Lovely house with great garden near Alkmaar &coast

Lovely house with great garden near Alkmaar &coast

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Our lovely country house set between Alkmaar and Heerhugowaard, is suitable for up to seven people. The house is about 100 years old and in 2010 it is completely renovated. It has a beautiful view over the meadows with sheeps.

The house has a full modern kitchen, with built in dishwasher, fridge, induction stove, magnetron and electric ove. It has a separate room with a washing machine, dryer and an extra fridge/freezer. The living and dining room are very spacious with view over the meadows.

On the second floor we have a bathroom with double sink, toilet, shower and a bath. On the first floor there is a bathroom with a toilet, double sink and shower. There are four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. In the garden is a large terrace for outdoor dining and sunbathing - a wonderful place.

Our house is a charming cottage in the country of North-Holland. Beautiful views and lovely fresh air.
Pretty terrace for out of doors dining and relaxing. Well furnished. Quiet spot. Ideal for visitors to local attractions such as Alkmaar, the beaches of Bergen and Egmond, Volendam, De Rijp, but also Amsterdam is nearby.

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More about us

  1. We are a family of 2 adults and 3 daughters (14, 12 and 10 years old).

  2. Arjan works in finance & controlling and Ilse is working as a personnel manager.

  3. We love to travel, inviting and visiting family & friends outdoor sporting and we love nature.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Nearby the house, in Heerhugowaard, there are several supermarkets and grocery stores, selling all the necessities plus a range of local products such as cheese and fresh vegetables.

A short drive away is our local town - Alkmaar, a great place to enjoy a mid-morning coffee, lunch or dinner in one of the great restaurants. From April to September inclusive, you can find out how cheese is traded according to a tradition that is centuries old, every Friday from 10am. There is also an abundance of open air music and festivals during the summer.

The Egmond beach (by car about 20 minutes) is roomy, broad and devolves seamlessly in the Beach of Bergen aan Zee. The seaside resort of Egmond aan Zee, which borders to the northern Dutch dune reserve, is especially popular with people who love coziness. The boulevard with the lighthouse ‘Jan van Speijck’ defines the unique atmosphere in this picturesque fishing village of origin.

Buzzy restaurants
Alkmaar, just 5 km away has many delightful restaurants each with their own specialities, particular atmosphere and high standards
Cool bars
There are plenty of lively bars in Alkmaar, for instance: Irish pub Gunnery's, Stadsstrand de Kade and Café Bruintje
Cozy cafés
You will find cozy cafés in Alkmaar and don't forget to visit the bars and cafés in Amsterdam!
Retail therapy
In Alkmaar there are many great boutiques and shops. You can also find nice shops in Heerhugowaard, Bergen and Egmond aan Zee.
Bit of culture
Cheese market, Grote Sint Laurenskerk and the Biermuseum in Alkmaar
Walks in the park
Park van Luna in Heerhugowaard is on a 5 minutes walk from the house
Spot of exercise
Lots of locals enjoy cycling through the North-Holland landscape or cycling or mountain biking in the dunes of Schoorl. There are endless roads perfect for walkers en cyclers. Also popular is renting a whisper boat or canoe in De Schermer or De Rijp .
Day tripping
Alkmaar is within 10 kilometers from Oterleek. Holland’s best-known fishing village. Take a look in the handsome old harbour full of old Dutch ships and take a boat trip to Marken. Or have your photo taken wearing traditional Volendam clothes. You can easily visit Haarlem (about a 30 minutes drive), Amsterdam by train (from the trainstation in Alkmaar or Heerhugowaard). Haarlem and Volendam are also great places for day tripping.

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