One of the most characteristic villas in the leafy Bilthoven-Noord villa district is now for sale. Villa “Eendenhof” was built in 1918 according to architectural plans drafted for Mr. Hupkes from Bussum, and was built on what was then Sparrenlaan. The villa showcases all the elements that define the splendid architecture of the early 20th century.
This characteristic family home features a well-configured, contemporary layout with generous spaces, spanning a total floor area of approximately 360 sqm with a total of twelve rooms, including eight bedrooms. The villa is set on one of the largest lots in Bilthoven, nearly 7,000 sqm, the house is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden and a tennis court and double detached garage cum shed. Expansive woods with endless hiking trails, sports complexes, shops, schools and the NS train station are all close-by.
LAYOUT: entrance, foyer, spacious hall with access to a large cellar, restroom, bright dining room (ca. 19 sqm) with a beautiful, original period fitted cabinet, bright living room (ca. 40 sqm) with a fireplace, stunning bay overlooking the garden and French doors to the study (ca. 25 sqm) with a stone mantel and French doors to the patio, expansive kitchen/diner with solid wood custom kitchen and connecting to a a second dining room (total ca. 40 sqm) with a fireplace and French doors to the garden. On this level, the original parquet flooring is still intact under the carpeting.
FIRST FLOOR: a grand staircase leads to the beautiful landing with fitted closets and a restroom, large bedroom (ca. 19 sqm) with French doors to the roof deck and access to the connecting bathroom with a bathtub, double vanity and toilet, connecting through to a dressing room/study (ca. 18 sqm) with wall-to-wall wardrobes, a third bedrooms (ca. 12 sqm) with a door to the roof deck, bathroom with a shower, sink and fittings for the laundry machine and dryer, fourth and fifth bedrooms (ca. 15 and 16 sqm) each with fitted wardrobes.
SECOND FLOOR: spacious landing, billiards room (ca. 34 sqm; previously two good-sized bedrooms) with a storage area, bedroom (ca. 16 sqm) with fitted closets, smaller bedroom (ca. 12 sqm) and a bathroom with a shower and toilet.
THIRD FLOOR: standing-height storage attic.
• Completely private and secluded garden surrounding the villa
• Detached double garage, 70 sqm
• Twelve rooms and three bathrooms
• Well-maintained villa: exterior partially repainted in 2018
• Countless original period architectural details
• Attic level fully insulated