Those who first glimpse this sprawling manor from its wide driveway are reminded of the country estates the aristocracy built in this area during the seventeenth century. The manor offers rest, a large amount of space and a private, wooded park covering nearly 12.5 hectares, along with all modern conveniences, including garages, a swimming pool and fitness area, tennis court, a lift and separate staff quarters. The entire complex has been carefully and luxuriously renovated.
Koekoeksduin manor was completely renovated in 1999 by Dutch architect Bert Verwey. The result is a villa that exudes ambience, privacy, quality and luxury. The manor is located between the sand dunes, near the beach, and is close to Haarlem and just a 30-minute drive from Amsterdam and The Hague. There are excellent train connections, including to Schiphol Airport.
This central location makes the residence a perfect base from which to access the rest of the country. Shops, sports facilities and schools are all within cycling distance.
The house features a spacious residential area on the ground floor, with a basement containing a bar with separate access and a wine cellar. The first floor contains three bedrooms and three bathrooms, and a further four bedrooms and three bathrooms are located on the second floor. This is a family home that can easily accommodate all the members of the family while also offering plenty of space for guests.
The driveway with double gates provides access to one of the two staff quarters and garages. The mature garden has obviously been designed with love. In addition to the various terraces and grass play areas for children, there is a tennis court and basketball pitch. The various woodland paths provide ample opportunity for walks through the estate’s woods and dunes.
Entrance with spacious hall. This high-ceilinged hall contains an open staircase that leads to the first floor with balustrade. The living room is situated at the front/garden side of the house, with doors that open out onto the terrace and garden. It also contains a large mantelpiece and fireplace. The centrally-located library can be reached from both the hallway and the adjoining living and dining rooms. This room has the ambience of an English manor, with its dark wooden ceiling and panelling, built-in bookcases and large mantelpiece and fireplace. Here, too, there are doors that open out onto the terrace and you enjoy a beautiful view of the ponds and rose garden. The dining room has connecting doors to the library, but can also be reached directly from the hall. There is ample room to host a dinner for you and your guests. The spacious kitchen-diner is on the corner of the house; the handsome kitchen is fully fitted with built-in appliances, a double oven and grill, double dishwasher and double fridges. The adjoining pantry provides plenty of space for storing supplies and for preparing food. There is a TV room next to the kitchen.
You can also access the ground floor via the side entrance, or staff entrance. This side wing offers access to a separate guest suite containing a bathroom, kitchen-diner and spacious bedroom. The garage can be accessed from the central hallway and can accommodate up to four cars, accessible via four overhead doors.
The ground floor of the left wing includes an impressive wellness centre. The front area, with access to a sunroom and the terrace, could be used as a fitness area, or could house a kitchen and toilets. A glass wall separates this area from the ample swimming pool, Which also includes a large Jacuzzi. Both are tiled with mosaics depicting animals. The ceiling of the pool is painted to give the impression that you are really outside! Next to the swimming pool is a spacious sauna, including a shower and toilet. From this wing, you enjoy a truly stunning view of the ponds and woods.
The first floor contains three large bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. The master bedroom on the left has a walk-in closet, access to a spacious terrace and a beautiful bathroom finished in marble, a walk-in shower with mosaic tiling, a Jacuzzi, double washbasins and separate toilet. The middle bedroom also has a spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower, washbasin and toilet. The third bedroom, currently used as a study, also has a spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower, washbasin and toilet.
This floor is ideal for your children; it contains four large bedrooms, three bathrooms, a laundry area and kitchenette and an ample TV/living room. A staircase leads from the laundry area to the attic, which contains plenty of storage space. This area also houses the various heating and other boilers.
The basement can be reached via the lift or via a staircase. The large basement contains several storage rooms, a generous cloakroom, toilets, a climate-controlled wine room, a large bar/cinema including seating, a billiard table and a separate exit to the garden for your guests.
The grounds houses a simple guesthouse with garages, a separate residence for the estate manager (employed by the current owners), a second driveway, two magnificent ponds, one of which includes an island accessed by its own bridge. Your estate provides ample opportunity to pursue recreational activities, take walks and cycle on your own land. You will also find a tennis court and basketball pitch, several paths for walks and beautiful woodland.
Spacious villa located on a plot of approx. 12.5 hectares of its own land.
In line with NEN 2580, the living area measures 1,168m2 (excl. staff quarters).
The manor was fully renovated in 1999.
A lift provides access to all the residential floors.
In addition to staff quarters on the estate, the house contains a separate suite.
This is a high-security building.
The seller reserves the right of refusal.
Price: € 7,900,000 (purchasing costs payable by the purchaser)
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