Staying in "The Tower House". A former 17th century monumental warehouse, right in the historic old center of Medemblik, near the old harbor. The whole house (130m2, 4 floors) is entirely at your disposal. 100% privacy! 2x Master bedrooms, bath, freestanding shower, free WIFI internet, cable TV and a well-equipped kitchen. 100% comfort. Within walking distance: the harbors, canal, the IJsselmeer, (water) sports, monuments, restaurants, walking and shopping, nature and culture. Amsterdam within 35 minutes by car easily accessible.
The living kitchen
The kitchen is equipped with many "extras"; oven, microwave, dishwasher, wok burner, professional coffee / espresso machine with fresh beans (an absolute must have :-)), refrigerator, freezer, etc in addition to all 'normal' kitchen utensils. You can prepare and serve a multi-course dinner for the whole family in the living kitchen without any problems.
The living room
The living room exudes the atmosphere of the 17th century (characteristic staircase, chandeliers and high beamed ceiling), but with the 20th century comfort (HD cable TV, WIFI, a gas fireplace, of course the whole building has central heating). Here you will find a comfortable seating area (good sofa and two armchairs). The original shared (cleavable) door gives access to your private sidewalk to the street overlooking the harbor. The pavement is also your patio.
Both bedrooms are both equipped as 'master bedrooms', have two double beds and plenty of hanging and hanging part for your clothes. Optionally, in one of the bedrooms the beds (box spring mattresses) slide apart.
2 Toilets and Bathroom
The bathroom has a large bathtub and a standing shower. The toilet is separate is next to the bathroom. Of course there is also a 2nd toilet on the first floor.
Finally, you also have access to an indoor storage area where your bike, board, kite or other matters can park safely and heated.
- WiFi (free)
- Cable TV
- Well-stocked Kitchen
- Built-in Coffee machine (with freshly roasted beans)
- Washing machine
- Condensate Dryer
- Drying rack
- Bath linen
- Kitchen linen
- Cable TV
- Central heating
- Gas fireplace (atmosphere)
- 2 x 2 person beds
- Hangers and rack
- Iron and ironing board
- Shower (walk-in)
- Large bathtub
- 2nd separate toilet
- Garden furniture for private pavement
- Free parking in front of the house
Access for guests
The entire Tower House has been specially designed to make you as comfortable as possible, you can use all the spaces and all the stuff. All rooms are at your disposal and for no one else. Guests have free use of linen, towels and kitchen towels. Also, use coffee, tea and everything you can find in the kitchen cupboards and - drawers
Interact with guests
You will be personally received by us, you'd tour of the former warehouse and of course we resolve any possible discomfort immediately. The whole house is at your disposal, there are no other guests, absolute privacy!
We live out of town, but in a small village nearby. We want to know what time you expect to arrive, so that we personally in the house to hand over the key. If you leave strong, or arrives in the middle of the night? No problem!! You will receive from us the code of the lock, so you can always be in the house.
The Tower House is located in the historic center of Medemblik, and yet in absolute calm. The (Wester) harbor literally around the corner, the best bakery in the neighborhood around the other corner and a lookout on the only open canal of Medemblik. Plenty of shops, hiking, good and tasty restaurants, hospitality, sports !!historic buildings, etc. In the house you will find information about the area "our 33 hotspots of North Holland according to Julia & Marius".
Medemblik is the oldest town in West Friesland. The city has the Regatta Center a water sports center with international allure where national - and international sailing competitions are organized.
Historic and modern
The center has modern and historical rubbing each other find. Beautiful yachts and historic ships of the brown fleet lay in the modern ports of the historic center. Sitting on one of the terraces you can see all the fuss on the water behind a drink.
Museum and castle
The city has many museums; in a prominent state Radboud Castle, dating from the late 13th century. At the Bakery Museum are traditional methods baked the most delicious treats and it Stoomgemaal you'll learn all about the development of the steam engine. Medemblik is also staging the steam tram Hoorn-Medemblik.
The seeker gets the VVV bicycle in hand on the bike and make a trip over ridges, through ancient villages and ribbon along traditional farmhouses. From the back of the dike you look out over the endless IJsselmeer.
Amsterdam by car within 35 minutes. Public transport (train, bus, boat) via Hoorn (about 10 minutes). Other interesting towns like Volendam, Marken and interesting "Cities Cheese" Edam and Alkmaar at even shorter distance. Enkhuizen and Hoorn even within 10 minutes.
Free parking at home on the public road. Public transport by bus. NS Train Horn 15 minutes away. Amsterdam is 35 minutes away.
Other things to watch out for
The tower house is an incredibly nice house. The character of the house feel. It is a monumental renovated warehouse. It is a prime location and has a luxurious entourage. Unfortunately, it is less suitable for disabled or small children given the multiple floors and stairs without safety stair gate. For the same reason, the Tower House is not suitable for the disabled.