Beautiful 2 Storey House with Garden in Lovely Town with Easy Access to London

Beautiful 2 Storey House with Garden in Lovely Town with Easy Access to London


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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

This is a lovely two storey house in a quiet secluded position in the town of Harpenden. It has a very spacious open plan living/dining room, a fully equipped, modern kitchen/breakfast room,2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an office and a conservatory/sun room which leads to a pretty and private rear garden - ideal for relaxing, BBQs etc.Private parking is at the front.
The house is within easy walking distance of the railway station which has frequent trains to London and its airports, and a short drive away from major road sytems for access to the North and South of the UK.
We also have a second house in North Wales, in the National Park of Snowdonia. It is a small lovely cottage, sleep 4, near mountains, lakes and ocean, which can be exchanged as well.

Please contact us for any further information.

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Who we are

  1. We are Paul and Ingrid, a professional, married couple, who have lived in Harpenden for the last 20 years. My wife is a retired research scientist, currently doing a course in creative sculpture in London, and I currently work as a Business Consultant for a US Agricultural Biotechnology Company. Our daughter lives with her family in Copenhagen, and our son and daughter-in-law currently live in Brooklyn, and are expecting their first child in July. We hope to exchange homes during mid July - end of August in order to spend time with them, and we will be possibly joined by our daughter for some of that time. We love travelling, food, theatre, the arts and are fluent in Spanish. We would hope to arrange an exchange well in advance so that we can communicate with fellow exchangers via email so as to facilitate their stay in the UK and our stay in NYC.

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Where is it?

Your neighbourhood

Harpenden is a picturesque and lively Hertfordshire town situated 5 miles north of the historic city of St Albans. With over 30,000 residents, The Village as it is referred to locally, has good transport links (see below), an abundance of shopping, a leisure centre with gymnasium and swimming pool, lots of restaurants (English, French, Italian,Mediterranean,Indian and Thai cuisine) and bars, and many green open spaces of which the Green Flag award winning Harpenden Common is the largest.

Harpenden railway station is on a frequent and fast rail link to central London served by First Capital Connect. London St Pancras International is only 25 minutes away where Eurostar trains travel to destinations on the Continent - Paris is just under 2 hrs away. From London, the trains continue south to Brighton via Gatwick airport. Trains also travel north to Bedford via Luton airport(6 miles from the house) where cheap Easy Jet flights can be taken to many destination in Europe.

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