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Diever, Netherlands  (# 27704)
 Farmhouse in Diever, Drenthe, The Netherlands
  VacationsFRBO Diever Vacation Rentals Property ID 27704 UNDER THE OAKS: DIEVER: THE NETHERLANDS  

Major City: Assen
Distance: 20-30 mi

Type:   House
Area: Hiking

Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 10
Baths: 1
Size: 450 Sq M

Internet: Yes
Pets OK: Call
Pool: No
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: Yes

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Under the Oaks - a farmhouse dating from 1890

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Name: David & Monique Samson

Phone: +31 521 594187

Languages: English & Dutch

Personal Website: http://www.selfcateringinholland.com

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2008-01-09

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Our farmhouse will provide all amenities for the most perfect stay in
Diever - an historic Drenthe village - at the heart of rural
Netherlands and surrounded by areas of stunning natural beauty.

The farmhouse has cable TV (including UK and American channels) and
there is a selection of films on DVD, as well as a CD collection and
English language books.

There is also fast (up to 80 Mbit) and secure wireless internet access
throughout the farmhouse.

For children, there are soft toys, games and books available while 2
cots, 2 highchairs, a play-pen and a baby bath will help accommodate
our youngest guests.

Comprehensive tourist information covering Diever village and the
surrounding areas (including Friesland, its islands and Overijssel),
as well as most major tourist attractions in the Netherlands is

A complimentary welcome pack will be found on arrival, containing
bread, butter, milk, jam, cheese, eggs, sugar, coffee, tea and orange
If you would like anything else in particular to be included in the
welcome pack, please just let us know.

The surrounding area:

- Diever is at the center of an abundance of historical sites and
attractions for adults and children of all ages. Diversity on your

- It is just a 10-minute walk to reach the forests of the Drents-
Friese Wold (6,100 hectares / 15,070 acres), one of the largest
National parks of the Netherlands, with its 32 marked walks & numerous
cycle paths. Also situated close by to National Park Dwingelderveld
(3,692 hectares / 9,120 acres) - the largest moorland on the European
Continent - with its 60 kms (37 miles) of walking trails & 40 kms (25
miles) of bicycle paths. Perfect for hiking, biking, riding,
birdwatching or just picnicking!

- Get a glimpse of life in the Netherlands during the 18th century at
the ‘working‘ village of Orvelte.

- Visit the WWII transit camp at Westerbork - to where Anne Frank and
her family were brought.

- Take in the many museums (25, at the last count) that will provide
an interest to each member of your group.

- For teenagers, there are 18 fun parks and, for our younger guests,
enchanting ‘fairy tale’ parks nearby.

- While the city of Groningen ('shop till you drop') & the German
border are all less than an hour's drive, the provincial capital at
Assen is just a 25-minute drive away!

- Not forgetting a day-out to the world-famous Emmen zoo, while for
those looking for more sporty activities, sailing, boat excursions &
fishing can be enjoyed at Giethoorn (the ‘Venice of the North’).

- Also, there is an 18-hole golf course available in Havelte (14km/9
miles away).

- Want to visit the beach as well? The Frisian islands make a great
day out with some of the best beaches in the Netherlands with
excursions available to the seal colonies. They are around 1 ¼ hour’s
drive away, with an onward ferry crossing.

So, whether its picnicking in the forest, taking a dip in a forest
bathing pool or going by horseback along one of the many marked
trails, you won’t be disappointed by this areas rich heritage, its
welcoming, English-speaking people and its unending choice of
excursions and attractions.

Come and visit the real Netherlands!

Using the farmhouse as a base to explore the Netherlands:

- Are you looking for a central base in which to explore the

Apart from being able to explore the north and east of the country
with ease, ‘Under the Oaks’ is also very centrally located for
visiting both the south / south-west of the Netherlands, as well as
the west of the country. The travelling times for reaching these areas
are considerably shorter than travelling via the highway network in
the west of the country, as our roads and highways here in the north
and east are less congested.

Being situated in the south-west corner of Drenthe, Diever is placed
at the crossroads of three Dutch provinces - Drenthe, Overijssel and
Friesland - all uniquely different to one another. So when you are in
Drenthe, why not discover Friesland and Overijssel provinces as well -
the borders lie just 15 minutes away by car, with the highway just 11
kms (7 miles) away!

Driving times from Diever to other parts of the Netherlands?

- it’s less than 2 hours from Diever to the southern city of Eindhoven
(the Belgian border is just south of there).

A visit to Amsterdam while staying in Diever?

- many of our guests drive the 45 minutes to the outskirts of Almere
(Almere Buiten), and then take the short train journey from there into
Amsterdam city. It’s much easier to park your car outside the city and
use the fast and efficient public transport from there!

Wishing to explore Rotterdam and the Hague in the south-west of the
country as well?

