‘’Hofstede Welland’’: a beautiful piece of restored history. This accommodation is perfectly suited for those searching for peace and relaxation in a luxury environment. Staying in this monument and traditional farmhouse already is an experience on its own. You can enjoy the tranquillity and spaciousness of the Zeeuwse country sides to its full extent.
At the end of 2017, the coach house that is part of the farm has been restored impressively. The complete barn with the granary was reconstructed and changed into four beautiful farm lodges.
‘’Hofstede Welland’’ is located right in the middle of the Zeeuwse environment and closely to the picturesque village Noordwelle. The vivid and neighbouring city of Renesse is located solely at a two-kilometre distance. You will find multiple cosy restaurants and shops in the city centre of Zierikzee where you can find all types of souvenirs and trinkets.
The surroundings of Noordwelle are perfectly suited for hiking and cycling purposes. The rural area offers a beautiful setting that shows off its different charms during all seasons of the year.
Are you just looking for the sun, the sea and the beach? The beautiful and wide ranged North Sea coast with its broad and clean beaches can always be found just around the corner.
While realising the four lodges, the traditional function of the farmhouse was taken into account. The lodges were therefore built with respect for the past which can be seen in the materials that were used and the colourful and luxury design. The owners were awarded with the so called ‘’ Zeeuwse Erftroffee’’ in 2017.
On the ground floor of this holiday home you will find the living room with a cosy seating, a dining area and an open kitchen. The dining table is made from original components of the traditional harvester. Now, you can dine here all night long. The modern kitchen is very convenient and provided with all necessities.
This comfortable lodge is suited for families consisting of a maximum of four people. The lodge has two bedrooms, of which one can be found on ground level. You can also find a bathroom here which is provided with a walk-in shower and a separate toilet. The whole ground floor is provided with floor heating which makes a stay during the winter months also very pleasant.
You will find the master bedroom on the first floor, which is a beautiful loft. From this point, you can both overlook the complete living and the breath-taking lands surrounding the farm.
Due to the casement doors, the living is directly connected with a sheltered veranda and with the garden and the large sunbathing lawn.
You can park your car on the spacious parking lot of the farmhouse. Your bike can be stalled in the sheltered barn.
This accommodation does not allow pets and is therefore marked as safe to allergies. Do you have a certain allergy? We would like to ask you to inform us beforehand so that we can make your stay as pleasant as possible.
This accommodation is not rented to adolescents (aged <25 years) and/or groups.
“Strao-rieen”? As a non-resident of Zeeland, you have probably never heard of this. In Zeeland, and on the island of Schouwen-Duiveland in particular, this is an actual understanding. For the village of Noordwelle it is even one of the most special highlights of the year.
Ever since 1643 this event returns annually. Every spring, young farmers and servants drove their draught horses to the beach as a tradition. After spending a whole winter in the stables, the hairy legs of the horses were being cleansed by the sea water. People believed in the healing power of the cleansing water and were also convinced that it drove away evil spirits. This traditional event is therefore still taking place every spring. Early 2018 it was marked as Intangible Heritage by UNESCO.
The village of Noordwelle is centrally situated on the island Schouwen-Duiveland. This pittoresk village is the perfect base for people who love spacious areas and tranquillity. Several walking trails in the immediate surroundings of Noordwelle lead you through the beautiful landscape with herds of wild Shetland ponies and Scottish Highland cattle. In Westerschouwen this area merges into the biggest forest of Zeeland: the “Domeinen”. Along the same coastal route, you can also find one of the most beautiful mountain bike routes of the country. The area of Noordwelle is perfect for long cycling trips through a landscape that you will hardly find anywhere else in the country anymore. The many country roads take you past characteristic villages and offer you safe cycling routes.
In the centre of the village you can find the “Corneliuskerk”. On the traditional “Ring” around the church you can find some historical buildings, as well as the so-called “travelje”, also known as a shoeing shed. These were used by the farriers to secure the horses whenever they had to be shoed.
On the outskirts you can find the national monuments “Zeelandia” en “Hoeve Landzicht”. Northwest of Noordwelle you will find the well-known coastal town Renesse. It has a wide offer of beach pavilions, terraces, shops and night life facilities so there is plenty to do.
The Grevelingenmeer and the Brouwersdam are located on the northside of the island and offer a wide range of water sports activities. The Grevelingenmeer is a special diving hotspot and the Brouwersdam is a popular surfing spot due to its good location.
When leaving Noordwelle on the southern side, you will reach the world-famous Delta Works and the impressive Oosterscheldekering. This storm surge barrier connects the island Schouwen-Duiveland with the island Neeltje Jans. You will find the family water park Deltapark Neeltje Jans here.
The village of Noordwelle does not have many shops or entertainment. For a more extensive offer of shops, businesses and restaurants, you will need to visit neighbouring villages and towns.
The Old-Dutch towns Zierikzee, Veere and Middelburg or the seaside towns Renesse and Domburg are also worth paying a visit.
For more information about Noordwelle and its surrounding areas, we would like to refer you to the local tourist office.