Brakkenstein country estate
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Brakkenstein country estate - Nijmegen

N 51.8182903 / E 5.8709413

In the mid-17th century, Brakkenstein was already mentioned. It is an estate with a star-shaped forest structure, presumably used as a hunting ground. The name Brakkenstein is therefore very appropriate; it is derived from the word brak, hunting dog. The original star-shaped forest structure is still recognisable by the existing lanes. The property came into the Tulleken family by marriage, and they had a new house built in 1865: a blocky, whitewashed villa in a style borrowed from neoclassicism.

In 1915, Brakkenstein was united with the neighbouring Heyendaal estate by its new owner. The following year, a livery stable with a coach house was built. And a few years later, the old coach house was converted into a children's playhouse: the shell house, because parts of the outer walls were covered with shells.

Stichting Kastelen Buitenplaatsen Landgoederen
Brakkenstein country estate

Brakkenstein country estate
Driehuizerweg 285
6525 PL Nijmegen

Contact details
T: +31243553949
E: info@restaurant-beau.nl

The park is freely accessible; the house is a hotel-restaurant.

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