We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

'Under the Oaks' farmhouse - the real Netherlands!

Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Diever, Drenthe Province
'Under the Oaks' holiday farmhouse - a historic building dating from 1836 (the farm is no longer operational, so there is no livestock present)

Sleeps up to 12 persons (max. 10 adults). There are also 2 cots for babies. In a village located between 3 National Parks

** Year-round discounts, including early-booking/late booking and long-stay discounts (please note that these discounts are not shown in the online quote - it will be manually adjusted - see under 'Prices' for full details) **

*New!* -

-Brand new boxspring beds and bedroom furniture
-New Smart large-screen TV (Netflix/Youtube, etc.)
-New sound system with USB connections and Bluetooth
-Bluray players
-Separate and improved WIFI network

The holiday farmhouse:

- A large, well-equipped & tastefully-furnished Dutch former farmhouse situated in the c...
Read more
Listing #HL173485
About the Owner
David & Monique S
Languages spoken:English, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
Interaction with guests
We want you to have a wonderful and memorable holiday! It is our pleasure to be of assistance to you during your stay and our priority to make sure that you will have a pleasant time at the holiday farmhouse. We are happy to offer any help on preparing your trip. Please contact us with any questions you may have on the farmhouse, Diever or anything at all to do with the Netherlands!
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (15)

1 - 3 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 4 November 2016

Under The Oaks is in an excellent location to discover a treasure of small villages set within this natural, and unique, area of The Netherlands – the province of Drenthe. David’s fantastic welcome set the tone for our to-be-remembered stay with our family of nine:...More

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank Dora x
Reviewed 22 August 2016

2 families stayed for 1 week. The house is in the centre of a lovely village surrounded by National parks and forests. The village has everything a holidaymaker needs (Supermarket, Bike Hire, cafes, restaurants, weekly market) and the accommodation is well equipped. The owner lives...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Nigel W
See more reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

David could not have been more helpful. Absolutely fantastic location for cycling, walking, and boating at Giethorn. The house was well equipped and clean. The master bedroom is on the ground floor. Close to a fabulous supermarket, gift shops and restaurants. Everyone cycles in Holland...More

Date of stay: June 2016
2  Thank sunnylawngreen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(10)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We request that at least one group member be over the age of 21.

Please note that smoking is only permitted outside the farmhouse.

A maximum of 2 large dogs are permitted.
    1 Full bath
    2 Half baths
    2 Cribs
    1 King
    10 Twins
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$475 / stay - Deposit
  • Pet (per pet): AU$32 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
** All-Inclusive rates ** - - All bed linen and towels provided (bath/kitchen) - - All gas, electricity, water, tourist tax and end-of-stay cleaning is included **
Hide Rates
About the neighbourhood
Located at the south-westerly tip of the province of Drenthe (approx. 2 hours east of Amsterdam), is renowned for the open-air productions of Shakespeare which have been re-enacted in its forest amphitheatre every summer since 1946.

In the village there is a grocery store, an award-winning bakery, a good variety of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and a bank. There is a market, encircling the 14th century church, selling everything from clothes to local products – held in Diever every Monday throughout the Summer months.

There is also a Dutch National Tourist office in Diever with a wealth of information on the surrounding area. The farmhouse is just a 10-minute walk away from one of the largest areas of natural beauty in the Netherlands!
Getting around
By car:
- A car is recommended though not essential (rental cars also available at the airports) with easy access to the towns of Hoogeveen (20 minutes), Assen (25 minutes), Emmen (45 minutes) & the city of Groningen (40 minutes).

By Public Transport:
- Public transport (bus) is just a few minutes walk away with links to the surrounding villages and towns. The nearest train station is at Beilen (20 minutes away) with direct services to Groningen (30 minutes) & Amsterdam Airport (2 hours)
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Amsterdam Schiphol: 164.0 km
Railway: Beilen: 19.0 km
Ferry: Rotterdam/Hoek of Holland: 225.0 km

- Air: Diever is easily accessible from both Amsterdam Schiphol and Dusseldorf airports (both are 2 hours distance). Budget airlines serving Amsterdam include easyjet, flybe and Jet2. Eindhoven from Edinburgh, London Stansted and Manchester (Ryanair). To Weeze, Germany (just a 90 minute drive) from Edinburgh, London Luton and London Stansted (Ryanair)

- Ship: Diever is approximately a 2-hour drive from Rotterdam Europort, Ijmuiden and the Hoek of Holland

- Car: A car is recommended (rental cars also available at airports)

- Public transport: A bus stop is a few minutes away with links to the surrounding villages and towns. Nearest rail station is at Beilen (20 minutes), with services to Amsterdam airport
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 90.0 km.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests