Wassenaar, Raadhuislaan 1
A unique house with the character of a medieval castle;
That is what this national monument villa from 1923 is. The former embassy house, built in Neo-Dutch Renaissance style, was designed by architect M.E. van de Wall from Wassenaar. Because of the many (bed)rooms, impressive dimensions, characteristic details, and well-kept garden, the house is very suitable for, amongst other things, official visits. This unique house is located on a very generous plot of private land of 5,725m², within walking distance of the center of Wassenaar and nearby the scenic forest of the historic country estate De Paauw.
Year of construction 1923; Living area 641m2; Volume 2,825m3; Lot 5,725m2
Through the well-kept garden, you enter, and immediately see and feel the house's character. Through the entrance there is access to the spacious hall, where you have access to almost all areas of the ground floor; toilet with porch, study, spacious dining room with fireplace, sitting room also with a fireplace, and access to the room used as a bar. Both the study and the bar provide access, through the French doors, to the well-attended to terrace. On the right side of the castle, you will find the spacious, modern kitchen, equipped with all the appliances and French doors to the sunny garden. The scullery, equipped with a connection for washing appliances, can be entered from both the kitchen and the side-entrance.
Via landing stairs, you enter the playful loft which overlooks the hall. On this floor you will find the bathroom with a shower, washbasin, and toilet, and a total of 6 spacious bedrooms, of which one has its own balcony. The master suite is equipped with a walk-in closet and access to its own bathroom with bathtub, shower, washbasin, and toilet. The second spacious bedroom also has access to its own bathroom with shower, washbasin, and toilet. The characteristic details are also very recognisable on the first floor because of the stained glass windows.
From the spacious corridor on the second floor you will find the storage room and 5 bedrooms, of which the side bedroom has its own access to the bathroom with shower and a toilet, and one bedroom has its own toilet. Also, the bedrooms all have various built-in closets.
Spacious basement/wine cellar with storage space, boiler room and access to the lift which will take you to the ground floor and second floor.
The beautifully landscaped park garden all around, provides plenty of privacy. The garden has been well-maintained and equipped with an electric fence and an intercom.
Located on the Rijksstraatweg, near the center of Wassenaar with all facilities such as schools (international), public transport, and connecting roads to The Hague & Amsterdam.
- National monument
- Suitable as an embassy house
- 11 bedrooms (of which 3 with own bathroom)
- Wine cellar
- Lift (basement, ground floor and second floor)