The semi-detached villa, built around 1933, with free-standing garage is situated at a top location on the leafy Merellaan, nearby riding school and stables De Naaldenhof with extensive outdoor riding opportunities, the Groot Bentveld estate, the Kopje van Aerdenhout viewpoint, various public nature conservation areas, such as Koningshof, Duin & Kruidberg, the Elswout Estate, the Kennemer Dunes National Park, and the beach. The villa is located far enough from the busy arterial road Zandvoortselaan. The 775-year old town centre of Haarlem with, to name but a few, a theatre and concert hall and a wide range of shops, restaurants, and cafés, is within a 10-minute drive. There are also excellent primary and secondary schools within easy reach.
The villa is not far from the arterial roads and Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, and The Hague are all at just a 30-minute drive. Shops for your daily groceries are just around the corner, as well as the Heemstede-Aerdenhout railway station with excellent connections to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, and The Hague.
The house for sale is the right and most favourable part - because of its position to the sun - of the semi-detached villa, which has the following layout and features.
Deep front garden and wide driveway with ample parking space on the own premises, and an evening terrace adjacent to the house. Covered entrance via a few steps on the side of the house, hall of 9m2 with guest toilet with wall-mounted toilet and washstand, cupboard under the stairs with water meter and access to the crawl space under the house. L-shaped living room of 62 m2 with bay window, working wood burning fireplace, arched doors to the evening terrace. Sliding doors with convector heater to the south-facing terrace of 20 m2 with brick planter and a few steps down to the 20-metre deep south-facing garden. From the living room: access to the kitchen of 10 m2 with breakfast bar, single sink, gas hob with 4 burners, extractor hood, utility room of 6 m2 with back entrance, connections for washer and dryer, central heating system and meter cupboard, small attic space. From the hall, a beautiful open staircase leads to the ....
First floor: landing of 7 m2, toilet with washstand, bedroom or study of 29 m2 at the front of the house (used to be 2 bedrooms) with double built-in wardrobe. Master bedroom of 20 m2 with convector heater and double doors to a south-facing balcony, walk-in wardrobe of 6 m2. Bathroom of 10 m2 with double-ended bath, shower, washstand, and mechanical ventilation. Staircase to ......
Second floor: landing of 13 m2 with dormer, built-in storage behind partitions under the roof structure, sauna (5 m2), front bedroom of 14 m2 with dormer, back bedroom of 14 m2 with dormer, bathroom (2 m2) with shower and washstand, loft ladder to .....
Third floor: attic space with floorboards, approx. 8 m2 with headroom under the ridge of the roof.
At the back of the house, there is a 20-metre deep back garden with a terrace adjacent to the house of approx. 20 m2 and a few steps that lead down to the lawn and path to a 2nd sunken terrace of 10 m2 and the woodshed which is situated behind the garage. Garage of 29 m2 with cupboard and remote-controlled tilting door, side entrance with small entrance hall of 3 m2 and stairs leading to a (damp) cellar of 33 m2 which is vented in several places.
• Plot size: 750 m².
• Volume buildings: 893 m³.
• Living space 218 m².
• Very private garden with several terraces.
• Secluded and quiet location.
• Excellent house for combining living and working from home.
• Ample scope for extending the house with the prevailing zoning plan.
• Double glazing throughout the house.
• Remeha Calenta combi-boiler 2017.
• Parquet flooring on the ground floor.
• Remote-controlled garage door.
• Garden irrigation system with own well.
• Favourable location with regard to the beach, dunes, Heemstede-Aerdenhout railway station, schools, shops, arterial roads, and Schiphol Airport.
• Private parking for multiple cars.
• Transfer date in consultation.
• This house is well worth a visit.