Texel and our farm holiday apartments
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a fine place for a holiday. Over 100 kilometres cycling paths on the
island brings you to many lovely places. You may like to be on the
white beaches or trolling through the dunes, forest or nature reserves.
A visit to the nature information centre Ecomare is recommended.
Texel is relaxing. The nature of the people too.
We have many good restaurants.
For the more active tourist we have a golf course or you may like to
jump out of an aeroplane. Take a boat ride in Oudeschild or hire a
catamaran sailing boat.
museums are to visit for the days the sun is behind a cloud.
Our accommodation gives you a very spacious and
luxurious apartment. Both are fitted with all utensils required.
Fore apartment has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Aft apartment has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Both have plenty of garden space and a lockable storage for the
Maximum 6 persons per apartment is allowed. One dog or cat is accepted,
but get prior permission.
Our prices are as per listed on the
Dutch site under "onze prijzen". The prices are inclusive bed linen,
tourist tax, but exclusive the cost for cleaning and a cat or dog.
If you want to check on availability
please click here.
The history of the farm
great grandfather of the present owner, built from beams out of a
vessel this farm in 1903-05. These beams came from a vessel called
"Revolving Light". The vessel has been built in Canada - New Brunswick
in a place called Harvey.
This full rigged sailing vessel was built in 1875 and after a duty of
27 years at sea it was crushed on the beach during a storm on 18th
December 1902. Sufficient beams were bought by Jacob Eelman to built
the farm and his son Aris Jan and his wife farmed here for 22 years.
vessel was owned by a Norwegian called Rasmussen and information about
the vessel can be found in the Haugesund Maritime Museum (Norway).
The Canadian (CBC) television became interested and made a film which
has been transmitted a few times in Canada.
A lady called Mary Majka preserved the last bit of quay at Harvey and
she also came to visit the farm. She and her organisation have set up a
Shipyard Heritage Park with a model of the Revolving Light at Harvey.
Descendants of the owner of the yard - Turner - and the farm owner were
present during the opening ceremony in August 2006. It was during this
ceremony that a piece of wood - ex Revolving Light -
back to Canada which
is now on display at Harvey.
For pictures please see the Dutch site
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