The beautiful villa park Bosch en Duin can be classified without a doubt as one of the most attractive residential areas of Central Netherlands. It is situated like a protected enclave at the edge of the Randstad and in the centre of the country. Vast forests surround the area. The centres of Bilthoven and Zeist with extensive day-to-day amenities, excellent schools, sports fields and a trio of golf courses are located within a very short distance.
In this enviable residential area, along the beautiful and tree lined Biltseweg, this is for sale:
Accessible by a prominent electrically operated gateway and a long driveway. The villa basks in the score and the protective embrace of a generously proportioned, fully fenced and lusciously planted (forest) garden of over 5,700 m2 with extensive sundecks, a fully automatic professional swimming pool, a sprinkler system, a multifunctional outbuilding, a double carport and a pool house annex guesthouse.
This truly magnificent villa was delivered for occupation in 2009 and is characterised by, in addition to the fascination architecture, a high degree of use of extremely durable, valuable and low-maintenance materials.
The architect Friso Woudstra was inspired at the instigation of the client for the design and execution of this villa by the works of the renowned American architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959). The horizontal lining and the deep seam of dark red facing brick providing even more depth to the house optically, roof slopes at a small angle, large roof overhangs and several roof surfaces around with slate covering and featuring copper gutters, are all style means which are characteristic for Wright and also of his famous contemporaries Mondriaan and Rietveld. The result is a purity of shape which accentuates the atmosphere of a serene calm and at the same time displays a certain joie de vivre.
The design concerns a villa with three floors consisting of a basement which is provided with daylight through application of slopes, a ground floor in the shape of a gothic cross and a bedroom floor.
The layout is as follows:
entrance, luxurious reception hall with toilet and wardrobe, a majestic living room which is surprisingly, and in a very well-thought manner, divided into an atmospheric lounge with a fireplace and a garden room with a fireplace optically continuing to a (heated) porch with an outdoor fireplace, a very modern and luxurious tailor-made kitchen diner featuring all conceivable household appliances and a scullery.
On the 1st floor there is a trio of beautiful bedrooms, a complete bathroom and a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and an amazing bathroom, including a sauna.
In the fully-fledged basement there is a family room, a fifth bedroom c.q. workroom, a (third) luxurious bathroom, a wine cellar, a technical area and a storage area.
The ground floor, the basement and the terraces feature natural stone floors (chambolle) and the first floor has oak parquet floors. Virtually the entire interior was custom made and all the rooms feature built-in closets.
On the terrain there are, completely in the style of and with the same high quality finishing as the main building, a multifunctional outbuilding and a pool house/guesthouse consisting of a garage, a dressing room with a toilet and a shower also with a living/bedroom with a kitchen, a bathroom and a storage area. This guesthouse is ideally suited for an indwelling assistance.
In short: it concerns a very royal family house designed for hospitality, executed with the best materials and constructed for many generations. Residential comfort at the top level, sophisticated luxury and wealth which is never demonstrative.
• construction year: 2009 • content manor: approx. 2,000 m3 • floor area manor: approx. 401 m2 • floor area guesthouse: approx. 52 m2 • natural stone floors and terraces • floor heating throughout with cooling • advances alarm system • home automation • heat recovery system • excellent thermal and acoustic insulation • irrigation system • amazing swimming pool • garage • carport for multiple cars • water softening system • countless extras