B&B and apartment in the heart of Stavoren, Friesland. "Sleeping by the IJssellake" is very suitable for leisure and holiday stays. There are two apartments in total, both suited for 2-4 people. They are situated on the first floor of a typically old Dutch Frisian Dike house with stunning views over the IJssellake (the former Zuydersea, these days fresh water!). Enjoy a beautiful sunset and watch ships sail by from your own living room and idyllic roof terrace. The apartment is located in the quite and picturesque centre of Stavoren, one of the famous Frisian 11-cities. Ever since 950 BC Stavoren received city-rights, however these days it's a small village full of character incl. 5 harbours, little restaurants and bars, and off course the famous statue " the female of Stavoren".
The sandy beach where you can swim, surf and sunbath is only at a 2 min. walking distance from the apartment. The accommodation "Sleeping by the IJssellake" is completely self sufficient; it has it's own rise and private bathroom (with a good shower!). The living room consists out of a built-in kitchen, beautiful lounge area, a queen size comfortable double bed and a pretty roof terrace. In a separate room there are also two single beds enjoying a beautiful view over the canal running along the front of the house. This means you have complete privacy. There are also free parking facilities opposite the appartement and there is a flatscreen TV and free internet connection (Wi-Fi). Breakfast can be served most of the time upon request.
We hope to be able to welcome you in Stavoren!
Loekie Heintzberger & Wybren Terpstra
Voorstraat 102, 8715 JC, Stavoren, The Netherlands
+31 (0)6 29 444 325
Suitable for 2-4 persons
Private bathroom (shower, toilet, washbasin)
Lounge area with built in kitchen
Queen size comfortable double bed
Seperate room with 2 single beds
€ 70,- EURO per night for 2 people (low season 1 Jan.- 31 March and 1 Sept.- 31 dec. 2017).*
* With the exception of the Spring break, Easter, the Autumn break and the Christmas Holiday
€ 75,- EURO per night for 2 people (high season 1 April- 31 Aug. 2017.).
Extra pers.: € 25,- Euro per night (max. 4 people).
Children: € 15,- Euro per night (5 until 12 years).
Children up to the age of 4 are free
A baby-bed and/or baby-chair are available upon request, this service is free. Please do let us know in advance upon your arrival.
Breakfast is often available upon request during the low season, costs are 9 euro per person per night.
Our breakfast service is unfortunately not available during the high season, however the apartement provides plenty of coffee & tea, sugar and milk.
€ 420, - EURO per week for 2 people (low season 1 Jan.- 31 March and 1 Sept.-31 dec. 2017).
€ 450, - EURO per week for 2 people (high season 1 April- 31 Aug. 2017).
Extra pers.: € 20,- Euro per night (max. 4 people).
Children: € 12,- Euro per night (5 until 12 years).
Children up to the age of 4 are free.
Tea-towels and washing up liquid
Shampoo & conditioner
Free parking facilities
Cafe, tea, sugar and milk
Free internet Wi-Fi
Flatscreen television and radio
Induction cooking facility
Check-out time is untill 10:30.
Check-in time is from 14:00 onwards.
It's a non-smoking apartment! Sorry, no parties/no noise.
Animals are normally not allowed, in some circumstances we might make an exception (€ 25, - per night).
In weekends (Fri. / Sun) we have a minimal booking of two nights or longer.
The apartment is located on the first floor. Due to the staircase the apartement is unfortunately not accesible for wheelchairs.
Stavoren is one of the famous Frisian 11-cities. : "Elfsteden towns"
This location is ideal when you love cycling or hiking. There are beautiful paths along the dike, beach and in the forest (Rijsterbos). We recommend the Frisian coastal path (LAW 5-4), the Zuiderzee path (LAW 8) and cycle route LF22 which run directly along the apartment. Bikes are for rent opposite the B&B and we can store your bikes safely away at night. Even more importantly Stavoren is a sailors paradise, there are 5 harbours, small and large lakes suitable for sailing, wind- & kite-surfing, fishing and swimming which off course all can be seen from your own living room.
We know the area very well and we love to give you tips and recommendations so you can experience Friesland like a Friesian! In the apartment are also leaflets, magazines and books about the area and off course our recommendations on wining and dining and the most delicious restaurants in the area. We like to make your stay special and comfortable, so please do not hesitate to ask us for tips!
The dike and the pier are within 2 min. walking distance.
The sandy beach where you can swim is also a 2 min. walk from the apartment.
The LF22 Zuyderzeepad and bike trail, bike trail and 98 go directly past the apartment.
Surf and kite beaches, right at your doorstep or at the "Potvis", Stavoren. Further more "The Mirnser Kliff" is also a kiter's paradise.
The picturesque old harbor with the famous statue "The lady of Stavoren" is a 4 min. walk.
The old port is surrounded by many cozy restaurants and cafes, where you can eat or drink something delicious.
The Inner Harbor, the Marina harbor and outer harbor.
The old lock, the new lock and pumping station.
The woods of Gaasterland.
The ferry to Enkhuizen (as a day trip highly recommended!)
Within cycling distance there are pretty towns such as Hindeloopen, Molkwerum, Workum, Laaxum, Mirnserklif and Oudemirdum.
By train from Stavoren to Sneek (25 min.).
A large supermarket (COOP), this is open mon./fri .: 8: 00-20: 00 and Sat: 8:00 to 18:00 and Sundays open from 10:00 to 13:00.
A pharmacy and flower shop, the Lotus (located in the supermarket).
Delicious restaurants;e.g.: The Koebrug, Cafe Max, The Fisherman, The Kruitmolen and the Potvis.
Cafe Max is the place for music food and drink, there is also often live music (see www.cafemaxstavoren.nl for the live music calendar and the menu!).
Post Office and toyshop van den Brink.
Bicycle hire (2 places in Stavoren).
Barge canal trips, for scenic day trips or just a few hours on the water see www.simmermoarn.nl.
3 Fish and chips mongers and a traditional local butcher.
Klazien hair salon and hairdresser Pearl.
Water sports and casual wear shops and sailmakers.
Galleries: Ceramics Workshop Basalt, art trade Staverse Jol, the Museum Toankamer ponthus.
Tourist Office / Tip
Parking and public transport:
Car: free parking spaces are directly opposite the apartment.
Train: The apartment is easily accessible by train. The train station is at a 5 min. walking distance.
Ferry service: Stavoren <--> Enkhuizen, the ferry terminal is at a 5 min. walking distance, next to the train station, for more information please visit the following site: www.veerboot.info. Please note the ferry travels 3 times a day between 1 April and the 1 November.
For reservations we kindly ask you to pay a deposit of 50% of the total sum. As soon as you have sent your request we shall send you your reservation details incl. our bank details. The remaining amount of money can be paid upon arrival. We have an English account (Barclays bank) and a Dutch account for your convenience.
Please note: if you cancel 30 days prior to your arrival we will refund your deposit. If you cancel within a period of 14 days before your arrival time we will charge you the full amount. We advice you to cover yourself with a travel insurance.