to the whole house.
Interaction with Guests
When you stay in our house we won't be there. You will have contact with one of our neighbors and you will be able to ring me on my cellphone or text me.
Our house is situated in one of the older neighborhoods of the city, established around 1880. It's small streets and small picturesque houses make it a very pleasant area to live in.
The "Station Noord" railway station is at 7 minutes walk from our house. We never use the bus but they are there because we see them quite often on the streets nearby or neighborhood.
In the streets there is payed parking. Our drive is occupied by our electrical car. A couple of block away, in an other neighborhood you can park for free, you can find it on the internet on the site of the council.
Other Things to Note
Our house is a listed building for the council. This means we can't alter anything to it without permission of the council first.
Our house is a family home. There are lots of toys (mainly girls toys). So families are very welcome. Some rules apply to feed the 3 chickens daily and to lock them up for the night. Only the big fire is allowed to be used. Wood shall be provided.
You can make use of our Sonos system with spotify function. You will find the control on the working top of the kitchen.
The televisions have their separate remote controls and their will be a short explanation for them.
We take great effort in preparing our house for you when you visit and will try to have it as clean and tidy as possible. Cleaning material can be found in our utility room behind the kitchen. We expect of you to take effort in leaving the house in a state as you have found it.