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Escape completely
&
find your inner peace
 

#timeout

Monday and Fridays follow up one another, weekly goals are set, achieved and each day you kick ass at work and at the gym. You know you are more effective and energized when you take time for a bit of self care, but it seems you often have other priorities. So week after week, it's a bigger challenge to keep up the pace. 

 

You need me-time, but a couple of weeks off to travel is just too long . To take a bit of me-time you decide to get out of the city center for the weekend. Not too far away but in the middle of nature. 

 

Friday 6 PM, you hop in the car and the first stop is your favorite foodie supermarket. You wander through the aisles and buy fresh bread & cheese for the night. 2 min after exiting the highway, in the middle of the countryside, your GPS sends you in a humpy-bumpy (muddy) road (luckily you skipped the car wash). Hmmm, this road can never lead to the holiday house of the pictures, right? 

 

There it is,  hidden between the trees, totally disconnected, an old farmhouse breathing the slow pace of yesteryear. Bubbles cold in the fridge, and while you put on the fireplace you hear your buddy popping the bottle and filling the glasses. Time for cheese, bread and a glass of wine and finally time to read that book you wanted to start for months ...

 

Enjoy... #innerpeace 

 

Holiday cottage

19th century cosy cottage surrounded by meadows in the hilly countryside of Brussels. 

 

Luxuries

Foodie Hotspot

 

Big Green Egg & Lacanche Range Cooker at your service

Home Baked Pizza

Oven: planned  for Summer 2021 
For now our Big Green Egg and pizza peel are happy to serve your pizzas! 

Garden

 

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them
A. A. Milne

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Interior Love

 

"A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy.

Juan Montoya

Tubby Tub
Tubby Tub

 

Wash away all your troubles with our tubby tub bubbles...

Wood Fired Hot Tub 

 

Sit, soak, drink, relax and look at the stars in our wood-fired oak Burgundy barrel 

 
 

Things to do

Brussels

 

Easy to steer clear from Brussels sprouts but difficult to keep your hands of Belgian chocolates, fries, waffles and beers.

Horse riding

 

Surrounded by horse meadows, whether you're a zero or a hero, we'll find a riding school fitting your needs.

Wellness 

 

Professional massages in a highly reputable wellness complex? Waerboom is the place to be. 

Snuggle in front of the fireplace and safeguard the relaxed feeling for the weekend...

Belgium city tripping

 

Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp or Leuven,
it's all just a stone's throw away
of our cottage.

Golf

 

“A good golfer has the determination to win and the patience to wait for the breaks.”  The Royal Belgian Golfclub or Golf De Kluizen' around the corner only 2 swings away.

Football 

 

Football lover? Spoil your partner with some me-time in the bath tub, jazzy music and a good book while you sneak out to the Heysel stadium? 
Win-Win isn't it?

Europe city tripping 

 

London, Paris, Amsterdam and Luxembourg, a few of Europe's gems are only 2 hours aways by train or car.

Countryside hiking

 

Digital Detox? Just take your hiking boots and hike from one meadow to the other without even touching a single inch of concrete.

Off-road Adventures

 

Keep your friends close, but the Farmers closer, as they often help you out of the mud. 

 

Great place to stay! In the middle of nature, with Brussels 15 minutes away by car. Great hosts who will do everything to make sure your stay is unforgettable. This is my favourite place when I need to be in Brussels.

Peter - Google Review

about us 

 

Hi!

We are Fred and Elke and we have a 19th-century cosy farmhouse located in the countryside close to Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp. We renovated our cottage over the last couple of months so it regained its splendour of yesteryear. We tried to restore it by only using antique and/or old (re-used or up-cycled) building materials without compromising on today’s comfort. 


Our house is our happy place, it's next to a (humpy bumpy) private road in a forest which allows you to disconnect completely from a busy life and find your inner peace in the middle of nature. 

 

CONTACT US

Tel: +352 691 284 613 

Louwijn, Asse, Belgium

© 2020 by Fred & Elke 

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