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In the Near Brands - Volendam - Edam and Amsterdam

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

In a peaceful moorland meadows not far from Amsterdam lies Villa Op de Horsten - once the home of the machinist the pumping station De Poel, now a cozy Bed & Breakfast.

Our house is located on one of the most beautiful spots in the Waterland region, on the dike between Monnickendam and brands. From each room you have an idyllic view of the Gouwzee, and on the horizon the town of Volendam and Marken.

On the dike a cycling / walking route (own access from the house). Even the famous hiking trail "Het Zuiderzeepad" runs here. Monnickendam with play tower, smoked fish and local harbor just a walk away.

In spring, when our little lambs frolicking in the pasture, you feel almost like on a farm.

The bus to Amsterdam stop almost outside the front door.
Perfecter bus connection to Amsterdam with connections until late at night, you are no parking problems within 25 minutes in the center.

Monnickendam is a historic town with a steeple and play tower with
Chimes in the 15th century. There are also fish smoking and can land on the Gouwzee or the IJsselmeer, various boat trips are made. In the recreation area Hemmeland there is a beach with the possibility for surfing and sailing hire. Several drinking and dining options are within walking distance. eg restaurant www. dewaegh. com
 Volendam, with its famous harbor, their folk costumes, souvenir shops and many seafood restaurants. An abdominal binder museum as a public attraction. Boat trip to Brand. www. brand express. nl /
Edam in the summer every Wednesday the famous cheese market. Historic canals and houses.
Brands with its wooden houses on stilts and terpene. Beautiful harbor with a fantastic view. Sijtje Boes and the Museum of brands.
 Zaanse Schans is famous thanks to its historic mills, wooden houses and
Warehouses. In Zaans green colored. It gives one the feeling alsob one is in the 17th or 18th century. Zaanse Schans
Keukenhof is the place to see spring blossom. The park is unique, world famous, and has for sixty years one of the most popular destinations in the Netherlands. Nowhere will you find so many colors and scents as here, where more than seven million flowers form a glorious decor for your photos. Come to Keukenhof and enjoy the wonderful works of art, the surprising inspiration gardens and the many flower shows. www. Keukenhof. nl

If you like a dazzling city where everything is possible, you get to Amsterdam at his expense.
Tour boats on the canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Artis Zoo, the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House and a city tour through Amsterdam are among the many possibilities.
The bus to Amsterdam stops almost outside the front door. Your own car, you can park on our own parking lot behind a lockable gate.

We rent bicycles. Possible cycling include Volendam - Brands (24 km)
Zuiderwoude - Broek in Waterland - Monnickenmeerpolder - Monnickendam - Katwoude - Volendam by vehicle to brand Zuiderwoude.
You can also use the system of Radwanderknotenpunke. In order to determine your own route, idem from node to node cycle.
Direct to:
www. fietsroutenetwerk. net / noord holland / laagholland. htm


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 28 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Schlafzimmer 1: 2 twin/ single


  • Schlafzimmer 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Schlafzimmer 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Schlafzimmer 4: 3 twin/ single


  • ROOM In Op de Horsten, spacious guest rooms with a beautiful view over the Gouwzee, and all the comforts you could wish for: shower / WC, satellite TV, wireless Internet, refrigerator, microwave, fresh towels every day and the possibility of Coffee and tea making facilities. In the morning we serve you a delicious breakfast in our spacious living room. All rooms are Non smoking rooms. ENVIRONMENT Monnickendam Is a historic town. In the recreation area Hemmeland there is a beach where you can surf and rent sailboats. Edam  Every Wednesday in the summer is cheese market here. However, Edam is worth seeing if only for its historic canals and houses. Brands Attracted by its built on mounds and piles of wood houses, its beautiful harbor with wonderful views, the Sijtje-Boes-house and the museum of brands. Volendam Provides a famous harbor, folk costumes, gift shops, many fish restaurants...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 4 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Pets after consultation How to find us: By car: A10 ring road Amsterdam, Exit 116 Volendam / Brand N247 Monnickendam right, Towards brands. By train: from Amsterdam Central Station IJzijde continue by bus R-NET 311 towards brands, Get off at the stop "Gouw / Zuiderwoude"...moreless


  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator


  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.9
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Hoch Saison
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2015
1 night min stay
Vor Saison
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2016
1 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


Preis pro 2 Personen / Doppelzimmer mit Frühstück und Kurtaxe

Einzelzimmerzuschlag € 25.-

Kinder bis 12 Jahre (bei Eltern auf dem Zimmer) VS € 20.- / HS € 25.-

Extra Bett Erwachsene VS € 25.- / HS € 30.-

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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20 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
12 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Centraal Station Amsterdam
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Bed and Breakfast Op de Horsten is located next to the lake Gouwzee, an ideal place for water sports.

In romantic Op de Horsten features 4 spacious bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with shower / WC, satellite TV, WIFI, refrigerator, microwave.

The area is ideal for cycling, hiking and canoeing. Walking and cycling routes are signposted, bicycles can be rented.


If you like lively and historic city, where anything seems possible, then come in Amsterdam at your expense.

The bus to Amsterdam stops almost outside the front door.

You can park your car in our private (behind a locked gate).

We look forward to meeting you!

Of course you can book directly with us.

Ids and Rinske de Wit

Zeedijk 9 1153 PJ


tel 0031 (0) 20 4031579

Email: info @ opdehorsten. nl

Visit our website www. opdehorsten. nl

Other Activities: Op de Horsten is located next to the lake Gouwzee, an ideal place for water sports


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Speaks: english, german, dutch



€80 - €85 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 1 night
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  • Calendar last updated 07/23/2015
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