The sound of frogs, clip clopping horses in the street and yet only 10 minutes by car or bus to the centre of Amsterdam. In addition there are good bus connections to numerous villages and towns in the area. The Waterland with it’s beautiful villages as well as Volendam, Marken and the Zaanse Schans are easily reached by car or bike. The nature reserve “The Twiske“ is within walking distance. For cyclists and walkers lots to do. Canoeing and rowing can also be arranged in Holysloot. Cycles can be hired from Amsterdam Noord.