- these cities are also just 90-120 minutes away. Again, travelling
times from our region to these cities is faster than from many other
parts of the country, as the highway network via Zwolle to Utrecht has
lighter traffic.

We want you to have a wonderful and memorable holiday!

It is our pleasure to be of assistance to you during your stay and our
priority to make sure that you will have a pleasant time at the
holiday farmhouse. We are happy to offer any help on preparing your

Please email with any questions you may have about the farmhouse,
Diever, Drenthe or anything at all to do with the Netherlands!



Appliances: Fridge-Freezer, Hair Dryer, Toaster, Coffee Maker,
Dishwasher, Iron,
Vacuum, Dryer, Microwave-Grill, Mini-Oven, Washing Machine, Stove

Electronics: Alarm Clock, DVD Player & DVDs, Cable TV, CD Player
& CDs, Stereo

Heating and Cooling: Fans, Radiators

Property Views: Garden View, Fields



Local Area Details:

Diever, Drenthe and the surrounding area: Diever village, located at
the southwesterly tip of the province of Drenthe (approx 2 hrs east
of Amsterdam) is adjacent to the largest forest in the Netherlands -
perfect for walking cycling and horse riding. Also renowned for its
Shakespearian plays held in the open air theatre during the Summer
months, Diever is at the heart of unspoilt rural Dutch countryside.
Among many near attractions, Emmen Zoo, Gnomeland, Giethoorn (the
Venice of the Netherlands) and the towns of Hoogeveen (20 minutes),
Assen (30 minutes), Emmen (45 minutes) and the city of Groningen (40
minutes) are easily accessible.
A Dutch National Tourist office is also nearby with a wealth of
information on the surrounding area.

Location of Diever:

Diever is easily accessible fron both Amsterdam Schiphol (2 hours)
and Groningen Eelde (30 minutes) airports. A car is recommended
(rental cars also available at both airports) although public
transport (bus) just a few minutes walk away, with links to the
surrounding villages and towns. Nearest train station at Beilen (20
minutes away) with direct services to Groningen (30 minutes) and
Amsterdam Airport (2 hours).

Nearby Activities:


Activities: Amusement Park, Biking, Board Games, Boating, Camping,
Educational, Fishing, Fitness Club, Golf Course, Hiking, Horseback
Riding, Museum, Playground, Pool (indoor), Pool (outdoor),
Resturants, Shopping, Tennis Courts, Water Sports, Wildlife Zoo



Check In 2pm Saturday - Check Out 10am Saturday. Sorry, no proms! Discounts are available for multiple week rentals!! Partial weeks available / call for details! $400.00 (refundable) security deposit required. ********************************************************************* Rental Rates April 26 - May 23 $275.00 Night May 23 - May 26 $375.00 Night Rental Period Per Week Min. Stay (Nights) May 29 - June 25 EUR 1153.00 3 June 26 - August 27 EUR 1308.00 7 August 28 - October 29 EUR 1153.00 3 October 30 - December 20 EUR 839.00 3 December 21 - January 07 EUR 1308.00 7 January 08 - February 04 EUR 839.00 3 February 05 - March 03 EUR 1153.00 3 March 04 - March 24 EUR 839.00 3 March 25 - March 31 EUR 1308.00 3 April 01 - May 05 EUR 1153.00 3 May 06 - May 19 EUR 1308.00 3 May 20 - June 23 EUR 1153.00 3 June 24 - August 25 EUR 1308.00 7 August 26 - October 27 EUR 1153.00 3 October 28 - December 22 EUR 839.00 3 December 23 - January 05 EUR 1308.00 7 Rates are shown in Euros and are based on a group of 9 to 12 persons and are for the property per week (Friday to Friday), per midweek (Monday to Friday) and per weekend (Friday to Monday) For groups of 6 to 8 persons - deduct 10% from the above rates For groups of up to 6 persons - deduct 20% from the above rates Changeover days: Monday and Friday preferred (although we are flexible) Arrival: after 4 p.m / Departure: before 10.00 a.m. Last minute discount : deduct 15% for bookings made within 6 weeks of arrival date Longstay discount : deduct 10% for bookings of a 14 night duration Earlybird discount : deduct 5% for bookings made 26 weeks (6 months) before arrival date Please note that discounts are not combinable (in cases of more than one discount applicable, highest discount will apply) Booking Conditions: Deposit: 20% of total amount within 7 days (1 week) of booking, balance to be paid no later than 56 days (8 weeks) before arrival date please. Bookings within 8 weeks: full payment on booking. Cancellations: More than 42 days before arrival - 80% refund / From 41 to 28 days before arrival - 60% refund / From 27 to 14 days before arrival - 40% refund / From 13 to 7 days before arrival - 20% refund / From 6 days to day of arrival - No refund We accept all major credit cards via PayPal, as well as interbank transfers in Euros

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