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Spacious monumental mansion in historic center of Hoorn, near Amsterdam.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,883 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Large city house in vibrant center, with city garden on the south + garage

This spacious monumental mansion dating back to the 17th century is located in the heart of Hoorn's historic center. Within walking distance of the cozy shopping streets, many restaurants, terraces and old harbor. The house is 50 meters from the Markermeer, former Zuiderzee, with a grassy lawn 200 meters away, and several beaches in the surrounding area.

Within a 5-minute walk you will find the train station and bus station. Amsterdam is easily reached by train or car (30 minutes).

The house is fully equipped.

Ground floor layout: entrance hall with wardrobe, spacious toilet, staircase. Through the hall you will find the spacious living room of 13.5 meters long, with kitchen area equipped with all the necessary equipment. Next you will find another kitchen / utility room. Town hall with access to private garage.

First floor: Landing, 3 large bedrooms including 1 bedroom with patio doors to a roof terrace, bathroom with washbasin + furniture, bath with shower, separate shower and toilet.

More Details

Nic Kaldenbach
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018


Binnenstad Hoorn House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1883 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • De tweede verdieping (zolderverdieping) is niet toegankelijk voor gasten.
  • Gaat u svp respectvol met onze spullen om en laat u het huis weer netjes en opgeruimd achter.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have darkened curtains. Enough space for hanging your clothes. The beds are fully stocked and come with soft and sturdy pillows so you can choose what you like. There is a 4-seater duvet on each bed. The cot / baby bed is made up of a blanket and a bed sheet.
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
For stays longer than 2 weeks extra cleaning can be scheduled including change of bed linen. If you are in need of a babysitter, so that you can go away undisturbed together, please contact the landlord to reserve this. Their daughter is an experienced babysitter and is a graduated pedagogue. She will be happy to attend you. You can also book a Foot reflex massage or Metamorphosis massage of one hour. For information, visit her website: www. Balance vitality, namely


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Spacious monumental mansion in historic center of Hoorn, near Amsterdam.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Beautiful home, very close to the water, the town, the harbour and the rail station.

  • 5 of 5

Great house in a great location. The owners are extremely helpful and the house is lovely and has everything you could possibly want. They left plenty of towels - more than one each - which was useful.

There's a garage at the back of the house, which we used. We had to take off our roof box to get the car in the garage, which wasn't a problem, as there's a utility room/second kitchen with lots of space and we put it in there. There are also car parks close to the house, which we could have used.

The IJsselmeer - now an enormous lake that used to be the sea before a dam was built across it - is less than a minute's walk from the house. There are several very small beaches close to the house.

There's so much to do. The town of Hoorn is beautiful, with a marina and an inner harbour, with cafes, etc. There are several old sailing barges and other boats to look at. The town has preserved its old architecture and cobbled pavements and roads.

The train goes from Hoorn to Amsterdam (30 mins) and you can walk to the station from the house. We drove up the coast to Enkhuizen (about 40 mins drive), along a very small coastal road, which turned out to be the dyke road, with great views of the water and sailing boats. We also had a day at the lovely sandy beach at Bergen aan Zee (about 40 mins drive) - small and unspoilt, but with a few cafes and an acquarium.

Not knowing any Dutch wasn't ever a problem, as English is very widely known.

Tia and Nic are very supportive and welcoming and offered to answer any questions at any point during our stay. In fact, that wasn't needed, as everything was straightforward.

Thank you, Nic and Tia, for a wonderfully relaxing break.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cathryn, Thank you for this wonderful review, it is nice to hear that you have enjoyed it so much. We loved being your host. You are always welcome again! Kind regards, Nic & Tia
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beautiful old house in a surprisingly lovely town

  • 5 of 5

we had an absolutely lovely time staying in Nic and Tia's house in Hoorn. The house is a fascinating old house, with lots of space and all modern facilities. Nic and Tia were so helpful and friendly, and so kind and generous. The location is right next to the beautiful "lake" (a sea if you are English - you can't see the other side) in a fascinating town, steeped in history with great restaurants and a beach area and only half an hour from Amsterdam by train (the station is just about 5 minutes walk). Despite the central location, the house was really quiet and a real haven from the bustle of Amsterdam. We had a great break here and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic property!

  • 5 of 5

You need to stay here! This property is fantastic, you won't be disappointed. Tia is absolutely wonderful. She answered the questions we had before we arrived and met us at the house to give us a tour and explain anything that we needed to know. This home is full of character and charm. The bedrooms are spacious and living area and kitchen are exceptional. The outside patio was the perfect spot to enjoy our morning coffee and evening glass of wine. There is plenty of space and the five of us were more than comfortable. The location is excellent, within walking distance of everything. We enjoyed the charming town of Hoorn and recommend it as a beautiful place to stay. The train to Amsterdam takes only 30 mins and the home is walking distance to the train station. Be sure to take the water taxi tour through the canals of Hoorn.

