Luxury Villa for sale in Netherlands
Magnificent and unique country home dating from 1937, under supervision of Dudok architecture possessing three exceptional rooms with large semi-circular (5m diameter) glass windows. The villa has a floor area of approximately 700 m2 and an extremely generous, attractively landscaped garden with a spacious, south-facing terrace, all on a magnificent 4,160 m2 plot. The house has been completely renovated drawing upon the expertise and designs of Jan des Bouvrie. In 2010, the current owners added double glazing and extensive insulation and renovated part of the ground floor, the first floor, the stairs to the second floor and the second floor itself. The villa features a wonderful large kitchen, double indoor garage, covered and heated terraces, heated outdoor pool, three living rooms, a generous double office space, six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Dutch architect and urban planner Dudok did not belong to a particular design movement but chose to follow his own path instead, incorporating the best elements from the different movements. The Town Hall in Hilversum is one of his most striking works, and in America in the 1950s, he was honoured as one of Europeâ€™s greatest architects. Location This family home is located exactly between the centres of Blaricum and Laren. Previously an artistsâ€™ village, nowadays Laren is home to boutiques, restaurants with outdoor terraces, golf courses, hockey fields, tennis courts and other sports facilities.