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Gerard Hartveld

Member since: 2010
Speaks English, German, Dutch

Luxury apartment for 4 to 6 people on a monumental farm - unit_1135024

40 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday farmhouse in South Holland - Sint Nicolaashoeve

Relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape and farm 25 km from Amsterdam.

The apartment is spacious and yet cosy and with an authentic look.

In the apartment are two double bedrooms, each with two excellent fresh, single box spring beds of 2.10 m. Eventually there is the possibility for 1 or 2 extra beds. The apartment has a clean shower, a spacious living room with an open kitchen with all modern conveniences such as a microwave, dishwasher, fridge with freezer and cooker.

Everywhere is wireless internet.

The Sint Nicolaashoeve is located one hundred meters away from the village of Nieuwveen. The village has a supermarket, various shops, snack bar, bench, bike rental and bus stop.

You find restaurants within 2 km distance.

The Sint Nicolaashoeve is affiliated with Groene Hart Logies. A chain of high quality guest accommodations.

In the apartment smoking is not allowed.

Pets are not allowed.

  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gerard Hartveld (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, German, Dutch

About Gerard Hartveld

We are Eveline and Gerard Hartveld.

Gerard is the 3rd generation Hartveld on the Sint Nicolaashoeve.

We like to give you hospitality and enjoy meeting very nice people from all over the world.

So, be very welcome on our lovely farm!

Gerard Hartveld purchased this farmhouse in 1858

Why Gerard Hartveld chose South Holland

The Sint Nicolaashoeve is working farm in a really Dutch polder.

The farm is for our guest free to visit, for sure the kids will love it!

They can “help” on the farm, play with our friendly dog Jackie.

Special for the kids there are also free to use (old) bikes on the farm.


based on 40 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.825 based on 40 reviews

A Wonderful Family-Friendly Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our American family of four (two children ages 7 and 9) stayed in the Coach House at Sint Nicolaashoeve for six nights. We had an absolutely, amazing experience. The description was accurate and the property was very clean and well-maintained. The country setting provided a peaceful retreat at the end of a busy day of sightseeing.

The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was spacious. The fully equipped kitchen was great for preparing meals. A washer and dryer were also available on site. Although we didn't take advantage of it, there was a game room available that had a variety of board games, puzzles, etc. Our children were more interested in exploring the farm and riding the bicycles that were available to guests. Each day, they made sure that we made it back to the farm in time for them to have their own down-time. By the time we left, they had become friends with and had assigned names to most of the animals, including the milk cows!

Sint Nicolaashoeve is only a short 15 minute or so drive from Schiphol Airport. We rented a car for our stay and found the location to be very convenient for trips into Alkmaar, Amsterdam, Gouda, Keukenhof Gardens, Haarlem, Hoorne, Leiden, and The Hague. We were able to purchase the food we needed and other basic items at the local Coop (grocery store) and bakery - these were within walking distance of the farm. The Coop also had an ATM, which made it convenient to get cash. Our favorite dining spot, recommended by the owners, was at De Strooppot, just a few minutes away in De Hoef. The drive through the countryside, a great meal, and super-friendly staff made for a wonderful evening!

The owners were very friendly and extremely helpful - that kind of just-in-time help that you need when trying to find the grocery store, local restaurant, or even how to find reverse in your European car! Our flights were changed several times and each time they were helpful to accommodate these changes. Our flight arrived earlier than originally planned, and the owners stored our luggage in a locked closet while we went exploring in Gouda. When we returned, all of our luggage had been moved into the house, and the two largest suitcases had been carried upstairs to the bedrooms!

I would recommend Sint Nicolaashoeve to any family looking for a peaceful, beautiful, off-the-beaten-path retreat that is closely located to Amsterdam and is centrally located to many of the tourist locations in the Netherlands!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is good to read you had a very nice time on our farm! we love when people leave had a very good holiday! Thanks for the review! Gerard and Eveline.
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Lovely holiday in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely Easter holiday staying at one of the apartments at Sint Nicolaashoeve. It is an excellent location within easy reach of many places to visit.

The apartment was very nice and had lovely views across the fields and to the town, it is a peaceful setting.

We had a friendly welcome from the owner and our children (aged 8yr & 3yr) enjoyed exploring the farm and watching the cows being milked.

