LICHTTORENHOOFD 2

Etten-Leur, Netherlands
EUR €1,595,000
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5 Beds
1 Baths
444 sqm
Source ID 6234a71cd1c242030ab1ac91
Built 1895

Description

This national monument, located near the Van Bergenplein, is now up for sale. This imposing villa with its characteristic Neo-Renaissance style was built in 1895 by Ulbo Jetze Heerma van Voss. The eye for detail in this residence is unprecedented; when you stand in front of the facade, you immediately notice how much attention has been paid to the design of this listed building. Being able to live in your own bubble - the sense of privacy that you get is exceptional. And all of this in close proximity to the charming centre of Etten-Leur. The villa exudes real character, which is reflected in every room. This truly unique property features a generous-sized living room, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a double garage, a south-west facing garden and an annex with a living area. Are you just as enthusiastic about this property as we are? Then please contact our office, we will be delighted to show you around this beautiful residence! Ground floor: You enter the front garden with a driveway with parking space for several cars through the (lockable) entrance gates. The entrance leads to the spacious entrance hall with access to the study and French doors that open up to the hall. The expansive hall provides access to the study, living room, kitchen, basement and the built-in staircase to the first floor. The toilet room (with lavatory and washbasin) and the meter cupboard are also located here. In the basement, there is a built-in closet which houses the central heating combi boiler (Nefit, 2019) and the boiler and it is possible to use this as a wine cellar. The study is located at the front of the house and has a built-in wall unit and air conditioning. The spacious living room is approx. 64 m² in size and features a conservatory at the rear of the house. The living room is furnished with a gas fireplace that creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The many windows let in plenty of light and offer a beautiful view of the garden. The living room is easy to partition into a sitting and dining area and has ample space to receive guests. You can reach the back garden through the French doors, where you are surrounded by greenery in all serenity. A place to completely unwind during the summer months. The kitchen (approx. 3.87 x 4.25 m) is located at the rear of the house and has a corner setup with a 4-burner gas cooker, extractor, refrigerator, sink with Quooker, dishwasher, oven, a stone worktop and plenty of storage options in the form of several upper and lower cabinets. The character of the house is reflected perfectly in the kitchen. A door in this room leads you to the vestibule. Via the vestibule, you have access to the tiled toilet area (with a toilet and washbasin), a built-in cupboard, bathroom and a door to the utility room and back garden. The fully tiled, roomy bathroom (approx. 2.78 x 2.31 m in size) has a shower (with a hand shower and thermostatic mixer tap), a washbasin, a utility sink, a closet and the connections for a washing machine and dryer. In the utility room, there is a kitchen unit with a sink, refrigerator, freezer and plenty of storage space. As well as a built-in cupboard, and a door to the back garden and garage. The garage (approx. 5.50 x 4.96 m) has double automatic doors with room to park two cars. 1st floor: Halfway down this floor you will find a bathroom and a large landing which leads to the 4 bedrooms. You can also reach the 2nd floor via a built-in staircase. The fully tiled, roomy bathroom (approx. 2.75 x 2.19 m in size) has a shower (with hand shower and thermostatic mixer tap), toilet, double washbasin and design radiator. The master bedroom, located at the rear of the house, is approx. 3.91 x 4.24 m in size and is equipped with air conditioning and ornamental trims. The master bedroom opens onto the walk-in closet with balcony and en suite bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a bath, shower cabin with jet streams, toilet, double washbasin, bidet and design radiator. The bedroom at the rear of the house is approx. 4.53 x 5.00 m in size. The bedroom on the left front side of the house is approx. 4.69 x 4.54 m in size and has a built-in closet and air-conditioning. The bedroom on the right side of the house is approx. 4.20 x 4.23 m in size and features air-conditioning. The bedroom at the front is approx. 2.93 x 3.83 m in size. 2nd floor: On this floor, you will find a large room that you can use for a variety of purposes. The support beams are a real eye-catcher in this open space. The room comes equipped with a toilet, built-in closet and a kitchen unit. The kitchen is equipped with a double sink, refrigerator, stone worktop and various upper and lower cabinets. Guesthouse: The guesthouse, surrounded by greenery and with enough privacy thanks to the dense hedge, is accessible from the picturesque back garden. The annex is fully equipped and ideal as an independent living space or office. The annex has a living room with air conditioning, open kitchen measuring approx. 