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Hello everybody!
I'm about to move to Newcastle upon Tyne and I'm starting to look for houses to rent.

At the moment I'm trying to rent an unfurnished house without any kitchen since we'd like to bring with us from Italy our own (expensive) kitchen since we're very attached to it.

Sadly all the houses available to rent, even if unfurnished, seem to come with a fitted kitchen.
Can somebody confirm me that this is the usual trend and if would be difficult to find a completely EMPTY house?

I need to evaluate if would be worth to sell our kitchen befor moving to UK.

Thanks a lot for any help.
 

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Hello everybody!
I'm about to move to Newcastle upon Tyne and I'm starting to look for houses to rent.

At the moment I'm trying to rent an unfurnished house without any kitchen since we'd like to bring with us from Italy our own (expensive) kitchen since we're very attached to it.

Sadly all the houses available to rent, even if unfurnished, seem to come with a fitted kitchen.
Can somebody confirm me that this is the usual trend and if would be difficult to find a completely EMPTY house?

I need to evaluate if would be worth to sell our kitchen befor moving to UK.

Thanks a lot for any help.
You will find it extremely difficult to find a house without a kitchen. It is usual in the UK for rental properties to have fitted kitchens otherwise they would never get a tenant.

Veronica
 

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just to second that.. you will always get the basics of sink unit cooker etc... the best you can hope for is that it comes without white goods (fridge, washing machine etc).

Also the mindset in the UK is very diffent to other coutries... in the uk you feel very much like you are living in someone else's house and are not allowed to paint and decorate etc.. (unless you get persmission specifically from the owner). Also it is relivavly easy to get sombody out of a property, so if you went to all the trouble of getting a kitchen in you may find that you have 2 months notice to get out...

This may be why so many British people buy houses, from my own experiance the "unfurnished" house i rented had the landlords pictures on the walls and i had to keep them... nice ;-)
 
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