Castle Duinlust
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Castle Duinlust - Overveen

N 52.3858144 / E 4.5945255

Jan Gijsen Middelkoop acquired land here in 1783, built a house with a vegetable garden and cultivated grain. Around 1810 the Haarlem court clerk Jan W. Druyvesteyn transformed it into a country estate. Commissioned by architect Thomas Witlam Atkinson, he built a villa of which the orangery remains. In 1828 Johanna J. Borski-van de Velde acquires Duinlust. Through her son Willem, her granddaughter Johanna Jacoba inherited the estate in 1881. She commissioned architect Constantijn Muyskens to build a new house, which would be equipped with modern comfort such as a hydraulic lift, but an ice cellar would still be built in the park. The German architect C. Eduard Petzold designed the garden with numerous greenhouses and orchards.

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Castle Duinlust

Castle Duinlust
Duinlustweg 16
2051 AA Overveen

Contact details
T: 023-5100651
E: info@staatsbosbeheer.nl

Property freely accessible, house during opening hours restaurant. For more information, visit the website.

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