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Charming holidayhouse with a view!

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Charming holidayhouse with a view!

9 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
1.5 baths
9 guests
4 bedrooms
5 beds
1.5 baths

The space

Rise & Shine is a wonderful guesthouse located in Katwoude, a tiny village just 15 car/busminutes away from the Amsterdam centre. Originally, it was a farmer's house, now renovated into a comfortable guesthouse, with 3 double bedrooms,a spacious fully equipped kitchen, seperate toilet and bathroom and enough space to relax and unwind. We just renovated the house and everything is spic and span. An extra double bedroom, is recently created on the first floor, so we can accomodate up to 8 guests now, for larger groups and families.

Situated at a dead end road, Rise & Shine is just surrounded by other farms and meadows with far views, Dutch cows and loads of Dutch light coming in the house. As a guest, you have your own outside space where you can sit and enjoy the peaceful view. Rise & Shine is the perfect spot for short stays in the Amsterdam areas, without having to sleep in the hectic of the city and close to famous old Dutch villages such as Volendam, Marken and Edam. And if you want to visit Amsterdam the bus stops 1 minute from the holiday house so you can hop on and within 20 minutes you are in the centre of Amsterdam (even during the night the buses ride!). We also allow people to stay for longer periods with a maximum of 3 months. We offer free wifi, free coffee/tea, (alcoholic)drinks to purchase at good prices. We have children’s furniture & toys. Pets also welcome. Also, it is possible to rent a bike so you can discover the surroundings the Dutch way.

So, if you want both the Amsterdam bubble and the tranquility of Dutch nature; Come over!


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


148 Reviews

Cindy User Profile
September 2018
Very helpful. Great place
Laurence User Profile
August 2018
Wonderfully wonky, cheerfully quirky traditional cottage in a small active farming community near to Volendam (pleasant 3 km walk) and Amsterdam (20 minute bus ride). Fre and her boys are super friendly and the views are calming. The house is well equipped (we found everything w…
Patricia User Profile
August 2018
The host canceled this reservation 7 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Haegeun User Profile
July 2018
Not clean, There are many mosquitoes, Room was tilted 2.8 degrees.
Fre User Profile
Response from Fre:
Hello Haegeun, We are very sorry to hear that. We were out ourselves on a short holiday and we checked this with on of our cleaners. We have made arrangements that this will not happen again. Concerning the mosquitos, during these dry months in the countryside you are right, there are many musquitos here in the area. We hang up some extra insect-traps to keep them out. Thank you for your feedback!
July 2018
Chansu User Profile
July 2018
We felt were comfortable at the house and it is so nice to hear all the animals and being part of the nature. It was the perfect to place to stay after a rush day in Amsterdam. I will definetely recommend your place to my friends and family. Thank you !
Jennifer User Profile
July 2018
Great place to stay and Fre was very accommodating. However sometimes the upstairs rooms can get very hot.
Roman User Profile
July 2018
The location is great, not so far from city. We arrived really late, but we had instruction how to find the key, so there were no problems with getting in. There were lots of insects everywhere though.

Hosted by Fre

Katwoude, NetherlandsJoined in August 2010
Fre User Profile
151 Reviews
Besides melancholic, dramatic and always too late: open minded, creative, bubbly, smart, philosophical, warm, free; and extremely beautiful ofcourse,ha.
Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Nederlands
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