Gooisch Mansion in optima forma
This charming thatched DETACHED HOUSE with GARAGE is beautifully situated on the leafy avenue between Laren and Blaricum. The romantic looking house was built in 1917 and has been renovated with many style features in mind. The location is ideal. Within walking distance of the heath, near schools and the cozy Laren and the picturesque old village of Blaricum.
The strength of this building period is reflected in the architecture, the appearance and the well thought-out and pleasant layout. The beautiful brick facade with shutters, stained glass windows, the covered entrance and the beautiful thatched roof. A layout with a kitchen, utility room, living room with fireplace and a work / playroom on the ground floor. And on the first floor four bedrooms, a luxurious bathroom, separate toilet and a staircase to the attic. And finally the lovely sunny garden with privacy and a stone garage. In short, a wonderful place from home.
The facade of the house breathes atmosphere and craftsmanship, it is a pleasant welcome where you will feel right at home. The symmetry feels good with centered the characteristic covered entrance with authentic drawstring. Beautiful masonry and stained glass windows framed with green shutters. The hall of the house is spacious and what stands out is the high ceiling, the fireplace and on the floor the dark stone floor framed with white skirting boards. On the left side of the work made high bookcase with next to it the staircase to the floor, the guest toilet and access to the work / playroom at the front of the house.
The most prominent place of the house is according to the residents occupied by the kitchen. What a wonderful space this is. Beautifully situated on the sunny garden side of the house. It is light, the beautifully plastered ceiling is high and with the double doors to the garden is really enjoyable. The kitchen has a sleek yet timeless design and is fully equipped with luxury appliances. Well thought out is the adjoining utility room with space for provisions, extra refrigerator, freezer and storage space. Pleasant is the adjacent laundry room with the preparation of the washer and dryer. On this side an extra door to the side garden.
Both from the hall and the kitchen is the living room accessible. The connection to the kitchen is entirely in style with the two sliding stained glass doors. It is good to stay in this fine space. The pleasant atmosphere is created by elements such as the oak parquet floor, the fireplace with stone fireplace in combination with the stained glass, white woodwork and stucco ceiling.
In the middle of the floor the landing with on both sides the different rooms. There are a total of four bedrooms, a comfortable bathroom and a separate second toilet. The entire floor has an oak wooden floor and also here the beautiful stained glass windows. On the garden side the master bedroom with closets. Surprisingly, the extra storage space that is accessible from one of the bedrooms. The luxurious bathroom is neutral, has a fine layout and has a bath, shower and double sink.
There is a staircase to the attic which is currently used as storage space. Here is space for the realization of a fifth bedroom with possibly a private bathroom. A lot of light comes in through the 5 skylights. The attic has recently been insulated but not yet fully finished into a room.
At the rear the sunny and beautifully landscaped garden. There is plenty of privacy and from the kitchen you can walk onto the wide terrace. It is lovely to sit on the lounge terrace at the back of the garden. The roof with robust wooden beams provide an intimate and sheltered feeling. On the street side of the house is the front garden which is bordered by a high hedge. There is a driveway with on-site parking and a stone garage with gable roof.