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Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

Chestnut Farmhouse and Lodge

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Chestnut Farmhouse is located in the "Green Heart area"' of the central part of The Netherlands. Just 30 minutes by car from the mayor tourist cities of Amsterdam, the Hague, Utrecht and the North sea beach.

Our luxurious and well maintained country house, renovated to high standards, is situated on large grounds, surrounded by water. The little village of Aarlanderveen is close to big natural lakes, called the 'Nieuwkoopse Plassen', part of a large natural reserve.

Chestnut Farmhouse has 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a spacious fully equipped new kitchen. The spacious and bright living room has ample room for 10 people, a beautiful wood stove and a flat screen TV.

Chestnut Lodge has 2 bedrooms and room for 4 people.

A unique, relaxing location in the green heart/centre of the Netherlands.

It will give you not only site seeing of the major cities but also possiblities for cycling, sailing and other relaxing holiday activities.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Noordwijk 35 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Schiphol 35 km, Nearest railway: Alphen aan den rijn 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

To be more specific:


Entrance and spacious hall

Spacious and bright living room, 50 m2

2 and 3 seats sofa's and armchairs

Dining table with chairs

Flatscreen TV with DVD/CD player

Fireplace with more than enough logs

Large, fully equipped kitchen

Dining table with 10 chairs


Shower and bath



Kingsize box spring bed, very comfortable.

Ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, double sinks and toilet.

Bedroom 2

2 very comfortable box spring beds ( 5 star class)

Bedroom 3

2 very comfortable box spring beds ( 5 star class)


Bedroom 4

3 very comfortable box spring beds ( 5 star class)

Bedroom 5

1 built in one person bed with new mattress.

Linen € 15,- per person

Further details outdoors

Things that you could do:

Near the house:

Beautiful cycling routes signed by the Royal Dutch Touring Club.

Sailing, canoeing, rowing on the lakes.

Fishing in own water.

Golf on the golf courses of Alphen aan de Rijn and Nieuwveen.

Archeon Roman Theme Park.

Avifauna Bird Park.

30 minutes by car:

Amsterdam with it's canals, the Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank house.

The Hague with 'the girl with the pearl earring" and Madurodam.

North Sea Beach of Noordwijk or Scheveningen.

Gouda with the cheese market and candle making.

Leiden with a Rembrand van Rijn walking tour.

Utrecht with the beautiful Dom Tower and railway museum.

Keukenhof, inspirational tulip garden ( only open in spring).

Further away:

Efteling, famous Anton Pieck fairy tale and fun park

Palace "het Loo" and palace gardens

Kroller Moller Museum

Open air Museum

Pets are allowed but please discuss with the owner before.

About this location

The South Holland Province region

Enjoy visiting famous cities and picturesques villages of The Netherlands but come back in a nice rural area called ''The green heart"' to have a nice quiet evening or a run. Visit Amsterdam, The Hague (the world famous picture of the girl with the pearl earring) and Utrecht . Many other places to visit, the 'silver city' of Schoonhoven, Rotterdam, Delft (with a tour of the world famous 'Blue Delft' pottery), Haarlem and the museum village of Zaanse Schans. Visit the world famous flower exhibition 'Keukenhof' near Lisse, with its hundreds of thousands of tulips and many other flowers in bloom.


Aarlanderveen is a pitoresque, traditional village in the western part of the Netherlands. It is part of the town Alphen aan den Rijn.

Aarlanderveen is a great place for walking, running, cycling, sailing and swimming in the lakes.

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Review 1-8 of 8

18 May 2014


"Holland at it's best to celebrate life"

Nature and fun for everyone. We celebrated my mother's 75's birthday, with my 25 year old daughter, three generations fitting perfectly in a cozy paradise. It cant get better than this, it w… More

26 Apr 2014


"Una excelente elección"

Hemos pasado la semana de Semana Santa en esta casa, con nuestra hija de dos años. La casa es super confortable, con buena calefacción, cocina totalmente equipada, camas cómodas... Y el sitio es es… More

4 May 2013


"An Unbelievable Find--one of our best rentals ever!"

I recently returned from the Netherlands with our group of nine, including my husband, three couples, and an adult daughter. When I booked this property, I had no idea what we would find upon arrival… More

8 Jan 2013


"Lovely, Cozy, Gezellig"

Stayed over New Year with an extended family of 9. Ages ranged from 3 months to 80 years. We all loved it and had a great time. Lovely house, Living room in particular really cozy. Lovely area. Cannot… More

9 May 2012


"Amazing location, perfect lodging"

My cousin and I stayed in the Lodge, just past the Farmhouse on the same property. There are two small bedrooms, each with two twin beds, a large room including sofas, large TV and a large dining roo… More

23 Apr 2012



Nous étions 9 (5 chambres)Une grande salle de bain avec une grande baignoire et une douche Une chambre avec WC et grande doucheUn WC séparéGrand salon TV...Poile à boisGrande cuisine très bien é… More

20 Jan 2012


"Fantastic place in centre of Holland!"

A perfect place, we felt very welcome.You feel at home and it was spotlessly clean.There were even free logs avaible for the fire.Lots of nice things to do in de neighborhood.We will come again!!… More

16 Jan 2012


"A perfect house in a wonderful surrounding"

Last year we stayed in the Chestnut farmhouse with 5 grown-ups and 3 teenagers. Even though the weather was not really the best imagineable, we had a wonderful time. The lodge is everything that we ha… More

Review 1-8 of 8

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Calendar last updated:01 Oct 2012

Based in Netherlands

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