SUPERBLY LOCATED THATCH-ROOFED VILLA WITH A RELAXED, LUXURIOUS AMBIANCE, AND A LOT OF PRIVACY.
This villa, built under the oversight of an architect in 2004, has an indoor wellness space with a swimming pool, a cinema, an indoor garage for 4 cars and an annex with a garage for an additional 2 cars. Doing business in a relaxed atmosphere is easily achieved in the office wing with its own meeting room. The villa is spacious, having a floor surface area of over 1100 m2. The especially beautiful, wooded garden (over 8000 m2) gives a feeling of freedom and privacy. This home has all imaginable luxuries in terms of equipment and finishings.
The villa lies on the edge of ’t Harde, in wonderfully green surroundings. You can enjoy the woods and the beautiful rural area of cultural and historical significance. The surrounding lakes with the fortified cities of Elburg and Hardewijk are nearby.
You can do water sports, cycle, walk, and play golf, interspersed with visits to one of the many terrace cafes and restaurants in this attractive part of the Veluwe. De Michelin star restaurant Librije is just a 15-minute drive away. You can pick up your daily shopping in the village. For a wider range of articles, you can go to the nearby cities of Nunspeet, Apeldoorn, Epe, Hardewijk, and Zwolle.
Via the A28 motorway you can be in the centre of Zwolle in 15 minutes and Amersfoort in 30 minutes. In about an hour you can be in the centre of Amsterdam or at Schiphol Airport.
A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF RURAL LIVING AND A LUXURIOUS, FASHIONABLE ATMOSPHERE.
A robust fence equipped with two electrically controlled gates separates the plot of land from the public roadway. You come up the broad driveway covered in crunchy gravel and surrounded by beautiful rhododendrons. Then you see the impressive villa. The especially beautiful architecture is immediately visible. There is more than enough parking space in front of the entrance.
At the top of the beautiful Belgian hardstone steps you reach the two-leaved front door that gives entrance to the foyer. Thereafter, glass doors lead to the reception hall with its imposing stairway and double height ceilings. Most noticeable are the delightful natural light in the residence, the grandeur, and the perfect finishings. Entering this home is a real “wow” experience. It is most welcoming.
There is a seating area in the reception hall. There is a closet space with guest toilet and a fast lift to the other floors, including the basement. From the reception hall you go through to the living area in the west wing, the office area in the east wing, and the raised terrace with a broad stairway to the garden.
On the west side of the central hall you find the huge living room (approx. 80 m2). The large, sleek gas fireplace creates both a pleasing ambiance and warmth. Sitting here is heavenly!
There is extra seating space in the sunny bay window. From here you have a fantastic view of the gardens. The built-in state-of-the-art music system ensures an optimum listening experience. Doors open onto the spacious south-facing terrace.
The living room opens onto the gorgeous family kitchen. The handmade kitchen cupboards arranged in U-form have luxury natural stone working surfaces and various Imperial or Miele built-in appliances, including a steam oven, a microwave oven, an oven, a dishwasher, a warming drawer, a coffee machine, a 4 burner induction cooker with a gas wok burner and a teppanayaki plate, and a double hood. There is a separate American-style refrigerator and a large tableware cupboard. The natural stone built-in breakfast bar will undoubtedly be often used. The kitchen is a lovely living space fitting for the style of the residence.
Next to the kitchen is the utility room with a lot of storage space in the bespoke cupboards, an extra fridge/freezer, a washing machine and dryer placed at working height, a sink and a large storage shelf for laundry.
ONLY THE MOST LUXURIOUS MATERIALS WERE USED IN THIS VILLA.
From the central hall there is access to the office and meeting room in the east wing. The office has generous dimensions (approx. 60 m2) and sliding doors to the meeting room next door. This meeting room (approx. 43 m2) has specially designed handmade cupboards and a completely equipped presentation cupboard.
