Real Estate Details
887 sqm (9548 sqft)
6356.0 sqm (68415.3 sqft)
The surroundings of the Lissevenlaan in Waalre are impecable. Magnificent fens, forests and villas which all radiate a 'savoir vivre'.
This elegant country house was built in 2002 under the architecture of Joep Hertroijs in the style of an authentic French manor. There are two wings in an L-shape, connected by a tower in the middle. The classic detached coach house with clock tower and three double arched doors is connected to the villa by a covered corridor. The country house may radiate the French aristocratic lifestyle, but it is still located in the Netherlands, where any shelter never hurts.
The fact that this residential area extends between the Brabant villages of Waalre and Aalst, just outside Eindhoven, is merely a pleasant detail when the wrought-iron entrance gate closes behind you. This is really coming home royally. The stately entrance, with its bluestone staircase, double front door and above it a French balcony, is 'guarded' by four slender cypress trees, which over the past sixteen years have almost grown above the villa. The forecourt consists of gravier d'or, combined with pavement. The white country house - with bluestone plinths, sandstone architraves and transom windows with black shutters - is graceful in appearance.
It is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped park garden with terraces, orchard and an area of woodland totalling 6,400 m². The rear of the plot merges with the Waalrese nature. The interior of the villa exceeds the expectations of the exterior. The current residents wanted a classic country house in the French manor style, but with a 'modern' interior. Don't think of cold steel, glass and cast floors, but of rich materials of absolute top quality, which are clearly incorporated into the luxurious and stylish interior. Belgian bluestone floors in the function rooms, Burgundian tiles in the hall, kitchen and dining room and a whitewash oak parquet floor in the living room with conservatory and the study with fireplace and walnut cabinets. Detail: the television in the living room comes up from the floor on command. The Poggenpohl kitchen is literally equipped with everything, including a spacious utility room with separate entrance and even a refrigerated pantry. The adjoining dining room has four double doors opening onto the terraces, with a covered and heated area.
A beautiful staircase leads from the hall to the first floor with four bedrooms, three with mezzanine, three bathrooms and the master suite with luxurious bathroom (with bathtub and shower), a linen room and two dressing rooms - for him and a slightly larger one for her. The spacious balcony on the southwest offers a panoramic view over the garden and the surrounding forest area.
Behind a sliding door in the hallway there is a separate apartment, ideal for guests or a resident nanny. The hand of the architect is also visible here, who with three oval windows has created a playful line of sight through the length of the sleeping wing. The second floor is accessible by two sets of stairs and very spacious. There are several rooms / bedrooms and a real tower room, currently furnished as a guest room.
The basement extends under the entire house and with a height of about 3.30 meters and lots of daylight, counts as a fully-fledged living floor. Here you will find everything that makes life pleasant and enjoyable: a magnificent swimming pool (10.5 x 4 m) with air conditioning, soundproofing ceiling and patio doors to a lowered terrace. In the wellness area with sauna and shower you will also find the dressing room and a toilet. There is a fitness room with relaxation area and pantry, a separate chillroom, also with a sound-absorbing ceiling, a wine cellar/tasting room and lots of storage space.
Is there anything more to tell you about this perfect house? Indeed. We could write a whole book about it. But you'd better go and see it for yourself to experience the style and the unique atmosphere.