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The characteristic townhouses are all part of private family-property since some generations ; also roomrenting has a long history in our family, now these days we don't share the facilites with the tenants but we preserve it like as we are still live here.
Our tenant profile is mostly working people / master and doctorate and researchers/Post-Docs from WUR and
research institutes. Our policy is longterm leasecontracts of 12 months to avoid room-hoppers so to establish/keep a bond of trust among the tenants in the house.
the neighbourhood :
The residences are located in the city-centre, in the greenparc of 'Bowlespark' & 'Bassecour'-park, located next to the city canal/canalbridge and at other side is the historical museum " Casteelse Poort".
In 1 sec you see the river Rijn and you walk directly in nature !
It takes 230m walking to the marketsquare with cafes & restaurants or the main shopping street and connected to side streets to strawl and view small exquisite shops, enjoy the multi culture eat -and drinks in the toko's and see a lot of other world food on the 2 times weekly openair market for fresh fruit, vegetables, breads, fish, herbs and spices are twice a week ;
Grocery / supermarkets are in 750m walkingdistance
Distance to University is 2.6 km, on bike you can arrive in a few quick minutes -
Distance to Busstation is 700m (busroute to University is nr. 88)
If you like to read more, please look for further details under the button ' Neighbourhood '
the history of Bowlespark :
Around 1500 was here a real castle including fighttowers, after that a citypalace ' Palazzo' and the first villa's in
Bowlespark were build in 1894 and the Residence of Bowlespark 8 in 1896 ;
the city Wageningen :
Wageningen is a municipality and a historical town in central Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland.
The town has +/- 37.332 citizens and situated where 'the Veluwerand', the Gelderse Valley (nature areas)
and the Rijn (river) borders to each other.
Wageningen is famous as the city of Life Sciences ; in 1876 the state took over the local council's Agricultural College
in Wageningen and that was the start of National Agricultural Education in The Netherlands ( www.wur.nl/UK/about/history/ )
Also Wageningen is well known as the City of Liberation : i n hotel "De Wereld" on May 5, 1945 the surrender of the
Germans became then a fact. This meant the end of World War II in the Netherlands.
On May 4 and 5 , more than 100,000 people come to Wageningen to celibrate the liberation and commemorate the dead .
You can visit this Capitulation-room in the hotel and see in this special ambiance the historical photo's on the walls;
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