Our large, detached house (255m2), built in 1919, sleeps 11 comfortably, has loads of space for entertaining and relaxing, a nice-sized garden (667m2) and (the highlight) a huge (40sqm) part-covered terrace with beautiful views of the Teutoburg forest. Perfect for entertaining or just chilling.
The house is decorated to a high standard with lots of romantic, classic features including Victorian etched glass doors, high ceilings, cornicing, light roses, chandeliers, original features: singer sewing machine, original school desk, weighing scales, wood burning stove, original iron radiators etc.
Lounge - Sofa bed, large L-shaped sofa, coffee table with built-in blackjack, craps and roulette games. Wood-burning stove. 2.5m diagonal screen with HD video projector. X-Box One with 4 controllers and many games. Stereo with record player and bluetooth adaptor. Board games, 2 bookshelves with many books.
Music Room - Piano, printer/scanner/fax, E-drum set, cajon, acoustic guitar, Dartboard with darts.
Master Bedroom - Kingsize bed. 52" 3D-HD TV (2 pairs of 3D glasses) with BluRay player & 2 HD Satellite boxes (UK & German channels). Chandelier, large wardrobe, chest of drawers, 2 bedside tables (all matching), 2 chests, linen basket, suit stand, make-up mirror, 3 large windows.
Bedroom 2 - Queen-sized bed. 32" HD TV with Satellite box (UK & German channels). Shelf. Chandelier.
Bedroom 3 - Sofabed. Lots of storage (vacuum cleaner etc.) Childrens book library.
Bedroom 4 - Children's captains bed. Lots of toys, jungle book wall mural.Desk.
Bedroom 5 - Single bed (expandable to double). Lots of toys. Desk.
Dining Room - Expandable dining table with space for 8 seats. 32" HD TV with Nintendo Wii HD Satellite box (UK & German channels), 3 folding doors to terrace. Original Edwardian writing desk, Jukebox stereo (CD, Radio, Bluetooth, SD card).
Breakfast Room - Breakfast bar, Samsung fridge with display and water dispenser, Samsung microwave, Dualit 4-way toaster, large George Forman grill, Dulce Gusto coffee machine. Cutlery, crockery and glasses for up to 12 guests.
Kitchen - Oven, ceramic hob (4 rings), extractor fan, freezer, larder lots of cooking and food preparation equipment. Le Cruset cooking pots.
Games room 1 (cellar) - 6 ft coin-operated original pub pool table (6 cues, balls, triangle, chalk, felt brush, scoreboard, hanging light), home-made table hockey game, sink and drinks storage, 4 stools.
Games room 2 (cellar) - 2 x sofas, table football table, home made arcade machine with hundreds of retro games.
Bathroom 1 - Freestanding bath, separate shower, toilet, double basins in original granite washstand. Built-in stereo system with radio/bluetooth.
Bathroom 2 (en-suite to master bedroom) - Bath, separate shower, basin, bidet, toilet.
Terrace - 40m2 sun-terrace, part covered plus expandable sun canopy. Decking with built-in lighting, seating for 8, fire bowl, high-quality bar-b-q. Wonderful space for al fresco living with spectacular views of the Teutoburg forest. Entered from 3-way folding doors from dining room or from garden via steps.
Garden (667m2) - 2 lawned areas, hammock, 12 ft trampoline with safety net, basketball net/backboard/ball, wishing well with built-in bar, terrace area with fire basket, bicycle stand for 3 bikes, children's play shed with 2 beds, children's play area. Various garden games (Boules, foot tennis, Kubb etc.) Cul de sac at back of house, perfect for children's street games etc.
Large garage with free off-road parking. Parking is also free along both roads in front of and behind the house.
Guests have access to the whole house and garden accept for the loft space, 3 cellar storage rooms and tool workshop.
Note: Road at front of house is busy at peak times.
Interaction with guests
The house manager Christian is available for you for any questions throughout your stay. (Speaks German/English).
Other things to note
200m from Werther lido (outdoor swimming pool).
50 m from forestry and fields - Great for walkers, geocachers, cyclists, joggers etc.
Attractions nearby: Böckstiegel-Haus Art Museum, Go-Carting, "Bauer Bernd" family fun farm, Olderdissen (zoo), Landesgartenschaupark Rietberg (garden family park), Freilichtmuseum Detmold (outdoor museum), Ravensburg museum, Sparrenburg (castle), Hücker Moor (boat rental), Phantasia (theme park), Osnabrücker Zoo, H2O (swimming pool), Cinemaxx, Cinestar (cinemas), Bowling Center
House should be left clean and tidy.