No need to look further- this property is wonderful.

A huge thanks to Tia for making our stay so spectacular.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centrally located with lots of character

  • 4 of 5

This house is very well located with local shops, supermarket and railway station within 10 minutes walk. It is an older house, with lots of charm, but is well equipped and has it's own garage (parking is at a premium in Hoorn). In fact it is so well located that we put the car in the garage when we arrived and didn't go near it again until we left a week later.

We felt that the house was very spacious, as it can accommodate 8 people and we were only 2, but we felt very comfortable there. The living room window looks right onto the street, which had plenty of passers by, but never got rowdy. The kitchen/dining area has big glass doors that open onto a private courtyard which comes with a dining table and barbecue. The kitchen itself was very well equipped and the scullery provided for all our laundry needs.

The staircase is very traditional, in that it is fairly steep. It wasn't a problem for us (indeed it adds to the charm) but it could be a concern for some.

There are three good sized bedrooms upstairs, the beds are comfortable, the bathroom has both a bath and shower and the owners are generous with the towels. We felt that the bedrooms were a little under furnished. Although there were bedside tables the lamps that were on them were so big that there was nowhere to put a book, glasses, glass of water, etc. And though the bedside lamps were very stylish they weren't great for reading in bed. It would also have been useful to have had a small table or chest of drawers to put things on / in. On the plus side there was a hanging rail in each room, so plenty of space to hang clothes up.

The owner, Tia, was very quick to answer any queries we had beforehand and very helpful in solving a wifi problem that occurred while we were there. Hoorn is a lovely, interesting town, with lots to see and do and this was a great place to be based.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastisch huis als uitvalbasis om Noord Holland te ontdekken!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wat een super huis op een prachtige locatie. Perfecte plaats om Amsterdam en omgeving te ontdekken.

De eigenaren zijn zeer vriendelijk, attent en behulpzaam.

Het huis is mooi, koel, schoon, en van alle gemakken voorzien. We verbleven met acht personen en het huis voelde totaal niet “vol”. De bedden waren erg goed.

Een echte aanrader!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gemütliche und Großzügige Wohnung in bester Lage...

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben uns in dieser Wohnung sehr wohl gefühlt und die Große Küche und das offen Wohnzimmer ist super für mehrere Leute...

Auch die Lage ist perfekt. Das Stadtzentrum mit zahlreichen Restaurants und Bars oder das Ijsselmeer liegt einem direkt vor Füssen... Gerne immer wieder...

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Luchthaven Schiphol
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Vele gezellige barretjes in de direkte omgeving
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Oude haven met verschillende jachthavens
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Golfbaan Westwoud of golfbaan Spierdijk
Nearest Train
0.4 Kilometres
Station Hoorn
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A7, richting Amsterdam of Leeuwarden/Groningen
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Vele restaurants op loopafstand
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Vele stranden in omgeving
Car: not necessary

In the immediate vicinity are many museums, which are attractive for young and old.

How about a trip by steam train through the beautiful West Frisian landscape and along the many beautiful villages?

For children it is great to spend a whole day in Fairytale Wonderland, 20 minutes from Hoorn by car or train.

Hoorn is located directly on the Markermeer, former Zuiderzee, so a great place for water sports enthusiasts!

You can swim in different places.

The old center of Hoorn consists of many beautiful monumental buildings from the time of the VOC. A lust for the eye!

Throughout the city center you will find cozy terraces everywhere where you can enjoy a snack and a drink during the summer as well as in the winter.

In summer there are a lot of activities organized in the city center, there is always something to do. On Wednesday a theme market and throughout the year there is a market on every Saturday with many different stalls.

In July and August there is every Thursday Cheese Market on the square the Roode Steen, where you see Dutch cheese girls walking around and cheese carriers carry the heavy cheeses, where the cheeses are weighed in "the old Waegh" and are sold. Worth a visit, and all within walking distance.

In the month of August, the city center of Hoorn each year for 10 days in the sign of the Hoornse Fair. This is one of the largest fairgrounds in the Netherlands and an experience for young and old. Fun fair attractions have been set up throughout the city, including for the house. It brings a lot of fun with it. Traditionally on the last Friday evening of the fairground a large firework display on the banks of the Markermeer, just behind the house. And the fair is closed on the third Monday of August with Lappendag. It is a big party in the city with many market stalls that offer their goods extra cheap, all terraces are full and the music sounds from all the pubs where the beer and wine is richly served.

The "Horinese people" really enjoy cosiness and good food. You will also find many different restaurants in Hoorn. There is something for everyone, from simple restaurants to fancy food with a Michelin star. And many nationalities are represented, so whatever you want to eat, there is always a suitable restaurant for you to find within walking distance.

And of course you should not miss a visit to Amsterdam, which is easily reached in 30 minutes by car or train.

In the spring you can also fully enjoy the many beautifully colored bulb fields in the area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $114.39
Schoonmaakkosten $68.63

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.