We have recommended this holiday apartment to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: it is good to see you had a good time, we are happy you recommended us to other people! thanks a lot! Gerard.
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Great place Great location.

  • 5 of 5

What a great location, everything you need for a relaxing break in the country, not too far from anything and then not to close either.

The farmhouse accommodation is super, clean and tidy with everything you need, we were made to feel so very welcome by Gerard. We were also very lucky with the weather, clear blue skies every day, this place is a gem.

Jane, Jim, June ,John

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: hello Jane Jim June and John, thanks for compliments! we loved it having you as our guests! hopefully we will see you another time again on our farm. best regards, Gerard and Eveline.
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a wonderful family stay!

  • 5 of 5

The farm is absolutely amazing, our apartment was very cozy - with fully equipped kitchen where we could cook our own meals, and the owners are very friendly and tend to their guests' needs immediately. This is a great place to stay with young kids, and the surrounding area is relaxing and peaceful so you can enjoy a relaxing stroll along small canals.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: hello Katy, thanks for visiting our farm and those nice words! you are very welcome to visit us some other time. best regards, Gerard and Eveline.
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A Stunning Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome stay at this wonderful location with the equally awesome Gerard and Eveline. They made our week at Sint Nicolaashoeve most enjoyable and memorable. The accommodation was great and as described by Linda T below so no need to repeat other than to say that we too ate most of our meals outside at the patio table whilst enjoying the rural atmosphere.

If you are planning a trip to The Netherlands then you will be hard pressed to find a more sublime place in which to base yourself. Thanks Gerard and Eveline!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: hello Cindy and Jeff, thanks for this very good review. we loved it having you on our lovely farm. hopefully you will visit us again! best regards, Gerard and Eveline.
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Consider us happy customers

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from an exciting extended vacation to Europe. When friends and family ask what our favorite part of the vacation was, the answer is easy-our Farm Stay at the Sint Nicolaashoeve in Nieuwveen!

We rented a self catering one bedroom cottage which had plenty of room for the two of us. Our bedroom was upstairs in the loft- very comfortable bed, and we had plenty of room to stretch out. Downstairs on the main floor was the kitchen, complete with pans, dishes, a 4 burner cooktop and dishwasher, a small dining area, a living room with TV, and a very ample bathroom. Our favorite space though, was the outside patio. When the weather would permit, we would make our meals in the kitchen and eat outside where we could watch the little lambs in one field and the young dairy cows in another.

The property is well maintained, the gardens beautiful, the hosts more than generous with their time. You have lots of freedom to explore the farm, use the laundry, watch the farming operations or play with their dog.

The grocery, bike shop, and bakery are just a short walk away- all first rate.

Lots to see and do in South Holland, from the spectacular Keukenhof to Flora Holland, Gouda, and bike riding along the canal paths.

How much did we like it? We are already trying to put together a return trip for next Spring!

This place is really something special- you can't miss!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: hello Linda and Rick, thanks for this very very nice words! we liked it having you on our farm. it is good to read your stay at our farm was your favotite part of the vacation to Europe. best regards, Gerard and Eveline.
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Hoek van Holland
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Golfclub Liemeer
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Alphen aan den Rijn
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Heren van Liemeer
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Other activities: enjoy the farm and get your “farmers diploma”


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Leiden, South Holland

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
midden 2016
25 Mar 2016 - 30 Jun 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
hoog 2016
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
midden 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
laag 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

prijzen incl. beddengoed gas water licht en eindschoonmaak (indien u het gewoon netjes achterlaat)
excl. handdoeken (huren of zelf meenemen).
ontbijt wordt niet aangeboden, maar warme bakker en supermarkt zijn op 300 meter afstand.

prijzen zijn voor maximaal 4persoons in het appartement.
bijzetbedden en kinderbed op aanvraag.
weekendprijs is voor vrijdag tot maandag en voor maandag tot vrijdag.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in South Holland, Holland (Netherlands)

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 4 m2
  • The apartment has a private bathroom with a good shower and toilet. The size is large 4 m2.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , Extra bed available
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Extra bed available
  • The beds are 2.10 meters long and are fresh upon arrival. Extra bed and cot for rent.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
There are some bikes and go-karts for you and the kids, very nice to use at and around the farm. Do you like to make a longer trip then we would advise you to rent a bike at the bike shop at 300 meters away. If you have any questions, we will be glad to try answering them.

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