While researching routes for the northern segment of my proposed Train Around Ukraine project I came across a cottage (dacha?) for sale in the village of Nedanchychi (Неданчичі).

Nedanchychi is a small village with a population of just over 1700 inhabitants. It’s close to the east bank of 2Dnieper river, the Chernobyl exclusion zone and the border with Belarus, so much of interest.

Nedanchychi map

Anyway, the cottage is somewhere in or around the village (no exact location given) and a veritable bargain at £2,500 (98,000 грн)!

Here’s what I’d get for my money:

The cottage

The roof looks a bit iffy but that’s a mere detail, the rest is lovely.

Nedanchychi cottage


Oh but that oven, that fire, it all looks so cozy, I can imagine baking bread and sitting back with a book and a glass of 3Horilka.


Plenty of space for some chickens and a goat4, there’s even a handy shed.

Local station

And there’s a train to Chernihiv and Kyiv, what more do you want?

train station

Footnotes and further reading

Footnotes and further reading
1 730 to be precise
2 the most northern crossing of the river
3 Ukrainian vodka
4 to hell with veggies, too much work

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