Vakantieboerderij Rintjeshoek

At the foot of Lake Lauwers nature reserve is a small paradise... 250 metres from the paved road and accessible by car by a private road. It i…

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At the foot of Lake Lauwers nature reserve is a small paradise... 250 metres from the paved road and accessible by car by a private road. It is the former dike warden?s house underneath the inner dike, with a 5130 sq. m garden, fringed by trees. It has a horse-trough and stable, large pond, fireplace, bathing hut (former calf pen), attic room (Sylhok) and boilerhouse. On the top of the dike is the only former ?contribution house? (meeting house of the dike administration) in The Netherlands. This is a unique location for ?twitchers? and other nature-lovers. Wonderful view. Inside completely rebuilt, open-plan kitchen in nostalgic living-room, 6 bedrooms (one bedroom is located next door at the attic), skullery with piano. Children may put up tents. On request various workshops can be held, including on photography and painting and landscape meditation. We are proud of our resident cook, who cooks for you (including vegetarian or old Frisian recipes with a new twist, but who can also do this with you in a workshop. A veritable oasis of peace and open space, also suitable for holding your own courses. Facilities for organised group excursions or garden party with catering. An ideal spot for relaxing. Surroundings: Walking (e.g. among wild Konik horses and Scottish Highland cattle), cycling, horse-riding, sailing, boat-travel, canoing and swimming in Lake Lauwers, museums, galleries, tea garden, swimming pool, playground (partly covered), minigolf, boat trips on Lake Lauwers, crossing to Schiermonnikoog, team-building, walking on the mudflats, fierljeppen (jumping across ditches using poles), balloon flights, fishing, excursions on Forestry Commission land, bird-watching, shopping (Dokkum) and entertainment (Groningen) and far more besides! Additional information: Arrival between 4 and 8 pm, departure 10 am or in the afternoon 6 pm (Sunday). Changes possible. Smoking is permitted, but only on the ground floor and not in the bedrooms. Horses and pets welcome (by arrangement) and as long as they get on with the sheep and cows and the owner has legal liability insurance for the pet. Washing machine, grill/small oven, dishwasher, fridge, coffee machine, microwave, TV (satellite), 1 waterbed (Kingsize), 4 double beds, 4 single beds and 2 single folding beds (single beds can be added) 2 cots, 1 highchair, central heating and gas fire. 3 showers, 1 upright bath, 1 reclining bath, 5 toilets. No bunk beds. Ground floor suitable for disabled. Horses, sailing boats, canoes and bicycles for hire nearby. Postal address: Rintjeshoek P.O. Box 8567 3009 AN Rotterdam The Netherlands

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