Beautiful Black Forest Home

Beautiful Black Forest Home

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Our house is a traditional style farmhouse for the region with a barn, stables, generous garden and two terraces to catch the sun in the morning and in the evening.
We have not 1 or 2 or 3 but 4 hammocks to relax in the garden in the shade.
Inside we have all the usual modern conveniences and also a homemade home cinema system with a projector and wireless mouse and keyboard for entertainment so you can watch all your favourite movies or sporting events on a big screen.

We even have our own bar and a traditional underground wine cellar so you can enjoy a nice drink in style whatever the weather.

There are 2 supermarkets within a 15 minute walk (3-5minute drive) and a bowling alley and hardware store.
Also within walking distance is Germany's best beer garden 2012. They don't hand out that prize easily!

Stuttgart is of course our closest city which is about 45 minutes drive without traffic.
Strassbourg, France is only 2 hours drive over the scenic black forest.
Beautiful Lake Constanz is about 1.5-2hrs drive. (A Lake where 3 countries meet)
From there you can cross over into Switzerland for a nice day trip.
Bregenz, Austria is a further 1 hr from there. Bregenz is where they have a famous opera on the lake shore every summer. The opera was a scene in a recent James Bond movie.

Our house can sleep 6 or maybe more if we finish the convertion of the upper floor before the summer.
We hope to finished with all the rennovations by next summer. More photos to come...

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More about us

  1. We are a working couple with 3 children.

  2. I (Mark) work as a university lecturer at a local university and business English coach at Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart.
    Julia is a teacher in a vocational training college. She trains people to become preschool teachers.

  3. We love to be with family and friends and we think it is very important for our children to get to know their Irish relations and to learn English at a young age before they start school which is why we would like to go to Ireland for a long holiday.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Horb am Neckar is a beautiful town on the edge of the Black forest. The Neckar river flows directly through the town. Horb and the black forest is an excellent area for hiking, cyling or just enjoying the scenery, excelllent food and beer.
There is plenty to do for kids and adults alike with everything within a short radius.
E.g. Europa-Park, Europe's largest themepark.

Buzzy restaurants
Rauschbard, Germany's best beer garden 2012, is within walking distance.
Cool bars
Catwaezel, an interational bar in Horb
Bit of culture
Horb itself is lovely and historic but Tübingen is also a famous picturesque student town 30 minutes drive.
Spot of exercise
Walking or running paths through the black forest.
Day tripping
Tübingen 30 min. Freudenstadt 30 min. Stuttgart 45min.

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