An African lodge on a Dutch estate
This unique estate -built in 2008 and characterized by its organic architecture - is hidden in the heart of the Netherlands, on the Utrechtse Heuvelrug, on the edge of the centuries-old forests. Built from pure materials to form a total unity with the environment. A totally organic shape The round shapes, the use of reed, wood and natural stone and the orientation towards the sun create the real connection with nature. It is therefore not surprising that the outdoors and enjoying life predominate on this beautiful estate.
It feels free and light around the country house on more than 51,000 m² of private land. At the end of large lawns and terraces, the forest follows on all sides.
A warm family home, a country house with coach house. Very spacious (946 m2) yet intimate because all spaces feel very comfortable because the size and shape. Built with a great taste and an eye for detail. Makes your life enjoyable. The estate is equipped with every comfort, has enormous charm, is warm and stylish and modern and classic at the same time.
The true secret is hidden on the first floor: the master bedroom. This vast bedroom has the most incomparable view you will ever experience waking up. Next to the master bedroom there is a refined bathroom and walk-in closet. On the other floors of the mansion there are several other suites, guesthouses, a wine cellar, a home cinema and a gym. There is plenty of room for facilities and supplies.
The garden enhances the shape of the mansion with its beautiful water features, the use of natural stone and wood. On the estate there are also storage sheds, stables, a paddock and a (Icelandic) horse tack.
The estate is hidden behind a 300 meter driveway with centuries old trees and nature on both sides. The estate can be entered by a double electric gate.
Deer and bird watching, long walks in the surrounding forests, horse riding or golf next door, children in tree houses, garden parties, with a good glass of wine alone or with friends in the evening sun enjoying the completely unobstructed view, everything is possible. Pure outdoor living!
The whole is reminiscent of a lodge in Africa.
The location is secluded yet close to city life; shops, restaurants, close to the largest cities in the country and in vicinity of the most exclusive villages. The largest cities near the estate are the cities of Amsterdam and Utrecht.