Living in Aachen Home, sweet home
The view sweeps, unhindered, over the roofs of Aachen to the Cathedral (Aachener Dom). Apart from birdsong and the sound of the wind wafting through the large potted plants on the rooftop balcony, stillness reigns supreme: idyllic beauty in the heart of the city.
A quiet residential street with old trees casting shades of colour onto the ornate facades of the Edwardian townhouses. The Lousberg Hill is but a stone’s throw away, and the city centre a mere 10 minutes’ walk. Lovingly maintained gardens, with bags of room for children, dogs, cats and visitors, are discreetly shielded from view – somewhere to catch a breath of fresh air, fire up the barbecue, top up your suntan or dream away in the shade.
Types of home for every personal preference
Modern detached homes in streets with traffic-calming, children’s daycare centres and primary schools just around the corner, friendly neighbours left and right – every type of home you can think of is on hand in Aachen, even renovated farmhouses or former stately homes with moats.
Admittedly, price does play a certain part, but by no means the only one – it’s also a matter of personal preference whether you go for one of the sought-after apartments with rooftop patios, an original old-style building, a pretty house in countrified surroundings or a modern city apartment.
It’s even possible to buy a house or apartment in the countryside, in the centre of an old village, just 15 minutes from Aachen by car.
A beautiful home – something you can find (and afford) in Aachen and the surrounding area.
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