The Netherlands

Luxury townhouses, historic mansions, cool contemporary penthouses, The Netherlands has it all

Think of The Netherlands, what do you see? Tulip fields perhaps, windmills, traditional clog shoes, canals? This low-lying country has a wealth of delights on offer – both for tourists, and also for those wishing to make a more permanent move here. The Netherlands may be somewhere that doesn’t immediately spring to mind when considering luxury property purchases but, from charming country cottages to imposing townhouses and contemporary new builds to enormous estates, one quick glance at what an agent has to offer at the top end of this market is certain to whet the appetite. Leslie D.T. de Ruiter, Managing Partner at Christie’s International Real Estate told us why he believes that buyers should consider the Netherlands: “The economy is strong, the community is very multicultural. From a financial point of view there is no capital gains tax payable on houses, and mortgage interest tax is deductible. In addition, there is an excellent health care system including insurance, and we are blessed with good schools and internationally very well-known universities.” Leslie then goes on to explain the make-up of buyers… To view the full article click here.


This beautiful home located on the outskirts of Leusden in Utrecht offers true luxury living in a unique location. An extraordinary villa in a fantastic setting with surprise after surprise. Just driving through the gates of this beautiful, modern estate brings you into an oasis of peace, nature and comfortable living. Offering a truly inside/outside lifestyle, the property, with its six bedrooms and seven bathrooms is as striking externally as it is on its interior. In the design, solid and sustainable building materials have been fused with the most modern building techniques and ease of living. Stylish, timeless and modern, this villa is available now but ready for the future.

£4.43m / €4.95m / $5.99m
Christies International Real Estate
t: +31 10 225 0822

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