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Historic Farm House in Countryside

Historic Farm House in Countryside

8 guests
4 bedrooms
7 beds
1.5 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
7 beds
1.5 baths

The space

This is our home . We live in the downstairs area when not traveling. However, our guests have the whole first floor for themselves. This consists of 3 bedrooms ( 3 couples ) and a large attic ( bedroom 4 ) with pullout couch, cooking facilities and sitting area. In the upper attic are further sleeping facilities consisting of 3 single beds ( suitable for children ). Private bathroom.
Bedlinen and towels are supplied
On request, we can prepare breakfast for small groups ( 2-4 )
Cycling and walking groups are very welcome. An evening meal can be arranged for small groups on requests.A few days notice is requested.
Our large garden surrounds the house with adequate safe parking. Outdoor cooking facilities are there for the guests to use and enjoy.
For large group (Website hidden by Airbnb) minimum stay of 2 nights is required.
Otherwise extra charges will be necessary.
Arrival and departure dates can be discussed but will remain as stated if any back to back bookings have been made.
We also rent out our road bikes at the cost of E3.50p.d
We have a sauna for guest's use. € 6 and then € 4 for extra persons.
The house, built in 1883, is registered as a National Monument.
We are located 2 km outside the village of Mettingen in undisturbed countryside with lakes, hills, historical castles, canals and forests.
In the town centre you can find a variety of Supermarkets and good bakeries. The Restaurants offer traditional as well as international cuisines.
Buses travel frequently to Osnabruek, Ibbenbueren and Recke. They depart from the town centre, with bus stops closer to the house.
From our house the area is Ideal for walking and biking. .
In our area we are amongst farmhouses similar to ours. Walking and biking into the village along quiet roads and lanes is a pleasure.
There are many interesting points surrounding Mettingen for young children such as the Skating Rink and open Air Zoo in Osnabruek, the "Kletterwald" nearby, Aqua Parks and "Rödelbahn" in the Teutenburger Wald. We have information concerning these places. Further information is available at the Tourist Bureau in the village. Cycling routes and walking tours are also well mapped out in Brochures.
Close to the village, there is a well run and friendly Fitness Studio as well as tennis courts. Both welcome visitors warmly.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
3 single beds, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

142 Reviews

Thomas User Profile
May 2018
The house and garden are beautiful. Pamela and Alfons are very nice people, who respect our (and their own) privacy. The location is perfect for a cyclingweekend with a small group.
Sheila User Profile
April 2018
A quiet home, located out of town, surrounded by beautiful trees and the songs of birds. There are nice amenities in town, a quaint German village. All necessary amenities are available (except laundry!). Pamela is a warm and gracious hostess who goes above and beyond the role of…
Olivia & Nadia User Profile
Olivia & Nadia
April 2018
What a great find - will definitely book again. Clean, convenient, quiet, fantastic facilities and a very warm welcome.
Anne User Profile
March 2018
The host canceled this reservation 150 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Maarten User Profile
March 2018
We had a great stay in this beautifull house. Some things are a bit dated, but that gives charm. We loved it. Would like to come again. Highly recommended.
Alfons & Pamela User Profile
Response from Alfons & Pamela:
Sorry you did not manage to work the microwave. But thanks for letting us know and we will make sure the next guests have some instructions.
March 2018
Hanna User Profile
March 2018
A very comfortable stay in a beautiful and inspiring space. This is everything you dream an airbnb stay will be - a clean room in an inspiring house, simplicity but with everything you need, a very comfortable bed, the whole house beautifully presented, and welcoming warm hosts…
Alfons & Pamela User Profile
Response from Alfons & Pamela:
It was a real pleasure meeting you and your dad and I am grateful we had time to share things despite your short stay. We would really enjoy seeing you both again!
March 2018
Jean Louis User Profile
Jean Louis
March 2018
Great house with amazing people. Open and professional. Would definitely recommend

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Mettingen, GermanyJoined in April 2012
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154 Reviews
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