Unique family home in Nuremberg by zoo& forest

Unique family home in Nuremberg by zoo& forest

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
1 Bathrooms

About our home

We are currently looking for a SWAP 5TH TO 13TH AUGUST IN EUROPE ( preferably lake or see we can drive to easily). OUR LOVELY HOUSE IS AVAILABLE FOR POINTS IN AUGUST. Germany is a non- risk area: Nuremberg's sights, museums and restaurants are open as Corona index is low ( inside mask is obligatory). We are both vaccinated.

Our middle of the row house with a small garten is located in a quiet and green residential area in Nürnberg near the zoo, with super easy and quick access with public transport to the old town centre and famous historic sights. Our home was built in 1969 and is partly renovated. It has an eclectic style with some original features but also lots of modern and quirky details. We have a terrace and a small garten both with shady and sunny areas.

The house has 3 levels plus a cellar the full length of the house with storage area, wash kitchen etc. There is an an open plan living area with a sofa bed on the ground floor, a guest room/ study with a double sofa bed and our son's spacious room (big enough for two small children) with balcony on the 1st floor and a smallish master bedroom with double bed on the 2nd. We have two toilets on the ground and 1st floor and a separate walk in shower- but no bath tub ( adding a family bathroom is still a project for this year). Parking is free and easy in the streets around the house. We have a Syrian gold hamster "Naga" - she is tame and used to people so it would be great if you could feed her daily- it is very little work. A friend can also take her for the time of your stay if you prefer that way- we are flexible. There are 3-4 big supermarkets and bakeries a short drive or 10- 15 WALK away- for basics and bread we always walk .
There is cleaning fee of 50 EUR ( points swaps).

Nürnberg is interesting for both lovers of culture and history and also families travelling with children.

For families:
Playmobil Fun Park- famous and absolute highlight ( our son would move in there if he could :-) 20 mins drive
Zoo with a dolphins' lagoon located in the forest -10 mins WALK
Dino museum and park- 40 mins drive
Schloss Turm- a fantastic fun park 30 mins drive,
Potterstein summer tobbogan and climbing forest
Great swimming pools and sport activities in green spaces.
Forest- 3 min WALK for jogging and walking
Lovely public playgrounds for small children in walking distance
Munich day trip Aqua Park ( 1.5 hrs drive)
https://www.playmobil-funpark.de/en/
https://dinopark-bayern.de/en/
https://tiergarten.nuernberg.de/en/home.html
https://www.sommerrodelbahnen-pottenstein.de/

Sights:
famous Xmas market in winter
Imperial Castle with its secret underground tunnels,
the old town centre
Nürnberg trials-Palace of Justice, former Nazi rally ground
World World II documentation centre
Museum of Germanic Art and Culture
Parks with beergartens where you can sample local beers.
http://www.kaiserburg-nuernberg.de/englisch/castle/index.htm
http://www.christkindlesmarkt.de/en/
https://museums.nuernberg.de/documentation-center/

Day trips: the picturesque medieval city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bamberg, Würzburg, breweries, Munich is 1.5 hours drive


Nature& Sports:
Forest- 3 min walk for jogging and walking
Tennis- 5 min walk
a small natural lake ( Langsee) 15 mins walk for us ( for swimming from about July),
Brombachsee- lovely lake with sandy beach about 40 mins drive away,
Frankonian Switzerland ( Fränkische Schweiz) for hiking

Two of us are members are the local tennis club so we can pass this on to you if you fancy playing tennis in walking distance to house.

Just get in touch- we are happy to answer questions and give you recommendations.

Features

More about us

  1. we are a family of 3 ( our son is 9) who enjoy being travellers and not tourists

  2. Chris my husband is a medical doctor and I work for adidas HQ

  3. we are non-smokers and will respect and treat your home as our own

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
plenty in downtown Nürnberg
Bit of culture
there is a lot to discover about Germany's WWII past and the old town with churches and the imperial castle invite for exploration .
Walks in the park
The Pednitz ground, Wörterwiese- all walking distance from us
Spot of exercise
Just head to the forest for a jog or to cycle
Day tripping
Nürnberg is a great a starting point for day trips to Rothenburg ob der Tauber with this medieval heritage, Bamberg or Würzburg or the Fränkische Schweiz ( Frankonian Schwitzerland). Munich is 1.5 hours drive. For foodies, there are the famous local dishes to try and a high beer culture with breweries to visit and beer festivals.

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