Buitenplaats 147 is a sunny Coastal House, spacious apartment with a black glazed tile roof, located on Buitenplaats Schouwen .
This Coastal House used to be the home of the former owners of the orchard. After their departure, the current owners bought this spacious house and converted it into a luxury villa with 4 bedrooms.
The house has a large terrace on either side.
Through the hall you enter the spacious living room with open kitchen (50m ²). Dishwasher and microwave are available.
There is a breakfast bar separating the dining area.
A spacious table offers comfortable seating for all residents and guests. If the weather permits, the terrace at the back offers plenty of space to sit outiside and enjoy your meal. Table, chairs and parasol are available. In the livingroom is a sitting area with 2 sofas, chairs, coffee table and television. There is a separate area with a table for work or a computer, or just to draw and make puzzles. For the cold winter nights there is a fireplace to keep you warm and cosy. Internet is available.
Downstairs in the hall, near the entrance, is the bathroom. Complete with a luxurious large shower, two washbasins and a toilet. The wash-dryer is also located in the bathroom.
On the ground floor is the master bedroom (12m ²) with twin beds.
Upstairs are three bedrooms situated (11m ², 8.5 ² 6m ²), with enough space to comfortably accomodate at least 5 people. A second lavatory is situated on the first floor.
The house has central heating and double glazing. All rooms have a laminate floor.
We do not rent our accommodation to groups (youths below 25 years, groups of women / men regardless of age).
Did you know that Burgh and Haamstede are in fact two separate villages? Although the villages are now practically joined at the hip, the two original village centres are still clearly recognisable.
Burgh-Haamstede in the province of Zeeland, is part of the municipality Schouwen-Duiveland and located on the west side of the island. The area is also known as “de Kop van Schouwen” (the head of Schouwen), of which Burgh-Haamstede is the centrally located heart.
The surrounding North Sea coast is characterised by vast and broad sandy beaches, one of the biggest attractions for the many tourists that visit the island every year. The beaches are surrounded by a very diverse dune landscape with barren valleys, sand drifts and dune meadows with many types of colourful and fragrant plants. Several walking trails in, for example, “the Zeepeduinen”, lead you through this magnificent landscape, via herds of wild Shetland ponies and Scottish Highland cattle. In Westerschouwen this area smoothly flows into the biggest forest Zeeland has: “the Domeinen”. Along the same coastal route, you will also find one of the most beautiful mountain bike tours of our country.
The area around Burgh-Haamstede is perfect for long cycling trips through a landscape that you don’t see often anymore in the Netherlands. The many quiet country roads take you along characteristic villages and provide various safe cycling paths.
Burgh-Haamstede has several well-known sites, including thirteenth century “Slot Haamstede” (Castle Haamstede). The castle is now owned by ‘Natuurmonumenten’ (Nature Monuments) and can only be visited under supervision. Next to the castle is one of the highest lighthouses of the Netherlands. The “Westerlichttoren” with its red and white stripes, has a height of no less than 58 metres above sea level. Did you know that it was this tower that was depicted on the 250 guilders bank note until 2001?
Besides this tower, there is another notable tower just outside the village, the so-called “Plompe Toren”. This tower is the sole surviving remnant of the village Koudekerke which could one be found on Schouwen-Duiveland. Because of the many floods that afflicted our country between the 15th and 17th century, is villages disappeared into the sea.
Burgh-Haamstede is only about 5 kilometres from the world-famous Delta Works with the impressive Oosterscheldekering. This storm surge barrier connects the island Schouwen-Duiveland with, for example, the island Neeltje Jans, where you can visit the family water park of the same name. For energetic people, there is Lake Grevelingen with the Brouwersdam just north of the island. Here you can enjoy all sorts of water-based activities.
In Burgh-Haamstede is a large supermarket, a pharmacy, a bakery, a shop where you can hire bikes, and various restaurants. In neighbouring Nieuw-Haamstede you will find a glider airfield where you can book an introduction flight for only a small fee.
Also worth a visit are the old Dutch towns Zierikzee, Veere and Middelburg or the seaside towns Renesse and Domburg.
For more information about Burgh-Haamstede and its surrounding area, we would like to refer you to the local tourist office.