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Boathouse; Het Waternest on lake site;, 20 km from Amsterdam , 10 km form Leiden

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Leiden, South Holland Province
A 2 floor Houseboat with garden, within a short distance of Amsterdam (20 km), in the lake district of “The Kagerplassen”, in midst of ' the Green Heart' of the Netherlands, up to 8 people(6 adults plus 2 kids). Close to Schiphol(Amsterdam) airport (15 min drive).

Charming two level houseboat, in an oasis of tranquillity, the Kagerplassen, a beautiful lake distrct, for swimming, relaxation, fishing, cycling, sailing and boating, Large garden, sleeps up to 8 people, private parking. Note: Not accessible during the winter months (mid November till mid March).

The plot includes a 2 floor houseboat with terrace on the waterfront, a spacious well maintained enclosed garden with lots of privacy, 2 terraces, a cottage called the “Cage” with beds for 4 people and a separate “Gazebo”, surrounded by 3 walls of glass, with a large dining...
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About the Owner, rob w
Languages spoken: German, English, French, Dutch
Response Rate: 86 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
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Very good - based on 9 reviews
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English first
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

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Thank you so much, you were a lovely family to have on board!


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Cathy T
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The whole Kaag area is very nice to explore, lots of things to do ! Living in this boat makes it even better, it is nice and cosy and the accommodation is just fine. The little motor boats are great for the children, swimming is possible if the weather is good enough.

Gillian C
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Het Waternest is comfortable and well-equipped for six people, but would be a little cramped for eight especially in poor weather. We had a great time here, perfect base for cycling to Keukenhof, driving to Space eXpo and the beach at Katwijk, and taking the train from Leiden to Amsterdam. The RIB was fun, and the bird life varied. We...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    2 Full baths
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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23 Oct 2017 -
17 Dec 2017
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3 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £266 / stay - Deposit
  • End cleaning fee: £75 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Boat trips

The Dutch lake district, located in' the Green Heart' of Holland, has a special landscape with many lakes, ponds, streams and ditches. In this area there are also many opportunities for water sports, such as a trip by boat or canoe.

Beautiful day trips by boat can also be made through the canals of Leiden (1hr on boating) and you can even cruise through the world famous canals of Amsterdam (in 3 hours boat ride away)
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Schiphol: 15.0 km
Railway: Leiden: 10.0 km
Schiphol (or in English Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam Airport, Schiphol Airport Amsterdam Schiphol Airport or Amsterdam), is the largest Dutch airport and one of the most important airports in Europe. In 2010 was Schiphol in terms of passenger numbers, the fifteenth airport in the world.
The airport lies in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, and lies about 15 km southwest of Amsterdam.
Schiphol is the home base of the Dutch airline KLM, Corendon, and Transavia. In addition it is the European hub of Delta Air Lines and the third hub of budget airline Vueling. Easyjet also use the airport as a hub. The airport is located a few meters below sea level and has six start and runways.

Car By car: Take the A4 highway, exit 5, Roelofarendsveen.
Plane By plane: From Schiphol (Amsterda...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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