Modern house in walking distance to town centre

Modern house in walking distance to town centre

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our modern villa is situated on a little cliff with unhindered view of the fjord (Drammensfjorden). Based on an old villa from 1939, it has been fully renovated in 2017. It is a large house (217m2) over 3 stories with 4 bedrooms (all double beds) and three baths w/showers. It has a large open plan kitchen, dining area and living room area with a nice gas oven in the middle for those cold days. All floors throughout the house are heated. The master bedroom features a double bed (180x200cm) and access to a balcony with the morning sun. The guest room has a 150x200 double bed and the both the kids' rooms have a pull-out bed 80x200 (doubles to 160x200). Connected to the backside of the house is a large raised patio with a view of the fjord. It is equipped with bbq, sitting groups and a trampoline (during summer). This patio enjoys a lot of afternoon and evening sun during spring, summer and autumn.
The access to the house is by a long set of concrete stairs (46 steps). During winter it can be heated to melt the ice (snow needs be shoveled).
The house is a 15 minute walk from the beautiful town center (Bragernes) of Drammen with the river running through it in the middle. Only 5 minutes walk from the house you enter a network of footpaths and bike roads (ski trails during winter).

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Who we are

  1. We are a family of 4, Else and Kjartan and with two boys. Magnus is 5 and Sigurd is 7 years old. We also have a dog (Beagle - 10 yrs) and a cat. The cat has access to the house at all times through a cat flap, and it is necessary that this is also OK for any who we swap with. Because of the dog, we need to be able to find somewhere she can stay during the swap.

  2. Else is a psychiatrist and Kjartan is an IT Architect within the telecom sector.

  3. We like to travel and see new places. Both Else and Kjartan has lived abroad for a number of years before the children. Our travels are unfortunately dependant on our dog and cat being taken care of and of school holidays.
    We are very fond of our house and like to keep it in good condition and as tidy as possible in a hectic family life.
    We will treat your house with the same respect as ours.

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

Our house is in a quiet neighbourhood of town villas. Only a short walk down (10 min) to the city center of Drammen which has also been renovated over the last two decades and become a city well worth a visit with its beautiful river side promenade. For recreation it is only a 5 min walk to the beginning of the trails into the forrests surrounding Drammen. The trails offer great walks with viewpoints and bicycle trails (skiing during winter) for miles.
Drammen is only 30 minutes west of Oslo and the trains run frequently from city center to city center.

Best restaurants
Moa Moa
Favourite cafés
La Boulangerie
Where to go shopping
Gulskogen mall or Buskerud Storsenter, or about 20 minutes by train to Sandvika Senter (one of the largest shopping mall)
Your area's cultural and historical landmarks
The Riverside promenade and the Spiral (a spiraling tunnel up to a viewpoint overlooking the valley and city of Dramme with a restaurant at the top)
Local walks
Many, either along the river or in the forrests on either side of Drammen!
Places you love to exercise
Drammensbadet (Norway’s largest swimming facility with 9 pools (5 indoor and 4 outdoor)
Top day trips
Kjosterudjuvet (see

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