Living in Stormarn – loving the place you live
Stormarn stands for quality of life in all areas – and those who know Stormarn understand why both natives and newcomers alike love living here. This explains why the residents of Stormarn have given the region top marks in a national survey. This will not surprise those who know that Stormarn lies in the direct vicinity of two urban centres, the neighbouring Hanseatic cities of Hamburg and Lübeck, and in the midst of a nature shaped by a landscape of meadows, forests, fields and lakes.
But also the idyllic villages with their historic houses in typical clinker construction, the historical mansions and the vibrancy of towns like Ahrensburg, Reinbek and Bad Oldesloe have a unique appeal. With its diversity and unmistakable charm, the Stormarn region is undoubtedly one of the most attractive areas in Germany.
Idyllic Stormarn has a large number of upscale properties, but also affordable housing in exclusive residential complexes.
Stormarn’s leasure activities – plenty of choice
Stormarn offers a wide variety of leisure activities: sports stadiums for football and athletics, tennis courts, numerous golf courses (the district with the highest golf course density), studs, shooting, motor sports, sailing (Elbe, Baltic Sea, lakes), aviation and trend sports are represented here. Clubs and associations play an important role in all regions.
Cultural interests are also well-catered for in Stormarn: from the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, theatre guest performances, own productions, numerous museums and galleries, town festivals, a lively music scene to international cultural events in the cities of Hamburg and Lübeck, you will find everything that makes the heart of culture enthusiasts beat faster.
For those who prefer it a bit quieter and are looking for relaxation, a visit to one of the numerous outdoor pools, indoor and adventure pools or bathing lakes (for example, Lütjensee, Großensee, Reinfeld) is recommended, not to forget the Baltic seaside resorts right on the doorstep. Nature reserves and local recreation areas invite you to extensive cycling tours or hikes. There is also a wide array of restaurants and hotels for every taste.