Maisonette with shared garden in Prenzlauer Berg

Maisonette with shared garden in Prenzlauer Berg

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms

About our home

On offer is our home: a large and modern apartment in the eastern centre of Berlin.

We built the two houses on Kollwitzstraße with our neighbors and moved in early 2008. We all share the big garden around the garden house (with lawn, trees, a trampoline, a sandbox, slide, basketball hoop etc.) and the underground garage.

Our flat is a maisonette in the house facing the street. The kitchen is on the 2nd floor with a large table (sits 8-10), a sofa and a large balcony with a garden view. Besides, there are two separate bathrooms (one with shower, one with bath tub and washing machine) and a bedroom with a double bed 160x200 cm.

Our living-room with sofa, TV and DVD (and a guest bed/lounge 200x200 cm, if needed) is on the 3rd floor and gives access to the second balcony with garden view. Our children's two separate rooms with a 140x200 cm bed each share the third balcony facing the street. There is also a third bathroom with shower.

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  1. We are Magnus (16), Mira (18), Heike (51) and Norbert (50). When Magnus doesn't go to school or play basketball for ALBA Berlin, he likes to hang out with his friends, his smartphone and / or his Playstation. Mira likes dancing, swimming, music and meeting her friends. Heike works for the VATMH and Norbert is a producer for a public radio station.

    We have exchanged our place four times so far and we would love to do it more often. We love our home and would treat yours with great care and responsibility.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Our place is 180 m from U-Bahn station Senefelder Platz (U2) which takes you directly to Alexanderplatz (2 stops), Stadtmitte, Potsdamer Platz, Wittenbergplatz (KaDeWe, Kufürstendamm)...

Within 5 min walking distance from the flat you can explore
- Kollwitzplatz with a nice farmer's market on Thursdays and Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm
- the Wasserturm area with cafés and restaurants
- Rykestraße with the largest Synagoge in Germany (www.jg-berlin.org/en/judaism/synagogues/rykestrasse.html )
- the old Jewish cemetery (www.jg-berlin.org/en/judaism/cemeteries/schoenhauser-allee.html).

Apart from that, the Berlin Wall Memorial Bernauer Straße (www.berliner-mauer-gedenkstaette.de/en/), the Kulturbrauerei (www.berlinien.de/kino/kino_kino_in_der_kulturbrauerei_berlin.html), the restaurants, bars and pubs in Oderberger Straße and Kastanienallee (www.prater-biergarten.de/en/) are within walking/cycling distance.. And don't miss big the Flea Market at Mauerpark every Sunday.

If you want to cycle to Alexanderplatz, Hackescher Markt, Oranienburger Straße in Mitte or to Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg, there are several bike rentals along Kollwitzstraße.

There is a large variety of shops, restaurants, pubs, bars etc in this area. For groceries you can choose between the organic supermarket LPG opposite our flat and a conventional REWE supermarket 5 mins away.

Buzzy restaurants
I Due Forni, KHUSHI-Indian cuisine, Umami, Donath, Konnopkes Imbiss, Lemon Grass Scent, Gugelhof, Bun Bao
Cool bars
Scotch & Sofa, Schwarz Sauer, Prater Biergarten, Kulturbrauerei
Cozy cafés
Sowohl als auch, Anna Blume, Meierei, Il Buco di Heidi
Retail therapy
Alexanderplatz, Hackescher Markt, Kastanienallee, Oderberger Straße, Mauerpark Flea Market
Bit of culture
Berlin Wall Memorial Bernauer Strasse, Kollwitzplatz, Kulturbrauerei, Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz
Walks in the park
Kollwitzplatz, Helmholtzplatz, Kastanienallee, Mauerpark, Bernauer Straße
Spot of exercise
Volkspark am Friedrichshain
Day tripping
Potsdam, Dresden, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Leipzig, Dessau

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