At the foot of the Lauwersmeer National Park you will find the unique holiday farm of "Rintjeshoek". The accommodation has space for 2 to 26 persons and is also very appropriate as a facility for holding courses, garden workshops and festivals. It is a former apartment guard dike at the bottom of the "slaperdijk. It has a 5,130 m2 garden encircled by trees. Horse stalls and a stable, a large pond, a fire station, bathhouse and studio space are also located here. On the dike there is the only former 'customs house' in the Netherlands. A unique location for bird watchers and nature lovers! Magnificent views! The interior was entirely rebuilt - nostalgic open kitchen and living room, 5 bedrooms, a side room with a piano. A soothing oasis of tranquility and space! Rintjeshoek consists of several buildings: First there is the house itself, which despite all the renovations and updates still emanates the atmosphere of bygone days. Inside there is a lot of woodwork, which creates a warm and natural ambiance. Then there are the so-called "house calves" . This wonderful small stable of traditional brick now offers an extra shower, a bath with shower, three sinks and two toilets. Moreover, even outside there is a sideboard with two washing facilities and an extra tap. Next there is the "Sylhok", now used as a garage / barn, but can also be used as a studio. A new floor with bedrooms for 8 persons (four double beds each- you must bring sleeping bags for these beds) was built in July 2006. The "Sylhok" is not (yet) heated, but is well insulated and has a new roof. At the back of the garden there is a horse stable, with a capacity of 2 horses or 3 ponies. In the garden you will also find a pond and a place for a campfire or barbecue. If you come at the right time, you can freely eat from the fruit trees and berry bushes. Next you will find: an upper floor with 3 bedrooms, accessible via an open staircase from the kitchen and / or a floor staircase. Below: an entrance hall; a large living room with an open kitchen complete with oven / grill and a dishwasher; 2 bedrooms; a bathroom with tub / shower, sink and toilet; a separate space for a washing machine; provisions room; chamber; adjoining room with 2 toilets; heater, central heating and gas stove; garden furniture; washing machine, grill / oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, TV (antenna), 1 water bed (big), 1 sofa (2 persons), 3 double beds, 4 single beds and 2 1-person folding beds (can even be 2 single beds) 2 children's beds, 1 highchair, central heating and gas stove; 3 showers, 1 hip bath, 1 bath, 5 toilets. No bunk beds. Downstairs is disability-friendly! Rintjeshoek and the region of Lauwersland connect in culture, natural history and recreation. Experience the beauty in all seasons. Each day and each hour is different. For bird lovers you cannot imagine anything better than passing geese, which let us share their freedom. The Lauwersmeer National Park is a bird sanctuary for many species of rare birds. The park offers excursions where you can admire the birds. The region of Lauwersland offers many entertainment possibilities: sailboats, swimming, horseback riding, or you can take part in a cultural excursion. Kollum is a very nice, authentic yet modern city with shops. At the tourist information center you can get all the necessary information. You can also get information in Rintjeshoek. All prices are based up to 8 people. Children up to 2 years old stay free of charge. For groups of more than 8 people, a surcharge applies per person per midweek / weekend / week. This is recalculated after making the reservation and stated in the rental price, based on your own indicated number of persons. Surcharges apply as following and are per person: ... Excluding school holidays Week € 50.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 35.00 ... Spring break and Carnival Week € 75.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 ... * ... Excluding school holidays Week / Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 ... Long weekend Easter Weekend € 50.00 ... Midweek € 50.00 ... May holidays Week / Midweek / Weekend € 75.00 ... Excluding school holidays Week € 75.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 ... Ascension Week and Pentecost Week Week / Midweek / Weekend € 75.00 ... Excluding school holidays Week € 75.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 ... Summer holiday Week € 75.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 ... Week € 75.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 - Night € 25.00 ... Excluding school holidays Week € 75.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 ... Autumn holidays Week € 75.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 50.00 ... Midweek € 50.00 ... Excluding school holidays Week € 50.00 - Midweek / Weekend € 35.00 ... Christmas holiday Week / Midweek € 75.00 - Weekend € 50.00 ... Christmas holiday / New Year's Eve Week / Midweek € 100.00 - Weekend € 75.00 For Easter, Pentecost, Christmas and Old and New, different prices can be used because of the overlap of weekends or because it falls for example in the middle of the week. These prices are fixed per occasion! - If during a certain period only a weekly rate is mentioned, you can NOT rent the accommodation per midweek or weekend during that period. - Dog (s) costs: € 25.00 per week, € 20.00 per weekend or midweek. Cats are free of charge. Horse / pony: € 50.00 / week, € 30.00 / weekend / midweek, excl. Feed, incl. Straw. Self-tapping on departure. Bringing your own horse or pony can in consultation with the landlord. Pets welcome (in consultation), provided they are friendly to the sheep and cows. And the owner is insured, legal liability, for the pet. The insurance must also be valid on vacation. Tenant will provide a copy of this insurance, which clearly shows that the pet is co-insured and will forward it to the landlord. Pets are forbidden in all sleeping quarters. - The deposit of € 300.00 per reservation applies for an occupancy up to 8 people. For each person more € 37.50 deposit is charged. Note: this is not standard on the invoice calculated on the spot You must pay the full deposit and other additional costs in cash. Energy costs are included in the rent. The deposit is doubled in the period of New Year's Eve. - "Rintjeshoek" is not rented to students. The main tenant must provide his passport / ID card number. This in connection with the registration of tourism in the municipality. - When using the sleeping floor above the Sylhok (above 16 persons necessary) an extra cleaning fee of € 25.00 will be charged. Smoking allowed, but only on the ground floor and not in the bedrooms. - When firing in the New Year's Eve, fireworks from the house are absolutely forbidden. This may only be done at 250 meters on the paved road. All this i.v. the remote location and the thatched roof. If fireworks are still being burned, the deposit will be retained and for other consequences the guests will be held liable. - The landlord reserves the right at all times to change prices or to adjust them. This information is not legally binding. Option booking not available Please note: the rates do not include the mandatory hirers' liability insurance. This small amount is a percentage of the rental sum starting from 10 Euros per reservation.