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Country estate Beeckestijn

1717
Louis XIV
Velsen-Zuid
Rijksstraatweg 134
Country estate  Beeckestijn

This large country estate is a fine example of the suburban houses and their vast surrounding gardens build by the regents from Amsterdam as a holiday retreat for the summer.

View fromt the house at the surrounding garden

Views, axis, connect the gardens to the main house, a typical characteristic for the country estate.

Architecture combined with nature
Sightlines were an important feature, connecting the architecture with the surroundings

A house full of details

Do you see the disguised socket and the wallpaper with woven leaf motifs?

Wall covering with leaves
Wall covering hiding modern stuff

Room with bird wallpaper, if you are quiet you can hear them.

Make a route through the different rooms of the house. Seats, benches and window sills! Enjoy the house and the surrounding garden.

One of the rooms at the front
Little cabinet on the side

Room with bird wallpaper, if you are quiet you can hear them.

Make a route through the different rooms of the house. Seats, benches and window sills! Enjoy the house and the surrounding garden.

One of the rooms at the front
Little cabinet on the side
If you have visited the Museum House, do not forget to visit the gardens! They are very worthwhile.
Cunera Vergeer
Head of information
Coachhouse

Country estate

This large estate is a good example of the houses in the suburbs and their extensive surrounding gardens, built by the regents of Amsterdam as a holiday residence for the summer.

Visiting address

Buitenplaats Beeckestijn
Rijksweg 134
1981 LD Velzen-Zuid

Opening times

Country estate Beeckestijn is open every thursday, friday, saturday & sunday from 11.00 to 16.00.
On sunday the 11th of august Beeckestijn will be closed and on Friday the 30th of august the estate will be closed at 14.00.
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