In this wing there is also a pantry, a toilet and a cloakroom.
Via the stairs or the lit in the central hall you go up to the landing with its vide on the 1st floor. From here you can enter 4 spacious bedrooms each with an en-suite bathroom. You also have access to the balcony with its beautiful view over the wooded garden. This entire floor has a stylish oak parquet floor with underfloor heating.
The master bedroom of 40 m2 is in the west wing. This room has a bespoke wardrobe and dressing table. The en-suite luxury bathroom has a bathtub, a walk-in shower, a hanging toilet, a hanging bidet, and a double washstand. The master bedroom has two doors with French balconies.
On this side you also find the 2nd bedroom. This has the same generous size of 40 m2 and has a walk-through closet with many shoe drawers. This room also has an en-suite bathroom with bathtub, shower, toilet, and washstand.
WHEN STYLE AND CLASS ARE IMPORTANT TO YOU.
The east wing has 2 large bedrooms of approx. 30 m2 and 35 m2, each with its own spacious en-suite bathroom with bathtub, walk-in shower (rain showers), toilet and washbasin. The bedrooms have bespoke wardrobes. Each room has a French balcony.
Via the stairway, hidden behind doors, or with the lift you go up to the 2nd floor. The central space is an ideal lounging place for children.
From here you have access to 2 large spaces where, if so desired, it will be simple to make extra bedrooms, and the technical room with equipment for the air-conditioning.
The basement is a complete living level. With the lift or the stairs you enter the central hall with closet space, a cupboard with power supply. In the basement you find the recreation area, the cinema, the wellness space with swimming pool, the wine room, the archive, and the double garage. This entire level has granite floors with under floor heating.
EVERYTHING IN THE VILLA IS STATE-OF-THE-ART.
The recreation area has a completely equipped bar. There is more than enough space for the spacious seating area and the billiards table.
Adjacent to the recreation area is the cinema with a state-of-the-art audio-visual installation.
The generous wellness space has a swimming pool of 4 m x 9 m, three sauna rooms (a traditional sauna, an infra-red sauna, and a Turkish bath), a plunge pool, a cooling-off shower, and a changing room with shower and toilet. The swimming pool has an electric controlled cover holding the water at the right temperature. Bordering the swimming pool is a sunken garden planted with tropical plants. You can relax here in optimal privacy.
In the wine room your wine stock stays at the right temperature.
In the technical space you find the control installations for the heating, the swimming pool, and the air management.
The indoor garage (approx. 130 m2) has space for 4 cars. The garage has 2 garage doors and windows allowing in natural light. You also have here the emergency power generator.
In the thatch roofed annex (approx. 159 m2) with double carport is a garage with a complete upper level. The garage has place for 2 cars. There is a workplace, a storage space for garden implements and a stairway to the 1st floor.
The first floor can be arranged as desired. The space is completely insulated and is suitable for many purposes (studio, au pair accommodation, guesthouse, etc.)
The garden is picture perfect! Adjacent to the residence, on its south side, is a large terrace. There is enough space for several wonderful lounging spots, and a large dining table. The outdoor fireplace ensures cosiness and warmth during the cooler evenings.
Via the stairway you go to the garden with its manicured lawns where children can enjoy playing. The lawns are surrounded by beautiful borders. This beautifully landscaped garden merges into a woodland garden. It is both wooded and rural. Deer come into the woods around ’t Harde. So you can so also find them in your garden.
What else you can expect:
- Characteristic thatched roof (annually maintained)
- Fast lift to all levels
- If so desired, soft furnishings and designated furniture can be included
- Extensive alarm installation and video observation system (renewed in 2020)
- State-of-the-art heating and cooling system
- Internet/Wi-Fi throughout the entire residence
- Equipped with demotics system
- Audio system renewed in 2020
- Indoor garage with heated driveway
- Energy label A
In short: A great, extremely luxurious villa that feels cosy and comfortable.
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