Monumental farmhouse with private dock.
This national monument thatched farmhouse, situated in a truly unique location, used to be a cheese farm. It sports a summer house, a man cave, carport, private pier and dock. The property has a luxurious living room, a unique kitchen diner with fireplace and no less than 5 bedrooms. At the front there is an orchard with old fruit trees and the back of this expansive plot borders an open waterway.
Construction year 1613; Total capacity 2.138m3; Total living area surface 544m2; Plot size 4,995m2
(Living area surface of farmhouse; 444m2)
The layout is as follows:
Entrance and open hallway with wardrobe and toilet. Beautiful living room with authentic fireplace, extremely spacious kitchen diner with luxury built-in appliances, including Sub*Zero refrigerator and freezer, and adjoining dining room with fireplace. Next to the dining room is an entrance hall with a toilet. There is an extra kitchen unit as well as laundry equipment set up in the scullery in the back, which includes a wine cellar. There are 2 bedrooms with a bathroom on the ground floor. The pier can be accessed through the hall in the back.
The ground floor of Castle Stones is fitted with underfloor heating.
The master bedroom (upstairs room) has a changing room with access to the attic and a luxurious adjoining bathroom. There is a small set of stairs to the attic, which has a large bedroom, storage space, and further on another equally large bedroom with storage space.
The cosy summerhouse has an entrance with a tour portal and fuse box, a bathroom with sink, shower and toilet, an open kitchen with dishwasher, cooking unit, extractor hood and sink. The living room, with chimney for a wood fireplace, looks out over the water. The upstairs bedroom can be accessed with a built-in staircase.
What used to be horse stables was turned into a man cave, equipped with a concrete floor, a bar, wood chimney, toilet space with a sink and a toilet, 2 storage spaces and a loft.
Wooden stables now in use as shed/storage
The thatched hay storage is used as a garage that can fit 3 to 4 cars.
A quiet location in Hoogmade, with everything you need close by; a child-friendly neighbourhood with Hoogmade's centre at walking distance. You can reach the highway exit to Leiden, among others, within minutes. Leiden is 15 minutes away and large cities like Amsterdam (Schiphol) and The Hague are approx. 30 minutes away.
- large plot of private ground;
- sunny garden;
- garden equipment with light and electricity;
- orchard with old fruit trees;
- private compost heap near plot border;
- electronic and remote-controlled gate;
- private lightning rods;
- authentic details;
- private pier;
- private dock;
- the long driveway is used as crossing for 2 neighbours;
- National monument;
- age clause to be included in the purchase agreement.
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