The Overveen Residence

overveen, outside amsterdam
5 bedroom - 3 bath
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€100 per night (EUR)
excludes K&C fee
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Perks for the Parents

This 5-bedroom family home is a 15-minute bike ride to the beach and includes a large back garden on 2 levels with a trampoline, along with a playroom and open main living space. Great for families, the house has plenty of living space and a big well-stocked kitchen with wide doors opening to the back garden. Set just behind the main shopping street, everything is convenient, including the train station, offering easy trips to Amsterdam (20 minutes) and Zandvoort (5 minutes).

Why Kids Love it

This lovely home suits kids who love to play, with its open living space, playroom and garden set over 2 levels. There is a trampoline and a square next to the back garden where the children can play with neighbors. The bathroom has a bath, and there are 2 children's rooms, one with a toddler-sized bed. A high chair, camping bed, stroller, pram and lots of children’s toys are also available. There are many nice playgrounds nearby, including one with a cafe and natural pool.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 5 days. The stairs are not gated and are fairly steep. Kids are free to play in the garden, which is fully fenced. The location is great – the train station is a 3-minute walk away and the main shopping street is a 2-minute walk away. It’s a highly walkable destination with easy public transit routes. The train station is close by but there is no train noise. Family bikes are available. This house is home to a cat.

About the Location

This house is in the center of Overveen, 3 minutes’ walk from the train station with a supermarket, pharmacy and more a 2-minute walk away. Haarlem center by bike is just 10 minutes away, the beach by bike is 15 minutes away, and 7 minutes by by train. Amsterdam is a 20-minute train ride away, into central station. Nearby family-friendly attraction include the national park Kennemer Duinen, 2km away.

Accommodation Details

This 5-bedroom corner house has a front and back garden. Built on the last dune to Haarlem, it has a unique floor plan and different levels as a result. The kitchen, playroom, one guest room and a bathroom are on the ground floor adjacent to the back garden. The living room is on the first floor adjacent to the front garden. One the top 2 floors there are 4 more bedrooms including 2 children's bedrooms. Bedrooms include 2 with kingsize beds, 1 with a double bed, and 1 with a toddler bed. Bathrooms all have a shower.

Style Notes

Modern and surprising. The house is bright, light, open and cozy at the same time and is modern in style. The fact that the house is built on the last dune to Haarlem makes the whole house unexpected and surprising, with different levels and lots of light. Part of the back of the house includes a big glass window over 2 floors that adds to a modern light loft-like feel. Colors are neutral with colorful touches. The garden perfect for a family stay, with 3 sitting areas, a trampoline and lots of flowers.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 8
2 king
1 full / double
1 twin / single
1 toddler bed
Crib
sleeps 1
1 travel crib
Medium
Taletta B.
Member since April 11, 2016
Hi! I am Taletta de Roo, married and mom of 2 beautiful daughters of 6 and 8 years old. I work as a product developer at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. I love sports and being in nature with the family, that is why we live in Overveen.

Overveen, Outside Amsterdam

To the beach and the city and back again

The pretty village of Overveen has the one of the best locations in the whole of the Netherlands - cycling distance from dune-backed sandy beaches on the North Sea coast, close to the city of Haarlem, and also just a 20-minute train ride from Amsterdam Central Station. Play on the beach at Zandvoort and Bloemendaal in the summer, eat out in relaxed cafes with play spaces and great food, and explore Haarlem's many ice cream shops.