25 m², a toilet room (with a wall-mounted toilet and washbasin), bathroom and there’s a bedroom, built-in cupboard and storage space. Garden: The idyllic garden surrounds the residence and is made up of mature vegetation, 2 outdoor terraces, a lawn, LED lighting and a sprinkler system. Thanks to the trees and plants, you have plenty of privacy in the garden. The garden faces southwest, so you can enjoy the afternoon and evening sun. General: - The house is furnished with wooden window frames with for the most part double glazing. The garage has wooden window frames with single glazing. - The ground floor has a natural stone floor in the hall. The living room and study have a wooden floor and the kitchen, vestibule and utility room are fitted with stone tiles. - The 1st floor is carpeted except for the bedroom at the rear of the house, which has a laminate floor finish. The bathrooms are also fully tiled. - The 2nd floor is carpeted and has wooden floorboards. - The bedrooms are partially fitted with electric sun screens - Ample parking available on private, enclosed grounds. Etten-Leur Noord: The Etten-Leur Noord neighbourhood is in fact the original, old Leur; so it is basically a neighbourhood with a soul. This is down to the wedding church, for one thing, and the monumental Sint Petruskerk (St. Peter's Church). The Van Bergenplein (town square) is a full-blown shopping strip with a large Lidl supermarket (and the Jumbo a little further down on the Geerkade), but you can also do plenty of other shopping here. As you can easily park out front, it is a popular shopping area. A weekly market is also held here on Friday mornings. Seniors and juniors are welcome in this area: De Hasselbraam primary school on Beukenlaan has just been fully renovated and there is also a school for special needs children nearby at "Het Kompas" on Van Genkstraat. For sports in Etten-Leur Noord, you can head to De Vijf Huizen tennis park. It is an active tennis club with seven outdoor courts and a large clubhouse. So, if you want a feel for the atmosphere, Etten-Leur Noord is the place to be. It is a very popular older neighbourhood (!) that is also easy to reach. By bus as well as by car. You'll be on the highway to Breda, Roosendaal or Antwerp in no time thanks to the excellent arterial roads. Etten-Leur: Etten-Leur is a growing municipality with about 44,000 inhabitants, spread over 15 neighbourhoods. It arose from the linear villages of Etten and Leur. After the main road was moved from the core area to the outskirts in 2000, space was created for a new centre and Etten-Leur became a close-knit community. Its central location near highways and cities such as Breda, Rotterdam and Antwerp make it an attractive place to live and work. On the outer ring road, business parks are located where a number of large, well-known companies are based, but there are also lots of local and regional industries. All in all, Etten-Leur is a healthy place to live with plenty of employment opportunities. Character-wise, Etten-Leur can best be described as a large village, but with characteristics of a city. For instance, it has a wonderful shopping centre, good schools, excellent sports venues and numerous entertainment venues, including its own theatre and a cinema. Moreover, it has a marina and a train station within the municipal boundaries. Etten-Leur is nestled in rural West Brabant, where forests and nature are literally close at hand. In the surrounding area, there is plenty of opportunity for cycling, walking and recreational pursuits. You can sail to the Biesbosch from the harbour. Conditions of sale: Asbestos clause In homes built before 1 July 1993, there is a risk that materials containing asbestos may have been incorporated in such things as (smoke) ducts, roofs/roof panelling, partition walls, facade panels, or close to heating and hot water appliances and in floor coverings. The seller is not aware that any materials containing asbestos have been used, the potential risk of this is transferred to the purchasing party after conclusion of the sale, which is specified in the deed of sale. Age clause The age clause will be included in the deed of sale for this home because the property is more than 125 years old, which means that the requirements for the construction quality are considerably lower than for new homes. As a result, the buyer cannot claim that this property deviates from the current building regulations. NEN2580 Measurement Guidelines The Measurement Guidelines are based on the NEN2580. The Measurement Guidelines are intended to provide a more uniform method of taking measurements in order to give an indication of the usable area. The Measurement Guidelines do not fully rule out any discrepancies in measurement results, due to differences in interpretation, or rounding off, or limitations in the carrying out of measurements, for instance. The basic premise is always "what you see is what you buy" and the object information has a lower priority. The purchase agreement is only legally valid after it has been signed A verbal agreement between the private seller and private buyer is not legally binding. This means that there is only a legally valid purchase once the private seller and private buyer have signed the purchase agreement. This stems from Article 7:2 of the Dutch Civil Code. A confirmation of the verbal agreement by email or a forwarded draft of the purchase agreement is also not considered a legally valid agreement. Security deposit or bank guarantee As Agnes Tomesen Makelaardij is affiliated with the NVM, use is made of the purchase agreement model as formulated by the NVM, VBO, the Dutch Consumers' Association (Consumentenbond) and the Vereniging Eigen Huis (Homeowners’ Association). Included as standard in this deed of sale is a security deposit or a bank guarantee amounting to 10% of the purchase price. Sales documentation This documentation has been carefully prepared by us, however, as a rule we are largely dependent on third parties for the accuracy of the information provided and therefore neither the seller nor we accept any liability. In conclusion: We appreciate that you are taking the trouble to read through the information about this property. If you wish to view the home, you are, of course, welcome to do so. Then we will show you around the house as it is currently furnished and laid out. The tour will take you through the present situation, but you may have other ideas. We are more than happy to listen to these. And we will talk to you about what you can do with the rooms and the layout so that they can be put to a new use that suits you. A lot can be achieved with limited means. This is something we are keen to make clear during the viewing. If you have any questions, then please do not hesitate to contact us. You can do this by email or telephone. We are happy to be of service!

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