Former Steward's Mansion An exquisite villa, this former Steward’s mansion. Baring tons of original, Art Nouveau-detailing and offering large quantities of space; Villa De Rollecate, a true gem in the north of Overijssel. Surrounded by a vast amount of terrain, 14.370m2, the classical gardens are flecked with old trees, rhododendrons and hydrangeas. The stretch pond in front of the house completes the image.
Layout Originally housing the Steward of the estate, it has a classic layout and enjoys plenty of light through the many windows. Both the interior and exterior retain all of their authentic details and style features, such as panel doors, stained glass, fireplaces, stucco ceilings and a granite floor. The generous ceiling height (3.80 meters) makes the house feel even more spacious and comfortable.
The villa is accessible by the beautiful driveway with an elongated pond. Entry is via two steps into the vestibule from where you enter the hall and then access the rooms.
The ground floor has a spacious living room with en-suite room, conservatory, dining room, boiler room, kitchen, utility room, toilet and study.
The large living room with an attractive fireplace and sliding doors to the conservatory is the perfect place to gather with family and friends. In the basement is a sauna and a wine cellar.
The first floor can be reached via the beautiful staircase. The spacious landing gives access to the roof terrace, the four bedrooms, the two bathrooms, the toilet and the linen closet. Two of the four bedrooms have French doors to the balcony. The first bathroom has a corner bath, sink and built-in wardrobe, the second bathroom has a bath, shower, sink and underfloor heating.
The second floor is accessible via a fixed staircase. On this floor there is a spacious attic and five bedrooms.
Garden The garden around the house is very pleasant. There is a royal terrace, accessible from the conservatory, a pond, an authentic waterway that crosses the garden, a coach house, a shed, a horse box, an outdoor toilet from earlier days! and a carport with capacity for four cars. There is also plenty of outside parking space.
Surroundings The villa is located near a beautiful nature reserve, including the Staatbos with many hiking and recreational opportunities. The beautiful Hanseatic city of Zwolle, with 160,000 or so inhabitants, is less than twelve kilometers away. From Schiphol it is about a one and a half hours’ drive.
Resume A special villa with Art Nouveau style features. Originally the Steward's house on the De Rollecate estate. From the original estate, this villa is a beautiful relic that has been lovingly treasured by the current owners over the past 36 years who restored it to its original state.