Family home with large garden, just outside of Amsterdam

Family home with large garden, just outside of Amsterdam

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Renske

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
1 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is comfortable and cosy. It is 100 years old and completely renovated. The whole house has wooden floors and leaded lights. The dining room and kitchen overlook our big private garden, with lots of flowers and trees. The living room has an inviting sofa and is the place to be after a day strolling in Amsterdam or cycling through the national parks surrounding the house.

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Who we are

  1. We are Renske (50) and Jouko (52), a married couple with three children (all boys, 17, 15 and 13 years old). We both have our own company, Renske does projectmanagement for the Red Cross and Jouko works on interim basis as a director of a highschool.
    We've done several exchanges so far, in the USA, France, Denmark and Germany. We really love this special way of travelling!

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Ideally located as a touring base, our town offers easy access to Amsterdam. The train station is at about 5 minutes walking distance from our house, and the train brings you in exactly 20 minutes to Amsterdam Central Station. So you are really close to the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum, the canals and the shopping areas of Amsterdam.

Our town is called Bussum and it's full of beautiful houses. It's not a big town but it has all the amenities you could be looking for while on vacation. Small shops, a library, a film theatre showing cult movies, a swimming pool, restaurants and café's with outside terraces, an open air market and lots more.

When you are staying in our house, you're in the very centre of Holland, and the Dutch sometimes refer to it as the Garden of Amsterdam. It's easy to see why: the area features lots of scenic and natural beauty. Use our bicycles to explore the expansive moorland, follow a walking trail through one of the mature woodlands or chill out on the waterfront at one of the terraces in picturesque Muiden. Visit the old village of Huizen, spend some money in the fancy shops of Laren or climb the church tower in Naarden Vesting to get a wonderful panoramic view of this fortified town. It's all minutes away from our home!

Getting to our house is easy, from Schiphol airport it's around 30 minutes by direct train and the nearest entrance to the freeway A1 (E30, directly to Germany) is about a 10 minutes drive from our house. Don't worry, you don't hear the trains or traffic in our house or garden; we like it quiet too!

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