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A Stunning Contemporary Designed Houseboat.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

This for rent luxurious and spacious recreation houseboat for 4 people is located on the Cornelisgracht with an unobstructed view to the national park, the Weerribben-Wieden, just a few kilometers from the tourist center of Giethoorn.

The modern recreational water villa of over 95 m2 is an example of Dutch Design. Large glass walls offer a view of the surrounding nature with a great variety of birds, deer and rare species. The sheltered garden at the quay has several lounge areas and a private small port. In the postseason, and in the evenings, it is an oasis of calm, relaxed space. In the high season you will see a variety of passing boats coming from Giethoorn towards one of the many lakes; holiday and longboats, canoes and local boats serving for the transport of cane and cattle. A unique location to get away to relax and a good starting point to explore the various attractions of Overijssel, Giethoorn and the Weerribben-Wieden National Park.

Water Villa Intermezzo combines living on water with the shelter of the country, minimalist Dutch Design with absolute luxury in an ever-changing landscape of the wetlands.

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Marja van Adrichem
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Marja van Adrichem

Theo, Marja and our daughter Zoe. As a family, we have found our home in a small village in the middle of the Netherlands. Here we are surrounded by meadows and orchards, with views and an ever-changing river landscape. After five years spent abroad, we are enriched with experiences and adventures, returned. A familiar environment, a warm welcome by family, neighbors and friends, but above all a culture that is known to us. However, new challenges are emerging, new opportunities to explore, but closer to home. In the nature of the Weerribben-Wieden near Giethoorn a houseboat was for sale. An old boat in original condition with little refurbishment capabilities, but with a special berth and with an almost even nicer name; Intermezzo.

We as a family took this challenge, but in the end above all he will do the job.

Marja van Adrichem purchased this house boat in 2017

Why Marja van Adrichem chose Giethoorn

We love traveling, discovering new environments, close to home, but also further afield. The ability to be able to live for several years in Indonesia has given us the opportunity to discover a part of Asia, Australia and China but has also given us the chance to see Netherlands with a refreshing look. After several years of rice, heat and mountainous landscapes, the Dutch culture is refreshing in many ways.

Giethoorn we see as a continuation of our journey. From life on the land, to live by the sea, to live on the water. Another dimension with different rules; what you lose is gone or at least very wet.

Giethoorn, the Natural Park Weerribben-Wieden, is definitely a place which is worth to explore. A landscape where water and land varies always, where depending on the season you can hear the whisper of the reed.

What makes this house boat unique

Shaping, decorating, new creation and design; for us daily business at our company in the form of Stand Art, but also in our way of life. We have several villas and gardens designed abroad our self, first to inhabit these villas and later adapted for rent out so that others can enjoy the paradise that North Bali has to offer.

And now with our new project on Dutch soil own design is center again. In the nature of the Weerribben-Wieden near Giethoorn we have been given the opportunity to realize a own design of a houseboat. A design that despite its sleek form is one with nature due to its amount of glass. Surrounded by nature, overlooking nature and the reflection of nature in many glassware.

The design has been paramount to this nature. Through a tight closed embankment, one enters a space surrounded by glass overlooking the nature reserve. A terrace on the water side with an unobstructed view of the Weerribben-Wieden is an ideal place to enjoy the peace, or at peak season the variety of boats that sail by.

Symmetry and tranquility, luxury western features as total domotica, these were guidelines for the design of Water villa Intermezzo.

Villa Intermezzo is designed to provide the environment to its full potential. Pride on the water with a direct connection to all lakes and canals. An oasis of tranquility and a paradise for those who love nature.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house boat in Giethoorn in Municipality of Steenwijkerland

Property Type:
  • house boat
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Incl t.v.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Bunk Bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Great place to relax and unwind. Good starting point to discover the surroundings of this old Dutch landscape but also a big part of The Netherlands.


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A Stunning Contemporary Designed Houseboat.
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

A relaxing stay in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic 10 days. This beautiful houseboat was a great place to stay and explore the surrounding area by bike and boat... or simply read a book and watch the world go by with a glass of wine. 100% recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this great review. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay.
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A beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from an amazing week at the Intermezzo. The house boat is one of the most beautiful places we have stayed and the surroundings are very relaxing.

Communication with Marja was excellent and Joke made us feel very welcome when we arrived.

Our two boys (11 & 14) found plenty to do in the area. We all enjoyed hiring boats and bikes and our sons also loved the climbing forest in Passloo.

I definitely recommend this holiday. The Intermezzo is the perfect place to stay in this beautiful part of Holland.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lynn, Thanks for your great review. We were very happy to have you and your family as our guests. It was lovely to see your pictures and movie of the house boat. Thanks a lot.
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Prachtig gelegen en mooi ontworpen watervilla

  • 5 of 5

De omgeving is zo rustgevend en prachtig aan het water. Bij binnenkomst heb je meteen een ‘wauwgevoel’ met al die mooie ramen en niveauverschillen waardoor je steeds weer in verbinding bent met de natuur. Wat een mooie inrichting van alle gemakken voorzien. Alles was op en top geregeld. We hebben ons zeer welkom gevoeld en we komen graag een keer terug.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beste Brigitte, Dank voor je mooie review, we hopen jullie weer snel te mogen verwelkomen. Groetjes, Marja
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Traumhaft schön

  • 5 of 5

Das Hausboot ist sehr modern und geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Mit den Rädern erreicht man in kurzer Zeit den Bootsverleih und kann durch die Kanäle fahren. Es war wunderschön und erholend. Die Nachbarin und die Vermieter waren sehr nett. Man sollte jedoch ein gutes Spray gegen Kriebelmücken dabei haben.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at our house boat and your nice review. Thanks for the warning for the mosquitoes. Only a few months per year can be very annoying. A good mosquito spray helps. We hope to welcome you again and are glad that you enjoyed your time in Giethoorn.
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Der Aufenthalt war überwältigend. Die Bilder waren bereits sehr Eindrucksvoll doch die Realität TOP

  • 5 of 5

Der Gesamteindruck war stimmig und zu unserer vollsten Zufriedenheit. Die Anreise sehr simpel. Die Begrüßung vor Ort war herzlich und einladend.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank für diese schöne Bewertung. Wir hoffen Sie, in der Zukunft , wieder willkommen zu heißen.
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Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house boat in Giethoorn, Salland region

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
High season
16 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Mid season
1 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
High season
1 Jul 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £223.68
Cleaning fee £80.53

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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