Hofstede Bouwlust, welcome! NOW for sale for a very attractive STARTING* price of € 2,599,500 kk. The original asking price was more than double (!) of the current ‘starting' price and the rebuilding costs of the main building only (excluding land and without annexes) have been appraised by an independent certified appraiser at more than € 5 million.This is therefore a truly unique opportunity to acquire this amazing property at an extremely attractive price level.This is a huge country farm from the 17th century, situated on an estate from two to five hectare in a rural location in Bergambacht and within 20 minutes from the lively metropolis of Rotterdam. The farm is complete with various outhouses, such as a huge shed of approx. 200 m², a former carriage house and a third outhouse of about 215 m² with a guest lodge and a garage. It is not for nothing that Hofstede Bouwlust is a National Heritage Site of the Netherlands. AN INTRODUCTION The impressive front tells us a lot already but not everything. The one that is entering the building through the front door that is generously decorated with wrought-iron is getting the surprise of his life. Your eyes will catch the wealth and the beauty of this interior with many precious ancient elements, such as the precious ancient backsplash, pretty chimneys and even an original butter barrel with horse gaits. Hofstede Bouwlust is in a precious great state, due to the renovation that lasted five years and that has been taken care of by skilled professionals that used their knowledge and their love for this ancient place while working. ETERNAL BEAUTY Eternal beauty, a complement that is certainly fitting to this simply unique object. The history has taught us that the building on Bovenberg 54-48 has been a home to live in combination with various other activities. The foundation for this object was founded in the Golden Age and later Hofstede Bouwlust country farm acquired through its prominent role in a well-known Dutch television series. But this National Heritage Site offers still a lot of opportunities for various uses. The only thing it is asking for from its new owners is respect and adoration for a history that began around 1640 and that is not stopping in 2014. Without a doubt, one of the most notable objects of the Netherlands!* STARTING PRICEFor this property a very competitive starting price of € 2,599,500 applies. Bids starting with at least this minimum price are taken into serious consideration by the seller. So you can express what you are willing to pay for it.As stated, the original asking price was more than double, as well as the rebuilding costs.You will receive at your viewing of the property all available information on the house and of course you can bring your own real estate agent / appraiser.Your written bidding must be at the latest December 1th 2014 17:00 pm been received by us and/or the notary. Earlier bidding and closing of the deal is negotiable.Are you interested? We thought soSpecial objects such as this one are very rarely on the market. We therefore advise potential buyers to make an appointment for a visit. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HOUSES ARE ON SALE AT CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE. THIS OBJECT IS PROVING IT.