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GB49415

Nottingham, Great Britain

On-street permit parking available for two cars

On-street permit parking available for two cars

On-street permit parking available for two cars
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2020


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A town house close to city and countryside

This attractive semi-detached town house was built in 1896 and is situated in West Bridgford which is a smart and safe town with many families with children, located on the southern edge of Nottingham and close to the countryside. The street is made up of Victorian semi-detached houses on a quiet residential road close to West Bridgford town centre and around 1-2 miles from Nottingham city centre. West Bridgford centre has a lovely park surrounding an old Hall with a great play area. Other town amenities include an excellent modern library, many cafés and restaurants, and a selection of independent and 'chain' shops. There is a bus stop near the house with frequent buses into Nottingham city which boasts a huge variety of attractions.

The house is three storey with four bedrooms, the floorplan is as follows:

Ground floor - Sitting room with sofa-bed, sofa and television (with Netflix), Second sitting room with sofa, television and desk, Dining-Kitchen with table and 6 chairs, kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, oven and hob etc., patio doors to the garden. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, toilet and sink.

First floor - Master bedroom with king-size double bed, en-suite bathroom with toilet and shower, Nursery with cot, Main bathroom with bath, shower and toilet.

Second floor - Bedroom with double bed and toys and games (a lot of Playmobil and Lego), bedroom with single bed.

Garden - lawn with plants, a small playhouse, a large sandpit and sandpit toys. We have bikes to borrow - large adult, small adult, child's age 8 bike, child's age 5 bike and toddler balance bike. Also children's scooters, all with helmets. We also have a baby seat for one adult bike. The garden is completely walled with a secure fence.

We have highchairs, stairgates and baby equipment available plus many baby and toddler toys.

Our neighbours are close by and are all friendly and welcoming, most are also families with children. We have many friends locally, people will be available should you need any help during your stay.

The street has on-road parking with a permit system, we have permits for two cars. It is normally possible to get a space close to the house, at peak times you may need to park a short distance further down the road.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 0 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Historic building conservation officer and Flood risk management Officer

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the suburbs
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7

In my house

  • Pets - Allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Bicycles: 4

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Ireland
  • Germany
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Iceland
  • Denmark
  • Wales, UK
  • Scotland, UK
  • United Kingdom

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Español

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: East Midlands Airport - 13 miles

West Bridgford is a smart suburb on the southern edge of Nottingham, close to the countryside; it is safe and friendly with many families with children. Our street is made up of Victorian semi-detached houses on a quiet residential road close to West Bridgford town centre and around 1-2 miles from Nottingham city centre. West Bridgford centre has a lovely park surrounding an old hall with a great play area. Other town amenities include an excellent modern library, many cafés and restaurants and a selection of shops. Trent Bridge Cricket Ground is 0.5km from the house, and Nottingham Forest Football ground and Notts County Football ground are within walking distance. There is a bus stop near the house with frequent buses into Nottingham city (10 minute journey) which boasts a huge variety of attractions.

Within a short driving distance of the house are many great parks with playgrounds, stately homes including National Trust Properties again with great playgrounds and lots to do for children. There are cinemas, theatres, comedy clubs and many attractions in Nottingham City. There are great sports facilities locally including the National Ice Arena, National Water sports Centre, Tennis Centre, indoor climbing centres and golf courses.

Places to visit:

  • Rushcliffe County Park (10 mins drive) - large lake with wildlife, large playground, woodland play areas, bike trails and dog walking areas.
  • Wollaton Hall/Park (20 mins drive) - impressive stately home dating from the 1500s with deer park, natural history museum, playground https://www.wollatonhall.org.uk/visit/
  • Victoria Embankment (5 mins drive) - next to the River Trent, playground, paddling pool in the summer, children's cycling area with mini roads and traffic lights. Also a lovely walk along the river here.
  • Cycling along the River Trent, it is possible to cycle from our house along the River Trent to Attenborough Nature Reserve, around 1 hour each way for an adult cycling at low speed.
  • Belton House (45 mins drive) - large stately home (National Trust Property) with huge outdoor play area, ride-on train, formal gardens, lovely greenhouse and walks in the grounds. Also an indoor play area and cafes.
  • Calke Abbey (40 mins drive) - large stately home (National Trust Property), woodland play area, playground, large grounds, walled garden, underground tunnels, two cafes. The house is preserved as it was found, and is very interesting to look around.
  • Other National Trust properties: Stoneywell, Kedleston Hall, Clumber Park (great for cycling).
  • National Water Sports Centre at Holme Pierrepoint https://www.nwscnotts.com/ with white water rafting, kayaking, outdoor high ropes and many other activities. Need to book. 
  • National Ice Arena – Ice skating, Ice Hockey matches to watch and concerts (book in advance).
  • Nottingham Tennis Centre (book in advance) 
  • Nottingham Forest Football ground and Notts County Football ground within walking distance of our house. 
  • Trent Bridge Cricket Ground within walking distance of our house. 
  • Two large indoor climbing walls in Nottingham. https://nottinghamclimbing.co.uk/ and https://www.theclimbingdepot.co.uk/nottingham plus ‘Clip ‘n’ Climb’ fun climbing walls http://www.clipnclimbnottingham.co.uk/
  • Indoor crazy golf https://www.lostcityadventuregolf.com/nottingham/pricesand-info/
  • Manor Farm and Woodlands – A brilliant day out with younger children, a large farm with farm animals, two large playgrounds, big indoor playground with very large pirate ship, a baby area, good restaurant/café, donkey rides, owl holding
  • Sneinton Windmill – 10 mins drive, a working windmill with a small science museum aimed at children, and a playground. You can climb the windmill inside and buy their flour. Often baking activities in school holidays (book in advance). 
  • Stonebridge City Farm – 10 mins drive, a very small community farm in an inner city suburb with goats, cows, horses, sheep, chickens, ducks, a playground and small café. 
  • Lots of good softplays for children, nearby there is Eden Soft-play, Ed and Molly’s Playbarn, Dizzy Rascals.
  • National Space Centre in Leicester, around 45 minutes’ drive away, a great day out with full-size rocket, planetarium shows & many interactive displays all indoors.
  • Leicester New Walk museum, around 45 minutes’ drive away. Small museum with a very good dinosaur exhibit, plus natural history, history & art exhibits. 
  • Derby Museum, around 45 minutes’ drive away. Small museum with nice café, often has children-focussed exhibits on the top floor in the school holidays. In Derby City Centre near the Cathedral.
  • Games Workshop Warhammer World – the factory is in Nottingham 
  • Broadway Cinema and Café-Bar (an ‘arty’ cinema) 
  • Cineworld Nottingham – in the City Centre 
  • Showcase Cinema – A ‘luxury’ multiplex 
  • Ten pin bowling – Nottingham city centre and near the Showcase cinema. 
  • Comedy clubs 
  • The Theatre Royal 
  • The Nottingham Concert Hall  -The Playhouse Theatre
  • Planet Bounce – An enormous indoor inflatable play area/obstacle course near to central Nottingham.

Occupation

  • Historic building conservation officer and Flood risk management Officer

Children

  • Boy - Age: 2
  • Boy - Age: 5
  • Boy - Age: 8

Pets

  • Stick insects in a tank

About Our Family

We are a family of 5 with three young boys aged 7,4 and 1. We love the outdoors and visiting attractions such as parks, historic houses and museums. We enjoy learning about other cultures and places. We are Christians and attend a local church.