Get the best of both worlds, the tranquility of beautiful Haarlem just a stones throw away from the big bustling city of Amsterdam!
Feel right at home in our comfortable, child friendly house with it's 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and beautiful garden.
Take a stroll to Haarlem's historical center, take the train to Amsterdam, grab a bike and explore the dunes or watch the sun set in the sea, everything is possible!
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Our family home, built in 1927 is situated in a quiet neighborhood just outside of Haarlems beautiful historical center, can accommodate max 8 people and offers all needed comfortable facilities, a beautiful garden and parking.
In not even a 10 minute walk you will find yourself in the middle of Haarlem, a city well known for the great works of Vermeer and Frans Hals, a good number of museums, amazing churches and cathedrals, beautiful canals, great shopping, lovely cafés, excellent restaurants and nice parks.
If you prefer the bigger city of Amsterdam, the train will take you in only 8 minutes to the heart of our nations bustling capitol. The cities of Utrecht and Rotterdam are also easy to reach.
But if the weather is nice don't forget the beach! The bus will take you in 15 minutes but it's so much nicer to rent bicycles and explore the dunes which are a national park. Even closer than de beach, is a wonderful, child friendly sweet water lake in the middle of the dunes where you can relax and swim, a local favourite for families with children. Also only 15 minutes away, you will find Europe's largest playground Linnaeushof.
Our house is a real child friendly house and meant for families. All toys and games can be used and a playground is just around the corner.
Ground floor: hall, toilet, a door leading to the living room divided in 2 by original ensuite doors. The “street side” consists of a couch, TV, Wii, Playstation III and fireplace. Wifi/internet available. The “garden side” offers you a big table and garden doors leading to the terrace and garden. Open kitchen with refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, coffee/espresso machine, boiler, toaster, dishwasher, etc..
First floor: here you will find a small hall, bathroom with toilet, sink, shower and bath. The first bedroom has a couch and high bed. The second bedroom consists of a couch and bunk bed (and extra mattress). Both rooms have lots of toys for your kids to play with. On this floor you will also find the washing machine and dryer.
Second floor: small hall. Spacious and light master bedroom with a double bed and balcony overlooking the Cathedral and garden. Next to the master bedroom a separate room with 1 single bed. 2nd bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
Garden: terrace with wooden table and benches, garden, shed and covered lounge area with comfortable lounge seats. Do not forget the BBQ! In the early morning till +/-19:30 you have the sun in the garden and lounge area. From +/- 14:30 till 20:00 you can also sit on the wooden bench in front of the house, watch the people go by or chat with our friendly neighbours
Parking/Bicycle/Supermarket: if you come by car, you can park in front of the house. We have a visitor’s parking permit. In the vicinity you can rent bicycles. A big supermarket is to be found at a 5 min walk or 2 min by bike.
Schiphol Airport: easily reached by train/bus/taxi. Approximately 25 min by bus and taxi(€29,=). Train takes 40 minutes.
The only thing we ask of you is to feed our cat during your stay and water the plants in the garden.
- The house is really meant for families.
-No smoking inside the house but feel free to smoke in the garden.
- Please respect the neighbours.
We are an easy going family, with an international background who love to travel but also enjoy staying at home, taking a long bike ride or just having dinner with friends and family.
We speak fluent French and Italian so don't hesitate to contact us in either languages.