SPACIOUS LIVING AND WORKING AT THE EDGE OF THE GOOI NATURE RESERVE
Situated along a leafy lane on a beautiful plot of over 1,400 m2, you will find this wonderful and spacious DETACHED VILLA with FREESTANDING ANNEX. Some of the striking features of this villa are the large windows and the huge amount of light flooding in. The villa was extended in 2005, doubling it in size, and is well-maintained. With no less than 7 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a multifunctional basement, and spacious living areas (377 m2), this is a wonderful and comfortable family home which even offers the option to work from home.
Surrounded by lots of greenery and located on the edge of the Gooi Nature Reserve, also called the Garden of Amsterdam, this villa offers tranquillity and privacy. Shops, schools, and public transport with direct connections to Amsterdam are all at walking or cycling distance. There are international schools in nearby Hilversum, Almere, Utrecht, and Amsterdam. The A1 en A27 motorways, as well as train stations Naarden-Bussum and Bussum-Zuid, which has free P+R, are at a few minutes' drive.
The spacious and bright hall with staircase leading to a mezzanine floor is the symmetrical heart of the villa. To the left, you find the spacious cloakroom and toilet. On the other side of the hall, you enter the bright, L-shaped living room with parquet floor, wood burning fireplace, and French doors leading out to the terrace. Additionally, there is a second reception room which is perfect as a TV or playroom. There is a utility room with a back door into the garden at the back of the hall.
On the left of the hall, you will find the very large family kitchen-diner with French doors onto the terrace. The modern, white kitchen has plenty of storage and work space, a larder, and features luxury built-in appliances, including a gas hob with 5 burners, large fridge, dishwasher, oven, combi-steam oven, and combi-grill/microwave. There is even room to create an extra seating or study area.
The right side of the spacious landing/mezzanine floor with large skylights leads to three of the bedrooms which vary in size. The 1st large bedroom at the front of the house has its own washstand with vanity unit and a shower, the 2nd bedroom has doors onto a balcony and built-in storage, the 3rd bedroom has a door onto the same balcony. All bedrooms have wonderful views of the landscaped garden. Here you will also find a separate bathroom with toilet, shower, and washstand, additional built-in storage space on the landing, and stairs leading to the 2nd floor. On the left of the mezzanine floor, is the spacious master bedroom with high ceiling and built-in wardrobes. The en-suite bathroom has a bath, separate toilet, walk-in shower, and double wash basin with storage units. The 5th bright bedroom with high ceiling also has built-in wardrobes and a multifunctional attic space.
A staircase gives access to the 2nd floor where you will find a small landing and two bedrooms with skylights and lots of storage space.
The spacious, multifunctional basement consists of 4 separate rooms, a meter cupboard, and another built-in cupboard. There are two large rooms with windows and natural light coming in. One of them is currently used as a gym and has an infrared sauna. Furthermore, there is a spacious laundry room with the CV system, boiler, connections for washer and dryer and ample space for a second fridge and/or freezer. This room leads to the fourth, large storage room.
LAYOUT ANNEX (approx. 50 m²)
Via the entrance hall with pantry, toilet, and meter cupboard you access the 2 rooms, currently used as offices. The annex is perfect for an office/practice from home or it can be easily converted into a self-contained annex. Behind the office space, there is an additional bike shed and closed-off storage area.
The spacious driveway with remote-controlled gate offers parking space for several cars. The beautifully landscaped garden is a haven for birds and squirrels. The lawns are surrounded by mature trees and well-maintained borders which guarantee tranquillity and privacy. There is a terrace at the front and several sunny and shady terraces at the back. There is a remote-controlled sun canopy which covers the terrace adjacent to the kitchen. The garden has its own automated irrigation system with water supply from its own well.
- Surprisingly spacious and bright, well-maintained villa
- Wonderful family home with no less than 7 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms
- Large, multifunctional basement
- Detached annex perfect for working from home, or for a nanny/guests/informal care
- Large living space of 377 m²
- Large plot of over 1.400 m²
- Well-maintained, large garden with irrigation system
- Located on a leafy lane on the edge of the Gooi Nature Reserve
- Near main roads and public transport, only 30 minutes from Amsterdam and Utrecht
- Alarm system.